Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 7, 1962 · Page 6
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Eureka, California
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Saturday, April 7, 1962
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Symbolistic Plaques Will Be Dedicated These wall plaques will be dedicated at the Sunday worship of t h e Cutten Community Methodist church. They are the fifth and sixth designed and Rev. Christian HIM Holy Land Film Will Be Featured "Palestine As I Saw II", a film story of the Holy Land, will be shown by its producer, Rev. f h r i s l i a n Hild, evangelist, Monday nl (lie Bethel Assembly of Coil church of Eureka. Rev. Gene E. Riggs, pastor, said the film will begin at 7:30 ·i.m. with church doors open at 7 p.m. The Los Angeles evangelist spent I wo weeks in Palestine Miming his story. He couples per sonal eye witness accounts with ·he pic.turr-s plus a 12 minute pho. in lecture on "Bombs Over Bible . Lands" which deals with the strife and unrest in the Mediterranean countries today. The film has been proclaimed by Better Pictures Inc., in California as the "most complete and most beautiful" films of the Holy Land being shown today. Enlivening the presentation, the Rev. Mr. Hild attires himself in (lie colorful costume of the Holy Land purchased while there. The pastor says admission is free although an offering will be f a k e n . Volunteer workers began work ihis week redecorating the interior of the sanctuary of the First Christian church of Eureka for . the Faster services. Members of the Christian Men's Fellowship have selected a golden lined finish to cover the white presently on the walls. Oric Ant' Ilia is in charge of the work, ac cording (o Rev. Harold Ranlon lie also noted that Christ! in ihiirehes of the northern region c u r r e n t l y arc in a simultaneous campaign to raise 5360,000 with .\\lndi to purchase conference grounds near Austin. The linn-acre tract would he used by youth and adult groups for iinnmer camp s e s s i o n s , year round conferences, meetings and retreats, said the minister. Word 'Sacrifice' Will Be Studied Rev. Oscar Link will deliver hl.s sermons Sunday on "Saeri-. lice -- The Word of Life's Way" :it the 3:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at the First Presbyterian church of Kurcka. This is another In his series Easter Services Plans Revealed Details for the annual Unitet Good Friday and Easter Sunrise services were being finalized this week by committee members of the Eureka .Ministrial Association. The First Christian Church of Eureka will host the Good Friday services on April 20 from 12 noon until 3 p.m. Ministers of the co-operating churches present meditations on the seven lasl words of Christ during the three hour period. Special music from choral and solo groups of various churches also will he heard. Rev. John L. Thompson, rector of Christ Episcopal, will be guest speaker for the 5:30 a.m. Sunrise services on Easter morning, April 22. at Oceanview Cemetery. The Eureka High school a cap- )ella choir will sing under direc- Jon of Conrad Walla. Film Strip Slated For Thursday "The Crucifixion", a film strip, in the events of Calvary will ho ligh point of the Thursday night jcnten service at the Calvary iiithrean church of Eureka. Time of the service is 7 p.m. vilh special music planned, said lev. Roy Maldc, pastor. He added hat the offering would be taken or the mission work of the Amer- can Lutheran Church. Minister Asks "Why Seek To Be Sanctified?" vill be the question asked by Rev. 'aul Mangum at Uie 11 a.m. worship of the First Nazarene Church f Eureka Sunday. Then for the 7 p.m. service his opic will be "Faith That Knowsj Failure." made by Mrs. Allen Madsen, Cutten housewife, for the church. Symbols, chosen by John Bowersox, depict high points in the life and ministry of Christ. Historic Ringing Of Bells Noted, In Italian Town LAMA, Italy (UPI) - Bolls are ringing in this southern Italian village [or the [irst time in history. A sot of four bells has been donated to the village church by U. S. Air Force families living in the area. The church in this farming community of 700 people had been silent for 13 years. The villagers had built the church themselves but never had the money to buy bells. A Roman Cnlholic chaplain. Father Joseph F. Hayes, heard of the villagers' plight and asked Tor contributions. In less than a year, the Americans living in the Taranto and Bari areas gave more than 52,300 to the "Bells for Lama" campaign. The bells were presented to the