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Church Softens Divorce Stand Garden Clly Telegram POWER of FAITH Friday, November 18, 1977 Page- 5 BY WOOD I ISHMAEL By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The lifting of the penalty of excommunication for Roman Catholics remarried after divorce openly welcomes them back into participation in the church — but not into sharing Holy Communion. For that, they'd have to take further steps to regularize their status. The new action was intended to encourage them to do it. It now "is up to them to take the next step by approacing parish priests and diocesan tribunals to see whether the return to full Eucharistic communion is possible," says Bishop Cletus F. O'Donnell of Madison, Wis., a key figure in securing the change. The excommunication decree's removal, voted at his urging last spring by U.S. bishops and approved by Pope Paul VI last week, does, however, formally invite divorced, remarried Catholics to participate in church life. "It offers them a share in all the public prayers of the church community," O'Donnell says. "It restores their right to take part in church services. It removes certain canonical restrictions on their participation." Many in practice have been taking part with their pastors' approval, while not receiving Communion, despite the 1884 Baltimore Council's excommunication decree, but its revocation gives explicit, official sanction to the growing practice. But it doesn't, in itself, remove the barrier to sharing Communion. Nor does it alter the church's insistence on the permanent indissolubiity of valid marriages. However, for the nation's estimated three million remarried Catholics — half of the six million who have divorced — various moderating moves have taken place to smooth their way back into full communing participation. Basically, this requires a conclusion that the previous marriage was not a real one. This is possible in varying ways under church principles. But formally, such a decision must come from diocesan marriage tribunals. Their procedures have been simplified and speeded up to facilitate the process, although it still is clogged in handling the volume. Broader grounds for annulments also now range from psychological or emotional immaturity at the time of the first marriage to evidence of merit in the second. While the number of annulments has swelled 30 fold in the last eight years, it still falls far short of the number of Catholic divorces. Also policies of the tribunals vary sharply from diocese to diocese. Other than tribunal decisions of annulment, another way divorced, remarried Catholics can return to Communion is through "internal forum" decisions in their own, informed consciences. This private alternative is occurring increasingly, through pastoral counselling, when evidence is unavailable for a formal tribunal annulment, but when the conclusion is reached in "good faith" that grounds exist for it anyway. Such a decision, however, does not recognize the validity of the second marriage in the eyes of the church community. BBC Television Series Surveys World Religions ram's ' > '$ i Chuire '* 'J The British Broadcasting Company is responsible for many educational and informational presentations, including "America," "The Ascent of Man," "Civilisation," and "The Age of Uncertainty." The BBC has recently completed "The Long Search," a 13-part series of 50- minute programs surveying religions throughout the world, as practiced by contemporary followers. The Public Broadcasting System will telecast the series in the U.S. beginning in early 1978. Miami-Dade Community College, working closely with the series' producers, has developed an educational package coordinated with "The Long Search." In the past Miami-Dade faculty Church Events The Holcomb Organization of Christian Youth will have a rummage sale at the Holcomb Community Church, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday. The Community Church in Holcomb is located a block south of the railroad tracks and a half block west of Main Street. The Plymell Union Church, South Star Rt., will have its annual Harvest Festival Sunday. There will be a covered dish dinner at 12:30 p.m. followed by a special service at 2:30 p.m. that will feature the AGAPE singers. The group consists of high school students from Kismet. The Presbyterian