Advent this year brings a glimmer of light that freedom from the lockdown is on the horizon, but the consequences of the pandemic will be long-lasting and our calling, as Christ’s church, will be as important as ever. As we prepare to celebrate the coming of Christ let us renew our commitment to live our lives as an Ode to Joy – and Freedom. 

Listen or download to this week’s Start:Stop reflection at the link above. Read the script here

Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday 16th December 2020 at 7pm – Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary – for a unique performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, concluding with ‘Ode to Joy’ sung by our Choral Scholars. You will be able to watch the performance at this link. 

Image : Detail from the Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt.