Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: well the temps have moderated some this week, and we have seen some sunshine.
St. John's/ Kongsvinger news: Joint services on December 16th at Kongsvinger at 9:30 a.m. with coffee fellowship and Sunday school afterward, on December 23rd, there will be joint services at St John’s at 9:30 a.m. followed by coffee hr. No S.S. on December 23rd and 30th
“Give cancer the boot” donation containers for the Ryan Winter’s family are available in the back of both churches until late December.
There will be joint Services on Christmas Eve at 8 p.m. at St John’s and Christmas Day at Kongsvinger at 9:30 a.m.
GSLC NEWS: On December 16th the Sunday school kids will present their program during the regularly scheduled service at 9:30 am; Christmas Eve services are at 5 pm Christmas day at 10 a.m.
Advent services conclude on December 18th at 7 p.m.
December 23rd John Swenson from paradise theater will give a presentation “Celebrate the Child” during regular services at 9 a.m.
Other church news: upcoming activities at Faith Lutheran-Morris include: Sunday school program December 16th at 11 a.m.; the “living nativity” December 24th at 3 and 5 p.m.
The First Lutheran Sunday School program is on December 16th at 4:30 p.m.
On December 3rd I stopped into City center mall to wish Wally McCollar a Happy birthday.
Be sure to look at the new community Christmas tree in the park in Donnelly.
An open house Meet and Greet for: Greta Grace Bothun, daughter of Ryan and Rachel (Werk) Bothun, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today (Saturday), at the Jerry Werk home, 22662 120th St., Herman. Everyone is welcome. She will also be baptized on December 16th during the joint services at Kongsvinger.
An open house bridal shower for Max Feuchtenberger and Gabi Nienhaus will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall on Hwy 9.her grandmother is Geesien (Kruize) Kill a former Donnelly area resident.
Donnelly youth club at St. John's 19th [Wednesday] 4-6 P.M.
Former Donnelly area resident Marge Sherstad of Alexandria passed away on December 7th. Her sister told me there will be no funeral services for her.
Leo Riley of Morris passed away on December 9th he was proceeded in death by his mother Betty Kopel of Donnelly.
Past week visitations for Don Hacker and Audrey Erickson at Pedersen funeral home, Hacker funeral at gslc, a visit to my aunt Pearl at her room at the courage cottage, Morris community worship services at sr. center. SS programs at St John’s and Kongsvinger, bible study at Gs with Eystads, dinner with Pr Mike Hanson and Chuck Spohr at Detoys, lutefisk supper eagles, and advent services GS