The Collegiate & Civic Church of

St Mary, Swansea

Services & Music – November 2017

 

Wednesday 1st November        All Saints 

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

 

 Friday 3rd         Cybi (6th Century), Abbot

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist

 

Saturday 4th

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

 

SUNDAY 5th November         First Sunday of the Kingdom

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Hymns: 230, 607, 232, 227

William Harris in F                Ps 43 (119)

Christopher Tye    O come, ye servants of the Lord

Marcel Dupré        Placare Christe servulis

 

2.30pm Wedding Vows Renewal

 

4.00pm A Service of Music, Readings & Reflection for All Souls

Hymns: 352 (ii), 482              Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

George Dyson        Nunc dimittis in F

Samuel Sebastian Wesley      Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

Gabriel Fauré         In Paradisum

 

Tuesday 7th      Richard Davies (1581), Bishop & Translator

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

Harry Bramma Responses                     Ps 50, 1-14

J. H. Arnold            A Plain Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

George Frederic Handel       How beautiful are the feet               Hymn 504

 

SUNDAY 12th November        Second Sunday of the Kingdom – Remembrance Sunday

10.55am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate Preacher: The Revd Fr Ian Folks, Assistant Curate

Hymns: 537, 358, 427, 356

William Child         I heard a voice from heaven

John Richards in E minor                                      Ps 70 (132)

John Rutter            God be in my head

William Walton      Prologue, from A Wartime Sketchbook

 

2.30pm Annual Civic Service of Remembrance

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

Hymns: see order of service                Ps 23 (Walford Davies)

Herbert Howells    Behold, O God our defender

Russian                   Contakion for the dead

Henry Purcell        Thou knowest, Lord

T. Tertius Noble     Souls of the Righteous

Johann Sebastian Bach Fugue in Eb (St Anne), BWV552

 

Tuesday 14th    Dyfrig (6th Century), Bishop

12.30pm Holy Eucharist, with Healing

5.30pm Choral Evensong – Upper Voices

John Sanders Responses                                        Ps 68, 19-35

Eric H. Thiman in G

George Frederic Handel       Lord, I trust thee   Hymn 223

 

SUNDAY 19th November        Third Sunday of the Kingdom

11.00am Choral Eucharist, with the Presentation of an Endowment Grant to the Choir from the Friends of Cathedral Music

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

Hymns: 368, 445, 500 (t.438), 336

Harold Darke in F                  Ps 90, 1-8 (228)

William Harris        Holy is the true light

Louis Vierne          Carillon, from 24 Pièces en style libre

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 445, 448 (t.502)

Humphrey Clucas Responses                Ps 89, 19-29 (Elvey)

Herbert Brewer in D

Ernest Bullock        Give us the wings of faith

 

6.00pm Informal Evening Service

 

Tuesday 21st Paulinus (5th Century), Abbot

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

Richard Ayleward Responses                                Ps 78, 60-73

Ralph Vaughan Williams in C

Franz Schubert      Holy, holy, holy                     Hymn 261

 

SUNDAY 26th November       Christ the King (Fourth Sunday of the Kingdom)

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant & Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Curate

Hymns: 166, 589 (i), 409, 398               Ps 95, 1-7 (22)

Sydney H. Nicholson             Missa Sancti Magni

Henry Purcell                        O God, the King of glory

Johann Sebastian Bach           Fantasia in G minor, BWV 542

 

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Hymns: 172, 563

William Reynolds Responses                 Ps 93 (84)

Charles Wood in D

Philip Moore                          The song of Christ’s glory

 

Monday 27th

2.00pm Mothers’ Union Advent Service

 

Tuesday 28th

12.30pm Cymun Bendigaid

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

Plainsong Responses                                              Ps 91

J.H. Arnold             Tones & Fauxbourdons

Plainsong                Sol preceps rapitur                 Hymn 18

 

Friday 1st December   

11.00am Mothers’ Union Archidiaconal Eucharist

 

Saturday 2nd December

12.30pm Holy Eucharist

7.30pm Concert by Swansea Philharmonic Choir: A Celebration of British Choral Music

Tickets £15(£7.50) from ticket secretary 01792 299443 Grand Theatre Box Office 01792 475715, or on door

www.swanseaphilchoir.org

 

SUNDAY 3rd December          Advent Sunday

11.00am Choral Eucharist

Celebrant: The Revd Canon Ian Rees, Rector

Preacher: The Revd Fr John Anthony, Assistant Curate

 

6.00pm Advent Carol Service

 

Monday 4th December

7.15pm Concert of Christmas Classics: Swansea Community Orchestra, with St Mary’s Choir

Tickets: adults £8 (children free) available at the door, for further information www.swanseaorchestra.org.uk

 

Weekly Service Pattern

Sundays

11.00am Choral Eucharist

4.00pm Choral Evensong

Tuesdays

12.30pm Eucharist, with Healing (2nd Tuesday of each month)

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

5.30pm Choral Evensong (during term time)

Wednesdays

10.30am Holy Eucharist

12.30pm Lunchtime Service

Fridays and Saturdays

12.30pm Holy Eucharist (except 1st Friday of each month)

 

 

Become a New Generation Chorister

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

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