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pulpit and peat
Secretary of the Navy Josephus Dan
iels will participate in ground-break
ing exercises for the new Methodist
Episcopal Church in Petworth at a
special service to be held on the
site of the church Sunday afternoon.
July 11. The head of the Navy Ite
partnient was secured as the speaker
of the occasion by Rev. G. Ellis "Wil
liams, pastor of the church. The serv
ice will take place at 5 p.m. Rev. Whit
ford L. McDowell, superintendent of
the Methodist churches of the Wash
ington district, will also participate.
Music will be furnished by the choir of
the church.
Following the address of Secretary
Daniels, he and the ministers and lay
men of tlie church present will spade tip
a few shovels of earth, and the formal
exercises dedicating the land for
church purposes will be held by Revs.
McDowell and Williams.
The site of the new church is at the
head of New Hampshire avenue, com
manding an excellent view across
Grant Circle, north of Upshur street.
The church to be erected thereon will
be octagonal in design and the cost
will be between $25,000 and $30,000. At
a recent service 510,000 toward the
new building was subscribed. Rev.
Charles L. Pate of Baltimore being the
speaker. A newly built house on New
Hampshire avenue adjoining the
c hurch property has been purchased by
the trustees as a parsonage.
Tomorrow evening the first of a
series of twelve outdoor services by
the Methodist, Baptist and Presbyte
rian churches of Petworth will be held
on the lawn of the Petworth Church,
8th and Shepherd streets. Rev. J. Alvin
Campbell, pastor of the Wallace Me
morial Presbyterian Church, will
preach, his subject being "The Im
perial Christ." On the five succeeding
Sunday nights the union services will
be held on the lawn of the Methodist
Church, and the concluding six Sunday
evenings on the lawn of the Presby
terian Church, corner Randolph street
and New Hampshire avenue.
* * ? *
Rev. John E. Briggs, pastor of Fifth
Baptist Church, will preach a. special
sermon-to recent graduates, their fam-I
ilies and friends, tomorrow evening, at
the Fifth Baptist Church. The subject
will be "Education and Vacation," the j
purpos<i of which is to induce all who
can to pursue their studies further and
to aid others in selecting: a suitable
vocation. At night the service will be
devoted to sacred sons:. It will be an
"Evening: with the Choir." directed by
Mr. William J. Palmer. All services of
Fifth Baptist will continue during: the
summer. The pastor "will remain at his
post practically all the while.
^ v
The last of the Sunday evening: serv
ices will be held in the Gurley Memo
rial Presbyterian Church at 8 o'clock
tomorrow evening-.
Miss Bumphrey, contralto, and Mr.
Braithwaite, tenor, will assist in the
services.
* * * *
The tent services conducted by the
, Fourth Presbyterian Church on the
church lot, corner 13th and Fairmont
'streets, were opened for the summer
Sunday. These services are known as
community services, and till of the com
munity are welcome to attend. Tomor
row evening: Mr. William Knowles i
Cooper, general secretary of the Y. M. !
C. A., will speak on "Prayer a Working j
Force."
* * 'j,; >::
Supt. John S. Bennett of Central
Union Mission delivered an address on
rescue mission work at Metropolitan
Presbyterian Church Thursday evening.
Mr. Bennett, who has just come to
this city to take up the local mission
work, was formerly connected with the
Water Street Mission of New York city.
He is now busy getting the effort of
Central Union Mission on a good work
ing basis, and from time to time dur
ing the summer plans to deliver ad
dresses in the various churches of the
city in order that he may meet the
memberships personally and impress
the great benefit to be derived by the
community through the support of mis
sion work.
* * #
A special musical service is to be
given by the choir of the West Wash
ington Baptist Church at 7:45 o'clock
to morrow evening, when th^ soloistsi
will be Miss Margaret Ella Allen, con
tralto; Mr. Fred Marks, baritone; Miss
Netta Craig, soprano and director, and
Mr. Royston E. Sabean, bass. Miss
Elizabeth Newton Collison will be the
organist.
The program will be as follows:
Prelude, Debussy, Miss Collison; "The
un&ap1 ^>ci)ool1 Hesson'
JBv &eb. ^tebenson.
REVIEW: OBEDIENCE AND KINGSHIP. Read Psalm 72.
Golden Text?I myself will be the shepherd of my
sheep.?Ezekiel, 34:13.
Our quarter's study opened with the
consideration on Easter of the rejec
tion of Saul and the resurrection of the
Lord Jesus and closed with last week's
temperance lesson,
which was "A Pray
er for the Tempt
ed."
Between these
two lessons we have
been considering
the career and
character of the
first two kings of
Israel, Saul and
David, both o f
whom were great
men whose records
were marred by sin
and failure.
The moral fall of David was hardly
less grievous than the political failure
of Saul, who upon his first appearance
before the people, who had selected
liim, appeared to be great enough for
the task of establishing the monarchy.
Our opening lesson for the quarter
considered his rejection, and for the
first half of the quarter's study we!
considered his jealous persecution of
David, whom the Lord had chosen as
Saul's successor. We saw in our les
sons the natural development, though
wrong, of Saul's persecution of David,
whose success meant the end of all that
Paul considered worth while in life.
"Jealousy bred suspicion, suspicion
malice, and this, working upon his pre
disposition to melancholy, led him to
ruin."
W ith the rejection of Saul our atten
tion was centered upon David, the
coming- king. whose life and labor will
furnish us the material for this quar
ter's -review.
In our study of these two great Is
raelitish rulers we learned that the
fundamental difference between Saul
and D. vid was not in their sins, but in
their attitude toward God after they
had sinned. Saul gave no evidence of
repentance or desire to reform his life,!
while David humbly sought divine for-|
giveness ur.d implored the help of his i
God to" start anew and continue with!
? iivii.e assistance his life over again.
Tj was this that made him "a man after
God's own heart." The whole quarter's
lesson* have been full of encourage
ment to the nun that have failed to
come up to the high calling of God in
Christ Jesus, our Lord, who died and
rose from the dead to sav<* us ail.
As we come to review the career of
David, who "by common consent is one
of the most fascinating figures in his
tory," we recall the v^ords of one of
America's foremost preachers summing!
up the career of David.
* * # *
David's Career.
Speaking of the shepherd poet and
king, he said: "He stands forth the
child of genius, ample in faculty, fer
tile in resource and rich in all those
qualities that stir admiration and evoke
love. His life was full of contrasts,
honors, misfortunes, sufferings and vic
tory. He was a poet and, like Robert'
Burns, the Hebrew minstrel was as!
sensitive as a harp, now thrilling with!
the k?-?-ri#>st delights and now throb
lung with the sharpest agonies; like'
Burns, too. David was slain at last by)
the stormy splendors of his youthful
passions. He was a soldier, and. like
Napoleon, he moved among his fellows
clothed with that irresistible fascina
tion that only the greatest leaders have
possessed. He was a king. and. like
Kng land's Alfred, he found his people
ii. group of rude outlaws' and unorgan
ized tribes; yet by sheer forte of lead
ership he transformed the mob into an
army, organized customs into law. de
veloped a commerce for ids people and
made a place for himself among those
whom Lord Bacon called 'the architects
of states." David was introduced to us
first as a shepherd.
