Jan 27th-Feb 2nd
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news: temps have been nice in the past week; a lot of snow has melted but it may be short-lived given what the forecast for the weekend says (more snow)
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: Annual meeting on January 28th at Kongsvinger after services, followed by a potluck dinner. Note that services times will switch on January 28th with services at St. John’s at 8:30 a.m. and Kongsvinger at 11 p.m. The ST. John’s annual meeting that was scheduled for January 21st was unable to be held due to a lack of quorum so it has been rescheduled for February 11th following the 11 a.m. services.
Other church news: February 4 - Super Bowl Sunday at Hosanna worship center. Pre-game activities at the church will start at 9:30 a.m. At 10 a.m. we will hear from a professional athlete about finding Christ. Wear your favorite jersey and bring a friend.
Widows and widowers are invited to Sunday lunches at noon in the basement at Old #1, Morris on the following Sundays: February 11, March 11, April 8, May 6, June 10, July 8, August 5, September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9. All widows/widowers are invited, for lunch on their own and fellowship! Questions, call Rose Murphy, Grief Care Coordinator, Pedersen Funeral Home there is an elev. in front of Bldg.
Open house baby shower for Andrea (Max) Koehntop on January 27th from 2-4 p.m. at faith-Morris
Bridal Shower for Beth Holland will be held on Saturday, February 3rd from 9:00-11:00am at First Lutheran Church. Beth is the bride-to-be of Chandler Erickson and they are registered at Herberger’s, Target and B Inspired. Beth’s parents are Joe and Linda Holland of Donnelly; Chandler’s are Dean and Jeri Erickson of Chokio
Stevens’ county Republican Party caucuses will be held on February 6th at 7 pm at the old # 1 Southside. The executive committee will meet there are at 6 pm
Jim and Lou Eystad furnished the lunch at Good Shepherd on January 21 in honor of their 64th wedding anniversary on January 17th
Death notices: Millie Lindgren of Fargo passed away on January 19th survivors include her nephew, former Donnelly area resident Mark Koepke of Morris
Former Donnelly area resident Marjorie Mesenbrink of Alberta passed away on January 20th
February 19th Wally McCollar and I traveled to St Stephens’s church in Bloomington for the memorial service for Dick Goldenstein. Plans are to have 2nd memorial service and lunch at Gs later this yr. and a committal service at Vinger
Past week, adult Ed at Gs, rod and gun club fishing tournament on Pomme De Terre Lake, indoor sale at heartland Mtrs, adult Ed at Gs, Rusc warm hearts and hot dishes at faith, twins caravan at Morris area elementary school, BBB at met lounge