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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Religious focus Hnrald-Zeitung Ff'day, October 18, 1985 Page BA Inheritances lie unclaimed By REV HAROLD H. ZIRKEL First United Methodist Church It is reported that millions of dollars are in unclaimed bank accounts across the country. Individuals who could lay legal claim either are ignorant of monies available to them, or for some reason they refuse to make claim. I recently read the story of a young man who refused to accept the estate which was left to him after his father’s death. When he was notified that he had inherited $400,000, he made it known that he did not want it. The trustees of the estate insisted that he take it, and they even took Ministerial alliance him to court to try and force him to accept his inheritance. But the judge ruled in favor of the young man. The judged ruled that he had a legal right to refuse his inheritance of $400,000. A court order was drawn up legally cutting the young man off from all future claims. Most of us probably respond to this story in about the same way. We say, “I would never do that.” We certainly are interested in having all that we are entitled to have. We wonder why anyone would refuse to claim monies in banks or refuse to claim an inheritance. Most of us would lay claim to such treasures. The ironic truth, however, is that so many of us refuse to claim treasures and inheritance even greater than those millions hidden away in bank accounts or any fortune we night inherit! Even though we are so often starving spiritually, we refuse to accept the great blessings God offers to us. It may be through ignorance that we fail to lay claim upon God’s treasures. Or it may be through actual design or purpose. But the result is the same. Our lives are spiritually impoverished even when great spiritual wealth is within our reach. As God’s children we can lay clam to the promises of our Father every day. He promises us that He loves us. He promises us that He will care for us. He offers us His mercy and forgiveness. Through Jesus, the Christ, God promises us new life. He offers us assurance and peace and joy. The Bible makes it very clear that we can lay claim to our salvation — we can lay claim to Heaven — to eternity. See CLAIM, Page 6A Worship at the church of your choice Local. Assemblea De Dins (Spanish Assembly of God), 255 W Commerce St Sunday school 5 30 p.m. evangelistic service 6 30 pm; Saturday 6 30 p m Bible Baptist Church 1235 tryenberg Av* Sunday school 10 a rn . worstrip 11 a rn and 7 p rn Wednesday service 'Idp rn Calvary Baptist Church 566 USBI West Sunday Scliool IO a rn worship ll a rn and 6 p rn . Wednesday 7 p m Church of Christ 1666 US 81 West Bible classes for all 9 am, worship IO am evening worship and children's Billie hour 6 pro Wednesday classes 7 pm Nursery available Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 2386 W San Antonio St Priesthood meeting 9 a rn , relief society 9 a rn young women 9 a rn , primary 9 a rn Sunday school 10 a rn sacrament IO 50 a rn Cross Lutheran Church 'Missouri Synodl, South Hickory and Cross Streets Sunday school arid adutt Billie 9am. worship 1015 a rn Eastside Baptist Church 983 Holly St Sunday school 9 46 a rn worship 11 a rn and 7 p.m . Wednesday (Mayer meeting 7 p rn Ejemplo Vivo Baptist Church Gamer Hall Santa Clara and Guenther Streets Sunday school 9 30 a rn . worship IO 46 a rn . church training 6pm. (Hayer meeting Wednesday 7 p m at 498 Liberty Faith United Church of Christ 970 Loop 337 Church sr bool 9 15 a rn worship 10 30 a rn Fellowship Bible Church Solms arui Morningside Sunday school 9 45 am, worship 11 a rn and 6pm First Assembly of God 1687 U S 81 West Sunday school 9 45 a rn worship IO 45 a rn and 7pm Wednesday service 7pm First Baptist Church 733 Cross St Sunday school 9 30 a m , worship 10 45 a m arid 7 p m Wednesday dinner 5 30 p m Bible study and prayer service 6 15 pm First Church of Christ Scientist 137 f Mill St Sunday service IO 30 a rn , Sunday school 10 30 am; Wednesday service 7 30 p rn Child care available First Church of the Nararene 1465 In terstate 35 East Sunday school 9 45 am, worship 10 50 a rn and 6 p rn First Presbyterian Church 