Jhurch of Our Lady of Peace by LI. Col. Charles E. McGee. The largest of the four bells, "Regina ^acis" weighs over 1300 pounds. The second bell, "Sacred Heart," weighs 700 pounds. "St. William," pounds. "San Cataldo," weighing more than 220 pounds, is named after the patron saint of the nearby city of Taranlo. The Archbishop of Taranto, Msgr. Guglielmo Motolese, accepted the bells on behalf of the icople of Lama. He said the gift would strengthen the bonds be- [ween I t a l y and the United Royal Hands" Be Thejne Visitors to the Thursday lenten service of the Hope Lutheran church of Campion Heights, For- Una, will hear the pastor. Rev. S'illiam Dichl, speak on the sub- ect of "Royal Hands." The pastor will base his talk on Matthew 27:27-31. Two new wall plaques depict ing Christian symbolism will be dedicated during the 11 a.m. woi ship service of the Cutten Com munlty Methodist church Sunday They are the fifth and sixth a series planned to total eigh plaques. Each one deals wit] some phase of the life, ministr and teaching of the Lord as rep resented by symbols. Mrs. Allen Madsen, a Cuttei housewife, has designed and paint ed the series on which she sti has two to complete. Subject of the morning sermoi will be "The Atoning Blood" de livered by Rev. Frank Gehman pastor. It will be part of a Lenten series leading up to the Resur rection story. "Not every symbolism, natur ally, can be included in the lim ited series. The symbols used ar simple and easily understood am are elemental to a larger study o Christian symbolism," according to John Bowersox who has chosei the symbols to be used in th cries. Plaque No. 1 deals with thi birth of Christ; No. 2 with hi baptism and temptation; No. 3 with the Sermon on the Mount and No. 4 contains symbols i] Uie third bell. Is almost 500 lustrating the sayings of Chris Guesf Evangeff'sf Sef For Dual Evenf Here about himself. Subject matter of the two new plaques is Gcfhsemane and the Crucifixion, respectively. The ethsemane plaque shows the cup and the cross of suffering as thi central figure. Surrounding it are the basir and towel, representing the fool washing in the upper room; tin purse with the 30 coins suggesting the betrayal; and the sword am severed ear recalling the miracu lous healing of the servant wound ed at the scene of Christ's ar rest, says Bowersox. The Crucifixion plaque depicts :he three crosses and the accusa live I. N. R. I. (Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews). The crowing cock symbolizes Peter's denial, :he post and the whips, the flagel lalion. The spear, the sponge on the reed, and the soldiers' dice recal Calvary's scene. The whole is I surrounded by the crown of thorns and the three piercing nails. The unfinished plaques will set forth the resurrection and eternal life. Rev. Ray A. Moore will be eatured evangelist for a revival cries April 15 to 20 at the Hum- oldf Hill Church of the Nazarcne, nnounced Rev. Donald Cook, pas- ir. The evangelist will precede the Social fellowships as well other types of meetings are in the planning stages to be determined in part by the turnout 01 young people at the Saturday rally, said the Rev. Mr. Cook. Pastors and laymen involved in of the First Church of the Nazareno rusade with a guest appearance n, e movement will hold a business meeting on April 30, said the Naz- arcne pastor who is chairman. Place and lime will be announced later. T - guest speaker for the two events is son of a minister and has pastored in various churches for the past 15 years. He and his fithei now lead the Community church in Cucamonga. The Rev. Mr. Moore is a graduate of Oklahoma City University jand was stale champion in an dkl ihoma oratory contest in 19.19. He has worked in both radio and television ministry and was in the. newspaper and public relations business before entering the ministry. He has led church building programs in Garber and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as well as Cucamonga. 'In his present church he has seen the membrship increase ,15 per cent in two years and the Sunday School 78 per conl. ·re-K.'isicr sermons on "Wordsj.-il 7:30 p. m. The evangelist also established That Change Life." ! Interdenominational in scope.ja conuminily counseling clinic last He also announced the hoard ofjleaders of the "Christ (or l l u m - j y o n r where more than '2m indl- unsices would mccl al 7:30 p.m.iboldl" rally say intentions are lojviduals applied for assistance, lie and the official board a l l m a k c Ilic movement a ywilh ccn 7:30 p i n . Friday at the church.