Online Church Services 2021

Details for forthcoming services are added one day in advance.
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Trinity and Sundays after Trinity 2021

Sunday online services start at 10:30, with YouTube live chat, bells and organ music beginning at 10:15.
If you have your own bread, you are invited to break and share it as a gesture of fellowship and agape.

Transfiguration Chapel Mosaic 2

Eucharist for the Second Sunday after Trinity, 13 June 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Chorale from Toccata, Chorale and Fugue by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim (Common Praise 627, une Paderborn 227)
  • ORGAN: Folk-Song by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1889-1960) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Procession from Three Pieces by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Max Elliott
2021Jun13

Eucharist for Corpus Christi, 6 June 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Movements from Missa della Domenica by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Toccata – Kyrie 1 – Christe – Kyrie ultimo Meditation by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Alleluia, sing to Jesus! (Common Praise 278)
  • ORGAN: Toccata cromatica (for the Elevation) by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on ‘Hyfrydol’ by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) – played by Keith Wright
2021Jun06

Eucharist for Trinity Sunday, 31 May 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Idyll Set 2 No 1 by Clifford Harker (1912-1999) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty! (Common Praise 202)
  • ORGAN: Gloria tibi Trinitas by Thomas Tallis (c1505–1585) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Postlude on ‘Gartan’ by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924) – played by Max Elliott
2021May30

Holy Week, Eastertide and Pentecost 2021

St Olave's Easter Garden

The Eucharist for Pentecost, 23 May 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude in G minor, Opus 7 No 3 by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Come down, O Love divine (Common Praise 175, 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Veni creator spiritus by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Fugue in G minor, Opus 7 No 3 by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
2021May23

The Eucharist for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, 16 May 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Allegretto in F by Alan Gray (1855-1935) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (Common Praise 311)
  • ORGAN: Simplicitas by Clifford Harker (1912-1999) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Heut’ triumphieret Gottes Sohn (BWV 630) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Max Elliott
2021May16

The Eucharist for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9 May 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Cortège et Litanie by Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Love’s redeeming work is done (Common Praise 150)
  • ORGAN: Prelude by Jean Langlais (1907-1991) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Hymne d’action de grâce: Te Deum by Jean Langlais (1907-1991) – played by Keith Wright
2021May09

The Eucharist for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, 2 May 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude, Pastorale and Fugue by Craig Sellar Lang (1891–1971) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: We have a gospel to proclaim (Common Praise 612)
  • ORGAN: Epicedium by Richard Lloyd (1933-2021) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Festival Prelude on ‘Victory’ by Craig Sellar Lang (1891–1971) – played by Max Elliott
2021May02

Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 25 April 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Pastorale (Psalm XXIII, v 1), from Seven Sketches for Organ by Percy Whitlock (1903-1946) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Adoration by Florence Price (1887-1953) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Jesus, where’er thy people meet (Common Praise 492, tune Truro,
    490 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Recit de Cornet (from the Sanctus of the Mass for the Convents) by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Dialogue sur les grands jeux (from the Agnus Dei of the Mass for the Convents by François Couperin (1668-1733) – played by Keith Wright
2021Apr25

Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Easter, 18 April 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Pastorale by Henry Hugh Bancroft (1904-1988) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Jesus lives! thy terrors now (Common Praise 148)
  • ORGAN: Interlude by Henry Hugh Bancroft (1904-1988) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Prelude on Gelobt sei Gott by Healey Willan (1880-1968) – played by Max Elliott
2021Apr18

The Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Easter, 11 April 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Tranquilly (for the Little Organ Book) by C Hubert H Parry (1848-1918) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN & VOICE: I got me flowers (from Five Mystical Songs) by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) – sung by Ed Snow, and accompanied by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son (Common Praise 160)
  • ORGAN: Berceuse sur deux notes qui cornent by Jehan Alain (1911-1940) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Festival Voluntary by Flor Peeters (1903-1986) – played by Keith Wright
2021Apr11

Eucharist for Easter Day, 4 April 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (BWV 626) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (BWV 629) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ (BWV 628) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Jesus Christ is risen to-day (Common Praise 147)
  • HYMN: The day of resurrection! (Common Praise 157)
  • ORGAN: Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Easter (Five Mystical Songs, no 1) by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) – sung by Ed Snow, accompanied by Keith Wright (organ)
2021Apr04

The Easter Liturgy: Vigil and Service of Light, Saturday 3 April 8pm

Music

  • PLAINSONG: The Exsultet – sung by Philip Lankester
  • ORGAN: Fanfare by Arthur Wills (1926-2020) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to heaven and voices raise (Common Praise 137)
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 625) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2021Apr03 Easter Vigil

The Liturgy of Good Friday, 2 April 2021, 1:30pm

In church and live-streamed.

Music

  • PLAINSONG: sung by Philip Lankester
2021Apr02 Good Friday

Eucharist for Maundy Thursday, 1 April 2021, 9pm

Followed by Procession to Altar of Repose and Stripping of Altars. In church and live-streamed.
Followed then by Watch until midnight via Zoom.

