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Church Union Advances Despite 'Nerve Failure 9 By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) - A modern wave of anti-lnstitutionalism has caused a "failure of nerve" In many church officials about the quest for church reunion, an expert says. But he adds that the goal already is emerging . and its attainment seems certain. "If s not just a pipe dream," says the Rev. Dr. Paul A. Crow Jr., of Princeton, N.J., executive secretary of the Consultation on Church Union— COCU. "There's more momentum for it now man there ever has been." But much of the impetus, he adds, is now coming from the local scene rather than from denominational centers. "It's a new kind of pressure that is coming from the grass roots," he says, referring to the growth of .cross-denominational coalitions forming among different congregations in many communities." Interviewed prior to the current observance of the annual week of prayer for Christianity unity sponsored by Protestant, Orthodox and Roman Catholic bodies, Dr. Crow said the movement has entered a more realistic stage. "It has moved past the old- style conciliarism of amiability when ministers got together and now is involving broader participation of the laity in the common functional arena," he said. Dr. Crow, 39, an Alabama- born church historian, left a seminary teaching post at Lexington, Ky., four years ago to administer the project seeking to unite nine American Protestant denominations totaling about 25 million people. It is only one of about 50 different merger negotiations going on between Protestant denominations in many parts of the world, some of them nearing consumation. Besides these, theological talks also are continuing between Roman Catholicism and the major Protestant and Orthodox traditions, with a growing, list of agreements ot various aspects of doctrine and practice. Dr. Crow, who spends about half his time on the road meet­ ing'With various church groups to explain the basis and pattern for'the proposed united church said the upsurge of local ecumenical clusters, coalitions, consortiums and alliances of various kinds, dealing with issues of race, drugs, poverty, peace and other matters, has produced a "new local ecumenism." "Congregations are relating to each other locally, on their own terms and out of- their own needs and initiatives," he said. "They're saying in effect that denominational identification is a thing of the past." He said the phenomenon has not been systematically surveyed, but recent spot checks show at least 400 such cross-de• nominations! arrangements in as many communities. The denominations involved are the Episcopal, United Presbyterian United Methodist, Presbyterian UJS. (Southern), Century Club (Continued From Page 1) such programs possible," Blacker said. A new administrative structure has been developed at the college, Blacker explained, that includes a strong department head structure. He said that in line with a streamlining of the administrative structure, is a current analysis and evaluation of the area of student services and the probability of assignment, in the near future, of the duties of athletic director to a staff member. The athletic director will be responsible for the entire athletic program, Blacker said, including a good intramural program. Blacker expressed the hope that (he Century Club, through its board, will continue to work closely with the college in the development of its athletic program. A year-end financial report of the club showed total receipts of $8,103.39 and a paid membership of 80 persons. Expenses of $5,717.54 included $648 for team trip expense and $5,000 in athletic scholarships. Door prizes totaling $2,000 were awarded to Miner Motors, Holtz Furniture, Timmins Real Estate, Arvil Parks, Herb Sneden, Ted Schacherer, P & G Cleaners, Crim Agricultural Service and Margaret Jackson. Christian (Disciples), African Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion and Christian Methodist Episcopal churches and the United Church of Christ. Ringsted M. Petersen Has Surgery At Rochester Martin Petersen of Ringsted is a surgical patient at Rochester, Minn. He had knee surgery Jan. 19. His address is Room 461A Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Kristina Nielsen, Mr. and Mrs. Nordein Peterson and Jake Amdahl of Wallingford were Sunday evening visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pedersen. Mrs. Mary