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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - August 17, 1977, Sioux Center, Iowa Sioux Center news wednesday August 17,1977 Page. Hatfield religious leaders at Sioux Center Christian political confab christians from All Over the United states and Canada i have been invited to come to Dort College during the last weekend of August. At that time August 26-29they will be discussing the responsibility of the body of Christ in the Field of politics. Twelve leaders in the Christian Community will be stimulating the discussions in speeches and in seminars. Anyone attending the inter nation Christian political conference will be Able to ask questions share and discuss with fellow believers. The organizers of the event Call the conference an Opportunity for growth in the Christian life. Vern Van Hofwegen is one of those organizers. This is an exciting Opportunity he said not Only to discuss together but to provide an alternative to the Man driven humanistic politics which prevails in our the conference committee which includes Volunteer College students and local citizens Hope that this conference will be in Van Hofwegen s words a time when the word of god is opened when fellow believers submit totally to that word and when modern Day issues of injustice and inequality Are viewed in the Light of that word the seminar leaders and speakers include christians who have served As government officials or As citizens actively involved in political affairs and christians who Deal theoretically with the questions of political science. They will be sharing and discussing together with the other conferees. Senator Gary Byker is a state senator from Michigan. He will be looking at the Christian politician and education and the Christian politician and meanwhile two professors from Calvin College in grand rapids Michigan will discuss More general questions about the position of christians in the political Arena. Or. Gordon Spykman professor of theology has titled his seminar organized Christian politics and or. Richard Mouw philosophy professor will use his past experience working with various groups within the Church to discuss ecumenical a member of the Canadian parliament will also be speaking. The honorable Douglas Roche from the Edmonton Strathcona Alberta area has visited and studied the third world and he will be talking about the responsibility of christians to the famine stricken Peoples in those countries. Or. William Harper professor of political science at Gordon College in Wenham Massachusetts will be showing the need for a biblical alternative when he discusses crisis in contemporary democracy or. James Skillen another political science professor at Gordon will discuss that need on a larger scale. His topic is Power is. Justice the crisis in International at the saturday noon luncheon Minnesota state senator Marion Menning will talk about his involvement in the save our children organization headed by Singer Anita Bryant. Or. Robert eels was once the executive director of the Christian government movement. Based on the experience with that particular group or. Eells plans to discuss the question can evangelicals unite in the political arean or. Gerald Vande Zande has worked extensively with. The biblical concept of Justice As it relates especially to education labor and. Ecology. He is the executive Secretary of the committee for Justice and Liberty based in Toronto Ontario Canada. His topic environmental Justice a Christian View of political responsibility or Rockne Mccarthy professor of history at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights Illinois has looked extensively at the historical background of civil religion a mindset which has equated the nation of America with god s chosen people. Or. Mccarthy will discuss civil religion at the or. John Van Dyk is a philosophy professor at Dort College and he will offer a basis from which to build a Christian political alternative when he deals with biblical perspectives on conferees will be Able to choose six of the seminars. Four will be held on two will be held on monday morning. According to Van Hofwegen we be chosen seminar leaders with different experiences and different backgrounds in order to give the people of All real Opportunity to share to grow to discuss people have asked him and his committee if the conference is meant to establish or support a particular party. Not at All he replies this is simply an attempt to get the called out people of god together to ask the spirit of Christ to