Thursday 30 May

Ascension Day

7.30 p.m. Sung Eucharist

Order of Service
Ascension Day Eucharist
Mass settings
David Thorne (b. 1950)—Mass of St Thomas (Gloria);
Noel Rawsthorne (1929–2019)—Festive Eucharist (Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei)

Motet during communion
Felix Mendelssohn (1809–47)—Above all praise and majesty

Gathering 167 Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia LLANFAIR
Psalm 47  
Offertory 166 Crown him with many crowns DIADEMATA
Communion 154 The head that once was crowned with thorns ST MAGNUS
Sending out 398 Christ triumphant, ever reigning GUITING POWER

Organ music before the service
Robert S. Groves (1912–94)—Prelude on 'Llanfair'('Hail the day that sees him rise')
Final organ voluntary
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)—Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn ('Today is the triumph of God's Son) BWV 630


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