Progress Bulletin from Pomona, California on October 12, 1974 · Page 13
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Progress Bulletin from Pomona, California · Page 13

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Plans first talk since taking council post EVE CORBIN DR. FLOYD CORBIN Blind lecturer, wife to conduct programs Mrs. Audrey L .... t* r new executive secretary c.' the Pomona Valley Council cl' Churches, will be speaker at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday at the La Verne Church cf the Brethren. Mrs. Lightbody undertook her new position en Sept. 1 and this is her first speaking engagement in a member church since then. Her topic is “The Crossing Point.’’ Mrs. Lightbody cumes to her new positicr with years cf experience in leadership roles. Within her own denominations, the American Baptists, she served as administrative secretary for the Division of Carnnus Christ’ -n Life, was administrative secretary' and assistant to the • ; • i r. . vn Baptist Yin t. e general ofi'ces cl the Amer- c--i Bo't st Church's :n " • ley Forge, Pa., e d vvcs t e printing service'- rcyrc- scntative for Judson Pr;nt:n°. She has had considerable ex- nerence in writing and group work. Mrs. Lightbody makes her home in Ontario. where her husband, Ralph, is the ser'or min ster of the F v:t Bap'-r Church. They have two children. The Rev. Lei and Wilson and many cf the pariM cf the La Verna Church cf the Brethren will be attending the Southwest Conference cf the e’ero- n‘r.:"on in Pasadena over the weekend. PiOnross-Bulletin, Pomonq, Californio, Saturday, October 12, 1974 To discuss plans JACK CHICK Dr. Floyd Corbin, internationally known convention speaker and author, Los Angeles, will speak on “Your Place in Space—Spectator or Participant?” at the Pomona ,< Valley Church cf Religious Science, Claremont, Sunday at 11 a.m. Corbin had 10 year9 of sales experience in Chicago and New York City before he lost his sight in an automobile accident. Holy name to conduct classes The Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in San Dimas will conduct a series of religious classes for Catholic children who are attending public schools. Children planning to receive their first Holy Communion in May should register for religious training by Oct. 19 at the church office at 333 San Dimas Canyon Road. Classes for children in grades one through six will be conducted on Tuesdays from 3:45 until 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 until 10:15 a.m. Grades seven and eight will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Monday evenings. Grades nine and 10 will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. Further information about the program may be obtained by calling 5S9-1243. Minister’s faith He prepared himself for a new career and entered ti e commercial lecture field. He has addressed more than 3.000 national and state conventions, sales and management groups in 44 of the 59 states and in six Canadian provinces. Mrp. Corbin will join her husband at 1:15 p.m. in presenting a two-hour class at the church on the topic, “How To Make Your ESP Work for You in the Light of Metaphysics.” After the morning service, the Luminites, a youth group, will serve a light luncheon for a nominal charge. The Rev. Mason Moore, church minister, is bringing the Corbins to Claremont as a community service, and the public’ is invited to attend. ‘Mortgage Rally’ set The Christ Temple Apostolic Church cf Pomona is conducting a “Mortgage Rally” under the auspices of the Women's Missionary organization through Dec. 31. Lucille Franklin, president of the missionary, said many officials and ministers cf the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World would participate. Pasters and evangelists are invited to appear as guest sneakers, and to bring their choirs and congregations, she said. Local electronics firm expands again Fcr the sixth time in its 23- ysar history, ITT Pomona Electrcnics has expanded its plant and office fccilit.es at 1500 E. 9th St., Pom sc a. Carl W. Musarra, general manager, said- the latest expansion adds a 9,000-sguare- foot wing that houses new executive o-ffies, a conference room, drafting room, library and additional warehouse area. The plant new comprises seme 34,000 square feet of manufacturing, assembly, office, stockroom and shipping se ace, Musarra said. Founded in 1951 by brothers Joseph J. (now president) and Carl W. Musarra, Pomona Electronics has grown from a tiny shop with two employes and) one product to a mùltimillion-dollar enterprise producing more than 300 products in the electronic test :ecessori.es field. Cartoonist to appear at Central Cartoonist Jack Chick will teach a lesson on the “Second Corning of Christ” at the 9:30 a.m. mrv'ce Su”d£v. rt ’he Central Baptist Church in Pomona. Mr. Chick, through Chick Publications, produces illustrated gospel stories in flip chart form. His story, “This Was Your Life.” was originated in booklet form after Bob Hammond, missionary broadcaster of The Voice cf China and Asia, told him multitudes of Chinese were won to communism through cartoon booklets. Chick Publications is a self- suooorting ministry. Members of Pomona Valley Camp Farthest Out will meet today in ‘.he East Lounge of Claremont Manor in Claremont. A favorite* dish supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. Mrs. Charles W. Helsley wi’l lead music at 6:20. There will he announcement and introduction of guests by the Rev. Charles W. Helsley. Miss Mar.’ Hartshorn will lead meditation. The :'ev. John Messer will conduct a prayer and healing service. Mrs. Louis Fiske will lead sinking, accompanied by Mrs. L. D. Van Amam. Mr. Messer will speak on “The Ultimate Test of Faith” at 7:30 p.m. Those needing transportation may call Mrs. Jesse Hillier at 624-8292. Missionary doctor to return to Africa Dr. Melvyn Michael:an will discuss hs plans as a missionary doctor in Zaire, Africa a.t the First Baptist Church cf Montclair Sunday evening at 7. Dr. Michaelian gained an interest in missionary work when hs spent 14 weeks as* s'sfing doctors and curses at the Conservative Baptist Mission Hospital m Ferkesse- dcugou, Ivory Coast. A graduate cf USC and the university’s School cf Medicine. Dr. Michaelian interned at Coimty-U.SC Medical Center end was a member of its surreal residency program. Tn 1972, he completed surgical training and passed h:s state exams He goert the next two vears ir Victorville, serving St. Margaret’s festival S t. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Chino, will stage the annual parish festival Oct. 18, 19 and 20 featuring Mexican marinchi music and a variety of games and activities. The Salt and Pepper music group will entertain on Oct. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. Festival activities on Oct. 19 will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. Mariachi music will be presented from during activities Oct. 20 from 1 until 10 p.m. Other features will be game booths, carnival rides, arts and crafts, a country store, food and beverages and a barbecue dinner that will be served daily during the festival. Linen an old fabric Linen is the fabric or yarn made from the fiber of flax. Probably the earliest vegetable fiber in use, linen has been, found in Egyptian tombs more than 3,500 years old.^ with the U.S. Air Force. He will be working under the auspices of the Conservative Baptist Foreign Mission Society of Wheatcn, 111 . Evangelism training class held A Child Evangelism training class for adults is held on Thursday from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at 2882 Sumner Ave., Pomona. The class is conducted far persons interested in giving religious instruction to elementary’ school age children. The purpose of the Child Evangelism program is tD give religious instruction to unchurched youngsters through Good News Clube that are conducted in neighborhoods throughout the valley. Chi’d Evangelism Fellowship is interdenominational and is conducted at locations throughout the world. Further r formation about the prciram may be obtained bv calling Mrs. A. R. Peteifc cf 622-2880. • EASY / DELIVERY ANO SU UP • IT YD ■. C >: " . - W MV • ''• ; -W, f, - • ‘ ' • f * . NOW oc uv & LOVESEAT BOTH PIECES He bet $1,000 on his congregation •188 By THEODORE A. 1LIFF LAKE LOTAWANA, Mo. UPI) — The Rev. David Fine- tead has faith in God and lis congregation. The 30-year-old novice min­ ster at the United Methodist ihurch in this small town «ast of Kansas City is at- empting to dramatize Jhrist’s “Parable of the Ta- ents,” but his methods are a ittle unorthodox. The biblical parable deals vith a master who, when planning to leave for a while, split his financial holdings among three servants accoid- ing to their abilities. Two servants doubled the master’s money while he was away, but the third, afraid of losing the grant, buried his coins, called talents in the Bible. Tt earned him a stern scolding from the master. “I think the parable relates to the ability’ of people to receive the grace of God, the soft-spoken minister said. “God gives us his grace according to our ability to use it. My frustration was how to make the parable real to the congregation.” Finestead decided to go back to the parable, and, dipping into his personal savings, put $1,000 in the church collection basket in Septem- rhe congregation was inducted to take whatever ay wished, secretly, in $5, and $20 bills, and return )v. 24 for a “day of ac- unting.” “Maybe some of the people ■e just spending it,” he said. Jut I wouldn’t have done it I didn’t have a good con­ ipt of people and confidence i them. “There are always a few 3 u can’t count on. But if aople are asked to reach for le highest, they’ll come ireugh. In a way,' I bet $1,39 on my people. I’m not worried. “Sure it was a shock, Finestead said cf his act ol faith in the congregation. “How often do you see $1,000 in a plate and a person can take out whatever he can use? “There were one or two people who were nervous about it, but that makes the parable real. There are always one or two who will bury their talents. But ethers are out using the money. Those who took it are responding.” The list cf activities planned with Finestead’s money resembles a basic course in inflation fighting. One man bought dog food in damaged containers and is reselling it. Young girls are organizing bake sales and boys bought supplies for such activities as lawn mowing and guitar lessens. The community will benefit from the experiment also with a chili supper out on by a couple who took a few bills from the plate. And a local printer just took some cash but has dedicated all orofits from wedding invitations back to the church. “One thing that upset people was where the money came from,” Finestead said. “Some had the feeling I dipped into church money just to demonstrate a parable. That’s not so. I gave them my mo- nev.” Finestead, who doubles as the local police chaplain, said feedback about the project is just starting to come in. But he said he is not worried about getting his money back and he expects a profit for the small church he took over in June. . -ft1 Kr Large foiled arms. Tuxedo style Bisquit Tufted Chenille Velvet Cover Your choice of colors. 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