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Places of Worship.—The
following information has been
kindly furnished by the respective ministers, the
of membership” being given in their own words:
BOROUGH-ROAD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Borough-road, Southwark, S. E.—Terms of membership: “Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as the only Saviour, and willingness to confess Him.” Seat rents 2s. 6d., as., 1s. 6d., and 1s. per quarter. The weekly offering and general collections also adopted. The amount raised from all sources for the church and its 16 institutions last year, £1,500; number of members, 400.
INDEPENDENT FREE THOUGHT CHURCH, Newman-street, Oxford. street, W.C.—Terms of membership: “All who believe in God, responsibility, immortality, and the moral duties of life.” Seat rents, £1 per annum, paid quarterly. Established and registered 1861.
MILE END-ROAD CHAPEL. — (No terms stated.) Services: Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6.30 pm.; Prayer meeting, Monday, 7.30 p.m.; Young Men and Women’s Class, Wednesday, 8 p.m.
OLD GRAVEL-LANE CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL (Meeting-house). —Terms of membership: “Faith in the fundamental truths of the Gospel.” Seats free.
PROVIDENCE CHAPEL, Regent’s-street, City-road.— (No terms stated.) Services: Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.; Thursday 7 p.m.
WOODBRIDGRE CHAPEL, Woodbridge-street, Aylesbury. Street, Clerkenwell.— Terms of membership: Rule, “That every candidate do satisfy our minister as to his or her spiritual state. We hold and proclaim the distinctive doctrines of grace, as recorded in the 17th Article of the Church of England.” Seat rents, per quarter, 5s., 4s., 3s. 6d., 3s., 2s. 6d., 2s., and free.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879