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Weekend services of worship in Mason City's churches ADVENTI5T SEVENTH DAY — 1416 S. Delaware. Elder Robert Goransson, pastor. Services etch Saturday. Sabbath school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m. ALLIANCE CALVARY — 4th NE on Delaware. C. D. Tieszcn, pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Youth Hour, 6:45 p.m. Gospel service, 7:30 p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD CENTRAL HEIGHTS — 1805 S. Wilson. Sunday school, 10 a. m. Worship. 11 a. m. Christ's Ambassadors' service., 7 p.m. Evangelistic service, 8 p.m FIRST — 1301 N. Carolina. The Rev. John G. Walker, pas- tor. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. Christ's Ambassadors' service, 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic service. 7:30 p.m. BAPTIST BETHEL — (Conservative) — 2243 20th SW. Worship, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m.—Dr. B. A. Rust, pastor. FIRST—(A. B. C.) — 125 E. State, Sunday school, 9:30 a. m. Worship, 10:45 a. m., sermon by Dr. William G. Wilcox of Upper Iowa University, Fayette, 'The Handmaid of the Lord.' 5 p. m., Junior and Senior High B. Y. F. 7 p. m., Sunday school Christmas program. GRACE — 804 N. Tyler. The Rev. Kurt Marquardt, pastor. 9:45 a.m., Bible school for all ages. 11 a.m., worsLip. 7 p.m., family hour meeting. 8 p.m., worship. MT. ZION — 621 S. Adams. The Rev. James Harris, pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship service, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. ST. JOHN — 715 6th SW. The Rev. Robert Giles, pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Preaching, 11 a.m. BTU, 6:30 p.m. Evening worship, 7:30. TEMPLE-(Southern Baptist) 13th SE and Kentucky. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 10:50 a.m. Training union, 6 p.m. Evening worship, 7. The Rev. Wesley A. Lindsey, pastor. CONGREGATIONAL FIRST — (United Church of Confident Living Dropping public Yule activities might help HOLY CAfHOLIC FAMILY — 714 N. Christ)—1st NE at Delaware, lobert L. Stone, pastor. Fam- ly worship, 10 a.m. Nursery taffed 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. Church ;chool for all ages. Sermon by- he pastor: "About Gifts." COVENANT FIRST—1056 Maple Drive. David E. Carlson, pastor. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school. 11 a.m., worship. 7 p.m. vespers. GREEK ORTHODOX THE TRANSFIG URATION OF OUR LORD—1311 2nd SW. Father Stephen Avramides, pas- Great Vesper m. Sunday: or. Saturday: Service, 7 p. By NORMAN VINCENT PEALE Fifth Avenue traffic was jammed almost to a standstill. A bloated economy had pushed Christmas shopping to a new high. Our taxi had made about two blocks in 15 minutes. One of my companions fumed and fretted. "This traffic is terrible," he growled. "It draws off what little Christmas spirit I've got." My other friend was more urbane and philosophical. "Boy, it sure is something," he mused, "really something. Just think of DR. NORMAN V. PEALE "Give gift* to Christ" it. A baby born nineteen hundrec and sixty four years ago, over 5,000 miles from here, causes a traffic jam on Fifth Avenue Yep, that sure is something." The romanc* of Christmas still lives despite the com mercialism which has come to be so heavily involved. The business of buying and selling cannot quite obliterate a certain elevation of spirit,uniquely as sociated with the Nativity. Anc the good will toward men whicl the angels sang about come hesitantly, yet rather certainly to the world. . That elusive thing calle brotherly love rises faintly t the surface of modern life fo at least one day, lingering jus long enough to hint at wha might be if the Christmas spiri could achieve permanence. Some astonishing question about Christmas as a publi celebration are being voiced Since it is definitely a Christia observance of the birth of