OPENING OF A CHAPEL AT EAMONT BRIDGE.

The new iron chapel just built in the village of Eamont, was opened for
divine service on Sunday last.  It was built by Mr. CHARLES KENT, of 297,
Euston-road, London in about two months, and the contract was £280.
    The exterior of the block is composed of corrugated iron painted on both
sides, and lined throughout with stained and varnished wood.  The windows,
which are in small diamond pattern and exceedingly neat, were supplied by
Mr. W. C. PORTER, of Penrith;  and the seats, which are provided with backs,
stained and varnished, were made by Mr. RICHARDSON, of Penrith.
    The building is 50 feet in length and 24 feet in width.  There is also a
vestry 7 feet by 8 feet, with entrance door from the west end of the chapel,
and a very handsome porch over the front entrance.

The chapel is lighted with fifteen petroleum lamps.  An excellent
street-lamp, placed upon an elegant iron frame over the entrance gate, was
the gift of Mr. JOS. MCKNIGHT, of Eamont, and most admirably serves to light
the congregation into the chapel.
    The site for the chapel was most kindly granted by F. COWPER, Esq., of
Carleton Hall, who has also been the most liberal contributor towards its
erection.  It has been raised entirely by voluntary contributions, and will
be used not only for Sunday services and meetings, but for Sunday school.

Altogether the chapel is quite an ornament to the old village, and we may
congratulate the inhabitants on having the gospel brought to their doors.

The chapel on Sunday evening was crowded in every part, notwithstanding that
there had been no public announcement of the event.  Mrs. HODGSON, of the
Vicarage, Barton, efficiently presided at the small but sweet-toned organ
which has been added to the chapel.   After the usual evening service the
Rev. G. C. HODGSON, Vicar of Barton, preached a powerful sermon from Haggai
ii., 9.
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