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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1974 THE LETHIRIDQE HERALD BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS tUMt South Service THREE DAYS AND THREE Mr. W. Pickford 8 a.m. Bible Class A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH American Baptist General 329-19lh Street North H. 326-2045 and English Worship Service Gospel Service preach Christ the Power and the Wisdom of Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818-5 Avenue South Minister Rev L D Hankinson B A Organist Mr. W. Vander Kooy MOTHER TO Church School. All Classes from Kinder- garten to Grade Six. Nursery Available. UNPAID Bethlen Presbyterian Church 1014.10th Avenue North Minister Rev. George Telci Organist-Mist Vivian Toth English Worship a.m. Hungarian Worship a.m. Sunday School a.m. LETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. SATURDAY. p m Obligation SUNDAY. 9-00 a m 10.30 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE S. SATURDAY. 7 30 p Obligation SUNDAY. 8 a.m 11.00 p.m. Folk Mass 10.45 a m.-Parish Hall ST. BASIL'S 604 13th STREET NORTH p.m. a m noon a.m. Sunday ST. PETER ST. PAULS CORNER 7th AVE. and 12th ST. 'B' NORTH SUNDAY LITURGY 9am to 11 am. THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Modelatoi. RIGHT REV N BRUCE Toronto President of Conference Rev. A Chan man of Piesbytery Rev T _______ Medicine Hat SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and 11 Mi St. S. RLV KtNNETH MORRIS B Sc B D MR Wll I IAM CAI. DCRWOOD M A ntREC I OR or MUSIC-Mr Wilired Woolhouse ORGANIST tMERITUS-Mr A K Rutland SUNDAY MAY 12th 11 00 a m FAMILY SUNDAY SERMON Be or Not to Be .a Rev. Kenneth Morris Jr Girls and The Church School will Worship with the Congregation on this Christian Family Sunday NURSERY AVAILABLE McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Letnbnrjgp 15th Ave and 24th St S MINISTER REV BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Director. Mr H Van Egleren MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY MAY 12th 11-00 a.m Service Service of Infant Baptism Sermon TWO BUT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 9 30 a m.-Junior Department and Intermediate Department 11 00 a m -Kindergarten 3. t ana o Primary Department 1. 2 and Nursery foi tiny tots is available at the service FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of Slh and 13th Strwt North MINISTER REV KEN JORDAN B A BD Director of Music MRS DOROTHY CLOCK ATCH RMT SUNDAY MAY 12th Worship ISN'T LIKE SHE USED TO School Nursery available MIDWEEK GROUPS Monday at p.m. MESSENGERS. Monday at 4.30 p.m. C.G Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. U.S. bishops back Brazilian protest By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK Ro- man Catholic Archbishop Hel- der Camera of Brazil spoke recently of police-state sup- pressions in his homeland and the religions of the world do not bring moral pressure to bear upon those responsible for such humanity will no longer trust them to speak m the name of The presented in Norway with a Peace of for his struggle on behalf of jus- tice and used to be virtually alone among church leaders in his out- spoken clash with military re- gimes. But opposition of Catholics and Protestants to oppressive government tactics in South particularly in Bra- zil and now is showing up both there and in the United States in the first action ot its the administrative board ol U S Catholic bishops has alleged repression oi human rights in Chile and Brazil and urged the U.S. government to make its economic aid conditional on changes in those policities The U S bishops said they acted with churches m Chile and meaning that the protest had the backing of bishops in the two South American coun- tries. was a historic said Rev. Frederick head of the U S. Catholic Con- ference Latin American divi- noting that the U.S. hier- archy usually maintains a diplomatic silence about for- eign regimes Father McGuire. who recently made a fact-finding trip to foresaw rising protests from the church lead- ership there. Of the Chilean military junta's overthrow of the elected government of Marx- ist President Salvador Allende last Father McGuire said in his report have been exe- cuted tired with no possibility of finding expelled from universities and deprived ol constitutional rights for politi- cal He said Raul Cardinal piesident of the Chilean bishops' pre- viously has kept a low hoping the problems could be worked out but infor- mation now is that he soon will take a Brazil's Catholic with the backing ol minority Protestant last year clashed openly with the mili- tary regime accusing it of and in its decade of power. In a pastoral letter entitled I Have Heard the Cries of My People. 