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lii St. Paul's .Schoolroom on lucsday evening ii most interesting and instructiv. lecture on modern Sunday school methods was delivered by Mr .J. Reid, ;i wellknown enthusiast in Sunday school work. .After pointing om the weakness of the old sterotyped methods, the lecturer went on to emphasise the fact that ail true work in this direction must, be based upon a. scientific study of the child-mind. As the child of lour years differs from the child of twelve, so the teaching must bo adapted to the different stages of development. This can only be accomplished by the adoption of a graded .system of children, lessons, teachers, and if possible, buildings. In order to create a veal .Sunday school atmosphere, the buildings must be used for the, work that their name implies—they must be real church schools, and, not abortions used for all secular purposes. At the close of the lecture, Mr Reid answered a number o£ questions, and was accorded a very hearty vote of thanks bv those present,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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