Intern Blog with Alex Nabyonga




Golowan Feast service. 

A civic service in remembrance of St. John the Baptist, was held on 23rd June 2019. It started with a procession from St. Johns hall in Penzance , it involved the town mayor , members of the town council, representatives of other public bodies, St. Marys C of England school ,the towns people of Penzance,  the Penzance youth wind Band that led the procession from St Johns hall, myself carrying the cross and  taking turns with Alex and Jason carrying the head of John the Baptist.

We marched together with everyone to St. John’s Church Penzance.

The service was led by Revd Sian Yates Team leader of the Penlee Cluster who addressed the congregation about “Leaders and servants”. The children of St Mary's school re-echoed the qualities of a good leader. I led intercession prayers for leaders in the world with John and Brian praying for leaders in the community and for praying for ourselves as leaders and servants. 

I loved the song selection, Make me a channel of your peace, Guide me O my great Redeemer, among others , they were prayers to God for all leaders.

The clergy led the civic party at the back of the church with the town mayor and members of the town council.