University UCC Lecture Series – John Bell: Spirituality & Music

John Bell

John L. Bell is a native of Kilmarnock and lives in Glasgow where he studied Arts and Theology.  After volunteer work in London and Amsterdam, and engagements in student politics, he was ordained by the Church of Scotland.  For ten years he worked in youth ministry with his colleague, Graham Maule, before transferring to concen­trate on music and worship.  He lectures, preaches and conducts seminars in Europe, North America, Australasia, and more recently, in Southern Africa.  He is a hymn writer, author and occasional broadcaster on national radio and television.  His primary passion is for congregational song.  John Bell and the work he shares with his colleagues has been honoured by the Royal School of Church Music, the Hymn Society in the United States & Canada, and the University of Glasgow.

Spirituality and Music

Friday, October 12, 2012, 7—8:30 p.m.
Ancient Celtic Gifts for Contemporary People

Saturday, October 13, 2012, 9 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
Why Do God’s People Sing?

Sunday, October 14, 2012,
9 a.m. talk: The Importance of Imagination
10 a.m. music during worship

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University Congregational United Church of Christ
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