Friday, October 7, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Religions focus Francis life gives message CATHERINE Vicar St Francis by Episcopal Church Seven hundred and seventyseven yean ago this a 35yearold man stook stark naked before his father and his Bishop in the center of the town The father was furious His face probably purple with anger and red with he disowned the young man and cut him off forever from any share in the familys rich The Bishop took off his own cloak and covered the stubborn young who stalked out of the square to spend the next three years in the squalor of abject poverty ministering to a colony of lepers and other outcasts in the mountains near Of you have already recognized the great act of renunciation that marked the beginning of the lifelong marriage between Lady Poverty and Francis of This past was his feast and this article is a thanks offering for the lifemessage of the patronal saint of the congregation at Francis Francis has been called the most admired of the saints and the least His Joyous aban Ministerial alliance donment of all the values and standards that the civilised world considers if not downright smacks of fairy tales of heroic adventure Deep down inside each one of us lurks something that admires such independence and such Francis was a free as one of his Brother He also was as poor as a and as precariously dependent upon whatever was given to if for his as are the As we realize we turn away a fit sadly from the shining vision of his freedom to the sober reality of providing for our families and ourselves in the day today routine of But the good news is that the joy of Francis kind of freedom can be even in the midst of practical For the secret of his Joy was that in embracing poverty he was freed from the desire to be In caring for he was freed from the dreadful concern for self that keeps us anxiously working and searching for more and more When can look around us at the world and rejoice in the creation as Francis did when he celebrated the beauty of Brother Sun and Sister of Brother Bird and Sister then are learning the Joy of contentment In the riches that God has given us and we are like to turn in loving care to those who need our love and of Francis of Assisi who 777 years ago this week entered on the service of God that gives such perfect Think on him and perhaps you will begin to share a A prayer attributed to Francis Lord make us instruments of your Where there is let us sow love where there is pardon where there is union where there is faith where there is hope where there is light where there is Grant that we may not so much seek to be consoled as to to be understood as to understand to be loved as to For it is in giving that we receive it is in pardoning that we are pardoned and it is in dying that we are born to eternal Briefly Spirit of Life Fellowship is located at 1225 San Antonio Caring important says educator Staff photo by Cindy Richardson People still need to care for each other despite todays high tech society an educator told a gathering of church leaders recently at Texas You need to lead people down the path of said John professor of educational ad ministration at Texas He was speaking at the 38th annual Town and Country Church Technology wont change who you Nothing will replace You have the gift of humanity in serving Gods You are called upon to help people help them selves its a tough he If you can help put people back the world will come out all he referring to problems such as high divorce suicides and drug Many people know the price of everything and the value of Hoyle in regard to the trend toward selfcenteredness in Hoyle noted there are two views of the future doomsday and Building closed in The new building which includes a classroom space and kitchen is a step closer to completion at Bulverde Baptist The work which was started with a Together We Build program in 1982 is scheduled to be completed during the first of The majority of the work has been done by members of the churchs congregation except for the metal said a church The Jim Brazzil is pastor of the Annual festival set games and entertainment are planned throughout the day starting at 11 Oct 16 at the annual festival at Peter and Paul Catholic The dinner of barbeque beef and sausage will be served from 11 to 6 with tickets for large plates and for small Reservations due First Baptist