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Ralph H. Faulk. Editor
Published Each Wednesday
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Mi*» Doris Reynold- Catechist
Sunday Mass and Sermon
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Subject: The master is come and
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Rev C C. Clow
calleth for thee His call must be enter the one Holy Catholic Apoa-
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answered. You cannot evade Him
tohe Church, and that is by being
ORDER OF SERVICES
born again of water, and the Spirit,
9 45 am Sunday School
Here in this church, we have a
by being christened, given a new
Mrs Marie Smith. Supt
crude hanging crucifix. It is in the name, a Christian name Then you 1
11 00 am Morning Worship
Portland inquirer Editor
Negroes of this and surrounding very center of the ct-'irch where it
6 30 p.m B Y P. Fellowship
are in it I was bom an American, |
Conducted by Lenworth Miner
communities could organize classes must be seen. That is why it has
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and I am an American, but it is not
8 00 p m Evening Worship
for adults for the benefit of their been placed there. It is calling for
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in itself a guarantee that I am an
you. It is saying. "W ill you stand ideal citizen. Still I am an Am en- '
BETHEL CHURCH, A. M. E.
Being closely associated with the with m e?” And a good many say can Baptism is no guarantee that
A*ter having read your paper.
N. McMillen and Larrabee
you are an ideal Christian What
The Portland Inquirer. I derided to
write to you right away and ex-
difference does it make? None, if
ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH
preaa my sincere wishes that your to hear our colored presses squeal- i it quite plain. He not only called you regard? it as magic. Every
paper will be one of the greatest of ing segregation or discrimination men . . . He called them into a thing, if you regard it as sharing
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N. E Knott and Rodney
its kind So far it has not baaed ita at other races, makes a fellow quite group, into a fellowship, into a com in the social life of the Master. "I
topics on race or sentiment That uncomfortable, when you. or anyone munion, into a new Israel.
am the vine, ye are the branches,”
Religion is not merely an indi says Christ. The branch cannot
is what I call a newspaper, and no for that matter, can plainly see the
a textbook with the same subject. root of the trouble lies at our own vidual matter, it is a social thing. abide by itself, so you cannot, ex
10 00 a m. Church School
11 00 a.m. Morning Prayer
I read everything written by my front door. I find it Interesting as If a man says religion is very cept you abide in Christ. As a priest,
Thursday 9 00 a.m. Communion
people. Some of which keeps me well as delightful to read a paper | simple, it is the trading of the soul it is my privilege to say what the
terribly upset, with their sermon* giving a list of news and places with God. I would answer, "Yes, it apostles did, and said when they
is that and more.” A dimension of baptized a person.
of discrimination, segregation, and
COMMUNITY M. B. CHURCH
other columns 1 think first, we G<JOD WORK UP. and 1 am sure life has been left out. Christianity
“ Do you renounce the devil and
Rev. H C Cheatham, Pastor
should see the beam in our own eyes the Negro population will give you must include our fellows. I know the all his works ? The pomps and vani- j
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easy way in which shallow critics ties of the wicked world ? Do you j
Vanport City 17, Oregon
before finding the mote in the next its whole hearted support.
discriminate between Christ and the believe in the Christian faith? Wilt j
fellow’s. 1 am truly a race proud
church. “ I don’t have to be a church thou then obediently keep God’s
woman. I wish it was so that the
man to be a Christian." “ I love holy will and commandments, and
Rev. J. F. Smith
Christ, but I hate the church,” says walk in the same all the days of thy
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another. “ Too many hypocrites in life ? ” “ I receive this person into the j
. Portland, Oregon
Reported by SISTER C. L. LAMPEEN
congregation of Christ's flock, and |
Jesus, yes. He is to be followed, do sign him with the sign of the j
People's Community Baptist
The second annual Holy Convo the Lord was In our midst, and did but what has the church got to do
cross, in token that hereafter he
cation of the Church of God In bless us on that day.
with disciple? The answer is read in shall not be ashamed to confess the
N. E 74th and Glisan St.
Sunday, July 9th, our last day of your gospels and read in your his
Christ was held from June 30th
Rev. R E. Donaldson, Minister
through July 9th, at the West-side the great Holy Convocation was the tory. I f there is one thing clear in faith of Christ crucified, and man
Sunday School 10:30 A. M.
