Puttin' on the Ritz

Phill Mellstrom invites us to consider how we can use music in mission as we welcome the Psalm Project to Scotland for a series of events.

Psalms for All Seasons

The Dutch worship band ‘The Psalm Project’ tell us about their desire to let people hear and sing the Psalms again, and invite us to join them at a series of events throughout Scotland.

We Will Wait...

Phill Mellstrom Worship Development Worker for the Church of Scotland, considers how we are creating space beyond the immediate in our times of gathered worship.

Music Speaks Louder than Words

In this article from the Pentecost 2012 edition of the Different Voices magazine Ian McLarty looks at how we might use music as one of the ‘many languages’ to connect with our communities. 

Creating Mood Through Music

Phill Mellstrom, Worship Development Worker for the Church of Scotland gives us a quick thought on creating mood through music.

I often think of background music as if I were painting. 
What colours can I bring out? 
What images can be suggested? 

Sparking Ideas for Worship at Greyfriars

Martin Ritchie tells us about the SPARK festival and some upcoming events.

Kendrick - Beauty for Brokenness

This week the Different Voices blog hears from the outgoing Moderator the Very Rev John Chalmers as he talks about the inspiration he has taken from Graham Kendrick’s hymn ‘Beauty for brokenness’.

Priority Areas Worship Development Worker

Shirley Billes gives an insight into her role as Priority Areas Development Worker.

Landmarks in Scottish Church Music: Giving the Congregation a Voice (The Reformation in Scotland)

Douglas Galbraith continues his series ‘Landmarks in Scottish Church Music’ by taking us through The Reformation.

All New Organ Accompaniment Resource


Phill Mellstrom provides information on a new organ accompaniments resource.