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The Gazette from Montreal, Quebec, Canada • 18

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IB THE GAZETTE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1353 Ring Out Welcome Old Locomotive SundayCall to Worship Heard Bells Many Montreal Localities Stories of QJunwuA Locomotive bells have a strong. by HUfW clear peal which might heip explain why they are in de- mand to perform functions after their railroading days are over. To borrow the description of the railway mechanical engineers, they have a "sweet tone" and this is no accident, for the "sweetness" of a bell is avidly created. An early and persistent superstition insisted that a touch of silver would do the job, but mod- illlfy 11 li WE SHALL MEET BEYOND THE RIVER We ihall meet beyond the river, By and by, by and by; And the darkness shall be over, By and by, by and by; With the toilsome journey done, And the glorious battle won, We shall shine forth a the sun, By and by, by and by. Ws shall strike the harps of glory By and by, by and by; We shall sing redemption's story, By and by, by and by; And the strains for evermore Shall resound in sweetness o'er Yonder everlasting shore, By and by, by and by.

We shall see and be like Jesus By and by, by and by; Who a crown of life will give us, By and by, by and by; And the angels who fulfill All the mandates of His will Shall attend, and love us still By and by, by and by, There our (pars shall all rease flowing By and by, by and by; And with sweetest rapture knowing, By and by, by and by; All the blest ones who have gont To the land of life and song, We with shoutings shall rejoin, By and by, by and by. EQUIPPED WITH LOCOMOTIVE BELL: St. Saviour's Mission, of the Anglican Parish of St. Col-umba in N.D.G., is typical of the many churches, and chapels equipped with discarded locomotive bells. When mission was founded 25 years National Railways presented with the bell which is rung on Feast Days.

Many religious and in the Greater Montreal area have use. (GazetU Photo fitrvic imbue Comorroft mm The Rev. John Atkinson, a Methodist minister, was in his study one night in 1867 musing on the life after death and on the reunion that he would some day enjoy in Heaven with his mother, who had recently been called home to glory. It was while he was thus musing that the words of "We Shall Meet Beyond The River" General Synod Will Be Asked To Approve New C. of E.

Name Some time seo the Canadian National Railways received an appeal from the parish priest of a small town on the South Shore. A new church had been built and opened there, but it lacked a bell. Could the CN R. supply a bell for use in calling the parishioners to service? The answer was "yes" for one was found that had been removed from a locomotive; it was polished and buffi and delivered to the pastor. Subsequently, in a public ceremony outside the new building, the bell was blessed and installed in the steeple.

From a casual glance, it appeared rather odd that a locomotive bell should become a highly useful piece of equipment for a church; but a little research revealed such developments are not at all uncommon and it is not alone to churches that these discarded bells have been distributed. Schools, camps, clubs and business establishments across the country today are using former "iron horse" bells for many useful purposes The bells are supplied free-of-charge by the C.N.R. but because of their popularity particularly with churches the demand has far exceeded the supply. Hence the railway has a lengthy list of "orders" to be filled. Earlier this vear.

for Instance, bells have been supplied. to the United Church in East Greenfield. the Mission Church Polished, buffed of St. Philip and St. James, Lake Success, N.Y.; the United Church in Fenwick, N.S.; the Church of St.

Peter and St. Paul, Sardis, B.C. at the request of the Archbishop of Vancouverand the Fire Hall in Rapide Blanc, Que. In 1939 the C.N.R, filled a request for a bell for the Roman. Catholic Church in Minerve, Que.

As it was the only bell In the village, it was pressed into service for other than church uses particularly for sounding firs alarms! Christian Science Subject in Church Tomorrow: 'Mind' How understanding of. Divine Mind's government of man brings health and harmony into daily experience will be set forth at Christian Science church ser vices tomorrow. The lesson-ser mon entitled "Mind" includes the account from the King James Version of the Bible (Luke 5) of Christ Jesus healing of the man afflicted by leprosy. Among the correlative passages to be read from the Christian Science textbook "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy is the following: "When mart is governed by God, the ever-present Mind who understands all things, man knows that with God all things are pos sible." The Golden Text is from I Corinthians "Who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him?" make the best use of their know ledge. Hallie G.

Gantz, minister of First Christian Church in Tulsa, said church schools provide for everyone from the cradle to the grave. Rev. M. DiGangi Drive-In Church Guest Preacher Rev. Mariano DiGangi, of St.

