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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 4, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner saturday May 4, 1963 Troy methodist conference to Convene May 15-19 the 131st annual session of the Troy methodist conference will be held May 15-19 at the Adirondack Community Church in Lake Placid ., with new York area Bishop Lloyd c. Wicke presiding. General sessions of the conference will be held at the olympic Arena starting at 3 . May 15. Major events the first afternoon will be the reports at the superintendents of the Burlington Albany Glens Falls and Troy Bennington districts and the report of the conference woman s society of Christian serice. The Board of education will hold a dinner with the topic a Christian reaching for the methodist at 8 ., Bishop Wicke and the superintendents will administer the sacrament of holy communion followed by a memorial Sermon by the Rev. Clarence l. Hock of Elnora ., in Honor of ministers and ministers wives and widows who have died this year. Conference lecturer will be the Rev. Theodore h. Palmquist pastor of the foundry methodist Church in Washington ., who will speak at 9 ., May 16 on a Kings do not Retreat Quot and May 17 on a subversive also on the program will be Bishop Newell s. Booth who Heads methodist work in Africa. He will speak May 17 at the 4 . Session of the conference and again at a 6 . Dinner sponsored by the Board of missions at the St. Moritz hotel. Other speakers will be the Rev. Or. Harold Huff director of town and country work for the division of National missions who will be the speaker May 16 at the Rural Fellowship luncheon the Rev. Or. Rodney Shaw director of disarmament education for the Board of Christian social concerns who will speak that evening Bishop l. C. Wicke at a dinner and the Rev. Randolph Nugent Albany District missionary who will be the speaker May 17 at the Urban work luncheon at the Majestic restaurant. The conference will be marked by the election of ministerial and Lay delegates to the quadrennial general conference april 26, 1964, in Pittsburgh a. Issues to come before the general and jurisdictional conferences will be described May 17 at 7 30 . By the Rev. Or. William h. Alderson of Bridgeport conn., followed by a panel discussion Bishop Wicke will preach at 10 30 May 19 in the Arena and at 2 30 ., the ordination of new ministers will be held at the Adirondack Community Church followed by the appointment of ministers for the next year. Baptist convention May 9-1 the Vermont Baptist state convention will meet with the Rutland Baptist Church May 9-11. Theme of the convention will be a we preach Christ Quot from corinthians 1 23. Registration will begin at 930 a.rn., thursday to be followed to committee and Board meeting. The Board of trustees Carroll g. Killen of Bennington president will meet at to The opening session will Start at 2 . With the convention president Jesse e. Sunderland of St. Albans presiding. There will be a banquet at 5 45 in the congregational Church with the Rev. Paul c. Allen editor of the Baptist crusader As speaker. The convention Sermon will be preached that evening by the Rev. Stephen e. Fletcher of Springfield. This will be followed by a communion service conducted by the Rev. Roger a. Macdonald of Rutland. Trustees of the Vermont Baptist Home inc. Will meet at 9 15, with the president the Rev. David j. Helm of Burlington presiding. The Vermont Baptist historical society Vermont Baptist ministers conference and Vermont women a missionary society will have their meetings Friday morning. There will be addresses Friday afternoon followed by the annual banquets. The youth Fellowship banquet will be at the Trinity episcopal Church with Paul Hurlburt of Bennington presiding. The women will have their banquet at the methodist Church while the men will have theirs at the universalist unitarian Church. The Rev. Kenneth p. Losh missionary to the Philippines will be the speaker of the evening. Church events Bennington Church services missionary Alliance Church Crescent Boulevard Cornelius w. Clarke 9 45 ., sunday school 11 00 ., morning worship. Speaker miss Eva Hunt. 6 00 ., Alliance youth Fellowship 7 30 ., evening service a missionary slides narrated by Eva Hunt. 7 30 ., wednesday prayer and Bible study. First Hurt ii of god North Bennington Road at Hicks Avenue Rev. W. Earle Forman 10 00 Worship service 10 00 ., Junior Church 11 00 ., Church school kindergarten through adult unitarian Fellowship Bennington free Library Union and Silver its 10 30 ., Coffee hour. 10 50 ., sunday school 10 50 ., speaker Irving fireman. Topic a Basic Jud ism and the modern mind Quot Bennington Church of Christ 524 South St c. W. Kieffer 10 00 ., Bible classes. 