Welcome to the website of Christ Church St Laurence. Our diverse and inclusive parish is grounded in the rich tradition of Anglicanism. We value our place in the worldwide Anglican Communion and offer a place of peace and beauty within the inner-city of Sydney. We hold a great reverence for the sacraments of the church, and maintain fine liturgical traditions and excellence in music. We encourage you to explore our website and read the details of our services and events. The parish would be delighted to welcome you to all or any of the liturgies if you are able to join us.
SUNDAY 29 MARCH 2015 (Palm Sunday)
Readings of the Day Isa 50.4-9; Ps 31.9-18; Phil 2.5-11 Gospel: The Passion according to Matthew
10.30am Procession & Solemn High Mass Preacher: Fr Nick Mercer Setting: Missa Brevis (Noel Nickson, 1919-2006) Motet: Hosanna to the Son of David (Thomas Weelkes, 1576-1623) Sung by the Choir of Christ Church St Laurence
6.30pm Solemn Evensong & Litany in Procession Preacher: Bishop Robert Forsyth Canticles: Short Evening Service (Thomas Weelkes, 1576-1623) Anthem: O Saviour of the world (Arthur Somervell, 1863-1937) Sung by the Choir of Christ Church St Laurence
Watch: Holy Week 2014 at Christ Church St Laurence
A snapshot of Holy Week (2014) at Christ Church St Laurence.