Berwick-upon-Tweed RNLI and station Chaplin in 'fine voice' at carol concert

Lifeboats News Release

Berwick RNLI joined the station Chaplin the Reverend Matthew Knox at the Spittal Community Carol Service at St John’s Church.

The station Crew and Officers, were in fine voice singing to the popular Christmas carols.

On behalf of the RNLI, crew member Laura Percy-Doolan read a reading from St Matthews Gospel, Jesus is born the Shepherd King.

The Reverend Knox then gave the blessing wishing everyone a peaceful Christmas, inviting everyone to the Instant Nativity on Christmas Eve at 3pm, for a kid-friendly service, where the children can come dressed as their favourite nativity character.

Berwick lifeboat station wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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