guide us in our activities As citizens of our country and his kingdom. For it is that kingdom which we must serve Van Hofwegen says a person who has tried to work with that kingdom first idea in politics is . Senator Mark Hatfield from Oregon. The senator has been outspoken As a Christian on the Issue of civil religion and on matters of party politics and special interest Campaign funding. He also attempts to let his Christian Faith guide him in every decision he encounters in the Senate such As the recent Neutron bomb discussion. Senator Hatfield will begin the conference with the keynote address at the banquet on Friday evening to be held in the Sioux Center Community Center. Persons withing driving distance Are invited to attend this event. Cost of the banquet is $15.00 for a single ticket and $25.00 for a married couple. For those who wish to attend the seminars the Cost is $15.00 a rate which includes the Coffee Breaks. Another single event which local residents May wish to take in is the monday morning breakfast featuring the honorable Douglas Roche. That Cost is $3.00. All other meals including the luncheon with senator Marion Menning on saturday Are available at Cost. Free events include the sunday afternoon inspirational rally featuring Rev. . Hulst Dean of students at Dort College. The rally will include special numbers and some rousing singing by the audience. It will be held in the first Christian reformed Church in Sioux Center. And for the Young and Young at heart the saturday evening musical concert is offered. James Ward and his group Elan Combine the styles of jazz fund and Rock to exalt the name of their lord Jesus Christ in a very unique Way. The location of this concert will be announced later but the admission will be free. Anyone desiring to attend any or All of the events should Register soon. If anyone wants to take in the full conference which includes food and lodging the rates Are $50.00 for a single person $75.00 for a couple and $35 for students. People have been responding from As far away As Jersey and British Columbia. The Ster ring committee invites you to join in what they Call an exciting Opportunity to grow and to for More information write International Christian political conference Dort College Sioux Center Iowa or Call 712-722-3771, ext. 148. Add social services major to Dort curriculum recognizing the recent increase in the t importance of social workers Dort College is offering a a social services major for the first time this fall. The major will Combine applied. Courses by a practice ing social worker Kenneth Venhuizen present psychology and sociology courses. A key part of this program is extensive off Campus Field work usually in a service Agency similar to practice teaching in the second semester of the senior year. Venhuizen who joined the Dort staff in january 1977, is also a Counselor for Bethesda Midwest in Orange City. Venhuizen earned his . In education from Calvin College and received the master of social work degree from the graduate school of social work at the University of Washington. For three and a half years Venhuizen functioned As Foster Home coordinator and. Social service administrator in the division of family for the state of Wisconsin. During this time he took special assignments such As advising Law enforcement agencies providing leadership in the establishment and functioning of regional advisory committees serving As regional schedule of services. Bethel Christian reformed Church Sioux Center Rev. Henry Vander Heuvel pastor. Sunday morning worship 10 00 . Evening worship 7 00 . 1 Carmel reformed Church Rock Valley Rev. David Laman pastor. Sunday morning worship 9 30 sunday school 10 45 . Evening worship 7 30 . Ryf 7 15 . Central reformed Church Sioux Center Rev. Wesley Kiel pastor morning worship 10 3.0 . Sunday school 9 30 . Evening worship 7 15 . Church of Christ Sioux Center Charles m. Horner minister. Sunday Bible class 9 00 . Morning worship 10 00 . Afternoon worship 1 00 . Thursday mid week service 8 00 pm. Covenant Christian reformed Church Sioux Center or. Franklin d. Steen pastor. Sunday morning worship 10 30 ., evening worship 5 00 . First Baptist Church Sioux Center Rev. Walter Ulsch pastor. Sunday morning worship 10 45 . Sunday school 9 45 . Children s hour 7 00 . Bible 1 study 7 00 worship "7 30 . Wednesday mid week service and prayer 7 30 . First reformed Church Sioux Center or. Thurman p. Rynbrandt pastor. Sunday morning worship services 8 45 . And 11 00 . Sunday school 10 00 . Evening worship 7 15 . I free Grace reformed Church Middleburg Rev. John Ekema pastor. Sunday morning worship 9 30 . Sunday school 10 45 . Ryf 7 20 . Evening worship 7 30 . Lebanon Christian reformed Church Rural Sioux Center Rev. John Kroon pastor. Sunday morning worship 9 30 . Evening worship 7 15 . Netherlands reformed Church Sioux Center pastor vacant. Sunday morning i worship."9 30 . Afternoon service 2 00 . Evening service 7 30 . First Christian reformed Church Sioux Center Rev. John h. Piersma pastor. F sunday morning worship 10 00 . Sunday school 11 15 . Hymn sing 7 00 . Evening worship 7 15 . J., ,. T ,., f ,. Peace lutheran Church Rev James Frank pastor. Sunday August 2jl -10 3& worship service no sunday school.   