Who says Hymns can’t be fun

Course it may be the frozen mouth speaking, but the people at Greenbelt this year seem to have had a great time.

 

 

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  1. One can indeed have a lot of fun with hymns. Many work especially well with a reggae beat behind them, and they're a lot more fun that way.

    Beer optional, although it may help, of course.

    ;)

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  2. I've got to go link this clip at Christian Musician forum, where in the past there have been some distinctly militant anti-drinkers.

    :)

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  3. How did you stumble across this ?!

    One of the more surreal experiences of my life was going for a quiet drink with my sister-in-law at Greenbelt a couple of years ago and finding ourselves caught up in this hymn fest.

    As I remember, the play list included 'And can it be', 'How great thou art', as well as 'Crown him with many crowns'. It was a bit bizarre to then sing 'Abba Father' with beer glasses swaying in time to the music.

    God works in mysterious ways......

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  4. What an idea to liven up our singing on Sunday morning!

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  5. Barb, I searched You Tube for Greenbelt because I wanted to participate at a level my budget could afford.

    And there it was.

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  6. Randall, you are a sane man, Greenbelt via utube, without the outdoor toilets, mud and lack of sleep is not a bad idea. Is there a Canadian equivalent ?

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  7. You are indeed.

    I actually played there once, back in '81. To be brutally honest it wasn't a particularly cool experience - fringe christianity suddenly became mainstream - but I guess it's good for some people.

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  8. I love the guy with the cap on.
    Cheers mate.

    Yeah, i wonder about the experience, especially based on what I've heard about it.

    I think I'd like to try it one day, till about bedtime. Then I want a hotel with a warm bath.


    You guys in the UK do up the festivals well. I remember regular reports from the Glastonbury Festival last year while we were in Scotland.

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