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Chorus of Hope

Chorus of Hope Worship Choir – A future project!

My heart is confident in You, oh God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises!


Worship is one of the most meaningful & transformational things we do in life. We had great fun and fellowship during our time together at The Chorus of Hope online during the lockdown, and it is Nicola’s hope that we will be able to rekindle something of the same at an ‘in-person’ Chorus of Hope Worship Choir.

The aim is for the worship choir to be diverse and inclusive, that through our singing, praise, and worship we will experience the joy that is created together as we sing and fix our eyes on Jesus. We will learn to make a truly joyful sound to the Lord!

Come, everyone! Clap your hands! Shout to God with joyful praise! For the LORD Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth

Coming Soon

What? When? Where? 

Nicola would like to start a Worship Choir sometime in the near future built on the model and success of ‘The Chorus of Hope’

Watch this space!

How can you help? Please jump on board, get in  touch, pray, join, help, volunteer, suggest ideas etc.

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What is the Chorus of Hope?

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.

If music be the food of love, play on

The Chorus of Hope is a worship choir. It was started by Nicola, an experienced worship leader in February 2021 during the second lockdown because of the huge effect the pandemic was having on the way we worshipped in our churches. It ran for 10 consecutive weeks on Zoom. It represented the hope and glory of worship at a time when most of us were feeling isolated and disconnected.

The purpose of The Chorus of Hope was to bring together Christians from across the city of York who love to sing and worship through song, to help keep the joy of worship alive until a time that we could all meet again in person to sing and praise. It was also for people who might prefer to listen and be ministered to and/or occasionally join in. Everyone was welcome. 

When Nicola started the Chorus of Hope, she secretly hoped that there would be no less than 10 participants, but to her absolute amazement and joy, The Chorus of Hope reached people from around 30 different churches locally, nationally, and internationally.

Throughout the 10 weeks, we explored a wide and varied repertoire of ‘through the ages’ worship songs which included ancient hymns, songs from the 80’s by Graham Kendrick & Dave Bilbrough etc and modern worship songs from Lou Fellingham, Bethel, Elevation Worship and Hillsong.

The 10th and final session of The Chorus of Hope took place on Easter Sunday 2021. What a cause for a celebration!

It is Nicola’s hope to rebuild The Chorus of Hope in-person – an exciting mission for the not-too-distant future!

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"Agnus Dei"

By Michael W Smith

"I am who you say I am"

By Hillsong Worship

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