The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ministers Plan Yule Services Blythevillc Churches Join Observance of Religious Holiday The 1043 Christmas ficn.«nn will be culminated Sunday when people nil over the rmtion go to church to worship the Christ, iti celebration of'whose birlhdiiy the entire world knou'.s a sca-son of good cheor. Churches in BlythcvJHe will pay tribute to the Christ Child, whcvsu story hits been rc-tolci over an<I over ngain—year Rfior year—in .^pedal worship services, carol singing and ft spirit of rcvereniie. Services wi]l begin r.t the Lutheran, Episcopal nnd Catholic churches on the c\'c of His birthday. A ChiLsUiiEus piigciint, "Tboie'£ A Song In tho Air" \\iil pantornine the story of Christ in lour p;ins at the Lutheran Church, b^inninf; at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. C;irol suiting in the background w*)H form the -veiling for the "EmincJation Srcne", "Mary and Joseph Scene. 1 ", (lie j "Shepherds Stc-ne and the '• Wise- men's Scene." Tlie pageant, will be presenteci by the children of the church, and will be accornp:mi£'cl by .*;o\o nviisic numbers nnd a brici" message from the Rev. G. M ussier, pastor. At 13:45 p.m. the midnight carol sur- I vice ol the church will be preluded t by 15 minutes of organ music with j chimes denote the \vaJv3iu; of Christ- j mas day Christmas muMc will to furnished by Harotd Kuou and James R. Deal. At 11:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve singing of Hymns at the Church of the Immaculate Conception will precede the High M.IFS. The full 1 voice will honor Saint Rita by J. A. Komi HIT. The offertory Mass \\ill be an arrangement of Adeste Pitlcle.s by the Rev. Russell H. Davis. After the ; Ma5s the congregation will jsiiicr ? "Holy God We Blpss Tliy N.ime" to ; conclude the c;itho!ic services. j The Hev. Francis McDcvltt. priest, has requested tiutt only those with f reserved seats plfm to attend the ; midnight, -since the limited capacity of the church constitutes a fire hazard when overcrowded. An estimated 700 thronged the doors for the Mass last year. At the St. Stephens Episcopal Church Holy Communion will bejn'n at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The choir wiJ! furnish special music auci the Rev. W. J. Fitzhugh, rector, will speak on the "Good Tidings of Christmas." The church school on Sunday has been canceled by special services conducted earlier in the week in keeping with the holiday season. On Sunday the usual Sunday School and morning worship services will center about the ageless story of the Birth of Christ. Sermon Topics Selected . Sermon topics for the day have been announced by most ministers, along with sj>ecinl musical Interpretations of Christinas and Christian observance of the birth of Christ. At the Calvary Baptist Church, the Rev. P. H. Jernigan will speak on "The Surprise of God" on Sunday morning. On Christmas Eve 300 youngsters will be the star guests at a C hr is tmas pa r ty in the Ch u rch basement, with gifts to be distributed to needy families following the program- On Sunday night R senior student from Onachita Baptist College, Dick Bytan will .speak to the Calvary Baptist Church congregation. At the First Baptist Church (he Rev. E. G. Brown will speak on "Christmas for Christ" at 10:55 a.m., and nt 8:30 p.m. college students will present "Student Night at Christmas." Following that