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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 11, 1958, Florence, South CarolinaPage. 2 Corner pulpit by Ronald a Cottle pastor first Assembly it Florence text thou invest me in kiss but this woman since Tiv time i came in hath not a ease to kiss my Luke the reference Here is to a Beautiful Story of Devotion that con Corning the woman with the Ala Baster Box of ointment of Luke s seventh chapter. One comments Tor gave this paraphrase of Thi text thou gravest me no kiss o respect upon entering to which As a rabbi. I was certainly entitled she hath repeatedly kissed my this Story proves to to a Case of Price is. Humility duty is. De Votion and love of self is. Lovo of Christ. Jesus by Cottle his words contrasts Simon the socialite Pharisee and the devoted sinner la. Who gave her Best to him. The holy kiss dating from our lord s own limes was an expression of reverence love ant adoration especially to a Grea spiritual Leader. This kiss became the Mark and badge of Christ s disciples. Still they Greet each other with looks words and deeds of godly love. I. There is n vast difference Between formal and spiritual worship. Let. Us closely examine our Story is. 36-50 after the services of the Day Simon being a prominent Citi zen invited Jesus to his Home for the afternoon meal. Upon his arrival the master teacher found a Cool formal reception no Basin of Waler for the customary Wash ing of a rabbi s feet and no kiss of respect and Welcome from Simon All to which he was customarily entitled. However after the meal the door of Simon s palatial Home swung open and in rushed a woman of the City which was a sinner is. .37. In her hand she clutched a Box. From her eyes Flowers tears of repentant sorrow with which she washed his feet wiping them with the hair of her head and kissing n. Christ observed Simon s omissions in sen ice. As a Mark of Dutiful service Simon gave a feast and invited the Prophet into his Home. But there was no kiss in his service no real love or affection toward the lord. Now what Simon did was Good but he did not go far enough. All of us would do Well to remember that we Are judged by our omissions As Well As our commissions in service. Duty is a wonderful word but Devotion is a better one. We May physically Render service after service and still fail. Duty void of Newtion Creed without Christ service without salvation will culminate in defeat. It Well May be called christianity without the or. Christ values our service by our love and our motive. First corinthians 13 1-3 says that without love Charity the voice of Angels All prophecy knowledge Faith and sacrificial service even to the Point of death profiet me there Are some five talented Folk among us. See Matthew 25 15-30 but most of us Are two and one talented it is natural that the lord should expect More from those who Are capable of giving More and less from those who have less to of Fer. Actually i suppose this is the Case however in one sense god demands the same from All of us and that is our Best. It is not How much we Are capable of doing for him or of giving to him not How much we Are Cap Able of doing for him or of giving to him. But it is rather How much love and pure motive there is in our hearts to drive us to Christian activity. The love motive is the supreme matter in question. In. It is a rare sight to see a real biblical the sight before the household and guests of Simon that Day was rare enough for Jesus to exclaim Seest thou this Wom is. 44i she gave i deeply repentant the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Church news edited by Bey. Bollard Welsh neck baptists school meeting set special to the news Hartsville Jan. 10 the sunday school meet ing of the Welsh neck Baptist Assn. Will be held Emmanuel Baptist Church in Hartsville monday p. M. Hoy Graham superintendent o t h e Florence first Baptis Church s sunday school will be the featured speaker. Trahair leads one of the largest and mos efficient schools in the stale according to reports. He is employed with the Federal government As a probation officer. The meeting first of it kind in 1958 for the Welsh neck group is for the promotion o sunday school work among Mem Bers and officers. Last year similar meeting were held monthly. The plan Thi year is to have them quarterly according to the Rev. J. 0. Reec jr., an associational officer. Another attractive