Religion The Salina Journal Saturday. January 18.1986 Page 19 Briefly Tabor Bible seminar set Feb. 15 HILLSBORO — Pre-registration is now being accepted for the upcoming Walk Thru the Bible Seminar set for Feb. 15 at Tabor College. The seminar, sponsored by Tabor College in cooperation with the Hillsboro area Mennonite Brethren Churches, is designed to teach about the Old Testament. Participants will study the three major sections of the Old Testament and Walk Thru the events in the Old Testament in 77 easy-to-remember steps. Along with an extensive Old Testament seminar notebook, a complete series of study aids will be available at the seminar. Cost is $28 for adults, $43 for a married couple, $23 for a full-time student or senior citizen (over 65 years of age) and $48 for a family. Registration before Feb. 12 includes a $5 discount. Registration at the seminar in the Tabor College chapel-auditorium starts at 8 a.m. Feb. 15. The seminar runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is not provided. For information, call Ron Kuehl, (316) 947-3121. Drinan to provide KSR lecture LAWRENCE — Father Robert F. Drinan, professor of law at Georgetown University, will deliver the 1986 Kansas School of Religion lectures at the University of Kansas campus April 15-16. Drinan, who also served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971 to 1981, will discuss "Church-State Problems That May Emerge Before the Year 2000" during an 8 p.m. April 15 meeting in the Kansas Union. He will speak at the KSR banquet in the Adams Alumni Center at 6:15 p.m. April 15 and at 12:30 p.m. April 16 in Smith Hall. Catholic women to meet Jan. 24 Salina's Catholic women's group, "Time Out for Friendship," will hold its first meeting of 1986 from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Marymount College Fine Arts Ballroom. Dr. Robert Imperato will discuss "New Testament Attitudes Toward Women." The meeting is open to women from Salina and surrounding communities. For more information, call 823-7338 or 823-2477. Film to discuss religious freedom "The Angel of Sardis," a new film from Evangelical Films, will have its premiere Salina showing at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 304 W. Grand. The movie is the result of Evangelical Films' effort to deal with the problems facing the church on the subject of religious freedom. It tells the story of Pastor Robert Ingstrom's fight to save his church from spiritual death. A carry-in supper is planned at 6 p.m. as part of the church's fellowship night activities. Ex-pastor helps ministers with sermons HONOLULU (AP) - A Presbyterian minister might start his Sunday sermon by telling a story from the life of American writer Mark Twain. That same day, an Episcopal priest might tell his congregation the same story, but as part of a sermon with a different point. The chances are the two men subscribe to a sermon-preparation service. Glendon Harris, a former trade writer and minister who now runs such a service in Honolulu, says with all the tasks a clergyman has to handle "there just isn't enough time anymore'' for them to do an adequate job developing sermons. To make up for some of the lack of it, Harris publishes "Pulpit Resource," put out quarterly, which offers stories, anecdotes and literary references pegged to Scriptural readings for each Sunday. He says the material can enliven sermons and keep a congregation's attention. "With television, radio and modern magazines, people are more sophisticated, they won't stand for that old style ... haranguing," he says. "You have to look at it from the listener's standpoint." While most ministers study the Scriptures extensively while in seminary, he says few receive adequate instruction in homiletics, or the art of preaching, even though such Lids placed on 'clown ministr/ WASHINGTON (AP) - Clowns are OK in some ways for teaching about Christ, but are not to be used in the church's regular liturgy of worship, says a Roman Catholic committee. The Bishops' committee on liturgy says the "sincerity of those involved in 'clown ministry' is not to be questioned, but it must be made clear that they have no liturgical function.'' The statement says the "clown has a place" to entertain, to aid in teaching children and in "works of charity" such as visiting those who are sick or confined and "even in certain traditions of Christological reflection." This refers to the role a clown can play in portraying the idea of being a fool for Christ or of God's apparent foolishness and weakness surpassing human wisdom and strength, says the Rev. John Gurrieri of the liturgy