Next edition: Sept. 12th -18th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news
Weather news: since I was in Rollag all weekend I do not know what the weather was like here understand it was very hot over the weekend then cooled off after we got some rain. It was very nice in Rollag mild temps, some light rain showers, and about an inch of rain on Sat eve.
St John’s/Kongsvinger news: Sept. 13th the parish will have a “Gods Work Our Hands” work day. If you are an older adult who needs cleanup of some type, window washing, weed removal, cleaning gutters, mowing etc. or wish to help please contact the parish office at 246-3211. Anyone in the community is eligible for the services. Activities start at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m. with a short service, followed by work and concluding with a dinner at Kong at 11 a.m.
The regular worship schedule will resume on Sept. 20th with services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a. m followed by S.S. at 9:45 a. m and services at St John’s at 11 a.m.
New this year is a youth club meeting on the 3rd Wed of the month (starting on Sept. 16th). This will be similar to vbs contact the church office for more info.
Good shepherd news: root beer and orange floats will be served after church on Sept. 13th for Rally Sunday.
You are invited to a TEA PARTY on Sept. 26th at 2 p. m at the church. The Speaker is Pam Behan who will tell her story as a nanny for the Kardashians. Rsvp to Joan Bruer at 585-2569
Other church news: St. Charles _Herman will have their fall festival on Sept. 13th starting at 11 a.m. at the old legion in Herman
September fest will be held at Assumption -Morris on Sept. 20th starting with a mass at 10 a.m.
On Sunday, September 27 Pastor Dean Mandla Ndwande, the Dean of the Eshowe Circuit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Southern Africa will be at the 8:30 a. m services at Faith Lutheran Morris and at 10:30 a. m at First Lutheran Morris. More info about his visit will be announced later
Rally Sunday at Zion Lutheran in Morris on Sept. 13th beginning with services at 9 a.m.
Many churches in the area will have Rally Sun events on Sept. 13th; others such as Faith Lutheran Morris will have theirs on Sept. 20th
Faith and First Lutheran churches in Morris are participating a synod wide program “God’s work our hand” events on Sept. 13th beginning with services at 8:30 a. m and concluding with a dinner at Pomme De Park at noon
Community news: Donnelly rod and gun club will have their annual turkey shoot at Harstad slough on Sept. 13th starting at 1 p.m.
The city council, Donnelly community club, and fireman will all meet on Sept. 14th at 7 p.m. at various places in Donnelly.
Niemackl lake park day is Sept... 20th with games and serving of food beginning at 10:30 a.m. the park is about half ways between Herman and Donnelly on st Hy 9
MN citizens concerned for life fall tour Sept. 14th at 7 p. m. at Sr. center Morris
Death notices: none
Note for personal reasons I plan on sending my Sept. 19th column in early (Sept. 15th) so keep that in mind if you have news for me.
Celebrations new officers for the rendsville 4-h were elected on Sept. 8th : President Savanah Aanerud, Vice President Sydney Sperr ,Treasure Karmen Sperr ,Reporter Hope Sperr ,key leader Beth Kiefer ,assistant key leader Tami Sperr
I spent 4 days in Rollag Mn over the weekend attend their threshing show, very enjoyable time