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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1953)
Rev. Samuel Lee, pastor
Miss Helen May, assistant to the
„ Sunday - school, 9:45 a.m.;
church school nursery class, 11
a.m.; worship service, II a.m.
The spiritual life group will
•meet in the pastor’s study at
5 p.m., on Monday.
The senior high Westmihster
fellowship will meet in the base
ment of the church from 6 to 8
p m., Thursday
The cherub choir will practice
Saturday morning at 10 o’clock.
Circle I will meet Thursday,
December 17. at the home of
Mrs. C. E. Lundgren at 1 p.m.,
for a covered dish luncheon.
There will be a gift exchange.
Circle III will meet at the home
of Mrs. Bill Artus at 7:45 p.m.
The Sunday-school will pre
sent a Christmas program at 7
p.m., on December 20. There will
be recitations by the younger
children, and a nativity pageant
b> the older classes of the Sun
. Rev. Melvin Grosenbaeh, pastor
Saturday, December 19: Chil
dren’s practice for the Christmas
program, 1 p.m.
Sunday, December 20: Sun
day-school at 10 a.m.; worship,
Christmas program at 8 p.m.
Center. Union Sunday-school is
cooperating in the giving of this
program in honor of the virgin
birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Watch night service is being
planned for December 31. Sing
spiration at 8 p.m. Sandwiches
and cake for lunch at 9:30 p.m.
Two American Bible society
films at 10:30 p.m., followed by
The prayer conference group
is planning to meet with us at
this time. However, everyone is
welcome to attend our services.
CENTER UNION (O'Neill)
Rev. Melvin Grosenbaeh, pastor
Sunday, December 20: Wor
ship at 10 a.m.; Sunday-school
missed to participate in the pro
gram in the Wesleyan Methodist
church in O’Neill.
Wednesday, December 23:
Midweek prayer meeting in the
"home of John Dick, 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 27: A spe
cial service is being planned in
honor of the Jim Parkers, who
are observing their 50th wedding
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Rev. Wallace B. Smith, pastor
Thursday, December 17: Choir
practice at 7 p.m.; youth fellow
ship party at 8 p.m.
Friday, December 18: Dorcas
society with Mrs. Ray Eby, 2
Sunday, December 20: Cherub
and junior choirs at 9:30 a.m.;
church school at 9:45 a.m.;
Christmas Sunday worship ser
vice with carols and hymns,
scripture and sermon at 11 a.m.
xhe community chorus presents
the “Messiah” at 3 p.m., at the
high school auditorium; the
church school Christmas pro
gram is at the church at 7:30
Monday, December 21: Wes
I leyan Service guild Christmas
meeting. “Bring a guest and
| come at 8 p.m.,” says the presi
dent, Mrs. Murel McClure. The
■ meeting will be at the church.
Tuesday, December 22: O’Neill
I folks are invited to come to the
Emmet Methodist church’s
Christmas observance, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 24: A ser
vice of carols, candles and com
munion at your church at 11 p.m.
Members and friends of the
church may bring their Christ
mas time guests to this annual
I occasion of devotion.
Friday, December 25—Christ
1 mas day—and a “Christ-filled”
I Christmas to all!
ASSEMBLE OF GOD (O'Neill)
Rev. Wayne A. Hall, pastor
Thursday, December 17: There
i will be a fellowship meeting at
Valentine. Services at 2:30, 6:30
and 7:45 p-.m.
Sunday, December 20: Sunday
school, 10 am.; Christmas mes
sage, 11 a.m.; Christmas program
will be presented by the Sunday
school at 8 p.m. Included in the
program will be the drama,
“Christmas in the Cobbler Shop.”
The public is invited to the pro
Hear “Revivaltime,” the ^adio
voice of the Assemblies of God.
Beginning tonight you may hear
this program at 10:30 o’clock
ever the ABC network.
Tuesday, December 22: The
CA meet at 8 p.m. All young
people are welcome.
Wednesday, December 23: We
have our regular Bible study and
“Thanks be to God for His
unspeakable gift.” II Cor. 9:15.
