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Willowhy Wesleyan Church.

The anniversary services m connection with the above church were held on Sunday, 28th iust. . Sermons were preached by the Key. J. H. Chapman (Leeßton circuit), who delivered two excellent discourses to very large congregations. The offertories. were liberal. The annual tea meeting was held last evening m thepublic schoolroom, and as usual attracted. a large company of adherents and friends of the congregation from «11 parts of the district.. The tables were provided and presided over by the following ladies :—Mesdames Chapman, Low,, Hayman, Wheeler, and W. Hayman, assisted by a tsnvall army of young lady members of the- congregation. The spread was a-very liberal, one, and was done'ample'justice to.) After the tables had be'ch cleared an adjournment was made 1 to the-ch'urchi whore addresses were delivered by the chairman (Rev J. N. Buttle), Rev BJ^Borithroyd/CaptainDixon (Salvation Army), f and the Rev J. H. Chapman and ;, Mr Stephen Chapman. During the evening the intervals between the. addresses were interspersed by anthems and sacred selections, rendered m an efficient manner, by.members of the choir (Mr J. Wheeler, 'conductor, and Mr T. Wheeler, organist). . At the conclusion of the meeting, votes of thanks were accorded to the ladies, the choir, and the speakers, pn the motion of the Rev J. H. Gray, seconded by Mr Bowles (Hinds.) Apologies were made for the absence of thaKevs A. Blake aud iT.'W. Sawle, who w ; ere unable? to be prespnjfc.

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Willowhy Wesleyan Church., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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Willowhy Wesleyan Church. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2532, 1 October 1890

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