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Kyneton Singing

Kyneton, Victoria, Australia

Saturday, March 7, 2020

The 2nd annual Kyneton All-Day Singing was held at the St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Kyneton.

The class was called to order by Lauren Reader leading 59. Peter Rayner offered the opening prayer. Shawn Whelan taught a singing school.

Leaders: Elaena Gardner 49t; Peter Rayner 452; Caitlin Jay 61; Shawn Whelan 77b; Myfanwy Godfrey 107; Natalie Sims 32b; Melanie Albrecht 106; Lauren Reader 99; Morag Logan 133; Ruth McNamara 47t; Elaena Gardner 112; Caitlin Jay 48b; Peter Rayner 30t.


The class was called back together by Shawn Whelan leading 276. Leaders: Natalie Sims 330t; Myfanwy Godfrey 203; Melanie Albrecht 282; Morag Logan 299; Lauren Reader 460; Ruth McNamara 63; Elaena Gardner 183; Caitlin Jay 127; Peter Rayner 148; Shawn Whelan 171; Myfanwy Godfrey 178; Natalie Sims 128; Melanie Albrecht 142; Morag Logan 84. Peter Rayner offered the prayer before lunch.


The afternoon session was called to order by Lauren Reader leading 448b. Leaders: Ruth McNamara 30b; Aaron Wallace 47b; Elaena Gardner 430; Caitlin Jay 114; Peter Rayner 455; Myfanwy Godfrey 288; Shawn Whelan 77t; Natalie Sims 184; Melanie Albrecht 324.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Morag Logan leading 122 and 472. The following deceased were named: Charlene Wallace. No sick and shut-in people were named. Morag Logan closed the memorial lesson with a prayer.

Leaders: Lauren Reader 501; Ruth McNamara 481; Elaena Gardner 344; Caitlin Jay 556; Peter Rayner 535; Myfanwy Godfrey 277; Shawn Whelan 503; Natalie Sims 335; Melanie Albrecht 504.


Morag Logan called the class back together by leading 496. Leaders: Lauren Reader 36b; Ruth McNamara 29t; Elaena Gardner 320; Caitlin Jay 410t; Peter Rayner 95; Shawn Whelan 155; Natalie Sims 269; Melanie Albrecht 268; Morag Logan 198; Shawn Whelan, Melanie Albrecht, Myfanwy Godfrey, Morag Logan, Peter Rayner, and Natalie Sims 40; Ruth McNamara, Lauren Reader, Bernice Dodds, and Naomi Colville 457; Caitlin Jay and Elaena Gardner 192.

Announcements were made. Peter Rayner offered the closing prayer. Lauren Reader led 146 as the closing song.

Chairman—Lauren Reader; Chaplain—Peter Rayner; Secretary—Natalie Sims