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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Holy Year Goal By George ( ornell Af5 Religion Wi Her NKW YORK (AP) - A door is opened, a barrier breached I he intent was for antagonisms to be overcome and the separated to come together in friendship, with each other and with their (iod That was the underlying theme and hope of a special 1975 Holy Year, launched by Homan ( atholieism on Christmas eve this week in Home, vv ith the opening in St. Peter s basilica of a wallcd-up door I am the door," Jesus said. laying the basis for the ceremonial gesture ’ If any one enters by Me, he will tie saved " Open Doors The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., Dec. 28, 1971 Opening of the special church door, kept sealed since the last observance of a Holy Year Jubilee a quarter century ago, symbolizes full accessibility to humanity of Christ’s pardon and grace emphasis Catholicism is patting yearlong emphasis on that bestowal of forgiveness and restoration of broken relationships, an objective that also has implications for other Christians and for Judaism. "Renewal and reconciliation is the keynote set by Pope Paul VI. In tin* extensive preparations for the year, varied suggestions have come from many quarters for steps by the church and others to heal conflicts and renew ties, both spiritually and tangibly. "It is a time for healing," says Timothy Cardinal Manning, his Angeles, chairman of the V S. bishops' committee on the observance It “offers an opportunity to bind up the wounds that tear at us individually and as in em In* rs of our society." Numerous Protestant and Catholic scholars have urged special efforts toward overcoming cleavagc*s between denominations and rebuilding of unity. To further that cause, the Rev. Avery Dulles, a noted Jesuit theologian of the Catho- Inflation Hits Churches By George Cornell AP Religion Writer NKW YORK (AP) - Like y lot of other institutions and individuals, American churches took in more money in 1973, but it wasn't worth as much An annual roundup of figures from 41 national Protestant denominations shows their 46 million members contributed at a record per capita rate averaging $1117.78 each. While the overall giving was up 7.7 percent for 1873, the dollar lost {Cfi percent of its purchasing power, which left the churches short in actual financial means from the previous year The statistics, gathered by the# National Council of Churches, show that contributions in the 41 denominations totaled about $5 billion However, the denominations supplying figures make up only about K4 percent of the nation’s 71 million Protestants. Also, major Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Jewish bodies do not make overall giving figures available Contributions Total religious contributions in the country, shown through government tax deduction figures. run close to SII billion annually. However, the Council compilation provides the only summary directly from denominations — all of them Protestant bodies For the second year in succession. the new report shows that most of the denominations had fewer members, but they are giving more money. Ten principal denominations with a total of 27.8 million members, down by 18 percent from the previous year’s membership, reported contributions up 5 5 percent. Only the Southern Baptist Convention, among larger Protestant bodies, had a membership gam, up I 9 percent to 12 3 million, coupled with a Brown Rules Out Inaugural Fete SAI HAMKNTO. ( alif (AP) — Governor-elect Edmund Brown, jr., has decided against having the traditional inaugural ball. “I don’t think it s necessary,” the 36-year-old Brown, a bachelor, told reporters at a news conference ‘it just doesn t fit into my style of the way I operate. We ll have an inaugural It will be in keeping with the dignity of the office and the way I see the problems ahead.’’ he said. Brown, a Democrat, will succeed Gov Reagan on .Ian 6 Aurora Borealis Simulation Set MOSCOW (UPI) - Soviet and French scientists are planning to manufacture an artificial Aurora Borealis by firing an “electron gun" in space, the newspaper Pravda says. The Aurora Borealis — northern lights — is a spectacular display of colored lights appearing periodically in the Arctic sky as a result of highspeed electrons and protons from the sun becoming trapped in the Van Allen radiation belt above the earth Pravda said scientists plan to launch a geophysical rocket from Kerguelen island in the southern Indian ocean It will carry into the earths magnetosphere a Soviet-developed electron accelerator to shoot into space a beam of charged particles The particles will streak north along the “rails" of the magnetic fields lines of large gain in contributions, up ll I percent. I/Ocal Use As in previous years, the bulk of the contributions stayed home, being used for local parish or congregational expenses. These took up about $3.9 billion, 83 percent of the total The other 17 percent was passed on for national denominational programs and missions. As usual, the highest rate of per capita giving occurred in denominations which emphasize tithing, the giving of a tenth of income to church work Seventh-Day Adventists Hipped the list, with members averaging contributions of $453.19 each, Most of it — 70 percent — went to national benevolences and missions, reversing the pattern of most Protestant bodies where the lion's share of the money is Used locally Same Story in C. R. Churches in the Cedar Rapids area reflect the same situation as the other churches rn the nation — contributions arc going up just enough to keep up with inflation. In a random survey Thursday, eight churches were contacted and asked about their situation. The Rev. Harry Enger of Calvary Baptist church noted that while giving has gone up seven to eight percent in his church, it was offset by the rise in inflation. He said the church has seen a ten-percent increase in membership over the last year and he said this factor is keeping Calvary relatively stable. Fewer Members Norridge Baptist church has fewer members than it did last year and is receiving less in contributions, while the budget has gone up slightly, according to Richard Trask, stewardship chairman of the church. St. Andrew Lutheran church is not gaining any ground on inflation said the Rev. James Lesher. He said although contributions have increased slightly, the church has just kept pace with the higher cost of living. He said St. Andrew’s membership is relatively stable,' but a sizable portion of those pledging have boosted their pledges an average of 28 percent for next year. The Very Rev. Canon I). A. Loferski of St. John’s Episcopal church said his church is following the national trend Contributions are up. but at about the same rate as inflation Candle Costs Double The Rev ( buries Mehaffev of Asbury’ United Methodist church sfld the membership in his church increased 20 i>er-ctnt rn the last year