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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HEKAID Saturday, Ortober 10, 1970 Presbyterians Oppose Gov't. Edict In S. Africa By DAVID POLING AMERICANS generally be lieve that it is most dlffi cult to be a Christian behinc the Iron Curtain. Or in China or perhaps Cuba. The flow o information from these restric tive societies indicates that for rnal religious practice is limitec and frequently suppressed. In too many instances Christians have been imprisoned and tor tured for their faithfulness. The underground church must carry the burden of teaching and ob servation of the sacraments. Compared to the above de- scription, South Africa remains a special problem. Here some 12 million blacks are governec by 3 million whites, many of whom are Dutch Protestants. A strictly enforced separatist policy is a major theme of the Constitution. Christians make up 90 per cent of the govern- ment and expect their official church bodies to give full sup- port to this device to keep the blacks down. For the past year, Prime Minister John Vorster has de- manded that the Christian churches of the Republic of South Africa withdraw from the World Council of Churches. He and his government have been angered by the stand of the World Council in its support of .Black Power and black libera- tion movements in Africa. Vorster, according to an arti- cle hi the New YorS Times, said that "action would be taken against those churches that did not withdraw." Political report- ers and church officials expect ed the religious community to cave in under this direct gov eminent threat, especially the Retired Primate Honored Guest TORONTO: Archbishop How- ard H. Clark, retired Primate of the Anglican Church of Can- ada, was honored Friday eve- ning at the Royal York Hotel at a testimonial dinner to mark the conclusion of his ten years as Primate. The reception and dinner were organized by a group of Toronto laymen to fit with the current meetings of the House of Bishops and the National Ixecutive Council of the Church. The National Execu- ive Council concluded its meet, ngs Friday, and the House of Bishops opened a week-end ses-. ion Saturday morning. Both lie National Executive Council and the1 House of Bishops draw membership from across Can- da. Archbishop Clark's retire- ment was effective August 31, 970. Archbishop William Wright of Algoma, Senior Metro, pou'taa of the Anglican Church of Canada is Acting Primate until the General Synod meets late in January 1971 at Nia- gara Fails, Ontario. At that time, a new Primate will be elected. Archbishop Clark was elected in 1959, when he was Arch- bishop of Rupertsland, and two years ago became the first lead- er of the Anglican Church of Canada to assume permanent quarters at the National Office of the General Synod at 600 Jarvis Street, Toronto. THE SALVATION ARMY Corps Officer CAPT. AND MRS. H. COBB 1302 4th Avenue S. School Service of Song WE INVITE YOU TO ATTEND Six Centuries After nearly six centuries, the Milanese put the final touch to the great Cathedral of Milan a bronze door to replace the last temporary wooden one. The edifice, the world's second largest Chris- conservative bodies. Of the fourteen Christian churches in South Africa that hold membership in the World Council, the Presbyterian Church was the first to res- pond. Its reply ought to be in quoted from your church pul- pit next Sunday and disscussed in your Bible School classes. Youngsters growing up in the household of faith should paste this in their New Testament. Long haired kids who have courage (and it IS rare) may want to frame the whole para- grath: "The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church re- minds the prime minister that its only lord and master is Jesus Christ and It may not serve other masters and that its (ask is not necessar- ily to support the government in power but to be faithful to the Gospel." This is the same Christian youp that voted to merge with two Black Presbyterian Church- es again in opposition to gov- ernment policy to form the Jnited Presbyterian Church of South Africa. Racial balance? The new church joins whites with blacks. Now Vorster must ponder what "sc- ion" he will take against Chris- ians who are more interested n the faith than the threats of white supremacists. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Ave. and Mayor Macjrath Dr. Phoni 327-6113 Pailors REV. H. J. JOST School Adult Class Rev. B. Steen on Bible Prophecy "THE RAPTURE" a.m.-Worship Service "THE APOSTLE OF THANKSGIVING" Service "THE YOUTH PARTAKING" Rev. Mel Slack of Youth For Christ-India Will be with us. A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL. LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE 520 7th Street ulh REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR School with classes for all ages Transportation Phones 327-4112 328-3621 Worship THANKSGIVING of Evangelism THANKSGIVING p.m.-Listen to "THE SUNSHINE EVANGEL HOUR" CJOC 1220 K.C. Wed. p.m. Prayer and Bible Study Fri. p.m. Christ Ambassador Youth Service Prayer for the sick upon request. A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU JAPANESE UNITED CHURCH Corner 9th Ave. and 9th St. North Paston Wm. HARMS Thanksgiving Service Films and pot luck supper to follow (No Morning or Sunday School Service this week) YOU ARE INVITED Lethbridge Alliance Church To Mark 30th Anniversary The Lethbridge have served the church. CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. S. SUNDAY WEDNESDAY Study Study NORMAN FISK Worship Evangelist Phone 328-5781 BEREAN CHRISTADELPH1ANS 633 7th St. South of Bread p.m.-Sunday School AND PRAYER" Speaker, Mr. W. Pickford Thursday, Class A Hearty Welcome Awaits You Here! Church will, commemorate its 30th anniversary on Sunday. Rev. C. D. House, a pastor of the Lethbridge church from 1956 to 1960, will be the gues speaker at the a.m .anc p.m. services. A fellow ship hour is planned for p.m. The Lethbridge Alliance Church was begun in early 1M under the ministry of its firs pastor, Rev. John Cunningham Early meetings were held in the Trianon Hall, the basemen of the White Lunch Cafe and the YMCA. Before the year was finished the first church building was acquired and the old English Church Hall on Second Avenue South became the centre of all church ac- tivities. In 1948 the congregation iegan construction of the pres- ent church which is located at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 12th Street South. Through the years eight pas- The present pastor, Rev. Dan Goldsmith, began his ministry here months ago. CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 Ulh St. S. Mrs. Penny Dodd, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1912 Avenue South Ward a.m. 4th Ward a.m. 2808 28lh Street South University Ward a.m. ?nd and 23rd Norll< 2nd Ward _ sth 6th Ward Elders y.jj a.m. Sunday School a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. Sacrament Meeting p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH Minister A.M. and P.M. C. HOUSE P.M. Fellowship Hour DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 A.M. _ Sunday School St. Andrew's Why be grateful? Because gratitude is a powerful, healing force. It is a quality of God replaces complaint with satisfaction. Self- pity with joy. Lack with abundance. You may be surprised to find liow much you have to be grateful for. Read tbe Thanksgiving Bible Lesson in our Reading Room. And join us at our Thanks- giving service, where you'll hear people share their gratitude for God's goodness in their Hves. This service is free, arid all are welcome. Christian Science Thanksgiving Day Service .ONDAY cr. 12-H a.m. today Service a.m. Sunday School a.m. Testimony Meeting Wednesday p.m. 1203 4lh Ave. S. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South N D Hope REFORMED CHURCH (Reformed Church in America) 1505 6lh Avenue South COME TO WORSHIP Minister REVEREND 1. D. HANKINSON B A Organist A. K. Putland, M.A., B'. Mus'. a.m.-Scrvico in St. Andrew's "PRAISE WITH UPS AND LIVES" in Hope Reformed "QUEST FOR TRUTH" Church School: All classes from 11111-5017 to adult at 10-15am Nursery and kindergarten during church hour also. DEPART TO SERVE EVERYONE WELCOME Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South Phone 327-0709 REV. E. R. MOODY, B.A., B.D. Sunday School Morning Worship IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S.'