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BIBLE CLASS CONFERENCE

The Rev. J. dimming, M.A., 8.D., occupied the chair at the Princess Theatre. Gore, on Wednesday evening, when the Bible class meetings were continued, and an interesting address given on 'The Day of Opportunity ' by Mr Eraser Barton. Some remarks appreciative of the work of the Local Arrangements Committee were made, and the secretary (Mr J. H. Murdoch, M.A.), in responding, stated that the public of Gore wore deserving of a large share of the thanks, as' many outside of the committee had rendered invaluable assistance to the committee in their work. The roll call was answered by representatives from Auckland district, Waikato, Poverty Bay. Hawke's Bay, Wanganui (including Marlborough and Nelson), Canterbury, ■ South Canterbury, Otagb", Mataura/and Southland, and the representatives were ministers and their wives, home missionaries, Sunday school teachers, leaders and sub-leaders of Bible classes, Bible study class leaders, conveners and secretaries, foreign missionaries, and Gore Local Arrangements Committee. Mr Barton further announced that there were 105 lady and 52 men delegates, representing 73 Bible classes, from the North Island, and 486 ladies and 229 men representatives of 177 Bible classes in the South Island, making a grand total of 872 delegates. In concluding his address, Mr Barton stated that the present conference was one of many signs that a large number intended to live for Christ, Who died for us, and we in return should give up everything for him.—-Own correspondent, January 1.

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BIBLE CLASS CONFERENCE, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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BIBLE CLASS CONFERENCE Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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