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4B The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, April 3, 1990 Ronceverte Last Supper on Maundy Thursday By Helen W. Searle Mr and Mrs Marvin J. Hardiman of White Sulphur Springs, announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle Lynn to Otis Dale Cham- bers of Roanoke, Virginia. He is the son of Mrs Elizabeth Rider ol Bedford, Virginia and Leslie Cham- bers of Roanoke. Miss Hardiman is a 1988 graduate of Greenbrier East High School and attends National Business College in Roanoke. She is also employed at Sears Telecata- tog Center in Roanoke. Mr Chambers is a t987 graduate of Staunton (Va.) River High School, and is employed at Valley Fuel In- jecfion in Roanoke. An open church wedding is planned for July 7 at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Ste- wartsville, Virginia. After the wedding, the couple will live in Roanoke. IIII I Trinity and Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Churches will team up again this year to present a living l~rtrayal of the Last Supper at their Maundy Thursday services. The service will be held Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m,, at Trinity Church, Wal- nut Street and Pocahontas Avenue in~ Ronceverte The program was written I~ Rev- ~ erend Mark Flynn, pastor of Trinity and Elizabeth Chapel. It features in- diyidual presentations by men play- ing the parts of the twelve apostles, special music, and a living portrayal of the famous scene of the Last Supper. Holy Communion will also be offered to all present, according to the traditions of the United Meth- odist Church. The first such service at Trinity was held last spring, and one of the members of the Trinity Church (who ha~s been attending regularly for several decades) said that it was the most meaningful worship service shoe had ever attended. Trinity and Elizabeth Chapel will also join together for an Easter Sun- risla service at 6:30 a.m. at Elizabeth C~apel. Elizabeth Chapel is in the As exemplified by Richard, April is a month of patience. In 1197 Richard was born at the manor of Wyche (or Wiche) near Worchester; England. Orphaned at a very young age, his estate, due to mismanage- ment, was in a shambles by the time his inheritance was granted. Under his gentle, yet studious, care he the Dominican monastery in nearby Orleans, France (where, almost 200 years later, the martyrdom of St. Joan of Arc took place). Richard ac- cepted the vows of the priesthood. During this era most teachers worked for the church. The monastic schools were the public schools of today on a boarding school level. soon recovered the unfortunate These schools cared for children losses, established a basic manage- from the age of three until puberty ment policy, and was able to corn- and were endowed by community fortably turn the holdings over to his collection and gifts from the noble younger brother Robert to continue classes. The best teachers became the prosperous family operation, private tutors to royal families or uni- Free of his estate concerns Rich- versity professors. While teaching ard was able to continue his educa- under the monastic system all tion. At Oxford he was fortunate to teachers took a vow of chastity. study under Robert Grosseteste and Giving service to others was to begin his lifelong friendship with Richard's greatest pleasure. After he Edmund Rich, later named Arch- was elected Archbishop of Canter- bishop of Canterbury. After receiving bury the controversy with King his Master of Arts (MA.) from Ox- Henry III of England continued as ford, for the next seven years, he Richard was against nepotism, in- studied canon law at Bologna, Italy. sisted on strict clerical discipline, At the age of thirty-eight he re- and was generous to the poor and turned te Oxford as the appointed needy. Fearing excommunication chancellor. Soon after this recogni- Henry agreed with Richard's tion, he was elected chancellor to thoughts for the next eight years the Archbishop of Canterbury, when Richard died on mission for Edmund Rich. Both were then exiled the poor in Dover, England. Organ Cave Community. The serv- by the king and took refuge at the In 1262 Saint Richard was can- ice there will be fotlowed by a break- Cistercian monastery at Pontigny, omzed by Pope Urban IV. For his /,fast. France. Twelve years later, Edmund patience in faith Saint Richard is For more information about eitherdied and Richard started teaching at remembered on April 3. service, or for directions to either ceverte church, call Reverend Mark Flynn at ' " 647-4504. I '~ '% Y II II I " Family Rates US ROUTE 60 WEST- LEWISBURG, W.VA. - 645-2363 Best Rates In The Area Weekly Rates Available Large Rooms TV In Rooms Phones IIII Union. Besides Reverend Harris, several other ministers from the community will have roles in the service. The service is sponsored by the Ronceverte/Fairlea Ministerial Asso- ciation. At the last community serv- ice sponsored by the association, Thanksgiving week of last year, Sev~rat Ronceverte and Fairlea churches will be coming together on Good Friday, April 13, for a commu- nity service. The service wilt be held at 7 p.m. at Ronceverte Presbyte- jian Church, on Locust Street and Greenbrier Avenue. The preacher for the service will be Reverend David Harris. Raver- , ~ .... ~. . ............ ~ ~ .........end Harris moved to Ronceverte '..~;~i,,4~' #!~111~'~i;'.'~," ~i~f~.i~4~~ ~~i~ ~''~' ~'~ March 3, where he had already be- there were persons present from at least eight churches, and there was gun spending Sundays as the pas- a larger crowd than anyone could tot of Ronceverte Church of theremember seeing at any such com- Nazarene. He is a graduate of Cir- munity service in the past. ~, cleville Bible College, in Circteville, For more information about this ~.~ Ohio, and is an ordained minister of 'year's service,, contact Reverend the Churches of Christ in Christian ,,Weston Guthrie Of Ronceverte Pres- Hey Folks, Springtime Is Here!!! f,, ,," Jl: byterian Church. Lawn Mower Need Repaired?? pair " Harts Run, White Sulphur , (304) 536-1888 J Enact Last The Alderson Community Choir will present an Easter musical, "He Lives," at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, AIderson. Dell Wood is director and Nancy Wood is pianist. The Music Club of Alderson is sponsoring this event and will host a fellowship pe- riod following the presentation. The choir consists of: sopranos -- Jean Akers, Margaret Allen, Mar- celia Ayers, Betty Fleshman, Char- lotte Grimmett, Carolyn Knapp, Jean McVey, Lois McVey, Rutter Pugh, Edith Skaggs, Emma Wood. Altos are Paula Baisden, Joanne Gadd, Sally Sarver Taylor Patty Grafton, Carolyn Holliday, Cameron Brown, both Lenore Hutchison, Betty Johnson, erte, announce their Kathy Keadle, Faye Kirby, Alice and forthcoming marriage. Ms Taylor is the McCutcheon, Christy Pierson, Cathy lie Sarver of Ronceverte Thompson. Tenors are George Lively, Michael Pierson, Reverend late Hampton G. Sawer. ,ed as inventory Hobart Prunty, Dick Simms, AI Ser- reno, Reverend William Taylor. International in Basses are John Robert Holliday, Mr Brown is the son Lawrence Lewis, Charles McClung, Gum and Dearl Brown Fred Noble, Ira Wood and Lonnie erte. 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Starting at Just Exclusive dl.to.Wall 10 Year Wag-to-Wag Protection Policy Plus-The No-Nonsense Full Replacement Guarantee! * INSTALLATION AVAILABLE Exclusively at Amanda Owens Is A Year Old Rt. 219 N., Lewisburg, W.Va. 24901 645-3721 It , tt Servmg The Area For Over 30 Years HOURS: Monday thru Saturday 9-5 Amanda Owens celebratea her first birthday February 18 with a party at her home. The theme of her party was Miss Strawberry Shortcake. Amanda and her brother Solomon are the chil- dren of Gerald and Regenla Owens of Renick. The American Baptist Men of Enon, Vago Road, Frankford, are pre- paring for their annual dramatization of the Lord's Suppler. The drama, "Lord, Is It I?", is based upon Leonardo daVinci's painting of Jesus and His Twelve Disciples just prior to the crucifixion. The roles of Jesus and the Disciples are: Nathanlel, A. L Brown; Simon, Bill Green; James the Younger, Scott Yates; Thaddaeus, Delmas Workman; Andrew, Charles Hamilton; Matthew, Jim Anderson; Ju- das Iscariot, Larry Wykle; Phillip, Roger Hammons; Simon Peter, Ralph Ray; James, Ronnle Tipton; John, John Knotts; Thomas, Vic- tor Butler; Jesus, Fred Boone. The drama will be presented on two separate occasions. First, at the Meadow Grove Baptist Church, Dawson, 7 p.m., Palm Sunday, April 8. the second presentation is at Enon Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Good Friday, April 13. Pastor Jim Anderson, the American Baptist Men, and the Congrega- tion of Enon invite the public to attend either or both of these pres- entations. TREASURE TODAY'S LITTLE MOMENTS BEFORE THEY'RE GONE. CAPTURE THE SPECIAL TIMES OF YOUR CHILD'S LIFE WITH A PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN'S PORTRAIT. 120 E. Washington Street Lewisburg, W.Va. University in Morgantown is obtaining a Bachelor degree in civil engineering. Ms Taylor and Mr you to join them for the wedding June 10, at Methodist Church in The candlelight Iperformed by Pastor Mark beginning at five o'clock i ceremony. Ronceverte 645-7110 Several churches in will join together for a procession Sunday morn The procession will the Blessing of the brary parking lot at 10:30 procession will go blocks, and then turn to their own chur Blessing of the Palms a lay reader from the Church. Last year, in the munity Palm Sunday ever held in Ronceverte, of the Episcopal carnation, Ronceverte Nazarene, and odist Church joined event. It is expected churches will year's procession. Reverend Mark Flynn United Methodist Church, gested the community last year, says "such an portant to show the churches and the community that ceverte do not allow their traditions to keep them in their common loyalty At Union Willie Bradshaw will ,Gospel Meeting with th Christ, located on Union, on April 23 ing time is 7 p.m. eaCh Bradshaw is currently the Greenbrier ChurCh Atlanta, Georgia and mand for gospel tures. His last visit to 1988, during which dance was set for the Mr Bradshaw is a gl Memphis School of has done additional Hardeman College, Tennessee and The Knowledge, Benton, has conducted gosPel nine states and haS work in two states countries. He has also bar of articles being experienced other media. Mr taken an interest in nity he has served in ent of numerous ship and service. He known for his accornl leading and will be service during the Everyone, without vited to share with us ally enriching and ence. For more ' 5O38.