I wrote this hymn last year as a prayer for Orlando, and for all affected by the murder of Jo Cox. Sharing it now for the people of Manchester and especially for those caught up in the explosion there last night. If you want to sing it, it goes to the tune King’s Lynn (or … More Praying for Manchester
It’s about to be Vocations Sunday (in the C of E, that is). If you want a new-ish hymn for your service, how about one of these? They’re all free to use – just help yourself (if you could attribute them to (c) Ally Barrett that would be great, but there’s nothing to pay! 🙂 … More Vocations Sunday hymns
1. He’ll be riding on a donkey when he comes (x2) He’ll be riding on a donkey, Riding on a donkey, Riding on a donkey when he comes. So we’ll sing hosanna when he comes (x2) So we’ll sing hosanna, sing hosanna, Sing hosanna when he comes. 2.We will all come out to meet him … More Palm Sunday Song for children
Here and now we’re drawn together: hold us all in one embrace. Help us see, in one another, difference as a gift of grace. As each passing generation worships you in fresh new ways, join our songs with all creation, lift our voice to sing your praise. Lord, affirm our shared vocation: may we bring … More Birmingham Diocese’s strategy document in metric verse. Because hymns.
If you haven’t already seen it, take a look at this, the website for the Cambridge Stations. And better still, if you can, go along in person to any or all of the installations and artworks that have been specially commissioned as part of this pop-up reflective project for Lent. The tradition of following the … More Stations of the Cross
The eastern sky was liquid-red this morning. Though the sun’s well up, the air is cold, There’s something dark – a shepherd’s warning? That’s the phrase, I think. And I’ve been told They had a shepherd-king, once, long ago. A king! Imagine that. Who’d want to rule A people who, in fear, would stoop so … More Pontius Pilate’s random thoughts about how it’s everyone else’s fault