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Hi everyone and welcome to the 101st episode of The Hopeful Activists’ Podcast! Thanks for being with us on our journey of learning, worship, prayer and action, it’s been an absolute privilege to hear your stories and to bring you the stories of others over the last 100 episodes.
We have decided to use this episode to do what we are constantly recommended to do by the amazing activists we get to speak to on the podcast, to recenter ourselves on God, to worship, to be honest before him and to pray.
Some incredible activists, some known to you, some unknown, have brought us prayers, bible readings and reflections for this episode. This episode is all about the love of Jesus, about the wonder of God, about the power of the Holy Spirit. I hope you find space to worship, to reflect and to pray, and this is an episode that you can come back to.
We are originally putting this out in a period of national mourning, after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. For some people this is a time of sadness and grief, others are sad and aggrieved by the inequality, or limits to protests, or other unjust events. Wherever you are right now we hope that you will find this episode a place to rest, to recenter, to remember who you are and who God is, and to worship.
If you would like to listen to any of the music again (and more worship and protest music) here is a Spotify playlist:
With grateful thanks to:
Musicians and Spoken Word:
Lucy Grimble and band
Prayers and Reflections from:
Victoria Armstrong from Oasis Gorton
Salt of the Sound - Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
Poppy Williams leads us in prayer
Lucy Grimble and band - Lord of My Life
Victoria Armstrong's reflection and prayer
Lucy Grimble and band - Lord of My Life (continued)
Abi reads from 1 Chronicles 16
Salt of the Sound - Peace in the Storm
Natalie Williams' reflection
Ruth Valerio's reflection and prayer
Lucy Grimble and band - Heart Beats
Lisa Sharon Harper reflection
Katie Dowds spoken word - The People We’d Dare To Be
Lucy Grimble and band - God of the Impossible
Azariah France-Williams reflection and bible reading
Micah Bournes spoken word - Ex Nihilo
Andy Flannagan reflection
Andy Flannagan - We are Blessed
Abi reads from Luke 11
Dr J - Lanterns
ALL MUSIC USED WITH THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE ARTISTS