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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - April 30, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Thursday april so Ino bag firs the churches of the Community invite you to attend services regularly free methodists in area set quarterly conference Duke Center special Eldred Mildrbd methodist Rev. Robert e. Goode pastor sunday 9 45 school. La worship. 5 i Fellowship. 7 30 service. Saturday to i Fellowship. Duki Cinter methodist Rev. Robert e. Goode pastor sunday 9 30 worship. 10 45 school. 5 and senior i fellowships. St. Raphael s Catholic Eldred Rev. Eugene Coleman pastor sunday Massas s 30 . And 10 30 . Weekday Massas schooltime�?7 . All saturdays�?8 30 . First fridays�?6 . Holydays�?7 30 ., 6 . St. Mary so Sartwell masses sundays and holidays �?10 30 . St. Johns Duke Center sunday masses�?8 30 . And 10 30 . Holydays�?7 30 . Svinth Day adventists Alvin j. Stewart pastor saturday 9 .�?sabbath worship. 10 15 .�?sabbath school thursday 7 30 .�?Bible class. First Church of too Rev. Donald Murphy pastor sunday 9 25 choir practice. 9 30 school. 10 30 worship. 11 30 .�?adult choir practice. 6 .�?friendway club and i ship. A Fellowship of the youth Fellowship 6 30 concerned. 7 service. Mcrae Brook Wesleyan Rev. Larry luts pastor sunday 10 school. 11 worship. 7 30�? evangelistic service. 6 45 . A Young Peoples meeting. Wednesday 6 30 .�?choir rehearsal 7 .�?prayer meeting. Free methodist Church Rev. Dewey m. Rifle pastor sunday 10 school. 11 worship. 7 .�? Ems meeting. 7 30 service. Wednesday 6 .�?cyc meeting. 7 30 .�?prayer service. Faith Chapel Rev. Margaret Holmes pastor sunday 10 school. 11 worship. 7 30 service. Wednesday 7 30 .�?children�?Ts service Quot riday 7 30 .�?prayer and study. St. Matthew s episcopal Lay readers Clifton f. Rose and j. H. Walch it 2nd and 3rd sundays la prayer and Sermon. 4th sunday la .�?holy communion the venerable Roy Schaffer Archdeacon of the episcopal diocese of Erie celebrant. Every sunday la .�?Church school Rev. Chauncey Eggan pastor tonight 7 30 .�?prayer meeting. Saturday 7 30 .�?men s prayer meeting. Sunday 9 30 school. 10 30 worship. 7 30 worship. Tuesday 7 30 .�?ladies�?T work shop. Wednesday 1 30 .�?Sunbeam choir. 7 .�?teen-meet. Christian a missionary Alliance Church tonight 7 30 .�?prayer service and Bible study. Sunday 9 30 .�?worship service. 10 30 .�?sunday school 7 30 service. Wednesday 7 30 .�?youth evangelical United Brethren churches East Smethport Rev. John p. Ruggles pastor sunday 10 school. 11 .�?worship service. 6 15 .�?youth Fellowship. 7 30 service. Wed vat so Sty 7 30 service. 8 30 .�?choir rehearsal Farmers Valley Rev. Lynn Ostrander pastor sunday 930 .�?worship service. 10 30 school wednesday 7 45 .�? midweek prayer and Praise service. Menus meeting�?2nd sunday of each month at 8 . Wows meeting�?2nd Friday of each month at 8 . Coleville Rev. John p. Ruggles pastor sunday 9 30 .�?worship service. 10 45 school. 6 30 .�?youth Fellowship. 7 30 service. Tuesday 6 30 .�?choir rehearsal 7 30 .�?midweek service. St. Elizabeth s roman Catholic Church Rev. James h. Weber pastor sunday masses 7 00, 8 30 and 10 30 . Weekday masses 7 30 .�? monday through Friday. Confessions every saturday 4 to 5 . And 7 30 to 9 . Christian a missionary Alliance Church sunday 9 45 . A sunday school. Gasses for All 7 30 .�?prayer service and for All Ages. La .�?worship service. 6 45 .�?youth Fellowship. 7 30 .�? evening service. Gospel song and Sermon. Wednesday 3 30 choir rehearsal .-Bible study. First monday of month 8 .�?executive committee. 2nd and last tuesday meeting of ladies missionary prayer Fellowship. Crosby methodist t. Lee Bennett pastor sunday 10 15 . A Church school special song service for children 11 30 worship. Cyclone Community Rev. Leonard Mathewson pastor sunday 10 school. 11 worship. Tuesday 7 30 .