ST. PETER'S CHURCH.
OPENING OF SUNDAY SCHOOL
A meeting of lady parishioners of St. Peter's Church, Akaroa, was held at the vicarage on Tuesday afternoon. Present— Mesdames Julius (in the chair), Oantretl, Taylor, Riches, Noonan, Hester, Mottram, A. Rhodes, C. Newton, G. Haylock, Jas. Rhodes. Mrs Julius read a report of the Sewing Guild's work in the previous year, showing that a large number of garments had been sent away to St. Savioue's Orphanage. A discussion ensued re tbe opening of the new Sunday Sohoolroom. It was decided to bold an opening social on Thursday, March 2nd Mrs Julius said that Mrs Taylor and she bad bought 6 dozen chairs and 10 or 12 large forms costing about £1 10s apiece. They also gave the order, and had blinds put m the win dows, The obairs would cost 7s 6d apiece, as, unfortunately, tbe cheaper kind were not procurable. Tbey had £80 17s 6d in the Post Office Savings Bank, and this with £2 to £3 interest would pay for the chairs, eta. They wanted tables and a bench for washing up, also cups and saucers. Tbe ladies present offered half a dozen cups apiece.
With regard to the piano, Mr T. B. Taylor was procuring same from tbe Bristol Company on very easy terms through Mr R A Home.
It was resolved to hold a social on Maroh 2nd, Mr b\ Armstrong to arrange the musical items. It was also decided to ask Archdeacon Ensor to open tbe schoolroom.
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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3519, 4 February 1916
ST. PETER'S CHURCH. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3519, 4 February 1916
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