Worship at All Saints - Service Archive 28/11/21 to last Sunday

4th Sunday of Epiphany

National Service

This week's national online service was led by Rev Nicola Penn-Alison from Southern Ryedale Deanery. Rev Chris Wingfield preached on doing the right thing.

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Choral Eucharist 11.15 am

Join us for our Choral Eucharist as today we celebrated the Feast of Candlemas. In this service we heard again the Gospel account of the forty-day-old Jesus being presented in the Temple and Simeon and Anna recognising in him the light and hope they have been waiting for. The service was sung by the Boys and Lay Clerks of the Cathedral Choir and our preacher was Canon Will Gibbs.

Follow along with the order of service and this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Our 10.00am Parish Communion was about faith - based on the story of the changing of water into wine at a Wedding Cana - do we have it? . President & Preacher: Rev Bill Church. Music by Jackson, Allain, Mathias, Marenzio and Eben.

Our 6.30 service was a time of quiet and reflection as we prepare for the arrival of a new Bishop and the Presentation in the Temple, marked in our Family Christingle next week.

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • We hold in our hearts Archdeacon Jane and her family as she and they prepare for her consecration as Bishop of Hertford this Thursday in Canterbury Cathedral, a move to a new home and a new way of life.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rev Jo Loveridge, Piotr (Peter) Bodnarski and his family. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Rosemary Graves and Russell Cartwright, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Winifred Cowles, Frederick Streater, James Wood and William Matthews .

3rd Sunday of Epiphany

National Service

How do we welcome the stranger?

Rev Mark Nam, from United Church, Longwell Green in Diocese of Bristol led a service for the Third Sunday of Epiphany.

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Choral Eucharist 11.15 am

Join us for our Choral Eucharist on the Third Sunday of Epiphany. This service, we were thinking about what it means to follow Jesus and how we might follow in our lives today. Our preacher was Canon Dr Tim Bull.

Follow along with the order of service and this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Our 10.00am Family Eucharist was based on the story of Simon Peter and friends becoming "Fishers of Men" and what that means for us today . President: Rev Jo. Preacher: Rev Doug Loveridge. Music by Blackwell, Mathias, Gibbons, Stanford & Buxtehude.

Our 6.30 service of Choral Evensong explored the Christian Call. Music by Tomkins, Turle, Byrd & Gibbons.

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rev Jo Loveridge, Piotr (Peter) Bodnarski and his family. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Rosemary Graves and Russell Cartwright, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Dennis Goodrum, William Millett, Leslie Long and Beatrice Martyn .

 

2nd Sunday of Epiphany

National Service

Rev Jess Swift, from St Ann's Tottenham, led a Service for the Second Sunday of Epiphany.

Corin Pilling, UK Director of Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries, preached on the wellbeing of our communities.

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Parish Eucharist 9.30 am

Join us for our Parish Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Epiphany. In this service and season we celebrated the ways in which God is revealed to us and to the world, and we reflected today on our Gospel reading on what John the Baptist meant when he described Jesus as the Lamb of God. The service was sung by the Parish Singers and our preacher was Canon Will Gibbs.

Follow along with the order of serviceand this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Our 10.00am Parish Communion focussed on John the Baptist's testimony about the mission of our Lord (John 1.29-42). President: Rev Jo. Sermon: Dialogue with Janet & Martin Bird. Music by Handel and Elgar.

Our 6.30 service of Choral Compline expanded on this theme. Music by Lloyd, Kerll and much plainsong.

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rev Jo Loveridge, Piotr (Peter) Bodnarski and his family. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Rosemary Graves and Russell Cartwright, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Ethel Stanford and Ruth Degen .

 

Epiphany

National Service

A Service for Epiphany came from St Christopher’s Church, Hanwell, London, and was led by Rev Suzanne Vernon-Yorke.

Inspired by the collective gifts of the wise men, the sermon was delivered by a number of people from St Christopher’s Church, Hanwell

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Choral Eucharist 11.15 am

Join us this Sunday morning for our Choral Eucharist which celebrated the Feast of Epiphany. Our preacher was The Dean, The Very Reverend Jo Kelly-Moore, and we welcomed and thanked Lees Court Music who sang the mass to a setting by Palestrina.

