Parish Church of St. Andrew
|Sunday||Sung Eucharist 10.00, Evensong 18.30 (choral in term time only)|
|Wednesday & Thursday||Evensong 18.30 (choral in term time only)|
Director of Music
Marcus Wibberley (since 2011)
The boys & mens choir sing the Sunday & Wednesday services and record, broadcast and tour regularly. The girls choir, formed in 2001, sing the Thursday service. The boys are aged 7-14 and the girls 10-18.
An 1804 John Avery organ was installed in the Abbey in 1856 being rebuilt on the medieval screen by Nicholsons. It was completely rebuilt in 1905 by Norman & Beard. The current 1974 organ is by Lawrence Phelps of Pennsylvania
2 manuals 34 stops
Pedal 10 stops, Great 10 stops, Swell 14 stops
Canon Graham Usher (since )
There has been a church on the Abbey site since AD 674 as a Bendictine Abbey, an Augustinian Priory and then as the Parish Church of Hexham. The church was founded by St Wilfrid.
FCM at Hexham
FCM Diocesan Representative
FCM National Gatherings
1992 & 2006