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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., April 27, 1971 Tuesday Is National Prayer Day Silhouette Teleohoto The Rev. Lester Green casts a blurred silhouette through stained glass as he washes the windows of the United Pentecostal church, which is Hearing completion in Cocoa, Fla. Church Briefs Lay People To St. Andrew Laymen and women will con- duct worship services Sunday at St. Andrew Lutheran church. Participants ars Ralph Bren- neman, Richard Epp, Kay Horst and Ernest Myers with John Baehman as guest preacher speaking on "Don't Worry About At p.m. there will be a potluck supper and fellowship with the evening program, "The Prejudice The First Assembly of God church will present a unique program for children, nursery through sixth grade, Sunday at a.m. at the Pierce ele- mentary school, 4343 Marilyn drive NE. The program will feature Jaronas and the magical enter- tainer, Edward Jarvis, known professionally as Jarona and Company. The Masters Gospel Quartet of Alburnelt will present a con- cert of gospel music at Peace Christian Reformed church Sun- day at p.m. The 10 a.m. Sunday service at St. Michael's Episcopal cJiureh will consist of a brief morning prayer service fol- lowed by a quarterly meeting to inform the parish of cur- rent goals and objectives. The chancel area proposal, pre- pared by the worship commis- sion, will be presented. The Youth Fellowship of the Meredith Drive Reformed church of Des Moines will present the folk musical, "Tell It Like It Sunday at p.m. at the Cedar Hills Commu- nity Reformed church. Tie youth choir of the Re- demption Baptist church is sponsoring a special guest in an inspirational service Sun- day at p.m. Administrative Changes Made in Catholic Schools A new look is proposed for the administrative relationships in the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan System of Catholic Education. The changes will take effect school with the 1974-75 school year. While emphasizing the dislinc- t i v e n e s s of the religiously oriented Catholic education sys- tem, the new design will look much like the administrative relationships i n the public Rapids school system. The metropolitan system coordinator will also become the executive coordinator of both LaSalle and Regis high schools. He will operate in the area of boards, budgets, com- m n n i t y relations, govern- mental affairs, public rela- tions, etc. The principals of LaSalle and Regis high schools will each function as instructional leader and highest administrative of- ficer at each school. Together the three will form an adminis- trative team. The Rev. James Sullivan, pre- sently system coordinator and high school principal at Aquin in Cascade, will assume the chief administrative position in the Cedar Rapids Catholic system. The Rev. Donald Klein, present assistant principal at Regis, will assume the duties as principal because the Rev. Ernest Knglcr, present prin- cipal, requested work in the parish ministry. The Rev. Donald Schmilt, pre- sently principal of St. John high school, Independence, will be- come the new LaSalle high principal replacing the Rev. Walter Kleinfehn who re- quested greater participation in the parish pastoral ministry. The Rev. Daniel Keppler, who pioneered the the office of met- ropolitan coordinator for Cedar area Catholic schools, will also return to parish min- istry. Strawberry Point To Host Youth Rally STRAWBERRY POINT The D u b u q u e Conference Luther League rally will be held at Emanuel Lutheran church Sat- urday and Sunday. The. theme for the two-day meeting will be Death and Affirmation of Guest speaker for the Sunday worship service will be Dr. E. Smits, Luther seminary, St. Paul. A musical group from Luther college will appear and the folk musical, "Tell It Like It will be presented by the Messengers from St. Sebald and St. Paul Lutheran churches, Strawberry Point. 