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All Invited to Give Thanks at 50th Independence Service

Barbadians from all walks of life and every religious denomination and faith are invited to join together to give thanks in the 50th Anniversary Service of Thanksgiving which will take place on Sunday, November 27, at 4:00 p.m., as part of the Independence Celebrations.

The service will feature the Royal Barbados Police Force Band, the Praise Academy of Dance liturgical dancers, The Royal Diadems, Wesleyan Youth Chorale, The Barbados National Youth Symphony Orchestra, the National Youth Choir, world renowned gospel singer Judy Bailey and more.

The service will be officiated by President of the Barbados Evangelical Association, Rev’d Dr. Nigel Taylor and the preacher will be ArchBishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Barbados, the Most Rev’d Dr. John Holder.

Musical and Choral Director for the event will be Julian Bowen and Chairman of the Religious Committee, the Rev’d Canon Noel Burke, will deliver the welcome remarks.

Before the service there will be a musical prelude from 2:30 p.m. with performances by Daughters of Worship International, Mireya Hosein of Codrington International School, the Barbados Community College music programme students and Hazel Burke.

Persons attending the Service may use the park and ride system which will be facilitated by the Barbados Transport Board. This will be available at the National Cultural Foundation, West Terrace, St. James; Weymouth B, Roebuck Street and Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, both in St. Michael. The park and ride service will start from 1:00 p.m. and run until 4:00 p.m. and will resume at 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Patrons will pay $5.00 for a one-way trip or $7.00 return.