Chris who is venerated by Christian as Lord, the currently sensitiv church-and-state issue appear to be involved. Elimination of prayer anc Bible reading in public school has set a new public polic which may be extended Christmas itself. Some believ that, since it is now contrary t American practice to subjec non-Christians and also non-b lievers to any form of religiou exercise, it may also be im proper to impose upon thes same Americans a public o servance of Christmas, eligious event believed in by a ajority, but not by all. Here again the question of linority protection is being aised. Christmas trees in public laces, crosses displayed on uildings, Christmas decorations stores and shops — indeed, 11 appurtenances of a Christian oly day — may affront citizens f other faiths or of no faith. In ecent years objections by non- hristians has led to elimination f Christmas exercises in public chools, including the display of reches, stars, Wise Men and istinctive Christian symbols. Perhaps Christmas may be- ome an observance solely for be Christian church and home. While this would be a radical ihange, some believe that Christmas, forced out of public usage, could become more deep- y cherished by Christians Adams. Masses at 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, li and 12:15. The Rt. Rev. Msgr A. J. Breen, pastor; the Most Rev. Joseph M. Yuen, bishop of Chumatien, China; the Rev. Richard K. Kuhn and the Rev. JLeo E. Roethig, assistants. ST. JOSEPH'S—302 5th SE Sunday Masses at 5:45, 7:15, 8:30, 9:45, 11 and 12:15. The Rev. Paul J. Maguire, pastor the Rev. Thomas W. Keating and the Rev. Justin Herzog assistants. CHRISTIAN FIRST — 4th NW and Adams George H. Adkins, minister 8:30 and 11 a.m., worship anc ship, 10:30 a.m. Sermon: "Where Does the Value Lie?" Youth fellowship, 4:30 p.m.; Christmas caroling and party. METHODIST tor's adult classes. C. A. Hinz.ischool and nursery, 8:30, 9:30 ACRES—Frederick im- Sunday school, 10 a. m. GETHSEMANE—666 12th NE. James C. Berger, pastor. Worship, 10:15 a.m. Sunday school, 9 a.m. GOOD SAMARITAN HOME— 302 2nd NE. The Rev. Donald Orthros, 9 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10:15 a.m. EPISCOPAL CHURCH ST. 1 JOHN'S — 1st and N. Pennsylvania. The Rev. Frankin J. Klohn, rector. 8 a. m., Holy Communion. 10 a. m., morning prayer and sermon, 'What Do You See?" by the rector. Church school classes, nursery for small children. 5:30 p. m., Y. P. F. EVANGELICAL U.B. GRACE—14th and N. Adamt Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wor- FREE ROLLING Hanford Park and 23rd SW. The Rev. Russell Vanderhoof, pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m. Youth service, 7 p.m. Evening service. 7:45. JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES KINGDOM HALL — 616 N. Delaware. Public address, 2 p, m. Subject: "A Divine Guide for a Successful Marriage." Speak' er: R. LaRue. Watchtower study, 3:15 p. m. Subject: 'Keeping the Organization of Public Servants Pure, Chaste." JEWISH ADAS ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE —7th NW and Adams. Services, 8 p.m. each Friday. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. LUTHERAN BETHLEHEM — 5th NE on Delaware. 8 a. m., worship. 9 a. m., Bible classes and Sun- pastor. CENTRAL HEIGHTS — SW and Coolidge. The Rev. John Moldstad, pastor. Worship, 9 a. and 11 a.m. Sermon: "The Com- 19th|fort of Christmas" by Pastor day school. 