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WOMEN'S BOARD OF MISSIONS

CHILDREN'S DAY. Last Sunday afternoon a united gathering of children from five schools was Jiclc! in the Tabernacle, tinder the auspices of the "New Zealand Christian Women's Board of Missions, about 4CO being present. Mrs Powell, Dominion superintendent of children's work, was in charge of the gathering of children and parents. She addressed the children on the objects of tho day, showing the work v.-hich had been accomplished by tho children of tho C.W.TJ.M. in their orphanage work in India and elsewhere. A service of song. entitled 'The Cry of tho_ Nations,' was rendered by the children in an excellent manner, Mr R. Reid acting as conductor. Miss M. Wright being accompanist. Miss Lowe (the Dominion president C.W.8.M.) addressed the children at the close, emphasising the fact that as to-day in England great statesmen and noblemen weie acting as recruiting sergeants, calling for recruits to join the army of the King of England, so the C.W.B.M. were acting as recruiting sergeants of tho King of Kings, and urged every boy and girl to onhst under His banner. Special sermons wore delivered in the city and suburban Churches of Christ dining the daj>

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WOMEN'S BOARD OF MISSIONS, Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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WOMEN'S BOARD OF MISSIONS Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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