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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD - Saturday, February 1�, I"3 Lutheran church for sale A building which has served as a worship centre since 1910 is up for sale in Claresholm. Erected after the formation of a Norwegian Lutheran congregation in 1904, Niderus was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada. Ir* 1968, the name was changed to Our Saviour's. A merger with a Missouri Synod congregation, St. Peter's, in 1971 resulted in another new name. The combined congregation is now known as Peace Lutheran Church and is a member of the ELCC. Pastor Richard Hanson is the minister. CHARTER FLIGHTS To: LONDON, AMSTERDAM, FRANKFURT, ROME, VIENNA From: AMSTERDAM, LONDON, BUDAPEST BENEFIT CHARTER TOURS LTD. Associated with: ALBERTA MUTUAL BENEFIT ASSOCIATION No. 6 - 1440A 17th Ave. S.W., Calgary South Alberta Representative . . . T. ALEMAN-PICTURE BUTTE PHONE 732-4581 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Union commissioners plan Lethbridge visit Pancake supper for United | Piles of pancakes and a generous quantity of syrup will be served when First United Church, Lethbridge, conducts its next family fellowship evening. "We are trying to get the congregation together in an atmosphere different to when they are at worship," Rev. Ken Jordan, the minister, explains. Future family activities include a Sunday in June at Water-ton Park, Mr. Jordan said. The congregation is also using monthly coffee hours for fellowship following regular worship services. Pancakes will be served at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 in the lower hall of First United Church. These gatherings are open to any persons wishing to attend, Mr. Jordan said. Executive commissioners re-1 resenting a pirn to unite more' than four million Canadian Christians under one denomination will possibly visit Lethbridge in March. A tentative schedule for Canon Ralph Latimer of the Anglican Church in Canada, and Dr. Robert Craig of the United Church, was announced this week. In each community, meeting arrangements will be the responsibility of local clergy and church representatives. The commissioners have proposed public meetings be arranged so they can present the plan to the community and assist in making its possibilities real according to local circumstances. Lethbridge meetings to consider union under the title, The Church of Christ in Canada, are tentatively set for March 16. The 108-page plan for union, wiiich proposes among other things that women be eligible for all forms of ministerial duties, was unveiled Wednesday before the executive bodies of each of the churches. NOT UNIFORMITY The plan does not call for uniformity among the churches. "We can continue to worship in the way that means most to us," a church release states. "Regional differences are recognized and provided for in its organization ... it provides Cash fund mil help preserve St. Paul's By CAROL KENNEDY | Tuesday to $6.1 million already LONDON (CP) - St, Paul's | raised. The income from this Naramata widens study facility Cathedral, the domed landmark that survived d i r e ct bombing attacks during the Second World War, has raised enough money to save it from possible collapse. The Queen and Prince Philip attended a special service this week in Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece to give thanks for the successful conclusion of an appeal launched exactly two years ago with a target of $7.5 million. An anonymous gift of a $2.35 million - trust fund was added DURING 'SHOP LETHBRIDGE DAYS If you dream of a lovely gracious home . . . beautifully furnished, perfectly appointed . . . you can make it happen. Now. At our fantastic sale. Complete decorator rooms. Carpets, too. Come. Start living the dream by talking to the experts in Home Furnishings. CHOOSE FROM CANADIAN MADE BEAUTIFUL HARDWOOD DINING ROOM SUITES ST. LOUIS FURNITURE 118 5th ST. S. PHONE 327-2210 fund, made up of blue - chip equities, is expected to provide a steady 26,000 income a year. Canadians contributed about $84,600 to the appeal. Appeal chairman Lord Amory said: "We have enough to safeguard St. Paul's for as far ahead so we can see and to take care of inflation." CITY PAYS THE MOST The amount of money raised is thought to be the largest ever- subscribed to help preserve a building. The bulk of it has come from City of London coffers, but more than $470,000 was contributed from the United States' and gifts also flowed in from Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile, work has started on surveying and reinforcing the west - front towers and the pediment of the south traept, which are in danger of slipping, largely due to traffic vibration around the 260-year-old structure. for a full ministry of the whole people of God: the laity, the bishops, the presbyters and the deacons." The plan includes 13 "articles of faith" which "make clear that The Church of Christ in Canada stands firm in the Catholic and evangelical faith of Christ's church proclaimed in all ages." Members of the negctiating churches will be received by the single new church and "people from all backgrounds and conditions" will be welcomed, ,the statement says. The new church would "include the basic elements which have characterized Caristten worship from the beginning," and would provide for "congregational participation in worship under the guidance of the bishop, the presbyter and the Pastoral Zone Council." The structure of the new church would involve pastoral zones at the local level; a district "which provides for pastoral oversight and implementation of programs of a number of pastoral zones in small areas"; regions made up of districts and a General Assembly determining policy. The General Assembly would meet every two years with occasional conferences of active bishops to discuss "matters of common concern." Dr. Bruce McLeod, moderator of the United Church of Canada said, he hoped persons objecting to parts of the plan for union would not leave "in sectarian zeal" to establish independent groups. He hoped "when the church moves, the whole church moves " Archbishop E. W. Scott, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada said "a substantial majority" of church members would have to approve plans for union before it would take force. He said the churches "won't take action until local levels have a chance to see it." A broadening ecumenical approach and widening community service highlight progress at Naramata Centre, 10 .miles north of Penticton, B.C. Founded hi 1947 in a single, borrowed house, Naramata provides opportunities for young adults in the United Church of Canada. However, Naramata soon reveals its ecumsnical character. During 197",, facilities were used by Anglican, Roman Catholic, Lutheran and Unitarian groups. At the same time, Naramata has broadened its general community service as a residential learning facility. Until 1968, educational events