The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 26, 1996 · Page 16
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BB SATURDAY. OCTOBER 26, 1996 RELIGION THE SAUNA JOURNAL Heaven's windows Icons lead Salman to become Orthodox Christian By GARY DEMUTH The Salina Journal • t was the icons that did it. At 40, Salinan Shelly Hatfield decided to fulfill her dream of becoming an artist -and began a two-year study in Graphic Art in Pennsylvania. She had always been interested in holy icons. After all, she was married to an Episcopal priest. But when she went to an Orthodox retreat center to study paintings of icons, she was not prepared for the spiritual changes that hit her like a thunderbolt. "I found that the icons are not flat, two-dimensional lifeless paintings," Hatfield said. "They inspire and draw you into a deeper communion with God." Hatfield began to think of the icons as "windows to heaven." She said they were a key factor in helping her decide to become an Orthodox Christian. "Windows to Heaven" became the title of an autobiographical essay Hatfield wrote for a book entitled "Our Hearts' True Home," a collection of stories written by women who have entered the Orthodox faith. "These women come from a variety of backgrounds and faiths, from Jewish to Buddhist," Hatfield said. Hatfield is the wife of the Rev Chad Hatfield, pastor of All Saints Orthodox Church, 2818 Scanlan. Rev. Hatfield was the former Dean of Christ Cathedral in Salina but became controversial in the church for preaching against what File photo Shelly Hatfield has written an essay In "Our Hearts True Home," a collection of stories written by women who have entered Orthodox faith. he believed were the false doctrines of the Episcopal Church. "A lot of my husband's formation as a priest came from traditional Orthodox writings," Shelly Hatfield said. "He became the scourge of the liberal Protestant whig of the church that was seeking to rewrite Scripture and throw out tradition." Shelly Hatfield writes in the book that her husband was forced to resign from the church over a false accusation that was canonically illegal. The Hatfields had quietly embraced the principles of Orthodoxy within the Episcopal church, and now they had the chance to openly declare their beliefs. "Orthodoxy is the second largest Christian religion in the world," Shelly Hatfield said. "Orthodox means 'right belief.' They are traditional teachings that are virtually unchanged since the days of Christ. If you visit Jerusalem, this will be the Christian church you'll find. It's the ancient church as it was in its original state." With the help of Orthodox Bishop Basil, Wichita, Rev. Hatfield was ordained an Orthodox priest in January 1994, and the Hatfields founded Mission of All Saints, Salina. Last year, Shelly Hatfield was contacted by Virginia Nieuwsma, who was putting together a book written by Orthodox women. "Virginia felt the book could be an inspiration to others who were searching," Shelly Hatfield said. "She felt there was a need for Orthodox women to be heard, especially those married to men in the clergy." Hatfield said the book also dispels a lot of unfounded myths surrounding Orthodoxy. "It will clarify things for people considering entering the Orthodox church," Hatfield said. "It's not an ethnic thing. There's a big difference between Christian and Jewish Orthodoxy, for example." Hatfield is thankful that she and her husband decided to enter the Orthodox church. "We were in a religion where we had to defend ourselves all the time," Hatfield said. "Now we're in a church that defends us. We feel like we've come home." enrich your spiritual life A TTEND CHURCH Three of a Kind... Sunday Isaiah 42:1-9 Monday Isaiah 58:1-14 Tuesday Amos 5:1-27 Wednesday Micah 2:1-13 Thursday Micah 3:1-12 Friday Micah 4:1-5 Saturday Micah 6:1-16 At this point these three kittens are not very different from one another. Similar marking...all cuddly...identically impelled with a desire to explore the world. Later they will begin to show individuality and respond to the personal} ties of those humans who soon become their world. The human process of growing up has parallels. Only gradually does individuality become evident. The developing child will also be strongly influenced by those closest who, likewise, become his or her world. Our churches and synagogues in their ministry to families build upon this principle. While strengthening family relationships, they help children to grow spiritually at their own pace. Their emphasis on truth and commitment makes the example of grownups more effective, more inspiring. Your children deserve and your family needs God's ministry to YOU. Scriptures Selected by The American Bible Society Copyright 1996, Keister-Wllliams Newspaper Services, P. O. Box 8005, Charlottesvllle, 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 Vldricksen Distributing Co. The Vidricksen's Noon Kiwanls of Salina