Friday, January 4, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas IOUS TOCUS HvraldZeltanj January Ministerial alliance New year time to consider relationships By BARBARA GALLOWAYEDGAR First United Methodist Church Happy New Year I am guessing that many of you have spent the last few days reflecting on and projecting what will happen to you and your loved ones in Thats We need to spend time pon dering that which has changed our lives forever just as we need to think about what do to make tomorrow I have spent the last several weeks working on answering a few doc trinal questions posed to each United Methodist minister prior to the final step of ordination in our I wouldnt mention that except I think what has taken my time has been invaluable to me on my Journey of I hope this will help direct your reflections as to where you have been Spiritually in and where you might direct yourself for Iet me suggest that you take an hour or so before too much of 1985 rolls and seriously consider where you stand with God and the A meaningful relationship with God becomes even more precious when we know what we What do you think about God Who is God for you Why do you think what you think about God What about Jesus Christ The Holy Spirit Have you given serious thought to what God is calling you to do in this world Have you asked for the forgiveness you need have you admitted that you might need to ask forgiveness A final question you might ask yourself what am I doing to make Gods Kingdom visible in this world It is never too late to enter into relationship with God Almighty If 1984 escaped from you without the Prescence of dont look back Today is the day the Lord has made you can make life more abundant by including God Find out what you think how you If you need help answering the questions consult the clergyperson of your Make 1985 count for God Religious views considered key Ru RpnPRE rrtDMCI I By GEORGE AP religion writer The Congress has a varying religious complexion which increasingly reflects in terfaith breadth and which also is found by studies to have a subtle yet substantial effect on legislative Its an important factor that often is says Albert who as research director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State compiled statistics on the religious makup of the new A study by the Search Institute of Min which examined religious views of a broad crosssection of Congress found that their votes on major public issues could be projected from their religious Statistics on the religious makeup of the incoming 99th which goes to work indicate it is a bit more devoutly at tached than the previous at least in regard to specific denominational The number of those in Congress without denominational affiliation dropped from five to only and the number classifying themselves only broadly as Mthout specific edged down one to The figures also showed that mainline Protestant denominations gained the most while Roman Catholics and Jews just about held their This was a slight switch from trends of recent in which Catholics have moved strongly into congressional So have Jews In comparison to their small part of the but the total of mainline Protestants previously slipped until last falls Although Catholics remain the largest single denominational 142 of them in both their ranks increased by only one this while the Jewish count remained the same at Catholic and Jews won hew seats in the deep traditionally i Protestants now total 345 in both and the biggest gains were made by ivhose count rose to up Baptists now humber up and United totalling increased Other denominations with sizable representation include the United Church of phrist now has 14 members of up but Lutherans shrunk to down while Presbyterians stayed the at as did at and Eastern at In numerical next to the firstplace Roman come United United Church of Christ members and in that with their strength in upper social and economic remain the biggest bloc in that similarly upper legislative the 21 of the 100 senators being Catholics are second with 19 in that upper and United Methodists next with There are 11 eight eight five members of the United Church of Other groups are In the 435member at remained the most with other groups following in this order United 62 48 46 38 30 and Other groups are only 21 religious groups were among those represented in either house of compared to 25 groups represented in the last Focus on marriage Film series begins Sunday at Church of Christ of New Braunfels Briefly Bishops concerned about Nicaraguans WASHINGTON AP Back from a visit to a representative of Catholic bishops says they must stand with fellow bishops in Nicaragua even as we also continue to criticize aspects of policy Archbishop John Roach of the immediate past president of the National Con ference of Catholic says the Nicaragua bishops face significant pressure and He says in extensive Archbishop Obando of Managua recounted tactics of harassment of bishops by the Roach also says missionaries voiced concerns about the impact of policy The bishops have opposed aid to guerrillas trying to overthrow the Nicaragua sent on the mission by the current president of the Bishop James Malone of says a pattern of harassment of the Nicaragua church remains an abiding con cern of At the same he they still object to aspects of policy which they see as coun terproductive as a means of protecting human rights in Nicaragua and fostering a climate of justice and peace in Central Jimmy Carter chosen for 1985 