Order of Opening Services

Rushden Echo, Friday, April 14, 1905
Transcribed by Greville Watson

 

OPENING OF THE
New Wesleyan Methodist Church, Park Road, Rushden

EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 24

Order of services:

 

11.00 a.m.    
11.30 a.m.


1.00 p.m.




2.30 p.m.


3.00 p.m.


5.00 p.m.

6.30 p.m. 



 

The New Church will be opened by Alderman T.WITHERALL, of Northampton.
DIVINE SERVICE will be conducted by the Rev.C.H.KELLY.
Soloist, Madame Jessie Strathearn (Soprano), of London.
Organist, Mr.G.Farery.
PUBLIC LUNCHEON in the Schoolroom, presided over by J.S.Clipson, Esq., J.P.,
Chairman of the Rushden Urban Council, supported by the Rev.C.H.Kelly
(President-elect of the Conference), the Rev.T.Moorhouse Thorp (Chairman of
the District), and others. 
Tickets 2s.6d. [£14.50] each.
PROCESSION of the Sunday School children, headed by the Rushden Mission Silver
Band, from the Railway Bridge to the New Church, where their gifts will be received at
the Communion Table by Mr.A.Gadsby, superintendent of the Sunday School.
DIVINE SERVICE
Preacher, the Rev.H.Howard May, of the West London Mission.
Solos by Madame Jessie Strathearn.
PUBLIC TEA in the Schoolroom.
Tickets 6d. [2.9p] each.
GREAT PUBLIC MEETING in the New Church.
Chairman, HENRY BISSEKER, Esq., of Birmingham, supported by the
Rev.T.Moorhouse Thorp, Rev.T.Wynne Jones, of London, and others.
Speakers - The Revs.C.H.Kelly and H.Howard May.
Solos by madame Jessie Strathearn.

 

     ON EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 23rd
     The Closing Services in the present School-Chapel will be conducted by the Rev.C.H.Kelly,
     President-elect of the Conference.  Services at 10.45 a.m., and 6.00 p.m.

     SUNDAY, APRIL 30th
             8.00 a.m.   Sacramental Service conducted by the Rev.H.J.Atkinson.
             10.45 a.m., and 6.00 p.m. - Divine Service.
                     Preacher REV.S.CHADWICK, of the Leeds Mission.
                     Soloist, Miss Maggie Thornton.
             2.15 p.m. - Musical Service.
                     Artistes: Mrs.W.Waltry (of Derby), Miss Thornton, Mr.W.Goodey.
                     Violinist - Mr.W.Daltry.
                     Organist - Miss Caldicott (Wellingborough).

     MONDAY, MAY 1st - 7.45 p.m.,
             Lecture by Rev.S.CHADWICK on "Revivals, revivalists, and revivalism."

               Collection at each Service in aid of the Building Fund.


[Newspaper report of the Opening]