11 00 ., worship service 7 30 ., evening worship 7 30 ., thursday Bible study extra Bonus double world Green Stamps wednesday and saturday 736 main Street second congregational Hillside Street Rev. S. C. Greene pastor 9 30 ., family worship service Sermon a give me also Springs of 9 30 ., Nursery and kindergarten 11 00 Regular worship service. 11 00 Nursery. 5 00 ., Junior Pilgrim Fellowship. 7 00 ., senior Pilgrim Fellowship. The old first Church congregational Rev. R. A Bell 9 30 ., sunday Church school 11 00 ., worship an Sermon. Holy communion. 5 00 ., Junior Pilgrim Fellowship. Church barn. Election of officers. I first Church of Christ scientist Hillside Street 11 00 ., lesson Sermon service. 11 00 ., sunday school 2 30-4 30 ., wednesday and saturday. Free Public read saturday. Free Public Reading room open in East Wing of Church. 7 30 ., wednesday. Testimony meeting. Methodist Church 440 main St Rev. M. R. Mcgaughey miss Ellen j. Gird assistant in Christian equation assistant in Christian education 9 00 ., Church school. 9 00 ., Nursery 9 00 ., worship 11 00 ., worship 5 00 p .rn., Junior my 6 30 ., senior my first Baptist Church 601 main St Rev. Ii. Glenn Payne 8 30 ., morning worship 9 30 Church school 9 30 ., Church school 11 00 ., morning worship 5 30 ., Junior by St. Franc is de sales 207 main St roman Catholic msgr. Francis b. Flanagan msgr. Francis b. Flanagan sunday masses at 6 45, 8 00, 9 15, 10 30 .,5 00p.m. Chickens fryers a broilers ready to Cook 2vit 3va la. Avg. Whole 27 Cut up la. 31# first National stores North Bennington Road Bennington you get All service bonking with red carpet the Vermont Bank and Trust co. Muons fails a mask brat t l c Boro Butland of in in i of Christian scientist the subject at All Christian science services this sunday will be a everlasting Golden text a the lord is our judge the lord is our lawgiver the lord is our King he win 22. Save us Quot Isaiah 33 sacred heart Church 307 school St roman Catholic Rev. Joseph Wiseman masses at 7 00, 8 30, 10 00 and 11 00 Vermont soldiers Home Rev. Earle w. Forman chaplain 8 45 ., protestant service Sermon. Friends meeting 3 00 ., religious society of friends quakers in old Bennington schoolhouse. St. Peters Fri Scopal 200 pleasant St Rev. Frederick b. Wolf Rector Rev. Donald b. Webster Assoc. Rector 7 30 ., holy communion United thank offering. 9 15 ., Parish eucharist. Church school Nursery Coffee hour adult programs. 11 15 ., morning prayer and holy communion. Seventh l adventist Church 105 Burgess Road Ronald Seeley pastor 9 00 ., saturday Sermon 10 00 ., saturday Sabbath school one hour before Sunset Young Peoples service. 7 30 ., tuesday prayer meeting. North Bennington old Stone Church Independent Baptist Elwin Ellis pastor 9 45 ., sunday school 11 00 ., worship 7 00 ., monday Pioneer girls. Baptist Church Rev. Alfred Scott 9 45 ., sunday school 11 00 ., morning worship 6 00 ., by c congregational c Hurch Rev. Charles j. Parsley 9 00 ., mothers Day family breakfast. 