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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ THE IETHCRIDGE HERALD Saturday, October 2, ntecostals now seen esf growing group Lakeview Monnonite Brethren Church 1509-29th Street So. H. P. NIKKEI., Co-ordinator ph. 345-3331 School Service Service Wednesday, October 6 Brigade at Gilbert Palerson School Pioneer Girls Colonits at Lakeview School By (IKOIH.K W. COIiNKt.L Al' IMiuinn Writer NEW YOKK (AIM From neat midwestcrn American the fastest-growing _ tivement. in the world. Some of its characteristics, cspeciallv its emphasis on be- coming "filled with the Holy churches to barrios to i Spirit. have spread widely in Manhaltan stureCrimts plastered recent years among other Prot- with sicns proclaiming "Jesus j estanls as well as Roman Calh- Pciiii'coslalism now is i olics. Christian I "A rising tide of revival is says Rev. Dr. Thomas Zimmerman, general superin- tendent of the Assemblies of God, the largest of many Pente- coslal bodies in Hie United States. It concluded its biennial gen- erul council recently in Kansas Religion reporters answer (jneslionnuire. Believe in God, church TORONTO Three quar- ters of the writers who cover religion for Canada's newspa- pers believe in God and go to church, a survey made by The United Church Observer indi- cates. The report, in The Observ- er's October issue, was based o n replies t o a questionnaire Restless clergy main RC problem LONDON (AP) John Cardi- nal Ileenan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Westminster, says the rebellion by some priests against traditional 'church ten- ets is becoming "an absolute scandal." Mo mi on leaders gather SALT LAKE CITY. Utah Thousands of Mormon leaders from throughout the world will gather in Salt Lake City Octo- Cardiiv.I Heenan. head of the church hierarchy for England and Wales and one of the dele- gates to this week's synod of bishops at the Vatican, told the London Sunday Observer in an interview: "Perhaps our main problem in the Catholic Church is the restlessness of the clergy. "It involves certainly a mi- nority, but they are getting so angry in their discussions about what they are that they are not j getting on with their work. "It is becoming an absolute scandal. The laity are not going to be impressed by those good men discussing themselves. ''W? in Britain see only the mild manifestations of this cler- ical anarchy. TJI some countries ber 1-3 for the 141st semi-an- j j has bccome nual World Conference of Die I sun-ection." Church of .lesus Christ of Lat- j _ ter-day Saints. Joseph Fielding Smith, 05, president of the three million I member church, will preside over all of t he conference -ses- j sions, which will be held in (lie famous Mormon Tabernacle on Temple Square. President Smith is a grandnephew of Jo- seph Smith, the man who or- ganized the church in western New York April 6, 1830. He and 39 other men in the leading councils of the church will be the speakers at the conference's six general sessions and also at a session for members of the priesthood. from reporters and editors on 66 newspapers. The proportion of Canadian religion editors who reported themselves as atheists or agnos- tics was slightly higher than in a similar survey of U.S. reli- gion editors conducted by the magazine Christianity Today. The largest numbers of non- believers and non-churchgoers in (be Canadian group were among reporters under 35. Half the newspapers reply- ing to the survey reserve space for religious news, but only two of those replying work full-time on religion. Half of the report- ers had asked to be assigned to the religion beat. But anoth- er replied to a question on how he got the job: "We tossed a coin and I lost." Eighty per cent of the re- porters answering the question said they believed in a God, and about 75 per cent belong to a church or synagogue and at- tend regularly or occasionally. About half those who belong to a church are United Church members. The journalists agreed almost by consensus that churches are too concerned with self-preser- vation and that they lack com- mitment. Many wrote addition- al comments criticizing the churches for their "failure to j understand and exploit the I mass media." Primate sees new role for church City, after hearing reports of expansion and vigor that far surpass those of most major de- nominations. lint the church also is reach- ing T stage of organizational maturity and efficiency when its leaders realize some of the ear- lier ur.progranimed zeal could begin L) wane. An editorial in the denomina- tion's monthly. Advance, notes that movements fio through an initial burst of energy to formal organization, m a x i in u m effi- ciency then formal institution- alism and decay, adding: "The Assemblies of God is somewhere near the optimum in the delicate balance between spiritual vitality and efficient organization." But the ensuing stages of in- stitutionalism and stagnation can be reversed by internal re- form and renewal, the editorial adds. Statistics of the 57-year-old denomination reflect its surging per cent in the last decade to U.S. members and another three million over- many major De- nominations have