Simon Jacobs - Director          Simon Holt - Organist

2017-2018 Season Schedule

Unless otherwise noted services are held at:
St. James Episcopal Church |Directions|
76 Federal Street
New London, CT 06320-6601

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October 22, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong
Introit: Charles Wood–God omnipotent reigneth
Preces: Philip Radcliffe
Psalm103,(Stanford, Pye)
Office Hymn: 388
Canticles:George Dyson - in F
Anthem:Josef Reinberger–Abenlied
Final Hymn:31

  • First Lesson - Book of Genesis
      God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman shall bruise the serpent’s head.
    • Carol:R. Vaughan Williams The Truth from above
  • Second Lesson - Book of Isaiah
      The Prophet proclaims good news to a people in exile.
    • Carol: Felix Mendelssohn How lovely are the messangers
  • Third Lesson - Book of Jeremiah
      The Lord promises to send his people a righteous King.

    Carol: J.S. Bach Zion hört die Wächter singen (from Cantata 140)
  • Fourth Lesson - Book of Isaiah
      The Prophet foretells the glory of the kingdom of God.
    • Carol: Edvard Grieg “Ave maris stella”
  • Fifth Lesson - Book of Isaiah
  • Sixth Lesson - St. Luke
      The Angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary.
    • Carol: Patrick Hadley“I sing of a maiden”
    • Congregational Carol:Healey Willan Hodie Christus natus est
  • Seventh Lesson - St. Mark
      Jesus is baptized by John and proclaims the coming of the kingdom of God.
    • Congregational Carol: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding
    • Closing Carol: Healey Willan – Hodie Christus natus est
    • Congregational Carol: Lo! He comes with clouds descending

December 16, 2017 - 5:00 PM
A Concert of Music for the Christmas season
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Westdrook, CT.
Music to be announced

January 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM
Choral Evensong
Introit: Thomas Attwood - O God who by the leading of a star
Preces: William Smith
Psalm8: (ley) 84 (Bairstow)
Office Hymn: 126
Canticles:Basil Harwood - in A flat
Anthem:William Crotch –Lo, star led chiefs
Final Hymn:518

March 11, 2018 - 5:00 PM
Lenten Devotion- The Crucifixion - John Stainer

April 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM 
Choral EvensonG
Introit: Healey Willan–Rise up my love
Preces: Philip Radcliffe
Psalm114,(Tonus Perigrinus) Psalm 115 (DudleyBuck)
Office Hymn:212
Canticles:Herbert Howells - Collegium Regale
Anthem:Edward Bairstow–Blessed City Heavenly Salem
Final Hymn:203