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14 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1978 SCENES FROM OLD-FASHIONED CHURCH SERVICE A special old-Fashioned church service was held Sunday, Nov. 12, at theMiddleway United Methodist Church for which many members of the congregation donned dress in the style of the Colonial day- period. And shown above are scenes from the service. Shown left to right are Mr. and Mrs. George Gruher and the right, Mrs. Lawrence Ring, Jr and daughter Becky. With many old costumes dated hack in the 18 hundreds, it will be remembered for a long time by those attending. Old dishes were prepared for' the meal by the ladies from their old favorite recipes. The social room and sanctuary was a scene of beauty by using old oil lamps, lanterns and candles. No electricity was used throughout the meal or the evening worship service and it created a warm atmosphere. Old hymns were sung for the service and an old fashioned LIST SERVI~ AT SUMMIT POINT At Summit Point Southern Baptist Church, Richard G. "Jerry" Moore, pastor, Sunday School 9:45 a.m leroy Cheshire, director. Morning Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Sermon topic, "God's Plan For My Life." Special music by the choir, Mrs. Nora Drish, organist and choir director. Nursery worker, Mrs. Patricia DeHaven. Monthly deacons meeting 6:30 p.m. The B.W.M.S. will observe the week of Prayer for For- Missions with meetings as follows: Sunday evening, December 3rd, at 7:00 p.m.; Monday afternoon, December 4th, at 1:00 p.m.; Thursday evening, December 7th, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Choir rehearsal 7:00 p.m.; Prayer and Bible Study Hour, lead by "the pastor, 8:00 p.m. SOUTHERN BAPTISTS LISTS ACTIVITIES At Charles Town Southern Baptist Church, Congress and Samuel Streets, Dr. Wyman E. Hall, Pastor, Schedule of Events: Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Renewal Prayer Group; 9:45 a.m. Bible Study for all ages; II:00 a.m. Worship Service. December 3-9, Week of Prayer for Foreign Missions. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Week of Prayer Program, Business Women's Circle to meet after Program. I Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Week of Prayer Program, Baptist Young Women's Meeting after program. Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. Girls in Action, 7:00 p.m. Royal Am- bassadors, 7:45 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer Meeting. Thursday, 3:00 p.m. Week of Prayer Program, Virginia Frazer Circle Meeting after program, 7:00 p.m. Choir practice. GOSPEL CHAPEL LISTS SERVICI~ At Gospel Chapel Assembly of God Church at Harpers Ferry Bey. Arnold Hoffman, pastor. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 am Children's Church 11 a.m Evening Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Evening 7:30 Bible Study and prayer. Thursday Evening 8:00 In- tercessory Prayer Time. All Welcome ! GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH SHENANDOAH JUNCTION At Grace Baptist Church Shenandoah Junction, Robert R. Campbell, pastor, Bible Study 9:45 a.m. "God reaches out tc ,you." Morning Worship 11:00 a,m, The Blessings of Christmas. Evening Worship 7:00 p.m. Our Business according to God. Young People 7:00 p.m. Youth Choir 6:00 p.m.W.M.U. 6:00 p.m, for a time of prayer. Monday 7:30 p.m, Bible Study with Jo and Jerry Hypes. Wednesday 7:00 p.m. prayer meeting led by W.M.U. Thur. 7:00 p.m. Choir rehearsal. Friday 7:00 p.m. Prayer at home for Sunday Bible study and worship hours. "There shall come a star out of Jacob and a sceptre shall rise SINGING CAMERONS AT MANNINGS CHURCH The Mannings Assembly of God Church, six miles east of Charles Town on- State Route 9 towards Leesburg, Va will present the Singing Camerons from Scotland, Thursday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. The Singing Camerons have ap- peared on television on the 700 Cluband PTL. The public is in- vited to attend. SERV ICES CHARLES TOWN P~YTERIAN At Charles Town Presbyterian Church, Pastor W.H. Ramkey announces the following ac- tivities for Sunday, December 3, 1978:9:45 a.m. Church School for all ages; 11:00 a,m. Morning Worship; 12:30 Covered Dish lunch in fellowship hall; 1:15 talk by Mrs. Mildred Weller followed by a discussion period; 5:00 p.m. Westminster Choir; 6:00 p.m. Bethlehem and Carol Choirs; 6:00 p.m. refreshments choir- SI-1F; 6:30 p.m. Senior High Fellowship. Other activities for the week include: Monday: 7:30 p.m. WOC Council; Wednesday: Handhell Choir 6:45 p.m.; Senior Choir 8:00 p.m. SERVICES LISTED ASBURY U.M. CHURCH, At Asbory United Methodist Church, North Charles Street, Charles Town, Ministers, Marcus A. Earp, IH, Debra Ball Kilbourne and Robert H. Hiller, Sunday: 8:30 and 1t:00 a.m. Worship Services, Sermon: "Do It Aga!n Lord" by Rev. Marcus A. Earp; 9:30 a.m. Church School for all ages. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Jr. High UMYF, make or- naments. 7:00 p.m. Advent Service-Rev. Debra Ball Kilboorne incharge. Monday: 4:00 p.m. Children's Choir; 7:30 p.m. Co-op Parish will meet at Silver Grove United Methodist Church. Tuesday: 7:00 p.m. All Circles will meetin fellowship hall for a general meeting. Wednesday: 7:30 p.m. Bible Study; 7:30 p.m. Senior Choir. Thursday: 7:00 p.m. Girl Scouts. Saturday: Cheer Booth, Jr. High UMYF. 2:00 p.m. Sr. High UMYF decorate for Shut-ins. 2-4 p.m. Christmas Pageant Rehearsal in Sanctuary. ST. THOMAS L~I~RAN SERVI~ At St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church, Corner of North Mildred Street and Seventh Avenue, Ranson; Richard E. Neal, pastor. The First Sunday in Advent, December 3 - Holy Communion at 8:30 a.m. and II:00 a.m.; sermon title - "Our Condition: Sinful." Sunday Church classes for adults, young men and women, and children meet at 9:45 a.m. Children's choir practice is at 6:00 p.m. Lutheran Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. to practice for the Advent- Christmas program. Church Council meets on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal is on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. Catechism classes meet at the parsonage on Saturday at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 out of Israel.'; a.m. , U For your comfort and convenience at a difficult time. / ROSEDKE FUNERAL HOME t fl .v.o B iO. S.0 ECTO. I ,2s z, Nov. 16-1t. u sermon on "Redig your Well" was given by Rev, Charles Frum. Rev. Frum thanked Jay Whitmore for suggesting the Old Fashioned Church Service and it was sponsored by the MY'/' and the youth made it a reality and did an ot~tstanding job on preparing the evening with the help of their leader Mrs. Larry Ring and the help of the United Methodist Women. It is hoped this will become an annual event. WAINWRIGHT BAPTIST HAS MUSICAL PROGRAM The Sunday School Choir of Wainwright Baptist Church of Charles Town will celebrate its second anniversary with a musical program Sunday, December 3, at 4 p.m. Mrs. Linda Berry, the president, invites the public to attend. ZION BAPTIST HOLDS HAM, CHICKEN DINNER The Church School of Zion Baptist Church will sell country ham and fried chicken dinners at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Jones, Higgs Avenue, Saturday, December 2, beginning at 11 a.m. Dinners include baked macaroni, green beans, corn pudding, potato salad and roll. Dinners delivered upon request, call 725-5535. ZION ASSEMBLY ANNOUN~ SERVICE~ At Zion Assembly, Millville, Rev. Joe Fraley, Minister, Sunday Church School at 10:00 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11:15 am.; Sunday Evening Service at 7:30 p.m. Young Peoples' Service (Wednesdays)at 7:30 p.m. LEETOWN CHURCH BRETHREN SERVI~ At leetown Church of the Brethren, Kearneysville, Route 3, pastor, David Moser, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Church service at 10:30 a.m. Evening service at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday Evening Church visitation 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study 7:30 p.m. TRINITY GOSPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD The Rev. Vincent Fink, pastor of Trinity Gospel Assembly of God, announces the following services: Sunday School 10:00 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Children's Church 11:30 a.m. Young Peoples Service 6:30 p.m. Evening Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer. GRACE CHURCH CHRIST SERVi~ At Grace United Church of Christ, Kearneysville, the Rev. Joseph Chukla, pastor, Sunday School 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Morning worship 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sermon "How Many Others Know Your Are A Christian." Announcements, next Sunday the monthly consistory meeting will be held aRer the morning worship. Tuesday December 5, the membership