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For Children of Most Ages
' Once, Walking Home....'
An anthology of poems and prose about trees compiled by Geoffrey Dearmer
Music chosen by Josephine Plummer
Jill Balcon and Lewis Stringer
' I wish that I might be
As little daunted as a star or tree.'
5.25 Children's Service from St. Mary's Church, Pains-wick, Gloucestershire. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. H. F. Heal
Invitation God , whose name is love (S.P. 369) Confession and Absolution
The Lord's Prayer; Versicles Lesson: St. John 6, vv. 5-14
Nunc dimittis; Apostles' Creed Prayers and Graces
Do no sinful action (A. and M. 669) Address by the Vicar Prayers
Bright the vision that delighted
(A. and M. 161)
Organist, T. C. H. Hodgson


Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Readers: Josephine Plummer
Readers: Jill Balcon
Readers: Lewis Stringer
Unknown: Rev. H. F. Heal
Unknown: Invitation God
Organist: T. C. H. Hodgson

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