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Gwehelog Singing

Gwehelog Methodist Church, near Usk, Wales, United Kingdom

Saturday, July 20, 2019

The 20th annual Gwehelog Sacred Harp singing was called to order by Bridget McVennon-Morgan leading 42. Amy Cutts offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Matthew Parkinson 32t; Charlie Williams 30t; Samuel Turner 73t; Emma Hooper 129; Alec Williams 335; Leilai Immel-Parkinson 48t; Joss Tait 275t; Werner Ullah 531; Sheila Girling Macadam 101b; Richard Mayers 102; Teresa Maguire 30b; Nick Hall 143; Amy Cutts 72b; George Simms 187; Karen Turner 163t.

RECESS

Meg Winter called the class to order leading 101t. Leaders: Rich Thorne 204; Edwin Macadam 171; Rachel Wemyss 284; Barry Parsons 99; Caroline Ungoed-Thomas and Sheila Girling Macadam 162; Ian West 313t; Chris Brown 480; Joyce Smith 322; Chris Cotter 103; Stacy Hackner 148.

Ted Brown and Helen Brown conducted the memorial lesson. The following sick and housebound were named: Peter Grant, John Hopkinson, Louis Hughes, Curtis Owen, Sonny Erwin, Olivia Powell, Kevin Powell, Charlene Wallace, Dave Richardson, Cath Tyler, and Melanie Hauff. The following deceased were remembered: John Marsh—Weeley; Michael Ridge—London; Dennis Lingwood—Ledbury; Roberto Cavallar—Italy; Bob Patten—Morchard Bishop; Roger Bullen—Cropredy; Bill Steel—Bolton; Carolyn Williams—Keighley; Susan Carr—Leeds; Eugene Forbes—Alabama, USA; Paul Wilson—Minnesota, USA; Rev. Michael Pain—Dorchester; Heather Simms—Leeds; Jackie Bishop—Lewes; Trevor Brooker—Lewes; Ann Bachelor—Lewes; Elspeth Murray—Paisley; Ellen Moxley—Lochinver; John Hayto—Leicester. Ted Brown led 566 for all the above named, and Helen Brown closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

Leaders: Judy Whiting 43; Mary Helen Dupree 274b; Florine Vieilly-Eymard 150; Helen Brown 542; Frédéric Eymard 351; Rachel Jordan 564; Samuel Turner 104; Alec Williams 85; Amy Cutts 280; Charlie Williams 474. Leilai Immel-Parkinson offered the prayer before the midday meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Leilai Immel-Parkinson leading 290. Leaders: Emma Hooper 344; Chris Brown 392; Joss Tait 105; Ted Brown 422; Mary Helen Dupree 506; George Simms 406; Edwin Macadam 538; Florine Vieilly-Eymard 228; Sheila Girling Macadam 193; Samuel Turner 569b; Nick Hall 475; Frédéric Eymard 114; Chris Cotter 215; Judy Whiting 466; Richard Mayers 198; Stacy Hackner 442; Rachel Jordan 217; Ian West 492.

RECESS

Barry Parsons called the class to order leading 26. Leaders: Rich Thorne 179; Caroline Ungoed-Thomas and Alec Williams 178; Werner Ullah 29t; Karen Turner 66; Teresa Maguire 444; Joyce Smith 271t; Matthew Parkinson 426b; Helen Brown 436; Meg Winter 37b; Chris Cotter 477; Florine Vieilly-Eymard 230; Mary Helen Dupree 303; Frédéric Eymard 176t; Sheila Girling Macadam and Edwin Macadam 299; Judy Whiting and Chris Brown 34b; Rachel Jordan and Nick Hall 155; Ted Brown and Helen Brown 546; Ian West 384; Karen Turner 189; Richard Mayers 504. Bridget McVennon-Morgan led 323t as the closing song. Edwin Macadam offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Co-Chairmen—Bridget McVennon-Morgan and Matthew Parkinson; Secretary—Barry Parsons