Wrens fear loss of memorials to their fallen after church makes way

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first_imgBut their history could be lost as church leaders plan to install a controversial Bible museum founded by a conservative American evangelical. For decades St Mary le Strand has been the official church of the Women’s Royal Naval Service, with memorials dedicated to the memory of lost friends. Two churchwardens have resigned over the plans for the 18th century… The church, which was the official home of the WRNS, also contains items associated with the service, including a Pascal candle, alms dish, and altar frontal. The partnership with the Museum of the Bible would involve the temporary removal and storage of the pews, along with the kneelers made by former Wrens in memory of lost servicewomen.last_img

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