Thursday, December 3, 2015

donnelly news

Dec 5-11
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news

Weather news: several inches of heavy wet snow this week, means that winter has returned to the area. Fortunately temps have been fairly mild, and by the looks of the forecast a lot of this will be melted by the time many of you read this.

St John’s/Kongsvinger news:   Sunday school program Dec 20th 9:45 a.m. at St. John’s, followed by coffee hour; and Dec 23rd 7 p.m. at Kongsvinger, followed by lunch
Installation service for Rev Mike Nelson will be held on Dec. 13th during services at Kongsvinger at 8:30 a.m. ,and St. John’s at 11 a.m. followed by a potluck dinner at noon at Kongsvinger

St. John’s “where’s the beef dinner” raffle is currently going on with the drawing to be held on December 13, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s. Tickets available from the church office
Joint services on Dec. 27th at 10 am at Kongsvinger, services will also be broadcast on KMRS at 11 am that day in memory of Bill and Evelyn Underwood

Good shepherd news:the S.S. program will be presented during the 9 a.m. services on Dec. 20th followed by coffee fellowship.

Other church news: on Dec 13th the 1st Lutheran kids will present their s.s. program at their church at 10:30 a.m. (no 8:30 a.m. services); the Faith –Lutheran kids will present theirs at 11 a.m. at their church, followed by lunch. Both churches are in Morris
Living naivety at 3:00 and 5:15 p.m. at Faith Lutheran-Morris on Dec. 24th
Assumption Church Men are hosting a retreat today (Saturday) There are registration forms at entrances of the church, suggested donation $20– your sons are free as students. Your family is invited to supper after the 5:30 p.m. Mass that evening at Church of the Assumption of Mary, Morris.
Latino Community Welcomes You to a Celebration. A special Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. at Assumption-Morris. Bring a dish to pass for a potluck following Mass and your dancing shoes for a grand fiesta! Everyone welcome!
“The gift of Christmas” a Christmas program and dinner at Assumption- Morris Dec. 21 @ 4 pm tickets available at the door, sponsored by “widows on Wednesday”

Community Christmas dinner at First Lutheran-Morris at noon on Dec. 25th, free will donation

Community news: The Bookmobile will be in town on Main Street in Donnelly on Dec. 7th and 21st from 3:45-4 p.m.

City council and Rendsville 4-h will meet in Donnelly on Dec. 7th at 7 p.m.
Santa days in Donnelly on Dec.6th, activities begin at noon; with Santa arriving about 1 p.m.

“A time to remember” will be held at the Pedersen funeral home Morris on Dec. 6th at 2 p.m.

The following events are taking place today (Sat) the senior citizens bazaar at the Morris senior center starting at 9 a.m., The Stevens county historical society’s annual open house will be held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the museum; the funeral services for Lynn Sax Philpot of Minneapolis who passed away on Nov. 23rd at the NE Methodist church in Minneapolis MN at 11 a.m. ; Open house for Sid and Carol Wilcox 60th wedding anniversary at Faith-Morris 2-4 p.m., and the Brain Koch benefit on starting at 5 p.m.; at the Legion in Wheaton. He suffered a leg injury in an accident. His wife is former Donnelly area resident Jill Strand
Celebrations: Tiger JV wrestling: B-B-E tournament: first Brady Cardwell, 2nd Tristan Raths; in the Willmar tournament Brady and Tristan both placed first.
 I had an e-mail from Dot Wolking asking for info on names and address of the Roth family that used to live in Donnelly, if anyone has them please let me know and I will pass the info along to her. Frank was the depot agent in Donnelly for many years
Received word that former Donnelly resident  Allen Bouressa has cancer and would like  to hear from Donnelly area residents about their days in Donnelly  his address is Allen Bouressa  9145 Indian Rd Rice, MN 56367

Past week Agnes Searle birthday party at Morris sr. center, Grotjohn funeral at Faith; open house at Unger’s, helped with naps, advent service at gslc

My contact info 11 e9th st Morris mn 56267 e-mail; ph. 585-6435 or 288-8692

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