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Supporters celebrate 175 years of London City Mission

by Rebecca Paveley

THE London City Mission (LCM) celebrated its 175th anniversary this week with a prayer for “more conversions” in the city.

The LCM was founded in the 19th century by David Nasmith, who went on to set up urban missions all over the world, dedicated to charitable and evangelistic work.

In London, in 2010, just nine per cent of the population attend church. There were considerable challenges facing the Mission, its chief executive, John Nicholls, said. ...

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