Friday, September 24, 2010

donnelly news

Next edition Sept 25th – Oct 1st.
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: Mother Nature has reminded us quite vividly that fall is here with some cool days and nights. Last week’s rains stopped bean harvest over the weekend but dry sunny weather this week has enabled most area farmers to start in again. I talked to my neighbor today when they were combining beans he said they had not a chance to figure out the yields but the moisture level was about 14%

STJ/KONG PARISH NEWS: There will be joint services at Kong on Sept 26th at 11 am with the ss kids singing

The play “Godly Women out of History” will be presented at Kong during KCLW family guest night on Sept 26th at 5:30 PM everyone (including men) is invited. It is an excellent program and I hope many of you will make plans to attend.
Landon Michael Cihak (mike and Jen) was baptized at Kong on Sept 19th.
The confirmation service project for this fall is collecting items for churches united for the Homeless in Moorhead. A list of items needed was included in our church bulletin (food, kitchen items, clothes, office supplies, hsd supplies etc.). You can contact the office for a complete list; it is also posted in narthex of both churches
WAM will not meet in Oct the next meeting will be on Nov 6th at the Minnewaska Home in Starbuck.
LCMC augustana district “Women of the Word” will meet at faith Lutheran in Hutchinson on Oct 2nd at 9 am. Pastor Jaynan Clark will be the speaker. For more info or to register (there is a fee for the luncheon) call 795-2477. There will also be a local wow mtg at faith in Garfield on Oct 9th.
LCMC annual national convention will be held at the Calvary Lutheran church in golden Valley on Oct 3—6th. For more info or to register call 762-2684
The following events will be held today (Sat)

LCM will have a root beer kegger at the Christus house (110 Columbia ave.) in Morris from 1:30-3:30 PM during founders’ weekend at umm

An open house bridal shower for Beth Van Horn, bride to be of Josh Kieffer, will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Assumption Catholic Church basement.

There will be a benefit for Miranda hauglund from 4-7 PM at the Alberta city hall. There will also be a dance at the Alberta bar and grill starting at 9 PM featuring the Fat daddy’s live band. She has a rare autoimmune disease. Her parents are Jim and JoAnne Hauglund of Donnelly.

The red hatters will meet at Sax’s cafe on Oct 4th at 9 am. Please wear your favorite Halloween mask and bring your favorite candy bar to exchange.

Bev Henrichs of St Louis Park passed away on Sept 15th. Among the family members that survive her are a sister in law Jullete Banister of Donnelly and her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin. Her funeral was held on Sept 21st in St Louis Park

Lucille Scribner of Morris formerly of Donnelly passed away on Sept 18th her funeral was held on Sept 23r at the WWV

Congratulations to Levin strand who recently earned a Boy Scout merit badge in coin collecting and his brother Landon who became an eagle scout on July 24th.

Congratulations to Alex Erickson (Dean and Jeri) on being crowned homecoming king at C-A HS. He was also recently elected sec tres of the Sr class and is the starting qb for the fb team. His brother Chandler was elected VP of the sophomore class.

Agnes Kruize and I were among those who spent some time in Albany over the weekend attending their Pioneer days threshing show. Her son Dennis is a member of the Stearns co Pioneer club and I had an opportunity to visit with him some on Sat. One of the people that I missed at our Threshing bee this yr. was Vern “the one man band”. I had a chance to visit with him some in Albany, he had an accident this summer and burned his fingers so was unable to play for a while, he hopes to return to Donnelly next yr. En route to Albany I stopped at the good Sam home in Hoffman to visit with Thelma Leegard.

The threshing bee royalty were among the participants in the apple fest parade in Appleton on Sept 19th. After the parade it was off to the swift co fairgrounds for a meal put on by the ridge riders trail club. En route home I stopped at the Busse farm to visit with Jim and Julie some. Later I stopped by the location of the good Shepard Lutheran church to see the progress being made in preparation for its re location to it's new home ne of Morris where it arrived on the 23rd. If all goes as planned the congregation hopes to be worshiping in the building by thanksgiving

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