Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Dm ma To Highlight Service The members of Knox Pres- byterian church are in for not one, but two special worship services (Ms week. Youth and young adults of the congregation will present the drama "Cleansing of the Temple" Sunday and "Jesus Faces the Cross" Maundy Thursday. Both dramas were written by (he Rev. Floyd J. Conroy, pastor of the church. The drama to be presented Sunday is about the money changers in the temple. The Maundy Thursday drama is the story of Jesus' trip to the Cross. Other Dramas These are not the first times members of the church have been treated to a dramatized service. Pastor Conroy said a special Christmas drama was presented in December. Pastor Conroy said he has always been interested in drama and feels it can play an important part in worship services. He became interested in re- ligious drama in high school. When he went on to college, .he played the male lead in two biblical dramas. Since his college days, he has wanted to write and direct religious dramas. p. r 11 r iii r- Photos by Tom A'.h ryman Une ot the scenes from Jesus Faces the a drama written by the Rev. Floyd Conroy of Knox Presbyterian church for the Maundy Thursday service, is the Lord's Sup- per. The table used in the scene will .also be used by the congregation for Communion at the service. Pictured are (seated from left to right) Fred Iverson, Dan Loew, Greg Luse, Stevo Thomsen, Jeff Luse, Marie Conroy, Peter Ryon, Paula Weiske, Mike Todd, Chris Shaffer and Jim Thomsen. Standing from left to right are George Ryon and Rod Bradley. Another scene from the drama is Jesus Praying in Gethsemane. Pictured from left to right are Mark Conroy, Rob Bradley, Peter Ryon and George Ryon. ed in worship. My dramas are Christ has something of his always presented as part of faith to the worship service which pro- Now at Knox, he has (he op- portunity. "Drama is a powerful and quick means of said Pastor Conroy. "To por- tray a biblical character means seeking to understand the thoughts and feelings of that character. Also to in- terpret dramatically a charac- er from the Bible requires a certain amount of knowledge of biblical history and events. "Drama also provides oppor- tunities for many to be involv- Church Briefs Calvary Baptist B Hosts Speaker The Rev. Arno Enns, wh as overseas secretar for the Conservative B apt is Foreign Mission Society o Wheaton, 111., will speak Sumla at Y p.m. at Calvary Baplis church. He spent 15 years as a mi: sionary in northwest Argcntin where he established churche in provincial capitals an helped two churches become in dependent of direct missionar supervision. The Masters Gospel Quartet of Alburnett will present a concert Sunday at p.m. at the Itowley United Presby- terian church. During April, the church broadcasts scheduled each Sun day at 4 p.m. on KCRG radio will originate from First Unitec Presbyterian church. The Rev J. A. Miller is pastor. The Covenant Players of Los Angeles, Calif., will present a drama at the Si- gourney Christian church Fri- day at 7 p.m. The Covenant Players are a drama unit of the International Repertory theater with its home in Rese- da, Calif. They were or- ganized in 1963 by Charles Tanner as a self-supporting group. The youth of Redemption Bap- .tist church are sponsoring the Rev. W. R. Hornady, pastor of Union Baptist church, Burling- ,ton, in revival services Monday .through Friday. Services will begin at p.m. The Trinity Troubadors, a charismatic, musical-speaking team composed of students from Trinity Bible institute, Ellendale, N. D., will, appear Saturday at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God church. Peoples church will not hold Sunday but will hold a coffee and' discussion from 1 a.m. to noon. The Cedar Valley Bible church will hold its regular monthly potluck supper Sun day at p.m. The supper will precede the evening ser- vice. A folk musical, "It's Cool ir the by Buryl Ret and Grace Hawthorn, will b presented by the Shalom an Levitical Singers of Trinitj United Methodist church Sun day at 7 p.m. in Wesley hall. Jehovah's Witnesses will not hold services Sunday, but instead will hold special services at 7 p.m. at the King- dom halls on Center Point road NE, Pioneer avenue SE and the IBEW hall on Wiley boulevard NW, The services will mark the day of Jesus' death according to the old Hebrew calendar. Dr. James Lloyd, a member if (he family practice program it St. Luke's hospital, will teach he young adult Sunday school lass Sunday at a.m. at lillsidc Weslcyan church. 'God So Loved tie World of Death" mil be the sub-title of the "Lift High the Cross" pro- gram Friday at p.m. on KCRG-TV. Appearing on the program will be the Rev. George Carlson, First Luther- an church; Dr. J. W. Reincrt- son, Cedar Rapids pediatri- cian, and Jan Voss Johnson. Luther Plans Second Palm Sunday Concert DECORAH The Luther college, orchestra and oratorio chorus will join forces Sunday for their second annual Palm iunday concert at 4 p.m. in the Luther field house. The orchestra will perform mitri Schostakovich's Fifth ymphony and the orchestra and rnlorio chorus will join for laurice Duruflc's i'ides opportunities for those playing roles to become per- sonally involved in communi- cating the Christian faith. "Everyone who believes in faith to communicate t Pastor Conroy said. In addition to presenting th drama "Jesus Faces the Cross" Maundy Thursday a Knox, the cast will take the show to St. Michael's Epis copal church for a perform- ance Good Friday. St. Jucte Conducts Spiritual Renewal A week-long spiritual renew- al is currently under way at St. Jude Catholic church. The Retreat of the Christian Community, as the renewal is formally known, is being sponsored by the parish for its members of junior high school age or older. Conducting the renewal is a three-member team from Des Moines Rev. Sam Cordaro, the Rev. Frank Palmer and Sister Mary Gib- ney. The purpose of the renewal is to generate and foster a Group Notes Second Anniversary This is the second anniver- sary of the Cedar Rapids chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship In- ternational. The Cedar Rapids chapter was chartered in May, 1972, and the first Full Gospel Busi- ness Men's chapter was or- ganized in Los Angeles in 1953. As part of the second anni- versary, the local chapter plans a dinner and meeting Saturday. Jim Raber, interna- tional director of the organiza- tion, will speak. The local chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 0 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. )r. Svendsbye Elected .uther Seminary Head MINNEAPOLIS The Rev. Dr. Lloyd Svendsbye, 43, vice- president and dean of St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., has been elected president of vUthcr Theological seminary, it. Paul. If he accepts the call, he will succeed the Rev. Alvin Rogness, who will retire in June after completing 20 years in the position. Dr. Svendsbye was elected March 27. 10 YEARS AGO The mail- g of used clothing and foot- car to Czechoslovakia is prohi- tcd by new postal regulations cceived.from the Czech govern- ent. keener sense of unity and di- rection in the palish. Participants will assess their own personal goals and re-establish the direction of their spiritual lives. Through dialog and prayer, they will attempt to develop a greater awareness of the concerns ol others. Area Man Attends Church Conference A Mt. Vernon man, Paul Garvin, assistant professor of geology at Cornell college, will be attending the annual world conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter-Day Saints this weekend in Salt Lake City. Garvin directs religious ac- tivities of some GOO Mormons in Cedar Rapids and the sur- rounding area. Passover Begins at NEW YORK Reform Jews this year will be observing .the Passover holiday with a new Haggadah prayerbook, the first in 50 years, in commemo- ration of the Jewish festival marking the exodus of the an- cient Israelites from Egypt. Passover begins Saturday at sundown. The new worship volume, seven years in the making, has been prepared by the Cen- tral Conference of American Rabbis, publishers of all litur- gical works for the 1.1 million member religious movement in North America. 