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THE SrapAXlOBEGONIAN, POBTLAKD, DECEMBER 23, 1900.
CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICES1
yrrrH. arosic.AXD sosg, chtjrches
OCke Holy Festival Will Be Appropri
ately Observed ThrovgUout -the
Clty'lty Religions Worsklp.
In all of the Portland churches today
services will be held to .celebrate tljej
jnnstmas xesuvai. Musical services in
which the leading singers and musicians
of the city will assist have been ar
ranged in all the- churches Masses will
toe said at the Catholic places of worship,
and appropriate music rendered by the
At the First Congregational Churqh
there will be specially attractive serv
ices. In the morning, Mr. Fred B. Smith,
International secretary of the Y.M. G.
A., will preach the sermon. His topic
will be, "Profit and Loss." In the even
ing a special Christmas carol service will
be given Ty the choir, assisted by Miss"
Francis Gill, who -will render a violin
solo. The topic of the address by Dr.
Ackerman will be. "What "We 'Have
Gained During the Century in Apprecla
clatlon of Christ." The music for the
day will be as follows:
Organ, prelude in D minor Price
Anthem, "Exalt Him" Hanscom
Response The Lord's Prayer
Offertory, soprano solo and' quartet,
"Hark, the Angel Choir" Brown
Postlude, "March in C" Lleblg
Organ prelude, "Sanctus" Gounod.
Carol, "While Shepherds Watched'..
Carol, baritone and contralto solos and .
quartet, "There Came Three Kings" .
Besponse, contralto solo, "Cometothe
Manger In Bethlehem" Schnecker
Anthem, tenor solo and quartet, ?'It .
Came Upon the Midnight Clear".Scott
Offertorle,. violin solo, "Cavattaa"....Baff
Miss Frances G11L
Anthem, soprano solo and quartet,
"The Heavenly Message" Coombs
Postlude, Festal March Caulkin
The- following musical programme will
be rendered under the direction of W. A.
Montgomery. The choir consists of Mrs.
Hose Bloch-Bauer, soprano; Mrs. -Frank
J. Baley, contralto; Mr. Lauren Pease,
tenor; Mr. W. "A. Montgomery, baritone";
Mrs. Edward Drake, organist. The choir
will' be assisted by Miss Frances Gill, vlo'
Unlst. . First Unitarian.
At -the Unitarian Church, Seventh and
Yamhill streets, today at 11 o'clock there
win oe a Christmas service. Christmas
features will be marked In all the ex
ercises. Mr, .Lord will preach a Christ
ianas sermon and the choir will render
Christmas music. Among the- numbers
will be Gounod's beautiful anthem. "To
God Give Glory," with violin obligate,
which will be played by Margaret Fal-"
lenlus. The choir Is composed of Miss
Agnes "Watt, soprano, Mrs. Harry O'Reil
ly, atto; Mr. F. S. Pierce, tenor, anS
Mr. Bert Brown, basso. "Mrs. Edith "Fal
lenlus, organist and choir master, will
direct thfe music which follows: .
Opening anthem, "Glory to God," Pergo
lisl; anthem, "The "Vigil of the Shep
' herds' "Lansing; "GJoria," Mozart: re
sponse. "'Holy, Holy Lord," Holz; of
fertory, "to God Give Glory," Gounod;
'Nunc Dimlttls." Barnby; postlude, "Hal
lelujah Chorus," Handel.
Immediately follpwlng the m.orning.serv
lce the children of the Sunday school
will march Into the church tor their lisuaj
Christmas "service. The choir of 45 .chili
dren has been working or several weekly
and will elng "It Came Upon the Mid
titght Clear," by A. Sullivan; with solo
oblisatoungr'by"Miss'Watt. A carol 'writ
ten for the occasion by Mrs. Fajlenlus
as a setting to Martin Luther's hymn will
be sung by Celeste Moore, Margaret Fal
lenlus playing the violin obligato.
An Xmas. festival of the Sunday School
will take place Friday evening of this
week at 7:30. In the chapel.
' First Baptist. " ,
At the First Baptist Church, corner of
Twelfth and Taylor streets, the pastor;
Bev. Alexander Blackburn, D. D., will
preach ".today as follows: 10:30, subject."
"Sons of God"; 7:30. "Betrospectlons and
Visions From the Edge of the Old Cen
turyFrom the Manger In Bethlehem,"
Christmas, sermon. , The baptismal -ceremony
will take place at the opening of
i. the evening service. The Sundays School
will meet at noon under John G. Malone,,
superintendent, and the young people's
meeting at C:30, which will be led by
Jame9 Edmunds. The following musical
programme is under the direction of" W.
M. Wilder, with a chorus of male voices:
Prefudium "Intermezzo" Mascagnl
Anthem .........,".............. By chorus
Offertolre ... .'.'.'..IT.... Lemmens
Postludlum "Impromptu No. 2"
Preludlum "Swan's Song" ("Lohen
Song By chorus
Offertory "-'Voluntary" ITreyer
.rosuuaium ...... Mendelssohn
The annual Sunday School Christmas
entertainment will be held on Wednes
day evening next at 7:30. A good pro
gramme has been arranged.
Christmas Sunday will be observed In
a most appropriate way at the Taylor
Street M. E. Church. Dr. Kellogg -will
preach In the morning on "The Christ of
the 20th Century." In the evening selec
tions from the Messiah, by Handel, will
be rendered, as follows:
There will be a chorus of 50 voices un
der the direction of W. H. Boyer. Fol
lowing are the soloists: Miss May Dear
borne, soprano; ,Mrs. Will Bushong, fcon
tralto; L. Gllllland, tenor; Paul Wessln
ger, baritone; Dr. W. A. Cummlng, bass.
