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- Efail Isaf Induction Services…


Efail Isaf Induction Services of Rev. T. E. Jones. As briefly reported in last week's issue, the induction services of the Rev. T. E. Jones to the pastorate of Tabernacle Con- gregational Church, Efail Isaf, were held on Thursday last. Mr. Jones is a Tre- orchy boy, having entered the ministry from Bethania, and the Rhondda was largely represented at the meetings. Ser- vices commenced on Wednesday evening, when sermons were preached by the Revs. J. N. Ella's, Treherbert, and E. B. Powell, Maesycwmmer. The proceedings on Thursday were conducted by the Rev. C'aledfryn Thomas, Groeswen. The charge to the church was delivered at the morn- ing meeting by the Rev. E. B. Powell (Mr. Jones' predecessor), after which Prof. Jones, Carmarthen, addressed the meeting on Church Principles." The charge to the new pastor1 was given by the Rev. D. Rhagfyr Jones, Treorchy. The history of the call was given by Mr. D. Rowlands (secretary) and Mr. Roderick Lewis (deacon), and among those who took part were the Revs. B. Davies, D.D., Newcastle Emlyn; A. P. Jenkins, Aberaman; H. T. Jacob, Peniel, Carmar- then; E. B. Powell, Maesycwmmer, &c. A presentation of books on behalf of Bethania Church, Treorchy, was also made by Mr. Wm. Davies, deacon, Beth- ania, and another presentation was made by Mr. E. S. Morgan on behalf of the same church. The meetings concluded with a preach- ing service, in which the Revs. John Williams, Wi<Yan, H. T. Jacob, and Dr. B. Davies took part. The services were attended by a large number of local ministers and students of Carmarthen and Brecon Colleges.