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14 SPIRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1978 attend and supp0rl "Latter Rain" Christian Progressive Group Will Appear At Seeker's Refuge In Charles Town Saturday Evening "Latter Rain", a Christian l progressive group from West-I minster, Md., will be at the t Seeker's Refuge, a 'non. I denominational Christian coffee I house, located at 200 N. Church t Street, Charles Town, Saturday, [ January 29, at 7:30 p.m. "Latter Rain" was brought together by the Lord in November, 1976. Their music consists mainly of original compositions in a contemporary style. They have presented their music in many different Arkansas Pastor Guest Speaker First Baptist ChurchRevival REV. GEORGE E ROACH The First Baptist Church of Ranson has planned a week of special Revival services for January 30 through February 5, with the Rev. George E. Roach as the guest evangelist. Rev. Roach is presently the pastor of the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, near Batesville, Arkansas. He is one of the leading pastors amon the churches in that area that support financially the ministry of the Ranson Chm'ch Services will be held each night beginning at 7:30. There will be special music and dynamic Bible preaching throughout the week. It is hoped that many will attend and that many will come to know the Lord Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. The Ranson Church. which now meets at 114 Orange Blossom Lane. Orchard Hills, is only two years old. Three acres of beautiful property located on the Leetown Pike has been purchased, and the church is presently making plans to build in the spring of the year. First Baptist is an independent fun- damental Baptist church dedicated first of all to the salvation of lost souls, and also to the teaching of the fun- damentals of God's Word. The pastor of the church, Mike Withem extends a warm in- vitation to the public to attend the Revival services. SERVICES FOR ST. J AMES LUTHERANS AT UVILLA The Rev. J. Vincent Guss, Jr,, pastor, announces the following services: Worship, 9;30 a.m.; Church School. 10: 45 a.m.; Confirmation Class, 5:30 p.m., held in the Shepherdstown Parish House; 7 p.m., Bible study on the Sacraments held in the Parish House at Shephordstown with Holy Communion being studied. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., St. James Choir will rehearse. situations. They have ministered in churches of many different denominations, Full Gospel Businessmen's FeUowships, Montrose Detention Center, Inspiration '77, various youth functions and outdoor concerts, as well as being an outreach ministry to several secular audiences. Guitarist John Pepsin found the Lord while playing the night club circuit full time. He now devotes his talents to the Lord's work. Bassist Mike Deardorff SERVICES FOR THE CHURCH AT MIDDLEWAY The Rev. John L. Verburg, pastor, announces the following services: ,Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 at Bill Seibert's, Walnut Grove. Monday, 7:30, Hour of Prayer at Larry Grove's, Leetown. Tuesday, 10 a.m., Hour of Prayer at Mrs. Richard Shirley's, Middleway. Wednesday, 10 a.m., Fellowship meeting at Mrs. Ernest Rudolph's, Summit Point. Thursday, 2 p.m., Hour of Prayer at Mrs. Thomas Nagley's, Middleway; 7:30 p.m., New Testament worship and healing service at Carroll Mc- Bride's at Bunker Hill. Friday, Family night at home. For further information, call 725-8169. SERVICES FOR SUMMITPOINT SOUTHERN BAPTISTS The Rev. Richard G. "Jerry" Moore, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m., Leroy Cheshire, director, Morning Worship, 11 a.m., sermon: "Commanding Respect", special music by the choir. Mrs. Nora Drish, organist and choir director. Nursery worker, Mrs Elistine Swi-her; EVening Service, 7:30 p.m.. commorating the pastor's 71st birthday, sermon: "My Two Birthday's", with the Deacon's taking part in the service, with special music by the choir. Wednesday, 10 a.m.. Housewives for Christmeet, place to be announced; 6:30 p.m., Children's choir; 7 p.m., Senior choir: 8 p.m., prayer and Bible study hour; 7-8 p.m., Children's Story hour. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., BWMS meets at the home of Mrs. Hilda Cheshire. SERVICES FOR ZION ASSEMBLY IN MILLVILLE The Rev. Frank James an- nounces the following services: Church SChool, 10 a.m.: Morning Worship, 11:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Young People's service. SERVICES FOR GOSPEL CHAPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD The Rev Arnold Hoffman, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m., with Children's Hour, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, -7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., a Cottage found the Lord halfway through his four year hitch in the Navy. The drummer, Doug Briscne, came to know Jesus personally while playing professionally on the night club circuit. Joe Sullivan, who plays sax and flute, found no real peace or joy in what the world could bring and after trying drugs and T.M., he finally gave it all to Jesus and bears the witness that he has "a peace that passeth all un- derstanding". Prayer meeting will be held at home of Betty Kemp, 104 Mc- Donald St., Ranson. Invitation is open to the public. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bible study and prayer. SERVICES FOR ST. PETER'S LUTHERANS IN SHEPHERDSTOWN The Rev. J. Vincent Guss, Jr., pastor, announces the following services: Church School, 9:45 a.m.; Morning Service, 11 a.m.; 5:30 p.m., Confirmation Class, Shepherdstown Parish House; 7 p.m., Bible study on Sacraments in the Parish House, with Holy Communion being studied. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., St. Peter's choir will rehearse. SERVICES FOR CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH The Rev. William P. Reed, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m; Worship, ti a.m.; Children's Church, 11 a.m., on lower level, Josephine Chandler, director: Christ Ambassadors meet at 6:30 p.m. : Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., prayer and praise, Bible study on the Book of the Revelation, films included, SERVICES FOR TRI-STATE BAPTISTS The Rev. Dr. R. B. Diffee, pastor, announces the following services: Choir practice. 9:30 a.m.; Young Peoples' service and Church School, 10 am.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., with the pastor preaching; Evening Service, 6 p.m Thursday, 7:30 p.m.. service of preaching and prayer. Monday and Tuesday, Bible Institute. 7:30 p.m., enroll now. I Roe,Robert Timm0ns To Speak At Prayer, I Praise Service Friday I The regular Friday evem'ng praise and prayer service will he held January 27, 7:30 p.m., at Asbury Methodist Church, in- stead of Bardane Community Center. This service is in- terdenominational and Rev Robert "Bob" Timmons, pastor of Clear Spring Church of God, will be sharing the Faith of God with us. Rev. Timmons is area representative of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and is active in all Seminars, Conferences and other business matters held in Tulsa and other parts of the country. He has pastored the present church for 27 years and in recent years, with his congregation has built a beautiful church. Rev. Timmons has traveled extensively in his ministry and has qooperated in interdenominational Christian work. Herb Furr, local soloist and member of the Ecumen Singing Group will minister in song, with Bill Yount from Hagerstown, Md., leading choruses with his guitar accompaniment. You are most cordially invited to join this fellowship and worship. Pre-Kindergarten kin- dergarten, enrollment for 2nd semester now. February 16-19, home revival, all welcome to attend. SERVICES FOR CHARLES TOWN METHODIST CHURCH The Rev. Marcus Earp, pastor, announces the following services: Worship services, 8:30 and 11 a.m., a nursery provided for the 11 a.m. service; 9:30 a.m., Church School for all ages. Monday, 3:45-4:30 p.m., Children's choir; 7:30 p.m., Friendly class will not meet this month. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Senior Choir; and Bible study in Fellowship Hall. Thursday, 7 p.m., Girl Scouts. SERVICES FOR BOLIVAR PENTECOSTAL CHURCH The Rev. Samuel Miller, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m., for transportation, call 535-6919 or 725-7388; Sunday Prayer, 6:45 ).m.; Evening service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, prayer, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Youth night, 7:30 p.m. For further information, call 535-6919. SUNDAY SERVICES LEETOWN BAPTISTS The Rev John M. Emert, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Sunday School, Harold Grey, director; 11 a.m., Morning Worship; 7 p.m., Evening Worship Monday, 6:30 p.m., Youth Choir. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Choral Echoes. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Prayer Service. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Adult choir and Children's choir. SERVICES FOR ST. THOMAS LUTHERANS The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor, announces the following c00rnit00 a,00d 00tric/er "C. H. STRIDER, JR. - DIRECTOR 304 W. WASHINGTON ST. PHONE 725-5321 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA." Dear friends, Altho the funeral rituals differ among the various religions, they all are impressive in their  beauty, inspiration and comfort. Naturally we have come to know the procedure and details of the rites of each faith We are fully equipped to serve each faith and we welcome, all faiths to our funeral home Respectfully, services: Service at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., sermon: "Faith In Ac- tion"; Nursery is provided for pre-school children during the 11 a.m. worship; Sunday School classes for adults, young men and women, and children meet at 9:45 a.m.. Monday, 6 p.m., Lutheran Youth meet at the parsonage for a roller-skating party. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., choir rehearsal. Saturday, 9, 10, and 11 a.m., Catechism classes meet at the parsonage. SERVICES FOR ZION EPISCOPAL CHURCH The Rev. Roger L. Henshaw, rector, and the Rev. James O. Towner, associate, announces the following services: S a.m., Holy Communion; 9:15 a.m., Church School; 11 a.m., Morning prayer and sermon. Theological Education Sunday, with the Rev. Aaron Kapenda, Virginia Seminary, guest preacher; 6 p.m., EYC meeting at the Towners. Thursday, 10 a.m., Holy Communion. SEARS CATALOG SALES Merchant, Colin & Katherine Dunbar 725-2009 - Rt. 9 - Ranson SERVICES FOR TRINITY EPISCOPAL PARISH, SHEPHERDSTOWN Rev. Margaret Phillimore, Interim pastor-, of Trinity Episcopal Parish in Shepherd- stown, announces the following services: Sunday, S a.m., Holy Eucharist; 10 a.m., Holy Eucharist, with nursery and Sunday School. Zion Baptist Pastor Dorothy Jones, Higgs Avenue, Saturday, January 28, beginning at 10 a.m. Dinners will include potato salad, green beans and cornbread. Price, only $2.50. Dinners delivered upon request. RTchard Lowman, III Home In Middleway Destr00ed By Fire The log and frame dwelling of January 19. Volunteer Citizens and companies of responded structt by the time theY scene. They from 11:55 a:, received the 2:40 p.m. from a nearby fire. Fire fire when a Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lowman, wife escaped wnva,00.ns At Home iii, located near the 3-M Plant at injury. Their The members of the Zion Middleway, was completely loss. Theconten Baptist Church, 801 Harewood destroyed by fire Thursday, was also Avenue, are pleased to announce that the pastor of Zion, Rev. Alvin Parris, has been released from the Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., and is now convalescing at his home, 4520 Georgia Avenue, N.W., Apt. 3, Washington, D.C. 20011. All those who wish to send cards may use the above address. The Pastor's Aid Club of the Zion Baptist Church will he selling chitterling and pig's feet dinners at the home of the president of the club, Mrs. WALLS CLEANED Yourpainted walls and colllnos will look like now otter cloonln O with newly invented scientific mochino. Reasonable. All workgusranteed Freq EMimstl AI I!=tl & Ut, aw Di 72$-4201 MELVIN T. FI. E, RAY'S AUtO SERVICE Gen'l Auto Repair-Body & Fender Repairs Auto Painting-- 725-9663 E. N. St. - Charles Town CLENDENING MOTORS, INC. Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge Sosge Trucks - 725-2096 233 N. Mildred St. Ranson, W. Va. Air con& 725-8161 THIS SERIES OF MESSAGES IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE FOLLOWING CHARLES TOWN AND JEFFERSON COUNTY FIRMS WHO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF THE CHURCHES OF OUR COMMUNITY. CB TV Sale I 24 Hr. THF Pizza, Subs Bre PUBLISHI > k ,;,ill .. as a very small child, you trudged Off to church tightly holding your mother's hand? It was quite an event.., you sat very straight.., listening intently, wide-eyed.., perhaps you did fidget a little during the sermon, but you thrilled to the wonderful music of the organ and the choir .. and you proudly raised your own small voice in singing the hymns. After the service, surrounded by all the smiling faces, you somehow felt good and happy, deep down inside. Yes, going to church was worth- while. Down through the years, you have come to realize, more and more, that your church can pla X an important part in your life, in the lives of those dear to you and in the hfe of your community. It can bring a message of goodwilt and friendliness, of hope and courage.., that you can't afford to shut out of your life. Yes, going to church really is worthwhile. Copydght 1978 Keiste AdvmtLsing Service, Strasburg, Virginia 6:1-13 Monday Mark 6:14-29 6:30-56 Wedda 7:1-30 rhurl?r  8:1-26 8:27, 9:1 Satulda 9:2-29 scnpture " selected by The American Bible Society Rt. 9, west" loW. 1 FEAGANS JEWELERS Watch Repair & Jewelry Dial 725-7411 W. Wash. St. -Charles Town COURTNEY & SON USED AUTO PARTS Light & Heavy Duty Towing Dial 535-6352 or 535-6353 Polk St. - Harpers Ferry RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO., INC. Francis M. Frye - Broker Phones: 725-7071 - 725-7072 Ranson, W. Va. EX '.  VAN TeL FLORISTS Flowers By Wire Ph. 725.2019 Charles Town, W. Va. OTT'8 BUSINESS SERVICE "For People of Distinction" , 112 E. Wash. St. - 725-7854 Charles Town, W. Va. LESLIE'S RECORD LAND "Everything In Music" 222 W. Washington St." Dial 725-7512 MARVIN DODSON Plumbing- Heating Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Work Dial 725-8811 Charles Town, W. Va. i GUY'S BUICK - PONTIAC, INC. OPEL - G. M. C. TRUCKS Dial725-5338 - St. Rt. 9 Charles Town, W. Va. WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE J. E. SENSENEY Owner Charles Town, W. Va. J. RULLEL FRITTS & SON INC. Appliances, Furniture Dealer Philco- Gibson Dial 725-5511. Charles Town HALLTOWN PAPERBoARD COMPANY Paperbourd Products From Recycled Fibers Halltown, W. Va. ,,,,, COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. P CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. - Lees- butg, Va. - Martinsburg, W. Va. - Sbepherdstown, W. Va. SHENANDOAH FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOC. gl i Hilldale E Shopping , Center P ., Dial 725-9787 MAGAHA, INC. APPLIANCE CENTER N. George Street Phone: 725-5516 'JEFFERSON MACHINE COMPANY Route 340 East Charles Town, W. Va. Dial 725-2088 pI