1965, the year that changed my life
Sunday 7th November 1965
1. The Knott End campaign began at the local cinema on the evening of Sunday 7th November 1965. A coach was laid on for us to go to at least two of the meetings: on the Sunday; and to a midweek meeting. We didn’t go on the ferry; we went round by the nearest road route, crossing the Wyre further upriver by the toll bridge, Shard Bridge, a journey of some 15 miles.our church and was part of the instrumental group that played on Sunday evenings, giving a recital on his accordion; and I assume that Angela Bidle, Pastor’s daughter, would have sung a few numbers too, for she sang regularly at church. Then John Nelson Parr spoke.
2. Although the campaign itself was not a success — for hardly any of the locals turned up — much to everyone’s surprise, Myra Dine went forward during John Nelson Parr’s end-of-sermon appeal, her face red and her cheeks streaming with tears. Everyone thought she was already saved; she was, after all, the daughter of Mrs. Dine — Stella — who regularly attended Fleetwood Full Gospel Church. But Myra, realising that she had never given her life to the Lord, went forward that night.On the Knott End coach with Audrey
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