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How to start your own parish Music Corner for kids

“Some of my clearest early memories of church involve the songs I sung as a child, and music is such a fun and effective way to let God’s word ‘dwell richly’ in us. Therefore, as I started my internship at St Bart’s in 2023, I was excited that one of my areas of focus was to foster the growth of generational diversity in the music team — to get young people involved,” says Diana Wong from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba

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Latest "English Hymnal" descendant christened in London

It wasn’t a thousand voices shouting to the saints, as one of the hymns in the sample booklet put it; but about 80 people gathered in St James’s, Sussex Gardens, in London recently to put a fair wind behind the latest revision of the famous green-bound hymn book whose first music editor, in 1906, was the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, then only 33 years old


Student-led radio station to launch at Flinders

Matthew Flinders Anglican College Secondary School students are starting a radio station and who better to teach them the ropes than one of the Sunshine Coast’s best, Old Flinderian and Hot 91.1FM Radio Host Sam Coward (Flinders Class of 1996)?