program a Christmas Fellowship will be. held ior the young people of the church. At the First Christian, First Presbyterian Lake Street and P'ir.sL Methodist Churches the evening worship service and youth fellowships have been cancelled and the Christmas commemoration services will be completed at morning service-;. The First Christian Church congregation will hear a me&sage, "His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful." following blessing of babies, recognition ol college students, and baptismal services. The Rev. Lester D. Sirubhar is pastor. The Rev. Roy T, Ba^'.r-y, pn.stor of ; the First Methodist Church, said that his message will concern "The \ Light Eternal", and the baptism oE j infants will be? a foatui': ol the ! morning service, along with carol ; "The Kfvenee o! Christmas' 1 will' he told by the Rev. Harvey T. KUI'i. j pastor of the First Presbyterian \ Church Sunday morning- A.^ hi CHURCH NEWS Blyrheville FIRST CHUnCll OK THE NAZAKKNK Royal G. ScliuKz, 1'aslot Sunday School 3:45 a.m. Sermon by pastor 11 a.m. Sermon oy Pasioi 7:30 p.m. .s'n/urene Training Union 6:30 p.m Wednesday Night Prayer Mcct- Two Americans, Missing a Year, Still Held by Reds WASHINGTON, Dec. 23-IJPt— Woixi that (U'o American servicemen who have been missing in China for more than n year arc still in the hands of Chinese Com- immisls was received by the State The report came from me British |iroi:<] at the North China twit of ""'sinstao svlicrc the two were stationed \vlicn they failed to return from a flight over Cornmunisl- hcld territory October 15.1948. Tlie State Depa.-trr.ent said the British have been a.skcd to try to find oul ^nether the men are in good condition ami to arrange for iheir Tho United States lias filed in repeated attempts to gel even an acknowledgement of inquiries from Chinese authorities at I'ciping. The missing nA-n are Navy Chief Electrician William C. Smith, Long Beach, Cal.. and Marine Master Sst. Elmer C. Bender. Cincinnati. Ohio. 7-Monih-Old Boy Follows Mother to Jail Under Old Pennsylvania Law PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 23. (AP> — A seven-rnonth-okl boy wns .sent to jail ye.sterdav muter an old Pennsylvania Inw \vhicll prohibits separating mothers and nursing children. Mrs. Lillian Gilyard. 38. appeared before- Judge Oliver G Parry carrying the youngest, of her nine children wrapped in a pink blanket. Tlie commonwealth churned that Mrs. Gilyaril Tailed to report earnings of $587.50 over a Uvo-aild-a- half-year period during which she received S3,000 in slate pimlic assistance. Mrs. Gilynrrt, who testified she earned the extra money as a waitress to help supiK>rt her family, was sentenced by Judg Parry to four months in county prison. "What shall I do wi'.h the baby?" asked Deputy James J. O'Shea. "Semi him with her,' 'replied tile jurist. , Read Courier News Want Ads , several other churches, special Christmas music programs were featured last Sunday night In recognition of the coining Christmas holiday. Larry T. Moore will be In charge of special music lor the church services. Miss Lonnie Johnson will be special soloist. Ing 7:30 p.m. W. F. M S Wednesday Afternoon 2 p m. Sunday School Visitation Friday 1:00 p.m. FIHS'I BATTIST K. C. Brown pastor Sunday School, 0:40 aJK. Sunday School, 0:4fi ajn. Morning Worship Service, Training Union, 6'30 p.m, Evening Worship Services, p.m Wednesday Sunday School Cabinet Meeting, 6:46 p.m Prayci Service. 