Songs of Praise

Every year on a Sunday afternoon hundreds from churches all around Melbourne gather together in the Belgrave Heights Auditorium for an afternoon of music and fellowship.

Join us as we sing many of the well-loved hymns enjoyed by Christians old and young, led by Jeff Calway and a variety of passionate musicians who have become familiar to regular Convention goers.

Guests Artists for 2019

Brienne Gawler with Nathan Glenn: Brienne is a gifted oboist who has served on the music team at Belgrave Heights Convention and at Drouin Baptist Church since 2011.  Winner of the John Gaitskell Memorial Mensa Prize (2017) and the Gilbert Glausiuss Competition in New Zealand (2018), Brienne has performed as Principal Oboist of the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and with the New Music Studio, has been broadcast on ABC Classic FM and has appeared in concert with Iventi Ensemble. Brienne is currently undertaking the Maser of Music (research) degree.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Brienne, accompanied by equally talented Nathan Glenn, at Songs of Praise 2019.

Steve Messer and Strange Country: We are delighted to welcome Steve Messer’s Strange Country to Songs of Praise this year. Fusing elements of country, blues and gospel, the band has been performing together for over 30 years and comprises songwriter Steve Messer (harmonica, mandolin, slide guitar, vocals), Steve Camp (guitar, vocals), Rod Boreham (bass, vocals), Michael Stritch (drums) and Darryl Thompson (guitars, dobro, accordion, keyboards, vocals). Strange Country has performed regularly at Belgrave Heights Convention and in festivals and venues and live radio broadcasts across Victoria and interstate. The band’s album “Country Bazaar” earned them finalist nominations at the Tamworth “TIARA” awards and the Victorian Country Music Awards. 

Join us as Strange Country brings their lively musical and conversational interplay, full-bodied vocal harmonising and songs rich in stories about life’s joys and struggles, hard times, high hopes and the triumph of faith anchored in Jesus Christ.

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Sunday 13 OCTOBER 2019 - 2.30pm (pre-program 2.15pm)

Sing much loved songs of consecration and praise
Hear the music and testimonies of some favourite artists from past years
Led by Jeff Calway and the BHC music team
Compered by Sally Minett

Following the 1 1/2 hour program there is opportunity to purchase a hot drink and enjoy continued fellowship.

The cost is only $10 per adult ($5 concession) payable at the door. There is no need to book - but do mark the date in your diary.

Sun 13 October 2019


Belgrave Heights Convention
3 Convention Avenue
Belgrave Heights Victoria 3160


Phone: +61 3 9752 6855

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