The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – January 2016

 

SUNDAY 3rd January  The Epiphany of Our Lord (Fr Simon’s final Sunday at St Mary’s)

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Preacher: Fr Simon Griffiths, Team Rector

Hymns: 83, 89, 86, 85

Charles Villiers Stanford       Prelude No.1 (Allegretto)

Peter Hurford        Paean

 

4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)

 

SUNDAY 10th January

The First Sunday of Epiphany:

The Baptism of Christ

11.00am Benefice Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher:The  Rt Revd John D.E. Davies, Bishop of Swansea & Brecon

Hymns: 90, 175, 87, 538                                        Ps 29 (84)

Josef Haydn            Missa Sancti Joannes de Deo

Thomas Tallis          O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit

Johann Sebastian Bach           In dir ist Freude, BWV 615

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 92, 93

Thomas Ebdon Responses                                     Ps 47 (129)

Herbert Sumsion in A

Thomas Attwood   O God, who by the leading of a star

 

Tuesday 12th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 50, 1-15

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Benjamin Britten   A New Year Carol                 Hymn 84

 

SUNDAY 17th January

The Second Sunday of Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Preacher: The Revd John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 574, 341, 598 (ii), 252

Herbert Sumsion in F                            Ps 36, 5-10 (104)

F. A.G. Ouseley     From the rising of the sun

Norman Gilbert     Epilogue

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 85, 86 (omit *)

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 96 (239)

Adrian Batten        The First Verse Service

George Barcroft     O almighty God

 

Tuesday19th    

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 68, 19-29

George Dyson in C minor

William Deane       The Grace of our Lord        Hymn 85

 

SUNDAY 24th January

The Third Sunday of Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Preacher: The Revd Canon Peter Williams

Hymns: 514, 27, 606, 591

John Richards in E minor                      Ps 19, 1-6 (67)

Christopher Tye    O come, ye servants of the Lord

Gordon Jacob         Festal Flourish       

 

2.30pm Laying up of Colours of The Royal Welsh Regiment

Preacher: Revd Stephen Edwards, Padre 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh

Hymns: 455, 555, 549                            Ps 150 (Stanford)

Ralph Vaughan Williams O how amiable are thy dwellings

Charles Villiers Stanford Postlude in D

 

4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)

 

Tuesday 26th    Timothy & Titus, Companions of Paul

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers

John Sanders Responses                        Ps 78, 60-73

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

John Harper    Bless,O Lord, us thy servants     Hymn 89

 

SUNDAY 31st January

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany:

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Preacher: Fr Ben Archibald, Army Chaplain

Hymns: 94, 2, 231 (t. Daily, daily), Longing for light

Johannes Eccard     When to the temple Mary went

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Spatzenmesse         Ps 24 (73)

Tomás Luis de Victoria          Nunc dimittis tertii toni

Alexandre Guilmant             March on ‘Lift up your heads’

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 244, 360

Thomas Tallis Responses                        Pss 122 & 132

George Dyson in F

Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace