Lutherans to Hear Sermor
on “Before God Was Known
“Before God Was Known Through
Christ" is the theme of Dr. Carl C.
Rasmussen, pastor of Luther Place
Memorial Church tomorrow at 11
o'clock. The choir will sing "Appear,
Thou Light Divine.” by Morrison.
Harry E. Yetde will sing, as the offer
tory solo. “Zion,'' by Huhn. Mrs.
Cornelia Kinsella, at the organ, will
play "The Angelus,” by Steane, as
the prelude to the service, and the
postlude on chimes.
The annual congregational meeting
will be held in the church parlors
The Rainbow Class will meet Tues
day at 8 o'clock, in the church parlors.
The Ladies' Aid Society will meet
Wednesday at 12:30 for luncheon.
The business meeting will follow.
Dr. C. C. Hung, pastor of the
Chinese Church of Washington, will
deliver a lecture on his work among
the Chinese at a meeting of the Men's
Brotherhood, Thursday at 8 p.m. The
lecture will be followed by a round
table discussion, led by Dr. Rasmus
sen. on “The Place of the Christian
in the Community Today.”
“THE GOAL OF LIFE”
IS SERMON THEME
Dr. Canter to Preach at Lord's
Supper Observance at Ep
worth M. E. Church.
The sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
mill be observed in Epworth M. E.
Church tomorrow at the 11 a m. serv
ice. Dr. Harry M. Canter will preach
on "The Goal of Life.”
In the evening he will preach on
“The Sin That Besets” and will install
officers of the Woman's Missionary
On Monday evening a meeting of
the Sunday School Council will be
held. A meeting of the official board
will be held at 8 p.m.
A meeting of the young people’s
department will be held at 7 p.m. to
CHURCH UNITY URGED
An "active of prayer for church
unity" will be held a tthe Shrine of
the immaculate Conception January
18 to 25 inclusive. It will consist of
daily evening services of hymns, a
sermon and benediction of the bless
ed sacrament. A different speaker
will preside each evening, chosen
from among prominent Catholic
clergymen. There will be a different
choir each evening.
The services, which will be at 8
o'clock, aie open to the public of any
North Carolina Avenue M. P.
Dr. E. A. Sexsmith. former pastor
and president of the Maryland Annual
Conference of the M. P. Church, will
preach tomorrow at the 11 o'clock
service. The address will be followed
by the celebration of the holy com
munion. The evening service at 7:30
will be in charge of the young people,
with a sermon by the pastor.
Metropolitan Wesley A. M. F.. Zion.
A revival is being held. Preaching
• t 11 a m. by Evangelist Henry Stuart
and holj communion: 3 p.m.. sermon
will be preached by the evangelist: 8
p.m.. preaching. The revival will
continue each night.
SI. Mark's Lutheran.
Rev. J. Luther Frantz will preach
• New Year sermon on the theme
•'The Beckoning Road” at the 11
The Luther League will meet at
6:30 p.m. Miss Shirley Saymon and
Isabelle Bauserman will be joint lead
ers, discussing “Why I Am a Chris
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. the Alpha
Bible Class will meet at the church,
following at 8:30 the Ladies' Aid and
Church Council will meet.
Service Thursday, 8 p.m.. at the
Central Union Mission, Rev. M. Frantz
The sacrament of the holy com
munion will be administered January
12 at 11 am.
Chevy Chase M. E.
Rev. Edward G. Latch will have as
his subject "The Challenge of Christ”
tomorrow at 11 a.m. There will be the
ordinance of the Lord's Supper at this
The Woman's League will meet
Thursday evening instead of at noon.
All Saints’ Episcopal.
"Pressing Forward” is the subject
of Rev. Henry Teller Cocke, rector, for
his 11 o’clock service on Sunday.
There will be holy communion at this
service as well as at the early service
There will be a candlelight service
•t 8 p.m.
mcmniey Memorial Baptist.
Dr. S. Geriah Lamkins will preach
•t 11 a m. on “Rise Ye and Depart,
This Is Not Your Rest ” The Chris
tian Union Club will conduct the serv
ice at 3:30 p.m. Deacons Johnson and
Edwards will be in charge. Rev. Mr.
Taylor of New York City will hold
evangelistic services at 8 p.m. Rev.
C. T. Cooper will preside.
The sacrament of the holy com
munion will be celebrated at the 11
a.m. service Sunday. Rev. Edward G.
Goetz will speak briefly on "A Spir
The Church Council will meet Mon
day night at the home oi Mr. Herbert
Reichelt, 4015 Thirty-first street,
Mount Rainier, Md.
The Ladies’ Aid Society will meet
Tuesday night at the home of the
president Mrs. George Weisser, 633
The Sunday School teachers and
officers will hold a business meeting
Wednesday night at the Bagelmann
residence in Lanham, Md.
The service of Christian healing at
the Church of St. Stephen and the
Incarnation will be held Tuesday at
10:30 a.m. under the direction of Dr.
George P. Dudley, rector.
Lincoln Road M. E.
Rev. Roberts S. Barnes will conduct
holy communion tomorrow morning
and speak on "Keeping Yourself in the
Love of God ”
At 8 p.m. the sacred cantata. "Be
hold the King,” will be repeated. Both
the senior and the young people’s
choirs will take part. William Stevens
Is the choir director. Mrs. Margaret
Harry is the organist. ,*■
Activities in Local Churches
I *-- —
Zion Baptist, Southwest.
Dr. J. M. Ellison delivers his special
New Year message Sunday morning,
speaking on "The God Who Goes Be
fore Us.” At the Christian Endeavor
session at 6 p.m. Rev. Thomas C. Gar
nett, president, will be in charge. At
8 p.m. there will be installation serv
ices of officers of the E. F. Ellis For
eign Missionary Circle. The pastor
will preach the installation sermon.
