eighth annual West Yorkshire Sacred Harp Day was held at Haworth
Methodist Church, in the United Kingdom, on Saturday before the third
Sunday in November.
Brown began the day by leading 82t. John Hopkinson said an opening
prayer. Leaders; Chris Brown 77b; Carmel Wood 270; Aldo Ceresa 56t;
Maria Wallace 448t; Michael Walker 32b; Ros Clements 52t; Richard
Percival 535; Ruth Steggles 73b; Hannah Land 99; Helen Brown 39b; Benny
Ross 29t; Ted Brown 74b; Judy Whiting 171; Chris Brown 229; Aldo Ceresa
182; Carmel Wood 272; Michael Walker 58; Ros Clements 510; Maria Wallace
142; Ruth Steggles 198; Richard Percival 210.
Brown called the class to order with 33b. Leaders; Hannah Land 542; Ted
Brown 72b; Judy Whiting 328; Benny Ross 105; Aldo Ceresa 456; Ros
Clements 121; Michael Walker 213t; Ruth Steggles 75; Carmel Wood 472;
Helen Brown 187; Phil Tyler 442; Richard Percival 565; Cath Tyler 551;
Judy Whiting 212; Hannah Land 216; Ted Brown 496; Benny Ross 277; Chris
Brown 49b; Maria Wallace 455; Aldo Ceresa 91; Michael Walker 214; Carmel
Wood 48b; Phil Tyler 157; Chris Brown 34b; Ros Clements 35; Richard
Percival 28b; Cath Tyler 153. Aldo Ceresa gave thanks for the
Steggles called the class back to order and led 68b. Leaders: Helen
Brown 475; Phil Tyler 477; Maria Wallace 457; Cath Tyler 480; Hannah
Land 445; Ted Brown 339; Benny Ross 485; Judy Whiting 549.
Walker conducted the memorial lesson and read the names of the deceased:
James Saunt, Peter Ogden, Kathleen Dunne, Frances Ceresa (Michigan),
George Seiler (New York), Jerry Enright (Chicago), Mary Lambert Smith
(Georgia), Tania Mathews, Jim Clay, Glyn Roberts, Morris Nowlin (Texas),
Denis Lucy, Phyllis Bruce (Massachusetts), Oliver Rodgers, Sam Rushforth,
Leo McGuigan, Chris Wood and Doug Garrett. He also spoke for the sick
and housebound: Eileen Wilson, Maureen Gamlin, Dwight Diller, Don Bowen,
Alan Jackson, Brian Butcher, Bob Meek, Gordon Corrick, Nancy Taylor,
Malcolm Breckman, Kathryn Beaton, David George, Betty Hine, David Daykin,
Kathy Armstrong and Lonnie Rogers. For them all he led 340 and Helen
Brown said a prayer.
Leaders: Aldo Ceresa 499; Carmel Wood 31t; David Stow 452; Ros Clements
476; Helen Brown 392; Richard Percival 63; Ruth Steggles 323t; Cath
Walker called the class to order with 145t; Chris Brown 268; Maria
Wallace 504; Judy Whiting and John Hopkinson 350; David Stow 84; Phil
Tyler 440; Aldo Ceresa 227; Benny Ross 441; Hannah Land 481; Ted Brown
225t; David Stow 354b; Carmel Wood 107; Helen Brown 53; Michael Walker
306; Maria Wallace 318; Cath Tyler 430; Ruth Steggles 454; Benny Ross
299; Hannah Land 39t; Aldo Ceresa 380.
Brown invited Aldo Ceresa to lead 62
with him as the closing song. John Hopkinson offered the closing prayer,
and the class was dismissed.
ChairmenóChris Brown; SecretariesóJane Waltho and Cath Ingham.