Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 3, 1977 · Page 13
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Fit.June 3,1977 CREELEY(Colo.TRIBUNE 13 I Mormon welfare program designed to keep members off publii Plan Thursday concert SONshine, a gospel team from Calvary Bible College, Kansas'City, Mo., will present a program of special music and testimony at the Berean Fundamental Church, 3705 Carson St., Evans at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The denominationally independent · college was founded in 1932 and offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees in pastoring, missions and Christian and teacher education. SON- shine is presently on a four-week tour of the Midwest. By DAVID E. ANDERSON DPI Religion Writer When Jimmy Carter gets around to studying the options and alternatives for welfare reform, he might want to take a look at the way things are done in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Not that the Mormon way can be replicated by the government or, indeed, by any other church or denomination. But there may be some things to be learned from it. Last year the Mormons provided "several millions of dollars" in assistance to the poor, the needy and the sick. More importantly, perhaps, is the fact that the mormon Graves -- and the Mormon aide chairty," said Mormon public at that level that the first peeled not only to do the Those who receive assistance relations official Charles responsibility for the welfare of monthly fast but also to donate are also expected to contribute time - an estimated 400,000 to the program to the extent days in 1976 - to working at necessary - even if it may be of dairy "There must be abudnant charity, but no alms giving," the church says. From its conception in the 19th Century, the Mormons welfare program is designed food, clothing and other essen- specifically to keep church tial items so that if hard times off Youth, guest nights to be part of Crusade members off of the public come the family can continue welfare rolls and to maintain a to sustain itself, person's dignity. A variety of youth and special guest nights will be included as part of the 10-day Excitement '77 Crusade for Christ which begins Friday (tonight) at Immanuel Lutheran receives 9fh-grade confirmation class Members of the.ninth grade confirmation class were received into membership on Sunday, May 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 14th Avenue and Lakeside Drive. Members of the class will receive their first communion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Festival of the Holy Trinity. Sunday is also baccalaureate Sunday, honoring graduating seniors and choir recognition day. Special anthems will be presented by the.senior choir. The confirmands, graduating seniors and their parents will be honored at the annual senior high banquet at 6:30 p.m. Butler-Hancock Fieldhouse UNC West Campus. Crusade meetings, which will feature Dr. John Westley White of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Team, will begin at 7:30 nightly. White, a native of Saskatchewan, Canada, has been a member of the Graham team since 1964. He earned his doctorate degree from Oxford University. It is White's belief that a scripture-based presentation of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the single solution to the problems of the world. In addition to White's preaching, each night will feature guests and singers from most Weld County churches. Special guest and youth night schedule follows: Saturday: Special guest will be Jack Dolbin, wide receiver with the Denver Broncos of the National Football League; buttons will be given to all youth in attendance. -- M o n d a y : Multi-media presentation on "Second Coming" and Scripture reading by three young adults. --Tuesday: "One Way" posters will be given to all youths in attendance. --Wednesday: Music request night. --Thursday: Multi-media presentation on the "Prodigal Son"; bumper stickers will be given to all youths in attendance; pizza party will be held following the service at the First United Presbyterian Church, 14th Street and 9th Avenue; Mike Hubbard, a senior at Greeley Central High School, will speak and "Spirit Harmony" will sing. --Friday: "Second Coming" multi-media presentation and" singing by "Spirit Harmony." -Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12: Kim Wickes, a young and blind Korean woman, will speak; all youth in attendance will receive a copy of 'the record, "Time to Run." .RECEIVED INTO MEMBERSHIP ^Nine young people were received into membership of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 14th Avenue and Lakeside Drive, on Sunday, May 22. Pictured above, back row, from left, Lelyn Larson, Kay Miller, Thelma Moser, Jeanne Belitz, Leslie Tankersley, and Pastor Marvin L. Langeland. Front row, Kelly Forbes, Janine Larson, Laura Johnson, and Donna McNamara. Hear Graham's Associate JUNE 3 thru 12,1977 7:30 Nightly Butler Hancock Field House UNC New Campus -- Parking off 17th Ave:, Greeley responsibility for the welfare of the needy is taught. Children program is designed with that are