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New Year's Day Sacred Harp Singing
Holy Trinity Church
1 January 2008

Singing was from the 1991 edition of The Sacred Harp unless otherwise stated.
CB = Cooper Book


The annual New Years Day Singing was called to order by Helen Brown leading song on page 52t.  Helen welcomed everyone and Simon White offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Ted Brown 49b; Margaret Gillanders 171; Ruth Steggles 99; Judy Whiting 507b (CB); Michael Walker 40; Richard Percival 563 (CB); Chris Brown 113; Gillian White 49t; Maria Wallace 277; James Percival 474.


Rosalind Oldham called the class back to order leading song on page 84. Leaders: Anna Baldini 299; Ian West 98 (CB); Sarah Pinney 186; Matt Wojcik 306; Rosie Wojcik 129; Helen Brown 270; Margaret Gillanders 503; Ted Brown 569b; Ruth Steggles 198; Gillian White 47t; Michael Walker 58; Richard Percival 38b; Chris Brown 441; Maria Wallace 159; James Percival 36t; Matt Wojcik 203; Rosalind Oldham 143; Anna Baldini 217.  Peter Owen-Jones offered grace for the mid-day meal.


Judy Whiting re-convened the class with 34b.

Leaders: Ian West 500 (CB); Sarah Pinney 155; Rosie Wojcik 349; Helen Brown 379; Ted Brown 378t; Margaret Gillanders 475; Michael Walker 131b; Ruth Steggles 454; Richard Percival 571 (CB); Gillian White 324; Chris Brown 68b; Maria Wallace 268; James Percival 63; Matt Wojcik 192.

The Memorial Sick and Housebound Lesson was conducted by Ted Brown.  The names on each of the lists were read out.  Those deceased: John McDougall, David Berrisford, Harvey Cornes, Albert Moorley, David Gillott, Peter Hampson, Dennis Runcorn, Fred Hunt, Percy Bown, Minja Lausevic, Kathleen Watts, Edmund Wojcik, Ken Ross, Vera Ross, John Buckland, Bert West, Bob Tanner, Katy Lowe, Sheila Orrell.  The Sick and Housebound: Peter Manley, Jock Knight, Sue Hill, Stan Shaw, Joan Mattock, Phil Goodwin, Hazel Myszka, Annabel Deighton, Alice Blanchard, Nora Czypak, Peter Ogden, Jean and Cedric, Don Clark (Alabama), Amanda Denson (Alabama).  Ted Brown led the song on page 77t for all those remembered. Leaders: Rosalind Oldham 54t (CB); Anna Baldini 146.


Judy Whiting called the class back singing 273. Leaders: Sarah Pinney 504; Rosie Wojcik 440; Ted Brown 30t; Margaret Gillanders 573 (CB); Michael Walker 148; Ruth Steggles 572 (CB); Matt Wojcik 157; Gillian White 276; Chris Brown 183; Richard Percival 178; Rosie and Matt Wojcik 460, 189.

Following announcements, Helen and Ted Brown led 347 as the closing song.  Gillian White offered the closing prayer and the class was dismissed.

Chair Helen Brown; Vice-chair Ted Brown; Arranging Committee Judy Whiting & Ian West; Secretary Margaret Gillanders.




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