May 18th, 11 – Jake 46



Funeral Service


Jacob Laurie Barnes

Monday 16th May

2.00 pm

Our Lady Undercroft

Hymns and songs reproduced under CCLI number: 1031280

Instrumental music before the service will be provided by friends from the Royal

Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music

Cello Suite in C major – J. S. Bach

Larghetto from Clarinet Quintet in A major – J. S. Bach


We stand to sing


GUIDE me, O thou great Redeemer,

Pilgrim through this barren land;

I am weak, but thou art Mighty,

Hold me with thy powerful hand:

Bread of heaven,

Feed me till I want no more.

Open now the crystal fountain

Whence the healing stream doth flow;

Let the fire and cloudy pillar

Lead me all my journey through:

Strong deliverer,

Be thou still my strength and shield.

When I tread the verge of Jordan,

Bid my anxious fears subside;

Death of death, and hell’s Destruction

Land me safe on Canaan’s side:

Songs of praises

I will ever give to thee.

Words: Welsh, William Williams (1717-91)  Tune: CWM RHONDDA

Tr Peter Williams (1727-96) and others

Remain standing

Introduction and Opening Prayers


Merciful Father,

hear our prayers and comfort us;

renew our trust in your Son,

whom you raised from the dead;

strengthen our faith

that all who have died in the love of Christ

will share in his resurrection;

who lives and reigns with you,

in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God now and for ever.

All Amen.


Reading 1 Corinthians 13

If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have

love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have

prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge,

and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have

love, I am nothing. If I give away all my possessions, and if I hand

over my body so that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain


Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or

arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not

irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but

rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes

all things, endures all things. Love never ends. But as for

prophecies, they will come to an end; as for tongues, they will

cease; as for knowledge, it will come to an end. For we know only

in part, and we prophesy only in part; but when the complete

comes, the partial will come to an end. When I was a child, I

spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child;

when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways. For now

we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I

know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully

known. And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the

greatest of these is love.

A musical interlude for reflection

Cavatina from String Quartet No. 13 – Ludwig van Beethoven

Played by the Sacconi Quartet

Family Tributes

Anthem Psalm 23 from the Requiem – John Rutter

Sung by the Cathedral Choir

THE Lord is my shepherd : therefore can I lack nothing.

He shall feed me in a green pasture : and lead me forth beside the

waters of comfort.

He shall convert my soul : and bring me forth in the paths of

righteousness, for his Name’s sake.

Yea, thou I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,

I will fear no evil :

for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff comfort me.

Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trouble me :

thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup shall be full.

But thy loving-kindness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life :

and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Reading John 20. 1, 11-16

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary

Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been

removed from the tomb. But Mary stood weeping outside the

tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she

saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been

lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. They said to her,

‘Woman, why are you weeping?’ She said to them, ‘They have

taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid

him.’ When she had said this, she turned round and saw Jesus

standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said

to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping? For whom are you

looking?’ Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, ‘Sir,

if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and

I will take him away.’ Jesus said to her, ‘Mary!’ She turned and said

to him in Hebrew, ‘Rabbouni!’ (which means Teacher).

Address The Reverend Dr Richard Braddy


Let us pray with confidence as our Saviour has taught us

All Our Father, who art in heaven,

hallowed be thy name;

thy kingdom come;

thy will be done;

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation;

but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory,

for ever and ever. Amen.

Stand to sing


THINE be the glory, risen, conquering Son,

Endless is the victory thou o’er death hast won;

Angels in bright raiment rolled the stone away,

Kept the folded grave-clothes where thy body lay.

Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son,

Endless is the vict’ry thou o’er death hast won.

Lo, Jesus meets us, risen from the tomb;

Lovingly he greets us, scatters fear and gloom;

Let the Church with gladness hymns of triumph sing,

For her Lord now liveth, death hast lost its sting:

No more we doubt thee, glorious Prince of Life;

Life is nought without thee: aid us in our strife;

Make us more than conquerors through thy deathless love;

Bring us safe through Jordan to thy home above:

Words: French, Edmond Budry (1854-1932)   Tune: MACCABAEUS

Tr Richard Hoyle (1875-1939)

Remain standing for

The Commendation

Go forth upon your journey from this world, O Christian soul,

in the peace of Him in whom you have put your trust,

in the name of God the Father, who created you in love,

in the name of Jesus Christ, who redeemed you and has

forgiven all your sins,

in the name of the Holy Spirit, who sanctified,

strengthened and sustained you.

May angels and archangels and all the armies of the heavenly host

come to meet you.

May the saints welcome you.

May your resting this day be in gladness and peace and

your dwelling in the contentment of paradise.

Go forth upon your journey, O Christian soul.

Musical interlude Ruh’t wohl, from St John Passion – J.S. Bach

Sung by the Cathedral Choir

Ruh’t wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine, die ich nun weiter nicht bewine,

ruht whol, und bringt auch mich zur Ruh’.

Rest in peace, you holy soul, which I will no longer mourn; rest in peace, and

take me, too, to rest.

The Blessing

May God give you his comfort and his peace,

his light and his joy,

in this world and the next;

and the blessing of God almighty,

the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

be among you and remain with you always.

All Amen.

Concluding recording of Jake playing

Prelude and Fugue in D major – J. S. Bach

Partita in B flat – J. S. Bach

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Jacob won many prizes in his short life for musical excellence, but curiosity, humanity

and love of communication underpinned his music. He wanted to develop more than

just technical excellence and had a high regard for inventive and creative ways of

presenting music.  We have decided therefore to set up an annual Jacob Barnes award

at the Royal Academy of Music to support the performance of chamber works in

unusual or imaginative contexts.

If you would like to contribute to this fund please send us a cheque made out to the

Royal Academy of Music and we will forward it to The Jacob Barnes Award, or

leave something with the stewards in the retiring collection

The family invite you to join them for refreshments and a short concert by Jacob’s friends

in the Chapter House

after the service. The burial will take place at Harbledown Churchyard

attended by Jacob’s immediate family


Rest eternal grant to him, O Lord, and let light perpetual

shine upon him. May he rest in peace

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