10 a. m., worship. The pastor's sermon: "Christians Reflect Christ's Light in Life—Do You?" 3 p. m., pas- Hanson. METHODIST FIRST — Ministers: George Truman Carl, Leroy E. Bauman, John R. Squire. Director of Christian Jean Clark. education: Betty Services at 9:30 and 10:50 a.m. Sermon: "Jesus Only," by Dr. Cart. Church Severson; chaplain. Worship at school: 9:30 for all ages; 10:50 10 a.m. in the chapel. w V*t\SV* • <J • W &w* «KU «£Wa | O-W . tSV jfor children 2'years old through OUR SAVIOR'S-— 2502 S. Jef-|8th grade. Adult classes, 9:30 ferson. The Rev. Stanley L.jand 10:50. Senior High M.Y.F.: Carlsen, pastor. Worship serv- 5 p.m. ices at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school, 9:35 a.m. Nursery during worship. ST. J A M E S — 4th SE and Maple Drive. The Rev. Donald Loots, pastor. Communion, 8 and 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday school, 9:15. ST. PAUL'S — 328 E. State. The Rov. Duane E. Schroeder, pastor. Worship, 8 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school, 9:14 a.m. TRINITY—Lavern R. Hanson, David A. Anderson, Herman A. Diers, pastors. 8:30, 9:30 and Divine worship, 11 a.m. Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m. Sunday UNION MEMORIAL-610 4th NE. The Rev. 0. E, Blanks pastor. 10:45 a.m., worship. WESLEY—1405 Pennsylvania Lowell DcGarmo, minister. Leon Wallace, assistant minister Worship, 8:30 and 11 a. m. Mr DeGarmo preaches, "A Name Made Sacred." Church school 9:45 a. m. Older Youth Class 9:45 a. m., library. Adult mem bership training class, 9:45, par sonage. M. Y. F. groups, 6:30 p. m. MORMON CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS — Dec. M, Globt-Gazttf*. Mason City, Sunday school, 10:30 a.m., YWCA clubrooms, Myron Di.xon, "iranch president. NAZARENE FIRST — 331 W. State. The! lev. Warren E. Burd, pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 10:45 a.m. N.Y.1VS. meeting, 7 p.m. Evangelistic serv- ,ce. 7:45 p.m. Prayer meeting, 6:30 p.m, OPEN BIBLE FIRST — 1702 S. Carolina. C. W. King, pastor. 9:45 a.m., Sunday school. 11 a.m., wor ship; sermon by the pastor. 6:45 p.m., youth services. 7:30 p.m., worship. To commission two missionaries DES MOINES OR —The Rev. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Dawes of Clinton will be commissioned as Methodist missionaries to Argentina in services at Eagle Grove Sunday. Bishop James S. Thomas of Des Moines, head of the Iowa area of the Methodist Church, will conduct the commissioning service, his first since his election to the episcopacy last June. PRESBYTERIAN FIRST— 201 Willowbrook Drive. The Rev. Walter Jacob Kalvesmaki, minister. Worship, 10:30 a.m. Church school at 9:15 a.m. for primary through junior high, at 10:30 for nursery and kindergarten. UNDENOMINATIONAL MIRACLE REVIVAL CENTER sugar miles north of beet tor. Sunday school 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m. Young people's meeting, 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic service, 7:30 p.m. SALVATION ARMY—203 1st SW. Maj. Herbert Bowe, officer in charge. Sunday school, 10 a.m. Holiness meeting, 11 a.m. Young people's service, 6 p.m. Evening worship, 7. UNITARIAN FELLOWSHIP OF NORTH CENTRAL IOWA — Leta Harmon, chairman. Meeting at Ho- plant and mile east. The Rev. J. Datema, pastor. The Rev. F. J. Snavely, co-pas-iE. Rampa. tel Hanford, 10:30 a. m. Mrs. Nick Mahler will review the book, "The Third Eye," by T. hemselves whose sacred in- leritance it is. Also, the 25th day of December may come in for re-examination in light of the church- tate decisions. It might even ave to be discontinued as a egal holiday since its reference s to the birth of Christ, a eligious personage not accepted by all Americans. In this event perhaps a Sunday, and it might be the same or different Sundays, would be Communion. 9:45 a.m., church school. Sermon: "A Ballad o Holy History." Nursery durin 1 services. CHRISTIAN REFORMED ROLLING ACRES—Highway 106 and S. Madison. 9 a.m., Sunday school. 10 a.m., worship, "Coveting Christ." 7, .evening worship, "Word in the Flesh." The Rev". Wendell Gebben, pastor. CHURCH OF CHRIST FIRST — 1121 N. Hampshire. 9:30 a.m., Bible study classes. 10:45 a.m., Communion and worship. 6:30 p.m., youth meetings. 7:30 p.m., evening worship. Glen E. Bandel, minister. NORTH DELAWARE — 1615 N. Delaware. Donald Kinyon, minister. 