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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1974 Colonel fights booze with God and therapy By CHRIS STEWART Herald Staff Writer Persons whom only Christ can free constitute Col. William Ross' parish. They're the whose crutch is liquor or with a habit so binding they can't help themselves. This is why the retired with 45 years' service in the Salvation Army tells them about Christ's COL. AND MRS. WILLIAM ROSS LAKEVIEW MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH iSthAve. St. South Pallor Rev. Henry Unrau Phono 329-3542 School 11-00 IT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS- NO EVENING OUTREACH' the Lord is Loved People LETHBRIDGE ALLIANCE CHURCH 1202-3rd S. A D. Pastor 3 00p.m. Chinese Alliance Services Pastor J CHUANG Sunday School Service Service CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor. 5th Ave. and 13lh St. S. SALVATION HEALINGS MIRACLES Pastor- REV T W ROYCROFT 11-15 a Service Service THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 AvenueS. Corps Officers MAJORS TKELMA M. CORNEY. JOAN M. PIERCE School Worship 7-00 Service WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME LETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC CHURCHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and 10th ST. S. Obligation SUNDAY. a.m 12 Noon MAY p.m Mass to commem- orate the First Recorded Baptism in the Area. EVERYONE CORDIALLY INVITED TO PARTICIPATE ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE. S. p Obligation 8 a.m p.m. Folk Mass Hall ST. BASIL'S 604 13th STREET NORTH p.m. noon a.m. Sunday ST. PETER ST. PAUL'S CORNER 7ih AVE. and 12th ST. 'B' NORTH SUNDAY LITURGY 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. power to change them. Col. Ross and his visiting speakers at Lethbridge Salvation Army Citadel last are engaged in rehabilitation work at Miracle northeast of Mission B.C. Among the 200 male guests are youths as young as 19. Treatment includes geriatric care of chronic alcoholics who find contented sobriety as long as they receive supervisory those who come to Miracle Valley to get sobered up and will return repeatedly for the same reason and those genuinely seeking rehabilitation. The colonel offered no exciting success story and no startling statistics of the number of alcoholics cured despite the psycho- analysis and hospitalization available at the site. say 10-per-cent are actually cured would be an he admitted. some 20-per-cent are rehabilitated and sent out I would say a mere three or four-per-cent are actually cured. acloholic lives with the constant dread of slipping he said. firmly believe the only real cure for addiction is to become a new person in Jesus Christ. We can chain a tiger in a man but that doesn't cure him. But a newly-made converted to has no addictions public doesn't want to be rationed and the government finds liquor sale Col. Ross said. tragedy lies in the fact we are growing accustomed to increased consumption and are accepting it as the status quo. It is deplorable and is reaching right into the roots of our society. I'm called to see a man needing help with a liquor problem I envisage a broken-hearted woman and children without a dad plus an unconcerned father 'hiding in a bottle When a woman is caught in this dilemma she lays all hope of help aside and walks away from the he said. Col. Ross told of men at Miracle Valley who had been on the wagon for as long as five months when friends smuggled in vodka and all the therapy and psychoanalysis was undone with the first drink. just as foolish to ask a man to cure his cancer as it is to plead with him to stop Col. Ross said. the grace of God can give him the power to stop. Unless he is converted he will revert to drinking the minute he leaves Miracle Valley. It's the same with drug addicts. isn't one man in ten strong enough to stop on his Col. Ross claimed. the alcoholic doesn't have continual support and help he will revert to the The Scottish holding the Army's second highest was converted in Regina at 25 and enrolled in the Salvation Army's Toronto training school six months' later. He served churches all across Canada for 45 seven of which were spent as an evangelist. Now Col. Ross spends three days each week at Miracle Valley. a Christian is a life he said. ''To put Christ in second place in your life is to put Him in last place. As long as I live I want to serve the HONPA BUDOfilST CHURCH 3S11 ForntryAvi. 10-00 a m School English Rev James H Burkey CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE. S SUNDAY 8.15 CJOC The TRUTH That 9-30 a School 11.00 a rn AND 7 30 p.m Meeting READING ROOM Open Noon p m rues.. Thurs. Sal. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 42S11MISI.S. J. R. CHAPMAN. Minister MR D MAISEY. Organist AN 327-4774 Family Service a m service adults S.S Classes EVERYBODY WELCOME Cheery wave Clarence chosen as general. Canadian chosen to lead soldiers By CY FOX LONDON Commis- sioner Clarence Wiseman will become the first Canadian leader of the worldwide Salva- tion Army organization in he plans to put the accent on youth. territorial com- mander of the Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda since was chosen Monday as its next global leader. very anxious that the wonderful young people of the Salvation Army should be en- Wiseman said in an interview. He said under his lead- the London-based has 2.5 million members in more than 80 try to persuade world yputh that turning to Christ will resolve their worries and problems is only the third non-Englishman to be chosen as head of the Salvation Army and therefore its sole active general. After his the New- foundland-born Wiseman was described in an official state- ment as an experienced evangelist and leader possessing energy and the dedication and skill that will enable him to inspire and lead