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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas eligious focus HermldZeltunj June BA Fundamentalists gain power ByGEORGE AP religion writer DALLAS A pivotal and sometimes stormy Southern Baptist Convention has leaving a fundamentalist wing more firmly entrenched and moderates thrown on the But both sides expressed hopes Thursday for friendlier times ahead through the work of a newly established peace com mittee representing both to dig Into causes of the rift and recommend ways to mend The severity of the division showed the last 24 hours of the three day meeting as the moderate wing strove without avail to stop a fun damentalist drive toward growing power over the countrys largest Protestant But attempted both Wednesday night and were firmly squelched by rulings by the fundamentalist the Charles Stanley of At the he voiced appreciation for the patience of the numbering twice as many as at any convention in the denominations 140year and added If I have offended anyone in any I ask I did the best I know how for He had rankled some of the many of whom com plained of and even bylawsbreaking rulings from the chair that had stymied moderate floor efforts and solidified fun damentalist We believe in the right to speak and we do not believe in dictatorship in the Cuba or on the platform of this protested the William Johnson of before he was quickly ruled out of Several others also were sum marily cut off in trying to challenge procedures of the night before by which approval was obtained of a determined through the presidents appointive That committee picks trustees governing the denominations 20 national agencies and with estimated assets of more than and with annual budgets The fundamentalist through a has sought to achieve sway over the natiohal including through winning the presidency and its appointive Fundamentalists moderates tike a liberal approach to interpretations of the Bible and want them curbed in denominatinal In But moderates deny the calling it a mask for a political takeover Ih any fundamentalists strengthened their hold on the with reelection of Stanley and convention approval of two of his key committees with broad despite some disputed In a Wednesday night vote that approved the powerful trustee naming committee on the Lee said he had received numerous reports of extra ballots being passed but had no way to verify Moderates attempted un successfully to challenge procedures before that vote in which Stanley ruled that the convention could not make despite their kept a Strong in the denominational with election of two moderates as vice They challenger for the the Winfred Moore of and attorney Henry Huff of It was Moore who helped quell a persistent wave of complaints by moderates to some of Stanleys telling the convention with subtly twoedged implications Those who know me knowthere are many things I dont But more than disliking I love this I believe we are on the healing whatever breaches we have in our I plead for the sake of Gods lets do it and lets do it Graham optimistic about future One local minister is optimistic after the closing of the Southern Baptist convention in Gordon pastor of First Baptist was one of to attend the Fundamentalist and moderate factions waged a battle of votes from the election of fun damentalist president Charles Stanley to appointments of the committee to name trustees for denominational After Stanleys a peace committee representing fun damentalists and moderates was approved to look into the causes of the conflict within the I think Stanley deserved a second said I feel good about it and most of the people I talked to feel the same When Winfred Moore was nominated as vice president of the denomination that is the largest Protestant it was the first step toward the con said Graham who has served on the board for Baylor University with After the earlier peaceful the convention again experienced a troubling when Stanleys slate for the committee to name trustees for the denominations We would have had to redo the I think the parliamen tarian ruled said Graham summed up his feelings about the meeting by saying Baptists should take the lead from Stanleys closing It was a message of And families have problems but they can solve these They can be solved through humility and Church selects minister Bill Wiley of Sherman will be assuming duties as minister of New Braunfels Church of He replaces Denny who has left the ministry to accept a position with a business management firm in Galloway was minister of the church for almost two Before accepting the position in New Wiley was minister of the Woods Street Church of Christ in Sherman for 16 He also served as minister in Falfurrias and He has been a teacher at Texoma Bible Institute in Sherman and was a graduate assistant at Abilene Christian University while working on a masters degree in Wiley has a bachelor and a masters degree from Abilene For the past 20 he has been a marriage and familylife counselor along with his ministerial He is immediate past president of the Sherman Noon Lions Club and has been a member of the clubs board of director for 10 He is a former district director of the Lions Briefly BILL WILEY Crippled Childrens Camp at Kerrville and a former director of Sherman chapter of Girls Clubs of He now serves as a director of the Pettijohn Springs Christian A native of Wiley is married to Majorie Nell and the family includes two Mary a junior at Abilene Christian