Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
The Herald Religion Preacher refuses oath on a Bible TORONTO A United Church minister who refused in court this week to swear an oath on the Bible has gained support for his stand from clergy and laymen. Rev Bruce of told Judge Charles Op- per Tuesday he would not take the traditional Bible oath be- cause he had much respect for the to want it used as a He opted to use the alternative provided by making an af- firmation to tell the whole and nothing but the major point is that the Bible is a record of people taking responsibility for their lives within God's said in an interview To use it as a kind of magical au- thenticator of things is quite contrary to what it really Mr Maclnnes was sentenced to a fine of or 20 days in jail for mischief in connection with a picket-line disturbance at the Artistic Woodwork Co. plant this year. Rt. Rev. N. Bruce moderator of the United said in an interview Wednesday that he always has had reser- vations about the Bible oath as used in court. seems a charade to put your hand on the Bible and swear to tell the truth. It sort of implies that if your hand isn't then telling lies is Rt. Rev. L. S. Anglican Bishop of would have no trouble swearing the regular oath but it would be a terrible thing to suggest that a person who uses the alternative of affirming is being less candid. No amount of swearing makes the truth more Lawyer Allan Borovoy of the Canadian Civil Liberties Associ- ation said it would be for anyone to ques- tion the veracity of a witness because he refused to take the Bible is not an iota of evidence that those who choose to af- firm are less credible than those who take an he said. THE SALVATION ARMY 13024th AvenueS Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M CORNEY. JOAN M PIERCE a.m. Sunday School Worship MEN COME AND Service Study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKETHE ARMY YOUfl CHURCH HOME EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Avenue end Mayor Magrath Drive PASTOR REV. H. J. JOST Phone 327-6113 School Service The Message of Christmas Service There will be No Christmas Day Service cordial invitation to LUTHERAN CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street Phone 327-0709 ELCC- PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN a Sunday School The Worship Hour Children's Christmas Service DECEMBER p.m. Christmas Eve Carol Service DECEMBER German Christmas Service and Holy Communion Christmas Worship and Holy Communion Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd i itn Avenue and 24tn Street South W. Gartfce Phone 328-3445 326-1516 Home 'NO SUNDAY SCHOOL Worship Service December CHRISTMAS DAY a.m. Festal Service EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner Oth Avenue and 16th Street South Minister W.k F. Phone 327-4336 Office. 326-6967 ReaMence Sunday School and Bible Classes 1 1 Worship Service Monday December 24 p.m. Candlelight Service Tuesday December a.m. Christmas Service with Holy Communion PASTORS Listen to the Lutheran Hour a.m. CFAC Calgary Full Gospel Businessman's Fellowship International and District GUEST Harold Was it on a plane bound for Tokyo that' you sat beside or on a street in Wong or Helsinki that you bumped into Was it In the Encyclopedia Brlttanica or on Walter Cronkite's telecast that you encountered or on CBS' THE WORLD or or RADIO Was it in TIME'S account ot the outpouring which began while he was leading a retreat at or In the SATURDAY EVENING POST which dubbed him Envoy to the Somewhere along the II you have heard of the Charismatic you have probably acrota Harald author of articles In some thirty-live most author of the own story On his graduation from Luther Theological Seminary In St. Mr. Bredesen was ordained to the Lutheran ministry and became Public Relations Secretary ol the World Council ol Christian the Christian education complement of the World Council ol Churches. He la minister of the Reformed Church in the oldest denomination In the United with a continuous and Is currently paatorlng the Trinity Chrlatlan Centre in Victoria. B.C. Recently returned from he la coming to share with you what through His Is doing In the world today and can do In your life. Sat.. Jan. 5th. 1974 a.m. BREAKFAST MEETING El Rancho Motor Hotel Third World ambassador Paul-Emile Cardinal Leger addresses a luncheon of the Canadian Club in Montreal this week. missionary9 shares need of poor By SCOTT ABBOTT MONTREAL Paul- .Emile Cardinal former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal and now sim- ple spoke to a meeting of the Canadian Club