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St Francis Baroque Music Festival 10-13 May 2018

Click here to download the Full brochure Visit the website for more information THURSDAY 10TH MAY 7:30 PM – APPLE GREEN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by Tim Roberts, the Apple Green Orchestra will delight in the performance of popular pieces from the Baroque Period as well as some lesser known gems. These include works by Charpentier, Corelli, Handel, … Continue reading

Chanticleer Singers: Birds, Bees and Beasts

Choral Evensong – 14 May 2017

Sunday 14th May at 17:30 at St Francis Anglican Church, 46 Tyrone Avenue, Parkview Please join us and be inspired by the beautiful music of  Maurice Duruflé, Felix Mendelssohn and Thomas Tallis Evening Prayer or Evensong is a service held in the afternoon or early evening. It is either a completely spoken service or, when … Continue reading

E-Franciscan 29 September 2016

E-Hymnsing – a virtual sing-along! for Sunday 5 July 2015

Hello everyone! Music plays an important part at St Francis – and nowhere more so than in our worship services. Our hymns and songs are chosen each week to reflect the readings from the lectionary, especially the Gospel reading. This means that the words are chosen to help you worship more meaningfully. However, I am … Continue reading

Trinity Sunday – hymns

Each week, the readings chosen from the lectionary and the Sunday in the church’s calendar determine the theme for that particular Sunday. Our words of the hymns we sing are carefully chosen to support that theme. Please click on the picture above to see the hymns we will be singing on Sunday (at the 7.30 … Continue reading

Youthful verve at our picnic concert

St Francis Music presents A Picnic Concert with the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Following their successful concert last year, The Johannesburg Youth Orchestra will again entertain us with their unique brand of youthful verve. Join us for a picnic lunch and great entertainment in the lovely grounds of St Francis and bask in the melodies and … Continue reading

Music for Palm Sunday

Tomorrow (29 March), we move into the first of our Easter services – Palm Sunday, a feast commemorating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and mentioned in all four canonical Gospels. According to, “The celebration of Palm Sunday originated in the Jerusalem Church, around the late fourth century. The early Palm Sunday ceremony consisted of … Continue reading

A feast of music for St Francis’ Day

This Sunday is the festival of our naming saint, St Francis. Always a joyous occasion, it will be celebrated at a combined service starting at 09h00, with a scrumptious breakfast to follow. Leading the singing will be the St Francis Singers, with a choice of hymns and music to suit the occasion. We’ll start off with … Continue reading

St Francis’ energetic music ministry!

Music at worship Music plays an important part in St Francis’ two Eucharist services on Sundays. The music at the 07h30 service is led by four gifted organists – Jonathan van Rensburg, Claire Armstrong, James Ridley and Judith Kinnaird. Our music for the 09h30 service is drawn from a rich variety of sources, and includes traditional … Continue reading

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