Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 2, 1971 · Page 8
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A-8 Alton Evening Telegraph Saturday, Jan. 2. .1.071 Legislature prepares itself for another struggle over parochaid By BILL LHOTKA Telegraph Staff Writer Tuition at Catholic elementary and secondary schools throughout: Illinois has risen this year in all six dioceses, and state legislators are girding themselves for another battle over "parochaid." A year ago. Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie's $29-million program to aid private schools died in the Senate Education Committee after passing the Illinois House. Most of the committee witnesses against state aid represented Protestant churches or public school interests. One witness, however, was different. Leo Jordan, a Bloomington attorney, testified that hr was a Catholic and was opposed to state aid to private schools Federated Church pastor resigns at Carlinville CARLINVILLE — The Rev. Wendell Stanford, pastor of the Baptist - Presbyterian Church, Federated, has submitted his resignation, effective April 15, 1071.' The Rev. Stanford, an ordained minister in the American Baptist Church, came to Carlinville on July I, 1956, from Franklin, N.Y. During His pastorate in Carlinville, he has served as Moderator of the Springfield Association of the American Baptist Chrches for three successive terms. He has also served as president, and secretary-treasurer of the KEY. STANFORD (! ;i r 1 i n v i I I c Ministerial Association. During his pastorate the local church purchased the Annex next to the church, which is now used for an expanded Sunday School classes. It also purchased the parsonage on South Broad Street in C a r 1 i n v i 11 c . The church edifice, the annex and the parsonage have all been redecorated under the Rev. Stanford's guidance. During his pastorale several different groups have participated in various religious programs at nursing homes in the Carlinville area. Young people from Blackburn Colic g'J and the local congregation as well as adult lay leaders have been encouraged to conduct the morning worship services on special occasions. Large groups from the congregation have also journeyed to St. Louis to o'liservc and assist churches in the inter-city with their problems. The Rev. Stanford is a graduate of Colgate-Rochester Divinity School at Rochester, N.Y. He held pastorates at Belleville, Canton, Stillwatcr and Franklin, all in New York, before coming to Carlinville. The Kev. and Mrs. Stanford, who have two grown children, have no immediate plans for the future. Missions festival planned A missions festival based on the theme, "Getting the Word Around" is a new program planned jointly by four Wood River churches — First Presbyterian, United Wood River church to seat elders Elders will be installed and the board of trustees will be recognized during the Sunday morning worship hour in the Wood River First Presbyterian Church, Wood River, the Rev. Manley Mace, pastor, has announced. The annual progressive dinner and parly of the Sr.-IIi Youth Fellowship is slated for 5 p.m. Sunday, and the Jr.-lli Fellowship meeting of the same date has been canceled. Photographs o f family groups were taken today and the project will be continued Sunday and Monday from ft to 9 p.m. until pictures have been taken of all church members for the Church Pictorial Directory which will be issued in the spring t o coincide with the observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the church. OAKWOOD CHURCH OP GOD IN CHRIST Sunday School 10:00 il.ni. Worfihii) Service 12 p.m. YI'WW U::iOp.m. Service H:00 p.in. Tuu. und l rl. .. 