St. Paul's Episcopal Church Petersburg, Va

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Events - St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Historic Downtown Petersburg, Va.


Joel Grow, Tenor
Accompanied by Charles Lindsey, Jr. on piano
Friday 14 October
6:30 P.M.

Program includes a portion of Schumann’s Dichterliebe, songs from the Baroque and Broadway, twentieth-century art songs, and more!

Reception following in the Guild Room

Tenor Joel Grow spent over twenty years in New York City singing opera, concerts, and musical theater.  He had the very good fortune to sing for conductors Robert Shaw, Aaron Copland, Vance George, and Louis Lane, among others.  Since moving to Virginia, he has performed with Virginia Repertory Theatre, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, and The Williamsburg Storytelling Festival. 

Upcoming Musical Events at St. Paul’s

Wednesday 2 November, 7:15 P.M.

All Souls’ Day Mass with Requiem, Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré

The St. Paul’s Choir sings this Mass in Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed.  Harpist Colleen Potter Thorburn and organ will accompany the Fauré Requiem. If you wish to have a someone remembered during the service, please e-mail or call (804) 733-3415, extension 2, before Sunday 30 October. 

Friday 11 November, 6:30 P.M.

Concert in Memory & Honour of Our Veterans
Brass including trumpeter Jack Preston Price help celebrate our nation and our Veterans.  St. Paul’s parishioner John H. Maclin IV will lead us in a Veterans Remembrance Ceremony during the program. 

Friday 13 November, 3:00 P.M.

The St. Paul’s Choir leads us in the sublime, timeless liturgy of Anglican Evensong.  Choral music includes the following:

For Lo, I Raise Up – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924)
Evening Service in C Minor – Charles Wood (1866–1926)
Preces and Responses – Richard Ayleward (1626–69)

Friday 9 December, 6:30 P.M.

Annual Christmas Concert & Audience Carol Sing

Friday 11 December, 4:30 P.M.

Advent Lessons & Carols
The St. Paul’s Choir and Bristol Singers sing this annual service of darkness moving into light featuring choir music and congregational hymns interspersed with the seven lessons for Advent as prescribed by King’s College.  Choral music for the service is as follows:

Matin Responsory – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525–94)
And They Shall Beat Their Swords into Ploughshares – James Davy (b. 1980)
Canite tuba – Francisco Guerrero (1528–99)
A New Song – James MacMillan (b. 1959)
Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge – Edward Bairstow (1874–1946)
Great Day – African American Spiritual, Arr. Warren Martin (1916–82)
Ave Maria – Anton Bruckner (1824–96)
Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars – Jonathan Dove (b. 1959)
We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness, O God – William McKie (1901–84)

(There is no Second Friday Concert in January.)

Friday 10 February, 6:30 P.M.

Piano Duo of Barbara Banyasz and Nancy Van Auken
This program features music for piano four-hands performed by these accomplished artists who have performed as a duo throughout the Richmond area for over ten years.  Wednesday 2 November – ALL SOULS’ DAY

If you would like to receive e-mails about our concerts and other musical offerings at St. Paul’s, Bristol Parish, please see or contact organist and choirmaster Charles Lindsey, Jr. His e-mail address is




110 North Union Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23803

St Paul’s Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 564
Petersburg, VA 23804-0564

Office Hours:
Mondays and Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 12 Noon
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Otherwise by appointment




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