Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 13, 1973 · Page 18
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Congregational Church plans discussion Sunday Fri., April 13, ltT3 GKEELEY (CoU.) TRIBUNE It Bethel College chorus to sing here The Adult Education Committee of the Board of Christian Education of the First Congregational church, United Church of Christ, 210116th St., holds its third session in 'the current . spring series under the theme "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Marriage but Were Afraid to Ask." Sunday's discussion will be on the question "Your Marriage- Open or Closed?" from the referral text "Open Marriage by O'Neill and O'Neill. The informal panel discussion and coffee begin at 11 a.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall and will last approximately an hour. Nursery care will be provided at the church. Panel members for this Sunday will include: Dr. Ann C. Richards, Dr. Fred L. Richards, and Dr. Herbert Severson. Dr. Ann C. Richards received her BA degree from Bradeis University where' she was graduated cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She .received her Master's degree in elementary education from the University of Chicago, and her Ed. Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Florida. She taught in the Department of Psychology at Northeast Louisiana University and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Counseling and Guidance at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Fred Richards received his BA and MA degrees from Stetson University, his M.Ed from the University of Florida and his Ph.D in Humanistic Psychology from Union Graduate School, Yellow Springs, Ohio. He has laught English at Florida Central Academy and Georgia Slate University, and is presently a Social Science Editor for Shields Publishing Company. The Doctors Richards are co-authors of a new book "Homonovus: The New Man." · . Dr. Severson received his BS degree in Psychology and Sociology from Wisconsin State University in Whitewater. Hs MS and Ph.D degrees were granted from the University of Wisconsin in the field of Educational Psychology. Dr. Severson is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at UNC. He is a licensed school psychologist and has done court relaled family and -marriage counseling. He has published professionally in Journals of Psychology and Educalion and delivered leclures for various professional groups. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of the sessions of the spring series. The members 'of the Greeley Christian Reformed Church, 8th and 21st St., have been busy in recent weeks, selecting a new name. "Fellowship Christian Reformed Church" is the name they have chosen. .; Since the church's original name was easily confused with various other churches in Greeley which have similar names, the church'.council asked the members to reflect on what the Bible says about the nature and purpose of the church and present suggestions. According to the pastor, a wide variety of suggestions were offered. The whole process climaxed in a congregational meeting last Sunday morning when the congregalion · unanimously selected "Fellowship" as its .choice. CARDINAL CONSECRATED Cardinal Pole was consecrated archbishop of Canterbury on March 22, 1556. Sr/'/o Prabhupada needs quiet The Bethel Male Chorus from Bethel College, St. Paul, Minn, will appear in sacred concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, at Bethel Baptist Church, 230717th Ave. A free will offering will be received, with proceeds going to the construction of a Performing-Arts Center on the new Bethel College campus. The Bethel Male Chorus, the oldest performing group on campus, is now in its 68th season, having been formed in 1904. This year's chorus includes students from 10 states. This is conductor C. Edward Thomas's first year with the chorus! The Male Chorus performs sacred music of all periods and styles, from very difficult compositions of periods ranging from Baroque to Modern, to simple hymn arrangements of the last two centuries. Representative composers include Buxtehude, 'Schubert, Persechetti, and Christiansen. Especially interesting in the program is a fifteen minute medley ol hymns and gospel Immanuel songs arranged by Mr. Thomas, with guitar and string bass accompaniment. Mr. Thomas, a talented concert pianist and arranger- composer, joined the music faculty of Bethel College in 1966. He formerly taught at Northwestern College, then in Minneapolis. He received his B. Mus. degree from the Wheaton By GEORGE