The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working for peace and social justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship. You can find our more about our history, concerns and principles by following the links at the top of the page. Please note that it is not possible to visit Iona at present: for updates on information about visiting our centres during the Covid 19 restrictions click the ‘visiting us’ button above.
Last weekend, with Members, Associates and friends of the Community from around the globe, we welcomed our new Leader – Ruth Harvey, our new Transition Manager – Caro Penney, and eight new Members of the Community. We also gave thanks for, and said farewell to outgoing Leaders Kathy Galloway and Christian MacLean. You can view the complete service below.
Candles from around the world, lit as part of the service
The service included ‘We Will Meet’ – a new song with words by Hans-Olav Mørk and John Bell and music by John. Please note that the copyright information on this as now been updated. A new video of the song can be seen here and a corrected copy of the text and music can be downloaded below. If you have the previous version of either we would be very grateful if you would delete this and replace with the updated version. Thank you.
At present permission is given for ‘We will meet’ to be used in local church worship and non-commercial situations free of charge, but it cannot be copied or published for commercial use without permission of the copyright holders:
Words copyright © 2020 Hans-Olav Moerk and WGRG, c/o Iona Community, Glasgow, Scotland
Music copyright © 2020 WGRG, c/o Iona Community, Glasgow, Scotland www.wildgoose.scot
This is a song which has clearly struck a chord with many people and if you are interested in learning more about the story behind it you can also now download an account of this:
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