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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta S THl ItTHBRIDOI HERALD Saturday, April IS, 1971 Church observers split on the Jesus movement By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP llcUijion Writer NEW YORK (AP) Some church observers thliik the Jesu3 movement in (lie United Stales is a lightweight fad lhat will die out within a year. Oth- ers think it will revitalize the eolire Christian cause, either outride the Institutional churches or through gradually being absorbed intc them. In any case, it is, for the mo- ment, a lusty and novel phe- nomenon, with a tandwagon, group appeal to a growing num- ber o[ youngsters in many places. One o( the most broad-gauged appraisals of it came .recently from Dr. Ellon Trueblood. a widely respected nnd perceptive Quaker pliilosophur at Earlham College in Richmond, Ind. In a circular letter io mem- bers of the Yokefellows, an in- terdenominational association pledged to regular disciplines of Christian devotions and service, he says many of the "Jesus peo- ple" are young people who have been part of (he drug culture but have revolted against il after finding il self-defeating. "In a mood of desperation they have turned lo Jesus as a viable alternative to their for- mer despair and disillusion- ment Hospital visit brings rumors Cardinal to carry on OTTAWA CCP) Cardinal Leger. looking (it de- spite his ncar-63 years and the rigors of five years as a mis- sionary in Africa, denied this week that he lias come back to Canada for the last time. "I don't know where it comes he said in an interview, referring to a recent report that illness would prevent resump- tion of his labors for the handi- capped in Cameroon. "Today when you go Into a hospital people think you're he added with a chuckle, explaining lhat when he returned to Montreal three weeks ago (or a visit he check- de jn as usual at Hotel Dieu where a two-room apartment is always kept for him. The former Archbishop of Montreal, who forsook the amenities and prestige of a prelate's life In 1967 to begin H Nazarenes plan annual assembly new ministry In Africa, said ha will be back at his post May 1. He is in Ottawa for a few 'ays lo visit his brolher, Jtilps >eper, undersecretary of state, and to confer >vitn officials o[ he Canadian International Do- Agency. CIDA has supported some ol Cardinal Leger's 20 or so hu- manitarian projccls in Africa, anging from schools to leper olonies. Though he Is adapting better now and Is feeling well, Cardl- ial Leger said his African espe- ience has taken a heavy toll. lince he left Montreal, he has ost 25 pounds. He celebrates Ms 68th birth- day April 26, five days before his scheduled return to Came- roon. A delegation of Nazareno church members from this community and area will take part in the annual Canada West district assembly to be held at the Community college, Olds, Alberta, Thursday and Friday, May 16-19. Annual reports will be made by pastors of all 55 churches on the district CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY a.m.-CJOC "The TRUTH That HEALS" School Service DOCTRINE OF ATONEMENT WEDNESDAY Meeting READING ROOM p.m. Open Tues., Thurs., Sat. Rev. Herman L. G. Smith, Calgary, will give his annual message as district superinten- dent. The presiding official will ba j Dr. George Coulter, Kan s a s City, Mo., chairman of the board of genera] superinten. dents. He formerly served as executive secretary of the de- partment of world missions. The district will send dele- gates to the 18th quadrennia general assembly at Miami Beach, Fla., June 15-23. The Church of the Nazarene is Uie largest denomination tha stands for scriptural holiness in the Wesleyan tradition. It pass ed the half-million mark ii world membership during 1971 DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES a> a continuing memorial Ph. 327-5322 or 328-4565 PtACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOtS, HOSPITAIS, PRISONS al His Corner of Jth Ave. and 1 Bih St. N. Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. Evening p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME An Independent Prs Millennial Now TeitamDnt Baptist Church X. D. OLDFIELD, Pajl PHONE 328-6178 Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Bock lo God Hour every Sun- day night at p.m. over CHEC radio. Today Rev. Nederhood will sneak on BETTER THAN GOLD When Jesus announced that it is possible to lay up treasures in heaven while we are on earth, He opened up a new way of life which is beautiful. There is nothing better against inflation. The Christian Reformed church is located at J307 2nd Ave. 'A' North in the city. Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially. 