�?prayer meeting. The Rev. Glenn Hamilton past or of the Duke Center free methodist Church tuesday announced the schedule for Bradford District quarterly conference of the free methodist Church which will be held herein family life sessions open in Eldred Friday the family life conference of the Eldred first Church of god will open on Friday. General sessions will be held Friday saturday and sunday at 7 . And the Public is invited to attend the general sessions and age group conferences. The Rev. Hollis Pistole guest Leader is professor of pastoral work of the school of theology at Anderson College. His experience includes several pastorate and service As Leader of a number of family life conferences. He is author of Quot the Church in thy in addition to holding executive positions on the Board of pensions and world service the Rev. Or. Pistole Speaks with authority on matters relating to family life he is the father of five children. Senior citizens will have their first conference Friday at 6 . Young adults will meet for their first conference Friday at 8 . And again during the 9 30 sunday school hour. Parents of teenagers will meet saturday from 6 to 7 and will participate in a combined meeting with Young adults during the 9 50 sunday school hour. Conferences for teenagers will be held saturday at 8 . And during the youth Fellowship hour sunday at 6 . Personal counselling with the rpm. Or. Pistole will be available saturday afternoon by appointment. Numerous free tracts and pamphlets dealing with raising children will be available. On display will be guidance books from the Church Library and books on family life which May be purchased. The Rev. Or. Pistole will preach sunday morning at 10 30.father Barrett moves to Texas the Rev. Urban s. Barrett who was pastor of St. Elizabeth a Church in Smethport from 1930 to 1950, is residing at Padua place too Baque Road san Antonio 9, Texas. Father Barrett was transferred from Smethport to St. Patrick a Church Franklin where he served As pastor until january 1961, when he became father guest master at the Retreat House of our lady of the Genesee Abbey Piffard . At the Abbey father Barrett celebrated the 5 30 . Mass daily for Retreat ants and family Brothers. Failing health resulted in father barrettes decision to move to Texas. He was ordained to the Priesthood 44 years ago last saturday at St. Marks Seminary in Erie. Trinity lutheran Church Rev. Roy w. Christensen pastor thursday 3 45 .�?confirmation class. 7 30 .�?meeting of committee on Parish education at the Home of Francis Artley. Sunday 9 45 .�?Church school. La .�?service of worship at which time the sacrament of holy communion will be administered. 7 .�?third session of leadership education course. Menday 6 30 .�?3rd annual Mother daughter banquet of lutheran Church women. Deadline for reservations is Friday. The men of the Church will serve the dinner. Tuesday 3 45 .�?confirmation Elass will meet for instruction. 7 39 .�?Church Council will meet at the Home of Ralph Mayer. To .�?weekly adult Bible study Claes. Wednesday 7 choir will meet for rehearsal. 7 45 .�? senior choir rehearsal. St. Luke s episcopal Church us sunday after Baster May 3 Cam Manly called Regelien sunday 8 .�?holy communion. 10 30 . A morning prayer holy eucharist and Church school. The venerable Roy Schaffer Archdeacon of Erie will be the celebrant. Wednesday to .�?work meeting of the Church women of St. Luke a. 3 45 .�?girls�?T choir rehearsal. 7 .�?men�?Ts choir rehearsal. Smethport revival Center opening set dedication and opening of the new Smethport revival Center located in the former Star theatre on main Street. Smethport is scheduled for tonight at 7 45, according to the Rev. Keith Larson pastor. The Rev. William Quot Billy White of Tonawanda ., will be main speaker. A follow up revival will Start saturday with evangelist Allen Johnson of Westchester in charge. There will be Gravers for sick and afflicted Smethport methodist Church Rev. John a. Squires pastor sunday 9 45 . A Church school Hugh c. Fry supt. La worship. Tuesday 3 30 .�?chapel and Junior choirs rehearse. Wednesday 6 .�?mother and daughter banquet in Church social rooms. 7 .�?sanctuary choir rehearsal. Regular Baptist Church Hill Street Smethport Rev. Walter t. Vile pester sunday 9 45 .�?Bible school. Mission emphasis in our preliminary session. 10 40 .�?worship service. 6 . A orchestra rehearsal and Jet cadets. 6 30 . A by and Junior group. 7 . A pre service prayer time. 7 30 .�?inspirational service in song special music by pastor and mrs. Vile and Bible message by the 7 30 . A Bible study and prayer service. Our Church offers a Bible entered program in its entire ministry to this Community. We invite you to attend. May i 2 and s. Tile opening service will be held at 7 30 . Friday with the Rev. Royal s. Nelson sunday school Secretary of the free methodist Church of North America of Winona Lake ind., As the speaker. The conference continues saturday at 10 29 . With the women s missionary society of the District conducting a meeting at the Otto Eldred High school auditorium. At the same time the Rev. Or. Nelson will address the ministers and laymen of the various