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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, July 31, 1971 Missionaries are ready if Indians request help WATERLOO, Ont. (CP) Missionaries today are trying to listen to the needs of the Indian, says Rev. M. S. McLean of Win- nipeg. Mr. McLean, superintendent of missions in Manitoba and northwestern Ontario for the Presbyterian Church in Canada, says: "We have made our mis- takes. We have patronized the Indians as the governments have done." But now, if Indians request the help of missionaries, "we're ready to serve." Mr. McLean, who was in Wa- terloo for a conference on world mission, said white missionaries working on Indian reserves get little negative reaction from the Moby Dick of the black man Rap white missionaries WATERLOO, Ont. (CP) White Christian missionaries were urged by two Caribbean ministers attending a conference here to "think black and be black when they're in a black Criticism of the white missionaries came from Rev. Harold Sitahal, moderator of the Presbyterian Chwch of Trinidad and Guyana, and Rev. Haimdat Sawh from Guyana, attending a Presbyterian consultation on world missions. "The white church has been the Moby Dick of the black said Mr. Sitahal. "It has haunted him, flouted him, flirted with him and dismissed Sawh, who used the term "black" to include all non-whites, made it clear he was not against white missionaries but in the mission fields of the Caribbean, he said, "white will have to become black." Mr. Sawh, like Mr. Sitahal of East Indian descent, criticized the earlier white missionaries for enduring the conditions of indentured labor. WHILES PAID MORE When indentured labor was abolished in 1917, he said, it wasn't because of any Christian influence. It was because of agitation from India. Mr. Sawh spoke of what he called the dehumanizing process, and said one aspect of this is that Caribbban clergymen are paid one-third the salary of white missionaries. He said the allowance for a Presbyterian missionary's wife is greater than '-he salary of a native worker. To Mr. Silahal missionaries have been part of what he called the exploitation process in the Caribbean and reparations must be made to the natives. He said Canada has about million invested in the area and Canadian companies reparations considering "the billions of dollars they've extracted in terms of resources, human and material, in terms of blood, sweat, and tears of the natives that have made it possible." meet iri Nova Scotia August 2 to 6 From August 2 through August 6 approximately 200 delegates of the Baptist World U-liance Executive Committee and Study Commissions will meet at Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. This organization represents some 71 countries and over 30 million people. R. Fred Bullen, general secretary of the Baptist Federation of Canada notes that Wolfville and nearby Sackville were sites of the first two Baptist churches formed in Canada, Also Acadia University, founded in 1838, is one of the Canadian Baptists' major educational institutions. The Executive Committee is expected to set a meeting place for the 1975 Baptist World Congress. Dusseldorf, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden are the sites under consideration. Church grants to fund TORONTO (CP) Hie Anglican Church of Canada ha" announced a grant of has Deen made to the World Council of Churches' fund to help draft-age immigrants from the United States. A church statement said that some Anglicans would disagree with the decision, but said it was made after two years of Lakeview Mennonife Brethren Church 1509-29th Street So. H. P. NIKKEI, Co-ordinator Ph. 345-3335 Sunday School Worship Service p.m. Communion finds keep families LONDON (AP) The British pub helps keep families together, a church group reported. It found fewer domestic problems in families where the old man has a regular night cut at a tavern. The Christian Economic and Social Research Foundation surveyed 400 families with children in a suburb of Cardiff, Wales. Interviews included wives and health officers who deal with domestic problems. "A regular, one-weekly, night out for the father of a family is an important solvent of the inevitable frictions of more or less crowded life in restricted the report says. It is being given to the government, which is considering a liberalizing of drinking hours in pubs. The pubs usually open at 10 or 11 a.m., close for a couple of hours in the afternoon, open again about 6 p.m. and close at 10 or 11. Gwylmor Prys Williams, statistician and consultant economist for the independent church organization, said: "Basically, what we are say- EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Magrath Dr. Phone 327-6113 Paslori REV. H. J. JOST a.rn.-THE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION HOUR THE WORSHIP HOUR THE FAMILY HOUR A CORDIAL INVITATION TO BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th St. South Breaking of Bread Sunday School "THE RACE FOR ETERNAL LIFE" Mr. H. Blacker Wednesday, Bible Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour Radio broadcast, heard Sunday at p.m. over CHEC. Hear the dynamic radio minister Rev. Joel Nederhcod as he deals with today's problems in the light of the authoritative Scriptures. He addresses you Local services every Sunday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. The church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A1 North. YOU ARE CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. S. SUNDAY Bible Study Morning Service Evening Service WEDNESDAY Bible Study NORMAN FISK EVANGELIST Phone CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llth St. S. Mr. D. Maisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Summer Schedule Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) EVERYBODY WELCOME a.m.-FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL a.m. JIM EDWARDS FILM A BILLY SUNDAY I 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEl GOIDSMITH 327-4581 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Priesthood Sunday F and T 1912 10th Avenua South Meeting School Meeting 1st a.m. a.m. 2nd a.m. a.m. p.m. a.m. a.m. :00 a.m. p.m. :30 a.m. a.m. :30 a.m. a.m. :30 a.m. a.m. Slake Cenlre-2Slh Street South 3rd Ward llh Ward a.m. 6lh Ave. 