The Benefice Choir

Vacancy for Organist

Axbridge Parish Church is seeking an organist to lead the music for the 10 a.m. Parish Communion services in our Church and, where possible, other events throughout the year.

Our Church has a thriving musical tradition and a vibrant congregation, and offers a warm spiritual heart to the town.

The Church’s priority is to appoint an organist.  We would welcome applicants who may be interested in leading the strong SATB choir.

Further details of commitment and remuneration, in line with RSCM rates, are available from:

Rev. Tim Hawkings,
The Rectory,
Cheddar Road,
BS26 2DL.

or email   revhawkings@googlemail.com

If you are interested in joining the Choir (by audition), please contact Rev. Tim Hawkings 01934 732261.

The Benefice Choir Calendar

Axbridge Church unless otherwise stated.

Date Service Music & Notes
Sunday 4th June - Pentecost Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Communion: de Severac - Tantum ergo (ms)
                     Veni sancte spiritu

Sunday 25th June - Axbridge Patronal Festival Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm: Dean - The Lord Speaks of Peace (ms)

Communion: Sands - Sing of the Lord's Goodness (ms)

  Diocesan / Deanery Music Festival

Rehearsals: Tuesdays 14th and 28th March 7.30 to 9 pm, 7.30 pm Thursday 22 June.
Services: Diocesan - Saturday 24th June (Wells)
               Deanery - Sunday 9th July (Axbridge).

Recent Music

When Music
Sunday 16th April - Easter Sunday (Axbridge) Farrell: God Beyond All Names
Perry: Cantate Domino
Thursday 14th April - Maundy Thursday

Tallis: If ye love me
Stainer: God so loved the world

Wednesday 1st March - Ash Wednesday Farrell: O God you search me and you know me
Saturday 11th February - Anniversary service Rutter: The Peace of God

Sunday 29th January 2017 - Benefice Eucharist

M/S - As the deer pants for running streams (Choir – verses)                              
Inwood: Come, light of the world…
Carol Service 2016 Manz : E’en so Lord Jesus, quickly come (ms)
J Joubert : Torches
M Owens : The holly and the ivy
P Hurford : Noel nouvelet
D Willcocks (arr) : Masters in this Hall
Advent Sunday 2016

Manz : E’en so Lord Jesus, quickly come (ms)

All Saints' Sunday 2016

R Vaughan Williams : O taste and see (1960 pg 4)
Harris : Holy is the true light (RSCM pg 58)


Some rehearsal music is available at andiwerx.com, see the links in the music list.

Last Updated by AG 7 May 2017