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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February t, 1975 THE LETH0RIDGE HERALD 13 BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS South Sunday Service Lecture Wednesday Class Subject for Sunday p.m. "THE DESTRUCTION OF THE WICKED" SPEAKER: MR. H. BLACKER CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Everyone Welcome FIRST, SECOND and SEVENTH WARDS: 1912-10th Avenue South THIRD and FOURTH WARDS: 28th Street South and Scenic Drive FIFTH and SIXTH WARDS: 2223-6th Avenue 'A' North STUDENT BRANCH: 28th Street South PLEASE PHONE 328-8305 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SALVATION ARMY 1302 4th Avenue South Majors: THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAN M. PIERCE Sunday School. For bus transportation pick-up, phone 327-8957 :00 a.m.-STUDIES IN, HEBREWS 13 Major Thelma Corney preaching :00 "I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE" Major Joan Pierce WEEK YOUTH SECTION PARADE February 16 at 11 a.m. Capt. Peter Roed from Toronto preaching. Families, friends and all young people and Bible Study Thursday at LETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC CHURCHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY, 9 a.m.; a.m., 12 noon ASSUMPTION 2405-12th AVE. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY, 8 a.m., a.m.. 11 a.m., p.m. Folk Mass a.m. In Parish Hall ST. PETER ST. PAUL'S (BYZANTINE RITE) CORNER 7th-AVE. and 12th ST. 'B' NORTH SUNDAY a.m. and 11 a.m. THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: RIGHT REV. WILBUR K. HOWARD President of Conference: Dr. Nelson R. Mercer Chairman of Presbytery: Rev. T. Medicine Hat SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11 Ih Street South Minittora: REV. KENNETH W. MORRIS, B.Sc., 8.D. REV. WILLIAM CALDERWOOD. M.A. Director 01 Mutic: MR. WILFRED WOOLHOUSE Organtel Ermriiua: MR. A. K. PUTLAND SUNDAY, FEBRUARYS Worship Sermon: "SEEK FIRST, HIS KINGDOM" Rev. Ken Morris (Ten days for World Sacrament of Baptism Senior Choir: "I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes Lekberg "He is There" Eric Wild Church School in all departments at a.m. ________NURSERY AVAILABLE____________ McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Souttmet LethbrMgo from 15th An. end 34th S. MINISTER REV. SLAKE ANDERSON ASSOCIATE MINISTER MR. WILLIAM THWINQ Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egtoron Organist: Mra. C. QrMfW SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 THIS I TOIL" Installation of Officers Music: Jr. Girls' Choir and Sextet Fellowship hour following SUNDAY SCHOOL and Intermediate (9-14 years) and Primary (to 8 years) (15-17 years) Peoples FIRST UNITED CHURCH Comer it Stti and 1 ltd StrMt North MtotoMr: REV. KEN B.D. 'prganlst Mr. AfiyrfMllls'i Choir Barbara Hwozdecxl SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Service Meditation NOT BY BREAD ALONE" Anthem: "Let Us Break Bread Together" Negro Spiritual Arr. by Theron W. Kirk School (All Departments) NURSERY PROVIDED Gospel warriors gear-up Winter Games outreach BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 716 23 North (Phone 327-1484) Morning Service A ticket to heaven and a free cup of coffee not necessarily in that order will be offered tourists tramping downtown Lethbridge streets during the Canada Winter Games. "His Place, a Christian coffee house; definitely has the motive of leading people to announc- ed Keith Hazell, pastor of the New Hope Centre, this week. Assisted by Larry Spicer, youth minister at Lethbridge Church of the Nazarene, Mr. Hazell has spearheaded the gospel outreach set for Feb. 11-22. Operating in a vacant store, 317 8th Street S. daily except Sunday, Christian volunteers will seek to share their faith with athletes, visitors and residents who may chose to drop in. "We open at p.m. and will stay open each night as long as there is an Mr. Hazell said this week. "Possibly, we will also open the door during the day as a counselling service." Mr. Hazell reports copies of a modern Bible translation, entitled Touched will be available free at the coffee house. And, he hopes, a shipment of French language New Testaments will also arrive in time for distribution. Pastors and youth leaders sincere- ly interested in an evangelical thrust during the Winter Games have been invited to contact Mr. Hazell. Volunteers are needed to staff the coffee house. Close by the Sportsplex, a billboard will invite a similar audience to visit and investigate the message of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Lee Snarr and Elder Rick Bennett, two of the senior LDS mis- sionaries supervising work in Lethbridge, have arranged a visitor's centre in the Stake House. "We offer visitors a tour of the building, explaining the restoration of the Gospel, various church aux- iliaries and