W. CORNELL AI Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- A high, weathered wall ringed the garden behind the big, red-brick building in Brooklyn. A sign on the front door admonished callers to silence, adding: "Srila Prabhupada needs quiet!" Inside the front hallway, the air piquant with incense, another penciled sign advised; "Please walk soflly and lalk softly.... Srila Prabnupada is here!" the object of this solicitous concern was, as he is formally titled, "His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prahu- pada," 76, founder and spiritual master of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. "He's napping," whispered a devotee, Panchartna Dos, 22. "He cannot be disturbed." That apparently scuttled the* planned interview, which had been scheduled in advance, with the aging religious teacher from India who seven years ago started a movement in the West that has sung and danced its way across America. In almost every major city nowadays, you frequently spot his followers, young men with shaven heads and topknots, wearing safron, wrap-around dhotis and tunic-like kirtas, sandal-footed young women in flowing saris -with painted marks of dedication, Ihe I iakas, on their foreheads. "Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna," they chant, swaying along. "Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare, Hare Kama, Hare Rama, They thump their twin-headed drums, the khol, and ring their brass hand cymbals, the kar- tals. lirigadicr James Watt Mrs. James Watt Brig, and Mrs. James Watt to conduct services here Brigadier and Mrs. James W a t t , Division Secretary. Salvalion Army, in charge of Art Watts plays music for Past Presidents group Arl Watts played a medley of accordion selections for the Past Presidents of Veterans nf Foreign Wars Auxiliary when the club met at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Jerry Wallace, for a business meeting and social hour. Selections included "Santa Lucia," "Oh Susanna," and "Batlle Hymn of Ihe Republic." Mrs. Shirley Hunter presided at the business meeling. A cheer booklet was signed for Mrs. Mary Ann Montoya, and Mrs. Lessie Maricle also was reported hospitalized. An Easter motif was used for refreshments served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Hunter and Arl Walls. The next regular meeting, at 7:30 p.m., May 7, at the home of Mrs. Roy Ahrend, 2117 7lh Ave., will include nomination and election of officers for Ihe coming year. United Methodist, service planned During the 10:30a.m. worship service, Palm Sunday, April 15, the Kirsl United Methodist Church will receive its confirmation class into membership. The SB young people' have been attending classes since January. Them will bo a reception for the now members following the service. the I n t e r m o u n t a i n Division, comprising four States, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Montana, will conduct special services for Palm Sunday at 11 a.m., Sunday, April 15. Brigadier and Mrs. Watt are veterans of 32 years service as officers, and have served many corps appointments, then became (lie Administrator of the School for Officers Training in San Francisco. They came to Denver a year ago. After the morning service, there will be a special meeting of the corps Council, made up of local officers and members of the corps, at 2 p.m. Mrs. Watt is a gifted singer, and will perform at the meeling. Brigadier Al Parker, the Greeley Commanding Officer inviles the area residenls lo attend this special meeting and morning service. Sisterhood Class presents poems All members of Ihe Sisterhood Class of Ihe First United Mclhndisl Church, contributed Easter pnems or slories lo make up Ihe program for Ihe April 9 meeling. Mrs. Ora Doty based Ihe devotions on passages from Proverbs and St. Mnllhew. Mrs. Minnie Peterson gave the opening prayer. Mrs. Anna Kirlon was in charge of Ihe program nnd Rames. The meeting closed with group singing nnd rccilnlion of Ihe benediction. The next meeling will be n mothers' Day Tea in the church pnrlor, nl 1:30 p.m., Mny 14. "It's great to go out on san- kirtan- a chanting party in the street," said Omkama Dasi, 19, a young woman devotee operating the switchboard at the movements New York lemple on Brooklyn's Henry Street. All the Western followers, many of them young people disillusioned by hedonism or affluence, take Sanscrit names with various religious con- nolalions symbolizing their change from "material" pursuits to'a new "spiritual" path. "We are vaishnav---lovers of God," said Goswami Bali Mardan, 26, an aide to the spiritual