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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - December 28, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaPage 2 the Florence morning news Florence s. A saturday morning december Jet not Church news edited by Bev. Bollard groundbreaking first presbyterians set sunday ceremony groundbreaking ceremonies will be held sunday at 8 p. M. At Florence first presbyterian Church in the erection of a Sanctuary. P. W. Mclnnis chairman of the building committee preside Over Brief services during which first dirt will be lifted from the foundation of the edifice. On dec. 18, members of the Church met and allowed the bid to Lyn Brabham construction co., a Florence firm and the construction was set to begin at an Early Date. Membership voted for the com Mittee to proceed immediately Vith the erection and furnishing of the Church Sanctuary. A feature of the building will be a tall Steeple believed to be the tallest in the pee Dee area and the colonial style exterior. Seating 700 people the new Sanctuary will Complete the building program begun z few years ago when the Church moved from its downtown location on East Evans to a nine acre plat on Park ave at Cherokee re. Upon completion the building facilities will be valued at approximately Myrtle Beach Church awards contract Myrtle Beach dec. 27 a contract for construction of a new educational building for the first Baptist Church Here has been to the George. A. Creed and son construction company of Columbia. The Low bid was the new unit along with present educational facilities of the Church will provide for a sunday school of 1500 people. Construction is scheduled to be Fin within ten Days after the. Sign ing of the contract this week and to be completed by the Early sum Mer of 1958. Covesville pastor resigns his Church Covesville dec. 27 at the close of the morning service recently the Rev. M. T. Gunter pre his resignation to the congregation of Black Creek Baptist Church at doves Villa. The Rev. Or. Gunter has accepted the pastorate of the Law Lon Vilic Baptist Church at Estille beginning the second sunday in january. His resignation will be come effective Here on the first sunday in january. The Gunters will move to the new Field of sen ice about Jan. 15. Annual Parish meet set at St. John s members of St. John s episcopal Parish will meet wednesday Jan. To in the Parish House at 7 . This is the annual Parish meet tog at which time vestry will be elected for 1958, reports will be Given and business in general of the Church will be attended. Plans for the coming year will be made. The Rev. Joseph Horn Iii rec Tor writes to his members we Are a democratic Church and we Are proud of the fact. A democratic Church is weakened if the Mem Bers do not exercise their demo cratic prerogatives. The chief time for doing this is the annual Parish meeting. Plan now the come. Let nothing interfere with this import ant time in the life of our sub District sets Wood choppers Ball the John Wesley sub District meeting will hold a Wood chop pers Ball on tuesday at Pine Grove methodist Church. The Ball will begin at p. M. And will replace the masquerade party. Building organizing aidedchurchesiiv57 Marion squad finds baby in farm Pond Marion dec. 27 the body of Howard Rowell 40, negro ten ant Farmer of the Pender Boro Community was1 recovered from the Waters of a nearby farm Pond about . Thursday. He had been missing from his Home since Christmas members of the Marion fire department Rescue squad started dragging operations after being summoned and made the recovery less than a half hour inter. Rowell lived on the farm of Hubert Baxley about four Miles East of Marion. Baxley started that members of Rowells family told him that he left Home in a highly intoxicated condition and failed to return that night. Ike body agrees on Booster plan Washington dec. 27 Jib the Eisenhower administration was reported to have agreed on a 200 to 250-miilion-Dollar program to strengthen critical areas in the educational Field and help meet Russia s scientific Challenge. The program reportedly includes Federal scholarships to help High school students continue their education in College. While emphasis would be Given to science and mathematics the program would not be confined to those Fields. New Church finished recently completed was this Church Plant occupied by the african methodist episcopal Church on e air Cheves St. The Rev. L. B. Burgess is Pas Tor. The Plant is Complete with Large Sunda y school Section and huge Sanctuary with a tremendous Steeple. Morning news photo by Kirkland Jacob fund set at presbyterian Clinton dec. 27 a scholar ship fund with initial gifts of 500 is being established at presbyterian College in memory of the late or. Thornwell Jacobs by his five children. Contributing to the Thornwell Jacobs memorial scholarship fund Are these children