The anniversary services of the Sunday School asscoiated with this
church were commenced on Sunday afternoon, when there was only a moderate
attendance. The scholars occupied a raised platform and were prettily attired.
Mr. Hnery KIRKBY of Cleator Moor, gave a short and interesting address
on Sunday School and the work the children could do. Special hymns were sung
by the choir and children and anthems were also capitally rendered by the
The programme was ably contributed to by the following children:
At the following evening service was crowded. An excellent sermon was
preached by Mr. KIRKBY from II Kings, vii, "We do not well. To-day is a day of
good tidings and we hold our peace." The following took part in the evenings
The services were continued on Monday afternoon and evening when a well
attended tea was held, attended by over 100 adults. The following ladies
presided over the tables:
Following the tea a public meeting was held with Mr. KIRKBY in the
chair. The Chairman addressed the children on Sunday School work, and attributed
his own success to the early training received in the Sunday School.
The Rev. E. E. DWEHURST also addressed the meeting at some length,
specially pleading for helpers in the Sunday School. The following children
contributed to the evenings entertainment:
The choir also rendered two capital anthems, and their singing reflected
great credit on their conductor, Mr. Joseph ROBINSON, who, along with his
wife, the organist, have for so many years rendered such assistance to make
each succeeding anniversary better than it's predecessor.