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Sunday, March 20 t 1966 St. Paul's, St. Mark's Methodists Announce Revival Plans Church News Coady Baptist Youth x Take Over' For Day The youth will take over the from Baytown Junior High. key positions of the church Sunday at Coady Baptist Church in observance of Youth Week. Jerry Gregory. 16, a student at Deer Park High School will serve as youth pastor. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gregory of Lynchburg. Billy Kingsley. 17, a student at Robert E. Lee, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Kingsley, will direct the congregational singing. Kiogsley will sing a duet with Brenda Meadows. 15, a ninth grade student at Highlands Junior High. Piano accompanist The Rev. C. E. Meadows Jr., paster, will present a sermon at 10:30 a.m.. titled "The Young in Heart.'' Michael Pavliska win serve as Sunday School superintend - ent. Charlotte Pallium will act as Sunday School secretary. Kim Gregory will be the treasurer. Teachers in the adult department will be Wayne Brown, Shannon Arthur, Johnnie Sor- 'Voice Of Methodism 1 At St. Mark's Dr. Robert E. Goodrich, pastor of First Methodist Church, Dallas, and the "Official Voice of Methodism" on The Protestant Hour is scheduled to begin a pre-Easter revival, Sunday. March 27, at 7 p.m. in St. Mark's Methodist Church. Services will be held Sunday through Wednesday nights, March 27 through March 30, at 7 p.m. Dr. Goodrich will be assisted and supported in the series of pre-Easter services by the Rev. Roger Shuemate, pastor of DR. HOBEST E. GOODRICH First Methodist Church, of Nash. —~ Tex., who will do introductory REV. LESLIE SCOTT BELL SCHUBERT Bay City Minister At St. Paul's St. Paul's Methodist Church have the Rev. Leslie Scott, pastor of First Methodist in Bay City, for the March 27 through April 1 revival series. Bill Schubert, Grace Methodist minister of music, will be guest music director. Services are planned for 7:30 p.m. each day. Rev. Scott received his bachelor of arts degree from Southern Methodist University and a bach- wili be Shannon Arthur, student ^ Young People and Intermediate Classes. Glen Simpson will serve as rells and Claudia Street. Bever- singing each night before the ly Hall will teach in the Young!services begin, and who will of- Married's Class. Sheila and 1 ' Frances Reavis. will teach in fer music "special" and lead the congregational singing Bruce Day and the Chancel Youth, Primary and Junior Choirs will further enhance the Junior Superintendent Working music in that department will be Rex L - B - Traverso and Glenn Petty. Sherry Cox and Brenda Meadows. P" r i m a r y superin- Stankis are in charge of plans for revival. The Young Peo. tendent will b e Gracie Rogers. P le <* "« church under the di- Helping her with the Primaries re = U ° n <>* the* Counselors, Mr- will be Pam Smith and Nancy "** a Ed Orr, and Mr. and GBZGORY Evans. Cindy Ellis and Patricia j ilre - Tom Hebel, are sponsor- PuUium will assist Pam Sorrells,['"" »«»"•'»— *~ "- «~* -->-> the Beginner superintendent. j Serving as ushers will be Ricky Hollingshead, Jerry Reavis and Walter Simpson. Robert Keigley is in charge of the Youth Activities. The pastor will present for his sermon at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, "Demas, the Deserter." A women's ensemble will present the special music at the night service. BILLY KINGSLEY BRENDA MEADOWS Spiritual Versus Material Christian Science Study Continuing a study of the spir-j material senses, and this war- itual versus material concepts of substance, Christian Science churches this week will present a lesson - sermon on "Matter." Jesus' parable ot the tares and the wheat (Matt- 13) will be used for the responsive reading. Another of the Bible references to be considered is from 11 Timothy: "In a great house there ar e not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour. If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified and meet for the master's use. fare between the Spirit and flesh will settle all questions through faith in and the understanding o: divine Love." The Christian Science Church in Baytown is located at the orner of Nevada and Michigan Streets. Church and Sunday School services are held at 11 a.m. The Wednesday meeting is ing attendance for the first night of the revival. The Official Board under the leadership