The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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Monday, May 19, 1952
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MONDAY. MAY is, 1952 COURIER METHODISTS' NEW HOME—First Methodists here have a home again, 2ii yews alter their old .sanctuary was destroyed by fire. Services were held in this new sanctuary for the first time Sunday moming. Two identical services were hold and 17 young people were taken into membership during the second service. Thiee babies were christened yesterday, also. PACE THREE •>V» , A V| T nV r ! IJ ™ UKO'WllUCTKn-The platform m ;M't Methodist Church's new sanctuary features a di- •uclerl chancel, giving an unobstructed view of the altar >re a dossal curtain. The Rev. Hoy 1. Bagley, pas- ol Ihe church, is in the pulpit (left) and the Uev II 0 lohn, pastor of the Beutonville, Ark., Methodist Chinch is at the lectern. The Rev. E. U. Williams, super",!!", , U ! 1 ,°. i .. U , te J( >' 1L '^o™ District, assisted in the *?,>r •• ; n 1 •,.". , *'.- > - HI > * [|!!^^V^-^ "-"•''"^ *Jt^'^ f! .7**v"-i- , ** < ", 91 *»• '' J i^ i , *:• *M ^ I >* ? J;, ? ;-^;'^ ?7^l^;T>«i * * I a. ?j -' *« *; '' • • -' '*"I* -^/'-^^'Jfi^^ll : "K\,4'.>"^^ J **?'^jfi-#!fei J i*t'? i ft5sV«f^^j^HH 1 »J ARCHWAY SETS OFF AISLES Pews are divided-with an aisle down the center and side aisles are separated from the. main part of the sanctuary by columns and archways. The new house of worship scats G.'.O. Construction of the new church began in 1050 after an eight- year financial campaign. Theme of yesterday's services was "Except .(he Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it," £v""= The choir moves toward the main entrance to begin its processional. STAINED CLASS BEAUTY .- In the front wall of the uo'v sanctuary over lh<; culraiu-c is 'this s I a i n e d ftlasu window. Church officials plan to liave a light burning ; ,i night so the window will be illuminated from the inside. About .? 10,0110 was spent on stained glass for church windows, the construction committee said. THKK E l.EADKKS — The Rev. Uoy I. Bagley, rijrht. has lieeti pastor of First .Methodist during construction of the new sanctuary. Harvey Morris, ex- livmo left. lia.« bern chairman of tin: rluin-b's official hoard <turiii{r the financial campaign and biiildinj; and J. \V. Arlams, near left, was chairman of the construction committee. -*»-, #»Mft.sWfcc*'' v J^jFSffca * f 'Kn\( *- > jr **&• " M£ ^«< ^ iS2*3S VeV"*^ ** •i-^W

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