The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on September 28, 1996 · Page 16
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BB SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1996 T BILLY GRAHAM RELIGION THE SALINA JOURNAL Graham won't endorse for president SPECIAL EVENTS Evangelist has ties to both candidates and doesn't like making endorsements anyway By GARY D. ROBERTSON The Associated Press MONTREAT, N.C. — Billy Graham has learned something from six decades visiting the White House and meetings with 10 presidents: when to keep quiet. And in this election year, he will not say whether he prefers President Clinton or Bob Dole. "I don't want to get into any kind of politics — right or left or Republican or Democrat," Graham said recently at his rustic mountain home in Buncombe County. "Because GRAHAM I experienced that a few times in my years that you can get into trouble real fast. "Bill Clinton has been a friend of mine he claims since he was 7 years old," he said, referring to a Graham crusade Clinton attended. "The Doles have been guests in our home. We've known Mrs. Dole since she was a girl. Bob Dole, I've known him for I don't know how long. We think a lot of them and we think a lot of the Clin- tons. And we're going to stay absolutely neutral." Graham has never formally endorsed a presidential candidate, but he has certainly supported some more than others during his career as an evangelist. He quietly backed Dwight Eisenhower in 1952 and Richard Nixon in 1960 over John Kennedy, mostly because Nixon was a friend and because Kennedy's Roman Catholicism worried Protestants who feared the pope would interfere with his decision-making. "I have done it in years gone by and I have not called anybody's name," Graham said. He recalled the only time he ever personally endorsed a candidate was when he mentioned John Connally as his choice for governor at a Texas crusade. "If I was a Texan, I would vote for John Connally," Graham recalled saying. "That's the only real political statement I ever made, and I even regretted that." Graham's other forays into politics increased his stature as a confidant to presidents, but also brought controversy. Naivete in divulging the details to the press of his first meeting with Harry Truman stung both him and the president. His tendencies to support the Vietnam War and Lyndon Johnson led to the wrath of detractors. And Richard Nixon's presidency left him crushed by the revelations of Watergate and distanced him ever since from Washington. "Maybe I was naive at that time. Maybe I was used," he said of Nixon in a Graham biography. Graham has had both criticism and sympathy for Clinton since he took the oath of office. In 1994, Graham told newspaper editors meeting in Washington that the press had gone too far in probing Clinton's personal life and called for "a wall of prayer around Bill Clinton" to support his presidency. But earlier this year, he criticized Clinton for vetoing a bill that would have outlawed certain late-term abortions. • The Emmanuel Foursquare Singles and Nazarene Singles groups will have a get-together from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Friendship Center, 746 Commanche. Participants should bring snacks and games. • First Baptist Church, 843 Lewis, will have a youth game day from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. It is open to seventh through 12th-graders. • A congregational picnic is planned at 5:30 p.m. Sunday by Immanuel Lutheran Church, 255 S. Seventh, at Kenwood Park Shelter No. 2. Members are asked to bring their own table service and food to share. A vespers service will be at 6:30 p.m. • "Rise and Walk — The Dennis Byrd Story," a film about the New York Jet defensive lineman who broke his neck, will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1425 S. Ohio. • Evangelist Bill Ford will minister at 7 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Foursquare Church, 1325 E. Cloud. • The Rev. Thomas