The Gordon Memorial Service
On what would have been General Gordon’s 139th birthday, students, staff and parents attended the Gordon Memorial Service at Guildford Cathedral on Sunday, bringing Memorial Weekend to a close. The Gordon Sermon was delivered by The Bishop of Guildford, The Right Reverend Andrew Watson. Pipe Major Harry Gordon played The Lament and the School Chaplain, the Reverend Graham Wright led the congregation in the School Prayer:
O God our Heavenly Father, we thank you for General Gordon, for his courage and devotion to the sick, the needy and to children. We thank you for this School, dedicated to his memory. Bless the Gordon Foundation, the Governors, the Staff, the past and present students and grant that all of us, like your servant General Gordon, may always be loyal soldiers of the King of kings, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.