and giving has increased three percent. But because of inflation, the church has experienced a decrease in buying power. He said candles cost $8 a dozen a year ago and are now up to $16 a dozen He said the church budget was being increased only I 75 percent to try to hold the line Growth at Peace Christian Reformed church was relatively small, one family, but the contributions increased about $2 per family per week said the Rev. Earl Dykema. He *>aid he noticed that paper costs wen* up along with other small items. The budget for 1875 he said was l>eing increased by S3 (NNI to meet inflation’s higher prices and to broaden the church’s ministry No Increase The Rev. Earl Huebner of Calvin-Sinclair United Presbyterian church said there was no increase in membership but that giving had increased IO percent. He said the church was able to live with it like everyone else. The increased giving helped cover the costs of such things as wages and utilities. The membership at Concordia lutheran church increased less than ten percent and giving increased a little over ten percent said the Rev. Paul Scheldt He said his church was in a pretty good situation He said they had not felt any big pinches yet but did see that paper products and books had gone up But hi* said the items were not big enough to cause problems in the budget Card Players Lose Pants, Cash DENVER (AP) - Twelve men lost their pants during a card game and two masked robbers won the final hand Police said two armed men interrupted a c ard game at a private club and ordered Turbaned GI Finishes Training FOHT OHO Calif. (UPI) -The first soldier allowed to wear a Hindu headdress has completed basic training at this army camp. Private Hart Nam Singh, Elliott, 23, wearing his olive drab turban, received honors as the* t>est recruit rn his company. Under new army rules, tic* was also allowed to keep his long red beard as well as religious jewelry. Elliott, a Sikh, received the highest score in marksmanship and physical fitness He said he hopes to become an officer Elliott said the only problem he fami during his basic training was getting a damask over his beard lie University of America, suggests that the church lift its condemnations of those .who reject certain of its doctrine's about tin* Virgin Mary Referring to Catholic dog-mas of Mary's immaculate conception (birth without sin) and bodily assumption into heaven, he questioned whether these beliefs are so central that failure to assent to them was an adequate basis for excluding persons from tin* faith. Stressing that lie himself was not denying the doctrines, he says removing the anathemas about them would contribute to reconciliation with other Christians — one of the aims of the Holy Year Protestants do not accept tin* two dogmas, defined by Catholicism in 1854 and 1850 Pointing up links with Judaism. the Vatican has issued a booklet on the origins of the* “holy year” in the ancient Jewish Year of Jubilee, pre pared by Rabbi Marc ll Ta-nenbaum, of the American Jewish committee Debts Forgiven In the ancient Jewish observance, set forth in the Book of Leviticus, debts were forgiven, land restored to its original owners and slaves freed Citing these acts of clemency, Pope Paul has ap|x*uled to governments to consider granting amnesty to prison-ors, particularly political pris-oners “who may have been caught up in political and social upheavals too immense for them to Is* held fully responsible ” Among the many pdgrim-ages to Rome and