8:00 p.m. rii'V. Louis Vim /mull, Sr., Piintor Twelfth Street United Presbyterian Church 504 East mil St. Kev. W. Russell Shuw Church School—9:30 a.m. Worship Services—9:30 and 11:00 Sermon: "Th«i Time of Our Nursery Provided unless the Catholiv Church allowed nn examination of ils hooks. • While not challenging the testimony of Catholic erlticaiors, Jordan said that aid to an institution which refused to prove ils need was poor business judgment. Decently, spokesmen for the six Illinois dioceses announced incrcaes in tuition and blamed the lack of stale aid for the hike. Rev. Robert Clark, .superintendent, of schools for the archdiocese of Chicago, said ttie average tuition for a grade s c h o o 1 p u p i 1 climbed from $K)(l to fiir>() per semester while high school students were paying an average nf Sl.lli per semester this year compared to $37.") a year ago. Jordan is a member of the N a I i o n a I Asosication of Laymen, a group of Catholics — mostly businessmen — that is attempting to determine the financial status of the Catholic church in the United Statse. In their first annual report hist month. NAL charged that the teluctance on the part of the church hierarchy to r e v e a 1 financial data "verges on major scandal." "For example, legislators in Illinois, Maryland and other slates recently rejected Methodist, SI. John's United Church of Christ, and Kirs! Baplisl. Mrs. Alberta Brad.cn, nurse of Wood- River - Hartford School District 15, will be featured speaker at the first meeting from 7:30 to !) p.m. Sunday in the Wood Hiver Baptist Church. Subsequent meetings will be held in other participating churches at 7:;i() p.m. each. Sunday in January. Nursery services will be provided each evenng and a fellowship hour will follow the programs. Church Miss Kdith Chapman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Chapman of 2005 Hooker St., Alton has been named Queen of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2020 Amelia St. The retiring queen is Miss Fenessa Brown. The coronation ceremonies took place Monday at. the church. Cooperative effort Cong claims 100,000 GIs killed MONO KONG (AP) — The Viet Cong claimed in radio broadcast today they had killed or wounded 420,000 allied troops in 1970, including more than 100,000 Americans. They also c I a i m c d destruction of !>,!)()() American aircraft, 7,400 tanks and cars, (i,7()0 other vehicles, and 1,850 and heavy mortar Mr. and Mrs. Lylci Liles of SI. Paul United Methodist Church in Rosewood Heights pose beside the new church sign which Un\y recommended rather than a temporary type as originally planned. Their initial contribution was followed by that of other members, Uici Women's Society for Christian Service, Hie United Methodist Youth Fellowship and memorial gifts. Armored military artillery pieces. More than 10,000 rifles, pistols and other small arms were? sei/ed in raids against allied military depots, with approximately 1,000 of Hie (lepots destroyed or severcdy damaged in those rai !s, the liberation radio broadcast said. The Viet Cong claims are anywhere from fi to 20 times greater than allied claims of casualties and material losses during the year. L&C pruxy a in deciding who gf'fs fellowships Lewis & Clark Cnmmiinity College President Gail Myers was one of five members of ;i panel Unit selected 215 junior college leaehers for fellowships of (lie National Endowment, f o r I. h c Humanities. Myers was in Washington, 1). C. on Dee. 22 helping to review Kid applications for the $1,01)0 - per - month fellowships given- to junior college teachers to undertake study projects in their areas in interest. The National Kndowmcnt. for the Humanities was established by Congress in lOOI) to encourage study in the humanities. "This year, em- uphasis was p 1 a c e d on the "Crisis in American Society" and applicants for the fellowships were favored for i n I e rest in iirbanixalion. minority problems, war and peace, and foreign policy ids God's Squad sings again God's Squad, an interdenominational youth vocal group, will resume regular practice sessions at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Wood River First Church of Christ, Christian, after a brief holiday vacation. Mrs. Raymond Thornburgh, director, reports all young people interested in singing are invited to join the group, and may report for the Sunday practice or contact, the director or any member of the choir for further information. Store Hours: Mon. thru Sat. 9 a.m. to 0 p.m. Sunday 0 a.m. to 7 p.m. ZIKE PHARMACY 627 E Airline Drive ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS Dial 259-263 UPPER ALTON BAPTIST CHURCH College at Seminary—Alton REV. MEREDITH THOMAS WORSHIP 9:30 AM and 10:40 