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


St John's Kirk of Perth (Church of Scotland) is a charity registered in Scotland, no. SC017132.


Rev John A H Murdoch BA BD

St John's Kirk of Perth 


St John's Place 



PH1 5SZ 

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