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The annual social function in connection with the Car-gill Road Methodist Church was held last night. In run..-(piceee:■ of the Otago District- Methodist Sym.d taking place in the circuit at the present time, the'entertainment took the form of a public tea ami Methodist rally. The aunii;:! report, which was lead by the secretary (Mr A T. M'lr.doo). stated inter h'.ia : ' The routine work of .the church has been faithfully done during the year. The minister Mhc Rev. F. T. Bead) continues to do <|iiict ami etlieicut .-civic. Ho takes an active intcitsl in ail the societies connected with the chinch, and hepretence at ths' different meetings is appreciated. Larger .Methodism also claims his services. The membership leturu* arc--170 members and 59 juniors. The Sunday school continues, to do good woik under the cupei•iiitetuleney of Messrs J. I>. Shack lock and S. .lames, with a loyal band o. teachers. The Bible classes are still led by Mrs W. Wood and Mr .Mlndoe; the infant, department is in charge of Mi*> Roscvear, and Mrs Eow and Mrs M'lndoe have charge of the cradle roll. The senior C.E. Society this month finishes 22 year.-, of active service, and the work in the junior society continue:- to he a hiigl" spot in our uork. The WoisJiippinj;'('lnl droit's League has been in ..p'ratiou ilur ing th.' year, with encouraging re'siihs The Literary Society losiiiiied its meetingduring tin- winter months, when some pi-'.; aant ami profitable meetings were held. The tluiver idiow was held fir- usual, and Air Bridgmau and his helpers aie to 1-e cm gram la ted upon tho continued interest. 'J he chunk choii continues to do failhii.i service, with Mr W. A. Ilainsfo.d ;■.. . duct or and Mr C. K Cole at the .in The wants of our home and hriign illusion funds have not been ncylectc 1- Afl-i six ycais of faithful service as missis; secretary, Mr F. Eox hae ictircd from th. position on account of other duties. ,n. . Mr Cole- has taken his place. Mi Dowlaiei has continued to act r.s hoimrai v ,-;i) ■ taker of the chinch, and is ;;?>i.-te'd l.\ e band of voium ladies. Th • small .-..-h.. : room ha.-, been ivn<>'> a ted belli ii,.,Me .ic: outside, an 1 soiee ariih:;!;!:!- he.- ! . ■ poii'diiuic\ ; iljJ L".- Id. U wa.-"d,--:.l--, not to hold a bazaar this ycc. ! et n have a straight-out gift Sunday. With the heip i of a donation from tho Ladies' Guild and a (smaller ono from the Bible classes, the circuit- debt was reduced by ;d>out £.",0. I' l collections at tho sacramental Jon in- i."' into the poor fund, and our stew at hj \ \>.-. ■ and Miss Itoseveai) have been ;■;!•■ ~> ..■, lieve cases of distress. The l.adi-.' (in.!! have held helpful meetings e.-'-.h if.iei'.. and our schoolroom har, again lien ,>he . ! at the disposal of societies th:.'. -.. Ik i••> the good of the district. The iailuei.c c the, European war has reach, d re. .-in.l three ot our membois have volume i<'d i-v service. Mi Gi::luiin Slatet has saih ! with the contingent and Mr (.'core ' ('-a. b and Mr Reg. Ilillstone are ;.i pie'iii ic camp with the reinforcement:. Addresses were given bv th" 1ie..,. [■'. Drake. |J. F. James, and A. Alien. M: Drake said he was desired by membes .-' the Synod to ray how veiy ,1c j,!y th ■-. appreciated the piovision that had I---.-made for their well-heinu' during iiie r •- sions o r tho Synod. Tfe might • -n'v sav in that loiinectiou that he was aha:.! :!■■ had set a high standa-d and a ice-.I ■'•• that, perhap?. mi.dit noi, b-e livci m to ; the <la\> to come. They Had not onlv pi. vided them with am pie .eictmiu-h::; but lum hem. for two days. The ni'iei of tilt- appir-iated what harl l,e, done for th'-m. and he wish./d. t-i t h-i them and their minister for i; During the evening .~„ mo>t enjoyab!. | . gianime was contributed '.<> bv'tlv '"..1 i..--ing:—Solos —Miss Harvey. Mis- i'i,ii;-. and O. l-'irkin : recitations— M''-- MM.iss C'oulti-.r. and Mr ,L B. M violin Sf>!o, Mr I, Swan ; piii-nofori • - Mr W. Braiihwait" : part songs, the,-!:

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CARGILL ROAD METHODISTS, Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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CARGILL ROAD METHODISTS Issue 15648, 12 November 1914

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