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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Bennington, Vermont Bennington area Church events Bennington Banner saturday october to 1970�?3 congregational Church East Dorset 9 30 . Worship service. United Church Dorset East Rupert la a in. A worship service with Sermon by the Rev. Hal. C. Miller i pastor. All Church night the a fall Church night program in the second congregational Church on tuesday oct. 13, will feature or. Stephen a. Freeman former director of Middlebury language school who will show movies of his recent trip to Africa. Or. Freeman is a world traveler and with his special interest in Africa is Well qualified in the subject he has chosen. The program starts at 6 . With a potluck dinner. Everyone is Welcome. The a fall Church night meeting is the second of the season. Old Stone Church Independent Baptist North Bennington 9 45 . A sunday school classes for All Ages la a worship service with Sermon by the Rev. Edwin m. Ellis pastor. Nursery provided 6 . A Young people meet. Wednesday a 7 30 . Midweek prayer meeting. Congregational Church Wilmington la . A worship service conducted by the Rev. Henry a. Peck pastor. Our lady of Fatima Catholic Church Wilmington 9 and la . A masses. Confessions preceding each mass. Baptist Church Wilmington 10 30 . A worship service. 11 30 a sunday school. Methodist Church West Arlington 8 55 . A worship service with Sermon by Rev. John Geer pastor. Sacred heart Catholic Church 8, to and 11 30 . Masses. Saturday a 5 . A mass. Vicar for a Day Brewood England up vicar Rolf Schott Elvig of Brewood has challenged his parishioners to write a better sunday Sermon than he can. The Winner will get a prize the Chance to become vicar for a Day. A i want to see How people would express what the Church should be teaching a Schott Elvig said. Church of Christ West Rupert to .�?sunday school. 11-worship service with Sermon by the Rev. Howard b. Ford jr., minister and Observance of lords supper. 6 30 .�?Young Peoples group meets at parsonage. 7 30�?song service with Sermon by the minister. Wednesday�?7 30 .�?Bible study and prayer service at parsonage. United methodist Church Pownal 9 30 .�?worship service conducted by the Rev. David Hubbard minister. To 30�? sunday school. Congregational Church North Pownal to .�?worship service conducted by Leonard Perrault student pastor from Berkshire Christian College in Lenox mass. Llu Church school. Baptist Church Pownal 9 45 .�?sunday school. 11-worship service conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Schwebel pastor 7 30 pin. A worship service conducted by the pastor. Tuesday a 6 . A choir rehearses. 7 a Flayer service. Saturday a 6 30 p in. A youth group meets. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 9 and 11 30 . A masses. Saturday a 7 . A mass. Kingdom Hall j Jehovah a a w witnesses 1 30 . A talk open to Public. 2 30 a watch Tower study. Tuesday a 8 . A congregational Bible study. Thursday a 7 . A ministry school and service meeting. Seventh Day adventist Church saturday a 9 30 . A Sabbath school la a worship service conducted by George c. Mills pastor. Tuesday a 7 30 . A prayer meeting. First United methodist Church Shaftsbury 9 30 a in. A sunday school and adult classes meet. 10 45�? laymen a sunday divine worship service conducted by a. Ranney Galusha and Richard Gratz. Senior choir will sing a master what shall i do a by Surovchak. Nursery provided. 7 30 concert choir rehearses. Tuesday a 7 30 .�?wscs meets with miss Zoraida legislative representative of the Troy conference Board of social concerns As guest speaker. Thursday a 7 choir rehearses. Greek Church Leader to speak at old first Fellowship supper pastor Phil Zikas of Alexan Dro Polis Greece a Leader of evangelical churches in Thrace and Macedonia will be the guest speaker at a covered dish Fellowship supper 6 30 . Shaftsbury a pcs to meet tuesday Shaftsbury miss Zoraida e. Weeks of Albany ., will speak on a where tomorrow struggles to be bomb at a meeting of the women a society of Christian service to he held at 7 30 . Tuesday in the social room of the first United methodist Church. Co hostesses will be mrs. Francis Peters mrs. Warren Smith and mrs. Robert Booth. An invitation has been extended to All area women to attend. Tuesday in the old first Church Bam in old Bennington. Pastor Zikas is one of the colleagues in Christian witness of the Benevolence program of the first congregational Church. He is known As a dynamic and inspirational spiritual Leader and Bible teacher. Those who heard him when he visited Bennington in 1968 Are looking Forward to renewing acquaintance with him. His address a Christian experiences and expectations will be Given at 7 30 . Pastor Zikas is in this country As a Bible lecturer and guest of the South congregational Church of Hartford conn., and the Mayflower congregational Church of grand rapids Mich. He is making Brief appearances in a number of other churches which Are interested in his work. Minis shop daily 9 30 to 5 30 fridays till 9 00 exciting array Shower curtains in decorator colors patterns and ,395 to to St. Mary a in the mountains episcopal Wilmington la .