secretariat. He says that except in liturgical worship, the statement is "very supportive" of the clown ministery. A long tradition in Christian drama and literature sees outcasts, apparent fools and idiots, such as Don Quixote, as representing Christ. While not wishing to' 'stifle genuine adaptation and authentic creativty where permitted by liturgical norms," the statement said, use of clowns is not appropriate in the liturgy and detracts from its "prayerful atmosphere" and "sense of the transcendent." Newspaper drops gay caucus ad DALLAS (AP) — A gay caucus in the United Methodist Church claims a weekly denominational newspaper "capitulated" to reader opposition when it discontinued a classified ad, but the editor says that wasn't the case. Spurgeon M. Dunnam III of the United Methodist Reporter says he had not capitulated to anyone in halting the ad's appearance, but simply had "made a mistake" in allowing it in the first place. The paid, nine-word ad, which had been running for more than a year, said "Gay and Lesbian United Methodists — it's time for Affirmation. Write P.O. Box 1021, Evanston, El." Dunham said he had decided the original acceptance of the ad had not been in accord with the paper's policy of refusing ads "at odds" with the church's social principles. The principles state that "homosexual persons no less than heterosexual persons are individuals of sacred worth" but "we do not condone the practice of homosexuality," considering it "incompatible with Christian teaching." Now You Can Feel Better About Staying Warm This Winter 9O DAYS SAME AS CASH Financing Available —^ Buy a Buck Stove And Heat For Less Than You Ever Thought You Could! • Insert into your existing fireplace, or install freestanding, as shown above. • Sturdy three-wall construction, thermostat and blower. • America's ORIGINAL forced-air fireplace insert AND freestanding stove. 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Among other similar services in the country, some provide complete, ready-made sermons, others simply resource material, suggested approaches, illustratative stories or other helps. Harris attended the Western Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Ore., after working as a building and construction materials writer for 12 years. He later headed churches in Peoria, 111.; Willcox, Ariz., and Thousand Oaks, Calif. He found his background in writing helpful in preparing sermons.-Soon, he began duplicating copies of his completed sermons for other ministers to study. "I started grinding them out on the church mimeograph and sending them around the (regional church) conference," Harris says. "I was surprised at the response." In 1974, he decided to give up preaching and go full time into producing completely written sermons, a practice he abandoned after a few years. "I guess I might have felt guilty about it," Harris says. "I have very little tolerance for intellectual indolence, and felt they should compose their own." "Pulpit Resource" is now in its 14th year, and has about 8,000 subscribers. Subscribers are located all over the United States, and some abroad, he says. "I try not to step on any theological toes," he said. "I don't take any doctrinal slant, because we go to every denomination; everything from a tin roof tabernacle to a high Episcopal church." While some individual faiths publish guides to help ministers in sermon preparation, Harris says there are only a few other broad- based, multi-faith homiletical guides being produced in the United States. Harris spends two days or more per week collecting material for his sermon guides, and a few more days compiling it — an investment of time that many ministers would find difficult. "They don't have the luxury that I have," says Harris. In addition to sermon preparation, and conducting mid-week and weekend services, he says many ministers must take care of church administration, attend denominational meetings and fulfill an expanded counseling role. For Harris, the key thing is to relate the Scriptural readings to everyday life. Church notes The Very Rev. Arthur J. Rathbun, dean of Christ Cathedral, 138 S. Eighth, will give his annual "State of the Church" address in place of the sermon at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday. * * * Youth of Trinity Lutheran Church will conduct a benefit soup luncheon and bake sale starting at 11 a.m. Sunday at Trinity Hall, Ninth and Crawford. Cost is $2.50. * * * The musical Rathbuns from Sublette will minister at the First Assembly of God Church, 118 S. Eighth, during the 10:50 a.m. worship service Sunday. The Rathbuns have traveled extensively across America in their music ministry. The public is invited. WORSHIP AT THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 8th & Mulberry Sunday Service .'