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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 38 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, February 15, 1975 CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor. 9th An. and 19th St. 8. SALVATION HEALINGS MIRACLES Plllor: REV. T W. ROVCROFT School Service Service Pilgrim pathway Tipsy troopers face a test BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH (North Am.rlcin Biptiil 32t-19th StrMt North Plilor-RCV. H. POSCHWATTA-Phom 321-2045 School (German and English classes) Worship Service Gospel Service 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 WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD (Affiliated with Ambassador College) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY to p.m. GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB _ Corner of 9th Ave. 6 SI. North Miniiler: CECIL MARANVILLE, Ph. 345-4705 (Collect) Listen to GARNER TED ARMSTRONG ON CFCN RADIO and TELEVISION Lethbridge Christian Reformed, Church Invites You .to listen to .the'Back-to God Hour every Sunday night at p.m. over CHEC Radio. THE GREAT SCENARIO shows How the events which led to Jesus death were careful fulfillment of a plan of salvation made long before Jesus' crucifiction. 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" By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Religion Writer .Fourth in a series Tipsy troopers wishing to enlist in the Salvation Army after a Saturday night drink- ing spree haven't a chance of signing the pledge and swear- ing in under the blood and fire banner Sunday morning. In fact, according to Lethbridge Citadel officers Maj. Thelma Corney and Maj. Joan Pierce, the candidate will have to wait through a period of "radical change" in lifestyle before being accepted into the ranks of William Booth. "Confession of faith in Jesus Christ as personal saviour must be followed by a radical change of lifestyle before one becomes a Salva- tion Army Maj. Corney explained in an inter- view. Recruits receive encourage- ment from officers and members of the corps. After a period of time, seekers are asked but not pressured into considering Salvation Army membership. Children of Army families normally attend a young soldier's class offering denominational instruction .and Bible study. Later, the Ar- ticles of War are reviewed and considered for signature. Public profession of faith is made at a church swearing-in ceremony, after which can- didates may. wear uniform. Adult recruits coming in from a totally non-Christian environment receive similar instruction. Maj. Corney said she asks adult seekers to write down on paper their own expression of how they became a Christian believer. Persons wishing to transfer from another Christian denomination would need to respect the Army position on sacraments, Maj. Corney said. "The Salvation Army wouldn't deny a believer tak- ing part in sacraments in another church. However, I would give caution and recom- mend membership elsewhere if sacraments remain a big deal for some Maj. Corney said. The Manual of Salvationism published by the Army's United States branch says the Army "in no way criticizes, and certainly does not condemn the church for its practice but "considers sacraments are not necessary to salvation nor essential to spiritual progress. As stated in the seventh doctrine, we i believe that repentance toward God, faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and regeneration by the Holy Spirit are necessary to salvation... it is feared that we might treat lightly, or even quite neglect one of these spiritual truths in an insistence upon a ceremony which is outward and visible. The religion of Jesus is intended to be a spiritual religion." Kneeling at the Mercy Seat before Army membership is not required, Maj. Corney said, although many frequent- ly find the place of prayer an opportunity for resolving spiritual needs. "Anyone can join; the rich, the poor, the cultured, the il- literate, the high, the low, the respectable, the Major Corney said. "People too often think the Army is just for down and outers." UNIFORM There are no instruction ex- penses for recruits Maj. Corney noted, although the new soldier is required to purchase his own uniform. This includes officers, the ti- tle given to Salvation Army lull-time clergy. Uniforms cost about (100 from trade supply head- quarters in Toronto. 