9 30 ., hymn sing. 11 00 ., service of worship and dedication of new hymnals. Sermon a singing god s praises with Joyful hearts Quot by the Rev. Morris Pike. 6 30 ., meth con youth will meet Here to see film a on the rim of St. John the Baptist Rev. Walter f. Miller sunday masses at 7, 9 and la The trials of Job will be featured in the Bible lesson which also includes these lines from the Christian science textbook a it is error to suffer for aught for your own sins. Christ truth will destroy All other supposed suffering and real suffering for your own sins will cease in proportion As the sin ceases Quot a science and health with key to the scriptures Quot by Mary Baker Eddy. To hear negro principal the speaker at tilt 10 30 Service sunday in the Shaftsbury methodist Church will be Foster Bruce of Readsboro. Bruce is the first and Only negro school principal in Vermont and As principal of an All White school he is perhaps in a unique situation. He was born in Washington Where he graduated from a segregated High school. He than entered Lyndon state College in Lyndonville and following graduation he entered the teaching profession at Readsboro and shortly thereafter assumed the position of principal. Before preparing for the teaching profession Bruce played pro fess tonal baseball for a period of 2vz year s. He will speak Chi a segregation in the nations Bruce has taught in Readsboro for the past five years but intends to enter Washington University in the fall to continue his studies toward his masters degree. First methodist Church events Ai the first methodist Church Bennington next week will include 6 ., wednesday members of the methodist men will depart from the Church to attend a combined supper meeting with the men of the methodist Church in North Adams mass. The Rev. Virgil braille will be the guest speaker. 7 30 ., wednesday the Rev. Harold Rickard who has served As a missionary in the Ryukyu islands for to years will speak at a combined meeting of the circles and a pcs. The Public is invited to attend. 5 ., thursday Brownie scout Mother and daughter banquet 7 ., boy scout troop 55 meets. 8 p.hi., saturday couples club meets. Missionary Alliance events at the missionary Alliance Church next week will include 7 30 ., monday Church Board meeting. 3 30 ., w wednesday crusaders meet at Home of mrs. Chase. 7 30 ., wednesday prayer and Billie study meeting. 7 30 ., thursday Young adults Bible study at the parsonage. Women to observe communion just off it. 313 in Arlington reopening mothers Day May 12 dinner served i to 4 . Reservations appreciated for reservations Call Drake 5-2549 of 5-6450 Spring conference beginning May 12, the missionary Alliance Church will conduct a Spring spiritual life conference. Services will be held mornings and evenings on both sunday May 12 and May 19. Weeknight services include a series of three messages on tuesday wednesday and thursday and a service for youth on saturday May 18. Speakers for the conference Are the Rev. Richard w. Bailey District superintendent for the new England District of the Christian and missionary Alliance the Rev. Gordon m. Cathey pastor of the Christian and missionary Alliance Church of White Plains And the Rev. Arnold t. Williamson pastor of the Lynbrook Baptist Church of Lynbrook The saturday evening youth service will feature the dramatic film Story a souls in conflict Quot produced top the Billy Graham Evangelise association. The Public is invited to attend the services. Club plans auction the couples club of the first methodist Church will sponsor an auction in Stickles Garden adjoining the Church on main Street on May 18. Auction proceeds will be used to Send children to Church sponsored summer Camps. Donations to the acut Ion Are still being sought. Items will be picked up by the club through Telephone Calls made to 2-2508 or 2-5710. Annual meeting a Parish supper is planned at 6 30 ., monday in the Church barn of the old first Church in old Bennington. The affair will be a covered dish supper and will be followed at 8 . By the annual meeting of the congregation and corp orators in the Church barn. Missionary to speak sunday at two services miss Eva Hunt daughter of mrs. Elizabeth Andrews of 95 Oakes strand missionary to Mexico will speak sunday morning and evening at the missionary Alliance Church. Miss Hunt who graduated from Bennington High school and Barrington College in Rhode Island will soon be returning to Mexico for her third term of missionary service. A missionary under the International child evangelism Fellowship miss Hunt receives her support not Only from Bennington a missionary ally Church but also from churches of Many denominations throughout the new England area. For the past eight months of her