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San Mateo, California
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Thursday, January 1, 1959
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6 San Mateo Times Saturday, Jan, 24, 1959 Church Council I Record Made Good Shepherd Auxiliary Plans An Adult Center BELMONT At its first meeting of the yer.r, held recently at ihe church, the Women's Auxiliary of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Belmont, had as its speaker the Rev. Augustus Hem - enway of San Francisco, He related some of his experiences at the Church of tile Good Samaritan and the Good Samaritan Community center in San Frcneisco to illustrate some of the kinds c work which can be furthered through the support of the Christian relations work of the auxiliary The auxiliary plans establishment of a center for senior citizens in the near future. The business meeting following was conducted by the auxili tricia Briek, Kent Imal, William Newkom and Sherry Graham, who wffl have featured place In the two services. BOTH SERVICES AT THE CONGREGATIONAL church In San Mateo will be conducted tomorrow br young members of the church. Pictured above, left to right, are Pa - Church Youth Take Over At San Mateo Congregational Marilyn Naegle. Linda Sidwell, Ken and Don Niederhaus, Peter Eber, Garey Ann Thompson, Mike Carwin, David Balsley, Gill Richards, and John Macy. Members of the youth choir, the choristers, are Cams Culver, Pan Culver, Bruce and Carol Gardiner, Carol Gibson, Lynda Goss, Mary - Ellen Graham, Judi Hailett, Sue Hofmann, Kent Imai. Sally Humphreys, Karen Koyen, Leon and Lionel Lack, Alice Meara, Donna Neal, Frank and Suzanne Newby, Karen Paulsen, Charlotte Peterson, Linda and Warren Roberts, Stephanie Smith, Margie Stonelake, Theo Sundblad, Karen and Todd TTexler. Members of the Aragon section witt serve the coffee hour which FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH observes Youth Week with the young people conducting services tomorrow. Leading the call to worship will be Steve Black. Miss Sue Howell will conduct the opening meditation. A youth choir will sing. Members are Sue Howell, Jliss Chris Lundell, Miss Nancy Corry, Miss Jeannine Williams, Hike Trice, Dick Price, Dick Dudgeon and Gary Crouch. Three young people pictured above, left to right, Paule Davis, Jeannine Williams and Gary Crouch, will bring the morning message. Junior deacons will serve s ushers. In the evening the young people will meet for fellowship and evangelistic calling. Outlines Goals; Votes Leaders Represents! nf many local churches today i..,ve a t - ' understanding of the accomplish ments of the Peninsula Council of Churches and an understanding of the goals for 1959 as the result of the annual meeting held in St. Paul's Episcopal church, Bur - ngame. Upwards of 150 church representatives attended the meeting . Highlights of the past year, re viewed by the executive secretary. George W. King, included the incorporation of t.b council, the moving of the offive from a local church to a business address, the launching of a full time institutional chaplaincy program, '.he growth ot the council from 33 to 45 member churches, the adoption of a distinctive insignia, conducting a church and social welfare institute, preparing a senior citizens' center at the First Methodist church of San Mateo, arranging a schedule of religious broadcasts and sponsoring with the United Church Women the December Orpheon concert. The Rev, Forrest C. Weir, Ph.D., general secretary of the Southern California Council and the Los Angeles Federation of Churches was the featured speaker. Yearly receipts to the council program have increased from $1445.07 in 1949 to $12,127.81 in 1959. A budget Of $12,206.00 adopted for 1960. The following were elected to noth C. Stnft. Messiah Lutheran ne Kev. Cetll G. Qal t church. Eurllnsame: ,bJ ciiwlalncy, The Rer, Cncimumtr church oi Congregational Seminars Draw Capacity Crowds The Rev, Jerry W. Trexlcrhas opened three "Abundant Living" seminars at the Congregational church of San Mateo. Meetings are held on Mondays at 7:45 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:45 p.m., and Thursdays 10 a.m., from now until Easter The groups are using as their inspiration the book of Rollo May, "Man's Search for Himself." There is no charge for the seminar series, and although registration is almost to capacity for Wednesday evening and the