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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD May 1970 Expos Christian Pavilion Answer To Some Critics By DAVID POLING I7XPO 70 is a fun worlds The color and music is matched by the precise lay out and surprising skill in moving large numbers of peo ple for if Japan is Osaka has become almost a cosmic traffic Out of sentM confusion has come a supreme effort for order and Expo 70 is real ly a successful trade show to demonstrate to the world the advance of Japanese skill and technology and For the Christian community it is a place to witness its unity and For this the Church has made a good ac counting of its life in Japan and what it expects to do in the years First of the Christian Pa vilion is an answer to some of the critics of Christianity in Not long ago the dis tinguished Buddhist Nishitani said to his Ja panese friends Christians are not justified in exporting their divisions to Why cant the Church in Japan set an example to the rest of the world by being broad enough to transcend the problem of a divided Christian ity The Christian Pavilion stands as a landmark of cooperation and It unites the ef forts of Protestants and Catho lics who shared in the construc tion costs and established the framework for music and wor ship that is a vital part of Catholics and Protes tants have an outstanding story Qualified Endorsement Of The Pill Auld Kirk Reluctant EDINBURGH CP The Church of Scotland has given a reluctant and qualified endorse ment of the use of the contra ceptive pill by some unmarried The general assembly of John Knoxs auld kirk agonized over the issue Wednesday and finally favored use of the pill by single promiscuous women for whom there is no hope of be coming The elders at their annual general assembly adopted a re port of the moral welfare com mittee which specified carefully that pill should be endorsed Inflation Policy Rapped By UC TORONTO CP An officia with the United Church of Can ada Tuesday criticized the fed eral governments policy on in flation as cynically damaginj those who are already the mos Charles secre tary of the churchs board o evangelism and social service told a public discussion that the government is using an inade quate weapon against inflation The government is guilty o a quite inexcusable injustice by refusing to com who were bcunc to suffer most from the presen and who are least able to survive the said one of four long run for all the families in the Diamond called for first aid stations to help families handle the social impact of un But Ed an economist at University of said working Canadi ans do not care enough about unemployment to force govern ment actton to reduce only for women already promis who refused all help and guidance and who might other wise bring unwanted babies into the At a session so packed that 100 church commissioners had to stand at the back of sev eral ministers tried to have the section on the pill and the un married dropped from the committees Lord Thomsons S c o tsman newspaper was critical today of the committees proposal to con fine the pill to the promiscuous Of the answer is that the unmarried should be it But since promiscuous girls will lapse from thai would it be fair to protect the one and not the other from the risk of preg nancy The committee might be ac cused of being more lenient to the habitual offender nan the occasional well their views They mean make good sense socially but they have mixed up expediency and mor als and so produced considera ble Ministers Who Left Church Return In Growing Numbers of good relations in Japan and should not be judged by the divisive groups that splin ter and die out in every re ligious The second point that comes through powerfully at the Christian Pavilion is the solid participation of the In many guidebooks to Expo the Vatican is listed as having a separate A closer reading reveals that Vatican City accepted the invitation to be part of Expo 70 and then decided to be part of the united effort represented in the Chris tian community of Cyn ics say that the money squeeze forced Rome into a coopera tive Whatever the forces at the achievement of one Christian Pavilion is some thing new and quite In the lower level of the pa vilion is a loan from the Vati can treasure chest two Ra phael The Savior With His Apostles and Paul Preaching in On the main floor is a contem porary chapel that is constantly filled with visitors who seek the opportunity of worship and the marvel of listening to a bamboo pipe The crowds which steadily flowed through the pavilion were mostly Japanese and mainly under The religious scene is ter ribly exciting in The contact among the major re especially between the followers ol and Christianity has been honest and Japan has experienced an amazing growth of new religions offshoots of Of Risshok seikai claims nearly 3 million Its Niwano was a special guest at Vatican His attitude toward the Christian faith is represent ative of many in Japan Japan is as a land of syncretistic Pure Christianity may find it diffi cult to I should like to state my conviction that Christianity in in the sense that it identifies itself as a Christianity for a new human should qualify as a pilot CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Potion DEASLEY 9lh Avenue and 16th Street South School Hour Worship Service Andrews PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue Soulh Minister REVEREND B A Director of ARCT He drew support from Jerome executive director ol the Jewish Family and Child Service of Metropolitan who compared the government to a con This was he said by the attempt to convince the Canadian family that a little bit of carefully in someone elses family of will be good in CP Man United Church ministers wh left the church for secular war are returning to the ministry the United Church Observe says in its latest Seven of 17 ordained met seeking admission to the minis iy recently were former Unitec Church the articl It also notes a reversal in the low of Canadian ministers to the United The church is receiving many applications from The number of persons leav ng the church increased for a few roughly 1965 through said Homer secretary of the Unte Church personnel By 1968 the