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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tho Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., August 24, 1974 Faith Helped Kidnaped Nurse My Laurie Johnston / 1974 New York Timei News Service NKW YOUK - Karl and Debbie Dortzbach, both 24 and married three years, ended a visit with her family in New Jersey recently and headed west for a camping trip in the Colorado Rockies west of Denver, Karl’s hometown. They will sleep in a borrowed camper, hike a little and take turns playing their guitar. Hut the most attractively typical-looking couple have been through a most untypical year. And under the open sky the Dortzbachs, true believers of the 15,000-member Orthodox Presbyterian denomination in which both their fathers are ministers, will pray aloud, sing hymns and praise the fiord with Psalms — most fervently of all with Psalm 121: “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Ixird . . .” Kidnaped It will all be a “shared” re-creation, Mrs. Dortzbach, a missionary nurse, said recently, of what she did alone in the mountains of Ethiopia during her 26 days as the captive of guerillas who kidnaped her May 27. “It was the 121st Psalm that stopped my fear,” she said, recalling when she and a Dutch nurse were “forced with sticks to run into the mountains” to reach the helicopter used by the Eritrean Liberation front guerillas. The other nurse, Anna Strikwerda, was shot to death within 20 minutes. “I was fear-ridden when I saw Anna die,” she recalled. “But as I took my feet off that road and looked toward the mountains, the verses sprang to my mind. I had a definite sense of God’s presence. I can honestly say I wasn’t afraid.” 'I’he women had been taken from the American Evangelical Mission hospital at Ghinda in Eritrea, which was merged into Ethiopia in 1062. The Dortzbachs were serving a 16-month tour She had been a public health nurse in Philadelphia and he a student there at Westminster Theological semi nary, a nonsectarian fundamentalist school. Short-Termcrs Debbie and Karl Dortzbach represent what are called “short-termers,” missionaries who serve from six months to two years, who are usually under 40 and who are often students on leave. They are part of a trend that by now accounts for about 13 percent of the 34,000 American Protestant missionaries overseas, mostly in teaching or in medical posts. A steady increase in the total from 12,000 in 1950 leveled off about 1967, as foreign missions were de-empha-sized by more liberal churches and expanded by evangelical denominations. Inking back on the kidnaping, their singing will include “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” because it was one of the songs Debbie Dortzbach taught her captors. They came to watch her solitary devotions, she said, as she sat on the mountain rocks — in the white uniform she wore day and night, for three weeks — near her “teepee-like shelter of sticks.” Through those who spoke some English, she said, “I shared with them what the greatest Revolutionary of all time said about His truth being the way to freedom.” Pregnant Debbie, who weighed 102 pounds, gained a little during her days in the Eritrean wilderness. She had let the guerillas know she was pregnant and they gave her canned meat and fruit, fresh goat meat and goat’s milk. Eventually the mission hospital got a package through to her with a toothbrush, a towel, some soap