(Continued on page 3) Glendale Pastor Visits Top Of Mount Rogers; 6-000 Feet Recently at the invitation of Mr. West, of Crumpler, who lives in the northern part of Ashe county, the editor of this paper visited the top of Mt. It is the highest mountain in the State of Virginia, and aspires to the heighth of Mt. The foot hills of this mountain ex- tend into the edgs of Ashe county. We pray that God will lay his healing hand upon Mrs. Thanksgiving Services Are Held At Lansing Church A special Union Thanksgiving Ser- vice was held in the Lansing Church on Wednesday night, November 22. Lansing members also participated in a union "home-coming" at Lansing on the Sunday following Thanksgiv- ing. "Hap- py is that people, that is in such case: yea happy is that people, whose God is the Lord." Vs. This program lies largely upon the citizens along the highway who will take pride in making this highway into our county a beautiful place to travel. was married to Thomas Edgar Jones, of Warrens- ville, N. His wife told me that with his last breath around 3 o'clock in the morning he was calling for Mr. Out in the front yard some men from the village were making a bamboo stretcher. This exercise is done three times with the hope of setting the deceased spirit free to go to Heaven. He is survived also by 1 sister, and a brother, 2 half-sisters and 2 half- brcthers. I Easter Greetings Belk's Department Store "The Home of Better Values" Dial 246-3161 West Jefferson, N. He washed each tiny blade of grass And every trembling tree; And swept the billowing sea. Mike is a Junior at Collppe and makes his home at Wins- ton-Salem.The United States Government is planning to make a national park of this mountain having set aside ,- 000.000. A picture of the top of this mountain can be seen in this paper. Members of all three congregations were invited to attend this service. Activities of the day included reg- ular Sunday School and Worship on Sunday morning, followed by a cover- ed-dish fellowship dinner in the church basement. This project is the first of its kind to be initiated in the state. The nuptuals were performed in the Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church. Other villagers were pre- paring to dispose of the body accord- ing to Hindu tradition — cremation. A bag of rice is tied to the body which is to be eaten for strength on the journey. What can we learn and how can we profit from this experience? We pray God's comfort at the sud- den call of Bryce into his eternal home. We offer our deepest sympathy to the Uptain family, as our Heavenly Father calls this little one to his care in Heaven. I saw God wash the world last night, Ah, would He had washed me As clean of all my dust and dirt As that old white birch tree. Lansing Youth Plan For Teen Center The young people of the Lansing Church will sponsor a teen age dance in Lansing Friday, June 14, featuring a group of young local musicians.The building is constantly used for social gatherings of the Glendale community; such as showers, demon- stration meetings, and wedding re- ceptions. Funeral service was held at the Steele Presbyterian Church and burial was in the church cemetery. Gwyn was a man of many tal- ents and one of the church's most ded- icated men. May God bless and comfort his family who mourn his passing. was held in the Glendale Springs Pres- byterian Church on February 11. Cooked a supper that was delicious Afterwards washed up all the dishes, Fed the cat and sprinkled the clothes And mended a basket full of hose, Then sat down to the organ And started to play "When You Come to the End of a Perfect Day." — Selected. Luke organiz- ed will have these records for sale to those who are interested. Hartman of the Hart- man Music Store of West Jefferson, N. The marriage ceremony of Linda Kay Beard and Marvin Worth Hall was conducted on the evening of February 11, at the home of Mrs. A beautiful kitchen has been devel- oped by the Women of the Glendale Church, and a nice dining room has been completed with a beautiful fire- place. WM;0i'S m Wm&wfc: OSCAR ELLIOTT, superintendent of the Glendale Springs Sunday School took a snapshot of two visitors, Joe Carroll and Larry Whimey from Columbia Bible College. The angel exclaimed, "But, Lord, how will they hear? , Peter has already denied you three times; James and John are hotheads. Three great enemies rob many Christians of the joy of serving Christ and their fellowmen. "Brethren, make a decisive dedication of your bodies, i. He