Church of Seguin is now taking reservations for the third Christian Womens Con ference set 28 and Topics for the conference will be sensitivity to the submissiveness to authority and security in surroundings and steadfastness in One of the speakers will be Barbara executive vice president of Dimensions of Christian Living and wife of Jack Taylor who was pastor of Castle Hills Baptist Registration is and includes a noon luncheon and conference Mail home church phone number and fee to First Baptist 1214 Church plans bazaar Schertz United Methodist Church will have its annual bazaar 14 from 9 to 6 and 15 fm 9 to 3 The church is located at 310 First in The bazaar will feature a country arts and white bake shop and a hot lunch at a nominal Persons wishing to donate home canned or baked white or other items may bring them to the church on 13 from 9 to 5 For more call 6581798 or 20th anniversary Church in Valley plans special dinner Staff writer Memten of Church in the Valley Canyon Lake will mark the 30th anniversary of the founding of their church with special activities thU Charter member Frank Hueter will conduct the morning worship and another original the Harold will preach the sermon for the Following the morning an anniversary dinner will be served in Scarborough Those who have been members of Church in the Valley at any time since its inception are invited to attend this anniversary celebration as The church was formally begun in October and was the first church to be established in the Canyon Lake Population was sparse in the rural area before the lake was a and the church was interdenominational to serve all Since that many individual denominations have begun their own churches as the area but the Church in the Valley remains one of the rith 17 denominations or faiths represented in todays mem bership The group which later became Church in the Valley began meeting in the late being organized by and Henry During those early ministers and lay speakers from New Braunfels often filled the pulpit of the They included the Dennis Norman and Property for the church was given in 1962 by and Harry Goode and and Frank A barracks building was purchased from Lackland AFB in San Antonto to be moved to the but compbcations arose and the building was stock on Highway 32 until March and again on Highway IN until June of that It was finally moved into place June Cornerstone for the present sanctuary was laid on May and the opening and consecration of that facility was held on June It of that On during the churchs tenyear anniversary the 30year note on the building was after being paid off in Just three The congregation remains debtfree William Cooper filled the pulpit from March IMf until August when he and the Boyd came to serve the Luter remained until August of this when he resigned to accept a teaching No minister has yet been called to fill the vacancy in the In addition to conducting Sunday morning and evening worship the activities of the congregation include Sunday school youth the ladies Friendship Circle and the Fishermens Breakfast Greeters for the anniversary Sunday will be Annie Louise Mildred Louise Scarborough and Louise all charter members of the Members are reminded to bring a fried chicken and one side dish vegetable or salad to the fellowship hall before the morning worship service on beverages and place settings will be provided by the women of the Friendship Faith brings patience By CUNNINGHAM Oak Baptist Church Faith is Men who really succeed are men who know that every project goes through phases when there is nothing to do but The danger u that we may be tempted in this dreary time to Nine years I shared my dream of a church with a wise friend and asked for his He said it is a great Probably all you can do at the moment is wait and let the thing evolve quite It was sound and sensible Ill never forget the way he rolled out the word There are times in a in a problem and in a goal where there is nothing that we can do except And I mean wait with complete faith in the Lord it will come out This is especially true when we have experienced what may appear to be a failure or costly Suc cessful men are men who refuse to believe in Their infinite patience generates fantastic bounce back ability where the average in dividual would have The possibility or new opportunity will come along to pull him up and on to May Gods rich