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Thank you, Lord!

ALEX DOWNES, [email protected]

Thank you, Lord!

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ONE LINE FROM the National Anthem stood out yesterday: “The Lord has been the people’s guide for past three hundred years”.

With 50 years of Independence nigh, all steps were taken to ensure that guidance continued well into the future.

For just over two hours, praises and songs of thanksgiving were sent up to God from Kensington Oval during the 50th Anniversary of Independence Service of Thanksgiving.

Police estimated that around 4 000 worshippers gathered for yesterday’s multi-faith service which was broadcast live on television. Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, Government ministers and other dignitaries were among the attendees.

Many of those Barbadians gathered were full of praise not only during the service, but for the event which started with a musical concert chock-full of performances from artistes of various backgrounds. (AD)

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