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[The work of the Church Army] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, February 1895)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
The work of the Church Army
February 1895
'very good'
Slide set shown at this event

Life of St Paul (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

People linked to event

GRUMMETT, Captain   (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event

Church Army – organiser

‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“A Labour Home Church: We have just had a visit from Capt. Grummett, who is conducting meetings round this neighbourhood, and giving lectures, illustrated by the Optical Lantern. On Wednesday evening, in St. Catherine's Chapel, a service was conducted by the Rev. W. David, Chaplain of the Home, when the prayers, hymns, and 'Life of St. Paul' were beautifully illuminated on the sheet by the aid of the lantern. On Wednesday evening, the Rev. J. Pitkin, Chaplain of the prison, read the prayers, after which, over fifty slides of the work of the C.A. were shown, and an interesting lecture given by Capt. Grummett, who finished his visit by conducting a Mission Service on Sunday Evening in the Chapel at half-past six. Attendances were very good, and collections were made on behalf of the Social Scheme. [...]”

Lucerna ID 7000251

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 August 2016

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