The orchestra: Violins. Messrs. Spltzner,
Denton, Thellhorn ana Mrs. Brown; viola,
Mr. Bejitley; celjo. Mr. Conrad;,bass, Mr.
Bertram; organist, Mrs. W. E. Thomas.
E ening Largo, organ and strings,
Handel: offertory, selection .from "Mes
siah," Handel; recitative, tenor, "Comfort
Ye My People"; recitative, bass. "Thus
Salth the Lord"; aria, bass. "But "Who
May Abide"; chorus, "For- Unto Us a
Child Is Born": pastoral symphony, or
chestra; recitative, soprano. "And There
Were Shepherds"; chorus. "Glory to
God": aria, contralto. "He Shall Feed
His Flocks", soprano. "Come Unto Him";
chorus, "Behold the Lamb of God"; recl
tatic baritone, "Behold I Teil You a
Mystery";'' aria, baritone, "The Trumpet
Snail Sound"; chorus. "Hallelujah."
At the Trinity Church. Sixth and Oak
streets, services are as follows; Morning
prayer and sermon. 11: evening prayer
And sermon. -7:33; Dr Morrison will
preach at both services, Sunday School
meets at 5:45 in the parish house on fifth,
street. ' ,
The -Christmas services will be as fol
lows: Christmas Eve Celebration of the holy
Christmas Day Morning prayer, sermon
and holy communion. 10:38. Dr. Morrison
will preach and will render Gounod's
"Nazareth.-" Ar the midnight service on
Christmas eve Dr. Morrison will sing1 "O"
Holy Night." An elaborate musical" pro
gramme has beerf arranged for the ChrIst-
mas morning service. Brown's Orchestra
will assist, under the direction of Mr.
Grace Methodist Chureh.
Services of unusual Interest win be held
tJodnyat Grace M. E. Church, Twelfth1
and Taylor streets, both morning a'na
evening. A love feast, to which all axe
Invited, will be lield at 9 30 A. M, to
be followed by the administration of the
Lord's Supper. The Thursday night -prayer
jneeting and the Sunday morning 3ove
least are both preparatory to one -com-
munion service at 1030 A- 1L Dr. La-J
throp will devote the entire hour to!
making a most unique and interesting
service. Special Christmas music, by .
double quartet ehQir.wlll jje enjoyed both
morning and evening. At 7:30 P. M. the.
Sunday School will nave charge of the
service, and will furnish a most Interest
ing 'programme. Strangers are cordially
Invited to worship at "this church.
St. Patrick' .Church.
AT St. Patrick's Church, Nineteenth and
Savler streets, masses will be celebrated
.at 5:00, 8:00 and 10:30 Christmas morning.
An elaborate musical programme nas
been prepared under .the leadership of
Mrs. J. E. Owens.
At high mass. 1030 A. M., "Messe Sol
ennelle," by'Eduardo Marzo, Op. 19, will
be r sung complete, accompanied by a
string quintet, composed .of the follow
ing well-known musicians: First violin.
Mr. S. Driscoll; second violin, Mr. Ho-
nack; -viola, Mr. William Livingston;
'cello, Mr. Conrad; double bass, Mr, Koe
nlg. The programme follows:
Kyrie ..... 7. Marzo
Soprano soloist, Miss Lavlna La Fond.
"Gloria in Excelsls Deo". Marzo
Soloists Miss Nejlie Stanton, sprang;
. .Miss "Pauline Manclet, contralto; rMr.
J. E. Malley, tenor; Mr. G. Larner
basso. - - " ' -
"Credo In Unum Deum" Marzo
Soloists Mrs. J. E. Owens, soprano;
Mr. J. E. MaUey, tenor;. Mr. J. E. -
Offertory "Cantlque de Noel"..;
Soprano solo and chorus Mrs.
Soprano soloist, Miss-L. La Fond.
"Afleste FIdells" Werner
Soprano solo and chorus Miss- La
"Agnus Dei" ". .....Marzo
Soloists Miss Marie Maher, Miss Pau
Evening, 7:30 P. M., vespers
Bosewig's vespers-" complete, by full
choir of "25 Voices.
Benediction .: I
"O! Salutarls" Carl Basslnl
Soprano '.solo Mrs. Jl'E. Owens.
"Tantum Ergo" ...Selected
Double male quartet (unaccompanied).
"Laudate Domlnum" Mercandante
.The f olio wing'is' the. membership of the
Sopranos Mrs. J. E. Owens, Misses La
Fond, Maher, Nellie Stanton, Campbell.
McCalUg.'D'lnneen, Nejcken, Healy and
.Contraltps-jMJsses Pauline Manclet,
Costello, N. O'Brien, Hammel and K.
TenorsMesses. L ,E. Malley, J. Boyle,
D. Campbell and C. 'Bradley.
Bassos Messrs. J. E. Owens, G., Lamer,
"Vf. Jackson, X. Hablghorsi, C. Maher and
Miss Mary O'Dea will preside at the
vorgan. -Mrs.- J. E. Owens, -the choir dl
.rxwtor, will be assisted by, G. Oschele.
'At -the First Christian Church today.
Bev. J. F. Ghormley will take-for his
morning theme, 'Alexander Campbell and
His" Conception of Biblical Interpreta
tion." His evening theme wlfl be, "A
Nlcrht Scene In "Bethlehem." On Sunday
.morning tickets jriay be had, free 'for the
Christmas exercises to be given' in the!