Christian Science Lecture.
A lecture on "Christian Science
Brings Enlightenment for Mankind’'
will be delivered tomorrow at 3:30
o’clock in Constitution Hall by Miss
Margaret Morrison, C. S„ of Chicago,
111., a member of the board of lecture
ship of the mother church, the First
Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston,
Mass. She will be Introduced by Ed
win J. Grayson, first reader of Third
Church of Christ, Scientist, under the
! auspices of which this lecture is given.
The public is invited.
"Healing of the Nations" is the sub
ject of the evening sermon by Rev.
Grace Lightfoot Patch tomorrow at 11
a.m. at the Burlington Hotel.
Fifteenth Street Presbyterian.
Dr. F. J. Grimke will preach Sunday
at 11 a.m. the fourth of a series of
sermons. Music by the choir, under
the direction of Clyde Glass, organist.
Rev. John J. Queally, rector, will
officiate and preach at all the serv
\ ices Sunday. They are as follows:
7:30 and 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Re
' hearsals for the senior choir, under
the direction of Jesse Heitmuller, are
held every Friday evening. The junior
choir, under the direction of Mrs. Ger
trude Smith, meets Sunday evenings
at 7 o'clock.
Congress Street M. P.
The Harrison Bible Class will meet
tomorrow at 9:45 a.m. W. H. Harrison,
president, will preside. L. R. Keech
will have charge of the lesson. Dr. ;
Hirl A. Kestor. pastor, will give a short j
talk. Representative Harry L. Haines ■
j of Pennsylvania will be the guest '
1 speaker. The lesson theme is "A
1 Mother's Song.”
Dr. Kester will preach at 11 a.m. on
| "A Young Man's Choice” and at 8
p.m. on "The Empty Christmas Box.” (
Two services will be held at 808 I
street—at 3 p m. on "The Pcvival We
Need": at 7:30 p.m. Rev. P R. Hyde
: will speak on "Our Responsibility.”
Young People's service will be ad
dressed by Miss Rutt Goodall. Mis
sionary Training Institute student, of
Nyack. N. Y. Thursday night service
at 7 45 at 2028 North Capitol street.
Hear "Uncle Bud Ward” sing and
lead the song service at 8 p.m. The
minister gives the ninth sermon on
i “Actual Experiences.” topic being
! "Does Service Save?” Young Peo
ple'.; meeting at 7 p.m.
At 11 a.m. holy communion ad
ministered and new members re
ceived. The minister. Rev. Samuel
E. Rose, gives a communion and New
Year meditation on “The New Chap
ter.” Mid-week service Thursday at
8 p.m , with an address by Mr. Rose.
Women's Guild meets Wednesday at
; 8 p.m.
1 otomac Heights Community.
The thirteenth anniversary of the
opening of the Sunday School will be
observed tomorrow at 9:45 a.m., when
the first session of the school will be
reproduced by those who took part
at tha time, including the first su
perintendent, James E. Braswell. Mr. j
and Mrs. R. F. Mancill, at whose
home the meeting was held to discuss
the organization of a Sunday School
and community church, will give
reminiscences of the first steps in the
beginning of this new type of unde- j
At i, o'clock Rev. O. J. Randall
will preach on "A Strange Family.”
At the evangelistic service at 8 p.m.
his subject will be “The Three If’s.”
At 11 a.m. Dr. Simpson B. Daugh
erty will resume the series of sermons
on "What I Believe.” based upon the;
Apostles' Creed, and the theme will 1
be "The Holy Spirit.” A 8 p.m. an
other serie: of sermons will be opened
on "Notable Night Scenes.” The first
is "Belshazzar's Banquet.”
This church is co-operating in the
Week of Prayer services of the Bloom
The Ladies’ Aid Society will meet
Fifteenth Street Christian.
W'orship at 11 o'clock, with the Lord's
supper and special New Year message
by Rev. Leslie L. Bowers, on "Our
Opportunities." The elders and deacons
recently elected will be installed.
Evening service at 8 o’clock. The
minister will begin a series of sermons
on “The Valuable Things of Life.”
Tonight's subject, “The Valuable
Word.” Special music will be ren
dered by the chorus choir.
Christian Witness League.
Rev. Arthur G. Slaght will continue
his series on the "Living Messages of
the Books of the Book” tomorrow at
4 o'clock at 1322 Vermont avenue. He
broadcasts the “Gospel Singer Pro
grams” on Sundays at 10 a.m. and ‘
Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. over Station
WOL. Miss Henrietta Huon, world
wide councilor for the Baraca-Phi
lathea Bible classes, will be the speak
er January 9.
Dumbarton Avenue M. E.
Holy communion and reception of
new members conducted by the min- |
ister tomorrow at 8 p.m. New Year
candle-light service. The service will
be featured by special music furnished
by the senior vested choir. The min
ister will deliver the last of the ser
mons in the series entitled "Jesus As
Seen Through the Eyes of Differing
Men.” The topic will be "Jesus As
Seen by His Devoted Disciple.”
St. Mary’s Episcopal.
Holy communion at 7:30 a.m., also
holy communion and sermon at 11
a.m. On January 26 at 8 pun. Rev.
Shelton H. Bishop, rector of St.
Philips Church, New York, will
Meetings Sunday are:
Washington No. 1 Corps, 606 E
street; Adjt. Henry Wilkins in charge
—11 a.m and 8 p.m., with Maj.
James Asher, speaker.
Washington No. 2 Corps, 1501 Sev
enth street: Maj. James Roberts in
charge—11 a.m. and 8 p.m., with Com
mandant Fred Willis, speaker, and
the Mount Vernon Chorus.
