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Bible MatcrAah 3 JOP-XJ DcooUenltl Re&dins: I Jo~ 3:13-24.. Laymen Needed Lenon for September 24, 1981 *e |A YMAN" does not mean L# "ClOd'" as some people think & tayma~ m anything--farming ucdicLrse law the church---is nmply a n(,n-speeiahst A laymaD n law may take a great mteresl n taw indeed it may become his hobby; but tf he never went to law school and nevez I ideas were good and his beliefs [cooking, nuts and punch. Next i Mrs. Carroll Johnson and son. I Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ringv Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ring were true; but for John that was I meeting Oct. 5 will be at Mrs. Mi- Mrs. Robert Lambert spent Sun / and son were Sunday dinner ] and son motored to Marshall, Vs. not what he praised Gaius ~,. chae! Rice, Mt. Mission Area. !;day workir~g in the Dorcas Club guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Kack to visit the Rev. J. P. He~k on It was the truth of his life 'h~) Zion Church Mystery House in Charles Town getting lay of Brucetown. ]Sunday. impressed people most. Prayer Book things together to help needy peo Sunday dinner guests of Mr. t Mrs. Nelson Deck and Mr. and An article by Mrs. Margaret ple during the winter, land Mrs. William Abshire were:Mrs'. Roy Swartz visited their "Any service to the brethren" Shirley Tabb in the September is Mr. Charles Deeds and family Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Donaldson, ~father at the Locust Grove Rest Many people think of churchsue of Episcopal Church News of Miss Elsie Deeds of Inwood and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Abshire and Home in Bolivar on Sunday. work as anything done inside the W. Va. on The Mystery of the Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Deeds and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Abshire and Mr. and Mrs. Ashcraft of Bal- church walls, on church property Prayer Book which was buried in family of Martinsburg were Sun- family of Baltimore. timore visited this week with Now where Galus lived, there was the Belfry of Zion'z Church. Mrs. day callers of Mrs. Joe Deeds. Mr. Ardell Wasson and Dolly ' Mrs. Earl Grantham. no church building (the New Margaret Tabb is making an ef- Mrs. Jay Carper and children of Kearneysville were Sunday ev Birthday Dinner Testament was completed before fort to locate the ownership of of Martinsburg and Mrs. Richard ening callers of Mrs. C. C. Was- Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn had Christians began to build church- the Prayer Book which was dated Wilson of Inwood visited their son. . a birthday dinner on Sunday for es) and no organization in the 1816. The prayer book was found mother Mrs. Lester Watson on Mrs. Harman Swartz and son of I their daughter Mrs. Robert Ruby modern sense of that word. And by Mr. Claude Ritneour painter Saturday evening. Rippon, Miss Eleanor Butler of !of Hagerstown. Dinner guests yet Gaius was a loyal worker, found the book in Zion's Belfry. Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. 'Any service" to other Christians At the time Rev. Benjamin Allen Eva Ring were Mr. John Well- cthe "brethren") is called a "loyal trips to Charles Town he arrived ~hing" to do Galus's particular on foot from Alexandria, Va. ~pecialty seems to have been hos- Staying at "Beverly" the home of ~itality IyJ a time when hotels did Mr. and Mrs. Beverly Whiting sot exist, men like Gaius would near town now the home of Mr. mlp the church by taking into and Mrs. John Porter Burns. :heir homes traveling preachers Chicken Barbecue ,nd bishops and missionaries. A supporting player on the The South Jefferson Ruritan Club will sponsor a chicken bar- ;rage or the athletic field, a sup- becue dinner at the Bardane )erring regiment in a battle, are very important. So it is in the Community Center Saturday, Sep