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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Orphan rackets worry Koreans Korea Racketeers operating from South Korea are cheating Deople in other countries out money they think is going to lungry orphans or similar leedy sources here say. South Korea's legitimate welfare organizations express ear the racketeering may Jiscourage contributions to .he 85 foreign relief groups iere which provide mil- ion annually in money and lelp of one kind or another to hose who really need it. are a lot of agencies loing good work but lOmething like this turns off a ot of people from contrib- iting to says John An- director of the Foster Barents Plan here. Foreign relief organizations md government officials are lot sure how many people sent noney to the bogus charity ippeals during the last few rears. But they know that Australians md many Morth Americans ire victims. A strong urge on the part of many Westerners to help the needy wherever they are is the key to these rackets' suc- cess. The schemes work by send- ing letters to individuals or newspapers in various coun- tries asking for help. Often the appeals are accompanied by a fake letter from a Christian clergyman endorsing the work. seems to be the place where these groups originate. If the government goes after them they just sort of Anderson says. An official of the health and social affairs ministry says foreigners should not make donations directly by mail to an orphanage in Korea or a similar organization which has sent out a direct appeal. He says all legitimate wel- fare organizations are regis- tered with the South Korean government and maintain some type of agency in the country to which they are making an appeal. Money for them should be sent to the or- ganization's overseas office which will 'forward it to Korea. LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202 3rd S. A D p.m. Chinese Alliance Services Pastor J. Family Sunday School Gideons of Lethbridge ESTHER VELDHUS OF MALAYSIA _ __ _ Briercrest Fn. May 10 Bible Institute p.m. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 10-00 a School for all 11-00 a Service Message will be brought by Mr S Windrum 7 30 p m ial Music Message by Mr. N. Heebner An ensemble of music by a male chorus EVERYONE IS WELCOME Tht Evangelical Church In Canada 1402 8 Ave. N. D. THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES RIGHT REV. N. BRUCE Toronto President of Rev. A. Chairman of Rev. T. Medicine Hat SOUTKMINSTEfi 4th and 11th St. S. REV. KENNETH MORRIS B D. MR. WILLIAM CALDERWOOD M.A. DIRECTOR OF MUSIC-Mr. Wilfred Woolhouse ORGANIST EMERITUS-Mr A K Pulland MAY 5th IS THE MAN FOR Rev. Kenneth Morris DEDICATION OF NEW HYMN BOOKS 'Psalm Church School in all departments at a.m. NURSERY AVAILABLE McKILLOP UNITED HURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from and 24th St S. MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Mr. H. Via EgUren MRS. C. GREENE MAY 5th GRADUATION SERVICE CHRISTIAN EDUCATION a.'m.-Junior Department and Intermediate Department a.m.-Kindergarten t ana o Primary Department 2 and Nursery for tiny tots is available at the service FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner ot Avenue and 13th SIMM North MINISTER- REV. KEN JORDAN B.'A. 8.D. Director of Music MRS. DOROTHY GLOCK RMT MAY 5th Service of Celebration AND COME St. Patrick's Youth Choir and Guitar Band School MIDWEEK GROUPS Monday at p.m. Monday at p.m. Tuesday at p.m. Tuesday at p.m. Wednesday at p.m. SOUTHERN M.BERTA JAPANESE UNITED CHURCH Corner ol tth Ave. A Mh Street North flev. Murata BD MAY 5th Sunday Worship Joint Service Guest Mr. Kajuo General Osaka YMCA. Sunday School English Worship Service May p.m.- 8 p.m. Bake Sale will be held at College Mall. TABER CONGREGATION Sunday Service will be joined with Lethbridge. Taber U.C.W. Bake Sale will be held at KG.A. store on ______Saturday. May 11th. p.m. p.m. Overseas appeals for dona- tions to be sent directly to Korea without going through a registered organization gen- erally are he says. A small number of Koreans in the southern port city of Pusan have been arrested for making fraudulent overseas the government says. But the arrests apparently have not deterred others from trying the same says Francis X. director of Catholic Relief Services in Seoul. they just mailed to individuals and they built up a sucker list whom they mailed to every Carlin adds. about two years ago they changed tactics and started mailing to newspapers. believe that it is one but we have no way of determining how many people are Apparently the swindlers are making a lot of since they spend thousands of dollars each year on overseas postage he says. have to be having good suc- cess to keep doing it year after Most of the appeals go out in the fall as Westerners are getting into the Christmas spirit. But Carlin says appar- ently a smaller stream of let- ters goes' out year-round. Disaster creates Joy ride Sister Monique of Ottawa's Centre des Petits gives young children in her