Our Worship in March

1st Sunday of Lent

Genesis 2. 15 – 17. 3. 1 – 7

Psalm 32

Romans 5. 12 – 19

Matthew 4. 1 – 11

Hymns

95         Forty days and forty nights

98         Lord, teach us how to pray aright

96 (T. Aberystwyth) Jesu, lover of my soul

Anthem: The Lamb by John Tavener;

Jesus, the crucified, pleads for me (Stainer)

538       (Tune Wolvercote) O Jesus, I    have promised

 

1st Sunday of Lent Evensong

496 Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

Responses: Byrd (5 parts)

Psalm 23 (Chant Walmisley)

15 God, that madest earth and heaven

Canticles: Weelkes Short Service

Anthem: Turn back, O Man by Gustav Holst

565 Rock of ages, cleft for me

 

8th – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Genesis12. 1 – 4a

Psalm 12

Romans 1 – 5. 13 – 17

John 3. 1 – 17

Hymns

380 (Tune Evelyns) At the name of Jesus

390 Blessèd assurance, Jesus is mine

475 Immortal Love for ever full

Anthem: Turn back, O Man by Gustav Holst

467 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

 

15th – 3rd Sunday of Lent

Exodus 17. 1 – 7

Psalm 95

Romans 5. 1 – 11

John 4. 5 – 42

Hymns

305 I come with joy, a child of God

97 (Tune Southwell) Lord Jesus, think on me

435 (Tune Austria) Glorious things of thee are spoken

Anthem: God so loved the world by Stainer; Holy Jesu, by thy Passion (Stainer)

277 All for Jesus, all for Jesus

 

22nd – 4th Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday)

Exodus 2. 1 – 10

Psalm 127. 1 – 4

2 Corinthians 1. 3 – 7

Luke 2. 33 -3 5

Hymns

469 I heard the voice of Jesus say

238 For Mary, Mother of our Lord

433 Give me joy in my heart

Anthem: Ubi Caritas by Maurice Duruflé; Forty days and forty nights (95)

507 Lord of all hopefulness

 

29th –5th Sunday of Lent (Passiontide)

Eziel 37. 1 – 14

Psalm 130

Romans 8. 6 – 11

John 11. 1 –  45

Hymns

127 (T. Rockingham) When I survey the wondrous cross

123 There is a green hill

112 My song is love unknown

Anthem: Thou knowest, Lord by Henry Purcell, Psalm 22 v1-18

122 (T. Gonfalon Royal) The royal banners forward go

 

Organ Voluntaries following the 9.30am services

1st March – John Stainer: Processional to Calvary

1st March (evensong) – Per Nørgård: Chorale Prelude on the Passion Chorale

8th March – D. Buxtehude: Passacaglia in

d BuxWV 161

15th March – Théodor Salomé: Prière

22nd March – Mendelssohn: Sonata no. 2 in C minor Op.65 (movements 1 and 2)

29th March – J.S. Bach: Chorale Prelude O Mensch, bewein’ dien’ Sunde gross BWV 622