and thro*- dresses — “pants for women aren’t in the culture there” — but, to her disappointment, “the person who packed forgot a Bible.” She is still trying to send one to her captors. Although “some moviemakers are talking to us about doing my story” — and some publishers as well •— Debbie saw “only a very few” movies during her fundamentalist upbringing. Even later, she saw only those films “that I thought would be respectable.” “I don’t nerd to see all of mankind’s sins portrayed on the screen — I already know they exist,” she said. Debbie and Karl met at Wheaton college near Chicago, a 2.000-student nonsectarian evangelical school. From 1970 to 1972 she attended Columbia university’s school of nursing. World View Debbie and her four sisters and four brothers — all biblically named—grew up in pastorates from California to Eastern Canada. She “never felt oversheltered” and her father, the Rev. William Mull, and her mother, who now teaches school, ‘’‘tried to give us a world view—there would be a map, maybe of Asia, over the kitchen table.” Although she and her husband will “use our heads in planning a family,” she added: “Overpopulation doesn’t really concern me. As a public health nurse, I know about crowding and unwanted children and poverty. But the world can’t have too many Christians or too many families who teach the Bible.” Installation Held The Rev. Dennis Wright was installed as assistant pastor of First Lutheran church in services Sunday. The Rev. Ra>nold J. Lingwall, president of the Iowa Synod of the Lutheran Church in America, was present j for the instaiiation. Also participating in the service were the Rev. George Carlson, First Lutheran, and the Rev. Michael Last, Hope Luther- j ;an. Pastor Wright’s primary responsibility will be in the areas of general pastoral work, youth. : special concerns and supervision of the “Good Neighbor” program. I He is a graduate of Bemidji Dennis Wright State college, and Northwestern Theological seminary, St. Paul. He served at Immanuel Lutheran church, Sioux City, before coming to Cedar Rapids. He and his wife, Winnefred, have a daughter. Alycia, 2. They live at 2769 Franklin avenue NE. Worship Services in Cedar Ro pids Churches Hold Contributions —AP Wirephoto Dr. Jeanette Piccard, 79, of St. Paul, Minn., was the guest speaker Sunday at St. Nicholas Episcopal church, Richfield, Minn., and suggested church members withhold contributions until the Episcopalian Church reverses its ban against the ordination of women. She was among 11 women ordained last month. Bishops of the Episcopal Church ruled the ordinations invalid. Church Briefs Evangelists To Speak The Rev. and Mrs. Claude Updike, Los Angeles, missionary evangelists, will    hold    specii services Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Foursquare Gospel. * *    * Redemption Baptist church will hold a fellowship picnic dinner Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Ellis park pavilion. The Rev. George Moore    of    Bethel A.M E. church will speak. ♦ *    * The Rev. Jim McConnell from the Dubuque seminary will speak Sunday at 9:30 am. at First Presbyterian church. *    *    * Central Park Presbyterian church will hold a youth choir roundup Sunday with a picnic at Daniels park from 4 to 7 p.m. *    *    * The Sanctuary choir picnic will be Wednesday at 6:30 pm.: at Noelridge Park Lagoon pavilion. ♦    *    * Dr. Paul Heath, district superintendent    of    the C e