Friday, March 7, 2014

donnelly news

Next edition:  mar 8th-14th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news; this issue is dedicated to the memory of my mom who passed away Mar 14 1994
Weather news well after umpteen weeks of bitterly cold weather temps have finally moderated and are forecasted to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Even we hardy Minnesotans have gotten tired of the cold.
In St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Lenten services will again alternate between Kongsvinger Mar 12th, 26th, Apr 9th and 17th (Maundy Thurs.) and St John’s Mar 19th Apr 2nd and 18th (Good Fri) with coffee fellowship to follow. More details in upcoming columns
The March newsletter is now out; extra copies are available in the back of both churches
Due to Frozen water pipes the Kong parish hall is closed until further notice
KCLW will meet on Mar 13th at 11 am reminder meetings are now on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news:  Lenten services will be held every Wed @ 7 pm until holy week. No suppers this year
Weekly bible studies on the Augsburg confession will be held on Tuesdays @ 10 a.m., until after Easter. Everyone welcome
There will a community hymn sing at Good Shepherd at 2 p.m. on Mar 9th. This is the last one that has been scheduled, but if your church would like to participate in one, contact Ken or Linda Hodgson.
On Mar 16th the senior high youth will be having a basket auction & pancake breakfast to raise funds for a trip to Flathead Lutheran bible camp in Montana
Other church news West Central homes will have their annual meeting on Mar 9th at Faith –Morris at 1:30 p.m.
Evangelical Lutheran church in America’s Glacial Ridge conference assembly will be held on Mar 9th at 1:30 p.m. at Glenwood Lutheran in Glenwood
Assumption Catholic Church will have a St. Pats day dinner on Mar 16 at the church from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. they will also have guest speakers during lent contact the church office for details
Habitat for humanity will have a pork chop supper fundraiser on Mar 10th at the Legion in Morris beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The Donnelly community club will have their annual meeting on Mar 10th beginning at 6:30 pm with meal to follow. Everyone welcome if unable to attend you may send you dues to Mary Werk 22662 120th st Herman MN 56246 more info call 795-2437 or 246-3337
township meetings and elections will be held on Mar 11th most meetings will be at 4:30 pm with elections to follow ,check with your town clerk or county auditor for times and places for your local township
The Stevens county historical society will have their annual meeting on Mar 9th at the museum starting with a social hour at noon. Tickets and more info are available at the museum.
The followings couples have or are celebrating significant wedding anniversaries Arven and Joan Graff, Chester and Gloria Larson both 60 years ;Kevin and Rhoda Asmus 40 years

Curt and Brooke Gillespie recently graduated from auctioneering school.

State torch award winners at the recent regional business professionals of America meeting were Carly Gullickson, Beth Holland, John and Justine Hubener, and Brady Jergenson. You can read about other awards they and other Donnelly area kids won on my blog.
Beth Holland was a state FFA degree region 3 star in Agri business. You can read a list of other awards she and other Donnelly area kids won on my blog

In the past week Jim and Lou Eystad and I attended Bible study and ash Wed services at Good shepherd, Mark and I helped with NAPS distribution, afterwards we took a box up to the sunrise apts and stayed to visit with my aunt Pearl for a while.

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