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Conducted by the Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard from the Royal Albert Hall
On October 1, 1931, the Rev, W.H. Elliott broadcast the first of his mid-week services from St. Michael's, Chester Square, and to mark the fifth anniversary he asked his listeners if they would like to meet together and to meet him in some place which would hold them all. It is an amazing testimony to his popularity that the response was so great that two meetings are being held in the Royal Albert Hall , one on Tuesday, December 15, and the other tonight.
Doors will open at 7.15. There will be an organ recital by Reginald Goss-Custard on the Royal Albert Hall organ from 7.30 to 7.45. The Royal Air Force Band will play from 7.45 to 8.10, when the meeting begins.
Tonight, after the meeting, the usual mid-week service will be heard for the first time from the Royal Albert Hall.
A note about accommodation arrangements will be found on page 10.


Preacher: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard

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