tember 23. Tickets are on sale by man of Newton D. Baker Veter- ans Hospital and Mrs. Charles Stevens. Mrs. Hilda Creamer, Misses Dehbie and Jill Creamer and bro- ther of Monrovia, Md. were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Ring. ' T Mr. and Mrs. Holmes albott of Martinsburg were Sunday din ner guests of Mrs. Forrest Wat- Mrs. Robert Miller of Inwood Clara Dunn, Mr. Pete Liskey, visited Mrs. Walter Meyer on Miss Carolyn Carper and Miss Sunday. Kitty Blue. Mrs. Nelson Deck, Masters KenlMi SH-'~ neth and Ronnie Watson of Mar. tinsburg, Mr. William Watson S~ and sons and a friend of Manass. as, Va., Mr. Paul Huffman of Student At Hood Williamsport, Md. and Mr. and 4__BSPIRIT OF JEFFERSON r,m E ADVOCATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1! Ferry, began her college career of America, and sang in the today at Hood College in Freder- Club. ick, Md. Miss Gibson attended her first classes following three days of or ientation activities with her 207 freshman classmates. She arrived on the campus of this small liber al arts college for women on Sun day for the opening of Hood's 69th academic year. A graduate of Charles Town Senior High, Miss Gibson was a member of the National Honor Society, the Future Homemakers / lilt - II II THE MELVIN To STRIDER CO. COLONIAL USE THE CLASSIFIEDS Corner Charles and Washington Streets Charles Town, W. GENERAL ELE( APPLIANCE & T. SALES and SER V R. C. A. VICTOR- TV SALES & SER] Dr. Foreman even tried to pass a bar exa mina tio~ he's a lay. man So with the church A Lay. man ts a Chris. tlan without the specialized train. tug that the m/~ tst~ (pastor, preacher or priest) tins had Most Protestants be- t/eve that a mtnlster'$ training does not make e different kind of man out of him (except as all ~ducatlon changes any student) studies, which the church re. luires of him before he can be eaUed a minister in full standing, ;~ply equip him for the special clods of work he has to do The ayman has not taken these 'indies. and does not preach, and s no Duster "Thu truth el your life" For aft that, ff ever there is a church where the laymen all be. come "dead wood," where all the work is left to the pastor, that church dies and doesn't take long at it either Laymen are even more necessary to the chureb hun ministers are Laymen can ~e a church wi~out a minister; )ut minister wilhout laymen :an't possibly be a church. What is a good layman? There ts nothing mysterious about it. In ~he church, s good layman is sim- ply a ChriStian who lives his reli- gion--and has. to be sure. a faithi he can live by The third letter of Saln~ John. in the New Testa. ment. was written to a ~ood lay. man named Gaius A/] we know ~bout him is tn this one-page let- er John speaks flrs'~ of all of the -otb of Galus' llfe. No doubt his i :hurch The far-flung work of the :hurclt which is wider than most members realize, would fall to mthtng overnight without support. The 20th century Gaius may not led any wandering missionaries at the bus station to take home to dinner; but the money he "eaves in the churck offering ~lates goes a long long way. The mteMgent layman will want to know, and will find out, where his "benevolence dollar" goes. and why 'The friends" "1'here's no special difficult tech- uque about being a good layman ~ucb of tt is cultivating the sire. lie arts of friendsl~ip There are ~oys and girls tn the church need- ng an older friend's word of ~Idance (not dictation!); there are parents pretty J~ard pressed ~bo could use a little help and mcouragement from others; there are grieving hearts. In need of ~ympathy, in need of a strong arm to lift them and set them ou .he highroad sgaln If you can ~ook around you and see nobody vho needs a friend send us your tame and address You must Uve m Paradise But ff you still live m this planet you Uve among .)eople who need friends bet ~,er