was a good athlete, and the young people enjo3'ed many games of volley and basketball in which Frank participated. i i i COMPLIMENTS OF \ Bnrgess Furniture Store "Complete Furnishers of The Home" Telephone 246-2581 West Jefferson, N. "Glory To God In The Highest" The Ashe Presbyterian VOLUME L JEFFERSON, N. Fred Miller, of Laurel Springs, who recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Morgan The earth is quiet now, her fruit and grain Relinquished to our hands. Security and Service since 1924 Phone 838-7125 North Wilkesboro, N. Each month two women are assigned the work of clean- ing the church and placing flowers up- on the table for services. He was educated at the Mc Callie School, Davidson College (A. Spainhour's Christmas Greetings and A Happy New Year. North Wilkesboro and Elkin, i i North Carolina j i DECEMBER, 1967 THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN PAGE SEVEN County Youths Are Attending College We always miss our young people who go off to college, but we rejoice in their aspirations to go on in their training. The basic message is that God loves you and me — that he loves you and me so much that he sent Jesus into the world in order that our sins might be forgiven and we be reconciled with God. It is illustrated by a torch with four blazes sending forth their light. Since this deep snow, a number of smaller wind snows have fallen, and the thermometer has con- sistently remained far below freezing. i i North Carolina | i MARCH 1P-3R Johnsons Retire In Ashe County THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN PAGE FIVE Rev. Rose Grocery Easter Greetings Where friends meet to wish you a Happy Morning. j Season's Greetings Parker Tie Company Everything for Building. PAGE SIX THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN MARCH, 1968 Whither Bound? Gene Gurganus, Pakistan Missionary One never knows what a day may bring forth and especially in Pakistan where it seems we meet a new crisis every day.Although the building is not complete in many details, yet it is pro- ving to be a most useful building in the activities of the Glendale Springs Field. "Well done thou good and faithful servant" is well spoken of him. BARE Funeral service was held at the Peak Creek Brethren Church on Jan- uary 13 for Jessie Bare, who was 89 years old. Bare had been a farmer in Ashe county most of his life. COLVARD LEE MILLER Funeral service for Colvard Lee Miller. Beard And Hall Vows Exchanged Before Richard Luke passed away a recording of his original compositions was made and the radio station WKBC broadcast this music with a tribute to him. Any pro- ceeds gained by the sale will be u^ed as a music scholarship for worthy young musicians. The Women meet around this fireplace for their meetings. Larry and Joe came up with Chris Lubkemann for the weekend. Gene Gurgamis Missionary To Pakistan God needs you! Surely we need God, but some may hesitate to accept the statement "God needs us". After Christ had ascended to Heav- en, an angel came to Him and inquir- ed, "Lord, now that you have finished the work of providing salvation for all men when are you going to send us angels to bear the Good News (Gos- pel) to every land? " "My disciples wil Hake the Gospel to every land'', answered the Lord. Remember the time they asked you to call down fire from heaven and burn up a village that would not receive you? We trust he will return to see us whenever he can make a trip to our field. We pray that God will richly bless Frank in his senior year at college, and he will return to see us again. C, DEC, 1967 Return Postage Guaranteed NUMBER 4 Two Million Dollar Hospital To Be Built In Ashe County Soon Ashe County made an extensive campaign for the purpose of adding to the old hospital, but to receive gov- ernment funds a new hospital was sug- gested. the Church Extension Committee, of Winston-Sal- em Presbytery invited kev men from each non self-supporting congregations to meet at the Yadkinville Presbyter- ian Church. Dolphus Philmore and Iva Bum- garner Wyatt, of Mc Grady, N. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Billings Wyatt, one son, Dennis, and a dau liter, Vanessa Wyatt. Her voice is still, The gold and crimson gone from every hill, The cold, frost-whiteness blanketing each lane. and received her Mast- er's Degree in Wake Forest College, Winston-Salem, N. At present a box for Barium Springs is being packed for the orphanage. Liston, President of King College since 1943, has announced plans to retire at the end of the current aca- demic year. Liston was born at Oxford, Ala- bama December 10, 1398, the son of the Rev. B., 1920); Union Theological Seminary, Rich- mond, Virginia (B. M., 1925); the University of Marburg and the Uni- versity of Edinburgh (Ph. He served a Pastorate in Scotland and then became Assistant Professor of Hebrew at Union Seminary, following which he was Pastor at Richlands, Va.; then associate Professor of Bible and Philosophy at Southwestern at Mem- phis (1937-40); President of Davis and Elkins College (1940-43); and Presi- dent of King College since 1343. ^ $n$ if : *^^$§iflliiill WSBSBm BBBBHK ■^w ^Ssl mm WOMEN OF THE CHURCH at Glendale Springs, who are very active this year. Season's Greetings Phone 246-4621 I West Jefferson, i N. j The C & S Shopping Center , j Best Wishes For Christmas j j All your grocery needs, and 5 & 10c Store j j Phone 384-3544 Lansing, N. I Rose Grocerv Best Wishes For A Christ Filled Christmas And New Year Where friends meet to wish you a Happy Morning. The following are at college this year from our field of Glendale Springs Churches. And, like the fact that Jesus Christ is alive, it is almost unbeliev- able; and once it gets through to us, the rest of the Bible story — the mirac- les, the prophecies, the "impossible" things — the rest is relatively unim- portant, and completely possible. The four blazes stand for the following efforts that the members are asked to observe diligently. If we are the lights of the world, we should let our light shine through the church and make it shine by our united ef- fort. As I write this article, zero weather and below is reported in Ashe county. "If You Are Building, See Us" j Dial 246-2611 West Jefferson, N. One morning as I went to the office at the Bible Information Central, Khoka, chief clerk of our Cor- respondence School, said. Captain Dick as we af- fectionately called him was my barber for ten years in the city of Chitta- gong. George Romney banned liquor sales in Detroit but many Negroes were wel lsupplied at home from liquor stores looted during the day.Frank will help in the three Bible Schools, teach in Sunday Schools, work with Young People and preach once in a while. Jefferson Church, moved up to receive their Second Class Scout awards. This mountain is full of second growth balsam and red spruce trees. "Happy is that people, that is in such a case: Yea, happy is that; people, whose God is the Lord." How modern these grievances sound: BREAKING IN, (Robberies) GOING OUT, (This means to war), COM- PLAINING IN OUR STREETS, (Dem- onstraitons and Mobs). i HSIi :■-■■■'■■■■ ■ GEORGE WEST is pictured on top of Mt. A certain amount of mon- ey is provided to help in the above activities. There on the straw mat on the cold mud floor lay the body of my deceased friend. Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan". "And He spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint". "Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak". Move mountains, touch hearts, in His infinite love; We know that God works in a won- derful way On behalf of His children who trust Him and pray. "I SAW GOD WASH THE WORLD" I saw God wash the world last night With his sweet showers on high. 1 S SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM THE Cashion Oil Company Distributors of Pure Oil | North Wilkesboro. Mike Johnson who is a student at the Columbia Bible Col- lege hts been contacted to work this summer.Glendale Women Attend Meet ins On April 21 a group of the Women of the Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church attended the Presbytery of Winston-Salem at the Highland Pres- byterian Church in Winston-Salem. November saw another who has been very close to the church here, though living in Florida, namely, Mrs. Rogers is just north of the Ashe county and Virginia line. It is above the tree line of oaks and other leaf trees except the Mountain Ashe which is full of red berries. Tom Smith is now at home and recuperating from hospitalization. These things will not happen nor be prevalent if people turn to God. It is hoped that all citizens along the highway will cooperate by fixing up fences, removing old cars and painting up old buildings as well as removing unsightly rubbish. On his face there was a look of peace and contentment. She was known by all as a fine Christian mother, and was looked up to by all in the time of trouble. She circled the body, repeated some verses from a Hindu holy book, and thrust