9:45 AM each Sunday morning – Come and join us for our family communion service.
Gustav Holst’s The Hymn of Jesus (written in August 1917) has always been one of his most widely performed works. Its first performance in London in 1920 was an outstanding success; Ralph Vaughan Williams, the dedicatee, said he just ‘wanted to get up and embrace everyone and then get merry’. Yet perhaps it is taken too much for granted. There remains the mystery why Holst chose to set an obscure apocryphal text in ancient Greek at a time of national catastrophe in the First World War. What was he offering his audience? See below and play the music:
Beltane Stone was used in early Celtic times as a place for worship & festivities..
A local amateur archaeologist has now found the location where the stone is – by using the latest Google map & comparing it to older maps from the 1500′s.
Below you can read a series of emails with all the details.
fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.