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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Worthing, Sussex (West), England, April 1897)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
April 1897
Church Army tea
‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“By ones and twos: […] On Easter Monday, our long looked forward to Church Army tea took place. All the afternoon willing helpers had been busy, and when everything was ready, the place looked most inviting. The helpers had tea first, and then the expected friends (nearly 200) arrived, and after singing grace sat down to tea, which we believe was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Tea was soon followed by a Service of Song, entitled, 'Mother's Last Words,' given by some of the soldiers and friends, and illustrated by the Lantern. At its close we sang, 'God save our gracious Queen,' and 'Praise God from Whom all blessings flow.' The proceeds of the tea will be laid out in buying more instruments for the band. we can truly look back and say, 'Hitherto the lord hath helped us,' and we look forward to grand times this summer, when headed by our band we shall march out and wake all the people up, then point them to a Saviour Who has died and risen again for them and us.”

Lucerna ID 7000469

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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