churches in Duke Center Church. Hie Rev. Or. Hamilton stated that the District quarterly conference will Convene at the Church at 1 30 . Saturday. At 3 30 . There will be a session of the youths of the District. At 7 30 . There will be a sunday school rally at the Otto Eldred school with the Rev. Or. Nelson As the speaker. The regular la of clock worship service sunday morning will be conducted by the Rev. Or. Nelson at the local Church. Also on sunday other churches in the District and sunday schools will hold services in their respective churches. The Rev. James spurting Winona Lake spacial protect director of Tho general Board of missions of Tho free methodist Church will to Tho speaker at Tho missionary rally at 2 39 . Sunday at the Otto Eldrod school auditorium. The Rev. Or. Spur Ling recently returned from the Philippines where he served As a Mission by port Amani be Church evangelistic services will be conducted by the Rev. Or. Nelson at the High school at 7 . The Rev. Or. Hamilton announced that noon and evening meals would be served by the women of the Church saturday. On sunday Only the evening meal will be served. Churches in the conference include East Bradford free methodist free methodist Church of Bradford and those in Ulysses Galeton Coudersport port Allegany Emporium Austin Cyclone Eldred Duke Center Kane Ridgway and prayer support cited by rep. Johnson Washington d. C. Rep. Albert w. Johnson r-pa., said wednesday preliminary results of a poll of his constituents showed overwhelming support for a constitutional amendment to permit voluntary prayer and Bible Reading in Public schools. The House judiciary committee began hearings wednesday on the question. Johnson said 93 per cent of the first 2,000 persons who answered the questionnaire favored such a constitutional amendment. The rest opposed it. About 10,000 persons of the 60,000 questioned answered the poll conducted in his Northwestern Pennsylvania District. Johnson said Only 14 per cent favored u. S. Guaranteed credit for the Sale of wheat to Russia while 47 per cent favored construction of a sea level canal to replace the Panama area Church women plan May event the annual May Fellowship Day Celebration of the United Church women of the Smethport area is scheduled for Friday May 8, at 8 . In the Crosby methodist Church this program of dedication a a shit. Lutheran churches of Smethport and Fellowship will be panic ted in by the methodist St. Ike a episcopal and Trinity and the Crosby methodist Church. Members of the Crosby methodist woman a society of Christian service will conduct the worship service. C. F. Feit of Smethport superintendent of Mckean county schools will speak on Quot whose standards gods or Many a Quot officers of the United Church women will be elected during a Short business session to be conducted by mrs. Keith Loucks of Smethport president of the group after the program. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Liquor Law snares Many hundreds of Young people have been arrested since Pennsylvania a 1963 Law prohibiting minors from purchasing or possessing alcoholic beverages became effective. Penalty is $25 to Hoo Fine or 30 Days in jail or both for purchasing attempting to Purchase consuming possessing or transporting any alcoholic Bever a Farewell party held for pastor at county seat a Farewell party was held last Friday evening in Honor of the Rev. Gene Beezer pastor of and missionary at the East Smethport Grange Hall. The Rev. Or. Beezer is leaving May 3 for a Church in Sharon. Lunch was served to More than too guests by the ladies of the Church. The program was directed by Jack Gifford assistant sunday school superintendent. Brief remarks were Given by the Rev. Eugene Van Scoter of Eldred the Rev. Paul Dehaven of Bradford the Rev. Gordon Strong of Portville and the revs. William Raymond and Thomas Burkholder of Smethport. A musical program was presented by the Junior choir. A purse was presented to the Rev. Or. Beezer by Arthur Ford on behalf of the congregation. Benediction was pronounced by the Rev. Thomas l. Ford pastor of the . . Evangelical United Brethren Church. Founded Arlington in 1778, John Parke Curtis Stepson of George Washington bought 1,100 acres along the Potomic River. He named the estate Quot Arlington Quot after an ancestral Home in Virginia a Northampton county. Testimonial dinner held for Rector of St. Luke a the Rev. Arthur b. Cope who for More than 14 years has been Rector of St. Old key a episcopal Church in Smethport and who leaves