Friday, November 8, 2013

donnelly news

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Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news:

Weather news   the past week has seen mostly sunny and cool weather; farmers are very busy getting the rest of their crops in and fall fieldwork done. 

ST John’s/Kongsvinger news: the Kongsvinger fall festival is Nov 24th
, beginning at 11 a.m.

Kongsvinger quartet CD’s have been redone and are available for purchase; contact Jeanne Ennen at 246-3316 for details.

The Nov. newsletter is now out copies are available in the narthex of each church.

Good Shepherd news:  There will be a special Sunday school first and third sod shelf- worship service on November 10th at 11 aa
The annual meeting date has been changed to, January 19, 2014

The deadline for retuning boxes for operation Christmas child is Nov 18th

Adult forum on the large catechism will be held on Nov 17th

The November newsletter is now out; extra copies are available at the rear of the church

There will be a Meatball supper on November 13th at Faith Lutheran in Morris starting at 4:30 p.m.

Prairie Area Chorales will present a program about and for children on November 17th at 4 p.m. at Faith in Morris

Ken and Linda Hodgson will be hosting a community hymn sing the 2nd Sundsay of each month beginning with one at Federated church on November 10th at 7 p.m.

Community news: The bookmobile will be in town on November 18th at 3:30 p.m.

The Donnelly fire department’s annual turkey bingo is Nov. 22nd starting at 7 p.m. at the Donnelly hall 

Katherine Kay Weispfenning was born on October 12 at the United and Children’s Hospitals in Saint Paul to Ryan and Anna Weispfenning of Blaine.   Grandparents are Corrine Larson of Donnelly and Bill and Diane Weispfenning of Jamestown, N. D.  Great-grandmothers are Bertha Larson of Donnelly and Colleen Erickson of Jamestown, N. D.

Andy Brevig was recently appointed an officer in the local sons of Norway chapter

Mark Koepke was the week #6 winner the sun tribune football contest.

The tiger volley ball team won the section 3 AA north title Beth Holland was a member of that team

Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended the bible study at Good Shepherd on Oct 30th.

I attended worship services at the West Wing Village on Oct. 31st, with PR. Mary leading the services there; afterwards I introduced her to some of the staff and residents there

Nov 2nd I traveled to Hancock for the open house at the school and also took in the Hancock expo

Nov 3rd Joan and John Kopeck and I attended the welcome dinner for PR Mary at Kong. We met her sister and daughter at the dinner. Later in aft I was among those who attended the farewell program for PR John Smith at Trinity in Cyrus

Nov 4th while visiting Mark in his apartment, we talked to his brother Jimmy on the phone down in FL.

Mark Koepke is home recuperating after having eye surgery on Nov 6th at Fairview hospital in Minneapolis. As of this writing his recuperation from it is going good, we will know after he returns to the cities for his checkup on the 12th. Thanks to everyone for all your prayers on his behalf.

Several of us from the Donnelly area were among those who attended the Scandinavian heritage dinner at first Lutheran in Morris on Nov 6th
 sugery on Nov 6th ly ov 22nd

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