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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 14, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Thursday May lip Imi he mrs the churches of the Community / invite you to attend services regularly Eldred Duke churches list events of the week Eldred Sld red methodist Rev. Robert e. Goods pastor sunday 9 45 school. La worship. 5 i Fellowship. 7 30 service. Saturday to i Fellowship. Duke Center 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 Mattes 8 30 . And 10 30 . Weekday Mattes schooltime�?7 . All saturdays�?8 30 . First fridays�?6 . Holydays�?7 30 ., 6 . St. Mary so Sartwell masses sundays and holidays �?10 30 . St. John so Duke Center sunday masses�?8 30 . And 10 30 . Holydays�?7 3a . Seventh Day adventists Alvin j. Stewart pastor saturday 9 .�?Sabbath worship. 10 15 .-Sabbath school. Thursday 7 30 .�?Bible class. First Church of god Rev. Donald Murphy pastor sunday 9 25 choir practice. 9 30 school. 10 30 worship. 11 30 .�?adult choir practice. 6 .�?friendway club and youth Fellowship. 6 30 .�?Fellowship of the concerned. 7 service. Mcrae Brook Wesleyan Rev. Larry Lutz 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 .�?jms meeting. 7 30 service. Wednesday 6 .�?gyc 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 Rilday 7 30 .�?prayer and study St. Matthew s episcopal Lay readers Clifton f. Rose and j. H. Watch 1st, 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. Smethport a Vang Lical United Brethren churches Bast Smethport Rev. John p. Ruggles pastor sunday 10 school 11 .-worship service. 6 15 .�?youth Fellowship 7 30 service. Wednesday 7 30 .�?mid-week 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 . Trinity lutheran Church Rev. Roy w. Christensen pastor thursday 6 .�?practice session of Trinity a softball team at High school Field. Sunday 9 45 .�?Church school and confirmation class. La .�?the service of worship. 7 .�?final session of the leadership education course. A Fellowship hour will follow. Monday 7 30 .�?a meeting of All vacation Church school teachers and helpers will meet at the Church. Tuesday to .�?weekly adult Bible study class. 3 45 .�?confirmation class will meet for instruction. 7 30 .�?first session of a pastors class for prospective members will be held at the Church. All Are Welcome. 8 .�?the women of Trinity Are invited to attend Emanuel Church Bradford to hear miss Jennie Vimmerstedt newspaper reporter from the Jamestown Post journal present a program entitled a three thursday 7 .�?jr. Choir rehearsal. 7 45 .�?sr. Choir rehearsal. Next sunday 3 30 .�?spring Assembly of Warren Mckean District churchmen at Emanuel Church Bradford. Visit to the synagogue dinner slides of Palestine and a program by a menus chorus will comprise the program. All men of Trinity Are encouraged to attend. Events of special interest to members of the Eldred and Duke Center methodist churches have been announced by the Rev. William e. Goode pastor As follows Eldred Church today to . A meeting of a pcs Circle 3. 7 .�?commission on worship. 8 .�?commission on evangelism. Regular Baptist Church Hill Street Smethport Rev. Walter t. Vile pastor sunday 9 45 .�?Bible school. 10 40 .�?worship service. 3 . A services at county Home and county jail. 6 .�?jet cadets and orchestra rehearsal. 6 30 .�?byf and Junior High groups. An interesting program will be presented in the form of a radio broadcast dealing with superstitions. 7 .�?prayer time. 7 30 .�?service in music with the Young Peoples orchestra and Bible message. Monday 7 30 .�?Bible school Council meeting. Wednesday 7 30 . A Bible study and prayer service. We had a record attendance last week. Vacation Bible school boys and girls As Well As Young people remember our vacation Bible school june 8-12. The theme misquoted last week is a around the world with intensive preparation is being made for our school this year. Christian a missionary Alliance Church sunday 9 45 . A sunday school classes for All Ages. La .�?worship service. 6 45 .�?youth Fellowship. 7 30 . A evening service. Gospel song and Sermon. Wednesday 3 30 choir rehearsal. 7 30 .�?prayer service and Bible study. First monday of month 8 a executive committee. 2nd and last tuesday meeting of ladies missionary prayer Fellowship. Saturday to . A membership class will receive a test on material covered. Sunday 7 30 service. Monday 6 30 .�?Carol choir rehearsal. 7 30 choir rehearsal. 7 30 .�?meeting of Board of trustees. 8 30 .�?wscs Circle 5. Tuesday 7 30 .�?meeting of commission on missions. Wednesday to . A meeting of a pcs Circle 2. Thursday May 24 to . A meeting of a pcs Circle 3. 6 30 .�?family night. Duke Center Church tonight 6 30 choir rehearsal. 7 30 . A senior choir rehearsal. Wednesday 3 45 .