of Gene Gillis, chairman, and Bob Parker, charge lay leader, has ance the second night. Dr. Goodrich is nationally known in the field of radio and television, as well as author. He has delivered six series of sermons over the 500 stations hookup of The Protestant Hour. He created and appeared upon the weekly dramatic television show, "The Pastor Calls," and later, "The Pastor." His Sunday services are televised over Dallas WFAA-TV. He is the author of five well-known books. His pastorate began at First Methodist Church, Dallas, in 1946 and continues to the present Only one morning service of worship will be held at St. Mark's on March 27. The time is set for 10:55 a.m. At that time, the Chancel Choir will present a new, different type of Easter music entitled "No Greater Love." The official board of the church is sponsoring a retreat, for the purpose of evaluation and planning at Camp Allen this Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19.) Dr. Thomas Price of First Methodist Church, Pasadena, will be the inspirational speaker. The Lenten Church Attendance is continuing. Thad Fennema and the Fellowship Class are sponsoring attendance for this Sunday. A special worker's conference has been called by Jim Lutes, Church School superintendent and Dr. Joe Satterfield, chairman of the commission on education to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in conjunction with the meeting of the commission on education. ine nev. Harry N. Holmes, the pastor, preaches at both San Jacinto Sunday School Clinic Monday At ChanView Ray Scroggins. minister of ed-1 superintendent of the Union Bap-i School workers. ofGcers and po- ucation at Park Place Baptist jtist Association in Houston. jtential workers. All Baptists are Church in Houston, will be guest! The "Standard of Excellence"|invited to participate. They are speaker at the San Jacinto Bap-; will be the theme of the clinic. I sponsored by the Associational list Association Sunday School The "Standard" is a measuring' Sunday School department un- Clinic at 7:30 p.m. Monday at!stick by which standard Sunday'ider the direction of W. B. Mc- The Channelview First Baptist j Schools, departments and class-.! Nulty, Associational S u n d a y at 8 p.m. During each service.morning services this Sunday a nursery is available to carej at 8:40 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. His for small children. Subject is "Just One - Away." All are invited to visit andJRev Roger Armistead associ- us e the Christian Science Read- ate pastor, will bring the closing ing Room at 10 N. Ashbel in message, "The Word of Com- Baytown. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through and prepared unto every g< work." A corresponding passage is from the Christian Science textbook, "The suppositional warfare between truth and error is only the mental conflict between the evidence of the spiritual senses and the testimony of the uo«- f ------- ;ood Friday and from 1 p.m. 'p.m. on Saturdays. Luke Text Is Basis Dominique's Topic The Rev. E. H. Dominique, pastor of Mont Rose Missionary Baptist Church, will teach from the subject, "The Lost Son Comes Home," at the Sunday morning service. His text is Luke 15:17-18. George Davis, who will be in charge of the Sunday School program at 9:30 a.m. has announced the study subject as "Man's Total Commitment." Topics to be discussed will be "What Commitment Means," "What Commitment Repults In" and "What Christians Should Seek," Baptist Training Union will convene at 5:30 p.m. under the direction of Dorothy Gilbert, followed by church service at 7:30 p.m. ^_^ to 4 Listen to KWBA 1360 Every Sunday 12:15 P.M. Mormon Tabernacle Choir With Spoken Word By: STERLING W. SILL CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST NEVADA AT MICHIGAN SUNDAY SERVICE—11: AJM. SUNDAY SCHOOL—11: A.M. Wednesday, Meeting:—8: PJM. READING ROOM 10 N. ASHBEL STREET Monday Throagh Friday 10:00 AJVL—4.