Thornwell Jacobs and or. John Jacobs both of Atlanta h. Fred Lesh or. Of Whittier Calif and mrs. O Lsen Harriet Field and mrs. Herman Maude Koester or. Both of Weston mass. The donors Hope that additions will be made in the future to this fund and they urge other friends and admirers of or. Jacobs to join in this project to pro vide scholarship Aid to needy worthy students. President Brown said the donors announcing the fund said the me Morial will stand As a fitting Tri Bute to a Man of outstanding achievement in his own High whose father founded presbyter Ian College and whose family has of car of the claim Hern closely associated with the institution since that Date. To give the income annually for scholarships. Or. Brown pointed out the Chil Dren of or. Jacobs Only recently gave pc their father s extensive Library collection. It included More than volumes some being Stock copies of his books from which the College May receive royalties upon Sale. General Clark to address laymen at Beach Jan. 5 Myk i be Beach dec. 27 general Mark w. Clark president of the Citadel who is scheduled to address an expected audience of some 800 to laymen Here sunday morning Jan. 5, at will probably speak extemporaneously. The general usually adapts his remarks to inspirations of the according to Captain Bryan Collier Public relations an alumnus of pc in the class of 1894 Thornwell Jacobs achieved prominence As an Edu Cator author and minister before his death at 79 on August 4, 1955. He was founder and president of Oglethorpe University and he wrote numerous Hooks of prose and poetry including the popular red lanterns on St. Michael president Brown said the donors had provided that m. S. Bailey and son Bankers of Clinton act As trustees to invest the funds and Sermon topics Ebenezer Baptist ., we believe and so we speak student program. P.m., god s unfailing love for Smill Lorn methodist ., save the ., communion with first presbyterian ., the whole Armour of 7 ., evening family hour Lydia pulpit is. Paul Metal atlist ., our divine ., for All our years student recognition service. First Baptist ., or. E. Myers har Rison guest speaker. We speak student night. Highland i Ark methodist . Great gamblers for the new ., the Mastery of de sire final Sermon on the ten commandments series. Greenwood Baptist ii ., the Jiovo. Carlos Hatcher of Seneca guest speaker. P.m., Farewell message by ., we believe. So the Rev. W. T. Maring. The gathering Here the first sunday morning in a local theatre on ninth Avenue will be the ninth annual meeting of the men s Bible classes Church Lay men and male High school students of Myrtle Beach and surrounding Irea. T. A. Merrill general chair Man of the committee on arrange ments for the meeting will be the presiding officer at the service. He is general superintendent of the first Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach. In electing officers and securing speakers a denominational rotating policy is followed where practicable. General Clark will be introduced by w. L. Harrelson an Alum Nus and member of the Board of visitors of the Citadel and chairman of the committee to secure a speaker for the meeting. New Union leaders i Hartsville Doe. 27 recently named As one of the new Baptist student Union leaders at Coker College Here is miss Sha Ron Bennett of Jefferson. She is a room representative of the . At Coker. John w. Webb to graduate Lewis a. Taylor graduates Jan. 17 Florence men in class of 58 two Florence ministerial Stu dents at southwestern Baptist Seminary in fort Worth. Tex., will graduate during commence ment exercises january 17. John w. Webb 118 s. Mcqueen St., will receive his associate of religious education degree in for a career in the held of religious education. Lewis Alton Taylor will receive a master of religious education agree. Taylor is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco Tex. Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Agency of the Southern Bap is convention is the world s Argest evangelical Seminary for the training of ministers and other religious workers. The present enrolment is 2.005 students 1. 277 in the school of theology 678 in religious education and 135 in Church music. Taylor will graduate from South Western As the Seminary begins its win year of service. The Semi nary was founded in 1908 and in 1958 will observe its Golden Jubi be. By Bev Ballard morning news Church editor at least four churches have Een organized and Many build no programs have advanced Dur no 1957 in the Florence area. Pastor changes in an Assort ment of churches also have been instituted during the year and All n All churchgoers in this Section Lave been Active during the past rear. As 1958 Rolls around Florence Hurch people May look Back upon year Well done i the build ing phase of the work. Plans have been furthered and construction is ready to Legin on he new Sanctuary at