(Church of England) from H.M.S. Osprey, Portland
Order of Service
Hymn, As with gladness men of old
(E.H. 39; A. and M. 79)
Prayers, Exhortation, Confession, and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, 0 worship the King all-glorious above (E.H. 466; A. and M. 167) (verses 1-3 and 6) Lesson, John ii, 1-17 Benedictus
Creed, Responses and Prayers
Hymn, Fierce raged the tempest o'er the deep (E.H. 541; A. and M. 285)
Address by the Ven. A. D. GILBERT
SON, O.B.E., Chaplain of the Fleet
Hymn, All hail the power of Jesus's name (E.H. 364 ; A. and M. 300) (verses 1-3 and 6-7) Blessing
Hymn, Eternal Father, strong to save (E.H. 540 ; A. and M. 370) (verses 1-3 and 6-7) National Anthem
H.M.S. Osprey is the name ship for H.M. Anti-Submarine School ot Portland: it is situated on the East Weare almost immediately beneath the towering walls of the old Portland Convict Prison, now one of His Majesty's Borstal Institutions. The site is closely associated with St. Paul's Cathedral, for it was from here and other parts of the East Weare that Sir Christopher Wren quarried and shipped the Portland stone which he used for building the great Cathedral. It is of interest that Parliament passed an Act forbidding the exportation of stone from
Portland until St. Paul's Cathedral had been adequately supplied.
H.M. Anti-Submarine School was first commissioned early in 1918 as a wartime hydrophone station and was named H.M.S. Sarepta: it was not until April, 1924, that the title H.M.S. Osprey was given to the establishment. At nine o'clock on Sundays the men are paraded at ' divisions ', and a general inspection by the Captain takes place. On completion of divisions and at the prescribed time for church parade the ship's bell is rung, and the men are ' piped ' to church.
Ven. A. D.
Chrysanthemums and Dahlias D. B. Crane and C. H. Middleton
This afternoon C. H. Middleton is bringing D. B. Crane , the dahlia and chrysanthemum specialist, to the microphone to discuss early chrysanthemums and dahlias. Mr. Crane is a prominent member of the Royal Horticultural Society and has done a lot towards the development of the flowers under discussion. He is Chairman of the Joint Dahlia Committee, drawn from the National Dahlia Society and the Royal Horticultural Society.
Middleton, by the way, is being congratulated just now by his friends -his friends who are professional gardeners especially-for he has just been made an Associate of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society for distinguished services to horticulture. The holders are limited to a hundred in the whole world.
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by John Ansell
Tom Williams (baritone)
Paderewski (pianoforte): Minuet in G, Op. 14, No. 1 (Paderewski). Polonaise in A flat, Op. 53 (Chopin)
Elisabeth Schumann (soprano):
Hark, hark, the lark (Schubert). Sandmannchen (Volkskinderlieder, No. 4) (Brahms)
Yehudi Menuhin (violin): Hungarian Dance, No. 6 (Brahms, arr. Joachim)
Elisabeth Schumann (soprano):
Pastorale. My Lovely Celia (arr. Lane Wilson)
Yehudi Menuhin (violin): Ave
Maria (Schubert, arr. Wilhelmj). Scherzo Tarantelle, Op. 16 (Wieniawski)
1 — ' The Meaning of Worship'
The Ven. H. McGowan , Archdeacon of Birmingham
Is there an instinct of worship, an instinct that worship alone satisfies, or is it simply an evasion of reality, a projection of human desire ? Is there beauty and significance in all forms of worship, and a common element that unites them ? And what of those who take the purely individualist view that they worship best alone, needing no help and desiring no interference from others? These are among the questions that will be answered in three broadcast talks which will include an examination of the apparent causes for the present atrophy of the sense of worship.
The talks will be given by the Venerable H. McGowan , who was recently appointed Archdeacon of Birmingham. He is a well-known expert on Church music and is prominently connected with the Anglican Evangelical Group Movement.
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
P. S. G.
3-' Conscience '
The Very Rev. W. R. Matthews ,
K.C.V.O., D.D., Dean of St. Paul's
Very Rev. W. R.
The New London Trio:
David Wise (violin)
Norino Semino (violoncello)
John Pauer (pianoforte)
A Sailor's Life 100 Years Ago
Selected from the Diaries of Sir William King-Hall
This is the first broadcast in a new series planned to recreate from unpublished family papers the sort of life led by professional men a generation or two ago. The talks, six in all, will be given fortnightly on Sundays.
'Admiral Sir William King-Hall , whose diaries will be drawn on today, is Commander Stephen King-Hall 's grandfather; and Mr. MacLeod, who is to give the talk, being a brother-in-law of Stephen King-Hall , is the Admiral's grandson-in-law.
For the second broadcast the life of a Congregational minister has been selected.
with Cyril Grantham
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )
A Retrospective Guide to Behaviour selected from the Text-Books of our
Elders and Betters by A. K. Hamilton Jenkin and presented, in the form of a Social Lecture (with musical illustrations), to People Who Have No
Idea What To Do-by John Cheatle
A. K. Hamilton
from the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, Come, let us join our cheerful songs (A. and M. 299 ; S.P. 472)
Scripture Readings from the Old and New Testaments
Hymn, Guide me, 0 thou great
Redeemer (A. and M. 196 ; S.P. 508)
Address: Man's Desperate Need ', by the Rev. J. S. WHALE, President of Cheshunt College, Cambridge
Hymn, Praise to the Holiest in the Height (A. and M. 172 ; S.P. 625: Tune, Richmond)
On page 6 will be found an article by Mr. Whale, setting out his intentions and his hopes for the series of six consecutive addresses, of which this is the first. The subject of each address will be printed in the order of service week by week.
Rev. J. S.
An appeal on behalf of THE SEAMEN'S MISSION, by Sir CHARLES SANDERS , K.B.E.
For over ninety years the Seamen's Mission has been engaged in the service of Merchant Seamen. Beginning in 1843 as a Missionary Society among sailors, it has adapted its methods to the changes in the seafarer's life which have occurred since then. In 1902 the Queen Victoria Seamen's Rest was erected to provide a comfortable ' home' for seamen in port, and a healthy centre' of recreation. Ever increasing in scope and influence, the hostel has been enlarged several times, and once' again the Seamen's Mission is faced with the problem of additional accommodation.
Sir Charles Sanders has been intimately associated with the work for many years and is at present joint-treasurer of the Mission.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
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A Pot-Pourri arranged and conducted by Stanford Robinson and played by The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Just as Johann Strauss occupies a permanent place in the affections of the Viennese, so have Sir Arthur
' Sullivan and Sir Edward German endeared themselves to the British.
Despite the growing tendency of light music towards new styles and more modern forms, Sullivan and German sfill retain their own devoted public.
by Peter Dawson (bass)
(For details, see page 74)
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