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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SATURDAY. JANUARY 18. 1913.
WITH THE WASHINGTON CHURCHES
rev. avm. j. ivilli vso, d. o.,
Who wilt become r.ctor of Calvary Baptist Church.
Dr Robert Stuart
NEWS AND COMMENT.
Calvary Baptist Church, of which the
Re Dr Stuart MacArthur was pastor
for more than forty jears, has called as
' his successor the Rev. Dr William J.
TVllIiamson. at present pastor of the
Third Baptist Church of St Louis.
A congress of the National Federation
of Religious Liberals and the Free Relig
ious Association of America, will be held
in Rochester. X Y, January "S-30
' Among the speakers 11111 be Edwin D.
Mead. Prof. Rauschenbusch. Prof.
Eucken. Rev C. W. Wendte. Rabbi
Fleischer. Rev s A Eliot, and Rev. A.
The Foreign Mission Board of the
Methodist Church, announces a Christ
mas gift from an unnamed donor of
J75 1V10 for the benefit of retired mission
aries, their widows and children Secre
tary F M North tais 'The entire
churh will be grateful for this generous,
timel) and significant gift "
Rev. Cyrus Townsend Brad, author
of sea and Indian stories, after ten years
spent in literary work and a pastorate
in the West, lias been called to the
Church of the Ascension, Mount Vernon.
N" V , and is expected to accept soon
He is at present rector of St. George's
C lurch. Kansas CltJ, Mo
Rev Francis G Peabody. of Harvard
University, appointed special representa
tive of the American Unitarian Associa
tion to isit Japan, on the Billings lec
tureship foundation, will sail In February
and remain In Japan three months visit
ing the Unitarian missions and the
schools and colleges of the country
The ear-book of St. Bartholomew s
Parish. New York Citj. a bulky volume
of 21S pages, made Its appearance last j
week, chronicling the activities of that
bup and successful parish.
St Bartholomew's has 205 paid workers,-!
including seven clergy, nine deaconesses,
and one lay reader and fifty-one istruc
Krs and teachers in the clubs. Besides
these there are 475 olunteer workers
Receipts from all sources for the ear
aggregated $246,521. and the books showed
a balance, in Advent, of 11,S
Beginning with the Issue of the Biblical
World Magazine for Januarv. 1913, the
editor is Prof Shaller Mathews, dean of
the Divinity School of the University of
Chicago, formerly editor of The "W orld
To-daj who succeeds Prof Ernest D
Burtot the editor-in-chief of the maga
zine since the death of President illiam
R Harper Prof Mathews is a graduate
of Colby College, where he later became
associate professor of rhetoric and pro
fessor of historj and political economy.
He Is also a graduate of Newton Theo
logical Institution, and did special re
search work at the University of Berlin
Since 1S34 he has been connected with
the Universitv of Chicago, and Is now
head of the department of svstematic
theology as well as dean of the Divinity
hchool He is also president of the
Western Economic Societv and of the
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ
The liquor interests manufacturers.
dealers, and. of course, their mall-order
houses are said to have supported the
bill for the parcel post Since the regu
lations were announced, thej have been
amazed and indignant to discover intoxi
cating liquors arbitrarily placed in the
undesirable and unpostable class
i In a single countv of Kansas, nearly a
w ore of the sixtv-flve country schools
a'e reported to lie utilized as social and
re'lginus centers Literary societies and
Kundaj schools flourish for the benefit of
voung people on the farms
The Fpiscop.iI Church is very much
awake on the problem of social work and
social workers Witness the news notes
of Washington diocese on this page, then
, this paragraph from the Congregatlonal
Ist of Boston
One of the best uses to which the new
1-piscop-il Cathedral In Boston has been
put was tn connection witn tne obscr
vance of a quiet dav for social workers
of the metropolitan district last week.
it was the first or the kind ever held and
will doubtless be repeated in coming
vears In view of the response made by
those for whom It was particularly de
signed Bishop Lawrence sent Invita
tions to seven or eight hundred men ana
women engaged in some form of social
service rhej included settlement and
charity workers, members of btato com
missions relating to social weirare. keep
ers of co-operative boarding-houses and
others connected dlrectlv or indirectly
with the betterment or the masses. Thej
responded to the number of perhaps live
hundred, and from 10.30 In the morning
till late in the afternoon the church was
well filled, the services being divided Into
nine periods and such topics as "True
Values. ' Silent Forces." and "Reserve
Power" being successively considered
Instrumental music and seasons or
meditation added to the Impresslvcness
of the occasion. At 1 o'clock the Cathe
oral Chapter invited all present to take
luncheon with the clergy ana rs persons
availed themselves of this opportunity.
One familiar with gatherings or social
workers of Greater Boston declared that
it was the most representative assembly
of the kind ever convened. Certain or
ganizations, such as the Monday Kven
irg Club, composed almost exclusively of
men and women engaged in rerorm wont,
were there almost to the last member. It
nas a nappy demonstration or the close
relation of religious and social activities.
Tt costs a lot of money nowadaig to
carry on a big university successfully.
President HIbben Is asking a new endow
ment fund for Princeton of HOOO.OOO,
promising new training schools for voca
ticna! work and research and more dor
mitories at reasonable prices for rooms.
The earliest Princeton endowment was
largely solicited in Scotland. Now it has
u great company of alumni to appeal to
and hosts of other friends In America.
At the 11 o'clock rooming; service in
the Church of the Covenant. Rev. Dr.
Charles Wood will preach. The double
sextet will furnish the music for the
musical service at 3.30 o'clock, preceding
the preaching service at 4 o'clock. In
Dr. Wood's scries of sermons on "Life's
Contrasts." at the 8 o'clock evening
service, the special tople will be "Life's
Successor." The evening; chorus choir of
100 voices will assist In the service.
"The pressure on the church for 'dajs"
to be celebrated In the Interest of re
ligious and moral concerns threatens to
burst the calendar," says the Continent,
"and presses hard, too, on the patience of
pastors and church officers who fre
quently, for local reasons, want to do
something very decidedly different on the
day when a big board or society is
pounding at the door and demanding
right of way. In contrast with all this,
the Board of Education In Philadelphia,
lias hit ud on a happy expedient that wilt
undoubtedly get entrance for its Idea
In a good many places where more dicta
torial applicants are shut out.
"The Board of Education wants n 'day,"
too, but Its modest petition does not
stipulate any time to which the local
church must conform. 'Have it any time
sou please,' sas the courteous Board
of Education; 'only please do have it.
And this gentle generosity will no doubt
persuade most of the congregation In
the board's constituency, for the Idea
Is an excellent and appealing one 'Voca
tion Day' Is what Secretary Cochran and
his colleagues propose, and their thought
of using a whole Sunday to put up to
the young people of a congregation the
solemnity of choosing a life work In the
fear of God has an urge about It to
which certainly thoughtful Christian lead
ers cannot fall to respond
"Of course the Board of Education ex
pects more young ministers to be pro
duced from an observance of this kind,
but that after all Is only secondary, as
the board Itself knows, to the much
larger effect of .making all young people
realize that a Christian boy or girl ought
not to enter upon any occupation or
course of me witnout a sense or me
summon of the Master to service there
in By all means let there be at least
an annual 'vocation Day" in every PreS'
bj terlan Church "
All items of influence taken together,
tie mens conventions of the Southern
l'rcsb terlan Church have doubtless been
the most successful church assemblages
of that character since the Idea of men
conventions became popular In religious
work The scene In the Chattanooga
convention of last February, when Motte
Martin called for volunteers for Africa
and for money to send them to the field
appears to have been the most Impres
sive result from a single speech ever
known in a religious meeting In America
The statesmanship and earnestness ol
Charles A Rowland and his colleagues
en the executive committee of the La
nan's Missionary Movement of the
southern Presb terlan C,hurch are not
excelled In an other American denoml-
v itlon at the present hour These men
have set a standard of efficiency and ac
tivity which should certainly provoke the
men or other denominations to like good
On such accounts there Is special In
terest In the announcement that South
ern Presbyterian men are to hold an
other general convention In Memphis
February lS-IO The preceding conven
tions of the. men's movement in that
church have been devoted to foreign
missions, but the last general assemblv
cekt-d that the next of Its gatherings
bhould be devoted to problems of the
home land especially those problems
fulling under the heads of home missions
and evangelism The programme for
Memphis Is therefore being made up
along these lines with great breadth and
varietv Thus far no speaiers are an
nounced, but the statement of main
topics Is put alluringl) The themes
which It Is proposed to discuss In the
convention are Romanism; the negro
question, the countr church. Immigra
tion Its advantages and evils; federa
tion, the Anglo-Saxons of the mountains
the source and supplv of the ministry,
and evangelism pastoral and personal.
"Pilate's Heresy will be the subject
of the sermon to-morrow morning at
Hamllne Methodist Episcopal Church.
Ninth and P Streets Northwest, by the
pastor. Rev Joseph M. M. Gray. At
the evening service the theme of the
discourse will be "The Highway of To
morrow." Rev. R. W H Weech. of Baltimore.
will give a lecture-recital on "The
Taming of the Shrew." at the meeting of
the Hamllne Brotherhood Monday even
ing at the church. The annual ladies'
night will be observed, a general invi
tation having been extended to all the
women of the church to attend
Last night Rev Dr. Wedderspoon. of
Foundrj Methodist Episcopal Church,
delivered a humorous lecture on "The
Real Aristocracy" at Hamllne. under
the auspices of the Epworth League The
lecture was preceded by a Victor vlc
trolo concert, arranged through the ef
forts of Edgar I Booraem, one of the
official members of the church
Dr. Montgomery will speak at the
Metropolitan Memorial Methodist Church
Sunday morning on the subject, "The
Divine Foolishness." and In the even
ing will give the third sermon In the
series, "If I Had My Life to Live Over."
the special subject being "The Present
In Foundry Methodist Episcopal
Church on Sunday evening. Rev. Dr.
Wedderspoon will preach on "David and
Absalom, or the Play of the Passions"
Its modern application Is the fast young
man and his wreckage. Music will be
furnished by the quartet and chorus
The parlors of Metropolitan Memorial
if E Church were the scene of a de
lightful entertainment on Wednesday
evening, when the adult department of
the Sunday BChool was entertained at a
tea by the officers and teachers. After
an informal reception in the north par
lor the doors of the banquet hall were
thrown open and to the strains of music
the large company was seated at the
beautifully decorated tables. Covers
were laid for 130.
The color scheme of pink and green
was carried out In flow era, candle shades.
and the artistic decorations of the room.
After the supper had been served, Mr. J.
Finney Encle. the sunenntenaent or. toe
school, announced the programme, which
consisted of solos by Miss Ada Arundel,
Miss Jannette Campbell. Miss Emma
Randall Lowell. Miss Richie McLean. Mr.
