Thursday, December 12, 2013

donnelly news

 Next edition 12/14-20th
It has been very cold the past week with -o temps and strong winds making for some dangerous wind chills.  Enough snow to keep the snow removal equipment busy.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news:The Sunday school program will be held on Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. followed by a time of fellowship. There will be only one performance this year.

There will be joint services at St John’s on Dec. 29th at 10 am services will also be broadcast on KMRS @ 11 am that day
No Sunday School on Dec 22nd and 29th.

From Good Shepherd Lutheran Church:  the Sunday School program will be held on Dec. 15 during the regular church services at 9 a.m. In the afternoon, there will be an open house from 1-3 pm to showcase the new addition and other improvements we have made to the church.  What we basically did was add some classrooms, a lounge, a new bathroom, and expand the dining area to enable everybody to spread out
The newest member of our Good Shepherd Lutheran Church “family” is Easton Anthony Hufford who was baptized at Good Shepherd on Nov. 30th.
Advent services will conclude on Dec 18th at 7 pm

St John’s, Kongsvinger and Good Shepherd Lutheran church are among the churches in the area that have a hat mitten/scarf tree for the Salvation Army again this year check with your church for details and deadlines
there will be a Poinsettia Gardens in ST. John’s  and Kongsvinger this year contact the parish office (246-3211) for more info. Good Shepherd will also have one sign up in the back or contact Morris Floral
There will be Christmas Eve services at Good Shepherd at 4:30 p.m. and at St John's @ 9 P.M.; Christmas day services at both Kongsvinger and Good Shepherd at 10 a.m.
living nativity services at faith-Morris on Christmas eve at  3 and 5:15 p.m.
Community Christmas meal at 1st Lutheran -Morris at noon Dec 25th everyone welcome, free will donation.

community hymn sing Dec 15th at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran-Morris subsequent ones will be held in Jan (Faith) Feb (Assumption) Mar (Good Shepherd)

There will be a community dinner at the town hall in Donnelly today (Saturday) sponsored by the community club and served by the threshing bee royalty beginning at noon. Santa will be at the hall at about 1 pm.
Open house 86th birthday party for Les Bertram at the Eden reformed church in Herman today Saturday from 11am-1:30 pm

Celebrations: Heather Schneider was named Morris Area School’s teacher of the year. Her husband Tom works at the Donnelly  co-op
Kody Armstrong was named to the A honor roll at West Central Area H.S., be sure to check out the list of the ones from Morris in the lasted edition of the sun-tribune too many to list here
Rayna Maye Olson was born on Oct 9th to Cindy and Brian of Carver grandparents are Vernal and Janet Olson of Hoffman great grandmother is Rosie sax of elbow Lake

On Dec 8th I furnished the cake for coffee hour at Good Shepherd in honor of Mark's birthday on Dec 15th

During the past week I have attended the funeral for AL Schmidt at Assumption (his son Doug was a classmate of mine) the spaghetti supper fundraiser for elementary students, at the Morris area elementary school, the activities at the Prairie renaissance cultural alliance, the museum., Sr center and world mission fair at federated church and “the service of remembrance at the pedersen funeral home” in Morris, the open house at the New Horizon’s health  services in Morris and advent services at Good Shepherd.

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