Nelsen is making her home at the Valley Vue Home at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carney, Algona were visitors last week at the Adolph Meyer home. Mrs. Sophie Oiling entertained for her sister, Mrs. Petrea Glasnapp and brother and sister- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Petersen at a dinner Friday. Guests at the Leo Sorensen home in observance of his birthday were Mrs. Thyra Sorensen and Mrs. Milford Cole and family. Afternoon and evening guests included Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sorensen, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jorgensen and family and Donald Henriksen. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Flint and Nancy went to Iowa City Jan. 4 and visitedat the Larry Richards' home where they observed the birthdays of Mr. and Mrs. Richards and Nancy. They went to Morris, 111., and were guests of Mrs. Anna Baker. They were joined at a local inn at a supper by Mrs. Florence Gore, Mrs. Evelyn Winterbottom and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Baker. Later Mrs. Baker took the group to her home where they observed Nancy's birthday by having favors, hats and birthday cake. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bratrud visited Thursday and Friday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Rodney Olson, Eagle Lake, Minn. Ray Goering of Jackson, Minn, spent Saturday at the Gaylord Olson home. Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Olson and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Olson's sister, Mrs. Rodney Olson, Debbie and Michelle at Eagle Lake, Minn, Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Dotson and Brian of Humboldt were Saturday overnight guests at the home of her brother, Harlan Peterson. Sunday dinner guests were the Dotsons and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eggerth and daughters, Laurens. Mrs. Eddie Dolf and two sons of Ringsted were Sunday afternoon callers. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dolf visited Sunday afternoon at the Marvin Fothergill home at Armstrong. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Neet of Kinnard, Neb., were weekend guests at the home of her mother, Mrs. Millie Neet. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Madsen of Okoboji were Monday afternoon visitors at the Andrew Pedersen home. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Mitchell, Hubbard, are the parents of a daughter, Amy Noel born Christmas day. Mrs. Mitchell is the former Patricia Meyers, former Ringsted residents now living in Napa, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Flint entertained guests at a Sunday dinner in honor of Mr. Flint's birthday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Oleson, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold E. Oleson and family, Armstrong; Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Christensen, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Christensen and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Glasnapp. Dr. and Mrs. W. B. Johnson of Columbus, Ohio, were guests recently at the parental Arnold Lund home. Mrs. Jeanne Anderson and son, Tom of Kamrar spent several days at the parental Arnold Lund home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Holte arrived home Sunday after a three- week visit at the home of their son and family, Dr. and Mrs. James Holte, Bettendorf. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hoien entertained guests Thursday evening at a supper in honor of Hoien's birthday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nicoson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Nicoson and Amy, and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Hoien and Becky of Armstrong, and Mrs. J. M. Hoien, Ringsted. Your CMwuk WALLINGFORD LUTHERAN John Pannkuk SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. 10:45 a.m. Church school and adult Bible classes. 11:45 a.m. Junior Choir. WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. Bible study at Lakeside with Miriam Circle assisting. 4:30 p.m. Confirmation classes for grades 7 & 8. 6 p.m. Confirmation class for grade 9. 8 p.m. Senior Choir. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN H. Allen Wirtz Richard Headen, Assistant SUNDAY 9 a.m. Early Worship Service. Baptism. Nursery. 9 a.m. Nursey and Kindergarten Church School Class. 