instructor of Wisconsin s workload inventory study and supervising undergraduate social work students. Venhuizen was assistant Field director in Korea for the Christian reformed world Relief committee a world wide Church related Agency working in agricultural training and cooperative development Community development child and family welfare and direct Relief. His responsibilities included the development of publicity and fund raising program planning and development consultation and in service training budgeting and evaluation and administration of a staff of forty. Besides the Field work other required courses for the major will be introduction to psychology social psychology social problems social science research introduction to social work integrated practice methods child and family welfare individual studies two elective psychology courses and two More in sociology. Currently the Rev. . Hebden Taylor Venhuizen Kenneth Bussema and Richard Buckham Man the psychology and sociology departments. Obituaries mrs. Richard s. Miller Ireton mrs. Richard s. Miller 95, Ireton died sunday at a be Mars nursing Home. Services were at 1 30 . Tuesday in the United methodist Church Ireton. The Rev. Marion Bloodworth officiated. Burial was in pleasant Hill cemetery Ireton under direction of the Dow Funer Al Home of Ireton. Mrs. Miller the former Mary j. Coombs was born april 15, 1882, near Vinton. She was married sept. 1, 1901, in Olds Canada. The couple Farmed in the Ireton area until retiring in 1944 when they moved to town. Or. Miller died nov. 3, 1972. She was a member of the United methodist Church at Ireton. Survivors include a son Kenneth of Ireton two daughters mrs. Viola Hughes of Sioux Center and mrs. Marian Riley of Madison . A sister mrs. Ethel Mcclain and a brother Emery both of Bakersfield Calif. 30 grandchildren several great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. Mrs. Chris Schiebout Sioux Center mrs. Chris Schiebout 88, Sioux Center died saturday at a Hospital Here of a Brief illness. Services were at 1 30 today in Bethel Christian reformed Church. The Rev. Henry Vanden Heuvel officiated. Burial was in memory gardens cemetery under direction of the Vander Ploeg funeral Home of Sioux Center. Mrs. Schiebout the former Lena Degroot was born August 27, 1888, in Harrison . She married feb. 17, 1909, in Rock Valley. Or. Schiebout died August 24, 1956, in Sioux Center. Survivors include seven sons Ferdinand of Greensboro n.c., Joe of Baton Rouge la., Gerret of Pella Abe of Orange City Ben of Hospers and Chris and Conn both of grand rapids Mich. Two daughters mrs. Lorance Dinah terhorst of Ireton and mrs. Chris Anna Gesink of Wayland Mich., a brother William of Sioux Center a sister mrs. Arthur Gertrude Nelson of Omaha 33 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren. Or. C. A. De Valois Boyden or. C. A. De Valois 82, of Daytona Beach fla., a former Boyden and Sheldon resident died wednesday at Daytona Beach services and burial were in Daytona Beach. He was born dec. 11, 1894, at Boyden. He married Cynthia Vander Wilt april 20, 1920, at Boyden. Mrs. De Valois died in 1932. They had Farmed in the Boyden area. He was a graduate of Northwestern Academy at Orange City and received a degree in veterinary Medicine from Iowa state University. He practice at Sheldon for several years. He married Kathryn Wilson in 1932 at Sheldon. They moved to Daytona Beach where he served As a government meat inspector. He was a world War 1 Veteran. Survivors include the widow a son or. Donald de Valois of los Angeles two grandchildren a Stepson Jim Wilson of Daytona Beach a stepdaughter mrs. Rick Elaine Holt of Daytona Beach two Brothers or. j. De Valois of Holland Mich., and Reuben of Orange City and two Sisters mrs. Rev. William Nell Van t Hof of Holland Mich., and mrs. William Myrtle Brower of Denver. Peter g. Vander Wilt or. Alton Peter g. Vander