The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on May 8, 1964 · Page 6
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Friday, May 8, 1964
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Six. THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, Friday Evening, May 8, 1964. From the Churches LAURA SCHEERER. Editor Phone MU 2-0308 or Enston 773-2977 Dedicate 200 Hymnals at The Independent Baptist Last Sunday night 200 Bap-, list standard hymnals, pur-: chased by members of the Independent Baptist Church, were dedicated in a service. They will be used for the first time ' Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. • The singing units, directed by j Mrs.. Hickman Hanna Jr.. wil hi Mrs. Irene James at the organ and Mrs. Lillian Kelson at the : piano, will furnish the music. For the Mother's Day message the Rev. W. G. Williams will use as his topic, "Mother and the Home." During Sunday school a bouquet of flowers will be presented to the mother having the most children presnet. Corsages wil be given to the youngest find oldest mothers present. At 3 p.m. the pastor and members will attend Pew Day services at Sunflower Baptist. BTU is at 6:30 p.m. The moth-' ers will present a program at 7:-lr> p.m. and the Young Marons iind mothers will sing. Queen Esther Mission will meet Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Charles Clark, Piper, Kan. Central Rabb will have Ihe devotions and Mrs. J. C. Keller will lead the lesson. Church school teachers meet at 7 p.m. and Meredian Heights Club at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Young Christians pray at fi:?>0 and adults at 8 p.m. Wednesday. All sinking units re lira rs<? Thursday at S p.m. Victory Mission meets Friday ot 2 p.m. and Male Chorus rehearsal at 7 p.m. Junior Girls Auxiliary meets at 1 p.m. and intermediates at 3 p.m. Saturday. Tonight at 7:.10 p.m. Young Matrons meet flt the home of Mrs. Hickman Hanna Jr., 636 2nd Ave. for a business meeting and at 8:15 p.m. matrons and mothers will rehearse. Rites of Confirmation To Six at the Pilrim United "The Festival of the Christian Home" will be observed nationally by Christian churches May 10, and will have special meaning at. Pilgrim United will be sung by Miss Donna Murphy accompanied by a violin obligate by Lee Todd svho also will play "Songs My Mother Taught Me" by Dvorak for Church with the presentation of; the offertory. Mrs. Kenneth Rathe 1962-64 confirmation end parents. class ney, organist, has also selected, "Mv Mother's Pravers" bv Ral- Church school will be at 9:15,80' for the prelude and "Mem- a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m., with the members of the con-1 firmation class assembling in! the primary class room with their robes at 10:15 a.m. i ories of Mother" for the postlude. The members of the confirmation class and their parents ', the church. Mother's Day Theme at 1st Methodist Sunday worship services fit First Methodist Church will follow the theme of Mother's Day. "The Hole In Your Head" i will be the topic. The Rev. C. j E. Schneeberger and the Rev. i Thomas Reborn Jr. will conduct services at 8:."!() and 11 a.m. ! At the 8:30 service, a quar- i let will sing "Mother's Day ! Hymn" hy Jacobus. This quar- i tet is Miss Sally Cook, Mrs. | Derwin Ha 1 ! I, George Berentz j and Floyd Parsons. ; The 1.1 a.m. service will be , inspired by a Mother's Day anthem by the Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Albert H. Smith, who will sing "Mother's Day Hymn" by Jacobus. The Choir of the Bells will also participate in the 11 a.m. service. Marion Anderson has made : the following selections: P r e! hide, "In Thee Alone, 0 Christ, •• My Lord" by Pachelbel; offer- I ory "One Thing's Needful" by Max Roger and "Fughette" by Armsdorf for the postlude. New members will be received at both services and the sacrament of baptism will be offered to those who desire it. At 6 p.m. the Methodist Youth Fellowships will meet. The "Nincrs" will meet at the parsonage. The Senior Chancel Choir will rehearse at 5:30 p.m. The Senior MYF will meet, in the church basement. The Junior High executive committee will meet in the Educational Building at 5:15 p.m. The Junior High MYF will meet at 6. Monday at 6 p.m. the annual Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held in the social rooms of PRESIDENT — Rev. Clayton W. Hildebrancl, pastor of the First Christian Church, was elected president of the Leavenworth City-County Ministerial Alliance at the regular monthly meeting of the Alliance at. the State Prison, Lans- nig, with Chaplain James Post, as host. Other officers elected were Rev. W. F. Dancy, pastor of Bethel AME Church, vice president and Rev. Leland Wat kins, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, secretary