Washington No. 3 Corps, 733 Eighth
street southeast: Adjt. Charles Tritton
in charge—11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Washington No. 4 0krps, 1075 Jef
ferson street; Capt. Jackson Martin In
charge—11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., with
MaJ. and Mrs. John Strain of Paw
tucket. R. I.
Washington No. 5 Corps, 715 I
street northeast; Adjt. Wilbur Young
in charge—11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
The annual meeting of the Dioce
san Woman’s Auxiliary will be held
Tuesday at the Church of the Epiph
any at 11 a.m. with the celebration
of the holy communion by Bishop
James E. Freeman.
Luncheon will be served in the par
ish hal.. Rev. Edward L. Souder. on
furlough from Hankow, China, will be
the special speaker.
Rev. A. F. Poore will preach tomor
row morning on "The Dawn Gospel”
and will conduct holy communion.
The topic at 8 p.m. is “How Provi
dential.” All-day meeting of the
church societies Wednesday at 11 a.m.,
and at 7:30 p.m. official board meet
Columbia Heights Christian.
The topics for New Year Sunday
will be “A New Beginning” and in
the evening "The Battle of Life.”
The annual meeting of the church
will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m.,
preceded by a dinner. The evangel
istic program will continue until
H Street Christian.
Rev. C. N. Williams will observe the
Lord's supper tomorrow at 11 a.m.and
preach on "Hope.”
Gunton Temple Memorial.
Dr. Bernard Braskamp, pastor, will
take as his subject tomorrow morning
"The Vital Significance of a New
Year.” Miss June Weber will be the
leader of the Young People's meeting
at 6:45 o'clock in the chapel.
The Evening Missionary Society will |
meet in the parlor rooms Monday eve
ning. The Women's Missionary and
Aid Soeiely will meet Wednesday at
11 a m. During January the Women's
Missionary Society will hold a series
of four mission teas. The first will be
held in the home of Mrs. F. D. ftobb
ne\f Tuesday at 2 p.m . and the study ;
book will be "That Other America.” j
Men's Club Meeting.
The Men's Club of St. Stephen's
Church will hold a New Year rally
Tuesday evening in the parish house.
Gideon A. Lyon, associate editor of
The Evening Star, will give an illus
trated lecture on "The Great Chalice
of Antioch.” The program of enter
tainment includes other interesting
features. All men of the congregation
Rev. George W. Griffin will preach
tomorrow morning on "A New Year
Objective" and in the evenine on "The
Pnw-er of Gospel Song.” Male quartet
‘‘The Ascension of Jesus” will be the
subject of the pastor Sundav at 11 j
a.m. and at 8 p.m. "Christ Has the
Keys of -Death and Hades.”
Baptist Bible School.
Class work will be resumed Monday
at the regular schedule hours at 715
Eighth street. The first semester of
this session will close February 1.
At the French service at the New
York Avenue Presbyterian Church to
morrow at 4 p.m. Rev. Andre Frank
Liotard. pastor of the F’rench congre
gation. will preach on "II y a Une Clef
pour Chaque Serrure.”
Peck Memorial Chapel.
"An Adequate Religion for the New
Year” is the subject of the sermon of
Rev. Irving W. Ketchum tomorrow
morning. The men's class will be
addressed by Dr. H. A. Edson and
the women's class by Mrs. Elizabeth
The Highway class and the Ladies’ j
Aid Society will meet Tuesday at 8
p.m. The joint meeting will be in
charge of Mrs. Elmer Andrews and
Mrs. I. W. Ketchum.
"In the Hour of Meditation” will
be the topic of the lecture tomorrow
at S p.m. by Swami Vividishananda.
On Tuesday evenings he teaches the
Upanishads and on Thursday even
ings he gives lessons on Raja Yoga.
"Unabused Ambition” will be the
pvening theme of Rev. H. J. Smith.
"Our Elastic Humanity” will be the
communion theme for the morning
service. Quarterly meeting of the
District Missionary Society on Mon
day at 11 a.m.
The Yaden Bible Class has a busi
ness and social session Wednesday.
Final plans for the oyster supper
January 17 will be made.
Mount Zion Baptist, Bethesda.
The pastor will preach Sunday at
10 a.m. on "Eternal Security." The
young people will have charge of the
St. Columba's Episcopal.
By request the pageant. "The Holy
Night,” will be repeated tomorrow at
7:30 p.m. Those taking part are the
rector, Archie Petitt, Warren Dyson,
Christine Horn, Jane Keiser, John
Becker, Randolph Gallon. Robert Mc
Closky, Jack Fletcher, Spencer Fitz
gerald, William Germon and Charles
Fletcher, assisted by the choir. Other
services, holy communion. 7:30 ajn.,
and morning prayer, 11 a.m.
Open Door Church,
The pastor's subject for Sunday
morning at 11, is "The Risen Lord
at the Seaside With the Seven”; the
Young People’s service at 7 p.m., fol
lowed by gospel song and sermon at
x niru oapust.
Dr. George O. Bullock's topic to
morrow at 11 ajn. is "Pressing Toward
the Goal ” At 8 p.m. Dr. S. L. Johnson,
guest preacher, will preach on “Finan
cing the Kingdom.”
Sunday morning at 9:45 a new
Men’s Bible Class will be organized.
Jamec H. Solt will be the teacher.
The charter membership list will be
kept open for a few Sundays.
Pastor Snyder will preach at the
morning and evening services.
The Confirmation Class will meet
Wednesday at 3:45 in the parish hall.
The Sewing Circle will also resume
its work Wednesday, from 10 &.m. to
Amateur night, Friday, In the par
The annual meeting of the congre
gation will be held in the parish hall
Chapel of the Redeemer. .
There will be a celebration of the
holy communion tomorrow at 9:30
o'clock, with sermon, by Rev, M. M.
