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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ THE LFIHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, September 16, 1972 Christian missa claim they're persecuted KOTA KINABULU, Malaysia (AP) Chdsbn missionaries are claiming persecution, in this Borneo state of Sabah, where the government is dominated by Moslems. The Moslems deny any persecution is taking place. The Christians say that 41 priests, nuns and other mission- aries have been kicked out since The permits of 10 more have expired and they may be asked to go any time. "By kicking out the priests and hindering our work and re- ligious practice the Moslem gov- ernment is persecuting says one Christian leader who did not want his name men- tioned. He reports that about 50 mis- sionaries ,vho are left must take care of Christians and "This is an impossible le said. "Surely tliis is a hind- rance to our religion. They also convert people to Islam through >ribery and threats." Moslem officials, who also do not want to be named, assert he foreign Christian missionar- ,es have been in Sabah for more :han a century, hut have not run 45 schools churches. and some SOUTHSIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 3720-21 Ave. S. Donald R. Givens, Evangelist Sunday: Bible Study a.m. Worship: a.m. and p.m. Wed: p.m. For information and Home Sludy Phone: 3280972 or EVERYONE WELCOME much attention to training religion and Sabahans for missionary work. They say the missionaries ex- pelled svcre all foreigners, and that some had indulged in local politics. Moslem officials say Christian missionaries who are citizens of Sabah can carry on their work. They note that the Malaysian coustitution allows freedom of religion and assert the central government even gives money for building churches although Islam is tire state religion of Malaysia. The total number of Moslems in the state is recorded at about half the population. Most of the Moslems are Ma- lays. The Christians are mainly Kailazans, Chinese, Nuruts and others. No censorship ou speeches Baptists to visit Russia HALIFAX (CP) Six repre- sentatives of the Baptist Feder- ation of Canada will visit the Soviet Union for 12 days to meet with committees of the Union of Evangelical Chris- tians-Baptists of the U.S.S.R., it was announced. Dr. T. B. McDormand of Am- herst, N.S., president of the federation, said the visit will take place Sept. 21 to Oct. Z. Ohers In the Canadian dele- gation will include Winston A. Sleeves of Moncton, N.B., for- mer president of the United Baptist Convenion of the Atlan- tic Provinces, Rev. and A. R. Goldie of Toronto and Dr. and Mrs. Abner J. Langley ol Wolfville, N.S. Mr. Goldie is Lakeview Mennonite Brethren Church Street So. H. P. NIKKEI., Co-ordinalor Pti. 345-3335 School Servke NO EVENING SERVICE THE SALVATION ARMY 1302 4lh Avenue S. Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. CORNEY, JOAN W. PIERCE School Worship Worship study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th Street South Service AND APPREHENSION. GOD'S REMEDY FOR IT" Speaker: Mr. H. Blacker Wednesday Class A Heary Welcomft Avrails You Herel ome mission director for the Dptist Convention of Ontario nd Quebec while Dr. Langley s principal of Acadia divinity chool. Dr. McDormand said the roup will visit several major ities in the Soviet Union. He aid the church there resulted rom a merger of Mennonites PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5lh Avenue South M1NISTER-THE REVEREND I. 0. HANKINSON, O.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDERKOOY TRANSFORMING POWER OF THE GOSPEL" HE IS LORD OF ALL" The Sacrament of Holy Communion at both services. CHURCH SCHOOL: All classes from nursery to adult at a.m. Nursery and Kindergarten during church hour also. CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Corner 5lh Ave. and I31h SI. N. SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Poll or: Rev. T. W. Roycrofl Bible Class and Sunday School Service Service and Baptists several years ago and has about members in congregations. He said the church has free- dom of worship and added that visiting leaders, such as the Ca- nadian group, are permitted to give public speeches without submitting to government cen- sorship. Church of 9th Ave. and 16th St. 5. -Phone 327-8827 REV. R. G. DEASLEY, Minister Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES School Classes for all ages. Service Guest Speaker: MISS HILDA MOEN, R.N. Missionary to India Ssrvice MIDWEEK SERVICES AS USUAL BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH (Norlh American Baptist General Coirference) 329 19 Street North Pastor. MANFRED TAUBENSEE Phono 328-2045 School (German and English Worship Service Service Young People's Service "We preach Christ ihe power and wisdom of Godl" A Friendly Welcome Awaits You tig church debt forces changes HULL, Que. (CP) Pa- rlsioners of Our Lady of An- nunciation Catholic church have gone into the restau- rant-movie business. It was either that or sell EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12lh Ave. and Mayor Magralh Drlv. Phone 317-6113 Pastori REV. H. J. JOST a.m.