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The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Michael And All Angels, Bedford Park, London
The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Michael And All Angels, Bedford Park, London
The Bedford Park Festival Hymn

The Bedford Park Festival Hymn

Why we need your help

On Sunday June 28th, St Michael & All Angels was due to celebrate its 140th anniversary with a full orchestra and chorus, at its annual Festival Mass. Because of COVID-19, that was no longer possible. Instead, inspired by its fund-raising Hymnathons (see film from 2017), the church invited the community to choose - and sing! - The Bedford Park Festival Hymn, to raise money for the church and its three charities for 2020.

The hymn chosen was Dear Lord and Father of mankind. It was recorded during the last week of June by singers in their homes and played in church at the end of the Festival Mass on Sunday 28th June. You will find the recording on the Festival website, along with the names of the singers who recorded the soundtrack. Thanks to all of them and in particular to Jonathan Dods, Director of Music at St Michael & All Angels, for choosing the arrangemnt, organising and editing the recording, and playing the organ. Some of the singers appear on the video, which was recorded later on Zoom, to convey a visual impression of recording from home.

We hope you will want to show your appreciation of this community achievement by making a donation below in support of the Festival charities.




3,150.00

raised so far

3150.00

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Supporters

Jun 30, 2020

Cathie James

Well done to all the singers and to Jonathan for masterminding this - not my favourite hymn but Fraser the trumpeter made up for the Servers? nomination being pipped at the post - many thanks Fraser: this extra donation is down to you!

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 29, 2020

Torin Douglas

Thanks to all the singers and the brass and to Jonathan for the beautiful arrangement and the organ. On headphones it?s magnificent! And to all who took part in and created the Zoom recording.

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 29, 2020

Janine

Great to have the zoom as well - congratulations to all

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

Toni Charlton

So sorry I missed the chance to vote - but it looks as if the hymn that I would have voted for has emerged at the top of the list

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

Anonymous

Dear Lord & Father of Mankind

60.00
(plus 15.00 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

Anonymous

Tell out my soul


Jun 14, 2020

Jane B

Dear Lord & Father

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

John Clark

Dear Lord and Father of mankind

70.00
(plus 17.50 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

Cathie James

Last throw of the dice - Ye servants of the Lord 18

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 14, 2020

Anonymous

Dear Lord and Father

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Total raised so far

3,150.00

Total plus Gift Aid 3,880.00

Direct donations

3,150.00

Raised offline 0.00

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