friends too Some people tea) ,thers down, what Is needed is ~eople who are friendly in the name, and for the sake, 3 the Pricmd of us all tJSaoea on ootnnes oopyrtshSed e) he Dictate. of Chrlsti~tn Education NsM.nB, J Council of the Church.s O~ Christ in the U 8 A. Kele~sed h) ~tq~m~WttV IP~'~OS ~@rv|cO } GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Mrs. Austin Nicodemus Chureh Services Litany and sermon will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church on Sunday, September 29 at 9:30 D. S. T. by the Rector Rev. Temple Wheeler. Sunday School will be at 10:30 DST. Debble Broke Her Arm Debbie Lee Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Adams fell off her swings and had the misfortune to break her right arm. Mrs. H. B. Nicodemus Sr. is under the doctors care and she is confined to her bed for a week. We all join in prax~ng for a speedy reeovery. Birth of Baby Girl A~Ltt~ter was born Septem- be~~ Rev: ant)Mrs. Char- les E. Roberts Jr. of, Sistersville, W. Va. The little Miss weighed 7 Ibs 6 oz. and has been given the name of Mary Martha Hol- royd Roberts. Mr. Roberts was formerly the rector of St. John's Episcopal Church at Rippon. David Nicodemus spent the weekend at Morgantown visiting Don Chapman where he is a stu- dent at the W. Va. University. Mr. and Mrs. Nell Mobley and son Gilbert from Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Sowers and son Don- nie celebrated Mrs. Clare Sowers birthday with a picnic dinner on Sunday held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ritenour in Steven City, .Vs. Farm Women's Club Meets Mrs Michael E. Rice was lesson leader at a recent meeting of the Rippon Farm Women's Club at the home of Mrs. Charles Adams. The subject was "Argentina". She touched on points of geography politics, art, education, religion, farm and industry. During a bus i loess session conducted by Mrs. Calvin Nicodemus the following occurred: project sheets and read ing list were turned in; county fair exhibit was decided upon; nominating committee appointed as follows, Mrs. Paul Chapman chairman, Miss Pauline Heflebow er and Mrs. Michael Rice and fam No other monument can be "just as good" as a Rock of Ages" Monument available only your Rock of Ages Authorized Dealer. RIT tm6 GRANITE WORKS 109 West John Street Telelfl Aauherst T - 6141 L. McDONALD, JR. AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 ~tsm,sm,~s~ 111'S~l ~t~m,,Ims, m i[i t the members of the club at $1.50 per ticket. The menu will include barbecue chicken, cold slaw, bake beans, dessert and drinks. Meal will be served from five to nine o'clock in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr .and Robert R. III visited Miss Middleway Elementary School. :~ Effie Moore which is a patient in Mrs. Kenneth Campbell of In- ;~ the Woodstock Hospital on Sun- wood, Mrs. Lester White, Mrs. ~.~ day. Donnie White and Mrs. Harry ~: Recent visitors at the home of Shirley visited Mrs. Allen Ring :~ Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams on Friday evening. :~:, were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mc Mrs. Carrie Harrell and daugh ~. Garry, Shenandoah Junction, Mr. ter Pat returned to their home :i: and Mrs. Edward Sealock, Front in Law Hill, N. C. after spending i~i Royal, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Sam the summer with her daughter ~: sell from Marlow, Mr. and Mrs. and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ray i[ Faul Chapman. Turner. :i: Mrs. James Wilson from Hyatts Mrs. Ruth James of Charles .[: . , ~* ville, Md. and Judy and Kent My Town vzslted Mrs. Earl Hurter on .