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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Religious focus HeraldZtitung Friday May 5A Council expanding work First Baptist revival Evangelists Dale and Gilda Riddle of Green will lead a revival Sunday through May 17 at First Baptist Church of Canyon They will be joined by their children Tamson and Riddle will preach at Sunday and at 7 Sunday through Friday at the church located on FM 306 at the entrance to Horseshoe Falls By GEORGE AP religion writer The sometimes buffeted National Council of Churches is acting to steady and expand its efforts for uniting Christian work in America and to put it on more firmly spiritual Under the new leadership of an evangelicalminded Reformed Church in America the Arie the council holds a major meeting next week on a revamped ecumenical It calls for greater emphasis on worship and evangelism as spiritual moorings of the movement and for fresh attempts to include the Roman Catholic Church and evangelical Conversations with them have picked up with new enthusiasm says who this year became the councils general or chief He says the cihanges would mean a reemphasis on the centrality of Christian unity and put concern for it squarely in the center of the program and vision of the The new directions were scheduled for action by the councils member governing board May 1517 in with results to be sent both to member denominations and all others considered in cluding Brouwer unveiled plans for refocusing the councils efforts on Christian unity and spiritual roots and broadening participation in it at a meeting in late April of United Methodist bishops in They applauded the new course and also called for a national gathering of Catholic and Jewish representatives to consider pressing current issues such as nuclear human rights and social This is a larger agenda than the council can handle by said Bishop Joseph Yeakel of The bishops asked Brouwer to put the proposal before next weeks Chicago Yeakel said interfaith cooperation on major issues facing society could parallel the broadly interreligious alliance that fueled the civil rights movement and opposed the Vietnam There are about 139 million active church members in the of whom about 40 million belong to the 31 Protesant and Eastern Orthodox denominations that now make up the It carries on a wide variety of joint Christian ranging from producing educational doctrinal studies and Bible publishing to worldwide operations by its relief Church World it has come under sharp criticism by an independent the Institute for Religion and and also in the Readers Digest and on a 1983 CBSTV 60 A lawsuit now is being pressed in federal courts by several member disputing the they caused several denominational conventions to order inquiries into the councils Resulting reports have found the charges unfounded but called for closer council oversight by member Briefly Covenant Players to lead workshop A Christian drama group The Covenant Players will be at Oakwood Baptist Church Saturday and Sun The players will present a drama workshop for youth and The workshop is free and will be from 1 to 4 Saturday at Canyon Middle The group will also present por tions of the morning worship service Sunday at The Covenant Players are a non drama group based in Since the groups beginning in teams have presented more than performances in six languages in more than 30 The objective of the group is communication of the gospel through the medium of The Covenant Players are spon sored for the weekend by the youth ministry of Oakwood The church is temporarily meeting at Canyon Middle 1275 US Book defines roles of nonMoslems YORK AP The dhimmi the Christians and Jews living under Islamic law art regarded as having only conditional rights that can be says an Egyptianborn woman Jewish In a book newly exploring that The Dhimmi Jews and Christians Under published by Farleigh Dickenson University Bat Yeor says they are classified in Islamic law as protected But that status often becomes the formal expression of legalized persecution since their rights are considered a conditional grant that can be absolished when regarded as in the interest of the dhimmi have borne the role of victim despised and persecuted over the she told a consultation sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and the Associated University French Protestant scholar Jacques Ellul says that because of the con dition of nonMoslems under Islamic the Middle East conflict cant be solved by creating a federation of Israel with Moslem He writes in a foreword that such a state is a fantasy and an illusion since Islamic law demands putting non Moslems in a subordinate Group builds church in weekend Texas AP Theres a lot said from the pulpit and in hymnals about church foun a foundation is what a group a large group of people began with early on a recent Saturday By Saturday evening the foun dation had a A Kingdom Hall to be Hunderds of Jehovahs Witness brothers and sisters converged on Greenville to build the replacing a structure that was burned last They came from Arkansas and all volunteering their time and energy to construct the brick The laborers included women and and they each had a specific be it pipe serving coor dinating or This is just observed Greenville building in spector Rickey Their people dont think they are They are having a lot of added who spent most of the day at the making sure everything met Everything The interior of the building was finished the next Workers put the carpet in place that had lunch and then joined in their regular Sunday As many people as could find space inside sat on the floor to offer thanks for the said Reggie secretary of the local Jehovahs Following the final which Jackson said was about being the brothers and sisters finished their weekend