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Long Beach Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - January 26, 1957, Long Beach, CaliforniaA-4-press-Telegram Long cqllf., sat., Jem. 24, 19s7 no solution seen churches suffer Lack of personnel by George w. Cornell associated press religion writer pulpits and other religious denominations by or. Million posts in America arc sons beg shows that at least Ging today for Lack or ordained churches Are seeking pastors personnel to fill them. And the situation is getting worse. It has already reached the Point of a real crisis for the said or. Elmer Mil lion director of the department of the ministry for the National Council of churches. The shortage has hit roman Catholic churches protestant but can t get them. About 10, 000 other protestant posts in education social welfare for eign missions the chaplaincy and other Church activities arc vacant. The roman Catholic Church father Doherty Esti mates the Church could use another priests. The it. 4000 concerts Given Swiss Bell concert will be Given sunday in Grace methodist Church 2325 e. 3ra St by the Rev and mrs. Roy Mason. Performances will be Given at 4 p. Ana 730 p masons have completed 14 concert Tours of the nation and have Given More than concerts Over a period of 22 years. And jewish institutions and msgr. Mathew Smith Edi Gap Between Supply and of Register Esti is increasing As population mates the immediate need at a median estimate of a cur rent shortage of is Given by the Rev. Clement Borchers Superior general of the Glen Mary missioners Glendale Ohio which has studied the Overall problem. There Are towns in the United states without any he said. Country s approximately 300 protestant 235 Catholic and .17 jewish seminaries Are run Ning at near capacity but the annual Sprine group of Grade protestant ministers ates lags far behind filling re says or. Riley b. Montgomery and new posts president of the College of the every diocesan class that is membership and Active ies swell. The production of priests is ust not keeping up with the production of said the Rev. John j. Doherty director of notre Dame University s an Nual Catholic vocational inst based on appraisals by Church authorities the imme Diate pressing shortages in the the 27 american Baptist churches composing the Harbor association will open their area missionary convention sunday in Garfield Baptist Church 2280 Caspian ave. Speakers sunday in the Host Church will be the Rev. Jeanie k. Sherman of South Dakota at an. And Sheldon e. Downs of the Mission society in Tura Assam India at . Meetings will held in the Garfield Baptist Church Mon Day through thursday with guest speakers at . Friday the meeting will move to first Baptist Church and Pine ave., with Chester j. Jump or. 10th St. The Rev. _. Of the belgian Congo speaking at . Theme of the convention is the general work of foreign mis Sions. Similar conventions of Baptist associations Are being held throughout the country. The american Baptist convention is composed of churches and members from 200 to 500 members Are Ruckman reception scheduled j a reception honouring the Rev. And mrs. Clyde Ruckman will be held sunday in North Long Beach methodist Church from. . To 11 . Between the two morning services. The Rev. Or. Ruckman has just been appointed As minister of visitation and evangelism of the Church. Mrs. Ruckman teaches for the Council of churches released time Chris Tian education. Previous to his present appointment the Rev. Or. Ruck Man has served at churches in Santa Maria los Garden Grove Torrance Chino and Seal Beach. Sermon sunday will be Given by the pastor the Rev. C. Mason. Last of a series of missionary studies will be Given sunday at 1 . Guest speaker will be mrs. Lena Acosta. Hold 2nd Fellowship banquet the second annual banquet of the United Christian youth Fellowship of the Long Beach Council of churches will be held feb. 3, pin in first presbyterian Church. Theme of the meeting is to a panel of local Citi Zens in keeping with the theme win discuss the topic consider ordained is swallowed right said the Rev. John e. Kelly of the National Catholic welfare conference. It leaves us just As Short in june As we were in the continuing rapid expand Sior. In Church membership since served by War ii the starting of Many of them serving two or thousands of new churches Espe More places of worship. About Dally in suburban areas and sex other clergymen work pension of various _ Church pro in other Church Fields. Bible Lexington by at a time of great Opportunity and. Responsibility we find ourselves without the Quali fied leadership in sufficient numbers to meet the there Are churches and synagogues in the country the Rev. Milton w. Ellithorpe seeking