7:45 p.m. Officers and Teachers meeting p.m. 10:6& 7:30 COO CA1.VAUV HAI'TIST IClli and Chirkasairba I'. H. JernlKiin pastur Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship U'.UO a.rn Intermediate G A 's 5:30 pjn H. I U, 1:00 pm Wednesday choii rcnearsiu Kventnp Worship 8:00 p'.m officers and teacher? meeting at same hour. 7:00 p.m Wednesday Prayci Meeting 8:0ti Friday. Men's Brotherhood. ami [.he- Hoy S. Mauley, pastor Chinch Schuui 9 4i> a.m Morning Worship 1) ajn Vault] Choir Rehearsal b 4ft p. m S:30 p.m Juniot Fellowship, in '.erinetiiate M Y F.; Senior- Young 'copies M Y V Alter church fellowship 8'30 pin Wednesday, choil rehearsal 1:30 p.m. I.AKK KTRKK'I MKTIHIIHS'I Unzj Harrison, pa.slnr Si-niiol y 4fi a.rn Prcachin Service, "Ood with W SC.S Monday 2:30 p. Wednesday Mld-Weck 1:30 B.m FULL GO«l'i:i TAHER\ACLE Lilly ana Vine R. T. Kcilcj. I'-.istor 3:45 Sunday School fay Austin superintendent 11:00 Kirnlns Worship 6:45 P.y.l'.A meets with Mrs Ollie Goods' i rharge 7:45 Evangelistic Service with choir nnd Orchestra parlleipatlng. Tuesday and Fri in; nights ser- vlccs a- .5 "uesday night iTomig Peoples Night ASSKMIU.Y Of COD Kcv. K. C. Simmv 1'aslor Sunday Selioo) 'J:45 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Women's Missionary Council 6:30 p.m. Men's Cooperative Council 6:30 pm Christ's Ambassadors :30 p.m. Junior Christ Ambassadors 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service 7: 30 p.m Tuesday 7:30 p.m. Prayci Meeting Thursday 1:30 p.m. Bible study flHS'l IMIHSRV'M'.ltlAN CHUKCII Harvey T Kidd, minister 0:45 Sunday School II a.m. Morning Service. 7:30 p.m. levelling Service. Wednesday 7:30 Choir practice CIIKISTIAX SCIIiNCK SOCIK'I 1211 IV. Main Si. Sunday SL'hool 9:30 a in Sunday Service 11:00 am Readini; Room Wc-d. 2:30-4:3^ p.m. Wednesday B p.m. "Christian Sdem-e." is t h e subject of the Lc. k -s<m-Sermon whuh will be read in all Churches and Societies of the Church of Christ Scientist, on Sunday, Dcccmbi 1'JM. W- II. Yaiint, I'aslor Wisley JU'murlul Church Church School, 10:00 ajn., Supt Hoyd Davis. • Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Worship Service 7 ujn. C.'IIUIICII I)!'' CIIIIISI II. F. Sharp, I'vanscliil Main at III Higlmuy Bible class 0:-iO a.m. Motning \Vorijhip — 10:50 a m. "Nursing for Wages." Evening liiblc Classes — 6:1ri p.m. B^'enillg Worship — 7:30 p.m. "Unity." Monday Evening — 7:30 pm. Men's Bible Class. Wednesday moniing 9:00 a. m Ladles Bible Class. Wednesday evening 7:3o p. m. Mid-Week Bible Classes. (JIHJItCll O! HIE (MMAWII.ATli l:l)NCli!'l'ION Kcv. II. Franrls McDevilt [lastor Sunday Masses 7:30 and 10:00 a.m ST STI'.r.HKN'S KI'lSCOPAl. William J. l-il/liij B li, vicar ChrLstmas 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24 — Midnight Service-Holy communion and Sermon. No Church School Christmas Day. FIRST CUKISTIAN CHUitCII l.csler I). Strubbhiir, minister .1:30 a.m. Choir Practice. S:-I5 a.m. Sunday School. 10:-I5 a.m. "Ills Ninnc Sliall Be Called Wonderful" Recognition of Is college slmlcnts. Blessing of babies. " ami Baptismal service. No Evcnhirr Services. Monday 7:;io p.m. noy Scouts. Wednesday Senior Choir 7:00 p.m. FIKS'I LIITIIKIIAN Blh nnd Walnut Kcv. G. Allcssler. ii.ulor 10 a.m.. Sujiday School ano Bible Class 11 n.m Divine Worship. IIAI'TISI CIIAI'K) .MISSION licv. Dariil Smilli Sunday School 9:40 Worship Service. 