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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE lETHBRrDGE HERAID - Satonfoy, Moreh �, 1971 Pro-Israeli stand by U.S. major complaint by Arabs By DAVID POKING i~kUB ARAB friends always return to one major complaint in tiie discussions, debates and controversies that follow the Middle East conflict. You hear this argument in the faculty lounge, the student snack bar, the editor's office, the civic reception. It brings conversations to a nice standstill. Smiles vanish and expressions are tense and breathless. 'The major complaint? "You Americans are pro-Israel. You are sold on Zion- ism. You are captivated by the frontier scenario spun out of Tel Aviv. Rah-rah, Israel. Your papers, television, radio - every thing, includmg your Christian theologians - 1,000 per cent for the Moses people." And your Arab-country crit- Pope mentions celibacy issue Priests told not to fear ROME (AP) - Pope Paul tdd Roman priests recently not to fear the current questionmg of the priest's role and said this could turn out to be good for the Roman Catholic Church. The pontiff made the remark ix) hijs annual address to the priests of Rpme at the Lateran University, one trf four pontifical colleges here for seminarians and young priests. The Pope made one mention of the ceUbacy issue in laudhig THE SALVATION ARMY Corps Officer - CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avenue S. 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service WE INVITE YOU TO ATTEND CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION - HEALING - MIRACLES Pasfor: Rev. T. W. Roycreft Corner 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. 11:15 a.m.-Mormng Service 7:00 p.m.-Evenmg Service BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th St. South 11:00 a.m.-Breaking ofBread 12:30 p.m.-Sunday School . 7:30 p.m.-"THE ONE HOPE OF THE SiBLE" Speaker-l\Ir. Wm. Blacker Thursday, 8:00 p.m.-Bible Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Herel EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Mograth Dr. Phone 327-6113 Pastor: REV. H. J. JOST 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service 7:30 p.m.-Evening Service A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to. listen to the Back to God Hour Radio broadcast, heard every Sunday at 8:30 p.m. over CHEC. Hear the dynamic radio minister Rev. Joel Nederhood as he deals mtti 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. 'A' North. YOU ARE INVITED AN INVITATION TO ALL GERMAN SPEAKING FOLK OF LETHBRIDGE AND AREAI SPECIAL MEETINGS WITH EVANGELIST HELMUT FUERSTENAU from Sao Paulo, Brazil BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE 329 19th Street North Sunday, March 7th, to Sunday, March 14th, 1971 Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. SPECIAL PICTURE PRESENTATION ABOUT BRAZIL Monday, March 8th All services are conducted in the German language. EVERYONE IS WELCOMEI For further information phone 328-2045 the Virgin Mary. "Christ wwjted to be bom of a virgin," he said- "Does not this attachnient to the immaculate say something about our choice of an ecclesiastical state? Something which must not be repressed, but exalted, transfigured, strengthened by cur sacred ceJi-bacy?" The rule of mandatory celibacy for priests of the Latin, or West^, rite and other aspects of clerical life are currently un-dergodng studies in the Vatican and elsewhere and are to be discussed at next atitunm's third world synod of bishqw. OPTIONAL CELEBACY TORONTO (CP) - Optional celibacy for priests received a vote of support here by the Central Conference of Priests, representing EngUsh - speaking priests in Ontario and Quebec. After voting in favor of the option, the conference said it will urge delegates to the 1971 Vatican Synod to present theur recommendaticms. The conference proposed that persons already married and of mature age be permitted to jom the priesthood and that married priests be allowed to contmae theur role in the priesthood. Rev. Eugene Schallert, a United States priest and sociologist, told the conference, however, that celibacy was not the main reason for priests leaving the church. He predicted that in the next five years 70,000 priests will leave the church. He said 10,000 left between 1965 and 1970. He said priests leave because they feel "bound up by too much legalism and a feeling of suffocation." West dioceses publish pilot edition of paper WINNIPEG (CP) - The four western Canada dioceses of the Roman OathoUc Church have published a pilot edition of what they hope will become a new weekly newspaper for western Canada. The dioceses of Wmnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, published the 20-page edition last Sunday "to debermine the viability of the paper." It has a separate name in each diocese, and is called the Manitoba (Catholic Reporter m Mani-tba. The cost is bemg shared by the four dioceses and the paper is published through facilities of the Western Catholic Reporter. The first edition Includes a quest ionnaire to determine i-eader response. Hugh Delaney of Winnipeg said the paper will begin publishing regularly in September if the response is favorable. CENTRAl CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 nth St. S. Mr. D. AAoisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Sunday School-10:00 a.m. Morning Worship-11:00 a.m. Evening Service-7:00 p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH Minister 10:00 SUNDAY SCHOOL 11:00 MORNING SERVICE 7:00 P.M. CHRISTIAN SERVICE BRIGADE YOUNG MEN AGES 8-18 PARTICIPATING DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1912 10th Avenue South 1st Ward.............................. 2nd Ward .............................. Priesthood Meeting 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. F and T Meeting 10:30 a.m. 12 noon Stake Centre-28th Street South 3rd Ward .............................. 