kingdom of god not easiest task pay my Faith grew 2 Faith experiences key to life s work local Catholic protestant and jewish leaders Are being invited to Tell How they decided to enter religious work in the Day my Faith today s is the Rev. Mitton Ellithorpe of first foursquare Clerch by the Kev. Milton w. Ellithorpe As the results of the doctor s verdict in 1926 that my father s lungs were so badly destroyed that he could not live we came to California on his advice. Grams has put a heavy Strain a Survey among protestant on clerical manpower. Annual Council dinner slated for thursday your Job Dell of the Church world service will speak on the operations of Relief division of the world Council of churches. The youth Council collected Sev eral tons of clothing in its drive for the world refugees. Three Hundred Young people ministers and youth advisers Are expected to attend the ban or. Downs Indian missionary expected to attend the conference. J other speakers Are mrs. I j Sheldon e. Downs monday John Spencer Carman tues a Day the Rev. Francis Penley Manley wednesday the Rev. Chester a. Bontly thursday. Split stake puerto rican speak Here Buck Hill Falls a. Toffi of All state conferences of the congregational Christian churches have pledged support of a nationwide Survey of racial integration in local churches. The study will Survey the extent to which negroes Orien tals Indian americans and Spanish speaking persons Are being admitted to membership and full participation in More than congregational Christian churches in cities of Over or. Herman h. Long Nash Ville tenn., director of the department of race relations of the denomination s Board of Home missions presented de tails of the project Friday to the opening session of a con the fourth annual dinner meeting of the Assembly of the Long Beach Council of churches will be held thursday at Nazarene hold youth Observance a series of youth meetings will be held in the Lakewood of the Nazarene 5005 Lew Davis St. Starting monday and lasting through sunday feb. 3. Highlighting the week will be the Nazarene Young Peoples my parents were not Church goers in Bismarck n. D. But we went when we heard they prayed for the sick in Angelus Temple and that god healed them. My father who now weighed Little less than 100 pounds was prayed for and god performed a my father lives today in perfect As a result of my father s Healing our entire family began song to Church regularly and it was at this same altar where my father was healed that i later accepted Christ As my Saviour. "1937 found me in College preparing for the ministry. It was Here that Matthew became so real to we m. Seek be first the kingdom of god and his righteous Ness and All pm. In first congregational these things shall be added unto Church 3rd St. And Cedar for on dec. 27, 19s7, on my Way Home from College Young Man driving a car 60 Miles an hour hit me a pedestrian. Four of the finest physicians said i could not live for i had been so pitiable crushed internally. It was there and then i realized that there is More to life than living and More to death than dying. I promised god anew that if he would allow me to live i d give him my life. God not Only allowed me to live but today i still have my own left leg and left . The Rev. The Long Beach stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of lat Ter Day saints has been extended from eight wards to 11 under the direction of stake president Max a. Bryan. The decision was made at a recent stake conference. To form the three extra wards the Norwalk and the Hugh j. Second wards were or. Keener featured speaker the dinner climaxes the year s activity for the Council of i churches. I speaker will be or. Frank m. I Kepner pastor of first Baptist i Church. His topic will be the Christian the Rev. Or. Kepner has served As executive Secretary of the Southern California Baptist convention and has an out standing record As the speaker on the Baptist laymen s hour an International program. The evening s activity also will include the election and installation of this year s officers for the Council. Dr., Reuben f. Pieters pastor of1 first presbyterian Church and Council past president will be installing officer. Reports from Robert c. Walker executive director of the Council of churches and departmental Council will be received. Or. Robert Magin minister of will be guest speaker sunday at . In North Long Beach Christian Church 1115 e. Mar Ket St. The Rev. Or. Williams has been a missionary of the disciples of Christ since 1925. For the past 12 years he and his wife have been teaching in Union theological Seminary san Juan puerto Rico. The Christian women s Fellowship is sponsoring the Rev. Split to form the third and fourth wards of