Church Services - Christmas to Candlemas

Thursday 24 December 2020 to Sunday 31 January 2021

Details for forthcoming services are added one day in advance

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Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Epiphany,
17 January 2021

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17 January: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 10:30. The YouTube Live Chat starts at 10:15 with

  • Birds, bees and bells for 5 minutes
  • Organ music for 10 minutes

Celebrant:

The Revd Canon Derek Earis

Preacher:

The Revd Kingsley Boulton, Deacon

If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Music before the service

  • Romance in A by Frederick Wadely (1882-1970) – played by Max Elliott

Music during the service

  • Hymn – O Jesus, I have promised
  • Andante tranquillo from Sonata III by Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847) – played by Max Elliott

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • Fanfare in D by Jacques-Nicolas (Jaak-Nicolaas) Lemmens (1823-1881) – played by Max Elliott

Eucharist for the Baptism of Christ,
10 January 2021

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10 January: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 10:30. The YouTube Live Chat starts at 10:15 with

  • Birds, bees and bells for 5 minutes
  • Organ music for 10 minutes

Celebrant and Preacher:

The Revd Liz Hassall, Priest in Charge

If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Music before the service

  • Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright

Music during the service

  • Hymn – Christ, when for us you were baptized
  • Verset-Choral by Théodore Dubois (1837–1924) – played by Keith Wright

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • Grand Chœur in B flat by Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) – played by Keith Wright

Eucharist for the Feast of the Epiphany,
3 January 2021

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3 January: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 10:30. The YouTube Live Chat starts at 10:15 with

  • Birds, bees and bells for 5 minutes
  • Organ music for 10 minutes

Celebrant and Preacher:

The Revd Canon Dr Malcolm Grundy

If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Music before the service

  • Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, BWV 614 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • Marche des Rois Mages by Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) – played by Keith Wright

Music during the service

  • Hymn – O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness
  • All this time this song is best by William Walton (1902-1983)– sung by the St Olave’s Choir

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 763 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright

Eucharist for the Feast of St John, Apostle and Evangelist,
27 December 2020

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27 December: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 10:30. The YouTube Live Chat starts at 10:15 with

  • Birds, bees and bells for 5 minutes
  • Organ music for 10 minutes

Celebrant:

The Revd Sue Rushton

Preacher:

Janet Fox, Reader

If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Music before the service

  • Lullay, thou little tiny child by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960) – played by Max Elliott

Music during the service

  • Hymn – Of the Father’s love begotten
  • Silent Night, words by Joseph Mohr (1792-1848) trans. by J F Young (1820-1885); tune by Franz Zaver Gruber (1787-1863) arr. by Keith Wright – sung by the St Olave’s Choir

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • Christum wir sollen loben schon by Daniel Erich (1649-1712) – played by Max Elliott

Eucharist for Christmas Day,
25 December 2020

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25 December: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 10:30. The YouTube Live Chat starts at 10:15 with

  • Birds, bees and bells for 5 minutes
  • Organ music for 10 minutes

Celebrant and Preacher:

The Revd Canon Dr Malcolm Grundy

If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Music before the service

  • Une Vierge pucelle by Nicolas Lebègue (c1631-1702) – played by Keith Wright
  • Noël Suisse by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772) – played by Keith Wright

Music during the service

  • Hymn – O come, all ye faithful
  • Dieu parmi nous by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) – played by Keith Wright
  • A maiden most gentle French, arr Andrew Carter (born 1939) – sung by St Olave’s Choir
  • Hymn – Hark the herald angels sing

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • A bonus feature by the St Olave’s Virtual Choir

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols,
24 December 2020 at 6pm

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24 December: Click on the image to go to the service on YouTube

Timings

The service starts at 18:00. Music starts at approximately 17:40.

 

Music before the service

  • Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Max Elliott
  • Nöel VI by Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772) – played by Max Elliott
  • Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ by Christian Geist (1650-1711) – played by Max Elliott

Music during the service

  • Please see details in the Order of Service

Music after the service

Organ Voluntary

  • Finale from Variations on King Jesus hath a garden: Finale by Keith Wright – played by Keith Wright
  • Stay tuned for a bonus feature from the St Olave’s Virtual Choir