blessing be Worship at the Assembles Oa Dloi Fellowship Breunfels Johns Assembly of 255 6 prayer Prayer 9 Loop 337 S GUI Commerce St Sunday 7 at worship 10 930 musi evangelistic am and 6 p ni 9 Saturday Valley 10 Euchar United Church UPC Braunfete 10 a Bible BeHevere 970 Loop 337 Sunday One fourth mile school Laurel evangelistic service 35 on FM 2 year Sunday school Bible study worship 10 and Nursi worship 1 1 and 6 midweek service an Assembly of Wedne Calvary Baptist 81 Sunday Baptist Sunday Bible worship Highway 46 S Braunfals 10 worship 1 1 and 7 Wednesday am worship 1 373 Howard Wednesday 7 at and 7 p Bible study worship Seguin Wednesday 1 1 am Nursery Baptist p all Church ol Christ Sunday school Highway 81 Bible worship and Family Cathode Brauntele Seventh for all 9 worship 10 Wednesday S Hidalgo Saturday 2990 evening worship and p Sunday mass 8 Antonio St Bible hour 6 p m Spanish and 5 p 9 15 am classes 7 Church of 1 1 am 137 Mill service Bethel Church of Church of Jaeue Chrlet school 2990 San E North St Sunday UlUr Day Saints 23M service Wednesday 930 San Antonio care urn 30 a m and 6 p meeting 9 relic society 10 Bible Bible classes 7 young women 9 Church of 630 pin primary 9 Sunday 1465 Interstate Sunday 7 30 10 sacrament Sunday school worship and6p Baptist Mission FM 726 near Baptist Lamer School Bible study 9 Croat Lutheran echoo 9 45 a m worship 10 45 a m and Missouri Praabytarlan 1 1 and 7 p m Wednesday Hickory and Croat Sunday Bible study 7 p Sunday aduM Sfcla tettowship mealing worship worship 11 am end lajsteia Bauttat communion third end Oak Baptiet W Sunday St Sunday frotettant worship 1 1 a am worship 10 50 iMMMs 01 Seguin 6pm Wednesday Hatty Sunday tchooi Streets Worship 8 Word Church 7 p worship It am and church school 81 Sunday am and 7 p in Baptist 1 p service 1 p school 9 45 Urtliaa1 1 1 am arid 1 p Sen Ian Pantacoeta Josephs aftaWjaaaaaW AfleMIsM rBrBaaii ftaMlrasft VemPVJB Church tchooi School St IBS Jahn CaW OuayisHir worship service 9 IstJtSw actvikaa p Sunday 730 p Area ier B celebration ol i family service llam Church for middle and jclents 11 am year olds through 5th a m to noon St Paul Lutheren Cross and Santa Clara Streets Worship service 8 am bioadcast on KNBT Radio FM 92i and 1030 Sunday school 915am Peter and Paul Catholic Church 386 N Castell obligation mass for Sunday 7pm Sunday masses am No evening mass Monday through Friday Tree of Life 125 Highway 81 W Sunday ser vice am and 7pm Wednesday service 7pm Trinity Bap her Church 1236 Ervendberg Ave Sunday school 10 worship 1045 and 6pm Brecken United Methodist Church FM 2252 Sunday school 9 30 church service 10 46 a m Bulverde Baptiet Church P 0 Bon 43 Sunday school worship 10 45 a m and 7pm Christian training 6 p m Wednesday service 7 p m Bulverde United Methodist Church Highway 281 North and Crbolo Creek Sunday school church service 10 45 Canyon Laka United Mathotftat Church Fknistone Drive Canyon Lake Mobile Home Estates Sunday school 915am worship 10 30 a m Chapel In ttHe Cove in terdenominationall Cypress Cove Club House Worship 9 am Church Chriet FM 3159 and FM 2673 Bible class 10 am Sunday worship 11 am and 6 p m Wednesday ser wee 7 p m Church In tha Vaftay tin Deep Canyon City Church school 9 worship 1015 a m and 6pm Church In the Assembly of FM 2673 The Oaks Sunday school 10 worship 10M am and 6 30 p rn Fiiadawe Unitad Cfcurcfc at Chriet Geronuno Church school 8am worarup service 1016am Firet Baptiet Church seshoe Falls Estate Sunday school 930 worship 1040 a evening service 6 p m Nursery provided Rock HIM Goepet Church Faith Center 502 Interstate 35 south of New Brauntels behind test erea Sunday school 10 a m worship 8 and 11 am and 7 30 p m Tuesday Bible college 730 p Thursday ladies meeting 9 30 a m and young 7 30 p m St Andrew Lutharn Church IALCI FM 2673 east of Sunday school 8 am worship 1015 communion first Sunday St Francis By The Lake 14 miles west of Interstate 36 on FM 306 10 am Sunday noon Wednesday Rev Katherrne G Higgs vicar St Paul Lutheran Highway 1863 at Highway 281 Sunday tchooi 9am worth 1016 a m St Paul UnMad Church of Chriet Main and FM 78 Church tchooi 9 a m worship 10 16am St ThMtute Woman Catholic Canyon Oam hhtaide Sunday maaa 930 and 11 16 t m pre Sunday mass Saturday 6 and 7 p m Triumphant Lutheran Church Ba Road at Schoartfhai Road 8 am Sunday school 10 am lor

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