Monday evening group is closed, the Thursday morning group is stil open to new members. Rev, Trexler is taking the lead ership in all three classes. For information regarding enrollment please telephone the church. SCIENCE CHURCH MEETING On Tuesday afternoons at o'clock in the church office, 305 Lorton avenue, Burlingame. the Rev, MDllie E. Hayler, minister of religious science, conduct - ! weekly meeting on the healing power of the science of mind. The current subject is "What Can Be Healed." Every one welcome. Oi Services For Shuhins Sunday church services in Burlingame's First Baptist church are being recorded and made available to shut - ins, the home ministry committee of the church announced to day. This service is being offered to the shut - ins so that they may ex perience a closer spiritual rela tionship with the church." ex plained the committee chairman, Mrs. T. F. Reynolds, 1720 Adeline drive, Burlingame. The committee was organized in February, 1958, by the Rev. Fred HalHwel, associate church pastor, and immediately adopted a visitation program. During the past 11 months, the committee has averaged 35 to 40 home calls each month, officials reported. RUDOLPH LAPP teacher of American and Negro History at College of San Mateo, will be the speaker Sunday night ot the Adult Fellowship of St. James A.M.E. Zion church of San Mateo. Lapp will tell of history of the American Negro plus history facts. Leaders Voted At St. John's SAN BRUNO At the annual congregational meeting members of St. John's United church, San Bruno, elected an elder and deacon to serve three - year terms on the church board. Harold C. Peterson of San Bruno will serve as an elder, and Carl D, Scholl of Burlingame as a deacon. These men will be ordained and installed in their respective offices Sunday by the minister, the Rev. John W. Frank. The church board of St. John's church will have the following members this year Rudolph G. Branch, president; William I. Farmer; A, Ward Ennis; Harold C. Peterson, vice - president; Mrs. Jack Schmale, financial secretary; Mrs. William Scheilz, recording secretary; Carl D, Scholl, treasurer; Mrs. Carl D. Scholl; Henry J, Kohlmann. Luther League to OutlineCampaign A number of Luther leaguers will accompany their president, Miss Diane Reynolds, and their pastor. Rev. Karl S. Oelschlager, all from Lutheran church of the Good Shepherd, to the federation planning clinic to be held at Our Savior's Lutheran church in San Francisco Sunday afternoon beginning at 2:30. Edward Nelson, president of the Bay Area Luther league federation from Good Shepherd announced that the officers, promoters, and pastors of all of the Bay Area congregations in the California district of the American Lutheran church are to plan and receive assistance in planning better local league activities in the areas of work, worship, education and recreation. terian church of San Mateo. In the accompanying picture they are: Left to right, front row, Mes - ary's new president, Mrs. Mell - gren Schroeder, who announced the following nexv officers and chairmen: President. Mr; MeUerenBchrDeder; cc - rdlr.:! jecro.t - .ry, Mrs. "r. w. Buckl - es: t - po - . - .i Mr. wu:m Kern: corre - 'C.tJ.nn S. - IC - 3TT. r - r: - - ., pne - ip - tc.I - .s: Mr. Mh Gr:1iit: I: Cl.rl ....p'u rrLi; u. V. - f ri' - : P:al.' - :Kl ind srir.; Christian education, rorr ri'Mipity. Mrs. V. rkiinct Mrs Hkij Haser Mis. 11. ;,; hp.Br - '.1 1 ' :r.i St. Paul's Has Three Important Events Tomorrow Three unusual events are scheduled for St. Paul's church, Burlingame, tomorrow morning. At the 1J o'clock service the new vestrymen will be installed; a new oak pulpit will be dedicated; and the annual offering for the Episcopal church's seminaries will be received, The new vestrymen elected at the annual meeting were Messrs. John F. Barton, Peter G. Ober - meyer, Edward C. Robertson and Donald M. Thomson. Joseph P, Williams, former junior warden, was appointed to serve as senior warden for the year, with Jack D. Marpole elected as junior warden. Peter G, Obermeyer will serve as clerk, and John Sparks as treasurer. The new pulpit is a memorial from many donors who have contributed to the Altar guild's memorial fund. Along with the pulpit, there will also be a new choir screen of matching oak. The annual parish meeting showed present membership of the parish to be 1149 communicants, Last year as persons were confirmed and 87 baptized. Rev. Osborne To End