* # * *
Shepherd.
Samuel, the last and mightiest of the
judges and the prophet of God. the
maker of kings, with all his human
wisdom would never have selected the
neglected shepherd lad to be the suc
cessor of his beloved Saul, but the di
vine revelation directed him to anoint
the lad summoned from the fields as
the king to succeed Saul, who had been
rejected because he imperiled the na
tion's existence by his sin Killed with
the spirit of God. he saw in the experi
ences of his daily shepherd life the
spiritual revelation of Jehovah that en
abled him to write the shepherd psalm
that touches the heart of humanity
wherever found, because it embodied
in familiar figures the truth that God
cares for those that trust liim
It was during his shepherd days that
he learned not only to trust Jehovah
but also to us? the sling so skillfully
that with five smooth stones selected
from the brook he brought dovfrri Go
liath, the champion of the Philistines
and the defter of Jehovah. The tasks
of today fit us for the work ?'f tomor
row, so David was being: developed
upon the Judean hills in the training
school of trial to stand the persecu
tions of his king, whom he ser.ed loy
Persecution.
Every soul who is faithful to God
will suffer for his faith. The shepherd
lad. whose songs had influenced the
king and whose skill in the use of the
sling and as a leader of men in battle
had won him high honors from the
people, found that his success caused
Saul to be filled with jealousy, fearing
lest David was going to ta?e the King
dom from him. Twice the king had
tried to kill David, his trusty friend,
without success because David was pro
tected by the Lord, his Shepherd.
Jt was during these dark times that
Jonathan proved his friendship for Da
i vid, who had won his friendship during
! his stay at thej:ourt by his tenderness
and affection. The history of mankind !
furnishes no more touching episode j
than the story of the friendship of Da- j
vid and Jonathan, that we saw in our
study was based upon their faith in '
God. Friendships born of spiritual life j
are eternal in their duration. The:- re
1 fleet the character of God. The tie that
binds and stands the strain of stress
and storm is the affection of kind minds
! that love their Lord.
I David revealed a spirit of chivalry
j when he twice spared Saul, who had
been providentially, as his soldiers
thought, brought to a place where his
I life was in the hands of David, who de
: chned to take advantage of his enemy.
| He spared Saul. He tried to conquer his
enmity as we ought any that we may
possess by overcoming evil with good.
! in this David showed the spirit of God
; and his fitness to rule.
* # * ?
' Sovereign.
After the dark days of trial as a
persecuted outlaw, David finally, upon
the death of Saul and Jonathan, be
came chosen by the elders of the peo
ple, first the King of Judea and then
of Israel. Realizing the necessity of
religion as the only means by which
the discordent and disorganized tribes
I could be united, David started to es
tablish Jerusalem, the new capital, as
j the religious center of the united peo
; pie, by bringing the ark to Jerusalem.
His first effort failed, because he had
not followed the plans outlined in the
iaw that provided for the carrying of |
! the ark. The second attempt succeed
ed, because the scriptural commands
were obeyed.
Prosperity proved the undoing of
David morally. "He was tempted andj
fell. In a base, cowardly, intensely
depraved way he committed the worstI
of crimes. He alone was to blame, it j
is all a mistake to try to find any ex
tenuating circumstances. He yielded
to temptation that God would have
given Ifim strength to resist." This
brought upon him the condemnation of
Jehovah, whose hatred of sin has al
wavs been marked by His love for the
sinner and His efforts to reclaim the
sinner, so He sent Nathan, the prophet,
to rebuke the king for his double
crime.
Courageously, tactfully and kindly,
1 he rebuked the mighty kin*, who re
I pented of his sins arid found peace and
? pardon when he returned as a penitent
to Jehovah. The dark experiences and
restoration of the joys of his salvation
was the source of several psalms that
we have also studied.
? * # *
Singer.
As a youth David had commenced to i
j compose psalms, arid his skill as ai
musician had brought him to the at- j
tention of the king, whom he quieted
by his musical ability. His cry for;
forgiveness and his thankfulness for
the blessedness of being forgiven, as
well as his prayer for the tempted, all
grew out of his failure. While these
songs grew out of the foul crimes of
the sweet singer of Israel, yet they
show the possibility of salvation
opened through the grace of God to
every troubled soul.
David's greatest influence rests not
upon his achievements aa a soldier,
shepherd and statesman, but in the
realm of religion that has been molded
by his songs and psalms. No historian
has ever penned the complete story
of the songs- of the shepherd king
that have inspired men in all walks
and conditions of life. "All tne ex
periences of human life seem to have
been emptied into David's single ca
i reer, that he might know how to in
terpret the universal elements of the
{human race," so that whether moved
j by the spirit of penitence, praise or
j prayer, they have found in the psalms
the expressions that fitted the emo
tions of their soul.
i God cared for David, and He cares
for us, for He has said, "I, myself, will
1 be the shepherd of my aheep."
Lord's My Hock," "Woodman, choir; * He
Was Despised ("The Messiah'), Handel,
Miss Allen; "Fear Not \e, O Israel,
Spickes, choir; recitation by Mr. Marks;
duet, "He Shall Feed His Flock. O
Come Unto Him" ("The Messiah ),
Handel, Miss Craig" and Miss Allen; Fes
tival Te Deum," in E flat, Buck, choir;
"Claire de Lune," Debussy, Miss Col
lison; "In Dreams We Heard the Angels
Singing," Faure, Miss Craig; Droop,
Sacred Head" (From Olivet to Calvary),
Maunder, choir, recitative by Mr.
Sabean; "Entree," Renaud, Miss Coill
son.
Tomorrow evening at 7:30 ?'clock
Evangelist R. E. Harter ^ill begin a
series of tent meetings at 1 ltli ana J
streets southeast. The subject for th
opening meeting will be "The Crisis o
the Ages "
Last summer Mr. Harter conducted a
very successful evangelistic campaig
at 1st and Randolph streets. These
meetings were very popular, the atte a
ance frequently being 1,000. i
evangelist is assisted by an able ana
experienced corps of workers.
The musical director is Mr. Irving
A. Steinel, who a few years ago was
associated with the Chapman-Alexa i
der evangelistic party for one yeaJ*"
Music will be a prominent part or an
the meetings. There will be a chorus
choir of fifty or sixty voices, assisted
by an orchestra, and occasionally by s
brass band. There will be solos, due s
and quartets. . ...
Services will be held every night wun
the exception of Saturday. The public
is cordially invited to attend.
:>k * * *
"Nathan Bangs" will be the topic
of Rev. Dr. Wedderspoon at the "Bngnt
Hour" service in Foundry M. E. Church
tomorrow evening.
* * * ?
Iowa Avenue Chapter of the Epworth
League has installed the following ot
ficeis for the ensuing year: President,
Mvs. T. B. Penicks; first vice president,
Airs. Ada Snyder; second vice presi
dent, Miss Adele Walker; third vice
president. Miss C. Conway; lourth vice
president, Miss Frieda Rock; secre
tary, Mr. William Rock, and treasurer,
Miss Mabel Duchay.