of Montreal this week the name of the poor and the blind and the lame and the of the third world. is difficult to make the reality of poverty and the deg- radation of disease on the large scale it exists real to who have not seen dying in the mud like he said. Cardinal Leger left his of- fice in Canada in 1967 to work with the peoples of un- derdeveloped African countries. Among results of his Endeavors established to collect funds for his is a re- habilitation centre for handi- capped children at capital of Cameroon. can only talk to you on the basis of my own ex- perience and background. I am not a diplomat nor again am I an He said the gap between the developed and undeveloped countries of the world is posing a great moral problem for members of advanced societies. The 69-year-old cardinal said long as I have and I am no longer a young man of 45 years have no intention of abandon- ing my work in the third world The cardinal said he hoped that your Christmas tree there will be at least a at least a of my coming to you He said later he will remain in Canada until speak- ing to audiences in the province of Quebec and in Toronto about his missionary and will return to Africa from Rome. His temporary return to Canada no ways means I am cutting my ties with Africa or giving up my residence he said in his speech I am here for some weeks it is because I want to bring these problems to peoples' attention LDS told walk to meetings Walk to church and take other measures to conserve energy the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has urged church members throughout the world. The call for action by the more than 3.3 million members of the church worldwide was voiced in a letter sent to church officials and missions around the world. encourage all members to walk to church meetings where that is said the sign- ed by church President Harold B. Lee and his N. Eldon Tanner and Marion Romney. making this suggestion we recommend that church members use wisdom and avoid undue hazard to per- sonal safety in travelling to and from church The letter also authorized other measures to cope with the energy Eliminating all outside lighting at church except that necessary to provide adequate security or to prevent injury. Encouraging church members to join car pools and urging them to observe prescribed speed limits. Lowering thermostats in homes where feasible and eliminating unnecessary con- sumption of electricity or fuel. It was also suggested the topic of fuel conservation be seriously discussed by all members of the family in a family home The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sets aside Monday evenings for home in which parents and children spend the time together in study and recreation. No other church- scheduled activities are per- mitted that evening weekly. Local congregations in areas where members live great distances from meeting houses were if they to establish a consecutive meeting schedule for all Sunday meetings HAVE A LONG LOOK England's famous Bayeux made in meas- ures 231 feet in length. It de- picts 72 scenes. Billy Graham seeks U.S. course change DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES as a continuing memorial Ph. 327-5322 or 327-2735 PLACED IN PRISONS DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE. S. SUNDAY 8-15 a m TRUTH That THE INCLUD- ING EVOLVED BY ATOMIC WEDNESDAY 7 30 p m Meelinq READING ROOM Open Noon-2-00 p.m Tues.. Sat. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11th St. S. J R. Minister Mr. D. Organist AN 327-4774 Family Service 10 00 a m. service lor adults S S Classes for Evening Service 7.00 p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME WASHINGTON Preaching at the White evangelist Billy Graham this week told President Nixon and 270 high-ranking must alter our course it we are going to see many more Christmas seasons as a tree people must reorder our prior- we must remake the un- just structures that have taken advantage of the powerless and broken the hearts of the poor and the dis- he said. Dr. Graham described 1973 as of the most convulsive years in American citing among other things fury of Crowsnest Christinas worship BLAIRMORE Churches in the Crowsnest Pass this week an- nounced details of Christmas worship. Rev. Tim Connolly reports Christmas Eve mass will be celebrated Monday at three locations St. Bellevue at St. Blair- more and the Holy Ghost Church in Coleman at mid- night. On Christmas mass will be said at a.m. in 9.45 a.m. in Coleman and 11 a.m. in Bellevue. Rev. Douglas Dunn of the United Church pastoral charge reports Christmas ser- vices Sunday