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St. Thomas’
Pastor Goes
To Maryland
Rev. W. J. Russell Is
.Transferred to
several years assistant pastor and
for the past year acting pastor of
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic
Church, has been transferred to St.
Mary’s Church, Cumberland, Md.
Father Russell had won the hearts
of his parishioners and his departure
yesterday to his new field of endeavor
came in the way of a disappointment
to those who cherished him as a
zealous and devoted priest. Upon the
retirement of Rev. Thomas J. Walsh,
who was stricken with illness over a
year ago, Father Russell was assigned
by Archbishop Curley as acting pas
tor, to which duties he showed un
usual ability and sincere devotion.
To Washingtonians who recall with
great affection Bishop Russell of
Charleston, S. C., and who was pastor
for many years before his bishopric
at St. Patrick's Church, was the uncle
of Rev. W. Joyce Russell and a
brother, Rev. John J. Russell, as
sistant pastor of St. Martin’s Church,
Father Russell was educated to
priesthood in the American College at
Rome and, pursuant to his many
duties in the parish, took time to
attend a course at the Catholic Uni
versity under Rev. Ignatius Smith.
Member of St. Thomas’ tendered
him an Informal reception Wednesday
night at the Shoreham Hotel, when
he was presented with a purse. Dr.
D. Arcy McGee read a letter of fore
well from members of the parish.
“Protecting Wings” Will
Be Morning Theme at
St. Paul’s Lutheran.
“Protecting Wings’’ will be the ser- 1
Bion theme of Dr. Henry W. Snyder, j
pastor, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
tomorrow morning in commemoration j
of Mother’s day. The Sunday school!
also will have appropriate exercises I
in both primary and adult depart-1
ments, led by Lindley G. Schmidt, j
•uperintendent. At the evening serv
Ice Dr. Snyder will continue the Lord's
prayer series of addresses, using the
topic ’’Deliver Us From Evil.”
Following the Wednesday evening
Bervice the Women's Society will dis
cuss "Our Mission Work in South
America,” with illustrations.
Charles Worthington Lowe, a mem
ber of this church, on Thursday will
be graduated into the Lutheran min
istry from Mount Airy Theological j
Seminary, Philadelphia, Pa. He will
occupy the pulpit of St. Paul's the fol
lowing Sunday.
At Brightwood Park M. E. Church
Rev. S. Carroll Coale will address the
Downs Bible Class at the church
ichool session. Rev. Nelson C. Pierce,
a member of the Pacific Northwest
Conference and secretary to Repre
aentatlve Knute Hill of Washington,
Will deliver the Mother’s day sermon
at 11 o’clock. His sermon theme will
be “Mother.” The minister will
preach on “A Divinely Implanted
Conviction” in the evening.
The Epworth League, at 7 o’clock. ■
Will be addressed by Rev. G. L. Kerns, ]
dean of the Bible Institute of the Dis
trict of Columbia.
The Downs Bible Class will meet at
the home of Mrs. Anna Craig. 5300
Seventh street. Tuesday evening.
The Cole Class Club will meet at
the church Wednesday evening.
Bouttonieres to Be Given
at Takoma Lutheran.
"Honoring Mothers" will be the
title of the sermon by Rev. J. Adrian
Pfeiffer, pastor of the Takoma Luth
eran Church, tomorrow. The Senior
Luther League will present all mothers
With a bouttoniere.
The Brotherhood will hold an old
fashioned box social in the church
rooms Friday night. The women of
the congregation ar sponsoring a
tnother-daughter banquet May 22.
The officers of the newly formed
Junior Luther League are: President,
Frank Knoble; vice president, Robert
Rivello; secretary, Miss Mary Bean;
treasurer. Miss Norma Walterholter,
and sergeant at arms, Roger Culler.
Relatives of World War
Heroes Travel to France.
Graves of those who fell in the
World War are still visited by rela
tives. who travel to France specially
for that purpose. A large number are
expected to do so this Summer. The
Salvation Army will resume their con
ducted parties this year. Brigadier
Bdith Wotton, the officer in charge of
this work, says the character of the
parties has changed in the last few
years. While many elderly people still
go, the number is diminishing, and a
greater number of young people have
taken their places. The scope of these
tours has been enlarged this year. Ar- •
rangements are being made for parties
of young people who were not bom
when the war ended to visit the battle
areas and see first hand the effects of
Christian Science.
“Adam and Fallen Man” is the
aubject of the lesson-sermon in all the
Churches of Christ, Scientist, tomor
row. The golden text is from Isaiah.
2.22: "Cease ye from man, whose
breath is in his nostrils; for wherein
Is he to be accounted of?"