Lester Ballard, and Mr. James S. Hicks,
the accompanists being Miss Lillian
Burke. Miss Margaret O'Toole. and Miss
Frances Somervllle: recitations by Miss
Katherine Reinhardt, Miss Bertha Fran
ces Wolfe, and Mr. Fred E. Barbour.
Addresses were made by the pastor. Rev.
James Shera Montgomery and Justice
Thomas II. Anderson, president of the
board of trustees of the church. The
committee in charge was, on programme,
the superintendent and Mr. Renah V.
Camaller; on supper, Mrs. W. S. Dew
Mnf and Miss Bessie "Ford.
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REV. PAUL A. MENZGL,
The many friends of Rev. Dr. Paul A.
Menzel, pastor of the Concordia Evangel
ical Lutheran Church. Twentieth and G
Streets Northwest, will be grieved to
learn of his Illness with typhoid fever.
Rev. O Nussman, connected with the
mission work In India, under direction of
the foreign mission board of the Ger
man Evangelical Sjnod of North Ameri
ca. , of which Dr. Menzel Is president,
will take up Pastor Menzel's work during
Attention Is again called to the serv
ices in connection with the eightieth an
niversary of Concordia Church, which
will be as follows: Morning services in
German, by Rev. C W. Locher, of St.
Matthew's Church. Baltimore. Md., whose
theme will be "Birthday Wishes," St.
Luke. 16-40-41. Holy communion will be
observed at the morning services. Even
ing services will be conducted In Eng
lish by Rev. E. G Kuenzler. of St. John's
Evangelical Lutheran Church, Iximbard
Street. Baltimore. The evening services,
commencing at 7 45. will be In connection
with "the deaconess work" of the
church A special programme has been
provided and all friends arc cordially in
vited to attend these services
Lutherans belonging to the Missouri
Svnod. who outnumber any of the other
general Luthera. bodies, have formed a
rational committee and commissioned It
to make plans for the celebration of the
four hundredth anniversary of the Ger
man Reformation The exact date to be
observed is October 31. 1917 Independent
committees have been In existence for
some time In this synod, but they have
row assumed a national character The
Missouri S)nod Is a national Lutheran
bod, and is not confined to Missouri or
even the Mississippi Valley.
Washington. Chicago, St Louis, Detroit.
Baltimore. Pittsburg and other strong
Lutheran centers are represented on the
new committee. The form of the celebra
tion has not Jet been definitely settled
upon. A majority seem to favor a Luth
eran unlversit as a permanent out
come of the anniversary- In several cities
Martin Luther statues probably will be
stt up There rs much enthusiasm In
the Missouri S nod for tho project.
The three other large Lutheran bodies
the General Synod, the General Council
and the S nodical Conference plan anni
versary celebrations, and already have
named committees, but the have no
part tn the plans of the Mlssourians The
latter held In St Louis not long since a
meeting that eclipsed almost anything of
its kind ever attempted there by an
-cliglous body, and they are taking hold
of the I.utheran anniversary advance
plans an are none of the other general
Lutheran bodies. The new committee,
chlefl German speaking, is composed
of two hundred active business men, rep
resenting all strong Lutheran centers.
The Feast of the Holy Name will be
celebrated on next Sunda at the Holy
Name Church by special devotions and
by especially prepared musical pro
grammes at all of the services At the
7 o'clock mass the Holy Name Society
of the church will receive holy com
munion In a body, and appropriate hymns
will be sung by the congregation during
The Junior choir, directed by Miss
Anna Dole and accompanied by Miss
Marie R. Melltng. will sing at the 9
o'clock mass and the high mass at 10 30
will be sung by the senior choir, ac
companied by Mrs. Charles Hughes.
The male choir, which has rendered
most efficient service throughout the
season, will sing Item's vespers In the
evening, directed by Mr. James Duncan
and accompanied by Mrs. Hughes.
The Children of Mary will attend the
8 o'clock mass on Sunday at St. Patrick's
Church end receive holy communion.
In the afternoon at 4 o clock their reg
ular monthly meeting will take place.
which wllIFOnclude with benediction of
tho blessed sacrament. '
There will be a solemn high mass at
11 o'clock. Rev. William J. Carroll will
be celebrant and Rev. John M. Mc-
Naznara will preach the sermon.
At the devotions In the eenlng. at
7 30 o'clock, for the League of the Good
Shepherd. Mgr. Russell, rector of St.
Patrick's, will conduct the services and
preach the sermon
The annual v,esper service of the Hoi
Namo Societies of Washington will take
place to-morrow evening at 7J0 o'clock
at St- Dominic's Catholic Church, Sixth
and E Streets Southwest- As the society
Is now established in nearly all the
Catholic churches In Washington, it Is
expected that there will be a large rep
resentation present from each parlsn
The Very Rev. J. K. Meagher. O. P..
pastor of St. Donlmlc's Church, who is
the spiritual director or tne iioiy iNarno
Union In the District or Columbia, will
be assisted tn the exercises to-morrow
by clergy from the various churches.
"The History of "temperance in the
United States' was the subject of the
first of the midwinter series of lectures
at the Catholic Unlversit, Inaugurated
Thursday afternoon. Rev. Walter J.
Shanley was the lecturer. Subjects of the
remaining lectures of the course and the
dates as announced jesterday are: Jan
uary 23, "Mlthralsm and Christianity,"
Very Rev. Charles F. Aiken: January 30.
