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The Clarendon Press, November 11, Page 2 .mm,mm  mm,mm 1 L QUESTIONS P OPL ASK ! Mrs. Norma Selvidge , visiting in Guatemala By Weldon Rives, Minister FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH . OceMionally people who are young in the Christian faith, and on other occasions people who have been Christian for a considerable time, experience a severly strenuous test of their faith in some form. When this happens, it is not uncommon to hear the question: "How can I know that I am truely converted?" The question arises because by the nature of "the confrontation" -- as the moderns say and "the testing of faith" as the elders of the faith put it -- they are thereby tempted to cast offtheir new faith and walk therein no more. Because of this they become unsure of their confession and commitment; they need some reassuring that they might continue as obedient and faithful disciples. To such a person I would suggest that he study the Gospel of St. John and remember his statement [John 20:31] "These things are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name." John 20:31 is the key verse stating plainly the purpose of the gospel. With this understanding he who has begun to waver should study intensely John&apos;s gospel for the strengthening of his Medical Auxiliary sets organizational meeting The Medical Center Auxiliary of Donley County will have an organizational meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Lions Club Hail. New officers will be elected and the group will begin regular meetings once again. New members are sought for the organization. faith. In this gospel John had two primary purposes: 1) to show that Jesus was the long expected messiah, the Savior of the world, and 2) belief and acceptance of Hislife and teachings would bring an experience of an entirely new quality of life. However, one should not believe that at the point of conversion - when Christ has begun to make all things new in your life--that you have reached full spiritual maturity. Rather, we at that point of the Christian experience are but as "Babes in Christ" as Paul states having to be fed spiritual milk rather than the meat of faith [I Corinthians 3:1-2.] While we are yet "babes in Christ" we cannot fully accept some of the deeper mysteries of the Christian faith, wherein we must step out in faith, believing that the proclamations of the Gospel is true and trusting that the experiences of life will witness to the truthfulness of that which logic and systematic proof cannot support. We are not let alone as infants in the faith. We have the records of the ancient Hebrews as they followed the directions of God passed down by the prophets. We have the Apostles and other disciples of the New Testament Period. We have the early Church Fathers as the young, infant church grew and matured. And, we have our contemporaries who are faithfully supporting us in the faith that we might come through those spiritual "growing pains" as an infant Christian. Therefore, it is expedient that since "we...are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the Joy that was set before him endured the Cress, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God." This can be done as we grow in our belief that "Jesus Is the Christ, the son of GOd." And John's gospel will help us to strongly believe in Him who loved us and gave himself for us. Grace and peace. in accordance with the national bicentennial celebration activities, Texas is co-sponsoring a delegation to visit the country of Guatemala this week on an international cultural exchange program developed under the "Festival USA" phase of the national bi-centennial celebrations. Mrs. Norma Selvidge, drama teacher at Clarendon College, is one of the representatives and left from Amarillo at 6:20 Friday morning to meet the rest of the group in Houston and then travel on to Guatemala. Others included on the trip are Texas Secretary of State Mark White and wife and Lt. Col. John Moellering, the White House representative to the bi-centenniai international affairs. The group will be met by .. official delegation at the airport and w$L,trX?ei in an entourageof antique cars to the Ritz Continental. They will be officially received by President and Mrs. Carlos Arano Osario of Guatemala, whom Mrs. Selvidge will present with a book of original poetry illustrated with pictures of children from Donley County. The purpose of the book is to show that friendship among cultures should begin as friendship among children. The group will also be received at the U.S. embassy and by the Guatemalan Congress. They will visit the city of Antigua, one of the three centers of culture in the Americas, and will be made honorary citizens of Antigua. The delegation will tour marketplaces, theaters and museums and see a private show by the national ballet company, a musical telling of the nation's history. Explorers to meet Explorer Post 33 will hold a meeting at the Hospitality Room of the Farmers State Bank at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 12. It is important that all members planning to go on the Red River ski trip be present. All Explorers are urged to attend as future activities will be discussed. C00mmunity liMMIi00T O. SIMMONS Fir;E LEC;HUO/NE ":/4-350; '. alendar c.,,,,ooo.,,x,s 11 Autograph Party Farmers State Bank 1:30-4:30 p.m. 12 Beef Short Course College Masonic Lodge IOOF Lodge Ladies Golg 13 Lions Club Brene Boosters CC Band Concert Boy Scouts Troop 33 14 County Club Board Attend Your Church 15 Eastern Star 16 Clarendon vs. Wheeler See us for all your insurance needs. i i fy " Attend the church o our choice i i Albert Yarborough, Pastor Paul Hancock, Pastor i Sunday Weekly Sunday Services Sunday CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Sunday School ............... 