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CHURCH NEWS Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Thursday, August 8, 1985, LaGrange UMC to hold Bible study A program of disciplined Bible stucly for laypeople, emphasizing "knowing what the Bible says as a basis for what it means" begins Sept. 4, at LaGrange United Methodist Church. "We believe that time is right for a systematic and thorough Bible study for United Methodists" said Dr. Frank Warden, author of the new program. "There are excellent studies now, but these are usually of books or portions of the Bible. We are seeking a Biblical point of view. For more than five years we have studied the methods of offering this kind of perspective on the whole Bible, and Trinity Bible Studies Tolona Church held annual fish fry The Tolona Christian Church con- ducted their annual free fish fry Sunday with a good crowd attending, and everyone having a great time. The church has a Sunday School teacher for every age group at Tolona and would welcome attendance. is the result." The plan of the course looks toward ten semesters, each ten weeks in length. The first two are surveys of the Old and New Testaments, followed by depth studies of every section of the Bible. Not intended as "mere devotional or occasional" material, these studies call for a disciplined commitment. The student is expected to attend weekly classes, complete daily assignments and prepare for examinations. How- ever, the approach is neither heavy nor scholastic. Unique visual learning aids, cartoons, and memory techniques Missionaries of China to be at Lewistown Bill and Betty Reese will be at the Church of Christ in Lewistown to present News and Views of their work as missionaries to China. The Reeses live in Kowloon, Hang Karts. They will be guests of Pastor Virgil and Georgia Sweany for that week. Everyone is welcome to attend this service August 15 at 7 p.m. UMC Parish hears report of present abstract Biblical concepts in memorable form. "The Hebrews knew how to use visual aids-they are annual conference scattered throughout the Bible. We believe these are in good taste, and they will fix the important personali- ties and events in the mind." Rev. George W. Braden, pastor of the church announces that the course will be offered on Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 4, from 7-8:30 p.m. and is open to any interested person. The registration fee of $I0 may be sent by Aug. 25, to Rev. George W. Braden, Rt. I Box 105, Taylor, Mo. 63471. For more information contact Rev. Braden at 769-4779. Carry-in supper Saturday at Park Methodist The Park United Methodist Church will have a carry-in supper Saturday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Lewistown. The evening's activity will be the annual "Church Shower" to restock the closet of cleaning and paper supplies needed for the coming year. This event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women with Aline Williams as president. The quarterly meeting of the Lewis County Parish of the United Methodist Church met in July at the Park United Methodist Church in Lewistown with 17 present to hear the report of the UM annual conference by Alice Marie Hinkle. Council president, Kirby Clark, presided, and J. W. Clark opened with prayer. Mrs. Hinkle described the procedure regarding legislative committees whose work it was tq review the petitions before they were presented on the floor to the conference. Members were informed that in 1986 petitions from individuals will be accepted as well as those from committees, councils and boards. Mrs. Hinkle made it know that all United Methodists are welcome to sit in on the conference business sessions without vote, to attend the worship services, and the Bishop's fixing of appoint- ments. Parish activities of the future included the poss!bility of arranging a trip.to Eureka Springs, Ark., to attend the Passion Play, to include the children of the Sunday School. H l l I 'i,i..L i _ I Schedule of Ill I Church Services CHURCH OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN Lewistown Bonnie Lay, SS