Church, 7th and Pincj will have a Thanksgiving praise service at 7:30 a.m. on TThanksgiving. Those attending are encouraged to dress casually. The public is invited. The service, led by Pastor Bill Seybert, will feature Thanksgiving hymns, doxologies, and expressions of praise. A praise offering will be received for use for local ministries. LEOTI — The Leoti United Methodist Church will host special services on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Evening services will be every night at 7:30 followed by fellowship hours. A family night will begin a sandwich salad supper in Fellowship in Hall at 6 p.m. Friday. Saturday's events begin with a men's prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. at Jack's A & W. A women's coffee is at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Sunday morning services will be at 9:30 in Leoti and at 11 in Pleasant Valley. A**************, I SEEKERS J •K BIBLE STUDY MEETING SUNDAYS * + CHURCH OF THE * BRETHREN * 8th and St. John 9:00 A.M. PRAYER 9:30 A.M. FELLOWSHIP 9:50 A.M. BIBLE STUDY ' ^ * 3f >f * Seek ye first the Kingdom ofGod and all these things shall be added unto you. Matt. 6:33 COME IN NORTH BASEMENT DOOR * J * * ^ raurt i n DMocivicwi u/wwn | ; *************** Sunday Menu Prime Rib Lasagna Turkey & Dressing Chicken & Noodles Flight Deck Restaurant Garden City Municipal Airport HOURS 8 - 9 Mon. - Sat. 8 - 5 Sun. 276-2792 Closed Thanksgiving Day teams have produced widely utilized educational programs relating to source materials such as Alex Haley's "Roots" and Jacob Bronowski's "The Ascent of Man." The new series traces the journey of a traveler-host as he explores modern religious practices and interpretations around the world: Buddhism, Judaism, Catholicism, Taoism, Zen, Islam among others. The significant rituals and practices are explained and performed by devotees of each religion. From Hindus bathing in the sacred Ganges to Protestants worshipping in congregations in Indianapolis, "The Long Search" identifies similarities, differences, and the potential for amity among religions. Further each religion is examined in the context of a world of changing environments and values. The Miam-Dade faculty team has developed a curriculum package for "The Long Search" consisting of a student study guide and several supplementary texts, elaborating on each program's content. The materials are suitable for formal classroom instruction, continuing education, and external student learning programs. Educators desiring to add "The Long Search" to their curriculums may contacxt Karen Robinson, Auxilliary Services, (305) 596-1361 or 1364, or Miami Dade Community College, 11011 SW 104 St., Miami, Fla., 33176. Service to Feature Elizabethan Concort Monte Lists Top Students These are the honor rolls for the first nine weeks at Montezuma High School. « Jan Poppe, Susan Watson, Jodi Nance, Sheryl Koehn, Clarice Unruh, Korie Unruh, Joey Borlh. "B" Brian Unruh, Rick Thomas, Carolyn Smith, Cole Hargett, Charlene Anderson, Cindy Surber, Karen Hartnett, Leigh Andregg, Roxy Vietti, Toni Me- Fadden, Krisly LeRoy, Troy Hawk, Shannon Glassco, Pam Conard, Don Doa, Duff Watson. Sid Thomas. The Community Church of Garden City, 3rd and Walnut, will observe Thanksgiving Holcomb Honor Students Named These are the students named to the "A" and "B" honor rolls at Holcomb High School for the first nine weeks. "A" Jody Barlow, John Drees, Ann Hoyt, Michelle Richmeier, Rhonda Richmeier, Christopher Roth, Teddy Unruh, Sara Webdell. "B" Craig Adam, Jeff Adam, Anita Baier, Craig Barlow, Tracy Barlow, Wade Barlow, Anita Barry, Charles Becker, Debra Blansett, Steve Brecheisen, Carol Danler, Diane Danler, Judy Danler, Joel Erskin, Deana Fenton, Troy Fenton, Naomi Fonseca, Terry Golay, Pam Graham, Ronald Haas, Laren Hafliger, Melodie Hafliger, Sheila Hahn, Paul Hill, Rick Klaus, Jennifer Kraus, Karen Knoll, Roxie Knoll, Travis Leonard, Karen Linenberger, Peggy Linenberger, Greg Mader, Misty Mader, Nancy Maestas, Cindy McCabe, Pat McCabe, Chad Messenger, Tom Miller, Doug Munsell, Debra Pelnar, Keith Rich- meicr, Brian Rome, Karen Rome, Marilyn Rome. Jerri Ross, Bryan Roth, Christina Roth, Jerry Roth, Jolene Roth, Judy Roth, Shawn Runkle, Kurt Smith, Dawn Wasson, Carmen Wheeler, Linda Wheeler, Shonda Wheeler, Kim Williams, Linda Williams. Foth Appointed Appeals Judge TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The appointment of J. Richard Foth to be chief judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals effective Dec. 31, was announced Thursday by Chief Justice Alfred G. Schroeder of the Kansas Supreme Court. Foth, 51, will succeed Chief Judge Jerome Harman, who has announced his retirement effective at the end of the year. Foth is a graduate of Yale University and its law school. He began the practice of law in Topeka in 1953 and since 1955 has successively served as an assistant Shawnee County attorney, an assistant attorney general, a commissioner of the Supreme Court, and a judge of the Court of Appeals. Sunday, at its 11 a.m. worship service and at its annual Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. Featured at both its worship and feasting will be Sigma Alpha Iota from Washburn College. The members of this international sorority have formed an Elizabethan Consort which is a costumed group of musicians who play 16th Century music. At .morning worship, they will be playing religious music of 16th Century England. At the Thanksgiving Dinner, they will provide background music during dinner and a program after the meal is completed. The music is of the period of history in England when the Pilgrims left seeking religious and polictical freedom in the New World. Sigma Alpha Iota has visited Garden City before on previous tours of Kansas. The members wear authentic Elizabethan period costumin play 16th Century in- struments. The group is seeking to purchase its own harpsichord for their traveling performances. Anyone wishing to contribute may do so through the Community Church. The harpsichord used for Sunday's performances has been loaned to the Church by the Music Department of Saint Mary of the Plains College Dodge City. Reservations for the dinner have been closed, but those wishing to hear the consort are invited to attend worship at the Community Church at 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Ron Cebik is pastor of the Church. Services are broadcast on Radio Station KIUL at 11:05. THE NEW TESTAMENT Jesus Charges Peter When Jesus came to Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples what the people there had said about his identity. They replied that some called him Elijah, some John the Baptist, some Jeremiah, and others called him one of the other prophets. "He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." (Matthew 16:15-16) "And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unio thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shall bind on earth, shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever thou shall loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven." (Matthew 16:17-19) Expert Installation CARPET-TILE You Buy-We Install Albert A. Bayer 1713 Janice Lane Phone 275-5491 Garden City , K s. Directory of Garden City Churches Did I forget to thank thee Lord, Fur things that may seem small, A flower by the wayside, A wild bird's lonely calls. For alt the daily happenings, That we call common place. For sunrise and for sunset. For a neighbors smiling face? For life is made of little things, So let me not forget To count my smallest blessings. And before the sun has set. Thank thee. Lord for. Everyone that adds a note of cheer. And my blessings will be multiplied before another year. Thank You Lord WE CARE AT CANDI'S FOR BEAUTIFUL HAIR . 275-6733 . / A eafaafa You Will Receive A Warm Welcome At First Assembly of God 702 Campus Drive "A Happy Church" SUNDAY SCHEDULE 9:45 a.m.-Bible Study for all ages. 10:35 a.m.-Morning Worship that will inspire. 7:00 p.m.-An Evening Service you will enjoy. Fully Staffed Nurseries Thanksgiving: to be truly Thanksgiving, is first thanks, then giving. • Paid Bryant Pastor ST. MARY ROMAN CATHOLIC 12th and St. John. 276-2053 Precious Blood Fathers Sunday Masses: 7:30.9.11:15 a.m. and Saturday B::iu p.m. Weekday Masses: 7:30 a.m. dally and Wed. at 7:30 p.m. First Friday Masses: 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Holy Day Masses: 7:30andfla.m.,7:30 p.m. Evening before at 6:30 p.m. Confessions: Saturday 4-5 and 7:30 p.m. Anytime on request. ST. DOMINIC ROMAN CATHOLIC Church: 916 J. C. St.: Rectory: 908 Crater. 