Jerusalem during the year, several are to include both Jews and Christians of various denominations, co-sponsored by the Jewish committee and the Graymoor Ecumenical Institute of the Atonement Friars of Graymoor, N. Y. Churches Schedule New Year’s Activities Many churches in the Cedar Rapids area have planned social activities to welcome the new year The following have scheduled special services. Calvary Baptist church will hold a four-hour program Tuesday beginning at 8 p.m. The program will include an old-fashioned congregational sing from 8 to 8 p.m.; a film, “Thief in the Night", from 8 to IO;30 p.m.; a fellowship time from 10:30 to ll p.m. and the traditional Watch Night service at ll p m The film “His Land”, a musical journey to the Holy Land, will Im* presented Tuesday at 8 pm. at Central Assembly of (iod church in connection with a Watch Night service. A potluck supper will follow the service. The newly appointed district supervisor of the Churches of the Foursquare Gospel of the Great flakes district, the Rev. and Mrs. Lynn Charter, Kenosha, Wis., will Im* guest ministers at Church of the Foursquare Gospel Sunday at IO 45 a m and 7 p m. and Tuesday at the New Year’s Eve service. Concordia Lutheran church will hold a Communion service Tuesday at 7 p.m. Edgewood Baptist church has planned a three-hour service Tuesday from 8 p m to midnight The service will include the film, “Wojpld of the Seance", and fellowship. First Baptist church will hold a New Year’s Eve party Tuesday at 8 p.m. First Presbyterian church will hold a Watch Night service Tuesday at ll 50 p.m. A two-hour film. “Flame in the Wind", will Im* shown Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Galilee Baptist church. The film tells the story of a young man seeking truth during the Spanish Inquisition. Good Shepherd Lutheran church will hold a service Tuesday ut 7 p.m. Immanuel Baptist church will hold a family service Tuesday at 8:30 p rn New Apostoile church will hold services Tuesday at 7 p m and Wednesday at IO a rn. The Watch Night service at Noelrldge Park Baptist church Tuesday at IO 30 pm will feature* a candlelight Communion service. Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. the* church will hold a potluck dinner at Pinicon Ridge pavilion Our Saviour’s Lutheran church will hold a service Tuesday at 7.30 pm St. Mark’s Lutheran church will hold a Communion service Tuesday at 7.30 p m St. Michael’s Episcopal church will hold a service day at IO am Wednesday. St. Paul United Methodist church will hold a service Tuesday at ll 30 p m Trinity Lutheran church will hold a Communion service Tuesday at 7 p m members to stand against the wall The robbers searched the Hip Sing club, then the card players were ordered to remove their trousers. The victims said the two men collected the pants, with wallets still in them, in a bag and fled out a rear door The card players reported losing $878 Chamber Smelled Safe for Rocky WASHINGTON (UPI) - Co-lice used a German shepherd dog to sniff out the senate chamImt for suspicious objects before Nelson Rockefeller's swearing-in The dog systematically (rot ted along the aisles and |>oked its muzzle into nooks and cr a nn leo. It paused over the antique brown spitoons l>ut found nothing amiss. Telephones are great for visiting . . . and also the easy way to place a want ad' ASSEMBLY OF COD Central — 3030 F ave HW Rom on Boo#) SS 9:30 Serv IO 30 Eve 7 30. Wed eve 7.30 First — 2531 42nd st NE Gary A Jenkins SS 9 45 