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FIRST PItESllYTERlAX CHURCH.
(Continued from page 19.) they amounted to $32,206. The total contributions for this cause for the sixteen years have aggregated $105, 399. Perhaps the greatest work of this church during these years has been in Foreign Missions. The church be gan the support of the late lamented Kev. R. A. Haden and wife in 1903 and continued it until 1908. when they moved from Kiungyin. In 190S three of the ruling elders of the church, Messrs. II. W. Malloy, J. A. Springer and C. W. Worth, with the pastor, attended one of the first Lay men's Conventions in Philadelphia. They took the inspiration home with them and held a Laymen's Conven tion there. The church caught the fire and asked of our Foreign Mis sion Committee to be allowed to assume the support of the station at Kiangyin, China, where Dr. George C. Worth, one of the ruling elders of this church, and his wife, were work ing. The committee granted the re quest, and since then the larger part of the support of that station has been given by this church. Hand some school buildings have been erected there through the kindness of Mr. Sprunt. Twelve missionaries are there supported and twenty-five native workers. There are now some 500 native Christians, and the work is being richly blessed. In 1909 Mr. Sprunt assumed the support of Mr. J. Campbell White, secretary of the Lay men's Movement, and kept this up until he became president of Wooster University. Miss Jessie 1). llall, the daughter of one of the ruling elders of this church, and herself a member, went out to Tsing-Kiang Pu, China, in 1907, as a missionary. In 1908 Miss Ida K. Albaugh united with this church and went out as a trained nurse to our station at Kiangyin. Delegations of our men have attended the Laymen's Conventions at Birming ham, (Jreensboro, Chattanooga, Mem phis, Wilmington and Charlotte, in 1901 the contributions to Foreign Missions amounted to $910. In 1 9 1 ?? they amounted to $16,769. The total gifts to this cause during the sixteen years have reached the sum of $156, 606. During the present pastorate there have been many organizations added to the church's ecclesiastical machin ery. Christian Endeavor Societies (Senior, Intermediate, and Junior) have been formed. Other Christian Endeavor societies have been formed at Immanuel, Delgado, Bethany, Win ter Park and Queen Street missions, and our senior society has done a splendid work in organizing other societies all over this part of the State. Sunday-schools have been organized at Delgado, Winter Park, Bethany and Queen Street. The First church school has been thoroughly graded and several additional departments added. A Relief Committee has been formed, the Willing Workers' Society for children organized, and a Brother hood Bible Class founded. Both the session and Board of Deacons have been carefully organized for effective service. Our Wedding Bells (43d Edition) A SOUVENIR BOOK of exceptional merit, for a bridal gift from clergyman or friend Handsomely lithographed in monotint on ? I plate paper ; it contain! a Marriage Cer I tificate and pages to record list of guests, I gifts, wedding iourney. photographs, etc., amid pages of poetry and enclosed betwaen beautiful White or Fancy bindings. The leading book of its kind. Sold bu booksellers or sent po it paid on receipt of $ 1 .00. Circular sent on request. . A smaller book, "Our Wedding Ring," is half the price. BUCK UIHOGfUPMIC CO.. 200 WlllUm Street. M W YORK CIIY During this last period in the life of the church there have been many blessed Ingatherings. Special services are held nearly every May in connec tion with a series of early morning prayer meetings. Four times these meetings have been held by the pas tor himself and have resulted in nine^ teen, eleven, eleven and fifteen addi tions on profession. Ilev. W. McO. White, 1). I)., conducted the series in 11*03, when there were twenty-three additions. Rev. II. W. Stough preach ed in 1!M)7, when there were twelve additions. In 190S Rev. R. O. Flinn, D. D., preached, and there were eleven additions. In 1912 Rev. T. II. Rice, 11. 1)., held the meeting, and there were twelve additions. In 1914 Rev. J. E. Thacker, 1). 1)., was with us, and there were sixteen additions. Notable ingatherings were in connec lion with the union meetings of Rev. It. II. Torrey, D. D., in 1910, when there were sixty-three additions, and of Itev. J. Wilbur Chapman, D. D., in 191G, when there were one hundred additions. At Delgado mission splen did meetings have been held by Rev. It. Murphy Williams, with thirteen additions; by Rev. J. M. Plowden, with twenty-one additions; by Rev. William Rlack, with forty-eight addi tions; and by Rev. A. J. Howell, with seventeen additions. Scarcely a com munion has passed in the sixteen years without additions to the church on profession of faith. During this time two ministers have been ordained from this church ? Rev. W. E. Hill, now pastor of the First Presbyterian church, Fayetteville, N. C., who was ordained In 1905; and Rev. A. J. Howell, pastor of the Win ter Park Presbyterian church, in 1912. As already stated. Misses Jessie 1). Hall and Ida McK. Albaugh have gone to the foreign field. Messrs. Bruce C. Honey, \V. E. Thompson, William C. Gumming and David W. Roberts have been received under the care of Presbytery as candidates for the min istry from this church. Mr. Thomp son was compelled to give up his course because of his health. The other three are now successfully pur suing their studies. In addition to the gifts already men tioned, many other large gifts have been made to worthy causes. Aside from local gifts, offerings have been made to the endowment of Union Seminary, Davidson College and other institutions of learning. The Endow ment Fund of Ministerial Relief has boon twice aided. Help has been given to the proper equipment of Barium Springs Orphans' Home. Mo tor boats have been given to the sta tions at Kiangyin and Tsing-Kiang Pu by Mr. James Sprunt, and to the sta tion at Hashing by Mr. W. J. Craig. Famine sufferers have been aided in China and elsewhere. And the great Sprunt lectureship has been endowed at Union Seminary. The church has been helped by sev eral striking series of addresses. In 1909 a Calvin Anniversary was held, with very able addresses from Drs. G. B. Strickler, R. C. Heed, T. C. John son, H. A. White, W. L. Dingle and W. W. White. In 1910 Dr. G. B. Strickler preached a series of great doctrinal sermons. In 1911 a Mis sionary Week was held, with mission ary addresses from Dr. II. M. Woods, W. D. Reynolds, George C. Worth and H. P. Williams. And in 1912 Rev. L. S. Chafer gave a very helpful series of Bible studies. There have been added to the ses sion of the church during the present pastorate the following elders: Messrs. James H. Chadbourn, Philander Pear sail, George C. Worth, R. A. Brand, II. C. McQueen, H. W. MaJloy, C. W. Worth, J. A. Springer, A. J. Howell, W. M. Cumming. A. M. Ilall, J. G. Murphy, J. W. Stanly and Walker Taylor. Of these, Mr. James II. Chad bourn has gone to join the General Assembly on high; Mr. A. J. Howell lias been ordained as a minister, and Messrs. H. \V. Malloy and J. W. Stanly severed their connection by moving their church membership to other cities. Of the members elected dur ing former pastorates, Messrs. A. A. Willard, John McLaurin, Samuel Northrop, 15. fJ. Worth, John D. Tay YOU WILL WRITE A LETTER LIKK THIS. 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