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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Smannell, Hampshire, England, June 1898)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
June 1898
every evening in 1 week mission
Organisations linked to event
‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“A CHURCH CROWDED OUT Smannell-Andover. - The Church Army 'Winchester' Van arrived in this parish on Monday last. The energetic Captain and his colleagues at once opened the campaign by proceedings in the open air, following up these with a Lantern Service in the Schoolroom in the evening. This was remarkably well attended, and the audience listened with great attention to the clear and graphic description of the various items thrown upon the sheet, and joined very heartily in the hymns. Throughout the week Mission Services and Lantern Services were held in the Schoolroom, each succeeding one being better attended than the one previous; these were in addition to Addresses in the open air. [...]”

Lucerna ID 7000583

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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