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ASRURY METIIODIST CHURCH SUMMER HOLY COMMUNION Summer Holy Communion will be observed at the 11 o'clock ser- vice Sunday June 19 at Asbury Methodist Church, corner of N. Charles & North Streets. All mem bers of the Official Board are ask to be present to commune together. A Nursel-y is provided for this service. Church School is held at 9:30 a. m. with classes for all ages. The church invites you tc come and worship. I II lillllll I IIIII IIMIIIIIIIIII OLD DOMINION & \ ! 131 W. Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. Sales & Service G. E. Appliances A Beautiful Line Of MODERN FURNITURE Telephone 725-2811 i iiii i Am~r~e'e tilmll w, sher. the k,m You afford. bat a $3.OO Per Week CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., INC. 114 North Charles Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. ~v m No other monument can be "lust as good" as a Rock of Ages* Monument available only from your Rock of Ages Authorized Dealer. Marburg Granite "Works 109 "West $oku St. Martinsburg, W. Va. Telephone - 267-6111 F D G. ODOM, Owner e *r e e ru * ate un r Mr. Williams, meets each Wed- Building an 3rd Ave., in Ransom / nesday evening at 8 p.m. Interdenominational -- "only/ The Sr. MYF will be serving a creed the Bible"--"Holding Forth spaghetti supper Thursday, June the Word of Life." I 23, in Fellowship Hall starting at Everybody welcome. I 5p.m. I The Commission on Member- Youth Rally June 20 / ship & Evangelism, Chairman Mr. { Tom Kern, will meet Thursday at Harpers Ferry High School / 8 p.m. The Rev. Arnold Hoffman, pas- The Commission on Education tor of the Assembly of God Chairman Mr. Ed Morgan, will Church, Harpers Ferry, wishes to also meet Thursday at 8 p.m.announce a Christ Ambassador Youth Rally which will be held FATHER'S DAY TO in the auditorium of the Harpers BE OBSERVED AT Ferry High School, Monday eve. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ning, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. Pub- Father's Day will be observed lic is cordially invited. on Sunday, June 19, at the Char- les Town Presbyterian Church. A SPECIAL SERVICES 6odrs Own People Lesson for June 19, 1966 Ikxkground Scrlp~re: II Kings 22:1 through 23:30. D*votlonol Romllng: Psalm 119:57-64. "How odd of God to choose the Jews." fHESTNUT HILL Mrs. Georgia PezI Return From Trip Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wilt have just returned home from a won- derful trip to Tennessee. Their grandson who was in college there and as Stephen Angelo's School was out he returned home with his grandparents for a vacation. The grandparents report a won- derful trip and enjoyed every minute; but still they say there is no scenery to compare with the Blue Ridge mountains. Mr. and Mrs Franklin Angelo sermon appropriate for the occas- AT CALVARY ASSEMBLY ion will he preached by the men- OF GOD CHURCH ester, Carlyle A. McDonald, at the The Rev. William P. Reed, pas. 11:00 A. M. worship service, This tor of Calvary Assembly of God Ill will be the third in a series of Church, located on Fairfax Blud. sermons on "Love, Marriage, and Fifth Ave. in Ranson, an- Home find Family Life." Nursery nounces the following schedule of care/will be provided ~for little services: Sunday School at 10 a.m. Morning Worship at 11. There will be special services at 7:30 each evening, except Mon- day, beginning Sunday, June 19 through June 26. Evangelist Ma. CHURCH NEWS bel Willetts will be the speaker. children during this service. The public is cordially invited to this service, and to one of the Church School classes at 9:45 A. M. Vacation Bible school w!ll be held each evening at 7:30 o clock the last week in June--June 27 I lill I I LET OUR "WATCHDOG" OIL HEAT SERVICE GUARD YOUR HEATING COMFORT 725-7510 FOR AUTOMATIO DELIVERI[$ KABLE OIL CO., INC DISTRIBWOR NEW IDEAS FOR A NEW ERA INSURA NCE ? check for new ideas ! [~ AUTO INSURANCE [] FIRE INSURANCE ['7 LIFE INSURANCE [] HOMEOWNERS [] EDUCATION [-] MORTGAGE [] ACCIDENT & SICKNESS ['] RETIREMENT Nationwide has new ideas in protection to fill ~ny insur- ance need at a cost you can afford. Check the plan that interests you and contact: NORMAN KISNER Rev. Frederick Shflfing Will Be 6uest Speaker At Lutheran Church The Rev. Frederick L. Shilling, will be the guest speaker for the 8:3Q and 11 a. m. services Sunday morning, June 19, at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Ranson, it was announced Monday by the Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor. Nursery held during worship for pre-school children. Sunday Church School at 9:45 a. m. for adults, young men and women, and children; James E, Brand, Superintendent. Choir rehearsal at 7:30 p. m. on Thursday. , / i Navy Needs Men, Women Dietitians For Hospitals Daily the Navy Dietitian accepts the challenge Of providing well planned nutritional diets for a wide range of approximately 200 patients at one of the United States Naval Hospitals abroad or at home. To qualify as a Navy Dietitian men and women applicants must be between thd ages of 21 and 32, have a bacculaureate degree, and certification from the American Dietetic Association. Upon select- ion, the applicant will be appoint ed an Ensign, U. S. Naval Reserve and serve an obligated term of duty in the Navy's Medical Ser vice Corps for either 2 or 3 years. The Navy will sponsor the last year of college and the internship for those dietitians still in train- ing. During this period, the train ee will be commissioned an En- sign, USNR, and receive full pay and allowences while completing his last 24 months ,of schooling. For further information, con. tact your local Navy Recruiter, Edgar E. Carter, by calling 263- 3112, Martinsburg collect. Be Wise- Advertise Insurance. Consultant Fairfax Bldg.