today thursday for a new charge was guest of Honor wednesday of last week at a testimonial dinner held in the Parish House. More than 200 guests were present to Honor the pastor who May i takes Over As vicar of holy Cross episcopal Church at North East. Merle e. Dickinson was Toast May i dispensation granted catholics using special facilities granted last week by the sacred congregation of rites in Rome archbishop John Mark Gannon of the diocese of Erie has announced a dispensation from abstinence for next Friday May i. That Day Marks the feast of St. Joseph the worker established by Pope Pius Xii As a worldwide Observance of the importance and dignity of the working Man. The dispensation applies to All catholics in the Erie diocese. Master and called on a number of guests most prominent of which was the it. Rev. William Crittenden Bishop of Erie who also pronounced the invocation. Others responding were the Rev. John a. Squires Smethport first methodist Church the Rev. Gardner Bridges St. Agnes episcopal Church St. Marys mrs. Grace Cummings president of St. Luke a Church women miss Carrie Natello who presented the Rev. Or. Cope with two Albs and a Robe on behalf of St. Priscilla a Guild. Also mrs. Susan Coleman St. Luke a altar society and St. Faiths Junior altar society of the Church Joseph Gates who represented the vestry men Jay Chapman superintendent of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford upon Avon England in 1654 and died there in 1616.methodist events for Eldred Duke Church members the events of special interest to members of the Eldred and Duke Center methodist Tomb Are announced by the Rev. William e. Goode pastor on saturday people from Eldred Duke Center and other area methodist churches will leave by bus at 7 . To attend the general conference of the methodist Church in Pittsburgh. The group will return after the evening program. A children a program entitled Quot we have a Story to Tell will be presented during the sunday morning service in the Eldred methodist Church. The official Board of the Duke Center Church will meet monday at 7 15 . In the Parish House. A meeting of the Eldred committee on education is scheduled for tuesday at 7 30 . The woman a society of Christian service of the Duke Center methodist Church will meet at noon on wednesday in the Parish House. The worship Leader will be mrs. Ralph Sweitzer and the program Leader will be mrs. Donald Shoff. Hostesses will be mrs. Mem Voorhees mrs. Jay Piper. Mrs. Thomas Kervin and mrs. Frank Curtis. The Church school who presented the guest of Honor with a memory Book of photos of the Church and Many of its activities on behalf of the school. Ronald German presented the Rev. Or. Cope with a purse on behalf of the congregation. A letter was read from the Rev. James Weber pastor of St. Elizabeth s Catholic Church who was unable to be present for the event. The Rev. Or. Cope responded Only a ninth of the Sahara and thanked the members of his desert which covers 3,500,000 congregation for the support Square Miles is blanketed in Given him in his years As Rector Golden smooth sharply crested he also gave the Benediction i Sand dunes. Four problems to Church this week a minium me dim the if you would be Beautiful. A Beautiful Flower bordered walk does no to just happen. It requires skillful planning. Nor does the planning cease with the completion of the walk. If it is to remain a thing of Beauty the Flower Beds must be planned and prepared in Advance so As to provide Blooming Flowers throughout the growing season. It requires constant care. A Beautiful character As the walk does no to just happen. Sometimes it May be found in environment and family surroundings that makes one wonder How it All came about but investigation will usually reveal that some powerful influence helped make that character what it is. A Beautiful character can be made by planning and training and the Church must not be overlooked in this training for such a character. If you would be like some lovable person you know and would have your children possess the same kind of character done to Overlook the Church i this series of advertisements is contributed to the churches by the following business firms and individuals Quaker stale Oil refining Auto parts Mckean Plant a banners Valley whet lie retail North Penn Gas company Smethport office Node Cru Bank an to test co meant member . Backus company Johnson pharmacy Smetz Cert a eth dependable drat Stere

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