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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                To Africa I The Cedar Itjuiils j i Gazette: Sat., June 22, 1974 Altenbernds Accept Assignment 'Dale Evans Easy Going Gazette Photo by Du.ine Crock When the deacons of Trinity Lutheran church, Cedar Rapids, met to discuss priority needs for the congregation, one item discussed was aid for the elderly, people with heart or respiratory ailments and the handicapped to negotiate the steps that lead to the nave of the church. The deacons decided buy and install a Stair-Glide at the west entrance of the church. Pictured are Mr. and Mrs. Martin Possehl, 2402 Tenth avenue SW, with the Stair-Glide. IM'i Drivirt i and Kloy Altt'iihenid have been home from Africa only "i- "C'.r. they will be packing their bags again for a return trip to the "dark continent." The Altenbernds have ac- cepted a three.year assign- men! with the I'resbyterian '.mi.-cn, in 'in1' couple will be missionaries i initially assigned to a hos- j pilal at Mhugi Mayi in the na- I lion's Katanga Province. i formerly known as I I he Hclgian Congo, located in Central Africa between the Central African Republic and j Sudan on the north and An- Kola and Zambia on the i .south. The country lias a very j small portion of territory on the Atlantic seacoast. Contractor i Altenbcrnd's 15 years as a building contractor in Musca- tinc will he put to good use in Zaire. He explained that he will be project supervisor for a 100-bed hospital under con- struction. The couple will leave Muscatine in August. The Altenbernds finished two years of service in the Peace Corps in December. They were assigned to schools in Kisumu, Kenya. He taught, woodworking and drawing and Mrs. Altenhernd taught English. They view their next three years with mixed emotions. "Of course living in Africa away from our friends and family is not all a bed of Mrs. Altenbernd ad- mitted, but added that the ex- perience can be "very re- warding." cash a check al a bank. 1 would have to talk with the president and have tea and men wan in liii" at a window." Delays Altenbernd said the school where he was to teach to begin at a cer- Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Altenhernd Archbishop Will Install New Archbishop Michael Shaheen head of the Toledo Archdioces of North America, will insta the Rev. Robert Demetrios Sun day as new pastor for St. John Orthodox church. During the service, Archbisho' Shaheen will ordain into th Diaconate David Palchikoff Robert Demetrios St. Paul. Palchikoff is a gradu ate of the Pacific Lutheran uni versity, Tacoma, Wash., and a student at the Theological semi nary, St. Paul. Father Demetrios was born in Cuba in 1937 and received his bachelor of arts, master of arts and doctor of philosophy de grees in Cuba. He was ordainec in 1964. He was made Archimandrite in 1972. Father Demetrios received the Mayor's Certificate of Ap- preciation and the Certificate Commendation from the City of Los Angeles, Calif.; City of New York Certificate of Honors and the New York State Governor's award for drug prevention, and designated as the advisor to the Peruvian government on drug related problems. A Inucheon honoring Arch- bishop Shaheen will be held Sunday at p.m. at the Roosevelt. Rehearsals Underway For Musical Program Rehearsals arc now underway for Bill Gaither's "Alleluia: A P r a i s e Gathering for Be- Rehearsals arc every Monday at p.m. at St. Ste- phen's Lulheran church. The musical will be presented in September. The program is not sponsored by any church group or denomi- nation but rather is a calling together of Christians in Cedar Rapids to praise (jod. Anyone of at least junior high The Allcnbernds went to Kenya for their Peace Corps training and were assigned to a volunteer group made up mostly of couples and fami- lies. Their training concen- trated on the language, Swa- hili, and the nation's culture and customs. Living Conditions The Altenbernds were sur- prised at their living condi- tions in Kenya. "Kenya is a developing na- tion and better off than many other black African coun- Altenbernd explained. "We expected mud huts, but instead had a three-bedroom house with running water and electricity." Kor the Allenbcrnds, the biggest adjustment to the African way of life was get- ting used to the native con- cept of time. "In Kenya, nothing happens in a Mrs. Altenbernd said. "For instance, it would take me a half a day just to days because all of the teach- ers and students did not show up at the right lime. In their associations wiUi Kenyans, the AllenbcriHi.