Thursday, December 8, 2016

donnelly news

December 10-16th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news

Weather news: well after a fairly nice weekend it has turned cold and I write this it is snowing and blowing and drifting.

Correction: advent services are at Good Shepherd Lutheran church-Morris not St. John’s –Kongsvinger-Donnelly

St. John’s Kongsvinger news: **Hat and Mitten Trees – St. John’s and Kongsvinger will once again be providing Hat and Mitten trees – during the last week in November and the first two weeks of December. Be watching for more information coming soon.

Christmas card club runs through December 18th donations for Lutheran Campus Ministry can be given to either Gertie Werk or Bertha Larson

Sunday school programs will be held at St. John’s on December 11th at 9:45 a.m. and at Kongsvinger on December 18th at 5:30 p.m. with light lunch to follow

Parish office will be closed thru December 12

Christmas Eve services at St. John’s at 9 p.m., joint services on December. 25th at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger

The newest member of Kongsvinger is Thorstien Larson (David and Hannah) who was baptized on December. 3rd at Kongsvinger.

Donnelly youth club at St. John’s on December 21st 4-6 p.m.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church news: please be in prayer for Freddy Hanson; Pr Mike and Pr Martha’s 3 year old son who has been diagnosed with cancer his caring bridge website is:

His addresses is Ronald McDonald House Freddy Hanson--Room 221

850 2nd ST SW Rochester, MN 55902

Regular church actives i.e. adult Ed, Tuesday a.m. bible study etc. will resume when Freddie gets better

Reminder the services are broadcast every Sunday at 10:35 a.m. on KKOK 95.7 FM

Advent services continue through December 21st at 7 p.m. at the church

Christmas Eve services at 5 p.m.; Christmas day at 10 a.m. at the church note the change of time from what is listed in the December newsletter

Other church news: cookie factory at Faith-Morris today (Sat) starting at 9 a.m.

Faith Lutheran Morris Sunday school program December 18th during 11 a.m. worship service First Lutheran Morris Sunday school program on December 11th at 10:30 a.m.

Living nativity will be held at Faith Lutheran-Morris at 3 and 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve

Community events: Christmas dinner at First Lutheran Morris on December. 25th starting at noon

Habitat for humanity Stevens County will be having a community impact fundraiser at the pizza ranch Morris on December 12th from 5-8 p.m.

Edward Backman of Kensington passed away on November 27th survivors include his son -in -law Jeff Harstad of Donnelly granddaughter former Donnelly area resident Kayla (Josh) Erdahl of Alexandria

Celebration Morris Area High School students of the quarter Austin Raths citizenship award

Tiger gymnastics: Tiger invitational (4th) Savannah Aanerud placed 4th in all around ,tied for 5th in vault, tied for 3rd in vault, Katie Geise (vault and beam) and Shannon Kill (beam )also placed in the meet

December 3rd I stopped into McCollar Jewelry to wish Wally McCollar a Happy birthday

Past wk. visitation and funeral for Marvel Wagner at the funeral home, visit to my aunt Pearl, supper with Santa at eagles, open house at museum, sr. citizen’s bazar at sr. center; some of the Santa stroll activities in Morris ;baptism for Thorstien Larson at Kongsvinger Christmas party at Minnewaska Lutheran home, dinner with Mark Koepke, Pearl Diers and Peggy Wishnack at Detoy’s

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