Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
IVCF coffers seek injection By NOEL BUCHANAN Herald Staff Writer Establishing clear moral standards and a serious Chris- tian faith among young adults can only continue with wider support for programs like Inter-Varsity Christian the Alberta divisional' director said this week. Appealing for to sus- tain the program by August Marjorie Long of Ed- monton said student Christian organizations still offer valid purpose. adults need to es- tablish a clear idea of what is right and she said in an interview. exists to reach the person with no faith and to help young Christians from a fundamen- talist background adjust in their first two years at univer- sity or Miss Long said there has been in the past unfor- tunate dichotomy between Christianity and science or learning. My experience and observation of people who take the Christian faith seriously is that they are able to think and think broadly. Jesus wasn't a narrowed down person. Christians should be able to doubt and Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship is an inter- denominational program operating in high nurs- ing colleges and un- iversities. Larry Kirkpatrick is the Southern Alberta staff member. of the finest people like Kierkegaard and C. S. were Christians. You don't have to commit intellectual suicide to be a follower of Miss Long said. IVCF endeavors to support academic institutions with positive programs of student counselling and endorsement of the value of higher Miss Long said. A group in an Edmonton high school last winter won the school citizenship award because of member influence throughout the whole student body. Encouraged whenever she sees Christian professors teaching the fight really Miss Long added she is sometimes disappointed by the lack of consistency dis- played by members of other student religious groups. I recognize God varies his method to reach different she said. In addition to campus IVCF operates year-round camping programs at Sundre and Rocky Mountain House and a Canadian Christmas program annually at Banff for inter- national students studying in Alberta schools. Total annual budget is for the Alberta division. United hospital boggles technicians QUEEN CHARLOTTE B.C. -Dr. Hugh MacGuire has found his mis- sion in life. Dr. MacGuire. adminis- trator of the United Church of Canada's Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital since is establishing a rural health which he says is likely to displease the medical and academic estab- astonish tradition- alists and boggle the tech- nicians. far as I can no official medical organ- ization in the world has a spe- cial section devoted to the Church dwelling 'sometimes spooky' Wis. kind of some- times. It's eerie when you stop and think that people had fu- neral services and were mar- ried and worshipped here So says Donald who bought the Old Zoar CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE S SUNDAY 815 CJOC The TRUTH That 9 30 a m School 9 30 a m Service TRUTH 7.30 p m Meeting READING ROOM Open Noon 2 00 P m rues Thurs Sat CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11th St. S. J. R Minister MR D Organist AN 327-4774 Family Service 10'00 a m service adults S.S. Classes for EVERYBODY WELCOME Church four miles north of the southeastern Wisconsin farm- ing community of Plymouth and has opened an antique shop and flea market in the 101-year old structure. He says he may eventually live there with his wife and six children. The Midwest countryside is dotted with ramshackle rural churches whose congregations have long since abandoned them. But more and more people are moving into the old houses of fixing them up for use as homes or shops. Beaumont says he feels the flavor of his old com- plete with a large bronze bell still working in the will lead many travellers to stop and investigate. than a little paint and a little cleaning we're going to keep it about like it said the fornter police of- ficer. He said the chapel will be the main part of the with the pastor's study his of- fice and the belfry aiea a fitting room. The which has a might one day be the Beaumont family's living quarters. problems of medical services in remote Dr. MacGuire said in a recent in- terview at his home on the re- mote Queen Charlotte Islands 80 miles off the British Co- lumbia coast. Most urban doctors do not understand the problems of rural said the white- bespectacled doctor. On the a doctor lacks backup technology or even an anesthetist at times. For an accident victim who had undergone successful emergency surgery at the small general hospital died during the flight to Van- couver for post-operative care. Dr. MacGuire wants these difficulties overcome. He said he fully endorses the British Columbia government's com- munity health centre but that only novel ideas and a full grasp of the technology available will bring rural in- habitants the same service as city dwellers. For he can see circular