slipped into decline. Instead of Hie financial] squeeze r e p or I e d in many churches, the Assemblies of God has doubled its assets in the decade, with annual inconw up j 110 per cent. SPEAK IN TONGUES Like other Pcnlceostals, the Assemblies of God stresses "baptism of the a con- version experience marked by "speaking in unknown a sign first manifest among be- lievers at Pentecost afir Christ's ascension. "And they were all filled with the Holy Acts re- lates. The; are an estimated 20 million Pentecostals in the world, their numbers increasing in many areas 10 times faster than that of larger, mainline churches, particularly in Latin America, Africa, the Southwest Pacific and in Communist East- ern Europe. The U.S'. total exceeds two million, although over-all statis- tics are incomplete. Started early in this century, the appeal initially was mainly among the poor and underprivileged, as it still is abroad. and Pilgrims at Church Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour Radio broad- cast, heard every Sunday at p.m. over C11EC. Hear the dynamic radio minister Rev. Joel Nederhood as he deals with today's problems in the light 'he authoritative Scriptures. He addresses you Local services every Sunday at 10 a.m. anci 7 p.m. The church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' North YOU ARE INVITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. S. SUNDAY Stvdy Service WEDNESDAY Study NORMAN F1SK, EVANGELIST Phone o2a-57lil Church of the Nazarene 9lh Ave. and 16th St. S. -Phone 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEAStEY, Minister Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES a.m.-Special visit of "THE MUSICAL SHARPLES" Hear them sing and play. The Sacrament of Communion will be observed at the close of (lie morning service. Musical by tie Carol Choir. Mid Week Services As Usual A Friendly Welcome Awaits You EDMONTON (CP) Pro- voking thought should be the major role of churches today, Archbishop Edward Scott of Toronto, Primate of the Angli- can Church of Canada, said here this week. "The days when the church CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SAtVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: Rov. T. W. Roycroft Corner 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. Service Servics had direct social power have gone." he said in an interview. "Each member of the clergy now has the responsibility as a human being to raise ques- tions about the problems that 1 afflict society." Dr. Scott, was in Edmonton for the House of Bishops meet- ing. He said the church's involve- ment in today's social issues is BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7lh St. South of Bread School FAITH AND HOPE OF THE BIBLE" A. Bennett. Wednesday, Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Here! t the most important step it has weekend, taken in recent years. Through i this role, the church hoped to have an impact on the forces in society that were the cause of this malaise. The dehumanizing aspect of "extreme technology" is one of the problems the church should be posing questions about, he said. Another was obtaining recognition for large powerless groups within society such as the poor and underprivileged. He said the church wants Evangelists visit Church of Nazarene Two visiting evangelists will ire special guests at the First Church of The Nazarene Uu's St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5lh Avenue Soulh MINISTER-THE REVEREND I. D. HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY 11.00 EARTHLY MANAGERS" 7.00 IS IT THAT CONVINCES Church School: All Classes from nursery to adult at a.m. Nursery and Kindergarten during church hour also. Billed as the "Musical Sharp- the couple is well known having travelled extensively ac- ross Canada and the U.S. They preach, sing and play and on their visit to this city will be assisted by the Nazarene Carol Choir. Services will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1, 2 and 3: week nights at p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY Corps Officer CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avenue S. School Service Service and Mrs. R. Marks of Toronto. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, MAJOR BILL LESLIE OF VANCOUVER AT P.M. A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU! "to develop a society that more truly recognizes the values in being within it." i the human The main question facing the world is "the meaning of he said. "Many people have moved away from an over-simplified view of God and we can rejoice in this because it means they are coming to a new realism and looking for deeper values." Crown of The Iron Crown of Lombardy is made of gold, decorated with jewels and cloisonne enamel. 