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A Celtic Response to COP26

February 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


John Bell will be visiting St Peter Mancroft on the weekend of 19-20 February and will be leading a number of events as part of his visit.

On Saturday 19th February at 7pm, John Bell will be leading an exploration of a theological response to COP26 informed by the Iona Community’s commitment to uphold the integrity of creation.

All are welcome to join in with this exploration.

About John Bell

John L. Bell is a preacher, hymn writer, composer, lecturer, and broadcaster. He is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland and a member of the Iona Community. During his studies in Theology, he became the first student Rector of the University of Glasgow. After a period in the Netherlands and two posts in church youth work, he became employed in the areas of music and worship, founding during that time, with Graham Maule, the Wild Goose Worship Group and the Wild Goose Resource Group.He is a past convenor of the Church of Scotland’s Panel on Worship and the committee that produced the ground-breaking Church Hymnary 4. In 1999, he was honoured by the Presbyterian Church of Canada and the Royal School of Church Music which bestowed on him Fellowships. He was awarded in 2002 an honorary doctorate by the University of Glasgow, in 2013 the Community of Christ International Peace Award, and in 2018 the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship.John has produced many collections of liturgy, scripts, sermons and reflections, original hymns and songs (some in collaboration with Graham) and three collections of songs of the World Church, and is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at grass roots level.


February 19, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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