-SUNDAY SCHOOL HOUR We invite you to our Adult Bible Class. A series in the Book of Revelations is taught by Mr. B. Steen. a.m.-WORSHIP SERVICE p.m.-SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE Speaker: Rev. Albert Baldeo A CORDIAL INVITATION TO YOU! Clergyman, pilot for north areas EDMONTON A second clergyman-pilot will help ex- lend v Christian mmistry to northern Canada, it was an- nounced here by the Rev. Les- ter Stahlke, executive director of LAMP (Lutheran Association of Missionaries and The Rev. E. Olaf Rankinen 48, of Hancock, Michigan, cover a square mile area by airplane, visiting thirty communities from Ft. Nelson British Columbia to Ui City, Saskatchewan, and includ ing the Great Slave Lake Area in the Northwest Territories He will live with his family in High Level, Alberta. Mr. Rankinen joins the Rev Les Stahlke, who until now lias )een the sole pastor-pilot northern Alberta. Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sun- day night at p.m. over CHEC radio. THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE IS ABOUT COMPULSORY MIS-EDUCATION. It discusses the present crisis in modern education in a way non-Christians will agree with. It shows how Christian schools will benefit the whole nation. Would you not be interested? The Christian Reformed church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' North in the city. Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially. NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangelical Church fn Canada 1402 8 Ave. N. PASTORi V. SCHORR School Worship (Nursery provided) Service SPECIAL GUEST: Mr. Helmuth Schultz, missionary and Japan Reid Director for the "Oriental Missionary EVERYONE CUKWALLY WELCOME. Consider more Indians, Eskimo; as ministers HALIFAX (CP) The Pen tecostal Assemblies of Canac considered an amendment to it bylaws at its 28th general con ference here, aimed at allowin more Indians and Eskimos t serve as ministers of th church. The amendment is to be vo ed on afler being sent to a com mittee for rewording. It pr posed (o create two more cat< gories of credential: a dislrk letter of privilege (o preach and a special ministerial certi icate for qualified Indians ar Eskimos. The church now has K grades nf credential, four fi men and Uvo for women. The Pentecostal church co ducts services in more than places in Ihe Canadian North, with directors of T-itlian evan- gelism in five districts. he church, says warden lichard Henderson. The ihurch was In debt. Parish officials signed an agreement Tuesday with an Ottawa business firm to reno- vate the church into a movie- louse and restaurant develop- ment. 'It Is like a house which b too big for the pocket book we had to do some- said Mr. Henderson. Three movie theatres, ca- pable of seating up to 200 people each, and a "high- quality French restaurant" will be built, he says. What about the church services? They will he held In the basement until the renovation is completed, says Mr. Hen- derson, after that they'll move into one of the three movie theatres. Pentecostal convention in Toronto TORONTO The Pentecos- tal Fellowship of North Ameri- ca, a fellowship of mainline Pentecostal denominations with credal basis, and consisting of 13 member bodies, will hold ils 25th annual convention in Evangel Temple, Oc- 30 to November 1. The P.F.N.A. previously had a con- vention in Toronto, using the [acilities of Cooke's Presbyter- inn Church in 1954. Observer has profit TORONTO (CP) The United Church magazine, The Observer, has shown its seconc year of profit since 1911. It made a net profit of ap- proximately in 1971-72, The previous year the Observer netted approximately The Observer and its predeces- sors lost money every year be- tween 1911 and 1970. Exact figures for each year are not available, however, be- cause of a change in accounting procedures. The magazine has a circula- tion of CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 llth St. S. J. R. CHAPMAN, Minister Mr. 0. Moisey, Organist "DIAL AN ANSWER" 327-477-1 Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) Evening Service p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOIDSMITH MINISTER SUNDAY SCHOOL BRUCE WAKELiN (VENEZUELA) HELEN ASH DOWN (MEXICO) DEDICATE GIDEON BIBLES as a continuing memorial Ph. 327-5322 or PLACED IN HOTELS, SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, PRISONS SPIRITUAL LIFE CRUSADE OCT. 15-20 REV. J. D. CARLSON CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY a.m.