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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa New Minister Man of Many Interests The Story of j Glenmary To Be Told The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Sat., July 13, 1974 Speakers Announced A motorcy- cle enthusiast, campaign bul- lon collector, gardener of wild f 1 w c i Kiifin hureim member, carpenter, one-time truck driver and construction worker and former Boy Scout Ins come to McGregor to work as a minister. The Hev. Oliver livered his lirst .sermon as joint pastor of the McGregor l.'nited .Methodist church and First Congrcgalional church I'CC June 30, in what is Ms first full-time charge in any church. lie and his wife had moved into the tional par.snn.iiie just a few days before. Graduate Work The Cedar Falls native and 19lHi graduate of the city high school there pursued his prow- ing interest in church work by earning his BA from the Uni- versity of Northern Iowa in religion and philosophy. He did graduate work in the same fields. While working with the United Methodist Outreach through the Wesley Founda- tion at UNI in 1967, ho met his wife, Janice. Both went from UNI to St. Paul's School of Theology, Kansas City, Mo., for studies. They were married in 1970 and expect their first child in November. Mrs. Larkin just completed her master's de- gree in elementary education at UNI. Her interests include painting and music, "which usually means involvement in the church she said. Mission Work While at St. Paul's he prac- ticed as a Wesley Foundation student minister. He also taught Sunday school at Vil- lage Presbyterian church and did some mission work. The last two years he spent as associate pastor in the Mt. Ayr Larger parish, which served Mt. Ayr, Blockton, Redding and Middle Fork in southwest Iowa. In May he was appointed to the McGre- gor churches replacing the Rev. Hex Piercy, who was as- Tho of the Home Misjioncrs will be told at parishes in the Speakers will highlight her- service at the men's reforma- chaplain at St. Luke's hospital, vices iu area churches. luiy at Tin.- Key. Lua- v.iii al Saleni United The Hev. J. K. Keys and nie Branch will lead the service. Methodist church Sunday at 10 Uubuquc members of his congregation of Redemption Baptist church a.m. on "Another ji, aiiu .'tieniouat AMI-J chuicn. v.ai CL-leuiaie liie nisi animiri- bi'. Wauie S. limner wiii On Sunday in Cedar Hapics, Waterloo, will participate in the sary of the llev. Harmon Well be. speaker at Kenwood the Kev. James; Kelly will speak at the church by hosting several I'ark Presbyterian church Sun- speakers. The Rev. Ilornady, day at a.m. Dr. Towner Burlington, will speak Friday at holds BA. BU MA and Ph. p.m. The Rev. W. Foster degrees from Yale universi- will .speak Saturday at ty. He has taught in Syria and ami the Ri-v. W. l.aisti-r, Ijtbanou and has been an in- l-'ort Madison, will speak in Old Testament at j day at p.m. Princeton Theological seminary. j The Rev. Ucihcrt. Meliza, He is now professor of Old Tes- jnewly appointed missionary lament and dean of the Univer- jv.ilh the Conservative Baptist sity Dubuquc Theological m-h mc ilonroy will speak lmmacu-j Conception church. j July Father C'onroy will .speak at St. Mary's church in! Vining. Aug. Father C'onroy ill speak at St. Patrick's church, Watkins, and Ihu Hev. John lirockman will speak at Inun ic nlate church, Clu- Ordination Rite Set Sunday at Marion Church On IS. Father C'onroy speak at St. John's church. Hlairstown. On 25, Father C'onroy [will speak at Sacred Heart j church in Walker. i The visiting priests will tell I the story of the society founded Jin 1939 to lake the Catholic Church to rural America, large- ly in Appalachia and the South. There was a time when fine Rev. Oliver Larkin, newly-appointed joint minister of the McGregor United Methodist church and First Congregational church UCC was a motor- cycle racer. But a potentially serious accident, in which "I nearly met my cured him of the pursuit. Today he. rides, often