�?worship service conducted by the Rev. Russell Gale missioner. St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church Arlington 8 and 10 30 . A masses celebrated by the Rev. Gerald t. Buckley pastor. Saturday a 6 . A mass which satisfies sunday obligation. Church of Christ 9 30 .�?Bible classes for Nursery through adult. 11-worship service. 7 30 . Study and devotional period. Wednesday�?7 30 . A midweek study and devotional period with classes for preschool children through adults. Community Church Pownal 9 . A worship service. Conducted by Leonard Perrault pastor. Ion sunday school. Federated Church East Arlington 10 . A worship service with Sermon by Rev. John Geer pastor. Nursery provided. Coffee hour follows service. Methodist Church Sandgate 8 . A worship service with Sermon by Rev. John Geer pastor. Nursery provided. Coffee hour follows service. St. Francis de sales Catholic Church 6 45, 8, 9 15, 10 30 . And 5 . A masses. Saturday a 7 . A mass. First United methodist Church 9 45 . A worship service with Sermon a temptation and deliverance a and children a Story a what do you see a by the Rev. Melvin r. Mcgaughey pastor. Nursery provided. Church school classes for 3-year-Olds through Grade 8 meet. 2 .�?Junior Umof meets at Church to go on hike. 6 30�?senior Umof meets in parlor. Monday a 7 30 .�? administrative Board meets in parlor. Tuesday a 1 30 . A Circle in meets at Home of mrs. Ball Lyons on Park Street Extension wednesday a 3 30 pm. A Cherub choir rehearses. 6 30-girl scouts meet. 7 30�?circle h meets in parlor. Finance committee meets in social Hall. Thursday a 6 pm. A youth choir rehearses. 7 15�?sanctuary choir rehearses. Saturday a 5 pm. A senior Umof sponsors Turkey supper for Benefit of Myca. First congregational Church old Bennington 11 Arn. A Nursery through Grade 8 sunday school classes meet at Church Bam. Laymen a Day service of divine worship with Sermon a a Layman a reflections a by Arthur d. Roberts. 4 .�?gymanfa Ganu with hymn sining in English and Welsh led by Evan g. Williams of Granville 7 30�?pilgrim Fellowship meets at barn. Tuesday a 6 30 . A Fellowship supper in Church Bam with pastor Phil Zikas of Greece As guest speaker. Missionary Alliance Church 9 45 am. A Bible schools with classes for All Ages Llu worship service conducted by the Rev. Richard i venetian pastor with special music by 22 word of life College students. 7 .�? worship hour with word of life students. Wednesday a 7 30 .�? prayer share and prepare meeting. Thursday a 7 15 . A sunday school teachers and officers meet. 8�?Church executive committee meets. Never on sunday High Point . Up or. Tom Haggai popular Public speaker makes about 750 speeches a year around the nation. A former Baptist minister he never Speaks on sunday. A i done to want to compete with the Church a or. Haggai says. First congregational Church Manchester 9 45 Arn. A Nursery through Grade 8 Church school classes meet la a divine worship and Sermon a exodus a the Way out a by the Rev. Jerome j. Hevey jr., minister 2 30 pm. A Golden wedding anniversary reception for or. And mrs. Earle Storrs in vestry. 6 a Junior and senior Pilgrim fellowships meet in youth Center. Tuesday a 8 . A trustees meet in parlor. Wednesday a 8 .�?annual Church budget meeting. Thursday a 7 30 .�? Chancel choir rehearses. Friday a 3 .-Junior choir rehearses. St. Peters episcopal Church 8 am. A holy communion. 9 15�?family service of holy communion and Church school. 11 15�?morning prayer and Sermon by the Rev. Edward t. Patrick associate Rector. Baptist Church North Bennington 9 45 a sunday school classes meet Llu worship service led by Baptist youth Fellowship with Sermon a go on South a by miss mama Whitman. 6 .