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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., April 6. 1974 Church Services Set Drama To Highlight Service ITic members of Knox Presbyterian church are in for not one, but two special worship services this 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 the Rev. Floyd J. Conroy, pastor of the church. The drama to be presented Sunday is about the money changers in the temple. 'Hie 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 religious 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. Church Briefs Calvary Hosts The Rev. Amo Enns, who serves as overseas secretary for the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society of Wheaton. 111., will speak Sunday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist church. He spent 15 years as a missionary in northwest Argentina where he established churches i n provincial capitals and helped two churches become independent of direct missionary supervision. * * * The Masters Gospel Quartet of Alburnett will present a concert Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at tfie Rowley United Presby- j tcrian church. * * * During April, the church broadcasts scheduled each Sun- 1 day at 4 p.m. on KCRG radio, I will originate from First Unitedj Presbyterian church. The Rev. J. A. Miller is pastor. * * * The Covenant Players of Los Angeles, Calif., will present a drama at the Sigourney Christian church Friday at 7 p.m. The Covenant Players are a drama unit of the International Repertory theater with its home in Reseda, Calif. They were organized in 1963 by Charles Tanner as a self-supporting group. ★ * * The youth of Redemption Bap-1 fist church are sponsoring the Rev. W. R. Hornady, pastor of Union Baptist church. Burlington, in revival services Monday! through Friday. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. * * * The Trinity Troubadors, a charismatic, musical-speaking team composed of students from Trinity Bible institute, : Ellendale, N. I)., will appear Saturday at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God church. * * * Peoples church will not hold services Sunday but will hold a* —Gazette Photos by Tom Merry man One of the scenes from "Jesus Faces the Cross", a drama written by the Rev. Floyd Conroy of Knox Presbyterian church for the Maundy Thursday service, is the Lord's Supper. 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, Steve Thomsen, Jeff Luse, Mark Conroy, Peter Ryon, Paula Weiske, Mike Todd, Chris Shaffer and Jim Thomsen. Standing from left to right are George Ryon and Rod Bradley. Sunday marks the final week of Lent and Cedar Rapids churches have scheduled special services for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. A series of five noon services, open to people of all faiths, will be held at 12:05 p.m. at First Presbyterian church beginning Monday. The noon services are sponsored by Churches United, Catholic Laymen and the Metropolitan Area YMCA. The speakers and participating musical groups for each day arc: Monday — Dr. Joseph McCabe, chancellor of Coe college. “Weeping and Rejoicing” with music by the Jefferson high school choir. on Monday at IO a.m.,at Meth-Wick manor; Tuesday at 6:30 a.m.; Wednesday at 12:10 and 5:30 p.m. and Thursday at 9 a.m. with the mass of the Institution and Procession of the Blessed Sacrament at 8 p.m. Thursday. Stations Of Cross LaSalle Choir 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. Now at Knox, he has the opportunity. “Drama is a powerful and quick means of learning.” said Pastor Conroy. “To portray a biblical character means seeking to understand the thoughts and feelings of that character. Also to interpret dramatically a charac-cr from the Bible requires a certain amount of knowledge of biblical history and events. “Drama also provides opportunities for manv to be involv- Baptist Speaker coffee and discussion from IO a m. to noon. ♦ * * The Cedar Valley Bible church will hold its regular monthly potluck supper Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The supper will precede the evening ser vice. * * * A folk musical, “It’s Cool in the Furnace”, by Buryi Red land Grace Hawthorn, will be; presented by the Shalom and! Levitical Singers of Trinity! United Methodist church Sun- s day at 7 p.m. in Wesley hall. * * * The Jehovah's Witnesses j will not hold services Sunday, I but instead will hold special j services at 7 p.m. at the Kingdom halls on Center Point road NE, Pioneer avenue SF and the I BEW 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! of the family practice program I at St. Luke’s hospital, will teach! the young adult Sunday school! class Sunday at 9:45 a.m. at Hillside Wesleyan church. * * * “God So Loved Cie