feature has Jeen the departmental conference s led by the associational superintendents. A Good portion of the meeting will be Given to these conferences according to Thi schedule. New episcopal in Johnsonville Johnsonville Nan. 10 a new episcopal Church has been gun in this Community. Although the organization is in a Early stages the first meeting held last sunday afternoon he Hev. Joseph Horn Iii Rector f St. John s episcopal Church in Lorence was speaker. The Hev or. Horn will assist in Church in its preliminary Stags aided by the Hev Joseph do Laddo assistant Lorence Church. We will hold Rector of the services twice monthly and laymen leaders will conduct services on the other Sun the Rev. Or. Horn said. The schedule of services pres Fly include Only the 4 . Serv be each sunday but Long Range lans Are to have a Complete pro ram it is announced. Services Are being held in the Johnsonville school cafeteria. All episcopalians in the John Onville area Are being urged to attend and unite in the formation f this Church. We have doubled the number f congregations among Episco Al communicants in Florence Flinty during this or. Lorn added. It is the second Hurch to be organized including in Cherokee Road Church in Flor nce. At at themes to be emphasized in clude visitation and Evange Graham will describe the pro Gram of visitation used in the Florence first Baptist sunday school. Following the conferences t h e film he that Winneth will be shown. All sunday school Mem Bers and officers of the Welsh neck Baptist Assn. Are urged to attend. Evangelist says South not serious Charlotte Jan. 10 relist Billy Graham says religion in the South is not taken As seriously As it is in the North. At a news conference this week or. Graham in defining the Dif Ference in his crusades in the North and South said the difficulty of conducting crusade is that a lot of religion in the South is not dedicated to he added that to be a Church member in the South is the popular tiling to he said those who Are christians in the North must Brave More criticism for their Faith. These two extremes of feeling about everyday christianity or. Ira Ham asserted make crusade organizing in the South much easier than in the North. However the Charlotte reared evangelist said he does t go along with those Church leaders who predict those newly conc red to christianity during this period of National religious revival will lose heir Christian enthusiasm. I Don t go along with those who say this present religious revival is Only social he commented. How did or. Graham keep mad Ison Square Garden in new York filled night after night word of Mouth is a More pow Erful advertising Force than the Uress radio or he said. After the first three or four nights the new York papers bought attendance would fall off it it continued because people Ivere talking about the he said this word of Mouth method of spreading the news is Vhal has. Made his crusade a Jess in areas As India. Religion in action Sermon on mount blessed Are the. Poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matt. Photo in cooperation with Fellowship Baptist Church saturday morning january 11, 1958 religious Roundup children s Home expresses thanks Turbeville Jan. 10 to those who made Christ Mas an exciting experience for the children at the free will Baptist Home for children Here the Rev. H. W. Superintendent expressed thanks. The Home has been a scene of rejoicing As our friends moved in and out among us with cheerful expressions of love and gifts that nude our hearts overflow with the Rev. Or. Richburg said a prepared statement. He went on to say he wished it possible that each one of those who contributed could be met personally and Given i Hanks but since we cannot do this we wish to mention herein groups who helped make our Christmas a merry there were listed As Fol lows the protestant churches of summer Oln t h e presbyterian group from Manning the shrines of Sumter the rotarians of tur Beville and Lake City the to True Ville american legion Post and the Florence county singing convention. And to All of the Many individuals who made donations of Money and gifts for the children we Are sure the lord has put thousands americans plan visit shrine at Lourdes to by George w. Cornell associated press religion writer thousands of americans Are getting set to travel a hallowed Road this year and a Little child shall Lead them. Their geographical