master and director of the New York temple, one of about 50 of them started in major cities in this country. Most of the closest adherents--estimated now at. 4,000-live communally in Ihe temples and surrounding apartment houses, going through their daily routine of chants, classes, work and vegetarian meals taken together. "Our objective is to develop greater love of God and to achieve a platform of elevated, blissful life full of knowledge," Goswami Mardan said. "God is the root of everything." When people are out of touch with that reality, he added, they "think of themselves simply as bodies, bul our real identity is spiritual--as souls, as eternal servants of God. If we don't understand who we really are, it is not possible lo be happy." The basic method for allain- ing this spiritual self-understanding, as Ihe movement sees it, is by chanting Ihe name nf God, called Krishna, and olher sounds or "mantras" believed to release the mind from material concepts and link it with God. "Everything else follows naturally,"said Goswami Mardan. Studies are centered on the ancient Vedic literature of India, chiefly the Bhagavad Gita, which the group publishes as a Our Savior's Lutheran sets schedule Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1800 21st Ave., has planned the following schedule for Holy Week: Palm Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Procession and Blessing of the Palms and Special music by the Senior Choir. Tuesday, April 17: 7:30 p.m., Wartburg College Choir, Dr. James Fritschel, director, will present a concert of hymns and music of Holy Week. Holy Thursday Communion: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theme: "A Time to Remember." Easter: The Festival of the Resurrection: Sunrise Service: 6 a.m.; Easter Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 8a.m.; Theme: "That's Great Gittin' -- Up Morning". Festival Services: 8:30 a.m., Communion after both services. Theme: "Living in the Kesurrection". Easter Film: Thirty minute color film: "The Other Wise Man". This film is for first grade through adults in Parish Building. Children who arc ages 3,4 and 5 will have Easter filmstrips in the five-year-olds room. At the 10:00 a.m. service on Easier Morning, there will also be singing of traditional Easter hymns. source of financial support. They also sell incense, "Spiritual Sky," produced al Iheir Los Angeles center. Their monthly magazine, "Back to Godhead," has a circulation of 300,000. Members who hold jobs are enjoined to contribute 50 per cent of their income lo the movement, and members also accept donations on Iheir musical expeditions into the streets. In the temple altar room, as lunch neared, a dozen barefoot devotees swayed before a bright, decorative altar, while candles glowed throughout the room, bells tinkled, smoke rose from censers and Indian music came from a recorder. For their highly flavorful vegetarian meals--' 'prasadam' '-devotees sit on the floor, men in one room, women in anolher. "We try not lo have loo much association between men and women," said Omkama Dasi. "We want lo think only of Krishna, and if we're together too much, that's hard lo do until you reach a higher level of development." Disciplinary rules of Ihe movemenl prohibit illicit sex, gambling or Ihe taking of coffee, lea, alcohol or any in- 1 loxicanls and proscribe Ihe eating of meat, fish or poultry. It was after noontime, and the appoinlmenl with Ihe spiritual masler still had not come about. He had been welcomed the day before at Kennedy airport with an outpouring of song, dance, showers of flower petals and garlands hung over his neck. But there were no prospects in sight for the interview. A smiling devotee, softly chanting as he counted out Ihe chants on his beads, paused long enough lo pass along Ihe information thai "the masler" was now having a backrub in the garden under the flowering magnolia trees. Lutheran choirs to sing AH the choirs of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 14th Ave. and Lakeside Dr., will participale in Ihe annual Palm Sunday Music Festival during the 11 a.m. service, Sunday, April 15. The service will open with a Cherub Choir "Call lo Worship" directed by Mrs. Robert Miller. This will be followed by a "Procession of the Palms" and a Litany for Palm Sunday: "All Glory, Laud Honor" led by Ihe Jr. Hi Chorus. The Junior Choir, directed by Mrs. Art Grauberger, will sing: "Blessed Is The King Of Israel" following Pastor Langeland's brief meditalion: "Courageous Journey of Love!" The Senior Choir will then present the deeply moving Portrayal ot