Tag Archive: Preaching

  1. Ascension Day Festal Eucharist

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    Join us for worship at Newcastle Cathedral as our Easter season begins to draw to its joyful close and we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.

    A glorious service, with procession and incense, hymns and short address. Sung by the Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars.

    Please come and sit in the Chapel of the Ascension at the East (far) end of the Cathedral where the service sheets may be found.

  2. Easter Day Festal Eucharist

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    Easter Day Festal Eucharist – a joyful Resurrection celebration, with the Bishop of Berwick.

    We would love to welcome you to Sunday Morning Eucharist – the Cathedral’s main service of the week, when the community gathers to hear God’s word read and preached, and to share Holy Communion together.

    Hymns ancient and contemporary are sung and in term time the choir sings a choral setting and anthem.

    Children are welcome at Junior Church during the service, or to explore the activities in our Children’s Area.

    This service lasts about an hour and a quarter and is followed by refreshments.

  3. Holy Week Sung Eucharist and Homily

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    Holy Week Sung Eucharist and Homily – a simple, plainsong service of Holy Communion with a short reflection.
  4. Palm Sunday Sung Eucharist

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    This is the principal service of the week, when the Cathedral community gathers together around the altar to celebrate the Holy Communion, recalling the Last Supper which Jesus shared with his friends on the night before he died, in which he told them to break bread together and to share the cup of wine in remembrance of him. Hymns are sung, in term time the Choir sings a setting of parts of the service, there are bible readings, a sermon and prayers before we share the sacrament together. Mainly modern language is used. This service lasts approximately 75 minutes.
  5. Palm Sunday Procession of Palms

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    Palm Sunday Procession of Palms from the Castle to the Cathedral for a Sung Eucharist with Passion Reading and distribution of Palm Crosses.

    Gather under the railway arch next to the Black Gate, Newcastle Castle at 9:50am to set off at 10:00am.

  6. Passion Sunday Sung Eucharist and Homily

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    Today we welcome Strathclyde University Chamber Choir who takes the principal part in this service, when the Cathedral community gathers together around the altar to celebrate the Holy Communion, recalling the Last Supper which Jesus shared with his friends on the night before he died, in which he told them to break bread together and to share the cup of wine in remembrance of him. Hymns are sung, the Choir sings a setting of parts of the service, there are bible readings, a sermon and prayers before we share the sacrament together. Mainly modern language is used. This service lasts approximately 75 minutes.

    About Strathclyde University Chamber Choir

    Formed in 1980 under the direction of Alan Tavener, and comprising students and staff from Strathclyde University, as well as singers from the wider community in the West of Scotland, the Strathclyde University Chamber Choir has a repertoire ranging from plainsong and renaissance music to 20th century and contemporary pieces. In addition to regular Easter holiday visits to all the great northern English cathedrals, the choir sings occasional services in Glasgow and its environs, and gives two or three concerts a year, as well as undertaking various fundraising events. The choir has championed the work of several young composers, including Toby Young, Alan Craig and Emily Crossland, and has had a long-standing relationship with Sir James MacMillan, for whose son’s wedding in 2018 it was honoured to provide the music. It has also been broadcast on Radios 3, 4 and 2. While in Newcastle the choir will be giving an informal concert to young patients at the Great North Children’s Hospital.

     

  7. Remembrance Sunday Sung Eucharist

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    10am – Remembrance Sunday Service of Holy Communion, with bugler playing for Act of Remembrance and 2 minute silence at 11.

    We would love to welcome you to Sunday Morning Eucharist – the Cathedral’s main service of the week, when the community gathers to hear God’s word read and preached, and to share Holy Communion together.

    Hymns ancient and contemporary are sung and in term time the choir sings a choral setting and anthem.

    Children are welcome at Junior Church during the service, or to explore the activities in our Children’s Area.

    This service lasts about an hour and a quarter and is followed by refreshments.

  8. Festal Eucharist

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    St Nicholas Cathedral will be marking the Queen’s Birthday celebrations with a festal Eucharist at 10.00am at which the Lord Lieutenant Mrs Sue Winfield will be present.

    The service will feature some well loved hymns and the Choir will sing anthems with a Royal flavour.

    After the service we shall cut a cake and toast her Majesty the Queen. We do hope you may be able to join us for this special occasion.

    For catering purposes, please could you let Ellie know if you are able to attend:

    0191 232 1939 or ellie.robertson@stnicholascathedral.co.uk

     

     

  9. Festal Eucharist of Ascension Day

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    Join us for worship at St Nicholas Cathedral as our Easter season begins to draw to its joyful close and we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.  A glorious service, with procession and incense, hymns and short address.

    The choir will be singing
    Mozart: Missa Brevis in C KV 220
    Stanford: Coelos Ascendit Hodie
    Finzi: God is gone up

    Please come and sit in the Chapel of the Ascension at the East (far) end of the Cathedral where the service sheets may be found.

  10. Sung Eucharist

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    We would love to welcome you to Sunday Morning Eucharist – the Cathedral’s main service of the week, when the community gathers to hear God’s word read and preached, and to share Holy Communion together.

    Hymns ancient and contemporary are sung and in term time the choir sings a choral setting and anthem.

    Children are welcome at Junior Church during the service, or to explore the activities in our Children’s Area.

    This service lasts about an hour and a quarter and is followed by refreshments.