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"In Order To, Or Because Of' Will Be Sermon Sun. For Asbury Methodists "In Order To, or Because Of," will be the sermon topic for per- sons attending the 11 o'clock worship Service at Asbury United Methodist Church Sunday, Oct- ober 19. The church is located on the corner of North Charles & North Streets, The Rev. J. Lee Williams is pastor. A nursry for pro-school children is provided for this service. Church School, with classes for all ages is at 9:30 a. m. The chu- rch invites you to come and wor- ship. Sr. & Jr. MYF groups Sunday evening 6:30 p. m. Cherub Choir Monday 3:30 p. m.; Jr. Choir 4 p. m.; Youth Choir 7:30 p. m. St. Choir Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. Bible Study, leader Mr. Williams 7:30 p. m. "Quiet Day" which is a time set apart for quiet meditation and prayer, and is sponsored by the Women's Society of Christian Service. will be held at Asbury United Methodist Church Thurs- day, October 23 from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m. The program will be center- ed around the topic "She Shall Be Called Woman." All mem- THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown bers of the church, men and ar: I "Serving Others" Sermon1 For Lutherans Sunday I "Serving Others," will be the" sermon subject Sunday morning for Che 8:30 and 11 a. m. services at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, it was announced by the Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor. Nursery held during worship for pro-school children. Sunday Church School classes a~ 9:45 a. m. for boys and g~ls and young men and women; Edwin A. Fitz- paU-ick, Superintendent. The membership class for adults meets at the church at 9:45 a. m. Senior High Luther League meets at the parsonage at 6:30 p. m. for a program on the World Relig. ions. Interdenominational discuss- ion of teacher training program! at the church at 7:30 p. m. An. nual meeting of Lutheran Church Women at church on Monday at 7:30 p. m. Choir rehearsal on Thursday at 7:30 p. m. Children's choir practice on Friday at 4:00 p. m. Senior High Hayride on Friday at 7:30 p. m. at Irvin and Ellen Athey's. Catechism clauses are held on S turday at the par- sonage at 9:00. 10:00, and 11:00 a.m. James S01e.berger To Teach Yokefeliows Class Sunday 9:45 Guest teacher for the Yoke- fellows Bible Class at the Char- les Town Presbyterian Church on Sunday morning will be James Elbert Solenberger. She class meets at 9:45 a. m. and extends an invi~tion {o all visitors every Sunday morning. ST. JAMES WOMEN TO HOLD RUMMAGE SALE The women of St. James Catho- lic Church in Charles Town, will hold a rummage sale on October 16, 17, and 18 at the old location 725-7068- Phones - 876-6460 of the Ford Garage on East Lib. erty street, in Charles Town. HEAT WiTH O t I have figured every way possible: 0il heat is most economical, depend- able, clean, safe as any other types of heat. I'm sure that 0il thah Best. Call for delivery 1 When Your Mind Is On Medicine, Call Us A community health team is as strong as the members on it. Your physician comes first and then your pharmacist, who is a college.trained professional member of our local community health team. It's our business to serve your good Pharmacists h.lthZ DIAL CHARLES TOWN 725-2621 DR. M. JACKSON WHITE Dr. M. Jackson White, pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church of Luray, Vs since 1967, will deliver a series of six lectures, at Grace Baptist Church, Shenan- doah Junction, the first one on Sunday evening, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p. m. The Roy. Paul E. Rotter, pastor of the church, said Dr. White will use as his theme for all of the lectures - - "The Church and Her Place in the World Today." The subject matter for the lect- ures of the six Sunday evenings, will however, provide an entirely I different phase of the church's role, Reiter said. All members of Grace Church and the general public are invit- ed to participate in these special lecture services. Dr. White, a native of Weston, W. Va was graduated from Wes- i ton High School; Alderson-Broad- dus Junior College; Dennison University, Granville, Ohio; South ern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky and he holds both Th M and Ph. D. degrees. [ While a student at the Semi- l nary in Louisville, Dr. White was a student pastor and upon his LOSE WEIGHT graduation from the Seminary he accepted a pastorate at First Bap- tist Church, Union City, Tennes- see. Since then he has held pas- torates at Woodland Heights Bap- tist Church in Richmond, Va.; First Baptist Church of Clarendon Va and since 1967 his present pulpit. He has served either as a mem bet, president or moderator on a number of church boards and bodies, including the State Mis- sion board of Tennessee; Richard Baptist Pastor's Conference; Mad orator of the Middle District and the Mount Vernon Associations and a member of the Virginia Baptist Board of Missions and Education; Trustee of the South- ern Baptist Hospital, New 0rlenas La.; member of the Baptist Gen- eral Association of Virginia and the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is married to the former Julia Kerr, Louisville, Va and has one daughter, Carrie Rose Goodwin, wife of the Rev. John A. R. Goodwin, of Woodland Heights Baptist Church, Rich- mond. There