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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta t - THI UTHBRIDOI HIRAID - Saturday, March 13, 1971 Priests conspiracy case brings divided reaction By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Demonstrations .. . resolutions ... drama . . . meetings letters to editors and bishops . . . These are among the reactions crackling in American religious circles over the United States government's conspiracy charges against six persons, including three Roman Catholic priests An ex-priest and a nun. "Modern prophets," say some. But others declaim them as tools for "terrorist activity." Much of the furore has centred on the brother priests, Rev. Phil and Rev. Daniel Berrigan, although the latter Is not among the six defendants, but is cited among seven CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11th St. S. Mr. D. Maisey, 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 others as co-conspirators in an alleged kidnap-bombing plot to protest the Vietnam war. "They are a strange mixture of exhibitionism and anti-Americanism," a priest-columnist, Rev. Daniel Lyons, who supports the Vietnam war, writes of the Berrigans. But a Presbyterian theologian and war critic, Rev. Robert McAfee Brown, voices confidence in their innocence and says: "If the Berrigans are 'guilty,' so are we." They themselves have called the charges a "fabrication by the government." SUPPORT ACCUSED Most of the reaction in church groups and publications has been sympathetic to the accused group, and skeptical of charges they planned to blow up heating systems in Washington, D.C., and kidnap presidential adviser H e n r y Kissinger. A group of 77 faculty members and seminarians at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore linked the case to a "demoralizing effort to associate all dissent with anarchy," and 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH Minister 10:00 Sunday School 11:00 Morning Service 7:30 Evening Service DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 - 21st Ave. S. SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.-Bible Study 11:00 a.m.-Morning Service 6:00 p.m.-Evening Service WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m.-Bible Study . NORMAN FISK EVANGELIST Phone 328-5781 Bethel Baptist Church. 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOR SUNDAY SERVICE - 10:30 A.M., 11:20 A.M. AND 7:00 P.M. MISSION MARCH 14-19 St. Patrick's Church SCHEDULE: SUNDAY, MARCH 14th Mission Sermon at all Masses MONDAY, MARCH 15-FRI., MARCH 19 7:00 a.m.-12:05 p.m.-Masses followed by 7 minute instructions 7:30 p.m. each day-Mission Sermon The Mission Preacher is Rev. Father Jack Hennessy, O.M.I., from Vancouver. He is conversant with.every phase of the Oblate priestly ministry in Western Canada - has lived with the Indian people of the Cariboo. He has been a teacher, school principal, full time mission preacher and pastor of a large parish In New Westminster. He Is well known for his work In the realms of marriage counselling and rehabilitation of alcoholics. All Are Welcome! said: "We are appalled at the government's on-going conspiracy to stifle all forms of dissent." The National Council of Churches, in a resolution, urged Americans to abide by traditional standards of Justice presuming the group innocent, unless proved otherwise. The Holy Cross Quarterly, alumni publication of a Jesuit college in Worcester, Mass., devoted its entire 80-page current issue to the Berrigans. "To some they are anathema; to others they are angelic," says the editor. Rev. William Vain Etten Casey. As for himself, he added in a lead editorial: "I am for them and with them. I believe that they are the living extensions of one of the roles that Christ took upon Himself... " PLAY OPENS. In New York, a play, The Trial of the Oatonsville 9, written by poet Dan Berrigan about the trial that sent him and his brother to prison for burning draft records, opened recently at a Manhattan Presbyterian church. In Baltimore, where Lawrence Cardinal Shehan was the first visitor to priests arrested in the case and Into whose custody they later were released, a group of "Catholics Concerned" demonstrated in protest. They distributed' flyers charging a "destructive trend" in the church linked to "terrorist activity" and called for withholding church contributions until priests "being used by leftist-inspired groups are removed from their positions." However, the two Baltimore priests accused were promptly assigned to parish duties. "We are eternally grateful," said Rev. Joseph Wenderoth. He called the charges "completely unthinkable." Other Roman Catholics, including 80 professors and seminarians in Rome, rallied to the cardinal's