VenedyApril 29, 2015

Venedy

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy, IL

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 A.M. Sunday school

10:00 A.M. Sunday morning worship service May 3

First lesson acts 8:26-30 Philip and Ethiopian Epistle lesson I John 4:1-11 Let us love one another for love come from God (also sermon title).

Holy Gospel John 15:1-8 I am the vine you are the branches.

Sunday, May 3 2:00 P.M. Examination of Confirmands

The 40th annual chicken dinner will be June 21, Father’s Day. It has never been cancelled.

St. Johns United Church of Christ Johannesburg, IL.

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

08:30 A.M. Sunday morning worship service.

I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not our circumstances: Martha Washington.

Examination of Confirmands at St. Salvator are Tommy Segalhorst, Jordan Green, and Tanner Martens will be Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 P.M.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues-Minnesota Wild NHL playoff hockey game at Scotttrade Center Friday evening.

Congratulations to John and Christy Segalhorst on the birth of a baby girl Scarlett Rose, born Wednesday, April 22 at 1:07 P.M. weighing 7lbs 3ozs she joins a brother Emmett.

Steve and Gina Droege were among guest for Ryan Shelton birthday Saturday evening at Camelot Bowling in Collinsville.

Freindens United Church of Christ at Irvington is celebrating 125 years with a free concert Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 P.M. featuring Bronze Expression Handbell ensemble with organ.

When you mail a get well card to someone in the hospital, write that persons home address for the return address on the envelope. If the person goes home before your card gets to the hospital, their return address makes certain they get the card.

A former Venedy resident Bonnie Youse of Oregon, sister of Sharon Koleveier of Addieville, are visiting relatives in Illinois, Missouri, and Tennessee.

Farmers will probably be busy in the fields this week, be cautious of machinery on the roadway and farmers be cautious of us in our cars and trucks.

“Perhaps the most important thing we give each other is our attention”.

Holiday Insights: April, National Pecan Month.

April 30: Hairstyle Appreciation Day

May: Date Your Mate Month, that’s a good one

May 1: International Tuba Day; first Friday in May

May 5: Cinco de Mayo

May 6: National Nurses Day

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege accompanied Roy and Betty Brammeier to Herrin Saturday afternoon where Carbondale Little Egypt Chorus presented “Harmony and Laughter” at the Herrin Civic Center. Performing was the chorus, Quartets; Pitch Catchers, Touch of Olde, Classic Intervals, and featuring guest quartet “Take Note from Chicago”. A former Okawville High School graduate Charlie Cralley performs with the Touch of Olde. They say, why we do it- it’s fun! Barbershop Harmony expresses a message from an era when people enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. Singing is good for your health. Take time to sing.

The following dined together at Applebee’s in Shiloh Saturday, in honor of Gina Droege’s birthday; Steve and Gina Droege, Ed and Laura Paszkevic, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, David and Tiffany Droege, and Veronica Liszewski.

There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Washington County Hospital in Nashville Tuesday, May 12 12:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. All presenting donors will receive a Red Cross Cooler, while supplies last.

The weather cooperated beautifully Saturday morning for St. Johns Church Cleaning, as well Sunday morning for their congregational breakfast. Wonder how many churches still have the congregation during an annual church cleaning? Usually is a good fellowship time, too.

Take my advice, I’m not using it.

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