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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI inHWIDGI HCTAID Saturday, February 5, Dishonesty and hypocrisy mark S.A. apartheid policy (AP) A church-sponsored study finds that the South African policy of apartheid is essentially dishon- est and marked by hypocrisy. The report was written by Henry Lever, a professor in so- ciology at Witwatersrand Uni- ve-sity. He says that the official structure of race separation is nothing more than ''a rationali- zation, that is. an attempt to preserve a position of privilege for formulating an ideological system which gives credence or justification to it." Lever's views are presented by the Study Project on Christi- anity in Apartheid Society, a joint program of the South Afri- can Council ot Churches and the Christian Institute, a private re- search-education bodv. PONDERS 'VIRTUES' Lever's assessment of apart- heid, or "separate develop- ment" as it's currently known, ponders what supporters of the policy cite as its virtues. He concludes that they arc rational- izing. "Separation is supposed to be based on cultural and not on racial differences." he writes. "The supporters of the policy claim that they are not moti- vated by a dislike of the non- white. "They also claim that the goal of apartheid is the elimina- tion of prejudice and discrimi- nation. Discrimination is seen as a temporary, but necessary, measure until such time as the Lutheran Council meets in Winnipeg Deplores 4go-it-aloiie' WINNIPEG pres- ident of the Lutheran Council in Canada says the council needs more support from its partner church bodies. Rev. Thomas L. Ristine of London, Ont., in a report pre- pared for the council's annual meetig, deplores a "go-it- alone" trend among churches. The tendency is "hurting the service of the church and it is hurting our service together as a Lutheran Council in Canada." Mr. Ristine says: "As the es- tablished church seems to be on the defensive, it tends to withdraw and protect itself rather than share and launch out with faith." Congregations trying to meet financial commitments tend to go it alone, he says, yet "we probably never needed each other more than we do now." The council's general secre- tary, Rev. Earl J. Treusch of Winnipeg, says of the earmarked for expen- diture in 1971 was not spent. But there was little to cheer about in the under-expenditure, because some service and pro- gramming was not carried out, Mr. Treusch says. The total budget for 1971 was less than for 1970. The university ministry fi- nancing was a "disaster area." Severe budget reductions had caused in grants to campus foundations to be elim- inated from the budget in mid- 1971. Division reports to the sixth annual meeting stress con- tinued co-operative efforts in various church program areas. The council is a co-operative agency of Lu- theran Church of Canada, Lu- theran 'w.uirch in America-Can- ada section and Lutheran Church-Canada. final stage in separation is at- tained. "It is also claimed that the ideology of apartheid is in the best tradition of Western culture and Christianity. 'Hie policy of apartheid is offered as a final solution to the race problem and more espcially the Bantu prob- lem." That is the name used here for blacks. "It is arrogant to regard other peoples as a problem and to offer a final solution for he said. "It could be argued equally well that thp problem in race relations is a white problem. It has been said that the white man's narcissis- tic preoccupation with his own skin color is the chief problem "Despite protestations to thp contrary, the rights and privi- leges of South Africans are de- termined by racial and not by cultural considerations. A black man; no matter how high his level of civilization of adher- ence to Western culture, can never attain the same status of privilege of a white man re- gardless of his level of civiliza tion or Ms adherence to hea- thenism, polygamy, witchcraft or black magic. All restrictive legislation in South Africa is ir terms of racial grounds and not cultural groups. Archbishop of Canterbury CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. 