Tabernacle, Christmas night? , Those not
having tickets wlll.be charged, 10. cents
"Tha,. following Is today's musical pro
Morning . '
Anthem "A Christmas Hallelujah"...
Soprano solo "The Glad Tidings"
, Miss" vVoULlGllbertl
Offertory. " ."..'..
Ajithem "Those Holy Voices; ',.JEnierson 1
jEvenlnc-r-. - .
Tenor solo "Star of Bethlehem"
CL H, Waterman. . .
Anthem "Sing, .O Daughter -of Zlon"....
- .vi'.. ...i.. ......'.... Danks
-Miss Maud Springer.
Alto solo and chorus "O. Thou That
Tellest" .i Messiah
' Miss M.' Stanton.
First A. M. E. Zlqn.
Services at Jhe First A. M. E. Zion
Church, main and Thirteenth streetsrwill
bo conducted today by the.postor, Bey.
Ervlng Swan. Preaching at 11 A. M. an
the subject, "Workers of God;" class
meetfng is held at noon; Sunday School at
IP. 1L At.S Pi M., the pastor's themo
will be, "The Birth of Christ." The mu
sic will be -as followsc
Organ preclude Selectea
- ' Mrs, J. W. Robinson. .
Hymn--"Joy to the .World". k .Watts
Solo "The Palms" .'. Faur
Mrs. D. M. Newsman., .
Hymn "Jesus Shall Belgn"!,.. ..,-,. Watts
Solo "Calvary" Hoffman
W. H. Carter.
The Christmas tree and programme by
the Sunday School will take place Monday
night. Tuesday night the choir will ren
der a musical programme. Seats are free.
The public Is Invited to all these services.
At the Immanuel Baptist Church, corner
of Secopd and Meade streets, services will
bo held today at 10:45 Al M. and 7:30 E. M.
This ovenlng the pastor will deliver a
Christmas-sermon, the Jssson ielog drawn
from the gifts of the "Wise Men" to the
infant Jesus, "They Offered. Unto Him
Gifts: Gold and Frankincense and Myrrh."
Bible School meets at 11:45 A. M.; Junior
Young-People's Society, 4:30- P. M,; Young
People's Union, 6:30 P. M.; midweek
prayer service, Thursday evening Tne
Christmas exercises will be held on Tues
day evening. Under the leadership of C.
A. Alvord. Bible School Superintendent,
an effort Is being made "to make this one
of the best Christmas entertainments ever
held In the "church. There will be a
Christmas tree for the children. The
music is under the direction of Mr. George
E. Burch and Mf. George Barden.
At the Clarke M. E. Church, corner
Eighteenth and Baleigh streets. Dr. Rock
well, the presiding elder, will preach at
10:30 A. M., and the pastor. Rev, B. J.
Hoadley, D. D., at 7j30 P. M., will preach
a Christmas sermon on "Bethlehem, the
True 'Birth of Time." In addition to the
chorus choir of "young people at the night
service, Mrs. Candlfsh and Mr. 'A. Duley
will sing a duet. The Sunday School will-
give Its annual Christmas entertainment
At the Danish Lutheran Church, Thir
teenth street, between Hoyt and Glisan,
services todaj- will be held at 11 A. M. ana
7:45 Pr M.. and -Sunday Schortl-at 10-Ai M.
1 Christmas services will be held Christmas
day at 11 A. M. and 7:45 P M. On Wed
nesday. at7:45 P.-MH, the Christmas tree,
festival, -with appropriate exercises, will,
be held. The- Danish-speaking peopltj of
Portland, are cordially invited to attend. -
At snuon. ;vussion, corner ot beoond
and Jefferson streets, services will, be
hcld-'tjoday. by the Pastor, Bev. J .H.
Allen, at 10: A. M. and 7.3ft P. M. The
mornlnr subject will be, "What are the
Deep TJMnss of GodT" and the evening
subject a continuation of the discourses
on prophecy, "Joseph-Ephraim-Samarla-Israel."
Seats are free, -and you are cor
dially invited to those services.
Latter Day Saints.
"The- Church of,( Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints holds, services e'ery Sunday
at 2 ,and 7-30 P. M-. in haft 400. Allsky
Building, corner Third and Morrison.
Take elevator on, Morrison.
At the Calvary Presbyterian Church."
fcorner Eleventh ana Clay streets, Rev: w.
S. Gilbert, pastor, will conduct" services at'
11 A. M. and 7:S0 P. M. The sermon' top
ics are morplng, "God SjKflkipsr Through
His Son"; evening The Sher&et&s-' Mu-
slc -will be furnished by chorus choir.
Beginning with te rst" Sunday in 'Janu-
ary the evening service will be omitted j
And a vesper service at 5 o'clock will take I
St. JFrancis Catholic Chnrch.
Christmas Day will be observed with
the usual solemn though jqyoua services
at St. Francis Churclu The first mass
will begin at 6; low maes at S, and solemn
high mass at 10:30 A. M. The sermon
on the "Infant Bedeemec" In "the arms
of His -Blessed Mother.-wQl be given by
the Bev. Bector. Benediction ot the
Blessed Sacrament will be-.given at 7:30
P. M., at which an excellent musical pro
gramme will be rendered. At the 10:30
solemn mass the following music will
be OTng: '
"Kyrle'V milliard's Mass in B
"Cantlque De Noel" ...Adam Dressier
"Agnus Del". Millard
"AQeste Fldelis' v
The choir Is composed of the following
singers:" Misses Owens, Breslln, Dove,
Kf nnedy. Fay, -Gottsacker, the Mesdames
Nye, McNamee and Dunbar, and Messrs.
