For any church with a CCL Licence Michael's hymn is commended for use in worship focusing on remembering loved ones (and is inter-faith sensitive in its wording). It may prove to be a particularly valuable resource during and after the pandemic.
In sad and glad remembrance - written by Revd Michael Forster
In sad and glad remembrance - Revd Michael Forster
Written by Michael Forster, one of our own Synod's retired ministers, this hymn was used in Sunday evening's live-streamed "Lincoln Remembers: Covid, Grief and Hope". Set to the tune, Thaxted (Jupiter from Holst's Planet Suite) the accompaniment is arranged by Howard Williams, Executive Pastor at Alive Church, Lincoln and sung by Grace Kendrew, a member of the worship group at Alive.