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Thursday, 25 June 2015

Discover & explore: a little jewel with a number of facets drawing us in and lighting our path

Feedback on the new 'Discover & explore' service series at St Stephen Walbrook has been very positive. Among comments made have been following:
  • superb singers;
  • magnificent choir & organ;
  • both the songs and the reflection were excellent;
  • beautiful music; the readings were long and meaty! The whole liturgy was good
  • clear and relevant theme, lively pace & variety & beautiful music. Also friendly welcome
  • very inspiring message and hymns
  • it was like a little jewel with a number of facets drawing us in and lighting our path
  • I enjoyed the Taize chant. The music was beautiful. Everything was so carefully chosen for theme of today
  • focus combined with brevity – effective and to the point

Discover & explore: Music and liturgy with the Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields and Revd Jonathan Evens is a service series of musical discovery exploring themes of beauty, faith, home, imagination, leisure, love and work. Includes music by Thomas Tallis, Moses Hogan and James Whitbourn, and readings from the Bible, Brother Lawrence, Ernesto Cardenal, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, W.H. Davies, Magna Carta, among others.

From 1.10 - 1.50pm at St Stephen Walbrook, the remaining services in the series are: 29th June: Love; 6th July: Work; 13th July: Imagination; 20th July: Leisure; 27th July: Beauty.

The series is a partnership with Guildhall Art Gallery using themes from the recent rehang of their collection. Join us for a guided tour of the Guildhall Art Gallery collection, as part of the Discover & explore series, which will take place on 21 July at 1.10pm. Meet in the main entrance of the Guildhall Art Gallery.


Van Morrison - On Hyndford Street.

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