Music is at the very heart of our worship at St Edburg's.
Every week, services at both 9.30am and 11am include music from across the Church spectrum. Evensong is also sung on the first Sunday of every month.
Our 9.30am services generally have a live music group, who lead the service in lively worship songs, most specially designed to include children and young people. When the 9.30am service is just a worship service this group is quite large. When it's a Communion service, the group is smaller, and often includes children and young people singing with the group as well.
If you want to be involved, our team would love to hear from you. We have instrumentalists as well as singers, and anyone who can read the music and would enjoy leading everyone's worship is welcome to talk to us.
To be involved with any 9.30am service music, please email Alison Birch.
The 9.30 music group
The music for our 11 a.m. Sung Eucharist is led by St. Edburg’s Church choir accompanied by our church organist, Tim Jones.
The choir is all-age, including juniors, and we have over 15 members. We are a robed choir. We meet to rehearse every Saturday morning in Church from 9.00 to 10.00 a.m. Being a Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) affiliated choir we aim to reach the highest standards possible in leading the music for worship, and our repertoire includes Sung Services settings, hymns, worship songs from the Iona and Taize traditions, psalms and anthems, sung in unison or in harmony, up to four part.
On the first Sunday of every month we sing Evensong, and often provide music for the evening service on the third Sunday of every month, as well as at special services throughout the year.
As an RSCM choir we have the opportunity to improve our singing by attending RSCM workshops, courses and the annual Choirs Festival.
If you would like to join St. Edburg’s Choir or would like more information please contact Tim Jones (Organist) or Janet Puddick (Choir Trainer)