Norwalk. The Bellflower Ward was divided to form the Bellflower fourth Ward. Of puerto Rico will be presented. Polio vaccine drive Chicago he Amer ican medical association opened a nationwide meeting today to plot an intensive polio vaccination program. Spurred by pub Lic apathy toward the polio menace the Ama called a meet ing of its state and territorial Church hits marriages by proxy in Italy Vatican City the holy congregation of Sacra ments has asked italian Parish priests to conduct thorough investigations before granting per mits for proxy marriages Vati can sources said today. A wave of requests for annulment of proxy mostly involving italian Emi-1 representatives Grants stirred the congregation . Films and music representatives to discuss meth Kepner gives f Lin 77. Services ods of injecting Salk anti polio vaccine into even More americans than received it last year. The meeting was attended by several polio specialists include Ling or. Jonas Salk discoverer the serum. I have Learned that god does not bargain with Man for one Good deed and then he will do something for us but the contrary psalms he hath not dealt with us after our sins nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. For As the heaven is High above the Earth so great is his mercy toward them that Icar to seek first the kingdom of god is not the easiest task or. But certainly the most profitable and one that will make your Faith grow. Officer Safe takes posts newly elected officers of the named president. Others com Unur nes Ana a chairman of the men s Council of second Presby iberian Church were installed at the january meeting of the music at first. Congregational is in charge of music for the dinner. Chairman for the dinner is mrs. Mary v. Becker of the Host Church. Dinner tickets Are limited to 400 persons and May be obtained by calling the coun cil churches office. The meeting is open to the Public As Well As Church delegates and group. Posing the Board of officers Are Phil Powers vice president Bill Burgess Secretary de Hunter e. G. Pritchard i was Bev c. B. Fox youth speaker society banquet Friday evening feb. 1. The Rev. C. B. Fox willbe the speaker for the evening. Rev. Fox is from calif., and devotes his full time to the work of evangelism. He has served on the Pasadena col legs Board and was also a Mem Ber of the Olivet Nazarene col lege Board. Services will begin each eve Nins at . The Young people s group of the Church is sponsoring the meet into action. Church officials con Sider the proxy unions an in Shigel us rite the congregation said Many emigrants have asked for Spe Cial dispensation dissolving their marriages on grounds they had not been consummated it said that in most cases such marriages had been contracted either to bypass emigration Laws or to satisfy a desire for adventure. Milage. Tokyo service o will be held wednesday for Maihori Shigemitsu 69, the Man who signed Japan s surrender on the battleship Missouri in 1945. Shigemitsu died in his Seaside Villa 60 Miles Southwest of Tokyo a month after being succeeded is foreign minister by Nobusuke Kishi in a change of governments. Give topic for sunday sunday s Sermon in All Chris science churches will stress the Avah ability today of the Healing Power of divine truth. Christ Jesus Healing of the woman which had a spirit of infirmity is years and was bowed and could in no Wise lift up herself Luke will be among the script ural selections read from the King James version of the Bible. The Golden text of the lesson Sermon on truth is taker from psalms treasurer. Named to the Board of directors were Frank j. W. Punt Max Bramble capt Lloyd Crayton Jack Siegman Hugh gait Stan Carter and George Higgins. Theme More time for was adopted for 1957. Staff. Or. Long said the data will to the first of its kind obtained through direct personal inter views on this wide a scope. Ike cites Friendship of India and u. S. Washington Dent Eisenhower said today deeper understanding had developed Between India and the United states in the past year. In a message to president Rajendra Prasad of India Eisen Hower said he was confident we will to work to Gether closely toward our com Mon Eisenhower s message extended Best wishes to the people of India on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of the inauguration of the Republic of plane missing Guam air and sur face search was under Way in the Western Pacific today for a or. Frank m. Kepner pastor of the first Baptist Church 10th St., and Pine ave., will conduct Chapel services each morning at the ninth annual minister con vocation at the University of Southern California Jan. 29-31. Former executive Secretary of the Southern California Baptist convention or. Kepner will speak at 11 . Each Day