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HoyletonFebruary 3, 2016


Patricia Rensing

The Hoyleton Lions met on January 26, 2016 with 20 members present.

The Club recognized Lorraine Hake for her due diligence in sewing on the Membership Achievement badge to the Club banner.

A thank you is being send to Jeanette Storck for the monetary memorial donation she sent the Club in honor of her husband and former Lion member, Don Storck.

The Lions are collecting items for their Consignment Auction scheduled for February 27, 2016.

Please contact James Koelling (618-708-0384) if you are needing items picked up.

The Hoyleton Community Club elected officers for 2016 at their Annual Meeting.

Officers are: Mike Stock, President; Dustin Unverfehrt, Vice-President; Jim Muenter, Treasurer; Patricia Rensing, Secretary. Also serving on the Board are Ron Holle, Steve Rensing, and Rusty York.

The Community Club has set February 28, 2016 for their Annual Chicken Dinner. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.

The Club expressed sincere appreciation to Carlene Michael for her many years of dedication as Treasurer as she chose to end her tenure of office. Carlene stated she intends to remain an active member of the Club and readily accepted the duty of lining up the workers for the Chicken Dinner.

Zion United Church Of Christ News For The

Nashville News

With the theme Astounding Glory the Congregation of Zion United Church of Christ will study Ex. 34:29-35, 2Corinthians 3:12-4:2 and the Gospel of Luke 9:25-36. These scriptures will help us consider the transformation of Jesus and how that event informs, affects and transforms us.

The Congregation met Sunday in its annual meeting and appointed Jean Fark as a new member to the Church Council.

All financial reports were received and accepted as presented.

An update on the renovation of the church following the damaging fire in August of 2014 was provided and additional projects named. Thank you to all the good cooks who brought dishes to share at the lunch that followed the meeting.

Members of the church will work in the Food Pantry on Saturday, February 6th beginning at 9 a.m. Be reminded the food truck will make a delivery on February 8th about 10 o’clock and all available persons are needed to help unload it.

Marking the beginning of Lent, the church along with Friedens UCC in Irvington, will host a Shrove Tuesday event complete with sausage and pancakes, as well as a pancake race on February 9th at 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday Services will be held at Zion on February 10th at 6:30 p.m. with Pastor Howard Self and Rev. Stacie Tate participating.

Articles and other information for the Church’s newsletter are due in the church office by February 4th.

Come join us for worship. All are welcome here.

Gertie Holle submitted a lovely and heart felt poem in memory of her husband, Norman Holle, who left this earth on February 10, 1985:

So many people loved you

and that makes us so proud,

You were that special person

who stood out from the crowd.

It was on the day you left us,

we were very much aware,

the mark you made on people

by the congregation there.

Our world was really shattered

but it made us realize

what a wonderful person you were Norm,

in so many peoples’ eyes.

–– With all our love, Your Family