Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: we spent much of last week digging out from a storm that occurred on Dec 29th. so far, temps have been fairly mild this week
St, John's/Kongsvinger news: services are now being held indoors again with some restrictions in place. If you do not wish to go inside, you may remain in your car and listen in on your car radio. Services are at 9:30 a.m., on the 1st, 3rd, 5th Sun at Kongsvinger, the 2nd and 4th Sun at St, John's. Communion is on the 1st and 4th Sun of the month. The Parish office remains closed; call or e-mail if you need assistance. For the time being, Rev. Rochelle Anderson is providing pastoral care. Please contact a council president if you need pastoral care or call her at 320-287-2663. Full-fledged ss, a start-up on Jan 10th at Kong at 10:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Please check with somebody about the status of other events in the parish, i.e., .ladies aid
St. John's annual meeting is on Jan 24th, following services at about 10:30 a.m. Kong TBA
Gslc news: Annual meeting on Jan 17th following the 9 a.m. Services. Following the annual meeting, the 10:15 a.m. service will be discontinued, and there will be only one service at 9 a.m., followed by s.s.
Since things are in a state of flux, please check with your local church for their latest update on service times and details and other events. Also, remember that there are services, devotionals, etc., available on FB, YouTube, church websites, local access channels, radio, etc.
Donnelly fire Department meets on the 2nd and 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fire hall. City council on the 1st sat of the month at 4 p.m. at city hall, Rendsville 4-h on the first Mon of the month at 6:30 p.m. at St John's. Note these are scheduled meetings and subject to change. Some, i.e., 4-H, may be done by Zoom.
Bookmobile is offering limited services along its route; contact them for specifics.
Donnelly rod & gun club's annual ice fishing contest is tentatively scheduled for Jan 16th, starting at 10 a.m. on Perkins Lake north of Morris. Even if the tournament does not happen, they will still be a drawing for raffle tickets; please mail everything into PO box 197 more info, call 287-1039 or 287-2070
Death notices: Dagny Schwendemann of Starbuck passed away on Jan 12th survivors include her brother Andy Brevig of Starbuck, formerly of the Herman/Donnelly area, and his family.
I had to get a new cell, and thus a new cell #320-349-1912. Everything else is the same 11 e 9th; firstname.lastname@example.org; landline 320-585-6435
Past week: I drove around to see some Christmas decorations; one of my favorites was Bryon Gilbertson's home near Herman, New Year's Eve services at St. John's, Morris; worship services at ST. John Starbuck. Afterward, I had a nice visit with Pr Norm & Mrs. Olson.