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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, May 9, 1970. Religious Song Themes become More Prominent By GEORGE W. CORNELL Al' Religion IVrilcr NEW YORK (AT) Hey, man, it's a mixed uplhing now 'n' roll V religion. The rock lliumpings always have carried a hint of the gos- pel beat, but now it's coming on loud and strong, breaking out in the lyrics. It's usually not in traditionally pious terminology, and some of it may not make much theologi- cal sense, but it nevertheless registers a religious inclination. Variety, tlie show business publication, says pop music is "returning to one of its earliest roots, the gospel-spiritual influ- ence." Cm-rent albums and turntable shows for the young in the United States reverberate with Ihe "soul" sounds by various rock and folk groups and indi- vidual balladeers. Some of the titles include: Jesus is Just All flight, sung by the Byrds; I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City, sung by Harry Nilsson; Superstar, a number about Jesus sung by Murray Head and a backup group; Resurrection, by a group called Aum and which starts Joint Venture Of RCs and Protestants isii Christi By JACK TRACY OSAKA (CP) Less then one per cent of-Japan's people .are Christians, and vis- ;ltors come to the Christian pa- vilion of Expo '70 in just about that proportion. Tucked away in an off-the- track corner of the fairgrounds, the little pavilion, which has the co-operation of the Vatican, is the first joint venture of Roman Catholic and Protestant chinches in Japan, a country where Buddhisn and 'Shintoism predominate. Lacking the shock effect of the angry Christian pavilion at Expo 07 in Montreal, which was a protest against Iranian misery and injustice, the mostly-under ground Christian exhibit draw few people compared with long queues at nearby displays o main-street Senri Bridge Ave nue. Theme of [lie pavilion "Eyes and Hands; the Discov ery of and it, above-ground structure suggest that. A pitched roof suggest hands clasped in prayer while windows between the hands sug gest the eye. At the entrance, pretty host esses 11 30 are Japansei o ut leaflet which invite the visitor to fee himself "liberated from the co] orful ambience of the exposi tion." Admits Medical Support Cut Off A_ iL TORONTO (CP) Dr. Rob- ert McCIure, moderator of the United Church of Canada, said here that when he practised medicine he had some cases where .he withdrew "medical support" for hopeless patients when death was imminent. "Withdrawing medical sup- port where death is imminent and'Inevitable is he said during a discussion on eu- thanasia on the CFRB radio program Let's Discuss It. "I've done it and I would want it done to me." But Dr. McClurt, a medical doctor and the first layman ever elected United Church .moderator, said doctors are not yet ready "collectively or indi- LETHBRIDGE BUDDHIST CHURCH 1303 13lh Slreel Norlh REVEREND S. KO5AKA REVEREND O. FU.'IKAWA Sunday a.m. vidually" to be entrusted "to put people out." The moderator also said he is in favor of sterilization foi' in corrigible criminals. lie told a story of n 17-year old criminal who would eventu ally cost the taxpayer to support ill penal institutes He said the incorrigible crimi nal, when released, "can pro create a few ot his kind." Dr1. McCIure said he was in favor of less promiscuity in the permissive society and did no like the idea of legalizing mari juana. But he said he liked the idea of it being bootlegged even less. Marijuana cigarettes could be spiked with heroin, he said, and if a youngster smoked such spiked cigarettes he could be- come "hooked for rife." Archaic Meaning The "good" in Good Friday has the archaic meaning of "holy." A similar use of "good" is found in the ancient expres- sion, "the good meaning Christmas. Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church 1509-29Jh Street So. Pastor: Rev. Henry Loewen Study Hour Service Service CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Pastor; REV. R. DEASLEY Avenue and 16lh Street Soulh School Hour Worship Service Service THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS LETHBRIDGE STAKE QUARTERLY CONFERENCE Saturday and Sunday, May 9111 and 10th ELDER HOWARD W. HUNTER, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Salt Lake City, presiding at all sessions. p.m.