Church Service for Christmas Day 2013

From Christmas Day, 7:08 am on 25 December 2013

This year's Christmas Service comes from St Marks Anglican Church in Remuera, Auckland.

This service with music is led by the Vicar of St Mark's, the Reverend Mark Sullivan.

The St Mark's Parish Choir is under the baton of organist and Director of Music Brian Millar, as is the soloist, singer Felicity Mayne.

We begin with a blessing by the Reverend Mark Sullivan.

All Music performed by the congregation & choir of St Mark's Anglican Church in Remuera, Auckland.

Music details

A Pukeko in a Ponga Tree (words Rev. Kingi Ihaka. Music traditional);

Pohutakawa Carol (words Fr. E (Ted) Forsman, music E. Forsman, arranged by prof. C. Moor-Karoly);

Carol our Christmas, an upside down Christmas (words Shirley Murray, music Colin Gibson) © 1992 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission;

Nativity (words Ruth Grey, music Brian Millar);

Christmas Cradle Song (words William Blake, music David Hamilton);

Te Harinui (words/music Willow Macky);

And did you see him, little star? (words Helen Clyde, music Colin Gibson);

Come now Lord Jesus (words Shirley Murray, music Zulu melody, arranged by Roy Tankersley);

Grandparents Carol (words/music Rae Nield);

O Child (words/music Brian Millar);

Silent Night (words Joseph Mohr, music Franz Gruber).