Remembrance in Wokingham

This year’s service in All Saints was unusually well attended. The Church showed flexibility to fit people in, inviting the many children from the various scouting organisations to sit on the cushions and prayer mats and around the altar to make more space.

The service was modelled around traditional hymns and readings, with the special references to 100 years ago and the peace that broke out on the Western front. We then returned to the Town Hall for wreath laying by the War Memorial inside the building.

I would like to thank all who came, and especially to thank the organisers. I am grateful to All Saints for doing well as hosts faced with a multitude of people wishing to be in the congregation.

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One Comment

  1. Narrow Shoulders
    Posted November 13, 2018 at 8:08 am | Permalink

    Let us hope for a similar turn out and mix of ages next year and the year after great though attendance is this year.

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