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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta lolurday, Auguit 12, 1972 THE LtTHBRIDGE _ Religious discord shakes Golda Meir's coalition Canadian order teaches in U.S. JERUSALEM (AP) Hcli- glous discord in Israel la shyk- ing Golda Meir's coalition gov- ernment of Socialists, Liberals and rabbis and prompting talk of an early national election. While war with the Arabs has served to cement tho coali- tion, religion the basis for Israel's creation now threat- ens to fopplo tlio leadership. Tho problem is not new. In Report criticizes churches for discrimination in S.A. JOHANNESBURG (Reutcr) An independent report on churches in South Africa lias criticized them for discriminat- ing against white at the same time acknowledging thai apartheid makes their work difficult. The report, by the Church Commission ot the Study Proj- ect on Chrislir.nity in Apartheid Society, took tlircc ycara lo prepare, and is likely In cause wiscspread controversy when mado available- to the public. It criticizes petty apartheid which it says operates in some churches, citing as an example the policy of whites sitting nt tile front of the church so they can take communion first. It also claims whites maintain power "by packing the impor- tant committees and commis- sion, of their churches with, and by keeping the highest posts in tho hierarchy for, membci's of [heir own race." MAKES CONDEMNATION 'Itic report singles out for criticism t h o Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa, and says no black has ever been, chosen as itr moderat o r, Reform Judaism to set standards GMOSS1NGEII, K.Y, (AP) A significant movement has taken shape in reform Judaism to promulgate a set of laws and values for tho everyday life of reform Jewish worshippers. Law professor neiv moderator DENVER (AP) An outspo- ken law professor with a pas- sion for extending Christian in- fluence Into controversial social issues took over as head A the United Presbyterian Church. "Before it's too late, we've Hot to get moving outside in this aching, messy world, min- istering to it in Christ's said C. Wlllnrd Hcckel, new moderator of the 3.1-million- member denomination. Just before his election over three other candidates nt tho church's governing assembly, lie denounced the Vietnam war as Immoral and illegal. 50UTHSIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720-21 Avo. S. Donald R. Givensr Evangollit Sunday: Bible Study a.m. Worship: a.m. and p.m. Wed: p.m. for information Homo Study Phone: 328-0972 or 320-0355 EVERYONE WELCOME Led by Rabbi W. Guntlier Plaut, senior rabhi of Holy Blos- som Temple in Toronto, about 100 reform Jewish rabbis have begun lo lay the foundation for specific standards for persona living. Reform Judaism, the ,most liberal of the Judaic branches, has generally allowed each rabbi to formulate bis particu- lar set of ethics, within a hu- manistic framework. The lack of defined eels of standards in such areas as mar- riage ceremonies, conversions, divorces and sabbath observ- ances had led increasing num- bers of young people to leave reform Judaism. Young people wero leaving the synogoguo either because they have been "assimilated or because they want a more in tensive Jewish said one rabbi. Dr. Tlaut would set standards for marriage, divorce and con- versions and would also set up a regional set of religious courts which hnvc not existed in the reform movement in genera- tions, he said. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 Tllli St. S, J. R. CHAPMAN, Miniiler Mr. D. Maiscy, Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-1774 Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adulU S.S. Classes for Children) Evening Service p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME "though undoubtedly some blacks liave the necessary abil- ity." It also says ihc practice of placing a few blacks in important posLs, is also prac- tised by some churches. But, the report acids, many whiles arc recognizing their 'colonialist" tendencies, and things are changing. ft says apartheid seriously restricts the church, and cites deportations, refusals of visas and withdrawal of passports as examples. Among the report's roco modulations are: acts of resistance by Christians against what Is false and unjust" in the church, by churches to al- low themselves to be described as white, African or colored In legal documents. re-examination of organ- izations with whom churches have business dealings, support for con scienlious objectors. tax on church members to support African education. Signatories to the report, who include a number of prominent churchmen, make It clear they do not agree with all of It, but add they support its ''general direct ion." sanctuary dedicated EDMONTON A new seat sanctuary was dedicatee at Edmonton's Central Gospel Tabernacle. Over people attended four services the open- ing day, anil the church's cap- acity was exceeded in Uie main dedicatory service- la the after- noon. liev. Robert W. Taitinger. former pa-stor and now genera! superintendent of the P.A.O.C. was guest speaker in the after- noon service. Rev. Charles Yatcs, superintendent of the Alberta district of tiro P.A.O.C., performed the official dedica- tion. Over was given by the congregation in the offerings that day, designated to the building fund. The new sanctuary, second only lo tho Jubilee auditorium In seating capacity in Edmon- ton, has become to the citizens of Hie city as "the Pyramid." 