Supt. 9 a.m. Worship followed by Sunday school 7 p.m. Thursday Bible study and preaching LaBELLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. Ted Bannister, Pastor Rex Ingraham, SS Supt. I0 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship 6 p.m. Sunday worship 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 2nd Sunday of the month services at LaBelle Manor at 2 p.m. WILLIAMSTOWN UNITED METHODIST Rev. Eloise M. Marx Ralph Tucker, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Worship, lst-l Sundays 2 p.m. UMW, Tues. after 1st Sunday 4 p.m. Children's evangelistic meeting, Tues. after 1st & 3rd Sundays WlLLIAMSTOWN CHRISTIAN Maynard Blackwood, Pastor Don Brown, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 9 a.m. Preaching, 2rid & 4th Sunda}/s TEN MILE BAPTIST Rev. Gerald Harrison Alva E. Farr, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship BLUFF SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST Rev. James N. Brice. Jr. 9:30 am. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 1:30 p.m. UMW, 4th Thursday 7:30 p.m. Administrative board, 1st Wednesday of quarter u ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC Canton, Mo. NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC LaGrange, Me. Ft. Patrick Hoffman, Pastor Masses 5:15 p.m. Saturday 10:15 a.m. Sunday EWlNG QUEEN OF PEACE SR. Carol Kopff, Pastoral Adm. 6:30 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m.Sunday MT. SINAI CHRISTIAN Gretchen Barron, Minister Lester Hicks, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 7:30 p.m. Worship 1st & 3rd Sundays MONTICELLO CHURCHES Third Sunday rotation among Baptist, Christian and United Methodist minis- : Rev. Tim Deatrick, Baptist; Rev. F Miller, Christian; Rev. Eloise M, ,.United Methodist 9:30 a.m. Weekly worship "10:30 a.m, Sunday school 1:30 p.m. UMW, 2rid Thursday SOUTH WYACoNDA (Ballard) BAPTIST Bey. John Zellmer John Break art, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Preaching WYACoNDA BAPTIST Dennis Lowe, Pastor George Hoffman, 88 Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Church-services V()RI) of (;O1) KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES 9:30 a.m. Sunday public lecture 10:30 a.m. Sun. Watch Tower study 7 p.m. Tuesday Bible study ? p.m. Friday ministry school and vice meeting GETHSEMANE BAPTIST Taylor, Mo. Russell Brownell, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening PARK UNITED METHODIST Lewistown, Mo, Rev. Eloise M. Marx Mrs. Hazel McAfee, SS Supt. 9 a.m. Sunday school I0 a.m. Weekly worship 7 p.m. UMYF, 2nd and 4th Sundays, Randy Penn, pres. 7 p.m. Administrative Council, third Monday 1:30 p.m. UMW, I' Thursday 7 p.m. Charge pastor-parish meet- ing, 5th Monday TOLONA CHRISTIAN t Independent) Mark Bragg, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Services 10:30 a.m. Sunday school LEWISTOWN COMMUNITY Rev. Wilbur Sharpe, Pastor John Donahue, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 6:30 p.m. Worship LIBERTY BAPTIST Roy. Jerry Reynolds, Pastor J. L. Hudnut, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 11 am. Worship 8 p.m. Business meeting 1st Wed. DURHAM UNITED METHODIST George Braden, Pastor 9 a.m. Sunday school 9: 50 a.m. Worship 6:30 p.m. UMYC and choir practice, 1st and 3rd Sundays 7:30 p.m. Board and CS staff, 3rd Sunday of month LaGRANGE FIRST BAPTIST Bro. Ray Douglas Jim Shutwell, SS Supt. SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Praise and Worship 6:30 p.m. Church training 7:30 p.m. Praise and Worship WEDNESDAY : 9:15 a.m. Bible study at sr. housing 7:30 p.m. Mid-week Bible study and prayer meeting EWING FIRST BAPTIST Norman Berry, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship service 10:30 a.m. Children's church 6:30 p,m. Worship' WEDNESDAY: 6:30 p.m. Choir practice 7:30 p.m. RAs, GAs. and Mid-week service CANTON SECOND BAPTIST Rev. Vernell Bramlett. Pastor Jo Ann Ashby. SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship service 6 p.m. Bible study every other Sat. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN LaGrange, Mo. Rev. Jack Evans, Pastor Jim Wolfmyer, SS Supt. 9:45 a.m. SS (June, July, Aug:) 8:30 a.m. Worship (June, July, Aug. DURHAM BAPTIST Rev. Charles Woods, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:50 a.m. Worship 6 p.m. Training union 7 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study and prayer service 7:30 p.m. 1st Wed. business neeting PROVIDENCE BAPTIST Bro. Ted Davis, Pastor Larry Robertson, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 7 p.m. Church training 7:45 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting 2:30 p.m. 2nd Sunday services at Prairie View Rest Home EWING MT. OLIVET BAPTIST Rev. Scott Montgomery Donald Filer, SS Supt. I0 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship M'T. PLEASANT BAPTIST Steffenville, Mo. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. &6:30 p,m. Wot'ship 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting LaGRANGE UNITED METHODIST George W. Braden, Pastor Ruth Bowen, SS Supt. Ed Holler, Ass't Supt. 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship 9:30 am. Sunday school 10 a.m. Wednesday quilting 1:30 p.m. UMW, 2nd Wednesday 4 p.m. Wednesday junior choir BUNKER HILL CHRISTIAN 9:30 a.m. Sunday school , 10:30 a.m. Church, 3rd Sunday LaGRANGE CHRISTIAN Jim Oliphant, Minister 9:45 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m. Children's church CANTON LIFE TABERNACLE Pastor Paul F. Kinney SUNDAY: I0-II :30 a.m Children's Bible class 4 p.m. Worship service TUESDAY: 7:30 p.m. Bible study FRIDAY: ll a.m. Lewis Co. Nursing Home SATURDAY: 10 a.m. Prayer and visitation 7:30 p.m. Evangelistic service CENTENARy UNITED METHODIST Rev. Eloise M. Marx J. W, Clark. SS Supt. 8:45 a.m. Weekly worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 2:30 p.m. 4th Sunday at Prairie View Rest Home ASBURY CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Rev, Eloise M, Marx Dianna Jones, SS Supt. 10:30 a.m. Sunday school It: 15 a.m. Worship 12:15 p.m. Administrative council meets 2nd Sunday of quarter MAYWOOD BAPTIST Lyle H. Chappell, Pastor Daniel Griesbaum, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 am. Worship 6 p.m. Church training 7 p.m. Worship MT. OLIVET UNITED METHODIST George Braden, Pastor 11 a.m. Sunday worship 1:30 p.m. UMW, Ist Thursday 7:30 p.m. Administrative board, 2nd Tuesday LEWISTOWN BAPTIST Rev. Elmer McCully, Pastor Kent Van Meter. SS Supt, 9:30 am. Sunday school 10:30 am. Worship 6:30 p.m. Youth meeting 7:30 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening CHURCH OF CHRIST Larry Hunter 6:30 p.m. Study & devotional, Weds. I0 a.m. Sunday school II am. Sunday worship 6 p.m Sunday evening, all welcome DOVER BAPTIST Dr. Richard Todd, Pastor Billy K. Turner, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship service LEWISTOWN CHRISTIAN George R. Lee, Pastor Pearl Hicks, SS Supt. 9:45 am. Church school 10:30 a.m. Worship EWlNG ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rew, Elmer Hagood 9:45 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 6 p.m. CA service 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting CANTON FIRST BAPTIST Milton Baumgardner, Pastor SATURDAY: 7 a.m. Men's prayer 7:30 a.m. Women's prayer SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 7 p.m. Church training 7:45 p.m. Worship MONDAY: 3-5 p.m. Library TUESDAY: 11 a.m. Nursing home ministry WEDNESDAY: 6:30 p.m. Fellowship supper 7:30 p.m. Business meeting CANTON IMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST Robert Gall Woods, Pastor SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:15 a.m. Worship 2:30 p.m. District nominating com- mittee, Edina UMC CANTON CHRISTIAN Charles E. Long, Jr., Pastor THURSDAY: 10 a.m. Sr. citizen's Bible study SUNDAY: I0 a.m. Worship 11 a.m. Fellowship hour MONDAy: 9 a.m. Staff meeting 7 p.m. Scouts WEDNESDAY: 11 a.m. Nursing home Bible stories 7:30 p.m. Education meeting PARABLE OF JESUS I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three rrears I come seeking uit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about It, and dung it: And it it bear fruit, well: and if not. then after