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Lutheran Places of Worship.—The following information has
been kindly furnished by the respective ministers, the “terms of membership”
being in their own words:
DANISH CHURCH IN LONDON (Den Danske Kirke i London), King-street, West India-dock-rd E.—Terms of Membership: “Conformity to the Articles of the National Church in Denmark.” All seats free. Service every Sunday morning at 10.30 am. ; lecture Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Danish service also at St. Anne School-room, at, Dean-st, Soho-square; Sunday afternoon at 4.50.
EBENEZER (the Norwegian Sailors’ Church), Bickley-row, Commercial-docks, near Commercial-docks Steamboat Pier. —Foundation-stone laid on the 20th July, 1871, by Oscar, the present King of Norway and Sweden, then hereditary prince.
NEW JERUSALEM CHURCIH, Warwick-street, Deptford, SE.— Terms of Membership: “Signing the Swedenborgian Declaration of Faith.”
SWISS CHURCH, Endell-street, Long-acre. — All seats free. The church is supported by voluntary contributions, and administered by a consistory of twenty members. Attached to it is a relief society for the Swiss poor in London, which is administered by a committee, with the Swiss consul at its head. This committee sits every Sunday after the service. Divine service, in the French language, every Sunday at 11.30 a.m. Founded in 1762.
THE SWEDISH PROTESTANT CHURCH, Prince’s- square, St. George’s, E.—Terms of membership: “Must belong to the Lutheran Church as established in Sweden and Norway. Even Swedish speaking Finlanders have access to the church, which is chiefly attended by sailors.” All seats free. For the right of voting every member pays a minimum contribution of 2s. 6d. Service at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Bible reading Thursdays, at 7.30 p.m. The church was built 1728. The chief income is derived from a charge on the Swedish ships. In the vault beneath the choir is buried Emanuel Swedenborg, who died in London 1772. A reading-room is kept up at 33, Prince’s-square, St. George’s, E. Swedish books may be there obtained, or ordered at cost price in Sweden.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879