I write this the day after returning home from a 9-day singing and conducting summer school with Sing for Pleasure. Based at Jesus College, Cambridge, it was utterly exhausting yet completely exhilarating. Work began at 8.45am last Sunday morning as we started learning Sarah Quartel’s “A Winter Day”, led by the SfP tutors. Sublime … More Why Sing?
This year, as with so many other events, our Carol Service is offered here online. Do please join in with – and enjoy – singing the carols with us … More Carol Service 2020
For many, lockdown has been an incredibly difficult time of worry, isolation, ill-health, boredom and captivity. It has been tough, and will continue to be so for many months to come … More Lockdown Blessings
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
A visit to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral to sing there with the Manchester Chorale … More Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
I still remember vividly the complete shock I experienced one December at school around five years ago. I had volunteered to organise and run the whole school assembly on the last afternoon of term, immediately before breaking up for the Christmas holidays … More Christmas Carols
On Wednesday 22 November Rev Caroline preached on the importance of music in praising God – drawing on Revelation 4:1-11 and Psalm 150. You can listen again here … More St Cecilia