18 Brazilian bishops and religious superiors charged suppres- sion and economic ex- ploitation making rich richer and the poor poorer Acknowledging previous ec- clesiastical the clerics said the church in the past often was with the dominating the march of the people to liberate but it must no longer do so. The like individ- ual criticism of Brazil's pol- was banned from publi- cation by the government but was circulated privately Although reports of political torture and other oppression have come irom Brazil since the military regime took over in the installation this year of a new military head. Gen. Ernesto has been seen as of- fering a possibility ol modi- tied policies Some church leaders met recently with aides to the gen- who is a to urge an easing of political arrests and other suppression ol dissent Lady theologians strive to demonstrate leadership HALIFAX The two women studying ior the minis- try at Atlantic School of Theo- logy make up for their lack in numbers They were the only nominees tor the student presidency and Lorraine McCaskill. of N S won. Miss McCaskill says she teels she must do a good job to show women arc capable of providing leadership to a group as diversified as the college's students. The students include those studying for the ministry and those taking courses in theology on a part-time basis and ministers engaged in continuing education. There are students from the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. A number of women study at the school under the master of theological studies program designed for laymen and a few- are even studying for the mas- ter of divinity without aspira- tions to be ordained. Miss McCaskill says there is a role tor both men and women in the ministry Women tind it easier to talk to a female rather than a mate minister The ecumenical foundation ol the Atlantic School ot Theology will probably help wo m en become more acceptable as clergy is haul to change some people's conception ot what a minister is just as il is difficult for some people 1o accept male nurses She says many people have a misguided conception of theology as a pure academic exercise But ah a second-year her course load is with a substantial amount of practical work as well as academic PAUL ANDERSON photo Breaking sod Members of the Peace Lutheran Church at Claresholm recently used an old-fashioned plow and two long ropes to break the sod for a new church building. Rev. Richard Hanson directs the teams. 'Donations don't buy ammunition' REGINA Mission funds from Canadian churches for use in underdeveloped countries are used to build hospitals and to develop the agricultural economy of the not to purchase guns and ammunition for liberation a church official said here last week. Dr. Eoin associate secretary of the Canadian Council of said in an interview the funds are never used for the operation of so-called liberation or guerrilla organizations He said grants are given by the World Council of Churches to liberation movements in Southern Africa under a world council policy of combating racism grants are given only on the understanding that they will be used for humanitarian projects and for the help of people living in areas liberated or in the process of being liberated from white said Dr. Mackay. lie said there are no verified instances of funds from the World Council of Churches being used for bombs or guns and said an accounting procedure used by the council to keep track of what it's money buys is Dr. Mackay said criticism of the financing of liberation movements is ''only hypocrisy1' by North Americans who ''say it is right for us and wrong for them to fight for justice and human He compared the Southern African situation with the circumstances of the Second World War and said Americans raise a great hue and cry when the black man tries to get a Hitler off Ins back lie said the way is the non-violent and the church traditionally opposes war and violence CGIT offers personal help Quality leadership and a personal concern lies behind activities of 112 Canadian Girls in Training who meet regularly at McKillop United Church. love said Elspeth Walker in a recent interview girls as individuals and being their friend is the key to quality Member tide turns The United Church's membership statistics for 1973 show that for the first time m five years the tide of decline may be turning. The reported in the current United Church show a decrease for the year of but it was the first time since 1968 that the decrease was less than the previous year. Total church membership at the end of 1973 was The