A family affair at chepstow masonic hall

On Sunday 11th December Chepstow Masonic Hall held its annual Christmas Carol Service.

The service was held in the temple with W Bro Canon Arthur Edwards taking the service. Which was made up of carols, readings and prayers.

One reading was done by two of W Bro Adrian Cullimore’s(Worshipful Master of Striguil Lodge) grandchildren, Daniel & Aimee Pritchard aged 9 & 5 respectively. Aimee stole the show by putting her reading on the lectern then having to stand on tip toe to read which Aimee did very well. At the end of the service the question was asked of ‘Bampy’ where do you sit? The photograph shows, W Bro Adrian Cullimore sat with his two daughters Rachel Pritchard and Anne-Marie Powell along with grandchildren Alex Pritchard and Jacob Powell.

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After the service everybody moved downstairs and enjoyed a wonderful 4 course Sunday/Christmas lunch and mince pies.

The widows of the Lodge were invited with some attending and enjoying the occasion.

The afternoon was topped off with the arrival of Father Christmas and gifts were given to all the children.

With thanks to W Bro. Bob Jones for organising a most successful afternoon.

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This article courtesy of W. Bro. Adrian Cullimore.