Here is the programme for the course at the Thornleigh Hotel in Grange over Sands next week. (6 – 9th March). People are invited to drop in for any of the sessions for a small donation. Hope to see you there. MONDAY 8 – 9:00pm Songs of welcome and hospitality & evening prayer TUESDAY […]
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 […]
6 – 7th May. A weekend of events focused around singing and worship in St Mary’s Church, Penzance and possibly St Ives too. Awaiting more information, but look at those palm trees!
I shall be leading a workshop for headteachers and clergy at Newtonrigg, Penrith. Its on sings for school worship and run by Carlisle Diocese. I’ll be focusing mainly on short songs which help to enable movement – the ‘coming in’ and ‘going out’ bits, prayer and praise. Resources which help children to connect and engage. […]
20 – 26th May. This week at the MacLeod Centre is led by myself and Pat Bennett, hymn writer, Wild Goose Publications author and fellow member of the Iona Community. What makes a good hymn or liturgy? Are the words and music we use in worship effective in helping people to engage with and respond […]
On 17th June I will be working with members of the North Cumbria Methodist Circuit. More information to follow.
29 June – 7th July are the dates of the General Council of the WCRC. But I shall be there for 2 weeks as a member of the worship team. People will gather from Reformed Churches from all over the world and in this significant anniversary of the Reformation, the gathering has special significance. WCRC […]
24-26th November. A residential weekend exploring the songs and worship of the Iona Community. Rydal Hall is in a beautiful part of my home county, Cumbria, just outside Ambleside. Rydal Hall Conference Centre