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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 6-Benn in ton Banner. Saturday. May 28, 1966 the holy spirit is explained As god s presence in the heart Bennington area Church events by Loi is Tassi to up religion editor in reply to the perennial cry that a god is dead a christianity has maintained for 2,000 years that direct empirical proof of gods existence is available to any person who honestly seeks it. The proof christians say is the living presence of the holy spirit which can be experienced by each individual for himself. This sunday May 29christians of All nations denominations will join in Power of f Aith to he a Iloma in lecture the Power of Faith prayer will be explored at 3 . Next saturday june 4, in a one hour Public lecture on Christian science at the first Church of Christ scientist at the Corner of Hillside Silver Street. Howard la. Irwin c.s., of tile Christian science Board of l lectureship will speak under sponsorship of the local Church on a Christian science tile Healing prayer of Irwin served during world War ii with the United states military intelligence service in i Europe. Since then he has devoted his full time to the Public practice of Christian science Healing. His present assignment take him throughout the United states other countries to lecture on this religion. He is a former teacher in Public private schools of California where he still resides. Celebrating the feast Day of the holy spirit known As Pentecost or whitsunday. Many Church members have great difficulty in understanding some of the verbal formulae such As the doctrine of the Trinity which theologians have constructed in an Effort to explain who the holy spirit is what he does. This is not surprising. The Bible indicates that the Workings of the spirit will always remain mysterious to men. The simplest child can experience his reality but the Wisest Man cannot fully comprehend it. Those who Are baffled by trinitarian terminology May find it easier to think of the holy spirit simply As gods Active presence in the world particularly within the hearts minds of human beings. This presence was so palpable its effects so dramatic among members of the Early Christian Community that the Nev testament is filled with awed references to the Power of Trie spirit. Men who were a filled with the spirit found themselves Able to transcend limitations that had always beset them. An inarticulate Fisherman like Peter lie came an eloquent preacher. A self entered zealot like Paul acquired a warm compassionate love for Mankind. In his letter to the Christian Community in Galatia Paul catalogued some of the traits of character personality that men women display when the spirit takes Possession of their lives. A the fruit of the spirit a said the apostle a is love Joy peace patience kindness Good Javery memorials 517 South Street Bennington Vermont All mrs Ernest la. Javierv. Mrs. Alan ii. A Ness faithfulness gentleness on another occasion Paul said Liat those who surrender their wills to the holy spirit Are a mightily strengthened in the inner no matter How timid or selfish or downright Nasty they might be pm their own with the help of the spirit they could become Christ like in character. Another realm of the spirits activity emphasized in the new testament is the intellect. Working through the natural processes of human thought but at a level even deeper than intuition or the unconscious the spirit guides men in the search for truth. And this help is not restricted to those who consciously profess religious Faith. Wherever men sincerely seek the truth the spirit is at work. A scientist who thinks of himself As agnostic but now is deeply dedicated to the Pursuit of truth May be much More open to the guidance of the spirit than a religious fanatic with a closed mind. But the Bible also teaches that the spirits guidance if accepted will ultimately Lead to a knowledge of god a a direct apprehension of the reality of god which goes far beyond Mere belief in his probable existence. The new testament Speaks often of the role of the spirit As an inward witness or source of Assurance. A when we cry a our father a it is the spirit himself bearing witness with our spirit that we Are children of god a Paul told the christians of Rome. Jesus told his disciples that the gift of the holy spirit is available to All who ask for it. If even sinful men Are disposed to give Good gifts to their children he said on one occasion a How much More will your heavenly father give the holy spirit to them that ask prayers for the guidance of the holy spirit abound in Christian Liturgy. One of the shortest Best is found in the anglican Book of common prayer a to god for Smuch As without thee we Are not Able to please thee mercifully Grant that thy holy spirit May in All things direct Rule our first Baptist Church 8 30 la . A morning worship with the Rev. H. Glenn Payne speaking on a the Fellowship of Organ selections by mrs. Paul Williams will be a a contemplation by Moore a holy holy holy by Spohr a a chorale by 3ach. Choir music will be under the direction of Paul Williams. 