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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Scholars, Israelis agree to end five-year Dead Sea scroll fued By TERENCE SMITH New York Times Service JERUSALEM - The publication of the Dead Sea scrolls is expected to be resumed shortly after a five-year hiatus as a result of a compromise quietly negotiated between Israeli authorities and an international board of scholars entrusted with the manuscripts. The compromise, according to reliable sources here con- sists of avoiding mention of Israel on the title pages of the future volumes of the scrolls, which are being published in a series entitled Discoveries in the Judean Desert. The understanding Is intended to overcome the objections of one or two of the scholars who refused to authorize publication under Israeli auspices. DELAY The scholarly editing of the ancient manuscripts came to a virtual halt after the 1967 war, when Israel occupied East Jerusalem and assumed control of the Palestine (Rockefeller) Ar< cheological Museum, where most of the scrolls are held. Originally discovered in caves near Qumran, Jordan, near the Dead Sea, in the late 1940's and '50's, the 2,000-year-old parchments include virtually all of the Old Testament and Mince pie, memories warm Anglican parish By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Staff Writer A succulent mince pie will serve as a sermon illustration Sunday when Archdeacon Cecil Swanson conducts family worship at St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lethbridge. Archdeacon Swanson is serving as interim minister following the transfer of Rev.. Roy Crisfield to All Saints Church, Regina. Mince pies are an English recipe identified with the religious season of epiphany, Archdeacon Swanson said. The golden crust, censer shape and fruit aroma all combine to symbolically represent the gold, frankincense and myrrh presented as gifts to the, infant Jesus, he said. 't like to have a little fun In church," Archdeacon Swanson chuckled. He smiled again as he recalled another occasion when his sermon text included reference to a bird. "I released a canary inside the church. Every time the organ played, the bird sang." Archdeacon Swanson, 84, retired from active parish duties in 1960. However, he continues to serve the church whenever he can under direction of the Calgary Diocese. Since St. Augustine's parish Involves more than 500 families, Archdeacon Swanson said he would anticipate it will take at least three months to locate a fairly senior man for a replacement. "On July 27, I will record 60 years as an ordained Anglican priest," Archdeacon Swanson said. "I would be happy if I could celebrate that event here in Lethbridge." His voice is gentle and he seems to fight back some tears when he speaks of church and community friends he knew while serving as rector of St. Augustine's for 10 years. "The babies I christened when I first came here in 1922 ar e grandmothers now," he said. "I remember Senator William Buchanan. He operated the finest newspaper west of Winnipeg in those days. I recall William Duncan Livingstone Hardy. He prepared an astrology chart for me. And I remember a very astute businessman, Ai-thur Baalim." Ordained in the little Cathedral of St. Paul, in Dawson City, Yukon, Archdeacon Swanson first served in the Indian mission of Little Salmon and at Carmack, a white settlement about 40 miles downstream on the Yukon River. Later years saw him serving as rector of St. Stephen's, Calgary; rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, and dean of New Westminster; recotr of St. Paul's, Toronto and archdeacon for Toronto East. The Latter-day Saints are much stronger now in Lethbridge, Archdeacon Swanson said. But he expressed hope for a complete union of Christian churches eventually. 'When you are older, you begin to understand more of what our Lord meant when He pray- Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29fh Street So. H. P. NIKKEL, Co-ordinator - Phone 345-3335 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service 7:00 p.m.-Communion ARCHDEACON SWANSON ed. that His followers be one. Perhaps after another 100-150 years we will see one great church that accepts both the Catholic mass and the Pentecostal preacher." The depression years of the 1930s were 'the best times for Canada," Archdeacon Swanson said. When people are confronted by common hardships, there is a closeness and helpfulness unlike at any other time, he said. THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 4th Avenue S. Corps Officers - MAJORS - THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAN M. PIERCE 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Family Worship 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service 7:30 p.m.-Thursday-Bible study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th Street South 11:00 a.m.-Memorial Service 7:30 p.m.-"YOU CAN UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE" Speaker: MR. WM. BLACKER Wednesday 8:00 p.m.-Bible Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Here Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. over CHEC radio. The Christian Reformed church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' North in the city. Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially. Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. and 16th St. S. - Phone 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY Minister ~ Re*. 327-47E6 SUNDAY SERVICES 9:45 a.m.-Church School for all ages 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. A. A. R. Deasley MIDWEEK SERVICES AS USUAL A Friendly Welcome Awaits You Taber couple commissioned for New Guinea TABER (HNS) - A district couple will depart here in March, heading for overseas Christian missionary work in New Guinea. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fehr were commissioned for service with Wycliffe Bible Translators in a recent service at Taber Evangelical Free Church. Mr. Fehr is a mechanic. He will be responsible for servicing missionary vehicles.. Mrs. Fehr expects to work as a bookkeeper in the mission office. LDS name officers TABER (HNS) - New officers representing Latter-day Saints were named here last weekend. Delhert Johnson was named president of Taber Stake Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. His counsellors will be Aaron Hansen and Edward Shimbashi. Changes in Taber First Ward YMMIA resulted in Kenneth Leavitt being appointed president. Counsellors are Alan Shaw and Thomas Saunders. In both organizations, other officers remain unchanged. other writings. They are regarded as the most important documentary discovery in Biblical archeology. OPPOSITION Shortly after the war, Israel acknowledged the publication rights of the original group of British, French, German, Polish and American scholars that had been assembled to translate and edit the materials. The Israelis were eager to assume sponsorship of the publishing project but they quickly encountered the opposition of some of the scholars. One scholar who reportedly objected to any Israeli participation was Msgr. Patrick William Skehan of the Catholic University of Washington, D.C. The compromise was reached after protracted bargaining here and in the United States. Under it, future volumes in the series will be identified as published under the joint auspices of the Shrine of the Book, which is the Israeli museum that houses some of the scrolls, and the two archeological institutions that have participated from the beginning, the Echole Biblique et Archeologique Fran-caise and the W. F. Albright Institute of Archeological Research, both in East Jerusalem. AGREEMENT The first five volumes in the series, which appeared before the 1967 war, were published under an agreement between the two East Jerusalem institutions and the Jordanian department of antiquities and the Pal-setine museum. The new understanding was worked out by Dr. Avraham Birah, director of the Israeli department of antiquities, Prof. Yigal Yadin of Hebrew University and the Rev. Pierre Benoit, the chief editor of the series and director of the French institution. As a result of the compromise, the next volume is expected to be delivered to the Oxford University Press shortly. It is to contain the report on the excavations at cave no. 4 by the Rev. Roland de Vaux, the former editor of the series who died in September, 1971. NEW VOLUME Another volume to appear shortly is The Book of Enoch, a manuscript from cave No. 14, edited by Dr. J. T. Milik of. Paris. This volume was submitted to the Oxford Press while the political dispute was still unresolved and is being published independently of the official series. The new understanding on publication still leaves unresolved the larger question ot the ownership of the priceless scrolls, all of which are now under Israeli contro. Several of the Qumran manuscripts were purchased by Israel but the majority were held by Jor dan before the 1967 war. CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Corner 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. SALVATION - HEALING - MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycroft 10:00 a.m.-Adult Bible Class and Sunday School 11:15 a.m.-Morning Service 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service N0RBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangelical Church In Canada 1402 8 Ave. N. PASTOR: V. SCHORR 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Service S. Windrum (Nursery Provided) 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service EVERYONE CORDIALLY WELCOME. St. Andrew's New Dayton United to buy silver chalice NEW DAYTON (HNS) -Purchase of a silver chalice, using money from the memorial fund, was approved here recently at the annual business meeting of the United Church congregation. A worship service and pot-luck supper preceded the business agenda. Rev. Graham Dickie was meeting chairman. Annual reports were received from Elton Duell, board chairman; the minister; United Church Women"s group; Christian education department; memorial fund and the men's AOTS group. Board members for the coming year aio Elton D-m 11, Mrs. L. Trockstad, Mrs. J. Ross, Mrs. C. DePratu, Hal Cronk-hite, Bob Duncan and Mr. and Mrs. Don Skeith. Mrs. DePratu is church organist, and Mrs. Alice Gorrill continues as Observor representative. City Baptists launch Key 73 doorstep ministry EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive PASTOR-REV. H. J. JOST-Phone 327-6113  10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship service Miss Karen Hoel S.I.M. Missionary to Ethiopia will be with us 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service "CHRIST AND HIS FIRST MIRACLE" A Cordial Invitation To All Nearly three dozen nervous Baptists have plunged into a low-key doorstep ministry in Lethbridge. Members of First Baptist Church, under 'direction of Christian education committee chairman, Art Sanford, and minister, Rev. Keith Churchill, launched their house-to-house campaign last Sunday. Nearly 200 houses were visited inside half an hour. The Baptist visitors distributed a leaflet describing the program of their church and a Key 73 booklet, Touched By The Fire. "This is a new experience for most of us," Mr. Churchill noted. "Our purpose is to Jet people in Die immediate neighborhood know about our program," and to show them real | peoplo attend services here. Mr. Sanford mapped out 17 routes in the area bounded by 4th Ave. and 6th Ave. and 13th St. through 18th St. After rehearsing their doorstep speech together, the Baptist visitors called at nearly 200 private homes. Visitation was conducted between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The book, a modern translation of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles, is available for study and distribution by any church participating in Key 73 programs. City churches hope to place 10,000 copies of the book in Lethbridge homes this year. Mr. Snnford said. First Baptist has purchased 500 copies for internal study and distribution. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY 11:00 a.m.-"THE SON OF MAN" 7:00 p.m.-'THE PROBLEM OF MIRACLES" CHURCH SCHOOL: All classes from nursery to adult at 10:00 a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also. SOUTH LETHBRIDGE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 7 0th ST. S. SATURDAY, 7:00 p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE. S. SATURDAY, 7:30 p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY-8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4:30 p.m. (Folk Mass in Hall at 10:45 a.m.) First Baptist Church 1614 5th Avenue South Minister: REV. G. KEITH CHURCHIU, B.A., B.D. Music Director: MR. LLOYD G. HOPPER, L.R.S.M. 9:45 a.m.-Church School for all the family 11:00 a.m.-"BEING A BAPTIST" Communion Service 7:00 p.m.-"Studies in Luke-Acts:" "THE BIRTH OF JESUS ANNOUNCED" EVERYONE WELCOME Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South - Phone 327-0709 ELCC - PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-The Worship Hour and Holy Communion Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 11th Avenue and 24th Street South ELCC - PASTOR ALBERT OLSON 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Family Worship EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner <5th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp - Phone 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Res. 8:45 a.m.-Matins and Holy Communion 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School and Bible Classes 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Listen to the Lutheran Hour-Sunday 7:30 a.m. CFAC Calgary LETHBRIDGE = PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520 7th Street South Home of the Sunshine Evangel Honr Listen every Sunday 10:30 p.m. CJOC1220 K.C. 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School with classes for all ages. 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship 7:00 p.m.-Evangelistic Service Wednesday - 8:00 p.m. - Prayer and Bible Study Friday - 6:30 p.m.-Christ Ambassadors Youth Service A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU. COALHURST PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY REV. K. ROSET, Pastor 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Service 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service "A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU HERE!" BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH (North American Baptist General Conference) 329 19 Street Norlh Pastor: MANFRED TAUBENSEE - Phone 328-2045 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School (Englisih and German Classes) 11:00 a.m.-German Worship (Lord's Supper Service) 7:00 p.m.-English Gospel Service Wednesday, February 7, 8:00 p.m. - Organ Recital Organist: Mr. D. van Waardhirizen (Lethbridge Organ Centre) B ETHE! A 716 23rd ST. N. " 10:30 a.m. P MORNING SERVICES T11:20 a.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL I 7:00 p.m. � EVENING SERVICES S (NURSERY FACILITIES J FOR ALL SERVICES) MONDAY, 6:30 P.M. GIRLS' CLUB THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (episcopal; SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Corner 4th Avenue and 11th Street South ARCHDEACON CECIL SWANSON, Priest in charge 8:00 a.m.-Holy Communion 9:00 a.m.-Holy Communion 11:00 a.m.-Family Service, Junior Choir and Canterbury Choristers Address-Archdeacon Swanson Organist-A. K. Putland, Guest Organist Nursery Provided All departments of Church School MIDWEEK SERVICES-Thursday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-Holy Comunion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN X l^tT RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert WT Cowan, B.A., L.Th. FIFTH AFTER EPIPHANY 7:30 a.m.-Mattins 8:00 a.m.-Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.-Church School 10:55 a.m.-Nursery in Hall 11:00 a.m.-Sung Eucharist 6:30 p.m.-Evensong Wednesday-7:00 p.m__Eucharist Friday-9:30 a.m.-Eucharist Saturday - 7:30 - Preparation for Communion THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES MODERATOR: RIGHT REV. N. BRUCE McLEOD, TORONTO President of Conference: REV. P. A. CLINE, Edmonton Chairman of Presbytery: RtV. KEN JORDAN, Lethbridg* S0UTHMINSTER 4th Ave. arte' 11th St. S. Ministers: R. W. K. ELLIOTT, REV. A. T. KING Ministry of Music: W. M. WOOLHOUSE A. K. PUTLAND, Org. Emeritus 11:00 a.m.-"GOING PLACES" MUSIC ANTHEM-"Cantata Domino" - Pitoni "Largo"-Handel 11:00 a.m.-Church School ini all departments NURSERY SERVICES AVAILABLE 7:00 p.m.-H-C for youth 15-18 years McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. MINISTER - REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egteren Organist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4th, 1973 11:00 a.m.-Morning Sendee Installation of elders, Stewarts and U.C.W. officers CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 9:30 a.m.-Jr. A and Jr. B - Grades 3-6 inclusive Intermediate - Grades 7-9 inclusive 11:00 a.m.-Kindergarten - 3 years to 5 years Primary - Grades 1 and 2 7:00 p.m.-Hi-C - Grades 10-12 inclusive "WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY" FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North MINISTER _ REV. K. JORDAN Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY GLOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4th, 1973 11:00 a.m.-Mr. W. Jackson Sunday School Bible, Presentation MUSIC-Senior Choir 7:30 p.m.-Evening Worship and Discussion Group Topic: "On Being Human" Part III-The Meaning of Love Saturday, February 17-First United Family Fun Night, CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: ALL classes at 11:00 a.m. EVERYONE WELCOME CHINOOK CO-OPERATIVE PARISH REV- ALBERT BALDEO - COALDALE REV. CECIL CARNOCHAN - CARDSTON W. CALDERWOOD-BARONS-NOBLEFORD MORNING WORSHIP AT: BARONS - 10:00 a.m. PICTURE BUTTE - NOBLEFORD - 11:30 a.m. 9:45 p.m. IRON SPRINGS-J 1:00 a.m. CARDSTON - 11:30 a.m. MAGRATH - 9:45 a.m. RAYMOND - 9:15 a.m. COALDALE -11:00 a.m. ;