furlough she has travelled throughout the East bringing reports of the mexican work. Present plans Call for a late May or Early june return to Mexico. During the sunday services the local missionary Alliance Church will be receiving pledges toward the Church s share in her financial backing. In addition to speaking at the la Worship service miss Hunt will also show coloured slides of Mexico at the 7 30 evening service. Buddhi Sis takeover san Francisco up a san Francisco s a invisible monastery May become a House of worship for buddhists in the High sierras. The monastery hidden from View behind the m. H. De Young memorial museum in Golden Gate Park was a gift to san Francisco from William Randolph hear St. Mayor George Christopher has asked the museum trustees of they would be willing to give the monastery to a Buddhist congregation in Middle bar a Small town near Jackson Calif. Episcopalians meet Bennington area churches Many activities Are planned next week for members of St. Peters episcopal Church beginning with a corporate communion for women of the Parish sunday at 7 30 The United thank offering of women of the Church will be offered at this time. Following the service breakfast will be served in the Parish House when the Rev. Richard e. Barret chaplain of the Hoosac school will speak on a music of the choirs of St. Peters will switch services sunday the senior choir will sing at the family service at 9 15 And the Junior choir will sing at the 11 15 Service. The first of three pre confirmation meetings for adults who Are candidates for confirmation will be held sunday night in the Parish House of St. Peters. These meetings will be open Only to those who have completed an inquirers program. Candidates for confirmation will be presented at services planned at St. Peters june 2, whitsunday. Pownal Center Community Church Rev. Isabelle King 9 45 ., sunday school 11 00 Morning worship Manchester first Baptist Church Rev. Godfrey Parker 9 45 ., sunday school 11 00 ., worship. 6 30 ., by f first congregational Rev. . Nickerson 8 00 ., holy communion. 9 45 ., Church school 11 00 ., worship service St. Paul a roman Catholic Rev. Donald c. Kelly masses sunday 6 30, 8, 9 30, la Dally 7 15 Confession saturday 4 30 5 30 episcopal Church the Rev. R. I. Clayton 8 00 ., holy communion 9 45 ., Church school 11 00 ., holy communion and Sermon Pownal first Baptist Church of pow Nal Rev. John c. Hatch 9 00 ., morning worship 10 00 ., sunday school 3 30 ., wednesday youth group methodist c Hurch Rev. James Bagley 9 30 Church service 10 30 ., sunday school 7 30 ., youth Fellowship Dorset United Church congregational Rev. Robert g. Dana 9 30, 10 30 ., Church school 11 00 ., morning worship Shaftsbury methodist Church Rev. . Macdonald mrs. Alvan Lawrence music director 10 10-10 20 ., Tower Chimes played by Patti Fleetwood 10 30 ., divine worship speaker Foster Bruce. 11 35 ., sunday school 4 00 . Junior my 6 30 ., meth con Fellowship. Film a trim of at n. Bennington congregational Church. Sandgate methodist c Hurch Rev. Charles w. Grande 8 30 ., service of worship Sunderland Union Church closed for the Winter. East Dorest Union Chapel congregational 10 00 ., sunday school 11 00 ., worship service Hoosick . All saints episcopal 10 00 ., Church school 11 00 ., holy eucharist Baptist Church Rev. Taylor b. Light 9 30 ., worship Sermon 10 30 ., Church school Hoosick Falls. N y. St. Marks episcopal Church Massachusetts Bishop is convention preacher Rev. Joel b. Miller Rector 8 00 ., Early eucharist 9 30 ., family eucharist Church school immaculate Conception Church roman Catholic Low masses at 6 30, 8 30 Chil Drens mass9 45 and la ., sundays. Weekday masses at 7 and 8 7 30 ., tuesday Rosary and Benediction Woodford hollow Christian Advent f Aith Bible Church Rev. Ruth e. Smith pastor Rev. Albert Center associate pastor 10 30 ., morning service. North Pownal our of Lourdes roman Athelica 9 00 ., Low mass 9 00 ., saturday catechism class Wil Ming Ion lady of Fatima Chapel roman Catholic Rev. . Powers masses at 7 30. 