Our Worship in December Year C

2nd Advent Sunday

Jermiah 33. 14 – 16

Psalm 25

1 Thessalonians 3. 9 – end

Luke 21. 25 – 36

Hymns

32         O come, O come, Emmanuel

24         Come, thou long-expected              Jesus

31         Lo, he comes with clouds              descending

Anthems: Handel And the glory of the Lord from Messiah; Hark what a sound (28)

29 Hills of the north, rejoice

 

9th Advent 2

Baruch Ch 5

Benedictus

Philippians 1. 3 – 11

Luke 3. 1 – 6

Hymns

26 Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding

Benedictus (Philip Moore)

34 On Jordan’s banks the Baptist’s cry

93 When Jesus came to Jordan

Anthems: Gibbons This is the record of John; Ye servants of the Lord (40)

87 Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

 

16th,Advent 3

Zephaniah 3. 14 – end

Ps 146. 4 – end

Philippians 4.  4 – 7

Luke 3. 7 -18

Hymns

25 Creator of the starry height

362 Tell out my soul, the greatness of the Lord

607 Thy kingdom come, O God

Anthems: Boris Ord Adam lay ye bounden;

The people that in darkness sat (38)

58 Long ago, prophets knew

 

23.Advent 4

Micah 5. 2- 5a

Magnificat

Hebrews 10. 5 – 10

Luke 1. 39 – 45

Hymns

49 Come, thou Redeemer of the earth

Magnificat (Stanford)

242 The Angel Gabriel from heaven came

41 A great and mighty wonder

Anthems: Harris Ave Maria; James Macmillan O Radiant Dawn

32 O come, O come, Emmanuel

 

 

 

24th Midnight Mass

Isiaih 9. 2 – 7

Psalm 96

Titus 2. 11 – 14

Luke 2, 1 -14

Hymns

19 Once in royal David’s city

1 O little town of Bethlehem

12 O Come all ye faithful

Anthems: Chris Hutchings Hush my dear; Sussex Carol (arr. P Ledger); It came upon the midnight clear

10 Hark, the herald-angels sing

 

25th Christmas Day

Isiaih 52. 7 -10

Psalm 98

Hebrews 1. 1 – 4

John 1. 1 – 14

Hymns

12 O Come all ye faithful

7 While Shepherds watched

16 God rest ye merry gentlemen

Anthems: Ding dong! merrily on high; The holly and the ivy

5 The first Nowell

30th Christmas 2

1 Sam 2. 18 – 20. 26

Ps 148

Col 3. 12 – 17

Luke 2. 41 – end.

Hymns

67 See amid the winter’s snow

73 Unto us a boy is born!

55 In the bleak midwinter

Anthems: Love came down at Christmas; Good King Wenceslas

64 Of the Father’s heart begotten

 

Organ Voluntaries following the 9.30am services & Midnight Mass

 

2nd December – J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645

 

9th December – J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes-Sohn BWV 601

 

16th December – Louis-Claude Daquin: Noël X

 

23rd December – J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude In dulci jubilo BWV 729

 

24th December – J.S. Bach: Fantasia in G (Pièce d’Orgue) BWV 572

 

25th December – N. Rawsthorne: Improvisation on Adeste Fideles

 

30th December – J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude Das alte Jahr vergangen ist BWV 614