first presbyterian Church. A parsonage at newly formed Highland Park meth Odist Church is now under Way. Forthcoming building of a new episcopal Church just off Cherokee cd. Has been through plans made this year after the organization of an episcopal Mission under auspices of St. John s episcopal Church. The four Church groups ii Stiitt de include the i episcopal Mission wort the Highland Park Church Central Baptist on e. Palmetto St. And the Back swamp Chapel. A Mission work through the efforts of laymen of Immanual Baptist Church and other participating churches was begun in the old nya apartments on Jarrott St. The new Sanctuary at five Points Baptist Church was completed and occupied Early this year. Other building programs furthered include plans for a new Sanctuary at Calvary Baptist Church the building of a Church by Highland Park methodists and adding to first f. W. B. Church. Just after the year opened the new educational unit at Green Wood Baptist Church was Ocsus pied. Now the Church about 13 months old in its organization is constructing a new Pastorius. A new Sanctuary and education Al Plant has been completed for the Florence african methodist Church on e. Cheves St. Groundbreaking tomorrow will round out a year of building plans and the first presbyterian Church will be on its Way to realizing the completion of a Plant on Cherokee re. Also St. Paul methodist Church officially dedicated its parsonage during the year. The Rev. C. S. Floyd is pastor. Changes in pastors occur ring during the year include the leaving of or. Elbert h. Or. And mrs. Walker left for the Mission Field in the philippine is lands in August. Replacing or. Walker is the Rev. J. K. Lawlon who came to Florence from Kingstree. The Rev. Ronald Creech left first free will Baptist Church in Florence to accept a pastorate in Durham . The Rev. Rufus Coffey formerly of Darlington now serves that Church. The Rev. Joe Dirado first added As assistant Rector of St. John s episcopal Church is serving the More recently established Episco pal Church which is meeting in Royall school. The Rev. George Fields was elected to serve the newly organized Highland Park Church. Most recent addition among Pas tors was the Rev. F. A Hatcher at five Points Baptist Church. The Rev. J. A Graham is serv ing the Florence pentecostal holi Ness Church since the Rev. C. B. Edwards left to go to the lower part of the slate to serve. Florence native noted minister to speak Here or. E. Myers Harrison associate professor of mis Sions and evangelism at Wheaton College Wheaton 111., will be the speaker at the first Baptist Church sunday morning at the. Service. Or. Harrison went to Wheaton in 1947 following several years of Ork As a missionary in Burma and at Home. He has held pastor ates in Versailles and Madison Indiana and at the Woodlawn Baptist Church in Chicago. For the past six years or. Harrison has served As pastor of the Airport Baptist Church in Chicago in and in Ilion to his teaching duties at the College and graduate school. A gifted author or. Harrison has written a number of books including the Palace of he heroes of Blaz ing the missionary Aid How to win his latest Hook giants of Hie missionary was recently published by scripture press. Or. Harrison attended Furman University and Southern Baptist theological and earned his master s degree at Duke University Durham. In Orth Caro he received his the. M. And the. B. Degrees at Crozer theological Seminary and his doctorate degree at Southern Baptist t h e logical Seminary of Louisville Kentucky. A native of Florence county. Or. Harrison was born while his father was pastor of Hebron Baptist Church. He has. A wide Circle of relatives and friends in this Community. Or. Myers Harrison at first Baptist Cheraw Church erects new Sanctuary Cheraw dec. 27 a new Sanctuary is being erected for the North Cheraw Baptist Church. According to the pastor the Rev. Carson Tyner work is proceeding satisfactorily on the new edifice. North Cheraw Baptist Church started As a Mission under the Rev. W. H. Rollings. In april 1948, the Mission became a Church with a membership of 25. The membership has grown to 120 since that time and there has been two additions to the build ing. The new building will be of Brick veneer and will be completed in about if months at the approximate Cost of or. Tyner said. The work is being done mainly by members of the Church during their spare time. Missionary to talk at Columbia Friday on crisis answer Columbia dec. 27 or. Frank c. Laubach world famous missionary whose name synonymous with his slogan each one teach one will speak in Colum Bia Friday night Jan. 10, at 3 . Sponsored by tic . The meeting will be held in the first presbyterian Church to accommodate a larger audience. Or. Bach will speak on the subject the Christian answer to the pres ent or. Laubach began his life Woik among the head Hunters of min Dango