-80 PJM. SATURDAY—I PJH,~«: ALL ARE WELCOME 'Peacemakers' Sermon Topic For Pendleton The Rev.Edmund Pendleton, pastor of First Christian Church, will preach on the beatitudes from Matthew 5:9 Sunday- morning, using as his topic, "The Peacemakers." The pastor said the discussion will deal with "th e nature of this 'peace' that we are out to 'make'." Music for the service will be under the direction of Miss Adeline Knodel. The class studying the meaning of church membership will meet at 3 p.m. with Rev. Pendleton teaching. At 6 p.m., the Bible study group will have its weekly meeting in th e sanctuary. Youth fellowships meet at the same hour. The Christian Women's Fellowship will have a coffee beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Members of the Bremer Circle will be hostess, with Mrs. Tom Slack presenting the devotional. Mrs. Edmund Pendleton will present the program entitled "Partners." This will be the day when members bring cookies to be mailed to Juliette Fowler Home in Dallas. Blessing boxes will also be dedicated. The Adult Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in preparation for the Easter Cantata it will be presenting. Emphasis on evangelism is still in progress in the church during the month of March. Final plans are made for the "Week of Preaching'' with Dr. D. Ray IJndley, president of the University of the Americas in Mexico City, as guest preacher. This will be April 3-8th. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY mitment," in his series of sermons on "The Seven Last Words From The Cross," at the 7 p.m. service. The Youth Choir will sing at the early a quartet posed of Marion Mookhoeh abeth Hebel, Byron Tate and Bryan James singing the offertory. Mrs. Don Muery will present the solo. The Chancel Choir sings at the second service. The offertory number will be sung by Mrs. LeRoy Gardner, Mrs. H. C. Dunkerly, Mr. Leonard Braswell and Vernon Ploeger. At the night service, Cecil Sutphin will sing a solo, and The Primary Choir, a series of selections. Attend Church This Sunday Church. |es are guided. ! School superintendent. Scroggins is a graduate oil Scroggins said the "Standard" Age group conferences will be Oklahoma Baptist University [i s used to provide goals and bet- led by Associational age group and Southwestern Baptist Semi-jter work and to add zest and;superintendents. They are Mrs. nary ir. Fort Worth. He has been j enthusiasm to efforts. It is alsojH. V. Cooke, cradle roll; Mrs. in Houston 10 years serving as j used to unify and co-ordinate i Jack E. Curry, nursery; Mrs minister of education at the | the work. !_-_.., . First Baptist Church in Spring Branch and Bethel Baptist D. L. Wallace, beginner; Mrs. Two churches in the San Ja-jA. D. Feazle, primary; Mrs. Or- cinto Association have standard en Cox, junior; Mrs. W. B. McChurch. Five of these years he j units. They are Wooster Baptist Nulty, intermediate; G. L. Her- has served as Sunday School CB Methodist I Begins Classes For Children The Children's Membership Training Class to be held at 9:40 a.m. will mark the beginning of activities Sunday at Cedar Bayou Methodist Church and church school classes will convene at that hour also. The church service will begin at 10:50 a.m. with Rev. E. J. Davis Jr.. pastor, discussing the topic, "Frustrations." The Sanctuary Choir will sing the anthem. Ushers for the morning and night services will be J. E. Baker, Conrad Matysiak. A_ V, Hayles, Terry Blackwell, Jack W. Fowler and Dave Penny. The Junior Choir wall rehearse at 5:45 p.m. and the fellowship groups of the church will meet at 6 p.m. The Adult Bible Study •?roup will meet in the church parlor at 6 p.m. The night serv- ce will begin at 7 p.m. with Rev. Davis preaching. The Builders and Crusaders Classes will have their regular nonthly business meeting and social at 7 p.m. Monday. Tues- lay at 7 p.m. the last quarterly and Cedar Bayou Baptist, both irington, young people; J. W. in Bavtown. Timmons, adult; Ray Scroggins, The associational clinic is held general officers, and H. A. quarterly for all Baptist Sunday ' Thompson, extension. Blumhorst Speaker For Walther League The Walther Leaguers of Re- Pilate allowed Christ's crucifix- deemer Lutheran Church will lion. He became partner to the hold their annual banquet at j crucifixion even though he knew 6:30 p.m. blood's. Sunday at Young - The seven young people who will be confirmed on Palm Sunday will be special guests. The Rev. James K. Blumhorst, pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, Tomball, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Blumhorst was in the Air Force for a number of vears before entering the seminary to study for the ministry. Glendu Kollmeyer is chairman of the banquet. "Fifty Megatons Plus!" will be the sermon topic of the Rev. Glen C. Kollmeyer, pastor, at the 10:45 a.m. service. The board of missions will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday tc he was acting contrary to everything he felt and knew to be right. So we too attempt to remain aloof and uninvolved in our actions and conviction to- elor of divinity from Perkins School of Theology-. A minister for the past 25 years, he has served several churches in the Texas Conference including Dickinson, Groves, Atlanta as well as Reid Memorial in Houston for six years, prior to his recent appointment at Baytown City. The Scotts have two children, Jeannie. 