that thou shalt cut it down, Luke 13:5-9 Margie Woods re( 3 academic schol Margie McDaniel Woods of Canton has learned of the receipt of three scholarships for the 1985-86 academic year. Christine Price Young, scholar- ship officer of the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, writes that Woods is a recipient of the Brandenburg Scholarship. This award is designated for adults entering a second career and who have promise of making a positive contribution to the life of the United Methodist Church. The grant in the amount of $800 is made possible through funds from Student Day offerings and through gifts from local churches and individuals within the connectional system of the denomina- tion. Gordon Saunders, Past Grand Patron and Chairman of ESTARL in Missouri, is a recipient of a ESTARL (Easte Awards the third year ESTARL possible through Missouri, Order Catherine Twitty, the scholarship gift from the United Methodist These awards are women in i Christian service. Woods will be year in the three Master's Saint Paul City. Pa :k UMC campers July campers of the Park United Methodist Church have returned from Camp Jo-Ota near Clarence. First year campers were Stacy Ewalt, Jennilee Bradshaw, Kim Austin, Dale Darnall, and Derrick Turner. Second year campers were Stephen Mcchristy and Mary Alice Conkin. Pastor Eloise M. Marx of the Lewis County Parish was the camp director. Instructors were Rev. James Brice, Melissa Brice, and Jim Wells of Wayland U.M. Circuit; Tag Shoults of CLUB NEWS Ill I Bluff Springs U.M.W. The Bluff Springs U.M.W. met at the home of Mrs. Howard Leftwich Wednesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. President Helen Land opened the meeting reading "Another Day." The program "Must We Have Enemies?" was given by Mrs. Leftwich, assisted by Mae Gorrell, Kathleen Ruddick, Wilma Egley, Dorothy Higbee and Helen Land. The purpose was to help U.M. Women to see the meaning of love in the light of Jesus' life and teachings and to become more willing to love and accept others who seem to be different from us. Scriptures were from Phillipians, Romans, Ephesians, Matthew and II Corinthians. Rev. Brice and Susan sang "Were You There?" and Helen Land read four "stanzas from the song, "God of Grace and God of Glory." Jesus' command was to "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." Closing prayer was by Rev. Brice. Roll call was answered with a Bible verse by 16 members with 85 visits to sick and shut-ins. There were two visitors, Deann Winters and Mrs. Tom Junkins. A thank you note was read and a donation given by the family of Geo. Winters. A collection of white uniforms will be sent to the hospital at Ganta. Mrs. Ronnie Barry is to purchase the layette to be sent to the Festival of Sharing Mini Festival Oct. 5. Nadine Thurmond will preach at morning services at Bluff Springs, Sunday, August 11. Spiritual Life closing was given by Crystal Higbee who read "Power of Littles". Closing prayer was by Rev. Brice." Refreshments were served by the hostess. The August meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Charles Ruddick, Wednesday, August 28. Canton; Bonita and Janne Elyn Greely, Alaska. Lewis Co. Health Calendar The following appointments. WIC: AUg. 8; pickup; Aug. 13, cation. Family AUg. 12 and 26; p.m., no Prenatal clinic: Immunization 21. Child Health p.m., Aug. 8. No appointments ing clinics: Blood pressure: Housing, 11-11:30, Nutrition Site, II-II: Senior Housing, LaGrange Senior a.m., Aug. 21; Housing, 11-11 Williamstown Senio a:m., Aug. 28; Masonic Lodge, Bunge donated aid Bunco Car 200,000 pounds (CSM) to the Subsaharan Africa, Norman Kendrick, Bunge's This CSM, half a million meals, by Bunge's Lauhoff will supplement the the company relief effort in The new beginning of what become a steady under the Illinois Africa Program. was kicked off by Jim Thompson m at Lauhoff's stress the use of far the form of highly consumable food Lauhoff's CSM. Profit With Above is a group picture of the Bible who baptized their saying "in the name of the and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." For