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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 23, 1J74 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818-5 Avenue South Minister Rev L D Hanklnson B.A. Organist Mr. W Vander Kooy DEVIL IS HE OR ISN'T Church School: All classes from Kindergarten to Grade six. Nursery during Church Hour 7-00 OF LIFE" Bethlen Presbyterian Church 1014-10U1 North Minister Qkorgt B.A., B.D., M.th. Vivian Toth English Worship Service a.m. Hungarian Worship a.m. Sunday School a.m. Church of the Nazarene 9th Ava. South St LethbrldoB Rev. R.G. 327-4786 Aultt. Pastor-Larry Splcer Phone 327-1156 REVIVAL SERVICE Conducted by Rev. Hugh Gorman of Melfort Saskatchewan Assisted by the Knelson Musical Family of Coaldale COMMENCING SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17 at a.m OF NEW MEMBERS and Each WEEKNIGHT AT p.m. Except Saturday until Sunday P.M. February 24 Friendly Welcome Awaits You LUTHERAN ________CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 41612th Stmt 327-0709 HAROLD MARTIN 9.45 School 11-00 Worship Hour WEDNESDAY, p Service litn Aveniw and 24th South Gartke 328-3445 Office; 328-1518 Home School Service WEDNESDAY, Service EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Comer 6th Avenue and 18th Street South VACANCY PASTOR Rev. Kknn D. Tarnke 327-4336 Office 345-3548 Residence School and Bible Class Service and Holy Communion MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 7.30 GROWTH WORKSHOP" Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday, a.m. CFAC Calgary LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520 7th Street South i Home of the Sunahine Evangel Hour Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School (Classes for all ages) Worship "YOU ARE HUNGRY FOR GOD" SERVICE Orchestra Special Singing Prayer and Bible Study Young People's Service A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU. Coilhurst Pentecostal Assembly Rev. K. Paetar-Phone 32V-3133 School Service Service "A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU Smiling saints Al Owens of Vancouver carves a statue of Christ Wood whittler carves joy into the life of the saints VANCOUVER (CP) Al Owens carved hardwood stat- ues of Christ and the saints that are radically different from those one remembers from church or school. For Mr. Owens' wooden statues all bear a striking re- semblance to Al Owens and they all wear a smile. "All my saints are smil- he says. "I don't see any point in them not smiling. It comes out that way." Mr. Owens even found a bright side to the gruesome story of St. Stephen, who was martyred by being stoned to death. "Instead of showing him gasping his last breath under a pile of rocks, I show him on his way up to Mr. Owens said. As for making the statues in his own likeness, Mr. Owens admits it's true, but says it's an mere slip of the chisel that leaves the figures with his thin-lipped mouth and pointed beard, but without the baseball cap he wears indoors ana out. The self-portraits put him in excellent company. The 16th- century engraver Albert Du- rer drew his portrait as Christ and Canadian artist Jack Chambers once painted himself as a tormented Jesus in angular El Greco style. But Mr. Owens said it isn't be- cause of any liking for other artists. "I'm not with the wood- working crowd, or the art crowd, or he said. In fact, Mr. Owens has had little formal year Meditation guru using 'color to spread word By GERALD RATZIN NEW DELHI (Reuter) Maharishi Maresh Yogi, the Indian guru who once counted the Beatles among his followers, has drawn up a plan to extend his spiritual kingdom throughout the world. Although the Beatles an- nounced their disillusionment with the "jet-age guru" in 1968, his science of creative WCC aids freedom movement GENEVA (AP) The World Council of Churches allocated a record this week to support 29 freedom movements ranging from the African Independence Party in Portuguese-held Africa to the National Indian Brotherhood of Canada. The donations were decided by the council's executive committee meeting at Bad Saarow in East Germany and announced by headquarters here. The money comes from contributions by member churches to the "special fund to combat racism" set up four years ago by the organization of 220 Anglican, Protestant and old Catholic churches in 83 countries. The largest grant of went to the African Independence Party of Guinea and Cape Verde Islands, working for emancipation of the African country of Guinea Bissau, recognized by the organization of African unity and about 70 nations. popularly transcendental claims -a world intelligence known as meditation, following. There is a Maharishi Inter- national University at Los An- geles, and courses in SCI are offered at Harvard, Yale and other universities, says the American director of the Indian program, David Vedovi. It is all part of the world plan which the Maharishi proclaimed in January, 1972, after seven days of silent meditation with followers on the Mediter- ranean holiday island of Ma- jorca. The aim is to set up SCI teacher training centres throughout the world. Each centre would train teachers and organizers say they hope this will mean a teacher for every people in the world. CITE BENEFITS SCI supporters say its study would enrich everyone's life, help the. individual develop bis potential and "achieve the spiritual goals of mankind in this generation." Transcendental meditation is said to eliminate mental stress and tension, improve perception and promote efficiency. It is only recently that the Maharishi has stepped up his efforts to bring SCI to the land of his birth, where gurus and mystics are in plentiful supply. The plan was launched in In- dia with advertisements in major cities offering a free demonstration "with color TV." Since only four Indian cities have television, none of them color, that was a big attraction. The color TV proved to be videotapes on a television screen showing the Maharishi surrounded with flowers explaining the virtues of SCI to a Western audience. About 200 people saw the first show in New Delhi at a community centre in a well- to-do residential area of the capital. Vedovi said 60 people had