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Digital Service for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

All are welcome to join us- via our website- for a service of words and music on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 3 May...

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Digital Service for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted By : Anna Macham Thursday 30th April 2020
All are welcome to join us- via our website- for a service of words and music on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 3 May 2020, using the readings of the principal service of the day, which would normally have been the 10:30am Choral Eucharist at the Cathedral.  
This service is a service of the word, with readings, an address, prayers and musical items from recordings of the Choir of Salisbury Cathedral.  
The spoken parts of the service have been pre-recorded in our houses by members of the clergy.  The service is led by the Dean, the Very Revd Nicholas Papadopulos, with an address from Canon Anna Macham, Precentor.
 
Welcome and Introduction- The Dean
Reading: Acts 2.42-end- John Pitt-Brooke
Psalm 23- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Reading: John 10:1-10, followed by Address- Canon Anna Macham 
Anthem, S S Wesley, “Blessed be the God and Father”- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Creed- The Dean
Prayers- Led by Lisa Rodrigues
Hymn: “Dear Lord and Father of mankind”- Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Blessing- The Dean
Voluntary: J S Bach, Prelude and Fugue in C BWV 545
Music: 
-Psalm 23, from “The Complete Psalms of David Volume 2;” 
-“Blessed be the God and Father” , text: 1 Peter 1 vv. 3–5, 15–17, 22–25; music:  S S Wesley (1810-76), from “Best Loved Anthems from Salisbury” 
-“Dear Lord and Father of mankind,” text: John Whittier (1807-92); music: Repton, Hubert C Parry (1848-1918), from “Great Hymns from Salisbury”.  
All sung by the Choir of Salisbury Cathedral Choir directed by David Halls (with kind permission of Priory Records).  
Voluntary from “J. S. Bach from Salisbury: David Halls plays the Organ of Salisbury Cathedral,” recording by David Halls (with kind permission of Priory Records). 
 
Material in this recording is taken from Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England and Common Worship: Times and Seasons. © copyright The Archbishops’ Council 2000 and 2006.
This week we are also celebrating our 800th anniversary.  Please see here for our BBC Sunday Worship broadcast on Sunday 3 May.  Click here for a special service we put together to mark our 800th anniversary day.