This hymn was to complete a sermon given at St John’s Church Maesteilo.
This dancey song, written in celebration of the birth of Rachel Claringbull, can be sung as a Round, perhaps with the accompaniment of a tambour.
This worship-song concluded my ‘oratorio’ WRESTLING WITH CHRIST, presented at Christmas 1974 by members of the Lee Abbey Community.
I had been accompanying contralto Eileen Wetherell for some years, during which time she was accepted for ordination training. Following the General Synod vote in November 1992 to accept women as priests in the Church of England, and after Eileen’s Read More …
* I wrote this paraphrase of the 23rd Psalm for a grand-child’s eleventh birthday. I breathe this song of thanks to you.midi
** In 2012 these words, by Siân Rhiannon, were set for the class in the National Eisteddfod in which a new hymn was to be composed. The lyric, roughly translated alongside the Welsh original, is a sunny affirmation of God’s love continually poured forth Read More …
** This four-part round is a simple thanksgiving for the gift of children. Kinder sind eine Gabe des Herrn (Round).midi
* This hymn is a straightforward meditation on two proverbial verses, about godliness with contentment and the root of all evil. Godliness with contentment.midi
* I wrote this to give wings to a sermon preached in St Teilo’s Church Llandeilo Fawr on Bible Sunday (which is also Reformation Sunday in some parts of the Protestant world). God, in-breathing holy Scripture.midi