Among the citations which comprise
the lesson-sermon is the following
from the Bible; "Jesus answered and
aaid unto him. Verily, verily, I say
unto thee, except a man be bom
again, he cannot see the kingdom of
God. That which is bom of the
► is flesh; and that which is bo s
the Spirit is spirit.’’ (John. 3.3,6). -i I
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Pastor Leaves
—Underwood & Underwood
Joy, Topic
Of Petworth
M. E. Pastor
Congregation to Lay
financial Pledges
on Altar.
T>EV. R. L. WOOD will preach to
morrow morning at Petworth M.
E. Church on “The Joy of Jesus.” He
will lead the officials and congrega
tion in laving their financial pledgee
for the coming year on the altar of
the church. A special service has
been planned.
The Mother's day service will be
held at 8 p.m., with the minister in
charge. Miss Martha Stauffer will
bring greetings to the mothers. The
sermon subject is “The Greatest Task
in the World.” Following the sermon
every mother will receive a flower,
which will be furnished by the men’s
Bible class.
The minister will conduct the serv
ice Thursday evening, with the Jon
quil Missionary Circle assisting in the |
program. The subject will be "The i
Methodist General Conference."
“Behold Thy Mother” Is
Topic of Sermon
in Morning.
Mother's day will be observed In
Eldbrooke M. E. Church tomorrow,
with the pastor, Rev. Walter M.
Michael, preaching at the morning
worship service on ‘‘Behold Thy Moth
er.” In the evening the subject is
'Promises to Children."
The Tri-Methodist preachers’ meet
ing of Washington and vicinity will be
held in this church Monday at 11 a.m.,
with an address by Dr. Embree Black
ard of Wilson Memorial M. E. Church,
Baltimore, on ‘‘A Modern Interpreta
tion of the Apostle's Creed." Dinner at
The annual congregational dinner of
the church will be held in the social
hall Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and will
be followed at 8 p.m. by a meeting of
the official board.
“A Mother’s Text” to Be
Theme at New York
Avenue Presbyterian.
Dr. Teunis Gouwens, minister of
she Second Presbyterian Church of
Louisville, Ky., will be the guest
areacher at the New York Avenue
Presbyterian Church tomorrow. He
will have for his subject "A Mother’s
At 6:45 o'clock a special Mother’s
lay service will be led by Mrs. M. H.
Dr. Gouwens will have for his sub
ject at 8 p.m„ “The Price of Success.”
At the service Thursday night, Dr.
Mbert Evans, minister in charge, will
speak on “The Divine Revealed.”
St. John’s Church to Hear
of Montana Experiment.
An interesting experiment in church
co-operation has been carried on at
Port Peck, Mont., by Rev. T. Mal
colm Jones, who will be the special
preacher at St. John's Church, Six
teenth and H streets, tomorrow eve
ning at 7:45. Fort Peck Is a tempor
ary construction town with a popula
tion of young, well-educated people
pf all denominations. Mr. Jones re
ceived permission from the major de
nominations. including the Episcopal
Church, to establish a Community
Church, where the problems of co
pperation might be studied under the
pest possible circumstances. The pub
ic is invited to hear Mr. Jones tell of
hat experiment Sunday evening.
At the 11 o’clock morning service
Dr. Oliver J. Hart will preach on
'The Motherhood of God.”
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Rock Creek Episcopal Rite
to Be at 8:30 O’Clock.
Dr. F. J. Bohanan, rector of Rock ,
Ireek Episcopal Church, will celebrate
ioly communion tomorrow at 8:30 ,
m. He will preach the sermon at i
he 11 o’clock service.
An operetta, “Goldilocks and the
Jears,” will be given by the Girls’
'riendly candidates Friday night In
he cast are Elaine Henry. Elizabeth
diller, Doris Fiedler, Mary George
<arkin, Betty Wayson.
At Holy Comforter Chapel. 5714
leorgia avenue. Rev. W. L. Mayo will
fflciate at holy communion at 7:30 1
m. and at 11 o’clock will read the
(ishop’s address to churchmen of the
A meeting of the Representative 1
:ommittee will be held Tuesday at 8 i
.m. The Minister’s Friendly Discus
Ion Group will meet Wednesdjj^ at ]
p.m. i i
Sermon Will
Be Broadcast
Dr. Miers to Preach on
“Jesus and Mary”
THE subject of the morning ser
mon st Fourth Presbyterian
Church of Rev. James H. Miers, will
be “Jesus and His Mother.’’ This is
a Mother’s day sermon, and It will
be broadcast over WOL from 11:30
to 12 o’clock. In the evening Dr.
Miers will preach on “The Vision of
the Valley of Dry Bones."
The Young Men’s Class will con
sider plans for a dinner gathering for
the near future, led by Its president,
Lejlie Gonnsen, and teacher, C. T.
Clayton. The Adult Class, Judge W.