17, who is a senior at Bay City High School, and Philip 21, a junior at Stephen F. Ausin in Nacogdoches. Rev. Scott is chairman of the committee }n conference relations in the Texas Conference, a post he has ie!d for the past two quadren- niums. He has also been elected ielegate to the World Metho list Conference which meets in r ^ondon on Aug. 16. Schubert has been minister of •nusic at Grace for seven years He came here from First Meth- Tdist in Bay City, a post he had held for two years- He is a graduate of Westmin ster Choir College in New Jersey ind served in the Marine Corps for two years. The commission on membership and evangelism chairman- ed by W. W. Kirkland has appointed teams which will visit in every church member's home previous to the revival. They will have information concern- foundations Of Faith 7 Second Session Begins Grace Methodist Church's sec- Wednesday for an executive ses- ond six weeks session of the Adult Study Group, to consider the "Foundations of Our Faith," will begin Sunday with Mrs. Edwin T. Summers as the teacher. The commission on education is sponsor of this project and in addition to the Bible, the basis for discussion will be "Foundations for Teaching the Christian Faith in the Methodist Church." The Rev. Edwin T. Summers. minister, will preach on the topic, "Man Meets The Chal - lenge." at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service. The anthem will be sung by the Sanctuary Choir. During the offertory the Wesley and Asbury choirs will sing. Rev. Summers will preach aJ. 7 p.m. The Senior Chorale and! Intermediate Singers will sine two Passion Chorales, "Ah Dearest Jesus" and "Sacred Head Xow Wounded." The Senior Chorale and Intermediate Singers will have a special rehearsal at 4 p.m. Sunday. The youth of the church will be served a snack supper at 5:30 p.m. in the Snack Area. sion. The general meeting of the WSCS will begin at 10 a.m. The program for the genera! meeting will be a revue of the Annual Conference of the WSCS, which met in Beaumont last week, and the election of officers for the coming conference year. The annual Galveston District meeting of the WSCS will be March 23 at the First Methodist Church in Aivin. The Rev. Jester White, district superintendent of the Galveston District, will be the featured streaker. An election of district officers will be held Laetare Sunday Services Listed At St. Joseph's For the Fourth Sunday in Lent. Laetare, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Denis Kennedy will be assisted at all masses at St. Joseph's The Junior High and Senior j Catholic Church bv Rev. Wtl- High Methodist Youth Fellow- liam Tinney and j> ev j Fer . groups will meet in theh j t j tta departments at 6 p.m. The Pastor's Membershir Class will meet in the Hodge classroom at 4:30 p.m. This class or children who will be received into the church on Palm Sunday. Lay readers for this Sunday will be L. W. Maher, W. C. 2.ieglin andE. E. Pau'er. who will read the Ordo. including 4:22[31. The Gospel from John G:l-15 The commission on social con- concerning the miracle of the cerns is scheduled to meet Sunday night following church A. H. Cc-melius, chairman, urges all members to attend. W. H. Boucher, chairman of the commission on membership and evangelism, will conduct a meeting Tuesday, at ~ p.m. in the Woman's Building. Wednesday, March 23, a loaves and the fishes, will be read by the priest, followed by a short homily on the lesson contained therein. The Lenten Mass schedule will be Sunday 5:30. 7:30, 9:30. 