AM Church Schoal-9:30 am Sermon: "The IJIe of Christ — Tim Te ^Umtec* Church of 1212GODFREY BELTLINl GODFREY, ILLINOIS REV. WALTER H. KREBS, PASTOR CHURCH SCHOOL — 9 A.M. MORNING WORSHIP—8:00 AND 10:00 A.M. "KKKr YOUR ICYKS Ol'ICN" Cliniiccl Choir — 10:ltO a.m. 10:0(1 to 11:00 HrouUeutit Over WOKZ Nursery ServU-o for 10 0.111. and Church School Services WELCOME GODFREY CHURCH of CHRIST M 12 IIDMIJKKT KOAD 1'IIONl'! KW-10HI Bible Classes 9:45 AM Morning Worship 10:40 AM | Evening Worship 6:30 PM ^ Wednesday Evening Bible Class 7:30 PM AtlenUetl Nursery Kvoryonn Welcome •KKHHIHII — lloh Taylor, Minister Hiilcrest Church of JNa/areiie S310 Hiilcrest — Kev. Kenneth L. Owen* Pastor 9:30 AM— Church School 10:30 AM — Morning Worship 6:15 PM — Youth Service 7:00 PM — Evangelistic Service 7:00 PM — Wednesday Prayer Rev. Owens THESE TIMES Service .... GOD IS ABLE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Corner of Fourth and Alby Streets, Atton, Illinois The Ministry Cortley Much ltiirreui>hN, A. Kitlph I.ynu, l\l. Clelluiul Hone MORNING WORSHIP 9:00 A.M. AND 10:30 A.M. ' CHURCH SCHOOL —10:30 A.M. f Brown Street Baptist Church O.A.K.Il. (Where Everybody Is Somebody and Christ Is Lord) THOMAS M. 1MWKE, Pastor We Invite You To These Services: Sunday School.. .9:30 A.M. Morning Worship.. .10:30 A.M. "Objwtivos for 1071" Training Union.. .6:00 P.M. Evening Service... 7 P.M. "The l''nlso Prophet" Wednesday (Hour of Prayer).. .7:00 P.M. Nurseries Open for All Services Children's Church—Transportation Provided 3125 Brown Street Ph. 465-8588 Listen to: Mid-Day Meditation Dully, 12:15 "Echoes of Grace" 8:30 Sunday, WOKZ The Telegraph's Church end requests for state aid to private schools," NAL's report stated. "They pointed out the difficulty of honoring appeals for state funds when the pleading institution does not reveal its present assets to its members or to the public at large." The Chicago archdiocese has led the drive for public aid to parochial schools. NAL claims that the archdiocese has never revealed its assets or financial condition. "For several months the Archdiocese of Chicago ignored written and telephoned requests for information on its financial condition," NAL's report states. "Officials refused to accept or return phone calls." Ilev. Thomas Brady of the Rockford diocese said recently that two grade and two high schools have closed, and tutition has increased from $50 for elementary students to $100 per semester for high school students. However, the Chicago archdiocese Wednesday made a public disclosure of its financial assets for the first time in its history. The report showed the diocese with assets totaling $85,505,000 including an investment portfolio of nearly $29 million. Seventy per cent of its assets — about $53 million — were collected from parish contributions. According to NAL, the diocese published a financial report for the year ending Dec. 31, 1968 but data for 1969 and 1970 "is not available." The 1968 statement contained income and expenses but no breakdown of assets and liabilities. NAL estmiated that the Jlockford diocese had an investment portfolio which yielded $1.2-million in 1968. Spokesmen for the Peoria diocese replied to a NAL query on its financial status that financial reports are made available only to subscribers of the diocesan newspaper. "Lack of state aid definitely has hurt us," Rev. Eugene Finnell of the Peoria diocese said recently. In the past four years, 16 grade and high schools have closed. Tuition increases average $50 per semester for the 11 high schools remaining in the diocese. Religion Section State, U.S. will probe mine blast HYDEN, Ky. (AP) — Federal and state inspectors enter the Finley Coal Co. mine today searching for the cause of an explosion that claimed the lives of 38 miners last Wednesday. The inspection team is headed by James Westfield, an assistant inspector for the^ U.S. Bureau of Mines, and H.