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2015 we will honour the 900th anniversary of the founding of St Mary’s.
The 800th anniversary was marked in the dark days of 1915 with an organ
We would dearly love to have our new organ playing a major part in the
|A New Organ for St
Please help us now to preserve
and its organ for future
St Mary’s current organ is almost
150 years old, and nearing the end of
its life. Much rebuilt in the 20th century, its pipes are collapsing,
electrical components failing, and its Victorian tonal
Parts of it are held together with string!
an integral part of worship at St Mary’s, and members of our
congregation say this is an important reason for
So, we need to do
|Music is an
integral part of worship in the Anglican liturgy. The
organ, choir and congregational singing is at the heart of the main
services in St Mary’s.
Relatively few parish churches have
retained robed choirs;
St Mary’s choir is thriving, as is the
recently-established supplementary group of Occasional Singers, who
sing when the choir has a much-deserved day off.
congregations have cared for and preserved St Mary’s
for our community today - we should do the same for future generations.
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