5. SUNDAY "The TRUTH That HEALS" School Service "SPIRIT" WEDNESDAY Meeting READING ROOM p.m. Open Tues., Thurs., Sat Superstar is criticized NEW YORK (Reuter) The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticized, the Broadway produc- tion of Jesus Christ, Superstar as containing "dreadful crudi- ties." Dr. Michael Ramsey, on a visit here, told 1.000 American clergymen at a city church: "ft is orn thing to follow the record and listen carefully to the lyrics, some of them very- haunting1, but another to watch the stage presei.tation.'" In the show, he said, what was conveyed was not the clear answer to the question, "Who is but rather a posing of the question itself. "His Deity seems to be ejected from first to the archbishop said. "Ressurection seems to be ignored yet it comes over in spite of every- Lutheran foreign relief totals near half million WINNIPEG (CP) Luther- ans in Canada gave worth of help in 1971 in mate- rial aid to foreign countries BIBLE BAPT at the Corner of 5th Ave. and 18th St. N. Sunday ajn. Morning ajn. Evening p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME ST CHURCH An Independent Pre Millenniol Soul-Winning New Testament Baptist Church K. D. OLDFIELD, Pastor PHONE 323-6173 THE SALVATION ARMY Officer CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avenue S. School Worship Service WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29th Street So. H. f. NIKKEL, Coordinator Ph. 345-3333 School Worship Service Service Feb. 10th at p.m. Feb. llth at p.m. Feb. 13th at 7 pjn. DEEPER LIFE SERVICES Guest Speaker Rev. H. Unrau CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. 5. SUNDAY Study Service WEDNESDAY Study 828-2706 or 327-799; EVERYONE WELCOME I and in immigration assistance, the Canadian Lutheran World Relief said. The agency's executive sec- retary, J. George Kell, told a Canadian L u t h e r an meeting the level of assistance was the highest since 1961. He said worth of aid was in used and new clothing, drugs, food and special project items. The balance was in cash grants. The largest cash grant, was to the East Paki- stan refugee project in Coocb Behar, India. Most of the used clothing and layettes shipped went to Palestinian refugees living in 33 camps in and around Da- mascus, Syria. The balance, five per cent, went to Hong Kong. Grants-in-aid included to supply an x-ray unit, mobile health vans and vitamins to a joint Lutheran-Red Cross pro- gram in the East River state of Nigeria. In adition, the national committee for Canada of the Lutheran World Federation gave in 1971 to world de- velopment and relief pro- grams. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 nth St. S. Mr. D. Maisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) EVERYBODY WELCOME thing, wiLh Jesus as a kind of unexplained authority. "And while there is romance in Mary Magdalene's relation to Jesus, there is something ;n Jesus which eludes just the character of a love story. "Despite dreadful crudities of presentation something near to Christianity occasionally leaps out." On the so-called Jesus Move- ment, he said "it may be some- thing far less than that which Jesus came to bring." Van Wylen president Hope College HOLLAND, Mich. Gordon J. Van Wylen has been appoint- ed the "ninth president of Hope College. Van Wylen, who is Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, was selected during a recent meeting of the Hope College Board of Trustees. His appointment, which will be effective July 1, culminates nearly a two year search for a president of the 106-year-old liberal arts institution. The of- fice has been vacant since Au- gust, 1970 when Dr. Calvin A. Vander Werf resigned after serving as president for seven years. Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale of New York, a member of the board of trustees, was chair- man of a presidential search committee which considered nearly 150 candidates for the office. The search committee was comprised of trustees, alumni, faculty and students. Hope College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and has an enrol- ment of men and women. DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES as a continuing memorial Ph. 327-5322 or 328-4565 PLACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, PRISONS HERE COMES MOTION PICTURE EXCITEMENT FOR PETE'S 1202 3rd Avenue S. Ministers] D. GOLDSMITH J. KRESTINSKI School Service Service DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 SPECIAL SCREEN APPEARANCE by BILLY GRAHAM Yates Centre, Friday, Feb 11, 8 p.m. PRESENTED BY YOUTH FOR CHRIST Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. end 16th St. 5. 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Res. SUNDAY SERVICES School Classes for All Ages Worship A Friendly Welcome Awaits You CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycroff Corner 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. Service Service BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th St. South of Bread School JESUS PRE-EXIST WITH GOD, HIS FATHER" Speaker: Mr. W. Pickford A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Here! St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY SIMPLE LIFE" SECOND CHANCE" Church School: All classes from nursery to adult at a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also! NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangelical Church In Canada 1402 3 Ave. N. PASTOR: N. W. HEEBNER School Worship Fellowship Godron Coles return missionary from India, now director of Oriental Missionary Society, will be speaking at both services. EVERYONE CORDIALLY INVITED Co-operating with Barry Moore Crusade Feb. 27 to March 5 EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 327-6113 Pastor: REV. H. J. JOST a.m.