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Choral Evensong for Candlemas

A head and shoulders picture of the the Venerable Claire Wood, Archdeacon of Loughborough

To mark the end of the Epiphany season we keep the feast day of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, otherwise known as Candlemas.

The choir leads a service of Choral Evensong and a sermon will be given by the Venerable Claire Wood, Archdeacon of Loughborough.


Introit: When to the temple Mary went Eccard

Hymn: New light has dawned

Preces & Responses: Ayleward 

Psalm: 24 (7-10) Chant 19 Battishill 

Canticles: Stanford in C 

Anthem: O thou the central orb Wood

Hymn: Hail to the Lord who comes