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2O SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE 1:1978 i allend and support THE CHURCH OF, YOUR CHOICE REGULARLY Rev, Wood Named To Diocesan Council; Other Episcolilians In Area Named To Posts The 101st annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, was held in Fairmont early in May. The theme was Ecumenism. and the Most Rev. Joseph Hedges, Roman Catholic Bishop, and Bishop Frederick Wertz of the U.M. Church ad- dressed the assembly. The Rev. David Wood, Vicar of Grace Church, Middieway; Holy Spirit, Summit Point, and St. John's, Rippon, was elected by .the Convention to serve on the Diocesan Council for three years. This election includes serving as Dean of the Eastern Convocation, Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy and Mineral Counties. Robert Kearse of Trinity Church, Martinsburg, was elected by the Episcopal Young Churchmen of the Diocese to serve as their president. Melinda White of St. Andrew's- on-the-Mount, Mannings, was elected vice-president, and Michele Chartrand, of St. John's Church, Harpers Ferry, was elected secretary-treasurer. The Rev. Charlie McNutt, of Trinity Church, Martinsburg, was elected to the Standing Committee of the Diocese and also as a clerical deputy tO the General Convention of the Episcopal Church which will be held in Denver, Colorado, September 1979. Elected to serve as a. lay deputy to this con- vention was Mrs. Sarah Steptoe, also a member of Trinity Church, Martinsburg. Elected an alternate lay deputy was William White of St. Andrew's- on-the-Mount, Mannings. Charles Stiles, member of St. Mark's, Berkeley Springs was elected a member of the Ec- clesiastical Court. Robert Steptne, Trinity, Martinsburg, was elected to the Committee on Constitution and Canons. SERVICES FOR SUMMIT POINT BAPTISTS Richard G. "Jerry" Moore, pastor, announces the following services for tl Summit Point Southern Baptist Church: Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Leroy Cheshire, director; Morning Worship at 11 a.m., sermon topic, "Worry and Its Core". Special music by the choir, Mrs. Nora Drish, organist and choir director. Nursery worker Mrs. Esther Whittington. Monthly deacons' meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, H.W.F.C. prayer and Bible Study Group at 10 a.m.; Joy Notes' choir rehearsal at 6:30 p.m.; Adult Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.; Youth Choir rehearsal, 8 p.m.; Prayer and Bible Study Hour, led by the pastor at 8 p.m. Thursday, Bible Study led by Joyce and Tommy Jackson at 7:30 p.m. SERVICES FOR CALVARY ASSEMBLY Pastor William P. Reed an- nounces the following services for the Calvary Assembly of God in Ranson: Sunday School at 10 a.m., Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Childrens' Church at 11 a.m. on lower level. Josephine Chandler director; Christ Ambassadors meet at 6:30 p.m.; Evening Service at 7:30 p.m. with the film, "A Distant Thunder," to he shown. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., prayer and praise, Bible study on the Book of the Revelation, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, Prims $nd Daisies. Vacation Bible School begins on Monday, June 12 and continues through June 17, a Friday. Hours are 7 to 9 p.m. with classes for ages through youth welcome. Call 725- 5857 for transportation. SERVICES FOR ZION EPISCOPAL Rev. Roger L. Henshaw, rector, announces the following services for Zion Episcopal Church: Holy Communion at $ a,m. Sunday; Holy Communion and Sermon at 11 a.m.; 3 p.m., Confirmation Class. Tuesday, June 6, Rector's Hour in the Cne Room at 7:30 p.m. No mid-week Holy Com- munion Service. SERVICES FOR ELK BRANCH, HALLTOWN PRESBYTERIANS Fred A. Smith, pastor an- nounces the following services for the Elk Branch and Halltown Presbyterain Churches: Halltown: Sunday Church Services at 9:30 a.m., sermon, "Speaking the Truth in Love." Sunday Church School at 10:30 a.m. Elk Branch: Sunda Church School at 10 a.m.: Morning Service at 11 a.m., sermon, "Speaking the Truth in Love." Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Women of the Church meeting. SERVICES FOR THI-STATE BAPTISTS Dr. R. B. Diffee announces the following services for the Tri- State Baptist Church: Church School at 10 a.m., adults study togeL%r; Morning Service at 11 a.m., with the pastor speaking; Evening Service at 6 p.'lrt.; Young Peoples' Service at 10 a.m., Darrell Tharp director. Kindergarten graduation June 2rid at 7:30 p.m. SERVICES FOR ST. PETER'S CHURCH Rev. J. Vincnet Guss, Jr., announces the following services for St. Peter's Lutheran Church, North King and High Streets, Shepherdstown: Church School at 9:45 a.m.; Morning Service at 11 a.m. There will be a guest preacher from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pa. The Rev. Dr. Gerald Christianson is a professor of church history, liturgy, patristics and Christian art and architecture. The Holy Corn- mullion will be celebrated. SERVICES FOR C. T. PRESBYTERIANS Pastor W. H. Ramkey an- oounces the following services for Sunday, June 4, at the Charles Town Presbyterian Church: Church School for all ages at 9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship conducted by the Senior High Fellowship with recognition of 1978 Jefferson High graduates at 11 a.m. Monday at 7:30 p.m,, WOC Council; Wednesday at 8 p.m., Senior Choir. 'Reach Out'To Appear Here Asbury United Methodist Church of Charles Town will be sponsoring an exciting evening of. musical entertainment on Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. "Reach Out", a musical choir from Mon- ticello, Arkansas, will be stopping in Charles Town as part of their tour of the east coast. Thursday, June 1, they will be performing at Hershey Park, Pa. "Reach Out", a powerful group that sings contemporary music with strong message, is composed of 5(high school students. The group is enjoyed by all ages and are accompanied by various musical instruments and a light show. Members of Asbury U.M. Church will be housing the 56 members in their homes on Friday night, and the tour will continue on Saturday. All citizens are invited to attend this special evening of musical entertainment. SERVICES FOR ST. THOMAS LUTHERANS The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor of St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Ranson, announces the following services for Sunday, June 4, along with other meetings and events during the week: Morning Suffrages at 8:30 and 11 a.m., sermon: "It's Impossible!"; Sunday Church School classes for adults, young men and women, and children meet at 9:45 a.m.; Northern Valley Area Council meets at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Advent Circle meets at the home of Mrs. Virginia Hickman. SERVICES FOR CHARLES TOWN BAPTISTS The Rev. Dr. Wyman E. Hall, pastor, announces the following services for Sunday, June 4, at the Charles Town Baptist Church: Sunday, 9 a.m., Renewal Prayer GRoup; 9:45 a.m., Bible study for all ages; 11 a.m., Worship Service Senior Recognition; 3 p.m., Deacon',, meeting. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Baptist Young Women's Circle; 8 p.m,, Business Women's Circle. Wedhesday, Family night. Thursday, 7 p.m., Choir practice. 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 p.m., Adult choir and youth mting 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 LEETOWN BAPTISTS Pastor John M. Emert an- nounces the following services for the Leetown Baptist Church: Sunday at 7:30 a.m., Mens' Fellowship and Breakfast: Sunday School. Harold Gray director, at 9:45 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Evening Worship at 7 p.m. Monday at 7, Building and Grounds Committee and Youth Choir: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Choral Echos and Deacons; Wednesday at 7 p.m., Prayer