The class was called to order by
Ian West leading song on page 99. The morning prayer was offered by Ruth
Cooper. Helen Brown then welcomed everyone to this special singing and led
song on page 171.
Ruth Cooper 200 ; Bernard Collard
503 ; Margaret Gillanders 84; Dave
At 11am (the eleventh hour of the
eleventh day of the eleventh month) a 2 minute silence was observed in
honour of those who gave their lives in battle for their country. Helen
Brown then led song on page 36b and offered prayer for the courage of
Jackie Patten 34b ; Dave
Richardson 27 ; Jill Thompson 344 ; Edwin Macadam 497; Steve Fletcher 448b
; Rosalind Oldham 143 ; Sheila Girling Smith 349 ; Rosalind Oldham / Helen
Brown “The Crowning Day” (written by Rosalind Oldham).
Ian West 479 ; Helen Brown 448t ;
Bernard Collard 217 ; Margaret Gillanders 148 ; Dave Cooper 159 ; Jackie
Patten 81b ; Edwin Macadam 556 ; Ruth Cooper 178 ; David Moore 454 ; Jill
Thompson 504 ; Dave Richardson 68b ; Steve Fletcher 31b ; Rosalind Oldham
66 ; Sheila Girling Smith 439 ; Ian West 28t ; Krys Bottrill 147t ; Helen
The blessing for lunch was offered
by Bernard Collard.
The afternoon session was called
to order by Dave Richardson leading song on page 111t.
Irene Bown 49b ; Ruth Cooper 361 ;
Bernard Collard 515 ; Hannah Cooper 276 ; Tony Singleton 300 ; Grace
Scrimgeour 33b ; Steve Fletcher 189 ; Margaret Gillanders 38t ; Edwin
Macadam 538 ; Jackie Patten 146 ; David Moore 155 ; Jill Thompson 31t ;
Dave Cooper 47t; Sheila Girling Smith 267 ; Rosalind Oldham 40 ; Krys
Bottrill 49t ; Ian West 480 ; Margaret Gillanders 474 ; Tony Singleton 128
; Bernard Collard 63.
The Memorial Lesson was led by Helen Brown and
Ruth Cooper and the song on page 318 was led in memory of the following
deceased : Lesley Wragg, Mary Brown, Richard’s mum, Rosa Hughes, Karen
House, Eric Winter, Ronald Nathan, Marie Bradshaw and Gillian Dutfield.
The song on page 475 was led for the following
sick and housebound : Eric Conrod, Lesley Sharp, Sylvia Holt, Valerie
Beardsworth, June Meakin, Andrea Ertle, Gordon Ashman and Mary Berry.
The Memorial Lesson was closed with prayer.
The class was called back to order
by Tony Singleton leading song on page 277.
A special announcement was made by Ted Brown in
honour of the following people, all of whose special birthdays were being
celebrated at this singing : Ruth
Cooper, Jill Thompson, Steve Fletcher, Irene Bown (all 50), Helen Brown
(40), Rosalind Oldham (30),
Hannah Cooper (18), Arwen Lockley (18) and also Anne Hilton (50) who
couldn't make the singing due to the lack of trains as a result of the weather, and the Tuesday Occasionals.
“Happy Birthday” was
sung to the tune of 34b.
Ian West 133 ; Ruth Cooper 210 ;
Margaret Gillanders 452 ; Jill Thompson 496 ; Jackie Patten 228 ; Dave
Cooper 107 ; Sheila Girling Smith 48t ; Helen Brown 542 ; Bernard Collard
77t ; Dave Richardson 347 ; Edwin Macadam 236 ; David Moore 209.
Parish notices were given and the
singing closed at 4.30pm with Helen Brown leading song on page 566 and
dismissing the class with prayer.