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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor. SlhAve. end13lhSI. S. SALVATION HEALINGS MIRACLES Plllot: REV. T W. ROrCROFT School Service Service Saturday, January 4, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 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. PETERS 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 Mmi.teri: REV. KENNETH W. MORRIS, B.Sc., B.D. HEV. WILLIAM CALDEHWOOD, M.A. Director of MR. WILFRED W001.HOUSE Organill Emeritui: MR. A. K. PUTLAND SUNDAY, JANUARY 5 Worship Sermon: "ABRAHAM MAN OF FAITH" Rev. Kenneth W. Morris Anthem: "Blessed Be Thou O Lord" Leon Brown Church School in all Departments at a.m. NURSERY AVAILABLE Watching winter descend McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH ServinB Southeait Lethbrldflo from 15lh Ave. and 24th St S MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON ASSOCIATE MINISTER _ MR. WILLIAM THWING Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egteren Organist: Mrs. C. Greene SUNDAY, JANUARYS and Lesson Service All choirs participating SUNDAY SCHOOL and Intermediate (9-14 years) and Primary (to 8 years) (15-17 years) Peoples A stone replica of Ireland's patron saint peers across the steps leading to Si. Patrick's Catholic Church Lethbndge. Drifting snow and chilly winds sometimes test Christian duty in Southern Alberta Recognizing physical needs of the faithful, several pastors have postponed religious obligations at the peak of winter assaults. Highway warnings lifetime ministry of retired miner FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner ol 5th Avenue end 13th Street North Miniiler: REV. KEN JORDAN, B.A., B.D. Organist Mr. Ailyn Mills Choir Barbara Hwozdecxi SUNDAY, JANUARYS Worship Sermon: "LOOK WELL TO THIS DAY" School (All Departments) NURSERY PROVIDED SOUTHERN ALBERTA JAPANESE UNITED CHURCH Corner of 9th Ave. 9lh Street North Miniller: REV. BEN MURATA, B.D. SUNDAY, JANUARYS School and English Worship Service Japanese Worship Service will be held at Taber The Official Board Meeting will follow the Joint Service. MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) Along the highways and back roads are thousands of crosses and signs proclaiming "Get Right With God" and "Jesus Saves." It's the lifetime work of one retired coal miner from eastern Kentucky, whose signs stand in all 50 states and 82 foreign nations and provinces. "People tell me they think it's a company that does it or somebody hired to put up them said H. Harrison Mayes, an elfin man who's been spreading the Lord's word for more than 50 years. As a young man Mayes was severely injured in a rock fall in the mine. Doctors said he would die but Mayes believes the Lord saved him, so "I fig- ured I would devote the rest of my life to warning others to follow his word." Mayes erects most of his signs along interstate high- ways because "it's where the masses travel." He knows the laws limiting advertising on highways, but doesn't always abide by the rules and regulations. "It's all he acknowl- "YE DO ERR, NOT KNOWING THE SCRIPTURES" Matthew Ignorance of God's Word usually means ignorance of Christ. (John Bring your Bible to an old-fashioned Bible study. INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH Meeting in the Lethbridge Construction Association Building 122 5 Avenue South Monday, p.m. 1875-1975 THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CANADA CENTENNIAL YEAR ST. ANDREWS Avenue South Minister: REV. L.D. HANKINSON, B.A. School SERMON: "RENEWAL" Organist: W. Van der Kooy BETHLEN 1020-10 Avenue North Minister: REV. G. TELCS, B.A. B.D., M.TH. School Organist: Vivian Toth edged, "but you can't get anywhere if you doesn't do any good." Mayes tries to put the signs on right-of-ways, but has oc- casionally strayed onto pri- vate property. He has had a few run-ins with angry prop- erty owners, but said he has managed to talk his way out of the scrapes. People are wary of religious signs because "religion has a different feel to he said. "People don't like the idea for a dozen reasons." A major stumbling block for most people is the fact that Mayes doesn't belong to a church or a religious de- nomination. A larger obstacle is that he doesn't pay to erect his signs. "One guy told me to take my sign he could get for a sign like that on his Mayes said. The design and size of the signs has changed over the years. In 1917 Mayes began paint- ing messages on the rocks in the mountains near his home. Later he began making small wooden signs, then started producing crosses made of concrete poured into wooden moulds that he built himself. Each cross weighs about 400 pounds. Mayes has since turned to the construction of aluminum signs on wooden frames, which are durable but much lighter. Mayes manufactures about 100 signs a year in a workshop at the rear of his house, which is built in the shape of a cross. The door of his cluttered of- fice, where he keeps files on all the signs he has erected, is marked "Hub Nub's Theo- logical Seminary." When the signs are ready Mayes hires a truck and driver and they begin a cross- country trek to place the signs. Mayes' wife, Lillie, is re- sponsible for another side of the in whisky bottles dropped into the sea. The half-pints contain MET