'A' ond 23rd St. N. 5th Ward a.m. 6th a.m. University Ward 2808 28lh St. S. a.m. Indians. There was more from the wliile liberal living inTcity, who might never have been on a reserve. At one time missionaries were not trained to understand the Indian culture, the mission su- perintendent said. But now they take orientation studies and ex- tension courses are provided by the University of Manitoba for the continuing education of home missionaries. Mr. McLean said he is not op- posed to the missionary efforts of some Indians who during the last five years have been trying to persuade their brethren to re- turn to the old Indian religions and ways of life. OFFERS URBAN' TRAINING One of the church's projects has been a Fellowship Centre at Kenora, Ont, a place where In- dians can go for comfort, rest, training and security. The staff try to help those who come to the centre to be- come urbanized and to learn the ways of city life. The centre also gives Indians from the 12 reserves it serves a place to stay. It has a library, counselling and referral facilities for all agencies in Kenora, student tu- toring, homemakers clubs, Alco- holics Anonymous groups and a court worker. Mr. McLean said the Kenora community, aside from the church, hasn't entered into the work of the centre. "But I wouldn't blame them alto- gether. We haven't asked for their support." Alcohol is not allowed on the is glue sniffing, which has been a problem in the past. If Indians come back to the centre drunk they are not accepted. "As long as they can control i themselves, they are accept-' able." that pubs together ing is, 'Don't upset the pub as a local amenity." It has a therapeutic value." The survey found that 50 per cent of teetotaler families do not have domestic prob- lems, compared with 72 per cent of families who go to a pub occasionally and 80 per cent of families who go once a week. Lutherans condemn abortion MILWAUKEE (AP) The second largest Lutheran de- nomination in the United States has condemned abortion as "contrary to the will of God." The church's unqualified op- position is the firmest stand taken on the subject recently among major Protestant bodies and parallels that of Roman Catholicism. At the eight-day convention, the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod said "no person has the right to extinguish human life by a decision of his own." "In a "fallen a choice sometimes becomes ne- cessary "between one life and the church added, but even then, "sinful abortion" is not justified by human mo- tives, but only by God's for- giveness. Rebel priests are acquitted FLORENCE, Italy (AP) A court has acquitted five Ro- man Catholic priests and four laymen of the Isololto parish that rebelled against church au- thority in 1969. The nine were charged with instigating a crime and disturbing a religious function. Dozens of persons, most of them Isolotto parishioners, ap- plauded when the court an- nounced its verdict. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY "The TRUTH That HEALS" Service "LOVE" WEDNESDAY Meeting READING ROOM Noon p.m. Open Tucs., Thurs., Sal. Church of the Nazarene 9lh Ave. and 16th St. S. -Phong 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Res. 327-4784 SUNDAY SERVICES are healing the summer slump to keep sending your children along to this growing Sunday School. Preacher Barry Groves Prayer Meeting Young People in charge of service A Friendly Welcome Awaits You 'Bethel Baptist Church 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR Worship Worship NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 1402 8 Ave. N. The Evangelical Church In Canada PASTORS: N. W. HEEBNER O. PAHL School for all ages Worship Service BRING HAPPINESS AND SATISFACTION INTO YOUR LIFE BY ATTENDING CHURCH THIS SUNDAY! ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES OF LETHBRIDGE WEEKEND MASSES DOWNTOWN-ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. p.m. a.m., a.m., a.m., Noon NORTHSIDE-ST. BASIL'S 604 13th ST. N. p.m. a.m., a.m., a.m., Noon SOUTHSIDE-ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE. S. p.m. a.m., a.m., a.m., p.m. 0 u THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. Doyle, B.A., l.T.H. Organist and Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood t.T.C.L. a.m. Holy Communion Holy Communion Family Service, Junior Choir (Nursery facilities) Holy Communion MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, August 5th, Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., UTh. EIGHTH AFTER TRINITY a.m. Sung Eucharist for Parish Communion CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycrofl Corner 5lh Ave. and 13th St. S. Service Service LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 520 7lh Street South Home of (he Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen each Sunday at p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School With Classes for all ages Worship Service of Evangelism and Bible Study at the home of Mrs. Esther Vik-530 7th St. South Fri. p.m. Christ Ambassador's Youth Service "LET'S GROW WITH LETHBRIDGE" N.B. Please use side and hack doors during construction. A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South Phone 327-0709 PASTOR HAROtD MARTIN Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue ond 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp-Phone 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Res. School and Bible Class Worship Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC llth Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON Service Communion First Sunday of Each Month Listen to the Lutheran Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calgary THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, WETHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. A. B. B. MOORE DR. J. I. PATERSON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. t. BRIAN JONES, Lethbridga 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. Woolhouie Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Putland SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 1971 Service at McKillop United Church McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Soulheasl Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. Minister; Rev. L. Brian Jones, M.A., B.D. Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egteren Organist: Mr. J. E. Longford SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 1971 United Church Services with Rev. R. E. (Ted) Eskdale in Charge. Everybody Welcome FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDAtE Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 1971 Service at McKillop United Church. First United Church Closed Sunday School Sessions Withdrawn Until Aug. 29 "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" COMBINED First CHURCH SUMMER SERVICES St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Draw near to God! IN ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th AVENUE SOUTH Minister: REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A., B.TIi. Organist: MRS. MARILYN SINCLAIR, A.R.C.T., R.M.T. TYRANNY OF MINOR ISSUES" (continuing 1he series on John) OUT OF FAILURE" (continuing tho series on I Samuel) EVERYONE WELCOME Go out to live! ;