E. J. Alstock. L. P. Bruce, Frank Tau
scher, Joe Fay, Joe Tauscher and J.
Straub. Miss Pauline DeWltt Is organist.
The choir of the First Presbyterian
Church has arranged a -fine Christmas,
programme for today. B. L. Hidden will
assist in the. evening. In connection with
the praise service. Dr. Hill will give the
GALLERY OF NEW MEMBERS
WILLIAM A..OARTER, REPRESEXTA TIVE FR03I JACKSON' COUXTY.
GOLD HILL, Or., Dec 2L William1 A. Carter. RopresentatU e- f rom Jackson County, was
i bBrnIn TlnnlssCfe' lit 1874! XC tEeage ot
Springs. Mb., and two jears later graduated from tho Wllloir Springs High School. In 1S03
be came to Jackson County, Oregon, with his parents, and 'has since .-aided at -Gold HilL
Ambitious to follow tie law, Mr. Carter .pursued his studies at night after .his day's" labor
x$2 .done, engad In mining. as q. meansi ot livelihood, from 1S93." to 1696. -Ho continued his
studies for four ears while serving as. City Recorder of Gold jilli." until 'lSOO, wtie, at
the age,lr 23, he was admitted to practice In the 'courts of 'Oregon? He Is noV the Junior
member of the law firm of Hammersley &- Carter, of this place.
Mr. Garter Is an ardent Republican, and made an ctive. canvass In the election, his suc
cess being attested by the fact that he was elected by a majority of more than pOO vpte
over his Democratic competitor In a county generally conceded to be antl-Republlcan.
closing talk of his series on the Bible.
The programme .for the day Is - as fol
lows: Morning service
Organ postlude, "Pastoral Symphony"
., - Handel
j- (From "The Messiah.")
Christmas anthem, "Hymn of the Na- "
tlvlty" ...., .-... Stewart
Christmas anthem, "There Were Shep
Postlude, "Prelude and Fugue In G"
Organ prelude, "March of thp Magl
Chst,mas,anthero, "Sing, O. Daughter '
of Zion" Nevin
Christmas, anthem with vjolip obligato,
"The Babe of Light and Glory"--
Christmas, carol, anthem, "There JDwelt '
in Old Judea" Griggs
Offertory for violin, "Bomanse in F"
Anthem, with violin obligato, "My '
Eaith Looks Up to Thee".... Schnecker
Postlude, "Hallelujah Chorus". ...Handel
(From "The Messiah.")
The choir Is made up as follows:" "Mrs!
Albert C. Sheldon, soprano: Mrs. Amcdeo
M. Smith, contralto; Mr. Harry W.'i
Hbgue, tenor: Mr. Dom J. Zan, baritone;
Mr. Beglnald L. Hidden, violinist; Mr.
Edgar E. Coursena, organist.
-At First -Church-of Christ (Scientist),
xn Twenty-third street, near Irving. serva
Ices will be held at 11 A. M. and S 1.
M. today. The subject of the sermon is
"Christ Jesus." Children's" Sunday School
meets at 12:15 P. M., Wednesday evening
testimonial meeting Is held at S o'clock.
The 'reading-room is open daily from 13
A. M. to "4 P. M., and Friday evening
from 7:30 to 9, in Tear of church cxlmce,
All are cordially welcome.
At the Portland Church of Chrlsf.
(Scientist), Auditorium, Third street, be
tween Taylor and Salmon, services will
be held at 11 A. M. and 8 P. M.; subject
of sermorj, "Jesus Christ." Sunday
School at 12:15. There will be a Wednes
day e-enlng testimonial meeting at S
r o'clock. The free reading-room Is open
dally from 10 A. M. to 5 P. M. All are
Monnt Olivet Baptist.
At the Mount Olivet Baptist Church,
on Seventh street, between Everett and
Flanders, there will be preaching today
fby the pastor, T. F. Smith, both morn
inff and evening. At u A. ii. tne- suo-
f Ject Is, "Obeying the Word"; at S P. M..
"The valley of Dry Bones." xne cnoir
will render excellent music On Christ
mas Day there will be preaching at 11
A. M.. on the- subject, ''The Babe of
Bethehem." All are cordially invited to
the Christmas service.
The Universal Brotherhood (Theosopm-
l cai society in America; nas local peaa-
' quarters at 444 Washington street. The
TjoMis Orniin children's denrtmenf
meets- at 0.C0 A. M. Public meeting will
be held at S P. Ml The subject Is "Christ
mas, and Its Significance In the Light of,
Ancient wisaom. .mesaay, Deing ennst
maa Day, the usual 'srtfdy "class will not
Mount Hood Lodge will hold its -regu-,
lar Sunday e-enihg meeting In the midaie
I hall of the Allsky Building, corner' Mor-
Airvar6 "cordially inited. " '
Splritunllsta, . .-'
Mrs.-Jdd 'Flnnican will, conduct, even
ing, services at 7.15 o"clook at Arusans'
JHa.ll, l&SH,Th'Ird street, between-Washing
ton and Stark, Thf. usual conference .will.
be held at n A..M. ,
The Hermetic Br6therh1o'od, Knot 63, wilt
hold an open meeting at No. 403 TWrd
street, corner- of Harrison, today at 2:30
P. M. All are Invited.
Miss M. Lena Morrow will speak In Alii
ky Hall.No. 201, this evening, at 7:45 P.
M., on the subject, "Art as a factor and
Befleelpr of Civilization. The public Is
EAST SIDE CHURCHES.
