The Wisconsin Presbyterian Volume 1-3

The Wisconsin Presbyterian Volume 1-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...given by the pastor, Rev.L. K. Grimes, to the scholars who attend the school and their families. New scholars are always looked after, and especially those whose families are not represented on the church roll, and do not as a rule attend the services. The pastor either calls on these families personally, or sees that they are called upon by his helpers in the church. As a result of these personal attentions, the school has grown so that there were about 800 at the service on Easter morning. Another illustration of the emphasis placed upon personal attention is shown In the selection and securing of the services of Miss Ethel Gordon, superintendent of the primary and kindergarten departments. Miss Gordon is a graduate of the Normal School, and has given particular attention in her studies to work with children. On her cradle roll are upwards of eighty babies, who are thus kept under her personal supervision. The superintendent of the school is Prof. H. M. Goddard of the Normal school, a man splendidly qualified for the position. He has been greatly aided in his work by the individual class rooms in the new church. Separate rooms are provided for every class, as well as a special room for the primary department. This, again, gives a wider and better opportunity for the exercise of personal attention. Prof. Goddard favors the International Graded Lessons and these are used in all departments. The scholars look forward with interest to all the special days which are observed by the school, but in particular to the day on which they all go on their annual picnic to Fond du Lac, the historic Indian Trading Post, at the mouth of the St. Louis river. At the East End Presbyterian church, of which the Rev. H. W. Knowles, D. D., is pastor, the...
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  • Paperback | 406 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 721g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236902580
  • 9781236902580