The Church Army
Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette , 21 July 1937, Page 4
The Church Army
A good number of people attended the Church Army service in the Anglican Church, Warkworth, on Sunday last, and many expressed their appreciation afterwards. The address wasgiven by Captain F. C. Pearce and illustrated by lantern pictures. The final service in connection with the visit will be held on Sunday next. _ During last week, Captain Dewar visited some of the further extremities of the parish and was i.ble to have several lantern services in the homes of the people. He also addressed members of the Ladies' Guild at Wellsford.
On Thursday, 22nd, the Church Army are giving an "At- Home" on their caravan at the vicarage so that interested friends may see the novel home on wheels so rucently launched on a continuous Mission tour of North Auckland.
On Monday,. 26th, the caravan moves to Wellsford where one full week will be spent. The campaign there opens in the Anglican Church on Sunday night, 25th, with a Mission service conducted by Captain A, M. H. Dewar, who goes in advanc of the caravan.
The Evangelists are trained members of the Church of England, who with the sanction and license of the Archbishop, and with the approval of the Vicar of the Parish, visit the district to preach' the simple truths of the Gospel and to try to win men's souls to Christ and His Church. The officers visit the homes of the people, they hold services and distribute good literature. The movement is dire«-ted .from headquarters in . Auckland and financed by voluntary gifts of friends throughout the Dominion. -_■ Capt. Dewar will be in the Leigh district from Thursday' to Sunday this week.