to care for parents, understanding in mind. . nephews for widowed aunts and one soon. The second level of responsibility falls to the church. To meet needs a family is unable to meet, the church have (aught the value and maintains an extensive welfare dignity of work, frugality and system which involves fasting self-reliance and, as with other by members once a month parts of the church's program, where the members donate the the family is the cornerstone of cost of the meals' to his bishop its welfare system. f or the care of the needy. In 1971, that amounted to some $8.6 million. The most unique aspect of the Mormon program is its maintenance of some 78 "bishops storehouses" at which commodities are collected and farms, soap only a few hours a week, manufacturing project, honey As might be expected, finding plants or corn employment ployed is a program. As long ago as 1936, the church declared that "work is processing cannery. From these storehouses and the cash raised through the fast offering, the local bishop can aide the poor through direct for the unem- key part of the to be re'-enthroned as the ruling Each family in the church is encouraged not only to take care of its present-day needs but also, through hard work, to put aside not just money but commodity assistance or in a principle of the lives of our rent supplement. church membership." "As a cardinal principle," Whether other churches can said Graves, "the needy, if replicate the Mormon way, one physically capable are required thing is for sure: there are next to give some service in return to no church members on for the commodities provided. government welfare rolls. "Otherwise," he said, "self- respect is destroyed." Rev. Eric Frohman "Most people hate to take Because of the denomination's stress on the family, it is stored from the church's 614 ;ij p ,..p milnit food production, processing, Will SBfVe pUlpIT canning and non-food projects. Mormon members are ex- at First Covenant The Rev. Eric Frohman, former pastor of the Eaton F.vangelical Free Church, will serve the pulpit of the First Covenant Church, 803 10th Ave., for the summer months. AUTO GLASS For All Cars A M GLASS 674 13th St. Ph. 35J-63J8 71810th St. 12 youths confirmed Twelve young people were confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, 16th Street and 7th Avenue, on Sunday, May 15. Pictured above, back row, from left, Vicar George Black, Jeff Leek, Armand Klawitter, Vickie Book, Vincent Next Roberts show features 'out takes' "When you're sure of yourself, you can laugh at your mistakes and move on to better things," says Oral Roberts. And that's exactly what he's doing with his latest one-hour television special, "Searching." In a hilarious segment of "out takes," Roberts reviews some of his' funniest bloopers, all edited from, previous shows. The edits involve several of his former guests -- Jerry Lewis; Natalie Cole, and H. R. Pufn- stuff. . . but the personality roasted is the famous evangelist himself. "Searching" has a serious face, too. Richard Roberts, in dialogue with his famous dad, shares the uncertainty he felt while growing up, of the direction he wanted for his life, the rebellion he felt at being in the shadow of one of the world's greatest religious leaders, and the difficult search for his own identity. ' In an hour of looking back, of sharing both happy and sorrowful moments, the special reaches beyond the memories of the Roberts family to engage the emotions of the viewing audience and invite them to reflect on their own special moments and examine relationships with those they love. The program, taped on the campus of Oral Roberts University at Tulsa, Okla., offers a visual feast of the space-age architecture for which the campus is so famous. An opening medley with Richard Roberts and the World Action Singers takes them from the stage of the magnificenl Mabee Center, to the beautiful prayer tower, through the lush gardens and sparkling foun tains of the University's grounds. A brand-new television production center currently under construction is the springboard that launches Oral Evelyn and Richard Robert! into the hilarious "out takes' segment. The syndicated program will be aired on mon than 500-stations around (hi world in late June and early July. Debban, Mary Qithertij and Pastor Warren H. Wille. Front row, Michiel Janien, Dennis Naibauer, Trudy Meyer, Connie Steele, Danny Perusek, Kim Munsterman, and Tim Reichel. The Weld County Department of Social Services will have an information meeting on ADOPTION of "Infants and Toddlers" at 7 p.m. Thursday SEPTEMBER 22 at the Walton Building 214 North 11th Avenue Highland |\|ur$eries, Jhc. / HANGING BASKETS FOR THE NATURAL AIR CONDITIONER AND FUTURE SHADE . . . PLANT SHADE TREES NOW! IT'S TIME TO GIVE THE LAWN A SECOND APPLICATION OF FERTILIZER... WE RECOMMEND JIRDON'S 12-12-4 plus 4% Iron FOR BEST RESULTS LAWN FERTILIZER Contains 1M7-4 PLUS 4° 0 Iron. 8°o Sulpnur Check our prices and our quality when you are buying new ,- chriihc and trpps. It D3VS to DUV quality. HIGHLAND NURSERIES... i *hc natural place

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