Attractive Cbrlatmas Services Have
In the East Side churches, as well as
the Weat Side, today's church services
have been arranged with a. view to cele
brating th Christmas liollday. The mu
sic has been- made a special feature of
the worship at all the churches.
Today being Christmas Sunday, all the
services will .take "on the senjtlment and
spirit of that'Say. Tlfe pastor, Bev. G.
W. Gue, D. D., wljl preach both morning J
ana evening, une -morning suDject wm
.be. "Xhe, Wonderful Christ." In the even
ing. Dr. Gue will preacn- on tne suojeot,
"The Way Into tho Kingdom."" The Sun
day School will meet at? 13 o'clock noon.
In its regular service of-song and study, 1
reserving Its special Christmas services
till Monday evening at 7:15, In the audi
torium ofth"e cJhurch.Thellttle lots will
fUrnlsh most of the programme, which
will be full of Christmas life as exempli
fied by the little ' folks. Tne ISpworth
lieague will hold Its regular eervlce at 6:30
OF OREGON LEGISLATURE
15 rear Jio-movd with his parents to Willow
this evening, to which all young .people
are Invited. The Christmas music fur
nished by the choir is as 'follows:
Morning " r
Anthem "Christ Is Born" Gabriel
Soprano solo "The Birthday of a
King" ., . Neldllnger
Mrs. E. S. Miller.
Organ voluntary ..
Anthem "And There Were Shepherds"
Soprano solo "Xoel" o Holy Night"
Mrs. E. S. Miller.
Anthem "Glory to God In the "High
Snnnyslde Methodist Church.
Christmas services will be observed at
the Sunnyside Methodist Church today.
At 10 A. M. the Sunday School will de
vote the hour to the study of th Christ
mas lesson or "The Birth of Christ." At
11 A. Mthe pastor, Bev.'H. B. Elworthy,
will preach on "Our Christmas Gifts."
The subject of the Epworth League de-
votlcmal service at 6:30 P. Ml "will be
"Glory of Christ." The evening service
Will be nt 7:K. The pastor's discourse
will be "The Guiding Star." The 'large,
chorus, choir will sing" the "Hallelujah
Chorus.'t by Handel. At this time the
large electric sAax will be Illuminated,
representing the "'Star of Bethlehem.','
The -Christmas exercises of the Sunday
School will be held on Monday -evening,
Christmas Eve. One of the features of
the fine programme ,at this time will be
a. large Christmas tree, lighted by? 100
colored electric lights. The musical pro
Organ prelude "Lowly Before Then"
t ...... ....J. Keat,
Anthem "Hark- "What .Mean Those
Holy Voices" .......... ...T....We,sthoff
Tenor solo "Star of the'Orient..Fllmore
F. D. Mlllerr
Postlude "Marclale" a. A iSpaxk
Organ prelude '.'Gloria in Excelsls"
Anthem Hallelujah Chorus" Handel
Offertory '.. Barnby
Quartet "Harkr How the Angels
Sing" ..-, a Gabriel
Postlude "Christmas March" ....Battman
Chnrch ot the Good Shepherd.
Following are the 'services at the
Church of the Good Shepherd, corner
Vancouver avenue and Sellwood street
Morning prayer and communion at 10:30
o'clock Christmas morning, conducted by
Bev. E.. T. Simpson, rector.
Processional hymn; 53 "Shout . tho
Glad Tidings" ..
erslcles .., ,...,..,....
Lord's Prayer .'
VInlte .... J. Bobinson
Psalms : ... l
To Deum in-E... - ..John J. Hart
Jubilate Deo H. Aldrich
Brayer - -...: ;..
"Hark, the Herald Angels Sing".
Kryleeusson ...., T... , Elvey
Gloria Tibl ., ......'... Anon.
Nieene Creed ., .'....".
Offertory Caleb Simper
"While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks"
Snraum-Corda :....!...'...,. ...Cambridge
Sanctus '-...-... .,....,r. .....pohr
Communion hymn (225) ..J. S. B. Hodges
Gloria In Excelsls Old Chant
Hymn 53i-"It -Came Upon a Midnight
' ' Sunnyside Congxejcatlorial.
'The "Sunday School of the "Sunnyside
Congregational Church, corner or East
Taylor" and "East Thirty-fourth. ' streets,
opens at 10 A. M, under the- superrntena
encc of Dr. M. A. Jones, and will study
the lesson ot "Tfie Parable of the
Pounds." At U o'clock the pastor. Bev.
J. J. Staub, will preach on the subject,
"Christ's Mission to Earth as Announced
by the Angels." Miss Alble Fowler will
render a soprano solo In connection with
this service. The Toung People's ,, So
ciety, which meets at 6:S0.P. M., will be
led by Miss Elsie Harper on the toplo,
"The Glory of Christ." The evening
service will be of special Interest, the
music being of particular adaptation to
Chrlstmastlde. The following; are some
of the anthems to be rendered by tho
choir: "Behold, I Bring Tou Good Tid
ings." by M. L. McPhall; "We Have
Seen His Star." by J. S. Fearls; Miss Al
ble Fowler will also render the solo "The
Palms"; the theme of the pastor's dis
course In the evening will be "Christmas
lessons." The Auditorium Is being hana
somely decorated, and together with
bright services cannot fail In producing a
real Christmas-joy- All -are -welcome
to these services.
Holy Ronavy Catholic.
The Christmas services at Holy Bosary
Church, corner East Third and Clackamas,
will bo unusually edifying and Interesting.
Low masses will be said, at . 6:30,. 7, 7:20,
S, 8:30 and 3 o'clock in the morning, being
every half-hour from G to 9.