the torch into the face of her dead husband. And then, when morning came, I saw Him hang it out to dry. Box 1285 Season's Greetings Complete Insurance Service North Wilkesboro, N. Mike will be on a choir tour for the college the first part of June and will begin his stay with us about the 26th of June. It is planned to accept students in grades 5 through 12. Defects In Survey (Continued from page 5) main roads to Ashe county. Good crowds a T tended the meeting and there were many who reconsecrat- ed their lives to Christ. Schum who is talented in many ways illustrated his sermons with char- coal drav/ings, and also gave us inspir- ing music on the accordion. No longer echoes to childish feet, But I see it all as the shadows creep, And though many the years have been Since then, I can hear mother ask, "Are all the children in? Thus, we have three precious new little Cradle-Rollers. The program will be in operation from June 10 until July 15. Holiday Dinner At Glendale A united fellowship and Thanksgiv- ing Dinner was held at the Memorial Building on Sunday evening at 6 p. An offering for the Orphan's Home at Barium Springs was received amount- ing to .00. Pepper Bottling Company j Drink nothing stronger than Dr. t Tis many and many a year since then, And the old house on the hill And the yard is still, so still. There was the little girl, Billy Tara Callo- way, born on Dec. 13 just two months after little Scarlett Leigh Baldwin of October 13 — young Russell Wilson Barr salu*ed the last month of the year.
AT CHAPEL HILL 1 1 mi mi mi mi 111 111 mil mi mil in in in 1 1 00042729191 FOR USE ONLY IN THE NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION n Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2013 T] fiqc * - Why Seek Ye The Living Among The Dead? C, MARCH, 1967 Return Postage Guaranteed NUMBER 1 Mount Jefferson Church News With Christmas coming, in 1966, up- on a Sunday, it more or less made all the Sundays of the month — Christ- mas Sundays — in order to get all the activities in. 4, the Ashe County Music Club did a superb job in presenting the Cantata "Legends of the Madonna" at a union service. Tuition for the five week period for boarding students will be 0 and for day students 0. Following O n r Boys In Service We have the following names of boys in service from our churches or from our young people who attended our churches: (There may be others whose names we do not have) Glendale Springs — Jerry Hamby. Laurel Forks — Willie Mc Grady, Okinawa; Johnny Roten, Vietnam. Laurel Fork is on the main Highway 18 to the east and Glendale Springs is well sit- uated to main highway 16, twelve miles to the west. Two united with the Bethel Presbyterian Church by profession of faith — Mr. The meet- ing was very successful and God bless- it. " I wonder if, when the shadows fall, On the last short earthly day: When we say goodbye to the world outside All tired with our childish play; When we meet the lover of boys and girls Who died to save them from sin, Will we hear Him ask as mother did, "Are all the children in? On Sunday evening, December 17, the Christmas party for church and church-school was held at . They went to the tomb, where a dead body should be.Walkie is sent there by the Western Electric Company. An angel of the Lord, with the appear- ance of lightning and with raiment white as snow, had descended glorious- ly from Heaven and with ease had rolled away the great stone. There was no one who believed that He would rise again, though more than once He had clearly said that that would happen. The career of this young man who had troubled them so was at an end. C, has been highly recommended by Miss Margaret Mc Quilkin and Chris Lubker- mann as a good worker for the sum- mer. He will not allow his name to be as- sociated with strong drink in advertise- ment on TV nor the use of tobacco. We think of Sep- tember as the month of return to school; and on Wednesday, Sept. Jefferson congregation had its first Fellowship Supper of the fall — the one honoring our young people who are going off to school or to work. October opened with a Sabbath Day this year, and therefore with Christian folk the world over sitting down at the Lord's Table together. C, and worked up for mailing at Glendale Springs, N. (Ashe County) General Business Of- fice — Glendale Springs, N. If there are those within the churches of our county who have not been contacted for your own church for 1968, we hope you will get in touch with your treasurer or every- member canvass committee and send in your estimate of your pledge for 1968. 