Rev. C. Carroll Burruss, the pastor,
will have charge of the holy com
munion service at 11 o'clock, and the
subject of the sermon will be “The
Righteous.” At 8 p.m. "The Dreamer”
will be the first of a series of ser
mons on characters of the Old Testa
ment. Miss Bessie Hale will lead the
Epworth League service at 7:15 p.m.
Fairmount Heights Presbyterian.
"Turning Over a New Leaf” will
be the subject of Rev. H, W. Camp
bell tomorrow at 11 a.m. The Lord’s
Supper will be celebrated. Six p.m.,
young people's meeting; topic, “Habits
Worth Forming for the New Year.”
A social will follow.
The Presbyterian Ministers’ Asso
ciation will jneet at the New York
Avenue Pre*yterian Church Monday
at 11 a.m. Dr. Sizoo will be the
speaker and will review leading events
John Wesley A. M. E. Z.
“My New Year Resolution” at 11
a.m. and "Jesus and Our Closed
Doors” at 7:45 p.m. will be the ser
mon subjects of Rev. W. O. Car
rington Sunday. His message to. the
Junior Church will be "The Beautiful
Gates.” Music by the Senior Choir,
Mrs. Sadie Hamilton, organist.
l iimtry 1*1. r.. noum.
Rev. W. D. Keene will make a short
communion talk at the 11 o'clock
service on “Giving Ourselves Anew
to God.’’ The young people will meet
at 7:15. Miss Meliscent GraelT. dele
gate to the Young People's Conference
at Memphis, Tenn., will make her
report. At 8 o'clock the pastor will
preach on “God’s Call for Workers."
the first in a series of evangelistic
sermons. On Monday evening the
Board of Christian Education will
meet at the parsonage: on Tuesday
evening, the Board of Stewards: on
Wednesday, at 2. the Woman's Mis
sionary Society, at the parsonage.
R.cv. J Luther Neff will preach at
the 11 o'clock service on “The New
Dr. D. L. Ennis will have for, his
subject tomorrow morning "A New
Year Motto.” In the evening the
young people will present a Christmas
drama, under the direction of Mrs.
Virginia Cooke Higgins and L. Zaff
Rogers. Among those taking part are
Robert H. Byers, Paul P. Grooms,
James J. Cooke, Carolyn Rogers,
Thelma Bamback, John S. Higgins
and Ruby D. Halterman. Tuesday,
men's Bible class; Wednesday. Ladies'
Guild and Official Board, and Thurs
day, 8 p.m., Standard Bearers.
Church of the Brethren.
Rev. Rufus D. Bowman will preach
at 11 a m. and 8 p.m. Morning sub
ject, "When You Pray, Say Our
Father." Evening subject. “Joseph—
the Sunshine of Suffering.” A mis
sion study course for adults will start
at 7 p.m. Mrs. R. D. Bowman will
be the leader. The young people's
group will meet at 7 p.m.
The guest speaker tomorrow will be
V. E. Hsiao, at the Mount Vernon Place
M. E. Church South at 3 o'clock. Mr.
Hsiao, who is the general secretary of
the Chinese Students’ Christian Asso
ciation in America, has just returned
from a recent visit to China. There
will be an informal tea Immediately
following the meeting. Friends of the
Chinese Community Church are in
A talk will be given Sunday at the
United Lodge. 709 Hill Building, at
8:15 p.m. The subject will be "Wis
dom for 1936." The study class will be
conducted Wednesday evening. Room
open Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to
6 and on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Free lending library.
Jones Memorial M. E.
Holy Communion. 11 a.m., and ser
mon by Rev. Julius S. Carroll. At 3:30
p.m. the pastor, choir and congrega
tion will visit Mount Vernon M. E.
Church at Ivy City. Epworthy League,
6:30 p.m. The pastor preaches at 8
Rev. Roy Carter, blind evangelist. Is
conducting a revival. Special sermons
will be delivered by him Sunday at
11 a m. and 8 p.m. The Young Men s
Jubilee Chorus will have charge of
singing next week.
During January Rev. Arthur D.
Gray will speak from the general
theme "Great Texts of the Bible.” The
text tomorrow is Hebrews, x.20-22.
Music will be furnished by the vested
choir. The Union Congregational
prayer service will be held Thursday
at 8 p.m.
Silver Spring Baptist.
The pastor will preach at both serv
ices Sunday. The morning sermon
will be “A New Beginning” and the
evening on "A Standard Bearer for
the New Year.”
Communion tomorrow morning and
the hand of fellowship to new mem
bers. There will be a short sermon on
"The Ultimate Test.” In the evening
the sermon will be on "Buying Oppor
The Workers’ Council will meet with
Mrs. T. R. East. 1411 Perry place
Tuesday evening. On Wednesday eve
ning the Golden Rule Class will meet
with Mrs. Julian Anderson, 945 Long
fellow street The Woman's Circle
will hold an all-day meeting with Mrs.
D. Edward Clarke, 1314 Farragut
St. Paul’s Episcopal.
At the church on 23 rd street
near Washington Circle, the first Sun
day in the new year will be appro
priately recognised by a special pro
gram of music by the choir of men
and boys. Torch bearers will lead the
long procession about the church in
honor of the occasion. "New Year
Practices and Resolution in the Light
of the Epiphany,” will be the subject
of the sermon at 11 o'clock by the
rector, Rev. Arlington A. McCallum.
The Rectors' Aid, under the presi
dency of Miss Frances A. Walker, *s
making plans for a puppet show and
food sale, in the parish hall the eve
ning of January 18.
Cleveland Park Congregational.
Communion Sunday tomorrow. "New
Beginnings” is the sermon topic. On
Wednesday, at 11 o’clock, the Wom
an’s Association will meet. The
speaker will be Miss Etta Mai Russell
of the Juvenile Court. Luncheon will
be served at 1 o'clock.