and Julie a recent graduate of Sherman High Take a friend to church Paul Lutheran schedules VBS Paul Lutheran Church will have vacation Bible school June 24 through 28 from 9 to each Classes are open for children from 3 years of age through 2nd The theme for this years school is Gods People For more call Ceretta Daum at 6258937 or Emily Harborth at Annual baiaar set at Holy Family Holy Family Church will have its annual bazaar Saturday and sponsored by Miller Gates will open at 11 A meal of Mexican food will be served followed by an open air dance on the church Highlights for Saturday include performances by Ballet Folklorico El Campo Sonriza Joshua and Mariachi The coronation of the queen will Sunday will be a Fathers Day Dance at 6 with music by Sonriza Band and El Campo Band and performances by Compania Danza An auction will be from to 6 Seminar to deal with humanism Church of the 1465 In terstate 35 will be the site for a showing of the film Let Their Eyes Be Opened Sunday at 6 The seminar deals with humanism is the schools and All in terested persons are invited to at Teachers and parentsof school age children are encouraged to at Adventists plan Bible school The Seventh Day Adventist Church will sponsor1 a vacation Bible school July 8 through 12 and 15 through The two weeks will be filled with Bible stories of nature stories and The program will be in Landa Park from to All children ages 4 through 12 are Business Men set monthly luncheon Tony Overman will be the guest speaker at the meeting of Christian Business Mens Committee of New Braunfels Tuesday atnoon at Holiday Overman is a native of San An He received an associate degree from Odessa Junior College and a bachelor of arts degree from Stephen Austin State He has worked with Dyna Systems of Irving and Princeton Industries in San In he was appointed national coordinator of American Institute for Character For more call Bill Ellis at 6251796 or Gus Dugger at 625 Relief agencies sending aid to Bandladesh NEW YORK AP Church relief agencies are funnelling aid to Bangladesh in the wake of the devastating cyclone that killed thousands and destroyed houses and Church World relief arm of the National Council of sent water purification tablets by air freight from its New and purchased a second shipment assembled in The agency also set a relief and rehabilitation effort in In the board of Lutheran World an agency of Lutheran allocated toward a relief Church attendance higher in Scotland LONDON AP About twice as many Scots go to church on Sunday as do the according to a census conducted by the National Bible Society of It reports that 17 percent of Scotlands adult population is in church every compared with 9 percent in Finding the Missing Pieces to the Choice is Yours Happiness IsA Choice June 30 Sanctuary First Baptist Church 733 Cross Worship at the church of your choice Assembles Da Dloi 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 Highway 81 Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 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 Croti Lutheran Church Missouri Hickory and Cross Sunday school and adult Bible 9 worship EattsMe Baptist 963 Holly Sunday school and worship 11 EJampto Vtvo Baptist Church Garner Santa Clara and Guenther Sunday school worship church training 8 prayar meeting Wednesday 7 at 498 Farth Unitad Church of 970 Loop Church school worship Ftltowahlp Solms and MornlngsldY Sunday school worship 11 and 6 Ftrat Awmbly of 1697 Hi9hway 81 Sunday school 945 worship jnd 7 Wadnwday twvtea 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 Inte Sunday school worship 1 and 6 First Presbyterian Chun Sunday worship 11 anx Flrat Protestantjljnii Seguin and church First Antonio S ani Sunday and Wednesday Sunday school 10 and worship and noon Monday prayer meeting Lakeside Our Lady of Perpetual Help 138 Masses Saturday and 8 and 11 in 2080 San Antonio worship prayer service 7 Brackan Unitad Methodist FM Sunday school church service Burverde Baptist Box Sunday school worship and 7 Christian training 6 Wed nesday service 7 W is iChW of 9 143 Metr irship 1 f school worship h ArrferteanJ Bulverde Unitad Mathodist Highway 281 North and Cibolo Sunday church service 1 Laka Unitad Methodist Canyon Lake Mobil Home Loop ate 35 on FM worship 11 St Paul Clara broadcast on Sunda 373 worship 9E Sunday 10 BY and 307 125 Highway 81 946 and 7 Worship 9 Harmony Sunday and 7 Bible prayar meeting Holy Family Catholic Chur Saturday 5 Sunday Meat 8 Spanish 10 and 5 Iglasla Bathal and FM worship 11 ice 7 Church school 9 study 7 in Assembly of school 10 FM 2673 at study Wednesday Nursery Frladans Unitad Church Church school 9 service Christ worship First Baptist Horseshoe Falls Sunday school worship and 6 Nursery Rock Hill Gospel Farth Cantar S02 Interstate 35 south of New behind the rest Sunday school 10 worship 8 and 11 and Tuesday Bile college Thursday ladies meeting and young ministers St Andrew Lutheran Church FM 2673 east of worship communion first St Francis By Uke Episcopal 14 miles west of Interstate 35 on FM Services 10 Sunday noon Catherine St Mission Our Lady of Perpetual Help mission Sunday St Paul Lutheran Highway 1863 at Highway Sunday school 9 worship St Paul Unhid Church of Christ South Main and FM Church school and worship at 10 St Thomas Chapal Roman Canyon Dam Sunday and preSunday Mats Saturday 5 and 7 Triumphant Lutheran Sit Road at Schoantnai Worship 9 am Sunday school for all ages
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