15, the men of the congregation had a get-together and covered-dish supper. 23, the day set apart by the nation — this year for penitence as well as thanksgiving — the congregation met at in the morning, at the church, for prayer and praise and service. The church meetings are held But few attend Just another sign to show That the world is nearing its end. In Memory The congregation of the Bethel Pres- byterian Church were saddened by the passing of Mr. Cassell taught Sunday School or gave a splendid Christian talk at their church. Cassel was a member of the First Methodist Church of North Wilk- esboro, N. i Wh tm msgrnm WMMm WINTER TIME SCENE at the Manse at Glendale Springs, depiciting what is soon to come. Mc Caulev The marriage ceremony of Mike Mil- ler the son of Mr. The Memorial Building is not only used by four or five dozen boys each week for basketball, pingpong and oth- er games, but it is used for the wo- men of the church, wedding showers and receptions, Barbeque and fellow- ship suppers for the Glendale Church and Field. consists of represen- tatives from Presbyteries, Synods, and classes of the Presbyterian Church, U. Yet, with the hymn-writer whose life of trial was nevertheless a close walk with God, may we too "trace the rainbow through the rain, and know the prom- ise is not vain that morn shall tear- less be". PAGE FOUR THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN MARCH, 1968 eautification Of Higliway 16 Highway 16 is one of the main en- trances into Ashe county. Though he had professed to believe he had never really declared openly he was a follower of Christ which is the real meaning of baptism. The success of the venture is contingent on 7,000.00 being given by the Ap- palachian Regional Development Com- mission and 4,000.00 by the Federal Aviation Authority. A car pulled up along the road near a ham house owned by the Longs. While one man held a pistol on the three who were bound, the other man beat the small safe open with a sledge hammer. Long who was away came back about a half hour after the robbery. Whitley was rjorn in Al- leghany county of Levi and Sarah Vannoy Whiteley June 24, 1889. After be- ing a member of the Baptist Church for a number of years he united with the Presbyterian Church at Glendale Springs where he made his residence. Whiteley was one of the original members of the church at Glendale Springs. In thee we cannot die; Grant us to conquer in the strife, And dwell with thee on high. Badger's Funeral Home Wishing You The Hope of Easter Phone 246-7961 West Jefferson, N. Faw Insurance Agency Wishing You The Insurance of Easter Security and Service since 1924 Phone 838-7125 North Wilkesboro, N. Good Used Clothing and Household Items Outfit Your Whole Family For Just A Few Dollars. The moving picture film, "The Un- believers" was shown in two churches.Marsha Elane Bare his daughter is registered at Glade Valley School for the 1966-67. We are looking forward to hav- ing Frank with us starting June 10. Luke, visited two young people from Glendale Springs in the Baptist Hos- pital, Angie Stroud and Judy Miller, i£iiiiiii®iii mm ■ ■ ■ ■■;■■.■.■.■. We hope all young athletes who strive to get to the top will take notice of the clean cut example of Bobby Richardson. And for our observance of World Wide Communion, Oct. the Jefferson ladies of our con- gregation, along with Mother Barr, provided a beautiful new set of Com- munion service. 12, one of the charter mem- bers of the old West Jefferson Pres- byterian Church, Mrs. STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION This statement is required by the U. We hope each one will give and plan to give as God has prospered The Psalms And Today's Prohlems In Psalm 144 the 14th and 15th vers- es we hear of how to meet the prob- lems of our days crimes and dissatis- faction. Dial 246-3161 Belk's Department Store "The Home of Better Values" Christmas and New Year Greetings. "Peace loving People" used to Be the expression Can this still be said in spite Of all the agression. It's time to give some thought To a sinner's salvation. Each and every one For there will be no peace Until God's work is done. There are parts of the interior of this building that are not finished, such as painting, completion of toilets and oth- er details, yet our work goes on and the usefulness of the building has gone far beyond our expectation. S., the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Reformed