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St Bride's Church, Fleet Street

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St Bride's Church, Fleet Street is a warm and welcoming Christian community, and one of the most famous and most fascinating historic churches in Central London. Our services are enhanced by wonderful music performed by our professional St Bride's Choir which sings Choral Eucharist at 11am & Choral Evensong at 5.30pm every Sunday of the year. They also sing at our many memorials, weddings, thanksgiving & carol services. St Bride's is known worldwide as the Journalists' Church, offering a spiritual home to all who work in the media. However, our ministry extends to everyone who lives and works within our parish, and to the thousands of visitors who come to us every year. Our beautiful Wren church provides a place of peace and a spiritual haven in the heart of the city for all who come. A place of Christian worship for 1500 years, we continue to proclaim the love of God here today. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made very welcome. If you would like to support us, please make a donation via https://www.justgiving.com/stbrideschurchfleetstreet

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street is a warm and welcoming Christian community, and one of the most famous and most fascinating historic churches in Central London. Our services are enhanced by wonderful music performed by our professional St Bride's Choir which sings Choral Eucharist at 11am & Choral Evensong at 5.30pm every Sunday of the year. They also sing at our many memorials, weddings, thanksgiving & carol services. St Bride's is known worldwide as the Journalists' Church, offering a spiritual home to all who work in the media. However, our ministry extends to everyone who lives and works within our parish, and to the thousands of visitors who come to us every year. Our beautiful Wren church provides a place of peace and a spiritual haven in the heart of the city for all who come. A place of Christian worship for 1500 years, we continue to proclaim the love of God here today. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made very welcome. If you would like to support us, please make a donation via https://www.justgiving.com/stbrideschurchfleetstreet

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St Bride's Church, Fleet Street is a warm and welcoming Christian community, and one of the most famous and most fascinating historic churches in Central London. Our services are enhanced by wonderful music performed by our professional St Bride's Choir which sings Choral Eucharist at 11am & Choral Evensong at 5.30pm every Sunday of the year. They also sing at our many memorials, weddings, thanksgiving & carol services. St Bride's is known worldwide as the Journalists' Church, offering a spiritual home to all who work in the media. However, our ministry extends to everyone who lives and works within our parish, and to the thousands of visitors who come to us every year. Our beautiful Wren church provides a place of peace and a spiritual haven in the heart of the city for all who come. A place of Christian worship for 1500 years, we continue to proclaim the love of God here today. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made very welcome. If you would like to support us, please make a donation via https://www.justgiving.com/stbrideschurchfleetstreet

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English


Episodes

Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music – Epiphany III

1/23/2021
This service of Choral Evensong for the Third Sunday of Epiphany, 24th January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Responses: Kenneth Leighton Psalm: 33: 1–12 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Evening Service in D – Charles Wood Sermon in Music: i) O God, who by the leading of a star – Thomas Attwood; ii)...

Duration:00:53:08

Choral Eucharist – Epiphany III

1/23/2021
This service of Choral Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Epiphany, 24th January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/3o9FSdH This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Setting: Berliner Messe – Arvo Pärt Psalm: 128 Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce Anthem: O sacrum convivium – Olivier Messiaen Organ...

Duration:01:09:37

Choral Evensong – Epiphany II

1/16/2021
This service of Choral Evensong for the Second Sunday of Epiphany, 17th January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/35HPTbL Responses: Thomas Tomkins Psalm: 96 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Fourth Evening Service – Adrian Batten Anthem: Omnes de Saba venient – Orlande de Lassus Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce Organ...

Duration:00:54:00

Choral Eucharist – Epiphany II

1/16/2021
This service of Choral Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Epiphany, 17th January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/3ie8AZV Setting: Missa brevis in D, K194 – W A Mozart Canticle: Jubilate in C – John Ireland Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce Anthem: The Lamb – John Tavener Organ Voluntary: Allegro maestoso, Sonata No 2...

Duration:01:05:42

Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music – Baptism of Christ

1/9/2021
This service of Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music on Sunday, 3rd January at 5:30pm, marks the feast of the Baptism of Christ, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/398ucT7 This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Responses: Philip Radcliffe Psalm: 46 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Evening Service in D –...

Duration:00:47:51

Choral Eucharist – Baptism of Christ

1/9/2021
This service of Choral Eucharist on Sunday, 10th January, marking the Baptism of Christ, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/2LrW2BF This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Setting: Missa Osculetur me – Orlande de Lassus Canticle: Jubilate in B flat – Charles Villiers Stanford Sermon: The Revd Dr Jeff...

Duration:01:00:34

Choral Evensong – Epiphany

1/2/2021
This service of Choral Evensong for Epiphany Sunday, 3rd January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/384tuqH Responses: John Reading Psalm: 98 Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis: Evening Service in F minor – Pelham Humfrey Anthem: Lo, star-led chiefs – William Crotch...

Duration:00:56:54

Choral Eucharist – Epiphany

1/2/2021
This service of Choral Eucharist for Epiphany Sunday, 3rd January, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/3rHO5sJ Setting: Communion Service in A flat – Basil Harwood Psalm: 72: 1–8 Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Peter Babington, St Mary le Strand Anthem: From the rising of...

