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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE IETHBBIDCE HERAID So'uirloy, Manh IT, 1973 Lethbridge Adventists 'share' with Africans Tlic values nnd objectives of Christian elementary, second- ary r.ud university education was to highlight services todny nl the Lethbridge Seventh-day Advenlist Church. "Our two-million member denomination operates more than schools." said Rev. Arthur Hands, city pastor. Offerings taken at today's Sabbath worship will help build a dormitory for hoarding students at the Stanborough School near London, England, Church group approves Vietnam grant A grant for redevelop- ment efforts in Vietnam lias been approved by Canadian Lu- therans. At the recent national Luther- an council meeting in Winnipeg, delegates endorsed the grant as part of Lutheran World Relic! program for 1973. The Lutheran World Federa- tion, with headquarters in Gen- eva, Switzerland, lias been asked to co-operate with United Nations workers in I he supervi- sion of rebuilding and other Vietnam assistance programs. nnd will help provide an as- sembly hall for the Advcn'.ist College in West Nigeria, Mr. Hands said. "We just all chip in together, all across the country, for these overseas said Alice KasnFr, superintendent of t-ie Adventlst Sabbath School in Letlibridgc. Unlike some denominations, support of Adventist mission- ary work is co-ordinated ttuough a total denominational mis- sion budget. Mrs. Kasner said. "This way. no mission is en- iirely dependent upon the sup- Ipart" of just one congrc- 1 gation. We have been able to continue mission work in a live- ly way in nearly 300 she said. i HECYCLE'l) POSTERS I One practical way the Lolh- bridge Adventist Church has re- cently helped foreign mission programs has been through a recycling project. Each of the nearly Ad- ventist churches in Canada and the United States has been RS- signecl a "sister" Sabbath school in foreign lands. Colorful, poster size picture rolls illustrating various Bible slories are baing recycled on a regular basis. Lethbridge Ad- ventists recently contributed to an assortment of picture rolls for use in Africa. THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD ELIGION Israel may tighten missionary rules Color pesters illusti above cssortmenl of p: bridge Seventh-Day Advenlists. Bible posters reach Africa trating fjiblc. stories lictve strong appeal !o African Christians. The iklure rolls was mailed from Canada with the support of telh- Jly ERIC SILVER London Observer JERUSALEM Israel is con- iuering new regulations to lim- t the activities of Christian missionaries among Jews. The Govcvnmerf.'s initiative floating on a wave of religious sneer. In recent weeks, there lava been three acts of sabo- tage against missions in Jer- usalem. A book store on the Mount of Olives was sat on lire; an explosive device was found at a small printing works that pro- duces tracts; and a eruda bomb went off outside the Iron! door of a young American worn an cvange'ist. No one was hurt in any of the About 70 per cent of the Jews 'or Jesus are from America, 0 per cent from Britain and Jurope, and 20 per cant Israeli mainly from the under-privll- ged Oriental Jewish commmi- Tlie sell is hip and soft. A ard distributed to young tour- ists in Jerusalem reads: 'Young people! Corns for free odging and a moal. Enjoy musical and rap sessions. We ove you." Hospitality is provided at the Jews For Jesus villa in the new Sast Jerusalem suburb of Ra- mat Esbkol. Shira Lindsay, the 32-year-olc blonde film-maker whose (la! Zone Zone CANCER BLITZ SUN., APRIL 8-Starting 1 p.m. Listed here are the supervisors More volunteers Phone campaign office or supervisor in your area. Zone Zone 1 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 7 Zone 8 Zone 9 1 CITY OFFICE 409 Canada Trust 327-7993 1A MRS. WEYMAN 523-7th Sttool S. 327-2884 MRS. LOIS WEIR 635-mh Street S. 328-2236 MRS. 1SOB6L NUTTAU 827.14th Street S 327-2686 MRS. M. GRiSACK 2103-9lli Avenue S. 327-4758 MRS. KISHKA 1418-13lh Street S. 327-7750 MRS. KAY SCHMIDT 1032-2Ut Street S. 327-6439 MRS. D. HOIROYD Apt. 4 320.15th St. S. 31B-4794 MRS. BEV PATTERSON 1816.17th Street i. 328-6092 MRS. HILDA PICKERING 1418-30ih Street S. 327-8023 MRS. ANNA ROMINIUK 2905-15IS Avenua S. 328-4034 Zone 10A