Rev. Mr. Loughran will speak to the
young people, at 6:30. on his travels
In Spain and Southern France during
the past Summer.
Rev. ▲. F. presents tomorrow |
morning as his theme, “Life and Its
Strange Harmonies." Holy com
munion will be administered. Mem
bers will be requested to participate in
a service of renewal of the vows of
church membership. The annual
meeting of the church will be next
Dr. Dunham will preach a New
Year sermon tomorrow morning, the
subject being “The Untraveled Road.”
In the evening he will preach on
"The Growing Christian.”
“Dawn at Sea” is the pastor’s
morriing subject. In the evening he
will speak on ‘‘Sharing the Good
News.” The Lord's Supper will be
observed at the close of the morning
Senator M. M. Logan, of Kentucky,
will teach the Stevenson Bible Class.
Mother Jaeger has charge of the
Services tomorrow at 3 p.m. and
8 p.m. The address will be deliv
ered by Dr. Z, A. Wright on "Spir
itual Forces” at 3 p.m. Rev. Eleanor
Thomas at 8 p.m. will speak on "God
Is Not Mocked.” Special music.
Good Will Baptist.
Dr. James L. Pinn will preach to
morrow morning on “A New Year and
a New Opportunity.” In the evening
his subject will be "Communion
Thoughts.” The Lord's supper will be
served at this service.
Rev. J. L. S. Holloman will preach
tomorrow at 11 a.m. on "Our Dreams
and Their Realization” and in the
evening on "What Will Ye Do With
Rev. Homer A. Kent, pastor, will
preach at 11 o'clock tomorrow on
“Luke's Gospel: The Most Beautiful ;
Book in the World.” At 7:45 p.m. his j
subject will be "When Heaven Opens
and Christ Returns.”
Prof. Reinhold Niebunr. Union Theo
logical Seminary, New York City, will,
be the speaker for the All University j
i Religious Service in Andrew Rankin
Memorial Chapel tomorrow at 11
o'clock. Music will be furnished by
the university choir. t
Rev. Randolph L. Gregory will
preach tomorrow morning on "Begin
ning With God,” and at 8 p.m.
on "Tragedy Stalks Its Prey.”
The Euzelian class will meet Tues
day evening at the home of Mrs. Otis
Fltshman, 3054 Clinton avenue north
east. The Ladies' Aid and Missionary
Societies will meet at 10.30 Wednes
day at the home of Mrs. E. F. Forbes.
905 O street. The annual business
meeting of the church will be held
Wednesday evening. Happy hour for
all boys and girls Friday evening.
St. Andrew's Episcopal.
"Faith. Fear and the New Year.”
will be the subject of the sermon at
11 a.m. by the rector, Rev. A. J.:
Wilder. Holy communion, 8 a.m.. j
Young People's Fellowship, 7:45 p.m. !
On Monday at 8 p.m. in the parish
house there will be a meeting of the
women to organize a service league
which will co-ordinate the various
The vestry will meet Thursday at •
Rev. Harold E. Beatty, pastor, an
nounces holy communion tomorrow at
11 a.m. The Gospel message will be
a communion meditation by the
pastor. Helen Beatty will have charge
of the young peoples’ meeting at 7
The annual Congregational meeting
will be held Monday at 8 p.m.. Mrs.
Mamie E. Scrivener, 3019 Dumbarton
avenue, will be hostess to the Ladies'
Aid Society Friday at 8 p.m.
Rev. H. E. Cromer will preach at the
morning service on "The New Year
Challenges” and In the evening on 1
The Box Bible Class meeting at 9:40
a.m. will be addressed by Dr. William
Rev. Henry B. Wooding will speak
at the 11 and 8 o'clock services. The
communion service will be observed in
the morning. This service will usher
In the fortieth year of the organization
of the church. There will be no prayer
meeting on account of the union
Wisconsin Avenue Baptist.
Rev. Arthur Bowen, secretary of the
South Africa General Mission, will
preach during the 11 o'clock service.
Rev. Clarence Ray Ferguson, pastor,
will preach at 8 p.m. on "What Shpll
I Do With Jesus?”
Dr. John E. Briggs will preach to
morrow at 11 ajn. on “The Pre
eminent Christ.” Communion. At
7:45 p.m., “Man's Need of a Hiding
Place.” At the close of the sermon at
night there will be a social, with
music and refreshments, when those
who have united with the church dur
ing 1935 will be special guests.
The annual business meeting of the
church and election of officers and
committees will be held Thursday
night. Rev. J. O. Reynolds will teach
the Berea Bible Class and Deacon '
Walter Price the Baraca Class.
Metropolitan A. M. E.
Dr. William H. Thomas will preach
tomorrow at 11 a.m. on “How to Pace
the New Year,” followed by holy com
munion. Rev. Zebedee M. Hawkins,
assistant minister, will preach at 8
p.m. on “Untrodden Ways,” com
“Wisdom and Joy” will be the sub
ject of Brahmachari Jotln of Calcutta,
India, tomorrow evening in the chapel,
1758 Columbia road. The class in
philosophy and Yoga will meet Tues
*day at 8 p.m. The public is invited.
Dr. R. W. Brooks will discuss as his
New Year theme “How Much Dare We
Attempt?” The vested chorus choir,
directed by E. R. Amos, will render
special musical selections. The Men’s
Brotherhood at 10 a.m. will be ad
dressed by Dr. H. C. Scurlock of How
ard University Medical School on
“Keeping Young.” Both men and
women are invited.
