William Byrd – Father of Music

Died 4th July 1623 William Byrd was born in 1543 and probably studied music under Thomas Tallis. He was appointed organist of Lincoln Cathedral in 1563; about ten years later he moved to London to take up his duties as a member of the Chapel Royal, which post he held until the end of his … Continue reading William Byrd – Father of Music

Reflecting our Faith – The Lectern

Have you ever considered the furniture that we have in our churches? Close your eyes and think what your own sitting room looks like and the furniture you have chosen to go in there.  Most of us will have chairs, a sofa, one or more tables of different sizes, a fireplace and a television.  Which … Continue reading Reflecting our Faith – The Lectern

The Search for Peace

Lent Meditations - 2023 In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. (Psalm 4:8) Yesterday was the final gathering of our 2023 five-week course of meditations for Lent, which was held at Welshampton Methodist Chapel and led by Rev. Anne. During this season of Lent, the … Continue reading The Search for Peace