Christmas Worship 2018  ***  St. Andrew's Church, Penrith

Sunday 16th December at 6.30 p.m. Service of Lessons & Carols                               

Service of Lessons & Carols with music by St. Andrew's church choir and members of Penrith Singers. The service starts at 6.30 p.m. but Penrith Singers will sing carols from 6 p.m. Mince pieces, mulled wine and coffee serviced afterwards.

O Come All Ye Faithful               **************                'Glory! to the new-born King

You are warmly invited to our annual carol service, a service of Lessons & Carols sung by a larger choir made up of choristers from St. Andrew's Choir and members of the Penrith Singers. Address will be by the Rector, Revd. Canon David Sargent, vicar of St. Andrew's.

Organist and director of music: Colin Marston. Assisant Organist: Mathew Caton. Soloist: Alistair Harper.

Carols in this year's service include: Adam lay ybounden (music by Boris Ord), Dormi Jesu (Edmund Rubbra), Away in a manager (Traditional Normandy tune, arr. Reginald Jacques), the French traditional carol 'Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?' arranged by David Willcocks (with tenor soloist), Awake, arise, good Christians (Late 19th century Yorkshire carol, arranged by Ian Russell. With poetry, readings, traditional scripture lessons

Penrith Singers and St. Andrew's Church are supporting Prostate Cancer UK. A retiring offering will support the work of this charity and the ministry of our church. Please give generously. Thank you.

 Service of Lessons  Carols Sunday 16th December 2018 at 6.30 p.m.

St. Andrew's view from north east corner of the churchyard on a winter day



Previous Concerts in St. Andrew's...

Saturday 17th November 2018 at 7.30 p.m.

Penrith Singers present music to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War and in hope for peace.

Soprano: Rachel Little
Baritone: Jonathan Millican
Organist: John Kitchen
Conductor: Edward Taylor
with Borders Brass


Part 1 

Guest - They Shall Grow Not Old

Ireland - Greater Love Hath No Man

Thalben-Ball - Elegy

Stanford - Songs of the Fleet

Part 2

Holst - Turn Back, Oh Man

Parry - My Soul, There is a Country

Elgar - A Prelude on a Theme from

Spirit of England (Organ Piece)

Elgar - Spirit of England

Vaughan-Williams - Old 100th


Penrith Singers in concert, December 2011


Christ in the Heart of Penrith

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