At 10:80 solemn high mass will be sol
emnized with all the ceremony and pomp
incidental jto the celebration of. the" Feast
of Tatlvity, the celebrant of the mass,
Ber. Thomas P. Henry, O. P., being- as
sisted by Bev. X. S. Shaw, O. P., and Bev.
J. B. O'Brien, O. P., as deacon and sub
deacon, .respectively. Father Shaw will
preach a sermon appropriate to the day.
The music will consist of Carpenter's
"First Mass," one of the very best of
modern masses, and a great favorite wher
over It has been heard. A, -large choir,
consisting of many of the best vocalists In
tho city, has been diligently rehearsing
this difficult but most harmonious work
for-many weeks, and a fine rendition of
this moss is to be looked for.
Today high mass will be said at 10 30
A. M.; Bosary and benediction of tho
most blessed sacrament at 7:30 P. M.
Christmas Sunday will be observed at
the jHassalo-Street Congregational Churcn
by approprlte services, both morning ana
evening. At the morning hour of wor
ship, U o'clock, the usual order will be
followed, with special music. The theme
tot the "sermon will be "The Birth of a
Savior." Sunday School will follow at
12 o'clock. The Toung People's Society
will meet at 6:30; topic, "Tho Glory of
On Sunday evening the pastor has pre
pared a special order of worship, "The
Story of Christmas In Scripture and
Song," consisting entirely of scriptural
selections with musical responses, telling
the story of the birth of Jesus. Promi
nent features of the service will be a
cantata' entitled "The Hope of ther"World."
by Schnecker, an old Bohemian folk-song
for ladles' voices, and"The Hallelujah"
Chorus," by Handel. It Is hoped that
the evening may prove unusually worship
ful and Inspiring.
On Monday evening the Sunday School
will gather at the church for a Christmas
tree and entertainment.
Special Christmas services will be held
at the 'United Brethren Church, corner
East Fifteenth and Morrison streets, to
day. The pastor, Bev. F. E. Coulter, will
preach this morning on "The Blood of
Christ," and rn tho evening on "Chrlstt
the Lord." The following special music
will be rendered by the choir:
Morning Prelude, organ volntary, se
lected; anthem, "The Lord Is My Founda
tion," Leslie; offertory. "I Think When
I Hear." ballad horn solo; final chorus,
"The Shepherd's Voice," Leslie.
Evening Prelude, Instrumental quartet,
"The Haven of Best," Weber; Anthem,
vTo.t a Sparrow Falleth," ,JLeslIe; offer
tory, "The Angels," viola sqlo by W. H.
Hachfield; finale, soprano solo, Mrs. J. M.
The annual Christmas festival and tree
will be held on Christmas night, December
25. The programme will consist of cho
ruses and recitations by the children, in
strumental selection. Including a saxo
phone solo, by W. H.-Hachfeid. All aro
St. Dnvitl'H, Episcopal.
Christmas exercises will be had at St.
David's Church, East Twelfth and East
Morrison streets, Monday night. For
the occasion a programme of special mu
sic has been arranged. , Rehearsals of
carols by the children have been going
on for some time. There will also be
singing -by classes. Decoration of th
Interior of the church has been completed,
and Is yery beautiful. At the close ot
the exercises the rector, Bev. George B.
Van Waters, will deliver an appropriate
address. Christmas Day (Tuesday) serv
ice? will be held at 7 and 10:SO A. M., with
communion. An offering will be taken for
aged and Invalid clergymen.
Christmas at the Forbes Presbyterian
Church will be appropriately celebrated.
The pastor. Bev. 'Mr. -Forbes, will preach
this morning on "Jesus" the Light of the
World." The mission school at Smith
and Paquet's Hall will have exercises, and
a treat at 3 o'clock, and the main schooi
will give a delightful programme In the
evening at the church. The main school
Christmas tree will be given on Monday
evening at the church, where Miss
Holmes, the welj-known elocutionist, will
assist, the children In an unusually inter
esting programme. The decorations win
be appropriate, and elaborate.
First Cnmberland Presbyterian.
At the First Cumberland Presbyterian
Church, corner of East Twelfth and Tay
lor streets, appropriate Christmas serv
ices will be. observed. The pastor, Bev.
7. T- Dalton, D. D., "will speak on "The
Purpose In the Incarnation." at the morn
ing' hour, and In the evening on "The
Source of Christian Power." Special
Christmas music, will be rendered.
Sunday School Is held under Superin
tendent W. D. Deaver, at 12 M. Chrls
tlon Endeavor at 6:30 P. M., led by Miss
At the "Westminster Presbyterian
Church, the funeral service of Mrs. W.- S.
Conser will take the pface of the morning
service, and will be held at 10:30 A. M.
The evening service will be given to
, Christmas music and a sermon appropri
ate to Christmas time, by the pastor. H
S. Templeton. Theme of sermon Is "The
Timeliness of the Advent of Christ."
At the First Unlversallst Church, cor
ner East Couch and East: Eighth "streets,
Hervey H. Hoyt, pastor, will conduct the
mornfng service at 11 o'clock; Sunday
Schoql meets at 12:15 P. M.; Y. P. C. U.
at 6:30 P. M. There will be preaching at
7:30 P7. M. All the services will be appro
priate to Christmas Sunday. A. cordial
welcome Is extended to all.
Tho services rt the Second Baptist
Church Sunday will be of unusual Inter
est. At the morning hour Bev. Bay Pal
mer will preach on "Lessons From Beth
lehem's Manger." The theme for.the Sun
day evening sermon will "be "The Bene
dictions of Christianity." The Christ
mas exercises will be given on Chrstmas
night, and will be of much interest.
