The Mayor of St Albans City and District, Councillor Eileen Harris, is hosting the Civic Service at St Albans Cathedral on Sunday 21 October, starting at 11am.
There will be a procession with the Mayor in robes, followed by her Mace-bearer, the Deputy Mayor, Town, Parish and District Councillors and Honorary Aldermen.
A choir from Mandeville Primary School, St Albans will sing at the service and the Mayor's Chaplain, the Rev Anne Hollinghurst, will deliver the sermon. Prayers will be read by representatives from the Mayor’s three charities – Centre 33, Shelter and Special Olympics St Albans. A collection will also be held for the Mayor's charities.
Cllr Eileen Harris, Mayor of St Albans City and District, said: “I would like to invite you all to this special service to celebrate our wonderful city and district. I am delighted that the choir from Mandeville Primary School will be singing at the service and representatives from my mayoral charities will also be present."
The Right Worshipful the Mayor of the City and District of St Albans, Councillor Eileen Harris
Contact for the Mayor’s office:
Alison Orde, the Mayor’s Civic Officer
Tel: 01727 819544
Contact for the press:
St Albans City and District Council
Tel: 01727 819316
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The Mayor’s charities are:
. The charity runs a drop-in centre in St Albans that is run entirely by a dedicated group of volunteers. Homeless and socially or materially disadvantaged people can relax, be social, and enjoy a free meal and hot drink in a friendly, welcoming environment.
. This national charity works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.
The Mayor of St Albans City and District, Cllr Eileen Harris, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Julie Bell