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Haworth Methodist Chapel
West Yorkshire



West Yorkshire Sacred Harp Day
Twelfth Singing Day
West Lane Methodist Church
West Yorkshire BD22 8EL
Saturday, 15 November 2014

The twelfth annual West Yorkshire Sacred Harp Day was held at Haworth Methodist Church, in the United Kingdom, on Saturday before the third Sunday in November.

Chris Brown began the day by leading 47t. John Hopkinson said an opening prayer. Leaders; Chris Brown 28b; Hannah Land 29t; Cath Ingham 114; Calum Woods 39b; Penny Macbeth 77t; Matthew Parkinson 33b; Colin Higgins 29b; Sarah Hill 171; Michael Walker 404; Duane Nassis 179; Fynn Titford-Mock 271b; Susannah Gill 37b; Joe Jones 73b; Barry Parsons 79; David Dabinett 86; Steve Brett 319, Phil Tyler 516; Eimear O’Donovan 48t; Leilai Immel 175b; Karen Turner 122.


Vicki Elliot called the class to order with 82t. Leaders; Ted Brown 111b; Tom Macarte 160b; Judy Whiting 176t; Margaret Gillanders 492; Josie Gunn 548; Emma Rock 567; Mark Wardlaw 331; Helen Brown 421; Steve Brett 134; Susannah Gill 495; Phil Tyler 477; Sarah Hill 26; Colin Higgins 440; Duane Nassis 564; Hannah Land 542; Megan Macarte 274b; Karen Turner 182; Leilai Immel 472; David Dabinett 547; Eimear O’Donovan 282; Joe Jones 327; Chris Brown 551; Matthew Parkinson 129; Fynn Titford-Mock 295; Barry Parsons 59; Cath Ingham 155. Helen Brown gave thanks for the noon meal.


A group sang “Gwehelog” by Matthew Parkinson. Mark Wardlaw called the class back to order with 388. Leaders: Vicki Elliott 480; Claire Hogan 95b; Rosalind and Calum Woods 49t; Margaret Gillanders 112; Michael Walker 306; Ted Brown 113; Josie Gunn 99; Emma Rock 142; Tome Macarte 522; Duane Nassis 336; Helen Brown 436; Colin Higgins 481.

Dick Sanner conducted the memorial lesson and Barry Parsons read the names of the deceased; Dorothy Williams of Yeovil, Grant McLean of Farnham, Danny Arms NC, Stanley Edwards AL, Protag Neish of Bradford, Chris Hollis of Bradford, Rita Wilkinson, Margaret Long of Derby, Mike Nunn AL, Geoffrey Nathan of Essex, Bill Pritchard of Bradford, Maggie Boyle of Keighley, Gay Patterson of Leeds, Mick Walker of Bradford, Stari Gunarathne of Leeds. Dick also spoke for the sick and housebound: Christina Pritchard, Raymond Hamrick, Sean Hurley, Rachel Boulding, Sarah MacHenry, Cath Tyler, Sister Pippa, Steve Harrison and Mary Newell. For them Joe Jones led 303 and Dick said a prayer.

Leaders: Ted Brown 566; Sarah Hill 338; Steve Brett 448b; Vicki Elliot 452; Calum Woods 482; Matthew Parkinson 341t; Fynn Titford-Mock 266; Penny Macbeth 107. 


Mark Wardlaw called the class to order with 285t; Leaders: Claire Hogan 284; Susannah Gill 556; Judy Whiting 105; Margaret Gillanders 460; Phil Tyler 428; Karen Turner 350; Michael Walker 505; Emma Rock 320; Helen Brown 234; Calum Woods 36b; Joe Jones 280; Cath Ingham 135; Hannah Land 189; Josie Gunn 275t; Barry Parsons 153; Tom Macarte 81t; Eimear O’Donovan 84.                              

Chris Brown and Judy Whiting led the closing song 323t. Michael Walker offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman--Chris Brown; Vice Chairman Judy Whiting.

Secretar--Cath Ingham.


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