A METHODIST EXPERIMENT—The Holman Methodist Church of Los Angeles is holding Monday evening services in an effort to reach people who can’t or won’t attend on Sunday mornings. “We have had as few as 17 worshipers, and as many as 100,” says the pastor, Dr. L. L. White. “I do not intend to measure the value by the usual yardstick, the size of attendance. We will measure it by what happens to the people who do come.”
PROTESTANT PANORAMA—Evangelist Billy Graham is reported to have agreed to a second major crusade in Chicago, June 4–13, 1965. Last year’s evangelistic series drew an aggregate of 703,000 persons with nightly meetings in McCormick Place and a closing rally at Soldier Field.
Anglicans plan a major expansion of their ministry in Latin America. Provisions include a “top quality program of theological education in an ecumenical setting.” The thrust was formulated at a four-day consultation in Cuernavaca, Mexico. On hand were 25 leaders of the Church of England, the Church of Canada, the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, and the Church of the Province of the West Indies.
The Southern Presbyterian Board of World Missions approved a proposal to give national churches greater control over the denomination’s missionary activities abroad. The recommendation had been made by a consultation on world missionary strategy convened by the board last October in Montreat, North Carolina.
Trans World Radio says its will put into operation on October 1 the world’s most powerful Protestant radio station. The transmitter will be located on the island of Curacao, about 20 miles off the coast of Venezuela. In addition to an initial 250,000-to-500,000 watt short-wave transmitter, an AM transmitter of at least 50,000 watts, and ...1
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