9 30 . A Church school classes. First second third grades will have an expanded session from la . To noon As Well As the regular session. Care will be provided for pre school children at both services. 6 . A both Baptist youth Fellowship groups meet at Church. Wednesday a 3 p. In. A Brownie troop meets. 4 . A Junior choir rehearsal. 7 30 . A adult study group meets in Church lounge. Thursday a 7 30 . A senior choir rehearsal. 8 . A dedication choir rehearsal. 8 . A boy scout troop committee meets in Church lounge. Friday a 6 30 . A menus work Bee at Church. Saturday a 10 30 . A children a Day rehearsal at Church. 6 30 . A dedication banquet in Colgate Hall. Pownal Bible Scheitl set for june 20-30 Pownal a the annual vacation Bible school sponsored by the methodist Baptist congregational churches has been scheduled for june 20-30 at the North Pownal congregational Church. Sessions will be held 9 to 11 45 . Monday through Friday the first week monday through thursday the second week. The theme this year will be a my Saviour i a area children of All denominations of Nursery age through Grade 8 Are invited to participate. The closing program will take place thursday evening june 30 to which the Public is invited. The Rev. John c. Hatch director has announced the following departmental teachers miss Madge Kenyon miss Elizabeth Hatch Nursery mrs. Howard Isherwood kindergarten mrs. Earle Church primary James Metcalf Junior the Rev. David Hubbard Junior High mrs. Hermon Whitney music director. Church of Christ to . A Bible classes for All Ages from two years through adult. The adult class is studying the life of Christ a the disciples fall to relieve an Epi Liptac a taught by Kenneth Nicholson. La . A worship service with the lesson a restoring first Century Benevolence delivered by Charles Chandler minister. The lords supper will be commemorated. 5 30 . A work period for All adults on vacation Bible school material. 7 30 . A worship service with Sermon a psalms the Earth is the lord so by Charles Chandler. Tuesday a to . A Sermon by Charles Chandler on Watn studies in the Bible a you need 7 30 . A ladies Bible class meets at Home of mrs. Chester Jones 34 Carey ave., Hoosick Falls. Lesson to be taught by mrs. Charles Chandler is a oneness in wednesday a 7 30 . A a the Herald of truth a Channel 13 to. Mid week Bible classes for All Ages from two through adult. The adult class concludes a study of the Christian Home with the lesson a Home heaven taught by Charles Chandler. Saturday a to . A topic of study on Watn by Charles Chandler will be a will god keep his promises a Lff hat s in a pocket people. People suffering indignity injun an frustration. Whose concern Are they everybody a. Yours mine. Because every Faith says the Well being of others is the business of everybody. See what can be done where you live then see that it gets done. How one place to Start is where you worship. It can become with your help a surprisingly important Center for initiating local programs for generating encouragement for programs that already Are in action. And this is just one Way you can change things for the better in your Community the nation the world. Worship this week. Even More important put your Faith to work every Day. I in to first Church of god to . A morning worship with Sermon a your heritage of la . A Church school with classes for All Ages kindergarten through adult. Tuesday a 8 45 . A morning meditations Over Watn. Wednesday a 7 30 . A mid week prayer service. Vermont soldiers Home Rev. W. Earle Forman chaplain 8 45 . A morning worship with Sermon a your heritage of veterans of foreign wars american legion auxiliaries will be guests at this service. John Riddle jr., will be guest organist. First methodist Church Shaftsbury 10 45 . A divine worship with the Rev. Elmer Benn preaching on the senior choir will Lead in service of Praise under direction of Eleanor j. Lawrence. Members of the suit Day school will assemble in the Sanctuary for the first part of the service. Nursery will be open from 10 15 . To 12 15 . 6 30 . A senior my meets in Church social room for its final meeting of season. Tuesday a 6 30 . A Junior my meets with or. And mrs. Eugene Kosche to end activities for the season will include a game of softball at the Park on Church St. Thurs May a 7 . A choir rehearsal second congregational 9 30 . A worship service with Sermon by the Rev. Thomas d. Steffen on a a wanted dead or alive a Church school classes for three year Olds through Grade 8. La . A worship service. Nursery provided at both services. 6 30 . A Pilgrim Fellowship. Wednesday a 4 . A baby sitting course. Unitarian universalist the unitarian Fellowship has discontinued regular weekly meetings until september. Methodist Church Sandgate 8 30 a worship service with the Rev Granville Green Wold delivering Sermon. First methodist Church 9 45 .�?pentecost sunday. Worship service with holy communion in Sanctuary. New members will be received. Nursery provided in Church parlor. 9 45 .�?Church school classes for three year Olds through Grade 8 meet in the masonic Temple 504 main Street la .