in Hancock auditorium. The annual meeting co sponsored by the Southern California Council of protestant churches and the Southern California school theology will be at tended by More than 500 ministers. Confident living some people constantly live with pain by Norman Vincent Peale bring greatness out of human by Norman Vincent Pealo one of my closest friends a Man who in his time had been a magnificent athlete a beloved College president and a Golden voiced speaker Lay dying of a dread disease of the Throat i stood by his bed and talked to him but he was unable to speak to me. He picked up a note pad and wrote a did t expect to end this Way. But there is lots of fight in me yet. My Faith has lord bring greatness out of human nature. As a preacher i knew when i was a boy in the mid West used to say storms bring but the great eagles but the Little Birds take to it is not easy to achieve great Ness Alo of your own sick friends who inspire those of us who Are Well by their cheerful Ess. All these people have Learned a Basic lesson of living that there is no life without sentiments and conserve Energy to 4ive wit ii pain i pm but this world is full of enough never to have Fern trip who do lust my Jong at mexican priests to Folb w braceros Mexico City group thing another Friend the late of mexican Catholic priests will Viconte do had written never wavered and the sustains i was reminded then of some Fly to the United states next month to watch Over the material and spiritual interests of mexican migrant workers it missing air Force f86d inter a was reported today. Which disappeared Fri Day. The air Force said the the social secretariat. Of the Catholic Church said other groups of Volunteer priests will without anxiety suffering and fear Man does not really human ize himself nor 1 i b e r a to h i s spiritual aspirations. It is be cause of this that pain is fruit plane s last radio Contact with groups of Volunteer priests Wil the base Here reported it to go North of the nor 400 Miles to the Southeast periodically until May. Ful .1. Is jiul Saov la there is Rome wit Noui us of spirit through they have Learned to no live with it Day after Ain most of us heroes and heroines who do just that. Others Are not Unsung think for example of the last Days of Lou Gehrig and sen. Robert Taft think of Franklin d. Roosevelt and. His Victory Over his crippled body and Young sen. John Kennedy and his Bat the with pain resulting from his War injuries. These Are names everyone knows but think with equal admiration of All the people you see All around you every Day fighting the ,.same fight. Think of the paraplegics and the be for pain difficult As it May Nebral palsied holding Down jobs be to endure seems to be a re in your own Community and by lease mechanism designed to ing to live Normal lives. Think one time but we never know when we May have to spend the rest of our. Life with suffering. How can you learn to live with pain if you must those who do this successfully seem to Fol Low these practical Steps 1. Believe that pain c a i teach you something extra deep about life s values. 3. Think of your pain As release mechanism to bring greatness of spirit out of you. S. Realize that some. Pail May be psychic pain resulting from unhealthy thinking. Sup Plant that with healthy thinking. Conjunction with a repaired and rebound flexible Morocco Grace Whidden phone hell oct 3-0277 558 Rose avc., Long Beach first foursquare Church Lith St. At Juniper he 8-1395 sunday school god cannot improve morning worship pastor Spoa Ihirg . Vesper services _ Ellithorpe Paster 7 .-evangelistic service the. Man who Spock Laford in Roal special music for this the. Nursery provided for All Sorokos Mizpah hour thursday Friday saturday Knob 9-10 t. M. This will meet your problems. 5. Keep the atmosphere around you As peaceful quite and Serene As possible. .6. Practice the Art of being cheerful. 7. Believe that god has Soma purpose in your pain. 8. To pleasant and inter Esting things each Day to counteract the unpleasantness of pain. 9. Keep Busy in a constructive Way. 10. Pray for and help others in pain. This will tend to minimize your own. 11. Practice the presence of god and his Healing. 12. Pray and keep on Pray ing. As brother Lawrence wrote hundreds of years ago god is often nearer to us and More effectually present with us in sickness than in health. Put then All you Trust in him. Copy Risby j95t, the Hall. Syndicate. Inc 33rd radio ministry old of Flohil Revi m Chabl-e5 t. Full Tell 0 in Tatry sunday 1 . Kab old fashioned revival hour Stronn 27 Israel s in. Droid in Loko Buck municipal auditorium fervid it . Aquarian Fellowship Church of chirothes1a Naruc aupui1p rider
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