increase had Now the trend is seemngly to return to the find that the ministry is really their Despite this trend among for mer the number o ministry candidates is declin There were more minis ters in the United Church in 1968 than in 1969 and the number of ministry c a n d i d a t e s dropped from 668 to 280 in thai a pioneer for from the pray that ii may be grow and Newspaper Enterprise Doors Closed Till Troops Withdraw CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 42 J llth Mrs Penny Organist Minister Sunday Morning EVERYBODY Membership Declines In NEW YORK AP Roman Catholicism in the United States last year experienced Its first decline in membership in this a statistical summary showed this The new total is a decrease of members from the year The decline parallelled similar downurns in several major Protesant The Roman Catholics constitute per cent of the total large doors of Johns Episcopal Church were closed cm Monday and will remain shut unitl United States military forces are withdrawn from Southeast The closing was done ceremoniously during the morning service last Sunday by Parishioners will use smaller side Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church Street ration Henry toewen Bible Study Hour Worship Service Evening CAN YOU 1 DO ABOUT POLLUTION Listen this Sunday to the Christian Science Radio Series for some interesting insights on this Its on 4 Alberta KC KC THE BIBI P SPEAKS BIDLE 70 YOU CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH 4tli i Sunday School Sunday Service 1 1 TESTIMONIAL MEETING READING ROOM Open and except Noon 2 BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th South Breaking of Bread Sunday School PRESENT DAY THEIR BIBLE MEANING Pickford Bible Class A Great Welcome Awsiu You BUDDHIST CHURCH 1303 13th Slreet North REVEREND KOSAKA REVEREND FUJIKAWA Sunday The Church of Jesus Christ of La Priesthood S 1912 10th Avenue South Meeting Day Saints rtday Sacrament chool Service m m 4th Ward 800 am 930 2808 28lh Street Soulh University Ward 9OOam Min Avenue A and Mrd Sine North 2nd Ward am qin 6lh Ward 1000 am 1 Elders A N D Hope COME TO WORSHIP at Andrews SO YET SO FAR in Hope Reformed Church CHRIST CAME TO SAVE WHO Church School for all ages and REFORMED CHURCH Reformed Church In America 1505 6th Avenue Soulh DEPART TO SERVE CHURCH OF CHRIST SUNDAY Study Evening Worship WEDNESDAY m Bible JOE CORIEY Mlniiter Phone 3285781 EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh and Mayor Magralh Phone 3276113 Pailori JOST School BLESSING OF UNITY LOST SONG A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL Service A USELESS FAITH Nursery and PrcEchool RN on duty at all times Service WHY CHURCH 1202 3rd Avenue Soulh 3272996 School Service Service Wednesday Bible Study and For Inspiration DialAThot 3274581 3274581 Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Soulh 9I707W Morning Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S Minister SchoeppPhone 3286987 School and Bible Classes Worship Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd llth Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON School Service Communion First Sunday Each Month listen to the Lutheran CFAC Colgary LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 7lh Street Soulh PASTOR School with classes for all ages TRANSPORTATION PHONE NUMBER 3274112 or 3283621 Worship Service of Evangelism to THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL CJOC 1220 Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study Friday THE MARTYRDOM OF JAY This is a film depicting the death of one of cur Pentecostal Missionaries Who suffered a brutal death at the hands of natives of the Belgium Prayer for the sick up A HEARTYINVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT TWO LOCATIONS Organist and Marilyn 1402 8th Avenue School 1614 ith Avenue School STRANGE LAW OF SACRIFICE Easter preaching Allan Collins of the Gideons will WILL I DO WITH JESUS Easter preaching Wednesday to MidWeek Service EVERYONE WELCOME CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Paitori Roycroft Corner 5lh and 13lh School Service Service GOSPEL CHAPEL 907 9th Soulh SUNDAY SERVICES of Bread Bible Hour and Sunday School and Bible Study ALL ARE WARMLY WELCOME Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church 2nd A and 18th JOHN PAlrOI MAY 24th WORLD AFTER PENTECOST FELLOWSHIP FUNCTIONS Q u THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINES Rector Choirmaiter and Organlilt Holy Communion Said Morning Prayer Nursery Provided Members of the Order of Eastern Star All departments of Sunday Fellowship Coffee Hour MISSION HALL Holy Communion Sunday School MIDWEEK SERVICES May 28th at Holy Communion MARY THE VIRGIN C0nd T RECTOR The Reverend Canon Robert FEAST OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY Eucharist School in Hall Eucharist Wednesday Bede Eucharist Thursday Festival of the Holy Eucharist Eucharist Saturday Joan Preparation for Parish Eucharist THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator ROBERT FRCS FRED Calgary President of Alberta Conference BRIAN South Alberta Presbytery SOUTHMINSTER 4th llth ELLIOTT KING Musical Director Woolhouie Organist Emeritus Rutland MAY 170 TRINITY SUNDAY THROUGH GENTILITY CHURCH SCHOOL IN DEPARTMENTS MUSIC YOUTH CHOIR Somebodys Knocking at your Were You There11 SENIOR CHOIR Gracious Lord of all our McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeoit lethbridge from ISth and J4lh Minister Brian Choir Direcion Ward Organist Longford MAY 1970 to Sunday Mission Pageant of Sunday School CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Intermediate Kindergarten and Primary SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT Listen for it on CJOC weekdays at noon by Brian EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH NORTH IETHBRIDGE Minister Ted E5KDALE STUDENT WILLIAM TESKEY Choir Director VAN EGTEREN Orgonist LOIS LEES 1970 BIBLE SUNDAY School Promotions Bible Presentations Special Award Sunday Presentation of Religion in Life Badges Cubs and llth Also Special and Graduation conducted by the Leaders and Girls of the School For Intermediates and Seniors Sunday School and Primary Nursery Facilities Available A CITY CHURCH WITH A RURAL WELCOME ;