Service; Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Adult Choir and Childrens' Choir. _- -- -__ - : - - - _ HARPERS FERRY BOLIVAR Mr. Reid Geronimo Dial 535-6528 . _- - _  - - _ : _ . - Mr. W. Carter Hoerr of Charlottesville, Va., is a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Spencer in Bolivar. Mr. Hnerr is a former blacksmith of the Harpers Ferry Park. The Fairview Lutheran Cemetery Memorial fund has received gifts from Mrs. Robert Hardy in memory of her husband Robert; Miss Olga Lloyd in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lloyd and Mrs. Harry Lawson in memory of her husband Harry. Our sympathy is extended to the family of Mr. Lewis Reek in this time of sorrow. Dr. Raymond Roderick has been the pastor of the Bolivar U.M. Charge for the past 17 years. The new pastor will he the Rev. Gary Kilbourne of the JOIN WITH US IN "MEET OUR PASTOR WEEKS" Smitl, &,.ida,. C,H. STRIDER, JR.- DIRECTOR I 304 W.WASHINGTON ST. PHONE: 725- 5321 CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. Dear friend, We recognize that funeral service is a calling with high responsibilities, requiring strict moral and service standards, and fair and honorable dealing with every family. It requires that all confidential matters of a business or personal nature be held inviolate and that these entrusted to us shah always have respectful and reverent care. Respectfully, The next four weeks are "Meet Our Pastor Weeks" at Calvary Assembly of God, Fairfax Blvd., Ranson, W. Va. The congregation is inviting the public to come and meet our pastor. The Pastor William P. Reed has been with us for the past 18 years and has labored faithfully in all phases of the ministry. He has been an outstanding community leader as well as visiting the sick and shot in's. His record has been superb in all respects. The church has progressed in big strides. We are inviting you to come to our church on Sunday, i0 A.M. or 7:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Wednesday nights for Bible Study. May 25-3t Bolivar, Millville and Engle U.M. Churches. We welcome Rev. and Mrs. Kilbourne to the neighborhood. Mrs. Carrie Donovan and Mrs. Hilda Creamer attended the graduation of Mrs Hilda Creamer's granddaughter, Miss Kandi Creamer in Martinsburg on Monday night. Mrs. Mattie Singhas, Mrs. Ella Zombro and Mr. Lee Lucas spent the weekend with Mrs. Zombro's daughter. Mrs. Charley Lucas in Lanham, Md. Mr. Reid Geronimo had Sunday dinner with Dr. and Mrs. Ophas Vongxaiburana and children at their home. Dr. Ophas was the doctor in Harpers Ferry for two years. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lance from Woodstock. Va.. visited with her mother and father. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Elsea on Sunday. Mrs. Herbert Dickson from Lansdowne, Pa., visited Mrs. K. K. Cavalier over the weekend. Mrs. Annabelle Merryman from Brownsville, Md.. visited Mr. and Mrs. David Jones on Sunday. SEARS" CATALOG SALES Merchant, Colin & Katherine Dunbar 725-2009 - Rt. 9 - Ranson IC ty P "The news oun Denies Hor ers tically anything said ! Ferry. Grant Request officer," "regardless biased the Disclaiming a precedent that it appeared to have set two weeks ago by granting Shepherdstown money for its sewage project, the Jefferson County Commission on May 18 denied a $6,000 request by Paul Courtney, Bolivar mayor, for improvements to the city's town hall. Commission's refusal followed counsel by Prosecuting Attorney Robert Skinner that the county has authority only to grant funds for water or sewage projects, and that state law prohibits assistance for building or repairing mumcipal buildings. Commission also authorized administrator David Ash to notify manufacturers of elec- tronic voting machines that bids will now be accepted to equip the county with machines and ballot counters. A statement of written policies of the sheriff's office, from Sheriff Howard Wilt. was reviewed, and Wilt requested six hours of overtime pay