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Start:Stop – Nicodemus

Listen to this week’s Start:Stop reflection at the link above. This week we reflect on John 3.1-10 which describes the meeting between Nicodemus and Jesus.  Please join us every Thursday evening during Lent and Easter at 7.30pm via zoom for our informal study group as we continue to explore the gospel of John.  Image :  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – Ash Wednesday

Please join us for our Sung Eucharist recorded on Ash Wednesday. You can download an order of service at this link. Many thanks to Hilary and Andrew for the lovely music and to Susan, Sue, Elizabeth and Lee for their help in the church. Soloist: Hilary Cronin Organist: Dr Andrew Earis Introit: Lent Prose with  [Read More]

Choral Evensong for Ash Wednesday

Please join us for Choral Evensong for Ash Wednesday.Download an order of service at this link.  Sung by The Choral Scholars directed by Gabriella Noble Organist: Ben Giddens Introit: Civitas sancti tui by William Byrd Preces & responses: Philip Radcliffe Canticles: Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense by Kenneth Leighton Psalm 51, plainsong Anthem: Wash me throughly by  [Read More]

Start:Stop – Fasting and Feasting

This week we are invited to begin the observance of a Holy Lent through study of the scriptures, prayer – and fasting, which, following Jesus’s example in the desert, is usually interpreted as abstaining from certain foods.   My own, limited, attempts at fasting during Lent have rarely lasted more than a few weeks before I  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – Thursday 11th February

Please join us for our service for the Second week before Lent. Download an order of service at this link.  Celebrant and preacher: Revd Stephen Baxter, Priest-in-ChargeMusic recorded by: St Stephen VoicesOrganist and Director of Music: Dr Andrew EarisMass setting: Mass of St Thomas by David Thorne

Start:Stop – Changes

Did you take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch at the end of January? During the lockdown the restrictions have meant many of us have come to notice the small changes in flora and fauna in our gardens, that signal much bigger changes in the seasons. In our Start:Stop reflection this week, Meg explores two  [Read More]

Sung Eucharist – Thursday 4th February

Please join us for our Sung Eucharist recorded on Thursday 4th February 2021 – Epiphany 4.  Celebrant and preacher: Revd Stephen Baxter, Priest-in-ChargeMusic recorded by: St Stephen VoicesOrganist and Director of Music: Dr Andrew EarisMass setting: Mass of St Cedd by Peter Nardone Download an order of service at this link.

Choral Evensong for the Feast of Candlemas

Please join us for Choral Evensong marking the Feast of Candlemas  Music recorded by St Stephen Voices and The Choral Scholars Canticles: Noble in B Minor Psalm: 119:1-16 Anthem: Christ as a light, Margaret Rizza Hymns: O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness Lord of all hopefulness

Sung Eucharist – Thursday 28th January 2021

The church is currently closed but services continue. Please join us for the Eucharist recorded on Thursday 28th January 2021.  Mass setting: Mass of St Thomas, David Thorne Hymns: Songs of thankfulness and praise; Christ is the king! O friends, rejoice Anthem: Author of life divine by Richard Shepherd

Start:Stop – The Long Road to Damascus

This week the church celebrates the conversion of St Paul. The feast, on 25th January, also marks the end of the Week of Prayer of Christian Unity. The drama of Paul’s road to Damascus experience is told in Chapter 9 of Acts of the Apostles, but also in Paul’s own words in his letter to  [Read More]