Rev John Cross MA Hon Chaplain
Hymn 191 Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
Lessons Job Ch 19 v 23 – 27a
1 Corinthians Ch 15 v 1 – 20
Hymn 187 Jesus lives!
Hymn 193 Thine be the glory, risen, conquering son
Various positive comments were made about the Music before hand, which the organist was very pleased to receive.
The Civic Lunch at Guildhall in the presence of Sir Francis McWilliams,The Lord Mayor and the Lady Mayoress, in addition to Alderman and Sheriff Neil Young and his Lady.
“As the Lord Mayor is attending I would like all the Officers of the Club to wear Morning Dress and their Ladies to wear hats”. Sorry about the letter but it is better to do it this way rather than constant phone calls” – The Master
Our Master’s guests included Mr (and Mrs) Sydney Lea – Immediate Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Glovers, Mr (and Mrs) Brain F Land – Prime Warden Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths. The response on behalf of the guests was given by The Remembrancer Mr A.F.P. Barnes M.A.
160 Members and guests enjoyed.
Rainbow Trout wrapped in Smoked Salmon with Caviar Mayonnaise
Breast of Duckling
Crème Brulee – Orange segments with Grand Marnier
Cloudy Bay – Sauvignon Blanc 91
Cote de Rhone Chapoutier 89
Fonsecca Bin 27
Caterers Payne and Gunter (£30.00 per head + VAT) – ticket price £39.50
N.B. Given some of our “history” re over-running in the past, specific mention was made of the new Master of Ceremonies ( Mr David Collins) by the Duty Officer congratulating him on organising his side of the event so well, and ensuing that the Lord Mayor left on time – after all the speeches.