~, era from Rockville, Md. spent the Wednesday evening. ,? Misses Donna Barnes and Pat :~ Anders.Weekend at Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dawson and Master Bobby Hough ![ Mrs. 3ohn Locke Burns Jr. and have been on the sick list this :~ b Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. attend- wee~ ~ ed the Fall and Winter Fashion' Mrl Warren Collis of Leetown,| ~ Show on Friday afternoon at Mr. Thomas Hemry of Summit[? Caryswood, home of Mr. and Mrs. Point, Mr. Joe Hough and Mr. K. Kenneth Levi in Berryville. Charles Stevens went on a fish- he l~ ashion Show was sponsored jug trip over the weekend in Delt by the Clarke County Nurses As- asville, Va. sociation of Berryville, Va. Mr. and Mrs. James Carper via Recent visitors at the home of ited Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Zorn- Mr .and Mrs. Elwood Breeden brO in Falls Church, Va. on Satur were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ricker day. from Charles Town, Mrs. George Breeden, Mrs. Molley Hillard, My. ~,~O~,',~,,~O~ and Mrs. William Whetzel. M 0 T O R O L A Miss Elizabeth M. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. and children Elizabeth R. and Robert R. III were Sunday dinner guests at "Piedmont" at the home of Miss Louise Briscoe. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heare son Rusty from Summit Point, Mr. and Mrs. Levi from Berry- vqlle, Vs. spent theweekend in York, Pa. at York Fair and Mrs. Ruth Swartz, Mr. Richard Swartz Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Swartz from Middleway. The quotations of The Blue Ridge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday Sept. 18, 1961. Receipts of hogs and cattle moderate with a good demand for all cows, hogs and calves. Feature of sale was few No. 1 hogs top $19.60; calves and cattle active. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 22.00 to 23.- 50; plain to medium steers 19.00 to 21.50; chute butcher heifers none; good butcher heifers 21.00 to 22.00; plain to medium heifers 15.00 to 20.00; good bulls 19.00 to 20.60; plain to medium bulls 16.- 00 to 19,0(0; commercial cows 16.- 00 to 17.00; utility cows 15.00 to 16.00; canners and cutters 15.00 down; cows by the head up to 150.00; stocker and feeder Steers up to 25.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 150.00; Choice to prime calves 30.00 to 33.75; good butcher calves 27.00 to 30.00; medium butcher calves 20.00 to 26.00; thin calves 19.00 down; heavy calves up to 28.00; Blue head grade lambs 20.50; red head grade lambs 19.00; red shoulder grade lambs 15.50; but- cher ewes 3.00 to 5.50; stock ewes per head none; Good butcher hogs 18.60 to 19.- 60; medium butcher hogs 18.00 to 18.60; heavy butcher sows 16.00 to 18.00; butcher sows 13.00 to 16.00; heav~ feeders and light butcher hoks 17.00 to 19.00; shoa~ per hundred 22.00 down; pigs per head 12.00 down; heavy boars 10.25 to ll.00; stags none; sows and pigs none; stock boars 11.00 to 15.00; Miscellaneous Sales~ start 11:00 A. M..Ltvestock Sales 1:30 P. M. each Monday. Graded {~alf Sale Thursday, Sept. 28th; annual eat- tie and calf sale Friday, October 13tlL By Miss Carolyn Carper Mrs. ttarry Nicely wishes to thank everyone for their kind. n~sS during the death of her bro- ther Mr. Luther C. Pifer. MrS. Paul Ring and daughters spent Saturday with Mrs. Lee * 1~. and 'M~. LeWis Leight and Mary Louise of Martinsburg were ...... ~ Sunday ~upper guests of Mr. and son. Mrs. Robert Deck of Charles Troop 68 of the Boy Scouts Town were Sunday guests of Mr. ]CoIl~Je Frederick held a wether roast Saturday and Mrs. Roy Swartz. night on the Womens Club Picnic Mrs. William S. Reid of Balti- I Miss Susan Gregg Gibson, dau- Area. Everyone had a very enjoy more, Md. spent the weekend.ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Newton M. 35 o able time. with Mrs. Earl Grantham. i Gibson of Allstadt Farm, Harpers III III I Mrs Lester Watson is contin- uing in preparing lunches at the RADIO .. TELEVISION HI - FI STEREO SERVICE ON ALL MAKES YtEBB'S RADIO & TELEVISION " 222 West ~Vashin~ofl St. Charles Town, W.. V~.. $2.50 Per Week The "Master" .