A Song for the Season of Creation

A new song to help promote the Season of Creation this year is to be launched during the Evensong service at St Bride’s, Fleet Street, London, on Sunday 26 May at 5.30pm.

Following their successful Plastic Free Lent campaign in 2018, the Choir of St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street were approached to help produce a song for the Season of Creation (1 September – 4 October) which has been commissioned by the C of E’s Environment Working Group. Words by Malcolm Guite have been set to music by Ian Stephens in a number of arrangements suitable for choirs and singing groups of all ages, ranges and sizes all of which fit together and can be performed simultaneously. There is also an arrangement for congregations. The six arrangements will be available as a free download from www.stbrides.com so that all potential performers will have it available to rehearse before September.

The full press release, which gives more information and includes the words of the song (based on Colossians 1: 15-17) can be downloaded from this link.

It would be great if London-based friends of JRI could support this event – there will be a small celebration at the end of the service

Post Image of a blackbird singing by Manfred Richter from Pixabay