Duration:01:03:13

Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music – Christmas I

12/26/2020
This service of Choral Evensong for the First Sunday of Christmas, 27th December, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Responses: Orlando Gibbons Psalm: 128 Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis: Fauxbourdon service – Orlando Gibbons Sermon in Music: i) Bethlehem Down – Peter Warlock; ii) There is no rose of such...

Duration:00:45:50

Choral Eucharist – John the Apostle and Evangelist

12/26/2020
This service of Choral Eucharist for the First Sunday after Christmas, 27th December, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Order of Service → https://bit.ly/2LW3k0G Setting: Communion Service in F – Herbert Sumsion Psalm: 148 Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce Anthem: Rocking – trad. arr. David Hill...

Duration:01:02:32

Christmas Day Family Service

12/24/2020
Our Family Communion Service at 11:00am on Christmas Day is an integral part of the Christmas festivities for many of our congregation members and visitors, as we celebrate the coming of the Prince of Peace and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. Christmas morning with its stockings, presents, and the burgeoning aromas of a wonderful Christmas dinner can be the most exciting and hectic of the year, but it is so important that we take the time to reflect on what it is that we are...

Duration:00:59:57

Christmas Eve Midnight Mass

12/23/2020
By long-standing tradition, we begin our 11:30pm service of Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve by singing the beautiful Austrian carol "Silent Night." It sets the tone of the service perfectly: the stillness of the dark night, and the sense of expectation, as we prepare for the wonder and the mystery of the birth of Christ two thousand years ago. The service is sung by St Bride's Choir accompanied by the St Bride's Orchestra, to whom many thanks. Our mass setting online will be one of Mozart's...

Duration:01:06:08

Sing Choirs of Angels

12/23/2020
Sing Choirs of Angels is a recent addition to our Advent calendar and has proved immensely popular. It takes place on Christmas Eve at 4:30pm for all those who cannot make it to Midnight Mass or for those who need a moment to draw breath and reflect in this busiest of times. Download Order of Service (pdf) → http://bit.ly/singchoirs_stbrides The service comprises seasonal music, readings and poetry conjuring up a celebratory yet reflective atmosphere ahead of the big day. St Bride's Choir...

Duration:00:50:26

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

12/19/2020
Our Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols on the last Sunday before Christmas, 20th December, offers the only chance during Advent to hear the full range of readings in the form of service devised by Eric Milner-White for King's College, Cambridge in 1918. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/nine_stbrides This year the service from King's College, Cambridge contains no new music but rather a mixture of old favourites and less familiar pieces and we have decided to follow their lead. The...

Duration:01:09:00

Choral Eucharist – Advent IV

12/19/2020
This service of Choral Eucharist for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, 20th December, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/3nwzjmd This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Setting: Mass in G minor – Ralph Vaughan Williams Canticle: Benedicite in B flat – Herbert Sumsion Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce...

Duration:01:10:31

Ceremony of Carols – Benjamin Britten

12/12/2020
Our annual performance of Britten's Ceremony of Carols on the Third Sunday of Advent, 13th December, is given by the upper voices of St Bride's Choir accompanied by harpist Sue Rothstein. It is preceded as usual by a short, candle-lit men's voices Evensong. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/2Kf3pM0 The work opens and closes with the chant "Hodie Christus natus est" (Today Christ is born)sung in procession. The chant is also the basis of the poignant and dramatic harp Interlude which is...

Duration:00:53:32

Choral Eucharist – Advent III

12/12/2020
This service of Choral Eucharist for the Third Sunday of Advent, 13th December 2020, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/3ozIiDg Setting: Missa Assumpta est Maria – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Psalm: 126 Sermon: The Revd Dr Jeff Lake, Associate Priest of St...

Duration:01:05:48

Advent Carol Service

12/5/2020
A traditional service of music and readings marking the beginning of Advent and the journey towards the light and hope of Christ's birth. Our Advent Carol Service on Sunday 6th December at 5:30pm is the first and most dramatic of our Advent events at St Bride's. Download the Order of Service (pdf) → https://bit.ly/33ILep4 At the heart of the darkest and bleakest month of the year, Christians mark the dawning of a new kind of hope, and the prospect of a different kind of future, as we...

Duration:00:58:50

Choral Eucharist – Advent II

12/5/2020
This service of Choral Eucharist for Second Sunday of Advent, 6th December, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Setting: Communion Service in A minor – Harold Darke Canticle: Benedicite in F – Robert Ashfield Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce Anthem: How beautiful upon the mountains – John Stainer...

Duration:01:02:15

Choral Eucharist – Advent Sunday

11/28/2020
This service of Choral Eucharist for Advent Sunday, 29th November, has been collated from archive live music recordings together with prayers, sermon and readings for the appointed day specially recorded in church and in people's homes. This service is sung by our professional St Bride's Choir. Setting: Messe basse - Gabriel Fauré Psalm: 122 Sermon: The Revd Canon Dr Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride's Anthem: Salve Regina - Francis Poulenc Organ Voluntary: Ave Maris Stella IV: Amen (Finale)...

Duration:01:04:28