"Catholicism and America." Very Rev.
Walter Elliott. C. a P.: February s,
"The Russian Church." Rev. SIcoumey
Fay, S. T. L.; February 13, "Catholicism
and the Balkans,' Father Fay: February
20, "Minor Irish Poets (1800-IS30)." Dr.
Patrick Jt Lennox; February 37, "Our
African Missions," Mgr. Frtri. V. C.
L.; March 7, "The Scholastics as Educa
tors," Rev. Dr. Patrick J. McCormlck.
The Oldest Rexaetlr Ksorra
Is a seldlitz Dowder. All nhvslclana crs
scribe It for all troubles cf the stomach,
liver, and bowe's. You can now buy a
good-tasting seldllts powder. It la called
HofTs Lemon Scldlita,
The amount received- by the treasurer
of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary
Society from the parishes. feundaj
schools and Woman's Auxiliary of the
Diocese of Washington, from September
1, 1813. to December 1. 1812, was J9K to
ward the amount apportioned to the
diocese for the year ended September
L 1913. of 131,613. Last year the society
received to the same date J1.T5790.
The Rev. J. Ncllson Barry, of the
Diocese of Eastern Oregon, Is In the city
and Intends to locate here, having given
up his work In the West, to which ho
has devoted some fifteen ars of his
life. The Rev. Mr. Barry was formerly
connected with this diocese, having been
in charge of the work at Tennallytown
In St. Alban'a rarlsh, where he was
quite successful. In the Diocese of
Eastern Oregon he has held an Important
post, where doubtless he will be much
missed. Theie U to be a missionary
meeting at St. Thomas" Church, near
DupontCIrcJe, Sunday night, the Kth, when
Mr. Barry will be one of the speakers,
on the work of the church in the Weev
il's speech, as he Is Just from the work
Itself, will naturally bean extremely In
teresting feature of the meeting.
From tho Church Missions House, In
New York, there went, out this week,
by express or mall, a package of mite
boxes for the Sunday school Lenten offer
ing to all the 3.S1S Sunday schools which
contributed last ear. The desire Is to
have a grand simultaneous offering for
the missionary work of this society rrom
all the young people of the church on
A package of mlto boxes also goes to
those Sunday schools which did not con
tribute last year, in the hop that every
Sunday school and every family will help
in the offering this year.
The Sunday school Lenten offering for
the missions movement started tn the
Diocese of Pennsylvania. In 1S77. In St.
John's Church. Lower Merlon, by the
concurrent action of our late treasurer.
George C. Thomas, and Mr. John Mar-
ston. the superintendent or tne above
Tho offering on Easter Day of that
first year, 1S77. was about J3 Last
Easter the Diocese of Pennslvanla gave
S33.955 07. and the whole church $167,250 3.
This year It Is hoped that it may reach
The National Child Labor Committee,
having asked the Bishop of the Dlocesft
to call tho attention of the clergy to
their request that Sunday. January 2fi, or
Saturday. January 23. 1013. or any other
convenient da, be observed ns Child
Labor Day, writing to tho clerg on this
matter, the Bishop sajs that, without
adopting this name, it would be a good
thing for the clerg. either In their ser
mons or by a notlee on January ; or
some other da, to call attention to the
splendid work that has been done on
behalf by this committee, and the need
of still further efforts on behalf of those
children who have to toil
The Social Service Conference of th
Archdeaconry of Washington has or
ganized a confidential exchange to se
cure interchange of information as to
the beneficiaries of church charities and
so promote econcmy and efficiency In
the distribution of gifts bv church peo
ple and also prevent fraud and deceit
It also Is hoped that In numerous other
was It will meet the needs of the clergy,
of church guilds and soeletles that give
relief and of those who desire to as
sist In securing employment hospital
treatment, homes for children, and other
help. The exchange through its secre
tar will endeavor to bring together all
Interested In to a family so that everyone
ran know what the others are doing
and co-iperatlon ma be had A card In
dex will be kept, hut no facts In regard
to the family or Individual history will
be asked for or recorded, except In the
cases of known Imposters or professional
beggars, which have been so reported
after a thorough investigation The files
of the exchange will be open onl to
the clerg of the Episcopal Church and
to authorized persons It Is Intended to
cover especially those confidential char
itable cases which come under the pur
view of the church and are not known
to public charities The exchange, how
ever, will keep In touch with the As
sociated Charities so as lo ascertain
whether persons receiving help from
church charities are also beneficiaries
of other charities The secretary of the
exchange is Mrs Ida Mrth IOCS Second
Street Northeast, who may be reached
by telephone on week daS from 8 to
10 a. m She Is an experienced social
worker, well acquainted with the chari
ties of the city of Washington, and
equipped to give all inquirers reliable
Information as to the best methods of
securing help for the need, and as to
the various agencies for relief in Wash
ington The funds for maintaining this
exchange are provided by the Cathedral.
Its benefits are open to authorized per
sons In the diocese of Washington with
The Social Service Conference of the
Archdeaconr of Washington will meet
on Tuesda. January 21. and on Tues
djs, February 4 and IS. nnd regularly
on the first and third Tucsdais until
further notice The meetings are open
to the public and all Interested In social
welfare work are particularly invited
Rev. Dr. W L De Vrles Is chairman of
At the Church of the Epiphany on
Tuesda, Januar 21, at 7 30 p. m., there
will be a Joint meeting of the Sunda
School Institute and the Woman's Auxil
iary of the Diocese of Washington, with
an Illustrated stereoptlcon lecture on
Japan by Canon Bratenahl. D. D , sec
retary of the Third Missionary Depart
ment. The attendance of the various
rectors, superintendents, and teachers
and officers of the Woman's Auxiliary Is
specially desired. The February meeting
of the Sunday School Institute will be on
Thursdsy, the 20th.