d a r Rapids district of the United Methodist church, will speak Sunday at 9 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist church. * * * The Vigortones, barbershop singers, will sing at the 8:30 and ll a m. Sunday services at St. Marks Lutheran church. *    *    * Lloyd Smith,    state auditor, will speak at the Galilee Baptist church Sunday at both services. ★    *    * The Redemption Baptist! Sunday at 7 p.m. church tent revival crusade will begin Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the church. *    *    * The Rev. Dr. William Watters, jr., will speak Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at Kenwood Park United Methodist church on “Christian Action for Israel”. Dr. Watters, an American, has been teaching and studying at the University of Jerusalem for the last two years. Prior to going to Israel, he was youth director at the Kenwood church. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Central — 3030 F ave. NWL; Ramon Booth. S S. 9:30. Serv. 10:30. Eve. 7:30. Wed. 7:30. First — 2531 42nd st. NE. Gary A Jenkins. SS. 9:45. Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. BAPTIST Berean — 5037 Center Point I rd. NE. Glen V. High. S.S. 9:45. Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Calvary—(CBA) 1203 3rd ave. SW. Harry R. Egner, Wayne Peterson. S S. 9. Serv. 10:15. Eve. 7. Edgewood — (BGC) E ave. and Edgewood rd. NW. Roger T. Goodson. SS. 9:45. Serv. ll. Eve. 7. Wed. 7:30. First—(ABC) 1200 2nd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne A. Shireman. Serv. IO. Galilee—(GARB) 1947 Washington ave. SE. Larry R. Engle. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:40. Lloyd Smith. Eve. 7. Immanuel — (S.B.C.) 1900 F ave. NW. William R. Riley. S.S. 9. Serv. 10:15. “Getting Used to the Dark”. Eve. 7:15. “Christians Have More Fun”. Wed. eve. 7. ML Zion—(NBG) 824 8th st. SE. LeRoy White. S S. 9:30. Serv. 10:45. Mrs. Marsha Peeler. Afternoon, 4 p.m. Mrs. F. W. Strickland. New Testament B a p t i s The film, “The Gospel Blimp”, will be shown Sunday at 9:45 a.m. at the First Assembly of God church. * *    * The Ring of Truth, musical group from Trinity Wesleyan church.    Cedar    Falls,    will present an evening concert at the Hillside Wesleyan church Sunday at 7 p.m. * *    * ...    .    .    J    (BBF)    749    Old    Marion    rd.    NE. 666 , a film, Will be shown at john Hulse, jr. S.S. 9:30. Serv. the Interdenominational church 110:30. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Noelridge Park—(CBA) 1147 Clifton ave. NE. Bruce W. j Young, Mike Hastings, Dale Katcher. S.S. 9. Eve. 6:30. Wed. eve. 7:30. Redemption Missionary Baptist — 1014 10th ave. RE. Harmon Webb. S.S. 9:30. Serv. ll. Eve. 8. Tues. 7:30. Twin Pines Baptist—(NAB) 3300 42nd st. NE. Werner Lemke. S.S. IO. Serv. ll. Eve. 7. Wed. 7:15. Valley View Baptist—(BGC) 5555 Mt. Vernon rd. SE. Carroll Brother Eagan Appointed as NCEA Adviser Brother Eagan Hunter, C.S.C., has been appointed a consulting Van Anda Dave Pastor «. s adviser to the secondary school!9:15. Serv. 10:30. Eve. 7 p.m Wed. eve. 7. Wartburg Plans Special Classes ! department of    the National {Catholic Education Assn. in 'Washington, D.C. He is prin-j jcipal of Notre    Dame high school, Biloxi, Miss. Some of his duties will include An expanded    program    of    spc-1The program has been made    fisting in the planning and:_ rial seminars for pastors was possible by a grant of more .execution of NCEA projects.! , announced bv Dr. William H. lhan Sai'00®. !r“m n^mtx'rs of; meeting annually with the exec-™nt" ,    _    Aid Association for Lutherans. ,.    .    .    P «r.nr>rl Weiblen. president of Wartburg The R[mt wi„ providc ,rans. olive secretary and the exccu-j    Planned Theological    seminary,    Dubuque, potation and housing for commi ce,    a R ; STRAWill-,IMO    POINT - - pastors attending such * cm,.ls<>ur«'person (or th,'NOLA pnv;.Teli „ uko „ Ls" ttiN bc mars, as well as providing run-    fc'’,slon;il services rn    hts area presented for the    final tune Sunning expenses for the programs    iand commun,cator    °f localUay at 7:30 p,m.    at the United I Plans for the fall include: A to "* NCEA Washington, Methodist church, Volga. I seminar on church manage- 0 ice    I    The    Messengers,    Luther    Lea- ment, Nov. 12 to 13; a discus-! lather Kagan, the former guers from St. Sobald Lutheran sion of the church and the bi-P°na^ **• Hunter, is the son oFchurch and St. Pauls Lutheran centennial,    Nov.    17    to    18    and    ar*16 ^a*e ^r‘ ant*    ^rs* W. {church,    have    been    traveling special    seminar    for    pastors    and,Hinter of Cedar    Rapids, He throughout    northeast Iowa    since CATHOLIC All Saints — Dalewood, 29th SE. Edmund J. Becker, James L. Blocklinger, Paul Otting. Masses, Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 6, 7:30, 9, 10:30, noon. Immaculate Conception—859 3rd ave. SE. Wm. P. Leonard, Performance in Volga GALILEE BAPTIST CHURCH 1947 Washington Ava. S.l. 9:30 AM Sunday School 10:40 AM Morning Service 7:00 Evening Service Wed. Service 7:00 PM “Stole Auditor Lloyd Smith will be guest speaker at alt the services tomorrow, August 25. Everyone is welcome.'’ John Casey, Richard J. Hess. I Masses Sat. 5:15; Sun, 6, 8, IO, I noon, 5:15. St. Jude’s -150 Edgewood rd. NW. John M. Gregory, Richard Ament, John Tilp. Masses, Sat. I 5:30, Sun. 6:30, 8. 9:30, ll. St. Ludmila’s—211 21st ave. SW. Robert W. Cizek. Paul C. McManus. Masses, Sat. 5:30; Sun. 6:30, 8, 9:30, ll. 12:15. St. Matthew’s—1st ave , 24th NE. A. A. Sodawasser, Arthur Kleve, T. J. Kisting. Masses, Sat. 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8, 9:30, ll. 12:15. St. Patrick’s — 500 1st ave. NW. Martin Laughlin, Carl A. Ries, Joseph Schneider. Masses. Sat. 5:15 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8, 9:45, ii, 12:15. St. I’iue X—Council st., Collins rd. NE. Bernard G. Collins, John Friederick. Masses. Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 10:30, noon, 5. St. Wenceslaus—1224 5th st. ISE. Clarence Frana. Masses, Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 6:30, 8:30, 10:30. CHRISTIAN Cedar — 526 3rd ave. SW. Neville G. Clayton. S.S. 9. Serv. 10:15. “Myths”. First — 840 3rd ave. SE. Dr. Wayne Hensley. Serv. 9. j “Where Have the Priests! Gone?” Noelridge — 727 Collins rd ] NE. Philip Ewoldsen. Serv. I 9:30. EPISCOPAL Grace—525 A Ave. NE. Paul Traeumer. Masses, 8, IO. Children’s chapel and S S. IO. Eve. 7. St. John’s — 355 ISth st. SE. D. A. Loferski. (Communion 8.) SS., serv. 10:30. Choral Eucharist, 10:30. first Sun. St. Michael’s — 220 40th st. NE. Thomas C. Aycock, jr. Choral serv. and S S. IO. Eucharist, 8 a m., 6 p.m. JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Cedar Valley-South Congregation — 1221 Center Point rd. NE. Public talk, 1:30. Watch-tower. 