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Monday i through Friday 6 and 11 a.m. and 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday 6 and 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. church - wide fellowship supper Confessions are heard daily be- will be held in the Fellowship fore all masses and on Satur- ing the meetings and will issue | special invitations to attend. In conjunction, a membership training class begins Monday and will continue through Apri! 1. Meetings will be at 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Teacher will be the Rev. Earl Crawford, pastor. jHall. Each member is asked to bring a covered dish and enjoy la program, which will include day. Lenten devotions will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday after mass. On Friday, Stations guests. The Woman's Society of Christian Service will meet at 9 a.m. New TU Courses Forthcoming Revival On Memorial Is Agenda The beginning of a new series of short courses during the 6:16 p.m. Training Union, this Sunday, and preparations for their forthcoming spring revival are study the possibility of having i keeping members of Memorial "Families For Christ" mis- conference of the church year! sion later in the year. 'vill be held in the sanctuary. The district superintendent, the Rev Jester White, will preside. The Lenten service will bf conducted at 7:15 p.m. Wednes day. The color filmstrip will be Prayer Meeting will be held "The Uninvolved." The sermon it 7 p.m. Wednesday. ! topic will be "Are You Willing The Julia Lottie Circle will To Get Involved?" Rev. Koll- "neet at 9:45 a.m. Thursday and the afternoon will be spent in milting. meyer expained the filmstrip in this way: "Hoping to remair. uninvolved and aloof, Pontius Rev. Paul Knous, J. B. Worthen Will Lead Revival The Rev. W. Paul Knous, pas- week - long revival at the Bap- f or of the Rayborn Drive Bap-itist Temple Church, 308 Gra- jtist Church in Nacogdoches, will!ham. the visiting evangelist in ai Services are scheduled foi ,''l | March 20-27, at 10 a.m. and at ~ REV. W. PAUL KNOUS p.m. each eday. Rev. Knous is pastor of one of the five Southern Baptist Churches in Nacogdoches. Along •A-ith his pastoral work he has preached revival meetings all through this section of east Texas. J. B. Worthen will be the visiting singer. Wcrrthen is a former music director of Bap tist Temple. He now lives in Pasadena. Eugene Wright is the minister of music at Baptist Temple. Pastor is the Rev. Odis L. Stanbery. Mary Ogden will play the organ, and Kathy Stanbery will play the piano. The public is invited to attend any or ail of these services, the pastor said. tered. The short Baptist Church busy. An innovation in the regular Training Union program, the open to any persons, whether " they are members of Memorial short courses offer a variety of study opportunities to members i-ach Sunday night for eight weeks. The eight different courses offer a variety o* study opportunities to members each Sunday night for eight weeks. The eight different courses, from which the adults and youth may choose, will run from March 20 through May 8. Course 1, is a study of Christian ethics in today's world. Of Christ" and will be led by Miss Eula Potter. Pre-registration for the courses have been conducted among the members for the past two the showing of an interesting! of the Cross will be at 3 p.m. film. Members that have been i and after the 7:30 p.m. Mass. received iinto the church during j The Catholic Youth Organiza- the last quarter will be honored j tion will attend Mass and Communion together at the 5:30 p.m. Mass this Sunday, and then have a pizza party. Confraternity of Christian Doctrin e Classes for grades one through six will be on Sunday after 7:30 a.m. Mass and on Tuesday, 4 to 5 p.m., grades seven through 12, Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Home and School Asso- of St. Joseph's School committee, will extend a per-! will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday. sonal invitation to the other members in his group to meet in his home, on a night during ... ,..„.._„ iw _ ^ «.