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Posted December 9th, 2020

Music list for December 2020

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Sunday 13th December: Eucharist for the Third Sunday in Advent (9am & 11am)

Mass setting: Sanger
Hymns: ‘Awake, awake, fling off the night’, ‘Hark, the glad sound!’
Anthem: O Come, O Come Emmanuel 

Sunday 13th December: Barnet Mencap Community Carol service (3pm)

Music including Little Donkey and other well-known Christmas carols. 

Sunday 20th December: Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday in Advent (9am & 11am)

Hymns: ‘O come, O come Emmanuel’, ‘Born in the night’, ‘For Mary, mother of our Lord’

Sunday 20th December: Carols by Candlelight (4pm & 6.30pm)

Carols: ‘O Holy Night’, ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ (Darke), ‘The Truth from Above’, ‘Child in a Manger’, ‘The Nativity Carol’, ‘Away in a Manger’, ‘Hark the Herald’, ‘O Come all ye Faithful’

Youth choir: ‘Christmas isn’t Christmas’, ‘There in the Darkness’ (Margaret Poston), ‘Child in a Manger’ (arr. J. Barnard)

Wed 23rd December: Blue Christmas: a quiet service for those feeling low at Christmastime (7pm)

Choir: ‘The Truth From Above’, ‘Joseph dearest, Joseph Mine’, ‘In Winter Time’ (Michael Fletcher)
Piano: Fur Alina, Zur Gesündung von Arinuschka (Arvo Pärt, by arrangement with Universal Edition A.G. Wien)

Thursday 24th December: Crib services  (3pm & 5pm)

Carols: ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’, ‘Little Donkey’, ‘We Three Kings’, ‘While Shepherds Watched’,  ‘Angels from the Realms of Glory’, ‘Away in a Manger’, ‘Silent Night’

Thursday 24th December: Midnight Mass (11.30pm)

Mass setting: said
Hymns: ‘It Came upon the Midnight Clear’, ‘Of the Father’s Love’
Anthem: O Holy Night
Hymns from the Bethlehem Carol Sheet:

Friday 25th December: Eucharist for Christmas Day (9am & 11am)

Mass setting: said
Carols: ‘O Come all ye Faithful’, ‘Hark, the Herald Angels Sing’
Anthem: Christmas isn’t Christmas (Youth Choir) and In the Bleak Midwinter (Darke)

Sunday 27th December: Eucharist for St John the Evangelist (9am & 11am)

Mass setting: said
Carols/hymns: ‘Joy to the World’, ‘Unto us is Born a Son’

Sunday 3rd January: Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Christmas (9am & 11am)

Mass setting: said
Hymns/carols: ‘A Great and Mighty Wonder’, ‘While Shepherds Watched’
Anthem: In the Bleak Midwinter (Darke)

Wednesday 6th January: Eucharist for the Feast of the Epiphany (8pm)

Mass setting: said
Hymns/carols: ‘We Three Kings’, ‘Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning’
Anthem: ‘From the Rising of the Sun’ (Ouseley)