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2584: Dulwich Grove United Reformed, London

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12 September 2013

Thank you to your reviewer for a generally favourable report on our service at Dulwich Grove URC, London.

Our organist on that occasion was not our regular organist, who was on holiday, so I'm afraid fans of "The Demon Headmaster" may find themselves disappointed if they come expecting to find the same organist playing every Sunday.

Also, your reviewer was slightly out in the dating of the hymns. On the Sunday in question, four of the five hymns in fact dated from the latter half of the 20th century, with only the last hymn being of Victorian vintage. For the record, we do sing hymns by both Graham Kendrick and Stuart Townend.

Also, on the Sunday in question, the sermon was kept deliberatley short, as it was already a fairly long all-age service that included ordination, induction of elders, and celebration of holy communion. My sermons are more typically 15 minutes in length.

The Revd Iain McLaren

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