Thursday 10 May

Ascension Day

7.30 p.m. Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
Ascension Day to the Eve of Pentecost
Mass setting
David Thorne (b. 1950)—Gloria from Mass of St Thomas; Noel Rawsthorne (b. 1929)—Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei from A Festive Eucharist

Gathering hymn 167 Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia LLANFAIR
Psalm 93    
Offertory 166 Crown him with many crowns DIADEMATA
Communion 172 The head that once was crowned with thorns ST MAGNUS
Sending out 165 Christ is the King! O friends, rejoice GELOBT SEI GOTT

Organ music before the service
Nicolas de Grigny (c.1671–1703)—Trio: Tu solus altissimus ( Trio: ‘You alone are the most high’)
Final organ voluntary
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)—Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn (‘Today God’s Son’s triumphs’) BWV 630

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