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A SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

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Conducted by the Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard from St. Michael's, Chester Square
The first Thursday-night service from St. Michael's, Chester Square , was broadcast on October 1, 1931, and has been a regular feature ever since. It has made Mr. Elliott indispensable to millions of listeners. The response to his invitation to attend a reunion meeting at the Royal Albert Hall last December was so overwhelming that the Hall had to be booked for a second night. In November he made a plea over the air for a League of Prayer for Peace, with the result that a Senior League was formed which has already 350,000 members, and a Junior League, consisting of 10,000 school-children, and all of them every day say a prayer written by Mr. Elliott. He is building a new clubhouse for the children of Pimlico which he hopes to complete at Michaelmas.

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Organist: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard
Unknown: Chester Square
Unknown: Albert Hall

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