This beautiful African Gospel song is performed by members of the Songways Choirs and others directed by Tony Backhouse. Few if any of the singers had heard this song when Tony started teaching it to them earlier in the day. Songways Choirs: songways.co.uk/
The church was the the parish of Jane Austen's father and he is buried in the grounds. William Wilberforce, the leading slavery abolitionist was also married here.
Tony Backhouse founded Australia’s foremost a cappella gospel choir Café of the Gate of Salvation in 1986, and directed it for 21 years. He arranged and composed the bulk of their repertoire and still writes music regularly for them. He founded a cappella choir the Honeybees and has directed and sung with reclusive male a cappella trio Heavenly Lights since 1996. In demand for his inspiring teaching style, Tony has run more than 2000 vocal workshops throughout the world for the public, for festivals, schools, universities, churches, organisations and corporate training events. He currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Website: tonybackhouse.com.au/