care a fast ride on the playground merry-go-round. One little girl especially seems to be enjoying the ride. a link Protestant community OTTAWA Disaster brought Jews and Unitarians together here in a of joy and in a Unitarian church. In fire de- stroyed the James Street synagogue of Temple a Reform Jewish congregation For almost a year the congregation held its services and functions in various halls and community centres around Ottawa. Last fall the First Unitarian congregation offered to share its building with Temple Israel and the two congregations reached a one- year agreement. The two groups worshipped together for the first time recently in a special Passover service. differences have far too much of man's history led to enmity among Rev. Vernon Nichols of the Unitarian church told the combined congregation. joint celebration proclaims 'whatever our we believe that we are bound together in a single human communiwy which is stronger than what divides Rabbi Donald Gerber of Temple Israel conducted the Jewish Passover service infomrally and explained the history and significance of its parts. He said afterward that joint worship somthing unique in terms of Jewish congregations sharine facilities with philosophy of the Unitarian Church has a lot to do with enabling the congregations to come together. HONPA BUDDHIST CHURCH Forestry Ave. 10.00 School English Speaker. Rev James H. Burkey a retreat for youth CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE S SUNDAY CJOC The TRUTH That 9-30 School 11 00 am 7-30 p m Meeting READING ROOM Open Noon 2.00 p m Tues Thurs Sat CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 42S11HISI. S. J. R. Minister MR. D. MAISEY. Organist AN 327-4774 Family Service 1000 a.m. service for adults S.S. Classes lor Evening Service p m EVERYBODY WELCOME By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer Sometimes of an the leader of an extraordinary community of white-robed Protestant monks goes out walking alone in the ru- ral and as he gazes up at the star-laden he. repeats to is grave except the loss of Brother Roger founder and prior of the Com- munity of told of his meditations on those evening strolls in a talk while accepting the Temple- ton Foundation Prize for Progress in Religion. He said the money will go poor young espe- cially in the southern hemi- who are committed to two ideals now animating the world's strug- gles for justice for the poor and for a personal sense of God's loving presence to fill an inner emptiness. this is one and the same of he said. the point that nothing is grave except the loss of The Taize started 'by Brother Roger in the aftermath of the Second World has become a global oasis of Christian unity and fraternity in worship and work. Many join Roman Catholic and East- ern Orthodox thinkers as well as Protestants mingle spending a few days at the rural hilltop church and sharing in the chanted prayer and tranquillity. About 70 brothers from various countries and denomi- nations belong to the which supports itself by run- ning a pottery shop and a print shop and by farming. They share all goods and re- following discipline of work and prayer. At worship they wear white robes with hoods and at other ordinary slacks and sweaters. The dedicated to Christian has become an ecumenical beacon in the midst of contin- uing divisions among follow- ers of one Chnst About visitors an- nually spend time at the centre. Many of them lately have been young most of whom bring their own tents or bedrolls. The community for several years has been planning a worldwide council of now scheduled to open Aug. 30. Depend on youth Brother now told the meeting in Eng- prize that he had great'con- fidence in the new generation of young is for the older generation to never to condemn. and again to grasp what is finest in the creative intution that dwells within the young today. They will trace out they will overcome barriers to carry the whole people of God along with them. Above they will know how to get beyond the demarcation lines that separate The prize was set up in per- petuity by American financier John a United to stimulate and love of It was presented last year to Mother a Roman Catholic nun who started an order serving the poor in Cal- cutta's slums. Brother as a young French Protestant first sought to start a retreat centre in Taize in but was forced by the German oc- cupation of France into exile in Switzerland. He returned in 1944 to a little village in the eastern part of and with three determined to create a community of and broth- At the he sought per- mission for the brothers to worship in the village Catho- lic request that made its way up was the then papal nuncio in Angelo Ron- later Pope John XXIII. Since through funds provided by other a new church has been built on the hill with a large central meet- ing special Catholic and Orthodox chapels and other facilities. One Lutheran faith in EDMONTON Prelimirmy have been taken which could lead to Canada's three largest Lutheran denominations merging into one Lutheran