The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 27, 1951 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 27, 1951
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PAGE WO BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIKn NEWS JTJLT IT, Churches Show Record Gain in Members in '50 Membership Rit«< To 85,705,280— 55.9% of Population NEW YORK, July 27. I.IV-Clliirch membership in the United States TOM to 85.1 OWBO in I9.W. a record- m&klng 55.9 per cent of the population. The totfil membership wa.s up 3,950,967 over Ihe previous year. The Ilgiire.s u-ere reported In an annual survey compiled by the Christian Herald Magazine. These counts for the major ruling were listed: Proiestanl membership r<we 1,409.045 to a total of 50.083368. an increase ot 2,89 per cent over the previous year. Roman Catholics Increased B59,- 764 to a total of 28.470,092, up 3.1 per cent. ' Jewish congregations, on which (here were, no new statistics, remained listed at 5,000,000. Proporlions Krmain Srinie The magazine. which makes tlic only comprehemive, reynlar Mirvey I of church membership In the Unit- ' ed States, salrt "the other major luiths continue In about Ihe same proportion to each other." "Protest ants are still well in the lead, with ii8 5 per rent of all church members," the report said. "Roman Catholics claim 33.2 per cent ot the total, while Jewish congrcgaticns account for 5.8 per cent." The rt'- inaining 2i per cent Is split among various other groups. These groups include such congregations as of the Greek and Russian Orthodox Churches, Ihe Polish National Catholics, the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church and the International General Assembly of Spiritualists. Church membership rose to an "ll-time record of 55.8 per cent of the nation's population as membership In various fnlth.5 Increased 3.58 per cent last yenr while the population grew only 1.61 per cent. Persoiis not belonging to any church now make up 44.1 per cent of the population. Fifty years «RO, tht percentage of non-members WM 953. No Spectacular Oaliu Th» IMO overall gain In membership was 2,426,723 and the 1043 gain WR* 2,190.294— both lew than the 2,650.987 jf 1950, Dommenlins on the 1S.W (ruins, however. Ihe report said: "There wa» no spectacular turning to religion, no .Irltual up- hex al Religion fought for every at i«in,«ri «e» no wry, Blytheville GOSPEL TABK1NACH Mil; «nd Vine O. T. Owen* J>ast«r 4:45 Sunday School Pay Allilln superintendent Classes for all age« 11:00 Morning Worship. 6:45 P Y.P.A meela with president. Hershel Cray 7:45 Evangelistic Service with sermon by pastor Tuesday and Friday nlillln service« at 7:45. Tue.«l»j nijht U P.Y.P.A Night FIRST BAPTIST X. C. Brown. pJMt«r Sunday School 9:40 a.m. Morning Worship Bervlct, 10:55 i.m Training Union, 7 p m. Evening Worship Services, 8 p.m. Wednesday Sunday School Cabinet Meeting 6:45 p.m. Prayer Service. 7:45 p rn j Officers and Teachers meeting' 7:00 p.m. HUFFMAN BAPTIST \ Byron fcpps, Pastor 10:00 a.m Sunday School 11:00 a.m Morning Servic* 6:30 p.m B.T.U Meeting 7.30 p.m Evening Service. Wednesday 7 p.m. choir practice and prayer meetincr. BURIHiTTK CHURCH OF (JOI) Her. <> E May Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Warship II a.m. Young People 7:00 p m. Evening Worship 8:00 p.m. Southern Baptist, which added 118.624 members in 1950. had the biggest gain of any single Protestant denomination. The report said Southern Baptist, with 7,070,889 members, now is the "fRsUst growing