1202 3rd Avenue 5. Minlilaru D. GOLDSMITH J. KRESTINSKI SCHOOL SERVICE i SERVICE DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 "The new life In which theso people now rejoice is one of al- most continuous liilarity. Thoy shout and sing and call out to nnyone who will listen, 'Jesus loves you.' IS POSITIVE STLP He says it's obviously a posi- tive step when anyone slops (he soli destruction, both mentally and emotionally, of trying to es- cape reality through drugs, and begins seeking real fulfilment. 'The adhoronls of the new cult often carry about with them (altered copies of the New Teslament which they read assi- duously. There may, unfertile- alely, be no understanding ol Ihe scholarly work on the gos- pels However, he adds, "just to know intimately what Jesus said and did, including the way in He died and rose again, is to know something ol a revolutionary importance" and "one does not have io be a scholar or acquire a mastery ol Greek" lo do it. On the olher hand, he says, the movement reflects several dangers and shortcomings, in- cluding its "fundamentally sim- ph'stic approach." "Oue weakness is that the Jesus people do not represent a full gospel However valuable il may be to concentrate upon Chrisf, there are other aspects of truth wliich are needed. How strange, for example, to have so little reference to At the same time, he con eludes, a "fragmented gospel' is better than none. More openness in Church affairs VATICAN CITY CAP) The Vatican Council of the Laity recommended lo Pope Paul ihis week that church finances be opened to public scrutiny he- cause keeping them secret dis- couraged many Roman Catho- lics from actively participating in church work. The recommendations were in a bcok titled Dialogue Within the Church. It was submitted to (lie Pope by the council presi- dent, Maurice Cardinal Roy of Quebec, during a special audi- ence. The recommendations were the result of an international symposium the council spon- Justice elected CBS officer TORONTO The Hon. Mr. Justice F. W. Johnson of Re- gina was elected honorary re- cording secretary oC the Cana- dian Bible Society at a recent meeting in Toronto. He suc- ceeds Ivan C. Robison of Cal gary who has held tliis office for the past 13 years. As an of- ficer of the Canadian Bible So- ciety, which has been at work in Canada for more than 160 years, he will share In direct- ing the activities of this society which serves all Chrislian churches by provi ding them the Scriptures they need. The Scriptures have been franslaled into 1457 language? and world distribution was 170 million in 1971. sored In Rome a year ago on ways to mobilize non-organized Catholics and keep those within ie clnirch loyal to it. The council spoke of a need I help non-organized members o the church to a "Chrislian com mitment to society" and pressed concern over the reluct ance of young people to pledg themselves to church work. "In Ihis it saic "we stress also the need fo opennpps in the institutional aJ fair? of the church, and th mailer of finance as an pie where secretiveness nt any level is an obstacle to the dee; commitment of many to apos tolic work." Another recommendation urged (he hierarchy (o "inspir- inward consent through inspira tion rather than outward com pliance through authority." I said: "Threats are not to tie employed in the context of. dia logue." PIONEER G1RIS' WEEK-GIRLS PARTICIPATING p.m. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evongelical Church Jn Canada 1 402 8 Avo. N. PASTOR, N. W. HEE8NER Sunday School Morning Worship CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llih St. S. J. R. CHAPMAN, Minuter Mr. D. Maisey, Orgarml Family Service a.m. 'Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) Evening Service p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME j Bible Society contributions set record TORONTO past yea was a record one for the Cana dian Bible Society with con trihutions exceeding an increase of S57.000 over th previous year. Scripture distr bution in Canada was near! two and one quarler million i 75 languages, the highest 1 history. The sole source of Scripture for most missionaries is tl Bible Society and the Canadia Bible Society is expected to pr vide SSOO.OH) towards Hie Worl Service Budget of the Unite Bible Societies of fo the translation, production an distribution of the Scriptures fi 157 countries and territorie outside of Canada. THE SALVATION ARMY Corps Officer CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avonuo S. School Worship CaptairTD. Williams from Edmonton Service Major Burrows (rom Edmonton WC INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 520 7lti Street Sovjrh Home of the Sunshine Evangel Hoar Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School with classes for nil ages. Worship: REV. KENNETH BUNTING p.m.-THE GOLDEN HEIR SINGERS, CHIIUWACK, B.C. 