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VenedyNovember 18, 2015


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 am Sunday School

10:00am Sunday Morning Worship Service

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg,, IL

Rev. Bill Groennert

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service

Please remember St John’s Mission Project for November and December is New Athens Home.

A smile is the light in the window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

A ‘Good Time’ was had for the Venedy Band potluck last Sunday evening, hosted at the Ronald Recker Farm.

Tuesday evening, following the St Libory American Legion Post 683 monthly meeting, Norm Wilke, a 60 year Legion member, gave a very interesting presentation of his tour of duty and his life following his discharge.

Saturday the following dined together at La Gardenia in Fairmont City in honor of Tiffany Droege’s Birthday, which was Sunday November 15th: Tiffany and David Droege, John and Jeannette Higginbothan, B.J. and Barb Shelton, Steve and Gina Droege, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, John and Jaxson Ziebka, Josh and Jamie Runion, Hayden and Olivia, Andrea Bagaglio, Holly Werner and Chad Webber, Katrina Knebel and Norm Knollhoff and Sylvia and Althea, Josh and Alicia Furlow, and Kevin Counts.

Sunday November 22nd, St John’s UCC Johannisburg will welcome the St Lucas United Church of Christ Youth Group from St Louis.

Our prayers are with the victims and families of the disaster in Paris, France.

Rev Groennert, Barb Doelling and Gina Droege had lunch Wednesday at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snow Restaurant.

Enjoy the small things in life.

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

November – National Adoption Awareness Month; Game and Puzzle Week

November 19 – Great American Smokeout – Third Thursday in November

November 20 – Universal Children’s Day

November 21 – National Adoption Day

November 22 – Go For a Ride Day

Lucky again with the weather, as we did not receive storms as first forecast for Wednesday. although we could use a nice shower of rain.

Yes it was that time again for Eula Haier, Ora Mae Droege, Shirley Kocher and Darlene Sandheinrich classmates of the Okawville High School Class of 1957 to enjoy lunch together at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snow Restaurant Thursday.

His Face was Smooth

And Cool as Ice

And Oh Louise

He Smelled

So Nice

Burma Shave

Does Your Husband


Grunt and Grumble

Rant and Rave

Shoot the Brute Some

Burma Shave

The Answer to

A Maiden’s


Is Not a Chin

Of Stubby Hair

Burma Shave

Hey, I believe the majority of the leaves have fallen from the trees, don’t know about you, but we had gobs. My blessed neighbor came and helped me again on Saturday. It’s so wonderful to have great neighbors. Hope I can return the favors sometime.

The Washington County United Church of Christ Clergy lunch was Tuesday at El Indio in Nashville.

During the month of November the Washington County UCC Churches will be raising funds to purchase eight cribs and mattress sets and eight glider rockers for the Hoyleton Ministries new Parenting and Pregnant Teen Program in Belleville. Donations will help teens learn the skills and receive encouragement to be successful parents.