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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas _ Herald-Zeitung    o    Friday,    December 19,1997 g 7APublic schools teach Bible as history, literature, cultureBy GARY D. ROBERTSONAssociated Press Writer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Angell Caudill lectured on Samson’s strength and Samuel’s saintliness during second period, Nick Crockett didn’t complain. It’s-cultural education to Crockett and other students in Caudill’s biblical history class at Reynolds High School. Tile students say they want to learn about Judaism and Christianity the way they would learn about Hinduism or Islam in a world history class. 4’I want to study in depth about Bible history more than the church can offer,” David Anderson, 18, a senior, said Thursday. “Nothing’s forced on you in this class.” Using a curriculum from the Greensboro-based National Council for Bible Curriculum in Public Schools, Reynolds is one of a growing number of public schools rediscovering the Bible as an important book to teach. Bible classes became a topic for debate again this week when the Lee County, Fla., school board voted to offer die classes despite legal advice that the move won’t withstand a constitutional challenge. “We’re definitely seeing a resurgence of religion classes nationwide, especially in North Carolina,’’ said Warren Nord, director of programs in the humanities and moral values at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At least 20 school districts in the state now offer some kind of Bible classes, including the two largest, Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Wake County, according to the state Department of Public Instruction. ' Nord suggests that heightened awareness of religion through society as well as die growth of conservative Christianity have influenced the expansion. “A lot of parents are also concerned that there’s a moral crisis in the youth culture,” he said. “One way they think to solve this problem is by adding Bible classes to the schools.” Many school districts across the country eliminated religion classes in the 1960s and 1970s when the high court struck down use of the Bible as devotional material, citing the First Amendment prohibition against government favoritism of one religion over another. A 1963 case effectively set guidelines allowing the Bible to be taught as literature or history, but several school boards eliminated religion classes altogether to avoid controversy. The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County public school system ended its religion classes in 1990 because of low enrollment, said Jim Wilhelm, superintendent for high school administration. As more parents and administrators worried that public schools weren’t giving students a moral education, the idea of religion classes .resurfaced. The Bible curriculum council’s successful program in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools persuaded the Winston-Salem schools to take a look. The district used the program for the first time during the 1995-% school year. Wilhelm said school officials in his district have had no complaints about the classes, now taken by about 400 of the district’s 11,000 high school students. Deborah Ross, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union in North Carolina, said the curriculum appears constitutional. “What we object to is when the Bible is taught as morality.” Since its formation in 1993, the National Council for Bible Curriculum — whose advisory board includes boxing champ Evander Holyfield — has seen its curriculum implemented in 22 states, including six North Carolina school systems. 