Throughout lockdown Tom and Carol have been steadily recording seasonally appropriate copyright-free hymns to go with our worship … More Lockdown Hymns
Although widely chosen as an anthem to be sung at weddings, the words of Panis Angelicus were originally written by St Thomas Aquinas for the feast of Corpus Christi … More Panis Angelicus – Aquinas (1225-1274)/Franck (1822-1890)
This article appeared in the May issue of our parish magazine, which was distributed predominantly digitally. … More Alleluia!
Shortly before Holy Week, Rev Deborah asked the Church Family which are their favourite songs of praise, and why – a bit like Desert Island Disks. All the nominations have been collated and placed in rank order. Here are the results … More Desert Island Songs of Praise
This is a well-established favourite of our Sunday School! I think the children would choose to sing it every week if they could, but they are strictly limited to autumn only … More Autumn Days – E White (1925-2011)
As part of her preparations for retirement, Rev Debby needed to find someone to choose hymns for the ‘first Sunday’ services each month. She asked me to consider taking on that responsibility, and I said yes, after all, how hard can it be? … More How Hard Can It Be?
This is one of my favourite hymns, learned at High Down County Junior School, Portishead, back in the 1970s, and always sung with gusto by everyone present. I never quite understood who Julie was … More O Jesus I Have Promised
This contribution to our summer series of blog posts comes from Rev Alison at All Saints Stand. … More Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles