December 2022

Sunday 4 December (St Nicholas)
10am Sung Eucharist in St Nicholas’ Chapel
Hymns                        For all your Saints still active, Far-shining names,
332 (v. 5-9), Wonder worker
Psalm                          96 v.1, 10-end
Setting                       Missa brevis – Paul Richards
Communion motet       Hymn to St Nicholas (trad. arranged A. Richards)
Organ Voluntary          Wir glauben all an einen Gott BWV 680 – JS Bach

5pm Said Evensong with hymns
Hymns                        31, 405, 178


Sunday 11 December (Advent III)
10am Parish Eucharist

Hymns                        26, 24, Lord of the Church, 150, Inspired by love and anger
Organ Voluntary           Rhapsody on Helmsley – William Lloyd Webber

5pm Choral Evensong
Hymns                        25(t.301ii), 30, 32
Responses                   Sanders
Psalm                          12 (Turle from Purcell)
Canticles                     Cook in G
Anthem                       Christus factus est – Anerio
Organ voluntary           Nun komm’ der heiden Heiland – Buxtehude


Sunday 18 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
A Festival of nine lessons and carols (See website for details)


Saturday 24 December (Christmas Eve)
11:30pm Midnight Mass (Choral Eucharist)
Hymns                        46, 37/40, 326, motet, 35
Psalm                          89 v.2, 19-27 (Smart)
Setting                        Short Service – Batten
Communion motet        Sussex Carol – Eng. Trad, arr. Willcocks
Organ Voluntary           Final from Symphonie no 1 – Vierne


Sunday 25 December (Christmas Day)
10am Parish Eucharist
Hymns                        46, 37, 326, 42, 35
Organ voluntary           Toccata from Symphonie no 5 – CM Widor

No Evensong


(Choir on holiday until Friday 13th January)