Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
20 THE ICTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, December 14, 1971 e Spirit of Christmas a rebirth of good will Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church U09-29ih Street So. H. P. NIKKEI, Co-ordinolor Ph. 345 3335 DEC. 25th Christmas Day Service Mass Choir will perform. DEC. 26th School Service 'St. Andrew's VtALI' 'I! NOVAK wrrmth created by the snowy tta human bright Dumber defense mechanisms have been d'sarmed by the season, as the o n o fellow nakedness of the hands strang- fVKImis is hesitantly extend to one on wifr's, icy ST' nlikely as the' As we watch, the world is breathing a sigh of relief that another year has teen sur- vived. Anil with the conies a relaxation of the animal hos- tility all succumb to so in- evitably. In a flurry of greeting cards, decorations, carols and gifts we exercise the terribly vulnerable side of ourselves we restrain poll against total abstinence Alcohol stand softened TORONTO iCP) Mem- bers of the United Church of Canada have softened in their attitude towards alcohol. A survey of church mem- bers across Canada conducted bv the United Church Ob- server shows that more than half arc in favor of nbandon- CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llth St. 5. Mr. D. Moisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Familv Service a.m. 1 (Worship service for adults! I.S.S. Classes for Children) jj EVERYBODY WELCOME in" the church's traditional policy of total abstinence. A church official later ex- pressed disappointment in the survey's results. The Observer says half the lay members answering its questionnaire believe moder- ate drinking of alcoholic bev- erages is acceptable, a view shared by 41 per cent of the ministers polled. Only 37 per cent of the clergy and 27 per cent of the laymen reported themselves total abstainers. The replies took a stronger line against smoking, which was favored by only 15 per cent while 58 per cent consi- dered it either "foolish or un- wise" or "a sin." BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH at the Corner of 5th Ave. and 18th St. N. Sunday a.m. Mcrning a.m. Evening p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME An Pre Millennial Soul-Winning New Testa Baptist Church K. D. OIDFIEID, Pastor PHONE 328-6178 CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21 st Ave. S. SUNDAY Study Service WEDNESDAY Study or 327-7381 EVERYONE WELCOME Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour tonight at over CHICC radio. Dr. Nederhoorl will speak on the subject: Ending in Peace. The radio message shows how it is still possible to wind up with calmness and joy. Simeon, that old prophet who took .lesus in his arms once, shows us how. You will see the fullness of the peace God gives to those who know Jesus personally. How is your ending 1071? The Christian Reformed church is located at 2nd Ave. 'A' North in the city. Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially. Bethel Baptist Church 716 53rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR Worship Worship NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangelical Church In Canado H02 8 Ave. N. PASTORS: N. W. HEEBNER O. PAHL December 25th 11 Day Service 'HAS ANYONE HEARD FROM THE December 2'itli School Worship p.m. -I'A-enim; Fellowship Nc-.v Year's Eve: p.m. Rev. Heolmrr be presenting a slide program of his rc-oent World Tour. EVERYONE WELCOME Sis per cent of the ministers and virtually none of the lay- men said they had experi- mented with marijuana. Rev. Clarke MacDonald, secretary of the church's board of evangelism and so- cial service, said he was dis- appointed by a "certain un- reasonableness" in the re- plies. "It is true that people's lives are shortened by smok- he said. "But smoking does not cause mammoth pileups on (he highways or broken bones or murders. Drinking does." most of the year. We are friendly to people we would I otherwise ignore, tolerant of people we would otherwise crit- Seize. Onr bodies in-; habited by puzzling feelings ofj joy and promise, faith and: I dedication. This fragile atmosphere is: only temporary, of course, a i hurricane's eye. And brief as it j' is, is incomplete. However in-: tent we arc upon forgetting! about them, there are wars i i abroad, conflict and crime at! to mention the pain- j fully unseasonable strife that, i Christinas shopping generates, jj i These persistent remnants of j i reality serve to remind us that i the idea of peace on earth and good will to men is, as all fan-1 busies must be, ultimately a! painful one. j But they cr.nnot kill the fan- tasy, however logically unlike- ly its survival seems. j The Christmas spirit is stub- I born and powerful in its gentle- I ness. It comes back again and again, every year, in spite of all odds. And 'it brings with it, for a few fleeting days, a vi- sion of how things might be, a: faint promise, hcpe enough to lasc a vear. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 5th Avenue South Minister, REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A., B.Th. Organilt, MR. A. K. RUTLAND School for all ages. OK NEW LIFE" Mr. Jack Heynen, preaching NO EVENING SERVICE NO MIDWEEK SERVICE EVERYONE WELCOME keeps busy jtuitfo jobs galore Church of the Nazarene Ave. and 16th St. S. -Phone 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEAStEY, Minister Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES a.m.-Men's Prayer Meeting We have a well attended Sunday School. Please phone Parsonage for buses to call for and take home your children at close of Sunday School. 11 Worship- Guest Ken Fauk SASKATOON REVIVAL AND ME" Special Christmas Day Service. December 25th II :00 a.m. Also Watch Night Service .list of December at p.m. Mid Week Services As Usual A Friendly Welcome Awdits You Post and he's doing it from scratch. JiYIIUl book LOWER POST. B.C.