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Corporate Communion St Saviours, St Albans

April 27th 8pm

St Saviours Church

We gathered on a rainy evening at St Saviours Church to celebrate Communion together. Sixteen robed vergers are quite a sight and one of our larger gatherings.

Three new members were admitted to the Branch as associates, One as a full member and one from an Associate to a Full Member of the Guild. The Ceremony held after the Corporate Communion was the highlight of the evening. The branch numbers now stand at 27.

Inside St Saviours

The Easter Scene and altar at St Saviours

The Chapel at St Saviours

Some of the new members of the Guild  with the other members in the background

After the ceremony the members gathered for the group photo.

Gareth Burrows becoming a Full Member of the Guild

Gareth Burrows was admitted to the Guild as a Full Member.

Paul Russell becoming the youngest Associate Member of the Guild

Paul became the youngest associate member of the Guild at 14 years old.

Rosamund Russell was also admitted as an Associate member of the Guild. The photo wasn't good and my life was in jeopardy if I put it up on the web!

John Szlauer becoming an Associate Member of the Guild

John Szlauer became an associate member of the Guild

Philip Russell becoming a Full member of the Guild

Philip Russell became a full member of the Guild from an associate member.

Paul asking for more and being told NO!

Excellent refreshments were donated by Nonita Palmer who did sterling work catering for what seemed to be the 5000! Nonita took charge of Mark and Paul our youngest members and set them to work.

At 14 Paul is permanently hungry

During the refreshments again it was an excellent time to chat and catch up on all the news from the other members.

Canon Palmer getting to know John as one of the new Abbey vergers.