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We will post information regarding forthcoming services here, on our Facebook page, and in the parish magazine Insight.


We make and keep high quality digital recordings of some of our services, compressed versions of which you can download or listen to by clicking on the links below. All files are 128kbit/s MP3 format unless otherwise stated.

Sung Eucharist Sunday, 3oth September 2018 - Full service

Celebrant: Fr. Geoffrey White
Musical Director and Organist: Paul Coldicott

1:55 Introit Hymn: New Every Morning Is The Love (Tune Melcombe)
5:05 Notices: Helen Walker
7:30 Collect for purity
12:05 Second Reading: James 5:13-20
13:30 Gradual Hymn: Lead Us Heavenly Father Lead Us (Tune Mannheim)
16:57 Gospel Reading: Mark 9:38-50
19:10 Sermon
26:20 The Nicene Creed
29:50 The Intercession followed by The Peace
33:23 Offertory Hymn: City Of God, How Broad And Far (Tune Richmond)
36:45 The Eucharist
44:45 The Agnus Dei
46:00 Communion Hymn: Lord Of all Hopefulness (Tune Slane)
48:54 Anthem: Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring - JS Bach (Virginal: Paul Coldicott)
53:19 Recessional Hymn: Put Thou Thy Trust In God (Tune Doncaster)

Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018 - Full service

Celebrant: Fr. Geoffrey White
Musical Director, Organ and Piano: Paul Coldicott

00:02 Choir: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Wood)
02:18 Introit Hymn: Jesus Christ is risen today
04:51 Introduction
09:03 First reading: Acts Ch.10
10:45 Gradual Hymn: The strife is o'er, the battle done
14:49 Gospel Reading: St. John Ch.20
18:36 Sermon - Revd. Fr. Geoffrey White
26:03 The Lighting of the Paschal Candle
28:28 Hymn: Sing Choirs of Heaven
35:37 The Peace
35:07 Offertory Hymn: At the Lamb's high feast we sing
42:53 The Eucharist
48:12 Choir: Agnus Dei
49:27 Communion Hymn: Now the green blade riseth
55:39 Choir: Out of the stillness (Richard Shephard)
59:50 Recessional Hymn: Thine be the Glory

Cross Of Christ, 18th March 2018

Celebrant: Fr Geoffrey White
Musical Director: Paul Coldicott
Organist: Peter Dutton

Hymn: There is a green hill far away (Processional)
Reading 1: The cross is foretold
Anthem: Is it nothing to you (F. A. Gore Ouseley)
Hymn: Sing My Tongue, The Glorious Battle
Reading 2: The agony and betrayal
Anthem: Lord for thy tender mercy's sake (Richard Farrant)
Reading 3: Jesus is tried before the High Priest
Anthem: God so loved the world (John Stainer)
Hymn: My God I love thee
Reading 4: Jesus is crucified
Anthem: Ave Maria (W. A. Mozart)
Hymn: Oh sacred head sore wounded
Reading 5: Jesus dies upon the cross
Anthem: Oh Saviour Of The World (John Goss)
Hymn: My song is love unknown
Hymn: When I survey the wondrous cross
Anthem: O Lord Who Dares To Smite Thee (J. S. Bach)
Hymn: Praise to the holiest in the height (Recessional)

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols - 17th December 2017

Celebrant: Fr Geoffrey White
Musical Director: Paul Coldicott
Organist: Peter Dutton

Complete Service. Includes:
1.55 - Carol: Once In Royal David's City (Processional)
8:40 - Lesson: God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent's head
10:25 - Anthem: Glory Now to God We Render (J. S. Bach)
12:25 - Carol: Ding Dong Merrily On High
15:00 - Lesson: God promises to faithful Abraham, that in his seed shall the Earth be blessed.
15:50 - Anthem: In The Bleak Mid Winter (Harold Darke) Soloists: Ann Brookes, Paul Coldicott
20:10 - Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by Isiah
21:10 - Carol: O Little Town Of Bethlehem
24:40 - Lesson: The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown
26:20 - Anthem: I Saw A Maiden (Trad Arr. E. Pettman)
29:35 - Lesson: The Angel Gabriel salutes the Virgin Mary
31:25 - Carol: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
34:50 - Lesson: St Luke tells of the birth of Jesus
35:45 - Anthem: In Dulci Jubilo (Trad arr. John Rutter)
39:40 - Carol: While Shepherds Watched
42:20 - Lesson: The shepherds go to the manger
44:00 - Anthem: Star Carol (John Rutter)
44:07 - Lesson: The Wise Men are led by the star to Jesus
48:50 - Carol: O Come All Ye Faithful
51:38 - Lesson: St John unfolds the great mystery of the incarnation
55:20 - Carol: Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Recessional)

Choral Evensong, May 7th 2017

The choir of St James with visiting choir from Shelford, Nottingham.
Celebrant: Fr Geoffrey White
Musical Director: Richard Eaton
Organist: Alan Eost

Complete service. Includes:
3:37 - Anthem: Oh Come Ye Servants Of The Lord (Christopher Tye)
6:11 - Hymn: Ye Holy Angels Bright
14:30 - Psalm 150; Setting in B-flat by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
20:30 - Magnificat in B-flat (Sir Charles Villiers Stanford)
27:30 - Nunc Dimittis in B-flat (Sir Charles Villiers Stanford)
35:15 - Anthem: How Beautiful Upon The Mountains (John Stainer)
48:20 - Hymn: Love's Redeeming Work Is Done
56:50 - Hymn: Be Thou my Guardian and my Guide
1:00:05 - Hymn: The Day Thou Gavest Lord Has Ended

More to follow...