Your Community Service Club Salina Concrete Products, Inc. Entire Staff UMB/National Bank of America Officers, Directors & Staff Western Slzzlln Steak House Dub McElroy & Employees Tox-Eol Termite Service Jim Jarvis & Employees Headley's Clothing Glen and Elaine Headley Wood Fashion Cleaners ft Pete's Laundry Employees ComputerLand of Salina John Qunn & Staff Barragree Rent-All Lonnle Adamson & Staff Holiday Inn of Salina Kevin Williams & Employees Both your FAITH and your CHURCH GROW through REGULAR CHURCH ATTENDANCE BRIEFLY • The Rev. Christopher Thomforde, the newly installed President of Bethany College, will be guest preacher at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 255 S. Seventh. The Bethany Brass Ensemble will also perform. There will be a reception between services in the church lounge. • Independent Baptist Church will celebrate their 26th anniversary beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 2801 Ray. Special music and preaching will be included in the celebration. • Eleanor Workman, founder and president of Christian Haitian Outreach Inc., will be the guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at First Foursquare Church, 111 Elmhurst. Workman is a minister and missionary whose purpose is to rescue aban- WORKMAN doned babies and bring Jesus to the poor people of Haiti. • The Church and Society Work Area of First United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Hi-Way Clean-up from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Participants should meet at 1:30 p.m. at the church, 122 N. Eighth for a safety meeting required by the Kansas Department of Transportation. There will be refresh- ments after the clean-up. • "On Bibles and Ballots: Is There a Biblical Way to Think About Politics?" is the title of a roundtable discussion forum at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Youth and Family Life Center at First Covenant Church, 801E. Cloud. There will be a potluck supper at 6 p.m. • The Concordia Lutheran Church Women will be have their annual Bazaar and Food Sale beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 2 in the fellowship hall of Concordia Lutheran Church. There will be a drawing for a quilt at 11 a.m. • Lucas United Methodist Women will have their annual Bazaar and Lunch Stand beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 2 in the fellowship hall of Lucas United Methodist Church. Sales of crafts and baked goods will run throughout the day, with an 8:30 p.m. quilt drawing. • University United Methodist Church will have a Lord's Acre Sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at the 4-H Building. Lunch and dinner will be available, plus a silent auction throughout the day. Special drawings will start at 5:30 p.m. • The Brookville United Methodist Church will have its annual Fall Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Brookville Community Building. There will be a craft, baked goods and candy table, and food will be served. At 2:30 p.m. there will be a drawing for a quilt and other gift items. V SPEAKER Palestinian to speak at All Saints Topic is concerns over Orthodox Christian Church in Jerusalem By The Journal Staff ,_ Constantine Nasr will speak on the demise of the Christian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem at All Saints Orthodox Church, 2818 Scanlan, at 7.30 p.m. Nov. 6. The Rev. Nasr, a native Palestinian, lives and works in Oklahoma City. He is a member of the Ihte'r- national Task Force for Jerusalem, a four-year-old organization that overlooks the future of the Orthodox Christian Church in Jerusalem. Nasr's speech will address the task force's concern that the Patriarch, the Orthodox Church administration in Jerusalem, is neglecting the needs of its congregation by selling off church land, closing Christian schools and cutting funds to housing programs.' "This isn't an orthodox issue. This is a Christian issue," Nasr said. "All Christian believers have a moral obligation to protect the living faith in the Holy Land." WORSHIP US! 8th & Iron. Salina, KS Church Office 823-3640 Victor Unruh, Pastor Sunday Service 9:30 am Worship 10:30 am & 6 pm Wed. Family Night 7 pm Watch T.B.N., UHF, Channel "15" 24 hours 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 ffijrirf. fflafbiwl (Episcopal; , 138 S. Eighth St. ' 827-4440 Morning Prayer Daily Sam Tuesday Holy Eucharist 7 am Wednesday Holy Eucharist with Unction 1....5 pm Thursday Holy Eucharist 9 am Saturday Holy Eucharist 5 pm Sunday Holy Eucharist 10 am Father Keith Whltmore, 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 _ I IMMANUEL Lt 255 South 7th 825-4750 U Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 8:30 & 11:00 am Loren D. Mai, Pastor "Y Mindy Buster, Youth Director H E R AI REDEEMER N I ST. JOHNS 302 South 7th 825-5081 Worship 8:15 & 10:45 Sunday School 9:30 Pastor Charles Aase Rev. Donald Trued, Visitation Pastor Brijin Johnson, Youth