Regular services

What to expect at our regular services, which are open to the public and free of charge.

This week's services

4th - 10th December 2022
Sunday, 4th December 2022
Second Sunday of Advent
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Dyson Benedicite in F
Stanford Benedictus in C
Stanford Benedictus (Sonata III in D minor Op 152 'Britannica')

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Rheinberger Mass in E flat
Elgar O hearken thou
Schumann Langsam (Six Fugues on BACH Op 60)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Prepare ye the way of the Lord
Gibbons and Barnard Responses
Howells Gloucester Service
Bruckner Virga Jesse
Dupré Le monde dans l'attente du Sauveur (Symphonie-Passion Op 23)

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave
James O'Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choristers

MacMillan Gaudeaumus in loci pace
Bach Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 659
Bach Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 661
Mendelssohn Sonata in B flat Op 65 no 4
   i Allegro con brio
   ii Andante religioso
   iii Allegretto
   iv Allegro maestoso

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer

Monday, 5th December 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Florence Nightingale Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

plainsong Conditor alme siderum
plainsong Responses
Monte Magnificat octavi toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Byrd Domine praestolamur adventum tuum

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Tuesday, 6th December 2022
St Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c 326
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Shrine
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
Wednesday, 7th December 2022
St Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, teacher of the faith, 397
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer Quire
said
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Thursday, 8th December 2022
The Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Victoria Ave Maria a 4
Tomkins Responses
Tavener Collegium Regale
Bruckner Tota pulchra es Maria

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Friday, 9th December 2022
7.30am Morning Prayer Quire
said
8.00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Wake, O wake
Tomkins Responses
Victoria Magnificat octavi toni
Wood Nunc dimittis in B flat
Byrd Laetentur caeli

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Saturday, 10th December 2022
8.00am Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said
8.40am Morning Prayer St Margaret's Church
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Wake, O wake
Tomkins Responses
Muhly Westminster Service
Gibbons This is the record of John
Buxtehude Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 149

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.