'Some city women have made their own Sally Ann outfits for A bonnet costs optional for soldiers but required of female officers, and a derby, J12: New Salvationists are en- couraged .to provide their own home reference library con- taining a Bible, book of doctrine, Orders and Regulations for Soldiers, and a biography or history of Army work. Maj. Pierce es- timates suggested volumes would total around Founded as the Christian Mission, a helping arm for all churches, William Booth noticed new converts were ostracize when he marched them into his own Methodist fold. Later, the Army became a legal church entity in its own right. "Being a Salvationist should mean more than once-a- Sunday Maj. Corney said. "Fellowship is a means of grace. The early church met daily. Christians need frequent corporate worship and prayer." Lethbridge recruits are en- couraged to attend morning and evening services each Sunday and a prayer and Bible DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES a continuing memorial 327-533! or 327-2735 PLACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS. PRISONS Russian prelate moves to WCC Geneva role Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 15 29 Street South Paitor: Hincy Unriu Phone 329-3542 School' Worship MESSAGE: "WHEN GOD MOVES PEOPLE" also Mike Lambrose and Brian Berg CHRIST MEANS TO US" Testimonies by Mike Lambrose of Edmonton Eskimos and Brian Sera of the Sask. Rouahrlders A SPECIAL WELCOME to our Church to all Winter' Games Church where Christ is lovea and people are appreciated" LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202 3 Avenue South A.D. GOLDSMITH Pastor A SPECIAL WELCOME TO ALL WINTER GAMES and ATHLETES p.m. CHINESE ALLIANCE SERVICES PASTOR J. CHUANG Sunday School" Pastor Goldsmith Michael Lambrose Edmonton Eskimos Brian Berg Sask. Roughriders CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 -11th St. S. J. R. CHAPMAN. Minister MR D. MAISfeY. Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-4774 Family Service a.m. (Worship Service tor Adults S.S. Classes lor Children) EVERYBODY WELCOMEI CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1303.4th AVE. S. School Service "SOUL" Wednesday. Meeting HEADING ROOM Open Noon p.m.; Tues.. Thurs.. Sat. EDMONTON (CP) Bishop Makary, who carhe- from the Soviet Union four years ago to serve, as Edmonton-based head of the Russian Orthodox Churches in Canada and the United States, left the city this week. The 35-year-old bishop will take on the job of representing the Moscow patriarchate at the World Council of Churches in Geneva. His successor is Most Rev. Job, also appointed by the Russian Orthodox Church leadership in Moscow. In an interview during the weekend, Bishop Makary es- timated he has travelled 000 miles throughout Canada and the United States, con- ducting services and speaking to groups and individuals. "Living here was enjoyable and very he said. "I found the people quite the same as in the Soviet Union. I found them open-hearted and real human beings." His job in Geneva will be to promote brotherhood between churches and to expound the policy of the Russian Orthodox Church, he said. Each Sunday John Wesley White on AGAPE George Beverly Shea sings beloved songs. Dr. John Wesley White and psychiatrist Basil Jackson help ypu cope with loneliness, fear and other problems in this new weekly TV series that will make you smile, show you how to be happier and help you understand yourself a little more. Check TV listing for time and channel Dr. JOHN WESLEY WHITE IN PERSON At Inter-Church Rally Friday, at p.m. MUTMMMITEIimiTIDCHUmi Asked if he will support the council's aid to liberation and freedom movements throughout the world, Bishop Makary said the WCC has "a duty to support that kind of movement." "It is the duty of Christians to help suffering people in the world. That kind of help is a help to Christianity." However, the Russian Orthodox Church has not taken a stand on the case of Valentyn Moroz, the Ukrai- nian historian imprisoned in the U.S.S.R. RELIGIOUS BODY "You must understand that the church in the Soviet Union is trying to function as a religious body, not as a political the Bishop said. "Our task is to spread the gospel." Bishop Makary said he