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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1902)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
People linked to event

NEWTON, Captain   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – lecturer

NEWTON, Mrs   (fl. 1900s) – lantern operator

‘On the Lookout’ in Church Army gazette

“'A War Story': We have just had the pleasure of a visit from Capt. Newton, the Pioneer Missioner, and we are greatly indepted to him for his lecture on C.A. Work. Commencing the lecture with some wit and humour he sketched the early work of the C.A., but as he proceded the reality of the lives of the submerged and the fallen lay heavy on our hearts, and humour gave way to serious and prayerful thought. When speaking of the Labour Homes, we felt that we too must throw aside the rags and tatters of this world before we could enter the Home above. Before bringing the lecture to a close, Capt. Newton made a vigorous attack on the forces of sin, and appealed to every one of us to make our sinful bodies clean in the Blood of Christ (...). The Rev. Hamiton Brown in a few words thanked Capt. Newton for his lecture and Mrs. Newton for her services in working the lantern (...)”

Lucerna ID 7000988

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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