9:15 a.ra. Choir Rehearsal. 9:45 a.m. Coffee in Church Chapel. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Nursery. Broadcast over KILR Radio. 4 p.m. Ecumenical Service at St Patrick's Catholic Church. 6:30 p.m. Slides of Youth Trip to Chicago to be shown. 7:30 p.m. Mariners meet for experimental worship service. MONDAY 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nursery. 7:30 p.m. Boy Scout Troop No. 24 meet at the church in Scout Room. TUESDAY 10 a.m. Bible Study led by Rev. Headen. 8 p.m. Beaver Circle meets at Barber Hall. Rohlf Circle will not meet in January. WEDNESDAY 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nursery. 4 p.m. Confirmation. 5:45 p.m. Church School. CALVARY GOSPEL ASSEMBLY Lloyd Jacobsen SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Children's pre-session activities. 9:45 a.m. Church school. 10:55 a.m. Morning worship, Rev. Raymond Wuerch, Grand Detour, 111., guest speaker. 6:30 p.m. Crusaders. 7:30 p. m. Evening service, Rev. Wuerch speaking. MONDAY 7:30 p.m. Annual Assembly meeting. WEDNESDAY 2 p.m. Ladies' Prayer Fellowship. 7 p.m. Balmer Home Service, the Bob Williams family in charge. 8 p.m. Mid-Week UpLook. •Superior Karl Klempas Return From California Trip Mr. and Mrs. Karl Klempa returned home Jan. 8 from a two weeks trip. En route to California they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Eveleth, Mesa, Ariz, and called on Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hanson and then went on to Newberry Park, Calif., where they visited their son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Eveleth. While there they visited Knotts Berry Varm, an old Mission at Santa Barbara, Pasadena the day after New Years and viewed the floats, visited the Maurice Eveleths at Glendale and Mr. Eveleth's aunt, Mrs. Esta Pusey. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thomson met them at Sioux Falls airport. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miner and Julie, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Griffee, Mrs. Cora Griffee and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hasbrook attended the wedding of Kenneth Tow and Connie Kimrey at Minburn Jan. 8. The Miners were guests of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Schnell and family at Grinnell Friday evening attended the wedding Saturday and then visited relatives at Belle Plaine returning home Sunday evening. The Grif- fees were guests at the Robert Warrington home in Boone Friday evening, attended the wedding Saturday and were then weekend guests at the Wilbur Ferrin home in Urbandale. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hasbrook were supper guests of Mrs. Eloise Reuland of Okoboji Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Garhardt Jensen were Saturday evening guests at the Ed Nauss home. Bible Thought Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. — Psalm 32:1. There is no use trying to evade sin, in seeking to be happy. Since when does sin produce happiness? Is it really fun to sin? Who wants the sad ending? Everyone really wants forgiveness. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTBT R. S. Leach John L. Johnson SATURDAY 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School. "The House of Worship." 10:45 a.m. Worship Service. TRINITY LUTHERAN Gary Gabel, Vice Pastor SATURDAY 6:30 p.m. Family Worship service. Annual business meeting will follow service. WEDNESDAY 5 p.m. Week Day Church School and Choirs. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN (South of Gruver) SATURDAY 8 p.m. Post-Nuptial shower for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jacobson (Linda Blinkman) in the church parlors. All friends and relatives welcome. SUNDAY 9:25 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Installation of new congregational officers. i WEDNESDAY 12 Noon ALCW Dinner for families and friends. 2 p.m. ALCW Meeting. 6:15 p.m. Junior Choir. 7 p.m. Confirmation Classes. 8 p.m. Senior Choir. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Rick Borger THURSDAY 7 p.m. Men's Prayer Fellowship. SUNDAY 9:45 a.m. Sunday School for the whole family. 10:45 a.m. Worship Service. 6:15 p.m. NYPS & NJF Meetings. 7 p.m. Evangelistic Service. MONDAY 6:30 p.m. Bible Study at Balmer's Nursing Home. TUESDAY 1:30 p.m. Ladies' Prayer Meeting. WEDNESDAY 7 p.m. Prayer and Praise Service. REDEEMER LUTHERAN Robert Fitzgerald SATURDAY Father-Son Banquet. SUNDAY 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship. 9:30 Sunday School. 