Radio Series Dr. Cecil G. Osborne, pastor of Burlingame's First Baptist church, will deliver his final monthly sermon of the winter season over radio station KCBS at 8:15 a.m. Sunday. Persons may obtain copies of the sermons he has delivered over KCBS during January by contacting the Northern California council of churches at 83 McAllister street, San Francisco, At 9:30 and 11 a.m. services tomorrow in ids Burlingame church, Dr. Osborne will use as a sermon topic: "How to Accept Yourself." Redlands Choir at Woodside Church WOODSIDE - The University of Redlands Concert choir will present a concert at Woodside road Community Methodist church on Thursday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m. This group is widely known for its vast repertoire, both sacred and secular music. Professor Er - win Ruff, who has gained wide recognition as a choral director, organist and composer will direct. This forty voice choir will be in the Bay Area for several con - St. Andrew's Church Names New Officers SAN BRUNO Members of thu congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal church here have completed) their organizational plans for tho 1959 year. Following is a list of the ne officers and committee chairmen: Senior warden, Frederick Brehm; junior warden. Lt. Com. Earl Fowler; clerk, Thomas Mac Dade; treasurer, Edward Den - Herder. Committee chairmen were appointed by the wardens and assignments for 1959 are as follow!. membership, Joseph Stewart; men of St. Andrew's, Lt. CoL. Charles Ottinger; women of St. Andrew's, Mrs, R. W. Weld; Christian education, Harold Goldie; house and grounds, William Robb; building construction, Phillip Ritzau; furnishings and equipment Dr. Wayne Hess; finance, Lt. Comm. Earl Fowler; ways, means and public relations, Donald George; memorial, Lester V, West. Each of these chairmen are now . in the process of selecting members from the. congregation to ba on their committee and final' plans and goals for 1959 will ha announced the first of February. All women in the church hava been assigned to a work group which will be responsible for ona month of the year. Chairmen o( these groups are: Mrs. Donald George, February; Mrs. C. H. Scarce, - March; Mrs. Phillip Ritzau, April; Mrs. John Swift, May; Mrs. Arthur Smith. - June; Mrs. George Gigon, September; Mrs. Vernon Neufeld, October; Mrs. John Powell, Novem - Mrs. Clinton Farr, Decern Mrs. Ted Davids, January, j Der Mrs. Thomas MacDade was appointed directress of the Altar guild and 11 new members werer recently welcomed at a tea held in the home of Mrs. H. A. Burgess. New members of the guild ara Mesdames Hugo Engkvist, Harry Estes, Jack Clark, W. N. Heflin, Von Tydeman, William Wattie, Edward Brown, Charles Ottinger Roy Pollard, Gtadestone Marchand and Vernon Neufeld. Arab Problem Topic At Temple "As Driven Sands The Arab Refugees," will be the subject o! Rabbi Sanford E. Rosen's sermon, during sabbath worship services on Friday, January 30, in tha temple sanctuary, 1700 Alameda' de las Pulgas, San Mateo, at 8:30 p.m. The sermon will be based upon studies prepared by the Comis - sion on Social Action of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, and numerous other works which are concerned with tha problem. Bishop Pike At Redwood REDWOOD CITY St, Peter's Episcopal, church will be honored tomorrow with an official visit ot the bishop of California, the Very Rev. James .Albert Pike, D.D., D.S.T., D.C.OL., D.L. The bishop "will be the celebrant or the Holy Eucharist, at tha 11 a.m. service, and will also deliver the sermon, the topic o( which will contain an important message for the parish of St. Pe - ' ters, which is at the present timat tn an interim period without a res - ' ident priest, due to the departura of Father C. Peter Boes. Cannon Shaw of the Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, has been in temper - , ary charge of affairs at St. Peter's and will also be present on Sunday. Bishop Pike would normally only visit the local parish for a confirmation, which he did last fall. He appears regularly on a weekly television program. The bishop comes to California from the Cathedral in New York, where he was dean of the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York City, until his consecration as bishop of California, May, 1958. Redeemer Church Group To Meet REDWOOD - CITY - The Lutheran Institutional Mission Aid Society will meet Monday evening at 8:00, January 