30 YEARS AGO Claims the nation's oil supply would be ex- hausted in 14 or 15 years were refuted by the director of the U.S. geological survey. A complete narrative descrip- tion oE the Lutheran liturgy will be presented at'the and 11 a.m. Sunday worship hours al St. Mark's Lutheran.church. The purpose of the description is to help members of the parish to understand the backgrounc and meaning of .the Lutheran service. Taking part in the presenta- tion will be Dick Schulke, narra- tor; Jerry Nelson and Don Grimm, liturgists, and Glenn Robbins and Rex Heuhart, lec- tors. The script was written by the Rev. David F. Larson of St. Mark's. Coggon Churches Set Lay Witness Mission COGGON A lay witnes: mission is being held this week- end in Coggon, sponsored by the four Protestant churches Christian, Foursquare, Presby terian and United Methodist. Over 30 witnesses from Illinois and Iowa, with Mr. and Mrs Aaron Howell, Winterset, lead- ing the team, will be present. Families in the area will hosl the visitors from Friday to Sun- day. Meetings will be held in the Coggon school and the four churches. Lay Witness Mission Meets in Sigourney SIGOURNEY The Sigour- ney United Methodist church lay witness mission concludec Friday with people, from other Iowa towns participating. Various religious .denomina- tions, including United Presby- terian, Catholic and Methodist, were represented. M e 1 v i n Hollingsworth was chairman of the mission. The Rev. Frank Greenwood is pastor of the Sigourney church. Foursquare Gospel Church Sets Meet A Congress on Spiritual Life, sponsored by the International Church of fhe Foursquare Gos- pel in conjunction with its annu- al convention, opened Wednes- day for seven days at Estes Park, Colo., YMCA conference grounds. The week-long schedule, high- lighting in-depth Bible study, speakers and missionary em- phasis, is'thcmed, "The Minis- tering Church Through Restore Gloves Don't throw out leather gloves that have become stiff and harr after being wet from rain 01 snow. Put Ihc gloves on yout hands and apply a generous amount of petroleum jelly to them. Work in well' as if yoi were washing your hands. Wipe off with a paper towel. By George W. Cornell AP Religion Writer At the initiation of Sen. Mark 0. Hatfield, a theologi- cally sharp Oregonian who is regarded a possible choice for the 1976 Republican presiden- tial nomination, many Ameri- cans have set aside a day lo "confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and for- giveness." They've scheduled observ- ances on Tuesday, of a Na- tional Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer, as urged in a resolution introduced by Hatfield and adopted by the U.S. senate. Participation has been sup- ported by the U.S. Catholic bishops administrative board, by several Protestant and ecu- menical organizations and by many community groups. At least seven governors in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Lou- isiana, Georgia, Nebraska and Alabama have issued proc- lamations for the observance. Awakening It could "result in a great spiritual awakening through- out our says Bill Bright, president of Campus Crusade for Christ, in material sent to campus workers. "Prayers L can turn the tide and change our nation." Hatfield, 51, a biblically minded student of Abraham Lincoln and a critic of so- called "civil religion" that equates Americanism with God, says, "We must turn in repentance from the sin that has scarred our national soul." "Only p national confession of corporate guilt can save us from the worship of our own finite power and heal the wounds that presently afflict us." A Baptist and two-time gov- ernor of his home state before being elected to the U.S. sen- ate in 1966, Hatfield is among few federal 'lawmakers along with Sen. Harold Hughes, (D- Ipwa) disposed to discuss is- sues in such explicitly religi- ous terms. "Until you know 'a candi- date's philosophy of life, you don't know the he told a recent interviewer. Asked his philosophy, he said, ''1 define my philosophy in terms of the Lordship of Jesus Christ." Several influential church journals have cited Hatfield as a possibility for the 1976 pres- The