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ST. JAMES' CHURCH.

Yesterday provided a great deal of work for the clergymen, organist, and choristers of St. James' Church. In addition to what may be spoken of as the regular services held within the church a visit was paid to Darlinghurst Gaol, where a short service

was held. The Rev. C.E. Amos read the lessons,     the service was intoned by the Rev. Sydney Master-       ton, and an address was delivered by the Rev. W.I. Carr-Smith. Thence the clergy and choir proceeded     to Sydney Hospital, where all the different wards were visited. About 60 men were entertained at dinner at St James' parish hall, and later in the   afternoon 250 unemployed men were treated to tea       in the same building by the sisters of the church. As to the services in the church itself it may be

stated that the congregations were unusually large. The building was tastefully decorated with white flowers and greenery. The Rev. W.R. Mounsey   preached at 11 a.m. from St Luke ii. , 11,  

and in the evening the Rev. W.I. Carr-Smith   spoke briefly from the words of John i., 4, '"In   Him was life and the life was the light of men." Mr. Arthur Mason presided at the organ. The musical portion of the morning service was taken to   Aguttur in B flat. The Lord's Prayer was sung to Stainer's setting, and the " Sevenfold Amen " was  

also sung. At the evening service a number of    

carols were given with good effect.    

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