Choral Evensong with Bishop Rob Wickham

St Mary Magdalene

2019-07-21 choral evensong with Bishop Rob Wickham

Join us for a special Choral Evensong on our Patronal Festival with Bishop Rob Wickham who will be blessing our newly restored organ followed by a reception in the hall.

Choral Evensong at St Mary Magdalene

St Mary Magdalene

2018 Choral Evensong October 7

Join us on the evening of Sunday October 7 for a Choral Evensong where we will be joined by friends augmenting our choir. This peaceful, thoughtful service will be led our vicar Gordon with the music led by Jonathan and Rory. All welcome!

Vicar’s Blog June 2018

Vicar’s Blog ~ June 2018 Dear Friends,Suddenly summer is upon us, after what can only be described as a bumpy ride in! Which means we can turn our attention to the summer of 2020 – only 2 years away. Casting our minds back 8 years, we went with 50 others to Oberammergau, the Bavarian town where the famous Passion Play … Read More

Choral Evensong at Rochester Cathedral

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Rochester Cathedral event

For this special occasion we will be traveling to Rochester Cathedral where the choir and friends will lead Choral Evensong. All are welcome to come along to take part in the service and support the choir. The church is the cathedral of the Diocese of Rochester in the Church of England and the seat (cathedra) of the Bishop of Rochester, … Read More

Evensong with APCM

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Choral Evensong and Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Evensong which is followed by the Annual Parochial Church Meeting where we have the opportunity to hear reports from PCC members on various church matters. Evening Prayer is a liturgy in use in the Anglican tradition celebrated in the late afternoon or evening. It is also commonly known as Evensong, especially when the office is rendered chorally, that is, when … Read More

Shakespeare Anniversary Meditation

Yesterday was the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. It is also possible that he was born on the same date 52 years earlier, as we know he was baptised on April 26th and it was usual to baptise a baby on the third day after birth. So this weekend the world is celebrating a man about whom … Read More

Choral Evensong 2015

We have just sung one of the few hymns of which both the author of the words and the composer of the tune are women. In fact of those that there are, this is probably the most famous. And it is the centenary of the death of one of those women that we commemorate – and celebrate – this week. … Read More

St Paul’s Cathedral Choristers Visit

Choral Evensong On Saturday 7th February 2004, we were delighted to welcome the Choristers of St Paul’s Cathedral, directed by John Scott, to sing Choral Evensong in St Mary Magdalene’s Church. Huw Williams, the Sub organist of St Paul’s played the organ, and Canon Lucy Winkett, the Precentor, preached a sermon. The setting for the Canticles was Dyson in C … Read More