decreases in Sunday school enrollment and in new members by profession of faith also appear to have slowed down. On the other the number of candidates for the ministry is well for the first time in several and so is membership iii local church men's clubs. Mrs Walker attributes her CGIT involvement to another leader. During a long adolescent the leader frequently visited Mrs. often bringing books to read. interest in me was of tremendous worth during those years and still Mrs Walker said. Without co- operation of parents and she says she would be unable to continue McKillop CGIT is composed of 10 separate groups serving girls 12 to 17 years. The program purpose is cherish seek know God. serve others and thus with His help become the girl God would have me to Highlights for the program each year include an annual Christmas vesper mother and daughter camp council and graduation. Mrs Walker doesn't like programs to become over- regulated. the beginning in 1915. CGIT has favored a small group policy It used to operate on a chevron system but it was found j requirement of 75 per cent average attendance at Sunday school and church was a hardship to so it was dropped m The one regret Mrs. Walker thai CGIT is not meeting the needs of all the girls by sheer fact of the large number enrollecTThe girls all need and deserve individual Mrs Walker said. don't know if you can ever measure the love and service you show to but hopefully they come away with some concept of what it is 10 be a Mrs. Walker serves as provincial president of the CGIT organization. Every two years a leadership conference is conducted in Calgary or Red Deer. Alberta member churches sponsoring CGIT include Baptist. Church of Christ and the United denomination. Mrs Walker recently completed another contribution to CGIT a hefty section for a leader's handbook. Kleciions are held in the spring with results announced at a banquet. In the eight delegates attend a conference sponsored by the McKillop congregation. LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH Uth Avt. 4 Nth kt. South PMIor HMuy Unrtu HtOM 1M-3M2 Sunday School 1 1 Morning Worship led by Rev. Henry Nikkei Lord's Supper the Lord is Loved People LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE PASTOR M. L. ISRAELSON 520 7th Street South of Cvcngvl Hour Llttm wry Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School for all Worship AND SERVICE 700 and Bible People's Service A hearty invitation is extended to all and a welcome awaits you. NEW HOPE CENTRE 1505 6th Avenue South Phone 329-3011 This Weekend Join us for Outstanding Meetings with Rev. Norris Wogen Cedar Iowa Ordained into the American Lutheran Church Rev Wogen has been the Chairman and organize' of the First and Second Lutheran Conferences on the Holy in Minneapolis Minnesota This leading American Cnansmatic will minister at our services this weekend Charismatic p.m. Sunday Communion and 00 a m. Praise and p.m. you are hungry and thirsty for more of Gods Holy Spirit m your life these meetings wll minister to you FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF NEW HOPE IS FOR YOU LUTHERAN CHURCHES CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street 327-0709 HAROLD MARTIN a School Class Presentation Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd inn Avenue and Zlth jtroe. South Gartke Phone 328-3445 328-1518 Home 9-45 a.m School 11.00 Service EVERYONE WELCOME IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Cornor 6th Avenue and 18th Street South PAUL KOESTER 327-3860 a.m School and Bible Class 11-00 Service Listen to the Lutheran Hour Sunday. 7'30 a rv __________________CFAC Calgaiy_________ ELSPETH WALKER THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S REVEREMD L FRANK I.LF B A S T p Hei U r REVERfNO DCREK HOSMN I Hi DFNNIS WHI1CI A 1CL A H 0 O t ana 8'00 a.m Holy Communion 9-00 a.m Communion a Family Junior Chair and Canterbury Singers p m. Youth Service in the Parish Hall MIDWEEK SERVICES May 14th. 715am Communion May a.m Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN Corner 12th St. C and 6th Ave. N. Rector The Reverend Canon Robert W BA L'h FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER a 10.00 a.m School a m m Parish Hail 11 00 am Eucharist Vestry WEEKDAY SERVICES p.m. Eucharist 7'30 p.m for Communion ji I CHALi I Not V A PROPOSITION CAHNOT FM.U FROM GRACE JXNP BE THE INSPjCrP ARDSTLE. LW-i IN GAIATIRNS v4 TO OF THOSE 'Yf ARE f-ALLEN FROM 6RACE' j ON I rl LIL.F. I ORt HARM TlJANJ i TJ V CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 Ave. S Oon HC R Rmio Stuctv in 1 I .vui P p m 30 o m For information and Home Study Phono 3J8-0972 ot 328-0855 vi tnc.M vvn oovi ;