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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE UTHCRIPGE HEBALD Saturday, July 11, 1970------- FAMED PASSION PLAY Hera is the opening scene of the 1970 Passion Play at Oberammergau. This year's performance is the 36th in which residents of the German village act out the judgment and crucifixtion of Christ. Tho pageant is enacted every 10 years in fulfilment of a vow made 300 years ago by villagers who escaped the plague. Christianity Loses Out Sn North Ireland Crisis By DAVID POLING TOE NOW have seen the elec- tion of the Rev. Ian Pais- ley to a seat in the House of Commons representing a dis- trict in Northern Ireland. This surely must warm the hearts of those Protestant bigots who yearn for repressive measures against the Roman Catholic minority of Londonderry and Belfast for Rev. Paisley has promised in one simple cam- paign slogan: UP PROTEST- ANT DOWN ROME. The Christian community in the United States and Canada has been completely baffled by the riots and rock throwing in Northern Ireland. The perform- ance of Bernadette Devlin, tWe 23-year-old Roman Catholic leader and member of Parlia- ment, has added a Joan of Arc flair to the scenario being play- ed in the streets of Belfast. Her sentence of six months in prison has not reduced the drama nor has the parading of the Protestant Orange Order in Shared Leadership Concept Seen For Churches In Future KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) Dr. Frank C. Peters, president of Waterloo Lutheran Univer- sity, believes church organiza- tional structures are patterned too frequently after General Mo- tors rather than the New Testa- ment. As one of a team of five, un- paid ministers at Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church, he has helped decentralize the thority in his church. HOW CAN YOU BEST HELP PEOPLE IN TROUBLE? Listen Ihis Sunday to the Christian Science Radio Series for some Interesting insight! on this question. It's on 4 Alberta itallonti a.m.-CJOC-mO.KC a.m.-CHQR-SlO.KC a.m.-CHQT-lllO KC a.m-CHAT-1270 KC THE BIBLE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH 1203 4lh AVI. 1 Sunday Service and Sunday School a.m. TESTIMONIAL MEETING Wednesday, p.m. READING ROOM Open Tues., Thurs. and Sat. except holidays Noon -2 p.m. Working under the theological concept of the priesthood of all believers, the Brethren Church has no appointed minister but rather uses a team system of five speakers including a farmer1, a high school teacher and a university registrar. Dr. Peters, an ordained Men- oonite minister who co-ordi- nates the ministry team, says the concept of shared leadership or a plural ministry is a vital part of the Anabaptist and Men- Donifc tradition. "Our fathers of Reformation he said in an interview, "were known as radical disci- ples." "In this they resembled the early Christians who were ac- cused of turning the world up- side down. The early Mennonite Brethren were also known as radicals in their insistence on changes within the church structure." ALL PARTICIPATE In the church's "consensus the whole congrega- tion .engages in participatory de- mocracy. Young and old are free to take part in the discus- sion which results in a declara- tion of congregational consensus on policy matters. Dr. Peters suggest that the unpaid minister will be the rule for the future, but he is persuaded that more churches CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11 In St. S. Mrs. Penny Dodd. Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME will be adopting similar ap- proaches. Churches in the future, he predicts, will be split between voluntary shared leadership and those that retain a mofe con- ventional organization. Christ's Doctrine Preached But Not Practised WINNIPEG (CP) The pros- ident of the Baptist Federation of Canada believes the indif- ference of youth1 towards the church is due to a feeling that "the doctrine of Christ has not been practised as preached." Dr. J. B. McDormand of Win- nipeg said in an interview that the federation is concerned about where it is going in rela- tion to the public. "The Baptists are very much aware of the need for more ef- f e e t i v e communication of Christ's truth to a bewildered and preoccupied be said. "The methods of the church must be more flexible, more creatively adapted to the com- plexities of our time." Dr. McDormand added that the church can improve itself by seeking a greater measure of unity within its own parti- cular fellowship and by seek- ing greater fellowship and un- derstanding within all denomin- ations. GETS THE DOLLARS About 80 per cent of the Ha- waian tourist income each year is received by Honolulu. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Priesthood 1912 10th Avenui Soulh Meeting 1st Ward a.m. 3rd Ward a.m. 4th Ward................................ a.m. 2308 28th Street Soulh University Ward a.m. 6lh Avenui 'A' and 23rd Sine! Ngrlh 2nd Wurd a.m. 5th Ward a.m. 6th Ward a.m. Elders a.m. Sunday School a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. Sacrament Meeting p.m, p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. Catholic neighborhoods. So what do we have here in this uproar that produced five deaths and 100 arrests during the last week of June? Nothing more or less than hate; segre- gation, intimidation, sectarian strife, name calling, lying, abuse all in the name of Jesus Christ! Can you believe it, that in this modern day of running water and electric lights, there are still politicians who will use the Bible, the Church and the Christian voca- bulary to put down and hold down other people even other Christians? That is the story of Northern Ireland and that is the game plan of the Rev. Paisley. There are presently about one million Protestants and Roman Catholics in Northern Ireland. Should the Paisley mood become the standard op- erating procedure, many jour- nalists have feared that civ war will result with armie crossing into Ulster {tore the South to even up the odds. Recently this writer receive< a leLlor from Hie Ca-nadian north country. A girl describee her experiences along the. bur der of the Northwest Territory One 'great satisfaction for her the constant, natural co-opera tion of religious groups. The only church in town belonga to the Roman Catholics, ye they happily shared it Lutherans, Mormons, Pentecos tal and United Church; of Chris neighbors. Her comments we in such pleasant contrast to the bad scene in Northern Irclanc and reminded one of the state- ment penned by Albert Schweit zer: 'When I still was merely child, I felt it to be something beautiful Lliat in our village Catholics and Protestants wor shipped In the same building and my heart fills with joy to- day whenever I set foot inside it. I should like all the churches in Alsace which are still by both confessions to remain so, as a prophecy of, and ex hortation to, a future of rcii gious unity, upon which we must ever keep our thoughts fixed if we are really and truly Christian." (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Revolution Pace Being Quickened TORONTO (CP) The pic- Lures of the earth taken by as- tronauts have given all men a message that is quickening the pace of revolution, Dr. Robed McClure, moderator of the United Church of Canada, said here. "That message is clear. It says 'We're nil on here to- Church Facade To Be Preserved As Landmark WINNIPEG (CP) The facade of burned-out St. Boni- face Cathedra] will be pre- served, as a historical land- mark, and a new church will be built near the site, the par- ish executive committee an- nounced. Committees appointed after the Ike July which de- stroyed the 104-year-old basili- ca, told a news conference the decisions were based on the need for a new church and the impossibility of rebuilding the cathedral, using existing walls, for less than The new cathedral is expect- ed to have a seating capacity It's cost, to be limited to will be borne by insur- ance of about on the old structure. The new cathe- dral is expected to take about two years to be built. getlicr. It's all we've got, and we'd better make the best of it.' This is a tremendous change m attitude. It was showing before but has been rising like a tidal wave ever since the space pro- gram Dr. McClure was opening speaker nt the convention the Canadian Home Economics As- sociation and the Canadian Die- tetic Association. About delegates are attending the five-Say meeting. Dr. McClure said nationalism is outdated and that at the same time the attitude that mis- fortune is God's will is no long- er prevalent. "The space program proved three tilings. Almost anything is now possible if you want it badly enough and are ready to pay for it and if you can get a big enough and technically high-powered enough team to- gether and co-ordinate their ef- forts." 50 Take Part In Work Tours TORONTO: Fifty young peo- ple from Canada, British Hon- duras, Antigua and Guyana are taking part in the 1970 joint work tours of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Ang- lican Church of the West In- dies. Lakeview Mennonile Brethren Church 1509-29th Street So. Paslort Rev. Henry Loewen Study Hour Service Service Primate Named To Receive Order OTTAWA: The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Most Rev. Howard H. Clark is one of twelve Canadians to be named as Companion of the Order of Canada. The investi- ture rail bo held in the autumn in Ottawa by Governor-General, Roland Michener. The recipients are chosen on the basis of merit, especially service to Canada