Resolution Joint Resolution To proclaim April as a National Day For Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer. Whereas it is the duty of nations, as well as of men, to owe their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions, in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon, and to recognize the sublime truth, an- nounced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations are blessed whose God is the Lord; and Whereas we know that we have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prosperity; we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has ever grown; but we have forgotten God; and Whereas we have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some su- perior wisdom and virtue of our own; and Whereas, intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeem- ing and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us; and Whereas we have made such an idol out of our pursuit of "national security" that we have forgotten that only God can be the ultimate guardian of our true livelihood and safety; and Whereas we have failed to respond, personally and col- lectively, with sacrifice and uncompromised commitment to the unmet needs of our fellow man, both at home and abroad; as a people, we have become so absorbed with the selfish pursuits of pleasure and profit that we have blinded ourselves to God's standard of justice and righteousness for this society; and Whereas it therefore behooves us to humble ourselves before Almighty God, to confess our national sins, and to pray for celemency and forgiveness; now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Congress hereby proclaims that April be a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer; and calls upon the people of our Nation to humble ourselves as we see fit, before our Creator to acknowledge our final dependence upon Him and to repent of our national sins. Passed the Senate Dec. idential race. He ''might emerge as the Republican party's Mr. Clean, capable of (lie Aegean-stables trick of dig- ging out after writes editor James Wall, ed- itor of the ecumenical weekly, Christian Century. "If he does, and if he con- tinues his candor and convic- tion straight into the White House, the country might have found the man who can he moral without being mor- alistic, devout without being pietistic." Considered a liberal Repub- lican, llatfield's particular cri- teria prevent his being pegged in any specific camp on is- sues. For example, allied with conservatives, he has co-spon- sored an anti-abortion consti- tutional amendment, but with liberals, he was an early op- ponent of the Vietnam war and is a critic of U.S. reliance on military diplomacy. Civil Religion He says an "American civil religion" permeating the conn- try has "blinded us to the pos- sibilitv of sin" and sees American power as its "new god." His senate resolution, desig- nating Tuesday a day of re- pentance, says "we have for- gotten God Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-suffici- ent to feel the necessity of re- deeming and preserving grace... "We have made such an idol of our pursuit of 'national se- curity' that we have forgotten that only God can he the ulti- mate guardian of our true livelihood and safety As a people we have become so absorbed with the selfish pur- suits nf pleasure and profit that we have blinded our- selves to God's standard of justice and righteousness for this society." Church and civic groups in several cities, including Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Fla., Scranton, Pa., and Portland, Ore., have planned observan- ces Tuesday, such as closing businesses for varying peri- ods, keeping churches open and special worship services. Local Activities On the state and local level, Tuesday is being observfid as a Day of Humiliation, Fast- ing and Prayer in several ways. The Iowa house passed a resolution this week setting aside Tuesday as a day for humiliation, fasting and prayer. The chapel and sanctuary at St. Mark's Lutheran church will be open