At this Christmas season, let us
open our heart’s door and re
ceive God’s gift, the Lord Jesus
We wish all a joyful Christ
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Rev. Wallace B. Smith, pastor I
Two special Christmas observ
ances are available to the folks
of the Emmet area. The first is
on Sunday, December 20, at 9:45
a.m. This is the Christmas Sun
day worship service which will
include carols and hymns, scrip
tures, prayers and the sermon. A
special invitation is extended to
the members and friends of the
The second observance is on
Tuesday, December 22. On that
evening at 7:30 o’clock, the chil
dren of the church school, under
the direction of Mrs. William
Serck and Leah Serck, and as
sisted by youth and adult par
ticipants, will present the Christ
mas program. All members and
friends of the church are invited.
A welcome also is extended to
the Emmet folks from the Meth
: odist church at O’Neill to attend
their Christmas observances. The
first is Sunday evening at 7:30
o’clock as the church school chil
dren bring their program. The
second is Christmas eve, 11 o’
clock, as we join in the service of
carols, candles and communion.
The Woman’s Society of Chris
tian Service meets with Mrs.
Frieda McMillan at her home on
Thursday, December 17, at 2 p.m.
All women may attend. Bring a
gift for the children’s home; also,
there will be a gift exchange.
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Rev. D. D. Su, pastor
Suniay-school, 10 a.m.; wor
ship, 11 a.m.
Youth and intermediate fel
lowship groups will meet tonight
'Thursday), 7 o’clock. Choir re
hearsal tonight, 8:30 o’clock.
\ Christmas program will be
given by the Sunday-school on
Sunday evening, December 20.
A Christmas service will be
held on Wednesday evening, De
cember 23, at 7:30 o’clock. The
film, “Holy Night,” will also be
shown at this service.
CHURCH OF CHRIST (O'Neill)
Comer of Sixth and Grant
John Thomas, minister
Bible school, 10 a.m.; commun
ion and preaching, 11 a.m.; eve
ning worship, 7:30 o’clock.
Bible study and prayer ses
sion, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
We invite everyone to attend
Rev. Samuel Lee, pastor
Miss Helen May, assistant to the
Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday
school follows the worship ser
Rev. L. R. Hansberry, pastor
Sunday-school, 10:30 a.m., Clair
Grimes, superintendent; worship,
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Rev. Lisle E. Mewmaw, pastor
Thursday, December 17: Page
WSCS Christmas meeting, 2:30
p.m.; Page Christmas program
rehearsal, 7:30 p.m. Everyone
who is helping with the program
please be present.
Friday, December 18: Inman
choir practice and MYF, 7 ,30
Sunday, December 20: Inman
Christmas Sunday worship ser
vice with an offering for world
service, 9:45 am.; Page Sunday
school, 10 a.m., Dale Dtauffer, su
perintendent; Inman Sundav
school, 10:45 a.m., Karl Keyes,
superintendent; Page Christmas
Sunday worship service with a
special offering for world ser
vice, 11 a.m.; Page Christmas
program, 7:30 p.m.; Inman
Christmas program, 8 p.m.
We welcome you.
inman Methodist Notes
The WSCS held its Christmas
tea Thursday afternoon, Decem
ber 1, with a good number of
members and guests present. Mrs.
Harvey A. Tompkins had charge
of the program which had as its
theme remembering Christ in
Christmas. Rev. Lisle Mewmaw
read the Christmas story from the
bible, and the congregation sang
the appropriate Christmas carols.
Mrs. Lisle Mewmaw played a
piano solo “Hark the Herald
Angels Sing.” These six ladies
presented an exercise entitled
f'Helping to Celebrate Christ’s
Birthday”: Mrs. L. R. Tompkins,
Mrs. Anna Smith, Mrs. 1. L. Wat
son. Elsie Krueger, Mrs. Herbert
Neilsen, and Mrs. Harvey Tomp
kins. An offering was received
which would be sent to Mother’s
Jewel’s Home in York. Mrs. I. L.
Watson was the chairman of the
refreshment committee with Mrs.
Herbert Neilsen and Mrs. Roy
Gannon ass;^ting. Mrs. Melvin
Lorenz and Mrs. James Runnals
had charge of the tea tables
which were beutifully appointed
with candles, greens, and the
dainty homemade candies, cookies
and sandwiches. Mrs Lew Ko
pecky, jr., and Miss Elsie Krueger
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evening, December 10. The group
decided to use part of its pro
ceeds from the fall festival to
purchase 20 youth hymnals. The
next meeting of the youth choir
will be Friday evening when the
members will decorate the Christ
mas tree for the Christmas pro
gram Sunday evening, December
The official board met Thurs
day evening, December 10. Har
vey Tompkins was apointed tem
porary chairman of the commis
sion on membership and evangel
ism. It was decided to set the
second Sunday of the month for
baptism and reception of new
members in the church. January
6 was set temporarily for a meet
ing of the parish council which
will be held in the Inman church
The parish council is made up of
officials members of the Page and
Inman churches. It is planned to
have a pot luck supper at this
time. Rev. J. LaVeme Jay, dis
trict superintendent, plans to be
with us for this supper and par
ish council meeting. It was also
decided to install two rest rooms
in the Maxcy Memorial addition.