signed up for the six-week courses of 33 lessons, costing a total of about which will qualify them to spread the gospel. Happiness theme of LDS conference CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS LETHBRIDGE STAKE QUARTERLY CONFERENCE February 23 and 24 28th St. South and Scenic Drive Everyone Welcome SATURDAY, 18 years of age and over SUNDAY, 3rd, 5th and Coaldale, Diamond City and Picture Butte Wards and Student Branch SUNDAY, 1st, 2nd and 4th, Champion, Claresholm, Fort Macleod and Pmcher Creek W- and Pass Branch CARDSTON (HNS) Dr. Fred Spademan, president of the Cardston, Alberta Sta.e conducted the recent conference in the LDS Stake centre. Mr. Spackman chose Happiness as the theme of bis talk. He remarked that it was difficult to define happiness because it meant a different thing to different people. "Happiness is not an end but a he said. "We find happiness along the road as we live day by day. In our search for happiness may we not be he counseled. comes as the result of an inner Mr. Spackman said He quoted from" John "Peace I leave with yon, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I onto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid He concluded that happiness is living the laws of the gospel; following the teachings of the Saviour and sustaining church leaders. Grant Matkin, first counselor in the Stake presidency; Dr. Glen Jones, high council adviser to the Aaronic priesthood; Mrs. Arline Scott, adviser to Aaronic priesthood Mutual Improvement Association, young women; Howard Sugden, high council adviser to MIA and Jack Stone, seminary instructor were the adult speakers. Business of the meeting included ordination of six young men to the office of elder: Reid Smith, Barton Leavitt. Ryan Richard Anderson, Delbert Bevans and Larry Schow. Cleon Wright was released as assistant Stake clerk. of instruction at the Van- couver School of Art and only a year's carving experience. But he's been whittling for years. "I always have a jack-knife in my he said, add- ing that he usually carries around a piece of wood to whittle on in spare moments. "I've been collecting wood for Mr. Owens said. "I've cut- down trees. People call to say they're cut- ting down a tree and would I like some. People are very good about that sort of thing." A crucifix he carved last year came from a piece of cherrywood he's had for 20 years. "I've got lots of that one left, in the basement, under the stairs, he said, 'gesturing at his clut- tered workshop, crammed with wood, remnants, branches, walnut blocks, door sills. "I've got more wood than I can foresee using SAINTS OBSCURE Mr. Owens specializes in obscure saints, with St. Gen- evieve of Paris typical. _ "Parisians credit her with saving Paris from Attila the Hun and his crowd. Because of her, they went off to Orleans and left Paris untouched. How? Her intercession with God, naturally. They claim that." How did Mr. Owens get in- terested in religious art? "I've always had the thought that I didn't like most of the religious art I was sur- rounded he said, adding that he was brought up in the New Westminster, B.C., or- phanage of the Sisters of Providence, where religious art abounded. "Well, it struck me as a child that it was kind of pho- ney, you know, that people are always looking up to heaven. They're always sad, pious. That kind of thing can turn you off religion." Mr. Owens has a backlog of orders for his sculpture, but bemoans the fact they're mainly for the conventional saints.' "I've done two St James in the past year and three St. Peters, and all my St Peters are in teak." Would anyone care for a St Henry of Cocket in English oak; or St. Josephat of Polotsk in Carpathian elm: or St. Phocas the Gardener in myrtle? BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH Morning Service: Baby Sitting Service Sermon: "IF IT IS FAITHFUL IT MUST BE FACTUAL" Evening Service Baby Sitting Service Sermon: "WHAT IS SO GOOD ABOUT BEING GOOD" Church Minister Rev 0 K Churchill. B A M Div Director of Music: Mr. D Barry Waterlow L T CU Church School 11-00 OUR KIND OF CHURCH CHANGE OUR KIND OF FOLLOW ME" YOU ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: RIGHT REV. N. BRUCE McLEOD, Toronto President of Conference: Rev. A. Chairman of Presbytery: Rev. T. ________________Medicine Hat________________ SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ava. and 11th St 3. REV. KENNETH MORRIS B Sc B.D. MR WILLIAM CALOERWOOD M.A DIRECTOR OF MUSIC-Mr Wilfred Woolhouse ORGANIST EMERITUS-Mr. A. K. Rutland 11-00 Worship SERMON: "Hang the Prophets" Mr. William Calderwood ANTHEM: "Holy, Lord God of Hosts" Gordon Young School in all Departments Nursery available Lounge CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: at p.m. at p.m. at p.m. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbndge from 15th. and 24th St S MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Director: Mr. H. Vaa Egteren Orguiit: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 of the K. Walker OF NEW ELDERS, STE- WARDS U.C.W. EXECUTIVES Sermon: "CHRISTS DOMINION" CHRISTIAN EDUCATION a.m.-Junior Department (Grades and 6) Intermediate Department (Grades 11 00 a.m.-Kindergarten (ages 3, o ana o years) Primary Department (Grades 1, 2 and 3) Nursery for tiny tots is available at the service FIRST UNITED CHURCH Comer otSth Avenue aml13tti Street North MINISTER. REV. KEN JORDAN B A B D Director of Music MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK ATCH. RMT SUNDAY. FEBRUARY 24 Worship Sermon: "EVIL KNIEVEL THE BASIC QUESTIONS OF LIFE" Parade 11th Lethbridge School (All Departments) Nursery available Group MIDWEEK GROUPS at p.m. at p.m. at p.m. at p.m. at p.m. LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH MINISTER D 3 So a.m. FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL p.m. CHINESE SERVICES "SEVEN TESTS OF HONESTY" FAMILY CHOIR... DUET HAPPY HOUR PERSONALITIES P.M. FILM: "YONEKO" HAVE A OF WORK BEAUTIFUL BUT I JJKfc LAWN ASP TDHAVC BUT IF I KEEP AFTER IT, presented oy The Ctim _ THEORY OF EVOLUTION THE suewve CHURCH OP CHRIST 2720 21M 9. Donald R Glvens Evangelisl Sunday: Bible Study 10 arn WonMp 11am and 6pm WML: 7 30 O m Mid Phonr. 3214172 or WEtCOME ;