10 a.m., Bible school. 11 a.m., worship and Communion. 7, evening worship. Vocal music. CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST FIRST — Washington at 3rd NW. 11 a.m., Sunday service. Lesson sermon: "God the Preserver of Man." Sunday school, 11. by Orthodox, Roman and Protestant selected latholic churches. While it would represent major change, this return of hristmas to the churches and the abandonment of December 25th as a legal holiday could in time, perhaps, have an effect on decreasing the current paganiza- tion of a spiritual event. It would at least emphasize its religious meaning. Christmas giving would certainly be affected. In early centuries it was the practice of devout Christians to lay their gifts on the church altars at Christmas, the same to be used for Christian work. Now, instead, gifts go almost altogether to family and friends. If Christ gets any gift at all it is minor in amount and value. I have heard suggestions that a movement should be inaugurated among Christians to discontinue giving gifts to each other, or at least to reduce greatly the number and cost of gifts; and instead have a real Christian Christmas in which gifts are offered to Christ. Well, who knows, maybe it would be a good idea. Just think of the vast sums which would be diverted from commercial expenditure to Christian purposes. CONGRATULATIONS Mr. David P. Zwanziger, a graduate of the Junior Accounting Course at HAMILTON COLLEGE, has an ac- position at Lumber Inc., Mason City, counting Services Iowa. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Zwanziger, 1222 South Carolina, Mason City, Iowa. Hamilton College Mason City, Iowa Visit Wolfs New Decorator Studio. Wall Decor and Original Accessories. Specializing in Gallery Arrangements. Milli is available to assist you. If you should have ANY decorating questions. . . See Milli Milli Chorak. A Designing Woman" For Appointment Just Dial 423-7532 Or Stop In Anytime MIER WOLF & SONS ANMVEHSAKY YEAR PEACE at LAST! So it's Christmastime again. Time for holly and evergreens, colored lights, stockings hung by fireplaces, last-minute shopping in great stores busy with happy crowds, for vacations, skating, sleighing, buying, and receiving of gifts. It is also the time that should turn the minds of men once again, if for only a moment, to the stable of Bethlehem and the never-old story of the birth of Jesus, Saviour of the world. For many a year now the world has longed for peace. The first world war was fought to end all wars. We have had another world conflict since, and have since not been able to get rid of our weapons but rather have built more awesome and fearful weapons. In our race toward peace it would seem as though we have run toward war and total destruction by our powerful weaponry. Why? Is it so impossible for people to live together in harmony? Will nations never cease warring over differences? Will mothers never be able to watch their sons grow to manhood without the shadow of separation and death ever lurking near? Will wives never be able to raise their families secure in the knowledge that the head of their home will not be taken from them to fight for some cause or other? To this could be added the many types of crimes committed through hate and jealousy also causing insecurity within the home. Is this forever to continue? We read in the Bible that God is a kind God, a loving heavenly Father: We are told that Jesus Christ is gentle, compassionate, full of sympathy and love for His great human family. Why, then all the suffering? Why not peace? Why the unrest that is everywhere? Back in the beginning of time it was not God's purpose that men would have to bear the unhappiness that is now the birthright of every hurnan being. He did not plan that they should die, that wars would be fought and that crime should be 1 a part of our society. He did not create a