First Plymouth Church, Lincoln Nebraska. You may recognize the hymn tune, Abbot’s Leigh, as being more commonly associated with “Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.”
This week I am remembering that it’s been fifty years since the assassination of Robert Kennedy. I wrote about this on Wednesday. That brought to mind Dion’s classic song. Robert isn’t included in the title, but he is remembered in tear-inducing final words of the song.
Has anybody here seen my old friend Bobby,
Can you tell me where he’s gone?
I thought I saw him walkin’ up over the hill
With Abraham, Martin and John.
We must continue to carry the flame.
The Lord Bless You And Keep You by John Rutter as sung at the Royal Wedding by the choir of St. George’s Chapel, conducted by James Vivian
The Glasgow Phoenix Choir, “Benedictus” by Karl Jenkins, from The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace, at St Margaret’s Church, Dalry on 7 February 2015
Sunday is Pentecost
For the Beauty of the Earth, arranged by Brian Childers, First Plymouth Church, Lincoln Nebraska. Strictly instrumental with flute and handbells. Really nice.
We used a short version of this on Sunday as part of the Prayers of the People. This was in support of the Vida Joven orphanage in Tijuana, which our diocese supports.