10:00 a.m. The pastor is from out of town. Sunday School ................ 9:45 a.m. 3rd & Hawley Morning Worship ........... ll:00a.m. Morning Worship .......... 10:40 a.m. David J. Eckenboy Evening Worship ............ 6:30 p.m. ST. STEVENS BAPTIST CHURCH Regular Monthly Women's Meetings Sunday Wednesday Jefferson & Martindale Sunday School ................. 9:45 a.m. Worship ........................ 6:30 p.m. R. E. Manning, Pastor CHURCH OF CHRIST Morning Worship ........... 11:00 a.m. Weekly Sunday Services 4th & Carhart Evening Worship ............ 7:00 p.m. The pastor is from out of town. Don Stone, Minister Wednesday ST. JOHN BAPT1STEPISCOPAL Sunday Night Service .................. 7:30 p.m. 3rd & Parks ST, MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH Sunday School ................ 9:30 a.m. Mcclelland & Montgomery Morning Worship ........... 10:15 a.m. Sunday School ............... 10:00 a.m. t Father Wolko Evening Worship ............ 6:00 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Services ....................... 11:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Mass ...... 8:00 a.m. Wednesday 4th & Parks Holy Days ...................... 7:00 a.m. Night Service .................. 7:30 p.m. Owen McGarity, Pastor i Father Wolko is from Memphis. Sunday CHURCH OF CHRIST Sunday, ............... -qrmncnr00 ASSEMBLY OF GOD Rosenfeld & Kearney Morning Worship ............ 9:00 a.m. -=r I" vv v=m Sth & McClelland Hubert Bromley, Minister Youth Program ............... 6:00 p.m. R. L. Leeder, Pastor by These : Evening Worship ............ /:00 p.m. Sunday CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST Tuesday t Sunday School .... . ........... 9:45 a.m. 302 N. Jefferson Bible Study .................... 2:30 p.m. Sunday Worship ............ 11:00 a.m. C.H. Duncan Sunday Evening Worship ..7:00 p.m. Merchants Tuesday Women's Missionary Council. 1 p.m. Night Service .................. 7:30p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morris Cornell Texaco t Oood Cornel, Peanut's Drive-In ERNEST KENT Bill & Rudene Wise i t Your TEXACO Consignee Roddy's 66 Service l ! The Donley County Here to Serve Abstract Company Murphy Funeral Home i . People Who Care i i o Clarendon Wholesale Established 1907 Jane Bownds Lee's Trading Post Flag contest set in one of the many methods of celebrating the bi-centennial celebration, two Clarendon College students been visiting the elementary school and junior high to talk the upcoming flag contest. Richard Allen, a sophomore Perryton, and Pare Gattis, a sophomore from Irving, have telling the school kids about the contest in an effort to get smaller children involved in the celebration of America's birthday. During the visits, Allen and Miss Gattis explained the the contest and gave the kids an explanation of the celebration. "Many of the kids didn't understand what bi-centennial was, but they understood and liked the idea birthday," Miss Gattis said. The two students will be around this week to reach the classes they could not talk week, and then will go around and check with the children again to see how they are doing. The rules of the contest are that the drawing any size or on any type of paper and that it must be Tracings will not be accepted. The sign must be painted, water colors, magic marker or any kind of coloring, and represent some facet of Donley County. The contest is open to students from kindergarten to eighth grade, and entries may be submitted now. The judging will be done by a panel of sig students, three from Clarendon College, two from Clarendo High School and one from Hedley High School. The judging will take place after Christmas "Their enthusiasm was good," Allen said, "They were really interested and they asked a lot of questions." Allen gave the kids a background on the United States and Texas flags the flags to help give the kids an idea of what was contest. He then explained what would be considered as representing Donley County, such as the natural marks plants and animals found in Donley County. The two said that they would return to the classes they have already visited to answer any questions. OONLEY C tINT MARKET LACE IIIISClglLAIIEOUS MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE LEFT IN LAYAWAY:Eieetre- phonic Component Stereo with Built-in Player. AM-FM Stereo Rodio, Garrard Turn Table, 200 Watts, 10 Speaker System. Original Price: $399.95. Assume Balance of $345.00 or $10.00 monthly. Payments at Martin's Sound Center, corner Georgia & 1-40, Amarillo, Texas. FOR SALE:Used 50,000 furnace. Excellent complete guarantee. See Osburn Furniture, Texas. WANT MAURICE'S POODLE QUE, 2729 Wolf,in, 352-4371 for appointment. IFOR SALE:New -and used[ tranquilizing. Scissor [furniture. T&M General Store. I Will do Standards. IPhone 874-2155. WANTED: From the FOR SALE: 1969 Olds 98. 55,000 actual miles. Would consider trade. Call 874-3898 after 5:00 p.m. FARM FOR SALE: By owner 160 acres in Windy Valley Area, 10 miles Southwest of Claren- don. Underground irrigation water available. 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