272 S Krueger Sunday school 9 46 am fellowship 10 30 a rn , worship 11 a rn and 7pm First Protestant United Church of Christ Seguin and Coll Streets Worship 8 and IO 30 a rn church school 9 a rn First United Methodist Church 572 W San Antonio St Church school 9 30 am, worship IO SO a rn and youth activities 6pm Freedom Fellowship Church 330 Hack berry Christian growth class 8 30 am, teaching IO am worship 11 am Wed nesday meeting 7 p rn Green Valley Apostolic Tabernacle IU P C I. 104 Melody Lane Sunday school 10 am., evangelistic service 7 pm Bible study 7 30pm Thursday Harmony Baptist Church 1472 Tenas 46 S Sunday school 9 45 am, worship 11 a rn and 7pm, Bible study 6pm, Wednesday (Mayer meeting 7 30 p rn Holy Family Catholic Church 245 S Hidalgo Saturday Mass 5pm, Sunday Mass 8a rn (Spanish). 10 am and 5 pm (English) Iglesia Bethel Pentecoste 38 N Grape St Saturday. Sunday and Wednesday 7 30 p rn . Sunday school 10 and 11 30 am , worship 11 30 a rn and noon, Monday prayer meeting 7 30 p rn Lakeside Baptist Mission EM 725 Sunday school 9 45 a rn ; worship 11 a rn and 7pm Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 pm Live Oak Baptist 335 Washington Sunday school 9 45 a m worship 11 a rn Living Word Church, 1254 US 81 East Sunday worship 10 a m and 7pm, Wed nesday service 7 p m Mission Pentecoste Church 129 School St Services Tuesday, Thursday Saturday and Sunday 7 30 p rn Mission Valley Bible Church T Bar M Conference Center Texas 46 Worship 9 30 am Sunday Scott J Tjernagel, pastor teacher New Braunfels Christian Church Loop 337 Sunday school 9 30 a rn , worship IO 30 a rn and 6 p m junior church 10 30 a rn New Braunfels Foursquare Gospel Church, one fourth mile from Interstate 35 on FM 306 Sunday school IO a rn worship ll a rn Wednesday worship 7pm New Braunfels Presbyterian Church J. ) Howard Church school 9 30 a rn worsh'P 9 46 a rn and 11 a rn Nursery provided New Braunfels Seventh Day Adventist Church 2990 W San Antonio St Sabbat) school 9 30 am Saturday worship ll am Saturday Northside Church of Christ 511 E Nord St Sunday Bible classes 9 30 a rn worship 10 30 am and 6 pm Wednesday Bible classes 7 30 p rn Oakwood Baptist Church 2164 Loop 337 North Bible study 9 30 am, worship 10 45 a m and 7 p m . Wednesday prayer service 7 p rn Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 138 W Austin Masses 5 30 p rn Saturday and 8 a rn and 11 a rn Sunday First Mexican Baptist 2080 W San An tonio St Sunday school 9 45 am, wrMStup 10 50 am and 6 pm Wednesday prayer service 7pm Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Laurel Plaza meeting room 300 Laurel Lane Church school 9 45 am, worship 11 a rn Second Baptist Church 243 Memweather Sunday school 9 45 am, worship ll a rn and 7 pm, church training 6pm Wed nesday service 7 30 p rn St Joseph s Anglican Church American Episcopal Church), 185 E Jahn St Worship service 10 a rn . 1928 Prayer Book St Johns Episcopal Church 312 S Guenther Holy Eucharist Rite I 8 a rn , church school for all ages 9 45 am *eilowship with continental breakfast 10 a rn family worship with Eucharist IO 30 a rn St Paul Lutheran Church Cross and Santa Clara Streets Worship service 8 a rn (broadcast on KNBT Radio FV 92» and IO 30 a m . Sunrlay school 9 I Sa.rn Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church 386 N Casten Saturday Mass 7pm Sunday Masses 8 30, IO and 11 15 am No evening Mass through Friday Spirit of Life Fellowship 419 Er r bar tment Lane off EM 725 near Zipp Lane Sunday worship Sunday school, nursery 10 am evening service 7pm Wednesday Bible study 730pm at IIH Gardenia and 307 E Zipp Pastor Tom Siefert Tree of Life Fellowship 126 U S 81 A* s’ Sunday services 9 45 am and 7 p rn. Wednesday service 7pm tv* Area. Bracken United Methodist Church EM 2252 Sunrlay school 9 30 a rn church service IO 45 a rn Bulverde Baptist Church PO Bom 43 Sunday school 9 30 am wraship IO 45 a rn and 7 pm Christian Paining 6 pm, Wed nesday service 7 p rn Bulverde United Methodist Church US 281 and Cibolo Creek Sunday school 9 30 a rn , church service IO 45 a rn Canyon Lake United Methodist Church Flmtstone Drive, Canyon Lake Mobile Home Estates Sunday school 9 15 am, worship IO 30 a m Chapel in the Cove interdenominational) Cypress Cove Club