Enoch's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, will speak tomorrow evening at the Dorval Gardens Shopping Centre Drive-In Church service on the subject "Encounter In The Wilderness. Prior to his appointment to his present charge, Mr. DiGangi was for some years minister of Beckwith Memorial Presbyterian Church in Montreal. Sunday's Drive-In Church service bezins at 8 p.m. Members of the General Synod of the Church of England in i Presbyterian Church STANLEY PRESBYTERIAN and DOMINION -DOUGLAS Joint Servicoi STANLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Victoria and Westmount Ave.

11.00 a.m. Rev. Eric Mcllwiin Topic: 'Dead World" Organist and Choir Director: Dorii Klllam, A.R.C.T, LMus. THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH of THE TOWN OF MOUNT ROYAL 1491 Laird Cor. Beverley Ave.

E. Powell Aikeni, B.A., M.Th. 9.30 a Mnrntn Guest Preacher: Rev. J. S.

McBride No Evening Service Guest Organiat: Howard Richardson The Church of St. Andrew St. Paul Sherbrooke and Redpath Street! The Rev. R. J.

Berlii, B.A, D.D. The Rev. John A. Simma, B.A. 11.00 a.m.

The Assistant-Minister Evening Service intermitted during summer months. Acting Organist and Choirmaster: Donald Mackey Visitors cordially welcomed. KNOX CRESCENT KENSINGToF CHURCH (Godfrey Ave. Grand Blvd.) Minister: Rev. Clifton MacKiy, B.A, D.D.

SERVICE 11.00 a.m. Mr. R. A. Speirs, M.A.

No Evening Service. Organist and Choir Director, John G. Ringwood, M.Mus. Acting Organist. D.

Leslie Oakes VISITORS WELCOME Baptist WESTMOUNT BAPTIST CHURCH Sherbrooke St W. and Roslyn Ave. 1 John Aleander Jotmiton, D.D., Minister Mim Gwe Harvey, B.A., Paster's Assistant i tilt MacDtrnot, 8.A., B.Mim., Organist i 11 00 a.m. I "THE LAMB AND THE THRONE" I 7.30 j.m. "THE EVER -PRESENT CANAANTTE" REV.

DIXON H. GORDON. B.A. B.D., of Toronto, Preacher at both Services. Wednesday at 8 00 P.M.

MIDWEEK FELLOWSHIP Come and bring your friends VISITORS CORDIALLY WELCOMED United UJJ" ago the Canadian the congregation Sundays and other buildings Similar bells in Canada attending the 19th session of General Synod later this ern craiLsmen discredit ay combination except tin and copper (brass) to produce the desired tonal effect. When wartime demands gobbled up thesa commodities to the point of'short-age, the CN R. tried steel as a substitute and, though the re- suits were acceptable, the return to brass meant the return to better tones. Locomotive bells generally are 12 inches high, 17 inches in diameter and weigh about 100 pounds. They require, like any tuned bell, a great deal of careful detail in their production: the rich-toned engine bell is an artistic accomplishment There are dozens of churches, chapels and missions In th Greater Montreal area equipped with locomotive bells and Sunday call to worship is pealed on them to let churchgoers know it is time for them to attend service.

Cljurcf) Church of England Cfjurelj Catfjeinal Union Avenue St. Catherine St. West The Very Rtv. 6. H.

Dowker, M.A., D.D. Dean and Rector THI ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY 1.00 a.m. HOLY COMMUNION 30 o.m. HOLY COMMUNION and addren by the Rev. S.

M. Martin 11.00 a.m. HOLY COMMUNION Preacher: Rev. Dr. R.

Ward 7.30 p.m. EVENING PRAYER Preacher: Rev. Dr. R. A.

Ward WEEKDAY SERVICES HOLY COMMUNION Wedneeday (St. lortholomew) at 7.30 a.m. Thursday at 10.00 a.m. MATINS Daily at (.30 a.m. EVENSONG Doily (except Saturday) at S.30 p.m.

ORGAN RECITALS Tueiday and Thursday 12.20 to 12.S0 noon Dr. S. Drummond Wolff, Mui.D., F.R.C.O. Cathedral Orgonlit CHURCH OF THE ADVENT Corner of Wood Western. Westmount Cleriy: ALEXANDER Rector REV.

MELLOR. REV. CANON S. B. LINDSAY, Honorary Aiiijtmt ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY 8.00 a.m.

Holy Communion 10. 15 Mattins (zf.A) 11.00 a.m. Solemn Eucharist 7.00 p.m. Evensong Wednesday, Aug. 24th Feast of St.

Bartholomew A.M. 9.30 a.m. Holy Communion Holy Communion Friday, (.00 a.m. Tuesday. Thursday.

7.00 am. Wednesday, s.30 a.m. TRINITY MEMORIAL CHURCH 5220 Sherbrooke at Marlowe Ave. TRINITY XI 8.00 a.m. Holy Communion 11.00 a.m.

Choral Communion. Preacher: Rev. Canon I F. L. Whitley 7.30 p.m.

Evensong. Preacher: Rev. Stuart Martin Wednesday. 7.00 a.m. Holy Communion St.

Bartholomew. A M. Thursday, 10.QO a.m. Holy Communion ST. GEORGE CHURCH DOMINION SQUARE Rector: The Ven.

Arrhdeacon A. P. Gowtr-Rees, M.A., D.CX, M.C. Organist: Mr. Gordon Phillips, M.A, ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY 8.00 a m.

Holy Communion 11.00 a.m. Matins. Sermon, Holy Communion Preacher: Ven. Archdeacon A. P.

Gower-Rees 7.00 p.m. Evensong and Sermon Preacher: Ven. Archdeacon Gower-Rees Subject: "A Week-end with Jesus VISITORS WELCOMED Aucust 24th. Wednesday Holy Communion 11 a.m. Presbyterian month will be asked to approve B.

POWELL came to him. The hymn of faith in Heaven, he said later, "seemed to sing itself into my heart." "I had better write it down," Atkinson thought, "or I shall lose it." And so, in the quiet of his study, "and not far from midnight," according to his own story, he wrote the verses one by one as they are sung today. The hymn is not as well known or as widely used to- a resolution to change the name the mind of the Church is now moving in favor of a change in name for the Church. It is the opinion of those responsible for the name of the Church that the present title Is a limiting term and does not, especially to newcomers. adequately describe the Canadian Church.

Members of the committee are: The Primate, Right Reverend G. R. Calvert. BishoD of Caleary, Calgary; Rev. Canon H.

R. Hunt, general secretary of the General Synod, Toronto; Very Rev. W. W. Davis, Halifax; Very Rev.

R. L. Seaborn, Quebec City; Very Rev G. H. Dowker, Montreal; Ven.

A. F. Bate, Saint John, N.B.: Rt. Rev. G.

N. Luxton, Bishop of Huron, London; Most Rev. W. L. Wright, Archbishop of Algoma, Sault Ste.

Marie; Rev. Canon A. T. F. Holmes, Niagara Falls; M.

L. Douglas, Brockville; Mr. Bert Merson, Toronto. Ven. S.

F. Tackaberry, Edmon ton; Rev. F. R. Gartrell, Winni peg; Mr.

G. H. Linney, Edmon ton; Mr. J. D.

Middlemass, Calgary; Rt. Rev. G. P. Gower, Bishop of New Westminster; Rt.

Rev P. R. Beattie, Kelowna, B.C., and Ven. D. S.

Catchpole, Kelowna. The General Synod of 1949 (it meets every three years) voted in lavor of the name The Angh can Church of Canada" in the Lx)wer House by a vote of 157 to 62. However, the Upper House voted non-concurrence by a vote of 12 to 8. In the fall of 1954 the House of Bishops tUpper House) requested a fresh study of the question "with recommendations WORSHIP worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand In awt of him. (Psalm 96:9) Marks Progress II II of the church to "The Anglican Church of Canada." General Synod is meeting at Edmonton Aug.

30 to Sept. 9 A committee on "The Name of- day as it was 40 or 50 years ago. Then it was to be found in most hymnals, especially in gospel song collections. It was popular with evangelists and was sung in most of the great religious revival meetings of the nineties. Atkinson, a native of Deer-field, N.J., was deeply interested in mass evangelism and conducted many successful soul-winning campaigns of his own.

He died in 1897. Campanologist Arthur H. Burgess celebrates two anniversaries today: 40 years as campanologist at St. George's Anglican Church here and his 84th birthday. Mr.

