DECEMBER 2018

Sunday 2 . . . 3.00pm
Advent Service
St Jude’s Singers

In this service candles are lit from the western end of the church to the eastern end as the various readings from the Prophets to the Gospel are read.  The readings are interspersed with anthems and hymns.  Music by Orlando Gibbons, George Dyson, Henry Ley and others.

All welcome




Wednesday 5 . . . 1.15pm
Midweek Lunchtime Recital
Alison Robertson (Soprano), Christopher Harris (Baritone)
John Martin (Piano)

In addition to soprano solos by Mozart and Britten and Baritone solos by Faure and Ravel, Alison Robertson and Christopher Harris will sing duets by Mendelssohn.  They will be accompanied by pianist John Martin.

Admission by donation.


Sunday 23 . . . 7.30pm
Traditional Service of Lessons & Carols
St Jude’s Singers

The traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols as introduced in Kings College Chapel, Cambridge, UK, in 1918 and based on the service introduced by Bishop Benson of Truro, Cornwall (later Archbishop of Canterbury) in 1880.  The Service includes readings from the Bible telling the story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus.  This is interspersed with Christmas Carols and Hymns beginning with the traditional introductory carol “Once in Royal David’s City”.
The Service is led by the St Jude’s Singers. 


All welcome