1 p.m. Senior League will go toboganning, meet at the church. 8 p.m. Kupples Klub is invited to the Presbyterian Church for a program on Experimental Worship. Fondue mixer will follow. TUESDAY 7 p.m. Bible Study Leaders meet with the pastor at the church, hearsal WEDNESDAY 4 p.m. Junior Choir. 4:15 p.m. Senior Confirmation class will meet. 4:30 p.m. Junior Confirmation. 7 p.m. Senior Choir. PALESTINE LUTHERAN (Dolliver) Norton McCaughan SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. 10:45 a.m. Worship Service with the Rev. Neal Johnson from Minneapolis with special mission service. WEDNESDAY 4:15 p.m. Confirmation Class. CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Disciples of Christ) Robert Karl Miller SUNDAY 8:30 a.m. The Church's School (All Ages). 9:30 a.m. Worship & Communion Service. WEDNESDAY 4 p.m. Chapel Choir Rehearsal. 7 p.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal. 8 p.m. CYF. 8 p.m. General Meeting. THURSDAY 2:30 p.m. Chain of Prayer Orientation. FRIDAY 6 a.m. 24 hour "Chain of Prayer" begins. SATURDAY 6 a.m. 24 hour "Chain of Prayer" ends. 1:30 p.m. Celestial Choir Re- ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, THURS., JAN. 20,1972 Page 5 Confes- Masses. Service. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC Msgr. James Duhigg Father L. Burns THURSDAY 8 p.m. St Gabriel Circle at the home of Mrs. Leo Lenz. SATURDAY 3:30-5 and 7-8 p.m. sions. 6 p.m. Mass. SUNDAY 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. 4 p.m. Ecumenical We are hosting the service so hope everyone will make an effort to attend. We will also have couples visiting mass that morning. MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:30 a.m. Masses. Confessions daily before mass. TUESDAY 7 p.m. Parish Life and Fellowship at St. Pat's Gym. WEDNESDAY 7:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Masses. Confession before. UNITED METHODIST Richard L. Pearson SUNDAY 8:30 a.m. Divine Worship. Broadcast over KILR. Nursery in Day Care Center room. 9:30 a.m. Church School classes for all ages; coffee hour in Green Room; Board of Trustees meet in church office. 10:45 a.m. Divine Worship. Nursery in church nursery room. 4 p.m. Ecumenical Service will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Senior High UMYF will meet at the church to to Spencer Y. TUESDAY 7:30 p.m. Action Group meets in Friendship Room. WEDNESDAY 4 p.m. Wesley Choir rehearsal. 7th Grade UMYF; 8th grade Confirmation Class. 7 p.m. Middle High UMYF meets. 7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir rehearsal. 8 p.m. Ruth Circle meets with Mrs. Jim Roberts. FRIDAY 9:30 p.m. Hampton House is open to all 8th graders. UNION STATE LINE LUTHERAN (Petersburg) Norton McCaughan SATURDAY 9 a.m. Confirmation Classes. SUNDAY 9 a.m. Worship Service with the Rev. Neal Johnson from Minneapolis, special Mission Service. 10 a.m. Sunday School. TUESDAY 7:30 p.m. Bible Study leaders. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod) Ronald B. Flentgen THURSDAY 7:30 p.m. Sunday School Teachers Meeting. FRIDAY 7:30 p.m. Evangelism Committee Meeting. SUNDAY 9 a.m. Evangelism Sunday Services. 10:15 a.m. Sunday School and Bible classes. 2 p.m. LYC Tobaggon Party. 7:30 p.m. Evangelism Family Night with films. WEDNESDAY 6:30 p.m. Week Day School. 8 p.m. Lydia Society. THURSDAY 8 p.m. Adult Instruction Class. UNION BAPTIST Val Hauck SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. School of the Bible for all ages. 10:30 a.m. United Worship Service. Sermon by the Rev. Hauck. "If you love your Bible; You'll Like our Church." Senior Choir and Special Music. 2 p.m. Service at County Farm. 6 p.m. Planning and Training Opportunities. 7 p.m. United Challenge Service for Young and Old. Dedication of New Lighted Cross. Pastor's Sermon: "His Cross, and Our Cross." Special Music. MONDAY 7 p.m. Education Board Meets. TUESDAY 2 p.m. Prayer at the A. D. Biery home for Ladies. WEDNESDAY 5:55 p.m. Pastor on KILR Radio each Friday. SATURDAY 9 to 1 p.m. Counseling by Pastor. For appointment call 3624502. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SUNDAY 10:30 a.m. Worship services. WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m. Evenings service. CHURCH OF CHRIST (Vocal Music) Carl Whirley, Evangelist 1632 Six Avenue North SUNDAY 10 a.m. Bible Study. 11 a.m. Worship. 