Serv IO 45 Eve 7 Wed eve 7 BAPTIST Hereon — 5037 Center Point rd NE Glen V High SS 9 45 Serv IO Eve 7. Calvary — (CBA) 1203 3rd ave SW Harry R I goer, Wayne Peterson SS 9 30 Serv IO 45. Eve 7 Wed eve 7. Edgewood — (BGC) E ave and Edgewood rd. NW Roger T Good son SS 9 30 Serv IO 45. Eve 7 Wed eve 7 30 First — (ABC) 1200 2nd ave SE Dr Wayne A. Shtremon SS 9 30 Serv 1050. Galilee — (GARB) 1947 Wash ington ave SE. Lorry R Engle SS 9 30. Serv 10:40. Eve. 7. Wed eve 7. Immanuel — (SBC) 1900 F ave NW. William R. Rilev SS 9. Serv IO: 15. Rodney Oohs. Eve 7:1 5. Mt. Zion — (HBC) 824 8th st SE LeRoy White SS 9 30. Serv 10 45. New Testament — (BBF) 749 Old Marion rd. NE. Robert McGraw SS 9 30 Serv 10 30. Eve, 7 Wed eve. 7. Noelrldge Pork — (CBA) 1147 Clifton ove. NE Bruce W Young, SS 10:30. Serv. 9. Al Ford. Eve. 6 30 Youth Service Redemption Missionary — 1014 10th ave SE Harmon Webb SS 9 30. Serv ll. Eve 8 Tues, eve 730 Twin Pines — (NAB) 3300 42nd st. NE Werner lemke SS IO Serv 11 Eve 7 Wed eve 7 30 Valley View — (BGC) 5555 Mt Vernon rd. SE Carroll Von Anda SS 9 30 Serv 10 30 Eve 7 Wed eve 7. CATHOLIC All Joints — 720 29th st SE Edmund J. Becker, James I Stockton ger, Rpul Offing, Masses Sat 5, Sun 6, 7 30, 9, IO 30, noon Immaculate Conception — 859 3rd ave SE Wm P Leonard, John Cosey, Richard J Hess Masses Sot 5 15, Sun 6, 8, IO, noon, 5 15 St. Juda's — 150 Edgewood rd NW John M Gregory, Bichord Ament, John Trip Masses Sat 5; 30; Sun 7, 8 30, IO, 11 30 St. Ludmila's — 211 21st ave SW Robert W Ozek, Poul C. McManus Masses    Sot    5    30;    Sun 6 30, 8, 9 30, ti, 12 15 St. Matthew $ — 1st ave , 24th NE A A Sodawasser, Arthur Kiev*, J J Kishng Masses    Sat    5    30,    Sun 6 30, 8, 9 30, ll, 1215 St. Patrick *s — 500 1st ave NW. Martin Laughlin, Cor! A Ries, Joseph Schneider Masses Sot 5 15, Sun 6 30, 8, 9 45,    I I,    12    15 St. Plus X —    Council    st,    Collins rd NE Bernard G. Collins, John friedenck Masses Sat eve. 7.30, Sun 7, 9, IO 30, noon, 5 St. Wenceslous — 1224 5th st SE. Clarence Franc Masses Sot eve 7, Sun 6 30, 8 30. IO 30 CHRISTIAN Cedar — 526 3rd ove SW Ne vide G Clayton SS 9. Serv IO 15 “A Time for Humility '. First — 840 3rd ave SE SS 9 SS 9 30 Serv. IO 40 Joseph McCabe Noelrldge — 727 Collins rd NE Philip E. E wold sen SS IO 45 Serv 9:30. The Witness . EPISCOPAL Grace — 525 A ove NE Pool Troeumer Masses Sat 6, Sun. 8, IO Children s chapel cmd SS IO St. John's — 355 19th st SE D A Loferski SS IO 30 Communion 8 Serv 10 30 Choral Eucharist serv 10:30, hest Sun of month St. Michael'* — 220 40th st NE Thomas C Aycock, y Cborol serv and SS IO Eucharist serv 8 Eve 6 JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Cedar Valley-South Congregation —- 1221 Center Point rd NE Public talk, I 30 Wakhtower, 2 30 McCloud    Springs-North Congregation — 1221 Center Point rd NE Public talk, 9 30 Watchtower, 10 30 Pioneer Avenue Congregation — 3103 Pioneer av* SE Public talk, 9 30 Watchtower, IO 30 LATTER DAY SAINTS Mormon — 4300 Trailrtdg* rd SE Bishop Poul I Gorvin Priesthood, 8 30 SS IO Sacrament, 11:15 Wed eve 7.30 Reorganised — 120 19th st NE Elder James Loy SS 9 30 Serv 1030 LUTHERAN Bethany — (Mo ) 2202 Forest dr SE A C Hombostei, Eof I Steffens SS 9 30 Serv 815, 10 45 Concordia — (Mo (4210 John son ave NW Paul A Scheldt SS 9 15 Serv 8, IO 30. To Share Our Porn and God s Love . First — (ICA) 1000 3rd ove SE George W Carlson, Dennis W Wright, Cor H Berhenke SS 9 25 Serv 8 15, 11. When I Go A wandering", Gloria Dei — (ALC) 