The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – January 2020 

 

 

Friday 3rd January        Morris Williams (1874), Priest & Poet

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 5th January

The Feast of The Epiphany of Our Lord

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Sam Aldred, 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 – sung by The Gentlemen of the Choir

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 85, 86 (i) omitting *

Plainsong Responses                                              Pss 98 & 100

George Dyson in C minor

Felix Mendelssohn                 When Jesus our Lord

Andrew Goodwin             Improvisation on ‘We three Kings’

 

Tuesday 7th

No Choral Evensong today

 

SUNDAY 12th January

The Baptism of Christ

Anglican Communion Sunday

7.30am BBC Radio Wales broadcast of ‘Celebration’ from St Mary’s

 

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

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

Preacher: The Revd Sam Aldred, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 92, 93

Thomas Ebdon Responses                                     Pss 46 & 47

William Harris in A minor

Thomas Attwood   Come, Holy Ghost

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

 

Tuesday 14th    Kentigern (c.603), Bishop

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

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 45

J. H. Arnold            Tones & Fauxbourdons

Plainsong                Hostis Herodius impie           Hymn 91

 

SUNDAY 19th January

The Second Sunday of Epiphany

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 87, 189 (i), 90, 627 (t.227)

Herbert Sumsion in F                                     Ps 40, 1-11 (282)

John Tavener         The Lamb

Théodore Dubois   Grand Choeur in Bb

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 84 (i), 90 (i)

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 96

Adrian Batten        The First Verse Service

Jacob Handl            Ab Oriente venerunt Magi

 

Tuesday 21st     Agnes (304), Virgin & Martyr

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 89, 1-12

Eric H. Thiman in G

Benjamin Britten   A New Year Carol                 Hymn 85

 

SUNDAY 26th January

The Third Sunday of Epiphany

Holocaust Memorial Day

World Leprosy Day & Homelessness Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Sam Aldred, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 89, 233 (i), 411, 591

Adrian Batten        The Short Service               Ps 27, 1-9 (80)

Orlando Gibbons    Almighty and everlasting God

Dietrich Buxtehude              Praeludium in G, BuxVW 147

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 89, 612

Philip Radcliffe Responses                                     Ps 33

Ernest J. Moeran in D

Herbert Howells    Here is the little door

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 28th    Thomas Acquius (1274), Doctor

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

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

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 145, 1-13

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Henry Walford Davies    God be in my head       Hymn 520

               

SUNDAY 2rd February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple – Candlemas

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with Candlemas Ceremonies & Procession

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong, attended by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for West Glamorgan, Mr Byron Lewis, on the occasion of his retirement

Preacher: The Most Revd John D.E. Davies, Archbishop of Wales

 

 

Do you know a boy or girl (aged 7 upwards) who enjoys singing and would benefit from receiving a free,

 professionally-directed,

cathedral-style choral training here in Swansea?

 

If so, then contact

 

Dr William Reynolds

Director of Music

twreynolds123@gmail.com

01792 467606

for information on becoming a member of

St Mary’s Choir

 

www.swanseastmary.co.uk