- Minister W. F. Schoepp-Phone 327-4336 Office, Rei. Matins Sunday School and Bible Class Morning Worship Thanksgiving Day Service a.m., _ October 12 _ _ Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC llth Avenue and 24th Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON Sunday School Worship Service Communion First Sunday -Each Month Liiten to the Lutheran a.m. CFAC Calgary Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. and 16th St. S. -Phone 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES SUNDAY SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTEST Ccinada West versus Canada Central School This Sunday School is growing in Number Each Week, but we have more space left Worship Subject: HAVE FAITH IN GOD Adult Choir Sings Choir Director: Mrs. Mitchell Service Prayer Meeting MIDWEEK ACTIVITIES WEDNESDAY and Fasting Meeting Prayer Meeting FRIDAY Choir Practice Director: Mrs. Jean Jenson Night A Friendly Welcome Awaits You Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church Street So. Bible Study Hour Thanksgiving Service with Rev.Melvin Slack, Director of Overseas Department of Youth For Christ, Calgary Missions Service with Rev. and Mrs. Alberta Erion, missionaries to Somalia, Bast Africa CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: T. W. Roycroft Corner 5th Ave. and 13th St. S. Service Service Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church 2nd Ave. A and 18th St. N. Pastor: REV., I. MULDER 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' N. SUNDAY, OCTOBER llth, 1970 Service Worship Service (Nursery and Pre-School RN on duty at all times; Service. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT TWO LOCATIONS Minister, REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A., B.Th. Organist and Choir, Director, Mprilyn Sinclair, A.R.C.T, R.M.T. 1402 8th Avenue N. School for all ages FATHER" (first in evening series on The Lord's Prayer) 1614 5th Avenue S. School For All Classes OR SELFISHNESS- Evening Service at Norbridge Wednesday Church Family Supper. EVERYONE WELCOME THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CHURCHES Moderator: DR. ROBERT B. McCLURE, MD..FRCS DR. J. L. PATERSON, Calgary President of Alberta Conference REV. L. BRIAN JONES, lethbridge Chairman, South Alberta Presbytery SOUTHMINSTER 4th Ave. and llth St. S. QD SB' THE ANGLICAN CHURCH JTC7 OF CANADA (EPIScoPAL, SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, S.A., B.D. Asociate Rev. E. R. Doyle, BA. L.T.H. Holy Communion (Said) Morning Prayer, Senior Choir, Broadcast CJOC Preacher: The Rector (Nursery Provided) All Departments of Sunday School Evensong, St. Monica's Choir MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, October. 15th, a.m. Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robert W. Cowan, B.A., L.Th. 20th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY Maltins Holy Eucharist Church School Nursery in Hall Sung Eucharist Evensong Tuesday SI. Edward p.m. Holy Eucharist Thursday p.m. Holy Eucharist SATURDAY p.m. PREPARATION FOR PARISH EUCHARIST MINISTERS: R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouse Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Putland SUNDAY, OCTOBER llth, WO THANKSGIVING SURVIVAL DAY BEING UNNATURAL" Music: Alleluia Mozart Soloist Miss Katie Johnson Choir: "Gloria" from 12th SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS IN SOUTHMINSTER HALL NURSERY SERVICES AVAILABLE McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast Lethbridge from 15th Ave. and 24th St. S. Minister: Rev. L. Brian Jones, M.A., B.D. Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Eateren Organist: Mr. J. E. Longford SUNDAY, OCTOBER llth, 1970 Service "THANKSLIVING" CHRISTIAN EDUCATION a.m.-Grades III to IX. Years lo Seven Years Nursery facilities for Tiny Tots EVERYONE WELCOME FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13th Street North Minister: REV. R. E. (Tod) ESKDALE Director of Musk-MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK ATCM, RMT SUNDAY, OCTOBER llth, 1970 Worship THANKSGIVING 1971) Nature Worship, or a Recovery of Faith In God? Mr. Eskdalo. Preaching NO JUNIOR DEPARTMENT THIS SUNDAY SUNDAY SCHOOL HELD and Senior Department and Beginners Nursery Facilities available. A CITY CHURCH WITH A RURAL WELCOME! ;