Why is Robb sharing electronica? Who can say? It’s not normally my kind of thing but when we were running the charity stall at Whitby Goth Weekend this came out of my friend’s iPod and I really like it. Electronic goth/industrial – no spandex in sight. Every time it comes on my playlist I
Since the late 19th century, The Church has been held hostage to one of the most theologically facile songs that has ever been sung during a service. All of the accusations of “pie in the sky when you die” and a “bearded man in the sky” can be found in this universal favourite. When combined
Last year Bishop Steve Croft sent the clergy in his diocese a Christmas Card containing his own reworked lyrics for Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing. Ali forwarded the card to us in the New Year and we’ve been looking at how we could play it at the Christmas Rock Mass with our band Metanoia. As Ruth
Hat tip to @prescentorsue for bringing it to my attention.
This is the second hymn Metanoia played at yesterday’s Blessēd big bash in The Big Top at Greenbelt. It’s going to make a few appearances at The Rock Mass over the next year or so.
At #worship2013 conference organised by the liturgical commission. As the conversation has developed, the word ‘trite’ has been used extensively. I put “I’d better not mention the Superman grace”. Twitter has demanded the Superman grace. I’m putting together a video that goes with it for the summer school I’m running to check that our later.
It has been a busy few weeks in our house. Beginning a new parish ministry at the start of advent is always going to feel like you are jumping onto a moving conveyor belt. We have also been consciously pressing the brakes and trying to ‘do’ advent without rushing into Christmas. This has involved some
Some of you may remember that last year there was an Online Nine Lessons and Carols Service. This year is no different and Metanoia are involved in it once again. Check out all of the details over at Nine Lessons and Carols 2012! Check out the hashtag #onlinecarols2012 too! I also updated Metanoia’s facebook url
One of the many things I need to do now that I am back online is sort through all of the tasks that have been backing up. Here is one of the clips of The Rock Mass that I’ve managed to get off my computer and up to YouTube. Thanks to Trash II Treasure for
As you probably know, Ruth and I are involved in a couple of services at Greenbelt this year. We’ve had details confirmed about when the U2charist will be happening. It is going to be in the “InSense” venue at 5pm on Monday. The worship is being organised by Luminous in Lincoln. Metanoia will be leading the musical aspects of