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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IFTHBRIOOS HCKAIB Soluitlay. AU.JUI! 13, 1770 ______ iculous Extremes' aring At Christianity Papal Audience Irks Portugese "Tivenlicth century Cliristi- inenicity." Both are dead-end atu'ty is toni between two ridic- streets in his judgment. I theology ulous extremes." according to j Alld (he he says, is Seminary lhat "unless the Christian church can rise above them, the cause of Christ may waste a prominent American min- ister :.rui university professor. The two "ridiculous ex- states Dr. Carl F. H. Henry, are "the folly of incie- awa.v these next few years like the proverbial donkey between Henry, who is professor of at Eastern Baptist in Philadelphia, is slated to be a theme speaker at the Canadian Congress Evangelism to be held in 01- penclcncy and the foible of ecu-! two stacks of hay. lawa the week of August 24-28. Evangelicals or conserva- tives are especially tempted to nti- emitism In Russia in Problem For Jews follow By GEORGE IV. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK Star cf David, svinbol of the world's oldest, most basically formative spiritual assault is any less de- and most persecuted faith '5 a s'8n ridicule today! i the Soviet Union. structive. It figures regularly in Although denied bv Soviet of jfjeials, the Communist govern- r_ i ment has moved systematical- toons reviling the state of Isra- My to erase Jewish heritage and J el and her Jewish adherents. culture, Lawrence says, "T here has been a marked I increase in pressures on Soviet Jews, but they're no longer i says Gunther Law- I rence, after three years' re- s e a r c h into the matter. They're asserting themselves more than ever before." But despite their sharpening resistance, they're up against a mounting tide of Soviet anti- Semitism, as documented in various studies in the United States, including Lawrence's new book published by Double- day, Three Million More? Can a child prove God's care for himself? Yes, if he's learned that God, divine Love, is present to help Mm in everything he does. Clirislian Science teaches children how to pray effectively for themselves, their families, and the wodd. This is why there are already three and four generations of Christian Scientists who have grown up relying fully on scientific prayer for healing. Your children will be warmly received in our Sunday School. Brins them this week. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Sunday Service and Sunday School a.m. Testimonial Meeting Wednesday, p.m. Reading Room Open Tues., Thurs. and Sat. except holidays. Noon 2 p.m. 1203 4lh Ave. S. edited by Drs. Paul B. Ander- son and Blahoslav S. Hruby, both experts on Soviet policies. "Never before has the Soviet i press published so manv anti- The question referring to the Israel, anti-Zionist and anti- j Soviets a 1 Jewish popula-j Semitic says Dr. resembling those of the earlier czarist regime. "Nearly the same means are being u se d, but they're more he said in an interview. "But the victims are the same Jews. Similar conclusions are drawn in the current issue of Religion in Communist Domin- ated Areas, issued by the Na- tional Council of Churches and tion, recalls the sLx million Jews slain under Nazism and suggests a similar, yet craftier shadow now hovers over the Jews under Soviet com- munism. "It's a genocide of the spirit instead of a genocide of the says Lawrence, distin- guishing the present Soviet campaign from the Nazi mass slaughter. But he questions whether tile Hniby. "Many anti-Israel car- toons are reminiscent of the notorious Nazi anti-Semitic weekly, Der Stunner." Reproducing samples of th anti-Jewish drawings and art cles, the publication also cite private letters, appeals all statements reaching the Vata can, the United Nations and th World Council of Churche about intensifying "harass ments and persecution." Priest Resigns RC Post, Seeks Release From Vows TORONTO (CP) Very Rev Edward Boyce, 37, says he has resigned as head of the Eastern Canada region of the Roman Catholic Hedemptorist order and has applied to Rome for dispensation of his priesthood vows. "I have reached a decision to take a leave of absence with a view to seeking complete dis- pensation from the obligations of the priesthood and religious he said in an open letter to the order. Father, Eoyce, the youngest provincial superior of the Re- demptorists, said he still be lieves in the Church but feels that he can make a greater con tribution as a layman. "I have reached that crucia point in life where integrity i; more important than respecta- bility He said the Roman Catholic hierarchy is opposed to radica: change, and he hopes his leav- ing will convince it that change is necessary. Vicar Richard Bedard will serve as provincial superior until a new one is chosen Sept. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llth St. S. Mrs. Penny Dodd, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29lh Street So. Pastor: Rev. Henry Loewen Study Hour Service Dome Of The Rock Jerusalem was one of Mahomet's favorite cities. Leg- end has it that the-rock in the Dome of the Rock, a Moslem mosque in that city, bears the imprint of the rear hooves of Mahomet's white horse, which ;he Koran says he rode up into the independent line, states the Baptist professor. Although an outspoken evan- gelical himself, he scorches his fellow religionists for that ultra independent trait. The go-it-alone attitude, ac cording to Henry, has led1 to "an almost endless prolifera- tion of denominations and an eager readiness, of isolated groups of believers, to seal themselves off from almost everything and everyb o d y else." Henry quickly adds that he is not advocating the typical church merger as a desirable alternative. He warns, how- ever, that evangelicals have emphasized independence to (he point of isolation. am not he says, "that adding more rings to the evangelical circus, how- ever glamorous the riders, however spectacular the per- formers, is an effective waj into the immediate future for biblical Christianity." That mania for independence has had disastrous results for the conservative or evangeli- cal wing of the church, states Henry. "By failing to tran- scend their isolation and inde- pendency, evangelical Chris- tians have virtually forfeited a golden opportunity to shape the religious outlook of the twentieth century." A second extreme facing the twentieth century church, ac- cording to Henry, is what he caL's "the foible of ecumenic- ity." The ecumenical emphas i s upon organizational oneness, le fee's, has caused ''denomi- national merger to become the church's big business." But, he maintains, no man her o church unions can be substi- lues for genuine spiritual re newal. The emphasis, Henry contends, must be on "fidelity to God's Word and union with Christ.'' "Unless the church rises to spiritual he states, "it will have no real message for oui" time. The difference be- tween a body and a corpse lies not in the organization of the material elements, but in the spirit which supplies its Life. One does not produce a live body by joining together two corpses." If churchmen continue to fol- low the church union road blindly, they will discover that 'the ecumenical vision is a dream that may turn into a according to Henry. The imposing American pro- 'essor will present his vie- point .0 the Canadian Congre on Evangelism in the Nation, Arts Centre. He'll be trying convince Canada's evangel! als in both the older denomi- nations and in the newer groupings that they should teer clear of both extremes. The "golden in his yes and in the minds of Cana- ian Congress on Evangelism ponsors lies in the direction of n evangelism that is both criptural and relevant. By HORACE CASTEIJ, Keuters Correspondent LISBON (Reuters) -Offi- cially, a brief but sharp quar- rel between Portugal and the Vatican has been settled. But deep down, Portuguese displeasure over an audience granted by Pope Paul to three anti-Portuguese guerrilla leaders remains, casting a shadow on relations between this staunchly Roman Catho- lic country and the Holy See. The Vatican's explanation that there was no political sig- nificance in the audience and that the three men were re- ceived July 1 as Christians, not as political leaders, was accepted by the Portuguese government. Prime Minister Marcello Caelano said afterward that relations with the Vatican now could return to their- "old cor- diality." But many Portuguese feel that, whatever the Vatican's explanation, the basic fact re- mained that the three guer- rilla leaders could and did make immediate political cap- ital out of their brief meeting with the pontiff. DEPORT STUNS LISBON The three men, Agostinho Nelo, Parcellino Dos Santos and Amilcar Cabral, liead guerrilla movements which have been fighting Portuguese forces in this country's Afri- can territories of Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea for the last 10 years. They are regarded hi Portu- g a I as Communist-inspired and the country's most bitter enemies. First reports that the Pope had received the three men stunned Lisbon. One news- paper said it seemed incredi- ble that the Vatican should make such an apparently po- litical gesture against a friend as old and loyal as Portugal. The fact that it was the first time a pontiff had received African guerrilla leaders, and that the audience followed an anti-Portuguese conference in Rome, deepened Portugal's official bitterness. Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church 2nd Ave. A. end 18th St. N. SUNDAY, AUGUST 16th, 1970 Worship Worship CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycroft Corner ith Ave. ond13th St. S. Service Service EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh Ave. and Mayor Magrath Dr. Phone 327-6113 Pastor: REV. H. J. JOST School Service "SIGNS OP THE SOON RETURN OF OUR LORD" Service. "THE JOY THAT JESUS KNEW AND YOU CAN KNOW" A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! SEVENTH BEST The Detroit Tigers drev fans during the 1969 reason, listoiy. seventh best in their The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Humble Monk Canonized In Kocliak Rites Priesthood Sunday IV12 10th Avenue South Meeting School 1st Ward a.m. a.m. 3rd Ward a.m. a.m. 4th Ward a.m. a.m. 2808 28lh Street South University Ward a.m. a.m. 6lh Avenue 'A' and 23rd Street North 2nd Ward a.m. a.m. 5th Ward a.m. a.m. Bth Ward a.m. a.m. Elders a.m. Sacrament Meeting p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. KODIAK, Alaska thodox Christendom has a new saint, a humble monk who taught school, ministered to the sick and got himself arrest- ed in the 1800s while fighting for better treatment of Alaska natives. Said m. Rev. Theodosius, Bishop of Sitka and Alaska dur- ing four-day rites that ended last Sunday: "His canonization comes to a troubled and violent world Hi, I the right time !i s, in onies in a ji: sr wooden church atop a winc.-sv.-ept hill on an island in NcrHi Pacific. Father Her- Hinian of Spruce Island became first saint of the Orthodox Church in America. REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Phone 327-8827 Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES School Worship Guest Preacher: Rev. Hoy J. Yeiden, Superintendent, Canadian Pacific District Prayer Meeting Guest Preacher- Rev. Richard Gilespie MID-WEEK ACTIVITIES WEDNESDAY Prayer Meeting FRIDAY Night AHiendly Welcome Awaits You St PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South A N D REFORMED CHURCH (Reformed Church in America) 1505 6lh Avenue South Chwvh THE CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE 1202 3rd Avenua South Phone 327-2996 REV. A. DANIEt GOLDSMITH, MINISTER JOHN CUNNINGHAM-FIRST PASTOR OF LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE School Worship For Inspiration Dud-A-Thot 327-4581 327-4581 CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 2Isl Avo. S. SUNDAY WEDNESDAY a.m.-Bible Study p.m.-Bible Study JOE CORLEY Minlsloi Worship Phone 328-578! Service (Nursery and Pre-School RN on duty at all times) Service Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 12th Street South Phone 327-0709 REV. E. R. MOODY, B.A., B.D. Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minister W. F. 327-4336 Office, 328-6937 Res. School and Bible Class Worship Service Lutheran Church of the Good Sheperd llth Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON No Sunday School until September. Service Communion First Sunday Each Month Listen to the Lutheran a.m. CFAC Calqary ANGLICAN CHURCH (EPISCOPAL) SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Corner 4th Avenus and llfh Street South Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Choirmaster and Organist: B. G. Barrow, A.T.C.M. Communion (Said) Eucharist, Senior Choir. Preacher: The Rector. (Nursery Provided) MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, August 20th, a.m. Holy Communion CT MADY T84E Cor- 12lh St- 3l. IHK VlKblffi and 6th Ave. N. RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., L.Th. __________A__________ Eucharist p.m., Preparation for Sunday Eucharist THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. ROBERT B. McCLURE, MD, FRCS FRED HOLBERTON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. L. BRIAN JONES, lethbridae Chairman, South Alberta Presbytery SOUTHMINSTER" 4th Ave. and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A, T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolfiouse Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K, Futfand LETHBRIDGE SCT A PENTECOSiAL TABERNACLE 520 7th Street South REV. W. J. GAMIHE, PASTQR CHURCH COME TO WORSHIP 16M 5th AVENUE SOUTH Minister: Rev. c. Standcrwii-k. li.n. Organist: Mrs. Marilyn Sinclair, ii.M.T. COMBINED SUMMFR SERVICES iN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GIFT AND THE DEMAND OF LOVE" (Broadcast CJOC) Nursery provided First Church for Tot Luck Supper and Kuiniii" Devotions at I he Mclntyrc Kaiicli "CIKilSTIAX IN WOXDEULAXD" EVERYONE WELCOME DEPART TO SERVE School with classes for all ages Worship Service of Evangelism p.m.-Listen to "THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL HOUR" CJOC 1220 kc Wednesday, 8 p.m.-Prayer and Bible Study Friday, Ambassadors Service "A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU" SUNDAY, AUGUST 16th, 1970 I IN ME" The Rev. L. Brian Jones of McKillop United will conduct the service and preach. Music: Choir Anthem: "0 SAVIOUR OF THE WORLD" GOES Baby Sitting Services are available. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeost lethbridgs from I5lli Ave. ond 24lh St. S. Minister: Rev. L. Brion Jones, M.A.. B.D. Choir Director: Mr. F. H. Ward Organist: Mr. J. E. Longford SUNDAY, AUGUST 16th, 1970 The congregation of McKillop United Church is uniting with the congregation at South- minster for the month of August with the minister, the Rev. L. Brian Jones in charge. EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE Choir Director; MR. H. VAN EGTEREN Organist: MRS. J. L. (LOIS) LEES SUNDAY, AUGUST 16lh, 1970 Worship Mr. Eskdale preaching. NO SUNDAY SCHOOL A CITY CHURCH WITH A RURAL WELCOME! ;