2:30. McCloud Springs-North Congregation — i 221 Center Point rd. NE. Public talk, 9:30. Watchtower, 10:30. Pioneer Avenue Congregation — 3103 Pioneer ave. SE. Public talk, 9:30. “Distress On Earth Accompanies the Birth of the Kingdom in Heaven”. Watchtower, 10:30. “D i v i n e Mercy Points tho Way Back For Erring Ones”. J. Turner. LATTER DAV SAINTS Mormon 4300 Trailridge rd. SE. Bishop Paul L. Garvin. Priesthood, 8:30. S.S. IO. Sacrament. 11:15. Wed. eve. 7:30. Reorganized—120 19th st. NE Elder James O. Loy. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 10:30. LUTHERAN Bethany (Mo.)—2202 Forest dr. SE. A. C. Hornbostel. S.S. 19:30. Serv. 8:15. 10:45. Concordia (Mo.)—421Q Johnson ave. NW. Paul A. Scheidt. S.S. 9:15. Serv. 8, 10:30. “Keep the Faith”. First — (LCA) 1000 3rd ave. SE. George W. Carlson. Dennis W. Wright, Alvon Nelson. S.S. 9:25. Serv. 8:15, ll. “Give ... Sell ... Save In a World of Inflation”. Gloria Dei—(ALC) 153 Cherry Hill rd. NW. Charles G. j Schultz. Serv. 9:30. Communion, first Sun. of month. Good Shepherd — (WELS) ; 2900 42nd st. NE. Gary Kirsch- j !ke. Serv. 9. “Christ, the Life”. I Holy Redeemer—(LCA) 720 Edgewood rd. NW. Cedric J. Lofdahl. S.S. 10:30. Serv. 9:30.! jSat. 5:30 p.m. Hope—(LCA' 273G Bowling J st. SW. Michael A. Last. Com-! jmunion 1st Sun. of month. Sat.! eve. serv. 6 p.m. Serv. IO. Our Savior’s—(ALC) 3634 1st ave. NE. F. William Hilker. Marvin L. Ehnen. Serv. 9. Wed. 'eve. 7:15. St. Andrew — (LCA) 4420 Center Point rd. NE. James M. Lesher. S.S. 10:10. Serv. 9. Mon. eve. 8. “Awake or Asleep”. St. Mark’s—(LCA) 2100 1st ave. NE. David Frans Larson, I Gordon Lundberg. S.S. 9:30. Serv. 8:30, ll. “God’s Auto-1 biography”. St. Stephen’s — (ALC) Meadowbrook. 31st st. SE. Landis J. Olson. S.S, serv. 9. Trinity—(Mo.) 13C3 1st ave. SW. Richard A. Osing, Richard L. Thompson. S S. 9:15. Serv. 8, 10:30. Sat. eve. 6 p.m. Word of God—Deaf — (Mo.) 1363 1st ave. SW. Allan C. Page. Second and fourth Sun.' of month, serv. 9:15. Zion — (Mo.) Highway 150, Hiawatha. Larrv Brelje. SS. 9:30. Serv. 8:15, 10:45. METHODIST Asbury — (United! 351 26th ave. SW. Charles R. Mehaffey. S.S., serv. 9, ll. Bertram — (United) L. Neil Townsend. S.S. 9:40. Serv. 10.30. Bethel—(AME) 512 6th st. SE. George Moore. S.S. 8. Serv. 9:30. Trinity — (United) 3rd ave. 5th st. SW. Wilson Hyde. S.S. IO. Serv. 9. “Return to Service”. Dr. Paul Heath. NAZARENE First — 3113 1st ave SW. Hardy J. Powers. SS. 9:45. Serv. 10:45. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. Oakland—1515 29lh st. NE. Buffalo — (United) Blairs Crawford Howe. S S. 9:45. Serv. Ferry rd NE. Wilbert R. Tru- 10:45. Eve. 7. Wed. 7:30. sheim. S.S. 10:15. Serv. 9.    Trinity    — 1328 K st. SW. Faith — (United) 1000 30th James L. Hayes. S.S. 9:30. Serv. st. NE. Wilbert R. Trusheim. 110:30. Eve. 7. Wed. 7. | Serv. 10:30.    I    - Free—800 G ave. NW. Wayne    ORTHODOX Ryan. S.S. 9:45. Serv. 10:45.1 st. George— (Sy.) 1202 10th Eve. 7. Wed. eve. 7:30.    j    st. SE. Constantine Nasr. S S. Hillside Wesleyan Church —110:15. Matins IO. Liturgy, 10:30. 2600 1st ave NW. Richard Ernst. S.S. 9:45. Serv. 10:50. “For Of Such Is the Kingdom Sat. Vespers, 7:30 p.m. St. John’* —(E) 600 7th st. SE. Demetrios W’alker. S.S., of God". Eve. 7. “The Ring of Matins, IO. Morning Prayers, Truth”. Wed. eve. 7:15.    