Service Archive

Festal Solemn Evensong, Procession and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament: Feast of Dedication

Here is a complete recording of the Evensong and Solemn Benediction held Oct. 18 to mark the Church's dedication.

Organ Music: Vespers - Leslie Betteridge

Opening Sentences Preces and Responses - Sarum Plainsong

Psalm: 122 (Laetatus sum) - Tone IV.6

First Lesson: Office Hymn: "In our day of thanksgiving" (St. Catherine's Court)

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