Things I’ll miss, Part I

Jun 4, 2010 | Posted by in architecture, Carlisle, travel | 5

Hard to believe that in one month I’ll be returning to the US of A. I’m anxious to come back, and in a while I’ll post some things I’m excited for. But before that, I wanted to post things that I will miss about the UK. I’m sure some of this I won’t even realizeRead more …

The Crucifixion

Apr 2, 2010 | Posted by in architecture, music, worship | 1

Tonight I went to see John Stainer’s “The Crucifixion” from 1887 performed at Lanercost Priory in Brampton. Undoubtedly the best and most familiar piece in this oratorio is “God So Loved the World.” It was performed beautifully in an amazing venue. One thing that stood out to me in Stainer’s work were the almost hymn-likeRead more …

The Worship Experiment, Week 16

Mar 25, 2010 | Posted by in architecture, Carlisle, worship, worship experiment | 0

Carlisle Cathedral 21 March, 10:30am I attended the Cathedral’s weekly Service of Holy Communion. The service is thoroughly Anglican and high-church, but from what I understand, and unusually, this church is evangelical. The choir consists of all men and boys, similar to other high churches, and they sing the Litany, Psalm of the day, congregationalRead more …