Good Friday Service 2020 at 2.00pm

St Mary the Virgin, Finedon
Good Friday Service 2020 at 2.00pm
A Service of Readings, Music & Contemplation

There will be around one minute of silence after each reading for contemplation.

Opening Music: Miserere mei, Deus – Allegri

Reading One - Shadow of Betrayal

Psalm 41:9
Matthew 7:21
Matthew 26:6-25

Music: Thou knowest, Lord – Henry Purcell

Reading Two - Shadow of Denial

Zechariah 13:7
John 10:14-15
Matthew 26:31, 33-35
Luke 22:54-62

Music: The Lamb – John Tavener

Reading Three - Shadow of Aloneness

Psalm 31:9-14
John 12:23-28
Mark 14:32-41

Music: Ubi caritas – Maurice Duruflé

Reading Four - Shadow of Accusation

Isaiah 53:7
John 8:44-45
Mark 14:53,55-64, Mark 15:1-15

Music: Organ Chorale Prelude on the Passion Chorale
Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder BuxWV 178 – Dietrich Buxtehude
followed immediately by
Hymn 120 – O Sacred head, surrounded

Reading Five - Shadow of Suffering

Isaiah 53:1-6
I Peter 2:21-24
Mark 15:16-20

Music: Agnus Dei – Javier Busto

Reading Six - Shadow of Crucifixion

Luke 9:23
Matthew 27:31-43

Music: Psalm 22 v1-18 o

Reading Seven - Shadow of Death

Exodus 12:21-23
John 1:29
Luke 23:44-46

Music: Behold the Lamb of God from Messiah – G.F. Handel

Prayers

Reading Eight - After the Shadows

Revelation 5:6-12

Hymn 121 – Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle (Pange lingua)

Music: Sacred and Hallowed Fire – Cecilia McDowall