153 Cherry Hill rd NW. Charles G Schulte SS 9 30 Serv 8 30, IO 30 Comrnunron, 1st Sun of month Good Shepherd — (WELS) 2900 42nd st NE Gary Ktrschke SS Serv IO 15. "Everyday Experiences of the Christian'. Mark Cares Holy Redeemer — (ICA) 720 Edgewood rd NW Cedric J Lofdahl SS IO 30 Serv 9 30 Sat 5:30 Hope — (LOA) 2736 Bowling st SW Michael A Lost Communion 1st Sun. of month Sat eve 6 SS IO 45. Serv 9:30. Our Savior's — (ALC) 3634 1st ove. NE F. William Hilker, Marvin L. Ehnen SS 915 Serv 8, IO 30 Peace — 1515 29th St NE SS 9 30 Serv 8 30 St. Andrew (LCA) 4420 Center Point rd NE James M Lesher SS 9 40 Serv 8 30, IO 45 St. Mark's — (LCA) 2100 1st ave NE David frems Larson, Gordon lundberg. SS 9 30. Serv 8 30, ll. St. Stephen's — (ALC) Meadowbrook and 31st st SE. Londis J Olson SS 9 15. Serv 8 15, 10 30 Trinity — (Mo.j 1363 1st ave 5 W Richard I Thompson SS 9 15 Serv 8, IO 30. ' Mindful of His Own". Sat eve. 6. Word of God-Deaf — (Mo ) 1515 29th st NE Alloo C Page SS 9 30 Serv I I. Zion — (Mo ) Highway I SO, Hiawatha Lorry Br«l|« 5S 9 30 Serv 8 15, IO 45 METHODIST Asbury (United) 351 26th ave SW Charlet R Mehaffey SS IO Serv 9, 1). Bertram — (United) I Ned Townsend SS 9 45 Serv IO 30 Bethel — (AME) 512 6th st SE George Moore SS 9 30 Serv I I Buffalo — (United) Blairs Ferry rd NE Wilbert R Trusheim SS 1015 Serv 9 Faith — (United) 1000 30th st NE Wilbert R Trusheim SS 9 I 5 Serv 10 30 Free - 800 G ave NW Wayne Ryan SS 9 45 Serv 10 45 Eve 7 Wed eve 7 30 Hillside Wesleyan — 2600 Ut ave. NW Bichord Ernst, Sam Block ford SS 9 45, 10 50 Serv 10 50 Eve. 6 30" Kenwood Pork — (United) 302 33rd st NE Clifton W EHerbeck, Tom Mattson SS IO. Serv 9*. ll. The Children of Light Lovely Lone — (United) 2424 42nd st. NE Don F Maple SS 9 15 Serv 10 30. No Executor Necet tory . Salem — (United) 225 1st ave SW Poul Pfaltjgroff SS 9 Serv IO Sharon —- (United) 831 18th ave SW Everett K Barham SS 9 Serv. IO. St. James — (United) 1430 Ellis blvd NW Stephen R Root SS 8 45. Serv 10 St. Mark's — (United) 4700 Johnson ave, NW Lee Roy Collins SS 9:45 Serv ll. A teeth in a Nuclear Age St. Poufs — (United) I 340 3rd ove SE Arnold Herbst, Denton Enc-son, Warren Webb SS 9 30, ll Communion, 8 30 Serv 9 30, ll. "It Doesn't Just Happen Shueyville — (United) Rt 2 Richard Sebenrecker. SS 9 30- Serv IO 30. Trinity — (United) 3rd ave. cmd 5th st SW Wilson Hyde SS 9 30 Serv 10 45 On Believing Youth . NAZARENE First — 3113 I st ave. SW Hardy J Powers SS 9 45 Serv IO 45 Eve 7 Wed eve 7 Oakland ISI Bowman rd NE (Bowman Woods School). Church offices, 6416 Devonshire dr NE Crawford Howe SS 9 45 Serv IO 30 Eve. 6 Wed eve 7 30 Trinity — 1328 K st SW James I Hayes SS 9 30 Serv IO 30 Eve 7. Wed eve 7 ORTHODOX St. George — (Sy ) 1202 10th st SE Constantine Nasr SS IO 15 Matins IO Liturgy IO 30 Sat. eve vespers 7 30 St. John's — (E) 600 7th st SE Demetrios Wolker SS, Matins IO Morning prayers, I I »t. John’s — (Gr ) 501 A ave NE J Yolouns Orthos 9 30 liturgy IO 30 PRESBYTERIAN Calvin-Sinclair — (United) 715 38th st SE Earl A Huebner SS IO Serv 9, 1110 "Christmas Af terthouqhts" Ray Garvey Central Park — (United) I 700 B ave NE Allen S Von Cleve SS IO 45, Serv 9 30 "Toking Another Rood". Christ Church — (United) 2000 Robert I Bouton. SS 9 Serv IO: IO Beginning the Work of Christmas Dr. Malcolm Peel First — (United) 310 5th st SE. John S. Shew, Lorry R Johnson SS9.15.Serv 10 30 Five Hazards to Creative Living". Hus Memorial — (United) 2808 . Schaeffer dr SW George B McDril SS 10 30 Serv 9 30. What