�?boy scout god a country class. Accepts pastorate pastor Ronald Neall has taken the Eldred Bradford it. Jewett pastorate of the seventy Day adventist churches. Or. Neah formerly pastured the Wellsboro Church. He will move to this area soon. Sweet evangelism Asuncion Paraguay a Christian disciples of Christ missionary Frank Pickett and his wife have opened a sugar processing Plant in a Little town 75 Miles Northeast of Here because of the shortage of edible sugar and the towns need for a new industi7. The town Rovos y Esters is in a can producing area. Cyclone Community Rev. Leonard m a the son pastor sunday 10 school 11 worship. Tuesday 7 30 .�?prayer meeting. Smethport methodists plan yearly visitation plans Are being made for the annual Parish visitation of the Smethport methodist Church on sunday May 24. Hubert Morrison is chairman of the committee for every member visitation. There will be a 24-hour prayer Vigil at the Church on May 24 under the direction of the commission on membership and evangelism of the Smethport Church. Mrs. Kenneth Daugherty is chairmen of this commission. Episcopal women install new officers mrs. Sara Parker was installed As president of the Church women of St Luke a episcopal Church Smethport during a Tureen dinner meeting monday night. A other officers installed Are vice president a mrs. Donna Westlund. Secretary mrs. Nellie Herriman. Treasurer mrs. Grace Moulton. Mrs. E. G. Potter was chairman of the dinner committee. Schwen felders number about 2,500 at present new Church Organ the Church Board of the Colville e. U. B. Church has purchased a new Hammond electric Organ for the Sanctuary of the Church and Donald Sackett was guest organist at the sunday service. By George Esper Pennsburg a. A in the 1730s, the remaining members less than 200�?of a religious group known As the Schwen felders fled to Pennsylvania from Germany looking for the religious Freedom promised by William Penn. Today they number about 2,500, living mainly in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This Small quiet country town is their Headquarters. They observe sept. 24 As a Day of remembrance and thanksgiving a Gedlech Enisz tags for their Safe arrival in the new world. The once distinctive dress a similar to the Amish and mennonites has disappeared. They Are readily accepted in the Community. One member Richard s. Schweiker is a . Congressman from this District. Another or. J. Maurice Hohfeld is Dean of the Hartford theological Seminary. Church description the Church a member of the Pennsylvania Council of churches. Describes itself As a protestant evangelical ecumenical denomination. Schwenkfelde churches a there Are five of them with nine ministers teach the right privilege and obligation of individual conscience in All matters of Faith and work. The emphasis is on the spirit rather than the letter. The group is the spiritual descendant of a silesian Nobleman Caspar Schwenkfelde von Ossig who was a contemporary of Martin Luther and John Calvin. Schwenkfelde 1489-1561 a did not seek a following formulated no Creed and did not attempt to organize a Church based on his beliefs according to Andrew s. Berky a Schwenkfelde who is assistant headmaster of the groups preparatory school Here. Reformation sought Schwenkfelde sought a reformation of life Liberty of religious belief a a Fellowship of All believers. And one United Christian Church the ecumenical Church. Co believers numbered Many thousands by the Middle of the Century. They promoted their beliefs in secret meetings using Schwenkfelde a literature for the conduct of worship services. These assemblies or conventi cles. Says Berky were particularly Strong in South Germany and Silesia. A in South Germany a says Berky a the last groups of the movement were listed in the thirty years War. In Silesia through persecution and assimilation their number finally dwindled to a few he asserts that established churches were unable to absorb them As an unchurched heretical people and this resulted in the issuance of a Royal decree in 1719 by Charles i creating a Jesuit Mission to convert them to the roman Catholic Faith. Fines unbearable Berky says fines imprisonments and other persecutions imposed became unbearable by 1721. They fled to Saxony As a temporary Refuge and eventually to Pennsylvania. The main body of emigrants set out from Saxony in april 1734. A we have been associated with the friends Brethren and mennonite a says the Rev. Jack r. Rothenberger former minister at the Lansdale Schwenkfelde Church and now chaplain at the Perkio men school. Today says the Rev. Or. Rothenberger a the Church government is very similar to the congregational Christian Church now a part of the United Church of Christ. There is very much emphasis on Lay Crosby methodist t. Lee Bennett pastor sunday 10 15 . A Church school special song service for children 11 30 worship. Amish boys beat beatles to a soup bowl hairdos Calvary Temple Rev. Chauncey Eggan pastor tonight 7 30 .�?prayer meeting. Saturday 7 30 .�?men�?Ts 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 Rev. William Yates pastor tonight 7 30 .�?prayer service and Bible study. Sunday 9 45 school la worship. 