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PRESENTATION TO THE REV. J.…

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PRESENTATION TO THE REV. J. SI UN JONES, LLANIDLOES. On Mordnv evening a very interesting meeting was held at the C ^ngr^gational Cbapol, Llanidloes, whelJ the Kev..1. Jiilin Jones was the recipient of a beautifu ly- Humiliated addr ess and a purse of gold, as a token of the estei/n in which he was held by that church and the town generally. The reverend gentleman, who waa retiring from the pastorate of thltt church after having held it with credit and succeis for '6 years, has removed to Llandrindod wellp, and h;s retirement gave the occasion for this laeeting. The chair was occupied by the Rev. J. C. Jones, Newtown, and addresses were delivered by the D. E. Hughes (Baptist), John Griffiths (Baptise, and N. Cynhafal Jones, D.D. (Presby- terian), also Messrs John Price, Gorge Thomas, and Charles Benbow (deacons). The following is a Copy of the a ldret;s:- TO THE REVEREND JOHN SILIN JONES. Reverend and Dear Sir,—We, whose names are given be. low, on behalf of the united Congregational Churches of Llanidloes, Glynbrochan, and Glanhafren, feel great pleasure in present you with this illnminated address, at the close of your relations to us as minister of the Gospel for the last Sixteen years. First of all, we are glad to testify that during all these years your moral character has been deserving of the highest praise. Yon have not only preached to ns the Gospel, but also lived it before onr eyes. And we are also pleased to record the fact that, during this rather long period of time, and no doubt owing greatly to your discretion and gentleness of disposition, compara- tive harmony and peace hare continuously prevailed in the Churches, as also should always be the case in the Church of Christ. And we greatly rejoice that is now going away from us, 011 account of long continued depression of trade in the town and its neighbourhood, you are leaving behind you palpable and lasting memorials of the very necessary work which the Churches through your help and guidance have been able to accomplish. Most conspicuous is our present Ane and commodious chapel in the town, which was erected in the year 1873, at a cost of about 91.850, opened in 1879, and fully cleared of all debt in 18S9. Last year also (1891) Glynbrochan Chapel was suitably and neatly renovated; and by your help and leadership the whole cost has been entirely 4efrayed. We are also glad to refer to the willing and efficient service which you have rendered in all temperance movements in the town, as well iu in all other attempts for the social elevation ,of the peop',e. And certainly we must not forget to mention the promi- nent part whieii all the time you have taken in the meetings (ind proceedings of thn denomination in the county, and especially the services, which for years yen have rendered to the London iIin<=ionary Society, in visiting annually the several Churches in tfce county, to stir them up to sustain it, by preaching and speaking to them in its behalf. And now thanking God for whatever services you have been able to render to Him yourself in advancing His glorious cause, and likewise in aiding and guiding His people to work for Him in various ways, we ask you to accept this address and purse of gold as a token of oar love and esteem, and in appreciation of yonr varied and valuable work. And, finally, we desire and pray that the gracious blessing of God may always rest both upon yon and your family, and also upon yonr further efforts for God and man, wherever, by the arrangements of Divine Providence you may be stationed. We are, Reverend and Dear Sir, Yonrs very fraternally in Christ, Pryci Davies, Richard Owen. Charles Benbow, Benjamin Jo..es. John Pr.'cu, George Thorn is, deacons; Committee: Mrs Pryce Davie- Miss M. E. Jones, Mrs Thomas Hum- phreys, Miss L'y-non. Miss J. Jones, Miss Maggie Pryce, Miss Lizzie J'arvis, Messrs J. E. Kicharis, Taomas Hum- phreys, Edward Uen'JOtV, Hiekard IKvies, Thomas Morgan. .I¡f J8tU July, J-jyJ.

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