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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Many Churches Voice Their Thanks Thanksgiving, one of the oldest celebrations in America, will he observed by many local and area churches Wednesday and Thursday. The following churches have planned spec tai ser vices: Members of All Saints Caih-olie and First Congregational churches will hold an interfaith Thanksgiving celebration Wednesday at 7 30 p.m. al First Congregational church. The combined choirs will sing. Concordia Lutheran church will hold a 9 a rn. Thursday service with the sermon “How ( an I Thank You, Lord?” The annual union Thanksgiving service with ('enter Point First Christian and ( enter Point I ohed Methodist churches will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the First Christian church. Dr. Theodore Dilley will speak on “Gratitude”. Christ Church t oiled Presbyterian will hold a service Wednesday at 7:30 p m First Church of Christ, Sci enlist will hold a public service Thursday at IO .TO a rn. with readings by Argel Hen-ningsen and Barbara Nassif. A Time for Remembering" is the sermon topic for the service Thursday at 7:30 p m. at Bethany Congregation a1 church. First Baptist and Church of the Brethren churches will hold a Thanksgiving service Wednesday at 7:30 p m. Four neighboring churches, Immaculate Conception Catholic. First Lutheran, First Christian, and First Baptist will hold a united Thanksgiving service Wednesday at 7:30 p m. at Immaculate Conception church. The theme of the service will Im? “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”. In what will be the first of a series of five meetings, First Covenant, Evangelical Free, Faith Bible, and The Alliance congregations will hold a joint service Wednesday al the Alliance church. Good Shepherd Lutheran church will hold a service Thursday at 9 a rn. with the sermon “Worshiping the Creatures or the Creator?” “Thanks Lord!" will be the sermon for the Wednesday 7: 30 p rn. service at Holy Redeemer Lutheran church Two churches, Has Memorial Presbyterian and New Jerusalem Church of God. will hold a joint service Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Bus Memorial. The Rev. Hurley Bassett will speak and the New Jerusalem choir will sing. The Rev. Marshall Monthei of the United Methodist church, Wluit Cheer, will • speak at the Thanksgiving community service at the Keswick United Methodist church Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Churches participating in the service are: Gibson and White Oak Presbyterian, lilted Methodist of Keswick, Thornburg aud What (beer, Our Lady of (gourdes Catholic aud St. Joseph Catholic. Instead of Its usual Wednesday evening service, the New Apostoile church will hold a Thursday service at IO a rn. A service of singing and praise.* will be held Thursday at 10 a rn. at Trinity Lutheran church. The sermon title will be "Oh Give Thanks unto the Lord”. St. Andrew Lutheran church will hold a service Wednesday at 7 p.m. The sermon title is “A Hymn for Thanksgiving”. Two services, one Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and one Thursday at IO a m., will be held at St. Mark's Lutheran church. St. Mark’s United Methodist church will hold a joint service Wednesday at 7.30 pm. with the Palo United Methodist church at Palo. The Rev. Russell Stuffier, chaplain at St. Luke’s hospital, will speak Sunday at St. Michael’s Episcopal church at IO a m. The combined Chancel and Sanctuary choirs of St. Paul’s United Methodist church will provide the music for the service Thursday at 9:30 a rn. (Communion will be celebrated Wednesday at 7 p m. at Valley View Baptist church. A joint Thanksgiving service with Sacred Heart Catholic, United Methodist, St. Paul Lutheran and St. Sebald c hurdles will Im? held Wednesday at 8.30 p m. at the Sacred Heart church, Volga. Westminster Presbyterian church will hold a special service Thursday at IO a.rn. The What Cheer Baptist church will hold a special service Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Five local singing groups will provide the special music. Sign of the Times The sign in front of this Ann Arbor, Mich., Presbyterian