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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD Saturday, February 8, 1975 BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH (North kin liptW OtMMl Confewm) lM-1Mh North PMIor-REV. H. 321-1041 School (German and English classes) Worship Service Gospel Service Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites 'You to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sundav night at D.m. over CHEC Radio. FACTS AND FAITH reminds us that the Christian faith rests on a solid foundation of astonishing events. Those with doubt and disbelief, both within the church and outside it should consider this message seriously. The Christian Reformed Church is located at 1807-2nd Ave. "A" North in the City Services at a.m. and p.m. "YOU ARE INVITED CORDIALLY" WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD (Affiliated with Ambassador College) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY to D.m. GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB Corner of 9lh Ave. S St. North Minlttir: CECIL MARANVILLE, Ph. 345-4705 (Collect) Lislen to GARNER TED ARMSTRONG ON CFCN RADIO and TELEVISION Chinch Minilln: REV. 0. KEITH CHURCHILL, B.A., M.Di.. OrginM: MRS. HILDA COLEMAN-Plinllt: MRS. MAIDA MACK Choir Lmeclor: MISS HELEN FINDLAY Church School GOD MEETS, SELF- ACTUALIZATION NEEDS" Groups ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP JWTH US Lakeviaw Mennonile Brethren Church 15 Avenue 29 Street South Pastor: Rav. Henry Unrau Phone School Worship. Message: "WHEN GOD MOVES MEN" SPECIAL SOYS' BRIGADE Sunday, with the boys and their parents as special guests. CAMP EVERGREEN PROGRAM with Abe Reimer, Walter Loewen, Camp pictures, etc. A SPECIAL WELCOME TO ALL WINTER GAMES PERSONNEL, GUESTS AND ATHLETES Mike Lambrose of the Edmonton Eskimos and Brian Berg of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Share in our services next Sunday morning and evening. "A Church where Christ is and people are appreciated" LETHBRIOGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE CASTOR M. L. tSRAELSON 520-7IH South Horn, of Hw SuMhiM Hour LlttM mry Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School (Classes for all ages) Worship. Speaker: Rev. R. Lindgren istic Service, Singers: "THE NEW DAWN" Irpm Calgary. Hurtr IrwHillon ortomUd to LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202 3rd Ave. S. A. D. GOLDSMITH, p.m. CHINESE ALLIANCE SERVICES PASTORJ. Sunday School Morning Service Evening Service SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16th, p.m. "SPORTSMEN SPEAK UP" Lambrose of Edmonton Eskimos Brian Berg of Saskatchewan Roughriders A TEACHER EXPLAINS THE HINDU TEXT TO A YOUNG BOY Showers and scripture prepare priesthood boys Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave, South Lethbridge Rev. R G. Deafeley Pastor 327-4766 Assist. Pastor 328-0130 School Mr. Graeme Bartle of New Zealand, a recent graduate of-the Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, will speak at both our a.m. and p.m. services. Tuesday, Study Friday, Peoples and Young Adults Fellowship. DALLAS, Tex. (AP) The life style of 100 children in East Dallas is difficult for most people to comprehend. The children of Hare Krishna followers have been sent to Dallas by their parents to attend the Gurukula, a com- mune school. Ranging in age from three to 11, the children are taught from the Bhagvadgita, a Hindu spiritual text, and live cut off from the outside world in a monkish atmosphere colored by Eastern mysticism. The school, in an old church building, is funded by the Los Angeles-based International Society for Krishna Con- sciousness, founded in 1965 by a retired Indian businessman, A.C. Baktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. The movement's members have become a familiar sight in most large cities. They wear saffron robes, daub their foreheads with paste and chant "Hare Krishna." The young boys' heads are shaved, except for a top knot, so Krishna can yank them into heaven at the proper time. The boys wear dhotis, the orange wrap-around. The single goal of the Gurukula is to make priests of the boys. At age 10, .most of them go to a farm in West Virginia. Girls in the school are en- couraged to be submissive. They wear ankle-length saris and keep their heads covered to discourage men. Many of the girls wear rings in their noses, the holes made with sewing needles, as a mark of chastity. The children's day begins at 4 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. when, segregated by sex and age, they go to sleep on mats in a damp church basement. The typical day in the school includes two or three showers, numerous religious services and six offerings of food to Krishna. 'Hare Krishna indoctrination turns followers into vegetables' KENTVILLE, N.S. (CP) A 19-year-old resident of this Annapolis Valley community said Monday he .was "psychologically kidnapped" by a cult, the Hare Krishna in Ottawa. A former student at Carleton University in Ottawa and Acadia University here, Allan North said he also had to be "kidnapped" to escape the cult and deprogramed of its brainwashing "So I was forced to think for myself again." Mr. North told a local ser- vice club the Hare Krishna "revolves around an eman- ciated old Indian businessman who, through adroit juggling of Hindu literature, added a new twist to an old religion and established himself as the head of it a personal friend of God." Mr. North said Hare Krishna imposes strict dis- cipline on its members. "Thinking is forbidden and their life span is about six years by which time they will either be dead because of malnutrition or related damage, or irreversibly in- sane." The youth's father, Dr. Emmerson' North, a veterinarian, said when his son was taken from Ottawa, "a warrant was immediately issued for our arrest for ab- duction. Had they (Hare Krishna) caught us before he was deprogramed .he would not have been out again." The youth said: "If a member chooses to leave the cult, he will be forced because of the indoctrination, into a vegetable like state, or he will have to rejoin the movement." -The Herald- Religion Moral duel on CBC A moral duel of intellect and will between a 19th century despot and a humble Wesleyan cleric, based.on historical fact, makes absorbing television drama as CBC's Performance presents The Man in the Tin Canoe, Sunday at 9 p.m. Douglas Campbell stars as Sir George Simpson, Hudson's Bay Co. governor of Rupert's Land in the 1840s, Leo Burns plays Rev. James Evans and Denise Fergusson portrays the minister's courageous wife, Mary. Billy Graham movie in March Lethbridge has been selected for a limited engagement dur- ing March for the premiere of the motion picture, Time to Run. World Wide Pictures, the producers of the film, announced the appointment of Howard Good as executive chairman for the Lethbridge area showings. Good is enlisting the support of numerous civic leaders and other residents to formulate plans for the premiere. According to Mr. Good, Time to Run is a new, feature- length color release from the Billy Graham film studios. He said he believes "the film will have an immeasurable positive impact on the lives of both teenagers and their parents in our community." Fertility chart studied Family planning information based on the use of the sympto-thermal graph as a means of identifying fertile and infertile phases of the human reproductive cycle will be presented soon in Lethbridge. A Catholic teacher couple will explain how pregnancy can be planned or avoided, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. in the Catholic educa- tion centre, 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Documentary explains Mormons A 30-minute documentary explaining beliefs and ex- periences of a family belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of LatteMiay Saints will be screened here twice this month. The Mormon Story, produced originally for the ABC televi- sion network, will be screened Feb. 9 at p.m. in the LDS In- stitute of Religion, 2808 28th St. S., and again, Feb. 16 at p.m. in the chapel of 1912 10th Avenue S. Presbyterians give more TORONTO (CP) Members of the Presbyterian Church in Canada contributed almost 12 per cent more for the national and overseas work of the church in 1974, treasurer Russell Merifield said today. He said in a statement that last year the income through congregations for the general assembly's budget was gain of over 1973. Ghurch Chuckles by CARTWRIGHT CM 1382 "Never saw them thai fired up about their religion, so they must be holding a political CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor. 5th An: