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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ TH! IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, January 17, 19'3------------------------- THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD RiriL 1 L i M i LJWL. 11 ELIGION Malnutrition claims fleeing Malawi Creation group seeks textbook alternatives By NOEL BUCHANAN lenges the evolution i Herald Stair Writer claimed. Fresh debate about Uie origin "For instance, oil and gas of human life erupted in Leth-1 are said to take millions of bridge this week following a years to form. You only have to pro-creation rally in General By KENNETH L. WHITING i disease resulting mainly from j Stewart Elementary School JOHANNESBURG, South I nited Nations high commis- >sd a radio carbon journal to discover carbcn dating of oil creationists, evolutionist! aJid others in llr. Unruh said. The Alberta government lj now formulating position paper dealing with the use of controversial material in t h rica I APi Many are home-1 for refuge4s provided I t'red industrial and re ill and j emergency food." Witnesses in i president of the Bible Science 1 sponsorin; less or dead, scores a many face prosecution, but the plight of Jehovah's Witnesses in j equipment southern Africa hasn't changed j much alter several months of particularly and gas is only a few thousand classroom, Mr. Unruh said. Dr. Earl Hallonquist, a re-1 years old." j This could include sex educa- Mr. I'nruh, chairman of the tion at a later date, he added. Committee for True aren't saying teachers ____. shipjwiTelief Association of Canada, and Rev. made particular ef- j should Take "the" L'nruh, a Christian and foil to explain the objectives of classroom and te rot turmoil. ,____________teach from the Missionary Affiance minister, the rally. i fjrst three chapters of Gene- from Hythe addressed nearly! "All we are asking is that jir. Unruh said. 400 persons attending the meet-; pupils in the public schools have --The Committee for True auttOTirie3 happy with This Christian sect does not frightened Malav.ians and nego- ing. the privilege of hearing and Education feels n is an infringe- recoenhs lempora] authorial', i iiaied to have most of them "Educationists are trying to studying research done by all mcEt of the Canadian and Al- NOT A PYRAMID Ths new Central Pentecostal in Edmcnlon, one of the in Ccnada, i; shaped like a v.-i'n the 0" the ceiling 71 feer cccve 'He pulpit An underground tunnel conrects tabernacle. 10 en oldsr wing pr :-.e bui (CF Photo) Pyramid-shaped tabernacle largest in JF estern Canada C7 By MARVIN KTVTTZ EDMONTON" iCF> Rev. Robert smiles as he leans agains: the lasi rpw of oak hirh above r're red- carpeted pulrit L- the Centra! Pentecostal Tabernacle. resli> 22 experience to see it full." It's ar. experience to see it eracty. The I.OOO-plus-seat taber- nacle, flushed earlier this >ear for ibcut SrOO.'Xfl, is or.e of the c'r.urches in Canada srd Mr. Snihh be- lieves it's the largest in West- em Canada. An underground runnel con- nects the tabernacle to an elder ning of the building. The tabernacle is shaped like a pyramid the peak of the ceiling 71 feet above ths There's a concert grand ci three _n Alberta. A huge globe hargs over the pulpit to represent the church's aim of spreading the gospel around the i-orld. PREACHES FUNDAMZNTALs Mr. Smith, an assistant pas- tor who looks after the busi- ness end cf running the church, estimates 1.1W fami- lies belong to the congrega- tion. They come because tre--" believe in the church's phiic-s- oohy: "Jesus Chrs: is :ne ;on o: Gx. He is the Sav'o-jr cf mankind. Each person should htave a personal knowl- edge of Jesis Christ." By preaching the fundedec tals of Christianin- "an-d EC cabbLing into such as gospc'.." M: Smith says, the church has able to expand and meet the spiritual needs of the congrega- "Some churches have changed track and are or. a different line. That has caused their decline. The pui-i: should he for preaching the no' social arsons. Some ch'urches -ore con- cerned about tnan ptopie in i-.eir oum commun- Mr. is quick to men- Lon that the church is not its head -T. the sand'1 about in social arc co.nm'jnity issues. He says the congregation become Involved through the learning pi the church When he mentions involve- ment. Mr. Smith opens the ircr_T. door of the church and Touchy governments, sensitive to seeming slights to authority, j won't loleraie much defiance. The sect came under pressure j in Zambia three years ago by i declining to vote, salute the flag or sing the national anthem Witnesses were assaulted, evicted from their homes and iired from their jobs. About 30 e.YpatriEte members were de- ported. Witnesses who refuse com- I pu'isory military service in I South Africa have been put in detention barracks. At leas 17.660 Jehovah's Wit- nesses who fled Malav.i between September and December are home. Religious workers victims of U.S. of violence' he.