House Worship 9 a rn Church of Christ IM 3169 and fM 26/3 Bible class IO am Sunday worship ll am and 6 p m Wednesday service 7pm Church in the Velley (interdenominational! Deep Acres Canyon City Church school 9 am worship 10 15 a rn Bible study 7pm Church in the Wildwood Assembly of God), EM 2673 The Oaks Sunday school IO a rn . worship 10 50 a rn and 6 30 p m Cranes Mill Baptist Church EM 2673 at Start/ville Suriday Baile study 9 30 a rn worship 10 46 am arui 6 30 pm. Wed nesday Bible study and prayer 7 30 p m Nursery provided Friedens United Church of Christ Geronimo Church school 9 a rn worship service 10 15 a rn First Baptist Church of Canyon Lake Horseshoe Falls Estates Sunday school 9 30 a m worship IO 40 a rn and 6pm Nursery provided Gethtemane Baptist Church Startzviit# Community Center Sunday school IO am , worship ll a rn and 7pm Wednesday worship 7pm Rock Hill Gospel Faith Center 502 In terstate 35 South (behind rest areal Sunday school 10 am, worship 8 and 11am and 7 30 p rn , Tuesday Bible college 7 30 p rn , Thursday ladies meeting 9 30 am and young ministers 7 30 p rn St Andrew Lutheran Church ALC) fM 2673 east of Stacyville Sunday school 9 am, worship 10 15 am, communion first Sunday St Francis By the Lake Episcopal Church 14 miles west of Interstate 35 on EM 306 Services 10 am Sunday and nesday Rev Katherine G Riggs A/e d St John s Mission Church 'Oui <    * f’erpetud! Help mission) Hunter Sunday Mass 9 30 a rn St Paul Lutheran Church FM 1663 a US 281 Sunday school 9 am worship '016 a rn St Paul Umtad Church of Christ uutr Main and EM 78 Cibolo Church stho and worship 10 a rn St Thomas Chapel Roman Ca’’ Canyon Dam hillside Sunday Mass 9 30 and ti 15am, pre Sunday Mass Saturday 5 and 7pm Triumphant Lutheran Church Bat Cav*-* Road at Schoentha) Road Worship 9 a rn Sunday school tor an ages IO 15 a rn /itihf'i rf- lowest 1072 W. San Antonio 8254115 COMAL BOWL Open Bowling Special Every Friday Noon 6 p.m. 48' per game 1053 Hwy 81 W. 625-6263 ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME 615 Lands    625-2349 ,*•»*«« t 1297 Common St. 629-6505 Committee approves woman's ordination DALLAS (AP) - The application for ordination of the first woman priest for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas has been approved by diocese committee, officials say. The application by Gwen Buehrens was approved by the Standing Committee of clergy and lay representatives of the diocese following a two-hour meeting Thursday, Steve Weston, diocese communications officer, said. ‘‘I believe many have been waiting for this for a long time.” said Weston ‘The decision was taken not without a great deal of discussion and care.” A time and place has not yet been set for Mrs. Buehrens’ ordination, Weston said. He said ordination of women has been a controversial subject in the Episcopal Church. Women's ordination ‘‘is still a controversial issue within the diocese and within the more conservative areas of the church generally,” Weson said. Mrs Buehrens, presently a staff member of the Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas, has been a deacon for 13 years, said Weston. She was a graduate of Yale Divinity School and was ordained to the Diaconate at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco in 1972 Her husband, the Rev. John Buehrens, is minister of First Unitarian Church in Dallas. Series continues at Nazarene church New Braunfels Church of the    Person” and deals with overcoming Nazarene will sponsor the second disappointment, hurt and rejection part of the Joyce I.andorf film series from those who refuse our love. “His Stubborn I/)ve” Sunday at 6 Pastor Jeff Mihelich invited all p m.    nterested persons to attend. The This segment is ‘ Your Irregular hurch is at 1465 Interstate 35 East Antique* 6 Gilt* 186 E. Garden 629-0186 FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN 199 Main Plata 625 8001 259 Trade Center Dr. 629-2128 BLUEBONNET I    MOTOR    CO 315 N. Seguin 625 8011 SUMMIT CENTER 2405 135 Wen 629-5677 HAPPY DAYS mr CAM Clum 115 N. Union 629 1141 limn* Hardware The Olde ct Store In T<mm 246 VV . San Antonio 625-3318 BECKER MOTOR CO , INC. Dodge Plymouth I MKI MIR 547 S. 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