The league at Iowa Avenue Church
has been a great help in the growth of
the church, which was organized in
l?#uy.
* * * *
The recently elected cabinet of Metro
politan Kpworth League, John Marshall
place and C street, is composed of trie
lollowing: President, Mr. Frank Mont
gomery: lirst vice president; Miss
Helen Snell; second vice president, Mis.
P. C. Hyam; third vice president. Miss
Sadie McCann; fourth vice president,
Miss Fannie Holmes; secretary, Miss
Margaret Boswell, and treasurer, Mr.
it. F. Camalier.
The Epworth League at Metropolitan
is assisting the pastor, Dr. James Shera
Montgomery, in meeting many of the
obstacles of a large down-town church.
Metropolitan still holds first position
as the largest Methodist congregation
in the city.
* * * #
Rev. JohnClark, pastor of the First
Presbyterian Church, on John Mar
shall place, will preach the last of a se
ries of five sermons on "The Life of
Christ," tomorrow evening, in the
church. "His Greatest Word," will be
the subject of the sermon.
Sunday night's sermon will be the
last that Dr. Clark will preach until
September, when he returns from his
vacation. He leaves for the Massa
chusetts coast the middle of next week.
* # * *
One of the teacher-training classes
of St. Paui's Methodist Episcopal Church
South has taken the examination on
the first half of the course for trained
teachers in the Sunday school.
The examination was conducted from
the teacher-training headquarters in
Nashville. Term. Mrs. H. M. Hamill,
acting superintendent of the teacher
training department, complimented the
class on its thorough work, stating that
all "passed with honor."
Those who stood the examination
were: Messrs. Albert S. Hoge, D. H.
Johnson, George M. Moore and Clarence
E. Fowler, Rev. J. E. Thomas. Mrs. M
A. Allen. Mrs. D. H. Johnson and Miss
Fannie Brannin.
The class will begin the study of the
second half of the course early in the
fall. Mr. Clarence E. Fowler is the
teacher.
# ? * *
Dr. Calvin S. BlackWel! of Norfolk,
Va., who is assisting Rev. EJ Hez Swern
in revival services at Cer/_*nnial Bap
tist Church, will continue his efforts
during the coming week.
* ? *
Chaplain Robert DuBois Workman,
U. S. N., who but recently received his
commission, and is assigned to duty
on the battleship Ohio, occupied the
pulpit of the Eastern Presbyterian
Church Sunday evening.
Chaplain Workman is well known in
the Marine Corps, having served four
years in the ranks and was honorably
discharged as sergeant. He entered
Wooster University for his college
work, after which he spent three years
in Princeton Seminary, from which he
graduated in May. last. While in the
marine service he was connected with
the Eastern Church and its work, and
has a host of warm personal friends
on Capitol hill who wish him all suc
cess in his chosen field of religious ac
tivity.
* * * *
I Mrs. J. F. Robbins, formerly of the
Moody Bible institute of <hlrago, will
We in charge of Metropolitan Memorial
I Epworth League service, u, be held
I tomorrow evening from 7:30 until S:30
o'clock.
An attractive program has been
planned, illuminating the subject,
"Greece and Italy, Once a Prize; Why
Not Now?"
Mrs. Robert Fatt will sing in Italian
Luigi Luzzi's "Ave Maria," and Mrs.
P. C. Hyam will speak of her recent
travels in Italy.
An invitation is extended to all and
especially to Greeks and Italians to
co-operate in the service for a deeper
I interest in an understanding of those
I countries.
| Beginning with the service tomorrow
the Epworth League will conduct the
only evening service at the church.
I * # * *
] Rev. B. Carradine, pastor of the
Gospel Tabernacle, 1502 14th street
northwest, will preach throughout the
summer each Sunday at 2:30 and
I p.m.
His general subject on that day will
I be "Full Salvation," and on each Wed
I nesday night at H o'clock he will
preach on different Bible characters.
His theology < lass meets Friday even
ings at b o'clock.
* * * ?
Beginning with tomorrow the mem
bers of the Christian Endeavor Society
of Shiloh Colored Baptist Church, un
der the direction of President Frank
S. Reide, jr., will begin their summer
open-air gospel campaign.
The society will hold gospel services
from 4.30 to 5:45 o'clock each Sun
day afternoon in one or more alleys
in the northwest. Gospel singing will
be a special feature at each meeting.
The pastor of the church, Rev. Dr. J.
Milton Waldron, will accompany the
society tomorrow to start the work.
* * * *
A flagpole presentation and flag-raising
service will be held at the National
Lutheran Home for the Aged, Winthrop
Heights, Saturday afternoon, July 3, at
4 o'clock.
The flagpole is to be presented by the
Young People's societies of the Wash
ington Lutheran churches.
The program will begin with a proces
sional by the Young People's societies,
and the invocation will be made by Dr.
C. F. Steck of Epiphany Church.
Rev. P. L). l^eddin of St. John's Church
will conduct the dedicatory service and
make the presentation. Dr. John Weidley,
president of the board of trustees, will
make the acceptance address.
The "flag raising' will be in charge
of Mr, F. W. Leonhardt.
A message of greeting from President
Wilson will be given by Rev. William A.
Wade of St. Mark's Church. An oration
will be made by Mr. William R- Harn
former assistant attorney general. Rev.
S. T. Nicholas of Keller Memorial Church
will make the final prayer. The after
Comes from ohio foe work
IN PRESBYTERIAN church
Mr. Homer Edson to Assist Dr. Jo
seph T. Kelly in Local Effort.
HOMER EDSON.
Mr. Homer Edson. for some years
past engaged in Y. M. C. a. work at
Middletown, Ohio, is now engaged in
assisting Rev. Dr. Joseph T. Kelly,
pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church,
in the work of the Sunday school and
other branches of the organization.
Dr. Kelly plans to have Mr. Edson
to work especially among the young
people of the congregation and interest
them in many of its activities, thus
arousing in many instances a latent
force in the organization for good.
Mr. Edson has for some time past
taken a deep interest in the work of
the Boy Scout movement, and plans
to develop this feature of the work of
the Fourth Church. A camp for boys
of the church during the summer is a
probability.
noon will be spent in an outing at the
home.
* * * *
The pulpit of the Church of Our
Father in this city will be supplied to
morrow morning by Rev. George S.
Duncan of Johns Hopkins University.
A cablegram from Dr. Van Schaick,
the pastor of the church, gives the in
formation that he and Mrs. Van
Schaick set sail from Holland for this
country Saturday, June 19. They will
doubtless reach this country some time
during the coming week. He had pre
viously expected to go to Poland, but
the contract of the government with
the Rockefeller Foundation authorizing
the relief work in Poland had been
canceled by Germany and so his work
closed. Dr. Van Schaick will probably
attend the sessions of the Universalist
general conventions, which meet in
July in Los Angeles and Pasadena, Cal.
After returning from those conventions
he will doubtless rest, with Mrs. Van
Schaick, on their farm in New York.
