Abbeycast: O Clap Your Hands – a podcast for Anglican Communion Sunday

May 24, 2020, 07:30 AM

A podcast from Westminster Abbey on Anglican Communion Sunday for worshippers everywhere.

A 17 minute service of prayers, reading, sermon, music and blessing recorded this week in the north transept where pilgrims and visitors have entered Westminster Abbey for hundreds of years.

Introduced by the Reverend Canon Anthony Ball, Canon Steward

Address by the Dean of Westminster, The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle

Reader: The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, The Most Reverend Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon.

Introduction: Canon Ball
Reading: John 17: 1–11 (Archbishop Idowu-Fearon)
Address: The Dean
Anthem: Ralph Vaughan Williams O Clap your hands
Prayers and blessing: Canon Ball

Music: Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O’Donnell (with kind permission of Hyperion Records).

This podcast was recorded with all contributors observing social distancing.