661 South Walnut 608-0017 John B. Moczygemba, D.D.S. Qenrral Dentistry 625-4515 162 South Seguin H Texas Commerce Bank i CHASE Working For Your Success Member FDIC SAM’S CLEANERS Drycleaning • Laundry Alterations • Monogramming Leathers • Furs 274 Trade Center Dr. 275 lands St. (830) 629-6296 Mony Joe's\ m-mm-wmn] 1153 Oasis 620-1234 on PIOMBINO co. Plumbing / Heating Parts • Service THE DO IT YOURSELF SHOP 532 South Seguin Avenue 625-8031 | Now Open Daily At 11:00 a. in. GRUEN! Historic D*I*,CT 625-0684 B&C Service Center Automotive Repairs 211 Hwy 81 East 629-1072 Don Maxwell ChovTolot 606-3451 Express Your Love with 146 North Castell 625-5522 SY ollbrecht's PHARMACY I O'the Plaza-625-3211 [crow Lutheran! School taia. Alist Chmn. RALL Caon 255 Commerce St, 333-1352 Res. Rev. Bobby Lewis, Pastor. Sunday School 9.45 am., Morning Service 11 am ira« am Bmi Church 889 Lands St., 620-5102 Sunday services, IO un. and 7:30 pm., Wed. 7:30 p.m. Men s class at 8 am. Saturday. Ouvaiy Roocmxnt) Barrer Calvary Baptist Church is presently holding regular Church services at 8:30 am. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday with Sunday School at ICHX) a.m. Pastor David Beany will continue the dual services jinni the new church facility is completed. Come, join the Calvary congregation in Worship Cub PusnruiAM Cmmcm Christ centered - Bible believing. Presbyterian Church in America, 1620 Common. Sunday school, 9:30; Worship service, 10:45; Pioneer Club 6:30,629-0405. CHKM or Omar 1665 Highway 81 We* •• • 'Biblecfcuaesfordh9am*, Wtaohip-IO un.; Evening Worship 6 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m. classes (br ail ages. Nursery available. 1134 Meadow Crest, #101.620-0055. Mark Reeves Sun.: Gasses 9:30 am.; Worship 10:30 am. and 6 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m. CfUKN or im Nazaioc 1465 135 East . Sunday School 9:50 am. Sunday Service 10:45 am. Commhmy Cmubian Cmukm 1750 Old McQueeney Road, New Braunfels, Tx-78130 620-7174, Office. Services: Sunday School, 9:30 am. Worship, 1030 am. Wednesday night. 700 pm. Mr. Dee Arm es. Pastor. Nursery provided. Coom Luimran Cjhmoi (Missouri Synod) South Hickory and Cram Streets. Sunday school 9:15 am.; worship 8 and 10:30 am. Davmmc Gmw huomm 1895 S. Walnut. Sunday School 9:30am, Sunday Worship 10:30am, Wednesday evening service 7:00pm Wesleyan denomination. B Texas Commerce Bank Q CHASE Working For Your Succor* I Member FP I C.    I & QUADA*COMA (830) 625-2420 1617 Hwy. Bl Woat Air CondMorang Hooting Shoot Mold be TACLA002241C 983 Holly at comer of Ridgewood. 625-0718. Sunday school 9:45a.m. Sunday services 11:00a.m. and evening 6:30pm Wednesday evening 7:00 p.m. Pastor Wilburn Taylor. tCXANKAIr M#m *# Ma URI mi Urns rf Cai (830)625-2216 Farm Ump Carnot 970 Loop 337.625-6761. Sunday Worship 10:30a.m., Sunday school-all ’ ages 9:15 am. Pastor LeeZiiiman. Youth Faith Extravaganza 2nd Saturday of each month 9:30 am-1 pm. taOWMP GMK CMMCM Solms Rd. ic 1H 35.629-0607. 9:45 am, ll am & 6pm Sunday. tar Ammu ai Com 1687 U5.81 West. Sunday school 9:45 am. Worship 10:30 arn. and 6 p m Wednesday service 7 p.m. tai Bura f —ca 733 Cran St. Sunday school 9:30 am.; worship 10:45 arn. and 7 pm., Wednesday dinner 5:00 pm. Bible study and payer service 6.00 pm. tai Cimo or CMM Seeing 137 E. Mill St. Sunday service 10:30 am.; Sunday school 10:30 am; Wednesday service 7:30 pm. Quid care available. tai tans ant Cmumcm Located on the comer of Seguin and Gdl Streets; one block from downtown plaza) Sunday Worship 800 and 10*30 am; Sunday School Gasses 9:00 p.m; Breakfast at The First 8:30-10:15; Youth Activities - call 609-7729 Ext. 36; Wednesday PRIME TIME Bible studies ic seminars; For Your Intercession Playa Groups -Wed. AM & Tues. PM; Adult activities; child care provided. tai Umid Momma Cmukm Sunday Worship: 8:15am, 9:30am, 10:50 am, 500 pm. Giurch School: Sunday 930 am Youth Activities: Sunday 500 pm 'IrmIm Mowshlp CJmkJi -630 S. ItaWAB IIM.    - Sun. Worship IffTD 4. rn, Sun. Bible Study 9*30 am., Wed. night home minima. Pastor Dennis Giddier Fotoqmah Gown 430 FM306,606-2843. Pastor Fred McMichad. Sun. School 10am. Sun Worship I lam; Wed. 7pm. Geum IM tans PiNiicostAi. Cmukm 134 Enchantment Lane, off FM 725. Pastor jack Dool; Sunday services lOOOam and 600pm • Wednesday 7:30pm. For more information cad 609-1325. Hammon Bauk Cmmcm 1472 Hwy. 46 South. Bible study at 10am.- Sunday, Worship: I lam. ic 6 p.m.-Sunday, Wednesday Prayer ic Bible Study at 7 pm. Nu Commit Cjkrmn Cmukm Adon Soy School Hwy. 46 Wen Sunday 10:30 Contemporary Warship Holt Iambi Caimouc Cmukm 245 S. Hidalgo, 609-5320. Mon.- 8am (Spanish mas), Wed. Sam (English mas), Thurs.-6pm (Spanish), En 8am (English), Sat. 5pm (English), Sun 8am (Spanish) and 10am (English) Faihcr James Wasser, M S F. in m* M Gusto 134 Meadow Crest. #102. 625-1020. Sunday Gases 10:00 am. Worship 11.00 am. Thursday Gaoa I 1630 pm. imi— Iamb Cjmbcm FM725. Sunday school 9 30 a.m.; worship 11 am.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 pm.; worship ministry and home poupt. Ijk Cmubian Cxnrb Temporarily meeting ai the jScR Gymnastics Bldg , 1437 S. Walnut,, New Braunfels, 620-LIFE. Sundays - IO am.; Thursdays - 7:00 pm; Pastor Don Dalton Im Oak Batik! f 355 N. Washington Ave. Sunday school 9*45 am. worship 11 am. Wednesday prayer ic Bible «udy 6:30 pm. Paaor Kennith Rogers New Bkaimos Cmubian Cmmcn 734 Loop 337, 629-2202 Sunday School for all aga - 930am. Worship Celebration and junior Church -10:30 am. Nursery provided. Youth groups ic Adult Bible study 6r00 pm. A r»on-denorrunational fellowship. Pastor Rick Bartlett 6084)330. New Bmumils huserrauAN Cmumoi 373 Howard. 625-5141. Sunday Worship 830 am. and 11:00 am. Sunday School 9:30 am. Kid’s Day Out - 629-2286 New Gumdmps Skwnih Bat Amom Cjmbcm 2990 W. San Antonio St P.O. Box 311551. 629-5673. Sabbath school 10:40 a.m. Saturday; worship 9:30 am. Saturday. tar IME fulOWSJV 1600 Riva Rd., (Formerly Ope s Flatts) _ £10)606-5527,« Worship: Sundays, IO am (including children’s church); Wednesdays, 7:30 pm. Oakwood Atturn v ar Goo 104 Melody Lane. 608-1133. (FM 725 - 3/10ths. mile East of 135) Sunday School 9:30 am. Morning Worship 10:30 am. Children's Church 11:15 am. Sunday Eve Worship 600 p m. Wednesday Eve Praise and Prayer 700 pm. Anointed Preaching • Expressive Worship -Special Mime - Praya for the Sick Jem K Morgan, Pastor "Comr Gmv With Us' Oakwood Iamb Cjmbcm 2154 Loop 337-North. 625-0267. Sundays- 8:15 am., 930am, 10:45 am.; Sun. em.- 6 p.m., Bible Study-9*30 & 10:45. Wed. Service- 7 pm. Pastor Ray Soil. OMI LAMI or PMkimai Hv Cmmcm 138 W. Austin. Maoo 5:30 p.m. Saturday, and, 8 and 11 am Sunday. Monday through Friday Masses 6 pm Wcd.8a.rn. tahRMNCMo; 1147S. Walnut. 6200618. Worship 800 and 1030 am; Sunday School 9:15 am. Pastor David Schulte. 909 FM 1518,658-0459 Skoim Iamb Cmmcm 273 Mem weather St Sunday School- 10a.m., Sunday Service-1 lam Sunday Evening- 6p.m. Pastor William Kaberle &r. fourt Emcotal Cjmdcm 312S.GucnfhaAve. Holy Eucharist Rite One 800 am., Sunday School 9:15a.m. Holy Eucharist Rile Two 10:30am. Sr. (omm'i    Cmmcm 446 N Seguin. Sun. 8 am. Holy Communion; 11 am la ic 3rd Sundays Holy Communion, 2nd ic 4th Sundays Morning Praya, Church School 9:45 Sundays. Sr. Fain |mi—am Cmmcm (ELGX), Cross and Santa Gan Streets. Sunday worship 8 am. (broadcast on KNBT radio FM 92), 1030 am Sunday ichool 9:15 am. Sn. PRB and Paul Caimouc Cmmcm .    