EASTER 2011

Churches Together in Leamington

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The following services and events were held in Holy Week for the Easter Celebrations

Maundy Thursday Communion Service at 7.30pm at Dale Street Methodist Church was led by the Revds Andy Laird and Iain Rennie.

Good Friday 12 noon. A Service in Christchurch Gardens “Raising the Cross”.

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Easter Sunday Dawn Communion Service at Campion Hills, Leicester Street

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Each church  then held its own Morning Service of Worship.

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The Morning Easter Day Service at 10.30am at Radford Road celebrated the Rising of the Lord.

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEach  week during Lent, a symbol representing an event leading up to the crucifixion and also a modern day symbol representing a need of a local or a  global organisation was placed at the foot of the cross. On Easter Sunday each member of the congregation brought a small bunch of garden flowers and the cross was transformed into a “living cross” to signify the resurrection of Jesus.

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ROYAL NAVY MALE VOICE CHOIR

THE ROYAL NAVAL MALE VOICE CHOIR IN CONCERT

Musical Director: Stephen Height

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.RNA Choir 2012 Photo
Royal naval choir logo colour

The 21 members of the Royal Naval Male Voice Choir Concert gave a most enjoyable concert on Saturday April 16th 2011.

The Musical Director, Stephen Height, the Accompaniast, Julie Edwards, the Soloists, Stephen Height and Alan Fletcher and Frank Balsom who performed the two monologues plus the whole choir are to be congratulated on such a polished performance.

All proceeds were given to Radford Road Church Organ Fund.

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Programme

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ChoirGive Me That Old Time Religion (Arr. Simmons)Without You (Ham/Evans – Arr. Barratt)

There is a Balm in Gilead (Arr. Humphreys)

I Believe (Drake/Graham/Shirl/Stillman – Arr. Ades)

Solos – Stephen Height

The Precious Moments (Bricusse/Addinsell)

For Your Babies (Hucknall)

Monologue

“Albert and the Lion” read by Frank Balsom

Choir

Always On My Mind (Thompson/James/Christopher

Arr. Humphreys)

Morte Criste (Watts/Jones)

Sailing (Sutherland – Arr. Simmons)

When The Saints Go marching In (Trad. Arr. Hood)

INTERVAL

Choir

Llanfair (Williams/Lyte – Arr. Thomas)

Some Enchanted Evening (Rogers/HammersteinII –

Arr. Stickles)

The Two Roses (Werner)

Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon – Arr. Simmons)

Solos – Alan Fletcher

The Hippopotamus Song (Flanders & Swann)

Stout-Hearted Men (Romberg/HammersteinII – Arr. Scotson)

Monologue

“The Runcorn Ferry” read by Frank Balsom

Choir

Freedom Is Coming (Traditional)

She Was Beautiful (Myers/Laine – Arr. Simmons)

Tydi a Roddaist (Hughes/Talfan – Davies)

Amen (Arr. Simmons)

Encore

Rhythm Of Life (Coleman/Fields – Arr. Barnes)

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MOTHERING SUNDAY 2011

daffodils

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Mothering Sunday 2011

The Uniformed organisations – Beavers, Scout Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Rainbows, Brownies and Guides – attended the Mothering Day Service led by the Revd. John Carrier, a retired URC Minister. The theme of the service was how mothers love and care for us throughout our lives in the same way as God always loves and cares for us.  Photographs were shown, on the large screen, of the children participating in their weekly activities and how they had prepared for Mothering Sunday during the past weeks.  Two of the children read a passage from the Bible, others said prayers which they had written and others showed letters that they had written to their Mums.
Daffodils were distributed to all the mothers present and to all the other ladies of the congregation.
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