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24/07/2016

Josie d'Arby visits the tiny Hebridean island of Iona to experience its unique spirituality, while on the Northern Irish coast teenagers combine surfing and faith.

Josie d'Arby visits the tiny Hebridean island of Iona to experience its unique spirituality, while on the Northern Irish coast teenagers combine surfing and faith.

Music:

The King of Love My Shepherd Is from the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lindisfarne
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing by Ashton Lane
The Church's One Foundation from Canterbury Cathedral
Will You Come and Follow Me from St Andrew's Cathedral, Glasgow
In Christ Alone from Ballydown Presbyterian Church, Banbridge, Northern Ireland
A Life That's Good from St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen
God Who Is Everywhere Present from St Aidan's Church, Leeds.

34 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Jul 2016 17:10

Music Played

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

  • Congregation of The Parish Church of St Mary The Virgin, Lindisfarne

    The King Of Love, My Shepherd Is (feat. Sarah Woon)

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright. Music Arranger: Geoff Ellerby. Lyricist: H W Baker.

    Tune: St Columba

  • John Wyeth

    Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing

    Featured Artist: Ashton Lane. Music Arranger: Esther O'Connor, Tim O'Connor, Graeme Duffin. Lyricist: John Wyeth.

    Composer: John Wyeth

  • S.S Wesley

    The Church’s One Foundation

    Choir: Canterbury Cathedral Congregation. Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright. Featured Artist: David Newsholme. Featured Artist: Colin Sheen. Featured Artist: Tristan Fry. Featured Artist: Andrew Crowley. Featured Artist: Simon Munday. Featured Artist: Edward Hobart. Featured Artist: Richard Bissill. Featured Artist: Owen Eamonn Slade. Lyricist: Samuel J. Stone.

    Tune: Aurelia Composer: S.S Wesley

  • Scottish Tradtional Melody

    Will You Come And Follow Me

    Choir: Congregation of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow. Lyricist: John L Bell. Lyricist: Graham Maule.

    Tune: Kelvingrove Composer: Scottish Tradtional Melody

  • Keith Getty

    In Christ Alone

    Choir: Congregation of Ballydown Presbyterian Church, Banbridge, Northern Ireland. Conductor: Jonathan Rea. Featured Artist: New Irish Arts. Composer: Stuart Townend. Music Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone. Lyricist: Keith Getty. Lyricist: Stuart Townend.

    Composer: Keith Getty, Stuart Townend

  • Sarah Siskind

    A Life That’s Good

    Featured Artist: Emily Smith. Featured Artist: Matheu Watson. Composer: Ashley Monroe. Music Arranger: E. Smith, J. McClennan, M. Watson. Lyricist: Sarah Siskind. Lyricist: Ashley Monroe.

    Composer: Sarah Siskind, Ashley Monroe

  • Geoff Ellerby

    God Who Is Everywhere Present (feat. Danny Maddocks, Alex Woodrow, Steve Lawson, Steven Callow, Nicky Hunter & David Benfield)

    Music Arranger: Geoff Ellerby. Lyricist: John L Bell. Lyricist: Graham Maule. Lyricist: WGRG, Iona Community.

    Tune: Here's To The Maiden Composer: English Traditional Melody

Stories

The Iona Community
At the heart of Christian life on the island is The Iona Community.  It was founded in 1938 by George MacLeod, a Minister from the Church of Scotland.  George was a war hero turned pacifist with unconventional ideas.  Josie meets today’s Leader of the Iona Community, Peter MacDonald, to find out what brought George to this tiny island and how his ideas inform today’s Community.
Flat pack Church
Pam Rhodes is at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford finding out more about a ‘flat pack’ church designed by 6th Century Emperor Justinian The Great.
Surfing Christians

Jono and Beth Griffin run The Surf Project in Portrush, Northern Ireland. They arrange residential camps at different locations across Ireland, with the aim of giving young people the opportunity to learn to surf, make new friends and strengthen their faith.They are supported by The Methodist Church in Portrush.

www.thesurfproject.org

www.causewaymethodistchurches.com/home/portrush

Joyce Watson

Iona has been Joyce Watson’s home for 18 years having unexpectedly inherited a house there from a friend.  She first fell in love with Iona through her camera lens and talks about its beauty and spirituality.  Six years ago Joyce became Iona’s Resident Episcopalian Priest.  She holds services at a retreat centre called Bishops House and is available as someone people can talk to.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Josie D'Arby
Series Producer Matthew Napier
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra

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