scriptural references of the correct call .288-3594. CHURCH NEWS Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Thursday, August 8, 1985, LaGrange UMC to hold Bible study A program of disciplined Bible stucly for laypeople, emphasizing "knowing what the Bible says as a basis for what it means" begins Sept. 4, at LaGrange United Methodist Church. "We believe that time is right for a systematic and thorough Bible study for United Methodists" said Dr. Frank Warden, author of the new program. "There are excellent studies now, but these are usually of books or portions of the Bible. We are seeking a Biblical point of view. For more than five years we have studied the methods of offering this kind of perspective on the whole Bible, and Trinity Bible Studies Tolona Church held annual fish fry The Tolona Christian Church con- ducted their annual free fish fry Sunday with a good crowd attending, and everyone having a great time. The church has a Sunday School teacher for every age group at Tolona and would welcome attendance. is the result." The plan of the course looks toward ten semesters, each ten weeks in length. The first two are surveys of the Old and New Testaments, followed by depth studies of every section of the Bible. Not intended as "mere devotional or occasional" material, these studies call for a disciplined commitment. The student is expected to attend weekly classes, complete daily assignments and prepare for examinations. How- ever, the approach is neither heavy nor scholastic. Unique visual learning aids, cartoons, and memory techniques Missionaries of China to be at Lewistown Bill and Betty Reese will be at the Church of Christ in Lewistown to present News and Views of their work as missionaries to China. The Reeses live in Kowloon, Hang Karts. They will be guests of Pastor Virgil and Georgia Sweany for that week. Everyone is welcome to attend this service August 15 at 7 p.m. UMC Parish hears report of present abstract Biblical concepts in memorable form. "The Hebrews knew how to use visual aids-they are annual conference scattered throughout the Bible. We believe these are in good taste, and they will fix the important personali- ties and events in the mind." Rev. George W. Braden, pastor of the church announces that the course will be offered on Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 4, from 7-8:30 p.m. and is open to any interested person. The registration fee of $I0 may be sent by Aug. 25, to Rev. George W. Braden, Rt. I Box 105, Taylor, Mo. 63471. For more information contact Rev. Braden at 769-4779. Carry-in supper Saturday at Park Methodist The Park United Methodist Church will have a carry-in supper Saturday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Lewistown. The evening's activity will be the annual "Church Shower" to restock the closet of cleaning and paper supplies needed for the coming year. This event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women with Aline Williams as president. The quarterly meeting of the Lewis County Parish of the United Methodist Church met in July at the Park United Methodist Church in Lewistown with 17 present to hear the report of the UM annual conference by Alice Marie Hinkle. Council president, Kirby Clark, presided, and J. W. Clark opened with prayer. Mrs. Hinkle described the procedure regarding legislative committees whose work it was tq review the petitions before they were presented on the floor to the conference. Members were informed that in 1986 petitions from individuals will be accepted as well as those from committees, councils and boards. Mrs. Hinkle made it know that all United Methodists are welcome to sit in on the conference business sessions without vote, to attend the worship services, and the Bishop's fixing of appoint- ments. Parish activities of the future included the poss!bility of arranging a trip.to Eureka Springs, Ark., to attend the Passion Play, to include the children of the Sunday School. H l l I 'i,i..L i _ I Schedule of Ill I Church Services CHURCH OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN Lewistown Bonnie Lay, SS