Music

  • ORGAN: Meditation on ‘Pange lingua’ by Mary Beth Bennett (born 1954) – played by Max Elliott
  • CHOIR: Tantum ergo by Gennaro Parisi – sung by Helen Jones and Robert Webb, accompanied by Max Elliott (organ)
  • CHOIR: O sacrum convivium by Jean-François Lalouette (1651-1728) – sung by Helen Jones and Robert Webb, accompanied by Max Elliott (organ)
  • PLAINSONG: Psalm 88 – sung by Helen Jones and Robert Webb
2021Apr01 Maundy Thursday

Lent and Sundays before Lent 2021

2020mar22-2

Eucharist for Palm Sunday, 28 March 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Valet will ich dir geben (BWV 736) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Ride on, ride on in majesty! (Common Praise 129, 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: O Gott, du frommer Gott by Ethel Smyth (1858-1944) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Herr, ich habe missgehandelt by Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg (1718-1795) – played by Max Elliott
2021Mar28

Eucharist for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, 21 March 2021 – Passion Sunday

Music

  • ORGAN: Hymn tune – O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde groß – two verses – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde groß by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Meditation: Love unknown by Francis Jackson (born 1917) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: My song is love unknown (Common Praise 112, omitting verses 4 and 6)
  • ORGAN: O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid by Ethel Smyth (1858-1944) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Herzliebster Jesu by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – played by Keith Wright
2021Mar21

Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, 14 March 2021 – Mothering Sunday

Music

  • ORGAN: Psalm-prelude, Set 1, No 2 by Herbert Howells (1892-1983) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Jesus, good above all other (Common Praise 487)
  • ORGAN: Chorale prelude on ‘Quem pastores’ by James Healey Willan (1880-1968) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Ich dank’ dir, lieber Herre by Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) – played by Keith Wright
2021Mar14

Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Lent, 7 March 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude on ‘Herzliebster Jesu’ by William Stanley Vann (1910-2010) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN: Prelude on ‘Aberystwyth’ by James Healey Willan (1880-1968) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: Christ is our corner-stone (Common Praise 395)
  • ORGAN: Prelude on ‘Abridge’ by Craig Sellar Lang (1891-1971) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (BWV 686) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2021Mar07

Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Lent, 28 February 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Prelude and Fugue in B minor (BWV 544) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Take up thy cross, the Saviour said (Common Praise 582)
  • ORGAN: Wo soll ich fliehen hin by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Ricercare by Arthur Milner (1894-1972) – played by Max Elliott
2021Feb28

Eucharist for the First Sunday of Lent, 21 February 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Fantasia in C minor, BWV 562 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Fantasy on ‘Aus der Tiefe’ by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Forty days and forty nights (Common Praise 95)
  • ORGAN: Verse in G minor by John Blow (1649-1708) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Introduction and Fugue in C minor by Théodore Parmentier (1821-1910) – played by Max Elliott
2021Feb21

Eucharist for Ash Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 19:30

Music

  • ORGAN: Prélude au Kyrie (from Hommage à Frescobaldi) by Jean Langlais (1907-1991) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Just as I am, without one plea (Common Praise 308, 1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Vater unser im Himmelreich by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt (BWV 637) by Johann Sebastian Bach – played by Keith Wright
2021Feb17 Ash Wednesday

Eucharist for the Sunday next before Lent, 14 February 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: A Fancy in C fa ut by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Voluntary in A minor for a double organ by Christopher Gibbons (1615-1676) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Tis good Lord to be here (see service sheet)
  • ORGAN: Prelude by John Bull (1562-1628) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Trumpet Voluntary by John Blow (1649-1708) and Henry Purcell (1659-1695) – played by Keith Wright
2021Feb14

Eucharist for the Second Sunday before Lent, 7 February 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Meditation on Regina Caeli by Robert Cockroft (born 1951) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: At the name of Jesus (Common Praise 380, omitting * verses,1st tune)
  • ORGAN: Pastorale in E-flat by Philipp Tietz (1816-1878) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Praeludium in C by Georg Böhm (1661-1733) – played by Max Elliott
2021Feb07

Epiphany to Candlemas 2021

The Adoration of the Kings - Monforte altar

Eucharist for Candlemas, 31 January 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Fiat lux by Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: For Mary, Mother of our Lord (Common Praise 238)
  • ORGAN: Mit Fried’ und Freud’ ich fahr’ dahin by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • CHOIR: Nunc Dimittis Plainsong (tone VIII.i) – sung by Ed and Anna Snow
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Toccata from Symphony No 5 by Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937) – played by Keith Wright
2021Jan31

Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Epiphany, 24 January 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Adagio Molto (from Sonata No 3) by Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837–1911) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Songs of thankfulness and praise (Common Praise 90)
  • ORGAN: Elevation in C minor by André Raison (c1645-1719) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Praeludium in E minor by Arnold Matthias Brunckhorst (1670-1725) – played by Max Elliott
2021Jan24

Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Epiphany, 17 January 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Romance in A by Frederick Wadely (1882-1970) – played by Max Elliott
  • HYMN: O Jesus, I have promised (Common Praise 538)
  • ORGAN: Andante tranquillo from Sonata III by Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847) – played by Max Elliott
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Fanfare in D by Jacques-Nicolas (Jaak-Nicolaas) Lemmens (1823-1881) – played by Max Elliott
2021Jan17

Eucharist for the Baptism of Christ, 10 January 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern by Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Common Praise 92)
  • ORGAN: Verset-Choral by Théodore Dubois (1837–1924) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Grand Chœur in B flat by Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) – played by Keith Wright
2021Jan10

Eucharist for the Feast of the Epiphany, 3 January 2021

Music

  • ORGAN: Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, BWV 614 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
  • ORGAN: Marche des Rois Mages by Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) – played by Keith Wright
  • HYMN: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (Common Praise 89)
  • CHOIR: All this time this song is best by William Walton (1902-1983) – sung by St Olave’s Church Choir
  • ORGAN VOLUNTARY: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BWV 763 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – played by Keith Wright
2021Jan03