4th Ward .............................. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 10:.'iO a.m. 12 noon 6th Ave. 'A' and 23rd St. N. 5th Ward .............................. 6lh Ward .............................. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:43 a.m. University Ward 2808 28th St. S. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m. ics - both Moslems and Christians - exchange nodding glanc�S and dare you, hi 25,000 words or less, to deny the major complaint. And whether this be Beirut or Cairo, Suiai or Suez, you must respond to this charge before the coffee is served. Yes, America is very mter-ested and concerned about Is^ rael. It supported with excitement and vigor the creation of the Jewish state. America loves the Holy Land because it cherishes the CSiristlan story. The land of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the countryside of Bethlehem, the Mount of bUves ^ the place where Jesus healed and hoped and loved and preached - this is the most powerful factor operating hi the reUgious consciousness of be-lievuig people. Not everybody, not all in the same mtensity and affection, but many millions are included and their love for Israel is enormous. But (hat love is never at the expense of fahTiess nor offered at the dismissal of justice. Governments always have their devious games biit the abiding spirit of the population of America and the conscience of the Christian CJhurch is fuially pro-humanity. Recent events underline this answer to the major Arab coni-plaint: The Jerusalem Housing Scheme to put up public hous-mg in the old City (and to displace and discourage the Arab presence) has been met with a barrage of criticism in the American press. The New York Tunes led this charge with front page stories and scathing editorials. The Jewish Defense League has been regularly and roundly put down by mass media in the United States. Offensive, belligerent behavior is not approved and has generated substantial resentment - in the Jewish community, as well as in the public at large. Martin Buber, the disthiguish-ed philosopher and theologian, is easily the most widely read sdiolar in the Christian seminaries - the bridgeman for Jewish - Christian dialogue. Yet before his death in 1965, he was the leading critic in Israel of the military wing of Zionism and spoke constanUy of A r a b-Jewish compromise and accommodation. On Jan. 31, 1971, the New York Times published this letter from a Jewish writer - the same day I was at a recepiton in Cairo: "There is no justification in prophetic Judaism or Anglo-American concepts of democracy for the refusal of Israel to r^atriate the Palestme refugees. It is shocking to my sensibilities that I, a Jew, born and raised in America with all its advantages, and never having set foot in Palestine, should have the privilege of Israeli citizenship ... when the refugee who \;as bom there cannot return to his home. Furthermore, the expropriation of huge tracts of land and the dislocation of Arab villagers for Uie sole bens-fit of Jewish immigrants are actions sadly reminiscent of the legal discrimination suffered by Jewish minorities throughout history." (Signed) Bruce J. Cbasen, Brixton, Mass. What the Arabs may have forgotten is that some of their best friends are Jews. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. and 16th St. S. - Phone 327-B827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister - Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship 7:00 p.m.-Evangelistic Midweek Services as usual A Friendly Welcome Awaits You Strikers get wark-to-rule wedding rites LONDON (CP) - Rev. Donald Patemen, vicar of an East London AngUcan church, is fed up witli Britain's postal strike, now in its 41st day. So he has amiounced that any striker wanting to marry in his chm-ch wiU get a work-to-rule wedding. That means no heating, lighting, bells, organ, choir, photographs or confetti. "By law I am obliged to marry the strikers," he says, "but I don't see why they shouldn't have a taste of their own medicine." CHRISTIAN. SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY 8:15 a.m.-CJOC "MIND" 9:.10 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Sunday Service WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m.-Testimony Meeting READING ROOM Noon - 2:00 p.m. - Open Tues., Thui-s., Sat. Mhel Baptist Church 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR SUNDAY SERVICE - 10:30 A.M., 11:20 A.M. AND 7:00 P.M. LETHBRIDGE = PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 7th Street South REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR "LET'S GROW WITH LETHBRIDGE" 9:55 a.m.-Sunday School with classes for all ages 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship-Communion- Subject-"JONAH THE MISSIONARY" 7:00 p.m.-Service of Evangelism-Mr. Lome Fisher will speak 10:30 p.m.-Listen to "THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL HOUR" C.J.O.C. 1220 K.C. Wed. 8 p.m.