at Naramata were predominately church oriented. By 1972, th2 program was equally divided between church and community events. Rev. Ivan Cumming, director, defined Naramata's program of renewal. "The beauty of the setting, on Okanagan Lake amid rolling orchard lands with hills rising on all sides, provides an atmosphere of peace and detachment," he said. "This is an ideal setting for the adventure of discovery and renewal which is Eit the heart of our education philosophy." From a single house, Naramata has grown to 19 acres with 31 residential cottages, two dormitories, a large gymnasium, dining room - kitchen complex, numerous meeting areas, classrooms and lounges, 10 staff residences and main* tenance services. In 1972, a $1 million building and development fund campaign was launched to improve existing facilities and increase Naramata's versatility. Spring programs at Naramata include continuing education for church professionals, clergy and laymen; human relations training; a married couples conference and a session for persons recently retired. 'Pill' bishop told Vo quit LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -Roman Catholic priests have asked a bishop who supported birth control on a television show to resign because of his "monstrous" views. The Catholic Priests' Association, which claims to represent about 1,600 of Britain's 7,000 priests, said today in a letter to Augustine Harris, auxiliary bishop of Liverpool, he had lost an opportunity to "show the purity of Catholic doctrine rising above the mm-1- filth of modern man's sex life." It demanded he either resign or "publicly denounce the falsity of his views." The bishop said on a current affairs program Monday that a Catholic woman referred to by the interviewer should 'take the pill, say her prayers and go to tiie sacraments." Pope Paul nominates 30 new cardinals By PAUL HOFMANN New York Times Service ROME - Pope Paul VI has nominated 30 new cardinals from all continents, including three Americans. The new princes of the church in the United States are the Archbishop of Boston, the Most Rev. Humbert S. Medeir-os: the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Most Rev. Timothy Manning; and the Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Most Rev. Luis Apointe Martinez, who will become the first Puerto Rican cardinal in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. The 30 churchmen designated will be "created" cardinals, or formally installed in their new dignity, by Pope Paul in a consistory in thsVaitican on March 5. In another solemn ceremony on March 8, the pontiff will give each of the new cardinals bis red hat, the badge of his new rank. The cardinals ar the principal advisers to the pope in the government of the church. As a group, they form the Sacred College of Cardinals, which has often been called the senate of the church. However, since the Ecumenical Council Vatican II, held from 1062 to 1965, Pcpe Paul has created a new advisory body, the Bishops' Synod. GOVERN The most important task of the Sacred College of Cardinals consist in governing the church collectively as an interim admin istration during the period of the vacancy of the Holy See after the death of a pope, and to el- Friendship Week planned Friendship Week has been scheduled for March 18-23 as part of Lethbridge Church of the Nazarene's Key 73 program. "Members of the congregation plan to invite neighbors to their home for an informal friendship evening," Rev. Robert Deasley explains. The Nazaraie clergymen says no program, preaching or Bible study will be involved in these home visits. However, members of the church do plan to invite new friends to a pot luck supper and musical program in their church March 23. ect a new pontiff in secret conclave. Since the late 13th century, only cardinals have been elected popes, although theoretically the man chosen to head the church does not even have to be a priest. Pope Paul is understood to be considering a reform of the papal election system whereby some bishops who are not car-dinls, and possibly some selected priests as well, would join the conclave. The 30 prelates who are to be elevated to the cardinalate include eight Italians, Two Frenchmen, two Spaniards, two Brazilians, two Australians, and one nominee each from West Germany, Poland, Portugal, Pakistan, Japan, Mexico, Col-on.':>ia, Argentina, Congo (Braz-zaiille), Kenya and Western Samoa. The Samoan is the Most Rev. Pius Taofinu'u, 49 years old, Bishop of Apiar and the first Polynesian member of the Roman Catholic episcopacy. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29th Street So. H. P. NIKKEI, Co-ordinator - Phone 345-3335 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service 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 8EREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th Street South 11:00 a.m.-Memorial Service 7:30 p.m.-"WHAT IS MAN?" Speaker: MR. A. BENNETT Wednesday 8:00 p.m.-Bible Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Her* Literature distribution explained Distribution of Christian publications hi countries around the world was the topic of a World literature Crusade luncheon in Lethbridge this week. Area clergy weire brought up to date with crusade objectives of providing Christian literature without cost for 415 overseas missionary organizations and denominations. W. Cameron Wilson, represent ing WLC, told the ministers a five-hour program explaining the organization will be broadcast on CFCN television Feb. 17 starting at 11:30 a.m. This special telecast will feature several Christian ministers including Oswald J. Smith of Toronto, evangelist Billy Graham and WLC director, Jack McAlister. 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.-Timely Film "THE RETURN" 7:30 p.m.-Thursday-Bible study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive PASTOR-REV. H. J. JOST-Phorve 327-6113 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship service "THE MARKS OF A CHRISTIAN'' 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Rev. Dennis Greenway of India will be with us A Cordial Invitation To All BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH (North American Baptist General Conference) 329 19 Street North Pastor: MANFRED TAUBENSEE - Phone 328-2045 Observing Conference Sunday WHAT'S IT GOT TO DO WITH ME? Speaker: Rev. Isador Frazer, Northern Area Secretary Special Services: 11:00 a.m.-German Service 7:00 p.m.-English Sea-vice (Film) 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. GOOD NEWS ABOUT DOOMSDAY. This radio sermon highlights some of the latest discussion about the ecological crisis and shows there is a majestic message of hope in the scriptures. Would you believe it? 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. 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH MINISTER 10:00-FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL 11.00-MORNING SERVICE 7:00-EVENING SERVICE DIAL-A-THOT - 327-4581 ;