Sunday 9 December

Second Sunday of Advent

10.00 Parish Eucharist

Order of Service
Season of Advent
Mass setting
James MacMillan (b. 1959)—St Anne’s Mass

Motet during communion
Barry Ferguson (b. 1942)—People look East

Gathering hymn 40 Ye servants of the Lord NARENZA
Canticle: Benedictus    
Offertory 334 Awake, awake: fling off the night! DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
Communion 34 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry WINCHESTER NEW
Sending out 29 Hills of the north, rejoice LITTLE CORNARD

Organ music before the service
Karl Jenkins (b. 1944)—Benedictus from The Armed Man
Final organ voluntary
Alan Bullard (b. 1947)—Postlude on Little Cornard (‘Hills of the north, rejoice')

3.00 p.m. Nine Lessons and Carols for Stroud Masons

Carol  Once in royal David’s city
Choir  Lo, how a rose e’er blooming
Carol  I saw three ships come sailing in
Carol  O little town of Bethlehem
Carol  In the bleak mid-winter
Choir  The angel Gabriel
Carol  Away in a manger
Carol  Silent night
Carol  Three Kings of Orient
Carol  O come, all ye faithful
Carol  Hark! the herald-angels sing

Organ music before the service
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621)—Chorale Prelude on 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland' (‘Come now, Saviour of the gentiles')

Final organ voluntary
Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837–1911)—Sortie on ‘Creator alme siderum' (‘Creator of the stars of night')


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