church usually announces sermon titles, but the Rev. Robert E. Sanders made an exception this week. Though he is a native of Ohio, he will be cheering for the Michigan Wolverines in their football game against Ohio State Saturday at Columbus, Ohio. Church Camp Is Readied For Winter The Rev Jerry Erdman, director of (’amp Io-Dis-E-C'a, announced the camp will be available for year-round camping as of Jan 1. The camp, a Missouri-Synod Lutheran camp is located ten miles south of Cedar Rapids on the Coralville reservoir. A new winterized facility is being attached to the existing lodge at the camp and will contain four dormitories, shower facility and meeting room. Pastor Erdman said the need for the building arose when there was no place for Christians to retreat in the winter. Financial support of the camp comc*s from camper and mum rn km:*'-'- ■ a Camp lo-Dis-E-Ca is getting ready for its first season of winter camping by building a dormitory and meeting hall. retreat fees, donations from individuals, congregations and organizations in Eastern Iowa. There is no financaal aid from the church district. CR. Worship Services ASSI MBL Y Of GOO Control — 3030 F avo. NW Ramon Boots SS 9.30. Serv. IO 30. Eve 7.30. Wed. eve 7:30. rirt» — 2531 42nd st. NE Cory A Jenkins SS 9 45 Serv IO 45 Eve. 7. Wed eve 7. BAPTIST hereon — 5037 Canter Point rd. NI Glen V. High. SS 9 45. Serv. IO. Eva 7. Calvary — fCBA) I 203 3rd ave SW Horry R Egner. Wayne Peteison. SS 9 30 Serv 10 45. Eve 7. Wed eve 7. Edgewood — (BOC) E ave and Edgewood rd NW. Roger T. Goodeon SS 9 30 Serv 10 45 Eve 7. Wed eve 7 30 Pleat — (ABC) 1200 2nd cive SE. Dr. W cry ne A. Stiiremon SS 9 30. Serv IO 50 Xkiui Family Singer!. Galilee — (GARB) 194/ Washington ave SE Larry R Engle SS 9 30 Serv. IO 40 Eve 7 Wed. eve 7 Immanuel — (SBC) 1900 F ave. NW William R Riley. SS 9 Serv. 10 15 Eve 7.15 Wed eve 7. Mf. Zion — (NBC) 824 8th st. SE. leRoy White SS 9 30. Serv. 1045. New Testament — (BBF) 749 Old Monon rd. NE Robert McGraw. SS V 30 Serv IO 30. Eve. 7. Wed eve. 7. Noalridge Port — (CBA) I 147 Clifton ave NE Bruce W Young, SS IO 30. Serv 9. "Self Pity In Depress iron", Eve. 6 30 "A I ooh At Life As It Really Is from Ecclesiastes". Wed. eve 7:30. Redemption Missionary — 1014 10th ave. SE. Harmon Webb SS 9 30. Serv ll. Eve 8 Tues, eve 7 30 Twin Pines — (NAB) 3300 42nd st. NE Werner Lemfce SS IO. Serv I I. Eve. 7. Wed eve 7:30. Volley View — (BGC) 5555 Mt. Vernon rd SE Carroll Van Anda. SS 9 30. Serv. )Q;30. ‘Bless the Lordl". Eve. 7. Rood Signs to Happiness ”, Wed eve. 7. CATHOLIC AH Joints — 720 29th st. SE Edmond J. Becher, James L. Bloch lin ger, Pool Offing Massesi Sat. Si Sun. 6 7-30 9 IO 30 noon. (Continued on Page 7.) “Oft, ffire thanks unto the Idtrtl!" Tha»k*giv-lug liny *<»r*hi|i nrrviee — ‘LOO AM Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Wisconsin Synod) LINO 12nd St. N E. 393 573(1 Ii UMI BATTIST fill IMH 1947 Washington Ave. $.1. 9 30 AM Sunday School 10 40 AM Mormng Service 7 OO Evening Servile Wed Service 7 OO PM When Jesus was ashed what would be the signs preceding His Second Comma, He replied in Matthew 24 4 / that there would be ..wars cmd rumors of wors: nation shod rise against nu hon there shall be famines, and Csilences, and earthquakes. " # ore getting close ATTEND GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH THIS SUNDAY Sunday School 9:45 A M. Morning Service 10:50 A M Evening Service 6 30 P M, Wed Service 7:30 P M, Independent 440 So. 15tb St. M •- ,XM /ft* Don Martin Poetor Home of Groce Christian School Groce Gospel Hour Sat 9 45 AM KTC* free Bus Transportation Phono 377-5032 Fundamental Marion, Iowa The Message Center American    Christian Lutheran Church Churches The Cedar Rapids Cluster of the American Lutheran Church will hold a swimming and chili supper Sunday. Swimming at the YMCA will Ik* from 3 to 5 p m. The chili supper at the Linn County Co-Op will be from 5 30 to 7 30 pm. “The New Vision”, a singing team will present a concert at the supper. Catholic Charities Sunday through Saturday the Catholic Charities will conduct its annual Thanksgiving clothing collection for the needy overseas. All Catholic churches