«„,, „-„-,. Sundays. Some 100 adults and ^ !f st We ?, kvm March \ ***** youth have alreadv pre - regis- ' me ^ ngs ^ * one week poor; " to the week of special services Baytown Women To at the church, April 3-10. -n, ,,. ,-,-.. ~ , ' ^ The \\omen of First Prosby- Tne home meetings are ex-[ teriall Church will attend the to revive the interest of!Gulf Coast Presbyterial meet_«. ,-- «,-=_ Christian! ing Wednesday March 23 at their Baptist Church, or not. The first. session will begin at 6:15 p.m.' mcmbers Sunday with a short assembly in j co-nmitments. church loyalty, i Heights Presbyterian Church in room 116. in the East Wing of fellowship, prayer and the re- the church. Memorial Baptist will be hav- vival services, I The group the pastor said. leaders will be ing pre-revival "home meet-' Suests at a. special orientation Houston. Mrs. W. E Warner, president of the women's organization, said reservations may be made ings" which will include each supper at 5:45 p.m. Wednesdayiby contacting her Registration family in the church. The meet-;" 1 the church's fellowship room.j.ee is SI. Lunch will be served ings are sponsored by the evan-j Leading the revival services j and a nursery will be open, gelism committee, under the'will be Rev. Glen BrasweJl. who- Mrs. Warner said the children leadership of A. W. Hunt. With is executive secretary for the I u 'ho attend will take sack ••Th e Christian And The Social) the church families divided into Colorado Baptist Convention. He j lunches, but drinks will be pro- Order," and will be led by Curt' 34 geographic groups about the,has just returned from a spe-!vided. Ball. Course 2 will offer a study cit >'. members will be given spe-jcia 1 ~-o«™i; r n ™^^;— .„.._! of "Hymn Conducting" led by Terry Stephens, minister of mu- their area. i Baptist Foreign Mission Board. controversial issues and will have two leaders, Mrs. J. M. Bridges and Mrs. M. A. Schweers. The Rev. A. L. Jordan, Memorial's pastor, will lead Course 4, a study in "Basic Christian Doctrines." A "Survey Of The Bible," from Genesis through Revelation will be Course 5, led by Ed Moak. Course 6 will include practical experiments in "Communicating Christian Thoughts and Problem Solving" and will be led by Truett Smith and M. L. Watts. Course 7 will be an examination of the abundant Christian life entitled "New Testament Living" and will be led by Don Cannata, minister of education for the church. Course 8 will include a study of interesting facts and interpretation of "The Life cial evangelistic preaching tour "Here's Mud in Your Eye" is cific invitations to the group in:in Jamaca, sponsored by the the sermon topic of the Rev. BumeUe W. Dow'.er, pastor, at the H a.m. Sunday service at First Presbyterian. It is based on scripture selected from the • hird chapter of John. sic for the church. Course 3 will i Each group has approximately Music for the services will be include a discussion on facing 25 families involved. The lead- j led by Roy Glenn of Dallas. "" er of each group, which has i There will be two services daily- been enlisted by the evangelism 1 at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Acolytes Silver Cross Ceremony Sunday At Trinity Episcopal direction of Richard Bain, with The senior acolytes of Trinity .are C. J. Cantrell, Edward L. Episcopal Church will be in-1 Roberts and Gary Garner. ,-ested with their silver crosses The Parish Choir, under the Sunday at the H a.m. service. Those receiving awards are Jon Blake, Jack Cantrell, Brian Cramer, Grant Halter, Mark Hankinson, Jack Henckell, Marion Lewis. David Massey r Jon F. Whatley, Mrs. art, and Mrs. H. schmidt will do iln J. W. Stew- C. Messcr work of the Mrs. Stanley Fisher at the or-| Lander gan will sing. Calvin Rutherford ! time. Altar Guild. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. be hosts at coffee and Gary Garner will be the lay readers, with Wendell Boyce and Lan Williams as ushers. McManis, Brian Seeger and Hen- jMark Hankinson, Jack Henck- ry Stewart. All acolytes of the parish have been invited to participate in the Acolyte Festival. Directors of the acolyte program all. Johnny McLemorc, Mack Bray and Buster Brown will serve as acolytes. Mrs. C. V. McKean, Mrs. D. 45th Anniversary, Campaign Events For Thompson Chapel The Greater Thompson Chapel Methodist Church in Oak addition, celebrating its 45th anniversary on Sunday, will begin a door - to - door evangelistic campaign on Monday. The campaign will be an effort to contact as many families as about true Methodism," Dr. R. L. Finney, pastor, said. Leaflets will be passed out and special classes conducted each Wednesday ngiht. Dr. Finney said such questions as, "Do Methodists emerse candidates for baptism?", "What do Methodists believe about eternal security?" and "How do Methodists differ from other denomination as to doctrine, etc?" will be answered in the special meetings. "It is hoped that this enlightenment of the