Ihe Passion Story in the Sacred Cantata: "The Crucifixion" by John Stainer, directed by Mr. Irving Johnson. Nazarene church offers pantomine A panlomine drama enlitled "Gateway To Glory" will be presented at 7:30 p.m., on Good Friday, April 20, al Ihe Firsl Church of the Nazarene, 2515 W. 16th St. The pantomine drama, wilh musical background, will 'depict events of the "Great Judgment Day." Rev. Orlando R. Jantz, Pastor, and congregation, invite members of the Greeley community lo attend Ihis special passion service. MESSIAH PREMIERE On April 13, 1742, Handel's "Messiah" was performed for Ihe firsl lime in Dublin. FIRST ASSEMBLY of GOD 9th St. and 13th Ave. Sunday School 9:45 a.m Morning Worship n :00 a.m Children's Church 11:00 a.m! Youth Alive 6:00 p.m. Evening Service 7:00 p.m. Nursery Services Provided RONALD D. MICKLEY-- Pastor Pastor Micklsy A Growing, Going Church In Greeley We have moved to our new location at 3451 23rd Ave. We welcome you to worship with us this Sunday. Worship, 8:45 and 11:00 Sunday School, 10:00 Sunday School for the deaf, 11:00 GREELEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH 3451 23rd Ave. C. Edward Thomas 0 SON OF MAN! Thou art My dominion and My^ dominion perislteth not, wherefore fearest thou thy perishing? Thou art My light and My light shall never be extinguished, why dost thou dread extinction? Thou art My glory and My glory fadeth not; thou art My robe and My robe shall never be outworn. Abide then in thy love for Me, that thou mayest find Me in the realm of glory. -- Baha'u'llah 353-1795 * qvE us dAy OUR d Ally Matthew 6:11 Prayer to God brings you daily supply -and far more. A regenerated nature, a heart full of love, the ability to bless others these are God's gifts, too. At our testimony meeting this Wednesday, hear others tell how they've experienced God's love, and seen His practical answer to every kind of need. It's a one-hour meeting, including hymns and readings from the Bible and from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. It could be your bread for today. We hope you'll come soon. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE TESTIMONY MEETINGS 8 p.m. 10th Ave. 15th St. Conservatory of Music in Chicago. He is now a Ph.D. candidate at the State University of Iowa in Iowa City. 'While in Illinois, he furthered his skills in piano under Lillian Powers Wadsworth. Moving to Minnesota, he began study under Bernard Weiser at the University of Minnesota.He frequently appears in concert throughout the nation, and has served as crusade pianist for members of the Billy Graham team. An active layman, Mr. Thomas is currently organist at the historic First Baptist, Church of Minneapolis, where he is in the Christian Businessman's Sunday School, class. .,, This year's tour will take the Male Chorus to several; locations in Colorado and Wyoming. ., FAITH BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH AND PASTOR JACK E. BROWN INVITE YOU TO ATTEND 9:30 Sunday School 10:30 Church Services 7:00 Church Services Where a friendly welcome awaits you at the fastest growing church in Greeley. Soul Winning, Mission Hearted, Youth Centered, Bible Believing. Free Bus Service. Ph. 353-0217. Nursery provided in all services. Church Ph. 353-7635. 320 35th Avenue Pastor Brown COMING TO SING , Former Night Club Entertainer for 25 years.. , RECENT ENCOUNTER with Jesus Christ has brought new life., i Now appearing on radio, TV and Recording the Gospel. An enjoyable evening of GOSPELMUSICand TESTIMONY awaits you 7:00 P.M. : , Sunday Evening ' FIRST ASSEMBLY of GOD RonaId D. Mickley, Pasor -- 9th St. at 13th Ave. YOU ARE INVITED TO HEAR Dr. Barth Smith, Evangelist John Barbara Wells, Singers APRIL 15 22 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. APRIL 18,19, 20, 21 7:30 SUNNY VIEW CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 3040 nth Ave. Jim Christy, Pastor "A Happy Church for the Entire Family" GREELEY BAPTIST TEMPLE 9th St. 14th Ave. Rev. Frank Teal Sunday School 9:30 "Christ the True Vine" Worship Service 10:30 "Salvation? -- A Must" By Rev. Frank Teal MESSAGE IN SONG by Tommy Carmichael Evening Service 7:30 Baptismal Service Sunday Morning Worship and Song Service brings back Tommy Carmichael Tommy Carmichael, a professional singer for 25 years, appenrod across the nation from New York lo Lns Vegas. During this lime he appeared not only in night clubs, but on many Sundays you could find him in a church singing about religion as the paid soloist. Today, Tommy sings about Jesus! Tommy C»rmich»el

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