and friends will he photographed for the church directory from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. As you place your daffy coin in the Adult Coin Folder, you embark in faith on an "Ad- venture" that will enable your church to make Christmas a joy to many. ' ST. ANDREWS MT. ZION LIST ACrlVlTIES ANNOUNCES SERVICES At St. Andrew's-on-the-Mount, Services for Mt. Zion A.M.E. (Episcopal Church), Ri. 9 and Church Duffields, Rev. Joseph Mission Road, Mr. Mission, Washington, pastor, Sunday W.Va The Rev. James O. School 9:30; Morning Worship Towner, Vicar, Sunday School at and Holy Communion at 11:00; 9:00 a.m.; Morning Service at Special program at 3:00 featuring the Gospel Decenders of Middleburg, Va. The public is invited to attend. 10:00. Next Bible Study Wednesday, December 13th and every other Wednesday thereafter at 7:30 p.m. in the Mountain community center. Phone 725-4509 or 725- 3093. HALLTOWN ELK BRANCH PRESBYTERIAN Services at Elk Branch and Halltown Presbyterian Chur- ches, Fred A. Smith, pastor, at Halltown: Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Sern}on Topic, "The Man Who Lost His Opportunity." Sunday Church School 10:30 a.m. At Elk Branch: Sunday Church School 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Sermon topic, "The Man Who Lest His Opportunity." Tuesday, Dec. 5, Women of the Church Meeting .at the home of Mrs. Eleanor Brown. SERVICES AT CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD At Calvary Assembly of God, 114 Fairfax Blvd Ranson, Willianf P. Reed, pastor, Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship at 11:00; Children's Church at 11:00 a.m. on lower level. Christ Ambassadors meet at 6:30 p.m. Evening Evangelistic Service at 7:30; Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. Prayer and Praise, Study on "The Parables" Royal Rangers, Missionettes, Prims & Daisies. SEARS CATALOG SALES MERCHANT I Colin & Katherine Dunbar Phone: 725 - 2009 Rt. 9-- Ranson, W. Va. TRI-STATE BAPTIST LISTS ACTIVITIES At Tri-State Baptist Church, 211 East Second Avenue in Ranson. Dr. R.B. Diffee announces the following services: Sunday School I0:00 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m Evening Preaching 6:00 p.m Thursday preaching 7:30 p.m. ,Nursery will be provided. Tri-State Christian School offering prekindergarten, kindergarten, grades 1-4. For interview or information call 725-9394. Choir, Choral Wori 1970.72 GOSPEL SING AT ~, SUMMIT POINT U.M. A gospel sing will be held at Summit Point Methodist Church Sunday, December 3, at 7 p.m. It will feature the Deifier family and other group singing. The public is invited to. attend and participate. LIST ACTIVITIES LEETOWN BAPTIST At Loefown Baptist Church, John M. Emert, pastor, Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday School, Harold Gray, Director. 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship. 7:00 p.m. Evening Worship. Monday, Building and Grounds Comm. 7:00 p.m. Finance Comm. 7:00 p.m.; Youth Choir, 6:30 .-p.m.; Children's C'heir, 7:15 p.m. HAM-TURKEY SUPPER OLD WHITE ~CH A country ham and turkey supper will he held at the Old White Church at Middleway Saturday, December 2, begin- ning at 4:30p.m, by the ladies of Grace Episcopal Church of Middleway for the benefit of the AID program. Adults will be $4, children $2. Children's Choir At Jeffersonian Manor Chorale Will Repeat The Shepherd College Choir and Masterworks Chorale will, in the spring of 1979, repeat choral works first performed at Shepherd in the spring concert seasons of 1970 and 1972. These compositions won the Faure "Requiem" and the Bach con- tata "Christ lag in Todeshan- den." The latter was performed also at the Washington Cathedral, Choir alumni of those years are invited to return for this performance when the Masterworks Chorale begins rehearsals January 15, 1979. Weekly sessions devoted to recreating the two chorale materpieces will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday evening throughout the spring semester with the public concert on campus the evening of April 8, 1979. All other interested area singers are also cordially invited Deputy VA to participate. Auditions are not required but some degree of To Be In Chadesl music reading skill is required. Professor Jay Stenger, Ray L. Sencindivet, founder of Masterworks director of the West Chorale, will prepare the chorus Department of and select soloists