* s * *
"John Huss and the Reformed
Church" is to be the subject of Pastor
Henry H. Ranck's sermon at Grace Re
formed Church, 15th and O streets
northwest, tomorrow morning at 11
o'clock, when the semi-millennial of the
death of the Bohemian reformer and
martyr will be celebrated.
The Moravian Church, so great in
modern missions, was an outgrowth of
the Huss movement, but it is of special
interest to the Reformed Church be
cause three-fourths of the present
Protestant Church of Bohemia is of the
Reformed faith, and uses the Heidel
berg Catechism.
In the evening at 8 o'clock Mr. Ranck
preaches his last sermon in the course
on "Symbols of the Spirit" and his
theme" is "The Dove." The Sunday
evening church service will be discon
tinued during the remainder of the
summer.
* -fi * ;i:
Rev. Robert E. Gait of New York, who
has accepted a call to the Manassas
(Va.) Presbyterian Church, and Rev.
M. R. Hand, who has taken up the pas
torate of the Riverdale, Md., Presby
terian Church, are to be received as
members of the Presbytery of Wash
ington at a meeting to be held Monday
morning at 10 o'clock in the New \ork
Avenue Presbyterian Church.
* * * *
An "evening with the choir" into be
held at the Brookland Baptist Church
tomorrow evening, when a program or
old-time favorite music will be given.
The program follows: Anthem, on,
Come, Let Us Sing," Lennan, choir;
solo, baritone, "Teach Me to I ray,
Graff, Mr. Perry; trio, "God. Be Mercl
ful," Morris, Mrs. Oertley, Mrs. Cala
hari Mr. Primm; solo, soprano, "Cruci
fix" Faure, Mrs. Oertley; duet, soprano
and tenor, "Come Unto Me." Mrs.
Oertlev, Mr. Galbraith; anthem. Who
so Dw'elleth," Danks, choir; solo, alto,
"But the Lord Is Mindful of His Own,
Mendelssohn, Mrs. Calahan; solo, tenor,
"Still, Still With Thee." Hawley, Mr.
Primm; anthem, "Eye Hath Not Seen,"
Hall choir: solo, contralto, "The Lord
Is My Light," Allitsen, Miss Primm;
anthem, "Oh, Light Eternal," Lennan,
choir.
Tl
Graduates of Harvard and Columbia
Accompany Nurses to Eu
rope's War Zone.
NEW YORK, June 26.?Two groups of
college men leave here on steamers to
day for medical or relief service in tlie
war. The largest of the groups, com
posed of thirty-flve graduates of the
Harvard Medical School and seventy
live nurses, leave on the Holland-Amer
ican line steamship Noordam for three1
months' service with one of the British
army hospitals. They expect to begin
their work by July 4 and to be relieved
by men from either Johns Hopkins or
Columbia University in October.
The other group, composed of eighteen
students from Columbia University, six
from Princeton and one from the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania, with twenty
five Serbian interpreters and assist
ants, leaves on board the steamship
Themlstocles.
Columbia's Expedition.
They constitute the Columbia Uni
versity-Serbian relief expedition bound
for Nish, Serbia and are sent by the
Serbian Agricultural Society, the Serb
ian-American League, and by individ
ual Serbians tn Anerlca. They will
distribute sanitation supplies, food and
seeds to residents of the northern part
of Serbia, which has been devastated by
the war. Automobiles to be used in
this work preceded them.
Dr. Harry Plotz. pathologist of Mount
Sinai Hospital and discoverer of anti
toxin for typhus, accompanies the ex
pedition, carrying with him 20,000
tubes of the serum. Dr. George Baehr
and Miss Anna Mitchell, a sister-in
law of I'rof. Ancon Phelps Stokes of
Yale, a nurse, were included In the
Darty At Nish Drs. Plotz and Baehr
will join the American Red Cross sanl
taThe^ne'mbers?of the Columbia expedi
tion^have been vaccinated for typhoid,
typhus and smallpox.
The American Federation of Labor hu
1,724 volunteer and special organizers.
(Jliurct) flmuiraiteraente
METHODIST EPISCOPAL.
Hamlfn*> NINTH AND p streets
aomiuis# northwest.
REV. LUCIUS C. CLARK. D. D.. Pastor.
0:30 a.m.?Sunday school.
llkOO a.m.?"The Supremacy of the Spiritual."
7:00 p.m.? Epworth League service.
8:00 p.m.?Mrs. W. B. Ferguson will read
Browning's '?Saul."
All Sittings Free. YOU WILL RE WELCOME.
Dumbarton Ave. M.E.,Tena?. 00
REV. D. H. MARTIN*, D. D., I'astor.
9:30? Sunday school.
11 a.m.? Sermon by pastor.
8 p.m. -Sermon by pastor.
You are corcttaHy invited to al! services.
Fntinrfrv sixteenth and
uunary, church streets.
Her. W. R. WEDDERSPOON. D. D.. Pastor.
9:30 a.m.?Sunday school.
11:00 a.m.?"The Immeasurable Value of
Worship."
7:00 p.m.?Epworth League service.
8:00 p.m.?"Nathan Bangs," in series on
"Heroes."
Visitors welcome. Excellent music.
Union M. E.
JOHN MACMURR VY. Pastor.
11 a.m.?"Fighting in Saul's Armor."
Sp.m.?"Modem Christianity. What Is It?"
A Message to Mrs. Grundy.
9:30 a.m.?Sunday school.
Tuesday, June 29. S. S. picnic. Great Falls. Va.
AoU???*tr M. E. CHURCH. Cadets' Armory,
/iSDUry O st_ bet. 7th and Sth sts. n.w.
Rev. M. W. CLAIR. D. I>., Minister.
9:30 a.m.?Sunday school.
11:00 a.m. ?Children's exercises.
0:30 p.m.?Epworth League.
8:00 p.m.?Sermon.
A welcome to all.
McKendfree,
L. MORGAN CHAMBERS, Minister.
11 a.m.?Sermon by Rev. W. L. McDowell. TV D.
8 p.m. Sermon by Rev. L. Morean Chambers.
Central M.
R. A. BOLDEN. Pastor.?11 a.m.. se-mon. Dr.
C. T. Wlthrow: subject. "A Wheel Within a
Wheel." Love feast, 3:30 o'clock; 8 p.m.. ser
mon by the pastor. ?
Wesley Chapel
REV. HOWARD F. DOWNS. Pastor.
11:00 a.m.?"How to Pray."
8:00 p.m.?"Abraham Lying." first of a series
of character studies in Old Testa
ment. One-hour service. Bright
singing. Come.
Wilson Memorial.
L. McLATN. Pastor.?11 a.m.. sermon by the
pastor. Children's day servicp at 7:30 p.m.
H7T 17 Cluirch. Columbia rd. bet.
Calvary 1VL n.* uu, nmi i.-.th ?t?. nw.
Rev. John T. Ensor. pastor.?9:30 a.m.. Sunday
school; 11 a.m.. sermon by pastor; 7 p.m..
vesper service on the lawn.
Wau?h M. E., ??.
REV. F. M. McCOY. D. D.. Pastor.