Church of God in Christ at Fifth State Overseer's Day. It was a great the gospels, it is that Jesus Christ fully to fight under His banner
Morning Worship 11:00 A. M
day in the Lord. The ordination picked twelve men and trained them against sin, the world, and the devil,
and Handers, Portland, Oregon.
B. Y. P. U. Meeting 7:00 P M
Assistant overseer. J. S. Lomax, ceremony on Sunday evening was as a compact inner group, the nu and to continue Christ’s faithful
presided over the meeting and Elder beautiful with the ordination of cleus of an organization which has soldier and servant unto his life’s
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
1205 Hathaway Drive
J. C. Levies was the entertaining Brother S. W Whitted and Brother swept out and down the centuries end.”
The call of Christ to fellowship
pastor. Elder J. Jenkin was in J. Jenkin The state secretary, Elder proclaiming the good news of the
charge of the prayer meetings and C. L. Lampkin, brought the evening Son of God. and we know why he
Rev. J. W Brown, Pastor
message. Subject was "Ambassador picked twelve. There were twelve ciation of this pagan world. Today
We were blessed to have a spirit of Peace,” Luke 14:32. Our hearts tribes of Israel, and He was come we try to make believe in new
ual meeting, in which the Lord was truly did burn as he preached the not to destroy, but to fulfill; not to standards. (2) Christ calls us to de
cide to take a stand with Him or
glorified. Truly our hearts did burn word of God to us.
found a new church so much as to
within as the ministers of God broke
Some of our distinguished dele renovate the old. “ You have not against Him. " I know thy works
that thou art neith * cold nor hot;
the bread of life to us from time to gates to the meeting were Overseer
chosen me, but I have chosen you,”
I would thou wert jold or hot. So
Taylor, and his wife, Sister Tay
He says, “ And appoint you to sit on
Friday, June 30th, overseer of lor, and his co-worker Evangelist thrones, judging the twelve tribes then because thou are neither cold
Excelsior Lodge No. 23
nor hot, I will spew thee out of my
Idaho, Elder E. E. Hamilton, de Lewis; Evangelist Jackson of Phoe
of Israel.” When Judas fell, that
F. & A. M.
livered the message.
nix, Arizona, State Mother Douglas organization, that church which He mouth.” It is largely a matter of
2nd and 4th Monday
taste, someone says. That is it . . .
Sunday, July 2nd, State School of California, Overseer Van Good-
had founded, met and elected his
8:00 P. M.
Superintendent, Elder T. A. Russo, low and his wife, Sister Goodlow,
if you have a taste for Christ, you
successor, St. Mattias, that church
was in charge of Sunday School, and his co-worker. Sister M. Jones,
lose your taste for all that is anti-
K L. CULP, W. Master
organized about the apostles, swept
also he brought to us a wonderful all of Seattle, Wash; Overseer Ham
Christ. Your baptism becomes a
L. R. BLACKBURN, Secretary
out into the world like a flame,
sermon in the morning services.
Phone TRinity 1857
ilton of California.
thing that is real, and you are bap
carrying everything before it.
Sunday evening, the state Y. P.
tized into a fellowship that will not
We were blessed to raise $919.14.
It went up the coast to Antioch,
W. ^V. president was in charge of May the Lord bless thee and keep
surrender His standards. (3) The
swept into its irresistible force,
the Y. P. W. W. meeting which was thee until we meet again. Overseer,
call of Christ is to have faith, and
Chapter No. 6 ,0 .E .S .
went over into Asia Minor, into
enjoyed by all. Overseer Taylor of Elder, S. W. Harrison; Assistant
that does not mean what the little Meetings 1st Wednesday each month
Greece, Italy, Germany, Spain, Eng
Phoenix. Arizona, brought the eve Overseer, E’der J. S. Lomax; Pre
girl once said she understood it
8:00 P. M.
land, and to America. And from the
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siding Bishop, Elder Driver; State
meant (believing something that is
very first the call of Christ was to
Mrs. Elise S. Reynolds, Secretary
Wednesday, July 5th, was state Mother, Mother Miller; State Sec
not true) but rather trust, confi
be baptized into it, to become a
Mothers’ day, on which all Sisters retary, Elder I^ampkin; Reporter,
dence, assurance that Jesus Christ
sharer of its responsibility.