destination is a Spring flowing Cave in Southern France. This year Marks the 100th anniversary of the roman Catholic shrine at Lourdes and indications Are that a huge unprecedented number of pilgrims will visit the place led there by the visions of a simple Little girl. Over All estimates of the total expected Range from six to 10 Mil on. Catholics the world Over will Converse upon the Grotto in the year of said the most Rev. Leo r. Smith auxiliary Bishop of Buffalo n.y., who Heads a group leaving later this month. Pope Pius Xii has proclaimed a year of Jubilee for the period promising special blessings to those who devoutly make the Pil Grimage. He May go himself vat can sources say on his first Ilane trip. Estimates of travel experts widely varying Are that from 18. 300 to More than american catholics will make the devotional journey. There at the Mouth of a great hollowed Rock 14-year-old Berna Dette Soubirous the sickly Daugh Ter of a poor Miller reported see ing on feb. 11, 1858, a vision of a in the next six months on 18 occasions the child claimed she saw the Beautiful Young woman who at times spoke to her. Others came to observe but none experienced the phenomenon except in reactions of Bernadette. The Little girl said the woman told her to Wash at a Spring where none existed so she scratched in to the soil and water gushed Forth still flows at Gallons a Day. She said the woman asked that did t even know their meaning a Chapel be built there and Church Freedom. Cessions made to the Grotto. Lourdes in the afternoon Pil child asked the woman who join in a procession of the was and said she replied i sacrament climaxed by the Blessing of the who come Strong words from a child Many lands on stretchers or in reference to the sinless Ness seeking cures for tribute to the Virgin ailments. An inquiry commission of cures reported by the Bishop of nearby have been found a explain later gave Church by medical investigators. On to the Miracle and the place sides of the Grotto and hang years since has drawn millions from the Selling Are countless the faithful seeking spiritual and braces Flung away physical jubilant visitors. Pope Pius has announced the evening a torchlight pro plenary indulgence for All moves slowly Down the the shrine receiving the to the Grotto each Pilgrim Mont of penance and the the ave Maria in his a Rist and praying for Tongue each carrying a Light Unity salvation of sinners Candle. Georgia Baptist Clergyman set for Kingstree Church birthday by mrs. Frank Mcintosh news correspondent Kingstree Jan. 10 or. James p. Wesberry president of the Baptist convention of the state of Georgia will deliver the sunday morning Sermon for the Centennial Observance of the first Baptist Church of Kingstree on Jan. 19. Or. Wesberry is pastor of the Morningside Baptist Church at anal a. His first pastorate aft methodist was named vice president of the association. For her sin As is evidenced by her seeking out of Christ the 2 melted to tears in her soul As is evidenced by her or. Fields is a native unashamed tears she was Over Lamar and is holding his first City pastors install 1958 officers the installation of officers Mak no plans for the new year and routine business shared the pro ram of the first meeting of the Florence pastors Assn. In 1958. The Rev. Joseph Horn Iii rec Tor of St. John s episcopal Church was elected and installed to succeed the Rev. D. W. Cusack. Or. Cusack was re elected at the de Cember meeting but later announced he could not serve. Or. Cusack served during 1937, succeeding or. Elbert Walker who left Florence to go to the Philip Pine missions. The Rev. George Fields pastor of one of Florence s infant Church organizations Highland Park Sermon topics Central methodist ., the stewardship of god s ., take a Good look at our Ebenezer Baptist revival in ., Baptist work in Nigeria slides by miss Neale c. Young. 