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Student Life in Lockdown

A live service from Holy Trinity, Platt in Manchester exploring the experiences of the nearby student community during lock down. Led by the Revd Dr Paul Mathole and Sarah Bradley.

With our lives impacted by the rules of lockdown, many are struggling with loneliness and the absence of people we love. With tight restrictions prescribed for university students particularly, how are they finding some semblance of normal life?

This live service from Holy Trinity, Platt in Manchester explores these issues through the lens of faith.

The church lies on the doorstep of the student village, usually a bustling hub of activity, but now the students are isolated in their halls of residence. Recently tensions flared up as temporary fences were erected and subsequently pulled down by students protesting the move.

The Rector, the Revd Dr Paul Mathole and Sarah Bradley, reflect on their church's ministry to students as they face rules and restrictions. They explore the hopes and fears felt by those who are looking for solace in these testing times. They reflect on what it means to be content throughout good times and bad as students from the congregation describe the way their faith has helped them.

Music is performed singer Katie Ritson and socially distanced musicians from the church. It is directed and arranged by Olly Hamilton.

Producer: Katharine Longworth

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38 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Nov 2020 08:10

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  • Sun 22 Nov 2020 08:10

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