24 years, the Socialist have al- ways held the upper hand but mve failed to win an outright parliamentary majority. Tradi- ionally, the only suitable part- ners for a coalition have been members of the National Rell- party, dedicated to root- ng tho Jewish stale In the Bible. Socialism and the Bible don't always jibe, but the system has someliow worked, although its critics say democracy suffers. Marry non-religious 'ar the majority in iect to religious restrictions: no liuses or movies on the Sabbath no marriage except by a rabbi ;cgregatcd .swimming on some trenches and other structures. Now two heated religious is- sues have combined to push the worst crises it has known. The Independent liberals, minor partners in the coalition, have proposed a bill to allow civi marriages for Jews barred bj religious law from being wet by the rabbinate. VIOLATES AGREEMENT Tho bill defies a coalition agreement to leave tbe thorny marriage question alone, so the Lilxirals face possible, expulsion from the government. But there la widespread sup- port for civil marriage. It migh solve the plight of some 40.00C Israelis who want to marr; non-Jews, or who have alread; done rendering their clrldrcn whi can't have a rabbinical wedding for other reasons. An important segment of Mrs Meir's Socialist Labor party wants to vote for the Libera bill. Such defiance of Mrs Meir's policy would make a mockery of the coalition plat form worked out after the las election in 1969. Coupled with civil marriage which has not yet faced a vole has come an attempt by the extremist religious faction Agu dat Yisracl to tighten the "who- is-a-Jew" laws of tho Bible This bill threatened to plant ob- stacles in the path of much needed immigrants from the United States and Russia, many of whom are wedded to non Jew? or were not married bj rabbis. Vacation Bible School (Ages 5-12) Begins Won., 7 Morning Service Cvcning Scrvicn Hear the MURK FAMILY MUSICALE Augusf p.m. COMKINED SUMMER SERVICES First Baptist m St. Andrew's CHURCH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH near to God! ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 18T8 ith AVENUE SOUTH Orgoniil: Mr. W. VANDERKOOY Mlniiton REV. L D. HANKINSON, B.A. Worship "THE MASTER RETURNS" Hungry provided NO EVENING SERVICE EVERYONE WELCOME Go out lo live! DE SMET, Idaho (neuter) ounded in 1878 by a Canadian eUgioutt order, Mary Immacu- ate School here in western daho helps children of the >'ocur d'Alcne Indian band to oarn the ways of tho while man. It is the only Indian mission school in the United States maintained by the Sisters of 'rovidence. The Roman Catho- Ic order, whose mother house L? in Montreal, operates similar schools in Canada. Eight nuns, assisted by a man-wife team of the Jesuit lay volunteer group, carry on the mission's work at tho school icre, located among thousands of acres of farmland owned by tho band. Wood-frame Indian homes nestle nearby. Beyond the spring crop greenery of tho roll- Strong By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Wrilcr NEW YORK (AP) Tbe "church some call it. Others describe It as an "ed- ucational informational" op- eration. Ry whatever name, re- ligious groups in the United States today maintain an im- pressive array of offices in the nation's capital attuned to the public issues of the limes. "We seek lo inject moral prin- ciples into the country's deci- says Rev. J. El- liott tbe United Method- ist government-relations liaison representative in Washington. "It's n vital responsibility of the churches." Their presence on the feder- al legislative scene, which ex- panded chiefly in the mid- 1960s drive for firmer civil rights standards, lately has taken on renewed prominence in opposition to the Vietnam war and efforts for welfare re- form and anti-poverty meas- ures. TO REPAIR TOMB PHEDAPPIO, llnly (AP) Tlio council of Ihis central Ital- ian village has decided (o re- pair the tomb of dictator IJcnito Mussolini because Us closure Is reported to hnvc reduced tour- ism, Tho Mussolini Chapel was closed for safety reasons last Dcccmlwr after It was dam- aged by a suspected leftist bomb. Blue ing hills looms Idaho's Mountain range. About half of tbose enrolled are Cocur d'Alene Indian chil- dren. 'J'he remainder are whito pupils from nearby farms and towns. Tuition Is a month. In ad- dition, the school receives one- third of the harvest income from the band's lands. The band granted 800 acres to tho sisters In 1878 to establish the school. OCEAN LINER FINED ATHENS (AP) The Greek merchant marine ministry lined the Greek ocean liner Pa- tris here on charges o polluting the Bay of Eleusis near Athens. The minLslry said the pollution killed thousands o fish. Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you !o listen to the Back io God Hour every Sun- day night at p.m. over CHEC radio. The Christian Reformed church Is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' North fn the city. Services ab 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are Invited cordially. CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Corner ilh Ave. and 13th Si. N. SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Paitori Rev. T. W. Roycrofl Service Servico THE SALVATION ARMY 7302 4th Avenue S. Corps Officers MAJOR THELMA M. CORNEY-MAJOR JOAN M. PIERCE School Worship Worship WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh Avi. and Mayor Magralh Drive Phone 327-6113 Pailon REV. H. J. JO5T SCHOOL HOUR a.m.-WORSHIP SERVICE "LIKE A WATERED GARDEN" p.m.-SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE "SMALL THINGS AND THE HAND OP GOD" A CORDIAL INVITATION TO YOU! CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY "Tho TRUTH That HEALS" 8.30 School Church Service) "SOUL" WEDNESDAY Meeting HEADING ROOM p.m. Open Tucs., Tliurs., Sal. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH Thn Evangelical Church In Canocfa 1402 8 Ave. N. PASTOR, V. SCHORR School Worsllip Service EVERYONE CUKU1AIAY WELCOME. Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. and 16th St. S. 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Rej. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES School Classes for nil ages. Servico Service Special music by George and Linda Dunbar at both services. MIDWEEK SERVICES AS USUAL A Friendly Welcome Awaits You Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 15th Street South 327-0709 EICC PASTOR HARO1D MARTIN Worship Servica IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenua and 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp Phono 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Rci. Chrislian Education Worship Service WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 Chrislian Educalion 8.00 Worship Service Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC lllh AvcnUA and 24th Sfreol South PASTOR ALBERT OlSON Service ________Communion First Sunday of Eacli Montli Llilln fo Lulhtfun Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calgary Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29lh Street So. H. P. NIKKEI, Co-ordlnolor Ph. 345-3333 School i. m Servko Service LETHBRiDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBIE, PASTOR 520 7lh Street Soulh Home o! the Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School wilh classes for all ages. Worship Service of Evangelism COVENANT" A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU, 'Baptist Ckurch 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR Worship Worship Comrio Lappin and family at both services SOUTH LETHBRIDGE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER Xlh AVE. end lOlh ST. 5. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY-7 a.m., 9 a.m., a.m., 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2403 121S AVE. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY-8 a.m., a.m., II a.m., p.m. (Folk Mas. In Hall a.m.) THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL, SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Recton Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., Orconiil and Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood t.T.C.l. Communion Communion Prayer (Nursery Provided) MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, August 17th, Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., L.Th. NO SERVICE DURING AUGUST THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OP PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES DR. A. B. B. MOORE, Toronlo Prejitfent of Conference: REV. P. A. CL1NE. Edmonton Chairman of Presbyteryc REV. KEN JORDAN, UJhbridge SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. EUIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr, W. M Woclhcuj Organic! Emeritus: Mr. A. K. SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th, WORSHIP IN McKlLLOP UNITED CHURCH Comer of 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. McKlLLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeait lethbricfaa from 15lh Ave. and 24th Ef. S. MINISTER REV. BIAKE ANDERSON Choir Mr, H. Van Eqteren Organist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, AUGUST 13lh, 1972 Worship Coffee hour to follow Son-ire on Llie 1.1th. Sen-ices at McKillop on August 13Ui ami FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13lh Street Norlh MINISTER REV. K. JORDAN Director of Muiic-MRS. DOROTHY GIOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th, 1972 WORSHIP IN McKIU.OP XTNITED CHURCH "A C1TV CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;