8 . Passion for souls missionary film by Oswell ,1. Smith. Southern methodist ., chased our of the the master is first Baptist ., watching for Pisgah methodist 11 ., 7 ., questions methodist i 11 ., ., Back swamp Chapel danger of Compro film passion for Highland Park methodist ., invincible with ., our god is Able he second Sermon in a series our god is or attending Seminary was at the Kingstree Baptist Church and he later was pastor of Bamberg Baptist Church. A native of Bishopville or. Wesberry was ordained to tie ministry at Park Street Baptist Church Columbia. He holds the Bachelor and master of arts degrees from Mercer University and the Bachelor of divin Ity and master of sacred theology degrees from Andover Newton theological school mass. He has held prominent positions in the Southern Baptist convention. The morning worship sen ice will begin at 11 For the flowing with love for Christ and fully surrendering her All to him. Pastorate Lack Johnson director of f h c she pave her precious Box. Men s Christian Assn. In she did t Stop there she went Florence was re elected Secretary further and pave even her More i of the pastors group precious ointment pouring it on i plans during the coming year fed and hrad. Hut Iho Crown j include n possible staging of a Ini vial of Chr Flay was Kiven As flu in devoted worship presented in him her most precious self. There is no limit to what Christ could do with a real biblical worshipper Loday. Will you be that one tin secret of trim worship is Devotion the Kus of Navy wars on Sharks Durban Jan. 10 of South Africa s Navy is warring on Sharks have killed two bathers and injured to at Natal province Sinco Christmas. Depth charges ired by the frigate in four my cps off the foal Liap destroyed ii. Moshiem Phimory abound1, in or about miracles wrought Jit Union evangelistic Effort hero. Definite decision was made Aslo Date place and evangelist. Mention however was made of contacting or. Hyman Appleman. Noted jewish convert who is author evangelist and former Law yer of Chicago is crossed were plans fur the staging of the easter pro Gram at to Troj Park. This will in the Sci Ond Ymir in which the pastors Assn. Will the Union affair. Formerly the first Baptist Church sponsored an easter Observance at time nil Park which was participated in by most of the churches of floor a Civ last year s initial venire by Iho Bronchi of skills Lori Rel highly As Inatio i mods Nal Cerefi for a tinn in porn Jerrmi frn Lirine of nil denomination. Imm Amiel Baptist The kind of Edu cation we need today Wolsk Man s every d a y first presbyterian ., or. Thomas a. Ken vill speak in behalf of Chris is. Paul Moriho Ribisl first Assembly of god ., the Way of 11 ., what time is by 7 ., family hour Young ., film will be shown. Mrs. Garrison talks to Deborah class by Frances Rhodes mrs. Silas Garrison gave an inspiring talk to the Deborah class of the first Baptist Church Mon Day evening at the Home of mrs. Karl Cochran on Cherokee re. She spoke on resolutions and included Many t challenging thoughts for the new year including a poem i know Kome Centennial Observance. A dinner sponsored by the woman s missionary Union and the men of the Church be served in the pm Stree High school cafeteria at 1 . With an expected Atten dance of about 500. The Centennial Observance com Mittee includes or. Vickery the Rev. Or. Lawlon w. B. Bower chairman h. M. Preacher entertainment and Ushers t. L. Mims sunday school mrs. L. L. Bunch music mrs. R. W. Pridgen. W. M. U. Mrs. W. L. Mills publicity and invitations and mrs. J. N. Brown decorations and arrange ments. Naomi Bible class in regular session the Naomi Bible class of the first Baptist Church held its Reg ular monthly meeting at the Home of mrs. W. B. Boone with sixteen members present and a guest mrs. A. L. Turner. Mrs. H. M. Hunter president presided. The class song stepping in the thing Good about the Cen Light was Sung by the group trial theme of her talk was to show and mrs. Hunter led in prayer More love and consideration for an inspiring devotional was Given others during this year. The meeting was held in the by mrs. R. L. Hicks and mrs. Mclaurin Baker. The theme was form of a Tacky parly. It was prayer and illustrated by mini hilarious mrs. Ii. K. Bridges won j Erous verses from the Bible. The the grand prize of a Lovely Cor Sage for her indescribable c o s tume. Tying for first place was mrs. John Etheridge in her trans Parent skirt Over pedal pushers and wearing Tennis shoes and the biggest loudest hat of All mrs. W. E. Dusty Rhodes was Lovely in her Black velvet dress with furs and a Large plumed hat and her High top boots. Our dear Little was woman mrs. H. Sellers was very modest All devotional period was concluded with everyone praying the lord s prayer. Mrs. H. C. Coesfield Secretary gave a Lull and interesting report on the activities carried on by the class during the past month. This month among other projects it was decided to Send a