This scene takes place once a month wherever a Kingdom Hall is says Vern a semi retired auto distributor from Garland who serves as project The team in Greenville is one of 40 throughout the nation who spend one weekend a month helping build a he This gives you a great feeling ot said who had been reared an Marriage Seminar With Evangelist George Moss May May Tree of Life Fellowship 125 Hwy 81 W 6256375 Worship at the church of your choice FIRST BAPTIST 733 CROSS NEW BRAUNPELS Assamblea De Dios Spanish Assembly of 255 Commerce Sunday school evangelistic service Saturday Bible Baptist Church 1235 Ervenberg Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 7 Wednesday service Calvary Baptist 566 81 Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service Church of 1665 Highway 81 Bible classes for 9 worship 10 evening worship and childrens Bible hour 6 Wednesday classes 7 Nursery Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay 2386 San Antonio Priesthood meeting 9 relief society 9 young women 9 primary 9 Sunday school 10 sacrament Cross Lutheran Church Missouri South Hickory and Cross Sunday school and adult Bible 9 worship Eastside Baptist 983 Holly Si Sunday school worship11 and 6 Wednesday prayer meeting Ejemplo Vivo Baptist Church Garner Santa Clara and Guenther Sunday school worship church training 6 prayer meeting Wednesday 7 at 498 Faith United Church of 970 Loop Church school worship Fellowship Bible Solms and Sunday school worship 11 and 6 First Assembly of 1687 Highway 81 Sunday school worship and 7 Wednesday service 7 First Baptist 733 Cross Sunday school worship and 7 Wednesday dinner Bible study and prayer service First Church of Christ 137 Mill Sunday service Sunday school Wednesday service Child care First Church of 1465 In terstate 35 Sunday school worship and 6 First Presbyterian 272 Sunday fellowship worship 11 and 7 First Protestant United Church of Seguin and Coll Worship 8 and church school First United Methodist 572 San Antonio Church school morning worship youth activities Freedom Fellowship 330 Prayer worship 10 Gresn Valley Apostolic Tabernacle 104 Melody Sunday school 10 evagenlistic service 7 Bible study Harmony Baptist 1472 Highway 46 Sunday school worship 11 and 7 Bible study 6 Wednesday prayer meeting Holy Family Catholic 245 Saturday Mass 5 Sunday Mass 8 Spanish and Iglesia Bethel Grape Sunday and Wednesday Sunday school 10 and worship and noon Monday prayer meeting Lakeside Baptist FM Sunday school worship 11 and 7 Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 Live Oak 335 Sunday school worship 11 Living Word 1254 Highway 81 Sunday worship 10 and 7 Wednesday service 7 Mission Pentecoste Church 129 School Servic es Saturday and Sunday New Braunfels Christian Loop 337 Sunday school worship and 6 junior church New Braunfels Foursquare Gospel onefoulth mile fiom Interstate 35 on FM Sunday 10 worship 11 Wednesday worship 7 Braunfels Presbyterian 373 Church school worship and 11 Nursery New Braunfels Seventh Day Ad ventist 2990 San Antonio Sabbath school Satuiday worship 11 IMorthside Church of 511 North Sunday Bible classes worship and 6 Wednesday Bible classes Oakwood Baptist Canyon Middle Bible study and 7 Wed nesday prayer service 7 Our Lady of Perpetual Help 138 Masses Saturday and 8 and 11 First Mexican 2080 W San Antonio Sunday school worship and 6 Wed nesday prayer service 7 Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Laurel Plaza meeting 300 Laurel Lane Chuich school worship 11 Second Baptist 243 Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 7 Wednesday service Josephs Anglican 185 Jahn Worship service 9 1928 prayer Johns Episcopal 312 8 Holy Eucharist church school for all ayes parish refreshment break Holy Paul Lutheran Cioss and Santa Clara Worship service 8 broadcast on KNBT Radio FM 92 and Sunday school Peter and Paul Catholic 386 Satuiday Mass 7 Sunday and No evening Mass through Spirit of Life Lou Ann off 1044 in Schuetz Sunday nursery 10 evening service 7 Tuesday Stop Night 929 Pine Wednesday Bibile study 7 929 Pastor Torn Tree Of Ute 125 Highway 81 Sunday seivices and 7 Wednesday service 7 Bracken United Methodist Church FM Sunday school church service 1045 a Bulverde Baptist P 0 Box 43 Sunday school 930 worship and 7 p m Christian training 6 Wednesday service 7 Bulverde United Methodist Church Highway 281 North and Cibolo Sunday school 9 30 a m church service a in Canyon Lake United Methodist Flinlslone Drive Canyon Lake Mobil Home Sunday school worship a in Chapel in the Cove im Cypress Cove Club Worship 9 Church of FM 3159 and FM Bible class 10 Sunday worship 11 and 6 p Wednesday service 7 Church in the Valley m terdenominationall Deep Canyon Chuich school 9 worship Bible study 7 Church in the Wildwood Assembly ol FM The Sunday school 10 worship and Cranes Mill Baptist FM 2673 at Sunday Bible study woiship Wednesday Bible study and prayer Nursery Friedens United Church of Church school 9 worship service First Baptist Horseshoe Falls Estates Sunday school worship and 6 Nursery provided Rock Hill Gospel Faith Center 502 Interstate 35 south ot New behind the rest Sunday school 10 worship 8 and 11 and p Tuesday Bible college Thursday ladies meeting and young ministers 7 30 Andrew Lutheran Church FM 2673 east of Sunday school 9 worship communion first Sunday St Francis By the Lake Episcopal 14 miles west of Interstate 35 on FM Services 10 Sunday noon Katherine vicar Johns Mission Our Lady of Perpetual Help mission Sunday Mass St Paul Lutheran Highway 1863 at Highway Sunday school 9 worship Paul United Church of South Main and FM Church school and worship at 10 Thomas Chapel Roman Canyon Dam Sunday Mass and preSunday Mass Saturday 5 and 7 Triumphant Lutheran Bat Cave Road at Schoenthal Worship 9 Sunday school for all ages
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