Pratt, Andrew

  • In the beginning God played with the planets (StF 108)

    In the beginning God played with the planets

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  • O God, beyond all thought (StF 138)

    O God, beyond all thought

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  • God is born among us: earth receives the Christ child (StF 200)

    God is born among us: earth receives the Christ child

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  • We see the eyes of Mary shine (StF 219)

    We see the eyes of Mary shine

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  • Mary and Joseph came to the temple (StF 229)

    Mary and Joseph came to the temple

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  • Love inspired the anger (StF 253)

    Love inspired the anger

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  • We come to you with no pretence (StF 435)

    We come to you with no pretence

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  • Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)

    Best of all is God is with us

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  • There are no strangers to God's love (StF 716)

    There are no strangers to God's love

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  • A bloodied child ("The boy in the ambulance") (website only)

    “A bloodied child foreshadowed by a cross” ("The boy in the ambulance") by Andrew Pratt New on 19 August 2016 – a response to the widely viewed video image of a child rescued from a bombed building in Allepo, Syria

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  • A century passes, memories will fade (website only)

    "A century passes, memories will fade" by Andrew Pratt New on 13 April 2014 - a hymn for Remembrance Sunday

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  • A Hymn for New Year (website only)

    "This day is a day of both prayer and praising" by Andrew Pratt New on 24 December 2012 - a hymn of hope, praise and divine vision for the future, suitable for singing at the turn of the year (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation (website only)

    "A twisting wind that wreaks such devastation" by Andrew Pratt New on 5 June 2013 - written in the wake of a tornado that devastated suburbs of Oklahoma in May 2013

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  • A world once rent by turmoil (website only)

    “A world once rent by turmoil” by Andrew Pratt New on 7 July 2015 – a plea for God's strength to "covet love" in the face of human hatred and strife

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  • Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)

    “Best of all is God is with us” by Andrew Pratt – a personal reflection by Laurence Wareing

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  • Beyond impossibility (website only)

    “Beyond impossibility” by Andrew Pratt New on 20 March 2018 – "in respect for Stephen Hawking", the pioneering scientist who died 14 March 2018, aged 76

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  • Five hymns for Aldersgate

    Explore the Wesleys in their own words and those of others

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  • Hopeless to help in this violence, this crisis (website only)

    “Hopeless to help in this violence, this crisis” by Andrew Pratt New on 13 January 2015 - a response to the "Charlie Hebdo" shootings in Paris (January 2015), with wider implications for our multi-faith world

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  • If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)

    “If we claim to love our neighbour” by Andrew Pratt New on 9 April 2015 - exploring the challenging realities of Christian social holiness. With a commentary by Andrew Bradstock.

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  • Lift high the banner of these games (website only)

    "Lift high the banner of these games" by Andrew Pratt New on 28 June, 2012

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  • Marking Candlemas

    Jesus, the light of the world - celebrating the ancient feast of Candlemas

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  • Oyster Shells (website only)

    "Oyster Shells" by Andrew Pratt and Barbara Honeyball Young New on February 7, 2012

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  • Remembrance (Once crimson poppies bloomed) (website only)

    "Once crimson poppies bloomed" by Andrew Pratt New on 25 October 2012

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  • Singing the moment (Part 1)

    Immediate relevance is important in our sung worship, argues the Revd Andrew Pratt. Here, he writes of how others have responded to some of his own texts – and explains why immediate responses can have lasting value.

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  • Tectonic plates beneath the ocean's surface (website only)

    "Tectonic plates beneath the ocean's surface" by Andrew Pratt

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  • The quaking earth is calm (website only)

    "The quaking earth is calm" by Andrew Pratt New on 1 March, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • The witnesses are watching (website only)

    "The witnesses are watching" by Andrew Pratt New on 20 April, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • The world is fraught with danger (website only)

    “The world is fraught with danger” by Andrew Pratt New on 18 September 2018 – the post-Easter experience of St Thomas re-thought for the present day

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  • This day we have witnessed (At the death of Nelson Mandela) (website only)

    “This day we have witnessed a man for all nations" by Andrew Pratt New on 6 December 2013 - a hymn written in response to the death of former South African President, Neslon Mandela

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  • Was it the shaking ground that moved (website only)

    "Was it the shaking ground that moved" by Andrew Pratt New on 1 March, 2012 (transferred from Methodist Church website)

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  • We cannot gloat: a time for grief (website only)

    "We cannot gloat: a time for grief, another mother's son is dead" by Andrew Pratt

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  • What peace is there for tarnished lives (website only)

    "What peace is there for tarnished lives" by Andrew Pratt New on 15 April 2014 - a post-Easter reflection

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