-Phone 725-5814 West Liberty Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. ._...--. Model RDIOSB GIANT cools several rooms.., CAPACITY even a whole house. AIR CONDITIONER * Heavy-duty omi~nen~ for high cooling cipadty.., alnlzingly quiet. For Clean And Four air directors"focu" fro" powerful cooling thrulL Automatic thermostat. ,, multi, l fan, Use Triple-Refined 23,000 eTU/ar.Cooli Capacity, T I Beginning At And For Prompt Delivery CALL .... OLD DOMINION DISTRIBUTOR Belt Avenue R son, W. Va. Phone 725-2215 , 131 W. Washington St. Charles Town, W. Vs. TELEPHONE 725-2811 I. Jll!llllll I r ..... lUl.. 1 ~ IIIlff great many persons. Why are the Jews called the chosen people of Who first wrote ti~at bit of dog- and sons, of Burke, Va., were din- gerel I have no idea, but the ner guests Sunday of the latter's question must have occurred to a parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt. God, his own special nation? Our official les ,r the week tells of one ~renewal of the covenant," But maybe itwill be better if we ask what sort of covenant this was, who made it and what did St mean; because if we understand what the cove- Dr. Foreman nant was all a- bout, we shall be on our way to an understanding of the meaning of the expression "God's people." COVENANT ON SINAI The Covenant ofwhichwehear sp much in the Bible was a two- sided agreement between God on the one hand and the people (na- tion, tribes) of Israel. There had been early-times covenants be- tween God and individuals such as Abraham and Jacob; but there could be no covenant with the nation till there was a nation. This was first among the barren crags of Sinai Mountain. The Israelites had been rescued from Egypt, and the first thing Ooddtd for them was to make a covenant with them. ~I will be your God and you will be my people." BREAKING CHIEF TREASURE Think what it would mean for a tribesman out there in the un- friendly wilderness where their national life began, convinced that his people, he included, were God's own people! You would have thought the Hebrews, wE as they were at that time, keep that covenant and obey ( to the best of their ability; they didn't. At various times, under the leadership of various prophets, the Israelites (Hebrews) would gather thrdughtheir elders, and ask God to forgive their dis- obedience and promise afresh to obey. But finally the prophet Jeremiah came to see that any covenant would always be broken until it was written not on pa- pyrus or stone but on the hearts of men. But that is getting ahead ~of the question we asked. Why did God chobse just that nation? There is really no answering that until we follow some hints some prophets give us. SOME H I NTS The Covenant was not the prl- rate property of Israel. God in- tended his people to win number- less others into the same relation with God that the original He- brews had. Even though the whole nation went to the bad, God would and did keep his cov- enant with any individual who held up his side of the covenant While it was true that God looked after the Jewish people in ways that are amazing, this did not mean that he looked over and care~l for Jews only. The prophets Amos and Jpnah, for instance, made it quite clear that God had an equal care even for theenemies of his people, such as Asyria and the Philistines. Some of the greater prophets even proclaimed that God had ~eovenant peopl~ in every nation of the world. RELIGION TWO-WAY STREET God is not an easy mark. He can choose and he can reject Re- ligion is not an affair in which we sit back and watch God do it all. Religion is a two-way street; God expects to meet us going to meet him. Another mistake is to suppose that God deals with men only in groups. On the contrary, the Bible makes it clear that there is no substitute for the single in- dividual naked soul meeting God alone, one by one. Nobody rides to heaven on a group ticket! This talk about the covenant is not ancient history. Any one who to,- day in humble obedience oPens his heart to God like a little child, will find that he too is a child of the covenant, but God never spoils his children! ChrislSan l~on, NMt~l~d C~um~il ~ I~ Chu~kol ol Christ in I~* U S. A. ~ by Cmlmlmtlty Prim ~t~ke.) Vacation Bible hool l Opera June 20 Mfllville Pentecostal Church A two-week Vacation Bibh School will be conducted at the Millville Pentecostal Church ,in Millville, beginning Monday, June 20, and continuing through Fri- day July 1. The classes will be hem from 9-12 a. m. for all child- ren and teens - - - 19 years old and under. There will be classes for Pre school (ages 24), Beginners (ages 5-7), Primaries (8-9), Juniors (10-12), and Junior.Hi (teens). Following the school sessions, a VBS Program will be given to which the public is invited. The date of this Night Service will be announced later. Also, the parents of the enrolled children, Mr. and Mrs. James Jenkins motored to Maryland Sunday and- were dinner guests of the for- mer's brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jenkins. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Angelo and two sons, Stephen and Kevin, of Burke, Va., were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt. Mr. Charles Jackson, a hospital medical patient, has returned home and is doing well. His bro- ken and bruised foot is healing nicely and we hope he will soon be out and on the road to recov- ery. i Mrs. Sarah Garrett, who has been on the sick list for quite some time, spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. George Piper. We are happy to know she was able to make a little trip. Mr. and Mrs. George Talton and family were visitors of Mr. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATEl/ THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 1966 Best egla/ dt o Ihlle Tthe good news Read lhe that Brenda Pearl is showing some improvement after wearing a brace for her spine for several months. She will continue tovv *HVH' a wear it until she is entirely well which we nope wlll not be too long. Best of health to you, Brenda, for better health. Go To Church Sunday THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL ~'~ur Hearing Deserves The ik~tl SONOTONE 'Jim Comm Post, Ar Charles realized EI Ferry The Rev. and Mrs. Syril Hoover and Mrs. Ernest Kent, of Hamil- ROY R FURR Mana ,er |Passed awa of Hagerstown, Md., were dinner ton. Mr. Kent has just returned FUNERAL HOME " ' guests of Mr and Mrs Humphrey home from the he ital and is 733 South Potomac Stree :: . . . Sp koup, a~u Writ. feehng much ~mproved. Charles Town Hagerstown, Md. ~lden TM, ;., v Mrs. John Runion and son, Mr. Mr. and Mrs. James were sup- Shenherdstown Phone Ha ,erstown ' in'gton, John Runion, Jr., were visitors per guests of their grandchildren r . .... Friday evening with Mr and Mrs. and Mr and Mrs Andy Seal, of 725-7068-PHONES-876-2683 ur j te-d" .... " wo-ye G. C. P_ earl Millville. I -- Charles 725-5___.___391 'with a " ers Ferr? the old gentleman on the right is my father . . . and the young gentleman on ALL FOR THE CHURCH t Hogs sol Livestoc ss swimmir day Of Hagerstown for tw - The the ]eft is my son. But someone had to snap the picture. It was taken on a Sunday afternoon. Earlier the three of us had walked to church. And Grandpa -- (you know how you come to call your own father "grandpa" after you have a son) --- well, Grandpa put his hand on Jimmy's shoulder. "You know, Jimmy," he said, "I've been walking to church down this street ever since it was a cowpath. And I used to think real proud-like, when I walked your father to church, that the Lord never gave me a bigger job to do than raise my son a Christian. But I feel just as proud walkin' by 'ou -- like all my important work isn't done yet/" Understand why I wanted this picture? And why I caII it "Unfinished Business?" O O. 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 hi~ community and nation. (4) For the sake of the Church itself, which needs his moral and material support. Plan to go to church regu- larly real rout oar Bible daiS. dra Spech Ireland in R (( - - -MO Hom GET O1 COMPI RA REF ELECTRI MAK~SAV OF OI'FEE Nortl /Vkmdc~f Tuesday Wednesday Thursday ~ Soturdoy ticU= Deute Joshua /9~n~s Isoiah " Ephesiar~ 18:1-5 8:5-10 - 22:1.~ 2:.1-4 _5~ THESE FIRMS INVITE YOU TO A HOUSE OF WORSHIP EACH SUPERTANE GAS SERVICE H. W. WAGELEY, INC. Dial 725-2921 Charles Town, W. Vs. KABLE OIL CO., INC ESSO DISTRIBUTOR ]P ne 725-7510 amrles Town, W. VL SOUTHERN STATES Charles Town Cooperative, Inc. EANSON, W. V A. J. C. PENNEY CO. "ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY ' Charles Town, W. Va, H. S. CLOPPER, YR. INSURANCE, REAL ESTATB AND BONDS Hill.Dale Shopping Center lqzone 725-7081 Charl Town, W. VL JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., INC. $HlgltWIN.WILLIAM8 FAINT8 Charles Town, W. HALLTOWN PAPERBoARD CO. ilALLTOWN, W. WL RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO., INC. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE - 725-7072 -- The MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Town. W. Vs. Phone 725-7068 SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME 6hepbe tow Phone POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORI W. VA. OIL CO., INC. CITIF S]gRVICI C mu.l w. Va. Msrt nsbur W. Vs.. la bm , slm ml om W. RANSON MACHINE WORK Phone Ranson. W. J~ EDWAED MAGAHA E ICAL CONTRAC'TOE APPLIANCE CENTER North George 8t - Phone ?$ l lt WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE $, E, JENSENEY, Ownei Cllules Tow W. Vs. LEGGETT'S DEPT, STORI HOME oi B rrER VALL S* Chm'lm Town, W. J. RUSSELL FRITTS, LNC, PHILCO DEALER Charles Town, W. Vs. Phom 7 511 CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE CENTER McCLURE B. WILLINGItA (Wrner Phone 725-9904 Charles Town, W. Va.