Follow along with the order of serviceand this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Our 10.00am Parish Communion saw the arrival of the Wise Men. President & Preacher: Rev Jo. Music by Te Velde, Duruflé, Byrd, Warlock & Tambling.

Our 6.30 service was a Carol Service for Epiphany with special music and readings.

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers and Rev Jo Loveridge. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Helga Pink, Pope Benedict XVI, Rosemary Graves and Russell Cartwright, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Barbara Melville, Leslie Reed, Winifred Baker, Florence Summerfield, Frank Conisbee and Robin Cook .

 

New Years day

National Service

Celebrate the start of a new year, and join us from The Benefice of Trelawny, Cornwall. Rev Richard Allen led a Service for the Second Sunday of Christmas.

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Combined Eucharist 10.00 am

Join us for a Combined Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Christmas. As we entered a new year, we celebrated Jesus who is 'God with us' at our beginnings and our endings, and all that comes between. The service was sung by the Parish Singers and our preacher was Canon Kevin Walton.

Follow along with the order of serviceand this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

We marked the start of a new year with a Family Eucharist at 10.00 am. President & Preacher: Rev Jo. More carols for us all to sing!

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rosemary Graves and Rev Jo Loveridge. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Helga Pink and Pope Benedict XVI, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Margot Carne, Ruth Long, Gladys Swannell, Michael Wingate, Annie Barden and Winifred Chuck .

 

Christmas

National Service

Whether you were by yourself, or with loved ones, celebrate with us from St Andrew the Great, Cambridge for our Christmas Day service.

Rev Alasdair Paine led our service, and Rev Robbie Strachan preached.

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Choral Vespers 5.30 pm Christmas Eve

As night fell on Christmas Eve, this beautiful and reflective service of music, readings and prayer marked the end of Advent and the beginning of Christmas. The service was sung by the Boys and Lay Clerks of the Cathedral Choir.

Follow along with the order of service

Midnight Mass 11.00 pm Christmas Eve

Midnight Mass marked the beginning of Christmas with the traditional night-time celebration of the Eucharist. The service saw Christmas Eve give way to Christmas Day. Popular carols and an atmospheric performance of a chosen Mass were sung in this service by the Boys and Lay Clerks of the Cathedral Choir.

Follow along with the order of service.

Parish Eucharist 11.15 am Christmas Day

Join our Parish Eucharist for Christmas Day, sung by the St Albans Cathedral Girls Choir and Lay Clerks of the Cathedral Choir.

Follow along with the order of service from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Christmas Eve

You were invited to join us at 4.00 pm for our annual family-friendly Crib Service. Children were invited to come dressed as Mary, Joseph, King, Angel, Shepherd or in a special Christmas outfit

We marked the beginning of Christmas with a First Communion starting at 11.30 pm.

And we celebrated on Chrismas day with a Family Eucharist at 10.00 am.

Each service had many traditional carols for us all to to sing - all welcome to any/all - and the heating was on!

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rosemary Graves and Rev Jo Loveridge. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Helga Pink, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Charles Gilbert .

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent

National Service

Yashua Sohail, Immersive Member at the Community of St Anselm, led our Service for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.

Join us from The Crypt Chapel, Lambeth Palace, where Rev Shannon Preston preached on ‘The message of joy we are waiting for.’

This service has subtitles and BSL interpretation.

Cathedral Service

Choral Matins 11.15 am

Join us for Matins on the final Sunday of Advent. We celebrated the unique place of Mary in the story of our salvation but also of Joseph who offers his love and protection to the mother and child. The service was sung by the Cathedral Choir and our preacher was Canon Kevin Walton.

Follow along with the order of servicefrom the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

In our Family Eucharist at 10.00 am we heard about Mary and Joseph. President & Preacher: Rev Jo. Music by McDowall, MacMillan, Carter & Vivian. Coffee & Chat followed at the end - and we have the heating on!!

Our Candlelit Service of Lessons and Carols was held at 7.00 pm. And the heating is still on!

