Creation Liturgy

Watch this short clip of the open air Creation Liturgy.  Creation Liturgy Celebrating Creation and deepening our commitment to care for it was the theme of this liturgy in the open air in Cornwall, with the Penlee Cluster of Anglican Churches in the Penzance area.  We used the liturgy from the new Iona Abbey Worship Book […]

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Using global song in worship with integrity

Here’s a 15 minute interview I did recently in USA on using global song in our worship. “How can Global Music in Western Worship be done authentically and respectfully?” Its part of a series in The Luxcast, a podcast of Western Theological Seminary in Michigan.  Greg Scheer and I reflect on how to use global music with integrity […]

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Remembering Mairi Munro

Mairi Munrio died this week after four years of living with an aggressive brain tumour. It is with deep sadness that I reflect here on our times together in Wild Goose. We worked together as volunteers in the Wild Goose Worship Group from its first days – when she was 17 and I was 23. […]

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Drop in to my course on Iona songs and worship

from 6th-9th March I’m leading workshops on songs and worship of the Iona Community and each evening we have worship services.  You can see the full timetable on the diary page.  Anyone may drop in to any of the sessions and a small voluntary donation is invited from participants.

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Worship recording from Symposium in Grand Rapids

I’m working at the Worship Symposium of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.  This morning I assisted in worship leading with a group of international colleagues.  We are here working on worship preparation for the WCRC General Council in Leipzig, but part of the deal is that we do some seminars, presentations and worship leading […]

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A song for 20th January 2017

On the day of the inauguration of President Trump, this song by John L. Bell seems like a powerful word for our times. You can hear it here Adam Kukuk singing The Truth that sets us free Adam is an American friend who posted this on Facebook today. When the wheel of fate is turning and […]

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Songs and Worship of Iona

6 – 10 March 2017 at Thornleigh Hotel in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria. I am leading a 5 day course at this Christian Hotel in the very pleasant surroundings of Grange over Sands. It’s residential but attending for individual sessions is possible. It’ll be a gentle week with plenty of excellent food and comfortable accommodation.  I shall […]

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