for prayer during the day and evening Tuesday in observance of the National Day of Prayer. The Free Methodist church will hold its midweek service Tuesday at p.m. instead of Wednesday in observance of the National Day of Prayer. The Christian Women's Club of Cedar Rapids will hold two prayer coffees Tuesday, one at the home of Mrs. James Zean, 1059 Thirty-fourth street NE, the other at the home of Mrs. Francis Johnson, 2408 Mallory street SW, both at a.m. Mrs. Robert L. Miller, pres- ident of Church Women Unit- ed, urged women of all faiths, Christian, Jewish and Mos- lems, to set aside Tuesday as a day of prayer and fasting for our nation. She urged that "women pray especially for Cedar Rapids and Marion that the flood of filth and lawlessness that has affected so many cities will be stemmed." Worship Services in Cedar Rapids Churches ASSEMBLY OF GOD Central 3030 F ave. NW. Ramon Booth. S.S. Sen. Eve. Wed. First 2531 42nd st. NE. Gary A Jenkins. S.S. Serv. Rve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Berean 5037 Center Point rd. NE. Glen V. High. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Calvary (CBA) 1203 3rd ave. SW. Harry Egner. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Edgewood (BGC) E ave. and Edgewood rd. NW. Roger T. Goodson. S.S. Serv. 11. Eve. 7. Wed. 1200 2nd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne A. Shireman. S.S. Serv. Eve. 6. 1947 Wash- ington ave. SE. Larry R. Engle. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Immamiel (S. B. C.) 1900 F ave. NW. S.S. 9. Serv. "Relation Between Faith, and Works'1. Dr. Ralph Smith. Eve. "Promises To Dr. Smith. Wed. 'eve. 7. .Mt. 824 8th st. SE. LeRoy White. S.S. Serv. 11, 3.30. Wed. New Testament B a p t i s (BBF) 749 Old Marion rd. NE. John Hulse, jr. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Noelridse 1147 Clifton st. NE. S.S. Serv. 9. Eve. Wed. eve. Redemption missionary Bap- tist 1014 10th ave. SE. Har- mon Webb. Serv. 11. Eve. 8. Tues. Twin Pines 3300 42nd st. NE. Werner Lernke. S.S. 10. Serv. 11. Eve. 7. Wed. Valley View 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. Carroll Van Anda. S.S. Serv. "God's Biggest Eve. 7. "Faith 5n Wed. eve. 7. "The Day of God's CATHOLIC All Saints Dalewood, 29th SE. Edmund J. Becker, James T-i. Blocklinger. Masses, Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 6, noon. Immaculate 3rd ave. SE. Wm. P. Leonard, Daniel J. Keppler, Richard J. Hess. Masses, Sat. Sun. 6, 8, 10, noon, St. Edgewood rd. NW. John M. Gregory, Richard Ament, L a V erne Schueller. Masses, Sat. Sun. 7, 10, St. 21st ave. SW. Rcbcrt W. Cizok. Paul C. McMants. Masses, Sat. Sun. 8, .11, BIBLES CHRISTIAN BOOKS MUSIC RECORDS SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES at the New CEDAR BOOKSTORE 3519 1st. Ave. SE Cedar Rapids 366-7189 St. ave., 24th NE. A. A. Sodawasser, Arthur Kleve, T. J. Kisting. Masses, Sat. p.m.; Sun. 8, 11, St. Patrick's 500 1st ave. NW. Martin Laughlin, Carl A. Ries, Maurice J. Lynch. Masses, Sat. p.m.; Sun. 8, 11, St. Pius st., Col- lins rd. NE. Bernard G. Collins, John Friederick. Masses, Sat. p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, noon, 5. St. 5th st. SE. Clarence Frana. Masses, Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. CHRISTIAN Cedar 526 3rd ave. SW. Neville G. Clayton. S.S. 9. Serv. "Putting How i Before 3rd ave. SE. John M. Hardy. S.S. Serv. "The Family of Nuelridge 727 Collins rd. NE. Philip Ewoldsen. S.S. Serv. EPISCOPAL A Ave. NE. Paul Traeumer. Masses, 8, 10. Chil- dren's chapel and S.S. 10. Eve. 7. St. John's 355 19th st. SE. D. A. Loferski. (Communion 8.) S.S., serv. Choral Eu- charist, first Sun. St. Michael's 220 40th st. NE. Thomas C. Aycock, jr. Choral serv. and S.S. 10. Eu- charist, 8 a.m., 6 p.m. JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Cedar Valley-South Congre- gation 1221 Center Point frd. NE. Public talk, "As Christians We Care About Oth- er Watchtower, "Whatever Else You Are Do- ing McCloud Springs-North Con- gregation 1221 Center Point rd. NE. Public talk, "As Christians