A. Andrews, teacher, will hold a spe
cial Mother's day session. Harvey
Gram and Judge Andrews will speak.
Dr. Miers will speak Monday night
on “The Invitation and Command of
the Spirit,” in the Revelation series.
The Betty K. Newton League will
meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. for a spe
cial program. -On Thursday evening
Dr. Miers will lead the meeting, in
which he will lead in study of the In
ternational Sunday School lesson for
the following Sunday.
Mother’s Day Service
Will Be Held at
Albright Church.
The Mother’s day program will be
gin at Albright Memorial Evangelical
Church at 9:45 art. with a general
assembly of the Sunday school. A
feature will be the selection of the
Queen of Childhood for the Children's
day services in June. At the service
at 11 o'clock the second sermon in '
the series on "Our Homes and Fam
ilies" will be preached by Rev. George
E. Schnabel. The sermon subject will
be “The Unknown Mother.”
The evening service begins at 7:45
o'clock. The sermon subject will be
“Prayers Mothers Have Had An
swered.” Following this service the
Christian Endeavor groups will act
as host in a Mother's day tea. ,
The guild will go on a pilgrimage
Wednesday to the Franciscan Mon
astery and gardens. The meeting
Thursday night will be in charge of
the Ambassadors, a Sunday school
class of young people. Following the
meeting committees will meet to plan
the tenth anniversary services of the
founding of the church.
Epworth M. E. Pastor to
Return to Pulpit
After Illness.
Dr. Harry M. Canter, minister of
Epworth M. E. Church, South has re
turned to his pulpit from his recent
illness and will preach for the 11
o'clock service tomorrow on “A Moth
er’s Love.” The morning service will
be one appropriate for "Mother’s day."
Rev. John H. Blakemore, jr., assistant
minister, will preach at 8 p.m. on
"High Aims."
In the adult department at 9:30
special “Mother’s day” services will be
held. A special program for the 7
o’clock service by the Young People's
Department has been arranged.
Plans are being made for the Golden
Anniversary services the week of June
7 to 14, when the fiftieth anniversary
of the founding of the church will be
celebrated. Former ministers will be
present and receptions are planned.
Improvements in the church building
are being arranged, and new stained
glass windows in the auditorium will
be in place by that time. Dr. Canter,
W. C. Purr, chairman of the official
ooard; W. F. Hummer and E. L. Lov
ing are taking active part in arrange
Rev. R. L. Gregory Will
Preach on Topic.
Rev. Randolph L. Gregory will take
as the subject tomorrow morning at
Temple Baptist Church ‘‘Mother’s
Care” and In the evening, "The Great
est Tragedy Today.”
Prom 4 to 6 o’clock a tea will be
given by the Mothers’ Club of the
beginners’ department at the church.
The Alathean Class will meet Mon
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver
Boorde, 29 M street. The Men's Class
will meet Monday at the home of Vin
cent Hurdle, 6411 Thirty-third street.
The Euzelian Class mothers-daughters’
banquet will be given Tuesday at 7
o’clock. The Ladies’ Aid and Mis
sionary Societies will have a luncheon
Wednesday at 10:30. The Mothers’
Club meeting will be held at the home
of Mrs. Milton Beall, 2008 Jackson
place northeast. Wednesday at 8:30.
Second Community Serv
ice at Guild Hall.
The second of a series of four spe
cial community services at the St. Al
lan’■ Guild Hall, 3011 Wisconsin ave
nue, will be held tomorrow at 7:30 pm.
ft will be conducted by men and boys
>f the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. A
,alk will be given by Dr. W. Sinclair
Sowen. Rev. O. T. Warner, rector of
his parish, will close the service.
There will be services at the same
ime and place May 17 and May 24,
vith Coleman Jennings of St. John's
ind Dr. Thomas B. Symons of the
University of Maryland, as speakers.
Rev. R. W. White to
Speak on “Mother.”
At Rhode Island Avenue M. P.
Church tomorrow Rev. Raymond W.
White, will preach at 11 a.m. on
'Mother, a Merchant Ship.”
Dr. James H. Straughn, former pas
or of the church, will be the guest
ipeaker at the evening service.
The Thursday evening service will
tear the pastor speak on ‘Ake Christ:
Suffering Wren*” Tj
Planned at
Intercessions to Be
Made for Success
of Drive.
INTERCESSIONS will be made at all
services In Washington Cathedral on
Mount St. Alban beginning tomorrow
for the success of the membership
effort which Is to be brought to the
attention of 3,000 local friends of the
National Cathedral Association during
the next two weeks. Hnal plans for
this mobilization will be announced at
a supper meeting Monday at 7:15
o’clock in the refectory of St. Albans,
the National Cathedral School for
Lloyd B. Wilson, chairman of the
Executive Committee, will preside and
will introduce the unit leaders, Mrs.