2762024. Fr. Ronald Renner. pastor Sunday Maasee:°8 and 10 a.m. Weekday Masses: 8:10 a.m. (except Saturday! Saturday Masses: 7 p.m. Confessions Saturday 5 to 5:30 p.m.. 6:30 to 6:65 p.m- and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Before and after maaaea. Holy Day Masses: 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. ST. JAMES LUTHERAN Member of The American Lutheran Church 1608 Belmont Place. 275-5108 Ivar Gjellslad. pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m Worship Service. 10:30 Holy Communion celebrated the first Sunday of vvery month. BETHEL A.M.E. 518 N. 8th Sunday: Sunday School. 9:30 a.m ; Worship. 11 a.m. Wednesday: Prayer and Claes Meeting. 7:30 p.m. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 7th and Chestnut. 275-6411. Alvin Daetwiler, pastor. 276-2104. Sunday. Sunday School. 9:45 a.m.. Worship. 10:46 a.m. Chi Rho. 6 p.m.. CYF. 6 p.m. Thuraday: Choir. 7:45 p.m GARDEN VALLEY CHURCH 3rd and Campbell. 276-7410 Jacob "Jay" Neufeld. paator. 276-7961 Sunday: Sunday School. 9:46 a.m : Worahip. 10:45 a.m.: Evening Fellowship. 7 p.m TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Fleming and Pal's Drive. 276-2464. Merlin L. Reith. paator. Sunday School. 9:16 a.m. Adult Bible Class 9:15 am Worahip 10:30 a.m. Communion, firal and third Sundaya ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH • Sundays, 8:15 A.M. Holy Eucharist & Sermon; 9:00 A.M. Church School; 9:45 A.M. Choral Eucharist 4 Sermon; Tuesdays, 7:30 P.M. Holy Eucharist; Holy Days as announced. PIERCEv'lLLE FEDERATED Sunday: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Worahip Service, Sunday and Wednaaday evenlnga, Worahip. 7:30 o.m. YMCA • 1224 Center George Foster, pastor, 5-1334 Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worahip Service 11 a.m., Training Union 6 p.m., Evening Worship 7 p.m., Wednesday Service 7:30 p.m. 1004 Pit's Drive. SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH 1107 N. Main., Rtjv. Robert R. Allan. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:46 a.m.: Worahip Service, 11 a.m.: Union Training, 6 p.m Thuraday: Young Metrone, 8 p.m. Wednaaday: Prayer Service, 7 p.m.; Miaaion Study, 7:30: Choir Rebeareal. 8:30 p.m. PLYMBLL UNION 10 mile, aouth on U.S.85. 276-6180. Mark Davidson pastor 276-6360 Sunday Worship 10:90 a.m.: Sunday School, »:30 a.m. _ BAHA'IFAITH . Baha'i fireside), 2006 N. 10th, every Friday, 7:30 p.m. 276-3830. TEMPLO AP08ENTO ALTO SPANISH ASSEMBLY OF GOD Temporary location: Ulysses Community Building. Philip P. Garza. pastor Sunday School, 10 a.m. Services Sunday. 7 p.m., Wednesday, 8 p.m. • Radio program, KULY. 1420. 9:30 a.m. Sunday. SKVKNTII DAY AIIVENTIST Kl-I N. l:llh Frwl W Kills, paslor. 276-79B3 Saturday; Sabbath School. 9:3(1 a.m.. Worship. II a.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH llth and Jonea. 275-6266. Rev. Wayne Paulsen. pastor Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Worship. 10:30 a.m., Baptiat Youth Fellowship. 6:45 p.m . Worahip. 7:30 p.m . Youth Choir. 6 p.m Wednesday: Bible Study. H p.m CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN Sunday Worship 11:00 a.m. Church School 9:45 a.m. EveningService7:30p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. PRAIRIE VIEW CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN 2 miles west of Friend on County Line. Richard L. Deemy. pastor. 275-5097 Sunday: Sunday School. 10 a.m., Morning Worahip, 11 a.m Youth Fellowship. 7 p.m . Prayer Fellowship. 7 p.m. Evening Worship. 7:30 p.m FIR~ST CHURCH OF COD Highway 156 - Mary Kci Win. (I. Bath, pastor. 275-5296. Sunday: Worship. 10:45 a.m . Sunday School. 9 45 a.m.. Evening Services, 6:110 p.m. Wrilnrsday. Midweek Service. 7:W p.m FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH 309 W Campbell. 276-7859 H 1) Wooderson. paslor 276-6609 Sunday: Sunday School. 9:45 a.m.: Worship. 10:50 a m , Baptist Training Union, 6 p.m. Worship 7 p.m. DEERF1ELDFIRSTBAPTISTCHURCH Harold Mathew. Pastor Sunday: Morning Worship, 11 a.m.. Sunday School. 10 a.m. Training Union, 6:30 p.m.. Evening Worship. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1310 E Kansas 275-5456 or 276-8123 Rev. Jack Abbot, pastor Sunday: Sunday School 9:45 a.m.. Worship. 10:50 am. Young People. 6:30 p.m.. Evening. 7:30 Dm Wednesday, Prayer Meeting. 7:30 p.m. COMMUNITY CHURCH A UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Third and Walnut. 275-6623 Ronald Cebik. paslor Sunday: Worship Hour. 11 a.m.. Church School, 9:30 a.m..Radio Ministry. 