Following Graham’s untimely death at the end of last year we were inundated with messages and tributes including many moving personal reminiscences from folk of their life-changing, affirming, and encouraging encounters with him.  There have also been some wonderful obituaries celebrating Graham’s rich life and the profound and wide-reaching effects of this – see the links below.

The texts for the funeral service, tribute, and committal, along with a short video celebrating Graham and featuring his singing can be found here

 

‘WHEN Dr Graham Maule passed from life to greater life on 29 December, aged 61, the world became a more silent place…’

Iona Community Team in
The Church Times

‘[He] fused art, activism and worship into a rich life in which his modesty and generosity of spirit shone through…’

Neil Cooper in
The Herald

‘Graham will be remembered for all this creativity: his musical and creative gifts combined with an energy for organising, the ability to enable people to grasp their hidden potential, and a passion for justice…

John Davies for
Greenbelt

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3 Responses to Graham Maule – Obituaries

  1. fiona says:

    when someone passes on
    who had an massive influence and input into community life
    life feels bewildered empty in a desert of barren bare land
    we wander on reflecting on the teachings and partnerships created through the community friend
    trying to think on eyes are tired from tears yet in our hearts has to be a desire
    to follow on from where new ideas arise It is hard we know no rush !!patience too

    • Pat Bennett says:

      Very true Fiona – and I’m sure we will all carry on thinking and reflecting and looking for ways to follow on from all that Graham began.

      • fiona says:

        took time off today
        as feelings of gratefulness gave way
        thanks to being part of something big
        yet lamenting of weather and ways of waking up late
        move on from barren land to a place of new ‘contentment peace sought
        all for now

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