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Program - 'Junior Demonstration', 10th World's Christian Endeavour Convention, Melbourne, 6 Aug 1938 Object Reg. No: HT 35101

Summary:
Program for the Junior Demonstration held at the Exhibition Building on 6 August 1938 as part of the 'Tenth World's Christian Endeavour Convention', held in Melbourne from 2-8 August 1938. Three-thousand children took part in the demonstration to build 'The Christian Endeavour Bridge' from Sunday School to Church. The program prescribes what children should wear - white dresses for girls, dark suits for boys - how they should behave, and what instruction to follow. At the centre of the program is the 'Christian Endeavour Bridge' pledge: Trusting the Lord Jesus Christ for strength I promise that I will try to live a Christian life Loyalty to Christ & Church Training inter-church fellowship Christian citizenship World for Christ.'
Description:
Paper booklet, stapled on spine. Grey cover printed with text in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Elizabeth Willis, 2013
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 215 mm (Height), 139 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal exhibition building, religions christianity, youth, assemblies
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Assemblies
Tertiary Classification: religious
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: Tenth World's/ Christian Endeavour Convention/ MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA/ 2nd to 8th AUGUST, 1938/ JUNIOR/ DEMONSTRATION/ at EXHIBITION BUILDING/ SATURDAY, 6th AUGUST/ Building the Christian/ Endeavour Bridge/ By 3,000 Junior Endeavourers
Printed on back cover: Spectator Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., 134a Little Collins Street, Melbourne, C.1.
Organiser of Event: Christian Endeavour Headquarters, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Aug 1938 - 8 Aug 1938
Place & Date of Event: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Aug 1938 - 8 Aug 1938
Printer & Publisher: Spectator Publishing Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1938

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