Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:
Weather news: the weather has been very sunny and mild during the last week with some needed rain on sat a.m. Talked to some people about bean harvest, they are very dry, and the ones I talked to had low yields due to hail damage in their fields.
ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: On Sunday, October 6, 2013, Kongsvinger Lutheran Church is planning
a dedication worship service/program followed by an “old fashioned potluck” dinner. Recognition and thanks will be expressed to the late Lloyd Brandt and his family; to all members for memorials given to the church, as well as generous gifts of time and talents shared. The Service of Holy Communion will begin at 11:00 am. Friends and
Families and anyone who may have known Lloyd and would like to visit with his family are invited to join us for this day of Thanksgiving. All are Welcome!
The St John’s fall fest will be on Saturday, October 5th, from 10 a.m. 1:30 p.m. rummage sale, raffle, card, and bake sale and lunch available
The October newsletter is now out extra copies available in the narthex of each church
Rev Mary Dodgson has accepted the call to be the interim pastor at the parish she is scheduled to start work here on October 15th.
Good Shepherd news: I have been asked what we are doing at the church. Last fall we decided to add a new addition onto the church, construction began several months ago on the addition which will enlarge the fellowship hall and provide much needed class room space. You can see some pictures of it on the Good Shepherd Facebook page
Other church news: fall bazaar at Zion Lutheran October 12th Morris 9-1 p.m.
The glacial ridge conference women's fall gathering will be held on October 7th at Trinity Lutheran church Cyrus beginning with registration at 4:30 p.m.
Community news: city council and Rendsville 4-h will meet on October 7th at 7 p.m. and at the fire and community hall
Donnelly community club will meet on October 14th at the community hall @ 7 pm
There will be a baby shower for Kelly Frank at the “Place to be in Donnelly” today Saturday from 2-5 p.m.; she and Randy are expecting twins
Fall craft vendor sale at Donnelly community hall 10 a.m. – 3p.m. today (Saturday)
Morris Life Care Pregnancy Center is once again hosting the Respect Life Banquet on Sunday October 6 beginning at 4:30p.m. This fun filled event will be held at Hosanna Worship Center in Morris.
Death notices: former Donnelly area resident Phyllis Dyer passed away September 4th in AZ her funeral is today (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at the Federated church in Morris
Walter Roske of Hoffman passed away on September 27th survivors include his son Russell of Donnelly and his children
Celebrations: Savannah Aanerud finished 25th in the Milaca mega meet and first in the Ortonville invite for the Tigers cross country team
The Tiger volley ball team won the Hancock tournament Kourtney Geise and Becca Holland are member of that team.
Brooke Gillespie was elected vice president of the freshman class at Chokio-Alberta H.S.
Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the Chord Ayers concert at Good Shepherd on September 28th. In the a.m., I traveled to the museum in Elbow Lake where I partook in the pioneer cemetery tour sponsored by the Grant County historical society with stops at the first pioneer cemetery and the site of the first school house in Grant County and the one at the Lincoln church both by Hoffman .In the afternoon I was among those who attended the green dorm dedication at the University of Minnesota Morris
David Flugel and I were among those who attended parts of the homecoming concert at the Humanities Fine Arts center on the University of Minnesota Morris campus on September 29th, in the eve I attended the supper and presentation “Angles Among Us” by Rev Wayne and Donna Jo Kopitzke at Trinity Lutheran church of Cyrus. On September 30th we attended the community meal at Faith Lutheran in Morris