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f Golesbufg Register-Mail> Galesburg,, 111, Saturday; June 16, 1973 National Council of Churches Bungles Liaison With Roman Catholics By LOUIS CASSEIJS United Press International Througih a bureaucratic bun- World of Religion gle the National Council of Churches has blown its best chance of becoming the kind of organization implied by its name. At present the council is composed only of Protestant and Orthodox denominations (and by no means all of them.) In an effort to become more genuinely "national" in scope the council has for several years been making overtures to the Roman Catholic Church. The Catholic hierarchy was responsive to the idea of establishing some sort of official affiliation with the council. Joint working groups were set up to explore various bases for Catholic membership. Meanwhile the National Council and the U.S. Catholic Conference agreed to keep in close consultation and established liaison machinery lo coordinate their public statements and activities. All of that painstakingly achieved progress was wiped out last month when a public statement was issued over the name of the National Council of Churches blasting a proposal now pending in Congress lo give tax credits to parents for tuition paid to. parochial schools. The statement submitted to a congressional committee not only opposed tax credits, but also contained an allegation that Catholics are not unable, merely "unwilling," to pay the cost of their own school syvstem. Catholics regarded this as gratuitously offensive, a delib* erately insulting crack. Bishop James S. Bausch, general secretary of the U.S. Catholic Conference, Immediately withdrew all Catholic delegates from liaison committees with the National Council of Churches. See 6 Clutrch , - (Continued On Page 7) Church Urges Amnesty, Aid With Boycott JACKSONVILLE - The Central Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church voted during its annual session here in favor of a "Call to Compassion" resolution calling for, among other things, the adtnin- istra'tion to offer amnesty to draft-evaders and deserters who were not in the battle zone. The resolution survived ai ' lengthy debate and an amend • ment introduced by Waller Muller, a lay delegate from • Peoria, which would have eiim- !. inated the amnesty provision. ! The resolution, approved 268107, did not ask for unconditional amnesty, according to a spokesman, only for those not in the battle zone. The resolution was presented by Rev. Miley Palmer, Champaign, who said after the vote, it "by no means represents the opinions of all United Methodists in Central Illinois, but it does show that a number of lay persons ani clergy, after long • and serious debate, are com* r mitted to binding the wounds of our nation. ..." Arguing for his amendment, -ii— «wh\e ic arnnestv. Church SERVICES i ' Muller said, "This is amnesty, I and I am opposed to it. Those i. who run away and leave their }'country are selective conscien- ; tious objectors. They 4o not • trust their country, and I say, [ in the name of Christ, let them J 'come back and make them ! pay-" <' The conference also went on ! record • calling for protection j for newsmen from being rer j quired to disclose their sources, r and defeated a resolution seek- I ing conference support for a jv lettuce boycott. , j Harold Hall of Bloomington, I conference statistician, report- i ed that aggregate' 1 , membership < of the conference dropped off ; by 3,349 in 1972 from 1971. The ' decline left membership in all churches at 209,821, down from 213,170 the year before. First Bible Missionary — 1591 E, Losey. Sunday school at 9:30. Worship at 11. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. Foursquare — 289 S. Pearl. Robert Wakefield, pastor. Church school at 9:45. Worship at 11. Youth at 6 p.m. Service 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 — 857 W. Berrien St. Elder G. Duncan, pastor. Church school at 10. Worship at 11:30. Youth at . p.m. Service at 8 p.m. Services Tuesday and Thursday ai 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. Sunday masses at 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Weekday Masses at 6:30 and 8 a.m. Friday Masses at 6:30, 8:30 a.m. and 5:20 p.m. Saturday Masses at 6:30 and 8 a.m. and 5:20 p.m! Holy Days, eve - 5:20 p.m.; 7, 8, 9 and 11:30 a.m. and 5:20 p.m. Confessions, Saturdays, eve of Holy Days, Thursday before first Friday at 4, 5, 7 and 8 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. Second Baptist— 305 S. Cherry C. L. Coleman, pastor. Church school at 9:30. Worship at 10:45 Training at 6 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday serivce at 7:30. St. Patrick 's Catholic — 858 S. Academy. Daniel McCaul, IC, pastor. Masses: Sunday and Holy Days, 8 and 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 a.m. Confessions: Each Saturday and the Thursday before 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. 