Peace Award LAKE AP Former President Carter has been chosen by the World Methodist Council for its international Peace Award for the first American citizen so The given periodically by the council of Methodist and Methodistrelated churches in 90 is to be presented March 13 at Emory University in Atlanta by retired United Methodist Bishop William The award last year went to Tai Younglee of South a woman for championing the cause of women and the a Southern was cited for his commitment and contributions to the goal of world peace and increased understanding among The new Marriage Enrichment film series will begin at the Church of Christ in New Braunfels Sunday at 6 It is open to the public with no admission The films feature Carl a marriage and Paul a certified marriage and family therapist who supervises counselor training for the American Association of Marriage and Family Both are graduates of Southwestern Baptist and have 20 years ex perience in marraage Thousands j have attended Brecheen and Faulkners live seminars across Their recent tyhat Every Family has more than copies in Denny minister of the Church of says The Marriage Enrichment film series offers Biblecentfered ways to renew stable marriages and also provides 1 hope for troubled Brecheen and Faulkner have an practical message for The eight films include presen tations plus dramatic The titles of the films are Made for Each The Trouble with Us Is What Husbands Need to What Wives Need to How to Kill The Com munication Speaking Frankly about and Renewing Romance in This is the most recent publication from Earl producer of Dobsons Focus on the Family films and The Miller The films contain some of the best material I have seen From the point of view of both con tent and production they are Popular author and Christian Gary of humor is captivating but not overdone and their psychological un derstanding is Best of they bring Biblical perspective to their church members arrested during protest AP Sheriffs deputies armed with clubs today broke into a church and arrested seven dissident church members and union leaders who had barricaded themselves inside for several weeks in a protest against corporate Authorities said there was no resistance from those inside Trinity Lutheran and Clairtoii Police Chief Kennethy Ujevich said none of the four men and three women arrested was The occupiers were cited for contempt of court after they ignored a judges order to vacate the small stone whose congregation split after its former the Douglas began preaching that too little was being done to help the Allegheny County Sheriff Eugene Coon and dozens pf sheriffs deputies wearing blue jumpsuits and armed with clubs surrounded the church around The deputies then used a crowbar to break into a wooden rear Then working from unchained a glass Ujevich said he and about six or eight deputies entered the church and met those He said those arrested would be taken before Common Pleas Court Judge Emil Narick Supporters of Roth had controlled the church since Roth was jailed 13 for refusing to step down from his FIRST IIAPTIST CHURCH 733 Cross St Now 78130 Presents THE FAMILY GODS PATTERN FOR LIVING FILM SERIES with John THE FAMILY GODS PATTERN FOR LIVING GODS PATTERN FOR RELATIONSHIPS GODS PATTERN FOR WIVES GODS PATTERN FOR HUSBANDS GODS PATTERN FOR CHILDREN GODS PATTERN FOR PARENTS GODS PATTERN BROKEN DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE Six week series beginning January 6 in the Sanctuary Worship at the chytmh or your choice x Aasambtoa Da Diot Spanish Assembly of 255 Commeice Sunday school evangelistic service Saturday Calvary Baptist 566 Highway 81 Sunday school 10 Worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 Church of 1665 Highway 81 Bible classes or all 9 worship 10 evening worship and childrens Bible hour 6 Wednesday classes 7 Nursery Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Dsy 2386 San Antonio Priesthood meeting 9 relief society 9 young woman 9 primary 9 nv Sunday school 10 sacrament Cross Lutheran Church Missouri South Hickory and Ctoss Streets Sunday school and adult Bible 9 worship 10 15 Eastslda Baptist 983 Holly Sunday school worship 11 and 6 Wednesday prayer meeting EJempto Vhro Baptist Gainer Santa Clara and Guemher Streets Sunday school worship church training 6 prayer meeting Wednesday 7 at 498 Liberty United Church of Christ 970 Loop Church school worship FafowsMp BtMe Laurel Plau recreation Sunday school worship 11 and 6 First Assembly ol 1687 Highway 81 Sunday school worship and 7 p Wednesday service 7 First Beptist 733 Cross Surytey school worship 7 Wednesday dinner fifbte study and prayer service 6 V ptrit Church of Christ f3t Mill Sunday service 10 30 a mv Wednesday service 730 Child care available First Church of t ei state 36 Su worship am First Pretbyterlafl Sunday school worship 11 Fkst Protes Seguin and C church First Unltadj San morning Freedom Fettoyvshfe Prayer 10 s I f Green Valley abafnacle 104 Melody sohoo 10 evangelistic service 7 study Harmony Baptist 1472 Highway Sunday school worship 11 and 7 Bible study 6 Wednesday prayer meeting Holy Family CatnoMc 245 Saturday mass 6 Sunday mass 8 10 and 6 English Iglesia Bethel Peruacpstflv 385 Saturday Sunday end Wedrvesdav Sunday school 1 0 and 1 1 p worship 1 3 30 and Monday meeting 30 Baptist FM woisrilp ani an J p m Wednesday Bible Sudani fnftf 7 w pak Church 33 Wathingtpri Sunday school S 45 am worship 1 1 t faiiy Blfl 9 30 a m iO4E 7p m 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