Forthcoming Services

Details of forthcoming services at Old Saint Paul's:

Sunday 11 December 2016

Third Sunday of Advent

Service High Mass
Time 10.30am
Readings Isaiah 35.1-10; Psalm 146.5-10; James 5.7-10; Matthew 11.2-11
Mass setting Missa brevis Lennox Berkeley
Anthem Never weather-beaten sail Parry
Organ Hymn tune prelude 'Christe, redemptor omnium' Parry
Service Blessing of the Light, Solemn Evensong and Benediction
Time 6.30pm
Responses ferial
Psalms 93,94
Readings Isaiah 61.1-4,8-11; John 1.6-8,19-28
Canticles Third service Philip Moore
Anthem O radiant Dawn James MacMillan

Sunday 18 December 2016

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Service High Mass
Time 10.30am
Readings Isaiah 7.10-16; Psalm 80.1-7,17-19; Romans 1.1-7; Matthew 1.18-25
Mass setting Missa brevis Tallis
Anthem Ave Maria Rheinberger
Organ Fugue on the Magnificat BWV 733 JS Bach
Service Readings and Carols for Christmas
Time 6.30pm

Saturday 24 December 2016


Service First Mass of Christmas
Time 11.30pm
Readings Isaiah 9.2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2.11-14; Luke 2.1-20
Mass setting Missa brevis in G Mozart
Anthem Resonemus laudibus, arr. Willcocks
Organ Bon Joseph écoute moi Corrette

Sunday 25 December 2016


Service High Mass for Christmas Day
Time 10.30am
Readings Isaiah 52.7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1.1-12; John 1.1-14
Mass setting Darke in F
Anthem Hodie Christus natus est Palestrina
Organ In dulci jubilo BWV 729 JS Bach

Sunday 1 January 2017


Service High Mass
Time 10.30am
Readings Numbers 6.22-27; Galatians 4.4-7; Luke 2.15-21
Mass setting Missa de angelis (plainsong)
Anthem A New Year carol Britten
Organ In dir est Freude BWV 615 JS Bach

Gospel reading at Old St Paul's