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Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a praise evening in Enniskillen.

13 March 2019

Three Cantors reform to bring relief to Canadian town suffering “pastoral emergency”

The Three Cantors haven’t sung together since the consecration of Bishop William Cliff, but reformed to bring hope to Churchill, Manitoba.

26 June 2018

Bahrain Dean wins Cyprus and Gulf hymn competition

A hymn written by the Dean of St Christopher’s Cathedral in Bahrain has won a competition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf.

24 October 2016

Welsh hymns given modern make-over

A Welsh vicar has produced a new hymn book to preserve the treasure of traditional Welsh hymns by giving their words a modern twist.

17 August 2016

Vicar uses King of Rock n Roll to draw people to King of Kings

A vicar in England has adopted an unusual method of evangelism – he impersonates the singer Elvis Presley.

16 August 2016

Church of Nigeria launches anthem competition

The Anglican Church of Nigeria has launched a competition for composers to create a new anthem for the province on the theme of its motto from John 8:32 – “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” The new three-stanza anthem must be “properly worded and theologically sound.”

16 May 2016

First all-girl cathedral choir in southern hemisphere

The first all-girl cathedral choir in the southern hemisphere has been launched at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia. The choir is made up from 18 girls from Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School and gave a debut performance in the cathedral last week.

19 February 2016

Consecration stalls Canadian singing trio

After performing together for 19 years, the Three Cantors – Archdeacon David Pickett, Dean Peter Wall, Bishop-elect William Cliff and maestro Angus Sinclair – will return to the church that hosted their first performance to sing a final concert before Cliff is consecrated seventh bishop of the diocese of Brandon.

02 February 2016