Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
32 THE lETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, May 5, 1973------- Episcopal bishop logs miles MasUa (API i i the I piscot al t i b '-hop of wants to 1 is jMi'shioneib le to ti e huuens Hi a 01 o of ti j state s best bush pi1' III lit Ilumi 1 (.udo1 7i "OOPO li i in tie chuicn- JiDer Clit.okec, in ad- dition o .'wit !0 OtX) in commoicii ai craft He Msit- c' even Fpiseopal chinch m t ic Tu6 100 sqi arc mile d It wasnt alvuus that v av QUALITY DENTURE CUNiC EDDY DIETRICH mbh ur> the steep steps to 11 c market the the sign pos-ts m Hebrew Arabic, rench and Enehsh point not to streets or subuibs but to hoK sites and tuanes built theie short walk up the hill leads to one of the mo nc s .art a church oidam anyone who pavs a dollar and thereby foil local draft board So The Rev sert in his dol- lar and received a card which proclaims that he is an or- dained minister of the Unner- sal Life Church BU Mr Scales didn't stop there He decided because he had a card that said he was a minister and if I think I'm a Church shifts lo weekdays? SARNIA, Ont (CP) Rt Rev Brace McLeod, moderator of the United Chuich of Canada, church services might be shifted to various weekdays from Sundays to ac- commodate shift workers. The moderator made the comment at a news conference here Saturday but did not pre- dict when such a shift might oc- cur He was heie to officiate at anniversary services at Point Edward United Church Sunday. minster, I am a minister "The way it started was that after I received my ordi- nation certificate, I thought I d like to have Reverend so- and-so on my driver's licence, so vvhen the police stopped me they'd be more respectful SIMPLE Tne tenets of the Universal Life Church are quite simple, said Mr Scales, 23, who moved to Victoria two years ago from Edmonton "We have only one rule and that s do the right thing The pioWem with weddings when two cf his friends, expiessmg a desire to marry, The Rev if he d pei- fcrm the ceremony Mr Scales said yes and joined the couple in matri- mony, but then began to have second tnoughts Id performer] my first wedding I thought it would be nice to know if it was actually legal" So The Rev went to the British Columbia legislature buildings and inquired at the office of vital statistics "We've had you people m here befci'V' said the office supervisor, casting a dubious eye over the Universal Life Church ordination certificate. "Before you can marry peo- ple legally m B C you have to be a 'recognized ichgion 'What's that take'" asked The Rev. RESIDENCE RULE The supervisor handed Mr. Scales a mimeographed sheet listing all the requirements to become a recognized religion "What's this five asked Mr Scales "You have to go back five >ears an Uus province and be i able to piove said the su- penisor Several dajs later, a pas- ser-by noticed The Rev. just out from his job v> ashing pots at a local hotel, burdened with a sheaf of B C laws deaSng with articles of incorporation, financial assets, board struc- tures, tax rules, membership rules, titular leaders and other mat'ers related to start- ing join religion. "You i-e not giving he was asked said Mr Scales. "I'm sUH a minister It's just that startmg up a church is a lot TI o r e complicated than I thoaght" Baptists told to take risks EDMONTON (CP) Christ- ians must resume taking nsks in the service of others, Dr. Gardner C Taylor of Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, N Y, said here recently. Dr Taj lor, twice arrested for piotesting discrimination against black people, told the centennial assembly of the Baptist Union of Western Can- ada that "the early church was a risk taking, action centred commvmtv Early Christians advanced because they dealt with the ills and needs of people, "but over the years we have given to the Christian faith an emphasis of comfort than of risk, commit- ment and he said Comfort isn't alien to the Christian faith but it is not the sole purpose of the faith, Dr, Tavlor said.