the Family Home Even- ing programs. We will also show films upon Elder Snarr said this week. The LDS project will operate daily except Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. In addition, an afternoon of cartoon entertainment for children will be featured Feb. 20 commenc- ing p.m. Youngsters will be chaperoned until cartoon session ceases at 4 p.m., Elder Snarr said. Elder Snarr added full time mis- sionaries considered operating a drop in centre at the LDS Seminary, east of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. However, organizers found the building was already heavily booked for other church functions. An interfaith group representing several Lethbridge congregations has sponsoring two drop-in centres for athletes. Bill Roycroft is co- ordinating the programs at St. Andrew's Presbyterian and First Baptist Churches. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH I2lti AviniM ind Mayor Mogrith Drivt Pmtor: RIV. H. J. JOST Phono 3Z7-8113 Christian Education Hou' Service Service A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALLI NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH Tto Evingoliul Church In Canoda a.m.--The Church at Study (Sunday School- classes for all ages) Church at.Wor- ship. Message: "THE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION" Church at Even- song. Message: "IT'S FRIGHTENING" Tuesday, Church at Prayer Everyone is Welcome NEW HOPE CENTRE OF LETHBRIDGE 1 SOS 6th Ave. South SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 Worship and Ministry Worship and Ministry A BIBLE CENTRED CHARISMATIC CHURCH WHERE YOU ARE WELCOMEI COME THOU WITH US AND HE WILL DO THEE GOOD Pilgrim pathway follow By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Religion Writer Third in a series Some Southern Alberta residents like to be herded about like sheep while another person or religious organization pulls the spiritual strings, claims St. Andrew's Presbyterian, minister, Rev. Larry Hankin- son. "Our congregation is very conscious of the example set by Andrew the disciple. He introduced people to Jesus. We want to give support, to create an environment for spiritual growth. But Presbyterians don't lead peo- ple around by the Mr. Hankinson said in a recent interview. Most of the 18 new confirm- ed members at St. Andrew's last year came through regular preparation classes for children of Presbyterian families. Mr. Hankinson said he could perhaps gain more converts if he preached the ten com- mandments of Presbyterian belief. But he said he prefers DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES ai a continuing memorial Phone 327-1322 or 327-2735 PLACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, PRISONS CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 429-11th St. S; J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister MR. D. MAISEY, Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-4774 Family Service (Worship Service for Adults S.S. Classes for Children} EVERYBODY WELCOME! CHMSTUNSGENGE .1M3-4IHAVE.S. School Service "SPIRIT" Mooting READING ROOM Open Noon p.m. Thurs., Sat. enquirers think through their own faith for themselves. Normally, a seven year church school program paves the way to a two to three year catechism study and communicant class. Subse- quently, a decision is usually reached concerning public profession of faith and willingness to serve in the Christian church. "Baptists, Lutherans, Anglicans, United members can become a Presbyterian by Mr. Hankinson said. "If for some reason the transfer is opposed or denied, we ask for a re affirmation of faith. AH candidates are en- couraged to attend communi- cant classes which include instruction in Presbyterian history, doctrine and government." The catechism study is iden- tical to the United Church of Canada. Both denominations subscribe to the Westminster Confession of Faith. Alternative forms of bap- tism are usually accepted by Presbyterians, Mr. Hankinson said. "I have averaged about three adult baptisms by im- mersion each year during my ministry Mr. Hankinson said. "We borrow the First Bap- tist pool. They heat the bap- tistry up and give me a pair of leaky boots to remind me where I Mr. Hankinson added with cheerful relish. Attributing interest in im- mersion to the influence of charismatic groups, Mr. Hankinson said most of the candidates are either young adults or elderly people getting ready to die. Immer- sion provides a symbol of par- ticipation in Christ, Mr. Hankinson suggested. "We don't emphasize the method so much as the meaning. Baptists say immer- sion is a symbol of belief. Presbyterians believe the Gospel of Jesus is for the smallest child and that belief cannot come about unless the Holy Spirit begins first to work in a youngster's, heart. That's why we encourage children to be baptized." St. Andrew's Church records