support. He said he helped the accused priests in line with Christ's words: "I was in prison and you visited me." In Harrisburg, Pa., where the defendants pleaded not guilty at a preliminary hearing, a group of 100 supporters stood in peaceful vigil outside. A special committee of Protestants and Catholics, set up in New York is raising defence funds. Funds for Indians miss objective? TORONTO (CP) - The United Church of Canada should re-examine the allocation of $400,000 to 70 Indian reserves this year, a church official said here. Rev. Harold Bailey, secretary of the church's board of home missions, told the board's annual meeting: "I am not at all sure that the traditional objective-which was to have a congregation, a church building and an ordained minister serving every reserve where the United Church has a responsibility-is the proper approach." To be sure the money is used effectively, hesuggesteda standing committee on Indian work be established with strong native representation. "I do not think we white people talking to each other are likely to make much progress in our relationships with Indian people." The board of home missions is facing a revenue shortage which may become critical in two years, Mr. Bailey told the meeting. He said he hopes a crisis can be averted by amalgamation of a number of boards, including the board of home missions, into the new mission in Canada division later this year or early in 1972. Bishop Ford hopes new mood of caution won't stall union LONDON, Ont. (CP) - The Anglican bishop of Saskatoon said in an interview here he hopes union talks with the United Church of Canada won't be affected by what appears to be a new mood of caution towards negotiation. Describing himself an ecu-maniac, Rt. Rev. D. A. Ford said there were dozens of small parishes in his diocese that would benefit from union. "There are little congregations of 10 and 12 families in small towns and in many ini-stances a United Church member may have to go to another town to attend church while the Anglican in that town has to travel to his area. "They pass each other on the highway and it's just ridiculous," he said. CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION - HEALING - MIRACLES Patter: Rev. T. W. Roycroft Comer 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. 11:15 a.m.-Morning Service 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th St. South 11:00 a.m.-Breaking of Bread 12:30 p.m.-Sunday School 7:30 p.m.-"ARE REVIVAL SERVICES USEFUL?" Speaker-Mr. W. Pickford Thursday, 8:00 p.m.-Bible Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Herel 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 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. 'A' North. YOU ARE INVITED The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1912 10th Avenue South Priesthood Meeting 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Sacrament Meeting 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Stake Centre-2Slh Street South 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 6th Ave. 'A' end 23rd St. N. 5th Ward ............................. 6th Ward ............................. 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. University Ward 2808 28th St. 5. 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY 8:15 a.m.-CJOC "THE TRUTH THAT HEALS" 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Sunday Service "SUBSTANCE" WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m.-Testimony Meeting READING ROOM Noon - 2:00 p.m. - Open Tues., Thurs., Sat. THE SALVATION ARMY Corps Officer - CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avenue S. "LAYMAN'S SUNDAY" 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Guest Speaker-Mr. Jim Dunstan 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service WE INVITE YOU TO ATTEND Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church H. P. NIKKEL, Cordinator - Ph. 345-3335 1509-29th Street So. 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Worship Service 7:00 p.m.-Evening Service-Dr. MacPherson, Guest speaker-Topic: "THE DRUG PROBLEM" EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Magrath Dr. Phone 327-6113 Pastor, REV. H. J. JOST 10:00 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship "FEEDING THE MULTITUDE" 7:30 p.m.-Evening Service "THE BEREAN BIBLE COLLEGE FROM CALGARY" Musical Prelude 7:15 p.m. College Choir at 7:30 p.m. A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. and 16th St. S. - Phono 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister - Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Guest Preacher-Dr. Stank, Medical Missionary (Africa). Be sure to hear this talented Preacher. 7:00 p.m.