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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th AVMM Magrflh Orivr, PASTOR REV. H. J. JOST Phone 12741f) School Service Service "A cordial invitation to all" THE SALVATION ARMY 1302-4th Avenues. Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAN M. PIERCE a.m. Sunday School and Mrs. Wilf Hammond Administrator, Calgary Grace Hospital p.m. Rally Night Meet the Sea Walker Thursday p.m. Bible Study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1618-5 Avenue South Minister Rev. L. D. Hankinson B.A. Organist Mr. W. Vander Kooy WE FOLLOW JESUS Church School: All classes from Kindergarten to Grade six. Nursery during Church Hour OUR SPIRITUAL RICHES" Bethlen Presbyterian Church 1014-IOth Avenue North Lethbridge Minister Rev. George Teles B.A., B.O., M.th. Organist-Miss Vivian Toth English Worship Service a.m. Hungarian Worship a.m. Sunday School a.m. WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD (Affiliated with Ambassador CollegeN SATURDAY, MARCH 30th at a.m. LETHBRIDGE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE LARGE LECTURE THEATRE 5th ft 18th SL South Minister RICHARD WILDING, Ph. 288-4087 (Collect) Listen to GARNER TED ARMSTRONG ON CFCN RADIO and TELEVISION NEW HOPE CENTRE 1501 6th Ave.S. Phone 329-3011 SATURDAY: Fellowship Rally Pastor Lou Peterson of Glad Tidings Temple, Vancouver SUNDAY: Peterson Hazell "COME THOU WITH US AND WE WILL DO THEE GOOD" A Bible Centre Charismatic Fellowship Church Minister: Rev. G. K. Churchill, B.A., M.Oiv." Director of Music: Mr. D. Barry Waterlow LT.C.L Church School' SPECIAL PERCEPTION" Group Bible Study INDIA'S MISSIONARY TO CANADA Dr. A. B. Masilamani Tuesday, March 26, p.m. YOU ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US LUTHERAN ________CHURCHES CHBBT TRINITY UrTHEMN CHURCH 41t 12th Street 327-4701 ELCC-PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN School Service WEDNESDAY. Service______ LitfcwiP Church of flw Good Skffhtrd nth Avenue MM 24m South Phone Office; Home School Service WEDNESDAY. Service EVERYONE WELCOME___________ IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHUBCH Comer Mh Avenue end street South PASTOR: PAUL KOESTER Office: Home: School and Bible Class Service Lenten p.m. Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday. a.m. _____ CFAC Calgary Saturday. March 28. THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 17 UNHID STATES M7STAMS aSMHSIOM! CANADA lOflAKH 1M13 SMrUKMf MIMMRf GtfATMITAIN USTAKtS EUROPE r ST IMTt ASIA 4 STAKES II MISSIONS MEMBERS MtMMM AFRICA ISTAIOr MEMMtS t MISSION INSMXUNItlDSfAlB UP3SOX AMERICA tSTAKB MMKtS 5C4930 MEMMtS SOUTH PACIFIC 26 STAKES IQMKStONS LDS membership grows One of the world's fastest growing Christian sects today is The Church of Jesus Christ. of Latter-day Saints, known worldwide as "the Mormons." Church officials in Salt Lake City, Utah, listed the world membership at the beginning of 1973 at That's up 103 per cent since 1960 and the growth continues at the rate of approximately 240 new members daily. In the United States there were members at the beginning of the year. That figure included in 537 stakes (dioceses) and in 35 missions. The church estimates its worldwide membership .will reach before 1979. While the growth rate is high now, however, the first million was a long time coming. Organized April 6, 1830, in Fayette, New York with six members, the million mark was not reached until 1947. But then the growth rate took off and the second million was added in just 16 years. The third million came in nine years. While the majority of Mormons still reside in the United States, the greatest growth is outside the U.S. The growth rate in the U.S. since I960 has been 77 per cent, while outside the country membership has risen 350 per cent. Much of the success of the church, during an era when there seems to be a general decline of interest in religion, can be attributed to its missionary system. More than Mormons, Ghurch most of them young people, are currently spread throughout the world, taking two years out of their normal lives to teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to