The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – March 2017

 

Ash Wednesday 1st March

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

7.00pm Choral Eucharist, with Imposition of Ashes

Hymns: 95, 98, 96 (ii), 621

John Ireland in C                                   Ps 130 (Howells)

Philip Marshall       The Litany

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Wash me throughly

Henry Purcell        Thou knowest, Lord

 

Friday 3rd         Women’s World Day of Prayer

11.00am Archidiaconal Mothers’ Union Holy Eucharist

6.00pm Evening Prayer – Lampeter Society

 

 

SUNDAY 5th March    First Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

Preacher: The Revd Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 95, 385, 96 (ii), 496

Adrian Batten        Short Service                         Lent Prose

Thomas Tallis          Out from the deep

John Hingeston      Double Voluntary

 

3.30pm Choral Evensong, with Collation & Installation of Canons at Brecon Cathedral

 

N.B. There will be no Evensong at St Mary’s today

 

Tuesday 7th Perpetua, Felicity and their Companions (203), Martyrs

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir, with Senior Girl Choristers

Thomas Tallis Responses                                        Ps 139, 1-11

George Dyson in C minor

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Lead me, Lord        Hymn 95

 

SUNDAY 12th March  Second Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Helen Rees, Associate Priest

Hymns: 368, 101, 308 (ii), 277

William Harris in F                                                Lent Prose

John Stainer           God so loved the world

Johann Sebastian Bach           Prelude in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 268, 582

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 135 (125)

Healey Willan        Faux-bourdons

Adrian Batten        Hide not thou thy face

 

6.00pm Informal Service

 

Tuesday 14th

12.30pm Healing Service

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir, with Senior Girl Choristers

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 8

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis   

William Byrd          Teach me, O Lord                  Hymn 99 (ii)

 

SUNDAY 19th March  Third Sunday of Lent

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 492, 306, 469, 455

William Mathias in C                                             Lent Prose

Thomas Tallis                          Not every one that sayeth

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fugue in A minor, BWV 543

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 472, 605

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 40 (282)

Derek Holman in F minor

William Child     O God, wherefore art thou absent from us?

Tuesday 21st     Thomas Cranmer (1556), Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley& Robert Ferrar (1555), Bishops, Teachers & Martyrs

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir, with senior Girl Choristers

Harry Bramma Responses                                     Ps 22

Charles Hylton Stewart in C

Henry Walford Davies   God be in my head        Hymn 515

 

Friday 24th March

4.30pm St Mary’s Boys’ Choir & Girl Choristers Open Rehearsal with Choir Recruitment

 

SUNDAY 26th March Fourth Sunday of LentMothering Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 487, 238, 241 (t.435), 505

Harold Darke in F                                                  Lent Prose

William Byrd          Ave verum corpus

William Croft         Voluntary in A minor for Double Organ

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 243, 241 (t.435)

Thomas Tunnard Responses                                 Ps 31, 1-16

Charles Wood in C minor

William Child         Bow down thine ear, O Lord

 

Tuesday 28th

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Boys’ Choir, with Senior Girl Choristers

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 36

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

John Blow               Let my prayer                        Hymn 97 (i)

 

 

 

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

12.45pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

(except 1st Friday of each month)

 

Invitation

 

St Mary’s

Boys’ Choir and Girl Choristers

 

Free Taster Session   & Open Rehearsal

 

Friday 24th March 4.30pm

 

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

and Girl Choristers

who receive a free, professional cathedral-style choral training

 

 

Please contact

Dr William Reynolds, Director of Music

01792 467606

www.swanseastmary.co.uk