Supt. 9 a.m. Worship followed by Sunday school 7 p.m. Thursday Bible study and preaching LaBELLE ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rev. Ted Bannister, Pastor Rex Ingraham, SS Supt. I0 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship 6 p.m. Sunday worship 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 2nd Sunday of the month services at LaBelle Manor at 2 p.m. WILLIAMSTOWN UNITED METHODIST Rev. Eloise M. Marx Ralph Tucker, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Worship, lst-l Sundays 2 p.m. UMW, Tues. after 1st Sunday 4 p.m. Children's evangelistic meeting, Tues. after 1st & 3rd Sundays WlLLIAMSTOWN CHRISTIAN Maynard Blackwood, Pastor Don Brown, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 9 a.m. Preaching, 2rid & 4th Sunda}/s TEN MILE BAPTIST Rev. Gerald Harrison Alva E. Farr, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship BLUFF SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST Rev. James N. Brice. Jr. 9:30 am. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 1:30 p.m. UMW, 4th Thursday 7:30 p.m. Administrative board, 1st Wednesday of quarter u ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC Canton, Mo. NOTRE DAME CATHOLIC LaGrange, Me. Ft. Patrick Hoffman, Pastor Masses 5:15 p.m. Saturday 10:15 a.m. Sunday EWlNG QUEEN OF PEACE SR. Carol Kopff, Pastoral Adm. 6:30 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m.Sunday MT. SINAI CHRISTIAN Gretchen Barron, Minister Lester Hicks, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 7:30 p.m. Worship 1st & 3rd Sundays MONTICELLO CHURCHES Third Sunday rotation among Baptist, Christian and United Methodist minis- : Rev. Tim Deatrick, Baptist; Rev. F Miller, Christian; Rev. Eloise M, ,.United Methodist 9:30 a.m. Weekly worship "10:30 a.m, Sunday school 1:30 p.m. UMW, 2rid Thursday SOUTH WYACoNDA (Ballard) BAPTIST Bey. John Zellmer John Break art, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Preaching WYACoNDA BAPTIST Dennis Lowe, Pastor George Hoffman, 88 Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Church-services V()RI) of (;O1) KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES 9:30 a.m. Sunday public lecture 10:30 a.m. Sun. Watch Tower study 7 p.m. Tuesday Bible study ? p.m. Friday ministry school and vice meeting GETHSEMANE BAPTIST Taylor, Mo. Russell Brownell, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening PARK UNITED METHODIST Lewistown, Mo, Rev. Eloise M. Marx Mrs. Hazel McAfee, SS Supt. 9 a.m. Sunday school I0 a.m. Weekly worship 7 p.m. UMYF, 2nd and 4th Sundays, Randy Penn, pres. 7 p.m. Administrative Council, third Monday 1:30 p.m. UMW, I' Thursday 7 p.m. Charge pastor-parish meet- ing, 5th Monday TOLONA CHRISTIAN t Independent) Mark Bragg, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Services 10:30 a.m. Sunday school LEWISTOWN COMMUNITY Rev. Wilbur Sharpe, Pastor John Donahue, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 6:30 p.m. Worship LIBERTY BAPTIST Roy. Jerry Reynolds, Pastor J. L. Hudnut, SS Supt. 10 a.m. Sunday school 11 am. Worship 8 p.m. Business meeting 1st Wed. DURHAM UNITED METHODIST George Braden, Pastor 9 a.m. Sunday school 9: 50 a.m. Worship 6:30 p.m. UMYC and choir practice, 1st and 3rd Sundays 7:30 p.m. Board and CS staff, 3rd Sunday of month LaGRANGE FIRST BAPTIST Bro. Ray Douglas Jim Shutwell, SS Supt. SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Praise and Worship 6:30 p.m. Church training 7:30 p.m. Praise and Worship WEDNESDAY : 9:15 a.m. Bible study at sr. housing 7:30 p.m. Mid-week Bible study and prayer meeting EWING FIRST BAPTIST Norman Berry, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship service 10:30 a.m. Children's church 6:30 p,m. Worship' WEDNESDAY: 6:30 p.m. Choir practice 7:30 p.m. RAs, GAs. and Mid-week service CANTON SECOND BAPTIST Rev. Vernell Bramlett. Pastor Jo Ann Ashby. SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship service 6 p.m. Bible study every other Sat. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN LaGrange, Mo. Rev. Jack Evans, Pastor Jim Wolfmyer, SS Supt. 9:45 a.m. SS (June, July, Aug:) 8:30 a.m. Worship (June, July, Aug. DURHAM BAPTIST Rev. Charles Woods, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:50 a.m. Worship 6 p.m. Training union 7 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study and prayer service 7:30 p.m. 1st Wed. business neeting PROVIDENCE BAPTIST Bro. Ted Davis, Pastor Larry Robertson, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Worship 7 p.m. Church training 7:45 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting 2:30 p.m. 2nd Sunday services at Prairie View Rest Home EWING MT. OLIVET BAPTIST Rev. Scott Montgomery Donald Filer, SS Supt. I0 a.m. Sunday school II a.m. Worship M'T. PLEASANT BAPTIST Steffenville, Mo. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 a.m. &6:30 p,m. Wot'ship 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting LaGRANGE UNITED METHODIST George W. Braden, Pastor Ruth Bowen, SS Supt. Ed Holler, Ass't Supt. 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship 9:30 am. Sunday school 10 a.m. Wednesday quilting 1:30 p.m. UMW, 2nd Wednesday 4 p.m. Wednesday junior choir BUNKER HILL CHRISTIAN 9:30 a.m. Sunday school , 10:30 a.m. Church, 3rd Sunday LaGRANGE CHRISTIAN Jim Oliphant, Minister 9:45 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m. Children's church CANTON LIFE TABERNACLE Pastor Paul F. Kinney SUNDAY: I0-II :30 a.m Children's Bible class 4 p.m. Worship service TUESDAY: 7:30 p.m. Bible study FRIDAY: ll a.m. Lewis Co. Nursing Home SATURDAY: 10 a.m. Prayer and visitation 7:30 p.m. Evangelistic service CENTENARy UNITED METHODIST Rev. Eloise M. Marx J. W, Clark. SS Supt. 8:45 a.m. Weekly worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 2:30 p.m. 4th Sunday at Prairie View Rest Home ASBURY CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Rev, Eloise M, Marx Dianna Jones, SS Supt. 10:30 a.m. Sunday school It: 15 a.m. Worship 12:15 p.m. Administrative council meets 2nd Sunday of quarter MAYWOOD BAPTIST Lyle H. Chappell, Pastor Daniel Griesbaum, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:30 am. Worship 6 p.m. Church training 7 p.m. Worship MT. OLIVET UNITED METHODIST George Braden, Pastor 11 a.m. Sunday worship 1:30 p.m. UMW, Ist Thursday 7:30 p.m. Administrative board, 2nd Tuesday LEWISTOWN BAPTIST Rev. Elmer McCully, Pastor Kent Van Meter. SS Supt, 9:30 am. Sunday school 10:30 am. Worship 6:30 p.m. Youth meeting 7:30 p.m. Worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening CHURCH OF CHRIST Larry Hunter 6:30 p.m. Study & devotional, Weds. I0 a.m. Sunday school II am. Sunday worship 6 p.m Sunday evening, all welcome DOVER BAPTIST Dr. Richard Todd, Pastor Billy K. Turner, SS Supt. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship service LEWISTOWN CHRISTIAN George R. Lee, Pastor Pearl Hicks, SS Supt. 9:45 am. Church school 10:30 a.m. Worship EWlNG ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rew, Elmer Hagood 9:45 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 6 p.m. CA service 7:30 p.m. Wed. prayer meeting CANTON FIRST BAPTIST Milton Baumgardner, Pastor SATURDAY: 7 a.m. Men's prayer 7:30 a.m. Women's prayer SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Worship 7 p.m. Church training 7:45 p.m. Worship MONDAY: 3-5 p.m. Library TUESDAY: 11 a.m. Nursing home ministry WEDNESDAY: 6:30 p.m. Fellowship supper 7:30 p.m. Business meeting CANTON IMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST Robert Gall Woods, Pastor SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:15 a.m. Worship 2:30 p.m. District nominating com- mittee, Edina UMC CANTON CHRISTIAN Charles E. Long, Jr., Pastor THURSDAY: 10 a.m. Sr. citizen's Bible study SUNDAY: I0 a.m. Worship 11 a.m. Fellowship hour MONDAy: 9 a.m. Staff meeting 7 p.m. Scouts WEDNESDAY: 11 a.m. Nursing home Bible stories 7:30 p.m. Education meeting PARABLE OF JESUS I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three rrears I come seeking uit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about It, and dung it: And it it bear fruit, well: and if not. then after that thou shalt cut it down, Luke 13:5-9 Margie Woods re( 3 