-THE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION HOUR WORSHIP SERVICE "HOW JESUS DID HIS WORK" SERVICE The 'MAGNA CARTA' Of The Church Mrs. A. Smith will be showing her pictures of India and the Far East at p.m. A CORDIALLY INVITATION TO ALL "Bethel 'Baptist Church 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR Worship Worship FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 5th Avenue South Minister, Rev. G. KEITH CHURCHILL, B.A., B.D. Organist: MR. ALLYN MILLS Choir Director: MRS. NORA ROSE School for all ages CELEBRATING- CHURCH" Communion THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND" EVERYONE WELCOME D D THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL) SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. L Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. Doyle, B.A., L.T.H. Organist end Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood l.T.C.L Communion Eucharist, St. Monica's Choir of Infant Baptism The Canterbury and Junior Choirs Beginners Department of Church School (Nursery Facilities) MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, February 10, a.m. Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN 5 RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., m ------------jp SECOND BEFORE LENT i Eucharist School In Parish Hall Eucharist Vestry Wednesday 7 p.m. Eucharist Friday Saturday, p.m. Preparation for Parish Com- munion. Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sun- day night at over CHEC radio. Prayer and healing is the subject dealt with this Sunday by our radio minister, Dr. Joel Nederhood. Every Christian senses that there must a relationship between his faith and his health. Let us probe that relationship in the light of the Bible. James 5 15 gives us a clue for understand- ing how God heals suffering today. 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. CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South Phone 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN School Service and Holy Communion IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp Phone 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Res. Holy Communion School and Bible Ctess Worship Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC 11th Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON a.m.-Sunday, School Service _______Communion First Sunday of Each Month listen to the Lutheran Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calgary LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 520 7th Street South Home of the Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. with classes for all ages Worship Subject: "HOW THE CHURCH SHOULD FUNCTION" Service Subject: "POWER FOR SERVICE'' Wednesday and Bible study at the home of Mrs. Ester Nik, 530 7th St. S. Friday p.m.-Young People leave Church for Service at Claresholra Pentecostal Church P S Plan to attend "THE BARRY MOORE CITY WIDE CRUSADE" to be held in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pav- ilion, Feb. 27 to March 5th. A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. A. B- B. MOORE, Toronto President of Conference: REV. R. J. THOMSON, Calgary Chairman of Presbytery: REV. KEN JORDAN, Pineher Creek SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Putland SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1972 THIS SIGN The Sacrament of 'Baptism Music: "JESUS, OUR LORD, WE ADORE THEE." Will James. SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS NURSERY SERVICES AVAILABLE adventure with the Rev. Tom Gilchrist and family. NURSERY SERVICES AVAILABLE, IMILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. Minister REV. FLORENCE WILKINSON B.A., B.D., M. Tl- Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egteren Organist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY <5, 1972 Worship Guest Speaker: Rev. Tom Gilchrist of Medi- cine Hat. Adventure at Southminster United Church with MR. ESKDALE PREACHING. Hall CHRISTIAN EDUCATION and Intermediate Dept. (8 to 14 yrs.) and Primary (to 7 yrs.) Nursery Facilities for Tiny Tots FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1972 DIVINE WORSHIP: at a.m. in First United Church, with Mr. Eskdale Preaching. All Sunday school Depts, meet at a.m. Nursery facilities available. ..SPECIAL PROGRAMME, TO WHICH OUR CHURCH FAMILY ARE INVITED, HELD IN SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH AUDITORIUM "AFRICAN ADVEN- TURE" WITH THE TOM GILCHRIST FAMILY. COME AND TAKE A PART IN THIS EXPLORATION OF MIS- SION ENTERPRISE. EVERY INTERESTED PERSON WELCOME! P.M. TO P.M.) "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;