-e the church sponsored, j TERMED OFFICIAL PURGE .Another borne _ may be built Mm rh___ anu cnurm also riins a ______ summer ranch IOT cnJdren vhat witnesses described as a gov- covcr up information that chal-1 scieritisis. This includes scien-; berta Bill of Rights when min- ority groups of any sort cannot get their viewpoints fairly pre- sented in the education pro- cess.11 Following the screening of i film. Footsteps in Stone. Dr. Hallnnquist fielded questions from the audience. Attacking the breakdown In moral order, Dr. Hallnnquist I linked evolution to social un- was found In a hearty wooded prisoners to worship services rest. NEW YORK (AP) Selling area. His head had been bashed and visits in private homes. j "if man Bibles can be dangerous. So can in and his supply of Bibles scat- i On a Sunday last spring. _.__________ _ extending friendship to a pris-; tered about on the ground. Turners took a convict. Douglas I reproduction eating and slero- mer. Or preaching against sal- BOMBS HALT SERVICE Wiles. 21. considered a "model" i mg. when people believe they oons. Or even entering an Two teen-agers were sen- prisoner, to morning worship, to i art only animals, thev have no empty church. tenced to prison this fall on a restaurant for lunch and then morals' That's why there, is i Li Ell of these circumstances, their pleas of guilty to murder-: home for some dessert. breakdown in social order." Additional creation rallies win tries, authorities reported, the.be held in South m Alberta at Bv GEORGE W. CORNELL j he has onh' a few Instincts poinis across the i back in the country. President 'religious workers in recent; ing the seminarian to rob him Amid the afternoon pleasaa- a senior citizens' H. Kamuru Banda has reported. ,jmss h2ve encountered threats of a few dollars. or death. The incidents reflect: In the Dallas suburb of Dun- prisoner suddenly proiueed a Medicine Hat High School gym- of them philosopher-psychologist j canville. bomb threats received pistol he had found in a glove nasium tonight, "at Drumheller and Mo-; Erich Frornn calls the "mood by the First Baptist Church re-j compartment of a relative's car j J u n i o r Hish Tuesday and rs of his Malawi Congress party and a youth movement called the li'ouag Pioneers. Most they heard "Arma- to destroy without i-hurch affiliation and the Northwest Bible CoUep, a I pur5e. tnree-vetr tneolosy school. CHURCH 'ECONOMICAL' Mr. Smith uses the example ?f a preacher who delivers a sermon abou: kindness to ani- mals to illustrate difierent ap- proaches to churches. It's nice to be kind to ani- mals, but the Sunday pubi: is not the rlace to talk about it. Being kmc should cotne autc- if the people have a love of Christ in their hearts." The tabernacle was con- structed after a church built in 1964 was out- grew-. The new tabernacle is "rife, bu: economical" says Mr. "It's rot intended to be a shrine. We simply in the tates. The aspect United j cently forced it to adjourn a and shot and killed boJi Turner j Brooks Composite High' Wed- Wednesday nieht prayer meet- and his wife. nesday. of these ing while police searched the The prisoner, who would have ______________. Banda denied of a csses' however, was that each building for explosives. been eligible for parole soon.! bloodbath instigated by support- Malawi to help others or do good, but as part of a campaign of various nitely for the new crime. Rev. James Rowles, J.OOO vilifying letters received pastor of the Per.elope church sisted to no avail thai they were politically neutral. Most refugees found sanc- tuary h makeshift camps at Sirda Misale just across the something serviceable border in Zambia. About 3W ar.d econooiicai." died there of mamutritioa and bloodshed. Briefly, here are some of the details: t Los Gacts. Cf'i'.. a Roman Catholic oriest. Rev. Henri Tome'. 63. entered Mary's church on a midweek hear confessions from anyone :o make them. A church secretarv. alerted .967 and 1969. Its members m- by S0.r.d5 rit-n the sanctuary' and said a young man was kicking and striking the pnest. The assail- ant fed. The Driest died of stab i met with fury and threatening calls and more than. Rev. James Rowles, who fit did not !i-ar-t to die. Banda tcM his people in a New Year's broadcast. Tne Sect was curtailed in Ma- lawi by government order in by the pastor. Rev. Gene Me- had influenced the Turners to Cc-mbs. for opposing pro-liquor take part in the prison ministry, forces in a local election. called their death the "high cost In Hickory. N.C., F 0. of caring." Turner and his wife, members He said the prison ministry day to of Penelope Baptist Church, be- must go on. that Chrisoans csme involved h the. church's must continue to "care prison ministry to brins trusted enough." Catholics give c divorcees break Rathor thas letting the process haphazard.lv. the moves In Camp Kill. .Ala.. Tom 24. a Southern i seminary student By GEORGE W. CORNELL i." as a summer Bible sales- j