People of faith

For all the (patron) saints

Introducing StF’s series of articles about the United Kingdom’s patron saints and the hymn traditions that reflect their lives     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Exploring themes, People of faith, Words and music, Worship Resources

Hymns for a net worker – Saint Andrew (Patron Saints 4)

Scotland’s melodic legacy for Singing the Faith, and Saint Andrew’s pointers for Christian discipleship     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Bonar, Horatius, Briggs, Anna, Bunessan, Exploring themes, Fisher, Leith, Galbraith, Douglas (auth), Galloway, Kathy, Herbert, George, Idle, Christopher, Jones, Jacqueline G. (auth), Kelvingrove, Leckebusch, Martin E., Matheson, George, Maule, Graham, Montgomery, James, Murray, Shirley Erena, People of faith, Words and music, Worship Resources

Pay heed to the people you meet on the journey (website only)

“Pay heed to the people you meet on the journey” by Dominic Grant New on 7 September 2017 – early Christians rise to the challenge of giving shelter to the traveller     see details / comment

Categories: 12.11.12.11., Articles, Grant, Dominic, Hymns on StF+, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Our Journey with God, People of faith, Refugee Sunday, The Ministry of Jesus, The road and miles...

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 7 Comments

Aldersgate – what changed for the Wesleys?

Wesley (and Wesley-related) hymns and links to “the Wesley story”     see details / comment

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

More than dragons – singing for St George

Exploring hymns that speak of England’s patron saint     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Exploring themes, Justice and Peace, Keble, John, Keyes. Aaron (auth), Keyes. Aaron (comp), Luther, Martin (auth), Maule, Graham, Monsell, J.S.B., People of faith, Sparrow-Simpson, W.J., The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles, Willis, Love Maria, Words and music, Worship Resources 3 Comments

CO100 – another side to war

Remembering the conscientious objectors who said ‘No’ to war     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, People of faith

Hymns for St Patrick

Singing the Faith words and tunes associated with Ireland     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Exploring themes, People of faith, Words and music, Worship Resources

Songs for St David

Exploring Welsh tunes in Singing the Faith     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Exploring themes, People of faith, Words and music, Worship Resources 1 Comment

Hymns from prison: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Introducing Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his poem-hymns     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, Meet the hymn writers, People of faith

John Wesley’s Thoughts Upon Slavery

Reflections on an important publication     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Hymns and films, People of faith

Edith Cavell

Nurse Edith Cavell – an inspiring example for Education Sunday 2014     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, People of faith

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

In the steps of Martin Luther King

Resources inspired by and related to Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech.     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, People of faith

“I have a dream” – resources

More resources and links suitable to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s speech.     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, People of faith

‘I have a dream’, a man once said (website only)

“’I have a dream’, a man once said” by Pamela Pettitt New on 27 July 2013 – inspired by Martin Luther King’s 1963 “I have a dream” speech     see details / comment

Categories: 86.886.(6), Articles, Calling and Commissioning, Chalfont Park, Hymns only online (submit to stfplus@methodistchurch.org.uk), Justice and Peace, People of faith, Pettitt, Pamela, Racial Justice Sunday, Repton 1 Comment