World of Death” will be the sub-title of ; the “Lift High the Cross” program Friday at 6:30 p.m. on KCRG-TV. Appearing on the program will be the Rev. j George Carlson, First Lutheran church; Dr. J. W. Rcinert- j s«'ii. Cedar Rapids pediatrician, and Jan Voss Johnson. cd in worship. My dramas are always presented as part of the worship service which provides opportunities for those playing roles to become personally involved in communicating the Christian faith. Communication “Everyone who believes in Christ has something of his faith to communicate to others,” Pastor Conroy said. In addition to presenting the drama “Jesus Faces the Cross” Maundy Thursday at Knox, the cast will take the show to St. Michael’s Episcopal church for a performance Good Friday. St. Jude Conducts Spiritual Renewal A week-long spiritual renewal 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 diocese—the Rev. Sam Cordaro, the Rev. Frank Palmer and Sister Mary Gib-ney. The purpose of the renewal is to generate and foster a C.R. Group Notes Second Anniversary 'This is the second anniversary of the Cedar Rapids chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International. The Cedar Rapids chapter was chartered in May, 1972, and the first Full Gospel Business Men’s chapter was organized in Los Angeles in 1953. As part of the second anniversary, the local chapter plans a dinner and meeting Saturday. Jim Raber, international director of the organization. will speak. The local chapter meets the first Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. Luther Plans Second Palm Sunday Concert DECORAH - The Luther college orchestra and oratorio chorus will join forces Sunday for their second annual Palm Sunday concert at 4 p.m. in the Luther field house. The orchestra will perform Dmitri Schostakovich’a Fifth Symphony and the orchestra and oratorio chorus will join for Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem”. Dr. Svendsbye Elected Luther Seminary Head MINNEAPOLIS - The Rev. Dr. Lloyd Svendsbye, 43, vicepresident and dean of St. Olaf college, Northfield, Minn., has been elected president of Luther Theological seminary, St. Paul. lf 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. IO YEARS AGO - The mailing of used clothing and footwear to Czechoslovakia is prohibited by new postal regulations received from the Czech government. GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH 1947 Washington Ave. S.I. 9 30 AM Sunday School 10:40 AM Morning Service 7:OO Evening Service Wed. Service 7:00 PM Communism, Socialism and bondage is Satan's program. Christianity, democracy and free enterprise is God s program. Let's stay with what has served us well as Americans. keener sense of unity and direction in the parish. Participants will assess ; their own personal goals and I re-establish the direction of I their spiritual lives. Through dialog .and prayer, they will attempt to develop a greater I awareness of the concerns of I 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 Latter-Day Saints this weekend in j Salt Lake City. Garvin directs religious activities of some 600 Mormons in Cedar Rapids and the sur- 1 rounding area. Passover Begins at Sundown Saturday NEW YORK — Reform Jews J this year will be observing the : Passover holiday with a new Haggadah prayerbook, the I first in 50 years, in commemoration of the Jewish festival marking the exodus of the an-i cicnt Israelites from Egypt. Passover begins Saturday at I sundown. The new worship volume, i I seven years in the making, has been prepared by the Central Conference of American Rabbis, publishers of all liturgical works for the Ll million member religious movement ' in North America. 30 YEARS AGO—The corset industry announced stocks of rubber for foundation garments were practically exhausted. Tuesday — The Rev. James Lesher, St. Andrew Lutheran church, “Is the Cross Outmoded?” with music by the LaSalle 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 school choir. 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: Love Feast First Baptist church will have a love feast Sunday at 6 p.m. and Maundy Thursday service at 7:30 p.m. Valley View Baptist church will have a Good Friday Communion service at 7 p.m. First Christian church has set a Maundy Thursday Communion and Tenebrae service at 7:30 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 IO a m. Sunday. Thcv have set low masses On Good Friday at 12:10 p m. there will be the Mass of the Prc-Sanctified with St. John’s parish. At 7:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross and meditation is planned. Saturday at IO a.m. there will be matins and proanaphora; at 4 p.m. Easter vigil and 7 p.m. confessions. St. John’s Episcopal church will have Communion