this great international A veteran of 40 years with the renowned evangelical and social-service he was chosen as iis next general by the Salvation Army's high council which had met for more than a week in the London suburb of Sunbury-on- Thames. Wiseman will assume his new duties after the July 5 retirement of the present Erik Wickberg of Sweden. The general-elect was born in Moreton's and in the Second World War became the first Salvation Army chaplain to go overseas with the Canadian army. He described his new position as ''a great opportunity to be a witness for Jesus throughout the globe. The Army is expected to hold a special ceremony in honor of Wiseman here July 20. Wiseman said he also hopes to attend a summer congress of the Army in Corner Brook. Nfld. He spent more than eight years as the Army's head in Newfoundland. There are 000 Army members in Canada. Prior to the Second World Wiseman attended the Army's training college to officers in Toronto during the 1920s. As a Second World War he was stationed in Britain until 1942. Then he administered Salvation Army work for military servicemen in the Middle India and returning to Canada in 1945. His international reputation among Army members was further enhanced when he was made territorial commander for East Africa in 1960. Bishop forbids sex for couples Greece A Greek Orthodox bishop has ordered priests of his diocese not to marry couples who had sexual relations while engaged. Bishop Avgoustmos of Fiorina said in a circular that couples would have to prove to their priest that they had not had sexual relations while engaged. But he did not say what kind of proof would be required. The bishop said he issued the instructions after being told of engaged couples having sex. who tolerate The Herald Religion Quinte supports union plan Ont. Delegates to the Bay of Quinte conference of the United Church of Canada voted over- whelmingly Wednesday to support in principle union with the Anglcan Church of Canada and the Christian Church of The representing the eastern Ontario region of the United also voted to evaluate further the plan for the proposed released last year. The conference was told that areas causing the greatest re- sistance among members of the two churches are questions of the role and ordination of ordination of the and the age of Christian initiation. Goldsmith visits Coral Ridge Pastor Daniel Goldsmith of Lethbridge Alliance Church recently participated in a church renewal program sponsored by Evangelism Explosion Coral Ridge Presbyterian Fort Fla. Purpose of the program was to learn some of the methods Coral Ridge congregation has used to grow from 17 members to nearly active members in 13 years of operation. The Coral Ridge church is one of the fastest growing congregations in the United States. Centennial mass planned A centennial mass May 26 in St. Patrick's Church will mark the commencement of special events highlighting 100 years of Catholic mission work in Southern Alberta. Two years he was named principal of the Army's international training college in London. married with two said the last week of meetings with Army leaders from around the world left him impressed by their quality and the depths of their Under Salvation Army prac- Generals retire from ac- tive duty at 70. sexual relations of their children before marriage turn their houses into brothels and will be punished accordingly by the Bishop Avgoustmos added. He cited a verdict by a civil court in northern last month which de- scribed as immoral sexual relations by an engaged couple Earlier this the bishop threatened to excommunicate doctors who performed abortions. He described them as criminals and their clinics as slaughterhouses. Church Chuckles by CARTWRIGHT 1166 BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 833 7th Street South Service THE NATIONS ALWAYS COME AND H. Blacker 8 a.m. Bible Class A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive PASTOR REV. H. J. JOST PHONE 327-6113 School Service Service Cordial Invitation to Lethbridge Christian Reformed Invites You to Listen to the Back to God Hour Every Sunday Night at p.m. over CHEC Radio WHICH Timoty 3 16 says that all scripture is inspired by but what does that mean in terms of all the different Bibles available to us these days This radio program deals with that important ques- The Christian Reformed Church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. North in the City Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially Lethbridge Independent Baptist Church Interested in Pure Bible In What Christ Has For Meet With Us Around God's Word MONDAYS at p.m. 1714-14th Ave. South NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 10 00 a m School for all Service STRATEGIC USE OF TIME EVERYONE IS WELCOME The Evangelical Church in Canada 1402 8 Ave. N. D. Sipe Church of the Nazarene 9th South t 16th St. LMhbridge Rev. R.G. Dsaslsy 327-478E Attitt. 328-0130 School Worship Service Gospel Service Tuesday Bible Study A Friendly Welcome Awaits You too busy for but you might brief my secretary on necessary procedures for getting into Dear Friends... Will You Pray For The Following 7974 will be a Momentous The beginning of sorrows. In Our we may expect 7 Rev. 19-The tell of ALL Chrlstless religion. 2. The marriage of the lamb and His so is are governing body to the new Jerusalem Bride 3. The abbysing of Satan 4. The first resurrection 5 Devil is lived evil is live backwards. Many this year will be perfected. The advisory will find no place In them. Then will the aging process cease and they will return bit by bit to youth. The sting of sin is death but the gift of God eternal life through Jesus Christ our must recieve My friend do get a read about the cleansing blood of Christ. His offer of and then please read Issaiah Revelation and then let us begin at once to pray for loved ones. 6. Bettevue ;