At the meeting this week of Emmanuel
Chapter. No 191. Brotherhood of St. An
drew, of Anacostla. J. F. Hasan, director,
in the chair, it was decided that the
rreeting for men will be held on Janu
A meeting of the Ladles' Guild of Em
manuel Church was held this week In
the parish hall, when it was decided to
hold an oyster supper the latter part of
this month. Mrs. Franklin S. Glckerwas
selected as general chairman of the
The Righf Rev. William Bod Carpen
ter. D. D, will preach in the Bethlehem
Chapel on Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Bishop Carpenter will deliver the Reln
lcker lectures at the Episcopal -Theological
Seminary of Virginia during this
week. Church conditions in England, the
United States, and Canada, and the of
fice work of a preacher are the bishop's
Rev. Dr. J. Hennlng Nelms left the
city at the beginning of the week for a
much needed period of rest. He will
be away until January IS. His first ob
jective point was the University of
Bishop's College, where Dr. Nelms re
ceived a large part of ,h!s training, for
the ministry. Ever since his graduation
there he has sustained very friendly re
lations with the faculty, one of whom.
Canon J. F. Allnutt, of the Divinity
FchooU Is a frequent visitor at Dr. and
Mrs. Nelm's home In Twelfth Street
A midwinter conference in the Interest
of Congregational home missions, be
ginning to-day. Is to take place at Gary.
Ind . to which home mission leaders will
gather from all over the country. From
to-day till next Thursday addresses,
papers, discussions, .and services of
various kinds will be In evidence. Such
speakers as Revs. F. E. Emrlch, of Bos
ton; H. C. Herring, of New York: Sher
rod Soule. of Hartford: Charles Harbutt
of Portland: George T. McCollum. of
Chicago: W. H. Hopkln, of Denver: E.
S. Rothsock. of Cleveland; C W. Shelton,
of New York, and many others will be
heard on such themes as "Church Ef
ficiency." "Modern Church History,"
"Denominational Missionary Work," "The
Immigrant Problem," "Pastoral Situa
tions." "Ministerial Supply,' "City Mis
sionary Societies," tc. It is expected
that reviews of mission fields; will be
utilized and overtures possibly made to
the home boards. Gary, the most modern
of American cities, will be an Interesting
location at which this conference Is to
' Genesis and Geology" will be Rev.
Earle Wllfiey's subject at the Vermont
Avenue Christian Church to-morrow
morning, when It Is the purpose of Rev.
Dr. Wllfley to discuss the alleged con
flict between science and religion. He
takes tho view that there has been con
siderable misapprehension on both sides
and that there Is no real conflict be
tween science and tho Bible when each
Is properly understood He believes that
the church should welcome scientific In
vestigation At the Sunday school of the Vermont
Avenue Christian Church to-morrow
morning Mr Guy L. Carter, who has
recently been appointed to look after
the Sunday school Interests of the Dis
ciples of Christ In the East, will speak on
lot Child and His Periods of Unfold
ing." with the subject matter that ought
to be presented In each period
Rev. George A Miller, of the Ninth
Street Christian Church. Ninth and D
Streets Northeast, will begin a revival
of "The Old Time Religion" at his church
next Sunda. 'Ihe music will be led by a
large chorus, conducted by Mr Frank A.
Carpenter, of the I'ost-offlce Department
All the sermons will be upon the general
theme of "The Old Time Religion " This
church. It Is said, believes the "world to-
dev ncJs the religion of the olden time
more than ever before" On Sunday
morning the theme will bo "A Revival of
the Old Time Religion, and invitations
have been sent out for all the members
and friends of the church to be pres
ent. At night the sermon will be on
"The Old Time Rellg'on ' The follow
ing Is the list of subjects each evening
of the week except Saturda Monday.
How the Old Time Religion Divided the
Scriptures ' luesda, "Ihe Promise of
the Old Time Religion " Wednesday, "The
Herald of the Old Time Religion," Thurs-
oa. The 1-oundatlon of the Old 'lime
Religion " Friday. 'The Creed of the
Old 'lime Religion ' ihfse services will
txgln promptly at i
Rev John T T Hundle, of Virginia,
continues to preach at the gospel services
at Ir Itteenth Street I nrtstlan 1 nurcn
Ills sermon tn "mothers" and "The In
spiration of tne Scripture have been
eipeclall helpful and uplifting l en per
sons have confessed Christ and been
baptized The mertlngs will continue
-ext week Subjects for Sunda are
Morning. "The Observance of the Lords
Di." and in the evening. "The Union
of All Christians ' There will be bap
tisms at the evening service.
If the Disciples accept any assistance
from John D Rockefeller personall or
from the Rockefeller educational founda
tion, it will forfeit a bequest of I7J.01)
left the university extension work, ac
cording to the will of tho late Thomas
W. Phillips, of Newcastle. Pa. which
was filed in Los Angeles. Cal . Wednes
day The decedent owned property In
Los Angeles Count Itv the terms of
the will, J2Apv is bequeathed to the Okla
homa Christian University for a Bible
chair fund upon the condition that no
one occup the chilr who Is not a be
liever in the divlnit of Jesus Christ.