* N. Kirkpatrick, state commissioner of mines and minerals. "We will start without previous thoughts of prejudices,'' Westfield said. "The cause of the explosion will be so apparent that even a child can see it." Speculation prior to the actual investigation centered on the disaster being caused by a combination of explosives and coal dust. Everett Barlett, local supervisor for the state Department of Mines and Minerals, crawled through the right shaft during rescue attempts Wednesday and Thursday. "Explosives were involved BETHALTO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 240 E. Sherman Gary D. Jenkins Minister 9:30 — Church School 10:30 — Morning Worship 6:00 — Evening Fellowships Nursery Care Available in it ... probably more than the coal dust," he said. Bartlett said he felt the initial explosion occurred in a personnel earner that reportedly was carrying a cargo of explosives at about the time of the disaster. He said rescue workers found the personnel carrier about 1,600 feet into the mine. "I felt like that was where it happened," Barlett said. "We found three bodies there. They were torn up much worse than any others that I saw." He added, however, that his conclusions were based on hasty observation, made while wearing a gas mask and "we IN BETHALTO it's the ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sherman & Sheridan St. B. P. Bell, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Youth .: 6:30 p.m. 'Evangelistic Services 7:30 p.m. Bible Study . (Wed.) 7:30 p.m. "Where Christ I* R Reality" • Saviour • Baptlzer O Healer • Coming King were not spending a whole lot o f extra time looking around." While the actual on-site investigation is expected to be completed within a short time, the official cause of the blast may not be known until after a lengthy hearing. Separate services for two victims were conducted Friday and individual services for the remainder will be conducted during the weekend. Nursery Provided -Worship With Us— The Congregation of SPRING STREET ASSEMBLY OF GOD Invites You To ... 9:30 a.m. — Sunday School 10:30 a.m. — Morning Worship Rev. Richard Dortch, Supt. of Illinois Assemblies of God, Guest jSpeaker 7:30 p.m. — Evening Worship CARL L. TILLERY, Pastor Rev. Roy Bennett . Dale Lockard Assistant Pastor Music Director MUSIC AND SERMONS WITH A MESSAGE VT CARE - COME AND SEE! CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH (Affiliated With the Southern Baptist Convention) 1422 Washington Avenue, Alton YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED ED CLAYBROOK, Pastor Rayford Raby Minister of Music Adalr Ellen, Minister of Education and Youth O Sunday School 9:30 a.m. • Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Observance of the Lord's Supper • Christian Training; Program 6:00 p.m. • Evening Worship 7:00 p.m. Sermon by the Pastor • \Vellnesiluj—Family Night 5:30-0:80 Prayer Service—7:45 Calvary Offers These Advantages: • A Hull Program of Youth" Training • A Fully Graded Christian Music Program • A Complete Staff of Trained Workers to Help You "CONSTRAINED ONLY BY CHRISTIAN LOVE' NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES AMPLE PARKING COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH Monticello Chapel Godfrey, III. Sunday School ... 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study .. 7:00 p.m. JAMES BOYER, MINISTER 466-6755 • '*" •:"',:. ••§«• logical ^ . ^^^ - •' > - •.;:"•>•believe in God? Yes, but no newspaper ad can convince you of God's presence and power. What will convince you is a radically new view of God as Love itself. As all intelligence. As the very Principle of your being. This scientifically-based view of God healed all types of disease 2000 years ago, and it is healing many people right now. This week's Bible Lesson on "God" can give you some logical new views of God and yourself. You're welcome to read it in our public Reading Room. Christian Science Church Services Subject Sunday: "GOD" ALTON, 533 E. Tenth St. Church Service and Sunday School — 10 a.m. Nursery provided. Wednesday Testimony Meeting, 8 p.m. Reading Room, 100 E. Broadway, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily. ELSAH Church Service and Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Testimony Meeting Wednesday 8:00 p.m. Reading Room at 35 LaSaile St., open daily 3:30 to 5:30 p.m and Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m

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