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Service times

1st December 2019 - 31st December 2019
Sunday, 1st December 2019
First Sunday of Advent
11.00am Sung Eucharist

Setting: Leighton Missa brevis
Motet: MacMillan O Radiant Dawn
Voluntary: Mendelssohn Allegro maestoso e vivace from Sonata in B flat Op 65 no 4

Preacher: The Reverend Garry Swinton Priest Vicar

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
Francis Xavier, missionary, apostle of the Indies, 1552
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer
said with a hymn
Friday, 6th December 2019
St Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c 326
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
Sunday, 8th December 2019
Second Sunday of Advent
11.00am Sung Eucharist

Setting: Palestrina Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Motet: Praetorius Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Voluntary: Wagner arr Lemare Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhäuser

Preacher: The Reverend Dr Fiona Stewart-Darling Priest Vicar

Wednesday, 11th December 2019
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
Friday, 13th December 2019
St Lucy, martyr at Syracuse, 304
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
Sunday, 15th December 2019
Third Sunday of Advent
11.00am Sung Eucharist

Setting: Byrd Mass for four voices
Motet: Byrd Laetentur caeli
Voluntary: Wagner arr Lemare Walkürenritt from Die Walküre

Preacher: The Reverend Ralph Godsall Priest Vicar

Monday, 16th December 2019
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
Tuesday, 17th December 2019
O Sapientia
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
5.00pm Evening Prayer
said with a hymn
Sunday, 22nd December 2019
Fourth Sunday of Advent
O Rex gentium
11.00am Sung Eucharist

Setting: Lassus Missa Vinum bonum
Motet: Guerrero Ave Virgo sanctissima
Voluntary: Bach Prelude in G BWV 541i

Preacher: The Reverend Andrew Zihni Priest Vicar

6.00pm Service of Lessons and Carols
Monday, 23rd December 2019
O Emmanuel
12.30pm Holy Communion
said
Tuesday, 24th December 2019
Christmas Eve
6.00pm First Eucharist of Christmas

Setting: Schubert Mass II in G D167
Motets: Poulenc Quem vidistis pastores dicite
Lauridsen O magnum mysterium
Voluntary: Edmundson Toccata-Prelude on 'Vom Himmel hoch'

Preacher: The Reverend Ralph Godsall Priest Vicar

Wednesday, 25th December 2019
CHRISTMAS DAY
11.00am Festal Matins
Introit: arr Wood Ding dong! merrily on high
Responses: Leighton
Canticles: Howells Collegium Regale
Anthem: Byrd This day Christ was born

Voluntary: Bach Pièce d'orgue BWV 572

Preacher: The Reverend Dr Fiona Stewart-Darling Priest Vicar

Sunday, 29th December 2019
First Sunday of Christmas
11.15am Sung Eucharist Westminster Abbey

Preacher: The Reverend Christopher Stoltz Minor Canon and Precentor

WORSHIPPERS ATTENDING SERVICES ENTER FREE OF CHARGE. ALL ARE WELCOME.

Information for visitors

St Margaret’s welcomes all visitors, and entry is free.

Please check our opening times before visiting, as the church is closed sometimes.

Visitor opening times
Monday-Friday: 9.30am-3.30pm
Saturday: 9.30-1.30pm
Sunday: 2.30-4.30pm

How to get to St Margaret's Church

St Margaret's Church, St Margaret St, London SW1P 3JX

Underground

Westminster (Jubilee, District & Circle Lines)
St. James’s Park (District and Circle Lines)

National Rail

London Victoria (0.8 miles)
London Waterloo (0.8 miles)

Buses

Find your best journey via the Transport for London website

Upcoming events at St Margaret's Church

The Passage Carol Service

The Passage Carol Service

Friday, 13th December 2019

6.00pm - 7.00pm | St Margaret's Church | A minimum £25.00 donation per person is suggested

Service of Lessons and Carols

Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, 22nd December 2019

6.00pm - 7.00pm | St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

First Eucharist of Christmas

First Eucharist of Christmas

Tuesday, 24th December 2019

6.00pm - 7.10pm | St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

Christmas Day Choral Matins

Christmas Day Choral Matins

Wednesday, 25th December 2019

11.00am - 12.00pm | St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

Exterior of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Lord Moore service

Thursday, 16th January 2020

12.00pm - 1.00pm | St Margaret's Church | Tickets by application

Annual Day of Prayer: Seeking God’s Face

Annual Day of Prayer: Seeking God’s Face

Saturday, 18th January 2020

10.00am - 2.00pm | St Margaret's Church | Free, no booking required

Exterior of St Margaret's Church, Westminster

Sir Kenneth Warren service

Thursday, 30th January 2020

12.00pm - 1.00pm | St Margaret's Church | Tickets by application

If you have any questions about St Margaret’s Church, please contact:

Pamela Carrington
Rector’s secretary
[email protected]
020 7654 4847


For any enquiries relating to the Choir of St Margaret's, please contact:

Suzanne Wilson
Music Secretary
[email protected]
020 7654 4842

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