-Evangelistic Guest Preacher-Rev. Joe Harrison MIDWEEK SERVICES "Children Crusade" with the Rev. Joe (Uncle Joe) Harrison, Children's Evangelist. Monday thru Friday, each afternoon at 4 p.m. Special services for children: Films, magic, ect., etc. Also, each evening at 7:30 p.m. Bible study for adults. A Friendly Welcome Awaits You St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. Organist - MR. W. VANDER KOOY 11.00 a.m.-"GUESTS OF GOD" Sacrament of The Lord's Supper 7:00 p.m.-"CAN WE MASTER OUR IRRITATIONS" Church School: All classes from nursery to adult at 10:15 a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also. 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. 1614 5th Avenue S. 9:45 a.m.-Church School for all ages 11:00 a.m.-*'THE SPONGE OF VINEGAR" (5th in the series on "The Seven Words from the Cross") 7:00 p.m.-"THE LUKEWARM CHURCH" (6th in the series on "Letters to the Churches in Asia") Wednesday 7:30 p.m.-The Mid-Week Services Sunday March 21-Special Anniversary Services Rev. Gerald Ward, former minister, preaching. EVERYONE WELCOME THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL) Corner 4th Avenue SAINT AUGUSTINE'S and 11th Street South 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.-Morning Prayer, Broadcast CJOC Senior and St. Monica's Choirs (Nursery Provided) All departments of Church School 8:00 p.m.-UPPER PARISH HALL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS FILM "NOBODY WAVED GOODBYE" MIDWEEK SERVICES Wednesday, March 17th, 5:15 p.m.-Holy Communion Thursday, March 18th, 9:30 a.m.-Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN 25 .SPaST RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., UTh. THIRD IN 7:30 a.m.-Mattino 8:00 a.m.-Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.-Church School 10:55 a.m.-Nursery in Hall 11:00 a.m.-Sung Eucharist 6:30 p.m.-Evensong. Vestry. LENT Wednesday: St. Patrick 7:00 p.m.-Eucharist Friday: St. Joseph: 9:30 a.m.-Eucharist Saturday: St. Cuthbert: 7:30 p.m.-Preparation Sunday Eucharist for Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South - Phono 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN 9:30 a.m.-Sunday School 11:00 a.m.-Morning Worship Each Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Lenten Service IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minister W. F. Sehoepp-Phone 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Res. 8:45 a.m.-Matins 9:45 a.m.-Sunday School and Bible Class 11:00 a.m.-Morning Service 1:00 p.m.-Sunday School Teachers Institute March 24th-7:30 p.m.-Lenten Service Lutheran 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 First Sunday of Each Month listen to the Lutheran Hour-Sunday 7:30 a.m. CFAC Calgary m\ LETHBRIDGE - PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 7th Street South REV. W. J. GAMBll, PASTOR "LET'S GROW WITH LETHBRIDGE" 11:00 a.m.-Missionary Services with Miss Iris Scheel of Kenya, East Africa and Miss Betty Funk. 7:00 p.m.-Missionary Under Appointment. Wed. 8 p.m.-Prayer and Bible Study Fit 7:30 p.m.-Christ Ahbassador's Youth Service TONIGHT AT 8:00 P.M. MISSIONARY YOUTH RALLY, With the Choral Group from Capitol Hill Pentecostal Church presenting two Packages of Gospel Hymns MISS IRIS SCHEEL and MISS BETTY FUNK will speak and show pictures of the missionary work in Kenya E. Africa COMING EVENTS-Next Sunday, March 21st, North West Bible College Choir from Edmonton, will pay their annual visit to the Tabernacle. This is always a "highlight" in our church program. A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. ROBERT B. McCWRE, MD, FRCS DR. J. L. PATERSON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. L. BRIAN JONES, Lethbridge Chairman, South Alberta Presbytery S0UTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11th St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouse Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Putland ------0---;- SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1971 THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT 11:00 a.m.-"IS ONE MIRACLE ENOUGH* Senior Choir: "Jesus, Our Lord"-Will James CHURCH SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS IN SOUTH-MINSTER HALL-INCLUDING NURSERY SCHOOLS. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast 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. Langford SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1971 11:00 a.m.-Youth Sunday "FOR GODS SAKE BELIEVE" Explorers and C.G.I.T. Parading 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, MARCH 14, 1971 (LENT 3) Divine Worship at 11:00 a.m. Guest Preacher-Rev. Leroy A. Angle, B.A., B.D. 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 a.m. Nursery facilities as usual. "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;