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VenedyDecember 23, 2015


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

December 24 – Christmas Eve Service 7:30pm Venedy 11:00pm New Memphis

December 25 – Christmas Day Service 10:00am

10:00am Sunday Morning Worship Service

Exodus 13: 1 – 15; Colossians 3: 12 – 17; Luke 2: 22 – 40

No New Years Eve Service at Venedy or New Memphis, but there will be a Service held at Olive Branch, Frogtown at 6pm and Immanuel Lutheran Okawville at 7pm

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL

Rev. Bill Groennert

Thursday December 24, Christmas Eve Services 5:00pm

No Church Service on December 27

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

“Christmas, my child, is Love in action. Every time we Love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” Dale Evans

Reed Recker, son of Ron & Glenda Recker, graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale over the week end.

Oh yes it was, Sandy Epplin, Rosemary Koenigstein, and Ora Mae Droege’s “Girl’s Day Out” Thursday, enjoying the holiday season with lunch at Rachel’s Garden at Belleville, A Christmas refreshment at the Koenigstein home before proceeding to our homes. In discussion, we think it has been 20 years that this trio has been bumming together.

Why is it that rain drops, but snow falls?

Wayne and Lauren Doelling, Grant and Claire visited last week end at the home of Keith and Geri Doelling. They all attended the Varel Family Christmas on Saturday.

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but reflection.”

Bizarre And Unique Holidays

December 24 – Christmas Eve

December 25 – Christmas Day

December 27 – Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day

December 28 – Card Playing Day

December 31 – New Year Eve and Official end of World War II (1946)

You Can’t reach 80

Hail and Hearty

By Driving 80

Home From

The Party

Burma Shave

Life is Sweet

But Oh How Bitter

To Love a Gal

and Then

Not Git’er

Burma Shave

A Christmas Hug

A Birthday Kiss


The Woman

Who Gives This

Burma Shave

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St Louis Blues vs Calgary Flames at The Scottrade Center in St Louis Saturday Afternoon. Blues came out on top again!

Dan and Christy Koenigstein and Family were among those who were at the home of Norman and Rosemary Koenigstein Sunday for their annual family Christmas gathering

What Christmas Ballet is the most Famous? The Nutcracker.

Gina Droege took her parents, Ed and Laura Paszkiewicz, to St Louis on Sunday for dinner and a drive through Tilles Park to see the lights. Of course, a little shopping also. It was an enjoyable time.

Interesting, if you stack up 16 pennies, they equal one inch. If you set 16 pennies in a line, they equal one foot

Carolers from Seg’s were out and about Sunday evening, catching people off guard while spreading Christmas Cheer

“Smile, it’s free therapy”