Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: well we have had some beautiful weather in between all the rain we have had, crops look nice so far
St. John's/ Kongsvinger news: the summer schedule with joint services at 9:30 a.m., at Kongsvinger on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays; St. John’s on the 2 and 4th Sundays of each month is now in effect until further notice. You can find the schedule in the June newsletter; copies are available in the narthex of both churches or from the parish office.
Registration is now open for VBS this summer which will take place at Faith-Morris July 30th- Aug 2nd together with Faith, First and Trinity Cyrus, contact the church office for more information
Sunday school meeting June 24th at 6:30 p.m. at ST. John’s for all Sunday school kids and families
ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY Fellowship Gathering will be held on Wednesday, July 4th, at the Kongsvinger Parish Hall, with flag-raising at 11:30 a.m. Come, reflect on the day, and enjoy a POTLUCK dinner together (ice cream, bread, beverages furnished). Everyone is Welcome!
GSLC NEWS There will be worship services every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. until August 29th
Splash canyon VBS in conjunction with Zion-Morris will take place on June 25-28th, 1-4 p.m. at Zion contact either church office for more details
Pastor Dave and Sara Horn will be playing, singing and preaching at the church on July 1st at 9 a.m. everyone welcome
Other church news: There will be an Ice cream social at ST. John’s Starbuck June 24th starting at 11 a.m. free will offering
Father Stan Wieser will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his ordination on June 24th in Wheaton; at the Ava Maria Catholic Church. Mass will be at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow. No invitations will be sent all are welcome. Fr. Stan was a priest in Donnelly for a number of years in the ‘70’s.
Knights of Columbus pig roast today (Saturday) 4-8 p.m. in the Assumption church parking lot
Herman Red Hats will meet at the Grant County Fair for Lunch on Friday, July 20 at 11 a.m. Dutch treat
The Donnelly community club is looking for volunteers to be in charge of and/or be a helper for the white elephant sale, the car show, and the kiddie parade at the threshing bee. If interested contact Corrine Kruize at 246-3337
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Virginia Dornquast Strand of Welch MN passed away on June 14th
Carol Boetcher of Morris passed away on June 13th survivors include her son Ed (Lori) and family of Donnelly
An 80th Birthday Party for Monroe Estenson will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today (Saturday) at the Morris American Legion. No gifts, please.
An open house bridal shower for Keli Pry, bride-to-be of Corey Lembcke, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 30 at the Pomme de Terre Golf Club clubhouse in Morris. The couple is registered at Target and Amazon. Everyone is welcome. Come and go as you please.
Geo and Aryls Pederson are having a household sale on Saturday, June 23rd 8 A.M.-8 P.M.
Monday, June 25th - Friday, June 29th 4 P.M.-8 P.M. at their home in Donnelly
The threshing bee royalty was part of the Runestone days parade in Kensington on June 17th and also helped out with RUSC kinship garden gala on June 14th
Past wk. RUSC kinship garden gala Pomme De Park, Joan McCollar memorial service WWV followed by a visit to some friends there, a visit to my aunt Pearl in the courage cottage, Runestone Days festivities in Kensington, LL games at Wells Park, bible study and wed eve services (w/Eystad’s)at GS