Prayer composed and delivered by Dr Leslie D. Weatherhead CBE at the induction to the pastorate of Reverend Kenneth Slack at the City Temple on October 2nd, 1967. Dr Leslie D. Weatherhead CBE was minister at the City Temple between 1936 and 1960. This is his personal copy.
The Reverend Dr. Leslie D(ixon) Weatherhead CBE, (1893-1976) was a Methodist preacher of worldwide renown. He was known for his impressive appearance, clarity of thought and melodious voice. Some of his beliefs caused controversy among Methodists and non-Methodists alike, especially his interpretation of the Holy Trinity and the parentage of Jesus.
See also the order of service 2011/13294/2 and other objects with a Weatherhead connection in the Online Collection.