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WELCOME SOCIAL. There was a larue attendance of members and friends of the congregation at the Roslyn Baptist Church last evening, when a welcome social was tendered to the Rev. Stanley Jenkin, the new minister of the church, lato oi Epsom, and Mrs Jenkin. The Rev. R. S. Gray presided, and expressed his pleasure at"being able to share in tho welcome to Mr Jenkin. The church had been exceedingly wise in calling Air Jenkin to the ministry, as'he was exactly tho type of man they wanted. He would give them sermons that would be thoroughly prepared, and they would find that he was not one who neglected his paetoral work. Air H. H. Driver, secretary of the church, extended a hearty welcome to Mx and Mrs Jenkin on behalf of the congregation. During the interval since the Rev. E. H. Hobday had left them they had besn served faithfully and very efficiently by Mr John Reid, B.A. He could arsure Air Jenkin that the congregation would do their utmost to make his ministry happy and successful. Addresses of welcome were alao given by Mr J- Raid, the Rev. J. F. Jones (representing tho churches of the City and suburb?), Rev. C. Dallaston, and the Rev. H. H. Barton (Maori Hill Presbyterian Church), after which the Rev. Mr Jenkin made an appropriate reply. During the evening vocal solos wero given by Mrs W. Armour and Mr Patterson, and two anthems were sung by the church choir. Refreshments were served by the ladies of the church, and an opportunity provided for soctfj iaJtiCSUHtt**, ,

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ROSLYN BAPTIST CHURCH, Evening Star, Issue 15642, 5 November 1914

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ROSLYN BAPTIST CHURCH Evening Star, Issue 15642, 5 November 1914