public will win many souls to the cause of Christ," he said. Frank Mathias is the cam - paign chairman. About 30 peo- ple will be used in the door-to- door effort. The campaign will continue through the Easter season and will end on Pentecost Sunday in June. The special classes, to be at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall, are open to the public. The anniversary celebration of the church commenced Wednesday with special night meetings and will climax with a special 3 p.m. service Sunday. The Rev. Robert Felder, pastor at McKinney Memorial Methodist Church of La Marque, will present the anniversary sermon. Thompson Chapel was organized in September of 1920 with a woman. Mother Maude Thompson, appointed as acting pastor until the Annual Conference convened in Timpson, Tex .Twenty- one ministers have served the congregation since that time. Among the charter members were the late Mrs. H. E. Archer (Archer Courts were named after her and her husband), the late Oscar Johnson, a local mortician, the late Frank Denton, the late W. M. Townes, the late Ashton Nesbit and Frank Smith, Mrs. M. B. Johnson, J. D. Walker and Luther Bell. The present church construction was begun in 195.0 under the pastorate of the late Rev. F. W. Haynes. It was completed and the cornerstone was laid in 1955 under the pastorate of Rev. J. L. Dunlap. It is a brick structure which seats around 300 persons. The membership has grown to include a third of the residents in Oak Addition, with other members living in Central Heights and Archer Courts. Dr. Finney was assigned in September of last year. H i s appointment came under the Rt. Rev. Bertram W. Doyle, the presiding bishop of the 8th Episco- pal District, Texas Annual Conference. Dr. Finney, a native of Richmond, Calif., did under-graduate work at Wayne University in Detroit and the University of Chicago. Graduate work was accomplished at Butler University in Indianapolis and Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. Seminary work was done at Bethel School of Theology in Detroit, where he graduated magna cum laude. He was later awarded the doctorate degree in theology. He also holds doctorates in psychology and divinity. Dr. Finney has authored four books, "The Three Duties of Man," "Jesus Only," "At-O n e with God" and "Hand-Book for Young Ministers." He has published many pamphlets and short articles. He is a 32 degree Mason, a no'ole in the Shrine, a past exalted ruler in the Elks, president of the Louisville Ministerial Alliance, member of the Kentucky Human Relations Commission, secretary to the Kentucky Council of Religion and Race, president of the Jefferson County Sunday School Association, • chairman of the Apostolic Bible for Civil Rights, the executive director of the Greater Baytown Civic League and the director of Christian education in the Houston District of the Texas Annual Conference and first vice president of the Baytown Human Relations Council. The minister has received many civic awards, the latest being the Phalanx Award by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter of the Y-Phalanx for outstanding civic activities during 1965. The mayor of Louisville, Ky., presented the key to the city and commissioned him an Ambassador of Good Will from Louisville. The Rev P. Walter Henckell, rector, will be the celebrant of Holy Communion at 8 a.m. The Propers for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, commonly called "Refreshment Sunday," will be used. Clirence Timmins will be the epistoler, with Bill Lewis as acolyte. D. C. Walsh Jr. and W. C. Wismer will be ushers. Miss Debbie Elliott will be organist. Family Service i? scheduled for 5:15 a.m. The Junior Choir will sins. R. C. Haltor and Walter Mabe will be lay readers, with Roy Maroney and James Maroney as ushers. Acolytes will be David Cox, James Cox, Jerry Cox, Dickie Hunter. Kent Liggett, Mack Hunter, James McKee and Cecil Rankin. The Young People's Leagtic will meet at 6:30 p.m. Supper will he served. Lenten services will be Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. A fellowship supper is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, to be served by the members of Trinity Churchmen. Litany will follow !he supper. Calvary Missionary BAPTIST CHURCH ZIS W. MURRELL Sunday School — 9:45 un. B. T. C. — 6:3o p-m.

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