Is the Christmas Story? Indian Creak — (Reformed) K P Hail, 1001 Old Marion rd NE Robert Sanderson SS I I Serv IO Kenwood Park — (United) 327 35th st. NE L. A Chamberlain, Murry Haber SS, Serv 9 30, I I. Knox — (United) 1525 Hollywood blvd. NE Floyd J Conroy. SS 9 30 Serv IO 30 Olivet — (United) 237 10th st NW Francis Roy King SS 9 30 Serv 8 30, ll. Westminster — (United) 1285 3rd ave SE Dr John P Woods, Edda tugerichs. SS. 9 30 Serv. 9 30, ll. "Qountmg the Cost '. UNI TTO CHURCH Of CHRIST Eden — (E and R) 351 8th ave SW Glenn D Hunt SS 9 30. Serv 10 45. First Congregational — 361 17th st SE., Glenn N Bender, Charles R Sommers SS I I. Serv 10 Hope — I 50 9th ave Hiawatha Lyle V Kuehl Serv IO 45 Principles To follow". OTHER CHURCHES Baha’i Center — Firesides Tues 2 at 1810 Ridgewood Terrace SE, Wed eve 7 30 at 2103 Cedar Valley apts ; Thors eve 7 30 at 2435 4th ave , Marion Bethany Congregational -1300 6th st NW Mary A White SS 8 45 Serv IO ’ Why Was I Born?" Cedar Hills Community Reformed — 4980 Gordon ove SW Leon Aalberti SS 9 45. Serv I I Eve 7. Cedar Hills Evangelical Free — West Post rd and Midway dr NW Robert Warren SS 9 30 Serv IO 45 Eve 7 Wed eve 7. Cedar Rapids Bible Chapel — 3412 Oakland rd NE SS I I Serv I I Eve 7 Wed eve 7 30 Cedar Rapids Friends Meeting —- 9 30 Contact W R Haworth, 363-6567 Cedar Valley Bible Church — 3636 Cottage Grove ave SE Reogon Benedict, Thomas V fogie. Dwight I Taylor SS IO 50 Serv 9 45 Eve 6 Wed eve 7 20. Central Church of Christ — 1500 1st ave NW Penney f Nichols SS    IO 45    Serv    9 30    Eve 6 Wed eve 7. Christian and Missionary Alliance — 1622 42nd st NE Daniel G    Pullnam    SS    9 30    Serv IO 45. Eve 7 Peoce Christian Reformed — 6600 C ave NE Fort D Dykema SS 9 45 Serv IO 45 Eve. 6 30 Church    of    the    Brethren — 1200 2nd    ove    SE    Dr Wayne A Shi reman SS 9:30 Serv IO 50 Ministry of Deliverance — 1510 2nd st SW HG Kurth, F. R. Davidson SS 9 45 Serv. IO 45. Eve 7 Church of God Prophecy 321 I Edgewood rd SW Michael Boots SS IO Serv ll. Eve 7 30 Wed eve. 7 30 Covington — Rick Miller. SS 9 30 Serv IO 30 Church of God — I 101 Oak kind rd NE A R Moskmder SS 9 45. Serv IO 45 Eve 6 Eastview Church af Christ «— 601 Old Monon rd NE SS 9 30 Serv IO 30 Eve 7. Wed eve 7 Ellis Pork Church af God — 726 I ave NW John Little SS 9 30 Serv 10 30 Eve 6 Wed eve 8 SAULLE BAPTIST I HI Kl H 1947 Washington Ave. S.E. 9.30 AM Sunday School IO 40 AM Morning Service 7 OO Evening Service Wed Service 7 OO PM following the birth of the humoni ty of Jesus Christ, He lived a perfect kfe, eked for our sins, and was resurrected and ascended to a place of exaltation rn heaven Jesus Christ is coming again soon to openly assume His position as Goo of the umv»r»t AFTER CHRISTMAS SALE • Christmas Cards • Napkins Price! Vs CEDAR BOOK STORE 3519 First Ave. SE Cedor Rapids 366-7189 First Church of Christ, Scientist — 1242 2nd ave SE SS 10 30 Serv IO 30. Ovation Science '. Wed. eve 7.30 First Covenant — 701 25th st NE Jomes F Lange SS 9 30 Serv IO 45. ' Moving Ahead in 1975" Eve 7 "Spiritual Advance First Open Bible — 191 I E ave NW Neat B Gail SS 9 30 Serv IO 30 Eve 7 30 First Pentecostal Church — 860 Center Point rd NE Jomes O. McCoy. SS 9:30 Serv IO 30 Tues., Thurs eve 7 Foursquare Gospel — 609 1st ove. SW Lee Gnffis SS 9 30 Serv 10 45. Lynn Charter Eve 7 Wed eve. 7 30 Ft. I 30. Grace Brethren — 2905 D ave NE Gilbert Gilgan. SS 9.30. Serv IO 30 Eve 7 Wed eve 715 Interdenominational — 3rd st ond 5th ave SW A. J Stakes