Charles Warren, H. L. Rust, Jr„ and
Richard W. Hynson. Bishop James E.
Freeman will deliver the address on
the program approved by the chapter
and council to make the Cathedral a
more dynamic center of spiritual In
fluence in the Capital of the Nation.
Edwin N. Lewis, secretary of the Na
tional Cathedral Association and
editor of the Cathedral Age, will
outline the organization plan for the
campaign which opens May 12.
Canon G. Freeland Peter will deliver
the sermon at the celebration of the
holy communion In the Great Choir
tomorrow at 11 o’clock and Canon
Anson Phelps Stokes will be the
preacher at the people's evensong
service at 4 o'clock. Holy communion
Is at 7:30 a m.
Group pilgrimages will be held Im
mediately following the 11 a.m. and
4 p.m. services.
The annual '“massing of the colors”
service will be held in the open-air
Cathedral ^amphitheater the afternoon
of May 25* under the joint auspices of
the Cathedral and the District of Co
lumbia Chapter of the Military Order
of the World War. Approximately 100
veteran, patriotic and civic organiza
tions will participate In the colorful
procession which will Include several
hundred flags.
Mother’s Day Service Is
Arranged for Christ
Lutheran Church.
“The Mother of the Greatest Hero
of' the Old Testament” will be the
subject of the sermon by Rev. J.
Frederic Wenchel, pastor of Christ
Lutheran Church, in the Mother's day
service at 11 o’clock tomorrow. The
Sunday school will hold Mother’s day
exercises at 10:30 o’clock under the
direction of the acting superintend
ent, Dr. Herbert Schiefer.
The Walther League will have an
educational and social meeting Sun
day from 5 to 7:45 pjn. Dr. Walter
Bauer of the American University
will speak on the peace movement
among the youth of our country. At
6 o'clock a supper will be served.
There will be a meeting of the
voting members Wednesday evening.
The Concordian Club of young
married people will have a picnic
supper Tuesday in Rock Creek Park
near Pierce Mill between Park road
and Blagdon road at 7 o’clock. They
will meet at the parsonage.
Ascension day will be commemo
rated May 21 by a special service in
the evening. There will also be a
celebration of the sacrament of the
“Mothers and This Mod
ern World” to Be Topic
in Morning.
Dr. Vernon N. Ridgely. minister of
the Calvary M. E. Church, will preach
tomorrow morning on “Mothers and
This Modern World” and at 8 o'clock
on "According to Capacity.”
Miss Joan Miner has arranged for
the pastor of the Chinese Church in
Washington, Rev. C. C. Hung, to speak
to the Young People's League at 7
o'clock. The devotional service will
be held Thursday evening.
Dr. James Shera Montgomery,
chaplain of the House of Representa
tives, will preach at both sendees May
17. Dr. Ridgely will be in attendance
at the sessions of the General Confer
ence in Cincinnati.
Roy Wolfe is in charge of a com
mittee for the annual banquet of
the Men's Class next Wednesday at
6:30 at the Church. Rev. Carl C.
Rasmussen, pastor of the Luther
Place Memorial Church, will be the
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Rev. A. P. Shirkey to Dis
cuss “An Old-Fash
ioned Mother.
At Francis Asbury M. E. Church
South tomorrow morning Rev. Albert
P. Shirkey will use as* his theme "An
Old-Fashioned Mother.” A number of
infants will be baptized.
At the evening service Rev. Mr.
Shirkey will use as his theme, "Making
the Unprofitable Profitable.” The ser
mon will deal with one of the rarest
letters written by the Apostle Paul,
the Book of Philemon.
Columbia Heights Chris
tian Exercises Planned.
At Columbia Heights Christian
Church tomorrow Mother’s day pro
grams will be conducted in the church
school and worship services. Dr. T. T.
Roberts will speak to the adult de
partment, and in the church service
the topic will be "The Christian Home.”
A picture of Mrs. Sibyl Harmon will be
presented to the congregation by the
primary department. The sermon topic
Ln the evening will be a continuation of
the good will series, “Good Will the
Basis of National Progress.”
The Wllmeth-Breeanrflass meeting
will be held on Wedcsday evening
at 8 pjn. V
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B. Y. P. U. News
Many of the unions are planning
special Mother’s day programs, to
which all mothers are invited. At
First the Junior Union will present
the program. The Juniors and
Seniors are having a combined service
at East Washington Heights, at which
the Juniors will present the topic,
“Pledging Our Love.” At Temple
Miss Evelyn Benn will have charge of
the program, which is entitled, “The
Golden Rule In Our Home.” They
will also hold a service In the after
noon at the Ladles’ Home, after which
the women will be taken to the church
for a tea sponsored by the Mothers’
Club. The Metropolitan Union Is also
planning a special program. James |
Bolling, Fellowship director, an- i
nounces a Mother’s day tea at the
Bethany Church at 6:30 p.m.
