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8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
(spoken service)

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
(with full choir, hymns)

7:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayer

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Our church, restrooms and meeting space are handicap accessible.

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Music at Christ Church

Please Note: Our Fifth Season (2016-2017) of Music at Christ Church offerings will be posted in August!

Christ Church has a rich tradition of excellent music, enhancing the experience of worship for all who are here. Our diverse program offers abundant opportunities to exercise their talent for those who are musically inclined. There are five choirs for singers and bell ringers as well as opportunities for instrumentalists to play during our worship services.  Monthly Evensong, Taize, or Lessons and Carols services are held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoons, and several special music concerts are planned for 2016-17.  Click here for our brochure for the fourth season (2015-16) of Music at Christ Church Andover. For further information or to become involved in the Music Ministry at Christ Church, please contact Barbara Bruns, Minister of Music at 978-475-0529, Ext. 14.

Parish Choir for adults and high school singers, Schola for grades 6-12, St. Cecilia Choristers for grades 3-8, Angel Choir for grades K-2, Bell Choir for adults and grades 9-12 Read More
Music at Christ Church Andover 2015-2016

Jack RussellSunday, September 27, 2015 - Celebrating St. Michael and All Angels
Organ Recital at 4:30 p.m. - John Russell, Organist (read bio here)
Choral Evensong at 5:00 p.m.

Combined choirs of Christ Church, Andover and St. Michael's Church, Marblehead
Douglas Major, Conductor
Barbara Bruns, Organist
Click here to see a flyer for this event.

Sunday, November 1, 2015
All Souls Service in Hamilton-Wenham at 6:00 p.m.

Combined choirs of Christ Church, Andover and Christ Church, Hamilton-Wenham

Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem
John Russell, Music Director
Barbara Bruns, Organist

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - "Mayflower to Marathon"
400 years of Boston-based Psalms, Hymns & Patriotic Songs at 4:00 p.m.

Peter Krasinski, Organist
Sponsored by The Hymn Society in the United States & Canada and The American Guild of Organists

Click to see a flyer and to read a press release for this event.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - Advent I
Advent Lessons & Carols Service at 5:00 p.m.
Our annual candlelight Service of Advent Lessons and Carols will be sung by the Parish Choir, Schola and St. Cecilia Choristers.

Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Christmas Eve Services
Christmas Pageant and Holy Eucharist at 4:00 p.m.
Christmas Carol Sing at 8:30 p.m.
Festival Holy Eucharist at 9:00 p.m.

Convivium Musicum at Christ Church (cropped)Sunday, January 31, 2016
Convivium Musicum concert at 5:00 p.m.
Boston-based Renaissance Choir of 20 singers
Michael Barrett, Conductor
Click here to read about the program.

Friday, February 12, 2016 - A Program of Spirituals
Recital at 8:00 p.m.
Terry Morgan, Soprano
Leonardo Ciampa, Pianist

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - Lent IV
Henry LoweOrgan Recital at 4:30 p.m. - Henry Lowe, Organist

from Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore, MD
Choral Evensong at 5:00 p.m.
Combined choirs of Christ Church, Andover & Christ Church, Hamilton-Wenham
John Russell, Conductor
Barbara Bruns, Organist
J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 150 with chamber orchestra
Click to read a press release for this event.

March 20 - March 27, 2016 - Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Easter Services
Check back by this website for schedule of services

Sunday, April 3, 2016
Musical Workshop with Dr. Carol Doran - "What's the Difference?  A Look at Ways the Work of the Musician Can Renew the Congregation's Singing"

Setting our minds toward the possibilities of the season that will follow the coming summer, our own new approaches and refreshed vision will enable the congregation to create a difference in their own singing. The workshop will be followed by an Open Console on the C.B Fisk organ Opus 137 and social time with cookies and beverages. Organists, bring your music and your shoes!!!

Philip BrissonFriday, April 29, 2016
Organ Recital at 8:00 p.m. - Philip Brisson, Organist

Dr. Brisson is the Director of Music at Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville, KY. 

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Eighth Annual Treble Choirs Festival at 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by All Saints' Church, Chelmsford

The combined treble choirs of Christ Church, Andover, All Saints’ Church, Chelmsford, and the Cape Ann Choir School sing a festival service of anthems, hymns and spirituals under the direction of Barbara Bruns, Maggie Marshall, and Mark Nelson.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - World Premiere of "Andover Service" by Nicholas White
Organ Recital at 4:30 p.m. - Douglas Major, Organist

Choral Evensong at 5:00 p.m.
Combined choirs of Christ Church, Andover and St. Paul's School Madrigal Singers
Nicholas White, Conductor
Barbara Bruns, Organist