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 Baptist - 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 Cbristi — Prairie and South. Saturday mass.at 6 p.m Sunday masses at 6:30, 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Northside Christian — (New Testament) — 1964 N. Seminary J_ 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. FIRST CHURCH OF THE OPEN BIBLE 521 W. Losey St. John H. Shearer, Pastor 9:30 AAA — BIBLE EDUCATION CLASSES 10:45 AM — WORSHIP SERVICE "FATHER, IS YOUR FAMILY READY?" 5:30 PM — YOUTH HOUR GOSPEL RALLY — 7:00 PM DWAYNE RUTLEDGE, Guest Speaker John Shatter, Founding Layman of Our Church, presently living in California, will bring greetings. "MESSAGE OF THE OPEN BIBLE" WATCH IT EVERY FRIDAY, 6:30 P.M. ON CHANNEL 71 WELCOME To Sunday Bible School 9:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. SERMON TOPICt Message by DR. MERVIN ROSELL L Bethel Baptist Church Fremont and Academy Thursday, 7:00 P.M. — MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL Hobt. K. C. Paulson, Pastor — C. David Snyder, D.C.E 7:00 p.m. "LIFE IN A PIG STY- TWO SIDES" DAVE SNYDER speaking 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 Telephone Directory Correction Below if our listing as it should have been printed in the alphabetical section of the January, 1973 Gales* burg telephone directory. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CHERRY & TOMPKINS Office • 342-0149 Student Center Building — 342-0140 Pita** correct your telephone directory by inserting this lifting. 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 Nazarene — 1074 Monroe. Farrest 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. Raymond C. Briggs, officers in charge. Church school at 9:45. Worship at 10:45. Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Bethesda Baptist — Grand and Whitesboro. Steve Bland, pastor. Church school at 9:30. Worship at 10:45. Baptist Training Union at 6 p.m. Service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, study at 7 p.m.; service at 7:30 p.m. Colonial Baptist — 2232 W. Fremont. William Hammock, pastor. Sunday school at 9:30. Worship at 10:30. Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m. East Main Congregational, United Church of Christ — Main at Whitesboro. Ray K. Kistler, pastor. Church school Wednesday at 7 p.m. Worship at 10. \ Apostolic Tabernacle — 562 W. North. E. Ray Aldrich, pas- jtor. Broadcast over WAIK at 8:15. Church school at 10. Worship at 11. Service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday service at 7:30 p.m. Youth Thursday at 7:30 p.m. i First Church of God — Knox and Farnham. Ralph Barclay, jpastor. Christian Brotherhood .iHour over WGIL at 8:30. Church \school at 9:45. Worship at 10:45. 'Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. First Church of Christ, Scientist — Broad and Losey. Sunday school and church service at 10 a.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. Allen Park Baptist—1701 Mul(Continued on Page 7) "The Truth That Heals" The next program in th»: CJIII-.- ttan Science radio seiies ;i.vks the question "WhatU a 'scientific statement of beinc.V' " On this program, three people tell how they were able to piovc u, their own Jive* certain >.j,;ntu,il truths about man and hi> unit-, with God. Hear it on Radio WGIL Sunday at 7:45 A.M. How small a man seems—walking down a lonely road on a rainy day, with gaunt trees towering over him. How small man is, and how frail in body. The trees in the picture and even the chimneys on the old house will probably long outlive the man. Yet how big man is—in the things that are not of the body, but arc of the mind and soul. God has not made man mammoth. But He has made him potentially great—• if he will but accept the blessings given him, and use the tools of Christian teachings. Man finds in the Church, the encouragement and the instruction to enable him to make from his God-given divine spark something great and enduring—and of benefit to all human-kind. Scriptures selected by the American Bible Society Copyright 1973 Kcister Advertising Service, Inc., Strasburjr, Virginia Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Acts 8 Acts 2 Romans 12 I Corinthians 12 Ephesians 1 Ephesians 4 Colossians 1 1-17 1-21 3-8 12-27 15-23 1-16 15-22 DELUXE CAFE Across from C.B.&Q, Railroad GALESBURG SOFT WATER SERVICE 175 North Cherry St. ADAMS PRESSED METAL CORP. Chambers & Mulberry SI GALE WARD ATHLETIC GOODS TEAM SUPPLIES 39 N. Prairie St. SEARS ROEBUCK & CO. 467 East Main St. PALMGREN FLOOR COVERINGS 429 Ea»t Main St. bKRIVAN QUALITY GIFT SHOP 325 Ejft Main St. MIDWEST MANUFACTURING CORP. 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