1847 Sermon by The Rev. Alfred Baury, Preached on his 25th Anniversary as Rector of St. Mary’s

This portrait of The Rev. Alfred Baury hangs to this day in our Chapter Room. It was painted during his 25th year as Rector of St. Mary’s. The Rev. Baury preached a remarkable sermon  on the occasion of his 25th Anniversary as Rector in which he told the story of the founding of St. Mary’s Church and expressed his “satisfaction of witnessing our scriptural Church advancing, from depression and feebleness, to comparative vigor and strength.” The Rev. Baury and his family our buried in our church yard.

You can read the text of the prepared sermon (PDF) by clicking HERE.

 

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