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14 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1978 Rev. Tim Hicks, Wife Kay Guest Evangelists Pentecostal Church Beginning Easter Sunday, March 26, and continuing through Sunday, April 2, the Bolivar International Pen- tecostal Church of Christ located adjacent to the KOA Kampgrounds south of Harpers Ferry, will be conducting evangelistic services. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly as well as 10 a.m. on Sunday. Guest evangelist will be the Rev. Tim Hicks of London, Ohio. The Rev. Hicks has ministered widely throughout the Ohio River Valley. He will be ac- companied by his wife Kay, who will assist him musically and SERVICES FOR CHARLES TOWN METHODISTS The Rev. Marcus Earp an- nounces the following services: Maundy Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Holy Communion, last night of Holy Week services. Easter Sunday, 8:30 and 11 a.m. services, a nursery is provided for the 11 am. service; 9:30 a.m., Church School for all ages. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Friendly Class will meet at the home of Alice Hine; Council on Ministries; and Pastor-Parish  Relations Committee will meet in the library. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Executive Committee meeting of the U.M. Women will meet in the library. Wednesday, 7:30 pm., Senior choir; Bible study in Educational Building, and Jefferson County Cooperative Parish Executive Committee. Thursday, 7 p.m., Girl Scouts. SERVICES FOR ST. JAMES LUTHERANS AT UVILLA The Rev. J. Vincent Guss, Jr., announces the following ser- vices: Morning Worship, 9:30 a.m., sermon: "Christ Is Risen"; Church School, 10:45 a.m.; 6:30 a.m., Sunrise Communion service at St. Peter's, con- firmation class will not meet this week. Good Friday, 7:30 p.m., Tenebrae Service at St. James' Saturday, 11 a.m., Easter Vigil at Trinity Episcopal Church, Shepherdstown. Tuesday, 7 p.m., St. James' choir. SERVICES FOR ELK BRANCH, HALLTOWN PRESBYTERIANS The Rev. Fred A. Smith an- noonces the following services: Halltown Church: Worship Service, 9:30 am., sermon: "The Best News Ever Heard"; Church School, 10:30 a.m. Elk Branch Church: Church School, 10 a.m.; Worship Ser- vice, 11 a.m., sermon: "The Best News Ever Heard" SERVICES FOR WAINWRIGHT BAPTISTS EASTER SUNDAY The Wainwright Baptist Church in Charles Town, will be celebrating Men's Day on March 26. Rev. William Thomas will be the speaker for the 11 a.m. service Rev. William Gault of Washington, D.C., will be the speaker for the 4 p.m. service, and Rev. Rudolph White, St. Luke Baptist Church, Berryville, Vs.; Rev Clairborn Weaveton, Md, Rev. Cleveland Williams, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Winchester, Vs., will also take part in the afternoon services. Come out and spend a won- derful afternoon with the members at Wainwright. SERVICES FOR TRINITY GOSPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. Vincent Pink announces the following services: Sunday, Sunrise Service, 7 a.m.; Morning Service, 10 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Monday, CA service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bible study. instrumentally. This is Evangelist Hicks' first visit to the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia He has ministered extensively in full gospel circles and has been well received in churches of various denominational background. He and his wife are both talented musically and minister through song as well as the Scriptures. The pastor, Sam Miller, invites the general public to attend these services and become acquainted with the local assembly. For further in-- formation, call 535-6919. GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE The Rev. Alvin Parris, pastor of the Zion Baptist Church, Harewood Avenue, invites the ublic to a special Good Friday "Candlelight Service" on March 24th at 7:30 p.m. This service will feature the Deacons of the Church with music rendered by the Senior choir. EA8TER SERVICES FOR CHARLES TOWN BAPTISTS Dr. Wyman E. Hall, pastor, announces the following ser- vices: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., with classes for all ages; 11 a.m., Worship Service, sermon: "The Seventh Word: Victory"., Monday, WMU 80th an- niversary with 6 p.m. supper and 7:30 p.m. program Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Officers and Teachers meeting. Wednesday, Family night, 6:45 p.m., Royal Ambassadors Young Adult Bible study; 7:45 p.m., Church-wide Bible study and praise, prayer and 'share time. Thursday, 7 p.m., choir SERVICES FOR LEETOWN BAPTISTS The Rev. John M. Emert announces the following ser- vices: Sunday, 6:30 a.m., special Sunrise service with a period of fellowship and refreshments following, speaker will be Mrs. Odessa Snyder; J9:45 a.m. SERVICES FOR BOLIVAR PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF CHRIST Rev. Samuel Miller announces ! the following services: Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., Communion will be ser- ved; Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Sunday Prayer, 6:45 p.m.; Evening Service, 7:30. p.m., Evangelist Tim Hicks will be ministering. Monday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Evangelistic crusade with the Rev. Tim Hicks of London, Ohio; the public is in- vited to attend. For further information call 535-6919 SERVICES FOR ST. PETER'S LUTHERANS AT SHEPHERDSTOWN The Rev. J. Vincent Guss, Jr., announces the following ser- vices: Church School, 9:45 am.