in Coleman at a.m.. in Blairmore at 7 p.m. and Coleman starting at 8 p.m. Captain Ralph Morris of the Anglican Church Army reports u carol service 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Luke's. Blair- more and a family commu- nion service Monday at 11 symptoms of unrest and trouble are not confined to the United States. They are worldwide Almost everyone I talk to seems to sense that a hurricane is about to break on the of cataclysmic proportions Asserting that the U.S is in deep trouble politically and Dr. Graham said its course must be altered if its people are to remain free The Yale a group of 14 Yale University had been scheduled to sing during the service. They cancelled their appearance last week and their business manager acknowledged that three members refused to make the trip. To substitute ftr the the White House enlisted the U.S Army chorus. Active role sought for children at mass VATICAN CITY The Vatican has told children to take a more active role in the Roman Catholic mass. But it warned that having them at- tend mass daily is likely to bore them. It said priests may use the children's own drawings and other illustration to explain the readings from the Bible and the mass in but films and slides were ruled out under a general law for- bidding their use during the mass. Communal life 6a narrow way' COALDALE Few people join Hutterite colonies because way of life is too a United Church congregation learned here last weekend. Six men from the Wilson led by Rev. John participated in a discus- sion of Hutterite Rev. Albert Baldeo welcomed the guests at Coaldale United Church. living is the true Christian said Stephen a former Washington state university professor. Mr. Christopher is on probation with the Wilson Colony. we love God we will love our neighbor and will want to Mr. Christopher said. Hutterite life participating in the discussion was Katsumi Tamura from Japan. Mi. Tamura said he inspected the colony during an earlier visit to Canada and decided the Hutterite religion is only true Mr. Tamura is studying colony life in preparation for further development of a 13- member group in Japan. Mr. leader of 64 Dariusleut colonies in Alber- Saskatchewan and Mon- preached emphasizing communal living patterns in the New Testament. He saiu the reason more people from outside were not joining colonies was because they found road is too CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Conwr 5th and 13th St. SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES REV. T. W ROYCHOFT Service Lethbridge Independent Baptist Church Interested in Pure Bible In'What Christ Has For Meet With Us Around God's Word MONDAYS at p.m. 1714-14 South Listen CHEC p.m. Sundays NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH Evangelical Church In Canada' 1402 8 Ava. N. a School Advtnt Worthlp Service Christmas Candlelight by the Senior Choir Tuesday. December Christmas Day Service am. Everyone is Welcome BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH American Baptist General 329 19th Street North H. 328-2045 and English a.m Worship Service Service Preach Christ the Power and Wisdom of St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818-5 Avenue South Minister Reverend L D. B.A Organist Mr. W. Vander Kooy WORLD SHAKING CHRISTMAS STORY IN WORLD AND SONG Joint Christmas Eve Service with First Baptist Church p.m. Rev. Keith Churchill Guest Preacher Christmas Family Worship December 25 a.m. Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. South 16th St. Lethbrldpe Rev. R.G. Deatley 327-4788 Asalit. Pastor-Larry Spleer Phone 327-1156 School Service Graeme Bartle Speaking 7-00 Contata by the Choir NO MIDWEEK SERVICES Young Peoples Friday Night CHRISTMAS a.m. Worship Service LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520 7th Street South Home ol the Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School with classes for all ages a.m.-THE CHRIST OF CHRISTMAS Night Visitors Welcome MUSICAL and Bible btudy People's Service A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU. Rev. K. Paator-Phone 329-3133 School Service Service HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU LETHBRIDGE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. p.m. 9 12 noon Monday December p.m. 12 midnight CHRISTMAS Tuesday December a.m. 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE. S. p.m. SUNDAY 8 11 FclK Mass a.m. In Parish CHRISTMAS MASSES-Midnlght Dec. Tuesday December a.m. a.m. ST. BASIL'S 604-13 St. North p.m. noon a.m. Sunday Monday December p.m. and Midnight Mass MASS IN COALHIJPST Tuesday December a.m. p.m.