'Baptist ch Char 716 23rd Street North N. CARtSON, PASTOR Worship Worship elected hishop PIERRE, S.D. (AP) For (he first time in the history of the Episcopal Church of the United States, an American In- dian has been elected a bishop. Rev. Harold S. .lones of Good Shepherd Mission. Fort. Defi- ance, Ariz., was elected suffra- gan bishop of South Dakota Sat- urday. His election came 102 years after another Santee Sioux Indian, Paul Mazakute, Its name comes'from an inner! ordained 10 the ministry in iron circlet which tradition says was beaten from a nail of the Cross of Christ. LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 7th 5treet South REV. RUDY MANIK, Youth Minister Home of the Sunshine Evangel Hour Listen every Sunday Over CJOC 1220 K.C. School With Classes for all ages Worship Service of Evangelism Wed. Prayer Church Base- ment. Wed. and Bible Study in the home of Mrs. Esther Vik, 530-7th St. S. Friday Ambassador's Youth Service Prayer for the sick upon A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU OCT. 17 BERG CHORALE P.M. 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOIDSMITH Minister a.m.-FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL a.m.-MORNING SERVICE p.m.-EVENING SERVICE DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 [CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llth St. S. Mr. D. Maisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) EVERYBODY WELCOME Bible Baptist Church Tho Atl Biblo Boliijvinq Alt Tcorhing Alt Bible Prerxhinq CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE (All-Pnrposc Room) 420 II St. South Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. Evening p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME Independent Pro Millennial Soul-Winninq Now Teilarnrnt Bnptist Church K. D. OlDFIEfD, Pnslor PHONE 328.6178 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. i SUNDAY "The TRUTH That HEALS" School Service "UNREALITY" WEDNESDAY Meeting HEADING ROOM Noon p.m. Open TUGS., Sat. Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12lh Street South Phone 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN School 11.08 Service and Holy Communion______ IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minister W. f, Schocpp-Phonc 327-4336 Office, 328-6987 Res. with Communion School and Riblc Class 11.00 Worship p.m.-L.W.M.L. Night_________________________ Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC llth Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR AtBERT OlSON School Service Communion First Sunday of Each Month lllten to thi Lutheran Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calaarv NORBR1DGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 1402 8 Ave, N. The Evangelical Church In Canada PASTORS, N. W. HEEBNER O. PAUL School Service Worship Holy Communion will be served Special singing guests from Medicine Hat will be present at both services.__________ EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Magroth Drive Phone 327-6113 Pastor: REV. H. J. JOST Christian Education Hour Worship "WHAT GOD CAN DO IN SOVEREIGNTY" Geo. Thomas of Unevangelized Fields Mission. Special I- MEN ON FURLOUGH" A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 5th Avenue South Minister, REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A., B.Th. Organist: PROF. tUCIEN NEEDHAM School for all ages PREJUDICE" (another in a series on John) Communion and reception of members. LOOKS UPON THE HEART" (continuing the series on I Samuel) Fireside Hour p.m. Wednesday-Mid-Week Prayer Service EVERYONE WELCOME Q u THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA (EPISCOPAL, r A itiY A irSMirTlfcHVf Corner 4th Avenue SAINT AUGUSTINE s nth street Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. Doyle, B.A., l.T.H. Organist and Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood t.T.C.t. Communion Eucharist, St. Monica's Choir Sen-ice, Junior Choir Conference Preparation. Panel of men of congregation. Beginners department of Church School. Holy 'Communion MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, October 7th, Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN IfhMe. N" RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., UTh. 17th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY Eucharist School in Parish Hall Eucharist Friday, Saturday, for Parish Communion THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. A B. B. MOORE, Toronto President of Conference: REV. R. J. THOMSON, Calgary Chairman of Presbytery: REV. KEN JORDAN, Pincher Creek SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. EftlOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouso Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Putland SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1971 Communion Service Shall Reign." D. Wolff a.m.-CHURCH SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS Nursery Services Available McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Eqteren Organist: MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1971 "GETTING OUIi ORDERS" CHRISTIAN EDUCATION and Intermediate Dcpt. (8 to 14 and Primary (to 7 FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister. RtV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY GtOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1971 DIVINE WORSHIP at a.m. THE SACHAMENT OF THE LORD'S SUPPER. (WORLD WIDE COMMUNION) IN CIllilST" Mr. Eskdale preaching ALL SUNDAY SCHOOL SESSIONS WILL RE HELD AT A.M. EVERY WEEK. Nursery Facilities Available. "A CITY CliUHCM, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;