Book launch in York

  Another event, on this occasion for those of you who live in York, its environs, or within easy travelling distance. Also the opportunity of a new book! The book launch of Looking for a Voice: A Hymnological Biography by Caryl Micklem and Alison Micklem will take place on Saturday 8th April at 2.30 pm All are invited. Caryl Micklem …

John Newton Exhibition & 30 March Events

The John Newton Project website has updated information on the John Newton exhibition available to view throughout March at St Andrew by the Wardrobe, 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Mon-Fri. www.standrewbythewardrobe.net The exhibition includes additional material on Newton’s links with previous rectors of this church – William Romaine and William Goode – and on the Eclectic Society and CMS (which …

Hymn Writers Workshop

Please see below details of a Hymn Writers Workshop being organized by Jubilate. This Day may be of interest to both aspiring and established Hymn Writers and composers, especially those living in, or around, or within easy access to London. It will be a day of insight, practical training and fellowship for lyricists and composers alike. In addition to the main …

Short Guide No 27: Hymns and Ministry to Those with Dementia

Ministering to people who have reached that stage of life when ‘mind and memory flee’[1]Footnote 1From the last verse of James Montgomery’s hymn, ‘According to Thy gracious word’. presents serious challenges which cannot be ignored. This short paper draws on the author’s experiences as a part-time Chaplain to a local hospital in which worship amongst geriatric patients (many of whom …