For the past two or three ears It has
become more and more customary in
I'aptlst churches In the District to have
special evangelistic services conducted try
local Baptist pastors Ine pastor or tne
church at which the meetings are oeing
held calls to his aid colleagues from sis
ter churches This usige has now becomo
a concerted action under the title or
"co-operative evangelism It is a move
ment des'gned to interest pastors or all
Baptist churches in the particular
evangelistic work of an one cnurch.
A definite result or this movement may
be seen in the announcement just made
of a series of special meetings to be nerl
at Temple Church for the week beginning
to-morrow. Pastor J J atuir win Dcgin
the series by preaching In the morning
on "having Some," and in the evening on
"Blinded Minds ' Dr. Mulr will preach
also n Monday and Thursday evenings.
Rev. II S. llnkham. as chairman of the
group of pastors to he identified with
the m'etlngs, will preach on lucsday
and rriday evenings ana prnoabiy also
on Wodnesda Pastors J C Halt, vv.
. McMastcr. tneron outwater, r.. nez
Swem, and Dr Greene are expected to
share In the meetings.
At the meeting on Thursday evening
Rev E. Her bwem will baptize In the
Temple Church font a number or candi
dates for membership tn the centennial
Church. At Centennial Itself to-morrow
morning Pastor bwem will preach on
"Apartness." Jn the evening his theme
will be the query. "Can Washington
Folk Get Into Heaven"-"
"Man in Modern Christlanlt" Is the
theme with which Rev. Hlnson Vernon
How let t will continue the consideration
o' the general topic, "A Man and His
Religion," nt the Second Baptist Church,
Fourth Street and Virginia Avenue
Southeast, to-morrow morning. Large
congregations manifest the general In
terest that is taken In- this ubjeetv The
evening service will be Informal: a quar
ter of an hour of song In which the now
books, "Coronation Hmns," will be
used, and a short sermon on the topic,
"The First Law of Heroism," The lec
ture room of the church was again well
fll'ed at the mid-week services on Thurs
day. The subject for next Thursday will
tv. "Sin. How About If' At the an
nual business meeting of the church on
Tuesday encouraging reports were heard
from all officers and committees, and a
fell quota of officials elected for the en
The home department of Immanuel
Baptist Church Bible School held a de
lightful social on Wednesday evwlnf.
nearly 100 being present. Enrolled as
members of the department'are nine men
from the fire stations.
Diplomas were awarded to thirty
members, who had studied one-half hour
511 the Bible lesson every week during
I.ecture la TlddiaU.
The fourth of a course of seven lectures
In Yiddish will be given by 31 r. Sholem
Sjiklavln on .Sunday. January 13, at t
l-. m., In Flinn's Hall. Eighth and K
CHURCH SERVICES TO-MORROW
IN WASHINGTON AND ITS VICINITY.
Notices for these columns should reach The Herald office by 9 p. m. Friday.
ST. THOMAS' CHURCH,
tfta. scirOoront Circle.
HSO . m.-IVrtiir. Iter. C rrorst Smith, D. D.
l. C. I
431 p. m. Instruction In Church, Doctrine ssd 151-
I DO p. rn.-B.eT. C Herbert Tteoe: SoWect. "Ccd
BethV-bem Chspel, Mount St. Albsn. V. C
IlolT Communion ..-.....-.-.-... '30 a. m.
Moraine rn;er and liunx wan m-
llolx Communion inn xennon. iTe.corr.
Mint Her. WlllUm Rojd Otrpreter,
D. D, Canon of WeihnlMter.... ... . 11 D a. m.
Choral erenionff and sermon. Preacher,
Canon VIUUma..... 4:0) p. m.
ST. ANDRfcWS CHURCH,
llth and Corcoran Bta, nw.
Iter. J. J. Dlmon. Rector.
$M a. m. Holy Communlon.
t M a. nu fiondir tcnooL
11300 a. m. Morning .errics and sermon
10 re m. Etenlce serrlea and iennon.
THE NATIVITr. llth and A te. '-X. ".
IS, Srcnd.r school ; 30 children ercire.
ConB.rm.tion CUu MonUrw JJ and J.3- .
THE nESCIUlECTIOV. 1Mb. and ne. S3). . '3
CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY,
O St.. near llth St. nw.
rter Randolph H. McKfcn. P D . rector.
Rer. Thorax.. Hubert-Jones. altiot miniitrr.
Ilolr communion. I a. m
Other .erriccs. U a. m., and S p. m.
Scndir arhoolA, 93) a. m. and 3 p. m.
St. flfcarfc's Cbutcb
M and A BtJ. se.
Bee. a R. SteUOT, Rector.
Serrlce. TJD. 1L and a.
Eiery one la welcome
NEW TOItK AVE. rRESBTTERUS CnCRCn.
Sew Tort Ate . H end Hth SU.
Dr. WiUac RadcHCe. rattur.
nm a. m.-rnblic woohip, ermon by the putor.
ISO p. m. "The Serpent In the Garden."
Mttde led by Quartet choir.
933 a. m. Bible School.
9 C5 . m. Adult diwt
fax) p. m. Chrtetiu Endeaier Sodetr.
CHURCH OF THE CO EAVT.
Conn. Aie . N and Uth Bit,
Chtrln Wood. MlnUter.
Bernard Braaaamp. Mtnl.ter'a AMlrttnt.
Htrrr Btremore AnsSJ. Minilter of I'eck Chapel.