ESKIMOS IN 1008 Writing of early Scandin- vian Vikings show that they met Dorset Eskimo people about the year 1008. cards printed in 16 languages, including Chinese, advising the finder to "Prepare to Meet God." The bottles are mailed to friends and postmasters who put them in rivers or the ocean. Marriage hurdle frustrates team SEVERN BRIDGE, Ont. (CP) Leslee Alfano, 23, dreams of the day she can form a team ministry with her husband, Rev. Vincent Alfano, now of the United Church of Canada's Severn Bridge pastoral charge. But she first must overcome a major hurdle marriage. "The church has no policy to enable a woman to stay with her husband in a team said Mr. Alfano, 28. Mrs. Alfano's ordination would result in one of the first United Church husband wife team ministries in Canada. The United Church has or- dained women since 1925. But all the women have been single or married to men who were not ministers. Mrs. Alfano, a graduate of Emmanuel College, the United Church seminary in meets all the qualifications for ordination. Mr. Alfano said the church has no policy to allow his wife to choose her first placement, which would be to work with her husband. Severn Bridge is a quiet community in a setting of Muskok'a rock and bushland 12 miles-north of Orillia. There are about 350 members in the charge and they are sup- porting Mrs. Alfano's bid for ordination. The general top governing body of the United studying a petition from the official board of the charge which asks that the husband-wife team be established. Mrs. Alfano said "I had no idea I was going to be in the ministry until the last half of my university years." She said Rev. Farquar (Fred) McKinnon of London, Ont. suggested the idea when she was completing un- dergraduate courses in English and French at Univer- sity of Western Ontario in London. Mr. Alfano was ordained in April, 1973, and he married the former Leslee Campbell during the same month. They later moved to their Severn Bridge home and Mr. Alfano began his work as minister. Mrs. Alfano now shares pas- toral duties with her husband. Mrs. Alfano is in charge of work involving senior citizens and pre-school children while Mr. Alfano works with young persons. They alternate hospital visits, conducting of funeral services and writing for Out Reach, a church magazine. But Mr. Alfano must perform all marriages. Lakeview Mennonile Brethren Church 15 Avenue a 29 Street South Pailor: Henry Unrou Phone 329-3542 by ttio Pastor on "HOWTO MAD" FINAL HOUR" a story ol our oarth In final hour COMING Bible Confgrence, January 12 to 15 with Dr. Frank C. Peters. Youth Conference. January 31 to February 2 with C. Weinhauer, "A Church where Christ is loved and people are appreciated" BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633-7th Street South Sunday Service Lecture Wednesday Class Subject for Sunday p.m. "THE BOOK OF GENESIS, BIRTH OR BEGINNING" Speaker: Mr. W. Picford EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH Avenuo and Mayor Magralh Drive Pallor: REV. H. J. JOST Phono 327-6113 Christian Education Hour Service "HIGHWAY 75" Service "THE BACE THAT IS BEFORE US" A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! NEW HOPE CENTRE OF LETHBRIDGE 1505 6th Ave. South SUNDAY, JANUARYS and Worship and Evangelism Wednesday, Bible Study Series commences COMING next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, color movie: "THE ENEMY" dealing with release from occult bondage. A BIBLE CENTRED CHARISMATIC CHURCH WHERE YOU AHE WELCOMEI COME THOU WITH US AND HE WILL DO THEE GOOD LUTHERAN CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Strut 327-0709 HAROLD MARTIN School Service and Holy Communion EVERYONE WELCOME! LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 11lh Avanue and 24th Street South Gertke Phong 32B-344S Office; 328-1518 Home School Worship Service COME, BE ENRICHED AND BLESSED! IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner eth Avenue end 18th Street South Peitor: PAUL KOESTER Office: 327-4338, Home: 327-3858 School and Bible classes Service Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday, a.m. CFAC Calgary THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL) CAIUT Corner 4th Avenue and OAINI AUbUdTINtd 11th 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. Orgeniet and Choirmaiter Communion Communion Service, Junior Choir and Canterbury Singers (NURSERY PROVIDED) MIDWEEK SERVICES Monday, Jan. 6, Communion, Feast of the Epiphany Thursday, Jan. 9, Communion Corner 12th St.'C1 and 6th Ave. N. ST. MARY THE VIRGIN Hector: THESEVERBND CANON ROBERTW. COWAN, B.A., Llh SECOND SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS Eucharist School Parish Hall Eucharist Monday, Epiphany, Wednesday, for Communion TMEOPHILUS WHY DO THEY BLAME US WE AGREE wm; THERE'S INCONTROVERTIBLE EVIDENCE UWLIflUOR IS THE MOST FREQUENT SOURCE OF POVERTY, UNIIAPPINESS, PIVORCE, SUICIDE, IMMORALITY, CRIME, INSANITY, PKEASE AND PEAR1 WE TELL THEM THAT! SAY- I BELIEVE THATMST PATCH WAS THE BEST- _ PUT A FEW CASES MY TRUNK CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21 et Ave. S. Donald R. Givens. Evangelisl Sundey: Bible Study 10 a.m. Worehlp: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wtd.: p.m. For Inlormellon end Study fhorw: 321-0472 or EVERYONE WELCOME ;