denomination In the United Stale*," and within ten years "may well b« our largest ." The. Melhodlst Church st.ill Is the largest Protestant denomination. Its membership rose 143,078 to a total of 8.935,647. It.s membership gain was the second highest. B/fnrf Coup/* Build House WINNIPEG Ml— Mr. snd Mrs. Isaac Fehr, a young blind couple, have moved Into their npw home with their two children, violet, 5, »nd Walter, 3. Fehr. a carpenter. started worfc on the house nine i monthl sgo aided by volunteer la- I bor and local contributions. ASSEMBLY OF «OD Rev. E. C. Slmi, pa»lnr .Sunday School 9:46 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m Women's Missionary Council 6:30 p.m Men's Cooperate* Council 8:30 pm Christ's Ambassador* fi:30 p.m Junior Christ Ambassadors 6,::io| p.m Evangelistic Service 7:30 p.m Tuesday 7:30 p.m Prayer Meeting. Thursday 7:30 p.m Blbl« Study CHURCH Of THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Rrv Amos II Knilrrlln. P;*xtM Rer Bernard (1 Malone. Assistant Pastor Sunday Masses 7 :JO-10 a.m Weekday Masses 6:45-8 a.m Friday Novena devotions 7:30 p.m Confessions Saturday 1:00-fl:00| p.m FIRST I.IITIIFRAN CHURCH I Sixth and Wain tit i O. Mlrsslrr. fantor i •Moments with God' KLCN «»ch Sunday 9-30 a.m Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Divine Worship 11:0(1 a.m. Wednesday 7:30 p.m. CAM'Alt V BAPTIST 15th and Chlrka~ftawn» P II. Jfrmjan, pastor Sunday School 9:30 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Intermediate O A.'s 5:30 p.m. B TU 7-00 p.m. Evening Worship (1:00 p./n Wednesday choir rehearsal and officers nnri teachers meeting at the same hour. 7:00 Wednesday Prayei Meeting 1:00 Friday Men's Brotherhood FIRST oilmen or THI NA7.ARKNF. Royal <>. Srhulti. Pastor Sunday School 9:45 a, in Sermon by pastor II a.m Sermon by pastor 7:30 p.m. tin in re in Training Union p.m Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m W.F.M.3 Wednesday afternoon 'i p.m Sunday School Visitation Friday 7:00 p.m I HALF MOON ASSKMBLY OF O()I> Rev. J. R. Harris, pastor. Sunday School 10:00 am. Worship Service 11:00 am , Young People CA Service 8:30 [i.m Evening Crmicn Worship 7'30 pm Mid-Week Servio Wednesday 8 p.m. 5:30 FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Rev. James W. Rainwater Main and fUh Slrwl 9:30 a.m Choir Practice 9:45 a.m Sunday School 10:50 am. "What Are You Doing With What You Have." Snack Supper 6:15 followed by Joint. CYF Chi Rho meeting. Wednesday Choir Rehearsal 7:30 p.m. CJW1STIAN . SCir.NCl -mi n M»iirV Sunday' Service 11:00 a,m •• "• Wednesday Service 8 p.m. 'Truth" te the Lesson - Sermon .subject, LAKE STHEETX METHODIST CHURCH K«Y. Oeortc McGheh«y. pastor Bob Mcllaffey Church School Superintendent: P B Ja;rall chair, man of the Board of Stewards. Mrs Billy King, president ol WSCS Sunday School 10:00 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 am MYF 5 p. m . Evening Worship 1 p.m. WSCS 7:30 p.m Monday. Choir Practlo 7 p.m Wednesday Asbestos Is the only mineral (hat consists of fine, splnnahle fibers. ' FIRST IIAI'TIST CHAPEL MISSION Ke. David Mcl'eake Sunday School 9:40. Emmie Worship 7:30 p.m Wed 1:45 Prayer Meeting. miST METHODIST Hoy I. Bailey, Pa.tlor Chinch School 9:46 a.m Morning Worship II i.m Youth Choii Rehearsal 5:16 p.m 6:30 p.m Junior fellowship In- lermedial* M.Y.F.. Senior- YounR Peoples M.Y.F p:vening Service 7:30. After church fellowship B:30 p.m Wednesday, choir rehearsal 7:30 p.m TEMPLF. ISRAEL I)r Alfrea Vise, rahbl Friday 8 p.m. Sabbath Services and Sermon and memorial services for Abe Nif.kol. Monday 8 p.m. Bible Study Group PRESBVTERIAN CHUKCH Dr. Harvey Kldd, paslor 9:45 Sunday School 11 a.m, "Bribe or Challenge." CHURCH OF CHRIST llarnid F SElarp. Kv,.riKr]ls4 Main anri lllghw>; -il l"wo morning worship services — First Worship 8:45. Song Services clircacrt by ,,'nmes Tliompson. C. L. Purdam speaks. Bible Classes 9:50 a.m Second Worship. Song Services directed by w. T. Shelton. Mr Pilrdam speaks. 