9:30 a.m.. Sunday school: 11 a.m.. "God's
Loving Care." 7 p.m.. Lawn service. "Mac
beth?The Cleansing from Sin."
TV<r?<fvr Cor- r>th & Pa arfi- 8 e
*1111 ty j pheipH Haud, Pastor.
9:30 a.m.?Sunday school.
11 a.m.?Sermon.
7 p.m.?Twilight service. This is a gospel and
musical service?sixty minutes lone. Full of
help and hope. A hearty welcome awaits.
Ebenezer M. E.
7 a.m.. baptizing at foot 1st st. s.e.: 10:30
a.m.. Children's day; processional around two
blocks: 11 a.m.. Children's hour; 3:30 p.m.,
sermon, Rev. D. E. S. Rosser, D. I>.: S p.m.,
second cantata, by Epworth League choir & S.S.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL SOUTH.
Pmnfv CHURCH, ClOO GEORGIA AVE.
l-ixiury REV. E. L. WOOLF, Pastor.
11 a.m.?Sermon by pastor.
7 p.m.?Service on lawn.
Ci P-??T SECOND AT S ST. N.W. "
JU raul I) RLAKEMORE. Pastor.
11 a.m.?'"Bearing the Cross with Jesus."
* p.m.?"The School of Prayer."
Epworth Church ?ts.an k.a
Rev. D. V. Switzer, pastor.?Public worship,
11 a.m.. 8 p.m.: S. S.. 9:30: E. L.. 7.
Mt. Vernon Place, s^ an?wk
REV. EDWARD K. HARDIN, IVstor.
11 a.m.?Rev. S. O. Hatcher. D. D.
8 p.m.?"The Ten Commandmetits and Pres
ent Day Life, VI."
7 p.m.. Epworth League.
Prayer meeting Thursday. X p.m.
MARVIN CHURCH, loth ami B sts. s.w..
Rev. J. J. Ringer, pastor.- Public worship, 11
a.m.. S p.m.: S. S.. 9:30: E. L.. 7.
MT. PLEASANT. Post Office Hall. 1413 Park
rd.. Rev. F. J. Pretty man. pastor.?Public wor
ship. 11 a.m., 8 p.m.: S. S.. 9:3o: E. L., 7.
CALVARY, between 30th and 31st on y st..
Rev. II. L. Hout. pastor.?Services: 11 a.m.,
8 p.m.: K. L.. 7:15 p.m.; S. S., 9:45.
t'OXCiREG \TIO\ A I..
Mt. Pleasant, ^T.
Rev. CLARENCE A. VINCENT. I> D . Minister.
Morning service, 11 o*cl?iek, sermon by the
pastor: subject. "Making and Keeping
Friends." Sunday school. 9:45 a.m. Christian
Endeavor meetings, 7 p.m. No other evening
service.
First Congregational, sts. "?.G
Rev. JAY T. STOCKING. D. D.. pastor.
Rev. ROBERT W. COE. Asst. Pastor.
11 a.m., public worship; sermon by Mr. Coo;
subject. "THE UNRECOGNIZED CHRIST."
Music by quartet and chorus choir. 9:45 a.m..
Sunday school. 7 p.m., Y. P. S. C. E. No
| other evening service.
People's Congregational,
M bet. 0th & 7th As.?Sunday school. 9:30;
preaching. 11 a.m.. Rev. F. E. Ilearns. Chris
tian Endeavor, 7:30 p.m. ?
Ingram Memorial, Ai.V,MASS
i Rev. L. E. PURDUM. Pastor.
11 a.m.. "Walking Willi God." 9:30 a.m.,
j Sunday school. 7 p.m., C. E. Society.
PRESBY'i BRIAN.
Church of the Covenant,
CJIAUI.ES WOOD. Minister.
HOWARD HA.NNAFORD. Minister's Assistant.
HARRY BAREMORE ANGUS, Minister in
Charge of reck Chapel.
0:30 a.m.. Sunday school.
11 o'clock, morning service, sermon by the
minister.
12:1.") p.m.. Christian Endeavor meeting,
x o'clock, evening service in the Covenant
tent. Lamont street, near 16th street; special
musi:-: sermon by the miuister.
S p.m.. Thursday. midweek service.
street near
31st n.w.
Rev. JAMES T. MARSHALL. D. D.. Pastor.
U a.pi.. Children's church. special sermon,
and singing by children's choir.
West Street Church, p3,
Gunton-Temple, I4th 1""1 8"
C. EVEREST GRANGER. D. D.. Pastor,
Rev. Robert Robinson will preach at 11
a.m.: no evening service.
S. S., f?::??# a.m.: men's Bible class, 10 a.m.:
prayer meeting, S o'clock Thursday evening.
Welcome.
Gurley Memorial ?'!t'ltMrridl"
Bernard Braskamp. pastor.?9:45 a.m.: S. S-.
11 a.m. find 8 p.m.. sermon by the pastor: 7
p.m.. Christian Endeavor Society. Midweek
service. Thursday, m 8 p.m.
Northminstei 1"m'nnn*S-At1"in<1
Rev. S. A. Bower, pastor.?S. S.. 9:30 a.m.: 11
a.m.. "The Good of Common Things";, no even
ing cprviee; Thursday. 7:45. midweek service. ?
New York Ave.
Dr. WALLACE RADCLTFFE. Pastor.
Music led by quartet choir.
11:00 a.m.?Saerament of the Lord's supper.
No evening service.
9:30 a.m.?Bible school.
9:45 a.m.?Adult Bible classes.
7:00 p.m.?Christian Endeavor Society.
Fourth Church, r"'rmcnt
REV. JOSEPH T. KELLY. D. P., Pastor.
9:30 a.m.. Sabbath school: 11 a.m.. the
Lord's supper; 7:30 p.m., tent service on the
lawn. Address by Mr. William Knowles
Cooper. Bright service. Attractive music.
Mis; Christine Church, soloist.
Metropolitan
Rev. PAUL R. HICKOK, Pastor.
11 :00? Sermon by the pastor.
No evening service.
Wect<>m H STREET Birr ween
W WlCillf mi!, nn(j 20th n.w.
Lev. J. HARVEY DUNHAM. Pastor.
IT a.m. "GROUND OF REJOICING."
S p.m.?Gospel song service.
First Church i?4t
Rev. JOHX BB1TTAX <LAIiK, b. D.. pastor.
Services:
Morning at ir. Evening at 3.
Sermons by the pastor.
Judge .T. Robert Anderson will teach the
Bible class at 9.30 a.m.
^<>rr?r?<4 (Southern A?setn*dT,v. 22n* st. be
tween I' and Q streets.
Rev. ANDREW R. BIRD. Pastor.
Divine worship at 11 a.m.. 8 p.m. Preaching
by pastor. Bible school. 9:43 a.m.: prayer
meeting. Thursday at 8 p.m. The church ex
tends a cordial welcome to all services.
i.L 6th AND C SOUTHWEST.
OIXIIU s. S.. 9:45 a.m.
Rev. DOUGLAS PUTNAM BIRN1E will preach
11 a.m.: Y. P. S. C. E., 7 p.m.
