WMC: December 2019
Christian Aid's Appeal video this year is based upon Mary's song of praise and justice (Luke 1:46-55), which is the longest speech by a woman in the gospels.
In this moving video we see women of faith recite the Magnificat — simply click on the arrow to watch the clip
Those featured in the film are:
Amaris Cole, Digital Communications Manager for the Church of England
Rev Dr Barbara Glasson, President of the Methodist Conference
Dr Chibundu Onuzo, Author and Academic
Elizabeth Oldfield, Director of Theos Think Tank
Jendella Benson, Commissioning Editor of Black Ballad
Dr Paula Gooder, Theologian and Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral
Rev Rachel Mann, Anglican Priest and Poet
AND — Mike and Judith's daughter Natalie, who as you might know is a NHS Doctor and also a zero waste blogger
Help mothers escape poverty this Christmas:
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