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Lancaster, Sarah Jane
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(Jun 3, 1858, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia – Mar 6, 1934, Melbourne) was a Pentecostal evangelist. Lancaster was initially a school teacher and Methodist, influenced by international holiness literature, particularly reports of the Sunderland revival (1907). Lancaster experienced baptism in the Holy Spirit and healings in 1908, and in 1909 she established the Good News Hall (GNH), Australia's first permanent Pentecostal congregation. Pentecostal leaders (Pentecostalism) such as William Sloan, W…

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Hutchinson, Mark, “Lancaster, Sarah Jane”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12618>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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