NORTH CAPIT")L?CORNEB
C.CiYlIlV?lUIl+ Florida nve. and Q *t.
R-v. H. ]?;. BRUNDAGE. D. D , Minister.
11 <?? a.m.- "TIP' Way of Life."
7:45 p.m. ?"The Oire for Religious Ennui."
(Southern Assembly)
"*ftf!i and Trving ?ts. n.w.
JAMES H. TAYLOR. Pastor.
Preaching at 11 a.m. and s p.m. S. S.. 0:30
a.in. I"... 7 p.m. Prayer service, Thurs
day. 8 p.m.
Washington Heights,
Rev. JOHN C. PALMER. D. D.. Minister.
ll:OOa.m.- "Tilings That Cannot Be Shaken."
Sunday school. 9:30 a.m.
Tliursday evening, prayer meeting.
A cordial welcome to all.
LUTHERAN.
Atnnpmcnt- Xwrth Cai'- & K- h ave* n w
niUIICIIl^riL, Ktv. I. o. BAKER, Pastor.
Services. 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.; S. S.. 9:30
a.m.; Thursday eve., prayer meeting. 8 o'clock.
St Marie's " s w
IVAdl ot Uev. Wm. A. Wade. Pastor
Fourth Sunday after Trinity?S. S.. 9:40:
morning and evening worship. 11 and 8: last
evening service fur the summer. Luther
League. Wednesday evening.
Epiphany, =>??? o n.w.
REV. CI!AS. F. STECK. D. D.. Pastor.
S. S.. 9:30 a.m.: public worship. 11 a.m.,
with sermon by the pastor. No evening service.
Seats free. All welcome.
Gtii and I* sts. n.w.
i^lOn !i:30 a.m.. Sumlav school.
Sermons by Pastor Schmidt. 10 a.m. (German).
I 11 a.m. and n p.m. lEngiisht. Excursion to
j Marshall llall. Wd., June 30. Luther League,
Thursday. 7:45 p.i.i.
St. Paul's '
JOHN T. lll'DDLE. D. D.. Pastor.
Services, 11 and 8. with holy communion
morning and evening. Sunday school. i?:30.' C.
E.. 7. Prayer service. Ti.ursday evening.
Luther PI. Memorial,,4th & N
Rev. HENRY ANSTADT, Pastor.
S. S.. 9:3?? a.m.: C. E. meeting. 7 p.m.
Public worship. 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.. with ser
mons by the pastor. Strangers welcome.
Keller Memorial, s.'1' t.v,"mcholas:
Pastor.-Celebration of the Lord's supper, 11
a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday school. 0:30. Inter
mediate and S'-niur I-;.. 7 p.m.
FHIENUS.
Friends Meeting, ^ ST' *w
A cordial invitation Is extended.
episcofai*.
The Cathedral, kwo.
Holy communion < :30 a.m.
Moraine prayer and litany 10:00 a.m.
Holy communion an.l sermon, preach
er, Canon Re Vries 11:00 a.m.
People's open air oveasons and ser
mon. preacher. Rev. William E.
Callender 4:00 p.m.
Evening prayer 5:00 p.m.
Take Tenleytown and K??ekvllle cars.
Church of the Ascension,""T2?"
Uev. J. HENNTNG NEI.MS._1>. R. Rector.
Services. 8 and 11 a.m. "and 8 p.m. The
rector will preach at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
FOURTEENTH AND
wu otepnen coumbia roar.
REV. GEORCE F. RURLEY. HECTOR.
SERVICES - 7 30. 11 A.M. ANR 8 i' M.
St. Mark's
REV. c. R. STETSON. ri>TOR.
SERVICES. 7:30. 11 A.M.: ANR 8 P.M.
All Souls' Memorial, T.?', av?<
The Rev. .t. Macbride Sterrett. R. D-. rector.
11. morning service and sermon.
St. John's Church, T*?
Rev. roi.ANR COTTON SMITH. R. D.
Rev. ERWARR SLATER RUNLAP. M. A.
Rev. GEORGE wii.i.iamson SMITH. R. d.
8 and 11 a.m.
Tuesday (St. Feter) holy communion at noon.
St. Margaret's Ch.
REV. HERRERT SCOTT SMITH. I). R.. re tor.
REV. CHARLES J. WING ATE. As<t. Minister.
Services: 7:30 and 11 a.m.
The rector will preach.
All welcome?always.
Cathedral Open-air Service
SUNDAY. .TUNE 27. AT 4 P.M.
MOUNT ST. ALBAN.
Preacher. REV. WM. E. CALLENRER.
Music by the Cathedral Choir.
Take Tenleytown and Rockville Cars.
Church of theEpiohany mh.
Rev. ranrolph H. McKIM, R. R., Rector.
Rev. Percy Foster Hall and Rev. E. ii. Ingle,
Assistants.
Services^ 8 and 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
ar 11 ,i,ni., Rev. Millard F. Minnick, St.
Mary's City, Md., will preach.
ar 8 p.m.. Rev. Mr. Hall will p-each: sub
ject. "St. John Baptist and Expediency."
am hems: A.M.. "No Shadows Yonder."
Gaul; p.m.,# "Peace I Leave With You," Rob
erts.
Organ recital. 7:40 p.m.
Sunday school. 9:30 a.m.
Thp 7:30 a m- bol'T romm'n
L us INailVlLV, Services, 7:30, io. 11, S.
Excursion to Marshall Hall. July 12.
Special offerings fur electric lighting.
18th NEAR
ou i nomas . iu pont circle.
8 a.m.?Holy communion.
11 a.m.?Sermon bv Rer. C. Ernest Smith, R.
R.. d. C. L.
St paul'* ^ near
c7u 1 dul WASHINGTON CIRCLE.
Rev. Robert Talbot, rector: Rev. W. A. Mas
ker, Jr., curate; 7:30 and 10, holy communion;
11. matins: x, evensong.
churchman J t1,e e?wncy Fund Is
v^iiulclullcll* $4(n?.0<?0 above anportlon
ments. $230,000 is received. Make check for one
day's income to "P. E. Board of Missions, N. Y.,"
at once; send check through your parish church.
UNITED BRETHREN.
United Brethren '1"murh'1 C"arcb
North Cap.jfe It n.w.
11 a.m..
ment." 8 p.m.. "Vacatiou Advice.'
Charles E. Fifitz, pastor. -11 a.m.. "The Judj
"Va
l.mversamst,
Church of Our Father, nnw l
Hev. JOHN VAN SCHAICK. Jr.. i>. R.. Pastor.
Public worship at 11 a.m., with sermon by
Rev. Rr. George S. Duncan of Washington, R.
('.. anil Johns Hopkins University.
UNITARIAN.
All Souls' Church, and t!sts
ULYSSES G. B. PIERCE. R. d.. Minister.
11 o'clock, morning service; sermon by the
minister.
CHRISTIAN.
Cor. Gth and H sts. *.w. Rev,
oliceit IlENRY F. LUTZ. Minister.
Preaching service. 10:45 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Bible school. 0:30. Y. P. S. (". E.,6:45. Welcome'.