�?byf meets. Congregational Church North Bennington 9 45 Arn. A Church school classes meet Llu worship service with Sermon a Black and White a by the Rev. William Abernethy minister. Wednesday a 7 30 study group ii meets at Home of mrs. Clarice Thomas. Thursday a 7 30 pm a choir rehearses. First Baptist Church 8 30 and la am. A worship services with Sermon a come alive a by the Rev. Harry c. Snyder of Andover Newton theological school guest speaker. 9 30�?Church school classes meet. 4 House to Honor mrs. William g. Towart. 6 Junior and senior byes meet. Monday�?7 .�?weight watchers meet. 7 3d�?Christian education Board meets in lounge. Tuesday a 3 30 .�? brownies meet. 6 30�?women�?Ts society holds covered dish supper. 7 Aid class meets. 7 30�?ymca class meets. Wednesday a 7 30 .�? school of Christian living classes first Baptist Church Manchester Center 9 30 a Church school with classes for 3-year-Olds through Junior High Llu divine worship with Sermon a the quest for Unity a by the Rev. Joseph d. Huse pastor. Nursery provided. Tuesday a 8 pm. A senior High youth meet at parsonage. Zion episcopal Church Manchester Center 8 Arn. A holy communion. 9 30�?holy communion with music Llu morning prayer and Sermon by the Rev. Roy e. Green former Rector. Monday a 2 pm. Guild of St. Margaret meets at Parish House. Tuesday a 2 45 .�?Church school classes meet. First Church of Christ scientist la am. A sunday school. Worship service with lesson Sermon a Are sin disease and death real a Nursery provided. Wednesday a 7 30 .�? testimony meeting. Reading room in Church open la Arn. To 2 pm. Wednesday Friday and saturday. Religion in America study group hears details of the Bennington program the Aims and initial successes of the Bennington program were explained by Ralph Wright its director to a Large gathering of the Mission study group sponsored by Church women United last tuesday morning at St. Peters Church. He used a set of color slides taken by Peter Chapman As the group hiked along the i Ong Trail to illustrate his talk and to help explain How both the four staff members and the 23 participants had come to develop a Trust and awareness and respect for each other that had never been possible in the traditional classroom. The group spent 28 Days hiking 175 Miles of the Long Trail through the wilderness of Northern Vermont a totally removing the boys from their usual environment of the y Steps Momma Coke and pizza. Now aware of what they can do and accomplish the group is meeting in the . Building four hours each morning for More academic work and working four hours each afternoon for local businessmen who have invested in the program. The boys Are deciding what they want to learn that will help them meet the programs goal of returning each boy to the Public school system next fall equipped to continue from his regular Grade level on toward graduation. Wright pointed out that in some cases this might mean a catching up on three or four years of Reading within the next eight months. He said a a we be got them motivated now its up to us to teach them what they want to in addition to the work and study time spent in Bennington something extra is planned for each month. In november the group will visit new York qty and in december they will present the play a stalag 17.�?� throughout the rest of the school year the program will visit Pittsburgh Many churches find giving has levelled off or declined by Louis Cassels up religion writer this is a every member canvass season a the time when churches across the nation seek financial pledges to support their work during the coming year. Unless the results Are a lot better than they were last fall Many churches Are going to be in serious trouble. In most of the major denominations giving has levelled off or declined during the past year. With inflation driving up costs at a rate of 5 to 6 per cent a year even a leveling off Means a reduction in Church programs of ministry education and ser vice. Foreign missions have been particularly hard hit. Tile United presbyterian Church whose 3.3 million members probably have the highest average income of any religious body in the world had to slash its support of overseas work from $16 million in 1969 to $14.6 million in 1970. The Cut would have been even steeper had not the Church tapped its Reserve funds for $2.5 million. We can to keep that up a warned the Rev. Or. Theophus m. Taylor Secretary of the denominations general Council. A these reserves which have been accumulated Over Long periods of time As a Buffer against emergencies never were very Large and soon will be methodists schedule two area dinner rallies Saratoga Key Lay meet members of the churches of the Tchou 7 no a nine several districts in the Troy thursday 7 pm senior conference of he United choir rehearses. First Aid class methodist Church will assemble Friday-1 30p.m.