Events at Guildford Cathedral

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Please note that events are subject to change, especially those advertised more than a month in advance.

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Saturday 1st July 2017

Ember Day

Henry, John, and Henry Venn, priests, evangelical divines, 1797, 1813, 1873

8.40am
Morning Prayer (There will be NO Healing Eucharist on Saturday 1st July due to the Ordinations taking place that day. The next healing service will take place on Saturday 5th August.)
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Ordination of Priests (serving in the Diocese of Guildford)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 166, 398, Christ be our Light, 287, 609
Missa simplex - Katherine Dienes-Williams
O send out your light and your truth - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Preacher: The Revd Libby Talbot, Associate Rector, St Paul's and St George's, Edinburgh
President: The Bishop of Dorking
Organ: Toccata - Marcel Lanquetuit
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Third Sunday after Trinity

Proper 8

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Ordination of Deacons (serving in the parishes of the Archdeaconary of Surrey)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 208 (parts 2, 3 and doxology), 470, Bless the Lord O my soul, 383, 612
Guildford Mass - Philip Moore
Listen sweet dove - Grayston Ives
Preacher: Canon Robert Jenkins, formally vicar of Cobham and Stoke d'Abernon
President: The Bishop of Guildford
Organ: Marche pontificale - Charles-Marie Widor
3.00pm
Ordination of Deacons (serving in the parishes of the Archdeaconary of Dorking)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 208 (parts 2, 3 and doxology), 470, Bless the Lord O my soul, 383, 612
Guildford Mass - Philip Moore
Listen sweet dove - Grayston Ives
Preacher: Canon Robert Jenkins, formally vicar of Cobham and Stoke d'Abernon
Organ: Marche pontificale - Charles-Marie Widor
6.00pm
Evensong
Nave Altar
Psalm 27

Monday 3rd July 2017

Thomas the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
The Fifth Service - Thomas Tomkins
Psalm 139
Ubi caritas - Maurice Duruflé

Tuesday 4th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Byrd
Collegium Regale Service - Herbert Howells
Psalms 22, 23
Almighty and everlasting God - Orlando Gibbons

Wednesday 5th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 6th July 2017

Thomas More, scholar, and John Fisher, bishop, martyrs, 1535

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (Men's Voices)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Moore (Set 1)
Magnificat sexti toni - Tomás Luis de Victoria
Psalms 32, 33, 34
Ubi caritas - Philip Moore

Friday 7th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong
Quire & Nave
Responses: Rose
Evening Service in C - Bryan Kelly
Psalm 37
Os justi - Anton Bruckner

Saturday 8th July 2017

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.00am
Summer Celebration at The People's Cathedral Open Event with live music and family fun
Tickets Free Admission
2.00pm
Tower Tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
3.15pm
Tower Tour - SOLD OUT - tickets still available for the 2.00pm tour
Tickets £6.00 from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 9th July 2017

Fourth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 9

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: The Dean
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist
Nave Altar
Hymns: 301, 278, 455
Mass in G - Franz Schubert
Psalm 145: 8-14
O salutaris hostia - Edward Elgar
Preacher: The Dean
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
Organ: Final (Symphonie I) - Louis Vierne
6.00pm
Evensong with Installation and Valediction of Choristers
Nave Altar
Responses: Rose
Introit: O Lord, how manifold are thy works - Katherine Dienes-Williams
Hymns: 466, 557 (i), 543
Evening Service in A - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 56
The Twelve - William Walton
Preacher: The Venerable Stuart Beake
Organ: Stella Maris (Symphony 1) - Guy Weitz

Monday 10th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Quire & Nave

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Benedict, abbot, c.550

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey First Degree Ceremonies

As we celebrate the University of Surrey Graduations, please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm; the Cathedral will remain open to visitors on foot.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Quire & Nave

Wednesday 12th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey First Degree Ceremonies

As we celebrate the University of Surrey Graduations, please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm; the Cathedral will remain open to visitors on foot.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 13th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey Degree Ceremonies

As we celebrate the University of Surrey Graduations, please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm; the Cathedral will remain open to visitors on foot.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Quire & Nave

Friday 14th July 2017

John Keble, priest, poet, 1866

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
9.00am
University of Surrey First Degree Ceremonies

As we celebrate the University of Surrey Graduations, please note that the site will be closed to all vehicles between 9.00am and 5.00pm; the Cathedral will remain open to visitors on foot.
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Quire & Nave

Saturday 15th July 2017

Swithun, bishop, c.862

Bonaventure, friar, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1274

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
10.30am
Pastoral Assistants Authorisation Service (A service of the word to mark the completion of training for 37 students who will be authorised as Pastoral Assistants to serve in their parishes. The officiant and preacher will be Bishop Andrew.)
Preacher: The Bishop of Guildford
5.00pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Sunday 16th July 2017