j    n. Kenwood Park — (United)! st. John’s—(Cr.) 501 A ave. 302 33rd st. NE. Clifton W. El- NE. Alexander Anastasiou. Or- lerbcck, Tom Mattson. Serv. 9 “After the Supper, What?” Eve. 7:30. “Christian Action for Israel”. Dr. William Watters, jr. Lovely Lane—(United) 42nd and Wenig rd. NF. Don F. Maple. S.S. 9:15. Serv. 10:30. “How To Count When You Feel All Used Up”. Salem — (United) 225 First ave. SW. Paul Pfaltzgraff. S.S thros 9. Liturgy IO. Sat. Vespers 5 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN Calvin - Sinclair — (United) 715 38th st. SE. Earl A. Hueb- ner. Communion and serv., 9 and 10:30. Central Park—(United) 1700 B ave. NE. Allen S. Van Cleve. Serv. 9:15. “A Pocketful of 9. “Rally Day”. Serv. IO. “Let1 Doubt.1 God Walk With You Sharon — (United) 831 18th ave. SW. Everett K. Durham. 5.5. 9, Serv. IO. St. James—(United) 1430 Ellis blvd. NW. Stephen R. Root, 5.5. 8:45. Serv. IO. St. Mark’s — (United) 4700 Johnson ave. NW. Lee Roy Collins. Serv. 9.    . St. Paul’s — (United)* 1340!B. McDill. Serv. 9:30. Third ave. SE. Arnold Herbst, |Goei First?” Denton Ericson, Warren Webb. SS. 9:30, ll. Communion, 8:30. Serv. 9:30, ll. “The Community of the Faithful”. Shueyville — (United) Rt. 2. Richard Scbcnieckcr. S.S. 9:30 Senr. 10:30. Christ Church — (United) 2000 1st Ave. NW. Robert Bouton. Serv. 9. “God May Be Living Next Door”. First — (United) 310 5th st. SE. John S. Shew, Larry R. Johnson. Serv. '9:30. “To This End”. Jim McConnell. Hus .Memorial — (United) 28i8 Schaeffer dr. SW. George I '“Who Indian Creek — (Reformed) K.P. Hall. 1001 Old Marion rd. NE. Mark Pett. S.S. ll. Serv. IO. Kenwood Park—(United) 327 (Continued: Page 8. Col. 7.) their wives, Dee. 4 to 5. 30 YEARS AGO — Bordeaux, fourth largest city in France, was reported to have fallen to the Allies. graduated from school and the Iowa. McKinley high March presenting the folk rniksi-I’niversify of cal about G<xl accompanied by a guitar and piano. Now! Open for Enrollment. . . Cedar Rapids Christian School offers high academic standards plus daily instruction in Bible and living. God’s truth taught from His viewpoint. Clear through High School. At Two Locations: Pre-school-6: E Ave. & Edgewood Rd. NW Phone 365*6429 7-12: ll 47 Clifton NE Ph. 393-3088 BIBLES CHRISTIAN BOOKS MUSIC & RECORDS SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES at the New CEDAR BOOK STORE 3519 1st. Ave. SE Cedar Rapids 366-7189 “THE GOSPEL BLIMP” SUNDAY, 9:45 a.m. a Jilin uliich is a must for all. MORNING PRAISE SERVICE 10:45 a m. Pastor Jenkins speaking "Pray—Sure Lord, Fast— J Are You sure, Lord?” «u,-    tv    ■ IHI CHRISTIAN ANO MISSIONARY ALLIANCE CHURCH 1622 42nd St. N.E. DANIEL G. PULLIAM S.S. 9:30 — Serv. I 0:45 IF FOOTMEN URI IOU WHA! Will HORSES DO7” mmsatamm '"in,' mu Now you can understand the Bible. You can find its logic and power with the help of the Christian Science Quarterly. Weekly Bible Lessons outlined in the Quarterly include illuminating passages from “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures'’ by Mary Baker Eddy. You can buy your own copy of the Quarterly, or study the Bible Lesson, in our public Reading Room Ground Floor IE Tower Suite 104 on 2nd Avenue 362-3637 First Church of Christ, Scientist—1242 2nd Ave. SE Cedar Rapids GOOD NEWS BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Terry Prague LAST WEEK '98MqPLE ATTENDED M* , ■„> >tA ^ . ’ ■ * Kf 21 ACCEPTED CHRIST AS THEIR SAVIOR ‘SOUL WINNING SERVICES SUNDAY SCHOOL 9 30 AM MORNING SERVICE 10:45 AM EVENING SERVICE 7:00 PM ‘INDEPENDENT ‘FUNDAMENTAL MEETING IN THE YWCA 318 5th Street S.E. FOR FREE TRA5PORTATION CALL 365-3334 ;