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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 18, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaThey need he says Jim tells of his efforts in befriending sex convicts by George b. Cornell a religion writer Tulsa okla. A he leads two lives. In one he s a Well paid machine design technician for an Oil equipment manufacturer professionally and socially respected by his colleagues. Few of them know of his other life befriending sex convicts As one of them himself. They need he says. They need someone they can identify with and who under Guy who also has done time. It makes for a real Bond something Only sex convicts can know and in that role in which he is known Only As Jim to avoid involving his professional Ca reer he has been a catalysing influence in the starting of a Canter Here to help former convicts re enter Normal life. Called Brick it Runa a similarly named program on the Brick the phrase comes from Penitentiary Slang to describe being outside the Walls and on the streets again. The abrupt change to the new free environment is a culture Jim says. Youve got to find a place where you can Hole up and talk with somebody that cares and let your mind get used to facing the fact that your body is out of the Cage. You be got to learn the ways of a new world How to ride a bus to ask directions without being Emilia passed How to apply for a the recently developed Tulsa Center the first in Oklahoma is one of Aboul 40 Halfway houses for sex convicts that have sprung up across the country in the last decade most of them founded by churches Jesus is an sex convict too you Jim observes. We try to go by a simple truth he taught that often is overlooked. You Don t stand Over a Man and try to do something to . Instead you stand Side by Side with and walk beside on a Man to Man it works. It s what Jesus did. It s that simple. It s not a new idea. Christ started and that a Man fully despite his past record yet frankly recognizing it and backing up his efforts to begin honest the guid ing principle of the spreading efforts to give sex convicts a new Chance. One of the first such centers St Leonard s House in Chicago was started in 1954 by an Epis Copal priest the Rev. James g. Jones or. It is named for a 6th Century Frankish Monk who tradition says visited and re leased prisoners. Other such Halfway House have started in numerous cities since including the widely known St. Dismas House in St. Louis founded by roman Cath Olics and named for the Repen Tant thief on the Cross beside be such generally have achieved dramatic results Cut Ting by half or More the Ordi nary 7c per cent rate of return to crime and enabling most cases to stay until Church and civic groups got behind the Tulsa project Jim had for eight years used his own Home As a kind of reorientation Way Stop for men newly released from prison. An sex convict must want to go straight to do it Jim says. This is something a Square John lacks he does it just out of habit and be cause there s More Money in it. An sex convict has to demand it of himself. Self pity or Mere sympathy Don t help . Mainly he needs to be treated As a Man so hell Start standing in his own feet like a Man and thinking and working As a Mon. He has t been allowed to be a Man in get together Charlotte a in the Day of big business mergers even churches Are doing it. Charlotte s third i presbyterian and St. Paul s presbyterian will merge aug. 2. The merger was approved this week by the six county Mecklenburg presbytery. The congregations approved the merger in june. Bui once he s out ii it in t demanded of intruding by himself hell go bacs it Jim a handsome 6-foot Man of 35, spent his late 20 s stealing cars a total of 123 of As he puts it run Ning and running some More. He lid under aliases until caught in 1956 and was sentenced to five years in the okla homa sate Penitentiary at Mcalester. He was released in 1959 after 32 months 21 Days 9 hours and 22 minutes behind bars. No sex convict Ever quits counting the he says. You Flo that to stay Down from climbing off the Liiri Nuitai 5ff sub saturday july in to Melvin b. Anderson named at first Baptist Church names new minister of education Melvin b. Anderson is the new minister of education at the first Baptist Church in Florence. Anderson comes to Florence from the Green Street Baptist Church High Point n. C. Where he had served As minister of education since 1964. He is a native of Colorado and a graduate of Colorado state College. He was also graduated from Southern Baptist theological Seminary Louisville ky., with degree of master of religious education. The Andersons have three children and reside at 911 Clarendon ave. First Baptist s Church family has been invited to attend an informal reception sunday afternoon at 5 o clock in the Fellowship Hall for or. Ander son and his family. Or. Edward l. Byrd is pastor of the first Baptist Church. The Church. The Hope of our Community our nation Church Calendar Assembly of god first Assembly . Sunday school . Morning worship . Youth service . Evangelism glad tidings . Sunday school . Morning worship Baptist Calvary . Sunday school . Morning worship . Church . Evening worship College Park . Sunday school . Morning worship . B. T. U. . Worship Enen Tzer . Church training . Sunday school . Morning worship evening worship Elm . Sunday so Tirol . Morning worship . Training Union 7-30 . Evening worship Evergreen . Sunday school . Morning worship . Tronina Union . Evening worship Fellowship . Sunday school . Morning worship . Training Union . Evening worship first Baptist . Sunday school . Morning worship Vesper service Church in training live Points . 