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!! "Shepherds Of Jesus' Sheep" Will Be Sunday Sermon For Lutherans "Shepherds of Jesus" Sheep," will be the sermon subject Sun- day morning, April 24, for the 8:30 and 11 a. m. (DST) services at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Ranson, it was announced Mon- day by the Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor. Nursery held during worship for pre-school children. Sunday Church School at 9:45 a. m. DST for adults, young men and wo- men, and children; James E. Brand, Superintendent_ Luther League Spring District Assembly at St. John's Lutheran Church, Martinsburg, at 3:00 p. m. Choir rehearsal on Thursday at 8:00 p. m Catechism classes at the par- sonage on Saturday at 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 a. m. Jehovah's Wflnesses To Hold Bible Seminar In I risonl , Vs. Homer A. Doll, presiding min- ister of the Martinsburg Congre- gation of Jehovah's Witnesses an nounced plans for a three-day Bible seminar to be held in Har- risonburg, Virginia, May 13-15. According to Doll this assemb- ly will have the theme "Make Disciples of People of All the Nations" based on Matthew 28:19, 20. This training program enable us to better carry out this basic Christian commission, he continu- ed. Jehovah's Witnesses themselves will plan, man and execute the entire program. There will be twenty different departments staffed by persons who will per-I form their work without pay. ] "We're looking forward to the three-day gathering, for we feel the program that has been arrang ed will be pubuilding and help- ful," Mr. Doll concluded. GO TO CitURai SUHDAY For Clean And Use Triple-Refined And For Prompt Delivery CALL .... ! DISTRIBUTOR Belt Avenue Ranson, W. Va. Phone 725-2215 II "Viet Ham Profile" To Be Shown Friday At Duffields Church "Viet Nam Profile," just-com- pleted film production by Dr. Bob Pierce for World Vision, Inc., will be presented m a special premier showing at Elk .Branch Presbyterian Church Duffields, Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p. m. Eighty minutes in length, the sound-color documentary film takes the viwer throughout war- torn Viet Nam, portraying "the drama of God at work in the midst of war." Dr. Pierce, President of World Vision, Inc., has spent the major part of the last two years in Viet Nam filming and directing pro- duction of 'Viet Nam Profile," while also establishing his organ- ization's vast relief program there "Viet Nam Profile" portrays the people of the war-torn little country, including colorful abori- ginal m, ountain tribespeople as well as the Vietnamese people themselves It ,takes the viewer into scenes of actual combat, follows missionaries and Vietnam ese Christians in their faithful and aften heroic labors for Christ. and depicts the ministries of a typical U. S. chaplain. Read The Spirit-Advocate = Subscribe To The Spirit-Advocate SONOTONE Of Hagerstown ROY R. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md. Phone Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 Or Charles Town 725-5391 you ran efforck k llu $3.OO Per Week CHAKt.ES TOWN CO..IHC. 114 North Charles Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. You Get Precisely What Doctor Orders Accuracy is a highly important ingredient in any prescription. Your registered pharmacist is thorouffhly qualified, by years of professional training and experiez ce, to follow "doctor's orders" with utmost precision. RELY ON US FDR ALL YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS STUCK & ALGER PHARMACISTS Dial 72o.26.1 Charles Town, W. Vs. Mrs. G. E. Webb Injured in Fall Mrs. Harvey Staubs, of Bolivar, who fell in the yard at her home slightly over a week ago and frac- turd her right arm in four places, is getting along as well as could be expected. Mr. and Mrs. Elashia Webb, of Baltimore, Md., spent last Tues- day at the home of Mrs. G. E. Webb in Bolivar. They report that Mr. Ernest Webb, well known throughout this area and a broth- er to the late G.E., Webb, o~ Boli- var, is very much indisposed at his home. He visited the many Webbs throughout this area as long as his health would permit. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dudrow and two daughters, of New York spent the weekend with the for- mer's mother, Mrs. C. E. Dudrow, in Bolivar. Saturday evening visitors at the home of Mrs. G. S. Webb were Mr. and Mrs. Brawner Harding and Miss Dot J. Mayoli- tan and Miss Mary K. Labonori- wiz, all of Gaithersburg, Md., and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webb and little son Parker, of near Wash- ington, D.C. Gardens are showing up well in this area, considering the cold weather. Mrs. Howard Lemen is a patient in Charles Town General Hospi- tal, facing surgery. She is a res- ident of Bolivar. Mrs. C. E. Dudrow, of Bolivar, who has spent the winter with her sons, has returned home coming with her son, Charles David, and their daughter, Paula and a friend, Laura Monforte, of Mend- ham, N.J. Mr and Mrs. Herman Manor, of Jones Spring, were recent