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PEOPLE’S PRESBYTERIAN ' CHURCH, E. 23RD AVE. AND WASHINGTON ST. PASTOR, J. A. THOS HAZELL S. T. B. SERMON TOPICS, SUNDAY, MAY 17TH: 11 A. M„ "THY HOLLOWED NAME. 4:30 P. M., Y. P. S. C. E. 5:30 P. M„ "A SUIT FOR PEACE.” All services for the evening hour will be deferred a half hour later than the usual time, tne same to be continued throughout the summer months. The audience was amply paid for their coming to hear the mas terful address of Ur. Wider to the mothers last Sabbath afternoon, the occasion being Mothers’ day. Mes dames Clara Davis, Lillian Reeves, Julia Cole, Stella Maddox, Maria Cow an. and Dora Wright represented "Motherhood" in solos and choruses. Tomorrow the pastor will preach the second in the series on the Lord's Prayer at the morning hour. The evening tide will be a plea for "Peace" the day being a world wide prayer for universal jteace. Everybody invited. The Presbytery of Denver, through its committee, — Dr. Mont Travis, chairman of Home Mission committee and mayor of Westminster; Dr. J. P. Martin, chairman of the Committee on City Church Extension: Rev. C. K. Powell, pastor-evangelist of Boulder- Denver Presbyteries, with Rev. J. A. Thos-Hazell. S. T. 8., will complete the work of organization of Union Presbyterian church, a mission of the People's. Sunday, May 24th t at Deer field, Colo. Sacrament of baptism will be administered. Deacons and elders-elect will be ordained. If time permits, the Communion of the lord’s Supper will be observed. The assist ant pastor of the People's church, Rev. J. A. Ramsay of the Theological Seminary of Biddle University, North Carolina, will be here by the end of the month to serve this new field. Friends from Denver desirous of vis iting the colony may avail themselves that day. U. P. train leaves Denver 10:30 a. in. Fare. 14 round trip. Re turn 9:35 p. m. The First Avenue Sunday School voted last Sabbath to provide the mon ey to run the school of the Union church for one year, until the people are able to finance this department of the work. The following churches and Sunday schools of iue Presbytery contributed substantial amounts to ward this work: Capitol Heights, Hyde Park, First Avenue. 23rd Ave nue People's, Montview Boulevard, Highland Park, Littleton, Central, Corona, and North. A complete list of donors with amount will be public ly reported in a later issue. Last Monday afternoon Rev. Thos- Hazell was apprised through a wire from his brother, Edward, Brooklyn, N. Y., of the death of a younger sister. Theresa Rebecca. The activities of the church that were temporarily sus pended on the receipt of this sad news will be resumed today. Tuesday night the Choral club will resume study. An augmented choir of the church will sing in recital Thursday night. May 28. at Hyde Park Presbyterian church, 32nd avenue and Humboldt. Orchestra in attendance. BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH. 3148 Lafayette. Phone Y 7647. REV. A. E. REYNOLDS, PASTOR. Sunday, 9:45, Sunday School. 11 a. rn., preaching. At 3 p. m., Rev. Jas. Washington, pastor of Campbell cha ]*?l, will be present and preach for the Miscellaneous club, Mrs. A. E. Rey nolds, captain. This sermon has been postponed from time to time, but you are cordially invited to be present with us at this time. B. Y. P. U. at i p. m. Preaching at 8 p. in. The annual sermon of the U. B. r and S. M. T.’s will he held at this church Sunday, 24tli, 2 p. m. This \t one of tne most prosperous orders ir the city. On May 29th there will be a Maj pole plaiting and hroom drill. N< comment is necessary, for all person! ihat have attended an exercise o this kind know full well that you art always well repaid for your attend unce'when the children appear befori the public in one of these grant treats. , May 19th is set for church cleaning day at the church. A dinner will b< served free to all who will come ant assist us in the needful event. \V< are marching on to the great rails dav. Please keep June 14th before voii The flreat Western Baptist As sociation will meet with us this yeai trom June 23rd to 25th. All the Bap tist churches of the state will be rep resented at these meetings. SCOTT METHODIST EPISCOPAI CHURCH, 803 26TH AVE. REV. D. SMITH, PASTOR. Preaching each Sunday at 41 a. m aD Sunday m school at 12 :30. G. G. Ross SU Junior League at 3 o’clock. Mrs Geo. Anderson, Supt. Epworth League at 6.30 p. m- Choir practice every Fridas night. Regular mid-week meetings. Are vou a Sunflower or Columbine’ if tther be a good fellow and recc-ivi an East Denver building