Billericay Annual Civic Service 2020
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Our Parish had the honour of hosting this important event for our town which launched the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Commemoration.
The theme of the service was "Building a More Tolerant Society".
Fr Dan Mason welcomes Jennifer Tolhurst, Lord Leiutenant of Essex and Lord Petre to The Most Holy Redeemer
The Rev.David Bagwell welcomes everyone to the service
Cllr Jim Devlin, Chairman of Billericay Town Council, gives his welcoming remarks
Julian Whybra introduces the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Commemoration
MHR 9am Choir soprano Bernadette Maskell sings Psalm 107, music composed by Kathy Underhill, MHR Director of Music
St Peter's pupils give their reflection on the Mayflower
Beautiful liturgical dancing by pupils of St Peter's
The Rev.Paul Carr leads the prayers
The Star Bangled Banner is played by instrumentalists Jeremiah Dinan & Marilyn Goodman
The wonderful flower arrangement was put together by MHR parishioner Teresa Hinder
Kathy Underhill, MHR Director of Music, who played the organ/directed the MHR Choir at the service and also composed the music for her arrangement of the traditional piece Simple Gifts