Mass setting: Missa brevis   -  Mátyás Seiber 1905-1960

At the Offertory: all sing Lizalis’ idinga laKho

Communion motet:  The Mocking of Christ - Thomas Tallis c.1505-85

A reminder of our annual vestry meeting, taking place on Sunday, 24 February, after the 9:15 service.

We will have Kevin Kraak at the organ.

Organ prelude: Rosa mystica (Jean Langlais)
Mass setting: Communion service in the key of E (Francis Jackson)
Offertory anthem: Jubilate Deo (O be joyful in the Lord -- Benjamin Britten)
Communion: O sacrum convivium (Thomas Tallis, ed. G. King)
Organ postlude: Le Rameaux (Jean Langlais)

Music for 09h15 sung mass:

Communion Service (William Mathias)
Offertory: Through Love (George King, words by Jalal ad-Din Rumi)
Communion: Come, my Way (William Harris, words by George Herbert)

Music for Evensong at 18h00:

Organ preludes: Kyrie Orbis Factor from 'Livre Oecumenique' (Jean Langlais); Prelude au Kyrie from 'Hommage à Frescobaldi' (Langlais)
Introit: Jubilate Deo (Benjamin Britten)
Preces and responses (Gabriel Jackson)
Psalm 10: 13-20 (Chant by John Bertalot)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis: St Paul's Service (Herbert Howells)
Anthem: O Lord, the maker of all thing (John Joubert)
Organ postlude: Hymne d'action de grâce -- Te Deum (Jean Langlais)

We are fortunate to have Kevin Kraak at the organ for this service. The anthem by John Joubert is sung in memory of this South African-born composer who died in Birmingham on 7 January 2019.
This will be the last Evensong to be directed by George King before his retirement as Director of Music at Christ Church on 10 February.


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