The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 9, 1971 · Page 7
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Non-Member's Gift Helps Black Church REV. ALVIN LARK1N and Marshall Maupin in the sanctuary of the newly-decorated Bethel AMU Church, 1001 East Urd. The carpeting, among other things, was Maupin's gift to the church. The interior decoration of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1001 East 3rd, was recently completed at tha courtesy of Marshall Maupin, 13 Rambler. As a gift to the church, of which he is not a member, Maupin purchased and had installed hundreds of yards of carpeting to cover the sanctuary, classrooms, and fellowship hall. He also donated red velvet cushioning for the church pews, pulpit furniture, and altar. Maupin began giving Ills gift to the Bethel confjregation in the summer of 1970 when he equipped the church with central air conditioning. The gift was given to the church of some 200 members in memory of Maupin's wife, il Peggy. ''It 's just a good feeling knowing how many people will enjoy this for several years — this is something lasting," saysj Maupin, president of Fire Out, I Inc., (i04 :{2IKI Terrace. ! Maupin became acquainted with the pastor of Bethel, Rev. Alvin Larkin, through his own pastor Rev. Jim Brock, First Presbyterian Church and Rev. Terry Woodbury, former student minister here. * New Diocese Will Meet DODGE CITY—More than 150 delegates are expected to gather at the St. Cornelius Church here Friday through Sunday for the first annual convention of the newly-formed Episcopal Diocese of Western Kansas. William Davidson, elected bishop of the new diocese in April, will be officially installed at the convention Saturday and will give his address Friday. Bishop Davidson s e r v e d as bishop over the diocesan territory when it was a missionary district. Officiating at the installation service will be the Rev. Arnold Lewis, who preceded Davidson as a missionary district bishop. Rev. Lewis, now of Williamsburg, Va., recently retired as armed forces bishop. lie will deliver the main address at the convention Saturday. Lutherans Meet Today SALINA — Lutheran men and women are expected to come from all over the state this weekend for the 32nd annual convention of the Kaiisas District Lutheran Laymen's League. The opening session of the two-day convention will be at 1 p.m. today at the Trinity Parish Hall. Annual reports from chairmen and committees will be given. An evening meal will be served at 6 p.m. at the parish hall. Speaker for the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday will be Theo A. Raedeke, a St. Louis minister. District officers will be elected at a 1:30 p.m. session Sunday at the Central High School atiditiorium. The convention will close with a banquet at 6 p.m. at the 4-H building in Kenwood Park. Speaker will be Rev. John Ohoitz, Detroit, a native of Ellsworth, Kan. Deadline Set For Oninil Page News News for the Saturday church pages must be received by the church editor no later than noon of the preceding Wednesday. Black Catholics Seek More Voice VATICAN CITY (AP) - The head of a group here to urge greater control by black Americans over their church life says the response from U.S. prelates attending the World Bishops Synod has been "open and profitable." But one member of the group takes strong exception. Joseph Davis, a MairiaiiLst lay brother and executive director of the National Office of Black Catholics, and five other American black Roman Catholics arc here primarily to Insist upon the appointment of a black archbishop for Washington, D.C., to replace Patrick Cardinal O'Boyle. Cardinal O'Boyle, 75, is known to have tendered his resignation, but Pope Paul VI has not yet accepted it. The group also wants to talk to VaLiean officials about setting up a black rite in the United States to meet lha needs of the 800,000 black Catholics there. Others in the group include: Rev. Lawrence E. Lucas of New York, president of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus and one of 10 candidates proposed by a black Catholic convention in' Detroit last August to succeed C a r d i n a 1 O'Boyle; Sister Martin Deporres Grey of Pittsburgh, president of the National Black Sisters' Conference; and Joseph Dulin of Detroit, president of the National Black Lay Caucus. Youths Give Skit On Bearing dross The Palhfhdcrs, a service or- ganizalu;;i for boys and girls, recently gave a skit for the II | a.m. worship service at the Seventh Day Adventist church, 1320 j North Severance. ! The th.-.me of the skit was "Bearing llu Cross of Christ." Lender of the 21 youths in the organization is Mrs. Mildred •Dirksen, 325'v West 6th. Page 7 The Hutchinson News Saturday, Oct. 9, 1971 (hi. It li Program Is For Young Singles A series of programs for young single persons — junior high school through college age — will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the. Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2031 Independence. The problems of young modern singles and marriage preparation will be discussed. AME Chief Secretary Is Re-Elected OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Rev. (1. II. Warren of Kansas City was re -elected chief secretary of the Kansas-Nebraska Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church during the group's annual convention here tills week. Other officers elected are: Rev. E. A. Scott, Omaha, recording secretary and Rev. R. A. Washington, San Jose, Calif., accountant. The five-day convention closes Sunday. house His dejected fac« slumps under a shabby hat. We don't Vnow who be is. But w» know who* he is. H« is a MAN. One of us! To his loved ones ho mcy ho a disappointment. To himself he may be a failure. To society he may be useless. But to God he is a SOUL — like each of us! And therefore his whole life can change ... when one day he'll discover the power and strength and hope with which every soul is endowed. Quietly, behind the closed doors of a pastor's study, the Church is daily helping men to come to grips with their problems. Sunday by Sunday its pulpits are imparting faith and courage for those secret inner struggles. The century-old Christian concept of the dignify of man has never rested simply on who and what we are. It is founded on the vision of what — with God's help — we can become. DIGN MA StripU/rci iho Americin Bible Society Sunday Ephcsians 6 :1-8 • Monday Galatians 3:27-29 • Tuesday Colouiani 3:1-15 • Wednesday John 8:33-42 • Thursday Galatians 5:1 -6 • Friday II Thessalonians 3:1-5 • Saturday I Peter 2:11-17 Copyright 1971 Keister Advertliing Service, Inc., Struburg, Virginia ~ mmw ^.e^» ^ Westinghouse Weigh-to-Save™ Heavy Duty 18 Washer with Hand Wash Agitator Model LA571M • Weigh-to-Save™ Ud-saves water, bleach and detergent • Two Agitators-one regular and one Hand Wash~1or all your fabrics! • 18-pound capacity • 3 Permanent Press settings • Bleach Dispenser • Stop 'n Soak™ cycle • 2 Wash and Spin speeds See Your Country Cousins and SAVE! Model LA270M Models LTIOOS/ DEIOOS Model DE270M .00 HEAVY DUTY [@] THIS SERIES IS SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING HUTCHINSON CONCERNS: CESSNA FLUID POWER DIV. PARROTT-HODNETT RFD 4 WINCHESTER PACKING 512 S. 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