7 30 service. Wednesday 7 30 Fellowship. Smethport methodist Church Rev. John a. Squires pastor sunday 9 45 . A Church school Hugh Fry. Supt. La . A morning worship. The Rev. Albert Marriott of Meadville Secretary of stewardship and finance for the Western Pennsylvania Confer ence of the methodist Church will deliver the Sermon. Mrs. William d. Igoe will read the second chapter of acts As a part of the emphasis on Pentecost sunday. Tuesday 3 30 and Chapel choirs will rehearse. Wednesday 3 30 .�?cherub choir rehearsal. 7 .�?sanctuary choir rehearsal. St. Luke s episcopal sunday 8 .�?holy communion. 10 30 a shortened morning prayer holy communion Ana sunday school. The Rev. Robert Scott will be the celebrant. There will be no weekday services. Monday 7 30 .�?meeting of vestry. 7 30 .�?meeting of St. Pris Cillay a Guild baby be Tiest Par from a these Are Amish school by Sando Boi Oona written especially for Central Prest and this newspaper Why All this fussing about the beatles and their much publicised hair 7 Why. Man. The lads of the Amish communities la the United states have had their hair groomed Beau style for Many generations. The Amish menfolk Wear their hair Long. Too. And you can bet the Amish done to buy any hairdos at fancy priced wig shoppes As do some Beetle fan. Wearing their hair Long is me of the Many customs of the Plain Folk a they Call themselves of the Amish persuasion who work their Well tended Farma the heaviest concentration of the Amish sect totalling an estimated 60.000, is in the Rural areas of Pennsylvania Indiana. Ohio and Iowa. The boys bar is Cut by their mothers with the simple old fashioned method of putting a bowl Over the Heads and snipping off the Enda the boys always comb their hair neatly even while wearing traditional Black Broad brimmed hats. The girls Ara also refined in their hair care. They have the hair pulled Back and braided with a twisted Bun in the Back. While outdoors they Wear colourful bonnets that Shade their angelic faces. Yes the boys Wear dark Long pants held up by suspenders. They also Wear drab shirts which Are never adorned by ties. The girls dresses Art of various colors but always simple in Cut As is the custom with their mothers the gals usually Wear aprons. The Amish children Are considered among the Best behaved in the United states. They usually walk upwards to two Milos to their one room schoolhouses All eight grades Are conducted in one classroom. The desks blackboards and other fixtures Are of the Early 20th Century Vintage. About 30 children Are in the average one room school which May be operated in a Public school system or by the Amish sect the teacher will Start a Days schedule by addressing All the pupils in personal Hygiene. Then the lessons begin with the first graders going to second Grade Etc. Me amp a while the pupils of the other grades ars expected to study without disturbing Tbs children who Are Busy with Tbs teacher. The Amish sect is an offshoot of Tho mennonite order led by Bishop Jacob Amman. The Amish adherents still live to the strict literal interpretation of the Bible with emphasis an humility and holiness. Whilt Amish boys have Long hair unlike the beatles they done to dig Quot the Rock a no Roll Jive. Semi isolated Amish children Are not Apt to know about the beatles having no truck with radio television movies or comic Hooka , they Are top Busy helping on the farms and in household Chorea new a ctr group for East Smethport a woman s Christian Temperance Union was organized in East Smethport on wednesday of last week. Miss Mary Cotton of Eldred president of the Mckean county Actu spoke at the organization meeting and conducted the business session. The next meeting of the new Actu is scheduled for june to at the Home of mrs. Bertha Johnson in East Smethport. Your problems to Church the toed a Milams Fame dim Doe t the Church shows the Way a Lake at eventide a a Small Sailboat slipping quietly through Tho water taking full advantage of the gentle Breeze. A peaceful setting we say and it is. Everything about the scene has a quieting soothing effect. Yet the same Lake can depict the opposite of peace and quiet. When a storm is raging it is violence personified. It is then the Wise Boatman does not try to fight nature but observes All the rules. He takes full advantage of these Laws of nature and does not try to sail his boat when to do so Means the breaking of these Laws. So it is with the ten commandments. Someone has said we can to break these commandments they will break the one who tries to break them. Church attendance is a great help in learning a How to at Church one learns How to live in conformity with the natural Laws and the ten commandments to Benefit from and not be broken by them. This series of advertisements is contri1uted to the churches it the following business firms and individuals Quaker stale Oil relining corp. Mckean Plant a Farmer Valley Smethport Auto parts wholesale a retail North Penn Gas company Smethport office Rakoc Coxs Bank it nun comi Ani member . Backus company Johnson pharmacy Smethport a Tho dependable drag Stere

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