At 6 p.m. vespers will be held. The
guest speaker will be Rev. J. Arthur
Winn of the First Congregational
Church. His theme wil be "Spiritual
Prospects for 1936.” At the same
hour the Young People’s Club will
present a program cm great contempo
rary missionaries. The first in the
series will be “The Life and Work of
Rev. J. Hillman Hollister to
Speak at Chevy Chase
At the Chevy Chase Presbyterian
Church tomorrow morning. Rev. J.
Hillman Hollister will preach on "Dig
ging Deeper.” The choir will present
some of the better-known passages of
"The Messiah," assisted by Mrs. Ruth
Bronson Logan and Miss Helen Hunt,
violinists. It is under the direction of
Dr. Robert H. Harmon.
The Hearthstones meet at 5 o'clock
in the young people’s room, the Alpha
and Omega at 6:30 in the church
house, Fireside group, 7:30. at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L.
Cheney, 3509 McKinley street; Junior
collegians. 7:30. at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Paul L. Kirby, 5550 Edgemoor
lane; senior collegians at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Roger D. Marsd^n. 6305
Broad Branch road, and the Young
People's Society in the young people's
A meeting of the Missionary Society
will be held Wednesday at li o'clock.
Devotions will be led by Mrs. W. Roy
Breg. The topic of the meeting will
be "Ethiopia—A Symposium." with
Mrs. Joseph W. Milburn giving the
map talk, Mrs. Raymond L. Bland
the history, Mrs. W. D. Wermouth the
culture and Mrs. Lewis H. Russell the
religion. A business meeting of the
Woman's Guild will be held at 1:30.
Section 6. Woman s Guild, will meet
for luncheon Wednesday at 1 o'clock
at the home of Mrs. H. O'Rear, 5130
Connecticut avenue, and section 11
for tea and rolling bandages at the
home of Mrs. Leon Betts. 3804 Ingo
mar street, at 1:30. Section 1 will
meet for luncheon Thursday, at 1
o'clock, at the home of Mrs. G. W.
Crossen. 3154 Tennyson street, and '
section 2 at the home of Mrs. John S. |
Biggs. 6226 Thirty-second place.
Adult Courses to Continue.
The Thursday evening adult courses
will continue, meeting at 7:45 in the
church school. Dr. Paul J. Ewer
hardts subject will be "Personal
Characteristics and Personal Destiny "
or "Fitting the Child Into a Mold "
Dr. A P. Weckerly will discuss from the
Prophet Isaiah "What Have We a
Right to Expect of God?” and "What
Does God Expect of Us?” Dr. Hollis
ter will continue with his course on
"Leadership" for elders and deacons.
Section 4. Woman's Guild, will meet
Friday at 1 o'clock for luncheon at
the home of Mrs. Felix Stump. 1106
Sixteenth street, and Section 7 at the
home of Mrs. John Schleter, 4633 Dav
“A New Name” Subject of Medi
tation in Union M. E. Church.
“A New Name” will be the subject
of the meditation brought by Rev.
John Edward Fort for the holv com
munion service in the Union'M. E.
Church tomorrow at 11 am. The
young peoples’ group meeting will be
at 6:30 p.m. The pastor s subject at
8 p.m. will be “The Untrodden Path.”
There will be a dinner-meeting of
the X Will Class Tuesday at 6:30 p m.
The mothers of the members of the
class will be the guests.
IS DR. SIZOO’S TOPIC
‘’Outlook for Religion'’ to Be Eve
ning Theme at New Tork
At the New York Avenue Presby
terian Church tomorrow morning Dr.
Joseph R. Sizoo will have for his suo
ject "Unchartered Paths,” and at 8
p m , “The Outlook for Religion.”
The Woman's Society for Missions
will meet at the church next Wednes
day morning when the annual praise
service will be observed. Mrs. Haney
will lead the devotional service and
Mrs. Edgington will begin the study of
the mission study book, "Toward a
The Evening Missionary Society will
meet next Wednesday in the parish
DR. BEERY TO SPEAK
Presiding: Elder on St. Paul M. E.
The sacrament of the Lord's Supper
will be administered at St. Paul M. E.
Church South tomorrow at 11 a.m.
The pastor. Rev. William P. Locke, will
speak briefly on “A Memorial to Be
Kept." At 8 p.m. the presiding elder
of the Washington District. Dr. E. C.
Beery, will preach. The young peo
ple's division will meet at 7:15 p.m.
The presiding elder will conduct the
fourth quarterly conference at the
church on Monday at 8 p.m. The
pastor will install the officers of the
Women’s Missionary Society next
Christian & Missionary Alliance
808 Eye Street N.W.
"THE REVIVAL WE NEED," 3 PM.
"OUR RESPONSIBILITY," 7:30 P.M.
Gospel Singing. j
Rev. P. R. Hyde, Pastor.
“TkeFESSENCE «l RELIGION.
thru l«»d,a- j
_i Noted Hindu Seh.iT
January 1th to 12th. Inel.. 8 pm.
_ Nat. and Sun., :t and 8 p.m
_Twenty-five cent offerinr at door.
NEW COLONIAL HOTEL
l~»th and M Streets
Sunday. January 5- 8:1.% P.M.
• WISDOM FOR 1936”
Cla«* Wedne.dar. 8: IS P. M.
Library Open Tue. and Thnrs.. S la 6
Sat.. 2 t. S
United Lodge of Theosophists
Hill Bide., 17th and Eye Sts. N.W. .
No Does, Peea or C olleclion.
Dr. Geo. W. De Hoff
Sunday, Jan. 5. 9 PJf.
Ooen to Public* Sun.. rt:30 pm. Christian
Mystic Bible Class: week nights. 8 p.m..
Tues., Blavatsky Class; Fri.. Elementary
WASHINGTON LODGE T.S.