30 YEARS AGO-Thc corset in- uslry announced stocks of rub- cr for foundation garments 'ere practically exhausted. GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH 1947 Washington Ave. S.E. AM Sunday School AM Morning Service Evening Service Wed. Service PM Communism, .Socialism and bon- dage is Satan's program. Christianity, democracy and free enterprise is God's program. Let's stay with what has served us well as Americans, The Cedar Rapids Gazerie: Sal., April 6. 1974 Church Services Set Sunday marks the final week of Lent and Cedar Rapids churches have sched- uled special services for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thurs- day and Good Friday. A series of five noon ser- vices, open to people of all faiths, will be held at p.m. at First Presbyterian j- church beginning Monday. The noon services are spon- sored by Churches United, Catholic Laymen and the Met- ropolitan Area YMCA. The speakers and partici- pating musical groups for each day are: Monday Dr. Joseph Mc- Cabe, chancellor of Coc col- lege, "Weeping and Rejoicing" with music by the Jefferson high school choir. on Monday at 10 a.m., at Meth- Wick manor; Tuesday at a.m.; Wednesday at and p.m. and Thursday at 9 a.m. with the mass of the In- stitution and Procession of the Blessed Sacrament at 8 p.m. Thursday. will hold Communion services at and 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday and a Good Fridav service at 7 p.m. St. Mark's Lutheran church will hold Communion at 11 a.m. followed by a sacrificial dinner for the Keenagers. Communion and special music will he presented at and p.m. LaSalle Choir On Good Friday at p.m. there will be the Mass of the Pre-Sanctified with St. John's parish. At p.m. Stations of the Cross and med- itation is planned. Saturday at 10 a.m. there will be matins and proana- phora; at 4 p.m. Easter vigil and 7 p.m. confessions. St. John's Episcopal church will have Communion Maundy Thursday at 7 and 11 a.m. Bethany Lutheran church Palm Sunday service will in- clude the confirmation of the high school and junior high students. Communion services are planned for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, both at p.m. Service Of The Good Friday services include the Service of the Ten- ebrae with a dramatic presen- tation and the children's pro- gressive service, both at p.m. A special Tenebrae service will be presented Thursday at p.m. at Kenwood Park United Methodist church. mon service at First Presby- terian church is set for p.m. Hus Memorial Presbyterian church Maundy Thursday Communion service will be at p.m. Knox United Presbyterian church will hold a congrega- tional potluck supper Sunday at p.m. followed by a film, "The Great Command- at 7 p.m. A chancel drama will be presented at the Maundy Thursday Communion service at p.m. At a.m. Good Friday, the Women's Good Friday breakfast will be held. At p.m. Knox Presby- teriau will take part in an ec- umenical service at St. Mi- chael's Episcopal church. Tuesday The Rev. James Lesher, St. Andrew Lutheran church, "Is the Cross Outmod- with music by the La- Salle high school choir. Wednesday Dr. Paul Heath, superintendent of the Cedar Rapids district of the United Methodist church, "Glimpses of the Cross" with music by the Washington high C m school choir. (Communion Thursday Father Krapfl, instructor at Loras college, "Ambassadors for Christ" with music by the Kennedy high school choir. Friday The Rev. Larry