26, at Redeemer Lutheran church. Dessert will be served by the ladies of Redeemer church, first, then a short business meeting which will be followed by a film entitled "The Story of Mill Neck Manor" which is a chool for the deaf. Members and friends of the society ara invited to attend this meeting. Youth will be honored Sunday at the Congregational church of San Mateo, when they will conduct both services at 9.30 and 11 a.m. The topic for consideration will be "Dare We Live in the Household of God?" with two people presenting discussions of the subject at each service. Sherry Graham, William Neu - kora, Kent Imai and Patricia Brick will give this portion. Others assisting in the service are Terry Buttle, Charles Recknagel, Anne Gibson, David Kocmich, Sally Piguet and Randi Stinson. The choristers under the direction of Alexander Craig will sing "O God of Youth," with Warren Roberts assisting S. Leslie Grow the regular church organist, Greeters will be James Bra - shear, Diane , Smith, Linda Roberts and Theo Sundblad. Ushers are James Garrison, Gary Holmes, Presbyterian Church Features Youth Fellowship Youth fellowship week will be j nhserved at the First Presbyterian i church of San Mateo, 25th and Hacienda, this Sunday. Emphasis will be on youth in both the service and the sermon. Pastor Everett F. Hezmall will bring the youth sermon on "Dare We Live," the theme chosen by the United Christian Youth movement for their youth week observance from January 25 to February 1. Participating in the service will be the following young people Betty Seitz, Jean Doble, Dave Bennett and Jim Hughes. In his sermon Rev. Hezmall will comment on the recent book written by Pat Boone, "Twixt Twelve and Twenty." The pastor's message will also carry suggestions on meeting lire's challenges successfully. Special youth week bul letins w service. Name Leaders At Redeemer SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO Kenneth Settle has been installed as president of the brotherhood of Our Redeemer's Lutheran church together with Ed Gulbrandson, vice, president; and Bob Pariani, secretary - treasurer. The men's organization of the church meets on the second Sunday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Department Secretaries for the Women's Missionary Federation to be installed are the Mesdames Wilbur Good, charities; Alfred Karlstad, home missions; Gene Bart - low, foreign missions; Forrest Darrenougue, higher education; Aiex Cozakos, life membership; William Ruts - and Waldemar Bles - sum, cradle roll; Bert Smith, historian; James Jones, Christian nurture; Robert Hall, evangelism and radio - TV; and Victor Hiatt, social actions. This group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. Zina Caliaham; right, Mrs. M. G Merck. Last row, Mrs. Ronald Rico, Mrs. John Daugherty, pastor Everett F. Hezmall, Mrs. C. Pedersen, and Mrs. V. H. Steel. These new board members were consecrated by the pastor. Among the many services rendered by the deaconesses are the preparation of Holy Communion, the serving of the cup of friendship following Sunday worship service and the greeting of visitors at that time, as well as overseeing a parish district in the capacity of friendship among the members. New Youth Class At S.S. F. Church SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO - On Saturday, January 31, a membership class for youth ages 1014 to 12 will be started at St. Paul's Methodist church. It will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. This class is to (je held for those youths who are considering membership in the Methodist church. On Sunday, February 1, at 8 p.m., Bert N'ichotls, president of the Pioneers announces that they will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith of 719 Circle follows tins 11 o'clock service in Kloss hall. The minister, the Rev. Jerry W. Trexler, has assisted the young people in the preparation of the service. Church Heads Plan Retreat The pastor's cabinet of the First Christian church of San Maleo will meet together in a retreat at cabin of Glenn R. Nelson Eou!der Creek. . The retreat will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with ' a de votional brought by Dr. Howard P. McConnell, minister of visitation of the First Christian church. Meeting together for the retreat will be Glenn R. Nelson, chairman of the board; William Campbell vice - chairman of the board; Mrs, Annetta Sullenger, chairman of the