--Amerleat's finest washer yet it cost onJ.~ $189.95. Easy to pay for, Holds more; keeps water hm longer; washes faster, cleaner. Saves work stud time. See it nowl CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., INC 114 North Charles St. Charles Town, W. Vs. hear better with new This girl is letting you in on a (, ,, secret--her Sonotone Wisp hearing aid. It's Sonotone's smallest, lightest ever -- weighs only of an ounce. It's a wisp of a hearingaid worn entirely at the ear. Women hide it with a curl, men just tuck it in place. If you have trouble under- standing others, make a hear- ing date with- ONOTONE SONOTONE of H agerstown ROY B. PURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street H gerstown, Md. Phone Hagerstown , lbEgent% 3, .. 3. 42;; .... - or Charles Town 825 I FUNERAL HOME We Service All Makes of Charles Town Shepherdstown Phone 202 Telephones - 162 PAUL & DICK I I I IIIIII \ I II They call hhrt a problem child. "Can't reach him," say some. "He won't respond," echo others. Young = he he's already been in trouble with the police. Why? There are lots of words, lots of phrases, to describe youngsters like this. The papers are full of them every day. There are lots of excuses given--for him, and for society. Are they valid? This boy has parents. Why can't they reach him? Is it, perhaps, because they can't really reach themsdves? Because they've never found themsdves? Sdbdiseovery takes courage. It doesn't come easily. It takes hdp. It demands faith. The starting point for a quest of this kind is in the Church. This boy needs the Church. So do his parents. So, for that matter, do we alll The Church ;s the greatest factor on earth for the building of character and good citizenship. It is a storehouse o[ spiritual ~lues. Without a strong Church, neither democracy nor civilization ean suwive. There are four sound reasons why everF person should attend services regubrly and support the Church. They are: (D 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 regularly and mad your Bible dm~y. I~ ]Sook ~ Vm(s Sunday John 3 1-8 Monday )'ohn 3 9-17 Tuesday F~aln~ 8 1-9 We, dncsday Luke 15 11-20 Thursday LuEe 15 21-32 Friday Matthew 14 28-36 ,Sab.ttday Matthew ~ 17 14-~1 ~)IrP~t 19(}1 Ealst~ Adv, B~, ~a~, ~mburg) VII. THE CHURCH FOR ALL.... ALL FOg THE CHURCH THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE BUSINESS FIRMS BELOW IN SUPPORT OF THE CHURCHES OF THE COMMUNITY: J. RUSSELL FRITTS, INC. PHILCO DEALEE Charles Town, W. V&. Phone 405 CHAI LES TOWN ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 500~ Charles Town, W. V~ J. C. PENNEY COMPANY "ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY" CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SU]PERTANE GAS SFJgVIOE Phone 241 Charles Town, W. V&. W. & R. SALES, INC. CHARLES TOWN, W, VA. BOX 591 PHONE 11~ J. I MORY KABLE ESSO DISTEIBUTOB JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., INC. Ph~nSHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS 45 Charles Town, W. VL POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORKS R4kNSON. WEST VIRGINIA RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE 809 RANSON MACHINE WORKS PHONE 481 RANSON, W. VA. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SF.~VICE Charles Town, W. Va. Maxflnsburg, W. V~. - Leesburg, Va- VALLEY BOARD CORP. IIM TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA ......... ~vvvvvv~ ...... vvvv .......... .~v LEGGETT'S DEPT. STORE "THE HOME OF BETTER V2~LUES" Charles Town, W. V~ SHENAN DOAH AIR CONDITIONING CO. HEATING--COOLING PRODUCTS Plumbing - Sheet Metal - ]l~ofing Charles Town, W. V~. Phone ~68 THE MELVIN T. STRIDER C#. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town 182 -]35 SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME Shepherdstown 2683 I PITTS CHARLES WASI I N THEATRE--Ranson 2 ! "ALWAYS & GOOD