10:55 a.m. Training Union 6:30 p. m. Evening Worship 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF Lonnir Smith Minislpr AIR BASE Two Blocks North ol Chape! 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m Worship Service 6:45 p.m Dlble Study 7:3(1 p.m Evening Worship Service Wednesday. Evening sible Study 1:30 HALF .MOON C'J'UHCII Church School 10:00 a.m Supi Earl Baker Worship Service ll:uu am. Worship Service 7:00 pm UUltOKTTE CHUKCT! Ol OOD K t-j. S>I3U. pastot Su'nday school. 9:4S a.m Morning Worship Dam Vouns; People ):iw p.m Evenlna Worship 8 nn om IAIA1ANIIK1. IIAI'TIS'i A. M. llouslcin p.-1,,r SHl'day SCHOOL 10 a.m . Morning Worship n am" rraining Union i p.m Evening Service, 7:3(1 p.m Wednesday mj;ht pfayei service 7 p.m OOSNKU. KAI'TI.S'I Carl laslk-nian pallor Sunday schiwl, 10:00 a . m Morning Worship 11 IX a.m I'rainins Oni«iii 7:3tl p.m Evening w.jrMup 8:OC pjn Thursdaj. 7:31) p.m. Prayei Service Alt.MOHK) HAI'TIS'l ^ U Autcn. (lastui Snnnay Scnuul 10 00 a.m. l-rcachliis II C<j a.m rraining Union 7:0(j p.m Evening Woiship 8:t» p m Wednesday Prayci Mceinfg i:3(, (iOS.\i;l.l AIICTHIIOISl 1^-e AmU'rsoti, nunlsler Church Scnooj 10 a,in Worship Service 11 am M Y F Groups 6 p.m livening service 1 pm Mid-Week Service Tliursday 1 p m Fiie mni's South (lli;liua, 61 Ku'vsfll Dullri |i:islor Sunday School 10:00 a.m iMorning Worsriip 11 01 u , m 11'iiinina Union 7 p.m Evening Wo; ship Service 7:00 p.m .S'U.MHI.I! NINE ISAI'TIS'I Gene Sliullz. pastoi Sunaay stmuii 9Aii a.m Morning Worship i) DC a.m Sunaay 2:18 p.m Mission Arm Sunday Sctuwi and church ai y. nro Sctiool auciitorumi Framing Union. T 00 p.m Kvenins Woiship e p m Rurcl Churches VARKRO METHODIST CHURCH I.cRo> Henry. Minister Church School every Sunday 10 a.m. Church Worship Services; 2nd and fourth Sundays 11 a.m. first and third Sunday 7 p.m. PSCS first and third Sundays I'ROMISEIl LAM) MKTIiODlST tlHUItCH LtrRoy Henry, minister Church School every Sunday 10 ft.m. Church Worship Services — first and third Sundays ll:0o a.m Second ard fourth Sundays 6:30 p.m M. Y. F mettngs, second and fourth Sundays 5:30 p.m. WSCS second and fourth Thursdays WEST TI.YTIIKVIM.E I'AUISH MKTI1OD1ST GATEH'AV TAnEKNAC'LE L (.; linrali p:i.slnt Church Service U 45 a.m Evemna Worship, |:3(j p jn . HAM MOON ASSK.MIH.Y OF GOIP Sunday ScniXJl. 10:00 ajn Ke\ Miirliii Keagan pastor Church Service Wednesday ana Friday. 7:30 p.m Sunday School, 10:00 a.m Morning Worship i| :00 a.m Worship Service tl:00 a.rn NEW LlliKUTS BAI'USl Es'enmg Worship. 8:110 pjn \VUl)lll.A.VIJ (JOKjVKK UAl'TIS'l C. A Service 7:00 pjn B. I U -7:00 p.m Evening Worship 8:00 p.m Wednesday Prayei service 7-06 HUFFMAN UIIUKl'H Of UOU James Wynes, pastor Sunday School 9:43 run Muining Worshlp ; ll:0t a.m EX'ening Service, 7:30 pjn. VJ'.E. Saturday 7:30 pjn HUFFMAN IIAI'TIS'I OiivicJ Mtreabu pastor 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Morning Service 8 pm Evening Service 7:30 pm B.T.U ''cellug tViday I p.m. choli piacllce am piayei meeting KOUNU I/AKE CIIUHCH ()'• CllitlS'l Thomas U ('miner. Minister Sunday School 10 a.m Worship Service 11 a.m Wednesday Nighi liioie Studj ?:30 p.m , FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1949 VARIlltO MISSIONARY IIAITIS'I liev. I'arkfr Hay minister Sunday School 10 a.m Preaihlng Servile 11 a.m B T U 6:30 R.m PrenrhlriR ^ 30 p.m Prayei Meeting Friday night pm p.m CLKAH l_^Kl ItAI-l'IS'l J K Cnx pa^liu Sunday Sc-tiool rf:46 a.m Wursjjp Service 11 :(j(j a.m l'ia -Ing Umnn 6:30 Wotiinp Service, Mid- Wees Service 1:3u p.m wed nesday. L'jroro Churches ASM..MKI * Ofr (.' H> J C. Dickinson pastot 10 UU i,m Suiii1ji> 8cruio] 11 00 am \Vor.sljlp Service d:00 D.m C A Service 7:30 p m Saturday Service. 