. 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Wed. Eve. Meeting 7:30 p.m. FIRsf- F ' RS |T, CHURCH of GOD The End 01 Your Search For A Friendly Church Sunday School 10:00 am Church Worship 11:00 am Sun. Eve 7:00 pm If in need of a ride call 827-3120 or 827-4810 Rev. Holly Lienhard Ash & Penn Assembly of God 8th &!ron, Salina, Kansas Ofe 823-3640- Home: 827-6481 JASPER WEAVER, PASTOR Sunday School (all ages) 9:45am Worship Service 10:50 am The Musical Rathbuns Worship Service. „ 7:00 pm "The Greatest Sentence Ever Written" Wed. Family Night Bible Study & Youth Alive 7:00 pm "The man that rows the boat does not have time to rock it" LUTHERAN CHURCHES IMMANUEL LUTHERAN 255 S. 7th 8254750 Sunday School 9:40 a.m. Worship 8:30& 10:50 Nursery;! 9:40 & 10:50 REDEEMER 743 E. Magnolia 8:00 am Folk Service - Holy Communion 9:00 am. Church School 10:30 am. Worship "Instant Conversion" Presiding Minister: Jim Gearhart Asst. Ministers: Carol Ahlstedt Si Dennis Wahlgren Christ (Missouri Synod) 111 W. Magnolia . 827-7492 Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Stephen R. Bartelt, Pastor St. John's Lutheran 302 South 7th Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship 8:15 & 10:45 a.m. Herman Frerichs, Pastor ff - 00R Jc\ TRINITY LUTHERAN Missouri Synod West Crawford at 9th & 10th Streets Dan Schmalz. Pastor Wendell Haubein. Assoc. 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 Welaaae In Church & Nursery ST. MARK Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod IWIOSI N.K. Corner Ohio & Magnolia Worship Service Ola.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. "Preaching Repentance And The Forgiveness Of Sin In Jesus Christ" Kev. John Strackbcin ,s25-7-I.Vi FIRST COVENANT CHURCH 801 East Cloud Street 823-3792 Steve Thulson, Pastor Hock Doddridge, Associate Pastor, Christian Education Director Sherry Peterson, Director of Lay Ministries Dave Rasmussen, Youth/Pastoral Intern Worship Services. 9:30,10:55 am Adult Classes 8:30,9:30,10:55 am Sr. High Class. 10:55 am Children's Classes. 9:30 am Nursery Provided All Services Mid-Week Home Bible Studies Available EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH-INDEPENDENT 823-6562 Michael SchnncwcJB-Pantor FIRST FOURSQUARE CHURCH Elmhurst & Ohio fetor: Rev. Alton Burkes 825-4918 "Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord." I Cnrinlliinns 15:58 Sunday School 9:3(1 am Sunday Worship 10:30 am & 7:00 pm Adult Bible Study and Youth Group 7:00 pm ROLLING HILLS CONGREGATIONAL ^UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 2026 Starlight Joseph Alfred, Pastor Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Jesus Christ The Light Of The World FOURSQUARE UOSl'EL CHURCH John 10:10 "1 came to give you life and that more abundantly." 748 Duvall 825-1943 Sunday Christian Education Classes 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. (Ministry For Hearing Impaired 10:30 a.m.) Wednesday Night 7:00 p.m Thursday Youth Night 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Loren Houltbem Asst. Pastor: Doug Turner CHURCH OF THE INCARNATION EPISCOPAL Max and Norton Street Sunday Eucharist 9:30a.m. Church School 9:15 a.m. Nursery Provided Thursday Eucharist 12 Noon With Ministry of Healing The-Venerable Ben E. Helmer, Vicar FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday S<-hml Worship Service. ... Kvcninj; Worship.. INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH 321 N. 8th 825-4220 Sunday School 10:00 a.m, Sunday Morning Service 11:00 a.m. Wed. & Sun. Evening Servica 7:00 p.m. For Bus Service Call 827-7869 Bob Aills, Pastor First Baptist Church Lewis & McAdams Rd. Church School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship 9:25 a.m. Sunday Eve Vespers 6:30 p.m. Wed. Bible Study 8:00 p.m. "God Will Provide" Rev. William H. Marshall Nursery Provided BEL Affi SOUTHERN BAPTIST UOO W. Cloud" T Pastor. Bobby Georee Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morniny Worship 11:00 a m "Those Who Follow Jesus" Matt.-1:12.25 Korean l^inKUiine Servitti 12:IWp.m. Church Training fi.IHlp.ni Evening Worship .7:(Klp.m. "When The Storms Come" Wed. Service . Ml *$**>. ,...„, 7:00 pm "The MelU'nnial" Rev. 31 UNITY OF SALINA ABilitted with SiJenl Unity & publishers ofUe Daily Wori 712 S. Ohio Telephone 825-8940 Book Store and Library Hours: Sun. after Church"'til 1 pm Mon.-Wed. 10-1:30. Thurs. 