Advent and Christmas 2017

Advent, Christmas, Special Services

Our 2017 Advent and Christmas services are as follows:

Sunday 3 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Christingle! 11.30-12.15 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • A Candlelight Advent Service 18.30-19.30 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Sunday 17 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Carols for All followed by mulled wine and mince pies, 16.00-17.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Lessons and Carols followed by mulled wine and mince pies, 18.30-19.45, (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Sunday 24 December

  • Holy Communion (BCP), 8.00-8.45 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Family Communion with Crib Service, 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)
  • Sung Eucharist, 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Children’s Crib Service, 16.00-17.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Midnight Mass, 23.30-00.50 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)

Monday 25 December

  • Christmas Day Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Nicholas’ Church, RH10 7RT)
  • Christmas Day Family Eucharist 10.00-11.00 (St Barnabas’ Church, RH10 7DY)

Service Time Change from Sunday December 3

Pewsheets

As you may have read in the pewsheet, the Rector and St Nicholas’ committee have a agreed a change of service time for the main Sunday service at St Nicholas’, Worth.

From Sunday 3 December, (the beginning of the church’s new year) the sung Sunday Eucharist service will begin at 10.00 and end at 11.00.

Hymns for August at St Nicholas’

hymns

During August at Saint Nicholas’, the choir takes a break.  This post details the music that will be used in August at the 9:45am Sung Eucharist service.

The congregational mass setting used throughout the month will be A New People’s Mass, Murray.

Hymns will be as follows:

6th​ August – The Eighth Sunday after Trinity ​ 
754​  O worship the King
453  ​Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour
669  I heard the voice of Jesus say
358​  Be still for the presence of the Lord
593​  At the name of Jesus

13th​ August – The Ninth Sunday after Trinity ​ 
4​  New every morning is the love
486​  Christ is the king
679  In Christ there is no east or west
383​  Lord thy word abideth
507​  We have a gospel to proclaim

20th​ August – The Tenth Sunday after Trinity 
652​  Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
812​  Through all the changing scenes of life
232  The head that once was crowned with thorns
621​  Dear Lord and Father of mankind
284​  For the fruits of all creation

27th​ August – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity 
704​  Let all the world in every corner sing
421. ​All for Jesus
664  How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
694​  Jesus, Lord, we look to thee
584​  All my hope on God is founded

Unexpected Blessing of a Parish Eucharist Next Week

Special Services

Next week, (Sunday 14th August) there will be no 09.45 service at St Nicholas’ and we will all join together at 10am at St Barnabas’ for a Parish Eucharist together.

Come along and celebrate with Steve at his last Eucharist in the parish!

The more the merrier. Contributions of cake welcome.