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St James’ Church, West End, Southampton SO30 3AT.  Registered Charity Number 1132863
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December 2018 January 2019

December 2018

2 December
Advent Sunday

9.30am Parish Eucharist with Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 25:1-9; Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36

Preacher: Brenda Holden

Voluntaries: No 2 of Three Liturgical Improvisations - Oldroyd;
Sortie: Nun Danket alle Gott - Rawsthorne

11.00am Church Alive with Holy Communion

Reading: Luke 21:25-36

6.30pm Advent Carol Service

5 December

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Isaiah 25:6-10a; Matthew 15:29-37

9 December
Second Sunday of Advent

9.30am Parish Eucharist with Pathfinders

Readings: Benedictus (Song of Zachariah); Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6

Preacher: Archdeacon Peter Rouch

Voluntaries: Two French Carols - César Franck;
Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes Sohn (BWV 601) - Bach

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: Luke 3:1-6

6.30pm Christmas Tree Festival Carol Concert

12 December

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 103:8-13; Isaiah 40:25-end; Matthew 11:28-end

14 December

7.00pm Special Lives service

16 December
Third Sunday of Advent

9.30am Parish Eucharist with Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 146:4-end; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18

Preacher: Revd Linda Galvin

Anthem: Gaudate - Anon

Voluntaries: Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen Nun sei willkommen, Jesus lieber - Brahms;
Fuga C-dur (BWV 545) - Bach

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: Luke 3:7-18

12.30pm Baptisms

6.30pm Nine lessons and Carols

19 December

11.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 71:3-8; Judges 13:2-7, 24-end; Luke 1:5-25

23 December
Fourth Sunday of Advent

9.30am Parish Eucharist with Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 80:1-8; Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-45

Preacher: Brenda Holden

Voluntaries: Preludium & Fuge Gdur (BWV 550) - Bach; Fantasia in G Major (BWV 572) - Bach

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: Luke 1:39-45

6.30pm Informal Worship

24 December
Christmas Eve

4.00pm Christingle

6.00pm Christingle

11.30pm Midnight Mass

Readings: Psalm 89: 2, 19-27; 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11, 16; Luke 1:67-79

Preacher: Revd Linda Galvin

Choir Carol: Jesus Christ is born today

Voluntaries: Selection from Six Carol Preludes - Gordon Phillips;
Nun Danket alle Gott - Karg-Elert

25 December
Christmas Day

10.30am Christmas Eucharist

Readings: Isaiah 9:2-7; Luke 2:1-20

Preacher: Carol Kidd

Voluntaries: Komm, sag es allen weiter - Benke; Toccata - Widor

26 December: No 10am Holy Communion

30 December
First Sunday of Christmas

9.30am Parish Eucharist with Pathfinders

Readings: Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-end

Preacher: Revd Linda Galvin

Voluntaries: Noël Écossais - Guilmant; Festival Toccata - Percy Fletcher

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: Luke 2:41-end

No 8.00am or evening services

January 2019

2 January

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 98:1-4; 1 John 2:22-28; John 1:19-28

6 January
Epiphany

9.30am  Parish Eucharist and Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 72:10-15; Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12

Preacher: Brenda Holden

11.00am Church Alive with Holy Communion

Reading: Matthew 2:1-12

6.30pm Epiphany Evensong

9 January

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 72:1, 10-13; 1 John 4:11-18; Mark 6:45-52

13 January
Second Sunday of Epiphany
Baptism of Christ

9.30am Parish Eucharist and Pathfinders  

Readings: Psalm 29; Acts 8: 14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

Preacher: Carol Kidd

11.00am Church Alive

Readings: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

6.30pm Prayers for Healing

16 January

10.00am Holy Communion  

Readings: Psalm 105:1-9; Hebrews 2:14-end; Mark 1:29-39

20 January
Third Sunday of Epiphany  

9.30am Parish Eucharist and Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11

Preacher: Bishop Jonathan

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: John 2:1-11

6.30pm Sung Evensong

Readings: Psalm 96; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 1:29-42

Preacher: Alan Jenkins

23 January

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 110:1-4; Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17; Mark 3:1-6

27 January
Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

8.00am Holy Communion  

Readings: Psalm 19:1-6; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

9.30am Parish Eucharist and Pathfinders

Readings: Psalm 19:1-6; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

Preacher: Brenda Holden  

11.00am Church Alive

Reading: Luke 4:14-21

6.30pm Taize Service

30 January 2019

10.00am Holy Communion

Readings: Psalm 110:1-4; Hebrews 10:11-18; Mark 4:1-20