The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – January 2019 

 

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Tuesdays

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid (4th Tuesday of each month)

5.30pm Choral Evensong

Wednesdays

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)

 

 

Friday 4th January       

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 6th January

The Feast of The Epiphany of Our Lord

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant; The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 89, 83, 84 (i), 87                       Ps 72, 10-15

John Richards in E minor

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

Johann Sebastian Bach           In dir ist Freude, BWV 615

 

4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

Hymns: 85, 86 (i)

Richard Ayleward Responses                Pss 98 & 100

Derek Holman in F minor

Jacob Handl            Ab Oriente venerunt Magi

Dietrich Buxtehude Wie schön leuchtet der morgenstern, BuxWV 223

 

Tuesday 8th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – sung by The Gentlemen of the Choir

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 145, 1-13

J. H. Arnold            Tones & Fauxbourdons

Plainsong                Hostis Herodius impie           Hymn 91

 

Wednesday 9th

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

2.00pm Funeral Service

 

SUNDAY 13th January

The Baptism of Christ

Anglican Communion Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant; The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 90 (i), 92, 93, 86(i)

Harold Darke in F                                  Ps 29 (84)

Thomas Tallis          O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit

William Mathias     Processional

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 92, 93

Thomas Tunnard Responses                 Pss 46 & 47

Herbert Brewer in Eb

Charles Villiers Stanford       O for a closer walk with God

Johann Sebastian Bach Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam, BWV 684

 

Tuesday 15th   

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 45

Eric H. Thiman in G

Benjamin Britten   A New Year Carol                 Hymn 85

 

SUNDAY 20th January

The Third Sunday of Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant; The Revd Canon Stephen Ryan

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 87, 341, 90, 442 (t.278)

Giovanni Grossi     Messa a quattro voci              Ps 36, 5-10

Ralph Vaughan Williams       O taste and see

Ralph Vaughan Williams       Hymn Prelude on ‘Hyfrydol’

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 84 (i), 90 (i)

Philip Radcliffe Responses                                     Ps 96

William Harris in A minor

Herbert Howells    Here is the little door

Felix Mendelssohn Allegro con brio, from Sonata No.4

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 22nd 

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 89, 1-12

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Alexander L’Estrange May the road rise to meet you     Hymn 91

 

SUNDAY 27th January

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

Holocaust Memorial Day

World Leprosy Day & Homelessness Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 86 (i), 321, 591, 514

William Mathias     Communion Series 3          Ps 19, 1-6 (67)

Thomas Attwood   Teach me, O Lord

C. Hubert H. Parry                                Prelude on the ‘Old 104th

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 89, 455

William Reynolds Responses                                 Ps 33

Philip Moore          Third Service

William Byrd          Teach me, O Lord

Kenneth Leighton Paean

 

Tuesday 29th   

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir & Senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 145, 1-13

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Henry Walford Davies    God be in my head       Hymn 360

 

SUNDAY 3rd February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies & Procession

 

4.00pm Festal Choral Evensong

 

 

A New Year

brings

New Opportunities for

New Choristers

 

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) from across the City and County of Swansea to share in the success of our Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers,

and who will receive a professionally-directed,

cathedral-style choral training

 

Please contact Dr William Reynolds

Director of Music

twreynolds123@gmail.com

01792 467606

for information on becoming a member of

St Mary’s Choir, St Mary’s Boys’ Choir, St Mary’s Girl Choristers, or concerning University Choral Scholarships

www.swanseastmary.co.uk