hospi- tals called Atomedics located throughout remote commu- nities. The hospitals would have the wards around the circum- ference and the work area in the each would cost only half as much as the tra- ditional hospital and upkeep would be minimal. The patients would be wired into a computer which would provide second-by-second in- formation. Much of the guess- work would be taken out of diagnosis. Dr. is a Van- couver native. The United Church hired him back from the United States when it heard of his Atomedic pro- gram. Young bishop Ont. The new head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Canada is not wasting time getting' around his unusually large diocese Since being appointed in Bishop Sotirios of Constantia has visited 32 of the 35 parishes in Canada. At he is the youngest bishop of the church in either North or South America. After training in his 'BOSS JESUS' ANSWER TO LEADERSHIP CRISIS Switzerland American evangelist Billy Graham said recently that the world is going through a crisis of leadership similar to that of pre-Nazi Germany. A dangerous situation is he told jour- nalists at a news conference here during a world evangelical congress. crisis of leadership is similar to that let's Germany in the late 1920s when inflation was ram- pant and there were demonstrations in the streets. Germany was waiting for a strong man to come. many countries are waiting for strong men to arise and many are working on the atomic bomb so we have a dangerous situation developing. world is looking for a reader and I believe the only leader that can possibly solve the problems of this world is Jesus homeland. Bishop Sotirios was ordained as a deacon in 1962. The next day he became a priest. Within three years he had fulfilled a pastorate in Ed- monton and was moved to Montreal with its Greek pop- ulation of than a quarter of the Greeks now in Canada. 8Vz years in I was looking for a Bishop Sotirios said in an I had no idea I would be named bishop for The archdiocese of North and South America is divided into 11 dioceses eight in the United States and one each in Mexico and South America He intends to introduce changes and this fall for the spiritual benefit of the churches under his care. Stress will be placed on the family nucleus only long-term solution to youth French dilettantes dabble Black arts are far from dead M Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites You to Listen to the Back to God Hour Every Sunday Night at p.m. over CHEC Radio DOUBLE DIGIT A message based on Matthew shows how inflation need not destroy us. It give insight to those of us who are alarmed by the rising cost of living. Would you The Christian Reformed Church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. North in the City Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Von are invited cordially THE SALVATION ARMY MAJORS 1302-4th AvenueS Corps Officers THELMA M. CORNEY. JOAN M. PIERCE School Worship Service WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME PARIS Satan Co. are thriving in the Latin Quarter. Don't call the however. This is something a bookstore and the only one in the whole of France to specialize in all domains of the literature esoterica and the literature of the fantastic as well as science fiction. Olivier the well fleshed spirit behind the has collected titles in English dealing essentially in hoodoo and the like. You name he has it. This international which opened six months already has become the meeting place of sociologists and numerous nonspecialists simply interested in unconventional thought. There is nothing satanic about Olivier Pecquet. A husky Frenchman in his late he has a shock of black hair and a nice sense of humor. like good good he cheerfully notes. much time for anything else because my bookstore is all absorbing. To let off steam and keep fit I do some weight Pecquet roamed the world after working in Canada in the uranium mines and in Peru where he all sorts of He refuses to be given a but he does believe in the devil. Suddenly one day he hit upon the idea of Satan Co. Pecquet's aim is to offer the opportunity to those not interested in oc- cidental ways of thinking the means of discovering oriental religions and as well as renowned works on plus the psychical and parapsychical sciences. THEOPHILUS f I BELIEVE IN 'HEDONISTIC ETHICAL 1 STANDARD OF MORALITY THIS MEANS YOU OUGHT TO DO WHAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21il S. Donald R. Evangelist Bible Study 10 a.m. 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. 