MRS. R. J. FULLER 2333.15th Avenue S. 3J7-1743 MRS. VERDA ROSS Street S. 327-4274 MRS. CLARA THOMPSON 633-1 Oth SlruEt North 327-4141 FRS. CAROL RUTTEN I609.5lh Avenue North 327-1330 MRS. MARGE FISHER 817 Stafford Drlvr- 328-3988 MISS BETTY GAL 009-14th Street N. 327-8455 MRS. JEAN '.WITH 645-22nrf Street N. 327-8993 ISA CITY OFFICE 409 Canada Trust 327-7993 Zone 17 MRS. DOLORES CHRISTE Street M. 328-1597 10 Zone 11 7.one 17 Zone 13 Zone 14 Zone 15 Zone 16 Zone Campaign Phone 327-7993 I P G E II j. Catholic problems jgood sign? SASKATOON (CP) Inter- nal experienced by the Roman Catholic Church may he a good sign, Rev. Rich- ard Hanley, Superior General .of the Oblates of Mary Imma- culate, Rome, said here thi. week. "The church is alive and well bspause we are being con-: he told a news confer- ence at Ihe seA'erlh annual meeting of the Western Confer- ence of Priests. This.new con- sdousnesi was causal by the I church becoming aware of its weaknesses. "This is the greatest age of incidents. Four Members o tl-.e militant Jewish Dsf League have been charged wit] arson at the book centre. Tn police also arrested two Tal mudic students. Rabbi Meir Kahare, the Lea gue's leader, denied that lii organization had anything to d with ths.aMes, but called, a day of fasting at the Wailing The Ashkerasi chief rabb Dr. Shlomb Gcren, has called on the public and the State authorities to act against mis- sionaries who to extend their work Israel" The minister of Religions. Af- fairs, Dr. Zerah Warhaftig, has said he will do whatever pos- sible, by the law and by ad- ministrative means, to stop the missionaries "nvsuing the dis- tress of Jewish people. was bombed in February, is one oi their leading publicists. She Is the daughter of a Christian schn'ar-evangelist, Gordon Lindsay, but was converted Judaism, two-and-a-half year ago by an Orthodox rabbi i: Massachusetts. Dr. Warhaftig is chalifirigiri le Validity of her conversion, and is confident that it will soon e reversed. Meanwhile, she vears the Star of David around ler throat and enjoys the priv- legcs of an Israeli citizen. 'We want to serve she old me, "like the Biblical Jews She believed that Jesus was the Messiah, but refused to be labelled a Christian. "Any Jew who becomes a Christian, I'm against it." Dr. Warhaftig argued, how- ever, that the Jews For Jesus were no longer Jewish, what- ever their origins. By adopting the essential doctrine of an- other religion they had "forfeit- ed their Jewish Therefore the Law of Return should not apply to them. There are signs that this In- terpretation of the law, which would stop a signalled influx of reinforcements from Am- erica this Easter, is already being adopted in the Ministry of the Interior. Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sun- day night at p.m. over CHEC radio. -The-Chrislian Reformed church is located at 2nd Ave. 'A' .Nprth in the city. Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially. Child care a country of ini- Ilie Minister ex- "Israel is plained. "It has many social problems. People cannot al- ways take care of their chil- the church because so much is! rjren, or find housing and work. happening, now." Dialogue gcme missionary institutions have heen taking advantage of that. We arc seeing a new at- tack of missionary work, coin- about the church's was acting as a catalyst for improvements. Rev. R. P. McBrien, a theo- logy professor at Boston Col- lege, agreed with Father Han- ley. "Tile fact that we can talk aljoitt our problems" is a good sign for church. SIMPLICITY Father Hanley the future of the was op- timistic about (he church's fu- ture because of "the return to simplicity and real, huma'n b.y today's, youth. While the future appears 1 bright, the past Iws nn! always1 been without faults. Father Hanley saw a change .in the of the old "missionarj lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509.29th Street So. K. .P. NIKKEI; Co.ordinalor Phone 345-3335 School Service evening service the of the old "missionary as the great white European bringing civilization to the Af- ricans. :'The missionaries most successful are who the are ones wiio bring out what is already there and arc enriched at the same said Father Hah- ley. whose order has priests working around the world. Rev. Bob Ogle of St. Philip's parish in Saskatoon, and