-Gradate. Two occasions nest week to group meets in lounge. 3 30-Junior choir rehearses. Saturday a 9 30 .�? Grad Atim group opens rummage Sale in Colgate Hall. Second congregational Church 9 15 . A choir rehearses. Ion worship service. Nursery hear the Rev. Or. Joseph h. Yeakel Nashville term general Secretary of the Church s general Board of evangelism. Or. Yeakel an outstanding speaker will address dinner rallies sponsored by the Troy conference Board of the laity. His subject will be the a new life Mission the 1970-71 program provided. Church school classes emphasis of the conference. Ville pa., and United theological Seminary in Dayton Ohio. He was ordained october 1952 in the Pennsylvania conference of the evangelical United Brethren Church and was conferred the honorary . In 1961. He became executive Secretary of the Board of evangelism of the . Church in 1965 and assumed the role of general Secretary in the new United methodist Church in 1968 upon the merger of the methodist and evangelical United Brethren churches. He is married and the father of five children. Through Grade 6 meet. 6 30 group meets at ecumenical cent or monday a 3 .�?Grade 7 and 8 Church school classes meet. Tuesday a 6 Church night supper followed at 7 by program. 8�?All boards meet. Thursday a 7 30 rehearses. Society of friends quakers 10 30 .�?worship meeting at Bennington free Library. Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day saints mormons the events will take place at the Hedding United methodist Church in Barre it. On monday and at Christ United methodist Church in Glens Falls tuesday. The a new life Mission a three phase process has been designed by the general Board to assist local churches in assessing their tasks and to help evolve relevant forms of ministry to accomplish them. The Mission is being conducted throughout some 24 clusters of Troy conference churches under the supervision of the conference Board of evangelism with the Rev. Richard Chatterton of Delmar Board chairman and the Rev. Baptist ministries names Rev. Orders to its staff to Arn. A sunday school with Richard Campbell of Scheneck classes for All Ages at masonic Temple. Movie picketed , . Up calling on a thousands of people to lift up a voice for god and conscience a a minister and three members of his congregation monday stood in a downpour outside a movie theatre to protest the showing of a Bob and Carol and Ted and the Rev. Richard Heather of the Calvary Baptist Church said the a rated film a portrays wife swapping and free love and makes fun of he said he feared theatres Here might eventually turn a to that swedish swifts Premium protein a trimmed sirloin Steak porterhouse Steak in. $29 fresh a 5-6 in avg. Roasting chickens Walker s. 59 food Market Tady conference Secretary of evangelism providing Over All direction. Masters of ceremonies at the dinner rallies both scheduled for 6 30 pm. Will be Arthur Doty of Salisbury vt., District Lay Leader of the Burlington District for the Barre affair and or. Henry e. Of Neil of Hudson Falls District Lay Leader of the Glens Falls District for the Glens Falls rally. Or. Yeakel a native of Pennsylvania is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College in Ann youth service members of the youth Fellowship will conduct the la am. Worship service sunday at the North Bennington Baptist Church with miss mama Whitman giving the Sermon a go on also participating will be miss Daphne Mackey who will give the invocation Bernie Howe scripture Reading miss Jean Peckham Solo miss Brenda Howe morning prayer Scott Howe offertory prayer Duane Sprague hymn announcements Philip Sprague Benediction. Karen Hewitt Betty Kenyon Donald Sprague and Ray Crosie. Or. Will usher. Randolph the Vermont Baptist ministries announces the appointment of the Rev. Merwyn Borders Randolph As director of Church Extension ministries for Vermont. The Rev. Or. Borders and his family recently moved to Randolph from Northboro mass where for 6 years he was the pastor of the Rice memorial Baptist Church. Vermont Baptist ministries is a division of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist convention with the responsibility of Church Extension and Otho related work throughout Vermont. Borders will travel Over the state seeking to develop ministries relating to the spiritual needs of people. Tie of this work is not necessarily just to Start new churches but to help people with their