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Pontefract Years in Focus 1959

YEARS IN FOCUS
LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS OF THE 1950s

PONTEFRACT IN 1959

25 September 1959
LIVE FISH

Live fish, birds, and a fountain, formed part of the decorations of the Tanshelf Methodist Church, Pontefract, for the harvest thanksgiving services during the weekend. The decorations represented the provision made for the bodily comforts of mankind. A children's gift service on Sunday afternoon in charge of Mr. Harper. took the form of an anthology in song and verse.

On Monday, the Superintendent Minister of the Pontefract Methodist Church. the Reverend S.A. Marsh, preached at an evening service which was followed by the sale of the gifts of produce for church funds. The accompanists during the weekend were Miss Maureen Sharp, Miss Jean Riley and Mr. W. Palmer.

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