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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 27, 1974 -The Her Religion IVlcKillop United celebrates McKillop United Church members will observe the congregation's 20th anniversary here this weekend. Rev Sydney Bell from Edmonton, who served as the second minister at McKillop, will preach Sunday at 11 a.m. A teenage brass arid guitar band will participate in the same service. A congregational luncheon follows. Rev Blake Anderson reports a second anniversary meal and program will be conducted at 5 p.m Music focus at Citadel Blood and fire, bugles and drums! That's the tune of things tonight and Sunday at Lethbridge Salvation Army Citadel. Corps musicians will present a program entitled Musicale this evening at 7 30 p.m. A collection will be received toward upgrading corps instruments. On Sunday, the monthly rally night program will take a music theme The salvation message is entitled, I Don't Know How to Love Him. Christian women meet Some 50 city women are among the Alberta delegation this weekend attending the annual spring conference of the Christian Women's Club and the Christian Business and Professional Women's Council in Helena. Mon. Fred Crowell of Spokane. Wash., is guest speaker. Other participants include national chairman, Helen Baugh and Mary Clark from Kansas City. Miss. Police report entertains boys The operation of interceptor cars and highway patrol aircraft captured the interest of 60 Christian Service Brigade boys and their fathers at a recent banquet in Lethbridge. Commercial pilot Arvin Hansen addressed a program conducted in the Evangelical Free Church District Brigade committee leader Jim Dunstan introduced the program. THE SALVATION ARMY 1302-4th AvenueS. Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M CORNEY. JOAN M PIERCE 9-30 a School 11 00 am Worship p Night' Music, Music, Music' p.m Study and Prayer DEEPER LIFE CAMPAIGN Col and Mrs. William Ross of White Rock, B.C May 9-12 WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator. RIGHT REV. N BRUCE McLE Toronto President of Conference: Rev A Edworth> -Edmontor Chairman of Presbytery Rev T GiK Medicine Hat SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11th St. S. REV KENNETH MORRIS B Sc B D MR WILLIAM CALDERWOOD M A DIRECTOR OF MUSIC-Mr Wilfred Woolhouse ORGANIST EMERITUS-Mr A K. Rutland SUNDAY, APRIL 28th 11 00 "Christian Addiction" Wm. Calderwood ANTHEM: "Here Yet Church School in all departments at a m. NURSERY AVAILABLE MCKILLOP UNITED HURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th and 24th St S MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egtereti Organist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, APRIL 28 11 -00 a.m Anniversary Service Guest Sydney Bell Lunch Served Following the Service 5'00 Pot Luck Supper and Program EDUCATION 9 _ -Jo." or Department (Grades z S' Intermediate Department a.m.-Kindergarten (ages 3, t ana o years) Primary Department (Grades 1, 2 and 3) Nursery for tiny tots is available at the service FIRST UNITED CHURCH Cornar of Avenue 1.1th Street MINISTER -FM KEN JORDAN B A B Director cl Music MRS DOROTHY CLOCK ATGH. RMT SUNDAY, APRIL Worship Sermon: "SHHHH LISTEN" 11.00 a School (All Departments) MIDWEEK GROUPS CUBS- Monday at p.m. MESSENGERS' Monday at p.m. C.G.I.I.: Tuesday at 7-00 p.m. VENTURERS: Tuesday at p.m. EXPLORERS: Wednesday at p.m. NEXT SUNDAY: A Service of Celebration with the _____St. Patrick's youth Choir as Guests. SOUTHERN ALBERTA JAPANESE UNITED CHURCH a m. Corner of tth Street North Minister- Rev. Ben Murata BD SUNDAY, APRIL 28 -English Sunday School English Worship Service NURSERY AVAILABLE CONGREGATION 2 30 Joint Service ___Budget Committee will follow the Joint Service Now baby makes three Jim and Rita Barrett with daughter, Kathleen. Carnival couple claim marriage sound By DAVE AGNEW LONDON, Ont. (CP) Jim and Rita Barrett caused a stir that rippled through the Ro- man Catholic Church in the Maritimes last year when they were married on the midway of a carnival show in Halifax The marriage was called a "sham" by one priest. Det- ractors of the ceremony, staged in front of a merry-go- round with a host of "car- neys" as guests, said it would not last. On March 12, the couple celebrated the birth of a daughter, Kathleen Ber- nadette, and Mr. Barrett said the couple's marriage is sound. Mr. Barrett. 29, who now works for a London construc- tion company, said he still has not reconciled his differences with the church. However, "we are not going to let our differences interfere with bringing up our daughter in the church. Kathleen will be baptized said Mr. Barrett, and receive a proper Catholic upbringing. The couple said they may go through their marriage ceremony a church. At present their marriage is recognized as a proper civil, but not a sacramental bond, said Mr. Barrett The couple met when they were operating separate game booths for the Bill Lynch Show. Their courtship deepened and they decided they would like to be married on the car- nival grounds. Both Catholics from birth, they approached several priests to perform the cere- mony. They were told to get permission first from the bishop. They said Archbishop James M. Hayes in Halifax told thenr "Definitely not." It was explained that under canon law, "marriage be- tween Catholics should be cel- ebrated in a parish church "It may. however, be cele- brated in another church or oratory whether public or semi-public only with the con- sent of the ordinary (bishop or vicar-general) of the place or pastor Mr Barrett said he was told the marriage ceremony at the circus would "ridicule the church A United Church minister agreed to perform the cere- mony and on June 20, 1973, Mohammed joins Moses as a major movie star By HILMI TOROS ROME (AP) Wii.h Jesus Christ already a superstar and Moses the lawgiver on tele- vision, Mohammed broadens the ecumenical picture in a film to enter production soon, film sources said here. Called Mohammed, The Messc-.