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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,
AXBRIDGE,
Somerset,
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

Date Service Music & Notes
Sunday April 29 – 5th Sunday United Benefice Communion Eucharist at 10am at Shipham

Hymns: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
             You are the vine
             Before the throne of God above
             Here is love vast as the ocean

Communion: Farrell: Jesus, you are the bread

Sunday May 6 – Axbridge Church Celebration of the Creative Arts Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Communion: Nardone: I give to you a new commandment

Sunday May 20 – Pentecost ???? Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm:

Communion:

Sunday June 24 – Axbridge Patronal Festival Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm:

Communion: Bruckner: Locus iste

Sunday July 29 – 5th Sunday United Benefice Communion Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm:

Communion:

Sunday September 30 – 5th Sunday United Benefice Communion Eucharist at 10am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm:

Communion:

Sunday November 11 – Centenary of 1918 Armistice Service of Remembrance at 11am at Axbridge

Hymns: TBD

Psalm:

Communion:

Sunday December 16 - Carol Service Rehearsal 3pm / Service 6.30pm at Axbridge  
Monday December 24 - Midnight Mass Music 11pm / Eucharist at 11.30pm at Axbridge  

Recent Music

When Music
Sunday 1st April - Easter (Axbridge) Farrell: Unless a grain of wheat
Maundy Thursday 29th March 2018

Terry: Richard de Castre's Prayer to Jesus
Schutz: Praise to Thee, Lord Jesus

Ash Wednesday 14th February 2018 Gibbons / Fletcher: Drop, drop slow tears
Inwood: Remember your mercy Lord
Walke: Lux aeternum
Sunday 24th December - Midnight Mass (Axbridge)

Before the service:
Gaudete
Gabriel's Message
Coventry Carol
Kings of Orient
Good King Wenceslas
Carol of the Bells
I saw three ships
A maiden most gentle

In the service:
Silent Night (German)
Bullard: Scot's Nativity

Sunday 17th December - Carol Service Bullard: Scot's Nativity
Waddinge: Sussex Carol
Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors: Coventry Carol
Sunday 30th July - UBC Rowberrow Campion / Lloyd: View me Lord
Rutter: God be in my head
Sunday 25th June 2017 - Axbridge Patronal Festival Dean: The Lord Speaks of Peace
Sands: Sing of the Lord's Goodness
Sunday 4th June 2017 - Pentecost

de Severac: Tantum ergo
Veni sancte spiritu

Sunday 16th April 2017 - Easter Sunday (Axbridge) Farrell: God Beyond All Names
Perry: Cantate Domino
Thursday 14th April 2017 - Maundy Thursday

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

Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Ash Wednesday Farrell: O God you search me and you know me
Saturday 11th February 2017 - 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 25 April 2018

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