Wilt sr., 62, Alton died monday at an Orange City Hospital after a Brief illness. Services were at 10 . Wednesday at the first reformed Church and the Rev. Clarence Greving officiated. Burial was in Nassau township cemetery near Alton under direction of the Van Gelder funeral Home of Orange City. Or. Vander Wilt was born May 21, 1915, in Boyden and married Florence Rienstra on sept. 17,1945, in Orange City. He was an implement Mechanic for 32 years and served in world War ii. He was a member of the first reformed Church and was serving on the Church Board at the time of his death. He was treasure of the Church s benevolent fund. Survivors include the widow three daughters mrs. Cliff Audrey Vanderzwaag of Orange City mrs. Kenn Janice top of Denver colo., and mrs. Greg Lila Oldenkamp of Hospers Iowa three sons Gary of Aplington and Darrell and Peter jr., both of Alton eight grandchildren his Mother mrs. Gertrude Kosters of Orange City two Sisters mrs Henry Arta Plender of Orange City and mrs. Julius Anna Mae of Siebersma of Coal City iii., and a brother Clifford of Phoenix Ariz. Mrs. Dick Andringa Orange City mrs. Dick Andringa 75, Orange City died saturday at the heritage House in Orange City after a lengthy illness. Services were at 10 . Monday at the thoughts from the Center. By buddy Arnold it seems that All we do at the Village is travel. 1 just got done writing about the trip to the lakes. Now i must report to you about our trip to Pipestone and the song of Hiawatha i would have to be a poet to get the Beauty and feeling that i received from the pagent. We selected the people to go with Barb. I wish to again tip my hat to Barb who made this trip possible. 1 wish that we could have taken the entire family of the Village. 1 had been to the Monument and the site of the pagent before but i had never seen the pagent. So this was a real thrill. I love the Indian. I remember going to the movie and crying when the Cowboy would shoot the Indian. Somehow i knew the truth. In real life it was usually the White who would Start the trouble it was the White Man who took their land away from them and i am one who says that this was wrong i could sit by Winne Wissa Falls a whole Day. I have seen this water fall before and it still remains one of my favorite spots. It was not flowing As rapid As it should water is scarce everywhere but Northwest Iowa this year. We took the Circle Trail one mile hike. The paths were narrow and 1 admit that i had a few More White hairs in my head after the hike but the queries and the rocks were Beautiful to say the least. We saw a land that was still untouched by the White Man. I loved every minute of the walk. The song of Hiawatha pagent which was taken from Long fellow s poem began As the darkness of the evening fell upon us. It was a moving and fabulous experience to the lakes and tents with colourful spots upon them. At the Pipestone National Monument the Indian still lives even though he is invisible. First Christian reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. John Rubingh officiated. Burial was in West Lawn cemetery in Orange City under direction of the Van Gelder funeral Home of Orange City. Mrs. Andringa the former Annie Van Gelder was born sept. 14, 1901, in the Netherlands. She was married nov. 16, 1920, in Orange City. She lived in Orange City All of her married life and since 1972 had resided at the heritage House. She was a member of the first Christian reformed Church. Survivors include the widower two sons Marion of Orange City and Peter of Cherokee three daughters mrs. Bernard Margaret Vanheuvelen of Hospers mrs. Clarence Jeanette de groot of Hull and mrs. Delmar Renzella Nutten of Pella three Brothers William John and Dick All of Orange City 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren mrs. Jacob Gnu part Alton mrs. Jacob Haupert 68, Alton died sunday in a Kansas City mo., Hospital following a Brief illness. Services were at 10 30 . Wednesday in St. Mary s Catholic Church Alton. The Rev. Mervin Hood officiated. Burial was in the Parish cemetery under direction of Fisch funeral Home of Remsen. The Rosary was recited at 3 and 8 . Tuesday at the Parish Hall in Alton. Mrs. Haupert the former Hilda Pote Baum was born june 19, 1909, in Alton and was a life Long Alton resident. She was employed at the heritage House nursing Home in Orange City for the past nine years was married nov. 26, 1929, in Alton. Mrs. Haupert was a member of St. Mary s Catholic Church of Alton the Catholic daughters of America and St. Mary s Rosary society. She was vacationing in Kansas