9 and la Fast Arlington Federated Church Rev. Charles w. Grande 8 30 ., worship service 10 30 ., Nursery school 10 30 ., worship service West Arlington methodist Church Rev. Charles w. Grande 11 30 ., sunday school 11 30 ., worship f first Assembly of god Church Rev. . Nelson 10 00 ., sunday school classes for All Ages 11 00 ., worship 7 30 ., evangelistic service Arlington St. Columbanus roman c Catholic Rev. Gerald t. Buckley masses at 6 30, 8, 9 30 and la Weekday masses at 7 Confessions saturday at 4 and 7 . St. James f episcopal Rev. . Belcher 8 00 ., holy communion 10 00 ., holy communion St and 3rd sundays morning prayer 2nd, 4th and 8th sundays the it. Rev. John m. Burgess recently consecrated Suffragan Bishop of Massachusetts will be the guest preacher at the 173rd annual convention of the episcopal diocese of Vermont May loll inst. Johnsbury. Big Opp Burgess who prior to hl9 consecration was Archdeacon of Boston and superintendent of the episcopal City Mission there will preach at Evensong in St. Andrewes Church at 8 . Friday. His Sermon on a the Unity of the Church Quot will draw on his experience As a Delegate to the third Assembly of the world Council of churches in new Delhi India in november 1961. The two Day convention will open at 2 . Friday in St. Andrew s and will adjourn after luncheon on saturday. The it. Rev. Harvey d. Butterfield Bishop of Vermont will preside Over the convention at which Over 40 priests and nearly too Lay delegates from the 50 parishes and missions in the diocese will be in attendance. All business sessions will be held in the Church building and meals will be served to accredited delegates in the Parish dining room. Convention business includes reports of the various boards and committees on their finances and activities in the preceding year and elections and appointments to the different diocesan offices. The convention elects clerical and Lay members to the standing Cathedral of Pines to dedicate Tower Rindge . Apr memorial Day services May 30 at Cathedral of the Pines an outdoor non sectarian place of worship will include ground breaking for a 65-foot Bell Tower honouring All a Mer ican women War dead. It was also announced that president Kennedy will Send his official Wreath to be placed on the altar at the services. Founded by Douglas Sloane in memory of his son it. Sanderson Sloane who was killed on a world War ii bombing Mission Over Germany the Cathedral of the Pines has attracted some 5 million visitors during its 15-year existence. Sloane said the Bell Tower a will Correct the Lack of any National memorial to All american women who gave their lives in War earlier retirement Evanston Iii. Apr the average age of methodist mints ters who retired in 1962 is just Over 67, reports the Church s Board of pensions. This is slightly below the average 19g1 retirement be of 68._ since 1859 Calk Sangg Are the Bishop John m. Burgess committee the executive Council and the finance committee which assist the Bishop to carry on the business of the diocese Between conventions. Also to be elected Are delegates to the 1964 general convention of the episcopal Church and to the 1963 Synod of the province of new England. Bishop Butterfield will make his annual report on the state of the Church in Vermont and his charge to the convention for the coming year. It is expected that a major portion of this conventions attention will be Given to proposals for changes in Canon Law to allow a reorganization of the business Structure of the diocese. Free Christian science lecture by a Clomis thrice London England subject Tho Healing Mission of Christian science to Imp thursday 0 May 7, 8 . In Church edifice Putney re. Brattleboro Vermont Sourdiffe nursing Home with special tic full skilled 24 hour nursing for diabetics aged retired convalescent suburban Bennington 111 442-6070 full fashioned or seamless supp Hose i Stocki nos $4.95 by at Drysdale a free parking in Irmo by i toll Anson Walbridge details of ans on Wal Bridge is in a quiet and accessible residential area on the Edge of Hennington a business Section. Adequate parking facilities Are provided for friends and those families we Are privileged to serve. In invitation 0 National selected morticians established 1884

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