It SO t. m. Sermon by the mlniater.
Muucal .ertlce, iwl oy aouoce irxLrvtc. nw.
110 p.m. Sermon by the mlaliter: tubject. Mole
J p. m. Sermon by the mlnWer: MbVrt. "Life
Eienlns choni. choir of W0 Tuicrt, Mr. Sydney
Lloyd V rlshtrn. director. Mr. Hirrey
Sunday tciicol at 9 15 a. m.
umMa iw-i ..u -. - ,-
Thursday erening at 8, midweek .errlee
FIRST "'the Strtnier! abbath nine." Jwin Mir
arall nice rrw Prwi.ld a MacLeod. Minister
11 a ra.. dirina worriiip and sermon. 1 11 p. m
"Th Ittltud ol Triumph
E. Ilea Swem tut "Can Tahlnjton roll. Get
Into Hea.enl" 8 p. m. wrraa wjnjs an. 11
a. ra. "Arartnes. '" Centennial Bare, Co.. ta and
Eya bt. ne
TEMPLE BArTIST CHCRCn loth and N Fit
Ir. I J Mair ptrtor Preachtr.1 He ra.
irjr home " f IS p. m "Bllrded Mind" Bi
ble Khrot, . a ra . J T iVrry anprrlntendent.
C E.. 7 p. m. btwt.1 .emce. thrmigh the week.
TrnvNf.FJtV HOME. SHILOH BAPTIST
CHLItCH I. "-t. hrtseen 16th aui llh Sta. nw
Iter J. Milton V aldrrsi I. I . ptrfor Special
rraion Ham. nntfnary sermon of deacon
rw, :a) p. m Comfortable hnujr jnod mutfc
.e-ert choir All nl free Ml Inrlted and wel-
Streets Northwest, under the auspices of
the Jewish Kulturerein. or culture clr
e'e His subject is "Dostoeresk.y and
Various Religious Meetings.
Illchth Stre-et Temple.
In the absence of TUbbl Simon, Rr
Dr Isaac Landmin. cf Philadelphia,
rrcached list night at the sjnagogue of
the Washington Hebrew Congregation.
Kighth Mreet. between II and I Streets
Northwest His subject was "Religion
and Modern Progress
Meiaulnltton Temple ConBrellon.
"The truth shall make sou free"
This sentence from the Scriptures. In
scribed oer the entrance of the 1'nlon
Station, is to be the subject of Pastor
Charles T Russell's third Sunday after
noon lecture before the Washington Tem
ple Congregation (nonsectarian) In the
auditorium of New Masonic Temple to
morrow afternoon at I o clock
The audiences which hate come out to
hear Pastor Russell on the precldlng
Sundas have been iery large ones, but
It Is expected that the one of to-morrow
afternoon will surpass those of the past
two weeks in point of numbers, as the
lecture will be the last one the clerg -man
will make In Washington for some
weeks, other evangelists of the People's
Pulpit Association, of Hrookljn. of
which he Is the head, plan to ad
dress the local congreratlon each Sun
day afternoon until his engagements
again permit him to come to wasning
ton. Cosprl .-Mission.
E. C. Cummlngs. a contert of the Gos
pel Mission, will celebrate the tlrst annl
versary of h's conversion to-night. It U
stated that one 3 ear ago he came to the
mission in the midst of an awful bllz-
z&rd. where he heard the Gospel and
accepted its provisions. Since then he
and his family have been surrounded by
frlends. a position of trust and responsi
bility lias been secured, and a new life
opened up before him His friends are
Invited to celebrate the eent with him.
and the public Is cordlall Invited to at
tend and learn of a power that can trans
form a life, spiritually, morally, and
financially Evangelistic services are
held at the Gospel Mission every night
of the year, to which the public is In
vited. At the V. 31. C. A.
The Rev Samuel H. Woodrow, D. D..
pastor of the First Congregational
Church, will address the Sunday after
noon assembly of the Toung Men's
Christian Association on "The Church
and the Nation." Following the servlc",
which Is open to all men, a. fellowship
tea will be scried.
Sonturnst Tnterchureh Mcetlns;.
Representatl e James T. Lloyd of Mis
souri Is to be the speaker to-morrow
at the monthly Interdenominational
evangelistic sen Ice for men In the South
east section, to be held at the North
Carolina Aenue Methodist Church,
Eighth and B Streets, at 3.30. The Rev.
N. O. Gibson will preside and music
will ,be furnished by a section of the
Rebew Orchestra. The meeting is the
fourth In the series held under the aus
pices of the V. M. C A.
' Mrs. Max "West, or the Children's
Bureau, will be the speaker at the ves
per service at the Voung Women s Chris
tian Association next Sunday arternoon,
and she will cle to tne 1. vr. c A.
workers an intimate description ot tne
workings of the newly created bureau :n
the Department or Commerce and Labor.
Mtss Esther Ltnklns will be the soloist
at the vesper service.
METROrOUTA'S MEMORI M. METHODIST
CHURCH, corner of John Manhall rlaew ana u
Bt. nw June Bhert Montgomery, putor. Morn
ing Kfrios at U o'clock.. with sermon by the pastor:
object. 'Tho DiTlae Fbouakneaa." Epwanh
League derotional aertloa at (1&. At o'clock Dr
Montgomery -will gtia th third sermon Is tb
aerlet, "If I Had Jty life to Lb 0er." tho spe
cial subject bring; "Tfca rruanUday Creed." Frew
aeata to tha isibtie,
FOUNDRY. Mth and Cnurch Eta.