City at the time of her death. Survivors include the widower three sons Dennis of Memphis tenn., Dale of Atlantic and Jerry of Sioux City five daughters miss Eilain Haupert and miss Lorraine Haupert both of Orange City mrs. Frank Ardella colabello or. Of Omaha mrs. Ron Judy Green of Denver colo., and miss Jeanne Haupert of Dubuque seven Brothers Frank of Orange City John of Remsen William of Marcus Antone and Al both of Alton Leo of Granville and Martin of Sioux City two Sisters Mother Mary cola of Beaverton ore., and mrs. Rose Minten of Alton and nine grandchildren. Mrs. John Miedema Sioux Center mrs. John Miedema 82, Sioux Center died sunday in the Sioux Center Community Hospital alter a lengthy illness. Services we re at 10 30 . Wednesday at the first Christian reformed Church in Sioux Center. The Rev. John Piersma officiated and burial was in memory gardens cemetery in Sioux Center under direction of memorial funeral Home of Sioux Center. Mrs. Miedema the former Jennie Bley Enberg was born feb. 24, 1895, in the Netherlands. She was married feb. 20, 1919 in Ireton. They Farmed near Ireton until or. Miedema s death March 30, 1936. Mrs. Miedema and her children Farmed near Sioux Center until 1945, when moved to town. She had been in a nursing Home the last eight years. Survivors include a son Henry of Mitchell . Five daughters mrs. Rich Ida Van Dong mrs. Nelson Theresa Cleveringa and miss Henrietta Miedema All of Sioux Center mrs. William Frieda Bierma of grand rapids Mich., and mrs. Leroy Dorothy Kleene of Sioux City. Christian school registration set principal Merl  Alons announced that registration for Sioux Center Christian Grade school will be held from 7-9 . On thursday August 18 and tuesday August 23. Parents Are asked to pay for their children s tuition for the first month sign up for hot lunch insurance and the bus routes. Between 20 to 25 students from the defunct Lebanon Christian school will be attending the Sioux Center Christian school this year. Alons said that this is the majority of the Lebanon students. School will begin on Friday August 26 with parents attending the opening devotional program. Mrs. Moret. Continued from front Page s Falls. The latter Are natives of Sioux Center. Alene and Henry were married May 16, 1941. The couple s children Are Douglas Henry of Jacksonville Florida Harlan John of Richard Missouri and Gracia Nell a student at Northwestern College mrs. Moret was most Active in Church charitable and Community affairs. A member of the first reformed Church in Sioux Center mrs. Moret also was an Active member of the Sioux county women s chorus As Well As other musical activities. Mrs. Moret had been at the Sioux Center Community Hospital the past week until this past monday when succumbed. The funeral takes place today wednesday at the Vander Ploeg funeral hone in Sioux Center at the Chapel beginning at 9 40 ., then at the first reformed Church at 10 00 . The officiating minister is or. Thurman Rynbrandt. Mrs. Moret is remembered As being a person deeply concerned with others. Her involvement with charitable and like causes pointed to her interest in persons considered less fortunate than the Norm. Said one spokesman Alene was deeply compassionate was very generous with her time and sought to help the Church i Faith Page is made possible through the following individuals and organizations in the Sioux Center area Casey s bakery where Quality excels 215 North main Avenue Sioux Center Iowa phone 722-2551 coast to coast stores Paul & Darla no Morman owners 880 first Avenue . Sioux Center Iowa 51250 phone 722-2591 Heusinkveld Book store 932 second Avenue . Sioux Center Iowa phone 722-4622 Sioux Center news 32 third St. New Sioux Center Iowa 722-0741 Joe s ready mix Arlon Sandbulte your Concrete and digging specialists phone 722-1646 Sioux automation Center farm automation construction repairs and manufacturing 877 first Avenue . Sioux Center Iowa phone 722-1488 living industries incorporated Home builders Hull and Sioux Center phone 439-2623 Sioux preme packing co. Highway 75 South Sioux Center Iowa phone 722-2555 Oliver ready built Homes Arle Oliver owner we build on location or ready built Homes to your plans and downtown Woodland Lee Mullenburg fresh groceries Dally the Coffee shop Henry & Marlon Kroon manager featuring breakfast and lunches All Church i Faith patronage inquiries May be made by either writing the Sioux Center news . Box 278, Sioux Center la., 51250, or by calling the news office monday through Friday at 722-0741,

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