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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD July 1974 Herald Religion Book store ministry grows New developments in area Christian ministry were an- nounced this week by Keith pastor of the New Hope Centre and owner of Charisma Christian Bookstore. youth contact centre will be staffed Friday evenings and all day Saturday when we open at our new store location around the end of the first week in Mr. Hazell said. The bookstore will relocate at 310 9th Street S. The contact ministry will be advertised as His and will initially operate for two months. During Whoop-Up members of the New Hope congregation have operated a booth titled Cross-Check in the Youtharama Building. a religious survey and Christian witness through conversation has been the fairground Mr Hazell said. New Methodist bishop A Canadian bishop has been elected national leader of the Free Methodist Church for the first time. Dr. Donald Bastian has served a congrega- tion as pastor for the past 13 years. he pastored at and in New B.C. A world he has engaged in preaching missions and missionary retreats in Costa South Africa and Japan. He and his have four children. Following his new Dr. Bastian plans to reside in the Toronto area. As head of the new Canadian jurisdictional conference of the Free Methodist Dr Bastian will help initiate new denominational programs in Canada. Four other bishops perform similar duties in the United States. School principal dies ST. ALBERT Msgr. Francis Walter 84 former principal of St. Joseph's Boys High School in died in hospital here last Sunday. He served as principal of the high chaplain to the Sacred Heart Convent and weekend assistant to Edmonton's Sacred Heart parish in the years 1924 to 1953. He also taught at St Joseph's Seminary from 1957 until his retirement in 1966. Born in he was educated in the Maritimes and entered the priesthood in 1923. He is survived by a Mrs William Serle of and numberous nephews and nieces. 'Celebration of love' A family musical program entitled of is scheduled for presentation Tuesday at 8pm. in Lethbridge Pentecostal Tabernacle. The Farr Family musicians and singers from are currently making their seventh annual tour of North American churches. Their which includes original compositions by the oldest contains a message of close relationship between God and man. LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202-3rd AVK. S. A D Pastor p.m. Chinese Alliance Services Pastor J. Chuang School Service o.m Beth Janz of Janz Team LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH 15th Ava. 29th St. South Pastor Rev. Henry Unrau Phone 329-3542 School Service Service ALEX NEUMAN Evening Service the Lord is Loved People Appreciatea CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor. 5th and 13th St. S. SALVATION HEALINGS MIRACLES REV T W ROYCROFT Service Service LUTHERAN HURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHINCH 41612th StrMt 327-0709 ELCC-PASTOH HAROLD MARTIN Hour Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd Avenue and 24tn tftree. South Paator-W. Gartke Phone 328-151S Home Service Worship EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Comer Ith Avenue and Hth Street South PAUL KOESTCR 327-3151 Service and Congregational Picnic p.m. Midweek Service TisternoTheTutheran Hour __________________CFAC Calgary Receiving the record Actors depict Joseph first prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day receiving ancient records from the Angel Moroni. Alberta Mormons appear in Hill Cumorah play A Welling Scott and Dallas 21 of Lethbridge have been selected to perform in the Hill Cumorah Pageant at this summer. Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day the annual perfor- mance is being presented for the 37th time. The pageant is on stage July 26 to Aug. ex- cept Sunday and Monday. Each evening at 9 p.m Hill Cumorah is shrouded in darkness as 600 young Mormon men and women gar- bed in costumes of Mayan and Aztec design step onto 25 out- door stages spread over the wide western slope of the hill. Both LDS Elder Wolsey and Elder Collet have been working in New York state during the past year. Elder Wolsey graduated from Raymond High School where he was active in music and sports. Elder Wolsey plans a professional singing career after completion of his mission. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wolsey of Welling. Elder Collet graduated from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute and studied pre veterinary medicine at the University of Lethbridge and the University of Calgary. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Celdar 1823 14th Avenue S. Hill Cumorah is situated 25 miles southeast of Rochester in the heart of the scenic Fingers Lake region of western New York. The hill is where Joseph Smith said he was led by the Angel Moroni to find ancient writings on metal from which were translated the Book of Mor- mon. After subsequent revelations. Smith founded the LDS church which today has a membership of 3.3 million persons around the world. The Hill Cumorah Pageant dramatizes the founding of a flourishing civilization in North America by a group of Israelites in 600 B.C. For many years this civilization grew and prospered but finally ended after a civil war between followers of the Lord and a faction who had fallen into savagery and idolatry. In the closing days of this ancient Mormons the Prophet Mormon buried a chronicle inscribed by his father on thin metal pages. These writings remain- ed buried until taken up by Joseph Smith in 1827 The pageant portrays scenes from the Bible and the Book of Mormon. Pageant director is Dr Harold I. professor of dramatic arts at Brigham Young Utah All members of the cast and technical crew pay their own expenses relating to the per- formance. Dr. McLeod happy with moderator term ELDER COLLET TORONTO Rt. Rev. N. Bruce whose term of office as moderator of the United Church of Canada expires next said Fri- day the church has changed significantly in the two years that he has held the post. gained a great deal of youth and vitality that was lacking in the Dr. McLeod iaid in a telephone in- terview from his summer cot- tage. of there has been a trend toward decentra- lized decision-making that is releasing a lot of vitality in the local areas ''It's no longer just proposals coming down from our central body. We've restructured our organization so new ideas can be initiated locally. central body now backs up the regions as a resource The church's 450 commis- sioners meet in Aug. 18 to begin sessions at which a new moderator will be chosen. Dr. moderator shouldn't be just some name in the headlines or in church newsletters but should be a real known in the churches across the who is encouraging people to take risks and to try new ideas. given little or no time to the business