-c- of Allah, the million i n t e a i i o n a 1 production cairies the blessing and financial support of a number of Moslem countries, the sources said. The production was confirmed by the film's screenwriter, Harry Craig, a 52-year-old Irishman who also wrote the script for Waterloo. Craig said in an interview it took him more than 3 ye ir to complete the Mohammed screenplay: "Every page had to be approved by more than one Moslem he said Because Islam lacks a universally accepted centre, Craig said his script was scrutinized by Moslem authorities at Cairo's Al Azhar University and the university in Medina, Saudi Arabia. MANY CONTRIBUTE Sources said the film will be financed by contributions from Morocco. Libya, Kuwait and Bahrein among other Arab countries. The film will go into production on location outside Msrrakesh, Morocco, where a miniature Mecca will be built. But. in contrast to Jesus Christ and Moses, Mohammed will never be seen in the film, Craig said. This was in accor- dance with a Moslem dogma prohibif'np -i'-jge.-: i ue prophet. INeuner there oe his voice. Craig said, "his presence is felt." The script, according to its writer. deals with Mohammed's life from the time of his call until his death, taking place in Mecca and Medina in the 7th century. It will show the struggles, persecutions and warfare in the time and life of Mo- '1 -iii! his followers >vill reference to Moiiarnined's wives, the scriptwriter said. Witnesses open all Dedication programs for a second Kingdom Hall structure in Lethbridge are being conducted here this weekend. Leo Greenlees from New York City, a member of the eleven-man world governing body of the Jehovah's Witnesses, was to deliver the principal discourse this The new building which will providn a -ii'-.-t'i place for the Gait I'urk congregation, is located at 2822 2nd Avenue S The Gait Park hall was built in four months at a cost of just over according to Larry Williamson, presiding elder. Most of the funds and labor for the construction were contributed by members of the congregation and other Witnesses in the Lethbridge area "Practically everyone in thr congregation, including the women, had a part in the building work." Mr. Williamson said. Creation group plans ark hunt amid the merry-go-rounds, ferns wheels and game booths, the couple were mar" ned The pictures of the cere- mony and the couple taking a ferns-wheel ride were splashed in Maritime news- papers. Two days later, a Halifax newspaper printed a letter signed by Rev. Robert Lau- der. pastor of St. Charles Ro- man Catholic Church in Am- herst. N.S. Father Lauder wrote that the media appeared "to ridi- cule the United Church for the silly actions of one of its clergy "You prefer to publicize the abortions of Rev Harold King rather than the sincere work of genuine United Church Ministers. They would never stoop so low as to perform a circus wedding between two Christians It is a sham of a marriage." Mr Barrett said the couple have no regrets. "People who come together to worship God make the church and it shouldn't make any difference if it is inside or outside he said. By RODNEY PRIDER ISTANBUL. Turkey (AP) The animals went in two by two, according to the Bible, and for the last 100 years men have been going up by the dozens to the austere peak of Mount Ararat in eastern Tur- key to search for Noah's Ark. This summer, yet another expedition will tackle the 945-foot peak. The climbers may not even be looking in the right place. Moslems and many Eastern Christians believe the ark came to rest after the flood not on Ararat but on the much lower mountain of Judi Dag, in the Western Hakkian Mountains 200 miles south- west of Ararat. The story of Noah and his ship is older than the Hebrew version recorded in Genesis, historians say, and the origi- nal Babylonian or Sumerian version probably named Judi Dag. m the far north of the world as they knew it, rather than Ararat, which may not even have been known to them RECORDED IN KORAN The Judi Dag tradition was handed down independently of the Bible and is recorded in the Koran This year's team is led by Dr. Henry Morris of San Diego. Calif., and his 26-year- old son, John They say they have a per- mit from the Turkish govern- ment to ascend Ararat, which is in a military zone. Theirs will be the first expedition to Red Sea parting a mirage? WASHINGTON (Reuter) A physicist says the biblical story of the parting of the Red Sea may have been the result of a desert mirage. Christ walking on water also may have been a mirage. Dr. Alistair Fraser told a