with his wife behind him, simply -for economy. "I get 85 miles per gallon makimg hospital and parish calls on this he said, "and who can argue with that unless it luold I I'IL-.ton, son of Mrs. Preston and the late Itus- s e 11 Preston, formerly of Marion, v.ill be ordained into] ithe ministry of thc American AsSOCiate i Lutheran Church Sunday at 7 To Speak thc Ultllenm church ofi The Rev. Gordon Lundberg, new associate pastor at St. Mark's Lutheran church, will Resurrection, Marion. signed to a ministry at Edge- wood. With the other things he's done and the fact that he started out majoring in phys- ics and math at UNI, one wonders how and why he de- cided on the ministry. "It seemed to me that the only one really doing anything on the whole UNI campus were the he ex- plained, "since the Methodist Campus Ministry took action on social issues. two Wesley Foundation min- isters there and was im- pressed with Bishop James Thomas of the United Method- ist conference." Even though all his interests and past experience should have helped accustom htm to activity, he feels it will be a challenge to "keep up the good work of the previous pas- tors and do the work of two men at two churches. Hopeful- ly, we're planning to spend a few years he said. While he's here doing the work of two men, perhaps he can also find some time to find wild flowers to transplant to his garden, locate some more old campaign buttons and perhaps combine business with pleasure by making parish calls on his motorcy- cle. preach Sunday on the topic, "Don't Look He is a recent graduate Foreign Mission Society, will seminary. speak Sunday at a.m. and Mike Noe, DCS Moines, will Jerold p.m. at Calvary Baptist an introductory talk Wcd- church. He will be a circuit-rid- nesclay at 8 p.m. at Peoples Uni- Preston teacher in Brazil. tarian church, on Eckankar, the The. Rev.. Russell Strifflcr, ancient science of soul travel. Church Briefs Mission School To Start Monday Immanuel I) a p t i s t church j A 1 b u r n e 11 United Methodist will conduct a mission vacation church has been postponed from Bible school al the BerlrarnjJu, 9[ Officiating at the service will u r, ii.-ii- i lown hall beginning Monday at be the Rev. William Bieder-6..jQ b mann, pastor of Christ the Kingj A program featuring Bible 21 to Sept. 29. The congregation of St. An- Lutheran church, Iowa City. Dr. stories, music and handcrafti drew Lutheran church will set Weiblen, president of will continue each night, its regular schedule Sun- He is a recent graduate of j "imam wcioien, president ui Northwestern Lutheran Theolog- Wartburg Theological seminary, ical seminary, St. Paul. Thc new pastor's primary area of responsibility will be with the youth of the church. His most recent experience with youth was at the state school for boys in Wisconsin. 30 YEARS AGO A German broadcast declared that "Ger- many's fight for life and death is on." Dubuque, will deliver the ordi- nation sermon. The Rev. Landis Gross, Pocahontas, and the Rev. Otlo Zwanzigcr, Marion, eluding with a parents to celebrate God's gift of program Saturday at 7 p.m. summer outdoors. Members of Children ages three to 18 are in- the church council will serve vited to attend. breakfast on the church lawn from to will also participate in the scr- The film, "Flip will; The worship sen-ice will be be shown Sunday at 7 p.m. at] held at a.m. outside. Hillside Wesleyan church. The! The Rev. Preston, his wife and two children will move to Hudson where he has accepted a call to serve St. Timothy's Lu- theran church. He will be in- stalled there Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. film portrays a generation warped by drugs, illicit sex and materialism. The consecration service The Alleluia Chorus of Jef- ferson high school will conduct the service Sunday at 9 a.m. at First Christian church. By "I was so challenged by the Minister To Begin Work This Sunday William Riley Nobel Laureate Paer Lagerkvlst Of Sweden Dies STOCKHOLM Nobel prize winning author Paer