in he Philippines and it was there that he first perfected a Swift method of teaching illiterates How to read a method which he has adapted to More than 200 languages in 91 count Iris. In 63 of these countries he has himself helped the ministries of education at their official invitation. Through his crusade More than 60 million people have been freed from ignorance and illiteracy. Or. Laubach is also the author of a number of devotional books. Deeply spiritual with a Strong Faith in cod and love for Man kind he has demonstrated what can be done when a Man becomes a Channel for the Power and love of god. Lutherans to hold session for men in Florence sunday representatives from 27 lutheran churches in the lower half of South Carolina vill gather at St. Luke s evangelical lutheran Church in Florence sunday in the annual conference of the United lutheran churchmen of this area. Brig. Gen. Edgar w. Rugheimer Usa ret of Charleston will be the principal speaker for this business occasion. He is expected to talk on the subject of the Christian in operation Christmas the results of the drive the show air Force base pc ration Christmas totalling nit turned Over 1.1. Billy Johnson mrs. Fol or Rev no Chr Siim Tri salvation . Their Milci reflect the pleasure extended by ninth air Force and Shaw base personnel in connection with the drive. Look ing on Are maj. Harold a. Susskind left information services officer Ond chaplain 0. S. Brown of the ninth air of if. The Money went Loaid Lite underprivileged children of the area through the work of the salvation . Usan photo Nazarene outline 1958 year program for its units looking toward tile Golden anniversary year of the Church of Itlie Inaz arenc or. S. T. Ludwig general Church Secretary has out lined a series of simultaneous events in which every Church of Tho denomination will participate. Pastors of All local Nazareno churches now arc planning for individual or Union watch ser vices. December 31, which will usher in the Jubilee year other simultaneous services in Ircne churches around world will include Jan. 5 worship service Murk the Start of the it or apr. 6 offering for world missions 000 oct. 12, 1953 50th anniversary sunday set vices and nov. 23 offering fur world missions goal official birthday of the Church of the Sararene was oct. 13. 190h j at Pilot Point. Texas when a group of smaller churches in the East West and South formally railed. Sharing a belief in the Wesleyan Dorl Rino of entire or a curl Purily the trip inn 2ab churches mid io.-1m or Nib is increased in so years to Shii Ither with approximately 000 members. Isaiah they who a Felt for the lord shall renew their strength they sh.311 mount up with wings like eagles they shall run and not be weary they shall walk and not Rev even steel gets tired declare the metallurgists. Bridges Railroad trestles and supports for build Ings Are always made several times stronger than Ever required against Tho threat of Metal fatigue. Men get tired too. The routine of the daily tanks the Wear and tear of heavy lifting the. Ugliness of the operations of some of the jobs that men have to do All contribute to the weariness of Tho flesh. All need the Sabbath rest by rest and a regular a Cleaso from work. But we need More than physical rest from the grinding Monotony othe work. We need the spiritual dynamic which releases purpose to our strivings. We need spiritual peace which conserves the ener Gies for better results in spiritual living. We need the Joy of divine guidance which Moro than any thing else Renews our strength. If the time should come and we should say of what a Drudge it is let s sit Down or lie Down or better still Kneel Down and ask god for divine direction in our lives. Everett c. Schneider evangelical United Brt Horn Church Cilly. The local Church this week observed one of its High Points of the year when a mid night Christmas eve Candle Light ing service marked he birth of the Christ child. _ a Large number of members of the congregation were on hand As through song and pageantry the Christmas was celebrated. The Heinit full decorated Sanctuary will be t in scene for Sun Day s conference. The Rev. Curtis Derrick jr., pastor will he Host Clergyman. Members of the Church men s organization will also be present to Host the Large number expected to attend. Jne Rai Rugh Kimker. Retired race Only after 30 years Mali Al jury service has been in no live worker in tin lutheran Church for Many years and is pics Ilen it the Lay group in this Stanlo. Tho 27 churches to be represented cd the meeting include the Southern conference of the evangelical lutheran Synod of South Carolina. Lawrence t. Garrick of Orangeburg is president of the conference and Edward f. Korna linens of Summerville is vice presi Dent. 24 hours a Dat All of weather tue read to respond to any Ull Waters fungal Home

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