-, found thi! people to be "happy and content." Altenbernd said he visited with a primitive tribe in the bush and then wondered if educating the people was the right thing to do. "We them our standards through education and our in- volvement there but will this make them happy or cause problems'.' Thai's a crucial question." The deadline tor informa- tion for the church page of July C will he Wednesday noon instead of Thursday noon be- cause of the July 4 holiday. The deadline will return to Thursday noon for the July 13 church page. Wiil Speak In Decorah UKCOKAll Halt' Kvans motion picture and lelc- Uaiuii slar uf Moslems, wiii ut ;i featured spcukur al the lu'.va U i f t r i c t American Lutheran Church Women's convention here Tuesday and Wednesday. The convention will he held in the Luther college fieldhun.sc. Mrs. liojier.s lias received many citations for her work as a religious leader. She was named Churchwoman of the Year in 1964 by Religious Heri- tage and Woman of the Year by International Orphans. Inc. Also appearing on the two-day program will be Esther Onstad, Bible teacher and author of the 1974 ALCW Bible study on the book of Revelation. Margaret Hauman, national ALCW president, Marge Wold, executive director of ALCW, Dr. Kenneth Pricbe, national direc- tor of United Missions Appeal, and Alice Smith of the Lutheran World Relief will also be on the program. Church Briefs Iowa Lutherans Hold Convention in Amanas Delegates from over 100 Lu- theran Church-Missouri Synod congregations are meeting for the 24th convention of the Iowa District East at the Holiday Inn of the Amanas, Amana. The Rev. Vernold Aurich, mis- ions and stewardship director of the Nebraska district of the synod, will be the keynote speaker. The delegates will be electing a president, two Vice-presidents ;ind 11 circuit counselors. -Visitors a filnr that takes an honest look at per- sonal involvement in the church, will he shown Sunday at 7 p.m. at Hillside Weslcyan church. St. Sebald Lutheran church of Priest Named To St. Benedict's Church, Decorah DECORAH The Rev. Ed- vard Lechtenberg of Eagle >ove will replace the Rev. Al- honse White at St Benedict's Catholic church here July 9. Father White, who served the )ccorah parish for seven years, vill become pastor of St. Pat- ick's Catholic church, Anamo- a. A native of Dyersville, Father Vhite has been a priest for 31 ears. He graduated form ollege in Dubuque and re- eived his theological training t St. Mary's seminary, Cincin- ali. Father While has arishcs in Cedar Rapids, Cedar alls, Colo and Roseville. Father Lechtenberg, who has ccn pastor of Sacred Heart atholic church in Eagle Grove, a native of Lansing. New Associate Pastor Named for St. Paul's Strawberry Point is planning an outdoor church service Sundaj a.m. at the rodeo arena at Three Crosses ranch. A pol luck dinner and trailride follow at 1 p.m. "The '74 Summer Octet" of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theo- logical seminary, Crestwood, N.Y., will present a program of Orthodox liturgical music Tuesday at p.m. at St. George Orthodox 'church. The Cedar Rapids Bible chape is planning a vacation Bible school from June 24 to 28 from to a.m. Duane Davis Jefferson, will give magical per- formances. "Sweet Manna" a group of college students from Grove City college, Grove City, Pa., will present a program June 30 at a.m. at First Pres- byterian church. St. Paul's United Methodist church is sponsoring an all- church picnic Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Harbor View pavilion, El- lis park. The Sixth Day will present a program of sung and word Center Point Minister Received as Member CENTER, POINT The Rev. Dwayne Madsen, pastor of the Ccnler Point United Melhodist church, was ordained deacon reco'vcc' as a member of served the Iowa United Methodist, con- Ihc Iowa llniled Melhodist school age is invited to attend St. the rehearsals. For further infor- [church. church announced Ihe appoint- ment