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Fifth Palm Sunday Singing Day
Finstock Village Hall
Sunday, 28th March 1999

NH – Northern Harmony, 3rd ed. 1995

Bernard Collard called the class to order at 10.30 a.m. and led 84 to open the proceedings and then led the opening prayer.  Leaders followed, viz: Steve Fletcher 48t; Mandy Tonwsend 99; Ros Clements 57t; Sheila Girling Smith 28t; Judy Whiting 515; Anita Landess 480; Edwin Macadam 47b; Simon Beirne 159; Paul Setford 34b; Bob Lilley 454; Dave Townsend 217; Tony Singleton 163b; Jill Thompson 268; Helen Brown 198; Ruth Cooper 474; Jackie Patten 146; Karen Bullen 143; Bernard Collard 66; Steve Fletcher 142; Mandy Townsend 300; Ros Clements 35; Sheila Girling Smith 180; Judy Whiting 171; Anita Landess 68b; Edwin Macadam 315; Paul Setford 273; Bob Lilley NH 104.


Bernard Collard started the afternoon session leading 49b. Leaders: Dave Townsend 85. 

The Memorial Lesson was delivered and ‘Relief’ by Bruce Randall was sung in memory of the departed. The Sick and Housebound Lesson was delivered and the song on page 86 was sung. 

Leaders: Steve Fletcher 45t; Judy Whiting 503b; Tony Singleton 128; Jill Thompson 40; Simon Beirne 117; Ruth Cooper 457; Helen Brown 130; Margaret Gillanders 452; Linda Fleischman 38b; Sheila Girling Smith 155; Anita Landess 551; Edwin Macadam 236; Dave Richardson 56b; Paul Setford 31t; Bob Lilley 'Glory to God on High'; David Atkin 107; Simon Beirne NH174; Bernard Collard NH 148.


The class was called back by Bernard Collard leading 28b. Leaders: Dave Townsend 178; Tony Singleton 74b; Jill Thompson 344; Steve Fletcher 147t; Ruth Cooper 148;  Bernard Collard NH 66, who then closed the day’s proceedings with a prayer.


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