are als0 three grand children. I New Series Of Church t Get amazing results when you take our 0.lied sH.oo x, ores0. Page Ads Begins Today tion needed. You must lose ugly fat or your money back. SLIMODEX is a tab- let and easily swallowed. No starving, no special exercise, no harmful drugs. This week marks the begining SIAMODEX costs $3.00 and is sold on thh GUARANTEE: if not satisfied for any reason, just return the unused port- ion to the makers and get your full money back. SLIMODEX is sold by: MOFFETT'S PHARMACY Charles Town - Mail Orders Filled. Sept. 18-5t.pd. of another in a long series of Ch- urch Page features which has be- en carried in The Spirit of Jef- ferson-Advocate for over forty years. There are total of eighteen sponsors in the advertisements some of them new and their nam- es appearing on this page for the first time. We commend these business people on their support who recognize the value and ser- . famJ.^ l SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER J ADVOCATE - t,vuuvut, aununn jcnvut.c ITHURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1969 .dq I,: ] Sunday Morning For toot. 23, at the Ililltop House in women will have their [ --L-.J. lll---J J ]Harpers Ferry at 6:30 p.m. i Day program Sunday Oct. D: ~IlOnle l ,Rev. Ro [ wooowara I la: u, p. m. in me rarisn nat. | ,I " " I Y [ The public is invited to attendeeenin~ " I r j The guest speaker will be Mi~ The ,~ A special convocation service Women s Da Will Be Violet Arter, of Harpers Ferff.l nstrati will be held Sunday, Oetobel 19 beginning at 11 a. m. at the L:hest- /~e^,^,l f.m~, Ab and to snend a social hour afte~:-qa~ ( nut tiill Methodist Church hon-IUIDUIYUU JUIIUCl] /41 I,~ }m attel oring the Roy Robert C Wood-[ [wartls. ~ealled 1 ' f alldw ~atd paslot a ' At this service Reverend Wood- / P I t eir ", . I St. Phlllt s Church th by ward will be presented vifl an[ St. Phillip's Episcopal Church] Attend Church Sunday IB h honorary Dodor of Divinity de-[ ~|h-l-, gree conferred by the Evangel-[ vnmm wm--a. -rmnmmrru RI4 ULO es, lCal Bible Col ege and Selmilary/ IES of which he is a gradual c. This[ 11~! EIINrr CHOOSl ROGK UP AU,} q special reco~o~nition is bein~ ~iven[ ! him for his achLievement in rurall ~ I ' parish work; reco~o~ition also at[ ~ ,~ ~.~ ~ ~. Noti( tile same time that the Chestnut/ ~ . ,- ~ kl ~e[ land Hill Church was the recipient of [ ~ ~ L ~ U Pl ~Whieh : the,1969-1970 "Church-of-the "~ " " ~Wlll be Year' award, which was present- ~atthe t ed to the church pastor at the an- |of ten nual conference this past June |NOVem by Bishop John Wesley Lord. } ty. Pedestrians slowed down to look him over as they passed by. Some chil- dren mimicked him. Many peo- ple smiled or Rev. Althouse smirked as they read the sign; a few laughed openly and loudly. People are not in a mood to repent and the thought of God's judgment coming upon us today seems an amusingly ridiculous idea. Outdated? No one, it seems, ever takes too seriously prophetic warnings. God's judgment, we reason, is something for some other person to worry about. Many have re- signed the Biblical Day of Judg- ment to the realm of mythology. Repentance. as well as sin" itself, seems an outdated way of thinking. Often, only when we have suffered or known difficulty, do we take God's judgment seriously. it had been that way with Israel. In 722 B.C approxi- mately two hundred years after the division of the United Mon- archy, after many unheeded warnings, that which had been well prophesied came to pass: Assyria defeated the forces of Israel and carried her people into captivity, the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel never to be seen or heard of again. What were the reasons for this tragedy? This historian might offer the following: (1) She was ruled by a long line of un- believably incompetent and evil kings; (2) She had placed her dependence upon military alliances with other nations, all of which proved, in one way or another, to have been the wrong ones; (3) Although Israel had been relatively weak in military" forces, the nation had often as- sumed pretensions of great mili- tary power and become involved in disputes too big for her to win. The decay within All of these are quite accurate enough. Yet, when we r e a d the Old Testament, we find that the writers look upon the cause of the tragedy, not as military or political weakness, but as spiritual and moral decay. This the weak- ness within, was the real cause of lsraers tragic ending: "And they did wicked things, provoking the Lord to anger " (17:11). What was it that provoked that anger?' For one thing, they worshipped pagan gods and idols: "They set up for themselves pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree . . . And they served idols vice of the Churches of our cam "(17:10,12). munity and hope that you willSecondly, they followed the read their names which appear ways of their neighbor nations, even though these practices con- in this advertisement each week flitted with their Hebrew heritage. NORMAN E. KISNER throughout the next six months. For example: "And they burned With each issue the Church ann- their sons and daugbe~s as of- Insurance Consultant [ ouncements are generally always ferings" (17:17). God had never carried on page 6-B in the second taught them that. section and the illustration each Third, they