Missa In illo tempore (attr. Claudio Monteverdi)
Offertory: Cantate Domino (Monteverdi)
Communion: Author of life divine (David Higgins)

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Our 38th annual carol service on Christmas Eve at 5.30pm, with carols sung by the choir directed by George King and Willie Steyn at the organ. Music includes works by R.R. Bennett, Benjamin Britten, Peter Cornelius, Norman Fulton, John Gardner, Herbert Howells, George King, Ivan Moody, Boris Ord, Peter Warlock and others, with congregational hymns and carols for the whole family.

Drop down, ye heavens, from above
and let the skies pour down righteousness.

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,
my salvation shall not tarry:
I have blotted out as a thick cloud thy transgressions:
Fear not, for I will save thee:
For I am the Lord thy God,
the Holy One of Israel,
thy Redeemer

Music for the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed includes

Plainchant Requiem (6th, 2nd and 8th modes)
Russian Kontakion of the Dead
Versa est in luctum (Alfonso Lobo)

Choral Evensong sung by the combined choirs of St George's Parktown (Johannesburg) and Christ Church Arcadia.

Introit: Abendlied (Josef Rheinberger)
Psalm 19 (chant by C. Hubert Parry)
Preces and responses: Humphrey Clucas
Service: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in C (Charles V. Stanford)
Anthem: Like as the hart (Herbert Howells)

Communion Service (William Mathias)
Offertory: Michael, Archangel (George King)
Communion: Not a thought of earthly things (Nicholson)

Choral Mass at 09h15

Missa super Frère Thibault (Orlande de Lassus)
Offertory: Jubilate Deo (Orlande de Lassus)
Communion: View me, Lord (Richard Lloyd)

Choral Evensong at 17h00

Lord Thou has told us - Arnold Bax

Preces and Responses - Bernard Rose

Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis - Derek Holman

Da pacem Domine - Arvo Pärt.