form- erly of South America, said "a. missionary must receive before he can give." Film night at Citadel Materialistic phoniness will Jay bare before the congrega- tion Sunday evening during a film presentation at Lclhbridge Salvation Army Citadel. Face Music, n one-hour gospel film about the life of musician, will be screened at 7 p.m. A discussion nf the mo- tion picture and its application to the viewer will follow Jhc screening, Major Joan Pierce says. The public is invited to at- tend the event. ciding'with the migration from Russia and from the West." What Dr. Warhaftig dsfines as intrusion and exploitation is what have long been offering file poor, tha lone- ly and the shelter, companionship and faith, often on a scale little short oi buying beibvers. Jews, whose own tradition is against proselytising, have re sisted at a cost for generations They resent efforts to subvert i those who have at last return- ed to the ancient homeland. Fringe sects The minister, like most of those campaigning against the missions insisted that his dis- pute was not with the conven- iicnal churches, though the Baptists and the Lutherans ore working to convert Jews. Hostility focuses on fringe sects like the Jehovah's Wit- nesses, the Children of God, and two organizations of claim to be "True Jews" pre- paring the way for Jesus's Sec- ond Coming. The first of these are the He- brew Christians, whose roots go back 70 years to Poland. Their leader is Moshe Immahucl Ben- Meir; who looks and dresses like a Hassidic rabbi with black beard ard side curls. Moshe Immanuel was born a Jew in the Old City of Jerusalem. Or.e cf his aides was in Ben-Gurion's Prime Ministerial bodyguard, ft was the Hebrew Christians' bookstore that was set oh fire The second group, more re cent and more provocative, are BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH {North American Baptist General Conference) 329 19 SirMii North Pairori MANFRED TAUBENSEE Phone 328-2045 School (German and English Classes) Communion Service Gospel Service "We preach Christ the power and Wisdom of Gcd" CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Corner 5th Ave. end 13th St. S. SALVATION MEALING MIRACLES Pastor: T. W. Roycrefr Bible Class and Sunday School Service Service f BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th Street South Service CHRISTENDOM Wm. Blacker Wednesday Class A Hcorty Welcome Awaits You Hers Claresholni Nazarene church open CLARESHOLM (Spacial) Worship services have recently commenced in the r.cw Church of the Nazarene building ]i3re. at ths corner cf Mill Ave. and 4th W., the Jews for Jesus, who claim the adherence of tens of thous- ands of young Jews in the Unit- ed Slates. Lavish I The Jews For Jesus, lavishly i financed Irom America, es- i tablished themselves in Israel last summer. Their evangelists I are young immigrants or teni- I porary residents who came here as Jews. Ur.dor the Law of HeUirn, which classes Jews as repatri- ates, they are automatically 'en- titled to citizenship, as well us government help with jobs, ho-.sing, finance and language courses. The movemenl is particularly NORBRIDPE COMMUNITY CHURCH Evangelical CEiurch In Canada U02 8 Avt. N. PASTOR: V. SCHORR School Wor- ship Service (Nursery Provided) Service with Communion EVERYONE THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 4lh Avenue S, Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. CORNEV, JOAN M. PIERCE School Worship THE MUSIC" study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHUSCH HOME Cancer Can Be Beaten-With Your Help! church was constructed by j a c t i v e on the university Richard Jensen cf Irmisfail. Additional hours of volunteer Sabor was provided by num- bers of the congregation, under Ihc leadership of Rev. R. M. Quant z. Five Sunday school rooms, a kitchen, dining room, board room and wa-sh rooms are in- corporated into the basement j floor plan. campuses, though some of its campuses, though some of ils missionaries have started work within government absorption centres for new immigrants. There are about members in Israel. Attendances at pray- er meetings average 150, though 350 turned up this month at Holon, an industrial satellite of Tel Aviv. SPECIAL BIBLE STUDY THURSDAYS lelhbridga Independent Baptist Church 1714 14lh Avt. South p.m. Information 358-3257 ;