church in Canada by 1980. The new church would have more than 300.000 members. A theological committee is already at work drafting Dr. Norman Threinen of Winnipeg told the western Canada Lutheran Church in America convention recently. Dr. executive secretay of the joint commission on inter-Lutheran relationships organized last said a committee to draft a proposed constitution for a Lutheran Church in Canada will be set up this fall. All of the documents could be submitted to the three churches for study by 1976 the new church could come into being around Dr. Ted Jacobsen of president of the Evangelical Lutheran which issued the original invitations to the other two denominations to discuss is firmly in favor of if. Dr. George Rode of president of the Alberta-B.C. district Lutheran Church Missouri said he couldn't speak for all three of the Missouri Synod's Canadian districts in our own coming up there are some overtures set up where we can have feedback from our own gut feeling is that it has got to be said Rev. Don president of the Western Canada Lutheran Church in America. think we can help to make it Pastor Sjoberg said his church is committed to the merger. Women Four Lethbridge women have raised by starving themselves for a 40-hour period in order to help the hungry children of India. Sponsored by the World Vision child the fast was part of Project aimed to raise funds to save India's children dying of malnutrition. It is estimated a total of children suffer from starvation and malnutrition m India during every 40-hour period. The four local participants Gwendy Friesen of Winston Sue Wilton and Grace Thomsen of LCI and Mrs. Harry Kiffiak each reported they felt no ill effects from going without food for 40 hours. They said they felt they had gained a greater appreciation of what world food shortages really mean and of the necessity of those who have food sharing with The Herald Religion Masons off to church Members of the Northstar Four Masonic Lodge will gather Sunday at the Salvation Army Citadel at 11 a.m. Each year a different congregation is chosen by the lodge for an annual church parade. Briercrest team to visit Students and faculty representing Briercrest Bible will lead worship in Lethbridge Alliance Church next Friday. Music selections and testimonies will be included in the program. Deeper-life campaign V A deeper spiritual life for Christians will be the emphasis of a campaign here next week at the Salvation Army Citadel. Col. and Mrs. William Ross from White will lead meetings commencing Thursday at p.m. Col. Ross is a former Alberta divisional commander of the Salvation Army. Meetings continue Friday and Saturday at the same hour. Col. Ross is also scheduled to preach Sunday at 11 a.m. and p.m. The public is invited to attend this campaign. Guitar band to play A children's guitar ensemble from St. Patrick's Catholic Church will join in celebration with members of First United Sunday 11 a.m. The musicians are led by Sister Laurette Tessier and songs by Barbara Hwozdecki. 'need human care' HALIFAX Catholic hospital personnel are prepared to change the dehumanizing aspects of hospitals by providing more spiritual and compassionate treatment of Dr. E. G Van Tilburg of said this week. Dr. Van re-elected president of the Catholic Hospital Association oi told the convention most hospitals today tended toward and disease-condition and ignored the emotional needs of patients. Sisters and other personnel in our hospitals have a mission to make the patient feel wanted and cared for by taking more consideration of the family he said. THE SALVATION ARMY 1302-4th AvenueS. Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. JOAN M PIERCE School Lodge church Parade Bible Society DEEPER LIFE CAMPAIGN Col. and Mrs. William Ross of White May 9-12 WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME LUTHERAN CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHUKH 416 12th Street Phone ELCC-PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN Sunday School 1 1 Worship Service and Holy Communion Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 11 in Avenue and South W. Gartke Phone 328-3445 328-1514 Sunday School Worship Service ON With Fellowship Coffee EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Bin AVMIIM and 18th StrMt South PAUL KOESTER 327-3858 a.m. Sunday School and bioie Class Worship Service CFAC Calgary The Shepherd's Voices Male The Voices Male consists of twelve pastors under appointment of the Evangelical Church in under the direction of Rev. Leroy Meyers Piano accompanist for the group will be Professor Burton and Rev G. Coles will be play- Ing the violin. These pastors represent churches from Vancouver to Ontario. Both musicians are absent from the picture. This Ministerial group is concentrating its singing travels In Alberta on this annual tour and can be May p.m. Norbridge Community Church The PMter of me Church In wMch they are Don Tho pufpooo for tnto rin0lnQ not to ontoruifl but to rttlrttanf ind to oxtwlt ttio LofdoMp of Joout ;