Friday, March 30, 2012
Next edition mar 31st –Apr 6th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news Weather news: after some unseasonably warm weather, things have cooled off some in the past week due to some rain showers and windy weather, but temps have continued to remain fairly mild. Enroute home from bible study on the 29th I saw that somebody had been out in the field doing some planting. S J/Kong parish news: Holy Week schedule: there will be joint services on Palm sun (Apr. 1st) at ST J at 11 am with the ss kids singing. There will be supper at 6 pm on Maundy Thurs. with an informal communion service to follow at 7 pm at St J; on Good Fri there will be pancake supper at 6 pm followed by services at 7 pm at Kong. Easter Sun services will be at 8:30 am at Kong 11 am at St J The St J spring fling will be held on Apr 14th, if you have new or nearly new items to donate you can bring them to church by Apr. 1st for more info call 246-3278 GSLC news: Holy week schedule: Palm and Easter Sun services will be at 9 am, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be at 6:45 pm There will be a pot luck dinner on Sun Apr 1st celebrating the one year anniversary of services at the church following services. St J, Kong and gs will have an Easter lily garden again this year if you want to order one in honor or memory of one contact the st j /Kong parish office @ 246-3211 or Jan Asmus at 589-1461(gs) The federated church’s this and that sale will be held today (sat) at the church beginning at 9 am Faith, first and federated churches will have a good Fri service at federated church on Apr 6th at 7 pm There will be an Easter vigil service at first Lutheran on Apr 7th beginning at 9 pm The 7th dist. republican convention will conclude today (sat) at the Broadway ballroom in Alex beginning at 9 am On Apr. 2nd the bookmobile will be in town @ 3:30 pm, the red hatters will meet at the place to be at 1 pm, the rendsville 4-h club and city council will meet at 7 pm in the fire hall and town hall. The st co gen soc. will meet on Apr 5th at 1:30 pm at the Morris public library The Dfd will meet at the fire hall on Apr 9th; the community club will meet at the town hall both at 7 pm. We will begin making plans for the threshing bee on Aug. 25 and 26th anyone with any ideas or suggestions is encouraged to attend the meeting Donald F. ""Rocky"" Ranney, of Warrod MN passed away on Mar 21st survivors include his son in law John (Deann) Miller and his family, he was preceded in death by his daughter Julie Congratulations to the following that were named athletes of the week during the winter season MaKenzie Smith, Beth Holland, Chandler Erickson and Kourtney Geise, Congratulations to Ashley Mecklenburg who made the dean’s list at Alex tech recently Congratulations to Matthew and Alisha Gramith and family who were selected to become the newest Habit for Humanity family in Stevens County, her parents are Ron and Sue Wevley; her grandmother is Liz Ascheman. Andy Brevig and I attended bible study at St J on Mar 21st. A good crowd was on hand on Mar 24th for the cina POW –wow at the UMM pe center it is always a colorful event to watch. Jill Loge and Amy Swanson were some of the bank of west employees helping out at the community supper on Mar 26th at the senior center. Enroute home I stopped to visit Wally McCollar at his shop. An overflow crowd, including many of us from the Donnelly area, was on hand for the choir concerts at the Maes music hall on Mar 27th Jody Wilke of st Cloud spent some time last week visiting his mother Pearl A. Anderson. Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended supper and services at gs on Mar 28th earlier in the day I attended Lenten services at 1st Lutheran in the aft I stopped at gs and visited with Pr. Mike for a while.