St John’s Kirk and St Leonard’s in the Fields Church

The Forty-Ninth Perth Festival of the Arts

Online Festival Service

Sunday 24th May 2020: The Sunday after the Ascension

Images of 2020 of St John’s Kirk of Perth
as the Choristers of St Paul’s Cathedral sing
I was glad when they said unto me, ‘Let us go into the House of the Lord’

Order of Service

Introit : Cantique de Jean Racine

Liam Bonthrone with past and present students of the
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
as they celebrate the 175th Anniversary
of Gabriel Fauré’s Birthday 0n 12th May 2020

Introduction and Call to Worship

Hymn 160

Let no-one be a stranger within these walls
Mrs Malone by Eleanor Farjeon
Read by Diana and John


The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn 441

The Old Testament Lesson
Psalm 150
Read by Helen Mackinnon
Festival Administrator

The Anthem
Ave Verum Corpus
Fiona Joice, Matej Benda, Liam Bonthrone, Kenneth Maciver

The New Testament Lesson
The Epistle of St Paul to the Philippians Chapter 4 verses 4 – 9
Read by Sue Hendry
Elder of St John’s Kirk

Hymn 625

The Sermon


Hymn 518

The Benediction