FAREWELL OF MAJOR RICHARD WELCH IN JULY 2021

Sergeant Major Carol Clarke

The farewell service was led by Sergeant Major Carol Clarke

We had a small band in our Sunday meeting

A socially distanced congregation was joined by members on Zoom

a band sexted provided the music

A band sextet provided the music

Major perfors his magic

The Major performed his magic for the children

Sandra Welch received a bouquet

Sandra Welch received a bouquet

Singing Company leader Pam Denyer

Singing Company leader Pam Denyer gave thanks on behalf of the young people

Secretary Jan Scott

Corps Secretary Jan Scott recalled his ministry in verse

Major Richard received some gifts

Major Richard received some gifts

Jacqui Clack

Songster Leader Jacqui thanked Major Richard for his ministry

Major Richard Welch

Major Richard gave his valadictory sermon

Major Richard chats on zoom

Major Richard spoke with his zoom congregation

A chat over coffee

We had coffee in the car park and said our personal "good byes"