Patterson Reid will be installed as pastor at First Presbyterian Church, 308| S. Eighth, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. T,he Rev. John M. Buchanan, moderator of the 208th General Assembly, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will speak. • The Christian Women's Fellowship will sponsor a Bonanza Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at First Christian Church, 2727 E. Crawford. The bazaar will include a craft boutique, pastry pantry afad chocolate house and cafe. \ OP BRIEFLY Capuchins to mark friary renovation VICTORIA — A public celebration is planned Oct. 6 for the completion of the $1 million capital campaign to renovate St. Fidelis Friary. An open house at the friary will be from noon to 2 p.m., followed by a Mass at 2:30 p.m. at St. Fidelis Church. A rededication ceremony outside the friary will follow the Mass. The renovation project included plumbing upgrades, installa- tion of a commercial elevator to serve all three floors, new paint and finishes throughout the building and the renovation of the kitchen and bathroom areas. The third floor was refurbished to serve at the Capuchin Center for Spiritual Life, a retreat center available for use by small or large groups. Workshop offered on spiritual gifts Charles Bryant will present a Spiritual Gifts Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Sam's Chapel at Kansas Wesleyan University. The workshop is offered to pastors and laity. The class counts for 0.6 of a continuing education unit. Bryant was a pastor before taking early retirement to train others. He has authored three books on discovery and utilization of spiritual gifts. The cost of the class is $25, including a manual and lunch. The registration deadline is Oct. 6. It is sponsored by the United enrich your spiritual life A TTEND CHURCH A Fresh Coat of Paint As autumn approaches, our attention may turn to that last minute paint job before cold weather ensues. "The paint on that window is chipping away. It sure could use a fresh coat to protect it from the winter storms. I had better do it now while it's on my mind." We all need protection...a shield from the storms of life, before they can chip away at our spirit and erode our soul. Proverbs 30:5 assures us of God's protection..."He is a shield unto them that put their trust in Him." If you already have a chosen house of worship, continue to worship regularly, as we need constant protection and reassurance. If you do not, make plans to begin now...while it's on your mind. Winter is closer than you think. 4:WO Monday James 4?1M7 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Proverbs Pwwftt Proverbs 4;1»?7 &1-21 Friday Proverbs Saturday Proverbs 9:1-19 Scriptures Selected by The American Bible Society Copyright 1996. Keister-Williams Newspaper Services, P. O. Box 8005, Charlottesville, VA 22906 The Sponsors Of This Feature Do So With The Hope That More People Will Attend The Church Or Synagogue Of Their Choice On A Weekly Basis! Bennett Pontiac Jeep & Mazda, Inc. Ralph & Jeff Bennett Hassman Termite and Pest Control, Inc. Howard Hassman & Staff Farm Bureau Insurance Service Terry Burger & Associates Vidrlcksen Distributing Co. The Vidricksen's Noon Klwanl* of Salina Your Community Service Club Salina Concrete Products, Inc. Entire Staff UMB/Natlonal Bank of America Officers, Directors & Staff Western Sizzlin Steak House Dub McElroy & Employees Tox-Eol Termite Service Jim Jarvis & Employees Headley's Clothing Glen and Elaine Headley Wood Fashion Cleaners & Pete's Laundry Employees ComputerLand of Salina John Gunn & Staff Barragree Rent-All Lonnie Adamson & Staff Holiday Inn of Salina Kevin Williams & Employees Both your FAITH and your CHURCH GROW through REGULAR CHURCH ATTENDANCE Methodist Salina District Office, Kansas Wesleyan University and the U.M.C. Salina District Lay Academy. For more information, call the U.M.C. Salina District Office at 913-827-5541, ext. 1190. RISE & WALK ... The Dennis Byrd Story