Festival service was held in All Saints’ Church last night. The clergy present were : The Very Rev. Dean Fitchett, Rev. CurzonSiggers, Mayne, and Browne, The following was the musical portion of the service: Special Psalms,. 149 and 130; Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Stainer); processional hymn 429, recessional hymn 222, and, during the service, hymn 428 ; also, the anthem ‘ Lead, kindly light ’ (Stainer), the solo being undertaken by Miss A. Hopcraft. During the offertory the choir rfendered ‘ The Wilder, ness ’ (Goss), the Jenor and baas solos being taken by Messrs T. M. Stewart and G. E. Bray, and they were assisted in the trio by Miss A. Hopcraft. The music was well and efficiently rendered, Miss L. Treseder officiating at the organ. The organist played Smart’s ‘Festal march’ in D as ah outgoing voluntary. Thejßev, Curzon-Siggers preached an impressive sermon from Revelations vii,, 14: “These are they which, came out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” The offertory was in aid of the choir fund.
Permanent link to this item
CHURCH SERVICES., Evening Star, Issue 10460, 2 November 1897
CHURCH SERVICES. Evening Star, Issue 10460, 2 November 1897
Using This Item
Allied Press Ltd is the copyright owner for the Evening Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence. This newspaper is not available for commercial use without the consent of Allied Press Ltd. For advice on reproduction of out-of-copyright material from this newspaper, please refer to the Copyright guide.