will accept serviceable clothing and blankets during the week. The Oak Grove, Prairie Creek and Urbana Christian churches will hold a joint Harvest Home festival Sunday at 10:30 a rn. at the Urbana church. Baptismal services will be held in the morning and afternoon. Christian Business Club The Christian Businessmen’s club will hold its last meeting of the year Tuesday at 6 30 p m. at Bishops downtown with Raymond DeLarm, Atkins, speaking. Calvary Baptist David Wilson im The Rev. David Wilson, missionary to Jordan, will speak Sunday at the 10:45 a rn. and 7 p m. serv ices at Calvary Baptist church Pastor Wilson began a Bible study and sharing time for teenaged boys in the small evangelical church in downtown Amman. Cedar Hills Evangelical The camp is open to any church or civic group for summer or winter camping. For more information call Pastor Erdman. 848-4187. Top Lake Lake Titicaca, on the Peruvian Bolivian border, is the highest lake (12.506 feet above sea level) in the world on which steamboats can ply. ARE YOU READY FOR THE ADVENT SEASON? WE ARE! ADVENT CANDLES ADVENT WREATHS ADVENT CALENDARS NOT MUCH TIME LEFT OH YOURS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE CHRISTMAS STATIONERY For your own personol CHRISTMAS GREETING Christian BOOK STORE “Your Headquarters for Christian Items OPEN UNTIL 8 P.M. MON. A THURS. 363-8697 529 4lh AVE S E. Edgewood Baptist The film, “The Gospel Road”, conceived and produced by Johnny Cash, will be shown Sunday at 7 p m. at Edgewood Baptist church. Ellis Park Church of God Dr. Stafford Bourke, a medical missionary to Haiti with the Oriental Missionary Society, International, will speak Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Ellis Park Church of God. Dr. Bourke is the only physician at the clinic at Vaudrcil, a populous center near Cap Haitien on the north side of the island. “The Gospel Road”, featuring Johnny Cash, will be shown Sunday at 7 pm. at Cedar Hills Evangelical Free church. HEAVEN Help the HOME •y Howard Hendricks CEDAR BOOK STORE 3519 First Av*. S I Castor Rapids 366-7189 Hillside Wesleyan The film, “Blood on the Mountain”, will be shown Sunday at 7 and 9 p.m. at Hillside Wesleyan church. The film demonstrates the strength of God’s love and forgiveness. Immanuel Baptist Kenwood Park Presbyterian The Rev. Murry Haber will be installed as associate pastor of Kenwood Park Pres- Murry Haber The choirs of Immanuel Baptist church will present a praise service Sunday at 7.15 p.m. Independent Lutheran Members of the newly formed Independent Lutheran church will meet Dec. I at 2 p m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran church to adopt the church's constitution. Kenwood Park United Methodist The youth of Kenwood Park United Methodist church will be in charge of the worship service Sunday as part of their weekend project “Youth Quake”. The deadline far news far the church page et Nov. 31 will be moved ahead ta Wednesday bmb because af Thanksgiving. The regular deadline af Thursday naan will return the fallowing week. First Covenant “The Enemy”, a film of two demon-possessed teenagers, will be shown Sunday at 7 p rn. at First Covenant church. Foursquare Gospel A fail in-gathering missionary rally will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. The district youth directors, Glenn and Peggy Nicholls will bv present and a film of missionary work in Jamaica wilt tx* shown. ie von believe:... Should a p«*rson N- {uruiven fur a clime committed? I Ixdiese a person should be punish*si for a crime committed but at the same time he should Im* forgiven hi the Bible Jesus says anyone who believes in hun ami asks for forgiveness shall be forgiven But afterwards they should live the Christian way Jesus ask«*d (bid to forxive hie Romans for crucify int? Him—"For the waK<*s of sin is death, bul the fr»e injt of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. "—Romans (J 23 Vining People's Class of First Christian Church CONGRATULATIONS Dan E. Koehn Don L Hosston 6042 W*etvi*w Dr. SW Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404 Rison*: 363-2687 Mr. Don E. Koehn ho* been selected MAN OF THE MONTH in the Richard A. Donowsky Agency