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ST. BARNABAS' CHURCH.

INDUCTION OF THE REV. W. A. CHARLTON.    

The Rev. W. A. Charlton, late rector of St. John's Church, Balmain, was last evening inducted into the rectorship of St. Barnabas' Church, Goorge-street West. The Archbishop presided at the induction service, and was assisted by the Rev. Canon Pain, the Rev. G. R. Knox, the Rev. N. Jenkyu, and the Rev. J. Houston. There was a large congregation. The prayers were read by the Rev. N. Jenkyn, and the lessons by the Rev. Canon Pain, after which the Archbishop delivered an impressive address, in which be pointed out the relationship which should exist between the minister and people, and the duties of both to God and to each other. The hymn " Come, Labour On " having been sung, the Rev. G. K. Knox read the Bishop's license to the newly- appointed rector, which the Archbishop handed to   the Rev. W. A. Charlton, at the same time de- livering to him a charge. his was followed by the congregation joining in silent prayer for some minutes, after which the hymn " Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire" was sung, and prayers offered for a divine blessing on the rector and the parishioners. The musical portion of the service was conducted by a large choir under the direction of Mr. Arthur Massey.  

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