or humanity at large and drawn from nomin- ations submitted by Canadian individuals and organizations. Companions are entitled to use the initials, C. C., after their names. St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5lh Avenue Soulh Miniiler: REVEREND L. D. HANKINSON, B.A. Director of Music-A. G. BARTER, F.T.C.L., A.R.C.T. A N D Hope REFORMED CHURCH (Reformed Church in America) 1505 6lh Avenue South First Baptist CHURCH COME TO WORSHIP COMBINED SUMMER SERVICES IN ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH YOU MIX CHRISTIANITY WITH Nursery provided during church hour. Luck Picnic and Evening Devotions at Waterton Park. DEPART TO SERVE CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Poslor: Rev. T. W. Roycrofl Corner ilh Ave. and 13lh St. S. NO SERVICES JULY 5th and 12th BOW VALLEY CAMP MEETINGS, CANMORE Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church 2nd Ave. A and 18th Si. N. SUNDAY, JULY 1970 Worship Worship Service (Nursery and Pre-School RN on duty at all times) Service Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 414 I2lh Strut Scllli PhoiH 327-0709 BEV. E. I. MOODY, B.A.. B.D. Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenua and 38th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp-Phone 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Ret. School and Bible Classes Service Lutheran Church' of the Good Shepherd 11th Avenue and Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON No Sunday School until September. Service Communion First Sunday Each Month Listen to the Lutheran a.m. CFAC Colgary LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 7lh Strut Soulh REV. W. I. GAMBLE, PASTOR School with classes for all ages Worship Service. "THE GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT" of Evangelism. p.m.-Lislen to: "THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL CJOC 1220 K.C. Wednesday p.m. Prayer and Bible Study Friday, Ambassadors Youth Service. Prayer for the sick up 5: U "A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU" CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Pastor: REV. R. DEASLEY 9th Avenue and loth Street South School Hour Worship Service Service CHURCH OF CHRIST J720-21H Ave. S. SUNDAY a.m.-Bible Study p.m.T-Evening Worship WEDNESDAY p.m.-Bible Study JOE CORLEY MlnMH Phone 328-5781 EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh AVa. and Mayor Magralh Dr. Phone 327-6113 Poilon REV. H. J. JOST School Service- Rev. Vern Strom will bring the message. Service. A farewell service for Rev. and Mrs. Vera Strom. A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! THE CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE 1202 3rd Avenue Soulh Phone 327-2994 REV. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH, MINISTER School Service "GOD'S TOUCH" Evangel. "ABSALOM MY SON" For Inspiration Dial-A-Thot 327-4581 327-4581 THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. I. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Choirmaster and Organist] B. G. Barrow, A.T.CJA. Holy Communion Said Morning Prayer, Senior Choir, Broadcast CJOC. Preacher: The Rector. Nursery care provided for tiny tote. MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, July 16th a.m. Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN RECTOR, The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A.. L.fh. EACH SUNDAY IN JULY Mattins Holy Eucharist THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. ROBERT B. McCLURE, MD, FRCS FRED HOLBERTON, Calgary President-of Alberta Conference REV. I. BRIAN JONES, Lelhbridge Chairman, South Alberta Presbytery SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave.and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouse Organist Emeritusi Mr. A. K. Rutland SUNDAY, JULY 12lh, 1970. Worship with McKlLLOP UNITED CHURCH at 15th Avenue and 24th Street. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL July 23-31st McKlLLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Soufheojl Lethbrldge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. Minister: Ret. L. Brian Jones, M.A., B.D. Choir Director: Mr. F. H. Ward Organisli Mr. J. E. LangFord SUNDAY, JULY 12th, 1970 AT YOUR FINGERTIPS" SouUiminster United Congregation worsliip- ping with McKillop and R. W. K. Elliott in charge. Guest Soloist: Mr. H. VanEgfcren Orangist: Mr. A. K. Putland BABYSITTING FACILITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE. EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of Jin Avenui and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDAIE Choir Director- MR. H. VAN EGTEREN Orgonisl: MRS. J. U (LOIS) LEES SUMMER SERVICES DURING JULY Worship Mr. William Teskey preacmng (July 5lh, I2th, NO SUNDAY SCHOOL A CITY CHUHCH WITH A RURAL WELCOME! ;