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ZION LUTHERAN TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS
Cn Sunday, June 29, 1975, the Zion Lutheran Chuich north of Brockton will observe its Fiftieth Anniversary with a special service of thanksgiving and a program to follow. Afea residents are invited to attend the service beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Cn August 17th, 1924, the Zion Lutheran Free Church was organized at the home of Mt. and Mrs. Martin Berg lee and 29 charter members were present. A number of the charter members still live in this area and are still members of the Poplar Lutheian Parish. In December of 1950, the present church building was completed and the first worship service .vas held in that building. Zion is now a part of the Poplar Lutheran Parish which includes St. John's in T^plar and Cur Savior's of Brockton. The congregations are members of the American Lutheran Church.
SUMMER WORSHIP * SERVICES
Sunday worship services at the First Presbyterian Church of Poplar, during the summer months, are being held each Sunday morning at 9:30 a .m . This Sunday, June 29, the pastor. Rev. Malcolm S. McCullough, will speak on the subject of loneliness. Do you ever experience loneliness? Loneliness is not confined only to those who are nervous and withdrawn. An internationally known Christian Psychiatrist, Dr. Paul Tournier, says that loneliness is the malady of the age in which you and I I ive.
Come and celebrate with us in the grace and power of Jesus Christ, our Lord.
BADLANDS CELEBRATION THIS WEEKEND
WINNERS IN WILLIST0N
The following Poplar boys took high places in the Little Britches Rodeo held in Willi-ston Monday, June 23: Louis Burshia�1st in Saddle
Shane Frederick�2nd in Saddle Bronc
Bobby Fisher�2nd in bareback & 2nd in Breakaway Roping
Princess Veronica Cld Horn and her attendants Theresa Four Bear and Vernita Bear will reign o^er the Second Annual Badlands Celebration June 27, 28, 29th. The Celebration which will be held 1 mile east of Brockton on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation will be giving S 1 500 in prize money for dance contests. Defending Champion Donnie McKay will be there to defend his title from 1974. Dancing Contests will include Men's Traditional, Men's Fancy, Women's Traditional, Women's Shawl and dances for boys and girls. A S500 prize will be given for the Men's Fancy Dancing lot. All Drummers and Dancers are invited to attend the Celebration.
Camping Day will be Thurs-ooy, June 26. The Celebration will also include Give Awoys, Daily Rations and Games.
A new Bowery has been added to the grounds.
PRINCESS VERCNICA CLD HCRN
ALL INDIAN RODEO SAT. & SUN AT POPLAR RODEO GROUNDS
IRELAND INSTALLED AS NEW PASTOR
Neil Ireland is the new Pastor of Christian Education to the Fort Peck Presbyterian Council, which represents the six United Presbyterian churches on the Fort Peck Reservation. Mr. Ireland is a native of Washington State . He graduated from Seattle Pacific College in 1969. In June, 1974, he graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. While in Pasadena, he servea as the youth director at St. Andrew's United'Presbyterian Church for two years before becoming Director of Christian Education at St. James United Presbyterian Church for the remainder of his seminary career. His hobbies include scuba diving, flying, reading, building model airplanes and ships, and playing the clarinet and guitar. Neil's wife is Connie Ireland, also a native of Washington State. Connie graduated from
Pasadena Nazatene College In 1972. Connie has been active as a church school teacher, member of the bell choir, and musician (flute). Her hobbles include flute, guitar, scuba diving, sewing and homemaking. The Irelonds moved into their new home at 533 Eureka, Wolf Point, on June 4th and celebrated their fourth wed-air-�g anniversary a week later. Neil is presently visiting the Presbyterian Churches on the reservation to get better acquainted with the ministers and leaders of the congregations, and to develop with the m on effective program of Christian education. His ordination installation service as pastor of Christian education In the Fort Peck Council was held Wedne$da\, June 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the LIndsey Memorial Chjrcn of Poplar.
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