membership development commit tee; Mrs. Marine Engel, chairman of the Christian education commit - tee; Alfred liustavson, chairman of the elders aid the worship committee: Mrs. Fleeda Segraves, chairman of the evangelism committee; Victor Sharpe, chairman of the world outreach committee; Mrs. Hazel Sehwander, chairman of the publicity committee; Henry Grantham, chairman of the deacons; Paul Davis, acting chairman of the youth committee; Herb Fairbanks, chairman of the trustees; Mrs. Elma Fairbanks, president of the Christian woman's fellowship and also representing the deaconesses; Frank Sehwander, president of the Christian men's fellowship. During the retreat each committee chairman and organization president, will present their plans for the coming year. The retreat is designed to enhance the 1959 church program. The minister. Rev. Richard D. King, will close the retreat. Youth Sunday At Bethany SAN BRUNO Youth Sunday will be observed at the 11 a.m. worship Sunday of Bethany United Presbyterian church in San Bruno Navy Base chapel. Teen - agers of the junior and senior Westminster fellowship groups will usher, assist with the invocation and other special features of the service. The following Sunday, women of the church will serve a banquet to the young people in the navy base library, Mr. and Mrs. James Ferrol of San Bruno sponsor the two Westminster fellowship units. Young people from South San Francisco, Millbrae and San Bruno who are interested in the Presbyterian church are iDvited to join. Divinity Students Will Preach Sunday Two young men from San Mateo county who are students at the Church Divinity school of the Pacific at Berkeley, will preach tomorrow at parishes sponsoring them. John A. Wright, 800 Laurelwood drive, San Mateo, will preach at Church of the Transfiguration, San Mateo. Also tomorrow, Christopher F. Neely, who entered the school from his home parish, St. Paul's of Burlingame, will preach tomorrow at St. Paul's. Neely is a junior at the college. Plan Ski Trip For Temple Youth The youth group of Peninsula Temple Sholom will conduct a ski trip to Dodge Ridge on February 7, departing from the temple building at 4:30 a.m. by chartered The young people will be accompanied by Chester M. Zeff, principal of the religious school, and advisor to the youth group, and also by Rabbi and Mrs. Gerald Raiakin. Sheik Speaker ForMethodists Special programs are scheduled at the First Methodist church North Ellsworth and East Santa Inez, San Mateo, Sunday. Guest speaker at the church school world service hour, 9:30 a.m., is Sheik Imam Din, foreign exchange stu dent at. the College of San Mateo. from the Fiji Islands, Mrs. L. C Dauchet, chairman of the commis sion on missions will be in charge The quarterly family night ac - tivies will begin with a potluck supper at S p.m. Mrs. Else Linda Lindt, from Switzerland, will the featured speaker. She will talk on the subject: "All the World's Children." For entertainment the motion picture. "Balloons in Sky," a colored sound film, will be shown. Rev. Elmer S. Andersen, pastor will conclude his January series oi sermons on the general theme "The Christian Witness in th Space Age." Sermon topic, "The bocial witness for Christ." Bill Biddell, Ann Parsons, Bob Wells, and Rev. Andersen are among the delegates who will at tend the district Methodist youth convention at the Hillsdale Methodist church. Friday and Satur day, January 30, 31. Mexico Theme At Hillsdale Mexico will be the theme at the Hillsdale Methodist church 36th and Hacienda, Sunday eve ning from 5 to 7 p.m. as the Rev WilJard Rand, newly appointed program counselor for tne Call fornia - Nevada Conference of the Methodist church speaks shows colored slides of a youth caravan which he conducted to Me:tico. This will be the second in a series of four Sunday evenings at Hillsdale visiting "Our North American Neighbors." The program is planned for the en - ire family, beginning at 5 p. with a sack supper which e; : family brings. Following the sup - ; per there will be a fellowship tn ' when there will be displays of : Mexican art and craft, family '. games, and a brief worship period The Christian adventure group is taking part in the program j They will model Mexican clothes I and conduct a Pinata party for the I younger children, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Haas will introduce a Mexican exchange student who is living in their home. At the close of this