Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: after a fairly mild fall winter returned this week with some cold temps, strong winds, and a few inches of snow.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Sunday school program on December 10th at 9:45 a.m. at St. John’s & 5 p.m. at Kongsvinger followed by a light supper
St. John’s and Kongsvinger will be providing Hat and Mitten trees – for Toys for Tots and scarves, hats and mittens, for those in need, during the last week in November and the first two weeks of December. Be watching for more information coming soon.
ADVENT WREATH READERS/LIGHTERS: We are looking for families/couples/individuals from both congregations willing to read a short prayer and light the Advent Wreath one Sunday during Advent. Dates are December 10th, 17th, and 24th. Please contact the Parish Office if you are willing to help us out at 320-246-3211
Joint Christmas Eve services at St. John’s at 10 a.m. & an evening service time TBA joint Christmas day at 10 a.m. at Kongsvinger
Gslc news: advent services continue on December 13th &20th at 7 p.m.
Ss program on December 17th during 9 a.m. services
There will be Services on Christmas Eve 9 a.m. & 5 p.m. & Christmas day at 10 a.m.
Other church news: living nativity at faith Morris December 24th at 2:30 & 4 p.m.
Community Christmas day dinner on December 25th at noon at first Lutheran Morris
The Bookmobile will be in town on main St. on December 4th and 18th from 3:45-4 p.m.
Santa will be in town on December 10th at about 1 p.m. at the community hall
Donnelly fire department meets on December 11 and 18th at 7 p.m. at fire hall
Death notice: Esther Thompson of Cyrus passed away on December 3rd survivors include her daughter Mona (John) Dickey of Donnelly
David Reed of Moorhead passed away on November 5th survivors include his wife former Donnelly area resident Lorraine Kruize of Morehead, and their family , his sister in-law Gertie (Glen) Werk & family of Donnelly
Landon Lawrence Greiner was born November 22nd, 2017, at The Saint Cloud Hospital to Luke and Nikki Greiner of Rockville, MN. Landon weighed 6 lbs. & 7 oz and was 19.5 in. long. Grandparents are Randy Kramer of Morris, MN, Sher Kramer of New York Mills, MN and Don and Michele Greiner of Hancock, MN. Great Grandparents are Joyce Kramer of Morris, MN formerly of Donnelly and Bill Myers of Hancock, MN.
Amelya Evelyn Riopelle was born recently in Ind. great grandparents are Harry & Corrine Kruize of Donnelly
December 2nd I stopped into McCollar Jewelry to wish Wally an early happy birthday
Tiger gymnastics tiger invite (4th) Katie Geise and Shannon kill are members of that team Shannon and Katie finished 4th & 5th in vault Katie finished 5th on the beam and 3rd in floor
Tiger girls won basketball tournament in Benson, Islande Speer is a member of that team
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Past wk., visit to my aunt pearl in her apt in Skyview, parade of lights Glenwood afterwards vested with Harold rippe at pizza ranch open house at museum, sr. citizen’s bazar at sr. center, Santa stroll, whither benefit at Herman community center, adult Ed with rev. Knutson and advent services at gslc (w/Eystads) helped with naps at sr. center with Eystad’s, Christmas open house Atlantic ave office plaza, lutefisk supper at eagles