March 24, 2024

Easter at All Saints Matamata

Tenebrae/ ‘Stations of the Cross’ Service.

 Wednesday 27th March. 6.30pm.

All Saints church choir will lead the Tenebrae Service on the Wednesday in Holy week, during which the eight ‘Stations of the Cross’ will be read. 

 Organ Chorale Preludes: ‘When I survey the wondrous cross’ and ‘Take up thy cross’ C.Hubert.H. Parry. will be presented by organist David Brookes.

The choir will sing the Taize Responses: ‘Stay with me’, ‘O Lord hear my prayer’, ‘Jesus remember me’; and the Trisagion Hymn ‘Holy God’.

The choir will present the African American Spiritual: ‘Where you there when they crucified my Lord’ arr by Winfred Douglas.

 The choir will also lead the congregation in singing the hymns: ‘Cross of Jesus’ Stainer;

‘O love how deep’15th cent Latin tr. B Webb; and ‘When I survey the wondrous cross’ Rockingham.

 The service will conclude in silence.

David Brookes.

 Organist and Choirmaster.