Sunshine Basket cards and Flowers to a member. All present sinned a card to he soul to mrs. J. M. Trusick. Each ill la ill i i. Ivi. I i a Illuri. evening in pull Down of cd who is a silk r Rev Florence pastors officers for 1958 Joe Horn president Johi Uon Secretary Rev George Fields vice Prcz Dent standing dress thai scorned Lobo Cut when the water was High and seeming to forget thai the Price tag was is ill on her Cowboy hat Wilh the Lovely roses. Airs. Ralph Leadford was a run Ner up in her Mournful her pipe. Mrs. Durwood Jonas was an exotic Gypsy and offered to toll fortunes to oni and All for no linkers mrs. Wells j i Alderman s outfit was completely i i overshadowed by her grocery bag handbag Wilh a drawstring no less from whence came All sorts of necessary items. Mrs. Fiill Trusick and mrs. R. N. Byrd vied for the Lillo of hip most gone flapper. Mrs. Ghuido Mcdonald was Roal in her Monkey hat and Mon key outfit. To. Might add. I m .1 Complete Chance. Ii was in have a swell Hobirt Ilan Tueipi St Midi ii in the Fellowship Hall. York City. The hostess assisted by mrs. R. L. Hicks. Mrs. Mclaurin Baker and mrs. D. B. Stone served Apple pie a la Mode and Coffee. On his records for your future the superintendent added. Calvary women 1n january meet group no. 4 of Bethany class of Calvary Baptist Church was hostess to the january meet ing at the Home of mrs. J. C. Sweet on Lorraine drive. There Wes a Large attendance and much Good work was planned. Love lifted me Sung and mrs. James Rogers president offered prayer. Reports from the various committees were Given during the business session. The corresponding Secretary reported that All and bereaved Mem Bers had been remembered and the Community missions report showed that the class had helped a family in much need. Since this is a most worthy Contri billions to this family will be continued during the month of Janu Ary. The president announced t h a t this organization would be responsible for the Nursery at the Church the remaining sundays in january and there were Many volunteers for this service. Unfortunately this class meet ing conflicted with the study course beginning at our Church so mrs. Libby Dean taught the first portion of Hosea in order that the members be prepared for the remainder of the course. During the social hour the class was privileged to Welcome Back members who had Bah absent for some time after which a Sweet course with Coffee was served by the hostess group. Catholic women meet on sunday the Florence Deanery of Cath Olic women will hold its quarterly meeting at St. Dennis Catholic Church in sunday at 3 . Father s. F. Dean pastor of St. Anthony s Catholic Church will to guest speaker. The Florence Deanery is com posed of the parishes of Myrtle Beith Georgetown Carlsville Cli raw Bennettsville Lake City Dillon and Florence. Mrs. John i. Shannon of Flor ence is president of the Florence Deanery. All Catholic women Are urged to attend the meeting on sunday and anyone desiring n ride to Bennettsville May Call mrs. Shannon at 9fl80. Pamplico revival begins sunday Pamplico Jan. 10 revival services Are scheduled to begin at first Baptist Church of . Lico sunday and will continue through Jan. 19. There will be two services daily beginning tuesday at 10 And . The pastor Rev. Claude n. Campbell will bring the messages during these series of services. Hector bobbins of Gaffney and minister of music at the Bethel Baptist Church of n. C. Will direct the music. Mrs. L. M. Coleman is the Church organist. The Public is cordially invited to All these services. Graham coming to Carolines Charlotte Jan. 10 i the Carolinas will see a lot of Billy Graham in August september and october. At a news conference last night or. Graham announced this sched ule in August he will go to Green Ville s.c., for an eight Day Cru Sade. The dates of that crusade were not announced. Early in september he Hopes o be Able to tour the major cities of North Carolina. This will to in preparation for the Clia Lolle crusade. 24 hours a Bat h All kinds of weather we Are read to respond Tonny eth Waters funeral Home inspiring film. Passion for souls from the Book by Oswald j. Smith two showings saturday night Jan. 11 p. M. Jarrott Street Mission 661 s. Darrolt St. Sunday night Jan 12 p. M. Back swamp Chapel Rev. Bill Howard pastor just beyond to station follow signs everyone Welcome

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