Church in America, and the United Presbyterian BANKS OF ICE formed during the cold January weather, when the temperature dropped to sub-zero. i The C & S S ing Center i Wishing All A Happy Easter I i All your grocery needs, and 5 & 10c Store I j Phone 384-3544 Lansing, N. J I Easter Greetings From Segraves Oil Company, Inc. It enters Ashe county at the county line and passes under and connects the Blue Ridge Parkway with the country in the most northwestern section of North Carolina as well as western Virginia. was united in marriage Curtis Miller Is Now In Air Force Curtis Miller, son of Mr. Dean Miller, of Laurel Fork Church is in the Air Force and has been lo- cated in Texas. A group of us left the office and went to Captain Dick's little humble bamboo house in the village. The location is near the Ashe Central School, east of Jefferson. A pretended call from the car to buy a ham was given by one of the robbers. Long went to the porch, she was seized by two men and was oeaten over the head with a pistol. Long in the house at the point of a pistol, two others in the house were tied up with tape and wire. Long was compelled to show the robbers where a small safe was lo- cated also other trunks and boxes which the robbers wished to rob. The contents were put in a pillow case and a sheet from the bed and taken to the car. Warrents for two men have been issued and a third sus- pect is still at large. He was called of God on March 8, 1968 His age at death being 78 years, 8 months and 14 days. Whiteley taught school for a number of years in Ashe county and retired in his home at Glendale Springs, N. In the last few years of his life he lived at the Grand View Rest Home at Jefferson, N. Willa Barn Thrift Shop Open Monday Through Saturday, 9 a. At Glendale Springs the film was shown in the Memorial Building be- fore basketball games on February 27.The Women of the Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church have their month ly circle meetings in the basement around the big fire place, the kitchen being used to make coffee and enjoy other delicacies that need warming or cooking at the stoves. He was looked upon as one of the most dependable and honest citizen of Ashe county. Services were held in the Boiling Springs Baptist Church and he was laid to rest in the church cemetery beside his wife who had preceeded him in death just 8 months before his passing. A World Day of Prayer Program v/as the topic of the Y. on Sunday, Feb- ruary 5, after which popcorn and a marshmellow roast was enjoyed around the big fire place in the Memorial Building. There were also two older daughters by a former marriage, Mrs. To combat all forms of totalitarianism we have stretched our liberties till the strong alloy of responsibility is no longer in them. The allurements to youth and older seem unlimited and unre- strained. "This lack of the sense of sin has produced endless indulgences in its wake: a premium on the books of immoral suggestion and thus a path- way for budding authors to walk, a movie censorship as flexible as half set jelly, liquor and sex delicately and persuasively available to all, homes without parents, and children without homes." With the fading of the sense of sin has come also the loss of a sense of repentance and forgiveness." -Kenneth Clinton, Shrines of God W. f I Willa Barn Thrift Shop Open Monday Through Saturday, 9 a. Did a washing, scrubbed the floors And did a dozen other chores, Chopped some wood and brought it in Enough to fill the kitchen bin. Mount Rogers Being Developed To the north east of Ashe county across the Virginia line, thre is a beau- tiful Mountain called Mt. The effect of this development wil lbe felt by the adjac- ent counties to the mountain. It is not a community building, it is a church activity building. "Daniel pur- posed in his heart that he would not defile himself . Frances Ogden was born in Ashe county as many in the Lansing Field remember. Saturday, June 10 in the Gaither Chapel, at Montreat, N. Aneie was in a wreck a few weeks a#f"i i ii COACH WADE ROSE has fitting memorial of his leader- ship. West Jefferson, Mc Neill's On The Square Wishing You A Christ Filled Christmas North Carolina ~— .;. Wholesalers and Distributors Health and Beauty Aids Candy — Hosiery — Paper Products — School Supplies Phone 838-8552 North Wilkesboro, N. f AGE SIX THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN DECEMBER, 1967 Glendale Women Are Very Active The Women of the Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church have been very active. Bill Walker of the Bethel Church is at the University of N. 1:7 Vaught Sheets Vows Are Heard Miss Loretta Margo Sheets, daugh- ter of Mr. Greer Sheets, of Peak Creek community, Ashe county, was united in matrimony to Mr. The Bible can be believed, in general, because it is a reliable account, and not simply because it is the Bible, or because a Christian is supposed to be- lieve it. Do you put off committing yourself to Christ, because you think you will not. He loves you, but you must de- cide whether or not to accept his love. In Memory Of NICK DARNELL The week after Christmas, Nick Dar- nell of the Vannoy community passed away on the road leading up the east fork of the Reddies River. Darnell evidently fell from the road upon which he was walking and he was not found for three days. Stewardship (Give) w Ye are the light of the world? 1S68 THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN PAGE THREE Winter Weather Closes Schools Winter in the mountains came in with much snow and ice, much of which still lays on the fields in spots, along the roads, and on the high moun- tains around us. on February 25 at the Glendale Springs Presbyterian Church. and is a graduate of Dav- idson College and Union Theological Seminary. After a term of service in West Virginia he has served the rest of his ministry up to date, beginning at Lan- sing and followed by pastorates at Dan River, Asbury, Collinstown, and Hills in Stokes county, followed by ones at Crossnore and Hughes in Avery coun- ty; then in Landis, Conley Memorial, Bessemer City, Long Creek, Fifth Creek, Bethesda, Beattie Memorial, C! She is a graduate of Glade Valley School, King College, and has an M. de- gree in Christian Education from the General Assembly's Training School. She has recently had the honor and the privilege of serving as Presi- dent of the Women of the "Church of Lansing C h u r c h Has New Member, The Lansing Church received three new members during the past year, p"d welcomes them into its fellow- ship. Lee Huff was re- ceived by transfer of letter from the Fages Manor Presbyterian Church in Cochranville, Pennsylvania. Three of her children and a sister were al- ready members. f Easter Greetings \ Lansing Grocery v Quality with fair prices. Andrews College, specia- lizing in Church music, which she ex- pects to teach; and John Witherspoon, a student in Ashe Central. Cur- rently he is ministering to the Clio and New Salem Presbyterian Churches.
The young people of the Glendale Church enjoy popcorn, weiner roasts, and marshmellow toasting around the fire. He has gone to his reward and is now gathered to his loved ones who have gone before. He was a well known citiz- en and farmer of Ashe county. Arnold Toynbee says that, -Western man is industriously purging the sense of sin from his spiritual herit- age." . Stewed a bowl of apple fruit And pressed her husband's Sunday suit. We are also indebted to the WKBC radio station for helping to arrange the music and tribute. Rogers, whose foothills extend into the north- ern part of Ashe county. with the cooperation of the Council of the Southern Moun- tains, Inc. Among the counties that will be gateways to Now Enrolling Students Glade Valley School FOR 1967-68 FALL TERM GRADES 9-12 Student wor K program per- mits earning part of school expense. Every Tues- day and Friday night the young people gather for basketball, and in the base- ment, roller skating and ping pong are carired on. For the out- working of his divine redemptive plan. Sorry to say, but the vast majority of Christians have never entered the great conflict, the holy endeavor, being co-workers with God. "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed . ed the faith of many by his sound and clear Bible Studies which he con- ducted among the young people as well as fine messages and Sunday School lessons. Faw Insurance Agency The Blessings of Christ's Birth To All. Each month they meet and study the lessons on the Holy Spirit as well as attend to the other business of the organization. The women fill many places of serv- ice to the church. Liston and a des- cendant of prominent churchmen, in- cluding John Todd, Clerk of the first Presbytery (Hanover), meeting in the Southern States in 1755. Still, the message of the Bible is almost too good to be true, and it can- not be proved in any scientific way. be able to carry through — and because you are not really sure that