Church Service for Easter Sunday 27 March 2016

From Church Services, 11:06 am on 27 March 2016

This year’s Easter Service comes from the Cathedral Church of St Paul the Apostle in Dunedin.

A photo of St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon seen from the front entrance.

St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon. Photo: RNZ/Justin Gregory

The celebrant for this Service is the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Dunedin, The Right Reverend Dr Kelvin Wright. The preacher is the Dean of the Cathedral, the Very Reverend Dr Trevor James. Mr George Chittenden is the director of music. He leads the Cathedral Choir and also plays the pipe organ.

The service begins with an Introit called He Is Risen, written by Choir member Mr Richard Madden.

MUSIC DETAILS

All Music performed by the Cathedral Choir and congregation, led by Mr George Chittenden, the Cathedral’s Music Director.

Introit

He Is Risen.                                                               

(Richard Madden)

Processional Hymn

Jesus Christ is Risen Today.                                       

(Compleat Psalmodist 1749)

A portrait of the Very Reverend Dr Trevor James, the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon.

The Very Reverend Dr Trevor James, the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon. Photo: St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon.

The Offertory Hymn

The Day of Resurrection!

(John of Damascus 675-749, John Mason Neale 1818-1866)

Motet

Hallelujah

(George Frederic Handel 1685-1759)

Post-Communion Hymn

Thine Be the Glory

Edmund Budry (1864-1932)

Organ Voluntary

A portrait George Chittenden, Director of Music, St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon, seated at the cathedral's pipe organ.

George Chittenden, Director of Music, St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon. Photo: St Paul's Cathedral in The Octagon.

Toccata Festival

(Fredrik Sixten 1962 - )

READINGS DETAILS

Acts 10: 34-39                                                                   

Read by Cherie Stayner

John 20: 1-18.                                                                   

Read by Christine James