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(Church of England) from St. Mary's, Slough
The Bells
8.0 Order of Service
Lord's Prayer
Hymn, We love the place, 0 God
(A. and M. 242 ; S.P. 688)
Lesson, Matthew xxi, 12-16 Magnificat Collects
Hymn, Hail, gladdening light (A. and M. 18)
Address by the Right Rev. the Bishop of BUCKINGHAM
Hymn, Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven (A. and M. 298 ; S.P. 623)
Prayer and Blessing
Organist, W. R. Palanounpain
The original parish church of Slough was the Norman church of St. Laurence, Upton, dating from 1156, but this beautiful little shrine became so dilapidated in the course of centuries that the building of a new church was begun in 1835 (consecrated in 1837) nearer the Bath Road, where houses were springing up rapidly. This is still the parish church, although the original church, has now been restored and is in full use.
The present Bishop of Buckingham (the Right Rev. P. H. Eliot ) was Rector from 1896 to 1921. He still lives in Slough, and frequently assists at the services. The present Rector (Canon A. G. P. Baines) succeeded him in 1921.


Organist: W. R. Palanounpain
Unknown: H. Eliot

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