Lewes Sacred Harp Singing Day
South Malling Parish Church, Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom
Saturday, July 2, 2016
annual Lewes Sacred Harp Singing Day was called to order by Rachel Jordan
leading 34b, followed by the opening prayer offered by Mike Cooper. Leaders:
Nick Hall 73b; Sarah Hill 73t; Edwin Macadam 48t; Ian Lamb 547; Sheila Girling
Macadam 535; Rob Mahoney 86; Rebecca Over 99 (in memory of Kermit and Steve
Adams); John Wilson 276; Steve Biggs 49b; Steve Welch 569t; Teresa Maguire 32t;
Ron Holman 268; Barry Parsons 111t; Andrew Clark 162; Matthew Parkinson 56t.
The class was
called to order by Sheila Girling Macadam leading 39t. Leaders: Steve Fletcher
452; Seth Dickens 178; Vicky Tremain 448; Rachel Jordan 171; Daniel Ardern 29b;
Nigel Bowley 517; Iain Paxon 277; Nick Hall 202; Ian Lamb 159; Steve Biggs 49t;
Rob Mahoney 107; Andrew Clark 350; Edwin Macadam 280; Rebecca Over 478; Barry
Parsons 316; Teresa Maguire 378b; John Wilson 189; Steve Welch 147b.
called the class to order leading 318. Leaders: Paul Setford 40; Steve Fletcher
196; Ron Holman 504; Matthew Parkinson 434; Seth Dickens 481; Nigel Bowley 431.
Mary Welch spoke for the sick and housebound: Sheila Dodsworth, Jenny
Shufflebotham, John Charles, Paula Mogensen, Margaret Keeton, Samantha Cole, Roy
Hollowell, Andrew Wells, John Powell and Silvia. Steve Welch led 489. The
Memorial Lesson was offered by Rob Mahoney in honour of the deceased: Fred
Putland, Cecil French, June Howieson, Michael Spittal, Charles Dodsworth,
Phillipa Welch, Earlis McGraw, George Garner, Kermit Adams, Steve Adams, Hester
Edwards, Robert DuPree, S.T.Reed, Freda Mahoney, Johnny Hunter, Barry of BJS,
Irene Smith, Gillian Woodward and Dorothy Allen. Rachel Jordan led 330b in their
memory and Rob Mahoney closed the memorial with prayer. Leaders: Sheila Girling
Macadam 460; Iain Paxon 38b; Edwin Macadam 444; Ian Lamb 457; Rachel Jordan 528.
Martin Williams offered grace before the noon meal.
called the class back to order leading 228. Leaders: Matthew Parkinson 30t;
Andrew Clark 37b; Barry Parsons 187; Steve Fletcher 53; Edwin Macadam 236;
Rebecca Over 411; Nick Hall 455; Teresa Maguire 111b; Steve Welch 467; Jill
Thompson 454; Paul Setford 410t; Vicky Tremain and Sheila Girling Macadam 448t;
Rob Mahoney 476; Nigel Bowley 458; Daniel Ardern and Nick Hall 313b; Ron Holman
312t; Sarah Hill 192; Seth Dickens 312b.
brought the class back to order for the final session leading 287. Leaders: Paul
Setford 46; Sheila Girling Macadam 377; Ian Lamb 155; Jill Thompson 344; Rebecca
Over 542; Andrew Clark 496; Teresa Maguire 324; Sarah Hill 566; Nigel Bowley
565; Barry Parsons 564; Steve Fletcher 315; Rob Mahoney 209; Steve Welch 473;
Steve Biggs 288; Rachel Jordan 474; Matthew Parkinson 477; Sussex Singers 299.
Announcements were made. Rachel Jordan thanked all who had helped in any way to
make this singing possible then led 347 as the closing song. Edwin Macadam
offered the closing prayer and the class was dismissed.
Chairman--Rachel Jordan; Treasurer--Mike Cooper; Secretaries--Nick Hall, Rebecca
Over and Mary Welch