Songs of Praise: Father’s Day (BBC One, Sunday 16 June 2024)

Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise returns with a special episode celebrating Father’s Day. Aled Jones meets inspiring fathers who lean on their faith to navigate the joys and challenges of fatherhood. The episode airs on BBC One this Sunday, 16 June 2024, at 12:30 pm.

In this heartwarming episode, Aled travels to east London to join a Father’s Day party and meet Estelle, a 999 call handler, and her father. Estelle shares a moving story of how her quick thinking and faith helped save her father’s life when he suffered a cardiac arrest.

The show also features Mark Arnold from Bournemouth, whose son, James, has additional needs and requires constant care. Mark opens up about the special bond he shares with his son and how their faith is integral to their family life. Mark also discusses his blog and the support network he has built to help other fathers in similar situations.

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Aled joins a group of Christian fathers and their children as they take on a cooking challenge. He learns how this group provides a unique opportunity for dads to strengthen their bond with their kids and find support from one another.

As always, the episode includes uplifting musical performances reflecting and celebrating fatherly love and faith. The songs featured in this episode include “Everlasting Arms,” “I, the Lord of Sea and Sky,” “Cornerstone,” “Our Father,” “Goodness of God,” and “Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer.”

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Songs of Praise: Father’s Day airs on Sunday, 16 June 2024, at 12:30 pm on BBC One.

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