Billy Webb Lodge No. 1050
were asked to wear white. Service Sister C. L. Lampkin.
was right that God is not a mere
I know it has been full of sinners.
I. B. P. 0 . E. of W.
began at 12 o'clock, with Sister 1.
physical formula, but a Father.
What did you think the church was,
Meets every 2nd and 4th Wed.
Lomax and Sister F. M. Turner in
That Christ came among us in
a club for Saints ? I f it has been a
the flesh, suffered with us, rost-
hospital for sinners, it has also been
2504 N. Williams Ave. (Russell St.)
During the day we were blessed bo
from the dead, and leads the way of
W. L. SHINE, Exalted Ruler
a training school for saints, who
hear from some of our missionaries
E D W AR D FELTS, Secretary
life everlasting . . . and then it is
have been disciplined and trained
and women evangelists. A fter which
ir. her fellowship not as men in bar a call to effort, to duty, effort to do
our State Mother came forth and
Bagley Downs, Wash., July 14—
the will of God, who can appraise
Enterprise Lodge No. 1
racks, but as soldiers on the march,
brought us a beautiful lesson from Members of the Inter-racial and In
and if it had not been for the church
the word of God. We alse had a five ter-denominational Church of Bag-
you would not have had the N. T. power of a human will. Are you a
Meets every 1st and 3rd Monday
dollar march, in which all the Sis ley Downs held its regular bi
(most of the Epistles are letters Christian ? Have you lived up to
ters were supposed to give five dol monthly meeting last night at the
2504 N. Williams Ave.
written to some church.) The Mas your vows? Are you a soldier and
lars in order to bless and help our home of Mrs. Bagley of Falk Road.
W H. BOWERS, W Master
ter calls you into His Church. servant in the ranks ?
JAMES L. WASSON, Secretary
State Mother, Mother Mary Miller. Members and visitors attending ex
Church is the name he gave it. “ On “ I love the church, the holy church,
Mother Douglas and Sister -Lamp- pressed awe and pleasure at the out
this I build my church.” Saint Paul The Savior’s spotless bride;
kin lead the march. We were come of such an organization, be
called it His body, the pillar and Be mine, O Christ, to live in her,
blessed to raise $115.94 for our cause this group organized as an
ground of truth, and the fullness of And when our Lord shall call,
State Mother on her day and night. experiment, but according to re
Him that filleth all in life. Saint To die in thee, the spouse of Christ.
W e do thank God for Mother Miller. sults up to date it appears that this
Paul calls it “ His Bride.” Not a hu- The Mother of us all.’’
Mother Miller was also presented inter-racial and inter-denomina
with a beautiful housecoat from tional Church and organization will
the missionaries of the West-side be something permanent.
Church. A nice luggage from the
Among some of the distinguished
ROBERT N. JOYNER, JR„ M. D.
All Nations Church of God In visitors were Rev. and Mrs. Bush
Physician and Surgeon
Offices: 1415 N. Williams Av.
Christ was presented to her. Also ing. Rev. Bushing is pastor of the
she received many other nice gifts Bagley Downs Church. He gave an
VErmont 4404 or BEacon 3181
from various groups and churches. interesting report on the conference
WILLIAMS AVENUE U. S. O.
Friday, July 7th, was our Senior that he attended in Seabeck, of the
6 N. Tillamook Street
Bishops’ Day. On which Overseer United Church Council. He also pre
Van Goodiew of Seattle, Wash., sented some of the future activities
MRS. BEATRICE REED
brought to us a timely message.
as planned by this council. Among
Saturday, July 9th, Y. P. W. W. some of the preparations in educat
Personal Attention at Holman &
day, State President Elder, B. M. ing and promoting better racial
McSwain, was In charge. Elder J. feeling and appreciation between
N. E. 14th and Sandy Blvd.
Jenkin lead the testimonial service. the two races is an inter-racial Pot
WYATT W. WILLIAMS
Sister F. M. Turner was mistress of Luck Dinner Wednesday, July 26th.
ceremony who prepared a lovely Everybody is invited to attend this
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program. The State President dinner and bring along their lunch
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brought the evening message. Truly pails or boxes with lunches therein.
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