386 N. Casten, 625-4531. Monsignor Eugene (^Callaghan. Mass: Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 8 am., 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. Sams tx tic Load, Jesus Cjbsi A prophetic, spirit-filled, healing church. 1291 E. Common Sunday School 10:30 am.: Sunday worship 11:15 am.; Wednesday bible study 7:00 p.m.; Thursday prayer meeting 7:00 pm. Pastor Rozi Porns, B. Th. 606-9187 TMI or Imk IRiowiim 652 N. Loop 337. Sunday services (including children s church) at 8:30 and 10:30 am. and 7 p.m.; Ladle Bible study IO am. Wednesday, Pastor s Bible study and Youth Merring 7 p.m. Wednesday. TM taMMAN UMVBSAISIS of Comal Cqmmtv r \ j . Meet on Wednesday at the Faith linked Church of Christ, 970 N. Loop 337, at 7:30 pm. 629-4262. Public invited. tanr Cmukm of Nm Bkaumus Church of Daily Word Minister Rev. Patti Brooks Krumnow Sunday Service 11 am. at the Senior Cozen s Center, 655 Landa St. Dial-A-Pray. 608-9515 Information: 625-4642 VtcvoMT Tejmu Cmmcm 135 Deborah Dr . New Braunfels. 608-1300. lnterdenominaoonal Pentecostal Sunday worship and Sunday School IO im. and 6 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m. Guam taro Mrmmmb Cmmcm 20377 FM 2252. Sunday school 9*30 am.; Church services 8:15 and 10:40 am; UMYF Sunday 5 p.m. Cmmcm or Cmun FM 3159 and 2673.899-7077. Bible das IO am.; Sunday worship 11 am. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday service 7 p.m. Sr. Ajmkw Lmmban Cmbcn 7420 FM 2673,I nu E of Staravillc. Sun. Service - 8 am., Church School. 9 am, Worship 10:15, Holy Communion, In & 3rd Sundays, Nursery provided 9 am. Sr. tam Br hi Lam Episcopal Church, FM 306 at Spring Mountain Drive, Canyon Lake. 964-3820. Sunday Holy Eucharist 8 am. and 10:30 arn., Sunday School for adults and children: 9:30a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 10:30 am and 6:30 pm., Holy Eucharist: 11:30 a m. The Rev john D Badder!, Rector. tan Comb or PMackal Cjumiianht •I San Mamou, 16870 No. State Hwy. 123 (5 mile from lH-35/Exil 204, towards Seguin), San Marcos, TX 78666 1512) 392-5199. Sunday: 9-30 am. Bible class, 11 am. Worship; Tuesday 11 am. Playa Service DIAL APRA YEH 512-396-UFE (5433). Sandra Von Gyttenband spiritual leader. Call for weekly da* schedule. fIDIDMCy State Farm Insurance Companies Jeff Goldsmith 625-7775    389    S.    Seguin Delate Smith Owner GOLDEN EAGLE PRINTING Complete Line of Printing (830) 629 4352 • 863 I IH 35 W. • New Braunfels, TX 78130 Walnut Business Center Wjj^RLD CAR mazoa 609-1000 Solms Exit 183 • New Braunfels Canvas Shoppe Custom Canvas Work 009-6000 mss A Schwab Rd. TW* _____MB* TI3J"K3G§r Evary Pay Biffs! tis Diliw 625-5156 Wolaat An at IH-35 • Walt at Sqsars TRl-COUNTY OFFICE EQUIPMENT Safe»-S«rv ice- Rend!*-1 Mi > ■ Cakuhttwi • Cl ■ Cjafmn - Supple • iVran* - F« JAMES OLSEN 830-609-5023 645 N. Walnut. New Braunfels. TX MIM art I lax—I. I IUD ywii IfWl Domestic & foreign Inawranc* Coms uum^Ri’ BECKER MOTORS 606-3463 547 S. Seguin Ferguson - Hermes Insurance Agency SlNCt 1932 625-4500 399 W. Sun Antonio (BSJD® 'actory | ■ ♦625-3203 Ed wa rd J ones Mary CmmmImiIuub lavafeaaal Mapaaa awl alive ISSI N. Walnut • #10 >•« Braunfels, TX 78130 Baa. (SSO) 643-1046 IMI 606-8011 HOFFMANN FLOORS Excellent Values Carpet. Tile. Oak Mooring. Ceramic Tile. Vinyl Mooring 885-8888    710    Loop    887 OAKLAND Transmissions 629-0278 2141 IH-35 East Vt si i    I'm (in i;iii oi Yin I un Si\D \) lh OLSTEN HEALTH SERVICES 10OO N. VMM* 609-3901 PORTER GRAPHICS If your Church Services ave not listed here, md you would like them to be, pletsc call 625-9144. The Church Directory is published every Friday in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. Texas Industries Hunter Cement ;