-CJOC "The TRUTH That HEALS" School Service "MATTER WEDNESDAY Meeting READING ROOM p.m. Open Tues., Thurs., Sat. Church 1614 5th Avenue South Minister. REV. G. KEITH CHURCHILL, B.A., B.D. Music Director, MR. UOYD G. HOPPER, l.R.S.M. a.m. Church School for the family POWER THAT PERFORMS" of tte Issues and Goals of First Baptist Church. EVERYONE WELCOME SOUTH LETHBRIDGE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE. and lOlh ST. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) SUNDAY, 9 a.m., 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2-105 12th AVE. S. SATURDAY, p.m. (SUNDAY OBLIGATION) a.m., a.m., 11 a.m., p.m. LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 520 7th Street Soulh Home of the Sunshine Evangel Honr Listen every Sunday p.m. CJOC 1220 K.C. School with classes for all ages. Worship Service of Evangelism Wednesday and Bible Study A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO ALL AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU. 716 23rd ST. N. PHONEY JOY" SUNDAY SCHOOL "IF IF MONDAY, p.m. GIRLS' CLUB (NURSERY FACILITIES FOR ALL SERVICES) WEDNESDAY, p.m. The sludy of parables FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Women's Relreat al Pioneer Lodge SUNDAY, P.M. "BELIEVERS' QUARTET" THE PAS, MANITOBA T THE ANGLICAN CHURCH nr (EPISCOPAL) Corner 4lh Avenue and llth Street South SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Reclon Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Organist and Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood L.T.C.L, Holy Communion Holy Communion, St. Monica's Choir Choral Eucharist, Senior Choir (Nuraery Provided) All departments of Church School MIDWEEK SERVICES 'St, Matthew's Day, Thursday, Sept. 21st. a.m.: Holy Communion RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Roberl W. Cowon, B.A., l.Th. ST. MARY THE VIRGIN SIXTEENTH AFTER TRINITY Eucharist in Parish Hall Eucharist Ember Wednesday Thursday St, Matthew Ember for Communion Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Slre-el South Phono ELCC PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN School Hour IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue ond 18th Street S. Mmisler W. f. Schcepp Phone 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Rej. School and Bible Classes Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC 1HS ond 24th Street Soulh PASTOR ALBERT OLSON SEPTEMBER 10 School Worship SEPTEMBER 24 15th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS Listen to the Lutheran a.m. CFAC Calgary THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA .A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES MODERATOR: N. BRUCE McLEOD, TORONTO President of Conference: REV. P. A. CLINE, Edmonton Chairmem of Presbytery. REV. KEN JORDAN, Lclhbridge SOUTHM1NSTER 4th AVB. and llth St. S. MINISTERS, R. W. K. ELLIOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. WoolSouie Organist Emerilusi Mr. A. K. Putland SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17lh, 1972 of Splendour." MUSIC: Holy, Holy." Gordon Young. SCHOOL IN ALL DEPARTMENTS NURSERY SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Servinn Southeast Icthbridgo from 15th Ave. ond 24lh St. S. MINISTER REV. BLAKE ANDERSON Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Eqleren Organish MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th, 1972 Worship Service for Rev. Blake L. Anderson conducted by Rev. Bob Smith of Blairmore. Nursery facilities available al a.m. service CHRISTIAN EDUCATION A and Jr. B Grades 3-6 inclusive Intermediate Grades 7-9 inclusive 3 years to 5 years Primary Grades 1 and 2 Grades 1CM2 inclusive FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5th Avenue and 13111 Street Norlh MINISTER REV. K. JORDAN Director of Music-MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK AICM, RMT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th, 1972 "Add Life To Your Years, Not Years To Your Life" MUSICi Senior Choir Soloist: Miss Jerry DC Vos CHRISTIAN Sunday School all classes at a.m. Nursery and baby fold services available SEPTEMBER 2-ilh, 1072 Induction "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;