lot free. Where were you born? Well, tell I II to Rev. Waehington. From Kaneaa eh Sunflower, or Columbine (Colo raio) we*l! tel. It to Mra. M.ym. jeter and have one more good time June 4th. NOTES OF THE ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, Twenty-fourth Avenue and Ogden St., DAVID E. OVER, D. D. Residence, 2356 Humboldt St. The church reception given to new members last week was one of the most enjoyable affairs in the history of the church. Many friends were made welcome and partook of the hos pitality. The Men's Bible class luncheon last Tuesday evening was all that could have been desired. About fifty men were present and the fellowship was contagious. At our next month’s get together social even a larger crowd is expected. The plans for the May Festival are going forward and we are going to furnish to the community a richer op portunity for enjoyment than ever be fore. Three evenings of music fol lowed by the usual festivities. On the evening of Wednesday, 27th. the choir will sing Vincent’s •’Prodigal Son.” Thursday evening a classical program : of instrumental music will be given, j and on Friday evening Mrs. Lillian I Hawkins Jones will be presented, sup-! ported by Morrison’s orchestra. No j one should miss the season’s closing l treat. I Memorial day will be observed at 1 Zion Sunday week. The pastor will j preach from the subject, “Lest We Forget.’’ All former soldiers are in vited to worship with us. SCOTT 123 45tioa The Ladies’ Aid Society of Scott M. E. church, 803 East 20th avenue, have requested a special sermon to be preached on Sunday, May 17, at 7:30 p. m., by their pastor. Kev. L). Smith. His text will be “How Long Halt Ye?” All the auxiliaiies of the church are . invited to take part. The choir will I render special music. The public is < invited to come and enjoy this serv ice. CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH. Corner Twenty-fourth and California Streets. Rev. P. J. Price, Pastor, 3012 Marion Street. Sunday School lesson. May 17th. “The Rich Man and Lazarus.” Luke 10:14. 15; 19-31. W. A. Moore, Supt. J. W. Hardy. Asst. Supt. B. Y. P. U. topic, “What Is Chris tian Life?” James 1:19-27. Union meeting with the Juniors by Miss Tumbs. J. M. Mason, president. Rev. P. J. Price, the pastor, is some what indisposed this w’eek. Rev. W. H. Fugitt preached a very able sermon last Sunday at 11 o’clock. Subject, “The City of God.” Little Erma Jackson joined the church last Sunday evening as a can didate for baptism. The attendance was good all day. Mrs. O. Carr and Mrs. Irvin were in the audience Sunday. We were glad to see them up again to fill their places in the church. # Mrs. Matilda Jacobs is quite ill yet; hope she will soon be out again. Don’t miss the big fair that is to be given by the Mission Circle on May 19, 20 and 21, at Central church. The excursion to Idaho Springs will be one of the most desirable trips of the season. Buy your, ticket now for July 23rd. , All clubs are busy working for the new church rally on Aug. 30th. SHORTER CHAPEL. Washington and Twenty-third Sts. j Rev. Robert L. Pope, Pastor. Our pastor’s sermon topics for to morrow will be as follows: 11:00, “Sign of Degeneracy." 8:00 p. m., “A Young Man Who Had His Eyes Op ened.” Mothers’ day was observed last Sabbath. The appropriate sermon by the minister, the sweet solo, “Tell Mother I’ll Be There," by Mrs. Lillian Hawkins-Jones, and the blessed mern -1 ory of Jiundreds of sainted mothers , now beyond the river, all conspired ; to make the service impressive. : White carnations/ the emblem of the . day, were in evidence throughout the j day. The Sunday School and League emphasized the day also. The annual Thanks-giving service of the G. U. O. of O. F. in the after noon has been the subject of most flattering comment. Much credit is due Grand Master P. K. Spratlin, Mas ter of Ceremonies Chas. A. Burton and Messrs. Geo. S. Con tee, F. T. . Bruce, T. S. Rector, Walter Cooper, . C. S. Hall, R. M. Johns, and Mes . dames D. H. Williams, Lillie Wil liams and Hattie D. Payne for the ef ficient management of the exercises. o(\d Fellowship in Denver enjoys the distinction of having a very high i>er centage of the representative citizens of this community. Bro. Stephen B. F. Lowe preached a very acceptable sermon Sunday evening. Brother Lowe is a local ■ prciacher of Shorter and he enjoys the confidence and best wishes of the ' community. On Thursday evening of next week, • the Ushers’ Club will give a masked carniyal for the benefit of the Stew ardess Board. Plenty of fun and good things to eat are promised. Don’t get fooled and stay aw'ay. Keep off Thursday evening. June 18th; for on that date the Women’s Mite Missionary Society will give away a handsome gold-headed walk ing cane to the most popular usher. The race is on already. He sure to vote for your favorite usher. Our sick list this week includes Brother T. R. Herron and Sisters Del la Herron, America Findley, Carrie Jones, Mary A. Moss and Mattie Byrd. It is gratifying to report all of them convalescing. CAMPBELL CHAPEL A. M. E. CHURCH, CORNER 23RD AND LAWRENCE STS. REV. JAMES WASHINGTON, PASTOR. Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. Preaching at 11:00 a. in. Subject, “Peace.'’ Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. in., led by Mr. James Brooks. This is an especially interesting meeting for the young people and a cordial invitation is extended to all. At 7:45 ]>. m. we conduct a special service in observance of Educational day. Dr. J. H. P. Westbrook will read a paper on "Education of the Negro.” Mrs. A. S. Hamilton will give us her views on the importance of an indus trial education. The choir will also assist in making this service inspiring to all present by rendering some spe cial numbers. The funeral of Mrs. Gertrude Hen derson Tyler will be held at Camp bell at 2 p. m. Sunday, May 17th. The usual prayer meeting Wednes day evening at 8 o’clock. Thursday evening, May 21st. the Sewing Circle will give a box social at the church. The memorial services of the (I. A. R. will be held at Campbell May 24th at 7:45 p. m. The memorial ser mon will be preached by the pastor. Mrs. Alice Webb will also read a pa per. Corporal White’s Spanish Amer ican War Veterans and the Relief Corps are extended a special invita tion to take part in this service. Col. i Thomas Dickerson, member of Farra | gut Post. Dept, of Colorado and Wyo ming, will be the master of ceremo nies. “St. George and the Dragon” will ; be shown in moving pictures at Camp bell chapel Thursday evening. May 28th. under the direction of Mrs. Fan nie Johnson. Admission 10c. Don’t forget that Campbell’s Ush ers’ club will play that interesting lit tle drama, “Lady Audlev’s Secre;. Tuesday evening, June 2. Mr. L. O. Tucker will give a mock wedding June sth for the benefit of the Campbell rally. All those who have not as yet given i Rev. Washington their native birth place, try to do so at once so he may register you with the governor of your state. Secure your tickets without delay for the Kansas-Colorado nativity ceb i brat ion. You may be the holder of j the ticket which will entitle you to that beautiful building lot. Mrs Mayine Jeter and Miss Thelia Tucker are laboring hard to make this an oc casion worthy of note. All governors and their assistants are working untiringly so that their state will head the list in raising I funds for the ratty June 7th. The trolley ride which was to have went Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock from 23rd and Larimer was iiostpom d until May 26th. It will leave from tin same place at the same time. Tickets already secured will be good that night. COLORADO SPRINGS. * Rev. C. A. Holt, of Mt. Verno: 111., arrived in the city Thursday and oc cupied the pulpit of St. John’s Baptist church Sunday. Miss Blanche Patterson, an ; < otn plished musician of Crawford.-ville, Ind., who has been visiting her cousin, .Nils. 1.. M. Gudgell, for the pa>* few months, left for her home via Denver Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. S. 1). Davis, wife of Rev. Davis, pastor of the People's M. E. church, arrived in the city Tuesday. Mrs. Anna Washington is ill a 1 her home on Pueblo avenue. Miss Myrtle Tompkins suv ined three broken ribs at the skating party at Temple theatre last Friday night. She is recovering nicely from the in jury. The sad news of the death at Buck lin. Mo., on Thursday morning. May | 7th, of Rev. T. R. Jones, former pas ! tor of St. John’s Baptist church, was I received by Mrs. Lulu Hunley. with whom he made his home while here. Rev. Jones was an exception ally bright young man of great promise in his chosen field of labor, from which lie was called right in the biooin of young manhood, he having been only 24 years old. He was beloved by all who knew him and he numbered his friends by the score. All regret most deeply his demise. Dr. R. S. Grant gave a most inter esting and instructive address at Payne chaixd Sunday evening at 8 o’clock. NOTES FROM CHEYENNE. Mothers’ day was observed at the A. M. E. church and in the various pa pers which were read many glowing tributes were paid mothers. This very excellent program