�?senior High Church school class meets at masonic Temple. I my meets at Home of or. And mrs. Earl Hamilton 229 Bradford St. Before leaving pm a hike to the White rocks. This is the last regular meeting until fall. Thursday a 2 .�?ecumenical teachers training committee meets at St. Peters Church. 7 30 .�?choir rehearsal in Church. Saturday�?9 .�?rehearsal in the Church Sanctuary for children a Day program. To .�? Cherub choir rehearsal. 10 45 . A Chapel choir rehearsal. Soviets purge Kiev s churches Only history showplace remain old first Church old Bennington la . A worship service with the Rev. Roscoe Mott Giles associate minister of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Albany . As guest pastor. He will speak on a your ministry As the Church the second Sermon in a series of three. Mrs. Harold Macuen will sing a peace of god by Gounod a a Trust by Sibelius. Harold Mcdonald jr., organist will play a in thee lord have i put my Trust a by Bach a paean exultant by Smith. First Church of Christ scientist 9 . A the Bible Speaks to you on Watn. La . A lessons Sermon service sunday school. 7 30 . A wednesday service Reading room open from 2 30 to 4 30 . Wednesday saturday. Christian science churches this sunday will present a Bible lesson Sermon on the fallacies of hypnotism other forms of mental control servitude. Responsive Reading will ii it clude these verses from ephesians a have no Fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness but rather reprove them <1 religion to Kiev user up a what does a communist City do when its Pride glory Are its churches if that City is Kiev it makes the Best of both worlds. It ousts religion from the finest churches turns them into museums injects a dash of atheist propaganda shows them off for what they Are a architectural marvels of a bygone age. There is More to Kiev than its churches. The City is built on Hills it boasts winding streets sudden flights of stairs dramatic views sprightly shops enough Trees Parks to make it one of Europe a greenest cities. Despite a population of a million a plus a huge Industrial District Kiev enjoys the relaxed air common to Many Southern Hilly cities communist non communist. But Kiev a glory is its history a this ancient City founded the russian nation a that history is expressed most vividly in its churches. The Central Church is St. Sophia a Cathedral Kiev a oldest building a towering onion domed edifice dating Back to 1037 a.d., when Prince Yaroslav the Wise made it the Center of a Kiev for centuries the Church was the scene of Cor nations state occasions. It was the site of Kiev a first school the Home of the metropolitan of the russian orthodox Church. Religion left St. Stophia a in 1934. Today it is a museum of gilded domes awesome towers splendid mosaics a including an altar mosaic of Blue Gold that has not been touched since the 12th Century yet is still in perfect condition. The crosses remain i the domes. But the former metropolitan a Palace next door is an a Vagit punkt or a agitation Point a a communist party Reading room election Headquarters. Peru Alice Dibble 824-3407 two Days of summer like weather have brought local leaves out at last. Last week it was hard to find even a Bud. Another sign of Spring Are numerous fishermen at hapgood Pond some of whom Are Good Nite Crawler customers for Village worm salesmen. The Black flies Are having a prolific season. The Peru school baseball team has now been Defeated by Bondville three times this year the last defeat occurring monday there. Arthur Kelton or. And a Friend who have been Here with or. And mrs. Arthur Kelton for two weeks have returned to Vail Colo. Benjamin Kelton Arthur �?Ts brother who has been Home for six weeks has returned to the University of Colorado where he will receive his . Degree june to. His plans for the summer Are Uncertain As yet. Henry Parker son of or. And mrs. Ralph Parker assistant manager of Wiley inn is presently at Camp drum . For Reserve training required annually for two weeks. Memorial Day exercises were held at Peru school thursday. Winhall John o. Slade 824-6619 the Community memorial service will be held at Peru Church sunday at 10 30 . No services will be held at Bondville methodist Church that Day. The Rev. Elliot fair or. Entered the Baptist Hospital in Boston tuesday for surgery. Winhall school club met monday at Winhall elementary school elected the following officers Rose Dayton president Miriam Alexopoulous Secretary Euphemia Clark treasurer Emily Ford agent. After some discussion it was decided the club would continue to manage execute the school lunch program rather than abandoning the responsibility leave it to the discretion of the school Board. It was decided to continue the lunch program for a longer period next year to begin earlier in the fall. On Friday eighth graders at Winhall elementary school joined others from schools in the area visited Burr Burton Seminary in Manchester for a a pre freshman there were five from Winhall who attended the orientation. Mrs. Mario Salemme of Burlington mass. Is visiting mrs. Salemmer