from the Martinsburg, will be membership of the group at Perks Post NO. 71, auditions to be announced at the legion home in first rehearsal. Charles Town, accompanying orchestra to consult with will he directed by guest con- might have matters ductor Professor Jerry-Zim- like to discuss with', merman. information call St. James Mbi "Everything is risk." Bazaar Is Dec. 8 The Woman's Club of St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town will hold their annual Christmas Mini-Bazaar Friday, Dec. 8, beginning at 10 a.m. at Stuck & Alger Pharmacy in downtown Charles Town. Available will be a variety of handmade gift articles, and all kinds of homemade goods. $ao$ "When in doubt, tell the truth." Mark Twain THE MELVIN T. HOME CHARLES PHONE: 725 E.GUY DAVIS, PROPST PLUMBING concern tlm RAY'S AUTO REPAIRS General Auto Repairs Body & Fender Repairs Auto Painting 725 - 96C~3 E. N. St.---Charles Town, W. Va. MADE POSSIBLE BY FIRMS WHO Where THIS SERIES OF MESSAGESIS CHARLES TOWN AND JEFFERSON COUNTY VALUE OF THE CHURCHES OF OUR COMMUNITY. & HEATING, INC. "He Comes When You Need HiJ" 222 E. 3rd Avenue - Ranson Phone: 725 - 7912 THE FOLLOWING RECOGNIZE THE The Children's choir at the Asbury United Methodist Church, under the direction of : ~lur~L Mrs. James Watson and ac- companied by Miss Mildred Ware at the piano, entertained the r~idents at JeffersonianCop~lg~K~~S~.S~as~.v,~. Scapa~s~'r~~Soo~ Man'or Nursing Home. This ~ Monday Tuesday Wednesd~ Thursday ' Friday SaCurday ] lovely musical program was presented prior to Thanksgiving ~~~:.:.] I Corin~ians I ~i,ms I Timothy I Tmm~/ Col. 3:12-17 F4~. 5:15-21 "P~i. 4:1-7 | and was followed by group singing. OTT'S BUSINESS SERVICE "For People of Distinction" 112 E. Wash. St. - 7?5-7854 Charles Town, W. Vs. Mter the entertainment, the children greeted each patient, giving them framed religious pictures and bookmarks! provided by the Junior Red Cross. This committee would also like to thank the students at the Charles Town Jr. High school and their sponsor, Kathy Unger, for the beautiful little turkey tray favors which were made for all rest homes, the local hospital and the VA Center. II I . I 1 c mit/z a.d 8t,'ide, n'le,norial eral (ome C.H. STRIDER,JR.--DIRECTOR 304W. WASHINGTON ST. PHONE : 725- 5321, CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Dear friends, Many families provide in advance for cemetery or mausoleum arrangements. In such case you need only notify your funeral diJ'ector of your plans and he will secure the necessary burial permit. If no plot is owned, the funeral director can arrange a visit to the cemetery of your choice and the purchase of cemetery property. Respectfully, w VAN TOL FLORISTS By Wire Ph. 725-2619 Charles Town, W. Va. MERCHANT - NOLAND, INC. CHEVROLET-OLDSMOBILE Route 340 East Ph. 725-7045 or 725-7.046 Charles Town, W. Va. GUY'S BUICK - PONTIAC, INC. OPEL - G. M. C. TRUCKS Dial 725-$338. State Rt. 9 Charles Town. W. Va. PEOPLES SUPPLY, INC. Grain - Feed Liquid Supplement Dial 725-8434 - 725-8455 Charles Town, W. Va. WAY OF WISDOM CHRISTIAN BOOKS & MUSIC Phone 725-3070 Goed Books - G fits t21 3rd'Ave. & Fairfax Ranson. W. Va. RIDDLEBERGER'S STORE Home Furnishings - Carpet Resilient Flooring Ph. 725-2624 - Charles Town FEAGANS JEWELERS Watch Repair & Jewelery Dial 725-7411 W. Wash. St.-Charim Town SMITH OIL CO. 'ARCO OIL PRODUCTS ~ , 301 N. Mildred St. Ra nson, W. Va. Phone 725-2215 HALLTOWN PAPERBOARD COMPANY Paper Prndoc~s From Recycled Fiber~ Hailtown, W. Va. COMMUNITY OIL CO INC. CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va Lees- borg, Va. - Martinsburg, W. Va. -Shepherdstown, W. Va. J. RUSSELL FRITTS & 8ON INC. Appfiances-Furniture Dealer Philea - Gibsem Dial 725-5511 -Charles Town CHARLES TOWN CO-Op 302 N. Mildred St. Ransm, W. Va. Ph. 725-2212 MAGAHA, INC. APPLIANCE CENTER , "N .orth George Street Charles Town, W. Va. Phone 725-5516 MARVIN DODSON Plumbing- Heating Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Work Dial 7~a.8811 265 W. Liberty St. Charles Town, W. Va. CLENDENI MOTORS Dod Dial 233N. Ranson, W. Va- RAMON'S 819J Ph. 725~Z ! Charles Town, ~" HANN ELECTRIC C0" 105 W. Till A~ Ranson, W. V~" COURTNEY &t Dial 535-6352 or Polk St. - Harl~ ROLLING Pizza - Subs Breakfast - LunCh" Also Ph. 725-35~1 ~BLISHING CO. J.&S. AND: Rt. 9 W. - Ransom, Ph. 725-~ C,P. 24-Hr. Charles ToW~, Fraacis M. Fryt" Phone~; SHENANDOAlll J. E. Seme~Y