The chairperson, Mandy Townsend, called the class to
order at 10.30a.m. and welcomed everyone to the 25th Palm
Sunday singing day. She led the first song, 34b and then Richard
Percival led the opening prayer.
Leaders: Dave Townsend 28t; Sheila Girling Macadam 535;
Toby Goss 28b; Wendy Stone 547; Edwin Macadam 60; Caroline Edwards
47t;Wernah Ullah 49t; Rachel Jordan 129; Alec Williams 31t;Steve Welch
569t; Nick Hall 448t; Ted Brown 445; Mary Helen Dupree 448b; Richard
Percival 143; Steve Fletcher 39t; Mandy Townsend and Sue Bird 344;Toby
Goss 228; Wendy Stone 142; Werner Ullah 435; Rachel Jordan 192.
Dave Townsend called the class back to order leading song
on page 383.
Leaders: Edwin Macadam 272; Caroline Edwards 300; Michael
Bloom 178; Sheila Girling Macadam 51; Alec Williams 569b; Ted Brown 75;
Mary Helen Dupree and Lorraine Irwing 50t; Nick Hall 182; Richard
Percival 504; Steve Welch 484; Steve Fletcher 85; Edwin Macadam 550;
Mandy Townsend 84; Werner Ullah 503; Wendy Stone 528; Nick Hall 454;
Caroline Edwards 56b; Toby Goss 410t; Rachel Jordan 105; Ted Brown 119;
Alec Williams 148.
Richard Percival offered the lunchtime prayer.
Sheila Girling Macadam called the class to order by
leading song on page 128.
Leaders: Mary Helen Dupree 138t; Dave Townsend 272;
Michael Bloom 469b; Steve Fletcher 372; Mandy Townsend 318; Steve Welch
59b; Sheila Girling Macadam 320; Toby Goss 168; Rachel Jordan 472.
The combined Sick and Housebound and Memorial Lessons
were led by Richard Percival. The names on the Memorial List were read
out as listed:
Michael Black of Oxford; Steve Bird of London; John Marsh
of Weeley, Essex; Michael Ridge of London; Dennis Ungwood of Ledbury,
Herefordshire; Roberto Cavallar of Trento, Italy; William Girling of
Toronto, Canada; Andy Spence of Hove; Bob Patten of Morchard Bishop,
Devon; Audrey Doig of Taunton, David Doig of Taunton; John Powell of
Sacey, France; Tony O’Neill of Whitby; John Hayto of Leicester; Ruth
Bloom of Cumnor, Oxford; Cyril Wyburn of Leamington Spa; Chris Batty of
Abingdon; Sue Samuels of Abingdon; Norman Samuels of Abingdon; Ernie
Hayward of Abingdon.
The names of the Sick and Housebound were read out as
John Swell of Oxford; Paula Mogenson of Billericay; Steve
Biggs of Hove; Heather Simpson of Andover; David Elliott of Lutterworth,
and Amy Cutts of London.
Richard Percival led 210 in their honour.
The class resumed with Edwin Macadam leading song on page
Leaders: Werner Ullah 47b.
Caroline Edwards called the class back to order leading
song on page 107.
Leaders: Dave Townsend 434; Richard Percival 452; Nick
Hall 121; Steve Welch 566; Alec Williams 335; Michael Bloom 299; Steve
Fletcher 481; Mary Helen Dupree 112; Richard Percival 361; Rachel Jordan
and Nick Hall 362; Steve Fletcher, Sheila Girling Macadam, Rachel
Jordan, Dave and Mandy Townsend, and Caroline Edwards being founder
attendees of the 1st Palm Sunday Singing Day led 155.
Richard Percival offered the closing prayer before Dave
and Mandy Townsend closed the singing by leading song 323t.
A total of 70 items were led during the singing day by 17
There were 29 attendees.
Mandy Townsend gave thanks to all those who had helped
during the day and invited announcements of coming singings.
Chairperson: Mandy Townsend
Chaplain: Richard Percival
Arranging committee: Sheila Girling Macadam
Pitchers: Rachel Jordan, Toby Goss
Secretaries: Ruth Fenning, Margaret Gillanders and Mary
Finance officer: Mandy Townsend
Dave Townsend, Kathy Percival and Ruth Fenning
with help from numerous
others during the day