meeting of the Optical Society of America this week. There are photographs that produce both phenomena Dr. Fraser said that if the Israelites crossed open desert north of the Red Sea, the mi- rage could have produced the illusion of a wall of water on both sides. The Egyptian army did not really drown, if his theory is correct, Dr. Fraser said. They only appeared to drown in the mirage. To Egyptians, it was the Israelites who appeared to drown. Dr. Fraser said something similar occurred during the First World War when a British general had to halt an action against the Turks in the Euphrates valley because the enemy was lost in a mirage. hunt for the ark since 1969. At that time, a six-man climbing parly calling itself Search and led by R. E. Crawford of Takoma Park, Md., and Fernand Navarra, a French businessman, tried to assess the possibility of dig- ging out what Navarra said he had identified as a shiplike mass on previous climbs. The boat, Navarra said, was inconveniently situated at the bottom of a lake of solid ice 30 feet deep, which in turn was covered by a glacier of about the same depth. Navarra said all this would have to be removed to get at the ark. FOUND PLANKS He sought to back up his claims by exhibiting several three-foot oak planks he said he found 7.250 feet below the summit. He said university tests proved them to be years old and to have come from a tree which grew in a temperate climate. According to the Bible, the ark was made of "gopher-wood." No one has yet determined what gopher- wood was Search planned to come back to Turkey in 1970 to start DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES at a continuing memorial Phone 327-5322 Or 327-2735 PLACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, PRISONS HQNPA 3UDDHIST CHURCH 3611 Forettry 2 00 p m Malsun' Reverends Kasagi and Burkey Speaking CHBiSTJAN SCIF.NCE 1203 ith AVE S. SUNDAY 8 15 CJOC The TRUTH That HEALS" 9 30 a m School 11 00 am AFTER DEATH U Open Noon 2 00 D m Tues Thurs Sal CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11th 81. 8. J R CHAPMAN, Minister MR D MAISEY. Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-4774 Family Service 10-00 a m. (Worship service lor adults S S Classes tor Children) Evening Service 7 00 p m EVERYBODY WELCOME digging through the ice, bull the team was not heard from; again. Sources in Ankara say; they were denied permission- to return. Ararat lies on the sensitive; three-way border of Soviet Armenia and Iran. Thel Russians are reported to have' protested in the past against- ark expeditions, terming them- spying trips. Morris' eight-man which is sponsored by the- Creation Research Institute of' San Diego and supported by. the Baptist Church, says it- will start work in late June orl early July. The mountain's most notice-- able feature is its single un-I broken slope of feet, the: largest such slope in the- world, from the Araxes Val-- ley up to the summit pyra- mid. The climb takes two or; three days. Search specified exactly! where the ice-lake was but apparently no other climbers' have even seen it. Nor did- Navarra explain how thel pieces he took away were on- the surface while the bulk of- the ark was entombed in ice.; Alimony payment for novice CHICAGO (AP) A suburban insurance salesman was ordered this week to keep paying his ex-wife a month in. alimony even though she has joined a Milwaukee convent Judge Robert Hunter said James Lane, 47, cannot halt the; payments until Sister Mary, 48, a Dominican novice, has taken' her final vows of "poverty, chastity and obedience" as a Roman. Catholic nun Lane, who said he makes a year, told Judge Hunter he- cannot pay his bills and meet the alimony, too, without the' salary of his new wife and a week from room and' board from a 20-year-old son. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 10 00 a m School (Classes for all aqes) 11 00 am Service Message 'ITS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS 7 00 p m Special Music Slory for the Children Sermonetle EVERYONE IS WELCOME The Evangelical Church In Canada 1402 a Ave. N. Pastor: 0. Sipe WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD (Affiliated with Ambassador College' SATURDAY, MAY 4th at a.m. LETHBRIDGE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE LARGE LECTURE THEATRE 5th A 18th St. South Minister RICHARD WILDING. Ph 288-4087 (Collect) Listen to GARNER TED ARMSTRONG ON CFCN RADIO and TELEVISION NEW HOPE CENTRE 1505 6th Avenue South Phone 329-3011 THIS SATURDAY AT 7-30 p.m. JESUS PARTY JOHN DAWSON Of NEW ZEALAND a TEEN CHALLENGE worker will be speaking. Let God Challenge and change your life m these vital meetings 11d'00 Dawson Ministering RALLY Rev. Albert Baldeo of Coal- dale United Church will speak _FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF NEW I lOPF. lc I VO LUTHERAN HURCHES HAFtOLi, i. 9.45 School Service Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1 itn Avenue and 24th otret. South PSJ'J -W. Gfliixs 328-3445 Office; 37e-i5: 945 School 11-00 Service EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue end 18th Street South PASTOR: PAUL KOESTER Office: 327-4336, Home: 327-3856 School and Bible Class am Service Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday, a.m. __________________CFAC Calgary ____ ;