7: IS Bible Classej 8 p.m. Mr. Purdam speaks. 8 p.m Mld-Week Prayer Service. ST. STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL William .1 Fltibuih. Tlcar Tenth Sunday after Trinity. 9:30 a.m Church School. 11 A.m. Morning Prayer, CHURCH OF GOD 20lh »nd Cherry ReT. Darrel Fraud, pastnr Saturday night Services 7 p.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Mprnlng worship 11 a.m. Sunday Evangelistic Service 7 p.m. FIKST OR ALT. CHURCH Her. Boh r-clrovich. Pastor Sunday School 9:45 Worship Service 11 R-.m. Youth Fellowship 6:30. Evening Worship 7:30. Rural Churches OATF.WAT TABERNACLE L. G. Borah, paslor Church Service 9-45 a.m Evenlnc Worship 1:30 p.m HUFFMAN CHURCH OF CJOB Ami* A. I.eilfurd pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.rn Morning Worship 11:00 R m. Evening Service 1:30 p.m. Y.P.E Saturday 7:30 p.m. ROUND LAKK CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday School 10 am Communion 11 a.m. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Blblo Study T.30 p.m. 1'ARBRO MISSIONARY BAPTIST Re» T. J l|]rli:\rriv>D Sunday School 10 a.m Preaching Service 11 a.m BTU 6:30 pm Preaching 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting wed night 1 p.m CI.RAR LAKE BAPTIST J. £. Cox. pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m Worship Service II 00 a.m. Training Union 7:00 p.m. Worship Service 8 p m. Mid-Week Service 7:30 p.m Wednesday PROMISKD LAND METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Frank M. Stage. Jr. Church School every Sunday 10 a.m Church Worship Services - first and third Sundays i!:00 a.m Second and fourth Sundays 7:30 p.m. M.Y.F meetings second and fourth Sundays 6:30 p.m. WSCS second and fourth rhurs- dav.s YARHRO METHODIST r"'!HCH Re». Frank M. Stage, Jr. Church School every Sunday 10 a.m Church Worship Services, and and lonrth Sundays 11 i.m. first and third Sundays 1:30 p.m. PSCS first and third Sundays, .NU.MKRR NINE BAPTIST Gent Shutti, pastor Sunday Scnool 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 11 00 a.m. Training Union 7:00 p.m Sunday School and church at Tar- bro School auditorium Evening Worship I p.m WEST BLYTHEVILLE PARISH METHODIST W. B. Vount. Pastor Weslpj .Memorial Church Church School. 10:00 a.m. Svipt. Floyd Davis Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Worship Service 1 p.m HALF MOON MF.THODIST CHURCH Church School 10:00 • m.. Supt. Sari Baker Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Worship Service 7-00 p.m WOODLAND CORNER BAPTIST Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship Service—11-00 a.m. C A Service 7:00 p.m B.T.U 7:00 p.m ARMOHKL BAPTIST W. K. Edmondjon. pasl«r Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Preaching 11:00 a.m Training Union 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship 8:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 1:30 GOSNEI.L METHODIST !