-SATURDAY in the North Building. Stake Leadership Meeting All are welcome (Special invitation to all single youth 16 years and in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion GENERAL SESSION OF CONFERENCE Sacrament Heelings in the Wards in afternoon and evening. ALL ARE WELCOME One of them is Ayako Shimo- sato cf Toyonaka, a Tokyo sub- urb. She was baptised a Roman Catholic and took the Christian names of Mary Louise after at- tending a Catholic mission school. She said only about Japanese are Chris- tians. Her brothers and sisters are non-Christians. "It's rare in Japan for all members of one family to be she said. The pavilion's upper hall has a Bible in Japanese and a copy of an ancient Greek Bible. There is also a communion table and a bamboo pipe organ. A handful of Japanese listened to an organ concert while sitting on straw mats. Zig-zag corridors, suggesting the catacombs of ancient Rome, lead underground to a display of Raphael tapestries loaned by the Vatican. Panel photographs leaning against a wall show the seamier side of Japanese life, underpri- vileged Negroes in the United States and groups of student demonstrators. Daily prayers for peace are held in the upper room. Sundays business and the civil service shut down, has not achieved the same status in Japan as in Canada the pa- vilion holds ecumeou'cal ser- vices. out, "God is Back in Town." In the country-Western cale gory, there are such recen numbers as Lawrence Key nolds' Jesus is a Soul, Man Linda Ronstadt's We Need a Lo More Jesus, and the Chaparra B r o t h e r s' Jesus Love You Rosemary. A trade magazine, Entertain ment World, predicts the rcli gious themes are likely to be come more prominent. Notin that rock 'n' roll has "a solir. foundation in gospel music" rudimentary origins, the maga zine adds: "Since this is a period whei rock musicians are exploring their musical roots, it is not sur prising that religon is findin; its way into their music." However, the magazine say the trend has encountered som resistance among radio and tel evision broadcasters, who occa sionally have shunned usin some of the discs for fear the; might offend conventional piety Some of the songs convey keen element of doubt and ques actually is classically authentic note in re- ligious searching. For instance, Superstar in eludes lines such as "everj time I look at you I don't under stand Jesus Christ, Jesu Christ, Who are You? Jesu Christ, Superstar, Do You thiri You're what they say Yoi Misgivings of some station! about it faded after severa clergymen backed its use, in eluding a Bismarck, W.D. Roman Catholic priest, Rev Jchn Owens, who played it on his radio show, Padre's Plat ters. It "should be a cause of some welcome he says. The Anglican dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London Very Rev. Martin Sullivan, says some people "may be shockef God." An editorial published in a yeekly church supplement pub- lished by the Deseret News, vhich is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says: "It is earnestly to be hoped hat Latter-day Saints will not >e nu'sled by the ridiculous phi- osophy now being widely advo- :aled that families are to be imilcd to one, or at most two, children. "As we have said before t is God who determines how many people will be born into his world, and each one of them is His own child in the pint CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST .125 lllh St. S. Mrs. Penny Dodd, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minisler Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME her of the sub-committee on the constitution for union, saic some controversy was raisec over the episcopacy, with some United Church ministers abhor- ring the idea that they would be denied their ordained righl to confirm candidates into ful membership in the church. In the Anglican Church this right belongs only to the bish ops. "It was almost an impasse until one Toronto bishop said he didn't want to be a con- firming Hev. Bur- rows said. The conference approved motion supporting an open- ended concept of union which would allow churches to draw together1 on a basis of common trust and permit details to be worked out later. WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT INDIFFERENCE? Listen Ihis Sunday to the Christian Science Radio Series for some interesting insights on this question. ll's on 4 Alberta stations: a.m.-CJOC-1220.KC o.m.-CHQR-BIO.KC a.m-CHQT-1110 KC a.m.-CHAT-1270 KC THE nmi r SPEAKS DiULE TO YOU CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH 1203 4lh Ar.. 1 Sunday School a.m. Sunday Service 11 a.m. TESTIMONIAL MEETING Wednesday, p.m. READING ROOM Open Tues., Thurs. and Sat. excepi holidays. Noon 2 p.m. St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South Minisler: REVEREND L. D. HANKINSON, B.A. Direclor of Music-A. G. BARTER, F.T.C.L., A.R.C.T. A N D REFORMED CHURCH (Reformed Church In America) 1505 6lh Avenue Soulh COME TO WORSHIP at SI. Andrew's "CHRISTIAN PARENTS" in Mope Reformed Church "TIIK MlIiACLE OF RECONCILIATION" Church School for all ages and a.m. DEPART TO SERVE CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720-21 it Ave. S. SUNDAY WEDNESDAY a.m.-Bible Study a.m.