smother father this week or. And mrs. Earl Batchelder. Mrs. Lillian Batchelder spent last week at her Camp on Lake Woods . Mrs. Peter Paolucci of Rutland brought her new baby to visit her grandparents or. And mrs. Delmar Stone sunday. Samuel Ogden or. Of land Grove is exhibiting his wrought Iron sculpture currently at the Sharon Art Center Peterboro mass. The Ogden exhibition began sunday will continue to june. Or. And mrs. Paul Tolstoy of new York City spent last weekend in their Landgrove Home with their Small daughter Erena. Tolstoy his family Are spending the summer in Mexico City where he will be doing archaeological research. He will return to Queens College in new York where he teaches in the fall. Or. And mrs. William Gwinn son Bradley of Darien c min., spent last week at their Landgrove Home. The Vermont symphony concert in Weston saturday evening was enjoyed by All including the children some of whom a enjoyed it More than any concert they had Ever the program seemed Well chosen to please the ears of the very Young As Well As older people. The list of patrons was Large numbering about 80 couples. The Community club in Weston which sponsored the concert this year lowered the Price of tickets for the symphony considerably this year happily sold twice As Many. Even More spectacular is the vast Kiev Pecherskaya Lavra Kiev Cave monastery. In prehistoric times Cavemen dwelt in the Cliffs along the Banks of the Dnieper River. In the Lith Century monks moved into the caves which became catacombs. An ensemble of churches grew i the surface at one time controlled 200 towns 56,000 serfs. Some monks continued to live in the catacombs took to burying other monks or Rich citizens of Kiev there. Because of the Cool dry air a a the health atmosphere a As one Guidebook puts it a the bodies did not rot but mummified. They Are still there dozens of them lining the corridors of the catacombs. A few Are uncovered. But most Are shrouded with Only one withered Brown hand protruding Dracula style through Tassel led slits in the shrouds. The sideshow atmosphere of the Tours inevitably detracts from the solemnity of death. So does the guides remark that the a monks diverted the people from the revolutionary some churches within the Lavra were functioning As recently As five years ago. All now Are museums one High domed Cathedral within the Walls has been turned into a planetarium explaining the creation of the Earth universe scientifically. Schoolchildren shout in the catacombs the guides Tell How monks sold mummification to the wealthy. An old woman mumbles a prayer before a collection Box a now used Only for show stuffs in the stub of her ticket to the catacombs. Kiev officially disapproves of religion. But it realizes that the russian orthodox Church is an inseparable part of its history gives it due Honor. The proof could not be plainer. It is the statue of St. Vladimir a Kiev Prince who established russian orthodoxy As the state religion with a mass Bap. Tis in in the Dnieper in the year 988. The statue stands High on a Hill Over Kiev. Vladimir s gaze is fixed on the spot where the baptism took place. And his right hand holds a giant Cross a the highest landmark in this communist capital. A. Wherefore be be not unwise but understanding what the will of the lord the theme is explained in detail in selections to be read from the Christian science textbook including these a in a world of sin sensuality hastening to a greater development of Power it is Wise earnestly to consider whether it is the human mind or the divine mind which is influencing one. No person is benefited by yielding his mentality to any mental despotism or malpractice. The truths of immortal mind sustain Man they annihilate the fables of mortal mind whose Flimsy Gaudy pretensions like silly Moths singe their own wings fall into a science health with key to the scriptures a by Mary Baker Eddy. Missionary Alliance 9 45 . A Bible school with classes for All Ages la . A worship service with pastor Richard Lenehan speaking on a look up for your redemption draw eth a special message for the children will be Given. Nursery is provided for children under three years of age. 7 30 . A evening worship service with pastor Lenehan ministering on a Fellowship with wednesday �?7 30p.m.�? midweek services of prayer Bible study at Home of mrs. Earl Chase 203 Safford Street. Thursday a 7 30 . A Bible study will be held in Myca in Pittsfield mass., conducted by pastor Lenehan. Friday a 7 . A Junior senior Alliance youth fellowships meet at Church. Soldiers Home pre memorial Day service sunday pre memorial Day services will be held on sunday at 9 . At the Vermont soldiers Home Chapel. The Rev. Earle Forman chaplain will officiate. All patriotic military units will be represented at these services As in past years. Memorial Day mass St. Jerome s Church East Dorset Vermont 12 30 . Monday May 30th h Ynson Walbridge reputation the Only Way to achieve it. Is to earn it. Member a National l selected morticians by invitation mrs Bennington established 1884 Ari in ton

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