POPPY DEDICATION SErVICE

Order of ServiceA Dedication Service for the Poppy Cascade was held at St Peter's Church, Northney on 7 October 2018. It was conducted by the Archdeacon of Portsdown - Joanne Grenfell, and the Vicar, Jenny Gaffin.

It was attended by many people, inncluding Alan Mak, MP for Havant, the Mayor of Havant, local councillors, Lt Col Ian Coulson - Station Commander, Thorney Island and representatives from the Royal British Legion, RNLI and other local groups.

The service began in the church and then moved out to the poppy cascade. The last two poppies were placed on the embroidery of the poem "For The Fallen" and the last post was sounded.

It was a very moving and emotional service.

 

 

The Archdeacon and the Vicar

Dedication Service

Lt Ian Coulson, Station Commader of Thorney Island