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Walk of Witness: Good Friday 2013

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Once again this year's walk was blessed by some sunshine and blue skies - though it was very cold.

The service in The Square was led by the chair of PACT, Father Peter Hollinswith music provided by The Salvation Army band. After the service people were invited into St Peter's for tea, coffee and hot cross buns.

The walkers stopped twice for readings of the Passion story, once in Lavant Strret and again in Rams Walk.

You will be pleased to know that the lady who collapsed outside St Peter's during the service was quickly seen by ambulance staff and after brief visit to QA was discharged and is now recovering at home.

Father Hollins talks with members of The Salvation Army outside the Methodist Church - among them was Lt. Colonel Carol Telfer from The Salvation Army Teritorial Headquarters, London Father Hollins addresses the gathered Walkers
prior to the first reading by Lindy Young
whose husband carried the megaphone
Following the Cross, the Walkers leave the Methodist Church
The Walkers gather in Lavant Street for the second reading by Simon Mason
The Walkers gather in Ram's Walk for the third reading by David Barton
The Cross is borne into The Square
The Salvation Army band provided the nusic
The reading was undertaken by Paul Cuss
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Father Hollins gave a reflection - which can been viewed
in full on the video page. Read a transcript
At the end of the service the church leaders announce the blessing. At the far right is Liam Maguire who led
the prayers; he was representing Peter Norris who could not stay for the service in the Square
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