11:05 a.m Nursery carets provided. CHURCH OF CHRIST 1503 Pat's Dr. II mile eaat of Main on Kanaaal. 275-2500. rge Sullivan, minister 275-5116 Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worahip. 10:46 a.m , Evening Service. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Bible Study. 7.30 p.m TEMPLO BAUSTISTA 209 E. Santa Fe. Eloy Felan, pastor. . Eacuela de Domingo, 10 a.m.. Adoration. 11 a.m. Miercoies. 7 p.m. BIBLE CHRISTIAN 1600 E. Mary 276-8366 Kenneth Woodroma. minister. Sunday: Bible School. 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:40 a.m. Youth, 5:15 p.m.. Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 212 Jones Ave-. 276-8946. R. I. Beiar. Sunday: Sunday School, 10a.m., Worahip, 11 a.m. EvangtUstic Service* Sunday and Wednesday. ,':30 p.m. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 619 E. Mary St. 276-4306. Randy Albert, branch preaident 276-4814 Sunday: Prlwthood Heeling. 9 a.m., Sunday School, 10:30 a.m., Sacrament Service, 6:30 p.m. LAKIN CHURCH OF CHRIST 400 Thorpe St., Lakin Randy Robertson, minister Sunday: Bible Study, 9a.m. Worship 10a.m. andsp.m. p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study, 7 p.m, FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH First and Spruce, 275-6304. l.loyd Gross, paslor. 275-6246 Sunday: Bible School. 9:45 a.m.; Morning Service, 10:45 a.m ; Evening Service, 7 p.m. Training Hour. 6 p.m. Wedneaday: Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. TRINITY WESLEY AN CHURCH llth and Jones, 276-3892! Dan Buck, pastor. SundaySchool.9:45a.m. Morning Worship. 10:45 Evening Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study. 7:30 p.m. . FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH 702 Campus Drive. 276-3371 Foyer. 276-9095 Paul F. Bryant, pastor. Sunday: Sunday School. 9:45 a.m. Worship. 10:50 am.. Revival. 7 p.m.. Youth Service, 6 p.m Wednesday: Hour of Inspiration, 7:30 p.m UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Mam anil Kansas 275-9171 .1 Karl Junes, minister Max C'la.Mon. associate Sunday: Sunday school. 9:30 a.m.. Worship Service. 10:45 a.m.. Jr. High Fellowship 5:30 p.m., Sr. High Fellowship 6:00 p.m. CHURCH OFGOD IN CHRIST South Star Route 275-5182 Paul Bradshaw. pastor. Jetmore Sunday Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Worship. 11:30 a.m.. Y.P.W.W . 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service. 7:30 p.m. Friday: Prayer Service. 8 p.m. UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 7th and Pine. 275-9141 William W. Seybert. pastor Raymond I. Massey II intern castor Worship. 10:00a m. • 'hurch School lur Pru-School through Grade 8. 11 a in Fellowship and Coffee. 5 p.m. 7th and Hlh Grade Y'liiih - 1st 3rd Sundays. 6 p.m. Manners, 2nd > i:.uiy, 6:30 p.m., High School Youth - alternate Sundays. Monday: 7:30 p.m Session • 4th Monday Wednesday - 9:15a.m. Menninger Bible Study. 7 p.m Carol Choir. 7:30 p.m. Chancel Chor. 7 30 p.m Bethel Series teacher training CALVARY TEMPLE SPANISH ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1311 New York Ave. 276-3919. Fredrick Aguilar. pastor Sunday: Sunday School. 10 a.m . Worship Service. 11:15 a.m.. Evangeliatic Service. 7 30 p.m Tuesday: Women's prayer meeling 9 am. Thuraday: Young People'a Service 7.30 pm FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH Girl Scout Little House, 108 W. Hackbarry Sunday School, 9:46 a.m., Worahip 11 a.m. Evening aarvlce, 7 p.m. Midweek prayer service 7:30 p.m. IIOI.I uMBCOMMUNITY CHURCH i HT> \ I'..rush. Pastor Sunday worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday School, 10a.m. Youth Fellowship6:30 p.m. UNITED METHODIST WESTERN KANSAS MEXICAN-AMERICAN MINISTRY 1101 N. 7th, 276-6634. Rav. Ben Picaio, eucutiva minister. JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Kingdom Hall, Corner of Kansas and Pearl. 2768830. Sunday: Public Addreea. 9:30 a.m. Watchtower,. Study 10:46 a.m. Tueaday: Bible Study, 8 p.m. Friday: Ministry School, 7:30 p.m. Servke Meeting, 8:30 p.m. THE WAY MINISTRY 3V* miles north on 3rd; Sunday, Monday, Wed- neaday, Thursday, and Friday at ( p.m., Jim Kerr fellowship leader. 1018 N. 7th; Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 p.m., David Ulrich, fellowship leader. 2501 N. 8th; Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Mrs. Terry Jonea, chUd-wTi fellowship leader.