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Lewes Sacred Harp Singing Day
South Malling Parish Church
Saturday, 22 May 2010

The annual Lewes Sacred Harp Singing Day was called to order by Rachel Jordan leading 34b followed by opening prayers offered by Rob Mahoney. Leaders: Nick Hall 49t; Steve Welch 70t; Rebecca Over 48t; Sofi Mogensen 28t; Steve Fletcher 47t; Edwin Macadam 569b; Sheila Girling Macadam 171; Tony Singleton 47b; Rachel Jordan 40; Nick Hall 455; Rebecca Over 277; Steve Welch 566; Sofi Mogensen 84; Steve Fletcher 36t; Edwin Macadam 479; Sheila Girling Macadam 268; Tony Singleton 496; Adrian Bolge 82t; Rachel Jordan 36b; Nick Hall 515.


Steve Welch called the class back to order leading 186. Leaders: Rebecca Over 270; Rob Mahoney 454; Sofi Mogensen 52; Edwin Macadam 497; Steve Fletcher 448t; Tony Singleton 117; Sheila Girling Macadam 178; Adrian Bolge 78b; Rachel Jordan 501; Nick Hall 389; Rebecca Over 340; Steve Welch 73b; Rob Mahoney 163b; Sofi Mogensen 278t. The Memorial Lesson was read by Rob Mahoney in honour of the deceased Eugene Cerveney, Jean Blake, Erik Mogensen, Jenny Reeves, Suzanne Parker, Paul Allen, Edgar Bateson, Ronald Walker, Alf Reeves-Easton, Glynne Williams and Cliff Clee. Rob led 86 in their memory. Martin Williams spoke for the sick and housebound and read their names: Marion Biggs, Joyce Over, Lisbeth Poulsen, Robert Freestone, Alison Blackett, Jacqui Selby-MacLeod, Liz Cotton, Michael Walker, Jessica Girling and Craig Middleton. Leaders: Steve Fletcher107; Edwin Macadam 159; Sheila Girling Macadam 474; Tony Singleton 312b; Steve Fletcher 148; Adrian Bolge 150; Rachel Jordan 344. Mary Bolge offered grace before the noon meal.


The afternoon session was called to order by Sheila Girling Macadam who led 127. Leaders: Nick Hall 276; Rebecca Over 131b; Steve Welch 503; Sofi Mogensen 228; Edwin Macadam 473; Steve Fletcher 99; Rob Mahoney 299; Adrian Bolge 350; Rachel Jordan 300; Nick Hall 287; Rebecca Over 562; Steve Welch 535; Sofi Mogensen 481; Edwin Macadam 236; Steve Fletcher 106; Sheila Girling Macadam 480; Adrian Bolge 156; Paul Setford 162; Rachel Jordan 155.


The class was recalled by Sheila Girling Macadam leading 38t. Leaders: Nick Hall 103; Rebecca Over 274t; Steve Welch 28b; Sofi Mogensen 31t; Edwin Macadam 143; Steve Fletcher 128; Sheila Girling Macadam 183; Adrian Bolge 66; Paul Setford 495; Rachel Jordan 209; Nick Hall 448b. Announcements were made. Rachel Jordan led 347 as the closing song. Milly Murphy offered closing prayers and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Rachel Jordan; Secretary—Nick Hall




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