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Community hymn - singing from Manselton Congregational Church, Swansea, led by the augmented Church Choir and the Manselton ' and District Male
Conductor. Emrys Jones
Organist. Louise Jones
Hymns introduced by the Rev. Glyn Parry Jones
The race that long in darkness pined
(Tune. Irish)
While shepherds watched their flocks
(Tune, Winchester Old)
See. amid the winter snow (Tune.
Hark. the herald-angels sing (Tune,
The Coventry Carol (trad.)
0 come, all ye faithful (Tune, Adeste ftdeles)
As with gladness men of old (Tune,
Angels from the realms of glory
(Tune, Cwm Rhondda)
Closing Prayer and Blessing by the Minister, the Rev. D. Emlyn James


Organist: Louise Jones
Unknown: Rev. Glyn Parry Jones
Unknown: Rev. D. Emlyn James

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