report 18 baptized membeis, including three by immersion, during the past year. Mr. Hankinson stressed Presbyterian means a form of k members rew's example government rather than growth include worship ser-belief. vices, adult and youth groups Mr. Hankinson explained sponsored by the denomina-his appointment to a given tion and active encourage-church is controlled by the ment of members participa-decisions of a presbytery, 17 ing on civic boards, service ministers and 17 elders from agencies and community the surrounding' Southern programs. Alberta territory. "We've gotten away from "The congregation can't the mid week prayer and Bi-fire me, can't starve me. If ble Mr. Hankinson they have a complaint over said. "Some folks ask for it some misdeed, they have to and I tell them their minister take it to the presbytery for is as close as a telephone and review. We are not production they can always come down oriented, not overly concern- here for prayer. The city has ed about statistical results been divided into 14 districts like some Christian sects." with two Presbyterian elders More extensive catechism responsible for each area. CHURCHES TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 4ie-12th StrMt 327-0709 ELCC-PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN Special German Worship Sunday School Worship Service EVERYONE WELCOME! CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 11th Avanuo and 24th StrMt South VK. Gartko Phono 321-3445 Oflte.; 321-1511 Horns Sunday School Worship Service Shrove Pancake Supper, Sunday at p.m. Ash p.m. Communion Service COME, BE ENRICHED AND BLESSED! LUTHERAN CHURCH 'Corner 6th AVMW and 11th StrMt South Pallor: PAUL KOESTER OWce: Homo: 327-3M8 Sunday School and Bible classes Worship Service Wednesday, Feb. 1.2, p.m. Lenten service to the Lutheran Hour Sunday, a.m. CFAC Calgary necessary for certain can- and home visits. didates. Upon special request, short "For the Presbyterian, the term study is provided, Mr. Bible is the only rule of faith Hankinson said. Currently, a and morals." Wednesday evening medita-When a candidate declares tion is being offered as part of himself publicly in a Lent at St. Andrew's. Presbyterian church he A church library provides answers three questions: reading material for "Do you confess your faith members, in God as your heavenly "The library includes father, in Jesus Christ as your devotional, doctrinal, mis-Saviour and Lord and in the sionary and history Holy Spirit as your sane- Mr. Hankinson said, adding with a twinkle in his eye. "Do you repent of your sins "Plus other like with a humble and contrite sex." His hand lifted down a heart and put your trust in the teenage counselling series, mercy of God which is in An elder waits beside the Christ commiTnion table after you promise to make vices to answer queries, Mr. diligent use of the means of Hankinson explained, grace, and to be a faithful Prospective candidates may member of the Church of also contact the minister, trict elders or other LIBRARY Presbyterians about New members are en- membership, couraged to conduct Bible A Hungarian mission of the reading at home, to say grace Presbyterian Church in before meals and 'share in Canada meets at .1020 10th family prayer. A daily Avenue N. Rev. George Teles devotional guide may be sub- is minister of the Bethlen scribed to, and the church congregation, magazine Presbyterian "Andrew brought others to Record circulates information Mr. Hankinson and inspiration throughout the concluded. "Every member denomination. of the church is a priest of No force is applied to new God, responsible to do the members, Mr. Hankinson same." said. Activities for one's own Next: Salvation THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA Corner 4th Avenue and SAINT AUGUSTINE S Hth Street South REVEREND L. FRANK LEE, B.A. S.T.B. RECTOR REVEREND DEREK HOSKIN, L.Th., CURATE DENNIS WHITELEY, A. MUS. T.C.L., A.R.C.O. OrganM md Choirmmttr Holy Communion Holy Communion Morning Prayer, Senior Choir and Canterbury Singers (Nursery Provided) Evensong, Senior Choir p.m. Pot Luck Parish Supper Annual Meeting of St. Augustine's Parishioners MIDWEEK SERVICES Ash a.m. and Holy Communion Thursday, Feb. 13, Holy Communion MARY THE VIRGIN WW Rector THE REVEREND CANON ROBERT W. COWAN, B.A., Lth NEXT BEFORE LENT Martins Holy Eucharist Church School Nursery Parish Hall Sung Eucharist Evensong Vestry a.m., Eucharist Ash Wednesday: p.m., Ash Wednesday Ceremonies and Eucharist Saturday: p.m., Preparation for Communion _ ___ __________ CHURCH CUT OUT AND MAIL THIS COUPON! Gentlemen: Please enroll me in the Free Bible Correspondence Course. 1 understand there is NO obligation, and that the course is conducted entirely BIDIO study by mail, based entirely on the Bible, and is undenominational. a.m. MY NAME and 6 p MT IMttMC p.m. ADDRESS Fof mm: IM-etrt ;