*• AnaerMn, minister Church School 10 am Worship Service 11 am. M.Y.F Groups S p.m Evening Service 7 p.m. Mld-Week Sen-let Thursday 1 p.m. VF.W LIBERTY BAPTIST Five milel South Highway 11 Russell Duffer, pastor Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Sunday 2:15 p.m Mission. Evening Worship 8:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00. LUXORA MF.THODIST H. L. Robinson, Pastor Church School 10 a.m Morning Worship H a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship groups. 6 Evening Worship Servlc* 7 p.ra Osceola Churches FIRST CHRISTIAN I. R. Still, Jr.. paitw Morning Worship 10:50 a.m. Evening Service 7:30 p.m. Midweek-service 7:30 p.m. CALVARY' KPISCOPAL William I. Fitlhugh vlrar Tenth Sunday after Trinity. 8:45 a.m Church School. 11 a.m. Morning Prayer. FIRj'l BAPTIST Percy F. Herring, pa&tor Sunday School 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. BTU Union 6:30 p.m Evening Service 1:30 p.m Midweek Service 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST S. F. Hester, Evangelist Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Kvening Service 7:30 p.m Sunday School 9:4* a.m. Bible Study Tuesday and Friday, ST. MATTHEWS Rev. Amo» H F.nderlli Every Sunday Mass 9 a.m Holy Days 6:00 and 8 a.m. First Friday of month 7:30 a.m FIRST PKNTECOSTAt Normaji Kent, pa&t«r Evening Serv'« 7:00 p.m. FIRST PHKSBYTERIAN L. T. Lairrrnec, pallor Sunday School 9-45 a.m Morning Worship, a a.m. Young People 5:00 p.m Wednesday evening service f-30 FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOT) 4<K S Broadway Ker. J. 11. .Dickinson, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m Morning Worship n a.m YoYung People C.A s 6:4i p.m. Evangelistic Service 7:30 p.m. Thursday Evening 7:30 p m. WMC Friday a p.m FIRST METHODIST Garland C. Tiylot, p as t«T Sunday School 9:45 a.m Worship Service -11 am Melhodlst Youth Fellowship (:l|. Worship Service 1 p.m. Wednesday Youth Choir practice 5:30 p.m. Senior Choir 7:30 pm Wilson Churches FIRST METHODIST CHURCH H. Lynn Wade. put«r Sunday School 10 a.m. Bhtner fleall superintendent Worship 11 a.m Methodist Youth Fellowship 1:1* p.m Evening Worship and xrmMi 7:30. FIRST BAPTIST CHUKCB'W D B. Blennoc, p»!w ' T' Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Training Union 6:30 p.m. Worship service 7:30 p.m. Manila Churches FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Guy D. Mafec, pa«or Sunday School 9:45 Worship—10:55 Training Union 8:30 Worship 7:45 Wednesday Prayer Meeting 1:50 TOMATO BAPTIST R. V. Gcan. pastor ! Sunday School 10 a.m. • Worship Service 11 a.m. Training Union. 7 p m. Worship Service 3 p.m. Mid-Weck Prayer- Service 8 p.m IJIMANIJF.I BAITiST A M HnuKtnn paatnr Arnold Clayton. Minister Sunday School 10 am Morning Worship 11 a.m. Training Union 1 p.m Evening Service T30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer service 7 p.m GOSNEU, BAPTIST Carl Castleman. pastor Sunday School 10 a.rn. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Training Union 7:30 p.m Evening worship 8-00 p.m Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service I.ON'E OAK LAND MARK MISSIONARY BAPTIST Elder S. L. Long, pastor Sunday School—10 a.m. Preaching II a.rn. Evening Servic. 7 p.m. Luxora Churches CHURCH OF CHRIST Rob Woodward. Evangelist Bible Study 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m Communion. 11:45 * Evening Worship 7:00 p.m. Wednesday 1:30 p. m Bible Class ASSEMBLY OF GOD D. C. Rider pastor 10:00 a.m Sunday School. 11:00 a.m Worship Servic*. • 6:00 p.m O A Service 7:30 p.m Saturday Service. 7:30 p.m Wednesday Prayer serT- lc«. FIRST BAPTIST Rev. 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