DENNIS BYRD, defensive lineman for the New York Jets, was happy-go-lucky and full of pranks, but at the same time deep- thinking and devout with an abiding faith in God. His faith was tested when in a game he collided with a teammate and his neck was shattered. After 7 hours of surgery, he was told he may never walk again. But they underestimated Dennis Byrd and his God! His story will inspire you! See the film: RISE & WALK: SEPT. 29,1996, 6 PM FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1425 South Ohio - Salina, KS WORSHIP WITH US ROLLING HILLS CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 2026 Starlight Drive, Rev. Larry Grim Sunday School 10:00 am Service 11:00 am All Visitors Welcome 827-2972 138 S. Eighth St. 827-4440 Morning Prayer Daily Sam Tuesday Holy Eucharist 7 am Wednesday Holy Eucharist with Unction 5 pm Thursday Holy Eucharist 9 am Saturday Holy Eucharist 5 pm Sunday Holy Eucharist 10am Fattier Keith Wliltniore, Dean EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE INCARNATION Max & Norton 823-2850 Sunday School 9:15 am Holy Communion 9:30 am The Rev. Mary Kay Bond, Vicar 827-9294 ELCA Evangelical Lutheran Church In America L U T H E R A N REDEEMER 743 E. Magnolia 827-8195 Sunday Worship ....8:00 am & 10:30 am Sunday School 9:15 am Charts L. Combs-Lay, Pastor IMMANUEL 265 South 7th 825-4750 Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 8:30 & 11:00 am Loren D. Mai, Pastor Mindy Buster, Youth Director ST. JOHN'S 302 South 7th 825-5081 Worship 8:15 & 10:45 Sunday School 9:30 Pastor diaries Aase Rev. Donald Trued, Visitation Pastor Brijrn Johnson, Youth Worker palliation Sunday School 9:30 am 1137 N. Santa Fe Holiness Mtg. 10:45 am 823-2251 Salvation Mlg. 6:00 pm LI. Paul A. Woodall, II Mb Word fellowship A Charismatic Church qf Praise & Worship 1019 N. 9th 823-7434 Salina, Ks Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Service 10:20 am Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 pm Pastors: Larry & Ethel Knox SALINA MENNONITE CHURCH 2026 Starlight Drive, 825-2663 Worship Service ...................... 9:00 am Sunday School ...................... 10:00 am TYniisiiortation Available Pastor Katherine Pitts Elmhurst & Ohio 825-4918 Pastor Doug King Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am & 7:00 pm Family Night Wed. 7:00 pm Faith Assembly of God 905 W. Cloud - Across from Armory Sunday School 9:00 am Worship 10:00 am &6pm Wed, Night - Prayer Clinic 7 pm "A New Thing" AIL SAINTS ORTHODOX CHURCH 2818 Scanlan Ave. 823-3735 SATURDAY- Great vespers 5:30pm SUNDAY- Orthros 8:30am Divine Liturgy 9:30am Sunday School 11:00am The Rev. Fr. M.R. Chad Hatfleld, Pastor The Rev. Fr. W.Thomas Neustrom, Assoc. ? First Christian Church 2727 E. Crawford f 82^8296 /fa. Skilled Nursery Attendant V.A Contemporary Christian Music Worship at 7:00 pm 9:00 am Sunday School 10:15 am Worship Co-Ministers: Kim Blakley Rea & Greg Lombard Rea Christ The King Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod 111 W. Magnolia 827-7492 Sunday Worship 11:00 am Bible Class 9:45 am Vacancy Pastor, Rev. Gary Wolf ST. MARK Wfecoiutu Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) N.E. Corner Ohio & Magnolia Worship Service 8:30 am Sunday School 9:45 am "Preaching Bepeiitunce And The Forgiveness Of Sin In Jesus Christ" Donald Uudc, Pastor 82M456 TRINITY LUTHERAN Missouri Synod West Crawford at 9th & 10th Streets Wendell llaubein, Pastor Robert Schuedel, Pastor "A Loving God In A Loving Church" Sunday Worship..8:30 am, 11:00 am, 7:00 pm Sunday School & Bible Classes 9:45 am Children Welcome In Church & Nursery FIRST 308 S. 8th Phone 825-0226 Church School For All Ages 9:00 am Sanctuary Worship 10:15 am (Uve Broadcast on K1NA 910 AM) Child Care Provided 9:00-11:30 am "Growing Spiritually" y Rev. Thomas Reid, Pastor Am Dir. of Family Hope Center, Mary Ellen Evans C jNtoterim Youth Coordinator Sue Mitchell Sunrise 825 E. Beloit Phone 823-6344 Church Services 8:30 & 11:00 am Coffee & Fellowship 