7.30 p.m. For Information and Study 3M-0972 or 328-08S5 EVERYONE WELCOME The black arts spells have rarely been so prevalent as they are explained Pec- quet. comment and controversy aroused in the United States by the book and film The Exorcist is not at all he commented. He also foresees a renaissance of interest in In- dian magic and lore. Exorcisms are not un- common experiences in according to Pecquet. There is a priest attached to Notre Dame in Paris who specializes in this and can be summoned on request and he knows of at least two laymen who fulfill this function. Even in this computerized there are still quite a number of people by the and there is hardly a village in France which does not boast of a sorcerer who undertakes to cast out devils or remove the evil eye and other spells. are reputed to have gone underground. There is a European version of the African voodoo figurine representing a hated person or an arch enemy into which pins are stuck at vital points. This is the photograph. Some peo- ple have an aversion to photographs while many African tribes believe that a photographer takes the soul away into his little black box. Pecquet knows of one man who was bent on destroying every picture of Charles De Gaulle he came upon. The influx of orientals and African emigrants into bringing with them their taboos and has encouraged belief in devils and black magic. For- tune tellers of every caliber have never been so numerous and prosperous. There says several voodoo assemblies in the Paris area. They operate underground and are only accessible to initiates. Black masses and on the other are very few and far between. While the people most interested in satanism are ethnologists and Pecquet said quite a number of women have visited his es- tablishment. They were interested in two kinds of books sexual magic and the art of casting spells. Another important feature at Satan Co. is a wide selec- tion of children's books and comic strips in English and even Chinese. Pecquet's establishment is not only spiritually but physically well adapted to delving into age old mysteries. Recently a writer who had just published a book on voodoo spoke about his ex- illustrated by a group of Haitian initiates. The session was held in an eerie vault below the store dating back to the days of Heloise The Herald- Religion Bishop Sotirios of Constantia discusses a bust presented to Kingston by the Greek Ambassador to Canada with Kingston mayor George Speal. Since being appointed head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Canada in Bishop Sotirios has visited almost every parish in Canada. The 37-year-old church head is the youngest bishop of the church in North and South America. Greek bishop strives to keep family strong Computer analyses priests EDMONTON A management consultant who has carried out studies evaluating American parish priests says priests and bishops indicate spiritual and emotional maturity is the most important quality for a priest. Or. Felix Lopez of Port said that leadership is the next most important followed by com- petence at functions such as teaching and celebrating initiative and dependability. Loyalty to the rules of the diocese and its structure comes he told a session of the western conference of priests. Dr. Lopez feeds information he gathers from church members and officials through a resulting in an analysis of a priest's strong points. The analysis is sent to the diocese and the priest who was evaluated. Chaplaincy executive named New executive officers for the inter-faith committee on chaplaincy in the Canadian Penitentiary service were announc- ed recently in Montreal. Chairman is Rev. Earl a national officer for the Pentecostal Assemblies of vice chairman Phyllis a Toronto and secretary Canon Maurice P. associate secretary of the Cana- dian Council of Toronto. The committee advises penitentiary officials on recruit- ment and selection of chaplains as well as aspects of corrections and rehabilitation of offenders. Lethbridge man graduates A former Lethbridge Harold recently was awarded a Master of Divinity degree at graduation ex- ercises of the Southern Baptist Theological Louis- Kentucky. Mr. McNabb is the son of Mrs. Gladys McNabb. He graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 1969 and serves as minister to community for Portland Bridge Baptist Mission in Louisville. LDS plan South America meet SALT LAKE CITY Two area general conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in South America on successive weekends next one in Sao Brazil and the second in Buenos Argentina. The Sao Paulo conference will be held February 28 and March 1 and Members of stakes and missions in Brazil have been invited to attend. The conference in Buenos Aires is set for March 8 and 9. Invited to this conference are all members of the stakes and missions in and Paraguay. Church Chuckles by CARTWRIGHT 1333 rent a few during summer months to help attendance look The REGULAR BAHAI READING CLASS a.m. Sundays CANCELLED TILL AUG. 18th LETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC CHURCHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. Obligation 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE. S. Obligation 8 p.m. Folk Mass Hall ST. PETER ST. PAUL'S CORNER 7th AVE. and 12th ST. 'B' NORTH SUNDAY LITURGY 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.