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April 16, 2018

Evensong in historic church

The Anglican church of St George’s, Thames, New Zealand, has an interesting history from being born out of the discovery of gold in this area in the mid-late 1800s. At that time,Thames was bigger than Auckland and supplied the province with food! It had around 30,000 people living and working in the borough.

‘Today’ Brian Millar extends an invitation for you to attend this historic church 5.00pm Sunday 22 April 2018 for their Choral Evensong Service supported by the visiting choir from Auckland’s St Mark’s Anglican church, Remuera.

Officiant and preacher:
Rev. Brendon Wilkinson, vicar of St. George’s.

Cantor:
Rev. Dr. Tony Surman, from St. Mark’s.

Hymns:
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (St. Fulbert)
To the name of our salvation (Regent Square)
Jesus lives! Thy terrors now (St. Albinus)
Introit:
All shall be well (music: Orlando Gibbons)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: (Thomas Barrow)
Preces and Responses: Alan Knight
Anthem: The strife is o’er (music: Henry Ley)
Psalm 81:8-16 (chant: Noel Rawsthorne)
Final Responses: E. Naylor