Poignant moment at Ely Cathedral as the girls’ choir perform Mendelssohn’s setting of Psalm 121 not knowing when they can return

PUBLISHED: 13:59 20 March 2020 | UPDATED: 14:18 20 March 2020

Ely Cathedral Girls' Choir. Picture; ELY CATHEDRAL

Ely Cathedral Girls' Choir. Picture; ELY CATHEDRAL

Archant

A poignant moment from Ely Cathedral as the senior members of the girls’ choir choose to sing Mendelssohn’s wonderful setting of words from Psalm 121.

“We hope they provide some solace in these distressing times,” said their spokeswoman on social media.

“This is the last time that they will sing together for the foreseeable future.”

Meanwhile the cathedral has reminded residents that whilst they may not be able to welcome you to services inside at the moment “but we are still here for you”.

The cathedral will be live streaming their sung eucharist on Sunday.

They have also set up a ‘worship at home’ page on their website which has useful information including prayers resources, daily reflections, a support email, information about Ely Cathedral Community Support Group and more.

Live streaming link: www.youtu.be/Q38_UhYrkGo

Worship at home:
www.elycathedral.org/worship/worship-at-home












If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ely Standard. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ely Standard