Maundy Thursday at 7 and ll am. Bethany Lutheran church Palm Sunday service will include the confirmation of the high school and junior high students. Communion services are planned for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, both at 7:30 p.m. Communion Service 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 IO p.m. At 7:15 p.m. a music vesper 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 7:15 p.m. Maundy Thursday with Good Friday meditation from noon to 3 p.m. There will be a Tenebrae service at 7:15 p.m. Good Friday Service 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 will hold Communion services at 12:10 and 7 p.m. Maundv Thursday and a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. St. Mark’s Lutheran church will hold Communion at ll a.m. followed by a sacrificial dinner for the Kcenagers. Communion and special music will be presented at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Service Of Tenebrae The Good Friday services include the Service of the Tenebrae with a dramatic presentation and the children's progressive service, both at 7:30 p.m. A special Tenebrae service will be presented Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Kenwood Park United Methodist church. Maundy Thursday Communion service at Lovely Lane 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. Bridegroom Services St. George Orthodox church will have a Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a m. with bridegroom services Monday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday at 8 p.m. the Holy Oil service is set. Thursday at 9:30 a.m. confessions and Communion will be held. At 7:30 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 9:30 a.m. will be the St. Basil, the Great Liturgy, confession and Communion. Calvin-Sinelair United Presbyterian church will hold Communion and Tenebrae service Maundy Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Open for Meditation Central Park Presbyterian church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion at 6:15 and 8 p.m. with Good Friday services in the chapel. The church will be open from 6 p m. midnight for meditation. Maundv Thursdav Commu nion service at First Presbyterian church is set for 7:30 p.m. Hus Memorial Presbyterian church Maundy Thursday Communion service will be at 7:30 p.m. Knox United Presbyterian church will hold a congregational potluck supper Sunday at 5:30 p.m. followed by a film. “The Great Commandment’’, at 7 p.m. A chancel drama will be presented at the Maundy Thursday Communion service at 7:30 p.m. At 9:30 a m. Good Friday, the Women’s Good Friday breakfast will be held. At 7:30 p.m. Knox Presby-teriau will take part in an ecumenical service at St. Michael's Episcopal church. Good Friday Service Westminster P resbyterian church Communion services Maundy Thursday will be held at IO a m., 2, 5, and 7:30 p.m. Good Friday services will be held at noon in the chapel. Bethany Congregational church will have a Communion service, featuring an Easter Cantata, Friday at 7:30 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 Thursday service at 7:30 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 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. He will also be speaking through April 21 with services each evening at 7:30. First Congregational church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion at 7:30 p.m. First Covenant church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion service at 7:30 p.m. The Celebration, a singing group, will appear at Hillside Wesleyan church Maundy Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Peace Christian Reformed church will hold Maundy Thursday Communion service at 7:30 p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD ( entral — 3030 F ave. NW. Ramon Booth. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:30. Eve. 7:30. Wed. 7:30. First - 2531 42nd st. NE. Gary A Jenkins. SS. 9:45. Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Borean — 5037 Center Point rd. NE. Glen V. High. S.S. 9:45 Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Calvary — (CBA) 1203 3rd ave. SW. Harry Egner. S.S. 9:30. I Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Edgewood — (BGC) E ave. and Edgewood rd. NW. James jSelander. S.S. 9:45. Serv. ll. Five. 7. Wed. 7:30. First—(ABC/ 1200 2nd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne A. Shireman. S S. 9:30. Serv. 10:50. “For Thy Sake". Eve. 0. "Lov’e Feast”. Galilee -(GARB) 1947 Washington ave. SE. Larry R. Engle. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:40. Eve. 7. Immanuel — (S. B. C.) 1900 F ave. NW. S.S. 9. Serv. 10:15. "The Self Assurance of Jesus". Dr. Ralph Smith. Eve. 7:15. “The Background of the Triumphal Entry”. Dr. Smith. Wed. eve. 7. Mt. Zion—(NBG) 824 8th st. SE. LeRoy White. S.S. 9:30. Serv. ll. 3.30. Wed. 7:30. New Testament B a p t i s t— (BBF) 749 Old Marion rd. NE. John Pulse, jr. S.S. 3:30. Serv. 10:30. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Noelridge Park—(CBA) 1147 Clifton st. NE. S.S. 10:15. Serv. 9. Eve. 6:30. Wed. eve. 7:30. Redemption Missionary Baptist — 1014 10th ave. SE. Harmon Webb. S.S. 9:30. Serv. ll. Eve. 8. Tues. 7:30. Twin Pines Baptist—(NAB) 3300 42nd st. NE. Werner I.emke. SS. IO. Serv. ll. Eve. 7. Wed. 7:15. Valley View’ Baptist—(BGC) 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. Carroll Van Anda. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:30. "Facing Life’s Central Test”. Eve. 7. "Discouragement”. Wed. eve. 7. CATHOLIC All Saints — Dalewood, 29th , SE. Edmund J. ’’’ecker, James 11,. Blocklinger. Masses. Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 6, 7:30, 9, 10:30, noon. Immaculate Conception 859 :3rd ave. SE. Wm. P. Leonard, ! Daniel J. Keppler, Richard J. Hess. Masses, Sat. 5:15 Sun. 6, 8, IO, noon. 5:15. St. Jude’s—150 Edgewood rd. NW. John M. Gregory, Richard ; Ament, Laverne Schueller. Masses, Sat 5:30. Sun 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30. St. Ludmila’s—211 21 st ave. SW. Robert W. Cizek, Paul C. McManus. Masses, Sat. 5:30; Sun. 6:30. 8. 9:30, ll, 12:15. St. Matthew *s—1st ave., 24th NE. A. A. Sodawasser, Arthur Kleve, T. J. Fisting. Masses, j Sat. 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8, 9:30, 11, 12:15. St. Patrick’s — 500 1st ave. NW. Martin Laughlin Carl A. Ries, Maurice J. Lynch. Masses, Sat. 5:15 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8, 9:45, ll. 12:15. St. Pius X Council st., Collins rd. NE. Bernard G. Collins, John Friederick. Masses, Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 10:30, noon, 5. st. Uenceslaus—1224 5th st. SE. Clarence Prana. Masses, Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8:30, 10:30. CHRISTIAN Cedar — 526 3rd ave. SW. Neville G. Clayton. S.S. 9. Serv. 10:15. "Let's Think About the Characteristic Beliefs of the Disciples of Christ”. First 840 3rd ave. SE John M. Hardy. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:40. "Jesus: Crisis of Decision". Neelridge - 727 Collins rd. NE. Philip Ewoldsen. S.S 9:30. Serv. 10:45. "Morning' Noon! 1 Night!" EPISCOPAL Grace—525 A Ave NE. Paul Traeumer. Masses, 8. IO. Children’s chapel and S.S. IO. St. John’s — 355 l&th st. SE. D. A. Loferski. (Communion 8.) S.S., serv. 10:30. Choral Eucharist. 10:30, first Sun. St. Michael’s — 220 40th st. NE. Thomas C. Aycock, jr. | Choral serv. and S.S. M). Eucharist, 8 a.m., 6 p.m. JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES Cedar Valley-South Congre- jnation — 1221 Cen*or Print iii j NE. Serv. 7 p.m. McCloud Springs North Congregation — L21 Center Point rd. NPI. Pubic discourse, 9:30. Sen. 7 p.m. Pioneer \venue Congregation 3103 Pioneer ave. SE. ; Serv. 7 p.m. LATTER DAI SAIN IS Mormon 4300 Trail ridge rd. SE. Bishop Paul L. Garvin. Priesthood, 8:30. S S. IO. Sacrament. 11:15. Wed. eve. 7:30. Reorganized—120 19th st. NE. Elder James O. Loy. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:30. LUTHERAN Bethany (Mo.)—2202 Forest dr SE. A. C. Hornbostel. S S. 9:30. Serv. 8:15, 10:45. Concordia (Mo.) —4210 Johnson ave. NW. Paul A. Scheldt. S.S. 9:15. Serv. 8, 10:30. "Inside Out and Upside Down”. First — iLCA) 1000 3rd ave. SE. George W. Carlson. Alvon Nelson. S.S. 9:25. Tom Kennedy, Serv. 8:15. ll. "The Stones (Continued: Page 6, Col. 6.) BIBLES CHRISTIAN BOOKS MUSIC & RECORDS SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES at the New CEDAR BOOK STORE 3519 1st. Ave. SE Cedar Rapids 366-7189 Holy Week Services CHURCH OF THU FOURSQUARE GOSPEL 609 1st Avenue S.W. Cedar Rapids. Rev. B.L. Howse of Terre Haute, Indiana Beginning Sunday April 7th 10:45 A M. Communion Service. Rev. Howse speaking 9:30 A M. Sunday School 6:00 P.M. Crusader Hour Four Groups Meeting 7:00 P.M. Revival Hour Rev B L. Howse speaker Services nightly Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 P.M. Special healing services to be announced during the meeting. Rev. Howse has been a Pastor, Evangelist, Bible Teacher and Camp speaker. “A ministry of ovor 46 years of gospel preaching.” Want ads help you find, buy or sell . . . quickly and economically! Dial 398-8234. PALM SUNDAY Three Services 8:00 — 9:30 — ll :00 A.M. “Disguised Power” sermon HOLY THURSDAY Communion Services 10:00 A.M. — 2:00 — 5:00 — 7:30 P.M. GOOD FRIDAY Service I 2:00 Noon Special Music by Chancel and Youth Choirs Dr. John P. Woods, Minister, Mr. Ollie Skurdahl, D.C.E. Mis. 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
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