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ST. PETER'S PAROCHIAL ASSOCIATION.

By Electric TEXiEGRAPH.

Oα Friday afternoon a meeting of the Parochial Association in connection with St. Peter's Church, Akaro&i was held at Mrs T. E. Taylor's house. There was a good attendance of members. The object of the meeting was to decide what new work the Association should undertake, * The last work undertaken by the Association was the providing of the altar, a great improvement in the church. A number of suggestions were discussed, including tbe completion of the woodwork screening by tbe vestry door, the putting in of a coloured window over the gallery, the placing: of a memorial window to Mr and Mrs Lucaa opposite tbe Bowe window, the repairing of the motor in connection with the organ, and the completion of the benching iv tbe church, and doing away with the chairs None of these schemes were finally adopted. •

It was decided that if the Sunday schoolroom were built the Association should help to provide some necessary furniture for same, It was resolved, however, that the first work of the Association should be to attend to the motor driviug the organ. The continual hissing of the water is a greet drawback to the rervice, and cannot be avoided till the motor is taken out and imbedded in a concrete cellar which would deaden the sound. This suggestion was submitted to the Vesty;

Tbetv i« k;m> h(;i- r>i.!fn inn t>ei"g Consido'ei, mil >b«* i ■ ;hp c 091 nnri ru-vi £ <bi? i.Oioir iv-ifk. This would mean ;h;>mga« wonUi be put 'further back,aod in that etise she con ♦Orete cellar would b9 ou'side the church building.

The parish owe 3 a great deal to the Association as a glance at w Use church shows. The stained win-

. dows along the aisle and the major t portion of the furniture has been bought; by the members of this organ "Ration, and if they repair the motor and prevent tho continued hissing of watar at church service 3, they should earn the gratitude of all church jjoera. -■mt -

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ST. PETER'S PAROCHIAL ASSOCIATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4374, 24 February 1914

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ST. PETER'S PAROCHIAL ASSOCIATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4374, 24 February 1914

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