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., sermon: "Christ Is Risen"; 6:30 a.m., Sunrise Communion at St. Peter's, Confirmation class will not meet this week. Good Friday( '/:30 p.m, Tenebrae Service at St. James', Uvilla. Saturday, St Peter's open for prayer until 6 p.m.; 11 a.m., Easter vigil at Trinity Episcopal Church, Shepherdstown. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., St. Peter's choir will rehearse. SERVICES FOR ZION EPISCOPAL Rev Roger L Henshaw, rector, and the Rev. James O. Towner, associate, announces the following services: Sunday, Easter Day, 6 am., Holy Communion; 9:15 a.m., Church School; 11 a.m., festival Holy Communion and sermon, Mr Henshaw preaching; 11 a.m. service broadcast over WXVA. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Rector's Hour in Coe Room. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Penitent service; 8 p.m., Healing service. Thursday, 10 a.m., Holy Communion in church. SERVICES FOR CHARLES TOWN PRESBYTERIANS Pastor W. H. Ramkey an- nounces the following services: 9:45 am., Church School for all ages; 11 a.m., Morning Worship with special Easter music; no choir or SHF on this day. Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., Hand- bell choir; 8 p.m., Senior choir. SERVICES FOR CALVARY ASSEMBLY GOD CHURCH Rev. William Reed announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Children's Church, 11 a.m., on lower level, Josephine Chandler, director; Christ Ambassadors, Sunday School, Harold Gray, meet 6:30 pm.; Evening Ser- Director; I! ,a m, Morning , _ _ .. " ' ,,. . wce,'l:p.m. worsnlp, sermon: He iS Tuesda throu Thursda ........ ,v^nin . ^rvi.^ I y gn y, sAle'/mon': P':"l'he ;o of ': I Workers Training Course, 7 p.m. Deacon", this is a special ser- I ......... I PRAISE & PRAYER vice to oroam Mr. Jell Hen- dricks as a deacon [ SERVICE POSTPONED .... ' Youth I Due to special church services -hoarn?  2:i'nmce Comm Ion Good Friday, the regular _ ; , P" "' . ...... " Friday evening in- luesoay, I0 a m, wMu male ...... .- . , ' " ' " n'bell teroenomlnauonal rralse ann stony; 6"30 p m, ,a a s " " "--' .... s Prayer ervlce scheduled to be choir" 7"30 p m, t:norat cnoe .............. ....  er nela at me Asnury u. :nurcn Wednesday, 7 pro, tray " ' this Friday, has been postponed service. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Adult until next Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. Watch for an- and Children's choirs, nooncement next week. 00mit/00 a.d &rider emorial 'uneral (ome C. H. STRIDER, JR.- DIRECTOR 304 W. WASHINGTON ST. PHONE 725-5321 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Dear friends, Became of increasing travel, death frequently occurs away from home. In such event, we can arrange for the prompt return of the deceased through our professional contact with funeral directors through the world. If burial is desired at a distant point, we can likewise complete the necessary arrangements. Holy Week Services St. Thomas Lutheran The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor, announces there will be two services with the Holy Communion on Maundy Thur- sday at 4 and 7:30 pm at St. Thomas Evangelical Lueran Church. On Good Friday, Lutheran Youth will lead the congregation in prayers and lessons at '/:30 p.m.; the Litany will be said, followed by brief ublic confession. Holy Baptism will be administered on Easter Eve, Saturday, at 7 p.m., followed by brief public con- fession. SERVICES FOR ST. THOMAS LUTHERANS Rev. Richard E. Neal an- nounces the following services: Easter Day, the Resurrection of our Lord, the service with Holy Communion, 6 and 11 a.m., sermon: "Triumphant and Victorious"; Church School classes for adults, young men and women, and children, 9:45 a.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., choir. SERVICES FOR CEDAR GROVE CHRISTIANS Rev. Harry "Bud" Yoder, Evangelist, announces the following services: All services with deaf in- terpreters. Sunday, 10 a.m., Bible School, with special classes for the Deaf; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., also Children's Church, 11 a.m., ages 2-11; 6 p.m., youth choir; 6:30 pm., Adult choir and youth meeting for all ages; 7:30 p.m., Evening Worship. Wednesday, 7 p.m., prayer meeting, Bible study and sign classes. For more information, call 229-8232. SERVICES FOR ZION ASSEMBLY Rev. Frank James announces the following services: Sunday School, .10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Young Peoples' service. SERVICES FOR GOSPEL CHAPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. Arnold Hoffman an- nounces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m.; Children's Hour, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, '/:30 p.m. Tuesday, Cottage prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m., home of