The Intermediaries will hold their i
annual election of officers In their In
dividual unions tomorrow evening.
The final meeting of this fiscal year :
of the Federation Breakfast Club will
be held at Temple Baptist Church to
morrow from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Rev.
W. A. Keese of the Metropolitan
Methodist Church will be the speaker.
The finals of the federation steward
ship play contest will be held Tues- '
day at the Petworth Baptist Church.
First B. Y. P. U. will present a pro
gram at the Gospel Mission Wednes
day under the direction of Charles
Morgan, president-elect.
A meeting of the Intermediate Fed
eration will be held at Grace Baptist
Church. The Junior Federation will i
present the program.
Mother’s Day
To Dominate
All Services
Metropolitan Baptists
to Devote Entire Day
to Observance.
TT WILL be Mother’s Day all day to
morrow at Metropolitan Baptist :
Church. Special services will be held :
in the Bible School and Dr. John i
Compton Ball will speak in the mom- i
lng on "Composite Motherhood.” New :
members will be welcomed. In the
evening the young people will meet i
with mothers as guests in the various i
societies. Those participating are Vlr- <
ginia Noell, Grace Wall, Kathryn ■
Webber, Jeanette Brown, Jean Wild
bore, Virginia Brown, Zoe Miller, 1
Mary Louise Cole, Earl Walker and !
Ernest Cole. Dr. Ball will speak on ]
‘‘Mothers As Is.” 1
Mothers will act as ushers at all 1
The Philathea Bible Class meets ,
Tuesday evening. The former mem- !
bers serving elsewhere will be the spe
cial guests. The Fidelis Bible Class
will have a business and social meet
ing Tuesday evening.
The Live Wire Bible Class will hold •
religious services at the Central Union
Mission Friday evening. S. A. Smith
is directing.
Rev. G. E. Lenski of Grace
Lutheran May Resume
Duties in Week.
During the illness of the pastor.
Rev. Gerhard E. Lenski, sendees at
Grace Lutheran Church are being con
ducted by visiting pastors. Tomor
row at 11 a.m., the preacher will be
Dr Paul W. Kohler, executive secre
tary of the Board of Foreign Mis
sions of the United Lutheran Church.
It is expected Rev. Mr. Lenski will be
able to resume his work next week. '
The Church Council will meet Mon
day at 8 p.m. Marvin Bumgarner is
Members of the women’s organi
zations will attend the annual session
of the Missionary Federation of the
Concordia group of the American
Lutheran Church, in Faith Lutheran
Church, Baltimore, May 20, at 2 p.m.
In charge of the local delegation at
tending are Miss Clara Umhau and
Mrs. Frederick CampbelL
Georgetown Presbyterian :
Rector Speaks Tomorrow. ,
Rev. Robert M. Skinner, pastor of [
Georgetown Presbyterian Church, will :
preach tomorrow morning on “Love's
Witness.” The fireside group will meet !
at 7 p.m., when Mrs. Ralph D. Martin
will continue her studies on “The
Lord’s Prayer.” The meeting will be
held at the home of Mrs. Martin
at 3636 S street. The Young People’s
Society will meet at 6:45 p.m. in Cissel
Chapel and the intermediate group
at 6 p.m.
Rev. Mr. Skinner will give a review
of “That Other America,” by John ,
McKay, Monday night. Moving pic* \
tures of South America will be shown. <
The pastor will give the fourth of
a series of talks on “The Holy Spirit,” <
being “The Spirit of the Church,” <
Thursday night. i
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Special Services Will Be
Held in Metropolitan
At the Metropolitan Memorial
Methodist Church a special Mother’s
day service will be held tomorrow at
11 o’clock. The students of the Amer- <
lean University and their mothers will
be guests. The minister, Rev. 'William .
Andrew Keese will preach on "The J
Law of Mother."
During the Sunday school session, a
program for Mothers' day will be
given. i
, i
McKendree Methodist. J
A flower for every mother present at ]
the Mothers’ day service, 11 am., Boy \
Scouts. Troop No. 2, together with i
their mothers, will attend in a body. 1
Fhe Scouts are providing the flowers
md Scout Mothers’ pins. Sermon by 1
the minister of "A Devoted Mother." t
SToung People’s League at 7 pm. Mr. {
tnd Mrs. C. H. Ward are in charge of 1
the informal service at S pm. Sermon t
yy Rev. Samuel X. Rose, on "A Tact* 1
tul Woman.” 1
To Be Guest
At Church
Will Preach Tomor
row Morning at First
r\R. J. ARTHUR WINN will be the
guest preacher at the First Con
rregational Church tomorrow. In the
noming hi* subject will be “Our
Mothers Oo With Us All the Way.”