6 p.m. Worship. MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:45 a.m. Radio Program on KILR. WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m. Bible Study. ESTHERVILLE LUTHERAN Stephen Engelstad SUNDAY 8:30 & 11 a.m. Worship. Installation of '72 church officers at 11 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. 11:15 a.m. "The Christian Woman Speaks" over KICD Mrs. Al Wood narrator. 2 p.m. Service at Good Samaritan. SUNDAY-SATURDAY Lutheran Evangelistic Movement, Minneapolis. WEDNESDAY No Golden Agers. 4 p.m. Confirmation and Junior League. 7 p.m. Senior Choir. 8 p.m. Cottage Bible Study Groups. CALVARY BAPTIST G. O. St. Lawrence THURSDAY 7 p.m. Awana Clubs. SATURDAY 6:30 p.m. Young People be at church to go Bowling at Bancroft. SUNDAY 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all. 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service'. 6:30 p.m. Youth Hours & Training Unions. 7:30 p.m. Evening Preaching Service. MONDAY 7:30 p.m. Calvary Builders at the Dale Reed Farm. WEDNESDAY 7 p.m. Sunday School Teachers meeting. 7:30 p.m. Mid week Bible Study and Prayer. (VIORHtLL niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii*tiitiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiitiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii«iiiHiiitiiiitiiiiiiHii*iiiiitiiiiiiitinii |? TlieserRel igioiis Messages, Winner of 14 National Awards, from | the Freedoms Foundation, Valley Forge, Contributed to the Cause I of the CHURCHES by These Individuals, Businesses & Industries | ... All Interested in a BETTER COMMUNITY and WORLD.' They de| serve Your Continued Support.' nmiiiiiitiiiiiiii in mi MIIIIMIII nun i n mini niit mi IIDIII tini iiiiiiiiiiiiiiini itin Recher, Inc. Motor Supply Co. & Hardware Electric and Plumbing Supply Company - Complete Machine Shop Service - Estherville and Sheldon, Iowa Bradshow & Short, Inc. Buick-Chevrolet-Sales & Service 2303 Central Ave. Estherville, la. La Charm Beauty Shop "Look Your Best for all Occasions" Ruth Petersen - Sheryl Reinesch & Sharon Mahin. Below Gardston Hotel Phone 362-2732 TINKER TOY CHURCH And it has a silver bell on the steeple and a cross on top. No one suggested to Bobby that he use his birthday toy this way. He did it himself. He could have made a ferris wheel, or a barn, or a wagon. But, as it happens, he made a church. Maybe it is because, since he was a tot, the Church has been so important in his life. To Bobby the Church represents a warmth and love that made him want to "build one of his own." Does your child feel that way? World-Wide Travel Service NO EXTRA CHARGE for Our Service, 1737 E. Central Phone 362-5044 Joyce Lumber Company 201 Central Ave. Phone 362-3508 Emmet County State Bank MEMBER F. D. L C. "In A Good Community' Great Plains Supply Co. Estherville, la. Phone 362-2654 Lyon's Pastry Shop 17 S. 6th St. Tel. 362-4339 Estherville Wash All Coin Operated Laundry Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. PARKING in back of Laundry Edward Ahrens, Jr., Owner 106 South 6th St. Rosewood Itamot Nursing Home Complete Medical Facilities All of the guests are put on a planned daily schedule to assure them of getting the proper medication, correct diet, daily exercise & plenty of rest. Mr. and Mrs. John Hofstader - Owners & Operators - 2001 1st Ave. N. Estherville - Ph. 362-3594 Hotel Gardston Downtown Estherville Sunday Breakfast— All Day Family Style Dinners 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. K & S Lumber Co. Koenecke & Stump Estherville, la. Tel. 362-3223 Dolen Farm Equipment Allis Chalmers Sales & Service Hwy. 4 S. Estherville, Iowa Phone 362-4831 I*. Q.n.r.l Office. tlther«llle. low. Rohlin Construction Co., Inc. Estherville, Iowa Gambles "The Friendly Store" Your Complete Hardware Store 620 Central Ave. Estherville, la. Sunday Galatians 5 1-13 • Monde/ Psalms 3:1-8 • Tuesday Pialms 71:1-12 American Bible Society Wednesday Psalms 91:1-16 • Thursday Matthew 10:16-23 • Friday Matthew 10:24-31 • Saturday Mark 6:47-52 Garry's Body Shop Complete Auto Body Work FREE Estimates Gladly Given Central Ave. - Estherville, la. Phone 362-3133 Chipman's Welding, Repair & Fabricating S. Estherville Copyright 1972 KeiMor Advertising Service. Inc , Strasburg, Virginia 1205V2 2nd Ave. Phone 362-4728 Don L Chipman, Owner Olson Electric Service "Serving this area Faithfully Since 1946" 113 S. 6th SI. Phone 362-2412

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