of Aid Association for Lutherans. Dan provided outstanding service to area Lutherans during the month of October. Don is professionally trained as a fraternal life and health insurance counselor for Lutheran families. As on AAL Idea Man he is dedicated to common concern for humon worth. Richard A. Danowsky Agency 709 MNR Building Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401    .yi-’i phone 362-8588 Aid Association for Lutherans Appleton,Wis. Fraternallfe Insurance Peoples Unitarian byterian church Sunday at 9: 30 a rn. Dr. David Hay will be the guest speaker. Other participants will be Dr. John Walker, Northesast Iowa Presbytery; Elder Ted Healy, First Presbyterian, and Elder Gene Herrington. Kenwood Park Presbyterian. Mf. Zion Baptist The Mt. Zion Baptist church congregation will observe the seventh anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. LeRoy White, at the church. The Rev. J. Laster, Second Baptist church, Fort Madison, will speak at the service Sunday at 4 p.m. Olivet United Presbyterian The women of Olivet United Presbyterian church will conduct praise services Sunday at 8:30 and ll a.rn. Lucille King will be the speaker. Sunday at IO a rn. different mission areas will be studied At ll a m. “Area Code 319”, the Kirkwood folk group, will present a program. At 11:20 a m. Bill Simbro will speak on the goals of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. Redemption Baptist The Rev. W. Starling of Burlington will speak Sunday at 3:30 p m. at Redemption Baptist c hurch The church will also present a film, “Thief in the Night”, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Bethel AME church. Sprinvgille United Methodist The film “Thief in the Night” will be shown Sunday at 6:30 and 8 30 p.m. at the Springville United Methodist church sponsored by the Springville and Prairie Chap el youth groups. Zion Lutheran Kindred, a campus resource team from Lutheran Youth Encounter, Minneapolis, will present programs Saturday and Sunday at Zion Lutheran church for youth from high school through college age. They will present a program Saturday at 7 30 p m. Sunday they will appear at both worship services. why be (|R ATtfl)l? Because gratitude is a powerful, healing force — an acknowledgement of God 8 goodness that replaces complaint with satisfaction. Self-pity with joy. Lack with abundance You may be surprised to find how much you have to be grateful for. You’re warmly invited to read the Thanksgiving Bible Lesson in our Reading Room. And come to our Thanksgiving service where you'll hear people share their gratitude for God s presence and power in their lives This service is free, and all are welcome. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE THANKSGIVING DAY SERVICE 10:30 a.m. Their*. Nov. 28 1242 2nd Ave. S F First Church at Christ, Scientist Cedar Rapids, IowaCharismatic Experience Is Related in Book Norris I. Wogen The Rev. Norris L. Wogen has written a book about his experience in the Charismatic Renewal movement and about the movement itself. Pastor Wogen, pastor of St. Stephen’s Lutheran church for 21 years before resigning in 1972, said his book, “The Shadow of His Hand”, is about his experience in 1970 and the history of the movement since that time. The book, which came out Nov. 15 and is available in area book stores, is foreworded by David J. duPlessis, Oakland, Calif., who has been following the movement since 1918. Pastor Wogen is a member of the American Lutheran Church, a graduate of St. Olaf college and Luther Theological seminary. He was a chaplain in the army and pastored churches in Tracy, Minn., Kanawha, and Cedar Rapids. He was organizer and president of the First and Second International Lutheran Conference on the Holy Spirit in 1972 and 1973. He was president of the Midwest Lutheran Conference on the Holy Spirit in 1973 and chairman of the Roc ky Mountain District Lutheran Conference on the Holy Spirit in Denver in 1973. He is now arranging for a ’round-the-world trip to include Indonesia, India, Australia and Scandinavia. Guo at Stars PAT BOONE-PEARL BAILEY SKEETER DAVIS-ALVIN DARK DALE EVANS - JEANNIE C. RILEY Saturday 9 P.M. Channel 9 JtJUZ^BLSL. ;