Sev. Walter C. Hook win preach at
The Calvin Coolidge Men's Class
neets at 10 a.m. Rev. Luther K.
bong's subject will be “Meeting Su
preme Tests." The Women's Bible
2lass meets at 9:45. Rev. J. Arthur
Winn will speak on “An Interpreta
iion of the Lord’s Prayer.”
The Young People’s 8ociety will meet
it 6:15. Robert Hobbs will lead a
iiscussion on “The Consumers’ Co
pperatives.” Miss Elaine OlmStead
will have charge of the worship
The Standing Committee will meet
it 8 o'clock Monday.
The Young Women’s Club will hold
t dinner meeting Tuesday at 6:15.
The church supper and service will
pe held Thursday. Supper at 6 p.m.
at 6:45 Rev. J. Arthur Winn will
speak on “The Spiritual Touch.”
‘Love’s Open Window”
Will Be Topic at
Chevy Chase.
At Chevy Chase Presbyterian
3hurch tomorrow morning, Dr. J.
Hillman Hollister will preach on
Love's Open Window.”
The Hearthstones will meet In the
roung people's room at 5 p.m.. with
Hiss Mary Hollister leading. At 6:30
nothers will be guests of the Alpha
ind Omega group at a tea in the
roung people's room. At 7:30. the
fireside, Junior *nd Senior Colle
[ians will meet ai the home of Dr.
ind Mrs. Hollister, 6302 Beechwood
Irive, and the young women at the
tome of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B.
ifoung, 6304 Beechwood drive. The
heme for both groups will be ‘‘Choos
ng a Profession.” The Young Peo
)le’s Society will meet at 7:30 at the
tome of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Bayliss. I
i306 Leland street.
The annual church school picnic ;
rill be held it. Rock Creek Park j
Saturday from 2:30 to 6:30. There
rill be games.
Evening Theme Will Be
“The Blight Upon a
Great Man.”
Dr. W. Angie Smith, pastor of
Mount Vernon Place M. E. Church
South, will preach tomorrow morning
in “A Mother's Power." The entire
irogram will be in celebration of
Mother's day. He will use for his
evening topic “The Blight Upon a
3reat Man.”
The senior, young people's and
younger adult groups will meet at 7
iclock. Dr. Smith will speak at the
ipening service of the adult depart
nent o» the ch»ch school.
Dr. Smith will speak Thursday
light on “The Heritage of Method
sm.” He has just returned from
Covington, Va., where he preached to
he Lewisburg District Conference.
‘Place of Mystery in
Christian Religion”
Selected as Subject.
“The Place of Mystery in the
Christian Religion” is the subject of
Dr. Carl C. Rasmussen, pastor of
Luther Place Memorial Church, to
norrow at the 11 a.m. service.
The Ladies’ Aid Society will hold a
>ake sale Saturday at Sears-Roebuck
Do., 911 Bladensburg road northeast,
rom 12 to 5 pm.
The Babe of Bethlehem Society will
neet in the church parlors Wednes
iay to sew for the needy.
‘The Unconscious Bene
factor,” Dr. Pierce’s Topic
At the 11 o'clock service tomorrow
it All Souls’ Unitarian Church, Dr.
Jlysses G. B. Pierce will preach on
The Unconscious Benefactor.”
The adult class will continue its dis
ussion of the report of the Appraisal
Jommlssion of the American Unita
ian Association under the leadership
if Gen. H. C. Newcomer.
Dr. Arthur J. Jackson of American
Jnlversity, will speak Wednesday eve
ilng to the Study Class in Compara
ive Religions on ‘‘The Development
if Christianity in Europe." At 8:30
>m. Miss Louise L. Newell will give
,n Illustrated lecture in Pierce Hall on
The New Washington Sculpture and
ts Interpretation, under the auspices
f the Business and Profesisonal Wom
n’s Club.
Representative G u y e r
Also on Dry Program.
Gen. Smedley D. Butler and Rep
esentative U. S. Guyer will address a
lass meeting at Calvary Baptist
Ihurch tomorrow at 3 p.m. Gen.
lutler’s subject will be “The Boose
tacKet.”* The purpose of this rally
dll be the promotion of temperance
nd the eventual restoration of pro
dbition to the District.