visi- tors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M .Henretta, in Bolivar. Sunday was really tthe most springlike day that Bolivar folks have experienced for a long time. Clear all day, for a cha~e, and warm enough\.to sit outszde and enjoy the warm sunshine. Mr. Jay Eackles and family, of Front Royal, Va., spent Sunday with his moth~r, Mrs. Mary Eackles in Bolivar. Mrs. Thelma B. Cornell and fa- ther, Mr. J. C. Ballanger, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Burdette and sons at Gaithers- burg, Md. Mrs. Thelma B. Cornell and Mr. J. C. Ballenger spent Easter Sun- day with Miss Dottie Cornell at Oxen Hill, Md. 1 A NEW' IOEA FOR A NEWERA Life Insuranoe Plan for your WHOLE FAMILY Nationwide's new Family Pol- icy covers Morn. Dad, and all del~ndent children under age lg. An.d new ~ covered at no prem~pm increase (after 15 days old). One policy -- one low premium -- for all- famflr peme i'ou! NORMAN KISNEB Insurance Consultant Faiffax Bldg.-Phone 725-5814 West Liber Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. I ATIONWlD LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Home Office: Columbus, Ohio OLD DOMINION & 131 W. Washington St. Crharles Town, W. Va, Sales & Service G. E. Appliances A Beautiful Line Of MODERN FURNITURE Telephone 725-2811 I Stole Religion Lesson for &prfl 24, 1966 I~adtground Scr;plure: 1 Kings 12:25 through 14:20. Devofi~of bed|ng: Proverbs 2:1 .,9. State religions are older than the Pharaohs. Wherever in the world you find a particular re- ligion or denomination supported and protected by the state to the exclusion of all others, there Is a state religion. Perhaps a state re- ligion is better than none, but this is an arguable point. One thing is sure, the found- ing fathers of America had seen state churches in action, and they were determined that this kind of religion should Dr. Foreman never take root in Amerlca's free soiL Even if the founding fathers had never seen state religion in practice, they could haw read their Old Testament and learned much by its light. State rehgion is dangerous because it depends for its success on the character of the man who happens to be the big boss or dictator at the time. Solomon was head of his church as well as of his nation. The same can be said of David, who ap- pointed some of his sons to be prlesis though (hot being Levltes) they were not eligible for church office. At any rate, the Jewish people of those times were long used to having the kind of re- ligious observances and worship which the king prescribed. So when a bad king came along, Jerob0ara, t] e mas of tlm people in IsraelfollowedhimwRh- out asking quesUons. IfJeroboam said bull calves were quite all right as objects of worship, then that w~ all they needed to lmow State religions tend to mn dow~ hill whenever the goverameatget$ Into the hands of mean or mali- cious men. Another reason why state relig~'on is dangerous at worst and low-grade at best is that when religion comes under the control of government it is managed like any other depart- ment of the state with the result that religion becomes a branch of politics. Disaster in Israel How did religion fare when it got into the hands of that enterprizing young organizer, Jeroboam? After that silly speech by Rehoboar~, there w~s a ~reat uprising among the Israelites and* a major secession. Rehoboam found himself only bargly hold- ing on to two tribes,' whil~ Jeroboam had in his fight grasp all the rest of the nation. He set out to make new centers of wor- ship, and new methods andfo, of worship. Disgusting astt~ems to us, he actually told the people that the gold-plated calves ia the new holy eittes of Bethel and Shechcm were the gods who had brought their ancestors out of Egypt. Made Israel to sin T exo w re good traits Jeroboam, as tlm story shows, But his good points were scrubbed out by the bad. Always after, wards, calf-worship would remind l~mple of Jeroboam. The tag that got attached to his name was who made Israel to sin. He did not force Israel to like the hooves of the gilded calves; he just set the example. Our ancestors used to think it would be one of th~ joys of the redeemed saints tA visit the brink of hell and so there the torture of poor lo8 souls. More sensitive souls W~oulc find the sight intolerable, for am might readily picture a lost sou~ crying out to the sightseer, ~0~ should be here! You were the first who made me sin!" Could one endure it, even In heaven, ff onS knew what every one else kn~: This is a man who encouraged his brother in sin? (Based or* oult;nes copyr;|hMd by the Olv|dcm d Christian Education, National Council of I~e Chorch~l of eh~l ifl ~Q. ~. A,, .Rl~eONd't~f C=mmunilv t~ Se*-*ke,I Read The pirit-lSv 104 E. Washington St. - Charles Town DIAL 725.7321 Mrs. Harry Shirley Our deepest sympathy is ex- tended Mr. Harrison Rouzee and son in the death of Mrs. Harri- son Rouzee which occurred in the Winchester Memorial Hospi- tal. Mr. James Carper returned home on Saturday from the Johns Hopkins Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. Mrs. John Pestum returned to her home on Saturday from Mar- gantown University Hospital where she had been a patient. She has resumed her duties as teacher at the Charles Town Jun- ior High this week. Mrs. Edna S. Turner accompa- nied by Mrs. S. A. Bell from Ber- ryville, Va., spent ,the weekend with Mrs. Turner's sister, Mrs. Alma McGlue in Westport, Conn. Mr. Harry Baumgardner re- mains a patient in the Charle, Town General Hospital where hi,, condition is improved. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley and family were among the many who toured the Job Corps on Sunday afternoon. Dinner guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ring were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leatherman, Ha- gerstown, Md., Mr. and Mrs. A1, len Athey and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Ring and son, Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Ring and two sons, Mr. and Mrs. Pa~ Ring aand two children. Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Turner and family were Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Dawson from Cumberland, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dawson and son, Baltimore, Md., and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Turner, Stephens City, Va. Visitors on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn, Sr., and family were Mr. and Mrs. Wally Bly and children, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley DUnn, Jr., and son, Mr. and Mrs Max Dunn and son. Mrs. Thurman Shirley has been indisposed at her home suffering from an infected leg. Miss Susan Athey is spending this week with her grandmother, Mrs. Athey, on the Martinsburg SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1966 Pike. Mrs. Charles Henry has been a patient in King's Daughter's Hospital, Martinsburg. Miss Zita Chambers, of York. Pa., was a weekend guest of Mrs. Naomi Barrow and daughter, Susie. Miss Kelly Willidms, of Charles Town, spent Saturday evening with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Ott and family. / ffZ, FOR YOUR HOT WATER NOW ADDED CALL CHARLES TOWN 725-7612 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA THORN LUMBER COMPANY Ranson Plant Call 725-7612 - Charles Town Martinsburg Plant 267-8955 Strange how a landscape the imwrlnaUon tO work. Right now, looking at this .ne, I san imsgiae all sort of tlfiag . Winged ste s riding t heavy musi .... pioneers in the wilderness.... castles on the cliffs.., boating at high speeds. Look at the magic that enables the lake to mirror the rocky mountain peak and the heavens! The vastness and stillness of the scene sets my mind to won- daring about time and space and things I will never understand. But in standing here and wondering so, I feel like I've been near God. There is a tflace where I can find Him always--in Church. Will you come with THE CHURCH FOR ALL ALL FOR THE CHURCH The Church is the greatest factor on earth for the building of charac- ter and good citizenship. It is a store~ house of spiritual values. Without a strong Church, neither democracy nor civilization can survive. There are four sound reasons why every person should attend services regu- larly and support the Church. They" are: (1) For his own sake. (2) For his children's sake. (3) For the sake of his community and nation. (4) For the sake of the Church itself, which needs his moral and material support. Plan to go to church rekn1- larly and read you Bible daily. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday . Friday Saturday P~olrr~ ps91rns Psalms Proverbs Isaiah h~atthew Ii Corinthiong 8il-9 65:1-13 89:8-18 15:13-23 40:9-17 5:1-9 4:7-18 t t t THESE FIRMS INVITE YOU TO A HOUSE OF WORSHIP EACH WEEK. TO SELL IT --- BUY IT ADVERTISE IT IN THE SPIRIT - ADVOCATE J. RUSSELL FRI J[ INC. PHILCO DEALER Chmles Town, W. vs. C RLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE CENTER MeCLURE B. WILLIN Owner Phone 7 -9904 Charlesllo W. SUPERTANE GAS S SVICE H. W. WAGELE , ] IC. Dial 72 2921 Charles W. Vs. KABLE OIL CO. INC. ESSO DIffRIBIYI R PIItone Charles TpWn, W. Va SOUTHERN STATES Charles Town Cooperative, Inc. RANSON, W. VS, ATE RANSON, W, VA. " PHONE - 72 7072 --. 725-7071 The fELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Cllarlos Town, W. Va. Phone 725-7068 SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME 8hepherdstown Phone 87 26 3 INSURA NC , itNAL ESTATE AND BONDS Hill.Dale Shopping Center Phone 72 -?0SI Charles Town, W. Va. JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., INC. SHERWIN. PAI I Phone ( tdes Tom W. Va HALLTOWN PAPERBoARD CO. HALLTOWN, W. VA. J. DWARD MAGAHA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR APPLIANCE CENTER North George St. - Phone 7'25-~lj J WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE J. E. SENSENEY, Owner Charles Town, W. Vs. J LEGGETr's DEPT. STORE W['HE HOME Of BETTER ,V~LL~' Chade Tow W. Va. POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORK RANSON, W. VA. J COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. Vs. Martlnsburg, W. Vs. - Leesburg, Shepherdstown, W. Va. RANSON MACHINE WORK Phone 725-5621 l~nson. W.