_mo h st. n.w._
MYSTIC CHURCH OF CHRIST
Services Sunday and Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Healing and Consultation Daily. 12 to 8
p.m. Healing each meeting. 7 to H p.m.
DR. F. I.. DONCEEL. Teacher.
1312 R. 1. Ave. N.W. •
REV MOLLIE A. HALL. 10 Florida Ave.
N.W. Spiritual Seance every Thurs.. 8 pm.
Readings by apnointment Pot. 2038. *
MRS. ZOE EGGERS
Spiritual Reading* by Appointment
Phone District 1319
_112I K ST. VW.. APT. 5k _•
The First Spiritualist Church
| Organized in the year 1995.
! Services at The Psychic Centers
J 131 C Street N.E.
Lecture by the pastor.
REV. ALFRED H. TERRY
“Power* of the Invi»ibleM
Followed by Spirit Messages.
Mr. John Rogers. Soloist.
Sunday. * p.m. S ato free All
welcome Dr. Terry gives readings by
appointment Phone L‘ncoln 1572.
Tuesdav. H p.m. Attendance limited.
Spe«: I Crvstal Rrsdinis
Thursday. 8 p.m. *
3423 Holmead Place N.W.
Between 13th and 14th at Newton St.
Rev. Elisabeth McDonald in Charge.
Sunday. January 5. at 8 p m.
Lecture by M H. Leonard
Message Service Thursday at 8 pm.
Binzo Party Wednesdav at 8 pm.
at home of Mrs. Leach.
_ _3338 lfith_St. N.W._•
Unity Spiritualist Church
1326 Mass. Are. N.W.
Sand., st * P.M.
REV. HARRY P. STRACK.
SDir t leadings by Rev. Id* E Strack
Miss Violet E. Coates. Mr. J. K. 3im
mons and Mr. John Redmond.
Midweek message services at Ron Penn*.
Ave S E Thursday at 6 pm. by Rev. Ida
Pierre L. O. A. Keeler
Df I n1!* SnirilualiM Church
Tuesdyv. Thursday. Saturday, al
4111 38th St. N.W.
IB l« 4 OTIuek. Phone Clevel»nd 3*33. *
Rev. Carol E. McKinstry
1343 Gallatin St. N.W. at r.OOO
Block 11th St.
Under the authority of
The General Assembly of Spiritualists.
“A Shrine** where you receive only the
truth in Spirit Manifestation.
Message Meetings Tues. and Fri. eves.. 9
n.m. Public welcome. All reached. Georgia
Fraternal Spiritualist Church
I.T'O N St. N.W.
Lyceum 11 a m. Healing * D m.
Re\. Howard Plummer. 7: to p.m
“THE VOICE OF THE SPIRIT.”
Readings by Madame Carte.
Special Class Evening of Jan. 15.
Mrs. Petersen of Baltimore.
Rev Ethel Haydon. Nashville.
Two Weeks Beginning Jan 19.
_Classes and Private Readings _
White Cross Church of Christ
1627 Lamont St. N.W., Suite 2
Divine Service Sunday. 11 AM.
Pastor—Rev. Jane B. Coates
“Prophetic Events for 1936”
Messages After Service.
Dr. Coates gives private readings
bv appointment. Col. 8227. •_ i
REV. ELISABETH MeDONALD
Holds meetings Tuesday and Friday. 8 D.m.:
Thursday 2 p.m Readin® bv aopoint
ment._3338 18th at. n.w. Adams 2880. _
Psychic Science Church of Christ
1319 Irvine St. N.W. Sunday. S P.M.
Rev. G. D. Klinefelter. Pastor.
Hebrews—II ch—9 v.
Messages by Church Mediums Sunday.
Message Seance Every Wednesday, * P.m.
Developing Class Every Friday, s P.M.
Readings Dally by Pastor. Adams 4977. *
Rev. Nellie M. Holme*, D. D.
Meetings Tuesday. 2 pm: Thursday. 8
p.m Readings daily 1 to 7 p.m. 420
Tenth Ht S.E._Atlantic 3974, __
Dr. Z. A. Wright,
1012 9th St. N.W. (Pythian Temple)
Sunday Services Jan. .5. 3 p.m. A 7:30
p.m. Address by Dr. 7 A. Wright, 3
p.m.. “Spiritual Forces.” Address br
Rev. Eleanor Thomas. 7:30 p.m.. “God
Is Not Mocked.** Spiritual messages to
every one at each service by the clergy
of the church assisted by visiting
mediums. Come and bring a friend.
Seances at the home chapel. 450 New
Jersey ave. s.e., Mon . Wed., and Fri..
8 p.m. Interviews daily. Line. 10027. •
CHURCH OF CHRIST, INC.
Will open its services for the new year on Sunday evening, January 5th. In
the Auditorium of the Masonic Temple, at the intersection of 13th St. and
New York Ave. N.W., beginning at 7:30 p.m. •
This service will be the opening for 1936 and the program will be as
to 8 o’clock—Congregational Song Service.
Opening Ode-—Doxology. ‘Praise Ood from Whom All Blessings Flow” and the
Lord s Prayer in unison.
Hymn—Congregational singing. ‘‘Onward. Christian. Onward.**
Quartette—“The Awakening Chorus."
Reading of Scripture Lesson by Colonel Rider.
Piano Selection—“The Cathedral Chimes" by Rev. Ada V. Caryer.
Lecture by Dr. MacKnight. Archbishop.
Ordination of Ministers and Presentation of Diplomas.
Closing of Church Service by singing of “God Be With Ui ’Til We Meet Again"
Announcement of private readings and spiritual messages and their loca
tion for same in the auditorium.
This church is organising to build a new cathedral in tha City of Washing
ton. as the center of spiritualistic activities to run throughout the country. It Is
incorporated as such, and is the only incorporated church having authority to
qualify and ordain, and confer titles upon Its ordained members. It now has an
ordained membership of more than one hundred ministers, and organised branch
churches in nine States besides the District of Columbia.
