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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday. Ftbruary 9, 1974 Mormons revamp name of stakes World growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints has prompted a change in name of stakes, ecclesiastical units of the church, to reflect their geographic location, the First Presidency has announced in Salt Lake City. The name changes are effective immediately, says H Melvin Jubber, high councilman for Lethbridge stake Changes tn the Lethbridge region result in Alberta stake becoming Cardston, Alberta Taylor becomes Raymond. Alberta; Lethbridge becomes Lethbridge. Alberta, and Taber becomes Taber. Alberta, stake A stake is an administrative and supervisory unit of the church composed generally of five or more local congregations called wards and branches with or more church members. Membership in the southern area rests at nearly in Lethbridge. 3.000 each at Cardston and Raymond and 2.600 members in Taber stake. There were 630 stakes in the LDS church as of Dec 31. THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 4th AvenueS Officers MAJOR'. rHFLMA M CORNEY. JOAN M PIEBCE 9 45 a m -Sunday School 11 00 a.m -Morning Worship 7 00 Service Thursday -7 30 p m -B He Study WC INVITE rp MAKEiTHE: ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME IN PERSON "MAX SOLBREKKEN" -FEB. 15, AT CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE EVERY SUNDAY 2P.M. 1973 Mormons are represented in stakes throughout Canada, the United States and 22 other countries. In areas of smaller membership, missions of the church are organized in districts and branches. Total world membership stands at 3 3 million persons Stakes and wards are organized when church population is sufficiently concentrated in an area and after members have been trained for leadership responsibilities. Some 200 persons, all volunteers without financial remuneration, are necessary to staff a stake program The stake president and his counsellors are responsible for implementing the church program. When population in a stake expands to or more, the stake is divided and a new one organized The designation "stake" stems from the prophetic imagery Of Old Testament writer Isaiah who called upon Israel to "enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations spare not. lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes" (Isaiah 54 2-7) The Alberta stake (now Cardston. Alberta) was the first Canadian unit organized bv the LDS church in 1895 Taylor stake (now Raymond, Alberta) was organized in 1903 and was named after John Taylor, an early apostle of the Mormon church. Lethbridge organized in 1921 Spiritual healing centre A healing centre recently opened by Rt. Rev. Allan Read, assistant Anglican bishop of Toronto in Cody Hall at St. Paul's Anglican Church is the first of its kind in Canada. The centre which seats about 100 persons will be open Wednesday and Thursday afternoons giving advice and information on spiritual healing services. Alberta Residents 65 years of age and over: Ginsburg ready for Lethbridge If you are 65 years of age or older and registered with the Alberta Health Care Insurance plan, you should have received a brochure covering the new Extended Health Benefits Program. It's possible you may have been missed. Under the program, registered senior citizens and their dependents will be eligible for assistance in purchasing eye-glasses, dental services, medical and surgical appliances, hearing aids and some major pieces of medical or surgical equipment. Don't miss out! If you have not received your brochure, please fill out the card below and mail it today. Your brochure will be sent by return mail. Senior Citizens Extended Health Benefits P.O Box 1376 Edmonton. Alberta copy ffte Extended Health BeneMs Preacher, athletic coach, organizer whatever the perspective. Rabbi Lewis Ginsburg of Calgary brings color to any community gathering. This month the rabbi will add his own kind of flavoring to Brotherhood Week observances in Lethbridge. scheduled to commence here Keb 17. Rabbi Ginsburg has been invited to address a 7.30 p.m. 5AP.MI (ilNSHUH'i Brotherhood Week service in Southminster United Church. The program is sponsored by district Anglican, Baptist. Presbyterian. Jewish, Catholic and United Church congregations Rabbi Ginsburg is spiritual leader of the Congregation House of .Jacob in Calgary. Earlier ho served Jewish communities in Edmonton. Saskatoon and Minneapolis. Minn. Following theological training in Chicago and New York Citv. Rabbi Ginsberg took secular training at Yeshiva University. New York, and at the University of Minnesota. Rabbi Ginsberg is active in inter faith projects, sports organizations and other community groups Two anthems based on Old Testament excerpts will be performed as part of the Hroiherhood Week program .Southminster United senior choir, augmented by members of other church choirs, will present two items He Watcheth Over Israel, a selection from Mendelssohn's Klijah. and a modern arrangement of Psalm 57 by Thomas Cousins. Mary Thomson will be the soloist singing Father of Heaven from Judas Maccabeus bv Handel. Greeks gain new leader MMHHP xllbcna HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT HEALTH CARE INSURANCE COMMISSION TORONTO UTi Bishop Snlirias Alhanassnulas of Constant ia officially look over spiritual leadership of 200.000 Greek Canadians this week before persons at the Cathedra) of SI George hero The 3! var-old clergyman Jhe first Canadian elrried Jo (he post The new who ramr in Canada from IfcKtoji 12 ago. hecamr a rihzen in 19fi7 In he beratw vnvir of SI (Jforcc Greek Orthodox Cathedral at Montreal and appointed dran of the cathedral three vears Jater He heir! that post until IX-c !8 of last year when Ihe Holv Synod of the Kcumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elected him Bishop of Canada, succeeding Bishop Theodosios of Ancona who rclired Nov I He in an interview he is especially interested in revamping Greek community life in Toronto and is a promoter of stwiai Cervices for immigrants to allnw them to integrate smoothly into Canadian life while retaining ethnic Independent Baptist Church Interested in Pure Bible Study7 In Whal Chris! Has For You? Meet WUh Us Around God's Word MONDAYS at 7 30 p.m. 1714- 14ft South Listen p.m. Sundays BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 7lh StrMt South Service 7 30 p.m JESUS AND THE WORLD A CONTRAST" Speaker Mr William Blacker Wednesday 8.00 Class A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITj YOU EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH i2th and Mayor Maguth Drive PASTOR REV. H. J. JOST 327-6113 am GORDON CREIGHTON Service Pastor Bernie Fehr Special Messages in Song "A cordial invitation to all" i LUTHERAN CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 41612th Street 327-0709 HAROLD MARTIN 9 30 German Worship a m Scnool 11 00 am Worship Hour Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ntn Avenue and 24tn alree. South Gartke Phone 328-3445 Office: 328-1518 Home 9 School 11.00 Service EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street South VACANCY PASTOR Rev. Klaus D. Tamke 327-4336 Office 345-3548 Residence School and Bible Class 7 30 p m Worship Service Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday, a m. CFAC Calgary THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN. METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES HIGMI Mf-V N MrLMJO. Icnonto Prpsident of Conference Rev A Edwnrthy Edmontm (.hairman of f'rpsljytpry HPV I Gtlf.hrist Medicine Hnt SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. end 11th St. S. KFNNHH MORRIS B