9:30 am Church School (all ages) 9:40 am Nursery Provided "Who Said So?" P R E S B Y T E R I A N Rev. Don Schroeder, Pastor JoiU Seymour, Director of Christian Education Sunset Bible Chapel 760 Hancock Worship 9:30 am Family Bible Hour 11:00 am Evening Service 7:30 pm Bible Fest Friday, 7:00 pm George Blister, Secretary 827-9437 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 8th & Mulberry Sunday Service 10:45 am Sunday School 9:30 am Wed. Evening Meeting 7:30 pm Reading Room in Church Wednesday only 6:45-7:15 pm Salina Church of Christ 1646 N. 9th 827-2957 Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pm Jiiumie Keas, Minister ST. JOHN'S BAPTIST CHURCH 339 N. 9th 827-7082 Sunday School 9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:30 pm Prayer Meeting (Wed.) 10:30 am & 7:00 pm Bible Study (Wed.) 7:00 pm •Tfte Church Whm EtajboJii l« Sonutxxiy And Chrtol It Alt" T. Ray McJunldns, Pastor First Baptist Church 843 Lewis, Salina, KS Church 9:30 A.M. Children's Church & Nursery Sunday School 11:00 A.M. ...reaching out to others in love. Fustur. Jim Bridges FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST Magnolia & Ohio 823-8828 Sunday Worship 9:30 am, 10:60 am Sunday School-For All Ages..9:30 am, 10:60 ant Sunday Evening Worship 6:30 pm Wednesday Evening Worsltip 6:45 pm Nursery Provided All Services • Handicap Accessible Glenn Davis. Pastor Bel Air ; Southern Baptist "For A Spiritual Experience^' Come Grow With Us • Guest Speaker: Interim Pastor Albert Smith Sunday School 9:45 ani Morning Worship .' 11:00 am Evening Worship 7:00 pfn Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 prn 1100 W. Cloud 827-9771 Mon.-Fri. 9:30-Noon' Belmont Boulevard Christian Church 2508 Belmont Blvd., 827^882 Dr. Paxton Jones - Pastor Nursery Provided Sunday School for all ages 9:15 am Worship and Communion 10:30 am Wotthlp Services 1 8:30 -9:45-11:00 | Sunday School 9:45- 11:00 801 E, Cloud (913) 623-3792 Nursery Provided All Services Home Groups on Sun. tnru Thurs. Call For Additional Weekly youth Events DISCOVER THE RICHNESS or A RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST & OTHERS FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1425 South Ohio 823-6331 or 823-6948 Prayer Time In The Sanctuary 8:45-9:15 am Sunday School Class For All Ages 9:30 am Morning Worship 10:45 am Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Family Night 7:00 pm Pastor: N. Rene Colaw Congregational Care: Jack Driscoll Associate & Youth Pastor Tim Lourash Financial Counselor Jim Holder Nonie Nicklas, Marriage & Family Therapist HURCH ICROSS 1600 Rush, at Cloud & Broadway "Critical Mass" 8:30 & 10:45 Celebrations Paul Wilke, Pastor Grand Ave. 304 W. Grand 823-6272 rr. Sunday School 9:00 am T Worship 10:15 am Praise & Worship 6:30 pm 111 "Dynamite Christianity" U N I D M E T H O D I S T C H U R C H E S Rev. Kick Just, Pastor Nursery, North 8th & Graiui FIRST UNITED METHODIST 122 N.8th 825-0228 PASTORS: Rev.'s David Weible & Pat Buss Amy Bowers, Minister of Visitation Cindy Ramsey, Christian Family Life Educator Church School 9:40 am Worship 8:25 & 10:50 am . 8:25 "MESSAH and "i jL MERIBAH" Rev. Pat Buss ' f~V 10:50 "Folks I've Met On The Elevator Way Of Righteousness" Rev. Pat Buss ' KINA Broadcast 910 on your dial 11:00 a^i Nursery Provided All Services University 1509 S, Santa Fe 825-9505 Nursery Available at all Services . Morning Worship..8:25 & 10:45 am Sunday School 9:30 ani Thursday Worship 7:00 pm "What Are We Doing Here?" Rev. Robert Conway Christian Education Director, Cindy Spencer QUMIMDMETOISTCHUBCH Rev. Arthur B. Carter, Jr. 725 Conunanche 8254835 Sunday School 9:00 am Worship Service 10:00 am Bible Study-Wednesday 6:30 pm Christian Service Without Boundaries Trinity John V. Martin, Pastor 901 Neal('/i ml. S. of corner of Ohio & Magnolia) 825-5270 "Boosters, Boomers, Boaters, & MK's" Matthew 21: 23-32 Worship 8:30, 0:45 & 11:00 am Sunday School 0:45 am only

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