Burgess, a native of England, has been a bell-ringer in various churches for 70 years and has no plans for retiring from the art he learned from his father. (Gazettt Photo Service) Anniversary mm Baptist CHRIST DIED FOR Y0UI Visiter! to Montreal especially welcome. Bright, brief services thot arc filled with inspiration and blessing. A cool refreshing auditorium. 10 11 7:30 Pastor E.

S. Kerr will speak at 1 1 and 7:30 and teach the Adult Bibla Class at 10. Summer Bibla School for all at 10. Evtning aong sarvica lad by the piano and organ. SN0WD0N BAPTIST Eomseliffo and Isoballa Avas.

"Whtra wacome it mon than word" Miscellaneous WORLD FAITH BAHA'I WHAT IS IT? Boha'i Is The Solution Of The Economic Problem for Liitraturt, apply 232 St. James, Longueuil, P.Q. or YO. 1164 MONTREAL TRUTH CENTRE 1628 Sherbrooke St. W.

WE. 8071 Sunday, August 14th, 195J 8.00 p.m. Evening Service Subject: "Life's Vacations" Speaker: Dr. Marjorie Kirkness Minister: Dr. Margaret Davies Edwards ALL ARE WELCOME Christian Science FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, WESTMOUNT, P.Q.

390 Lansdowne at Sherbrooke Sunday Servica. 11.00 am. Sunday School, 11.00 a m. Testimony Meeting 8 15 cm. Reading Room in the Church Ediflc 2-4 pm.

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, MONTREAL Cote des Neigea Rd. at McGregor St SUNDAY SERVICES 11.15 a.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL at 9 45 a.m. St 11.15 a.m. No Sunday Evening Servica During? Julv and Auffiut Testimony Meetinf at 8.18 m.

Reading Room: 1448 St. Catherine W. Church Church of England 8.00 a.m. Holy Communion 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion 7.30 p.m.

Evensong Rev. R. R. Sadleir. F.R.G.S., will preach at both Services Visitors Welcomo Wednesday: Holy Communion 11 a.m.

CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST Ontario West and St. Urbaln Streets (Three Blocks East of Bleury) Clergy: Rev. Harold L. Hf ruler, B.A., S.T.B.

Rev. H. D. Slattery Rev. A.

S. Dewdney, M.A., B.D. THE ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY I and 9 a.m.. Holy Eucharist; 10 a.m.. Mattins and Litany; 11 a.m..

Solemn Eucharist; 7 p.m., Solemn Evensong and Sermon. Week Dayat 7 a.m., Daily, Holy Eucharist (also Wednesday at 9.30 a.m.); Mattins Daily at 7.45 a.m. and Evensong at 5.30 p.m. (Saturday at 8 p.m.). ST.

MATTHIAS' CHURCH WESTMOUNT (Cor. Cote St. Antoine Road and Church Hill) Rector: Rev. Canon Gilbert Oliver, L.Th., M.C. Rev.

H. i. Slcynner, B.A., L.Th. 8.00 a.m. Holy Communion 11.00 a.m.

Morning Service and Sermon 7.30 p.m. Evening Service (aald) Organist: Mr. Eustacho Tait, A.C.C.O. ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH MONTREAL WEST Rector: Rev.

C. C. Campbell Honorary Assistant: Rev. Canon J. t.

Willis Organist and Choirmaster: Mr. Lome W. West TRINITY XI Holy Communion, 8 a.m. Holy Communion and Addresn, 9.30 a.m. Mattins and Sermon.

11 a.m. 11 am. Evensong and Sermon, 7 30 p.m. Thursday, Holy Communion, 10 a.m. United Churches ERSKINE AND AMERICAN Sherbrooke St at Crescent St Rev.

G. R. Crate, M.A. D.D. Miss M.

Thomson, B.A Mr. George Little, Mus.Bae. 11.00 a.m. "How We Can Know God" 7.30 p.m. "The Wisdom of Courage" Reverend Ernest E.

Long. Secretary of the General Council. The United Church of Canada. Toronto. will Dreach at both Services.

Church first Presbyterian 1786 J955 tje 9poflr Bishop, at St. Catherin Street West li Rev. Canon Ralph R. Latimer, M.A., Rector Church Warning Given to Safeguard Christian Education of Youth Toronto, Aug A warning to guard the Christian education of children out this week at the Fifth World Convention of the Churches of Christ (Disciples). Dr.