Mrs. Pat Turner. Numbers to call for transportation, 725-5'/39 or 725- 4845. Wednesday, '/:30 p.m., Bible study and prayer. Everyone welcome. I III I when nothing else is good enough [] Perfect Granite i-2 Superb Craftsmanship [] Custom Design Service Written Guarantee Without Time Limit That  what makes us the ram! trusWd name in memorials Martinsburg I Granite Works 109 W. John Street DIAL 2fi7-fi141 " Martinsburg, W.Va. --- FREE--- CUSTOMER PARRING Illll II SERVICES FOR SUMMIT POINT SOUTHERN BAPTISTS Rev. Richard G. "Jerry" Moore, announces the following services: Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., breakfast, '/:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m., Leroy Cheshire, director; Easter Worship Service, 11 am., message brought by Rev. Don Cowherd, special music by the choir, Mrs. Nora Drish, organist and choir director; nursery worker, Mrs. Barbara Swisher; Evening service, 7:30 p.m. preacher, Rev Don Cowherd, special music by the choir, nursery worker, Mrs. Elistine Swisher. SEARS CATALOG SALES Merchant, Colin & Katherine Dunbar 725-2909 - Rt. 9 - Ranson, Monday, RA's and Mission Friends, 7 p.m. Wednesday, H.W.F.C. prayer group meets at 10 a.m., meeting place to be announced; [Children's choir, 6:30 p.m.; | Senior choir, 7 p.m.; prayer and Bible study hour, 8 p.m.; Children's Story Hour, 7-8 p.m., the library will be open. SERVICES FOR SHENANDALE METHODISTS The Shenandale U.M. Parish will celebrate Easter with special music and preaching at their three worship services. Murrili Hill Church will have a 9 a.m. worship service. The church is located on Rt. 9 east of Charles Town near Mission Road. The Silver Grove Church RAY'S At)To SERVICE Gen'l Auto Repair-Body & Fender Repairs Auto Painting-- 725-9663 E. N. St. - Charles Town will have its worship service at i School; Servlce 10a.m. Thatchurch is located on the sermon, e! Rt. 32, Chestnut Hill Road, near Resurrection", by the entrance to the Blue Ridge Evening ServiCe Acres. The Chestnut Hill Church mon: "After will have its regular 11 a.m.p.m., Baptismal service but special music for Easter will be featured. This church is located at the junction of Chestnut Hill Road and Hoster Road on the mountain above MELVIN Charles Town. Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil will preach on "A Psalm of Resurrection", at all three worship services FU SERVICES FOR TRI-STATE BAPTISTS Rev. Dr. R. B. Diffee, an- nounces the following services: Choir, 9:30 a.m.; no Church E. GL CLENDENING MOTORS, INCI Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge Sosge Trucks - 725-2096 233 N. Mildred St. Ranson, W. Va. r Co. HeaterS" 72.  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. OF 'iV Sales ::::::::::: ::::::::::::::: 5::::: :::::::i iijiiiiii!!i!ii!iiii!ii ;::::::::::::::::: Alr )nd .,I Water THE SPIRIT" Ch This thing we callhope --it is a strange thing. It springs eternal in the human breast.., and yet so often it has been mocked by time and tragedy. Why, indeed, does every man cling to his hope, even when the self-styled relists cry "hope- less." The answer is written in the beautiful history of the first Easter Day Faithful friends of.the Master came to anoint His Body. Came Copyright 1978 Kessler Adverlising Serwce, Strrg. Virgia sorrowing.., without hope. And they returned rejoicing: "Christ is risen... That was the birthday of Hope. . the certainty of Christians that even death cannot destroy the believing soul! And every Easter Day count- less men aad women discover or rediscover that Hope. It brings a new joy to their lives. It will, to yours.., Sunday Luke 19:1-10 Monday Matthew 19:16-30 Tuesday Matthew 20:20-28 Wednesday Matthew 22:15-22 Thursday Matthew 22:23-33 Friday Matthew 22:34-40 Saturday John 12:1-8 Scriptures ,'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.ected by The American Bible Society FEAGANS JEWELERS Watch Repair & Jewelry Dial 725-7411 W. Wash. St. - Charles Town  VAN TOL n FLORISTS /Flowers By Wlre Ph. 725-2019 Charles Town, W. Vs. OTT'S BUSINESS SERVICE "For People of Distinction" 112 E. Wash. 8t. - 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 "/7.5-8811 Charles Town, W. Vs. i COURTNEY & SON USED AUTO PARTS Light & Heavy Duty Towing Dial 535-6352 or 535-6353 Polk St. - Harpers Ferry GUY'S BUICK - PONTIAC, INC. OPEL - G. M. C. TRUCKS Dial 25.-81. Rt. 9 Charles Town, W. Vs. WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE J. E. SENSENEY Owner Charles Town, W. Va. J. RUSSELL FRITTS & SON INC. Appliances.Furniture Dealer Philco. Gibson Dial 725-5511 - Charles Town HALL-TOWN PAPERBoARD COMPANY Paperbonrd Proddi:t From Recycled Fibers Halltown, W. Vs. ' RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO., INC. Francis M. Frye- Broker Phones: 725-7071 - 725-7072 Ranson, W. Va. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. - Lees- butg, Va. - Martinsburg, W. Va.. Shepherdstown, W. Va. SHENANDOAH FEDlRAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOC. t Hilldale Shopping Center Dial 75.97, MAGAHA, INCI APPLIANCE CENTER N. George Street Phone: 7Z5.5516 JEFFERSON MACHINE ! COMPANY Route 340 East Charles Town, W. Va. Dial 725-28 PE l] tlDI Ho Ph. Ph.