Pratt, Andrew

Constance Coltman – a pioneer in ministry

The first woman to be ordained into a mainstream British denomination, Constance Coltman inspires the question: Where are the hymns are about women in ministry – and do we need them?     see details / comment

Categories: Alstott, Owen (auth), Articles, Collins, Gillian, Dudley-Smith, Timothy, Exploring themes, Honeyball Young, Barbara (comp), McCoan, Sue, Morrison, Nicola, People of faith, Pratt, Andrew, Prevett, Matthew, Worship Resources, Youngson, Michaela 1 Comment

A bloodied child (“The boy in the ambulance”) (website only)

“A bloodied child foreshadowed by a cross” (“The boy in the ambulance”) by Andrew Pratt New on 19 August 2016 – a response to the widely viewed video image of a child rescued from a bombed building in Allepo, Syria     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10. and refrain, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Consecration, Eventide, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercession and Petition, Pratt, Andrew, Woodlands 2 Comments

Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)

“Best of all is God is with us” by Andrew Pratt – a personal reflection by Laurence Wareing     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Hymns and spirituality, Pratt, Andrew

A world once rent by turmoil (website only)

“A world once rent by turmoil” by Andrew Pratt New on 7 July 2015 – a plea for God’s strength to “covet love” in the face of human hatred and strife     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Passion Chorale, Pratt, Andrew, Wolvercote

Five hymns for Aldersgate

Explore the Wesleys in their own words and those of others     see details / comment

Categories: Aldersgate Sunday, Articles, Luther, Martin (auth), Meet the hymn writers, Murray, Shirley Erena, Pratt, Andrew, Special Sundays and weeks, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John, Wesleys - anniversary hymns, Worship Resources

If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)

“If we claim to love our neighbour” by Andrew Pratt New on 9 April 2015 – exploring the challenging realities of Christian social holiness. With a commentary by Andrew Bradstock.     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Bethany, Human Life and Relationships, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, Scarlet Ribbons 2 Comments

Hopeless to help in this violence, this crisis (website only)

“Hopeless to help in this violence, this crisis” by Andrew Pratt New on 13 January 2015 – a response to the “Charlie Hebdo” shootings in Paris (January 2015), with wider implications for our multi-faith world     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Stewardship 1 Comment

Marking Candlemas

Jesus, the light of the world – celebrating the ancient feast of Candlemas     see details / comment

Categories: Advent and Christmas, Pratt, Andrew, Wilkinson, Thomas G., Worship Resources

What peace is there for tarnished lives (website only)

“What peace is there for tarnished lives” by Andrew Pratt New on 15 April 2014 – a post-Easter reflection     see details / comment

Categories: 88.86., Brown, Arthur Henry, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, Pratt, Andrew, Repentance and Forgiveness, Saffron Walden

A century passes, memories will fade (website only)

“A century passes, memories will fade” by Andrew Pratt New on 13 April 2014 – a hymn for Remembrance Sunday     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10. and Alleluias, Engelberg, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, Sine Nomine

This day we have witnessed (At the death of Nelson Mandela) (website only)

“This day we have witnessed a man for all nations” by Andrew Pratt New on 6 December 2013 – a hymn written in response to the death of former South African President, Neslon Mandela     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Articles, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), People of faith, Pratt, Andrew, The road and miles... 5 Comments

A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation (website only)

“A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation” by Andrew Pratt New on 5 June 2013 – written in the wake of a tornado that devastated suburbs of Oklahoma in May 2013     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Highwood, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, The Passion and the Cross

A Hymn for New Year (website only)

“This day is a day of both prayer and praising” by Andrew Pratt New on 24 December 2012 – a hymn of hope, praise and divine vision for the future, suitable for singing at the turn of the year (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Commitment/Dedication, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, New Year: Watchnight, Praise and Thanksgiving, Pratt, Andrew, The road and miles...

Remembrance (Once crimson poppies bloomed) (website only)

“Once crimson poppies bloomed” by Andrew Pratt New on 25 October 2012     see details / comment

Categories: Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Little Cornard, Pratt, Andrew, Remembrance, Remembrance Sunday, St Godric

Lift high the banner of these games (website only)

“Lift high the banner of these games” by Andrew Pratt New on 28 June, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Gilmurray, Sue, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Reconciliation and Healing, Twenty twelve, Vox Dilecti 1 Comment

The witnesses are watching (website only)

“The witnesses are watching” by Andrew Pratt New on 20 April, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.D., Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Crüger, Crüger, Johann, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Monk, William Henry, Our Journey with God, Pratt, Andrew

Was it the shaking ground that moved (website only)

“Was it the shaking ground that moved” by Andrew Pratt New on 1 March, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88., Armes, Philip, Galilee, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Jesus Risen and Ascended, Pratt, Andrew, Truro, Williams, Thomas

The quaking earth is calm (website only)

“The quaking earth is calm” by Andrew Pratt New on 1 March, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Pratt, Andrew, Redemptor, The Passion and the Cross, Wilson, John

Oyster Shells (website only)

“Oyster Shells” by Andrew Pratt and Barbara Honeyball Young New on February 7, 2012     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88., Calling and Commissioning, Honeyball Young, Barbara (comp), Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercessory response, Pratt, Andrew 1 Comment

Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)

Best of all is God is with us     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Abbott, Evelyn, F., Chapel Brae, Christmas, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Easter, Guitar chords available, Human Life and Relationships, Our Journey with God, Pratt, Andrew, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

God is born among us: earth receives the Christ child (StF 200)

God is born among us: earth receives the Christ child     see details / comment

Categories: Christmas, Clarke, Martin V., Irregular, Poland, Pratt, Andrew, Sharp, Ian

In the beginning God played with the planets (StF 108)

In the beginning God played with the planets     see details / comment

Categories: Creation and Providence, Irregular, Lee, David (comp), Pratt, Andrew, Young people

Love inspired the anger (StF 253)

Love inspired the anger     see details / comment

Categories: 65.65., Holy Week, Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, Racial Justice Sunday, Temple Court, The Ministry of Jesus, Wright, Paul Leddington

Mary and Joseph came to the temple (StF 229)

Mary and Joseph
came to the temple     see details / comment

Categories: 55.54.D., Bensunas, Epiphany to Jesus's Baptism, Pratt, Andrew, Ruddle, Valerie

O God, beyond all thought (StF 138)

O God, beyond all thought     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Morning and Evening, Old Hall, Pratt, Andrew, Turner, Guy

Tectonic plates beneath the ocean’s surface (website only)

“Tectonic plates beneath the ocean’s surface” by Andrew Pratt     see details / comment

Categories: 11.10.11.10. (11.10.11.10.), Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Highwood, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Intercession and Petition, Pratt, Andrew, Terry, Richard Runciman, Wholeness of Creation

There are no strangers to God’s love (StF 716)

There are no strangers to God’s love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Holmes, Henry James Ernest, Justice and Peace, Pater Omnium, Pratt, Andrew

We cannot gloat: a time for grief (website only)

“We cannot gloat: a time for grief, another mother’s son is dead” by Andrew Pratt     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Barnby, Joseph, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, Pratt, Andrew, St Chrysostom

We come to you with no pretence (StF 435)

We come to you with no pretence     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Haugen, Marty (comp), Pratt, Andrew, Repentance and Forgiveness, Shanti

We see the eyes of Mary shine (StF 219)

We see the eyes of Mary shine     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Christmas, France Hill, Pratt, Andrew, Turner, Guy