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 break from hymns - a new collection from Andrew Pratt

    [posted 18 November 2020] Poems and paintings from one of Methodism's most well-known hymn writers

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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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  • Hymns for our planet

    Seven hymns by Andrew Pratt in response to talks on science, faith and the climate and ecological emergency

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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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  • Marking Candlemas

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

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

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

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  • Singing the moment

    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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  • This fragile, passing beauty (website only)

    “This fragile, passing beauty” by Andrew Pratt New on 14 May 2020 – a hymn that broadens our response to Remembrance Sunday

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  • This is a day of both prayer and praising (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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  • 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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  • 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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