Church Clipping Ceremony St Peter.<br />
The Revd Prebendary Edward Ward,  and Father Mark Chadwick Rector of St Chads Shrewsbury.<br />
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The congregation hold hands, in a circle around the whole of the church, if they can, they did just in 2015, with the use of belts and ropes to complete the unbroken circle.  <br />
The Revd Prebendary Edward Ward and father Mark Chadwick.<br />
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The word "clipping" is Anglo-Saxon in origin, and is derived from the word "clyp-pan", meaning "embrace" or "clasp" and thus is an expression of devotion.
EDGMOND CHURCH CLYPPING SHROPSHIRE
Church Clipping Ceremony St Peter.
The Revd Prebendary Edward Ward, and Father Mark Chadwick Rector of St Chads Shrewsbury.

The congregation hold hands, in a circle around the whole of the church, if they can, they did just in 2015, with the use of belts and ropes to complete the unbroken circle.
The Revd Prebendary Edward Ward and father Mark Chadwick.

The word "clipping" is Anglo-Saxon in origin, and is derived from the word "clyp-pan", meaning "embrace" or "clasp" and thus is an expression of devotion.

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Date: 28 Jun 2015
Location: Edgmond Shropsshire UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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