treasurer. Rev. John Hodge, Easton, Methodist Church, i.s the out-going president. The new officers take office Sept. 1. Mel Dibble Team Begins Crusade at The First Baptist Church This Sunday the greeters for tti* morning Bible slurly and Mrs. Dan Copley is chairman of the hostesses for this service. The evangelistic crusade will begin Sunday with the Mel Dibble team at. the First HaptLst Church, l.'JIh and Osage, May 17. Members of the team are Rev. Mel Dibble, evangelist; Mr. and Mrs. John Landgraf, musicians, and Mrs. George Dibble, Bible teacher. Rev. Dibble was only six when he began to appear on the evangelistic platform with his parents, singing and making short speeches. His training includes Fork Union Military Academy, Whealon College, Theological studies in Chicago, and the Clark Conservatory of Music in Philadelphia. When he was forced to leave the evangelistic trail because of j his wife's health, he became in- j tcrestecl in radio and television. ] He became the star of NBC-TV j network programs, "S t r a \v j Hat Matinee" and "Breakf.sat | Party." After a visit: with Billy Graham, he rededicated his life to Christ, gave his testimony on his morning program, left television, and returned to evangelistic preaching. He joined the Billy Graham team for the New York Crusade and was in charge of the radio and television programs. The Landgrafs are graduates of Whealon College. John is an accomplished concert pianist and has (raveled with musicians throughout Kurope. Bobbie also has a musical background. They will be in charge of ths special music, direct the volunteer Crusade Choir, and work with the young people. Mrs. George "Mom" Dibble, mother of Mel, brings to the Crusade a wealth of spiritual resources gained through many years of experience as a pastor's wife. Mrs. Dibble will meet with the women each morning Monday through Saturday from 9:15 to 11 a.m. in a service of prayer, Bible study, St. Paul's Holds United Thank Offering Sunday are as follows: Dale and Gary "The Outpouring of the Holy . Wayne Larison, sons of Victor The commission on social concerns will meet with Miss Wil- Spirit" will be the worship ! and Jesse Larison; Susan ma Schmidt, 801 S. 4th, Apt. 2, theme by the Rev. Lee R o y j Rehm, daughter of Maurice and | at 7:30 p.m. The commis- Klemm. "A Tribute to Mother" Evangelistic Calling Sunday The First Christian Church will begin with first service at 8:15 a.m. Sunday school at 8:30 and the second service at 10:40 a.m. Rev. Clayton Hildebrand will speak on, "How Are Things At Home?" Mrs. Lambert Frost will play, "Songs My Mother Taught Me" by 'Dvorak, as the prelude and "Postlude, G Major" by Trit- ant, as the postlude. The anthem for the first service will be "You Taught Me How To Pray" by Marth, sung by the senior choir and led by Mrs. E. Paul Lessig Offertory for the first service will be sung Nettie Rehm; Elizabeth Thomas, daughter of Jess and Gertrude Thomas; Dennis Williams, son of Lloyd and Ha/el Williams; and Terry Zoellner, son of Raymond and Deweese Zoellner. These youth are to receive the rite of confirmation with the laying on of hands, partake for the first, time the sacrament of Holy Communion, and be received by the minister as communicant members of the Christian Church. Having previously been baptized members oC the church, the president of Pilgrim Church, Gen. George B. Earth, U.S.A. Retired, will welcome the youth as junior members of the congregation. A special congregational meeting will be held May 11 at 7:30 I p.m. for the purpose of making by the Youth Choir. The second p i ans anc j decisions incident to service will have an organ ntim- j the announced termination of ber, "Andantino" by Batiste, j tbe church ministry. This will played by Mrs. Frost. j not be a supper meeting. Those serving as elders at the i _ Lord's' Table will be Charles Turner and Jack Crum. There will be evangelistic calling Sunday evening. All those helping will meet at the home of William Carnahan, 909 S. Couples Club Elects Officers sion on stewardship and finance will meet at the church at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the JOY Class Will meet at the church at 6 p.m. The Hornebuilders Class will meet for its quarterly business meeting and social hour at the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday the board of trustees will have a special meeting at the church at 7 p.m. Thursday the Choir of the Bells will rehearse at. 4 p.m. and the Sanctuary Choir at 7:30. Saturday the Spiritual Life Research Group will meet in the church library at 8 a.m. Salvation Army Hears Maj. Evan Maj. Winifred Evans, retired Salvation Army officer who was formerly stationed here with her late husband, Maj. Frank Evans, will be the guest for Mother's Day services Sunday at the Salvation Army. Sunday school will begin *at 10 a.m. with holiness meeting at 11 a.m. Major Evans will bring the message in this serv- .. . , Mother's Day will be observed I icei ladies o[ lhe -Home League Broadway for supper. More help ; at Trinity Lutheran Church Sun- will furni . sh musiC| and mothers is needed and all interested are i day at 10:30 a.m. when Rev. wjll be honored with gifls An asked to come. |-Marvin Kuhlman will preach the open . nir service W ill be held at At 6:30 p.m. Chi Rho meeting j sermon "Personal Faith in God and Mother's Day tea. All mothers of CYF members plan Enhances Family Life." Mrs. Ray Klolz vvill be organist. Sun- to come ( ' a - v school and Bible classes are Monday, 6:30 a.m. Men's ; at 9:15 a.m. Prayer Breakfast and at 7 p.m. | At 7:30 p.m. the Couples Club 7 p.m. and salvation! meeting at 7:30 p.m. Major Evans again will be the speaker, and Mrs. Leslie Jones will provide vocal numbers. The Ladies Home League will Boy Scout Troop 176; 7:15 p.m., i will have a meeting to observe ; enjoy a spring parly Tuesday Senior Choir practice; Wednes- this day for mothers. A service, during ils ^uiar meeting time day, 6:30 p.m., CWF General "Mother's Crown," will be pre-1 h , om 7 until '9 p m meeting will be a mother-daugh-' sented. Newly elected officers! Wednesday's schedule calls ter covered dish supper. A 111 will preside: President, James j for sunbeams at 4 p.m., open mothers are requested to bring! Peterson; vice president, John ail . service at 7 pm and Bible a souvenir keepsake or heirloom: Murphy; secretary, Mrs. Walter study at 7 . 30 pm to be put on display for the eve-' Kruse, and treasurer, Walter | Corps cadets will work on' les- Rev. Mathis Receives BD Degree Rev. Alton Mathis. pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church, received his Bachelor of Divinity Degree at graduation ceremonies at Midwestern Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. James Ralph Scales, president of Oklahoma Baptist University at Shawnee, Okla., delivered the commencement address. Dr. Millard J. Berquist, president of Midwestern Seminary, has announced that today's graduation class of 43 brings the total number of alumni of the new seminary to 229. This is the third graduation to be held at the seminary. At the 10:50 a.m. worship service. Sunday, .the pastor will bring a message entitled "Unanswered Prayers." Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. The evening message will be "The Three Choices." Training Union begins at 6:30-p.m. and worship at 7:30 p.m. The Girls' Auxiliary will observe "Focus Week"'May 10-17. The girls will be in charge of the program on Wednesday. The G.A. counselors are: Junior, Mrs-. Frisco Short; intermediate, Miss Barbara Bailey; and intermediate assistant, M i s s Patsy Mathis. Tuesday at 9 a.m. there will be a meeting of the Vacation Bible School Superintendents at the Educational Building. . At 7:30 p.m. Tuesday the adult women's Sunday school classes will meet for. its monthly class meeting. The Willing Workers Class will meet at. the home of Mrs. Billy Smith, 900 Klemp, the Ruth Class will meet at the home of Mrs. Frisco Short, 204 - 4 3rd St., Ft. Leavenworth. Wednesday prayer meeting and'Bible study will be at 7:30 p.m. Choir practice will follow. For the Sunday after Ascen-1 sion Day, the schedule of services follows: At 7:30 a.m. the Holy Eucharist will be celebrat- i ed by Rev. Harold S. Strickland at which time the United Thank Offering Ingathering will take place. Lt. Col. James F. Kudrna will lay read. There will be a parish breakfast. \ At 9:15 a.m. the Holy Eucharist will be celebrated by . Father Strickland assisted by j Capt. Edwin .'3. Passmore as lay I reader. At 11:15 a.m. will be Morning Prayer with Madison Letts assisting as lay reader. On Monday and Wednesday from 7 to 9 the St. Paul's Youth Club will meet; Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. the Vestry will meet in room 2-B at the parish house for its monthly meeting. On Wednesday at 10 a.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated in the Parish House Chapel followed by the Altar Guild meeting. All Guild ladies are requested to be present for this last meeting until fall. On Thursday at 8 p.m. the Prayer Study Group meet and on Saturday at !) a.m. the Junior Choir rehearses. and discussion of modern prolv- lems. All women of the church and community are invited. Sunday church school will be at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and the evangelistic service at 10:50 a.m. with Rev. Dibble preaching and music by the Land- grafs. Mrs. Kenneth Vincent, organist, will play "Meditation" by Taylor for the prelude, and "Oh Lord Most. Holy" by Abt for Ihe offertory. The youth will have a dessert supper at 5:30 p.m. and the Landgrafs will meet with them, Baptist Evening Fellows h i p groups will meet: at 6 p.m. David Viebrock will be the Junior BEF lesson leader. The Crusade Choir will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the prayer group at 6:40 p.m. The evening evangelistic service with the sermon by Rev. Dibble, music by the Land- grafs and the Crusade Choir will be at 7 p.m. The evening services from Monday through Saturday will be at 7:30 p.m., choir rehearsal each night will be at 7 p.m. and prayer group at 7:10 p.m. There will be "Youth-A-Ramas" for the young people at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The men will have a free pancake supper at 6 p.m. Wednesday and each man is asked,to bring a guest. Everyone in Leavenworth and the surrounding areas is invited to attend these revival services for spiritual enrichment. The evangelism team will be on Radio Station KCLO Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, at 2:45 p.m. Mrs. Bruce Nelson is chairman of the greeters and deaconesses for the evening services, Mr. George Spain is chairman of the deacons, and Robert Bower of the ushers. Mrs. Walter MeCollum is chairman of Mothers Receive Flowers Sunday In Sunday services at t h» Church of the Na/arcne, Mother's Day recognition will be given. There will be a plant Riven to each mother present. The old. est and youngest mother present will receive a special plant. The pastor, L. D. Walkins, will preach a sermon entitled "Real Mothers" in the 10:50 a.m. service following Sunday school. Sunday will be Ihe final day of the contest wilh Kansas Cit. y Linden and Kansas City Hillcrest. The local school is leading by 25 points. 'Die annual teen-age • talent contest will be held during; the NYPS hour at G:45 p.m. The winner will go to St. Joseph to participate in Ihe /.one contest on May 22. The pastor will preach at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 3 p.m. Ihe members will meet at Wollman Park for a fellowship and a farewell for two families who are soon to leave the city. The Raus Goodmans and Darwin Calkins will move this month. In case of rain this gathering will be in the parsonage baeerncnt. PEW DAY AT SUNFLOWER Sunflower Baptist Church will have Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. with message by the Rev. Steele. The choir will sing. Pew Day will be observed at 3 p.m. The Rev. E. E. Hobby of the First Baptist Church at Tonganoxie will speak and his chair will sing. There will be guests from Topeka, the Voices of Zion and the Union Choir. Young people will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday; prayer meeting is Wednesday and choir rehearsal is Thursday. ning. Jewelry, china such items will do. or any Kruse. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Youth Monday; instruction for grades Choir practice. Seventh Day Aclventists District Youth Council The Seventh Day Advent ist District Youth Council will be held May 8-9. Friday meetings will be held at the I8lh Street Church, Kansas City, Kan., al 7:30 p.m. and Sabbath meetings at the Broadmoor Sch(»l auditorium. Overland Park, Kan., beginning with Sabbath school at 9 :30 a.m. Guest speakers will be Elder Hegland of Washington, D.C., Elder Baker of Lincoln, Neb., and Elder Armour of Topeka. There will be no church service at 1013 Pollawatomie on May 9. MINISTERIAL ALLIANC.'K Devotional leaders for the Voice of Faith over radio stations KCLO AM-FM, Monday through Saturday at 2:45 p.m. will be Rev. Fred Cowles, May 11-13, and Rev. L. D. Watkins, May 14-16. sons at 6 p.m. Thursday, fol: lowed by Girl Guards meeting at 7 p.m., and Young People's ! Legion at 8 p.m. Beth White • and Janet Huff will be in charge oi the YPL this week. 4-G at 7 p.m. Tuesday; nursery anil kindergarten Sunday school teachers al 7 p.m. and oilier teachers at 7:30 p.m. Ladies League meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday, confirmation questioning at 7 p.m. and board of edu-1 Discuss Every Member cation al 7 p.m.; choir rehear- j Visitation Sunday scs al 7 p.m. Thursday and adult instruction is at 7:30. Fralures Singing Uv Local Church i The Rev. E. John Powers will bring his message at the 10:30 a.m. service at the Michigan Avenue Methodist church. A i lay leader will discuss the Ev- Church of Christ singing will \ erv Member Visitation, be featured on the Word of Life j MYF vvil) meet in Fellowship at 8:30 a.m. Saturday o v e r j IIa11 at 5:3 ° P- m - KCLO. The sermon will 1)0 Recognition of All Mothers by Children Mother's Day will be observed at the Wilson Baptist Church with Richard McGuffin, interim pastor, using as his topic "Faith of Our Mothers." Sunday school is at. 10:30 a.m. and worship at 9 :30. Primary Department children will pay recognition to mothers. A bazaar and bake sale will be sponsored by the Women's Missionary Society on Saturday Vacation Bible School will be held June 1-5 from 9 to 11 a.m. for 3-12 year olds. The theme will be "Christ and My Life." Mrs. Avery Hirschler is the director. "The Second Coming." Sunday school i.s at 10 a.m., worship is at 11 a.m. with the .sermon, "Authority in t h e Monday at 7:30 p.m., the general committee of the Every Member Visitation will metel. Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and all- church dinner will be held in I Church" anil evening worship at i Fe |i ( , wship HalL plans vvill be 7::«) with the sermon "Compro- i compjeted for lhe Visitation Sunday Refused." The junior high Sunday school class, taught by Marvin Johnson, will meet at the Johnson home Ihi.s evening for games and a wiener roast from 6 lo 10 p.m. In case of rain it will be on May 17. A prayer vigil for (he Every Member Visitation will be Saturday from 6 p.m. until 12 a.m. The WSC'S meets Thursday at 2 p.m. Lydia Circle will be the re- at at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. the Buzzin Bees class will have a rummage sale in the church basement. Another work-day Saturday on July 11-17. An illustrated bro- '. the parsonage. Anyone who can chure is available for t.lose in-j help will have a job awaiting ceres led. i them. Chaplain at Cushing Memorial . postponed. Hospital will be Rev. W. G. Wil- The young people, 11 and up, ; The choirs will meet for Hams of the Independent Hap- ! are invited to a Youth Rally hearsal Thursday, Juniors tjst Church who will also con- with the Kensington P a r k 6:45 p.m. and the Chancel choir duct Tuesday service at 2 p.m. \ Church of Christ in Kansas City, on the fourth floor. Rev. Watkins of the Church of the Nazaiene will conduct j Sunday service at the County! Home at 2:30 p.m. and at the ; in the Christian Camp :o be held same time, the speaker at the William Small Memorial Home will be Rev. Williams. Kan., May 17 al 2:30 p.m. Contact Mr. Johnson if you want transportation. There .still i.s time to enroll RLDS SERVICE'S Worship service begins at 9:15 a.m. Sunday at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. At 10:30 a.m. Elder Donald Wagler will be the speaker with Elder Perry L. Tomlinson in charge Special music will be provied by Mrs. Bob Drennon and Miss Sandra Kelley. Junior choir will rehearse at 11:30 a.m. Zion's League will meet at 5:15 p.m. with Priest Joseph Pearson, director; 6:30 p.m. branch council and business meeting with Pastor John A. Smith and counselors, Elder Clyde S. Johnson and Linly Dorsey in charge. Special Mother's Day music by Debra and Arlene Edmonds. Wednesday, 7 p.m. prayer service will be held with Adult Choir rehearsal at 8 p.m. Kaw Valley Woman's Institute begins at Lawrence 1:30 p.m. Saturday and ends at 12 noon Sunday. All local womans department members are asked to attend. Crusade MAY 17th AT s.i Leavenworth, Kansas Evangelist Rev. Dibble Mel Dibble Mrs. George Dibbls Mrs. Dibble, mother of lhe evangelist, for many years traveled throughout the United States and Canada as a Bible teacher with her late husband, evangelist George Dibble. She is associated with the National Organization of Business and Professional Women. During the New York Billy Graham Crusade, she was associated with the Graham team in the area of personal and social counseling. Mr. and Mrs. John Landgraf Musician, Choir and Youth Leaders John and Bobbie tandgraf will be responsible for the music during the Crusade. They are instrumentalists and soloists. Both era graduates of Wheaton Col- 'oge and the/ are both 22 years of aga. They will work especially with the youth of the church. Mel Dibble, the evangelist, is considered to be one of the nation's most gifted preachers. Before entering ihe field of Christian Evangelism, he was starred in his own network television show. During the Billy Graham New York Crusade, Mel Dibble served as associate evangelist to Dr. Graham. In this position he was emcee and director of a daily television feature "Impact", during the days of the Crusade. CRUSADE ACTIVITIES Sunday, May 10 and 17 Church School-9:45 A.M. Worship-!0:50 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. Monday Through Saturday May llth through 16th Monday—"Pae-a-pew night" Church Loyalty Night Week Nights-7:30 p.m. Mel Dibble & Landgrafs Weekdays—9:45 a.m. Bible Study led by Mrs. George Dibble Youtharama Buzz Sessions for young people, Jr. Hi, Hi School, College Age Sunday, May 10, 5:00 p.m., Mon., Wed., Sat. 6:15 p.m., Sunday, May 17, 6:00 p.m. Volunteer Crusade Choir each night led by John Landgraf NURSERY FOR ALL SERVICES EVERYBODY WELCOME

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