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VenedyMarch 9, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 am Sunday School

10:00am Sunday Morning Worship Service – Fifth Sunday of Lent: Isaiah 43: 16 – 21; Philippians 3: 4 – 14; Luke 20: 9 – 20

7:30 pm Wednesday Evening Lenten Service

11:00 am March 13 St Salvator Chicken Noodle Soup and Chili Dinner in the Educational Building

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service, Second Sunday of Lent

7:00 – 8:00pm Wednesday Lenten Bible Study at Zion UCC Addieville.

Fellowship and dessert 8 – 8:30pm

Please remember St John’s Mission Project for March and April is Kindercottage

Don’t forget to “Spring” ahead Sunday. Daylight savings time begins Sunday March 13.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”

On a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon, guest attended a Bridal Shower in honor of the Bride-to-be, Serena Grapperhaus at St Salvator Educational Hall. Serena will become the bride of Blake Wisneski on Saturday May 7.

Stanley Varel, 67, of Bartelso, died Thursday at St Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. He was the brother of Geralyn (Keith) Doelling of Venedy. Friends paid their respects at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown Sunday. Funeral mass of Christian Burial was held Monday morning at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso with Father James Buerster officiating. Internment in St Cecilia Cemetery, Bartelso.

Life is like a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.

March Bizarre and Unique Holidays

March, National Craft Month

Second week – National Bubble Week and Crochet Week

March 11 – Worship of Tools Day, guys, you can relate!

March 12 – Girl Scout Day, have you bought your cookies yet?

March 14 – National Pi Day, Why today? Because it’s 3.14, the value of Pi

March 16 – Freedom of Information Day

Mark your calendar, the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary Easter Boutique is Tuesday March 22nd. Come see what the craft ladies have been working on, and what the bakers will come up with for the bake sale. Cream puffs are a big seller, so hopefully your bakers will again provide the yummy treat.

Why can’t you borrow from a leprechaun? They are always a little short.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege visited with the Dean Rinderer family Thursday evening

God plus one is always a majority –

Wishing to encourage her young son’s progress at the piano, a mother bought tickets to an Ignace Paderewski performance. When the night arrived, the two found their seats near the front of the concert hall. The boy stared in wide-eyed amazement at the majestic grand piano on the stage. The mother began talking to a friend sitting near by and she failed to notice her son slip away. As the house lights dimmed and the spot light lit the piano, the woman gasped as she saw her son on the piano bench, innocently pecking out ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’.

Before the woman could retrieve her son, the famous concert pianist appeared on stage and quickly moved to the keyboard. “Don’t quit – keep playing” he whispered to the boy. Leaning over, Paderewski reached down with his left hand and began filling in a bass part. Then with his right arm, he reached around the other side, encircling the child, to add a running obbligato. together, the old master and the young novice mesmerized the crowd.

No matter how insignificant, or ‘amateur-ish’ you may feel today, the Master has these words for you, “Don’t quit – keep playing,” He will add whatever is needed to turn you efforts into a masterpiece.

That’s huge! The Statue of Liberty wears a whopping size 879 sandal!

Gina Droege, along with Nathan Liszewski and Jenny Carroll, Laura Paszkiewicz, Stephanie Fahrner and Gary Collins were guests of Veronica Liszewski at Peel Pizza in O’Fallon on Saturday evening in honor of Nathan’s Birthday.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege and Steve Droege attended the Wurst-markt at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Posen on Saturday evening

Wow! The elephant is the only animal that has 4 knees. It’s also the only animal that can’t jump.

Don’t forget to go vote on Tuesday March 15th. Polls open are open from 6 am to 7 pm.

“With a new day comes new strength and new thoughts”