At the Bodney-Avenue Christian Church
the pastor. A. D. Skaggs, wllf preach at
at 11 A. M. today on the subject, "Lovest
Thou This Man More Than Me?" The
evening subject is "Our Prospects as n
Church for the Twentieth Century." Rev.
Skagrss will preach atWoodla-ira at 3 I.
M. There "will be good mus'le at all the
services, led by J. A. Melton.
Alblna Bev. E. E. Bliss, pastor. Services
10; prayer. Thursday, 8 P. M.
Park PJace (University rark) Bev. C A.
N'utley, pastor. Sunday school at 2.15 P. M.;
C A. Lewis, superintendent. "Preaching serv
ices at 3:30 P. M.
Mount Tabor Rev. C. A. -Nutlfiy, pastor,
Sunday school at 10 A. M.; preaching at 11
Immanuel, corner Second and Meade .streets
Rcr. Stanton C Lapham. pastor, Preaching.
10:45 and 7:30: Sunday school. 12 M.; Toung
People's meeting. 6.30; prayer meeting, 7:45
P. M. Thursday.
FlrsV corner Twelfth and Taylor -Streets Al
exander Blackburn. D. D pastor; residence,
427 Market. Services at 10:30 A. M. and 7.30
P.. M.; Sunday school, 12 M.; Toung People's
meeting, 6.30u-P. M;. prayer meeting, Thurs
day, -7:45 P. M.
Mount Olivet. Everett street between Fifth
and Sixth He vl T. F. Smith, pastor. Preach
ing at 11 A M. and 8 P.,M. prayer meeting,
Thursday, 8 P M.
Second, corner East Ankeny and Seventh
streets Bevv. Ray Palmer, pastor; pastor's
residence, 1 East Thirtieth street. Services at
10:30 A. M. and 7:30 P. M.; Sunday school. 12
M.; B. T. P. U. meeting. 630 P. M.7 prayer
meeting. Thursday, 7:30" P. M.
Grace (MontavllU) Rev. K. S. Hollcroft.
pastor. Services, 7t30 P. M.? Sunday schoo,
George F. Jameson, superintendent.
Rodney-Avenue, corner or Knott street. Al
blna Rev. A D. Skaggs,. pastor. Services at
HAM; and & P. M.; Sunday school. 8:43;
T. P. S. C E., 7 P. M.; prayer, Thursday,
7:30 P M.
.First Christian, corner PaTk -and Columbia
streets Rev. J. F. Ghormley. pastor. Sunday
school,- 0:45 A. M.; preaching, 10.45 A. M. and
7:45 P. M.: Sunday school, 12:15; T. P. S. C
B., 6.30 P. M. Strangers made welcome.
Woodlawn (Madrona) Rev, A. D. Skaggs,
pastor. Services, 3 P. M.
Portland Church ot Christ Auditorium Build,
lng. Third street, between 'Salmon and Taj lor.
Services. 11 and 8; Sunday school. 12; "Wednes
day evening meeting. S. Reading room open
dally from 10 A. M. to 5 P. .M.
First Church of Christ, Twenty-third street,
near In lng Services, 11 A. M.,. S P. M.; Sun
day school, I2.fi; "Wednesday evening meet
ing, 8. Beading room at church open dally, 11
to 4. -
German Rev. John Koch, pastor, Services,
10.30 and7:30; Sunday school. 0.30; T. P. S.
C E.. .Tuesday, 7:30: prayer. "Wednesday, 7.30.
Sunnyside Btv. 3 J. Staub, pastor. Serv
ices, 11 and 7:30; Sunday school. 10; Toung
People's Society, 630; prayer, Thursday, 7:30.
First, Park and Madison streets Rev. Arthur
"W. Ackerman, pastor.'' Morning service, 10.30:
Sunday school. 12:15 P. M.; T. P. S. C. E,
prayer meeting, 6:20 P. M.; evening service,
kMlsslsslppi-Avenue Rev. George A. Taggart,
pastor. Services, 11 and 7:30; Sunday eohool,
10; Juniors, 3; T. P. S. C E., 6.30; prayer,
Thursday, 7:30 P. M.
Hassalo-Street Rev. B. S. 'Winchester, pas
tor. Services, 10:30 and 7.30; Sunday school.
12 M.: T. P. S. C E.. 0:30; prayer meeting.
Thursday, 7:45 .P. M.
St, Stephen's Chapel, corner Thirteenth and
Clay streets Rev. Thomas Nelll "Wilsoi cler
gyman in charge. Morning service, 11; evening
prayer, ' 7:30; Sunday school, 0.45; holy com
munion, after morning sen lea on first Sunday
In the month.
St. Da Id's Church, East Morrison street, "be-1
tween East Twelfth and Thirteenth Bev.
George- Bv Van "Waters, rector. H4y com
munlon. 7 A. M.; Sunday school, 9.45 A M.;
morning prayer and sermon. 11; evening pray
er and sermon, 7:30.
St. Mark's corner Nineteenth and Qulrjby
streets Rtv. J. E. Simpson, rector. Holjr com
munion, 7:30 AM.; Sunday school, 10 A M.;
morning. prajr. litany and sermon, 11; even
ing prayer and sermon. 7:30.
St. Matthew's, Flist and Caruthers streets
Rev. J. "W. Weatherdon, clergyman la charge.
Holy communion, 8AM.; Sunday school, 0.45
AM.; mprnlns praer, litany and sermon, 11;
evening prayer and sermon, 7:30. , ,
Trinity. Sixth and Oak -streets Rev. A. A.
