Duns Parish Church to welcome Stuart Townend

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Duns Parish Church will be the venue for the biggest ecumenical event in Berwickshire for many years when the church hosts an evening with Stuart Townend on Sunday, June 8 at 7pm.

Stuart Townend is one today’s leading worship songwriters. Hymns such as “In Christ alone”, “How deep the Father’s love” and ‘The Power of the Cross’ are sung in chuirches around the world while the skill and depth of his lyric writing has drawn some to compare his contribution to hymnody to that of Watts and Wesley.

Aside from writing, Stuart travels around the UK and abroad, leading worhip at events such as Keswick and Mission Worship, and performing concerts on his own orm witrh his band. An accomplished musician, arranger and producer, he also has years of experience in teaching and training musicians who serve in local church worship.

Stuart will present an evening of performance, chat and worship using many of his well knopwn wotrship songs but also featuring items for his brand ne album.

Rev Stephen Blakey said: “We are expecting a full house filled with folk from across Berwickshire and further afield.

Tickets £10 (£8 for students and under 18’s) are available  at: or by calling 0333 123 0880.