Evensong is held at St. John's Newsholme each 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of the month. At 3pm. The service includes sung psalm, sung resonses, hymns accompanied by the organ, sung magnificat and nunc dimittis, prayers and blessing.  

Evensong is a church service, (generally held around sunset). It consists of sung psalms and prayers, offering a period of respite and contemplation after the busy day, to help transition into the restful night.

Evensong in some form is thought to be many centuries old, initially sung in plainchant. The modern form of Evensong traces its roots back to 1549, when the first Book of Common Prayer was published. This consolidated and formalised common Evensong settings, and greatly influenced the practice right through to today.

It is a much beloved tradition in the UK – but all over the world, Anglican and Episcopal churches observe choral Evensong.

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