Speaking of favourite hymns

Most of us have favourite hymns. Sometimes one stands out. Sometimes our choice changes. Sometimes our favourite is one we learned as a child.

Each Sunday in August at 5pm Vespers the speakers will talk on a favourite traditional hymn, and if possible we’ll sing the hymn too.

How will the hymns be chosen? Well if we asked everyone to nominate we’d probably get too many. So to select the four traditional hymns to be spoken of we’re having a ballot. On Sunday 29th July everyone at church will be invited to vote. Everyone will have three votes to use if they wish and the votes can all be used for one hymn, or spread among two or three hymns.

Now  – YOU can vote here for ONE of the hymns from the list. We know there are many favourites not on this list – this is the selection we are choosing from this time.

We’d welcome your vote!


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St Chrysostom’s is an Anglican (Church of England) parish church in Manchester. We’re an inclusive, diverse and welcoming faith community where people of differing backgrounds make friends. Find our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2364267899/
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2 Responses to Speaking of favourite hymns


    A favourite new one for me is A Place at the Table

  2. Ginny says:

    The results from the voting on favourite hymns are in.

    Abide with Me: 10
    Amazing Grace: 7
    As I kneel before You: 2
    Blest are the Pure in Heart: 1
    Dear Lord and Father of Mankind: 5
    Guide me O Thou Great Redeemer: 10
    Jesu Lover of My Soul: 2
    Just as I Am: 3
    Lead us Heavenly Father Lead Us: 3
    Soul of my Saviour: 1
    Sweet Sacrament Divine: 3
    Who Would True Valour See: 5
    Ye Holy Angels Bright: 2
    Teach Me My God and King: 1

    In August, a different speaker will talk on the top 4 hymns at Sunday Vespers at 5pm, and if possible, we’ll sing the hymns, too.

    5 August: Abide with Me
    12 August: Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer
    19 August: Amazing Grace
    26 August: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

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