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A service for Advent, from Wootton Parish Church, Berkshire. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. M. F. Gibbs. Preacher. Bishop Geoffrey Allen , Principal of Ripon Hall
Hark. the glad sound (E,H. 8) Versieles and Responses Psalm 11
First Lesson: Isaiah 5, vv. 1-7 Benedicite
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 25. vv.
Creed, Suffrages, Collects On Jordan's bank (EH. 9) Sermon
Come down. 0 Love divine (E.H. 152) Blessing
Organist, Elizabeth A. Greene
After being Fellow and Chaplain of Lincoln College. Oxford, Bishop Allen taught for nine years a.t Union Theological College in South China. For the last five years he has been Bishop of Egypt, and has recently returned to Oxford as Principal of Ripon Hall.
His sermon today begins from the text
' Judgment must begin at the house of God’ and maintains that only a Church that is penitent can call people into its fellowship.


Unknown: Rev. M. F. Gibbs.
Unknown: Geoffrey Allen
Organist: Elizabeth A. Greene
Unknown: Bishop Allen

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