Lagerkvist died Thursday, his family said. He was 83. His colleagues in the Swedish Academy of Letters gave him the literature prize in, 1951, 11 years after he joined Ihe acad- emy. Friends and critics (described him as "a believer without a faith, a religious atheist." Throughout his life 'he fought for humanity, culture and hu- I man values. He felt deeply the Church Members trapsdy of World war I-his works from this period were Return from South I "anguish" and "chaos" and he The Rev. William R. Riley begins his ministry at Im- manuel Baptist 'church this Sun- day. He is a graduate of Southwest- ern Baptist seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, and has pastored churches in Denver, Colo., Kansas City, Mo., Kcnosha, Wis., and Waco, Texas. He is coming to Cedar Rapids after six years at Temple Baptist church, Springfield, Mo. He and his wife, Patsy, have four children and will live at 6811 Brentwood drive NE. Sisters of Mercy Plan Pilgrimage To All Sairtfs To observe the Holy and the centennial the arrival of their religious community to Cedar Rapids, the Sisters of Mercy, Sacred Heart convent, will make a pilgrimage toj All Saints church Tuesday. All Saints church has designated as one of the Holy Year Pilgrimage churches.. The Rev. Thomas Currie, chaplain of Sacred Heart con- vent, will conduct a departure service at p.m. in the con- vent chapel. The group will, then depart for All. Saints church where Father Currier will pre- side at the Celebration of the Eucharist at p.m. SIGOURNEY Twenty-eight young people and adults repre- sented the United Methodist church of Sigourney in an Appa- lachian service project of Union college, Barbourvillc, Ky. They left June 2B and relumed July 7. This is the second summer Ihc church has participated in Ihe program. During the one-week slay in Ihe Cumburland (lap a r e a of Kentucky, church members took part in a summer work project in the hill country. reacted to the rise of Nazism in the 30s with equal vigor. His drama "The Hangman" in 1933 warned of the impend- ing collapse of cu.lf.ure and his first full length novel "The Dwarf" in 1944 gjwe a brilliant analysis of thc pijoblem of evil apparent in every man, the will to hale and dcstrov. William Caldwell INDEPENDENCE Revival services will be conducted nightly at beginning Wednesday at the Calvary Evangelistic center here. The gospel themes will be sal- vation for the soul, divine heal- ing for the body, the Baptism in the Holy Spirit and the seconc coming of Christ. The guest speaker will be the Rev. William Caldwell, evange- list and author of Tulsa, Okla. His sermon subjects include "Meet the "Your Mir- "Gifts of the "Running Away From "The Hillbilly's Pea "Samson and Guess "The Snake in Your "The Other "Lying and 'When the World Goes The services will be at a.m. and p.m. July 21. Senate Lets Hospital Workers Join Unions WASHINGTON (AP) The senate has passed a compro- mise bill allowing employes of nonprofit hospitals to join unions. The 63-29 vote sent the bill to the house for final action. Under the compromise agreed to by senate-house conferees, any workers who object to joining a union could pay the equivalent of dues to charity. Worship Services in Cedar Rapids Churches ASSEMBLY OF GOD Central 3030 F ave. NW, Ramon Booth. S.S. Serv. Eve. Wed. First 2531 42nd st. NE, Gary A Jenkins. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Berean 5037 Center Point rd. NE. Glen V. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. (CBA) 1203 3rd ave. SW. Harry H. Egner, Wayne Peterson. S.S. 9. Serv Eve. 7. Edjrewood (BGC) E ave. and Edgewood rd. NW. Roger T. Goodson. S.S. Serv. 11 Eve. 7. Wed. (ABC) 1200 2nd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne A. Shireman. S.S. 9. Serv. 10. (GARB) 1947 Wash- ington ave. SE. Larry R. Engle, S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Immanucl (S.B.C.) 1900 F ave. NW. William E. Riley. S.S 9. Serv. "A Commonei for Eve. "It's Harvest Wed. eve. 7. Mt. (NBC) 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. Noelridge Park (CBA) Golf and Clifton st. NE. Bruce W. Young, Mike Hastings, Dale Katcher. S.S. Serv. 9. Eve. "Paul's Visit to Wed. eve. Redemption Missionary Bap- tist 1014 10th ave. SE. Har- mon Webb. S.S. Serv. 11. Eve. S. Tues. Twin Pines Baptist (NAB) 3300 42nri st. NE. Werner Lemke. S.S. 10. Serv. 11. Eve. 7. Wed. Valley View (BGC) 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. Carroll Van Anda, Dnve Pastor. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. CATHOLIC All Saints Dalewood, 29th SE. Edmund J. Becker, James 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. "Behold, I First 840 3rd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne Hensley. Serv. 9. Nuelridge 727 Collins rd. NE. Philip Ewoldsen. 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, lirst 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 rd. NE. Public talk, 'Watch- tower, McCloud Springs- North Con- gregation 1221 Center Point rd. NE. Public talk, Watchtower, Pioneer Avenue Conrrega- tion 3103 Pioneer ave. SE. Public talk, Watchtower, LATTER DAT SAINTS Trailridge rd. 'E. Bishop Paul L. Garvin. Priesthood, S.S. 10. Sacra- ment, Wed. eve. 19th st. NE. Elder James O. Loy. S.S. Serv. LUTHERAN Bethany Forest dr. SE. A. C. Hornbostel. S.S. Blocklingcr. Masses, Sat. 5 1 Serv. lfl'45 p.m.; Sun. 6, 9, noon.j Concordia 4210 John- Immaculate Conception 859 son ave. NW. Paul A. Scheldt. 3rd ave. SE. Wm. P. Leonard, Daniel J. Kcppler, Richard J. Now You.Know NEW YORK (DPI I -If infla-j lion were to continue at a 111; Thc go.il for thc six-weel: proj-jpercent annual rale until thci eel is lo repair at least SOiycar 2000. an automobile thai! houses and drill at least today would cost wells. Cedar Rapids Emergency Numbers Ambulance.........366-7654 Fire...............398-5343 Highway Patrol 364-5171 After Hours......363-5629 Police.............398-5353 Sheriff.............398-3521. (Clip and carry in your billfold) Hess. Masses, Sat. I 8, 10, noon, I St. Edgewood rci. I John M. Gregory, Richard Amenl, LaVerno Schuollcr. Sun. First (LCA) 1000 3rd ave. !SE. George W. Carlson, Alvon K'elson. S.S. Finla. Serv. Ashamed of (lie Dr. Sister Ann 11. "Not Masses, Sat. Sun. 's! h'oscph McCabc. 9.30 n I Gloria 153 Cher-! "'si' LudmiU's-211 21st HiU rd' NW' charlcs G- SW. Robert W. Paul McMants. Masses, Sat. lon' "1M Sun Sun. 8, 11. St. Matthew's 1st ave., 24th NE. A. A. Sodawasscr, Arthur Kleve, T. J. Kisting. Masses, Sat. p.m.; Sun. 8, 11, St. Patrick's 500 1st ave. NW. Martin Laughlin, Carl A. Cominun- f month. Good Khrphrrd (WEI.S) -12nd st. NE. Gary Kirsch- munion, 1st Sun. of month. S.S. 9. Serv. Our 3634 1st ave. NE. F. William Hilker. Marvin L. Ehncn. Serv. 9. Wed. eve. St. Andrew (LCA) 4420 Center Point rd. NE. James M. Lesher. Serv. "What the Spirit St. 2100 1st ave. NE. David IFrans Larson, Gordon Lundberg. S.S. Serv. 11. "Don't Look St. Stephen's (ALC) Mea- dowbrook, 31st st. SE. Landis J. Olson. S.S, serv. 9. 1303 1st ave. SW. Richard A. Osing, Richard L, Thompson. S.S. Serv. 8, "The Cost of Disciple- Sat. eve. 6. "The Cost of Word of (Mo.) 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. Serv. Buffalo (United) Blairs Ferry rd. NE. Wilbert H. Tru- sheim. S.S. Serv. 9. Faith (United) 1000 30th st. NE. Wilbert R. Trusheim. !hildren's Church and serv., G ave. NW. Wayne Ryan. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. eve. Hillside Weslcyan Church 2600 1st ave. NW. Richard Ernst. S.S. Serv. "Mourn No Eve. 7. "Flip Wed. eve. 302 33rd NE. Clifton W. Ellerbeck, I'om Mattson. S.S. u. Serv 9, -An Earlier Apollo Mis- Lovely 42nd and Wenig rd. NF, Don F. Maple. S.S. Serv. in a Room 'with thc Doors Salem (United) 225 First we. SW. Paul Pfaltzgraff. S.S. Serv. 10. "Another Bcgin- Russell Strifflcr. Sharon (United) 831 18th we. SW. Everett K. Burham. S.S. 9. Serv. 10. St. 1430 El- lis blvd. NW. Stephen R. Root, S.S. Sew. 10. St. Mark's (United) 4700 Johnson ave. NW. Lee Roy Col- lins. Communion and serv. 9. "God's Act in Christ Is Not 'Stuff St. Paul's (United) 1340 Third ave. SE. Arnold Herbst, Denton Ericson, Warren Webb. S.S. 11. Communion, Serv. 11. "Concerning Old Shueyville (United) Rt. 2 Richard Sebeniecker. S.S. Serv. Trinity (United) 3rd ave. 5ih st. SW. Wilson Hyde. S.S. 10. Serv. 9. "What Is Ely rd. SW. Richard Sebeniecker. S.S. 10. Serv. 9 NAZAEENE First 3113 1st ave SW. Hardy J. Powers. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. 29th st. NE. Crawford Howe. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. Trinity 1328 K st. SW. James L. Hayes. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. ORTHODOX St. (Sy.) 1202 10th st. SE. Constantine Nasr. S.S. Matins 10. Liturgy, Sat. Vespers, p.m. St. John's (E) 600 7th st. SE. Demetrios Walker. S.S., Matins, 10. Morning Prayers, St. 501 A ave. ME. Alexander Anastasiou. Or- thros 9. Liturgy 10. Sat. Ves- pers 5 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN Calvin Sinclair (United) 715 38th st. SE. Earl A. Hueb- ner. Serv. 9, "Abundant Central 1700 B ave. NE. Allen S. Van Cleve. Scry. Mr. and Mrs.. Paul Smith. Christ Church (United) 2000 1st Ave. NW. Robert Eou- ton. Serv. 9. "What About Faith Dr. Malcolm L. Peel. First (United) 310 5th st. SE. John S. Shew, Larry R. Johnson. Serv. "Church and Country on the Cross- Hus Memorial (United) 2808 Schaeffer dr. SW. George B. McDill. S.S. Serv. Dr. Theodore Li i ley. Indian Creek (Reformed) K.P. Hall, 1001 Old Marion rd. NE. Mark Pett. S.S. 11. Serv. 10. Kenwood 327 35th st. NE. L. A. Chamberlain, Murry Haver. S.S. Serv. "An Eye for an Eye, My Dr. Wayne Sib- ley Towner. 1525 Holly- wood blvd. NE. Floyd J. Con- roy. Serv. "A Pocketbook Full of Holes" Dr. John Wal- ker. 237 10th st. NW. Francis Hoy King. Serv. 9. David M. Hay. 1285 3rd ave. SE. Dr. John P. Woods. S.S. Communion and serv. 8, 11. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST and R) 351 8th ave. SW. Glenn D. Hunt. Serv. 8. First Congregational 361 17th st. SE. Glenn N. Bender, Robert L. Myren. Serv. 10. 'Prayer, Wed. eve. 7. Hope 150 9th ave., Hia- watha. Lyle V. Kuehl. Serv. 8. OTHER CHURCHES Baha'i Center Firesides: Wed., 2103 Cedar Valley apts.; Thurs., 2435 4th ave., Marion; Fri., 8, 2720 2nd ave. SE. Bethany 6th st. NW. Mary A. White. S.S. Serv. 10. "Lost in the Cedar Hills Community Re- 'ormed 4980 Gordon ave. SW. Leon Aalberts. S.S. Jim Lockett. Sen'. 11. Eve. 7. Cedar Hills Evangelical Free West Post rd. and Midway dr. NW. S.S. Serv. Eve. 7. Wed. eve.. 7. Cedar Rapids Bible 3412 Oakland rd. NE. S.S. 11. Serv. 11. Eve. 7. Wed. Cedar Rapids Friends Meet- (Conlinucd: Page G, Col. 7.) kr. Serv. "Spotlight on Dis-' Holy Edfiewood I'd. Cedric J. I I.oftlahl. S.S. Serv. Sat. p.m. LCA'1 27311 Bowling j _____ I Ries, Maurice J. Lynch. Masses, si. Alvin Oanielsun. t'onl-i 'The1 Alleluia Chorus First Christian Church a.m. Coming Full concert High School Aug. Allan KoepU. Dirftcfi GALILEE BAPTIST 1 947 Washington Ave. BOOKS RECORDS AM Sunday School AM Morning Service Evening SCHOOL SUPPLIES Wed. Service- the New "If my people wliicli mo liv my nonio, iltoll tliominlvfli, ono1 prey, nnf' iny fried, from lln-ir wovl; lionr 1st Avo. SE lionvnn, will loirjivo tin, diirf Ilioir Rapids II Chioniclot 7: 1 TIIE CHANCELLORS QUARTET in concert at the TODDVIILE FREE METHODIST I'lllltCII July 14 7 P.M. "Regular church" attend- ance usually does not de- pend on how far an indi- vidual is from generally depends on how far an individual is from God" Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wisconsin Synod) 2900 -12nd St. N.E. L. 393-5736 Hear PASTOR WILLIAM R. RILKY Sunday Wednesday Evening IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH I Mill) F Avenue .W Eileen OWNER INVITES YOU TO STOP IN CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE 529 4th Ave. SE 363-8697 The Singing Rambos in Concert Sat., July 20 at P.M. Coe College Auditorium Advance At The Door Tickets Available Al The Gospel Record Shop Christian Book Store and Cedar Book Store
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