The Greatest Show
Church News | Monday, 24 June 2019 |
One of the Greatest Shows that St Mary’s Church puts on each year must be ‘Songs of Praise on the Green’. The good Lord endowed us with a nice day, overcast maybe, but very mild, a great day on which to hold this annual event… A good crowd of us sang many of our favourite hymns, and had some lovely readings such as Ephesians 3: 14-21 read by Val and John 1: up to v18 read to us by Janet. During the first half of the service we had the puppets perform ‘Any dream will do’ from Joseph and his Technicolour Dream Coat. The sermon was given by Revd Julie, who armed herself with a tape measure and talked about Mary Poppins, and asked if we measured up to God’s ideal? During the second half of the service once again we had the puppets performance of ‘This is the Greatest Show’ from the film entitled the ‘Greatest Showman’. We finished off Songs of Praise with that very popular hymn ‘And can it be’ before going into St Leonard’s Hall for a yummy Strawberry and Cream Tea.