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Morning Worsnup sought in methodist . Sunday . Prayer groups . Morning worship . Evening worship St Paul methodist Church . Sunday school a. M worship . Evening worship episcopal i All saints . Holy communion . Church school . Holy communion of morn ing prayer Sermon Christ s Church . 2nd and sunday St. . Family worship followed by Church school classes . Parish worship . Evening prayer followed by youth groups. Independent free will Baptist Rev. W. H. Guiney pastor . Sunday school . Warship . Youth service . Worship Jehovah s witnesses wait unit . Public talk . _ watchtower study original free will Baptist East . Sunday school . Morning worship . C. T. S. First . Sunday school . Evening worship . Worn tag worship c. T. S. . Evening worship Faith free will Baptist . Sunday school . Preaching . Cis . Evening service mount Eton Pamplico . Sunday school . Morning worship c. T. S 7-30 . Evening worship greek orthodox . Sunday school . Service of orthos . 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Sunday school salvation army . Sunday school seventh Day saturday . Sabbath school . Worship services sunday . Evening worship . Church school . Morning worship first Southern methodist Church 412 w. Pine St. 10 a. M. Sunday school 11 a. M. Worship p. M. Epworth f. M. Evening attend Florence s fastest growing Church schedule of services sunday . And 7 . All Bible sunday school a. M. Impair try list. Enthus Lanitic Gnell a warm or kindly informal Florence s old fashioned missionary Baptist Church kill Monroe Puller for information Call Florence Baptist Temple temporary location old Little theatre Bull Dinn Hwy 301 n. At Airport the Church for All. All for the Church the Church is the greatest Factor on Rad for the building of Chanc Ier and Good i Otise of spiritual values. Without a Strong Church neither democracy dior civilization can survive. There Are four sound reasons Why every person should attend services regularly and support the Church. They Are 1 for his own Sake. 2 for his children s Sake. 3 for the Sake of his Community and nation. J or the Sake of the Church itself which i ends his moral and material support. Plan to go to Church regularly and read your Bible daily. Sunday monday psalms proverbs tuesday wednesday thursday Isaiah Matthew Mark when each new experience Springs Forth like a Jack in the Box and your fondest possessions Are toys. And your chief concern is to squeeze out of every hour the last ounce of it s fun to be surprised. But when you be grown too old for toys when life is with serious Challenge when happiness depends on a thousand Cial economic and moral surprises can be ins it is elementary that our Early education must prepare us for the later surprises. The knowledge habits and skills we acquire must be adequate for meeting the unexpected As readily As the and because religious Faith and moral fortitude Are men a " chief resources in the unheralded crises of adult life we must Jour Ture their development in every child. Support encourage serve your Church in its vital efforts to Mold the character of today s youth tomorrow s adults. Cci7? t 3j2? t copyright 1966 Keister adur Tismis Smitt inc., a Raiburg a. This series of messages is is to awaken in v. Hermes inc. Electro motive mfg. Co., inc. Philip Bein Lauter Florence s. C. Quality motors Darby Cusack 247 n. Irby St. Used car lot w. Darlington Charles Smith Chevrolet Charles Smith Highway 301 South Haynsworth construction co. Thos. B. Haynsworth 210 w. Cedar St. Bob Bywater motors Robert c. Bywater 1518 w. Palmetto St. Joe s electric shop 410 w. Cheves St. Florence Concrete products inc. Darlington Highway make Church going a habit compliments of an Industrial Friend made possible by the following business firm whose desire our citizenry to their need for divine guidance Dameron Oil co., inc. M. H. Dameron 203 Lawson St. Cox motors Chrysler Plymouth Cox Fitz motors Lincoln Mercury Dodge Koppers co., inc. Forest products div. Marion Highway Wentworth mfg. Co. Lake City Florence visit our Plaza Home Ford inc. Davis roofing co. William w. Davis 308 e. Pine St. South Carolina industries inc. Marion Highway Elliott Gin bldg. Supply co. Our goal is a satisfied customer prompt delivery 500 Athens Street phone 662-1443 coastal Home improvement co. Phone 662-4440 siding awnings storm doors remodelling Complete financing available Cornell construction inc. H. L. Carnell 335a Pamplico Hwy. P. O. Box 1043 phone 662-3689 Bill s Gulf service William c. Bradham or. Second Loop Edisto or. Carolina Barber Beauty Supply co. E a. Lewis g. C. Lewis camlin packing co. Wholesales meats Florence South Carolina Ellis Sand gravel company Asphalt Concrete paving m. A. Ellis or. 1900 West Evans St. 662-1241 Johnson plumbing heat in air conditioning Charles d Mccown mgr. 176 East front Street 662-4031 669-1604 Harry Turner s garage Harry Turner prop. Complete Auto repairs 619 5. Irby 669-9479

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