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21/02/2016

David Grant visits the Post Office church and the congregation in a tent to see how the Church of England is coming up with creative ideas to encourage new members.

David Grant visits the Post Office church and the congregation in a tent to see how the Church of England is coming up with creative ideas to encourage new members.

Hymns and music this week:

I Will Sing the Wondrous Story, performed by the congregation of St Mark's Church, Maida Vale
Let Us Build a House, performed by the congregation of St Mary's Warwick
Here I Am to Worship, performed by the congregation of Rauch City Church, Brixton
O Jesus, I Have Promised, performed by the congregation of St Alban's Church, Bristol
My Song is Love Unknown, performed by Barbara Dickson at St Andrew's Cathedral, Glasgow
Faith, Hope and Love, performed by Westbury on Trym Parish Church Choir and Bristol Youth Choir
Yesterday, Today and Forever, performed at Salvation Army Sale, Manchester.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 21 Feb 2016 13:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • P.P.Bilhorn

    I Will Sing The Wondrous Story

    Choir: Congregation of St Mark’s Church. Featured Artist: David Thorne. Featured Artist: David Sheen. Featured Artist: Andrew Crowley. Featured Artist: Tony Cross. Featured Artist: Richard Watkins. Featured Artist: Owen Slade. Featured Artist: Tristan Fry. Music Arranger: Colin Sheen. Lyricist: Francis H.Rowley.

    Composer: P.P. Bilhorn

  • Marty Haugen

    Let Us Build A House

    Choir: St Mary’s Warwick Congregation. Featured Artist: Mark Swinton. Lyricist: Marty Haugen.

    Tune:Two Oaks Composer:Marty Haugen

  • Tim Hughes

    Here I Am To Worship

    Choir: Congregation of Rauch City Church. Featured Artist: Nicky Brown. Featured Artist: Mark Crawford. Featured Artist: Jerr Logan. Featured Artist: Clivee McKinley. Featured Artist: Michael Osbourne. Featured Artist: Olrick Coker. Featured Artist: Marcia Walder Thomas. Featured Artist: Danielle Mahailet. Music Arranger: Nicky Brown. Lyricist: Tim Hughes.

    Composer:Tim Hughes

  • W H Ferguson

    O Jesus, I Have Promised

    Choir: Congregation at St Alban’s Church, Bristol. Conductor: David Ogden. Music Arranger: David Ogden. Lyricist: J E Bode.

    Tune:Two Oaks Composer:Marty Haugen

  • John Nicholson

    My Song is Love Unknown

    Choir: Barbara Dickson. Music Arranger: Troy Donockley. Lyricist: Samuel Crossman.

    Tune:Love Unknown Composer:John Nicholson

  • Westbury on Trym Parish Church Choir and Bristol Schools Chamber Choir

    Faith, Hope and Love

    Conductor: David Ogden. Lyricist: Roman Missal.
  • Sale Corps Worship Group

    Yesterday, Today and Forever

    Conductor: Simon Lole. Music Arranger: Oliver Chalker. Lyricist: Vicky Beeching.

    Composer:Vicky Beeching

Stories

Post Office Church

David Grant goes to meet The Reverend Andrew Foreshew-Cain at St James’ Church in West Hampstead.  St James’ has been revitalised by installing a post office, kids play area and retail space inside the church.

http://www.thesherriffcentre.co.uk/

!Audacious

!Audacious is a large church that meets in central Manchester. It has recently launched a second campus in Chester. The church has a membership of about 3800 and has 3 services every Sunday in the Manchester building.

 !Audacious is a largely independent church under the stewardship of the “Assemblies of God”  Pentecostal fellowship.

!Audacious are involved with many small groups and community projects throughout the week but this Songs of Praise feature focused on the style of worship music used in their services. The church uses very contemporary music and services are loud and lively with their own band writing nearly all the songs used in worship.

 http://audaciouschurch.com/

Firefighters for Christ

Firefighters for Christ International was set up forty years ago in 1976, at a breakfast meeting in Southern California. 

The Northern Ireland group began in 1998 and meets once a month in Belfast.

Its aim is for employees of the Fire and Rescue Service to encourage each other to live their lives for Jesus Christ.

 www.firefightersforchrist.org

Capital 2020

David heads to St Albans Acton Green to meet Bishop of Islington, The Right Rev’d Ric Thorpe, to hear about the Church of England’s strategy for growth in the diocese of London, known as Capital Vision 2020 (http://www.london.anglican.org/mission/capital-vision-2020/)

David meets the Associate Vicar Rev Mike Tufnell at St Albans Acton Green part of Christ Church W4, www.christchurchw4.com. The church was closed and on the verge of being sold when it was saved by a local petition signed by 5,000. Currently a building site with a marquee in the middle, it is re-establishing itself in the community.

 

  

Hymns

  • I Will Sing The Wondrous Story performed by the Congregation of St Mark’s Church, Maida Vale

  • Let Us Build A House performed by the Congregation of St Mary’s Warwick

  • Here I Am To Worship performed by the Congregation of Rauch City Church, Brixton

  • O Jesus, I Have Promised performed by the Congregation of St Alban’s Church, Bristol

  • My Song is Love Unknown performed by Barbara Dickson at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow

  • Faith, Hope and Love performed by Westbury on Trym Parish Church Choir and Bristol Youth Choir 

  • Yesterday, Today and Forever performed at Salvation Army Sale, Manchester

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Grant
Series Producer Matthew Napier
Executive Producer Dave Stanford

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