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Songs of Praise


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from Limavady
The district of Limavady in Northern Ireland is no stranger to the headlines. Three years ago a terrorist bomb exploded in the Drop in Well disco, killing 17 people.
One year later, when the local Presbyterian minister, The Rev David Armstrong , crossed the road to exchange Christmas greetings with the local Roman Catholic priest, Fr Kevin Mullan , and his congregation, there was a local outcry. Paul Jones visits the town and the district to discover a side of the community that is rarely reported: people who reflect the reconciling love of neighbour for neighbour, and who come together across barriers of mistrust to sing their Advent Songs of Praise. Come, thou long-expected Jesus
(Stuttgart); Who would true valour see (Monk's Gate); Be not afraid;
Through all the changing scenes of life (Wiltshire); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton); How great thou art; I'm not ashamed to own my Lord (Jackson); 0 come. 0 come,
Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel) Conductor HAVELOCK NELSON Organist NORMAN SIMPSON Producer JAMES SKELLY
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: David Armstrong
Unknown: Fr Kevin Mullan
Unknown: Paul Jones
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Producer: Stephen Whittle

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