Lest we forget

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See below for the event poster and the content of the programme

 

 

‘LEST WE FORGET’

 

Welcome

and

Introduction to our commemoration

 

OPENING SEQUENCE

‘Eternal Father, strong to save’

[see insert]

SECOND SEQUENCE

‘Calm is the sea’

‘Ei seren Ef’

The Dysynni Choir

 

First carol

‘In the bleak mid winter’ [No 4]

 

A Christmas reading from the Old  Testament

Psalm 46

Reverend Patricia Grudgings

 

THIRD SEQUENCE

 

Second carol

Ganwyd [see insert]

 

A Christmas reading from the New Testament

John 1: 1 - 18

 Reverend Richard Vroom

 

FOURTH SEQUENCE

Soliloquy

John Meirion Richards

 

Third carol

‘O little time of Bethlehem’ [No 1]

 

Recital of a ‘Sea poem’ [?]

By a crew member

of the RNLI Aberdyfi

 

Fourth Carol

Yn gynnar heddiw’r bore [see insert]

 

FIFTH SEQUENCE

A Merchant Navy Tribute

Aberdyfi Harbourmaster

William Stockford

 

 Sailor’s prayer

Bob Hawkes

 

Fifth carol

‘O come all ye faithful’ [No 5]

 

Recitation from the

‘Kohima Epitaph’

by John Maxwell Edmunds

[1875 –  1958]

Representative of the Royal British Legion

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The service ends