Vermont Avenue TiT*.
Rev. EARLE WILFLEY. LL. R., Pastor.
Services at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.. sermons by
pastor. Sunday school, 0:30 a.m. Christian
Endeavor, 7 p.m.
NEW CHURCH.
New Jerusalem, fi""? ...
The REV. FRANK SEWAI.L, R. R., Pastor.
Will preach at 11 a.m.
Free loan library of the writings of Sweden
borg.
NATIONAL, NEW thoioht CENTER.
MLSS EMMA GRAY WILL SPEAK WED., AT 8 |
p.m., on "Efficiency." Noon meeting, led by i
RR. RICKER. The daily noon meetings and j
Wed. even'g meetings will be continued through |
the summer, conducted by different members j
??f this center. Loan & Trust bldg. Public invited. 1
interdenominational.
; Gospel Tabernacle bj?:
i B. Carradine, R. i>.. past-r.?Preaching serv
ices. Sunday, 2:3u and 7:30 p.m.. and Wcdnes
j day, 7:30 p.m. Theology class. Friday, 7:30
j p.m. Seats free. Everybody welcome%
ht>tt h: missioy
Central Union Mission,
LA.
ive. n \r
Services--Week days, 12 noon and 7:45 p.m.:
Sundays, 0:3o a.m. and and 7:45 p.m. Sun
day, June 27. gospel wagon services. 1st and N
s.e.. Rev. C. A. Vincent. R. R.. sj>eaker: 0:30
p.m., 7th ami La. ave.; special speaker. Every
body welcome.
BAPTIST.
Grace Baptist,
E. H?*z Sweni annonnco* t!:o rr^at evangelist,
Pr. ralvin S. Black tv???11, Norfolk. Va.. Sunday
morning a:<<l ni^Iit. :.ikJ we.-k nights. Onten
uial Bapt. < '!?., 7th am] K\ ?? n.e.
AND D S B.
?tor F \V JOHVUOX.
II a.m. Rev. J. C, Ball. 7:i."> p. in. ?Serrieo
a for graduates. |
I^manucl Baptist, J?. ?-u
Rex. go\b Griffith joiinsun. i?. i>.,
Pnstor.
Public worship ,at II a in and ft p m.. with
sermons t.y th?- pastor. Subjects, morning.
HaSimplicity"; evening. "Jobi^
Kjbio school. O HO a m. Y. P S C E,
':^.-!;ur ?iJ3E ".To1"*- T';ur*Jar
First Baptist Church, .WSL>
?*.'*? ,V. ^ MoSI ASTER. MlnlMer.
T ? ui . .|!,?ni ( Wiolr. S. ?.
* ' ? ? r"' 4 p in. Everybody welcome.
frc"
All
Fifth ? n'>Hr 71,1 special sermon by
ua'o* v 1Vt,'r./!"hn *' Brteg-*? *" recent grad
n^,?. s.". 9$i. 'T:yc p V' ".t.:-;"'"5" ""
Calvary Baptist Church, 8!" * H
REV. ???RKFN,:.? rASTOIL
nirv . i ANDKRS'tV, ASSISTANT
A u- ""VA^NT^ MINISTER To TBI
8ui"1,.t 30? rr.. N. s. F?u<-,tt. ??pt.
Thuwhr ? I'-,?- '?? '!>?
. ' ? p til.. praver ni^.-tintr- 7 n m
Fmi'T" m"'rln?- T?:i,h.-r.' Out. n,r!,t??
fn??vor meeting, S?ud?j, 7 ,, m . Tueiii"
All are cordially invited.
Sccond Baptist Church 4!h A i',;
pi". A,I ?' ?? "
Frc*.
West Washington, ^ V\v *
n i,R- "? "? ??'. D. r>.. pastor. '
hank .' Biblf nehooY 15. f. Bo
il^nuea" * 11 ????. "Our Two
Temple Baptist Church, TR?U
Metropolitan !1U1 IST-,i<!' a n.?V
11 an. " -'"lin '"inpt.m Rail. Pa-tor
u a.m.- Our^r^, Nel,ri.l..r and the l[?ly
, :43 p-m-?"TJw^TOrbliig Sin or the c.os. lng
Shiloh O. S. Baptist Chureli?Elder I ~tj
sr*'r,
' ' p-m. <4tn iloor, ime elevator.) ?
Md. Ave. B-"?rfrnir
n?sinr- xrin ?????B**v- Harry J. Gomlwin.
E?ri i*- ? ?11 J,rri,f ^ at 11 a.m.; su!?Je?'t. "PKAY
| R I >. 7:45. "A Wireless MesKage." Ere
s+tvI.m evangelistic. All wel?-ome.
OTHKR SERVIfm
Gosoel Tent, ??
Hth and C Sts. S.E. V
Sunday Evening, 7:30,
Evangelist R. E. Harter,
"The Crisis of the Ages."
Ciood music. All welcome.
WEFOHMED.'"
Grace ,Sth AXD ? sts. n.iv. ?*?
.77 ...!' ,1 raxck- pastor.
1' a.m.? John Huss." ,
2 p m - "The ll<n e. k Symbol of tlie Spirit.*'
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE. ~1,
First Church ^fnt,st r"
8er,.ce?:,U^,??dI ."a",^^ ? ? _
Suliject?-f HR1STIAX s' lEN?>;'? Pm
Sunday sc1i?h>i, liam . -
meeting, ft o'clock I?iiiiw. . v). ny ^nlnc
Besd,^ room and'
Second Church
Kerrlce,: "Sm"4 ,'i V"m '
S!ni"'t~'T,,!tISTIAN' SC'FNCE." p
?n.|'5.ru,,ni "ml luao "br"r- ??1 cSSSfe
CHHIiTAHKLpHlVv ! ^
Christadelphian ChapeO "
J'"??">?Kxhortaiion. ?
"The fnlversal Kmpire an.l In Klin.-*!.
Christadelphian Ecclesia,iiiU iVt
?c ^"av;li Lo<lge Ilall
E^rT Sunday. 11:3Q ?.m All
hihhkr .THOIUHT. J"
3"m?l?vAN? VOASTV < l MI,ERI.AM>. aVT~St
SPIHITUAIISM.
nolan will ii< ?iTr> si'ii;rn-*it
MMS. II. M.
services at
Sunday, ft p,
A<lviee. 1 10 s daily. Phone lj?,' aJ4.,r""Jln?
M^tta WedM a!;T'Fr| V'l, ,1^". 8T' N W"7
WAVE OF ENTHUSIASM FOR FAMILY PRAYERS
SWEEPING OVER ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
The few observers of Christian con
ditions venturesome enough just now
to go to England and come back again
say the war is having upon England
and Scotland three visible effects. One
is a popular wave of enthusiasm for
family prayers.
Another is a better observance of
Sunday as "a day of rest, and the third
is such measure of co-operation be
tween free and established churches
and churchmen as was not dreamed
possible one year ago.
The family prayers movement start
ed with a well known free church
newspaper, but was at once taken up
by half a dozen bishops of the estab
lished church and by the Bishop of
London, and Rev. Dr. Clifford, Rev. Dr.
