Category Archives: Choral Evensong

A Message from the Queen

A few years ago St Chrysostom’s was mentioned in Parliament (see here) now it seems the Queen has been informed of what we get up to! In June this year we held some special events at Church to celebrate Her … Continue reading

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Advent for all

Do think carefully about how you will keep Advent this year. As Lent prepares us to celebrate Easter so Advent prepares us for Christmas. Don’t let Christmas overwhelm you! Take time to be still in Advent. We are helped by … Continue reading

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No place for it is found

Noel continues his reflections on hymns – a Hymn for Pentecost: “No place for it is found” these words from John Keble’s beautiful poem When God of old came down from heaven appears to have been taken out of context by the compilers … Continue reading

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An Engagement after Evening Church

It was the weekend of St Valentine’s Day… Our St Chrysostom’s Evensong Choir had just sung 6.30pm Sunday Evensong. It was a lovely act of worship full of the musical expertise and enthusiasm of the young people of the choir. … Continue reading

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‘Pennydiction’ and Choral Evensong

A wonderful debut from our new Choral Evensong Choir yesterday evening, pictured here in final rehearsal. They presented Thomas Tallis’ Short Service and Edward Elgar’s Ave Verum, and sounded beautiful. It was especially nice to see plenty of familiar faces … Continue reading

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Fr Mark Dalby’s Priority Hymns

This coming Saturday (20th April) there will be a Mass of the Resurrection with thanksgiving for the life of Fr Mark Dalby, former Archdeacon of Rochdale,  a dear friend of Fr Ian and a supporter of our work at St … Continue reading

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