Canon in Residence:
27 - 29 The Dean; 30 - 31 Canon Howe; 1 - 3 The Precentor;4 - 17 The Chancellor; 18 - 23 The Precentor

Dean
The Very Reverend Dr N T Wright

Precentor
The Reverend Canon Charles Taylor

Organist and Master of the Choristers
Mr Andrew Lumsden


THE FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS - Sunday 27 December(Decani)

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Processional Hymn 22
  • Darke in A minor
  • So gentle the donkey Barnard
  • Ding dong! Merrily on high trad., arr., Wood
  • Hymns 33 (omit *), 31
  • Preacher: The Reverend Prebendary I Cook
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Rose Responses
  • Psalm(s) 84
  • Dyson in D
  • Spanish Carol Rutter
  • Hymns 27, 28

  • THE HOLY INNOCENTS - Monday 28 December

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 124, 128

  • JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST - Tuesday 29 December

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 97
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 21

  • Wednesday 30 December - Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 144, 146
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 147, 149

  • Thursday 31 December - John Wyclif, Theologian, Reformer, 1384

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 145
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 148, 150

  • THE NAMING AND CIRCUMCISION OF JESUS - Friday 1 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 115
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 148

  • Saturday 2 January

    9.30am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 9, 10, 11
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Beckenham Parish Church
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Hymn 39
  • Psalm(s) 12, 13
  • Wood in C minor
  • In dulci jubilo trad., arr., Rutter

  • THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS - Sunday 3 January(Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the choir of Beckenham Parish Church
  • Introit: Ding dong! Merrily on high trad., arr,. Wood
  • Missa brevis in C Mozart
  • Myn lyking Terry
  • Emmanuel Praetorius
  • Hymns 45 [tune 425], 285(ii), 431
  • Preacher: The Reverend Prebendary A Hadley
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of Beckenham Parish Church
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Psalm(s) 85
  • Aston in F
  • Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Gardner
  • Hymns 41 [tune 3(i)], 23

  • Monday 4 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 19, 20, 21
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 22, 23

  • Tuesday 5 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 24, 25, 26
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer on the Eve of The Epiphany
  • Psalm(s) 98, 113

  • THE EPIPHANY - Wednesday 6 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer and Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 2, 8
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) at the High Altar 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 96, 97
  • 7.30pm Sung Eucharist of The Epiphany sung by the Cathedral Chamber Choir
  • Spatzenmesse Mozart
  • A New Year Carol Britten
  • Hymns 52, 47, 48

  • Thursday 7 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 35, 36
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 37

  • Friday 8 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 38, 39, 40
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 41, 42, 43

  • Saturday 9 January

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 44, 45, 46
  • 5.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Alpege's Church, Solihull
  • Ayleward Responses
  • Hymn 51
  • Psalm(s) 47, 48, 49
  • Murrill in E
  • Here is the little door Howells

  • THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EPIPHANY (The Baptism of Jesus) - Sunday 10 January (Decani)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B) sung by the choir of St Alphege's Church, Solihull
  • Processional Hymn 49
  • Messe de minuit Charpentier
  • Tres magi de Gentibus Lang
  • O sacrum convivium Croce
  • Hymns 58 [tune 12], 347
  • Preacher: The Dean
  • 3.30pm Evensong sung by the choir of St Alphege's Church, Solihull
  • Neary Responses
  • Psalm(s) 29
  • Dyson in D
  • When Jesus our Lord Mendelssohn
  • Hymns 52, 56 (omit v4)

  • Monday 11 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 56, 57
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 59, 60, 61

  • Tuesday 12 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 62, 63, 64
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 65, 66, 67

  • Wednesday 13 Janaury - Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, Teacher, 367

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 68
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 69, 70

  • The Cathedral Choir returns from vacation

    Thursday 14 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 71, 72
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Sharpe Responses
  • Psalm(s) 73, 74
  • Wood in G
  • Ante luciferum genitus Handl

  • Friday 15 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 75, 76, 77
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong (unaccompanied) in the Lady Chapel
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 78
  • Gibbons (The Short Service)
  • Bethlehem Down Warlock

  • Saturday 16 January

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 79, 80, 81
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Hymn 46 [tune 76]
  • Psalm(s) 82, 83, 84, 85
  • Darke in F
  • Benedicamus Domino Warlock

  • THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EPIPHANY - Sunday 17 January (Cantoris)

    8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 10.30am Sung Eucharist (Rite B)
  • Psalm 100
  • Jackson in G
  • Te Deum Vaughan Williams in G
  • A New Year Carol Britten
  • Hymns 353 (omit *), 302, 200 (omit v2)
  • Preacher: The Reverend P Davis Minister of Lichfield Methodist Church
  • 3.30pm Evensong
  • Smith Responses
  • Psalm(s) 121, 126
  • Stanford in C
  • When Jesus our Lord Mendelssohn
  • Hymns 393, 333

  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins (until 25th)

    Monday 18 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A)
  • Psalm(s) 90, 91, 92
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 93, 94,
  • Daniel Purcell in E minor
  • Lo, star-led chiefs Crotch

  • Tuesday 19 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 95, 96, 97
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Chad's Head 5.30pm Evensong
  • Reading Responses
  • Psalm(s) 98, 99, 100, 101
  • Moeran in D
  • Videntes stellam Poulenc

  • Wednesday 20 Janaury

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 102, 103
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evening Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 104

  • Thursday 21 January - Agnes, Virgin, Martyr, 304

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 105
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong sung by the Vicars Choral in the Lady Chapel
  • Tallis Responses
  • Psalm(s) 106
  • Magnificat tone ii
  • Nunc dimittis for twleve voices Palestrina
  • The Coventry Carol 16th century, anon

  • Friday 22 January

    7.40am Morning Prayer
  • Psalm(s) 107
  • 9.30am Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Lady Chapel 5.30pm Evensong (unaccompanied) in the Lady Chapel
  • Byrd Responses
  • Psalm(s) 108, 109
  • Morley (The Short Service)
  • Vox in Rama Kirbye

  • Saturday 23 January

    9.30am Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Rite A) in the Chapel of St Michael
  • Psalm(s) 110, 111, 112, 113
  • 5.30pm Evensong
  • Byrd Responses
  • Hymn 481 [tune 462]
  • Psalm(s) 114, 115
  • Brewer in D
  • Look up, sweet babe Berkeley

  • last updated: 21 December, 1998
    ©1998 Richard Shakeshaft