period the group will divide into age" groups, with the Rev. Mr. Rand speaking to the adult group. These evenings are being planned by the commission on missions of the church. Mrs. Arthur Smothers is in charge, assisted by Mrs. N. B. Smith, Mrs. L. Leslie Bailey, Mrs. Paul Johnston, Mr. Hobart Falen. Mr. John Far - neman, Mr. Fred Geldard, and Mr. Richard Hettinger. At the duplicate worship serv ices Sunday morning at 9:30 and 11:00 the minister, Rev. Cecil F. Wiikins, will preach on the subject: "Old Words With Fresh Meanings." Good Shepherd to Install Vestrymen BELMONT At the 10:45 a.m. worship service of the Episcopal c. - iurch of The Good Shepherd. Belmont, tomorrow the newly - elected Vestrymen for 1059 will be installed, The men serving the church for the coming two years are William Brady, Harry Hager, Robert Ward, William Gayiord and Frank Plais - ted Vestrymen who will continue to serve for another year are: Paul Josselyn, William Houser, Jack Damonte, E. B. Darr. and Dr. M. C. Schroeder, who has been appointed by the Rev. John Ellis Daley to be senior warden of the church. Belmont Branch Baptist Church Shows Progress BELMONT Belmont Baptist church, a one - year old branch established by Burlingamc's First Baptist church, became 45 per cent self - supporting in 1958 and expects to assume increased financial re - sponsibility this year. This announcement was made todzy by the pastor, the Rev. Doyle H. Scott, who added that the biggest church event In 19S was the acquiring of a strategic 3 - - - acre the atop a hill on the western fringe of Belmont. ' The large ranch - style home afford? room for my family to live, space for worship services, and rooms for church school," he asserted. "The swimming pool area affords recreation space, pins four rooms. 16 feet by 16 feet, for church school." Charter membership opened last June 29. church officials reported, adding that the year closed with A3 members. "Some 85 families receive the weekly newsletter." the cleric stated. "These families and newcomers to Belmont, averaging 60 families per month, are visited frequently by the church leaders," The steady growth is reflected in attendance records which show that while meeting in the Carl - mont YiICA from January through June, meetings drew an average of IB persons. Leaders of the Carlmont Methodist church invited the Baptists to use their facilities during the summer Sunday mornings. Morning services and Sunday church school started July 6 and for July through September, chinch attendance averaged 28 persons and church school, 25 individuals. On October 5. church school began an expanded session for children. Average attendance for October through December, the minister said, was church 38. expanded session 18. and church school 4. - ) individuals. Today there are 73 persons enrolled in church school with 10 teachers serving in eight departments, officials reported. Church Deacons Choose Leaders Deacons of Burlingame's First Eaptist church have selected Rodger W. Baker. 1204 Vancouver avenue. Burlingame. as their choir - man and Jacfc Lithgow, 420 Ash - tcn drive, Millbrae, vice - chairman for 1853. Other selections announced to - dr.y include Miss Imogen Aten, 1456 EI Camlno Real. Burlingame, secretary; Myron W. Wylie, 13 Dexter plnce. Millbrae, treasurer: Mrs. Kyle Cellers. 1208 Carlisle drive. Sun Mateo, financial secretory; and Mrs. Bert B. Smith, 625 South Grant street, San Mateo, treasurer of the Fellowship Fund. C. Donald Cole, 117 Occidental avenue, and C. D. Koerner, 1003 Pabma avenue, both of Burlingame. were appointed Bible school superintendent and assistant superintendent respectively. In chairman - hip selections. Ross Smith. !649 Molitor road. Belmont, will head the worship committee; Floyd L. Jennhgs. H25 Walnut avenue, Burlingame, finance committee: Norman H. Stenen. 1000 Ca - puchino avenue. Burlingame, stewardship committee; Mrs. Hal Hed - rick. Sr., 207S Kings lane, San Mateo, home ministry committee; Samuel L. Goodrich, 937 East Grant place. San Matein mante - nance ommir'ee: Lory D. M.nvkin - son. 1476 Benito avenue, liurlin - game. Christian education committee; and Mrs. W. S. Fowler, 548 Ravenscourt road, Hillsborough, Missionary education committee. Deaconesses At Local Church dames Robert Schadel, Charles A newly - created and elected board of deaconesses has been consecrated at the First Presby -

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