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rosemary Graves and Rev Jo Loveridge. .
  • We remember those who have died, especially Helga Pink, and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Jane West, Edith Wright, Frederick Matthews, Gabriel Rayner and Rose Fletcher .

 

Third Sunday of Advent

National Service

A Service for the Third Sunday of Advent was led by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.

As we reflect on the hope of the Christmas story, join us from the chapel at Bishopthorpe Palace, for a service of comfort for those who may find this time of year difficult.

Cathedral Service

Choral Eucharist 11.15 am

On the Third Sunday of Advent, Reverend Canon Dr Tim Bull preached about the theme of doubt. He explored those who question their faith and explored why those who do doubt may be nearer to the kingdom of God than those who hold unwavering to their dogmatic beliefs.

Follow along with the order of service and this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

In our Parish Communion at 10.00 am we heard Jesus explain who John the Baptists is and his role. Music by Redford, Gibbons and J.S.Bach. Coffee & Chat followed at the end - and we had the heating on!!

Our 6.30 pm Choral Evensong looked forward to the arrival of Jesus. Music by Morley, Ford, Redford and plainsong. And the heating will still be on!

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rosemary Graves, Janet Laroude and Sheila Pettman. .
  • We remember those who have died and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Esther Lindsay, June Wrangles, Elizabeth Gilby, Frank Neville, Wendy Burt, Ernest Chambers, William Summerfield and Colin Albany .

 

Second Sunday of Advent

National Service

Join us for our Service for the Second Sunday of Advent, from Holy Trinity Leytonstone.

Rev Polly Kersys-Hull led the service, and trustee of @estatechurches, and Bishop of Barking, Rt Rev Lynne Cullens preached.

Rev Alan Moss from St Mary's Church Walthamstow shared more about the Christingle.

Cathedral Service

Choral Eucharist 11.15 am

As we prepare for Christmas, Reverend Jonny Lloyd explored how John the Baptist prepared for the coming of Jesus the Messiah.

Follow along with the order of service and this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Services at All Saints

Our Family Service at 10.00 am took us from Creation to Revelation in four easy steps. Led by some of our children, this All-Age Service for #Advent was open to all. Activity, Coffee & Chat follow at the end - and we have the heating on!!

Our 6.30 pm Today's Choral Communion (18.30) looked at the role of John the Baptist - who he is and who he isn't. President Rev Jo, preacher Rev Doug. Music by Howells (Missa Collegium Regale), Stainer & Bullard. And the heating was still be on - but no fires!

Links

If you prefer we have provided links to a 'virtual' service for you to enjoy in your own time.

Digital Service

Collects and readings

Gloria
Creed

Prayers for today and this week:

  • We pray for everyone affected by the CoVID-19 pandemic, natural and man-made disasters or war.
  • We pray for all who are frightened or worried.
  • We recall all those who have gone before, those celebrated by the Church, those known to a few and those known only to you.
  • We pray for those without faith, hope or love.
  • Amongst our congregations and friends, we pray for Nerine Chalmers, Rosemary Graves and Sheila Pettman. .
  • We remember those who have died especially Jean Eyre and Rev Bill Kemm and all who mourn them.
  • And in our year's mind Dora Davey, Harry Beale and Phyllis Froude .

 

Advent Sunday

National Service

Join us for our first service of Advent, from St James Garlickhythe, City of London.

Fr Tim Handley led the service and preached on 'expectation and preparation'.

Cathedral Service

Parish Eucharist 9.30 am

We were delighted to welcome Bishop Christine Hardman to preach in her role as Assistant Bishop of the Diocese on the First Sunday of Advent.

Follow along with the order of service and this week's notice sheet from the Cathedral.

 

Previous services

Fourth Sunday of Epiphany 29th January
Wedding at Cana/Candlemas

Third Sunday of Epiphany 22nd January
'Fishers of People'

Second Sunday of Epiphany 15th January
'The Lamb of God'

Epiphany 8th January
Wise Men

New Years Day 1st January
New Year

Christmas Day 25th December
Christmas

Fourth Sunday of Advent 18th December
Mary

Third Sunday of Advent 11th December
Honest Doubts

Second Sunday of Advent 4th December
John the Baptist

Advent Sunday 27th November
Be prepared

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