'Bethel Baptist Church 716 23rd Slreel North N. CARLSON, PASTOR Worship Worship CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Corner 5lh Avo. and 13th SI. S. SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pcitori T. W. Hovered Service Scrvica BEREAN CHRISTADELPH1ANS 633 7th St. South of Bread School DESTRUCTION OF THE WICKED1' Speaker; Mr, II. Blacker A Hearty Welcoma Awoiu You Herel EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Maaralh Phons 357.6113 Paitori REV. H. J. JOST EDUCATION HOUR WORSHIP SERVICE: "Communion Service" p.m.-EVENING SERVICE: Youth Band from Vulcan will be playing. Message: "Arc We Living In The Closing Hours Of A Dying Church Youth Singspiration. A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL Church of the Nazarene 9lh Ave. nnd Ifilri SI. S. 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEAStEY, Minister Rai. 327-4786 MISSIONARY WEEKEND Preacher: Rev. ,7. W. Pattec, Missionary to the Philippines Saturday and Supper Meeting School Classes for all ages. Service Service MIDWEEK SERVICES AS USUAL 1614 5th Avenue Soulh Minister, Rev. G. KEITH CHURCHILL B.A., B.D. Susie Director: MR. LIOYD G. HOPPER, L.R.S.M. Church School for All Ages "The Cost Of Bread" "How Have Things Gone For EVERYONE WELCOME St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5lh Avenue Soulh MINISTF.R-THE REVEREND L. D HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY Way of Dealing With Us" Tremendous Has Happened'' Church School: All classes from nursery lo adult at a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also. run, SERVICE Daily rail service was estab- lished coast to coast in Canada in 1886. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1J09-59IH Slreol So. II. P. NIKKtl, Co-ordlnator Ph. School Worship Service Service "WINNING SOUND" from MEDICINE HAT 40 VOICE SENIOR HIGH, INTERDENOMINATION- AL PRESENTING YOUTH MUSICAL "LIFE'' UN- DER THE DIRECTION OF MRS. J. PENXER. CHURCH OF CHRIST 7 1 si Aw, s. EVERYONE CORDIALLY WELCOME. Mi SUNDAY Bible Study Evening Service WEDNESDAY Bible Study 3M-270H or EVERYONE WELCOME QD THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Reclor: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. L.T.H. and Choir Dlreclor Mr. Edward Greenwood L.T.C.l, 8.00 Communion Communion (Said) 11 :DO Worship, Senior Choir CAPTAIN NOAH AND HTS FLOATIMC; St. Monica's Choir. (Nursery Provided) All department's of Church School Confirmation MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, April 20Ih, Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN S3 RECTOS; 7ti> Reverend Canon Robnrl B.A., LTh. SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER '..in Eucharbt a School in Parish Hall Eucharist SOUTH LETHBRIDGE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and lOffi ST. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY-7 a.m., 9 a.m., a.m., 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 7405 12lh AVE. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION] SUNDAY-8 a.m., a.m., 1 1 a.m., p.m. (Folk Mass in Hall a.m.) Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12lh Slreel South Phone 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN Service IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6lri Avenus and 18th Street S. Minister W. f. Schoepp Phone 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Ret with Folk Service School and Bible Class Worship Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC llth Avenus and 24lh Slreel South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON a.m.-Sunday School Service Communion First Sunday o[ Each Month Listen lo Ihi Lulhtfun Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calgary (AlPHEGE) Wednesday St. Alphege a.m.-EucJiarisl Friday St. Ajiseon .Saturday 7: W fnr ParLsh Tnm- I monion. THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAl CHURCHES Moderalor: DR. A. B. B. MOOSE, Toronto President of Conferoncei REV. R. J. THOMSON, Colgnry Chairman cf Presbytery; REV. KEN JORDAN. Pinchcr Creek SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11 Ih St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musicol Director: Mr. W. M. WoolhouiB __________Organic Emeritiin Mr. A K. Pulland UNITED CHURCH Soulhoajl lothbridgu from 13th Ave. and 24th Si I Minister REV. FIOBENCE WILKINSON B.A., B.D., M. Th Choir Director! Mr. H. Van Egleren ______________Orgnniil: MRS. C. GREENE FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of Jth Avenus ond 13lti Slreel Norlh Diretlor ol Mmfc-MRS. DOROTHY GLOCK ATCM, RMT JAPANESE UNITED AND CHINOOK CO-OPERATIVE PARISH SUNDAY, APRIL 16 will all attend the UCAIR CELEBRATION AT THE Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion with Dr. A. C. Forrest, editor United Church Observer Festival Roily, feoluring Displays All Day The Cenfurions of Victoria, B.C. Nursery provided for Children under i NO CHURCH SCHOOL AT INDIVIDUAL CHURCHES ;