There has been provided for its unqualified use upwards of two and one-half
million dollars In property to begin Us building and trend of progression in the
future^ secure the use of the Masonic Auditorium for future use until it com
pletes its projected cathedral, which will be the only well organised spiritualistic
church in the country, and will be and remain the mother church of spiritualistic
worship and liberal Christianity.
Its religious principles are the Oolden Rule, and Its foundation •* Christ's
Sermon on the Mount. It is. and we hope will ever be, a true spiritualistic church
and of liberal Chrlstainlty.
We dislike narrow denomlnalattonlsm. and see good In all denomination*.
We are antagonistic to none, and yreeable to all.
Our foundation and principles are baaed entirely on holy writ. ,
All are welcome, come and learn all about thl* new church and its purely
DR. MacKNIGHT, Archbishop
Row. Ada Victorina Carver, D. D., Bishop of Washington
CHURCHES OF CHRIST
Branch** of The Mother Church,
The First Church of Christ
Scientist, Boston, Mass.
First Church of Christ Scientist
Columbia Rd. and Euclid 8t.
Second Church of Christ Scientist
111 C St N.E.
Third Church of Christ Scientist
i:tth ind L 8t*. N W
Fourth Church of Christ Scientist
1HU. and Meridian N W.
Sunday. It AM and R PM.
Sunday School—11 A M
WEDNESDAY EVENING MEETING—
RADIO PROGRAMS THURSDAYS.
11:10 A M STATION WJ8V.
FIRST.CHURCH—730 17th St.
N. W, Hours, 9 to 9 (except
Wednesdays, 9 to 7, and Sun
days and holidays, 2 :30 to 5:30).
SECOND CHURCH—111 C St.
N.E. Hours, 12 to 5:30 p.m,
week days, 2:30 to 5:30 Sun
days and holidays.
THIRD CHURCH—€ o 1 o r a d o
Bldg., 14th and G Sts. Hours,
9 to 9 (Wednesdays, 9 to 7:30,
and Sundays and holidays, 2
FOURTH CHURCH—Tivoli Bldg.,
3313 14th St. 9 to 9 week days;
Wednesdays, 9.30 to 7; Sun
days, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Holi
days, 2:30'to 5:30 p.m.
All are welcome to attend our church
_*ervice$ jnnd use our readme roomt.
Dr. G. F. Fraser
“The Law and the Doctrine"
DR. G. F. FRASER, President
“The Spiritual Anatomy of Man"
WEDNESDAY, 8 P.M.
“The Power of Mind"
National Church of
1726 H St. N.W., Washington. D. C.
STATE THEATER. BETHESDA. MD.
REV HENRY J. WHITING. Pastor.
11 :niia m-—"A New Year's Challenge'*
At Thomas Circle
Reverend Carl C. Ra«munsen, D. D.»
11 O'clock Service
“Before God Was Known
7:00—Christian Endeavor Society.
'CatWrsa <U*urr^ R
«U5AM S. LMJH . PnJtol
9 45 a m —Sunday School. Classe' for a!L
11 a m—"To 5lake the Xew Year Better.’1
Sermon by the Pastor
T p m —Confirmation Instruction
Maryland Att. and Ninth St. N.E.
S. T. Nicholas, D. D., Pastor
Sunday School .9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship _11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship_7:45 p.m.
Teung Peoples Societies at ti:t5 p.m.
THE HOMELIKE CHURCH.
ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN
8th and Independence Ave. S.W.
REV. J. LUTHER FRANTZ. PASTOR
11:00 a m.—New Year s Sermon.
—S S rt .iopm.—L. Leagup.
Conn. Are. and Everett St.
REV. HENRY W. SNYDER. D. D.. Pa§tar
a m.—Sunday School.
ll:OOam.—Communion and Memorial
Address by Dr. Cherina
8:00 p.m.—Communion and sermon.
“Dreams of Preparation. *
- ■ -
North Capitol and Rhode Island Art.
HOWARD E. SNYDER. Pastor.
Services: Morning. 11 o'clock: Vesper*. 8
_p.m. Sunday School. P:45 a.m.__
TRINITY LUTHERAN. MT. RAINIER
34th and Bunker Hill Rd.
REV. EDWIN E. P1EPLOW.
Sunday School and Bible Class- W 45 a m.
Morning Services with Sermon.ll a.m.
Evening Services with Sermon, 8:00 p.m.
SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH
409 4th Street N.W.
Service 3:30 p m.
_Sermon by Rev. O. R. Lenskl. m
INCARNATION GALLATIN* N.W.
(Maryland Svnod. United Lutheran Church)
School. i«;4o: Worship. 11: League. ?:30.
4th and E Sts. N.W.
REV. HUGO M. HENNIG
8:30 a.m.—German Service with Holy
9:45 am.—Sunday School.
11:00 a.m—English Service, "Christ'*
Church of the Reformation
Opposite Feleer-Shakesprare Library.
SIS East Capital Street.
9:30 am.—Church School. Classes for
11:00 a.m.—Sermon. "What He Hath
Tonched." Service of Holy
8:45 p m —Senior and Intermediate
8:00 p.m.—Sermon, ‘‘When Dreams
Dr. Blaekweldrr will preach.
THE PUBLIC 18 WELCOME
16th and Gallatin St*. N.W.
EEV. J. FREDERIC WENCHEL. Paster
C. s. DAVID. Assistant
11:00 a m.—Sermon on "Christ still th*
Light of the Worli."
10:3ft tm.—Holy Communion.
8 46 a m.—Sunday 8chool »
Iflto 7 p.m.—Young People • Meetln*. ^
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