Pam Rhodes discovers how celebrated authors such as CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien and Michael Morpurgo inspire every generation, and introduces hymns from congregations around the country and the Senior School Choir of the Year.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Morning has Broken
TUNE: Luckington MusicChoir: Choir and congregation at ORNC Chapel. Lyricist: George Herbert.
Tune: Luckington Music
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Arranged: Jonathan ReaChoir: The choir and congregation of Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church, Bangor. Lyricist: William Monk.
I Love to Hear the Story
TUNE: Angels' StoryChoir: The congregation at Longton Central Methodist Hall and The Fairey Band. Lyricist: Emily Huntington Miller.
Tune: Angels’ Story
Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
TUNE: St Denio (Welsh hymn melody)Choir: Congregation at Halifax Minster. Lyricist: W. Chalmers Smith.
Tell Me The Stories of Jesus
COMPOSER: William H. ParkerChoir: Senior School Choir Of The Year, High School of Glasgow.
You Are Called To Tell The Story
Tune: Dancing MusicChoir: Congregation at St Swithin's Church. Lyricist: Ruth C. Duck.
Composer: David Ogden
To God Be The Glory
Tune: To God Be The GloryChoir: The Hepworth Band & congregation of Christ Church, New Mill. Lyricist: Fanny Crosby.
I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
Tune: HyfrydolChoir: Choir and congregation of Salisbury Cathedral. Lyricist: Francis Harold Rowley.
Factsheet for Sunday 24th November 2013
Great Storytellers: Pam Rhodes discovers how celebrated authors such as C.S Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien and Michael Morpurgo inspire every generation and introduces hymns from congregations around the country and the Senior School Choir Of The Year.
Dr. Alister McGrath is a Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education, and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture at King’s College, London. He’s also the author of “C. S. Lewis: A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet”.
Michael Morpurgo is the bestselling author of many children’s books, including “On Angels Wings” and “The Butterfly Lion”. His novel “Warhorse” has been made into a highly acclaimed stage production and the 2011 film version was directed by Steven Spielberg.
Siku studied design and printing at the Yaba’s School of Art, and theology at the London School of Theology.He has worked as a freelance illustrator and artist creating artwork for renowned comics such as Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000 AD. One of his latest works is an adaptation of the Holy Bible into manga: “The Manga Bible: From Genesis to Revelation”.
Senior School Choir of the Year, High School of Glasgow
The High School of Glasgow were the winners of Senior School Choir of the year 2013. In a special performance they sing the much loved hymn, ‘Tell Me The Stories of Jesus’ for this programme about great children’s books.
If you are interested in seeing their winning performance please click on the related link. Further information about School Choir of the Year 2014 can be found on the Songs of Praise homepage.
Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich
Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church, Bangor
Methodist Central Hall, Longton
St Swithin's Church, Bath
Christ Church, New Mill
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