Concert of Hope
When: Friday 20th March, 2020 – time to be confirmed
Where: St James Church, Clapham, Park Hill, SW4 9PB
SAVE THE DATE – watch this space for more information
Garth will be giving concerts in several venues in Switzerland
When: 1st – 11th May 2020
Further details to follow
In the Storms of Life – an evening with Garth Hewitt
When: Wednesday 20th May 2020, time to be confirmed
Order your copies of Bethlehem is Calling sheet music by emailing – £2.50 per copy or ask about our discount for 5 or more
What have they done to the “Little Town”?
Imprisoned it in a concrete wall
Bethlehem – once a holy city
Trapped inside a ghetto wall.
Here where angels sang of peace
Where love and hope were born anew
Once surrounded by a heavenly host
Now surrounded by a concrete view.
Yet people crushed and hidden away
Still celebrate on Christmas Eve
Lighting candles for the child –
They still remember – still believe.
So light a candle this Holy Night
For Bethlehem and Beit Sahour
And for all the people caught inside
That cold and grey prison wall
Longing for a world of peace
Where all are treated equally
Where all can recognise their worth
Where all can live with dignity –
Where all can join hands with neighbours
Whether Muslim, Christian or Jew
And find a way to live together
Making Holy dreams
Making Holy dreams come true.
Garth Hewitt writes redemption songs
and then sings them without fear.
His voice comes through clearly,
challenging us by his witness to act for justice. His is a brave voice,
needed more than ever in a fearful world, and in a sometimes timid church.
Please God, it will help us
sing redemption songs of our own.
The Revd Lucy Winkett
Rector, St James’s Piccadilly
previous Chair of Trustees of Amos Trust