7-9:30 9:30 a.m Sun. Morn. Class 11:00 a.m Worship Service 11:30-12 Noon Mid-Day Prayer Service - M-Th 7-9:10 p.m. Thurs. Nile Meditation and Bible Class Rev. Berthenia J. Banks Minister's Office Hours: M-Th 104:30 "Ya Gotta Think Big" Counseling by uppt. Weddings, Funerals, Memorial Services Sunset Bible Chapel 760 Hancock Worship 9:45 Family Bible Hour. 11:00 Evening Service 7:00 George Easter, Correspondent....827-9437 Salina Heights Christian Church North llth & Pacific Bible School Hour. 9:30 a.m. Worship Hour. 10:30 a.m. Worship Hour 6:30 p.m. Paul HesSer, Minister FIRST Mulberry from Eighth to Ninth Church School For All Ages 9:00 am Worship Service 10:00 a.m. (Broadcast on KINA - 910on AM dial) Nursery Care Provided "Is The Dream Still Alive?" by Rev. Thomas Glenn Dr, Bernard Hawley Rev. Pat A. Jeffrey Sunrise Roach at Beloit Phone 823-6344 Church School 10:00 Worship Service 8:45& 11:10 "Many Problems — Many Gifts" Dr. Robert Lay SALINA BIBLE CHURCH 2100Quincy 823-9138 Rev. E.G. Schumacher, Pastor Rev. Larry Harris, Associate Pastor SUNDAY Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Pro-Teens 7:00 p.m. Mid-week Service. 7:30 p.m. FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Kindergarten thru 12 823-9130 faith Word Mowskip A Charismalk Church o/Praise & Worship 717 N. Santa Fe Salina, Ks. 823-7434 Sunday Service 10am &7 pm Thm. Bible Study. 1pm FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1425 South Ohio Ph. 823-6331 or 823-6948 Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 8:30 a.m. & 10:50 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m. N. Rene Coluvv. Pastor Village Bible Church 13010sage 827-8132 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Service ^. 7:30 p.m. Pastor Dan Russell ? Christian Churches First Eighth and Walnut Church School 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:15 a.m. Youth Groups 6:30 p.m. "Look Down" Rev. Robert Belew Nursery During All Services GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE 400 East Crawford "A Baptist Bible Fellowship Church" Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship. 11:00 a.m. Young People's 6:00 p.m. Evangelistic Service 7:00 p.m. Harold C. Jayne, Pastor 7 Belmont Boulevard 2508 Belmont Blvd. Church School 9:30 a.m. (Classes for all ages) Worship and Communion 10:45 a.m. f "Night Gallery" Q^ Luke 13:1-9 Paxton Jones — Minister FIRST SOUTHERN'BAPTIST CHURCH Hearing Impaired Interpreter at all services. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Sun. Eve. Church Training 0:00 p.m. Sun. Eve. Worship 7:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. Pastor Glenn Davis 823-6828 655 S. Santa Fe Belmont Boulevard CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE. Belmont & Highland Phones 827-9900 or 827-5110 Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Wed. Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. "A GROWING CHURCH WITH A VISION" J. Wade Dkjison - Pastor MENTOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 10:00 a.m Sunday School 11:00 a.m..... Worship "A Wedding At Cana" The small church alternative located 4 miles south of Salina Pastor Ken Trickle CHURCH OF THE CROSS Broadway at Cloud Bill Brazil, Pastor Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. "What Happened To The Water" John 2:1-11 Supervised Nursery at all Services u N I T E D M E T H 0 D I S T C H U R C H E S 901 E. Neal Trinity 825-5270 Worehip Service; 9:00 & 10:20 am Children & Adult Classes 9:00 am Youth & Adult Classes. 10:20 arn "Where Do You Live?" Rev. Nick Warner, Pastor Wilma Spellman. Educ. Assistant Nursery Provided All Services Grand Ave. "The Excellent Way" Rev. Curtis Fulton 9:30 am Sunday School 10:45 am Morning Worship 6:30 pm Evening Worship Nursery, North 8th & Grand First 122 N. sth MINISTERS: Rev. Omer Tittle Rev. David Randall Rev. Leslie F. Toburen, Minister of Visitation Norma Montgomery. Oir. Christian Education Church School 9:40a.m. Worship Service 8:30 & 10:50 a.m. "Keep The Small Change" Rev. Omer Tittle KINA Broadcast 910 on your dial 11:00 a.m. Nursery' Provided All Services University 1509 S. Santa Fe 825-9505 Nursery 8:15 to 12 Noon Service of Worship 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Church School 9:30 a.m. "A Person Of One Book" Wheelchair Accessible W. Lawrence Grove. Pator Diana Darby. Christian Education Coordinator Quayle Methodist Church School 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 11:00 a.m. "Buildings That Last" Isaiah 12:1-5 Speaker: Dr. William J. Augman Prayer Meeting, Wed. Nite 6'30-7'30 725 Commanche 825-4835 Rev. WennersBallardJr.
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