others. Mormon missionaries labor at their own expense in this volunteer effort before returning to college or other pursuits. _ Most of the missionaries are young men between the ages of 19 and 21. They are serving in 107 missions in 78 nations of the world. byCARTWRIGHT Samaritan speakers walk past 'victim9 By RONALD CLARKE CHICAGO (Reuter) A 22- year-old nurse was struggling to save herself from drowning in bitterly-cold Lake Michigan into which she had fallen. An old man saw -her and asked a younger man walking along the lakefront to help. The man kept on and the nurse drowned. To try to find out why some- one would refuse to help a fel- low-human in distress, a test was conducted on 40 theological students at Princeton University. The lesson of the test ap- peared to be that the fast pace of the modern world leaves HONPA BUDDMST CHURCH Forestry Ave. School Japanese Sermon REV. N. KASAGI CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 42511th SLS. J. R. CHAPMAN. Minister MR. 0. MAISEY. Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-4774 Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) Evening Service p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE. S. SUNDAY CJOC The TRUTH Thai HEALS" a.m. Sunday Softool -Service "MATTER" You can borrow -SCIEWE ane HEALTH WITH KEY TO THt SCRIPTURES" By Mary Bake Eddy from MJC Lethbridge Pub- He Library. WEDNESDAY Testimony READING ROOM Open Noon p.m. Tues.. Ttws.. Sal. little time for good deeds. The students, some of whom had earlier been asked to pre- pare a short talk on the biblical parable of the Good Samaritan, were told to go to a lecture room. As they walked across the college grounds they came upon a groaning and coughing "victim" slumped in a doorway. Twenty-four students kept on walking. Some of them had been told they were late for their class, others that they were expected there immediately and the remainder that they' could take their time. Of the 16 students who stopped to help the most had been told they could take their time. BEARS OUT PARABLE "A person not in a hurry may stop and offer help to a person in the psychologists who conducted the test, concluded in a report "A" person in a hurry is likely to keep if he is hurrying to speak on the parable of the Good Samaritan." Dr. Daniel Freedman, chairman of the department of psychiatry at the University of Chicago, said the fact that some people will walk by reflects the lack of community spirit in modern society. "Cultural norms of how to behave have begun to break down." Or. Freedman said. "It often isn't just a question of the potential helper being afraid to take action, but also a fear that the agencies he might rely on, such as the police, might get him into trouble." Dr. Freedman said one step Americans have taken toward overcoming the reticence to. becoming involved is the con- sumer movment. in which people have complained about bad products and services they previously endured. "I think Watergate also will help because people were of- fended by other people not playing by some decent game rules." he said. CMAS.CARTWRl6H> "I can't afford Christianity! moment I became kind, unselfish, and forgiving, my wife started charge accounts all over Pretzels restore Christian crunch I LIKE THIS SCRWURE BECAUSE IT DEALS WJ1M SALVATION J WHAT ABOUT AOSfcag, ROMANS JOJO AND 1 PETER 3--2I IT THERE'S NO MYHEftRT FOR THEM CHURCH OF CHRIST 2710 21M S. Donald R. Gtvens. SWkttjr: Sitfle Study 10 a.m. WenNp: 11 a.m. and C ptn p.m. Pliowe: 3H4972 or WELCOME GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) That curious, convoluted chunk of bread, the pretzel, was in its origin a symbol of a Christian season that began last month. And there's a move afoot to revive the custom. "Pretzels for is the name of the drive, generated in Phoenix. Ariz., to put the pretzel back into the observance of Lent, the 40-day period of penitence and spiritual renewal preceding Easter. "The idea has caught on tre- mendously here, among young and old and Catholics and Protestants." says Marlene McCauley, leader of the effort to point up the real meaning of the pretzel and restore its religious use. "It's a holy symbol