December 2021

Sunday 5 December (St Nicholas)
10am Choral Eucharist (in St Nicholas Chapel)
Hymns                       For all your Saints still, Far shining names,
332 (parts 2&3), Wonder worker
Setting                       Missa brevis – PP Richards
Gradual Psalm            85 vv.7 to end (Percy Buck)
Motet                         Hymn to St Nicholas (trad. arr. A Richards)
Organ Voluntary         Chorale Prelude on Wachet Auf, BWV645 – JS Bach

5pm Service of Healing with hymns


Sunday 12 December (Advent III)
10am Parish Eucharist
Hymns                      26, 27, Lord of the Church, 150, Inspired by love and anger
Organ Voluntary        Rhapsody on Helmsley – W Lloyd Webber

5pm Choral Evensong
Hymns                       24, 30, 32
Responses                  Ayleward
Psalm                        50 vv.1-6 (Thalben-Ball)
Canticles                    Cook in G
Anthem                     Lord Jesus quickly come – Manz
Organ voluntary         Chorale Prelude on Nun komm der heiden Heiland – Buxtehude


Sunday 19 December (Advent IV)
10am Parish Eucharist
Hymns                     My soul is filled with joy, 30, 484, 360, 28
Organ voluntary       Toccata on Vom Himmel hoch – Edmundson

5pm Town Carol Service
(See separate entry on the website for details)


Friday 24 December (Christmas Eve)
11:30pm Choral Midnight Mass
Hymns                       46, 40, 326, 35
Setting                       Jackson in G
Gradual Psalm             89 (vv.2,19-27) (Smart)
Motets                        Nativity Carol – Rutter
Sussex Carol Eng. Trad, arr. Willcocks
Organ Voluntary         Toccata from Symphony No. 5 – CM Widor


Saturday 25 December (Christmas Day)
10:00 Parish Eucharist
Hymns                     46, 37, 326, 42, 35
Organ voluntary       Chorale Prelude on In dulci jubilo – JS Bach


Choir on holiday until Sunday 9th January 2022