academic schol Margie McDaniel Woods of Canton has learned of the receipt of three scholarships for the 1985-86 academic year. Christine Price Young, scholar- ship officer of the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, writes that Woods is a recipient of the Brandenburg Scholarship. This award is designated for adults entering a second career and who have promise of making a positive contribution to the life of the United Methodist Church. The grant in the amount of $800 is made possible through funds from Student Day offerings and through gifts from local churches and individuals within the connectional system of the denomina- tion. Gordon Saunders, Past Grand Patron and Chairman of ESTARL in Missouri, is a recipient of a ESTARL (Easte Awards the third year ESTARL possible through Missouri, Order Catherine Twitty, the scholarship gift from the United Methodist These awards are women in i Christian service. Woods will be year in the three Master's Saint Paul City. Pa :k UMC campers July campers of the Park United Methodist Church have returned from Camp Jo-Ota near Clarence. First year campers were Stacy Ewalt, Jennilee Bradshaw, Kim Austin, Dale Darnall, and Derrick Turner. Second year campers were Stephen Mcchristy and Mary Alice Conkin. Pastor Eloise M. Marx of the Lewis County Parish was the camp director. Instructors were Rev. James Brice, Melissa Brice, and Jim Wells of Wayland U.M. Circuit; Tag Shoults of CLUB NEWS Ill I Bluff Springs U.M.W. The Bluff Springs U.M.W. met at the home of Mrs. Howard Leftwich Wednesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. President Helen Land opened the meeting reading "Another Day." The program "Must We Have Enemies?" was given by Mrs. Leftwich, assisted by Mae Gorrell, Kathleen Ruddick, Wilma Egley, Dorothy Higbee and Helen Land. The purpose was to help U.M. Women to see the meaning of love in the light of Jesus' life and teachings and to become more willing to love and accept others who seem to be different from us. Scriptures were from Phillipians, Romans, Ephesians, Matthew and II Corinthians. Rev. Brice and Susan sang "Were You There?" and Helen Land read four "stanzas from the song, "God of Grace and God of Glory." Jesus' command was to "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." Closing prayer was by Rev. Brice. Roll call was answered with a Bible verse by 16 members with 85 visits to sick and shut-ins. There were two visitors, Deann Winters and Mrs. Tom Junkins. A thank you note was read and a donation given by the family of Geo. Winters. A collection of white uniforms will be sent to the hospital at Ganta. Mrs. Ronnie Barry is to purchase the layette to be sent to the Festival of Sharing Mini Festival Oct. 5. Nadine Thurmond will preach at morning services at Bluff Springs, Sunday, August 11. Spiritual Life closing was given by Crystal Higbee who read "Power of Littles". Closing prayer was by Rev. Brice." Refreshments were served by the hostess. The August meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Charles Ruddick, Wednesday, August 28. Canton; Bonita and Janne Elyn Greely, Alaska. Lewis Co. Health Calendar The following appointments. WIC: AUg. 8; pickup; Aug. 13, cation. Family AUg. 12 and 26; p.m., no Prenatal clinic: Immunization 21. Child Health p.m., Aug. 8. No appointments ing clinics: Blood pressure: Housing, 11-11:30, Nutrition Site, II-II: Senior Housing, LaGrange Senior a.m., Aug. 21; Housing, 11-11 Williamstown Senio a:m., Aug. 28; Masonic Lodge, Bunge donated aid Bunco Car 200,000 pounds (CSM) to the Subsaharan Africa, Norman Kendrick, Bunge's This CSM, half a million meals, by Bunge's Lauhoff will supplement the the company relief effort in The new beginning of what become a steady under the Illinois Africa Program. was kicked off by Jim Thompson m at Lauhoff's stress the use of far the form of highly consumable food Lauhoff's CSM. Profit With Above is a group picture of the Bible who baptized their saying "in the name of the and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost." For scriptural references of the correct call .288-3594.