of cutting rib- bons and laying cornerstones but I've spent hours in church basements talking with people listening to them and going to congregation family events where there's lots of discus- sion going back and forth. think it is important that the moderator should put a face on the church particularly when the trend is to Dr. McLeod said when he was elected moderator that one of his priorities would be to improve relations between the Jewish community and the Christian particularly the United Church. And he said he is satisfied that the two- communities are closer together. more sensitive to each other's traditions I and we have a much greater respect for each other. I was so satisfied when the Jewish community was represented when the church leaders held a news conference dealing with the election Bishop approves charismatic school By ELEANOR BLAU New York Times Service R.I. For a Roman Catholic parochial the scene was un- children in jeans and T-shirts singing and some shaking tambourines on the auditorium led by a cheerful nun in slacks. you love sang Sister Mary and the children we love In a traditional Catholic the pupils wear un- iforms and begin the day in their homerooms with brief rote prayer. But this was St. Patrick's Word of God School the first so only Catholic school in the it is that is also charismatic or Pentecostal. The terms describe a form of devotion that emphasizes feelings and in contrast with stylization and ritual. The Holy Spirit is said to be manifested in the lives of individuals through certain such as healing and in which a worshipper utters syllables that sound like parts of some foreign language. The terms derive from Pentecost when the New Testament the apostles were all with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other Until recent years Pentecostalism was practiced in various forms only in cer- tain Protestant churches. The movement began to take hold among Catholics a year or so after the Second Vatican Council of which call- ed for reform of traditional liturgy. started with intellec- tuals who were studying scrip- ture and who started proving that the Holy Spirit might move them in a more power- ful recalls Sister Patricia one of St. Patrick's three principals. She prefers the term because some people associate Pentecostalism with non- over-emotional piety. Although it is still a small movement in the church affecting some 200.000 of the 48 million Catholics in the High priest sentenced LONDON The self-styled high priest of the British occult society was jail- ed today for four years and eight months after being found guilty in three trials on a number of including damaging graves at London's Highgate cemetery. David Robert was also found guilty of inter- fering with trial witnesses by sending them voodoo dolls with pins stuck in their mouths and chests. Before passing Judge Michael Argyle said the desecration of graves in High- gate place of Karl and he himself had seen a mutilated body in a damaged coffin there earlier this week. United States it continues to grow rapidly. are charismatic prayer communities throughout the reports the Most Rev. Louis E. Bishop of who authorized the start of the Word of God Elementary School. diocese has felt its additional Catholic charismatic schools are like- ly to form over the next few Bishop Gelineau especially if St. Patrick's ex- perimental program is successful. The school began in at the site of a parochial school that had shut down for want of finances a plight shared by various other parochial schools across the country. The Word of God with its surrounding appears to be a revitalizing force in the run- down which continues to offer mass and other Catholic services as well. I Gospel music recital The Spanish and bass piano and organ will all be featured in a gospel music recital Sunday at 7 p.m. in Lethbridge Church of the Nazarene. The performing musicians are Mr. and Mrs Jim Betz from Great Mont. Trudeau salutes Japanese pastor By CHRIS STEWART Herald Staff Writer A letter of commendation from Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau has been received by the Anglican minister at Ccaldale. Canon G. G. recently returned from a preaching mission in Eastern Canada. never expected to receive this kind of he said in surprise. don't need any recognition. God knows of my service. But it is nice to be The prime minister's letter praised Mr. Nakayama for his work among Japanese and oc- cidental Canadians and it ex- pressed the wish that he tinue to reflect the love and courage of the One whom you Mr. Nakayama arrived in Coaldale in 1945. His assign- ment was to find suitable property and move a church building from B.C along with fellow Japanese Canadians living in Vancouver area during the Second World Mr. Nakayama had been mov- ed to the B.C. interior. The clergyman's example of Christian love and brotherhood helped foster a good influence among Japanese Canadians during war years. He established a church at baptizing 200 converts. His the former Louis Masui helped establish early childhood training centres. Following the Mr. Nakayama was appointed to serve the Japanese who chose Southern Alberta for a new home As integration oc- cidentals joined the Japanese congregation. Mr. Nakayama preached in both Japanese and English A dual-language prayer book was provided. In addition to pastoral duties in Southern Canon Nakayama has made several overseas journeys for preaching purposes. DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES as continuing memorial Phone 327-5322 or 327-2735 PLACED IN PRISONS CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 42511th St. S. J R. Minister MR D. Organist AN 327-4774 Familv Service 10'00 a m service for adults S S Classes for EVERYBODY WELCOME CANON NAKAYAMA CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE. S SUNDAY 8-15 CJOC The TRUTH That 930 a School 9 30 a.m Service LIFE Wednesday. 7 30 p m Meeting READING ROOM Open Noon 2.00 p.m Tues Thurs Sat ELDER SCOTT WOLSEY ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818- 5th Ave. South L. D. Mlniater Mr. W. Vander Organlat FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614-5th Ave. South Rev. G. Keith Minister Guett A. K. Rutland COMBINED SUMMER SERVICES AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Go out to YOU ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US IJVG Draw near to FORGETTING Rev. Keith Churchill preaching Nursery and Junior Church Provided COMPARING OUR IT DOESN7 LOOK TO ME LIKE IT PAYS TO BE RIGHTEOUS A DECEITFUL WORK'BUTTD HIM THAT SOWETH RI6H1HW- NESS SHALL BE A SURE TTt ONLY HARVEST THAT REALLY MATTERS IS THE ONE ON JUDGMENT RW WILL YOU POA6WELL CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21al Ave. 9. Donald R. Evangelist Bible Study 10 a m 11 a.m. and 6 p.m p For Information and Home Study 321-0872 or 328-0853 EVERYONE WELCOME ;