the Holy Spirit will help? It is almost too good to be true, and some people — perhaps some of you — go through life unwill- ing to seek the living Christ, unwill- ing to accept God's forgiving love, be- cause it is too good to be true. We shall miss Nick as he walked up and down the river road to his home. 196° o Motto For Glendale Field The motto and purpose for the churches in the Glendale Field is "MAKE OUR CHURCH A SHINING LIGHT". For two weeks during January, schools closed and churches could not hold services. Twenty inches and more spread over the Blue Ridge Mountain counties of North Carolina. We pray and wish these young couples God's blessings — May they each establish a Christian home. Pepper Bottling Company Dial 246-4591 West Jefferson, N. West Jefferson, Mc Neill's On The Square With Easter Greetings North Carolina I \ North Wilkesboro and Elkin, i Yours for a Happy Easter Spainliour's Apparel For The Whole Year. Johnson and family have moved to Ashe county from Statesville where they have been living for several years. Johnson in the 1940's was for a time minister to the Lansing, Foster Memorial, and Gillespie Churches. et7Pr's Gap Whitnell, which was com- bined with Beattie to form United Presbyterian Church in the Lenoir area. Johnson is one or Ashe coun- ty's own of whom the Presbyterians and others are justly proud. She has served as Director of Christ- ian Education in the Glendale Springs group of churches assisting Dr. Luke; in The First Presbvter : an Church, of Danville, Va.: and in the Presbyterian Church of Ware Shoals. In January the Session examined and received, pending baptism, Mrs. The family has built a lovely brick home in the Friendship section near the Ashe Central School. When not in service there he will be available for supply work in the coun- ty. Belle's Department Store Season's Greetings "The Home of Better Values" North Wilkesboro, North Carolina .
Ashe Ministers Oppose Whiskey The Ashe County Ministerial As- sociation at their regular meeting on February 14 took action to go on rec- ord as opposing "liquor by the drink" and brown bagging. He lived in the Peak Creek community while active and at his death was liv- ing with his daughter, Mrs. The Boy Scouts of Laurel Springs practice and play basketball also in the gym. Both Joe and Larry made short talks at Sunday School as their witness for Christ. Frank aspires to be a missionary as his life's calling. The county raised about 0,- 000 for the purpose of improving the present hospital. DECEMBER, 1967 THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN PAGE THREE Extension Meet A t Yadkinville On Oct. The meeting was well at- tended and the discussion of the min- imum salary basis was the main topic of the evening. The house was decorated with golden flowers, and a beautiful wedding cake with golden bells on the top layer reigned as the predominant touch to the anniversary. Goss was survived by his wife, Estella Powers Goss, two daughters, two step-daughters and one step-son. Dexter was a believer in Christ and leaves his testimony as a Christian, to brighten the lives of those who sur- vive him. We take the golden grain, the sun- warmed fruit, The captured taste and smell of sum- mer days; We offer our thanksgiving and our praise For life that fed the flower and the root. DECEMBER, 1967 THE ASHE PRESBYTERIAN PAGE FIVE Wake Up Americans (By David Sheets — One of the young people in the Gleiidale Springs Pre=bvterian Church. At Christmas time boxes for certain homes in the community are filled and deliv- ered. Under his leadreship the College has made marked progress. May God bless these who have come into the Lord's Kingdom by faith and profession. Former Pastor Is Now In Virginia Synod of Virginia. David Sheets and Mark Miller are in their first year at Lees Mc Rae College, Banner Elk, N. (1) At- tend the worship services regularly, (2) Make a diligent effort to win souls for Christ, (3) To teach and de- velop the children as in Sunday School, (4) To be a good stewardship, and give generously and regularly. Jesus is the great Light of the world, and He will shine through us and His church if we will let Him. After the deep snow a short thaw came and school buses plowed through and stuck in the mud of the back roads. With a bag containing barber tools slung over his shoulder he made his rounds among the foreigners. The out- break theer began early Sunday morn- ing after police arrested 73 persons in a raid on an illegal drinking spot.