Fifth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 10

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Guildford Cathedral Singers)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 555, 279, 319
Missa Sine Nomine - Lodovico Viadana
Psalm 65: 8-13
View me, Lord - Richard Lloyd
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
President: The Dean
Organ: Carillon - Louis Vierne
6.00pm
Evensong (said with hymns)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 19, 607, 22
Psalm 60
Preacher: The Reverend Neil Vigers

Monday 17th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Ayleward
Evening Service in C - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 89
Beati quorum via - Charles Villiers Stanford

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Elizabeth Ferard, deaconess, founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Sanders
Evening Service in G - Herbert Sumsion
Psalms 93, 94
O Lord, support us - David Briggs

Wednesday 19th July 2017

Gregory, bishop, and his sister Macrina, deaconess, teachers of the faith, c.394 and c.379

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Quire and Nave
Responses: Ayleward
Evening Service in D - Herbert Brewer
Psalms 98, 99, 100, 101
Through the day - Philip Moore

Thursday 20th July 2017

Margaret of Antioch, martyr, 4th cent.; Bartolomé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
11.15am
Free Coffee Concert U3A Choir
Tickets Admission free
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Sanders
The Short Service - Orlando Gibbons
Psalm 104
If ye love me - Philip Wilby

Friday 21st July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
1.00pm
Association of Learning Providers in Surrey 2017 Awards Ceremony

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors from midday for the ALPS Awards Ceremony. The Lady Chapel will be open for quiet prayer (access via the North Door at the far end of the car park).
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel
Psalm 139

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Mary Magdalene

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Quire and Nave
Responses: Ayleward
Evening Service in A - Herbert Sumsion
Psalm 63
Mulier quae erat - Luca Marenzio

Sunday 23rd July 2017

Sixth Sunday after Trinity

Proper 11

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (Sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ. Laying on of hands with anointing during the distribution of Holy Communion)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 546, 308, 437
Mass in G - Josef Rheinberger
Psalm 86: 11-17
Ave verum corpus - William Byrd
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
11.30am
Mattins (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Nave Altar
Responses: Sanders
Hymns: 9, 604
Te Deum 'Collegium Regale' - Herbert Howells
Psalm 71
Ubi caritas - Ola Gjeilo
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by the choir of Trinity Church, Asbury Park, NJ)
Nave Altar
Responses: Ayleward
Hymns: 13, 475, 474
Evening Service in D - George Dyson
Psalm 67
Let the people praise thee - William Mathias
Preacher: Canon Mavis Wilson

Monday 24th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Morley
Evening Service in F - Peter Aston
Psalm 144
Song of Peace - Vincent Persichetti

Tuesday 25th July 2017

James the Apostle

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Morley
Evening Service in B flat - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 94
Perfect Love - Jane Marshall

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Anne and Joachim, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
2.15pm
Staff Training (Box Office)
Tickets not available to public (staff training exercise) from Guildford Cathedral Online Box Office
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel

Thursday 27th July 2017

Brooke Foss Westcott, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1901

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Morley
Fauxbourdons - Lorenzo Perosi
Psalms 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131
Let nothing ever grieve thee - Johannes Brahms

Friday 28th July 2017

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Quire & Nave
Responses: Morley
Evening Service in D - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Psalms 136, 137, 138
Cantate Domino - Giovanni Croce

Saturday 29th July 2017

Mary, Martha and Lazarus, companions of Our Lord

8.40am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
9.00am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.00pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Quire and Nave
Responses: Morley
Evening Service in B flat - Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalms 142, 143
My eyes for beauty pine - Herbert Howells

Sunday 30th July 2017

Seventh Sunday after Trinity

Proper 12

8.00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Lady Chapel
President: Canon Julie Gittoes
9.45am
The Cathedral Eucharist (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Nave Altar
Hymns: 435 (i), 538, 448 (tune 502)
Gloria - William Mathias
Sanctus & Benedictus - Antonio Lotti
Agnus Dei - Samuel Webbe
Psalm 119: 129-136
Set me as a seal - René Clausen
Preacher: Canon Julie Gittoes
President: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Carillon Sortie - Henri Mulet
11.30am
Mattins (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Nave Altar
Responses: Morley
Hymns: 1 (part 1 & doxology), 589
Short Festival Te Deum - Gustav Holst
Psalm 77
Ascendit Deus - Jackson Berkey
Organ: Trumpet Tune in D - David Johnson
6.00pm
Evensong (sung by Phoenix Boys' Choir)
Nave Altar
Responses: Morley
Hymns: 202, 556, 376
Evening Service in F - Peter Aston
Psalm 75
Song of Peace - Vincent Persichetti
Preacher: Canon Andrew Bishop
Organ: Allegro assai vivace (Sonata No. 1) - Felix Mendelssohn

Monday 31st July 2017

Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the society of Jesus, 1556

8.00am
Morning Prayer (said)
Lady Chapel
8.30am
Holy Communion
Lady Chapel
5.30pm
Evensong (said)
Lady Chapel