SS 9 45 Serv IO 45 Tim Phillips Eve 7 “Selfishness". Islamic Center — 2999 Ut ave SW SS, serv 11:30 Prayers, noon Fri prayers noon Meth-Wick Chapel — 1224 13th st. NW Bichord Sebentecher Serv 9. New Apostolic Church — 2930 Wilson ave SW SS 8 45 Serv IO New Jerusalem Church of God In Christ — 631 9th ave SI H Bassett. SS IO 30. Serv noon Eve 8. Peoples Unitarian -- 600 3rd ave Si Walter i. Kelli ton Serv I I. ' Old Years, New Year". Salvation Army — 1121 3rd st SE Eugene Adney SS 9 45 Serv I I. Eve 7 Seventh-Day Adventist — 42nd st. and Edgewood rd NE Siegfried Roeskr SS 9 30 Serv 11, Seventh Day Church of God — (Mendon) 3336 Pf ch ne dr NE W T McMtckin SS, Sot IO Serv 11 Temple Judah — 3221 Lindsay lane SE Israel Zabermon Fri eve serv 8 1st En. of month, eve serv 7 30. Unity Center — 1015 2nd ave SE Mabel K Swanson Serv ll. A New Dream". Classes Grant to Oldest Library DOSTON (AP) - The nations oldest publk’ library has become the first to rec eive a federal grant for free courses on its community. The National Endowment fur the Humanities announced a $261,280 grant to the Boston public library to give the courses for 50 students Patrick McCarthy, chairman of the state board of higher education, said the courses might Im* acceptable for college credit The library was founded in 1H52 ON IBIS DATE in 1962. President John Kennedy flew to Miami, to greet the first Cuban prisoners released by Fidel Castro in exchange for American ransom The Message Center First Covenant The Rev. James {.ango will present slides and a synopsis of the Robert ll Schuller Institute for Successful Church Leadership, Garden Grove, Calif , which he attended. The presentation will follow a potluck dinner Sunday at First Covenant church at 5:45 p m Immanuel Baptist Students home tm vacation will present a special service Sunday at Immanuel Baptist church. The service, “Student Night at Christmas", will feature Allen June and James Laders, students, and special music. Salem United Methodist “Pass It On" is the theme (»f a special youth service Sunday at Salem United Methodist church. Teenagers of the church prepared the program and will take part in the program. Stefani Honored For Church Work Raymond Stefani, RBI Twenty-fifth street NE, was recognized by Disciples of Christ, for serving six years as a director on the Ixiard of church extension of Disciples (if Christ. Stefani. a member of First Christian church, has served on each of the board's four committees and shared in the development of policies governing the body. LAFF - A - DAY T\ .HF Ti I “We need more time between the ‘buy now' and the ‘pay later.1 ” I I KUK EMI SPECIAL Sunday, December 29th Church Of The Foursquare Gospel presents: Rev. It Mrs. Lynn ( barter of Kenosha, Wisconsin at ll 45 A M the Morning Worship Hour, Rev. ( barter guest speaker. • 7 OO P M. Revival Hour. Rev. Lynn Charter, bringing the Soul Winning message • 9:30 A M Sunday School, Bible Study Hour • 6 00 P M. Crusader Hour, Four groups meeting • Tuesday, December 31 lieginmng at H (Hi P M New Year’s Eve Service: Showing slide pictures of different events in the church during 1974 Rev Lynn Charter will be chalk drawing a picture, “It Took A Miracle", under black light Also beautiful ( andie Light Service • Wednesday 7.lit) P M. Midweek Hour of Power and Deeper Life He ninth! be most happy lo hale von join us iii the felltm ship of these sen il es. Leo (.riff!*, Pastor CHI HCH Of THE KH RStyUAIE GOSPEL fit Isl Ase. SH. Olar Rapids. !•»» ;