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Thank you to everyone who has read this blog over the years. I am now delighted to say that we now have a blog integrated onto our new website at www. Hi friends. We have two very exciting announcements to make! us as we review our past year and what an eventful and unique year it has beenwhere I will give my annual "state of the union" address as well as meet members of the team, launch our new exciting website, introduce a brand new song and much more! us live, or catch up later. Don't forget to make sure you subscribe to our channel whilst you're there to help us reach more people.
Sing-a-Long - in with folks from all over the UK and further afield, to sing my Pentecost musical. Lyrics will appear on the screen, but if you would like to in and see the music, you can buy the music book from our shop order by the morning of Thursday 20th at the latest or download it anytime from Sheet Music Plus.
Contact Helen at events cmm. Please us if you can and tell as many people as possible! Roger and Mary. Back inmy Vicar and House Group believed that God was calling me to give up the secure school teaching job and go into the unknown, a Christian music ministry.
We had no idea of how it was going to work out, what it was going to be like, and Christian music blogspot the finance would be found to support ourselves and four children! The miracle has been that in all that time the CMM Trust formally EBRG Trust has never failed in supplying the monthly grant, extended to support Annie who ed the team inand then Helen who ed us in We have also been able to employ administrative staff as necessary.
We have never been an organisation that is continually asking for money, although from time to time we have made the needs known. Many of you have made sacrificial contributions, either as one-off payments or regular donations, and, from the bottom of my heart, I want to thank those of you who've done so! After much prayer and consideration, we believe that the Lord is calling us to continue with this ministry. I have ideas for new songs, maybe another musical, and we are longing, when circumstances allow, to get back on the road with various events.
We also believe that in using the latest technology we have a whole field of online ministry with music and teaching. You will see from our diary there are already many events in place, and I am very excited about the future. I believe Christian music blogspot Lord is giving us a great vision and strategy for at least the next three years. Therefore, together with the CMM Trustees and our EBRG support group, we believe it right to make this very special appeal to our friends and associates throughout the UK and further afield.
The stark facts are that without an increased support we will not be able to fulfil the ministry that we believe God is calling us to. Many of you have made incredible one-off donations, and quite a few make regular monthly or yearly contributions. I'm now asking for more! Will you please consider not just continuing the support, but increasing it, and especially I want to make an appeal to those of you who perhaps have not realised how much we rely on financial support in order to maintain the ministry.
One-off gifts are a joy and encouragement to receive, but it is actually the regular contributions that enable us to budget and plan the way ahead, including with the office support that is so vital. We have over people on our list, plus a few who receive occasional hard copies of our newsletter.
Please would you prayerfully consider becoming a regular donor to CMM? Many regular contributions even with small amounts will create a fantastic means of support. I believe very much that the Lord who began the miracle back in is well capable of continuing this, but as always, he does this by laying this concern on the hearts of our friends and supporters.
So, it is with great peace and joy that I lay this before you now. You may support us via several methods:. Virgin Money giving. Thank you so much for your ongoing friendship in partnership in this work. May the Lord bless you greatly. He will achieve infinitely more than your greatest request, your most unbelievable dream, and exceed your wildest imagination!
He will outdo them all, for His miraculous power constantly energizes you. Ephesians The Passion Translation. Recently the Lord has been showing us that it is important to find his power and presence during Lent as well as during Lockdown. We have had our attention drawn to the story of Daniel, who experienced his own lockdown in Babylon yet knew the protection and provision of God in the most difficult circumstances.
So whether we are in Lent or Lockdown, the Lord is here and his Spirit is with us! Tuesday 23rd March next Tuesday! This special YouTube premiere will last minutes and will include three songs as well as some Holy Week and Easter teaching from Roger. The main feature will be 'Jesus Lives! Over singers and instrumentalists have sent us their video performances, and the amazing CMM team have put together what will be a very exciting presentation.
Places are limited due to zoom restrictions, so do for the zoom code if you would like to be a part of it office cmm. It will be wonderful to see you all and have lots of you in! Wed 07 April - Ian Stott - local professional singer, songwriter followed by Graeme Russell bringing his own choice of music and thoughts. May you know his living presence with you right now. Happy New Year! At CMM, time and time again we are led to Isaiah 43, which preceding the foundational certainly to us! When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Here is promise of his presence and protection, and we must engage with both. He has promised to be with us always, so no part of our lives need be without him. Knowing him is our birth-right right as Christians, and despite the restrictions imposed upon us we have many ways Christian music blogspot staying in touch with our Lord and Saviour.
This will not come naturally to most of us. If you are like me, the natural instinct will be to go-it-alone. No good! Do read Proverbs on this! Of course we all miss the gatherings in home groups, congregations and larger events, and long for such times to return. We at CMM miss you all so much! But there is so much online and the Lord has caused us to learn new skills and outlets.
In my lifetime the church has never been so free from the physical boundaries of its buildings and traditional ways of operating. You will have seen how we at CMM are attempting to respond to this challenge. Christian music blogspot follow me if you want to see these. By subscribing you get automatic notice of new additions. Over the next few months we have a very exciting line-up:.
These are mainly my pm guests, but Debra Mayo, Dave Stansbie and Graeme Russell will be bringing inspiring music and themes each week pm, and their sessions are a real blessing. They are a great team! Listen each Wednesday pm on www. Please have a look at the list. So lots to think, pray and act upon. We really do value your support, so thank you so much for standing with us! Roger Jones. Do have a read of all Christian music blogspot news from the team:. We'd also like to thank all of those who ed us for our Three Wise Camels Premiere on Friday night, and all who have watched it since.
If you haven't yet watched it, you can view it here. Please share it widely with your friends, family and churches - we're biased but we think it's a great watch! Finally, has been a challenging year in many ways, so we want to thank all of Christian music blogspot who have generously supported us financially. Please read the following message from the CMM Trust:. It has also been an incredibly tough year for those working in choral music or trying to sell sheet music for groups of any kind. At CMM we have been particularly conscious of our role bringing encouragement, light, hope, and the truth of the gospel of Jesus in this time that has been so dark for many.
In order to stay true to this calling, we have needed the Lord to provide in order to cover the shortfall where we have suddenly lost all income from events or sales. We are blessed to have seen this provision again and again through all of you, and the generosity of so many individuals has been incredibly moving. As we experience lockdown and the tier system there have been many different reactions, but the overwhelming sense of uncertainty pervades through. Meeting family and even keeping jobs has been a major concern for many. However, we are certain that we have a faithful God, and are also very aware, as Trustees, of the faithfulness of His provisions, no more so than the army of faithful donors who support His work through the efforts of CMM.
Without those who are willing to lovingly gift some of their finances to this work, we could not function.Christian music blogspot
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