April 02, 2006

Easter Services 2006 - An update

Hi all - Just a quick update for you all as per the letter I sent out to all men and parents.

Easter Services 2006

Everything is as you are already aware about except for these minor changes:

Palm Sunday – (9th April) - the rehearsal is as usual but the service starts at 10:50 am with a procession singing ‘All Glory Laud and Honour’ and features the congregation joining the procession.

Maunday Thursday (13th April) 7pm full rehearsal and 8pm service (full choir)

Good Friday – ( 14th April) 3 hour vigil
As in previous years the boys will be in attendance for the first 1.5 hours (1200 – 1330) and the men from 1330 – 1500.

Easter Eve (Sat 15th April) is full choir as usual. There will be a confirmation in this service, 4 hymns and a sung exsultet. Rehearsal will be at 7pm as detailed on web to allow for additional work for Easter Day services.

Easter Day as usual Full Eucharist and Full Evensong

No rehearsals during Easter Week (17th – 23rd April)

23rd April Eucharist sung by a visiting choir not Parish Choir
No evensong

Rehearsals resume on Thursday 27th April full at normal times

Friday 28th April rehearsal for boys as usual 4.15pm – 5.45pm

14th May is the Maritime Service 3pm - Chamber Choir

4th June Whitsunday
Visitors expected – jolly setting of canticles and 4 hymns

There will be changes to some rehearsals in June

Full choir rehearsal Wednesday 31st May (6.30pm – 8.15pm Boys & 7.30pm – 9.00pm Men) NO REHEARSAL THURSDAY 1st JUNE

Normal rehearsal Thursday 8th June

No Boys’ Rehearsal Friday 9th, 16th & 23rd June

Rehearsal for boys Monday 5th, 12 & 19th June 4.15pm – 5.45pm

Full Choir Rehearsal Tuesday 13th & 20th June 6.30pm – 8.15pm boys & 7.30pm – 9.00pm men

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