needs. A multiple ministry concept will employ such methods As informal Bible child evangelism Windsor National child evangelism week will be observed oct. 18-25 according to Donald b. Coleman director of the child evangelism Fellowship of Vermont inc. The theme of the observation is from Ezra 8 21, a a right Way for our Little de Risdon chairman of the Fellowship says that arrangements have been made to provide free Church bulletins and that presentation of Fellowship work will be made in several Vermont churches. Coleman reports that during 1970 the Fellowship has enrolled 1,978 children in Home Bible classes known As Good news clubs five Day clubs and open air classes As Well As sponsoring fair activities and other ministries. Discussion groups Lay led activities ministries to those in institutions correspondence courses socially oriented ministries and resort work. Vermont Baptist ministries desires to join with existing churches and other groups in helping to minister to the people of Vermont. The Rev. Or. Borders is available for speaking and pulpit Supply in the area churches. He May be called at 728-9073. Y on the crusade there will be a word of life youth crusade the second in a series of six at 7 30 . Monday in the mount Anthony Union High school. Jack Wyrtzen internationally known for his work with Young people will speak on a a life a Tiree greatest choices a and will stress a a what Are you going to do with your life How will you choose a life partner How will you choose a god a there will be special music both vocal and instrumental and All the Community is invited. The Bennington Banner Telephone. Business 4424300 newsroom 442 2000 advertising 442 2084 the Bennington Banner is published Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 423 main St. Bennington. It. 03201 by the Banner publishing corp a subscriber to i noted Cress International and the new York times news service. National advertising representatives Matthews. Shannon amp Cullen inc. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 15 cents per Day. Subscription rates by mall or so mile radius and All Vermont 3 months $9 00 8 months. $18.00 i year. $36 of elsewhere in the . 3 months. $9 73 6 months. $19.30 i year. $39 of second class postage paid at Bennington it. 03201 experience a foreign culture in Quebec get a feeling for University life at Johnson state College watch our National government at work in Washington d.c., be the guests of Wright Patterson air Force base in Ohio and evaluate the whole program while camping on Cape cod in june. It was announced that the final session in the Mission study series will be held next tuesday at St. Peters beginning at 9 45 am. A Nursery is provided. Mrs. Barbara Tacey of the United counselling service will speak on her work with the special education program in the local schools. All women in the Community Are invited to attend. Amp amp $ the same kind of Pinch is being Felt All the Way from the local congregation to the National level in Many other leading denominations including the United methodist Church episcopal Church american Baptist Church lutheran Church in America and presbyterian Church in the United states. Many factors seem to be involved in the decline in giving. Inflation has put a severe squeeze on millions of Middle income family budgets and giving to the Church is a painless place to economize. Some pledge cutters justify their giving strike As a protest against social activism by the Church although out of every Dollar Given to churches less than one half of one cent goes into social programs. Still another Factor is increasing Competition for the givers Dollar. Some people who used to give generously to churches Are now diverting a major portion of their annual giving to educational institutions welfare agencies or health programs. The most important Factor perhaps is a widespread Public impression that churches Are rolling in wealth and done to need any More Money which is pure nonsense. Possibly it s time for americans to ask themselves do we really want to dispense with the Church As a Community institution of not we Are going to have to Start supporting our churches a Little More adequately. $2.00 value when you buy bucket new England Intuit a 4 15 pieces Chicken 5 one pint Cravy 6 six dinner Rolls approx. 14 lbs. Food amp drink All for �?T4.45 special Good thurs., oct. 8th thru sunday oct. Lith �232���23 no Bennington re. Across from Monument Plaza in the Jimmy Kwik grocery store bldg

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