Dr. Carl C. Rasmussen, pastor of
.uther Place Memorial Church, will
ffer the invocation and Dr. James
here Montgomery, chaplain of the
louse of Representatives, will dismiss
he assembly with prayer. Dr. E. M.
llison, chair din of the United Dry
'orees, will priside. _ _
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Rector 43 Years
The Men’s Club of the
Church of St. Stephens and
the Incarnation will tender a
reception to Dr. Dudley at a
rally of members of the par
ish Thursday night, in the
parish hall, on the occasion
of the forty-third anniver
sary of his rectorship in the
parish. The principal address
will be made by Dr. W. Sin
clair Bowen.
To Observe,
Topics for Sermons
Are Announced by
Dr. Blackwelder.
T the Lutheran Church of the
Reformation, a Mother's day
service will be held at 11 o’clock to
morrow, when the pastor. Dr. Oscar
P. Blackwelder will preach on
“Mothers of Men." In the evening j
he will speak on “Jesus and the Race
Problem.” The question period will be
included in the service.
The Senior and Intermediate ]
Luther Leagues meet at 6:45 o'clock.
The program of the Senior League in- j
cluaes F. A. Magalee, a native of
British Guiana now' a student in
Gettysburg Seminary, as the guest
speaker. At the Intermediate League,
a Mother's day program has been
planned. Mary Anna Sandmeyer. *
Mary Kathaleen Renkel and Phillip
Kauffman will speak on "What My
Mother Means to Me.” A Mother’s
day gift will be presented by Clyde
Whitley to the Mothers of the
The Washington Women's League
of the Gettysburg College will hold a
luncheon in this church May 15
at 1 p.m.
Scouts to Attend Takoma
Park Presbyterian
Night Service.
Rev. R. Paul Schearrer, pastor of the
Takoma Park Presbyterian Church,
will preach at 11 o’clock tomorrow on
“The High Calling" and in the eve
ning on “The Spirit of Scouting in the
Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson." The
Boys Scouts, Troop 33, under the lead
ership of Louis Flagg, will attend the ;
service in a body.
Francis M. Anderson will address !
the Brotherhood Bible Class at 9:45
o'clock. William Ashby. Frederick B. i
Linton, Jr., and Miss Barbara Van '
Allen will be in charge of the young
people’s group meetings at 7 o'clock.
The Mother Gordon Bible Class will
hold a luncheon at the church Tues
day. Mrs. Marie M. Brinley will be
the guest speaker. The Board of
Trustees will meet Tuesday evening.
The Takterian Players will present
three one-act plays in the church hall
Friday and Saturday evening. The
plays are: “The Violin Maker of Cre
mona,” “The Bad Penny” and “The
Bishop's Candlestick.” The public is
Will Conduct Service at
Concordia Lutheran
Church Tomorrow.
Pastor Heyne of Bremen, Germany,
will preach the sermon in the Ger
man service at 10 a.m., tomorrow in
Concordia Lutheran Evangelical
Church. He is the superintendent of
the Emigrant Mission at Bremen.
In the English service at 11:15 a m.
Rev. Charles Enders will give a Moth
er’s day message. Carnations will be ;
given to mothers in both services by j
the young girls of Concordia Church.
Rev. Mr. Enders and H. P. Dunk- 1
horst will attend the annual confer- ;
ence of the Atlantic District of the I
Evangelical and Reformed Church, at i
Scranton, Pa, next week.
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Have “Day” at Church of
• the Atonement.
Mother's day will be observed at the
Church of the Atonement. Children
of the Sunday school will attend wor
ship at 11 am. Pastor Snyder will
speak on “Right Mothers for Right
The Luther League will meet at 8
instead of 7 pm. and will give a spe
cial service on "Memory of Mother."
All the mothers of the parish are In
The annual Bible class play will be
given in the parish hall Friday eve
The 117th annual meeting of the
Maryland Synod will convene In Fred
erick, Md., May 18, 8 pm. The Syn
odical BrothAhood will convene at 3
pm. In the.jjjpna church,
M. E. Church
Session Set
June 15 to 26
School for Pastors and
Lay Workers Is
Special Dispatch to The Star.
pRONT ROYAL, Va.. May 9.—Tha
*■ ninth annual session of the train
ing school for pastors and lay workers
of the Baltimore Conference, M. E.
Church South, will be held at Ran
iolph-Macon Academy here June 15
26, It was announced by Dr. E. L.
Woolf, the president, Harrisonburg, Va.
The oofficers of the school, which
anil be attended by virtually all pas
tors and many laymen of the confer
ence, include Rev. R. K. Nevitt, Mount
Rainier, Md„ vice president; Rev. Hu
oert Sydenatricker, Winchester, treas
urer; Rev. Charles A. York, Front
Royal, secretary; Mrs. E. L. Woolf,
Harrisonburg, registrar; Mrs. S. R.
Neel, Roanoke, Va., hostess, and Dr.
Homer H. Sherman, Front Royal,
Special features of the school will
Include the opening address by Dr.