|lercd organization. Is president of the so-church land Ministerial Association. Midweek Lenten Services Continue Midweek Lenten services wi£ continue Wednesday at 7:30 p.m at Our Redeemer's Lutheran church, Arcata, with the message theme on "Victory Over Despair." Rev. Donald Claasen announced that the sermon title for the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service will be "Our United Songs Of Praise." He also noted (lie women's society of the church, "The Friendship Circle," will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. High point in each meeting Is their study of the Bible which current- y is covering the Book of Amos. The California and Nevada dis- .rict convention of the Women's Missionary League has been set 'or May 5, B at the Hotel Lcam- ngton in Oakland. The conven- ion theme will be "Proclaim Christ Crucified." Arcata Pastor Tells Of Sermon Rev. S. Martin Eldsalh, pastor, ins selected "The Ministry of Dally Work" as his subject for he 11 a.m. service nl tho First 'resbyterlan church of Arcala iunday. The choir will be singing "Calvary", lying In with the Lenten icrind. Covenanf Choir Plans Palm Sunday Concert The choir of the First Covenant church of Eureka will present a special pre-Easter concert next Sunday night at the church. Soloists (front left to right) will be Waldo Gossard, Warren White, Mrs. William Easley, Jay Johansen and Rodney Gossard; choir, second row, Judy Brown, Vickie Oppenham, Marie Helland, Pamela Raymond, Robin Gabbert, Sherrill Johansen, Evelyn Brown; back, Bernard Woods, Doris Kirkpatrick, Agnes Gifford, Wanda Plumstead, Charlon Lewis, Stacey Raymond, Robert Gifford. Blue Lake Revival Planned Rev. and Mrs. T. P. Beck, traveling evangelists, will be speaking at a crusade at the Blue Lake Assembly of God church starting Sunday, Rev. T. E. Bobo, pastor, said this week. The Blue Lake Assembly ol God will begin a revival Sunday with Rev. and Mrs. T. P. Beck as guest evangelists, announces Rev. T. E. Bobo, pastor. Services will start at 7:30 p. m. nightly except Monday and Saturday. The Rev. Mr. Beck comes to Blue Lake from central Callf'r- nia where he recently spoke in ·evival meetings there. "A particular ministry of the evangelist s In divine healing and the seeking of the Holy Spirit," salti the Blue Lake pastor. The public is invited to at'end. Linfield Choir Will Be Singing "Stretch Out Your Hand" wit le the central thought of the 11 a.m. sermon at the First Baptist church of Arcata, according to lev. Michael Pctrillo, pastor. That evening at 7 o'clock the Linfield College a cappella choir church. The group, on a west coast tour, will present older sacred pieces, a section of hymns and spirituals and three contem- jorary sacred pieces in which he choir will be joined by a brass ensemble. The public Is Invited, Jewish Services Set For Friday Jewish services will be held by he Congregation Beth El at 9:30 i.m. Friday, it was announced his week. The service will be conducted ly A. L. Gcller at the Ryan Mem jrlul. Sunday Sermon Topic Announced Dr. M. M. Barnetl will ask his ongrcgntion to think about "What s A Baptist?" nt tho 11 a.m. ervlce nt the Calvary Baptist hurch of Eureka. His title for the 7:30 p.m. ser. Jehovah's Hold Weekend Confab In Anderson Jehovah's Witnesses conclude* a three-day "Faithfully Increasing Our Praise To Jehovah" circui convention at Shasta County Fair grounds Auditorium, Anderson Sunday evening with a peak at tendance of 1374, including 23 newly ordained ministers. James C. Bohannan, presiding minister of the Eureka Congregation, disclosed that Watchtmver Convention officials and loca ministerial delegates hailed the convention a complete success "An examination of the ministry of the 18 attending congregation] shows that in the last six month: a total of 57,072 hours was spent in the door-to-door ministry. More than 17,000 return visits were made at the homes of people interested in home Bible study will present its concert at the and a total of 3,661 such free Bible studies were conducted. This high lights a 23 percent increase in Bible studies," he concluded. Lester M. Dugan, district supervisor anad key speaker, in his srincipal talk, "Who Will Rule the World?" on Sunday declared "The issue of world rule makes individual choice imperative now, vhelhcr to continue under the iron yoke of Satan's system of things mill its destruction within this [encration, or to choose the gentle yoke of Christian service and in- cgrity along with the New World Society of Jehovah's Witnesses." In his concluding remarks to .he assembled delegates Dugan ·evealed that California Circuit Jo. 23 would be the host circuit or the "Courageous Ministers" District Assembly to be held in Eureka, July 27-29, 1962. mon will he 'on." CATHOLIC UNITY MOVE PORTLAND, Ore.- A Roman Catholic committee lo promote Christian unity in line with prln- Mplcs to be la* 1 down by the ·lining Vatican Council, next Oct- 'A Now Life For|obor has been set up by Archbishop Edward D. Howard here. Revival Series Slated Tuesday Evangelist George Alcorn will be the guest speaker for a revival a.m. Sunday School'session.°Guest series slat ed '" bo g' n Tuesday at Announcement of two special events at Uie First Covenant church of Eureka was made this week. First, Missionary Sunday will be observed at the 11 a.m. worship hour and the preceding 9:45 speakers will be Rev. and Mrs. Andrew Paschal missionary workers lo Cenlral America. Second is Ihe coming presentation of a special Palm Sunday cj'^^" concert by the church choir, on April 15. Directed by Mrs. Bernard Woods, the choir will sing an arrangement of "The Seven Jackie Easley, Warren White, Jay gan. Johansen, Rodney and Waldo Gossard. Mrs. Waldo Gossard will Crusade Leader Will Be Heard Hev. T. M. Duerfeldt, guest evangelist for the current revival meetings at the First Baptist church of Eureka, will conclude the Henderson Center Assembly his engagement here Sunday. Last Words of Christ" by Theodore Dubois. Solo numbers will be sung by accompany the group on the or- of God'church. The Rev. Mr. Alcorn is pastor of the McKinleyville Assembly of yices will begin at 7:30 p.m. with tho public ia- vited to attend. This series will conclude on Saturday announced R e v . Lorin Short] pastor. The public is invited to attend the 7:30 p.m. musical program. He will be heard at both the 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. worship hours, said Rev. G. S. Morony, pastor. For the morning service, the choir will present an arrangement of "Create In Me A Clean Heart, Oh Lord." Members will gather at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for a polluck lupper and to present "echoes and testimonies of the crusade." Prayer time and a quarterly business meeting will follow at 7:15 p.m., said the pastor. Missionaries End Visit To AL Churches Here Rev. and Mrs. Don Flaten and their children Dale and Joan will be relating experiences in t h e i r missionary work in Cameroun, West Africa, during services Sunday at the Faith Lutheran church in Arcata and Fortuna Lutheran church. This concludes a series of lectures b e f o r e American Lutheran churches of the area this week. A full schedule awaits Mr. and Mrs. Donald Flaten, missionaries o Africa, Sunday as they conclude a series of speaking engagements in the area. They will be guests at the Faith Lutheran church in Arcata dur- ng the day and conclude with the evening service at Fortuna Lutheran church. The couple, who are sister and irother-in-law of Rev. and Mrs. lobert Reusche, pastor and wife of the Arcala church, are noarini he end of a year's study here in he stales. Next month Ihey will be timing to mission work h Cam- 1 iroun, Africa, where Ihey carr; Hi both a medical and cdnca- ional program. a t N . They will speak first at :30 a.m. Sunday School, then the 11 a.m. worship service. At noon a polluck luncheon will able them to visit with members and friends after which, at 1:15 p.m., the Rev. and Mrs. Flaten will show slides of their work a mission program. Their final talk here will given at 7 p.m. In Fortuna. During the current week they have spoken at Our Savior's Lutheran ig church in Ferndalc and Calvar Lutheran church in Eureka, also. Doth arc graduates of Concordia College, Moorhcnd, Minn,, after which the missionary completed his pastor's training at Lulher Seminary, St. Paul. Then he and his wife studied Uiiibnch Literacy · y l the Methods at Syracuse University, '. Y. and spent one year at the University of Paris, France, en- studying the French language and culture. During their year, the Platens have been attending University of at California at Los Angeles, studying anthropolgy and languages of be West Africa. They are analyzing one of the languages of their area which has never been written, or learned a while man before. With the help of tape recordings, they are preparing an orthography for this language so Ihal when they return lo Africa they can teach the poo- |)le to read and wrile in their own language. They also hope to translate scripture into the language. ·y by i

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