Johnson, assistant pastor, First Presbyterian church, "No Other Way" with music by the All Saints Men's choir. Individual churches plan the following special services: Goocf Friday Maundy Thursday Commu- lion service at Lovely Lane nion service at Lovely _..... United Methodist church will be at 8 p.m. with the Good Friday service also at 8 p.m. Salem United Methodist church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion at 7 p.m. Love Feasf Concordia Lutheran church has set Communion services on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, both at 7 p.m. First Lutheran church is planning a prayer vigil on Palm Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. At p.m. a music ves- per service is planned with El- gene Gonnerman, James Kim- mel, Judy Bjorlie and Harry Christiansen. The Rev. George Carlson will lead the congregation in the reading of the psalm and prayers. Good Shepherd Lutheran church will have Communion at p.m. Maundy Thurs- day with Good Friday medita- tion from noon to 3 p.m. There will be a Tenebrae service at p.m. First Baptist church will have a love feast Sunday at 6 p.m. and Maundy Thursday service at p.m. Valley View Baptist church will have a Good Friday Com- munion service at 7 p.m. First Christian church has set a Maundy Thursday Com- munion and-Tenebrae service _ I'viviy at p.m. Grace Episcopal church schedule includes Blessing of Palms and low mass at 8 a.m. Sunday and Palm procession and high mass at 10 a.m. Sun- day. They have set low masses Our Savior's Lutheran church will have Communion at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday with a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. St. Andrew Lutheran church Bridegroom Services St. George Orthodox church will have a Palm Sunday ser- vice at a.m. with bride- groom services Monday and Tuesday at p.m. On Wednesday at 8 p.m. the Holy Oil service is set. Thursday at a.m. confessions and Communion will be held. At that evening, the Washing of the Feet service will be held. Good Friday at 8 p.m. the service of the Burial of Our Lord is set. Saturday at a.m. will be the St. Basil, the Great Liturgy, confession and Communion. Calvin-Sinclair United Pres- byterian church will hold Communion and Tenebrae service Maundy Thursday at p.m. Open for Meditation Central Park Presbyterian church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion at and 8 p.m. with Good Friday services in the chapel. The church will be open from 6 p.m. midnight for meditation. Maundy Thursday Commu- Westminster P r esbyterian church Communion services Maundy Thursday will be held at 10 a.m., 2, 5, and p.m. Good Friday services will be held at noon in the chapel. Bethany Congregational church will have a Commu- nion service, featuring an Easter Cantata, Friday at p.m. The Cedar Hills Community Reformed church choir will present "The Seven Last Words of Christ" Sunday at 7 p.m. The Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. The Church of the Brethren will hold a love feast Sunday at 6 p.m. and Maundy Thurs- day service at p.m. Gospel Meeting The Rev. B. L. Howse of Terre Haute, Ind., will begin a series of gospel meetings in connection with Holy Week at the Church of the Foursquare Gospel Sunday at a.m. and 7 p.m. He will also be speaking through April 21 with services each evening at First Congregational church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion at p.m. First Covenant church will hold Maundy Thursday Com- munion service at p.m. The Celebration, a singing group, will appear at Hillside W e s 1 e y a n church Maundy Thursday at p.m. Peace Christian Reformed church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion service at p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Central 3030 F iamon Booth. S.S. Serv Eve. Wed. 7'30 First 2531 42nd Jary A Jenkins. S.S. ierv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Berean 5037 ull, d. NE. Glen V. High. S.'S. Serv. Eve. 7. Calvary (CBA) utu ve. SW. Harry Egner. S.S. 2rv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Edgewood nd Edgewood rd. NW. James elander. S.S. Cve. 7. Wed. 1200 2nd E. Dr. Wayne A. Shireman. .S. Serv. "For Thy Eve. 6. "Lo-. 