Contact
Streaming
Map
 
Enriching lives

Great Entertainment

Home » News » Great Entertainment

"Well done AMC! Fabulous talent, great entertainment. Thanks to those who worked hard to make a wonderful evening." So tweeted our minister Helen Kirk, after Saturday's Extravaganza concert of talent organised by Pauline Latham and an army of helpers.
It was a real variety show with singing from choral, a capella, and Zimbabwean groups, duets and solos, music from opera to pop, from classical to African and from ballads to show music. There were instrumental solos on violin, cello, organ and guitars and comedy from comic poems, sketches and stand-up. Contributors were from 8 to 80s. In a total 'feel good' evening, the personal stand-outs for me were the awesome voice of professional opera singer Jacqueline Varsey, the precocious instrumental talent of Shona and Adele Beecham and the fun and zestful contributions of the youngsters. To see Helen Kirk's video of "Our fabulous youth choir singing their version of 'When I grow up' at the concert, click here. To see a copy of the full programme, click here.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Thought For
Rev. Richard Atkinson: Wed 20 Jan 5:00am

Richard reflects on Amos 7:10-17 and the amazingly named Amaziah.Amos and Amaziah10 Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent a message to Jeroboam king of Israel: "Amos is raising a conspiracy against you in the very heart of Israel. The land cannot bear all his words. 11 For this is what Amos is saying: " 'Jeroboam will die by the sword, and Israel will surely go into exile...

AMC Badly behaved Bible
Peter Green: Tue 19 Jan 12:00pm

"There are a lot of us out there — people who know what they SHOULD think about the Bible, but who actually think something quite different. We're told the Bible is the inspired word of God; then we read bits which are violent, disgusting or utterly weird. We're told it should fill us with joy and gratitude, only to encounter significant chunks that seem irrelevant, incomprehensible...

Thought For
David Neville: Tue 19 Jan 5:00am

David gives us background and reflection on this reading from Amos 7:1-9.Locusts, Fire and a Plumb Line1 This is what the Sovereign LORD showed me: He was preparing swarms of locusts after the king's share had been harvested and just as the late crops were coming up. 2 When they had stripped the land clean, I cried out, "Sovereign LORD, forgive! How can Jacob survive? He is so...