world merely to have it turned into one vast wildneress of doubt, unhappiness, and despair. On the contrary, He looked at His world and "Saw that it was good." It is not necessary to go into what happened. It is explained in one word SIN, a word that holds within its three letters the blame for every unhappy moment, for every crime that ever has been committed, for every war that has been fought, for every dream that-has been crushed. Had it not been for this word SIN, neither Pearl Harbor nor Hiroshima would have been bombed, and millions of homes would have been happier this Christmas. WILL PEACE EVER COME? True peace, world peace? Yes, peace will come, as surely as Jesus was born in Bethlehem, so surely will He come again to the earth. Not as a baby in a manger but as a conquering King, surrounded by millions of shining angels. In the day of His final victory over sin, and over all the powers of evil, will the word of the angels come true, "On earth peace, good will toward men." In a day such as ours let the following poem written by Alice Ross Williams be our constant prayer. ELDER ROBERT GORANSSON, Pastor Seventh Day Adventist Church Elder Robert Goransson, Pastor Seventh Day Adventist Church 1416 Soufh Delaware THE TRUStlNG HEART Oh, saviour, let me walk with Thee today, and follow whither Thou shalt lead the way, In sunshine or in shadow, as Thou wilt, For near Thy side are never pain or guilt. With Thee are all the dearest dreams of life, There comes no whisper of the worldly strife. Thy peace enwraps, Thy love makes all men free—• Oh, Saviour, let me walk with Thee! Dear Saviour, may I ever follow Thee, Kept by Thy love, yet wonderfully free And while I walk beside Thee, hear Thy voice, Repeat the Precious Words that all rejoice, Bearing God's message To each waiting one Who follows Thee from weary sun to sun. No love so wondrous as Thy love to me— Oh, Saviour, let me walk with Thee!" Ministers of all Mason City firms regularly attend the Church choice. faiths and these encourage you to your of Sedars Pontiac - Cadillac Orvis R. Sedars & Employes Wolff Typewriter Co. Walter Wolff and Staff Thomas Machine Co. Ralph Thomas — Darold Juhlin Zock Brothers Alma & Mike - Electric Co. - Alta & Al First National Bank of Mason City Curries Contract & Manufacturing Division 251 — 9th S.E. Piggly Wiggly Supermarkets ... of Mason City Johnston's Flowers The Carmens Floyd & Leonard Auto Electric Inc. Leonard 0. Haijsman — Julius J. Mannens Walker Shoe Store Robert Sarset & Staff C. J. Smith - Dewey Electric 630 South Federal — 423-8242 North Iowa Soybean Co-Operative Processing Association Ray E. Pauley Co., Inc. 425 South Federal Kellum Interiors Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kellum Grupps Food Centers Rog, Bud and Don Central Auto Body George Szymeczck & Employes Odd Lot Shoe Co. Maurice N. Kitsis The Green Mill Restaurant Paul, Richard and Anthony Papantonis Henkel Construction Co. Carl Hcnkcl and Employes Zonios Produce Co. Tom Zanios, Manager Purity Bakery Armand D. Losh and Employes One Hour Cleaners Harold Brown and Employes Wilson Lumber & Builders Charles M. Wilson & Employes United Home Bank & Trust Co. R. H. Iscnsee and Staff American State Bank Ray Seney and Staff Wicks Pharmacy "On Shoppers Lane" Leonard Wicks and Staff Patterson - James Funeral Chapels Floyd M. James—Roger A. Wilson Richard C. James William Bergman Dale's Service, Inc. 115 4th S.W. — GA 4-2323 .Marshall & Swift Cleaners 210 North Delaware — GA 3-3465 Mutual Federal Savings & Loan Assoc. Robert C. Palmer and Staff Lundbergs Marcus Lundberg and Staff Cerro Gordo Mutual Ins. Assoc. 322 Brick & Tile Bldg. — GA 3-8631 Major-Erickson Funeral Home . Harvey B. Major • Richard D. Erickson XRobert C. Wass - Dennis H. Blome Massey Ferguson Inc. - 2601 South Federal — Mason City, la. n

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