White and other free church leaders
entered heartily into it.
Within the fortnight a great meet
ing has been held in London, hav
ing for chairman a free church lay
man, and as speaker the Archbishop of
Canterbury.
The subject was family prayer and
worship, and the archbishop argued
that England on her knees at home
might accomplish more than England
in trenches abroad. The meeting was
attended by free and established church
people in about equal numbers.
It is reported that a national move
ment has sprung up in the churches of
England anrl Scotland in favor of fami
ly prayer in the home. Free and es
tablished speakers in its behalf are
setting out from London to the prov
inces to argue for it.
Rev. Dr. J. Stuart Holden, known to
some extent in this country, having
just assumed the editorship of a well
known free church newspaper of Lon
don, himself an Anglican, mentions in
his inaugural editorial these move
ments toward family prayers, better
Sunday observance and growing Chris
tian unity.
THREE INSTEAD OF SEVEN NEW EPISCOPAL
BISHOPS ARE OUTCOME OF SPRING ELECTIONS
Episcopalians confess to some sur- Bishop Garrett?has sought assistance
prise at the failure of their plans to! for some years. This year an election
elect new bishops. I-ast full and win-! P'ace that was promptly declined
. ' , te'esiaph, and affairs go on as be
ter an unusual numbei w ere elected , fore Bjshop Garrett> in spite of his
and consecrated, and when spring con- years, continuing the work. In Iowa
ventions opened elections were pend-| legal difficulties arose over a change
insr in seven dioceses. It was reckoned | from suffragan to coadjutor, and Bishop
? k ? <i v Via rhnspn for1 L,on^sley retains his former status.
that new bishops would be ""men for, In Central New York the Ret Dr
all and that the year iOly would break Charles Fiske of St. Michael and All
all records in increase of episcopal! Angels', Baltimore, was chosen suffra
gan, and in Connecticut the Kev. E. C.
strength.
Acheson of Middletown was chosen suf
The dioceses recently to have new fragall_ In Newark the Hev. Wilson R.I
heads or new assistants included ure-i^teMrly of Montclair was made- suf-i
gon, Spokane, Montana, New Jersey,
East Carolina, Virginia, Utah, Nevada
and West Texas. Spring conventions
this year were expected to elect new
bishops for Newark, Connecticut, Colo
rado, Kansas, Central New York and
Dallas, and to change the status of an
Iowa suffragan to that of coadjutor.
In Colorado, where Bishop Olmsted
is ill, no election took place, and a
committee was continued to administer
affairs. In Kansas there were ties
through many ballots and the contest
was postponed, although Bishop JXillB
paugh has long been in need of help.
In Dallas an honored octogenarian?
fragan.
In West Virginia the aged Bishop
Veterkin asked to be relieved, but he
already had a coadjutor. Three instead
of seven new bishops are therefore the
outcome of spring conventions. In St.
Louis preparations are making for the
Episcopal general convention in 1916
and the celebrations of Bishop Tuttle's
almost fifty years in the episcopate,
Mrs. Mary Greisser, wife of Rev.
Mr. Greisser, died in Shanghai, China,
Wednesday. She was Mary Ridout
Green, daughter of John Marshall Green
?f Stafford county, Ya., and a sister of
the late Rev. I. M. Green.
DISCIPLES LOOK TO STRONG CENTER OF
WORSHIP AND WORK IN NEW YORK
Disciples of Christ arc undertaking!
for the fourth or fifth time to secure in ,
New York city a strong center of wor- j
ship and work. Some former movements j
have stressed the building of a great |
plant in some prominent location. The |
Disciples of the middle west have been
sounded on a proposition to subscribe
money to make this plant possible.
The latest effort looks rather to a
man than a building. The one consid- j
erable Disciples Church in New York |
has elected as its pastor Rev. Dr. Finis j
Idelman of Des Moines, and Disciples :
of prominence are urging him to give
up one of the large Christian pastorates j
of Iowa and the west and go to New j
York as a Disciples missionary.
It is reported that there are involved j
in the present effort besides the Des
Moines pastor two of his classmates at |
collegc. One is Rev. Dr. Peter Ainslie ! for the east
of Baltimore, the other Rev. Dr. \V. H.
F.heffer of Memphis.
The first is the head of the Disciples
unity commission and is a speaker at
the forthcoming North American Con
ference on Church Unity to be held at
Garden City next January. The other
is the president of the American Home
Missionary Society. These leaders argue
the necessity of strength in Disciples
counsels in New York, and hence are
said to be urging their classmate t<?
sacrifice and go there.
Disciples in New York city have four
teen or fifteen churches, but compared
with others are all small. The most
considerable Disciples Church, the Cen?
tral. is oil the upper West Side in Man*
hattan, and once had as its pastor Rev?
Dr. B. B. Tyler, a Disciples leader ol
prominence, its building is of good apS
pointments. but not well located, so it|
members say. Its present supply is Re\ft
Dr. J. M. Phi 11 put The New York Dia
ciples are joining these national Diaf
ciples leaders in efforts to induce thf
Rev. Dr. Idelman to quit L'es Moinep
FIRST LARGE CONFERENCE ON UNITY TO
BE HELD BY CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN JANUARY
Christian leaders who have been J ence, but details of arrangements have
named on official commissions 011 ; been placed in the hands of Episco
church unity have just issued a call j ^his Garden City conference is not to
for the first large conference on thisj consider church unity in any form,
subject of unity. This conference is Such consideration is strictly* forbid
to be held at Garden City. L. I., and the j denjn the calL The purpose is to ar-.
date fixed for it is during the first week
of next January.
Unity commissions representing all the
principal religious bodies * of the world,
save only the Roman Catholic and the
range details of a world conference, to
be held later on. How far in the future,
nobody pretends as yet to say. Some
thing depends 011 the issue of the Euro-"
pean war.
Cities talked of for the world con
L"r ??'"??? ~"""Z I When helVare'siw" YorkVMd
Eastern Orthodox Catholic, have now|j_onclon wjth t|le chances in favor of
been named.-- and leaders In both of New York. Immediately the war ends
these last-named bodies have expressed a deputation of unity leaders will go
hearty interest in j "n^^^ t^.f^ w.^^^
movement has, indeed, spread througn j and Eastern Catholic bodies, and, if*
possible, induce them to name unit#
out the Christian world.
The conference now called is for the
churches of North America only. These
contain more than 35,000,000 members.
Names are not announced, but it is
given out that Roman and Eastern
Catholic speakers will be heard in the
conference here.
If they are, it will be the first time in
modern Christian history that members
of these bodies have officially met
Protestants and conferred with them on
problems of first importance. Lutheran,
Disciples and Methodist men are to be
heard in this North American confer-1
commissions.
?.
them to name unit jr..
Expressions of the present Pope of
Rome on other matters are reported to*
give American Protestant leaders,
strong hopes of success at the Vatican.'',
Russian church leaders have been."
hardly less warm in welcome of unity
ideas.
It matters little what it is that you'
want?whether a situation or a servant
?& want ad in The $tar will reach tha
person who will fill your need.

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