During the morning worship
service, December 13, R. B. South
and Horace Keil were received
into membership in the Method
ist church at Inman.
Midnight Mass Is
EWING— St. Peter’s Catholic
:hu: ch will hold midnight mass
on Christmas eve.
The adult choir will sing
Christmas carols for a short per
od, followed by the high mass
>f St. Aloysius at 12 o’clock (mid
In preparation for the holiday
season and to celebrate the birth
day of Jesus, the church has been
decorated. Special lighting makes
the crib an impressive scene. A
tall Christmas tree, gagly trim
med with lights and tinsel and
with flowers and candles on the
altar, completes the Christmas
Mass will also be held at 8:30
a.m., on Christmas day and a
general communion service.
On Saturday afternoon, the
children will exchange gifts at
their church school.
Planned by Church
EWING—The United Presby
terian church will present its
Christmas program Sunday eve
ning, December 20 Each Sunday
school class will take part. Color
ed sound film of the Christmas
story will be shown,
A Christmas candlelight ser
vice is also planned, the date to
ee announced. I
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EWING—The Christmas pro
gram of the Ewing Methodist
church will be held Sunday eve
ning, December 20.
The Upper Room club of young
adults and the Youth Fellow
ship group are sponsoring a play,
“Cindy Copes with Christmas.”
The members of the Roberts fam
ily cast are: Dad—Ray Sedivy;
Mother—Mrs. Claude Elliot; Cin
dy—Janell Hoke—a girl in her
early teens, who takes herself
seriously and feels much more
grown up than Pete—Clayton
Hoke—the irrepressible brother,
somewhat younger than Cindy
and older than Pam—Patty El
In the pantomlne portion of
the play, the characters are:
Mary, mother of Jesus—Mrs. Ray
Sedivy; Joseph—Claude Elliot;
the th ee shepards—Dewitt Hoke,
Rev. Charles Mitchell* Dwight
Schroeder; the three wise men—
Dean Kimes, Bobbie Tams, David
The Children’s choir will sing
“Away in a Manger’’ and “Come
All Ye Faithful’’ with Miss Bon
nie Jo Jefferies at the piano.
On Tuesday evening, the boys
of the Live Wire Sunday school
class procured a Christmas tree
and put it up. Lights were ar
ranged. The decorations will be
completed Sunday evening when
each member of the Sunday
school will place white stockings
containing pennies for missions,
saved during the month of Dec
ember on the tree.
28 Present for WSCS
Meet at Chambers—
CHAMBERS— The Woman’s
Society of Christian Service of
the Chambers Methodist church
met on Thursday, December Hi,
at the home of Mrs. Elmer Wan
dersee. Twenty-eight members
were present. The business ses
sion was in charge of the presi
dent. Several communications
The worship service was pre
sented by Mrs. Bernard Hoff
man. Mrs. Herman Cooke, Mrs.
T. E. Alderson and Mrs. Hans
berry. The lesson, “Gracious
Gifts Are Given,” was presented
bv Mrs. Guais Wintermote, as
sisted by Mrs. Kieth Sexton.
Christmas decorations were used.
Lunch was served by the hostess,
assisted bv Mrs Bernard Hoff
man and Mrs. Elwyn Robertson.
Reads Christmas Story—
CHAMBERS—St. Paul’s Luth
eran ladies aid met Thursday
afternoon, December 10, at the
church parlors for a Christmas
party. Fifteen members, three
visitors and several children
The Christmas story was read
by Rev. R. W. Olson, after which
lively games and contests were
played, directed bv Mrs. Hilbert
Hoge and Mrs. Walter Brown.
The room was decorated in keep
ing with Christmas and gifts
were exchanged. Lunch was
served by Mrs. J. W. Walter,
Mrs. Lyle Walter, Mrs. William
Reicks and Mrs. William Jutte.
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