At Rock Mass we have a yearly theme. The theme for this year is Micah 6:8, “Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly”. This is the introductory video we’ve put together for each service. We have a 4:3 ratio background in the service so I thought I’d better do a widescreen version for you with no
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
Those of you who have had to listen to me pontificate about church music for any length of time will have heard me lament, quality or music, quality of lyrics, lack of scriptures and theological statements in modern music. You will have no doubt also heard me groan at the mention of most Christmas music
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.
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
A lot of people have been expressing an interest in a band T-shirt for Metanoia before Greenbelt. I’ve spoken to the company who made our Silverthorn T-shirts and they will be able to sort out a run of screen printed shirts with the Metanoia Logo on the front and the Rock Mass “Follow Me” logo as a
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
Easter weekend was completely hectic and I totally forgot to post this. It was part of the Stations of the Resurrection over at the Big Bible Blog organised by @vahva. Here is Metanoia with Now The Green Blade Rises. Why not follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or me on Soundcloud.