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ANZAC Day Evensong 2016

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An Evening Prayer Service
Anzac Day is our national day of remembrance. It commemorates servicemen and women from Australia and New Zealand who died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. Increasingly people from all walks of life pause on this day of national remembrance. The dawn service being an enduring way to remember. Another remembrance service commemorating Anzac Day will take place at Pilgrim Uniting Church.

ANZAC Day Evensong 2016
ANZAC Day Evensong 2016

Pilgrim Uniting Church in Adelaide will host an evening Anzac Day service of reflection and prayer to the accompaniment of beautiful choral music. Featuring the combined choirs of Pilgrim Uniting Church and Christ Church North Adelaide.

By Eric Hill from Boston, MA, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Wikimedia Commons

This service is a new addition that began in 2015 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing and proved so popular it is now an annual event.

An Evening Prayer Service
An Evening Prayer Service

Choral Music Featured includes:
Canticles: Gloucester Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Evening hymn - Henry Balfour Gardiner (1877-1950)
Anthem: Lord, thou hast been our refuge - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Anzac Day Evensong begins at 6pm, April 25th 2016
Pilgrim Uniting Church 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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Why? An Evening Prayer Service
When: Anzac Day Evensong begins at 6pm, April 25th 2016
Where: Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Cost: Free admission
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