does not know yet what position his church will take on the case of Baptist minister Georgij Vins, currently on trial in -the U.S.S.R., and whether he will support a WCC move to send a legal observer to the trial. The bishop said he was "afraid he (Vins) was not just involved in church policy but in politics as well." ABOLISHED SLAVERY The. chief purpose of the 13th amendment to the con- stitution of the U.S. was to abolish slavery. It became law Dec. 18, 1965. study session during the week. A public prayer meeting is held Thursday at p.m.; small prayer groups meet twice a month before evening services and several home fellowships operate at different times. It is preferred Salvation Army families attend corps programs, Maj. Corney said. Regular activities here include Home League for women, Pounds Down, corps cadets, floor hockey, Brow- nies, Guides, Rangers, Beavers, Cubs and Sea Scouts. To be a commissioned member of the band or songsters, one must be at least a junior soldier. Non-members are sometimes invited to par- ticipate in musical groups or preach, but need approval from the officers beforehand. Maj. Corney said she tries to emphasize the necessity oi learning first about the Chris- tian way, then serving. "I feel too many Salvationists have the cart before the Maj. Corney-said. "They work before they worship. There should be a learning time because it is more important to be than do." Salvationist fathers are en- couraged to provide spiritual leadership at home. In their absence or reluctance to do so, Christian mothers receive support for insisting on grace before meals and family devotions. During the past year, Maj. Pierce reports, there have been 14 new Christians from a cross-section of age groups recorded through Lethbridge Citadel ministry. Next: Baptists. Church of the Nazarene School Doasley speaking Merrill, manager of the Whltehorse Yukon Basketball Team, will speak In the evening service. Tuesday, Study Friday, with "HIS" from Medicine Hat Everyone Welcome LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520-7IH StrMl South at SurwhlM Enngtl Hour Ll.t.n mry Surxtay p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. You are Invited to attend the service TO-NIGHT at p.m. featuring the music of "The Collegaires" from Northwest Bible College In Edmonton. School (Classes for all ages) Worship "BENEFITS OF CHRISTIAN LIVING" Service SPEAKER: Rev. Doug Peterson of Santa Ana, California Hearty invitation ia BKttndtb1 to alt and warm walcome awaiti you Chwch MInilMt: REV. O. KEITH CHURCHILL, 8.A., M.DIv. Organllt: MRS. HILDA COLEMAN-Planl.t: MRS. MAIDA MACK Choir Director: MISS HELEN FINDLAV Church School ON OUT AND PLAY" OF REALITY" Service of Worship led by The Crescent Players and Singers of Calgary, featuring a Chorus, Dramatic Group and Rock Band. A SPECIAL INVITATION TO BOTH SERVICES TO WINTER GAMES ATHLETES, OFFICIALS VISITORS ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US" "YE DO ERR, NOT KNOWING THE SCRIPTURES" Ignorance of God's Word usually means ignorance of Christ. (John Bring your Bible to an old-fashioned Bible study. INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH MMtlng In Construction Auoelation Building v 122-5 Avenue South Monday, p.m. THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY by Larry Christenson The surging bestseller that will warm your heart and may revolutionize your home life. "A superb guidebook for the Christian said Mrs. Billy Graham. Order this book by SOWDINS Send to CHRISTIAN FAMILY BOOKS Box 11, Lethbridge and you will receive a list of other vital family reading materials.. 1875-1975 THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CANADA CENTENNIAL YEAR ST. ANDREWS 1111. SUiAnmw South Mlnhttr: REV. L.D. HANKIN8ON, B.A. School "MAGNIFICENT REMINDERS" Organist: W. Van der Kooy BETHLEN 1020 -10 Annul North Minllttr: REV. C. TELCS, B.A. B.D..M.TH. LENTEN SERVICES ENGLISH School HUNGARIAN Organist: Vivian Toth LETHBRIDQE ALLIANCE CHURCH AND LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH WELCOME CANADA WINTER GAMES Hear Athletes speak at both Churches Michael Lambrose of Edmonton Eskimos Brian Berg of Saskatchewan Roughriders in identical Sunday Evening Services Lethbridge Alliance Church 1202-3rd A South p.m. Uweview Mennonite Brethren Church 15 AVWIIM A 29 StrMt South p.m. ;