-Worship JOE CORLEY Minisior Worship Phone 328-5781 CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEAtING MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycroll Corner 5lh Ave. and 13lh Si. S. School Service Service BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7lh St. South of Bread School THRONE OF HIS FATHER DAVID" W. Pickford Thursday, Class A Great Welcome Awaits You Hera Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church 2nd Ave. A and 18lh Si. N. REV. JOHN VEIEND. PASTOR SUNDAY, MAY 10 Worship IS THE EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh Ave. ond Mayor Magralh Dr. Phone 327-6113 Paslor: REV. H. J. JOST School Service Rev. Don Masterson and Ladies Trio from Prairie Bible Institute. Service "A MOTHER'S DAY MESSAGE" A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! THE CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE- 120J 3rd Avenue Soulh Phone 327-2996 School Service. Rev. G. Skitch Service. Rev. G. Skitch Wednesday p.m. Bible Study and Prayer. For Inspiration Dial-A-Thot 327-4581 327-4581 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT TWO LOCATIONS Minister, REV. G. K. EASTER, B.A., B.Th. Organist and Choir, Director, Marilyn Sinclair, A.R.C.T, R.M.T. 1402 8th Avenue N. School IN AMBER" Communion Service Iol4 5th Avenue S. School OF HISTORY" Evening Communion at Norbridge Wednesday, to p.m. The Mid-Week Service. EVERYONE WELCOME 0 u THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Choirmaster and Organish B. G. Barrow, A.T.C.M. Communion Prayer, Senior Choir, Broadcast CJOC (Nursery Provided) All departments of Sunday School. Coffee Hour 7: CO St. Monica's Choir. MISSION HALL Cnmmunicr; School MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, May 14th, at a.m. Holy Communion Cor. IJld SI. "C" and 6th N. RECTORi The Reverend Canon Robcrl W. Cowan, B.A.. LJh, ST. MARY THE VIRGIN SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION DAY Eucharist School in Hall Eucharist Vestry Wednesday p.m. Eucha Friday a.m. Eucharist Snhnvl.iv __ 7pnn n m __PrnnarnlL Eucharist riday a.m. Eucharist Saturday p.m. Preparation for Sunday Eucharist GOSPEL CHAPEL 907 911) Si. South SUNDAY SERVICES of Bread Bible Hour and Sunday School and Bible Study ALL ARE WARMLY WELCOME B t CHURCH 716 23rd ST. N. PHONE 327-1484 N. CARLSON, BA, MINISTER Morning Service (Nursery and Pre-School RN on duty at all tinies) Evening Service Lutheran Churches CHRfST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 I2lh Slreel Soulh Phoni 327-0709 BEY. E. K. MOODY. O.A., B.U. a.m. Morning Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18lh Street 5. Minisler W. F. Srhocpp-Phone' 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Rel. School and Bible Classes Worship Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd lllh Avenue and 24lh Slreel Soulh PASTOR AtBERT OLSON School Service Communion First Sunday Each Month Listen to the Lutheran a.m. CFAC Colgary LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 7lh Street South Sunday School with classes for all ages TRANSPORTATION PHONE NUMBER 327-4112 or 328-3621 Morning Worship Service Service of Evangelism p.m.-Iislen to: "THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL CJOC !220 K.C. Wednesday p.m. Prayer and Bible Study Thursday p.m. Crusaders and Cadets for boys and girls 7-14 years. Friday, p.m. Christ Ambassadors Youth Service Prayor for the sick up request. Jas. "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. McCLURE, MD, FRCS FRED HOLBERTON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. L. BRIAN JONES, Lelhbridg. Chairman, Soulh Alberta Presbytery SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave.cmd lllh St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. EtLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouje Organisl Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Pulland SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1970 CHILD IS THIS? The Sacrament of Baptism. CHURCH SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS MUSIC: JUNIOR Thank Thee, "Morning BEGINNERS Loves Me" With the Bells. SENIOR the Beauty of the McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lelhbridge from 15lh Ave. and 24th S. Minister: Rev. L. Brion Jones. M.A., D.D. Choir Direclor: Mr. f. H Ward Organist: Mr. J. E. Longford SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1970 a.m.-The Personal Touch Christian Family Sunday Service of Infant Baptism CGIT Graduation CHRISTIAN EDUCATION A, Jr. B, Intermediate Depts. Kindergarten and Primary Depls. SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT: Listen for it on CJOC weekdays at noon by L. Brian Jones. EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH (NORTH) LETHBRIDGE Minister: REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE STUDENT ASST.: MR. WILLIAM C. TESKEY Choir Direclor. MR, H. VAN EGTEREN Organisl: MRS. J. L. (LOIS) LEES SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1970 "CHRISTIAN FAMILY DAY" of Infant Baptism (Mr. Eskdale Preaching) Senior and Junior Choirs in attendance. School For Intermediates and Seniors Sunday School and Primary Dept. Nursery Facilities Available A CITY CHURCH WITH A RURAL WELCOME! ;