The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – July 2016




Friday 1st          Euddogwy (6th century), Bishop

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist


SUNDAY 3rd July        Thomas, Apostle

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 2, 515, 395, 216                        Ps 31, 1-6 (Dyson)

John Richards in E minor

John Goss               These are they which follow the Lamb

Marcel Dupré        Toccata: Placare Christe servulis


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 412, 496

John Sanders Responses                        Ps 139, 1-11 (Sinclair)

Charles Harford Lloyd in A

Ernest Bullock        Give us the wings of faith


Monday 4th      Peblig (4th century), Abbot

1.45pm Funeral of Mr Colin Birt

Hymns: 609, 548


Tuesday 5th     

5.30pm Choral  Evensong – Boys’ Choir

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 91

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Alexander L’Estrange May the road ride to meet you Hymn 431


Saturday 9th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

4.30pm Evening Prayer for the Diocesan Bell Ringers


SUNDAY 10th July      Seventh Sunday After Trinity (Sea Sunday)

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 409, 320, 546, 621

William Harris in F                                Ps 25, 1-9 (96)

Thomas Attwood                   Teach me, O Lord

Charles Villiers Stanford       Postlude in G minor


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 419, 267

Thomas Tallis Responses                        Ps 77, 1-12 (159)

William Harris in A

George Frederic Handel       Lord, I trust thee


Tuesday 12th

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys & Men

Plainsong Responses                                             Ps 103, 23-37

Edward C. Bairstow in Eb

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Lead me, Lord        Hymn 520


SUNDAY 17th July      Eighth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 175 (i), 583, 311, 438                               Ps 15 (50)

Joseph Haydn         Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo

William Deane       The grace of our Lord

Felix Mendelssohn Con moto maestoso, from Sonata No.3


4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 574, 543

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 81 (254)

Charles Villiers Stanford in C

Charles Wood        O thou, the central orb

Following Choral Evensong on Sunday 17th July, St Mary's Choirs will be in recess until Sunday 4th September


Tuesday 19th Gregory of Nyssa (c394), Bishop & Macrina (c379), Virgin, Teachers of the Faith        

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Dr Anthony Gritton, Royal Academy of Music


SUNDAY 24th July      Ninth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 573, 320, 380 (i), 505

A New English Folk Mass                                      Ps 38

William Mathias                     Canzonetta

William Mathias                     Toccata giocosa


4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)                  Ps 88, 1-9


Tuesday 26th Anne, Mother of the Virgin Mary

1.10pm Summer Organ Series: Stephen Power, Assistant Organist, Brecon Cathedral


SUNDAY 31st July       Tenth Sunday After Trinity

11.00am Holy Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 442 (t.278), 393, 581 (ii), 386

A New English Folk Mass                                      Ps 49, 1-9

John Ireland           Sursum Corda

John Ireland           Alla Marcia


4.00pm Evening Prayer (said)                  Ps 107, 1-12


St Mary’s

Summer Organ Series


Tuesdays 1.10pm-1.50pm

19th July until 13th September


Free admission


19th July Dr Anthony Gritten (Royal Academy of Music)

26th July Stephen Power (Brecon Cathedral)

2nd August Andrew Goodwin (St Mary’s, Swansea; St Gwynog’s, Llangennech; and Organist Emeritus, Bangor Cathedral)

9th August Glenn Crooks (St Samlet’s, Llansamlet)

16th August Dr Ian Rutt (Swansea University)

23rd August Huw Tregelles Williams (St Mary’s, Swansea)

30th August Dr William Reynolds (Director of Music, St Mary’s, Swansea, and Organist, Llandovery College)

6th September Dr Alan Sykes (St Mary’s, Swansea, and Uniting Church Sketty)

13th September Huw Williams (HM Chapel Royal, St James’ Palace)


Retiring collections towards the tunings, upkeep and general maintenance of the St Mary’s Organ

Come early to enjoy tea, coffee, cakes and light lunches on sale in our Café beforehand







The Parish of Central Swansea


Rector of Central Swansea,

Vicar of St Mary’s & Director of the College of St Mary:

The Revd Canon Ian Rees


Assistant Curates:

The Revd Fr John Anthony

The Revd Ian Folks


Associate Priest: The Revd Helen Rees BD MTh


Lay Reader Emeritus: Mr Leslie Taylor


Director Of Music:

Dr William Reynolds BMus MA PhD FRCO LRSM LTCL AWACM


Weekly Service Pattern


11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong


5.30pm Choral Evensong (during term time)


10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)





New Generation Choristers

We are keen to welcome and encourage a new intake of junior singers (aged 7 upwards) to join our Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers


Please contact

Dr William Reynolds, Director of Music

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