We Care About Oth- er Watchtower, "Whatever Else You Are Do- ing Pioneer Avenue Congrega- tion 3103 -Pioneer ave. SE. Public talk, Walchtower, LATTER DAT SAINTS Trailridge rd. SE. Bishop Paul L. Garvin. Priesthood, S.S. 10. Sacra- ment. Wed. eve. 19th st. NE. Elder James O. Loy. S.S. Serv. GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH 1947 Washington Ave. S.E. AM Sunday School AM Morning Service Evening Service Wed. Service PM The family unit Is the most basic of all Divine Institutions tor the human race. The tamllv unit was dcsloncd bv God to provide hap- piness tor man and wile, strength and slabllitv lor a nation, and harmony for the rearing and train- ing, of children. Genesis Proverbs 1'JM-1S; Enhoslrns 33 and LUTHERAN Bethany Forest dr. SE. A. C. Hornbostel. S.S. Serv. Concordia John- son ave. NW. Paul A. Scheldt. S.S. Serv. 8, "Easter First (LCA) 1000 3rd ave. SE. George W. Carlson, Alvon Nelson. S.S. "Learning To Ken Owen. Bible Study. Mrs. Vally Nelson. Serv. 11. "Come and Gloria 153 Cher- ry Hill rd. NW. Charles G. Schultz. S.S. Serv. Communion, first. Sun. of month. Good Shepherd (WELS) 2900 42nd st. NE. Gary Kirsch- ke. S.S. 9. Serv. "Are We Hiding Behind Locked Holy 720 Edgewood rd. NW. Cedric J. Lofdahl. S.S. Serv. Sat. p.m. 273G Bowling st. SW. Michael A. Last. Com- munion, 1st Sun. of month. Sat. serv. 6 p.m. S.S. Serv. 10. Our 3634 1st ave. NE. F. William Hilker. Marvin L. Ehnen. S.S. Serv. 8, St. Andrew (LCA) 4420 Center Point rd. NE. James M. Lesher. S.S. Serv. "Don't Worry About To- John Baehman. St. 2100 1st ave. NE. David Frans Larson. S.S. Serv. 11. "A Narrative Description the Lutheran SI. Stephen's (ALC) Mea- dowbrook, 31st st. SE. Landis J. Olson. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. 1363 1st ave. SW. Richard A. Osing, Richard L. Thompson. S.S. Serv. 8, "How To Sat. eve. 6. "How To Word of (Mo.) 1363 1st ave. SW. Allan C. Page. First and third Sun. of month. S.S. 2. Serv. 3. Zion (Mo.) Highway 150, Hiawatha. Larry Brelje. S.S. Serv. METHODIST Asbury (United) 351 26th Those who live in the Lord never see each other lor the last time. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wisconsin Synod) -12nd St. N.E. 393-5736 ave. SW. Charles R. Mehaffey. S.S., serv. 9, 11. Bertram (United) L. Neil Townsend. S.S. Serv. 512 6lh st. SE. George Moore. S.S. Serv. 11. Buffalo (United) Blairs Ferry rd. NE. Wilberl R. Tru- sheim. S.S. Serv. 9. Faith (United) 1000 30th st. NE. Wilbert R. Trusheim. S.S. serv. G ave. NW. Wayne Eyan. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Tues. eve. Hillside Weslcyan Church 2600 1st ave. NW. Richard Ernst. S.S. Serv. 302 33rd st. NE. Clifton W. Ellerbeck. S.S. 10. Serv. 9, 11. "The Word From Mt. Lovely 42nd and Wenig rd. NE. Don F. Maple. S.S. Sere. "Jumping In With Your Clothes Salem (United) 225 First ave. SW. Paul Pfaltzgraff. S.S. 9. Serv. 10. Sharon (United) 831 18th ave. SW. Everett K. Burharn. S.S. 9, Serv. 10. St. 1430 El- lis blvd. NW. Stephen R. Root, S.S. Serv. 10. St. Mark's (United) 4700 Johnson ave. NW. Lee Roy Col- lins. S.S. Serv. 11. "What Manner of Person [Ought You St. Paul's (United) 1340 Third ave. SE. Arnold Herbst, James H. Riegel, Warren S. Webb. S.S. 11. Commun- ion, Serv. 11. "Con- cerning the Shueyville (United) Ht. 2. Leonard Showalter. S.S. Serv. Trinity (United) 3rd ave. 5th st. SW. Ernest W. Larson. S.S. Serv. "We Know Our Own Ely.rd. SW. (Continued: Page 5, Col. 7.) A sight and sound experience in the Holy Land! Israel is a land of startling contrast. Gleaming modern cities coexist with the weathered signs of centuries past. An expanse of barren desert is interrupted by flourishing vineyards and orchards. A tiny nation reborn only 25 years ago builds for the future in spite of resource-draining wars. HIS LAND, the award-winning motion picture never before shown on television, conveys the essence of the beauty and mystery of Israel. HIS LAND a one hour color special... that takes you on a journey into the soul of a nation. 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