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An Easter Festival of Lessons and Carols with Procession

  1. Organ Music: Saraband for the Morning of Easter, Herbert Howells
  2. Invitatory: Christ, whose glory fills the skies, Keith Bissell (1912-1992)
  3. Processional Hymn 158: "The Lamb's high banquet called to share" (St. Venantius)
  4. Bidding Prayer
  5. Carol: Rise up, my love, my fair one, Healey Willan (1880-1968)
  6. First Lesson: Ezekiel 37: 1-14
  7. Carol: Cantate Domino, H.L. Hassler (1564-1612)
  8. second Lesson: John 20: 11-18
  9. Carol: Love is come again, French trad., arr. Martin Shaw

Procession and Solemn High Mass for Easter Day

Complete service of Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.

1. Organ Prelude: Sarabande for the Morning of Easter, Herbet Howells

2. Processional Hymn 624: "Hail thee, Festival Day!" (Salve Festa Dies)

3. Introit

4. Collect

5. Kyrie, Missa Brevis in F major, Harold Darke (1888-1976)

6. Gloria, Missa de Angelis

7. Prayer

8. First lesson: Acts 10: 34-43

9. Psalm 118

10. Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11

11. Gradual Hymn: 133 "Jesus Christ is risen today" (Easter Hymn)

12. Gradual Proper and Tract

Palm Sunday launches Holy Week

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The importance of outreach: what we did in 2014

Outreach through contributions to community groups and to those in need is an important part of the pastoral life of the Parish. In 2014 the seven-member St. Barnabas outreach committee oversaw a range of projects, from donations to support local housing, to child sponsorship in India -- from gathering food donations and distributing Christmas baskets to -- more simply, but no less importantly -- inviting members of the community together for a monthly tea.

Ash Wednesday

Here is an excerpted recording of the service of Ash Wednesday, held February 18. The Mass setting is the Short Communion in the Phrygian Mode, by Charles Wood.

Canon Winters celebrates 90th birthday

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