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The New Zealand Evangelist

Nelson.—Opening of the Presbyterian Church.—

Nelson.Opening of the Presbyterian Church.

On Sabbath last, the Presbterian Church, in Nelson, was opened for public worship. The Rev. T. D. Nicholson preached in the forenoon and afternoon, and the Rev. S. Ironside in the evening. The services were numerously attended; at the forenoon service there were, at least, 360 persons present, and the collections taken amounted to the sumof £13 10s. The collections of the day amounted to the handsome sum of £23. On Monday evening, a very interesting meeting was held in the Church, when addresses were delivered by several speakers, and various pieces of sacred music were sung on the occasion with much taste and spirit. The proceeds of this meeting realised the sum of £7.