Nelson Chappel of New York, addressing more than 8,000 delegates from 32 conutries, said the Communists are only too well aware of the future value of their children. Mr. Chappel, general secretary the Uhurcn was sei up oy we Primate, Most Rev. Walter Foster Barfoot, following the meeting of the Executive Council of 1954. At that time, the Council resolved ts follows: "That a committee be appointed by the Primate to study the matter and report to the Gen-tral Synod of 1955." Members of the committee are unanimous in their opinion that Week's Church Broadcasts Services at Erskine and American United Church will be broadcast tomorrow over Station CBM 11 a.m.

and over Station CJAD 7.30 p.m. Rev. Dr. Ernest E. Long, secretary of the General Council of the United Church of Canada, Toronto, will preach at both services.

Tomorrow's 11 a.m. service at St. Clement's Church, Verdun, will be broadcast over Station CKVL. The sermon will be preached by the rector, Rev. F.

T. Norman. Next week Morning Devotions, religious program sponsored by Station CBM each weekday at 8.15 a.m., will be conducted by Major Pearl Fader Aug. 22-24 and Rev. Gordon Bannerman Aug.

25-27. COLLECT FOR TRINITY II God, who declareat thy almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity; Mercifully grant onto us such a measure of thy grace, that we, running the way of thy commandments, may obtain thy gracious promises, and be made partakers of thy heavenly treasure; through Jesua Christ ur Lord. Amen. Temple Emanu-El a 0 of the World Council of Christian Education and Sunday School Association, said Communist youth movements have been told to begin preaching anti-religious propaganda again. The home, said Dr.

Chappel, is the most effective place for proper Christian education. "Children are much wiser than we think. They read the gospel we preach with our lives as parents we can conceal nothing from them." It is a great mistake, Dr. Chap pel thought, to try to make religious education in the schools take the place of religious training in the home. But he did commend Great Bri tain, and the Province of Ontario as examples of "worthwhile inte gration of Christian education with fipneral education in the schools." Harlie L.

Smith, of Indianapolis. president of the Disciples of Christ Board of Higher Educa tion, said in addition to teaching knowledge for solution of problems. Christian education must give students a et of values to ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH 463 St. Catherine St.

West Convenient to Hoteli REV. NORMAN RAWSON, Miniiter REV. B. B. BROWN, D.D., Ant.

Miniiter Arnold lellii, Organist mni Choirmaster SPECIAL PREACHER: REV. NETTIE I. J. WILSON, B.A., B.D., ASSISTANT MINISTER AND DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION, ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH 11:00 a.m.

SERMON SUBJECT: "WHAT WILL YOU HAVE?" 7:30 p.m. SERMON SUBJECT: "CO-PARTNERS" Miss Wilson is noted for her bright, modem, humon approach to everyday problems, Farting facilities art available at tha Church, Cvnt Organist! Mr; Warner Norman. mm -mm mi CONTINUING UNTIL AUG. 28 INTERNATIONAL REVIVAL CRUSADE with REV. FRED.

SQUIRE llraHietir e'aar'Het. editor, writer rmpnrr, Tmmtrr i oriRrlfel of the IsterutlMei Kihle Trlli leilltete. aed the INTERNATIONAL QUARTET SERVICES EVERY I CRT AT P.M. Sunday 10.30 aed 7.30 AT II CENTRE EVANGILIOUI ll Feotoeea Mntr.il wri.rnM to a i.t. (Geietto Photo Service) Demolition work has begun on property adjoining Temple Emanu-El at Sherbrooke St West and Wood Westmount, for expansion of the synagogue into the Greater Temple Emanu-El.

When completed, the structure will have aeating capacity for 1.200 worshippers in the sanctuary. There will also be community hall, a ubrary, office and other facilities. The present synagogue i shown on the right in the above picture Spiritual leader of the Congreeation for the past 25 years hrcs been Bev. Dr. Harry J.

Stern. The lay reader i Hvman Grover. Jeanne Monce ond Prince Arthur Streets Vary Rev. Malcolm A. Compfcsll, D.D., Minister Servict 11.00 A.M.

TK Minister will preach ot the Senica Mr. Robert Wight. LMus. (McGill), Oraanisr mni Choir Diracrvr Vrirfart CeraVarfy VrVeor.

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