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Self-denial: a challenge we cannot ignore

The temperance movement – opposing alcohol consumption – was small but intense in pre-war England. The national crisis gave the campaign a new impetus, especially when King George V led the way with a public pledge to abstain during the war, and October 1915 saw… 640 more words

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Witnessing the breakdown of a civilisation masquerading as Christianity

The Revd T. Guy Rogers preached a farewell sermon at St John’s Church, Reading, just before his departure to become an army chaplain. The Bishop of Oxford also had some words to say about the work of the chaplains. 1,051 more words

Joining Up

"We are all called to some sacrifice in these dark days"

T. Guy Rogers, the popular and dedicated young vicar of Reading St John, found he could no longer deny the call to serve as an army chaplain. 299 more words

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Keep the fabric of civilisation going through the war

The war and its demands on British purses was inevitably affecting giving to other causes. The Bishop of Oxford made an apeal

The Oxford Diocesan Fund: The Appeal for 1915… 465 more words

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A Reading church makes a sacrifice

The curate of Christ Church in Reading answered the call of the Bishop to take up an army chaplaincy.

Mr Hepple has accepted an Army Chaplaincy and leave for the Front as soon as possible. 66 more words

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"There is so much one would like to do"

The National Registration Act of July 1915 authorised the compilation of a register of men and women of military age, with a view to the eventual introduction of conscription. 360 more words

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How the Church of England Men's Society can help those at the Front

The Church of England Men’s Society was a national church organisation whose many local branches provided a social and fellowship meeting for men. Founded in 1899, it existed up until 1985. 162 more words

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