Worker 743 E. Magnolia 827-8195 Sunday Worship....8:00 am & 10:30 am Sunday School 9:15 am Charts L. Combs-Lay, Pastor Christ The King Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod 111 W. Magnolia 827-7492 Sunday Worship 8:00 am Sunday School 9:15 am Vacancy Pastor, Rev. Gary Wolf ST. MARK WUcoruln Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WEL8) N.E. Corner Ohio & Magnolia Worship Service 8:30 am Sunday School 9:45 am "Preaching BepenUnce And The Forgtveneu Of Sin In Jetru Chrirt" Donald Laude, Pastor 826-7455 TRINITY LUTHERAN Missouri Synod West Crawford at 9th & 10th Streets Robert Schaedel, 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 f Sanctuary Worship 10:15 am ff (Live Broadcast on KINA 910 AM) •** Child Care Provided 9:00-11:30 am 1? "Saints: I Want To Be fi One Too." „ Pastors: Rev. Thomas P. Reid D Rev. Karen Renner V T E Dir. of Family Hope Center, Mary Ellen Evans Sunrise 825 E. Beloit Phone 823-6344 Church Services 8:30 & 11:00 am R Coffee & Fellowship 9:30 am * Church School (all ages) 9:40 am J Nursery Provided "First Things ^ First" N Rev. Don Schroeder, Pastor JoiU Seymour, Director of Christian Education Valuation Sunday School 9:30 am 1137 N. Santa Fe Holiness Mlg. 10:45 am 823-2251 Salvation Mtg. 6:00 pm Lt. Paul A. Woodall, III Jaith Word Mowship A Charismatic Church of 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 Transportation Available Pastor Katherine Pitts Elmhurst & Ohio 825-1918 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 & G pm 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 Hatfield, Pastor The Rev. Fr. W. Thomas Neustrom, Assoo.- ? First Christian Church 2727 E. Crawford 82M296 Skilled Nursery Attendant Contemporary Music Worship Service 9:00 am Sunday School 10:15 am Worship Co-Ministers: Kim Blakley Rea & Greg Lombard Rea 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 Easter, 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 Beading Room in Church Wednesday only 6:40-7:15 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 Jimmie 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 8:30 pm Prayer Meeting (Wed.) 10:30 am & 7:00 pm Bible Study (Wed.) 7:00 pm Tkt C/iure/i iffon Setntotl It Somtbody Ant CMil It M" T. Ray McJunkiiis, Pastor First Baptist Church 843 Lewis Worship 9:30 A.M. Children's Church & Nursery Sunday School 10:45 A.M. ...reaching out to others in love. )'w Bridges, Pastor Kevin Hazelton. Youth/Education FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST Magnolia & Ohio 823-0828 Sunday Worship.'. 9:30 am, 10:50 am Sunday School-For All Ages..9:30 am, 10:50 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:30 pm Wednesday Evening Worship 6:45 pm Nursery Provided All Services • Handicap Accessible Glenn Davis, Pastor Bel Air Southern Baptist "For A Spiritual Experience" Come Grow With Us Interim Pastor: Albert Smith • Sunday School 9:46 am Morning Worship 11:00 am Evening Worship 7:00 plji Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 pm 1100 W. Cloud 827-9771 Mon.-Fri. 9:30-Noon' Belmont Boulevard Christian Church 2508 Belmont Blvd., 827-4882 Dr. Paxton Jones - Pastor Nursery Provided Sunday School for all ages 9:15 am Worship and Communion 10:30 am Worship Servlcai . 6:30 • 9:45-11:001 Sunday School 9:45 • 11:00 Ml 6. Cloud (913)823-3792 Nursery Provided All Services Home Groups on Sun. thru Thu». Call For Additional Weekly Youth Evenli FIRST CHURCH OFTHENAZARENE 1425 South Ohio 823-6331 or 823-6948 Prayer lime 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 Nome Nicklas, Marriage & Family Therapist QUAKlEimDITHODlSTCHlCH Guest Speaker Tony Myers 725 Commanche 8254835 Sunday School 9:00 am Worship Service 10:00 am Bible Study-Wednesday 6:30 pm U Christian Service Without Boundaries N Trinity _ John V. Martin, Pastor T 901 Neal ('/> mi. S. of corner of ^ Ohio & Magnolia) I 1 825-5270 Guest Speaker: Nathan Stanton tit Matthew 22:34-46 _^ Deut. 34:1-12 LJ Worship 8:30,9:45 & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am only M E T H J^HURCH TTcROSs 1600 Rush, at Cloud & Broadway "Whatever!" 8.-30 & 10:45 Celebrations Paul Wllke, Pastor O I Grand Ave. J) 304 W. Grand 823-6272 9:00 am ..................... Sunday School J. 10:15 am ......... Worship Celebration c 6:30 pm ................ Praise & Worship O "A Passion For Jesus" ' Rev. Rick Just, Pastor Nursery, North 8th & Grand C H U R C H E S Elevator FIRST UNITED METHODIST 122 N. 8th 825-0228 PASTORS: Rev.'s David VVeible & Pat Buss Amy Bowers, Minister of Visitation Cindy Ramsey, Christian Family Life Educator Church School g-.4Q am Worship 8:25 & 10:50 am "How To Be Rich Toward God." By Rev. David Welble KINA Broadcast 910 on your dial 11:00 am 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 am Thursday Worship 7:00 pm "Stewardship: It's Heartwork" Rev. Robert Conway Christian Education Director, Cindy Spencer •—--•—--

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