Thursday, January 16, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition Jan 18th -24th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
After enduring some of the coldest weather in many years temps finally moderated last week but as I am writing there is a blizzard going on does not look too bad here in town but most schools in the area are closed and no travel is advised in Traverse county
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Due to the weather the following changes are taking place in the weeks ahead:
The Kongsvinger annual meeting scheduled for Jan 19th has been postponed to Feb 2nd, after the 11 am service, however service times will remain as announced, St John’s at 8:30 a.m., Kongsvinger at 11 am, and this will also be the case on Feb 2nd. St John’s is Jan 26th, following joint services at 11 a.m., at St John’s; both meetings will be followed by a potluck dinner.
The parish is now on Facebook:
From Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: the annual meeting is Jan 19th following worship services (about 10 a.m.) with pot luck dinner to follow
We will be playing “bunko” on Jan 26th at the church after adult Ed
There will be Weekly bible study on Wednesdays at 9 am, no study on the 22nd. The study will be on the texts for the Sunday services. 
Other church news: Habitat for Humanity pancake breakfast on Jan 19th 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. @ legion in Morris
Options for women (life care Pregnancy center) will have an open house on Jan 23rd @ 6 pm at their new location 712 Atlantic ave. Morris
Bookmobile in town on Jan 20th@3:30 p.m. @ HD & co
Bar bingo at the “Place To Be”, starting Jan 17th @ 7pm benefiting the Donnelly Fire Department
There will be an Ice fishing derby at Cottonwood lake near Donnelly today, (Saturday), from 10 am -3 pm sponsored by the Donnelly Rod and Gun club.  More info Randy @ 589-4421 or Brad at 246-3307
The funeral for Joe Eystad is today (Saturday) @10:30 a.m. at Assumption –Morris.  Survivors include his cousins Jamey, Lee (Duke), and Robert Eystad of Donnelly and their families as well as a brother Dale (Connie) (Henrichs)
Donald Hayes Sr., who ran the Donnelly Red Owl Store during the 50’s, passed away age 89 at Farmington MN January 12th.
Confirmed at Faith on Jan 12th was Morgan Biesterfield (Walt and Kathi)
Becca Holland was recently named KMRS/KKOK player of the game
Jan 12th Mark and I were among the many from the area who attended the open house 60th wedding anniversary for Jim and Lou Eystad at Good Shepherd. The highlight of the afternoon was a chance to visit with PR. Luther and Sarah Johnson, and their family, who were up for the event. Karenna has grown up a lot since they left Donnelly. Earlier in the day I attended the hymn sing at Faith Lutheran-Morris. Jim, Lou and I also attended Bible study at Good Shepherd on Jan 15th

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