REV. W. B. WEDDERSPOON. D. D. Ptltor.
930 a. m. Mundjr .chool-
lla v ra.-"THB HEAVENLY VISION"."
TD0 p. m.-Ecworth League.
Jr.ra "DAMD AND ABSALOM."
Milton welcome. e)uarlet ohoir, aMleUd by choral
rhdr. at ennlnc terfice.
tTAMUNE 3IETnODlST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Ninth and P Street. Norlhwnt.
REV. JOSEPH it. U. GRAY. MIMSTER.
930 a. nu 8anday school.
HOO a. ra. "PILATE'S HERESY."
IxTO p. m. Epworth League aerrlc
8:00 n. m. "THE HIGHWAY OP TO-MORROW
All .Ittlnji free. ialton alwaii welcome.
FIRST OONflREiiATIONAL CHURCH, cor. 10th
and G Els nw. Rer Samuel H. Woodrow. D. D .
raator; Rer. Lewis E. Purdmn. aeslaftnt paator.
ll a. m-. pubUo worship, with aermon by the pas
tor; rnbiect. "ABIDING IN" KADESB." Mmia
by tha quartet and chorus choir 9 JS a. m Sunday J
KhooL a 15 p. m.. T P. 8. C. E. 9 p. EL. ertn-
Irg serrir. with termon by the paator; subject. I
' THE J IWBONE OF AN ASS."
NINTH STIIEET CHRISTIAN CHURCH,
Sib. and D SU ne
Rer. Georj A. Miller, paator.
Serrlcra. ll a. m. and T 45 p. m.. by tha paator.
Sunday school. 9J0 a m.
SPECIAL EANGELISTIO SERVICES EVERY
NIGHT NEXT WEEK.
New Jersey A.e . near M St.
Rer. J. Prederis WencbeL putor.
Serricea at ll a. ra. and 730 p. m.
We extend yoa a welcome.
CHURCH OP OUR FATHER, llth and L Stt, sw.
Iter John Van Settle, paator. Mr. W. K.
Cnoper. of the Y M C. A., win preach, at ll t. m.
Buadty school, 9 13 a. m. ; kindergarten. 11 a. ra
Y P C U. T p. ra.: subject. "OilM Labor
Illostrttfd lecture. Mr H. C Otntt
NEW CHURCH. lh and Corcoran Sta. bw. Tha
Rer Prink SewaD, D. D paator. will tzrach at II
a. m. "Honoring the Prophet at Horns." Sunday
school. tZJi. Beesisg lecture. Z JO p. ra,: Pint of
"What Are Ttrr Made of and How Do They Grow-"
Hy Casd. T. M. MARTIN", ot 7ng!Tt AD. ar In
cited. Free loan library of the writings of Sweden
txrg In the library. Free tracts la th mtlbala.
St-SI S Ft, (John Manhall Plata)
To-night, first anniversary of Brother Cusm.ng's
eonTenion. Sunday aenicea, 930 a. ra,. X 9
p. ra. Gospel senlcea every night In tha year.
Bright, helpful testimcnlala. Good singing All
V. W. C A.
STNTUY VESPER AT THE Y W G. E.. JAN
19 430 p. ra. Siwaaer. Mrt Max Wmi. sublet.
"Tha Children's Bureau." Soloist, Mlaa Esther
CHRISTI V SCIENCE.
FIRST CHURCH OP CHRIST. SCIENTIST. Co
lumbia Road. Eudid ar.d Chtmplala Su. Oeiiiees.
Sunday, 11 a. ra. and I p. m.
Sunday school. 11 t m. Uedceaday erenlrgmeH
Irg 9 p ra. Public eordiilly inrlted. Beading
room. 6C1 Colorado Bldg.
EVAGELICAL CnUISTlAsr SCIENCE.
EVANGELIOL CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH.
t-errlce Sunday morning at 11 odock at Rsuscher-..
corarr Conn. Are. and L bt nw Lecture by WIN
nun S WHITMAN. Hall ectnraodioua. u
rounding elegant, aeata free, an larited.
FREE BIBLE LECTURES OV TOPICS OP
the hour every Sunday at 3 p. ra., in New Mtsonia
Temple. N. Y. Are. and llth St Pastor, Charles
T Russell will jwach to-morrow, aubwet. "Tha
Truth Shall Mil. You Free " No cotlertlon.
INTERN" VTIOVAL BIBLE STUDENTS- ASSO
CIATIOV data meets for study at 730 p. ra. Sun
days and Thursdays. Old Mtvnie Temple. 9th and
P Sta. All welcome. No eoclectioca.
FIRST SPIRITUALIST CHURCH. rTTHIAS
Tempir. 1C12 9th St. nw . first floor. I Jj p. ra..
lecture by Mrs. Z. B Kates no. "Soul and Sntrtu
5 pint communion. AU invited.
"THE GOLDEN' AGE" is tia subject Alfred H
Terry will steak on Sunday evening at 730 odock
in Pythian Temrle. second floor. Mrs. Curtln will
give metsagea, Seata free. All welcoma.
QUESTION MEETING Sunday. T 45 p. ra. 4.9 Cor
coran Bldg. Public Invited. Free study class Wed
THE SECULAR LEAGUE.
GENESIS AND GEOLOGY
A Sermon For Thinking- People.
Vermont Aenue, Near N Street,
SUNDAY, 11 A. M.
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