of Ihe liev. Denlon W. Eric-son as assoeialc minister I'nilod Melhodist m a t i o n contact Holler, 3fifi-fiO.il. Mrs. Carl I'aslor Kricson served sociate minister al. First United i Methodist church, Mason Cily. Prior to that hi> served churches _ n e I in Kdgcwood and Monlicello. To Begin Sunday, Revival Services Sunday at a.m. at the Toddville Free Methodist church. The Rev. T. R. Edwards of Quincy, 111., will speak Sunday at 7 b.m. at the Redemption Baptist church on the church's anniversary. The Rev. Vernon Coates will lead the Redemption church in an evangelistic outreach pro- ;ram Thursday at 7 p.m. The Alleluia Chorus will present a musical program at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Hills Com- munity Reformed church. Women To Serve As Missionaries To the Needy DUBUQUE group of more than 100 young women and nuns who will serve as missionaries with the needy throughout an eight-state area this summer left the Mt. St. Francis convent here June 15 for their assignments. The 61 young women and 50 Catholic sisters will participate in "Common a sum- mer project sponsored by Du- buque's Mt. St. Francis. Missionary teams will serve in Iowa at the' Slate Hospital School at Woodward, the Mes- quakie Indian settlement at Tama, and Reniscn, and at the St. Ambrose parish in DOS Moines. East Iowa Bible Camp Opens for 30th Season East Iowa Bible conference, a non- denominational organization, is opening its camp, four miles northwest of Millers- burg, for its 30th season with increased numbers expected for both the June and August family camping weeks. According to board members, the success of the camp, located on 14 acres in southern Iowa county, has been twofold the purpose of the camp and the modest camping fees. Since its founding in 1944, the camp board has stressed three goals: To win persons for Christ, impart and teach God's word and provide a place for fellowship for prac- tical Christian living. Trained counselors are as- signed to small groups of campers and many volunteers aid in the maintenance of the facilities. Mr. and Mrs. Royce New- ton, Walker, live on the grounds six months a year. Pictured above is the main structure of the East Iowa Bible conference camp. It serves as a chapel, kifchen-dining area and canteen. A guest house, numerous cabins and electrical hook-ups for campers are available at the camp. where Newton acts as camp director without pay. Recreation on the grounds includes paddle boats and fish- ing on the three-acre pond, swimming, badminton and tennis. Dr. F. Stevenson of Bright- on, Mich., will serve as the conference speaker June 24 to 28. Dr. Don Hillis, associate director of TEAM, and Dr. Chester McCalley, Kansas City, will speak at the Aug. 12 to 17 family conference. Worship Services in Cedar Rapids Churches ASSEMBLY OF GOD Central 3030 P ave. NW. Samon Booth. S.S 9-30 Serv Eve. Wed. First 2531 42nd st. NE, fary A Jenkins. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Bercan 5037 Center Point rd. NE. Glen V. Hish. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. 1203 3rd 'e. SW. Harry R. Egncr, Wayne Peterson. S.S. 9. Serv Eve. 7. EdKewood (BGC) E ave. ind Edgewood rd. NW. Roger r. Goodson. S.S. Serv. 11. ivc. 7. Wed. 1200 2nd ave. iE. Dr. Wayne A. ..S. 9. Serv. 10. Shireman. 1947 Washi- ngton ave. SE. Larry R. Engle S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Immanuel (S. B. C.) 1900 ave. NW. S.S. 9. Serv. !vc. Wed. eve. 7. Mt. 824 8th st. iE. LcRoy White. S.S. ierv. 11, 3.30. Wed. Now Testament I! .1 p 11 s BBF) 749 Old Marion rd. NE. ohn Hnlse, jr. S.S. Serv Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Golf and Clifton st, NE. Bnico W. Young, Mike Haslinas, Dale Katrhcr. S.S. 'Sorv. Luther To Host Institute on Issues DKCOIiAll Lulher collide and Hie office of Continuing Kd- iii-alinn for Lutherans in Iowa, "God's Final Eve. iM. Hardy. Serv. 9. "Three Final "First Missionary Jour- Wed. eve. Noelridee 727 Collins rd. 11 i 1U. Redemption Missionary Bap- NE. Philip Ewoldscn Serv "The Past, the Present; the Future, anc! EPISCOPAL A Ave. NE. Paul Iraeumer. Masses, 8, 10. Chil- dren's chapel and S.S. 10. Eve 7 St. John's 355 iSth 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 Choral serv. and S.S. 10. charist, 8 a.m., (i p.m. list 1014 10th ave. SE. Har- mon Webb. S.S. Serv. II Eve. 8. Tucs. Twin Pines i 3300 42nd st. NE. Werner Lemkc. S.S. 10. Serv. 11 Eve 7 Wed. Valley View 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. Carroll Van Anda, Dave Pastor. S S Serv. "Joseph Man in Whom Is the Spirit of Wed. eve. 7. CATHOLIC All Saints Dalewood, 29th SE. Edmund J. Becker, James L. Blocklinger. Masses. Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 6. 9, noon. Immaculate rd ave. SE. Wm. P. Leonard, Daniel J. Keppler, Richard J. jr. JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Cedar Valley-South Congre- gation 1221 Cemer Point rd NE. Public talk, "Won- drous Creation's Testimony to the Wisdom of Watch- tower, "Practicing Bible Principles in the- McCloud Springs-North Con- gregation 1221 Center Point rd. NE. Public talk, "Wondrous Creation's Testi- mony to the Wisdom of Watclitowcr, "Practicing dr. SE. A. C. Hornbostel. S.S. Serv. Concordia John- son ave. NW. Paul A. Scheldt S.S. Serv. 8, "New Life in Ted Smyth, Dennis Tibben. First (LCA) 1000 3rd ave. SE. George W. Carlson, Alvon Nelson S.S. "Everything You've Wanted To Know About Sex. Without Serv 11. "Guess What Hap- pened on the Way to the Cem- Mon., a.m. Gloria 153 Cher- ry Hill rd. NW. Chsrles S c h u 11 Communion, Sun. of month. Good Shepherd (WELS) 1363 1st ave. SW. Allan C. Page. Second and fourth Sun. of month, serv. Zion (Mo.) Highway 150, Hiawatha. Larry Brelje. S.S. Serv. METHODIST Asbury (United) 351 26th ave. SW. Charles R. Mehaffey. S.S., serv. 9, 11. Bertram (United) L. Neil Townsend. S.S. Serv 512 6th st. SE. George Moore. S.S. 8. Sere. 2900 42nd st. NE. Gary Kirsch- Buffalo (United) Blairs first Ferry rd. NE. Wilbcrt R. Tru- sheim. S.S. Serv. 9. Faith (United) 1000 30th st. NE. Wilbert H. Trusheim. Sat. p.m (LCAi 2730 Bowling st. SW. Michael A. Last. Com- munion, 1st Sun. of month. Sat. serv. (i p.m. S.S. Serv 10. Our 3634 1st ave. NE. F. William Hilkcr. will jointly sponsor an in contemporary issues .Inly (1 loi sher. S.S. Serv. Mon. him! eve. Serv. "liroilglii Back to1 Maple. S.S. St. LCA) 2100 1st ave. NE. David Frans Larson. Serv. St. Stephen's (ALC) Me.-i- .1VC Salem SW (United) 225 First Paul Pfalugniff. S.S. I Continued: H, Col. 5.) p.m; Sun 7 I.UTIIKKAN Bethany -2202 Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. Kvanfji'lisl Mike .Sleiiscn will hold revival services ;it the Con- Assembly of church Services will conlinuc through Friday and will hcijiu each eve- p.m. Slcnsnii is a imi.siciiin, singer mid preacher, lie will have a special ministry In I he youth. al the .school of religion university and received his University of Iowa. Irainini; at Boslon wwkint! in a dni'loral prograin ficiinn.'the book of Kevc-j CHRISTIAN Collar 52H 3rd ave. SW "jlalion, sciiMici- and roliKion, Ilii'j G. Clayton. S.S. 9. s." jni'tt' Iciiiinisin and wlial it' rv. I means to he a Christian today. univTi-sily .school of IlieoloKyi VKAIIS The Soviet Thi> inslilule is 'open In piis and SI. I'niil school of o v c r n in e n I said recently-! tors and lav people of any failh. f'itif Mit Kansas (lily, Mo. I'aslor and Mrs. Urii-son have two sous and two daughters and will he arriving iu Cedar llapids Tuesday. A receplion for them will be held .Inly 7.-il St. Pmil's. its of I'; American planes from Ihe U. S. warned Ihe security of the (lighls could not he guaranteed. Total cost, including hoard, tuition and fe Iwo-week program is For ftilher information lact the llev. Arland Second avenue NW, Waverly. First 810 3rd ave. SE Alleluia Chorus Btthany Lutheran 8il5 a.m. Cedar Mills Community Reformed J p.m. f GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH 1947 Waihington S.E. AM Sunday School AM Morning S.mce Evening Scivicc Wod. Service PM C.oil ha; many for fhoje who come fo Hun through jolvofion in 7eius Chirif. Witl you vnlcr into plan and accopl Hinl Ha hoi {jiaoouily profmrod lor you? I Connfhi'ani 2.9 SPECIAL! 1 weak only! NELSON'S BIBLE STORY BOOK uto JI with children in your Family worihip. NOW 53.95 CEDAR BOOK STORE 3319 l.lAv.. 5C Cftdar Rapfdt 366-7189 "Many who claim to worship God in nature thoughtfully take rod and RUM Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wisconsin Synod) 2300 12nd St. N.K. 393-5736   

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