Aimee Semple McPherson, woman evangelist, who is the founder and pastor of the Angelus Temple of this city, will next March lead a pilgrimage to Palestine.
Seven hundred students and followers, it is stated, will set sail on March 30 and return on May 11. Mrs. McPherson has chartered the 19,000,ton steamer “Republic” for the journey.
“Before we return, we will baptize 500 followers in the waters of the River Jordan,” Mrs. McPJherson declared.
The chartering of the steamer cost $500,000.
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