7:3U p.m Wednesday Prayer sci /ice ciiiwun nt ciircisr Ocai L Hays Minister Bible Study 10 a.m. Preactilng, 1) a.m. 7 JO p.m on ftc&t and third Sundays KIHS'l IIAI'ltS'I A B. Mill, pasloi lO'.OO am S)inday 'School 11:00 am Worship Services 0:00 [j.m B I, 0. 7:00 nm Worship Service 1:00 p.m .Ycdnesaay Pruyu He), vice -J'XOKA MI;-| utiuis'i II. I* *Co*>isoii imlor Cliuich School 10 mi Morning Worship il a.m. Mcthotllsl Ynuth Fellow sMi rrnups fi p.m Evening Worship Service T p.m Osceola Churches K1KS1 CUKISTIAN L. It Still Jr. paslor Mnrni 1 Worship 10:6t u.'n hJvenlnR Scflro* 7:00 o.rr. Midweek Service 7:30 p.m. !•'! HSl I'll KS H1 "I i;ii I AN L. 1'. Lawrence, paslor Sunday Schoor 'l:4& am Morning Worship 11 a.m Younp E'eoptt; 5 OU p.m Woclnesdnv cvtviinp se.n'icC; '1:3 I'IKS'I UAI'TIC'I HiissrlJ J Ululib. n»s"» Sunday -Scnool y 4fi n in Morning Worship 11 'W vm KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 For ['fnnipt, Coui'luuus FRIENDLY SERVICE • NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 4474 fl r Union 6:30 p.m Evening Strplre 1:30 Midweek Service. 7:30 am CHUUCH OK CHJUS'I Morning Worsnip. 10:45 , ltL Kvenlne Service 7:30 pm S inday School, 3:4b i m Bible Study Tuesday nnrj Friday, ST. MATTHEWS ftev. B. Francis Mc-Devitl na 5 t M 1st. 3rd and 5th Sunr 1 ,™. Mass, fl'in a.m. . i FIIIS'I I'tNTKCOFTAli \ Kent, pastor ' * Evening Service. 1:30 „ RJ, FIKS1 MKT!J<)i,IK'l N II. J. Couchman, pastor Sunday School. j-.4 5 „ m Worship service v .^m Methodls' Youth feiiowshin g.i* Worship service, 7 p.m. Wednesday- Youth Oholi nractlct ti:H pm. Senior Ohr>Tr r3o ,,"' CALVAIiV KPLSCOPAf, CHUR^ \Villiiim J. Fitzlnigh, vicar Chi'istmaa 9::45 a.m. Christmas Service Holy Communion and sermon. No Church School Christmas Day. PIANOS Ten year factory guarantee TUNING \Vilh (he world famous Strotiucoiui — (I lakes the guesswork out of tuning RADIO REPAIR Every job absolutely guaranteed by n bonding com liany. Music Instruments And supplies O f a || ki from guitar picks to bas,< violins. ' Recordings We make records of your [voice and music on permanent records. Everything in Music BROOKS Music Store vj •ay ti ^» iK y.! V;' vsr .v \>\< &m JE'SS MERRY STMAS Protect Your Family's Health with Expert ESCHIPT Service 'if.\ \Vts1 Main K * -' y ?5i i 1 V 51: H! To all of you people who liiivo so loyally piilron- i/.i'd us iliniiirr Hie last year, HC nl the Ark-l\Io Klalo Line wish lo offer our deepest (hanks. May the cnminjj year prove \vuntlerfully happy for you all. The Following State Line Service Stations JOHNSON'S ESSO STATION SCOTTY'S SERVICE STATION ALLEN'S SERVICE STATION CROFT'S SERVICE STATION DOYLE'S TEXACO STATION CLOSED ALL DAY XMAS May your holiday be merry, your tree laden with good tilings and your happiness unending. Simple pleasures of the old-fashioned, homespun variety are still the most enjoyable at Christmas time, even in tin's streamlined age! So in the modern manner, with old- fashioned sincerity, we say, Christmas." GOODYEAR SERVICE STORES

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