were infected with Fairfax Bldg Phone 725.5814 week contains a special message materialism. For the sake of relative to Church, the Bible or material gain, they "sold them- WEST LIBERTY STREET just everyday living. We recon-selves to do evil in the sight of the Lord." CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. mend them, each week, for your reading pleasure and the sponsors gould it happen here? Rev. Charles Smith To Be Speaker For NAACP Anniversary Banquet Ray. Charles Smith, pastor, First Baptist Church, Huntington, will be the speaker at the Jeffer- son County Branch of the NAACP Sixth Anniversary Banquet. The affair will be held on Thursday, FLOYD G. ODOM, OWNER Phone 267-6141 -- 109 West John Street MARTINSBURG, W. VA. Each |Or Und dat INa ne ( large i A~ Bibb Soclet~ S.clc,y Monday Micah Jonah 6:1~ hi-16 Tuesday Wednesday Jonah Josh h17 &1-9 Jrhw~img Frlday Jonah / Habakkuk ado Id-la Habakkuk 2:140 We'd be lost, wouldn't we, if suddenly puters were withdrawn from our daily life? We have become dependent on them to schedulo air- plane flights, point out scholastic aptitudes aml aid the Internal Revenue Service in cheekiag ia- come tax returns. But there are things a computer esn't de. It can't make a home a better home or a man a better man. A computer can't heal sorrowa and d~ppointments. It can swallow up a lot of s~. ; tmtics pnd clank out a lot of conduslomb Imt it, can't direct a man to God's love. As today's world is run more and more Iq automation, we need the help of the Church to guide us in the spiritual realm of life. We to experience God's great love for all am. In ore" mechanical world, only the Church esu help us find God's love. are to be commended for their l 'efforts in continuing to bring the IFIA,IrIONIMID[ special feature to readers and ~ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY,subscribers to The Spirit of JefJ MU,UAL elSelNSU C eows,v I ferson-Advocate. ,met UIrl[ INSURANC[ COMPANY ! [ ~ Ore.: C.o m~ ~ J Lo~alb Owns! Inaumnea Ag~e~ POST-GAZETTE MONEYGRAMS Your monogram is worth mon- ey! That's why we call them Mo- neygrams. Each Saturday the top winners receives $100, and there is a $50 prize, as well as two $10 awards. America's finest washer, the luxury you can afford. for as little as $3.00 I Per Week SUPERTANE SALES CORPORATION DIAL 725-7087 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. EAST CONGRESS STREET I It's the greatest cash prize in years, running Saturday in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. t The Post Gazette will draw six winners each Saturday and print their MONEYGRAMS in the Post- Gazette. If yours is printed, all you have to do is identify it and you win a prize. It's fun. Easy! Nothing to buy: save or sell. No skill involved. No sentences to finish. No puzzles to solve Winning MONEYGRAMS appear every Saturday. Home delivery of the Post-Gaz- ette is yours by contacting your local newspaperboy or dealer to- day. Don't miss this really fun way to win some big cash. AIY SOUTHERN STATK CHARIIS TOWN COOPERATIVE I .m, wot Vlqllngm Dlad Worst of all, they ignored the prophets who came to warn them. Prophets had tried to stir them This series of messages is made possible by the following Charles Town and to repentance,But they would not listen." Jefferson County firms who recognize the value and service at the Churches Is there any danger that what -- happened to Israel could happenOf our Community. to our own nation? This is dif- ficult for us to see, for, though we h a v e no trouble in ascribing Israel's fall in 722" B.C. as the judgment of God on her evil and infidelity, we are not at all dis- posedto listen to today's pro- phets or see the operation of God's judgment in this year of 1969. "Therefore the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them out of his sight " Could it happen here? ~s~ ~ ~tllnes opyrlgh~d by $o Oivis;on d Chrlsthn Educollon, ~al Council of the Churches of Christ in $o U. S. A. hde~sed by Community Press Sorvko.} lu's A VIIod hat Yo.a, AI Ibgu'd Ik I, omm M.n Co. HARRY W. ASHCRAFT WEST END GULF STATION Charles Town, W. Va. Phone 725-9905 RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO INC. Ranson, W. Va. Phone 725-7072 -- 725-7071 WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE J. E. Senseney, Owner Charles Town, W. Va. The MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Phone 725-7068 - Charles Tow~ SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME Phone 876.6460-Shepherdstown KABLE OIL CO INC. ; ESSO DISTRIBUTOR Phone 725-7510 - Charles Town CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE CENTER MeChre B. WlHingham-Owner Phone 725.9904. Charles Town SUPERTANE GAS CORP. Phone 725-7087 - Charles Town J. RUSSELL FRITTS PHILCO & FURNITURE DEALER Phone 725-5511 - Charles Town RANSON MACHINE WORKS Phone 725-5621 - Ranson R. M. HANN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Phone 725-5215 - Charles Town J. EDWARD MAGAHA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR APPLIANCE CENTER N. George St. - Phone 725-5516 Charles Town, W. Vs. HALLTOWN PAPERBOARD COMPANY Halltown, W. Va. COMMUNITY OIL CO. INC. CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. - Lees- burg, Va. -~sburg, W. Vs. - Shepherdstown, W. Vs, Brunswick, Md. J. C. PENNEY CO. 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