Morrison. Ph. D rector. Sunday services:
Litany, sermon and holy communlqh. 11; even
ing prayer and sermon, 7.30; Sunday school.
0:45 A M.
Church of the Good Shepherd corner Sell
wood street ana Vancouver atenue. Alblna
Bev. E. T. Flmpson, rector, will preach in tha
morning at 11 o'clock and at T P. M.
Friends, East "Thirty - fourth and- Salmon
streets Rev. A M. Bray, pastor. Services at
10.45 and 7;30; Sunday schocL 12; T. P. S. C,
E.. 6:30; prayer, Wednesday, 7:30.
; Bvapsrlical (United).
East Tamhlll Mjsslon Bev. Peter BIttner,
pastor. Services, 11 and 7:30; Sunday school.
10; K. L. C E., 6:30; prayer, Thursday, 7:30
P. M.; Junior League, Saturday, 2.30 P. M.
First United Bev. C T. Hurd. pastor. Serv
ices, 11 and 7:30. Sunday schoql, 10; K. L.C.
E , C.30; prajer, Thursday. 7:30.
Second Rev. S. J. Lindsay, pastor. Services,
11 and 7:30; Sunday School, '10; K. L., 6:30;
prayer, Wednesday, 7:30. r
Emanuel (German) Bev. eT D. Hornschuch,
pastor. Services. 11 and 7:30; Sunday school,
10; prayer, Wednesday, 7.30; Y. P. A, Friday,
Flrat (German) Rev. F. T. Harder, pastor.
Services. 11 and 8; Sunday school, 0:30; T. P.
A. 7:15; prayer meeting, Tuesday, 8 P. M.;
Wednesday, &P. M.
Memorial Rev. Robert Pierce, pastor. Sun-
I day services. 11 and 7:30; S.unday, school, 10;
l. 1. A, b.3o; junior x. r. a, a; prayer
meeting. Wednesday. 7.30; young people's
prajer, Thursday, 7.30.
First 'English) Rev. G. W. Plumer, -pastor."
Services, 11 A. M. and 7:45- P. M.; Sunday
school, 10 A. M.; T P. A. 7 P. M.; Thursday
prayer meeting, 7.45.
Immanuel (Swedish), 428 Bumslde street
Rev. John W. Skans. pastor. Preaching at
10:30 A M. and 8 P.M.; Sunday school, 12 M.
St. Paul's Evangelical (German) Rev. Au
gust Krause, pastor Preaching, 10.30 and
7.30; Sunday school, 9:30; Bible study, Thurs
German Trinity. Alblna Rev. Theodore Fleck
ensteln, pastor. Preaching, 10.30 and 7:30;
Sunday school. 9:30.
ZIon's (German) Services, 10 and 7.30; Sun-
day school. 9:30; Christian day school. Monday
St Jaraes' (English) Preaching In the morn
ing at 11 by the Bev'Charles S, Bohn; Sun
day school at 12:15.
Second German Bev. Charles Prleslng, pas-
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school. 12:15 P. M.. S. S. Gillespie superin
tendent r Epworth League. 6 SO P. if.; prayer
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class meeting. 9.30, In the church parlors.
Central Rev. W. T. Kerr, pastor. Services,
10:45 and 7:30; Sunday school. 12:15; Epworth
League, 8:20; prayer, Thursday, 7.30.
.Mount -Tabor Rev. Memmlnser, pastor.
Services. If and 7.30; Epworth League. 6:30;
Junior Epworth League. 3; prayer, Thursday.
Trinity Rev. A. L- Hawley, pastor. Serv
ices, 10.45 and 7:30; Sunday school. 9:40; Ep
worth League. C.30; prayer. Thursday, 7:30.
Centenary Rev. Qsorgo W. Gue. D. D., pas
tor. Services at 10-3& and 7:30; Sunday school,
12 M; Epworth League, 6:30; prayer meeting,
Thursday evening; 7i30
Woodlawn and Palton Home Rev. Andrew
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Sellwood Bev. W. J. Waltz, pastor. Serv
ices at 11 and, 7:30
Sunnyside Rey. H. B. Elworthy, D. D.. pas
tor. Services at 11 and 7.30: S fin day school,
10. C. A. Gatzko, superintendent; Epworth
League. 030; prayer meeting. Thursday even
Shlloh. corner Second and Jefferson streets
Rev. J. H. Allen, superintendent, i Services at
10,30 A. M. and 7:30 P. M.
-. Presbyterian. -
Forbes 'Presbyterian Rev. W. O. Forbe. pas
tor. Services morning and evening by the pas
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Third Rev. Robert McLean, pastpr. Services,
10:30 and. 7:3Q; Sunday school. 12: Boys Brlg-
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Cumberland Rev. J. 3. Dalton, pastor. Serv
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T. P. S. a E.. 3:30; T. P. S. a E., 0.30;
prayer. Thursday, 7 JO.
Grand-Avenue. (United) Rev. John Henry
Glbsdn, D. D . pastor. Services. 11 and 7.30;
Sunday school. 10. Y. P. S. C E., 6.30. prayer.
Calvary. corner Eleventh and Clay -streets-Rev.
W. p. Gilbert pastor. Services at 11 A.
M. and 7;30 P. M.- Sunday school., after morn
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Westminster. Eait Tenth and Weldler streets
Rev. , H. S. Templeton. .pastor. Preaching
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.St. Mary's Cathedral Most Rev. Archbishop
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, 8 and 10.30: mtss for children. S; Sunday
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SM.; Sunday, chool. 12.30 P. M.: Toung Peo
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United Brethren Rev. Frank E. Coulter,
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