of prayer and penance." she says. "It's a sign of Christian love." The group urges families at the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday explain to children the religious origin of the pre- tzel, to serve it on each plate each day of Lent at the evening meal, opening with a "pretzel prayer." The prayer, recalling early Christian use of the pretzel. goes in part: "Grant us, we pray, that we too, may be reminded by the daily sight of these pretzels to observe the holy season of Lent with true devotion and great spiritual fruit" As for the pretzel's origins. Rev. Francis X. Weiser of Boston, a Roman Catholic scholar on the history of Christian customs, says "it sounds surprising, but the pretzel has a deep spiritual meaning for Lent" He says the pretzel first was made by Chrir'Jans in the fifth century as Lenten bread, since it consists only of water, flour and salt also yeast nowadays, but without eggs or milk forbidden in Lent in ancient times. "It still shows the form of arms crossed in prayer, re- minding us that Lent is a time of prayer." says Father Weiser. Citadel soldiers to swim? Lethbridge Salvation Army soldiers are offering "a plunge" this weekend as part of gospel services. Meet the Sea Walker is the theme for a 7 p.m. Sunday rally. The Moody science film. Voices of the Deep, will be screened. Transportation for persons wishing to attend the rally can be arranged by phoning the Citadel, 3284611 on Sunday afternoon. BETHEL BAPTIST CHUBCH Morning Service: Baby Sitting Service Sermon: Signs of Growing Up Evening Service Baby Sitting Service Topic: End Times Title: Degrees of Tribulation LETHBRiDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520 7th Street South of the Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School (Classes for all Ages) Worship Service Prayer and Bible Study People's Service A hearty invitation is extended to all and a warm welcome awaits you. Coilhurst Pentecostal Assembly Rav. K. Reset, 329-3133 Sunday a.m. I Students from North- Morning a.m. I west Bible College will I Minister Evening Rally at Lethbridge Pentecostal p.m. "A HEARTY. WELCOME AWAITS YOU THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: RIGHT REV. N. BRUCE McLEOD, Toronto President of Conference: Rev. A. Chairman of Presbytery: Rev. T. Medicine Hat SOUTHMJNSTER 4ttiAvs.snd11thSLS. REV. KENNETH MORRIS B.Sc BO MR. WILLIAM CALOERWOOO M.A. DIRECTOR OF MUSIC-Mr. Wilfred Woolhouse ORGANIST EMERITUS-Mr. A. K. Rutland FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT "JESUS CHRIST SAVIOUR AND LORD" Rev. Kenneth Morris Anthems: Senior and Junior Choirs Church School in all Departments at 11-00 a m NURSERY AVAILABLE Classes Service in Buchanan Chapel CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: at p.m. at p.m. at p.m. McKIUOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th. 24th SL S. MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Cboir Director: Mr. H. Vss Egterte OrgaBist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, MARCH 24 Worship Guest Larry KirkpatricK Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Sea Cadet, Navy League and Wrenette Corp Parade in Buchanan Chapel (Southminster) CHRISTIAN EDUCATION a.m.-Junior Department (Grades and 6) Intermediate Department (Grades a.m.-Kindergarten (ages 3, t ana o years) Primary Department (Grades 1. 2 and 3) Nursery for tiny tots is available at the service FUST MUD CHURCH CwMrofSBi Avemieend Street North MINISTER: REV. KEN JORDAN 8.A. B.D. Director of Music MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK ATCH SUNDAY, MARCH 24 Morning Worship Sermon: 'THE SACRAMENT OF SERVICE" Worship at Southminster Discussion Group MIDWEEK GROUPS at p.m. Monday at p.m. Tuesday at p.m. Wednesday at p.m. Tuesday at p.m. JAPANESE UNITED CHUBCH Coinei of 9Ni Aw. A Ml Street Herlh Minister: Rev. Ben Murata BO SUNDAY, MARCH 24 Japanese Worship Service English Sunday School English Worship Service Sermon: "I AM ONLY HUMAN" A film of Christ: "TRIUMPH AND DEFEAT will be shown Japanese Language Class TABER CONGRERATION Japanese Worship Service A film of Christ: TR1UMPH AND DEFEAT" will be shown Friday: Taber Church School ;