1047 Wash- igton ave. SE. Larry R. Engle .S. Serv. If Inimamtel (S. B. C.) 1900 ave. NW. S.S. 9. Serv. The Self Assurance of Jesus" r. Ralph Smith. Eve, The Background of th mphal Dr. reci. eve. 7. Mt. 824 8th st E. LeRoy White. S.S. erv. 11, 3.30. Wed. New Testament B a p t i s BBF) 749 Old Marion rd. NE. ohn Hulse, jr. S.S Serv Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Noelridge 1147 lifton st. NE. S.S. Serv. Eve. Wed. eve. Redemption Missionary Bap- st 1014 10th ave. SE. Har- on Webb. S.S. Serv. 11. ve. 8. Tues. Twin Fines 00 42nd st. NE. Werner [ar Rapids Worship OD ve. S.S. 10. Serv 11 Eve 7 Wed. G. Clayton. S.S.. 9. Bishop Paul L. Garvin 0. Serv View Baptist (BGC) 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. "Let's Think About, the Characteristic Beliefs of S.S. 10. Sacrament. Wed. eve. st. Anda. S.S. of 120 19th st. NE S. "Facing Life's 840 3rd ave. SE. James O Loy S S 9'30 Eve. 7. Hardy. S.S. Wed. eve. Crisis of 727 Collins Point .'S. Ail Saints Dalewood, 29th SE. Edmund J. Becker, Philip Ewoldsen. S.S Serv. "Morninsj! Noon! 2202 Fores dr. SE. A. C. Hornbostel. SS Serv. Blocklinger. Masses Sat 203 3rd ;.S. Sun. 6, 9, noon. Immaculate Conception 859 3rd ave. SE. Wm. P. 525 A Ave. NE. (Mo.) 4210 Johnson ave. NW. Paul A. Scheldt S.S. Serv. 8, E ave. J. Keppler, Hess. Masses, Sat. Sun. Masses, 8. 10. Children's chapel and S.S. Out and Upside Down" First (LCA) 1000 3rd ave erv. 10, noon, John's 355 iSth st. George W. Carlson, Alvon nd ave. ireman. "or Thy 150 Edgewood rd. NW. John M. Gregory, Richard Ament, L a V e r n e Schueller. Masses, Sat. Sun- 7. 8'30 10 A. Loferski. (Communion 8.) S.S., serv. Choral Eucharist, first Sun. St. Michael's 220 40th st NE. Thomas C. Avcock, S.S. Tom Kennedy. Serv. 11. "The Stones Page 6, Col. 6.) 7 211 21st serv. and S.S. 10 Eucharist, 8 a.m., (J p.m. Engle. Eve. Robert W. Cizek, Paul C. McManus. Masses, Sat. BOOKS 8, 11, RECORDS Matthew's 1st ave., 24th STE. A. A. Sodawasser, Valley-South i gation 1221 Center Point W SCHOOL T. J. Kisting. Serv. 7 p.m. ic p.m.; Sun. 8, Sprinff.s- North Center the New 8th Patrick's 500 1st ave. 1W. Martin Laughlin, Carl NE. Bible discourse. Serv. 7 p.m. S. Maurice J. Lynch. Masses, Sat. p.m.; Sun. 8, Avenue Conttreaa- i lion 3103 Pioneer ave. 7 p.m. 1st. Ave. SE rd. NE. 1 I'ius Council St., Rapids rd. NE. Bernard G. DAY Friederick. Masses, 4300 Trnilridrc 1147 i. p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, ioon 1224 5th y Clarence Frana. g 5 S ffa 7 p.m.; Sun. HB a IfLiJ? BXS ILJy 3rv. H >s iw CHRISTIAN Cedar 526 3rd ave. SW. Holy Week Services CHURCH OF THE FOURSQUARE GOSPEL 609 1st Avenue S.W. Cedar Rapids. Rev. B.L. Howse of Terre Haute, Indiana Beginning Sunday April 7th A.M. Communion Service. Rev. Howse speakinq A.M. Sunday School P.M. Crusader Groups Meeting P.M. Revival Hour-------Rev B.L. Howse speaker Services nightly-------Tuesday through Friday at P.M. Special healing services lo be announced during the meeting. Rev. Howse has been o Pastor, Evangelist, Bible Teacher and Camp speaker. "A mfnhrry of ovtr 46 of gospel praacMng." Want ads help you find, buy or sell cally! Dial 398-8234. quickly and economi- Three Services A.M. "Disguised Power" sermon HOLY THURSDAY Communion Services P.M. GOOD FRIDAY Service Noon Special Music by Chancel and Youth Choirs Dr. John P. Woods, Minister Mr. Ollie Skurdahl, D.C.E. Mrs. Robert D. Brown, Organist, Dr. Allan D. Kellar, Choir Director Mrs. Allan D. Kellar, Youth Choir Director WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH THIRD AVE. at BEVER 14th ST. SE
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.