Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. I want to esp. welcome my new readers in the Hancock area.
Weather news Last week was very hot; this week has seen some severe weather in the area with several reports of tornadoes in the area on Tuesday evening.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: The summer schedule will continue until early September, Sunday services are at 10 A.M.; Wednesday evening services are at 7 P.M. Upcoming service dates are: June 18th, 28th at Kongsvinger, June 25th at St John’s. A complete schedule can be found in the June newsletter, copies are available at both churches, or from the parish office.
The newest member of Kongsvinger is Phebe Joy Oelke (Joe and Jessica (Bergstrom)) who was baptized on June 10th
Our services will be broadcast on June 18th at 11 a.m. on KMRS sponsored by the Lawrence Erdahl family
GSLC news: Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m., will continue until fall
VBS will be held on June 26-29th at GS in conjunction with Zion-Morris again this year
Other church news: ST. John’s Lutheran rural Starbuck will have their annual ice cream social on June 25th starting at 11 a.m. free will donation
Assumption _Morris will have a family picnic today (Saturday) at Pomme de Terre park, Morris. 8:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. more info call the church officeSaturday June 24th from 4 – 8pm the Knights will be hosting a hog roasted meal fundraiser for the Cancer Relay for Life on the Assumption lawn. Free will offering,
Jam with Jesus at 1st-Morris June 20th at 5 pm
Bethany Barnett will be sharing about her new book and their ministries in Ireland June 22nd 7pm at Morris Library, sponsored by Morris community church
Community news: The bookmobile will be in town on June 19th on Main Street from 3:45-4 P.M.
The firemen will meet at fire hall at 7 P.M. on June 19th at the fire hall
The Donnelly Rod and Gun club will hold their annual fishing tournament on June 18th at Pomme De Terre Lake public access starting with registration at 9 a.m., followed by their annual picnic about midafternoon. For more info call 808-3490 or 287-2070
Death notice Kaj Christensen, of, Mandan ND passed away on June 13th survivors include his nieces Karen (Richard) Johnson, Morris Mona (John) Dickey, of DonnellyPostseason accolades continue to roll in for University of Minnesota, Morris senior Chandler Erickson. He was named to two All-Region squads on Tuesday, May 23, including a d3baseball.com First Team All-Midwest selection. He was also picked as an ABCA/Rawlings Third Team All-Midwest Region selection.
Dr. Pat Burke was recently given the Earnst Strube award from Pheasants forever at their annual banquet
The threshing bee royalty summer parade season continued, with the Chokio community picnic parade. on June 10th.
The Donnelly community club had their monthly meeting on June 12th as we continue planning for the bee. Our tri-feature next yr. will be Cockshutt, Oliver, and Moline. This year’s show is August 26th and 27th and the feature is Allis. Posters and buttons should be out in about a month. Also look for an ad about the bee, on the back of your Willie’s super valu register slips soon too.
Former Donnelly area resident Howard Kruize has retired from the ministry. He and his wife Meredith are moving to Green Bay Wis.
Past week, visit to my aunt Pearl at her apt. in Morris, Rusc garden gala at Pomme De Park, fedtel annual meeting at Mahs, Chokio community picnic events, ice cream social at Inhered Lutheran church rural Starbuck, ice cream social in Donnelly, Marylyn Hagen committal services at Kongsvinger, Pioneerland band festival in Benson