- Prayer and Bible Study MISSIONARY CONVENTION SPEAKERS ' Fri., March 12th-REV. LEROY LEBECK of British West Indies Sat., March 13Ui-Misslonary Youth RaUy. MISS BETTY FUNK missionary under appointment will speak and the choral group from Calgary will provide special singing. Sunday, March 14th-11 a.m. and 7 p.m. MISS IRIS SCHEEL of Keni'a E. Africa will be guest speaker PLAN TO ATTEND THIS GREAT MISSIONARY CONVENTION. A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church H. P. NIKKEI, Cordinator - Ph. 345-3335 1509-29th Street So. 10:00 a.m.-<-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service 7:00 p.m.-Communion Service "; 'i 'I "�! , I II 111 ] St. Andrew's FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT TWO LOCATIONS Minister, REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A., B.Th. Organist and Choir, Director, Marilyn Sinclair, A.R.C.T, R.M.T. 1402 8th Avenue N. 9:30 a.m.-Church School for all ages. Baptist Leadership Training School students taking part. 7:00 pm.-"THE CHURCH OF THE OPEN DOOR" (6th in series on "Letters to the Churches of Asia") 1614 Stb Avenue S. 9:45 a.m.-Church school for all ages Baptist Leadership Trainmg School students taking part 11:00 a.m.-"THE CHURCH AS I SEE IT - A YOUNG PERSON'S POINT OF VIEW" A three-part presentation. Baptist Leadership Trahiing School students in charge of the entire service. The Communion will follow. 7:00 p.m.-Evening worship at Norbridge Wednesday 7:30 p.m. - The Mid-Week Service EVERYONE WELCOME THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL) SAINT AUGUSTINE'S ^Tr^ATZ^y. Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. Doyle, B.A., L.T.H. Organist and Choir Director Mrs. Dolores Reid (A. Mus.) 8:00 a.m.-Holy (Communion 9:00 a.m.-Holy Communion 11:00 a.m.-Family Service, Junior CJioir (Nursery Provided) Begmners Department of Sunday School 12:00 Noon-Holy Communion 7:00 p.m.-Evensong, Senior and St. Monica's Choir 8:00 p.m.-Adult Confirmation Class 3-5 p.m.-Parish Skating Party, Civic Centre Rink LENTEN MIDWEEK SERVICES Wednesday, March 10th, 5:15 p.m.-Holy Communion Thursday, Mai-ch 11th, 9:30 a.m.-Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN i?hV;.. 5!' RECTOR: Tlie Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., LTh. SECOND IN LENT 7:30 a.m.-Mattinc 8:00 a.m.-Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.-(Jhiu-ch School 10:55 a.m.-Nursery 11:00 a.m.-Sung Eucharist 6:30 p.m.-Evensong. Discusion Current Worries. Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-Eucharist Evensong Fi-iday-St. Gregory: 9:30 a.m.-Eucharist. Saturday 7:30 p.m.- Preparation for Parish Eucharist PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. Organist - MR. W. VANDER KOOY 11:00 a.m.-"REMEMBERING JESUS CHRIST AS WE FACE OUR FEARS" 7:00 p.m.-"HOW CAN I HAVE A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE?" Church School: All classes from nursery to adult at 10:15 a.m. Nursery and kinda-garten during church hour also. CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 - 21it Ave. S. SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.-Bible Study 11:00 a.m.-Morning Service 6:00 p.m.-Evenuig Service WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m.-Bible Study NORMAN FISK EVANGELIST Phone 328-5781 Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South - Rhone 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Communion on 1st Sunday of Each Month Each Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Lenten Servica IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue ond 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Schoepp-Phone 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Rei. 8:45 a.m.-Matins 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School and Bible Class 11:00 a.m.-Morning Service March 17-Lenten Service at 7:30 p.m. Lullieran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC 11th Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service Communion Fu-st Sunday of Each Month Listen to the Lulherqn Hour-Sunday 7:30 a.m. CFAC Calgary THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. ROBERT B. McCLURE, MD, FRCS DR. J. L. PATERSON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. L. BRIAN JONES, Lethbridge Chairman, South Alberta Presbyter/ SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11th St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouse Organist Emerlfusi Mr. A. K. Rutland ----------- SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 1971 11:00 a.m.-Second Sunday in Lent MUSIC: Senior Chohr: Blessed Jesus-Dvorak CHURCH SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS IN SOUTHMINSTER HALL-INCLUDING NURSERY SCHOOLS. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. 8. Minister: Rev. L. Brian Jones, M.A., B.D. Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Egteren Organist: Mr. J. E. Longford SUNDAY, AAARCH 7, 1971 11:00 a.m.-"THE WALK TO EMMAUS" Service of Baptism Installation of U.C.W. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 9:30 a.m.-Grades III to IX. 11:00 a.m.-Three Years to Seven Years Nursery facilities for Tiny Tots EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY GLOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, /AARCH 7, 1971 Divme Worship at 11:00 a.m. Rev. A. T. King, Preaching SUNDAY SCHOOL, JUNIOR DEPARTMENT at 9:15 a.m. INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR DEPARTMENT at 9:30 a.m. PRIMARY and BEGINNERS DEPARTMENT at 11:00 aan. Nursery facilities as usual. "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;