AP Relieinn Writer ir.ar. me; two who said NEW YORK iAPj they buy a if he through the years, counties would drive them to get numbers of I" S Roman Cain- ones who have divorced ana re- I: takes a let ot people to get each of our nights in the air arcur.d Western Car.aca ar.d the she ar.d her cre'.v beard it to make sure that it's as c'.ear. the r.exi flight as it People like Ruth Smith ''she's cr. the end in the ynurs. Thai's the c: special concern and lo'.ver right'. You'll probably -ever have the chance hospitality all o: cur "eool; have. Car. serve to meet her, because after you've let: the plans you better? someone who 5 trving. is g communion. Bu: 1 ways now are gradually devel. oping for them to do it. j Some dioceses are welcoming them back into full i tion if they themselves assert a "good conscience" about it. The rules barring them from 'sharing in the church's central I rites have long hern a source of anguish to many American 1 Catholics involved In remar- riages. as v. ell as to their wives i or husbands, who often are I Protestants i Bishop Robert Tracy, of i Baton PvOuge, La., recently an- Eounced that his dioceses i.as setting up procedures for recog- nizing "good conscience" cases when divorced and remarried Cathobcs sincerely believe their first marriages were invalid, in spite of the apparent impos- sibility of getting if officially annulled by the church. "The church has a pastoral of healing ar.d forgiveness, following the ex- ample of Christ." Bishop Tracy saici in a pastoral letter out'jn- ing the new cuproach. A handful of other dioceses also are reported to have taken similar sieps. and ethers are said to be doing it on an occa- sional, in.'ormal basis. The trend apparently arcse because some occasion- -c- priests started d" vorcea. remarr.M Cat.-.oncs to have turned up to regularize it. The matter also currently is under study by a U.S. bishops' married have been Prohibited- Floral research and practices __ _....._____ to their distress from receiv- committee, although neither It airport, distributing a map ing church sacraments, incluc- nor the Vatican has issued any Father Massman .pprovpd official moamcsiiocs of Lha iong-stan-ding rdes. TORONTO (CP1 Dial from your room at a hotel 1 near the Toronto Interna- tional Airport and you'll get room service religion. i Rev. Brad Massman o[ the j Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, a parish which in- dudes the airport, is chap- i lain-on-call to guests at the i hotel. "Despair, anger, fear, per- sonal problems and spiritual needs are no: items you i leave at Father Massman says. "They are packed right along on vaca- lions and business trips." Appointed by his arch- bishop as Roman Catholic i chspiain to the airport, ery motel and hotel near ths indicating the location of hij church. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church So. H t. FK. 345.333! School Service Chorus THE SALVATION ARMY 1303 Xth Avenue S. Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAS M- FIERCE School Worship Sen'ice study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ASMY YOUB CHUSCH HOMf Rev. Hagel to serve m Malaga ELAIRMORS CNP Bureau1 JUST ASK parishes are scheduled to de- part missionary work in Si a 1 a'.v i. central Africa, in Rev. Jim H2iel of Cnowsr.es: Pass. Rev. Pat o'Donohue of Count on us. PRCIFIC UIESTERfJ AIRLIN Vulcan ar.d Rev. Louis Cassidy i of Rr-v-.or.d are men-.hers of I the Holy Spir.t Fathers, the order riloncerjig this mission The threa priests rc-pre- scr. the CalHiry Piocese which I? ler.rin; finandal support to the mission. r.rhor Haael h.i.i served 'he since- March 1, lDii9. Ho horos :n rr..ike rood use of his ar.d Ln. Malawi. i.o'.iis Rrfairs of Blair- bo moving from the to St. Michael's at Rpv. ronrclly and Rev. j 0-vf-n O'lVirrrXl. both from Ire- j I.Tnd. fill the in tb? T.-i--. A f.'irewell service for the Ihreo mission candidates will hflfl ai Si Mary's Cathod- Cjl5ary, a! 3pm. March to the sacraments. DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 HONPA BUDDHIST CHURCH 36] 1 Forestry Ave. 10.W a.m.--Sunday School Jaoanese REV. X. KASAGI Church of the Nozorene 9th Ave. crwl 16th St. S. Phone 327-8S27 REV. R. G. DEASLEY Miniiler Set. SUNDAY SERVICES 9.45 a School for ai! ages Worship Service p Worship Service YOUTH CAMPAIGN-KZY 73 Jan 51-Feb. Dr. A. R. G. Deasley froT. Winnipeg Tne Knelson Musicians vril also be MIDWEEK SERVICES AS I'Sl'.U, A Friendly Welcome Awaits You EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH I2lh Ave. and Mayor Magralh Phens 327-4113 Fcilor, REV. H. J. JO5T a SCHOOL HOUK II :W "THRKE MODES OF BAPTISM AND THREE BIBLIC.U- BAPTISMS" Mr. NcU of Varsity Fellowship Edmonton tril be sreakin.e p at Bethany Bapust Church. p.m.-KVENING SERVICE A CORDIAL INT1TAT10N TO YOl'1 1202 3rd Avenue S A. DANIEl GOLDSMITH MINISTER "THE SUNSHINE HOUR" CHILDREN'S EMPHASIS CHILDREN PARTICIPATING UNCLE BOB AUNT VI PORTWAY SUNDAY SCHOOL MORNING SERVICE ;