for Deputy Robert Burt, who restrain the replaced an ailing turnkey at the jail on Sunday, April 14. appointed However, Commission noted the board of that Wilt violated Commission's Eastern order by failing to give the Health deputy compensatory time off Hiram Sizemore later in the week. A decision was Panhandle deferred until the deputies' work Association week could be reviewed. The Commissmn voted unanimously to co-sponsor, with the Animal Welfare Society, a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs. But it decided against participation in a spaying clinic for female dogs, because of the high spaying fee. an expense they agreed all citizens should not bear. The Society recently requested the spaying program. Prosecuting Attorney Skinner then advised Commissioners to refrain from threatening the news media, particularly local radio stations, with license revocation. relative. MELVIN FL E. GUY RAY'S AUTO SERVICE Gen'l. Auto Repair Body & Fender Repairs Auto Painting - 725-9663 E. N. St. - Charles Town EXCLUSIVE J & R Furniture - TV. Carpet 115 3rd Ave. - Ranson, W. Va. Open Daily 9-5 - Mon.-Fri. Ph. 725-3604 PROPST] THIS SERIES OF MESSAGES IS MADE POSSIBLE BY CHARLES TOWN AND JEFFERSON COUNTY FIRMS WHO VALUE OF THE CHURCHES OF OUR COMMUNITY. THE FOLLOWING RECOGNIZE THE 111t i:!:::i!: :::. :.:: ;:::::::::::::::: :. iiiiiiii!ii:iiii!iii>. ;;: Sunday Luke 1:39-56 Monday Luke 10:38-42 Tuesday Luke 21:1-4 Wednesday John 8:1-11 Thursday John 19:25-27 Friday Acts 1:1-11 Saturday Acts 1:12-26 s monv, many light ' " I see o stor tbu  . .c str exis(s Hod Every l]lg tit, *., not sure tram t,,. .. he seeing vu". HUt I ulTI --. , ou'rn . we Woulu t, ." .ceeo v(.orsO ., L., n Christ us .- ,,t nrove exist ' "it explode(,! '" !l.',(_,i d years. 1 Wm .... its gleam i()I u-. b-, what I see. vhot I donot see. 1 > ' .., ,li,:orovc existence b. h, scope (hs(.loses ) re(re. ut coclq ne'  ' " " ' NorWIII i ,,,' . Lt - see 1 ohn n( - , ew were th(.re. st(lrs w( [}(,VC/ .1 rn of existence rom its Author .... its , " " , ;d ...itstronsitin in I must h.._, God has reveO). -t the ebund(ml me,,n00ng'.n i,s what Clars ',, in what He pro.,, be (rod eternu] t,.,, " 'see,.It must For the key connot be whol our eyes hot our souls discover, to search for wht loh n God hos gwe.n me this (lo .... hus fou rid. The seor(:h will begin in church. Scriptures selected I/The Arrncan Bble Co0yrlgh11978 Ke)ster Advectwmg $orve. Strasburg, Y,rgm.I VAN TOL 'i FLORISTS [/Flowers By Wire Ph. 725-2019 Charles Town, W. Va. PEOPLES SUPPLY, INC. Grain - Feed Liquid Supplement Dial 725-8454 - 725-8455 Charles Town, W. Va. FEAGANS JEWELERS Watch Repair,& Jewelry Dial 725-7411 W. Wash. St. - Charles Town MAGAHA, INC. APPLIANCE CENTER North George Street MERCHANT- NOLAND, INC CHEVROLET- OLDSMOBILE Route 340 East Ph. 725.7045 or 725-7046 Charles Town, W. Va. THE WAY OF WISDOM CHRISTIAN BOOKS & MUSIC' Phone 725-3070 Good Books - Gifts 129 W. Washington St. Charles Town SMITH OIL CO. ARC{) OIL PRODUCTS 301 N. Mildred St. Ph. 725-2215 - Ranson, W. Va. MARVIN DODSON Plumbing- Heating Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Work Dial 725-8811 OTT'S BUSINESS SERVICE "For People of Distinction" 112 E. Wash: St. - 725-7854 Charles Town, W. Va. GUY'S BUICK. PONTIAC, INC. OPEL - G.M.C. TRUCKS Dial 725.$338- State Rt. 9 Charles Town, W. Va. RIDDLEBERGER'S STORE Home Furnishings - Carpet Resilient Flooring Ph. 725.2624 - Charles Town HALLTOWN PAPERBoARD COMPANY Paperboard Products From Recycled Fibers Phone 725-5516 COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va.. Lees- burg, Va. - Martiusburg, W.- Va. - Shepherdstown, W. Va. 265 W. Liberty St. Charles Town, W. Va. J. RUSSELL FRITTS & SON INC. Appliances-Furniture Dealer Philco - Gibson Dial 725-$511 - Charles Town Halltown, W. Va. CHARLES TOWN COOP S02 N. Mildred St. Rauson, W. Va. Ph. 726-2212 ELECTRONIC lISA. Charles Tower Polk P, SPIRIT" Dial J .&.S. Rt. 9, west" c.P.