The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 49, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 22, 1969 Page: 4 of 28
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THE BELLAIRE TEXAN
Wednesday, January 22, 1969
Bellaire Christian Church Sanctuary To Be Dedicated
REV. LLOYD WATSON
Bellaire residents are cordially
invited to attend formal dedica-
tion of the new $365,000 Bellaire
Christian Church sanctuary at
6610 Alder at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan.
26, by Rev. Lloyd T. Watson,
Dr. J.M. Moudy, chancellor of
Texas Christian University, Ft.
Worth, will deliver the dedication
message following presentation of
the building by Paul Hull, chair-
man of the building committee.
Words of greeting will be extend-
ed by Dr. T.T. Swearingen, ex-
ecutive director of the Texas Asso-
ciation of Christian Churches; Rev.
Alex Cox of Texas City, vice-
president of the Gulf Coast Area
Association of Christian Churches;
and Rev. Watson, president of the
Council of Churches of Greater
Houston and president of the Gulf
Coast Area Association.
The $365,000 building of neo-
classic design houses general of-
fices. the pastor’s study, church
by Joe Butera £
Have you ever eaten a hamburger which tastes and looks like a
flattened out. beaten down, charcoaled piece of putty? There are two
reasons why a hamburger looks and tastes like this. First, the right
cut of meat is not being used. Ground chuck of good beef is the best
for making hamburgers. Other cuts have a tendency to dry out and
shrink up. Secondly, don’t smash your patties flat and thin, leave
them fluffy and moist with very little handling to form them. When
frying or broiling them don’t cook them to death, you want them to
retain their delicious juices and flavor.
For delicacies to please the appetite and for prompt qualified
service visit BUTERA’S DELUXE MEAT MARKET. You will find
your favorites among our fine sausages, cheeses and meats We
invite you to try our specialty roast beef and Italian sausage from
BUTERA’S DELUXE MEAT MARKET, 5007 BISSONNET, BELL-
AIRE, TEXAS. Phone 665-7265. We are open 6 days a week from
8:30 A.M. to 7 P.M. Monday through Saturday. Plenty of free parking
library, choir rooms, parlor,con-
ference room, sanctuary and choir
loft. Main architectural features
include a free-standing triple
Gothic arch supporting the porch
roof in front of the glass wall of
the church and 60-foot open-work
spire on top of the building. The
architect was Travis Broesche &
Associates and the builder, Binkley
Construction Company. Financing
was provided by the Board of
This major step in the growth
of Bellaire Christian follows com-
pletion and occupation of the fellow-
ship hall and first educational
wing in 1957 and completion of the
second educational wing in 1961.
The congregation first met at the
Bellaire Theater, Blossom Heath
Night Club and Horn Elementary
Rev. Watson was called to Bell-
aire Christian in July, 1960 from
Richfield Christian in Waco, where
he served 10 years. Since then,
Bellaire Christian has grownfrom
a participating membership of 250
to its present resident participat-
ing membership of 725.
Rev. Watson is serving his sec-
ond term as president of the Coun-
cil of Churches of Greater Hous-
ton. In addition, he is president of
the Gulf Coast Association of
Christian Churches and a captain
in the Texas Army National Guard.
71st Airborne. He is a native of
Temple, Tex., and graduate Of
Texas Army National Guard, 71st
Texas Christian University and
Brite Divinity School. His wife,
Catherine, TCU graduate, is di-
rector of the Bellaire Christian
Ground breaking was held Jan.
NEW BELLAIRE CHRISTIAN SANCTUARY
29, 1967. Clarence Norman has 1961 have been: Dick Burrage, Paul
served asboardchairmanthisyear Hull, Dave Cowart, Byron Dees,
through final phases of construe- John Leininger, Mac Vannatta and
tion. Other board chairmen since Jim Pettigrew.
Heart Gala To Be Exciting Event
A new luxury automobile, a
round-trip to Lima, Peru, and a
two-week- stay at a beauty spa
will be awarded during the Inter-
national Heart Gala on Jan. 26.
To benefit Houston’s Texas
Heart Institute, the dinner-dance
is expected to be one of the larg-
est, most elaborate single charity
events in the history of the South-
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west. More than 1000 persons from
all over the U.S. and from several
foreign countries will attend the
event on the site of Neiman-Mar-
cus’ new Galleria Post Oak store.
General chairman for the gala
is Mrs. J. Curtiss Brown, and
co-chairman is Mrs. C. Milo Ab-
Among the sponsors are Mr. and
Mrs. Wesley West and Mr. and
Mrs. J.R. Frankel, who will have
at their table opera star Gladys
Swarthout from Italy (she’s Mrs.
Frank Chapman Jr. in private
life) and Designer Nattie Palmack
from New York City.
Patron table reservations have
been made by Mrs. Harry Wiess,
Mr. and Mrs. William Lane and
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Selden. Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert Levine will be
here from New York City; Madame
Raymond Offray from Paris,
France; Dr. Pierre Gordin, Mon-
treal heart surgeon, will be the
guest of Dr. and Mrs. Denton
AND WAS HATER IA
SLIPCOVERS - DRAPERIES
SPREADS DRY CLEANED
WE DO THE WORK
6071 Bissonnet 665-9579
Cooley; Dr. and Mrs, J. Russell
Bent from Tucker, Ga.; Mr. and
Mrs. Preston Maddon from Lex-
ington, Ky.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Shakespeare from Greenwich,
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Gurwell, Kate. The Bellaire & Southwestern Texan (Bellaire, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 49, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 22, 1969, newspaper, January 22, 1969; Bellaire, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth567247/m1/4/: accessed February 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.