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6 Politburo foonttr-Moil. Galesburg, Saturday, May 19, 1973 American Church, As a Whole, Least Integrated U.S. Public Institution By LOWS CASSELS United Press International Tw*nty yetfi ago, an observ- •r noted (mora in sorrow than cynicism), that "eleven o'clock Of God and MM on Sunday .morning is the most segregated hour of the week." It's still true. Some religious denominations and many individual Christians have played active, couragwu*, self-sacrificing roles in the battle to eliminate radii barriers from American society. But the church as « whole remains the least integrated public institution in this country. The 1193 edition of the Yearbook of American Churches, most authoritative source of religious statistics, reports that M per cent of America's 14.4 million black Christians are members of predominantly black denominations. Many of the remaining 10 per mi, while affiliated with racially mixed denominations, attend local churches that are exclusively or overwhelmingly black in membership. Power Thai One Million At the most optimistic estimate, fewer than one million Mack Christians worship regu­ larly In congregations that are genuinely intepitod (as o> posed to having a token membership of one or two black families). "The church Is still divided mainly into black churches and white churches," saya the Bev. W. Sterling Cary of New York, first Negro president of the National Council of Churches. "The only churches that are truly integrated are those in transition from white to black. We art self-righteous at the national level of .church life about prodding secular institutions into becoming, more racially open. "But in my view, the political, educational and business structures of this nation are in fact reflecting far more racial lnelusiveness than the churches." some who have worked long and hard for integration of the See 'American (Continued on Page 7) The Very Rev. D. J. Parsons /Veil? Bishop Is Selected For Diocese The Very Rev. Donald J. Parsons, dean of Nashotah House Theological Seminary, Nashotah, Wis., was elected sixth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy on May 5. He will be consecrated at the Cathedral of St. Paul at Peoria in September. He has been dean of the theological seminary since 1963 and professor of the New Testament there since 1950. Before that, he served parishes at Philadelphia, Pa., and Wilmington and Smyrna, Del. He also taught at Philadephia Divinity School and earned a Doctor of Theology degree at the school. He is the third faculty member of Nashotah House to be elevated to the episcopacy in the past 10 years. The author of two books and many articles, Fr. Parsons is known throughout the church as an outstanding teacher, pastor and author. The Diocese of Quincy covers west central of Illinois. Fr. Parsons announced the acceptance of his election as bishop following a visit to the diocese. He and his wife are the parents of three children. Bishop - elect Parsons will visit Grace Episcopal Church in Galesburg next October, when he officiates at his first district convention which will be hosted by the Galesburg church. Church SERVICES First Bible Missionary - 1M1 £. Losey. Sunday school at 0:80. Worship at 11. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. Foursquare — 219 S. Pearl. Robert Wakefield, pastor. Church school at 0:45. Worship at 11. Youth at 0 p.m. Servlc* at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Grace Bible — 714 E. Fremont. William M. LaFollette, pastor. Sunday school at 10. Worship at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Service Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Church of God in Christ — 057 W. Berrien St. Elder G. Duncan, pastor. Church school at 10. Worship at 11:30. Youth at 7 p.m. Service at 8 p.m. Services Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Pastor's Night Friday at 7:30 p.m. Immaculate Heart — 2401 N. Broad. Saturday mass at 5:20 p.m. Schedule f o r Sunday masses: 8, 9, 10, 11 and noon. Confessions Saturday at 4-5 and 7-8 p.m. Northside Christian — (New Testament) —1964 N. Seminary St. Stan Hauser Jr., evangelist. Worship at 9:30. Bible school at 10:30. Service at 6 p.m. Church of God — 1530 Brown Ave. Charles T. Kemp, pastor. Sunday school at 10. Service at 11. Young people at 6:30 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. Galesburg Holiness Chapel — Arnold and Summit. E. E. DeWitt, interim pastor. Church school at 9:45. Worship at 10:45 Service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m. Bible Baptlsf - 1130 E. Brooks. Bill Coleman, pastor. Sunday school at 10. Worship at 11. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. Corpus Christ! — Prairie and South. Saturday mass at 6 p.m. Sunday masses at 6:30, 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. school at 9:30. Worship at 10:45 Training at 6 p.m. Service 7:30 p.m. at 7:30. Wednesday aerivce Second Baptist-305 S. Cherry C. L. Coleman, pastor. Church Dial A Devotion A Thought And A Prayer To Help You DIAL 343-3119 A Service Provided by the Board of Deacons FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Prairie and Ferris Streets Galesburg, Illinois St. Patrick 's Catholic- 868 S Academy. Daniel McCaul, lc pastor. Masses: Sunday and Holy Days, 8 and 10:30 a .m and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednes day and Friday at 5:30 p.m Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 a.m. Confessions: Etch Saturday and the Thursday be fore the first Friday at 11 a.m noon, 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Masses for the First Friday of the month at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. The Church of God Prophecy — 62 Illinois. L. E. Janes pastor. Church school at 10 Worship at 11. Service at 7:30 p.m. Youth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m Thursday service at 7:30 p.m Faith Church of the Naxa rene — 1074 Monroe. Farres Miller, pastor. Sunday school at 9:45. Worship at 10:45 Youth at 6:45 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Salvation Army Citadel—147 S. Cherry. Capt. and Mrs. Ray mond C. Briggs, officers in charge. Church school at 9:45. Worship at 10:45. Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at p.m. Bethesda Baptist — Grand and Whltesboro. Steve Bland, pastor. Church school at 9:30 worship at 10:45. Baptist Train ing Union at 6 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, study at 7 p.m.; service at 7:30 p.m. L Bethel Baptist Church Fremont and Academy WELCOME To Sunday Bible School 9:30 a.m. 10 :4S a.m. SERMON TOPIC: "WHAT OHB GODLY PERSON CAN DO" 7:00 p.m. "ABE CHHISTIANS DIFFERENT?" Wedne»day 7:00 P.M.—Hour ol Inspiration Robt. K. C. PauUon. Pastor — C. David Snyder. D.C.E. FIRST CHURCH Of THE OPEN BIBLE 521 W. LOSEY ST. John. R. Shearer, Pastor -Welcome To Our . . . BIBLE EDUCATION CLASSES — 9:30 A.M. WORSHIP SERVICE — 10:45 A.M. Sermon Topic: "Pathways To Revival" Colonial Baptist - 1232 W. Fremont. William Hammock, pastor. Sunday, school at 9:30. Worship at 10:30. Sunday evening service at 7 p .m. Wednes* day evening service at 7 p .m. East Main Congregational, United Church of Christ - Main at Whitesboro. Ray K. Kistler, pastor. Church school at 10. Worship at 11. First Church of Christ, Scientist — Broad and Losey. Sunday school and church service at 10. Wednesday meeting at 7:30 p.m. Church of Christ — 955 Lawrence. Glenn Blust and Ed Smith, elders. Study at 9:30. Worship at 10:30. Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Emmanuel Methodist — 733 Marston. Robert E. McDonald, pastor. Church school at 9. Worship at 10. Sermon: Why Go To Church? YED at 5 p.m. Mother-daughter banquet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Jehovah's Witnesses — 1390 Jefferson. Public talk by V. Butkovich at 9:30. Subject: The Christian's Obligations to the State. Watchtower study at 10:30. Subject: How Resurrection Benefits All the Dead in the Hall. Study Tuesday at 8 p.m. Thursday, school at 7:30 p.m.; service at 8:30 p.m. Grace Episcopal — 151 E. Carl Sandburg. Thad B. Rudd, rector. Mass at 8:30. Family Eucharist at 10. Wednesday Mass at 10 a.m. Episcopal Church of St. Francis of Assisl — Knox College (Continued on Page 7) YOUTH SERVICE — 5:30 P.M. Gospel Film: "MARRIAGE IS FOR KEEPS" •C: Young Marriec} Couples and Teenagers Are Especially Invited To Attend! •it We Want To Help You Have A Happy Marriage I GOSPEL RALLY — 7:00 P.M. •it Special Musical Favorites Requested by the Congregation Will Be Sung. Everyone Welcome. ^rVATCH • • • "Message of The Open libit" Sunday - 9:30 P.M.-Channel 7 "The Truth That Heals" A timely Issue is discussed on the next radiocast in "The Truth that Heels" series. The program's title Is, "Being a Woman Isn't a Burden 1" This program shows how Christ Jesus' statement. "Woman, thou art looted from thine Infirmity," is relevant today. You may Hear it on Radio WGIL Sunday at 7:45 a.m. When someone shares t secret, it's on its way to becoming no secret at all. And yet it doesn't cease to be a secret until you have shared it. When Jesus preached in the wilderness, hundreds came miles to hear Him. They wanted to share His secret... lh§ stent of Got thi secret of Man and God. So right there in the wilderness, it was on its way to becom* Ing no secret at all. Except that, even today, not everyone ha •hired it. Academically every intelligent person knows what Christianity is all about. But each Sunday all over this world someone is finding in church a new strength, a new purpose, a new faith. For the heart of Christ's message brings a human soul into harmony with a mighty and loving God... whose power gives our lives direction... whose concern gives our lives meaning. The secret that was is still a secret, until YOU share it too. Sunday Monday I Samuel • Romans 1:8-28 3:2h31 Tuesday e. Romans 4,1-9 Wednesday Thursday Romans • Romans 5:1-11 8:1-11 triday Saturday Galatians • Hebrews 3:6-25 10iU17 mmm HAWTHORN! DRUG CO. 15 East Main SI. SUDZY'S COIN LAUNDRY 1215 (irund Ave.- 11 North Henderson 1120 North Henderson ALEXANDER LUMBER CO. HZ East Suuth St. HOME SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION SO E. Main FIRST GALESBURG NATIONAL BANK & TRUST CO. 202 Kast Main St, INTRA STATE TELEPHONE CO, 100 North Cherry St. H. L HANSEN LUMBER CO. Ill N. Academy St. MEADOW GOLD DAIRY PRODUCTS 163 S. Kellogf CONSUMERS GRAIN & SUPPLY COMPANY 371 West Main St. THE KNOX LAUNDRY & DLY CLEANERS 332 Cast Ferris St. BANK OF GALESBURG 302 East Main M. Hinchliff- Pearson-West Funeral Directors 1070 West Fremont CARSON PIRII SCOTT & CO. Main and Seminary V

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