W. Angie Smith, pastor of Mount Ver
non Place Church, Washington, D. C.,
and platform addresses June 17-19
by Bishop Edwin D. Mouzon. Char
lotte, N. C.. and similar addresses June
22-24 by Bishop Paul B. Kern, Greens
boro, N. C.
Dr. J. Q. Schisler of the church's
;eneral headquarters. Nashville, Tenn.,
will speak June 25-26 on the aims and
problems of Christian education in
local churches.
Dr. Frank S. Hickman of Duke Uni
versity will preach the morning of
June 21. The evening sermon will be
delivered by Dr. H. B. Trimble of Em
ory University, Atlanta.
In addition to the two bishops and
other spakers already listed, the fac
ulty will Include Dr, Norman F. Rich
ardson, president of the Presbyterian
rheological Seminary, Chicago; Mrs.
W. M. Alexander of the woman's de
partment, Board of Missions, Nash
ville; Mrs. George D. Conrad, music
director of the State Teachers' Col
lege. Harrisonburg, Va.; Mrs. John H.
Davis, Lynchburg, Va., and Miss Jen
nie Lou Milton, children's worker.
Board of Christian Education, Nash
Dr. Frederic W. Perkins
Announces Theme for
11 O’Clock Service.
"An Ideal Home” is the topic of Dr.
Frederic W. Perkins tomorrow at 11
o'clock at the Universalist National
Memorial Church. At the forum of
the church school at 10:15 Eugene
Allen, an official of the Credit Union
system of the Farm Credit Admin
istration. will discuss credit unions.
This meeting comes in a series of the
forum discussions this month on klndJ
of co-operation.
The annual meeting will be held
Wednesday evening. Supper will be
served at 6 o’clock. At 7:30 the busi
ness meeting will include the annual
reports and the election of the officer*
for the term beginning on October 1,
On Friday evening the Y. P. C. U.
will have an amateur hour, followed
by dancing in Perkins Hall. Miss Betty
Smallman is in charge of the pro
Mother's day will be observed to
morrow at Hamline M. E. Church.
Dr. James Shera Montgomery will
preach at the morning service on
“An Appreciation of Mother.” At the
evening service Rev. W. H. Richard
son will preach on ''Sacrificial Love.'*
The Intermediate League will meet
at 6:30 p.m., its topic being "Prob
lems of New Members.” At 6:15
o’clock the Epworth League will have
Its social and tea In honor of parents,
followed by the devotional at 7 o'clock,
with Dr. D. O. Kinsman of the Amer
ican University preaching on "Phi
losophy of Life.”
Christian Endeavor
Junior Endeavorers will hold their
innual banquet Monday at 5:30 p.m.
it Wallace Memorial Church. The
next rally is May 24 at Sherwood Pres
byterian. Rev. Henry Snyder of St.
Paul's Lutheran Church, will bo
speaker. %
Intermediate Board member* and
tdvlsers will convene at- the home of
Wenona Barger. 1125 Buchanan street,
it 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.
New York Avenue Presbyterian
Senior Society will hold a Mother's
lay service at 6:45 p.m.. preceded by
i tea for the mothers at 6 p.m. Mary
Whitney will have charge.
Kellar Memorial Endeavorers will
bold a Joint service at the evening
worship presenting as speaker Dr.
^drain Pfeiffer. Ruth Wertman will
•eceive reservations for the annual
janquet set for May 22 at Wesley Hall.
The juniors of Rhode Island Avenue
H. P. Church will hold a tea tomor
ow at 5 p.m. for their mothers.
Following the evening worship to
norrow at Albright Memorial the
’oung people's groups will entertain
heir mothers at a tea and social pe
First Brethren will hear discussion
if the theme, "My Mother’s Day,"
ed by Preston Campbell, at 7 p.m. to
norrow. Baseball will be played at
"alrlawn on Tuesday at 5 pm.
Bradburn senior group will visit the
Mg Cabin in Takoma Park, Md, for
. social Monday evening. Plans are
n care of Roland Cumberland.
A mass meeting will be held at 3
i.m. in the Calvary Baptist Church.
3en. Smedley D. Butler will speak on
The Booze Racket."
Fellowship Christian Endeavor of
lovenant-Flret Presbyterian will hold
> Mother’s day service tomorrow at
i:45 p.m. The annual banquet will
le held at the church at 6:30 p.m. ,
day 14. The Westminster Club will
o-operate in the latter service.
Luther Place Memorial seniors will
tear Miss E. Engel speak on “Mother's
Jay” at 7 p.m. tomorrow. An outing
rtll be held tonight at Blair Com*
nunity Center, Silver Spring, Md.
Visitors are welcome to attend the
:xpert Endeavor lecture by Mrs. L. O.
3reene tonight at 7 at Wallace Me*
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