was under the direction of Mrs. Oliie R. Redd. Those who appeared were as follows: Song, choir; prayer, Mrs. J. E. Brown; song, choir; comment on Governor’s proclamation, Mrs. C. A. Ward; A Mother’s Thought, Mrs. Simon Vinith; song, choir; A Mother's Answer, Mrs. DeMarge DeWeese; What Mother Means to Me, J. C. Gaskin; solo, “My Name in Mother’s Prayer,” Mrs. J. E. Smith; My Mother, W. C. Ashford; Mothers of the Bible, Mrs. J. E. ard; The Negro Mother, Mrs. 8. L. Willis. Music under the direction of Mrs. J. E. Smith. Through some mistake. Mrs. J. E. Smith’s name was omitted. Mrs. Smiin also hud a paper on "What Mother Means to Me. ’ Through the revival which lias been on for the past week one new member was added to the church. The outlook is bright for many more who seem anxious. DEPOSIT YOUR VOTES IN THE BALLOT BOX AT 2561 WASHING TON AVE. VOTE YOUR FAVOR ITE. CABH FOR THREE MONTHS' SUBSCRIPTION EARNB 10 VOTES; FOR SIX MONTHB, EARNS 80 VOTES, AND FOR ONE YEAR, 100 VOTES. GET IN THE RACE. NO NAMES WILL BE CONSIDERED IN THE CONTEST WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED BY MAY •# 1914 - FRONT RANK FOR MEN OF MERIT Busy Life of the Rev. W. M. Thornton. HOW HE WON HiS LAURELS. Service* Rendered by the Pastor of the Historic Charles Street Church, In Boston, Along Many Lines of Racial Uplift—Able Author and an Influ ential Leader. Boston.—The African Methodist Epis copal church has furnished to the race h large number of aggresstve young ministers who from *point of scholar ship and pulpit oratory stand In the front rank of all good movements for advancement. Among the leaders to day Is to be found the Rev. \V. M. Thornton, D. D., pastor of the widely known and historic old Charles Street A. M. E. church in this city, which is the leading congregation of the de nomination in New England. Dr. Thornton was assigned here about a year ago by Bishop Evans Tyree to succeed the Rev. W. LI. Thomas. D. D., who Is in Kansas City. Mo. He at once entered upon the work and has met with abundant suc cess. For many years he has been ac tively engaged in doing good work for his church and race. Under the late Bishop William B. Derrick he was elected president of w. If. THORNTOH, D. XX Campbell college and purchased the present property for the school lu Jack von. Miss., and erected the first build ing. It was under his presidency that the school took on new life and took the shape of a real college. lie also served as educational commissioner for Mississippi four years. leaving Mississippi, Dr. Thornton came north. His real worth was rec ognized while he was pastor in Wil mington. Del., where in. 1900 his intlu ence was felt in defending the rights of our people against a mob of lynch ers, the first perhaps in that section of the country, lie was the organizer and president of the American Negro Deague of Delaware, which rendered great service as a protective agency. As editor of Thornton’s Maguziue and the Philadelphia Liberator he showed splendid editorial ability, hut because of pressing church duties lie was forced to give up editorial work. Dr. Thornton's name will be among tbe autiiors who have contributed to the literature of tbe world. “The Ne gro In History” «nd “The Kingdoms" represent deep thought and portray the ability of the author. There are several other works of much merit by the same author. For five years Dr. Thornton was pastor of Bethel A. M. E. church in Philadelphia, which is termed the “mother" church of the denomination, for it wm the first church organized by tbe A. M. E. connection. He is perhaps the only man who has remain ed pastor or Bethel five years in sue cession. He is now a member of the financial board of the A. M. E. church, repre senting the First Episcopal district, and Is a life trustee of Wllberforce university. He has served as presid ing elder in various sections of the country. He is the recognized leader of the Philadelphia conference. In every thing that means advancement for the race he is to be found, being a mem her of tiie Constitutional league and tbe Pennsylvania Historical society. Let it be said to Ills credit that he was the first member of his race to graduate from the Drake university. Des Moines, la. He received the lion orary degree of doctor of divinity from Paul Quinn college. Waco. Tex. Dr. Thornton will go Into the generul con ference In 191 b with the hearty In dorsement of his district and a number of others from the episcopacy. He has won his laurels by hard work and study and is a credit to his church. 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