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Venedy – July 27, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL, Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor, 9:00 am to 10:00 am Vacation Bible Class in the Church Hall,10:00 am Sunday morning Worship Service:

Ecclesiastes 2: 18 – 26

Colossians 3: 1 – 11

Luke 12: 13 – 26

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL, Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor, 8:30 am – Sunday Morning Worship.

Please remember our mission project for July & August is Irvington Food Pantry.

Happiness is knowing there is a God, and being on speaking terms with him.

Our journey over the weekend began Thursday as Stanley & Ora Mae Droege and Steve Droege met David Droege in Belleville to begin their travels to Howard & Cindy McHenry’s in Wisconsin to help with their move to Columbia, MO. Our agenda was to load a U-Haul truck on Friday, which was accomplished with a Big help from David. On Saturday morning the driver David & Howard left with the U-Haul. The rest loaded up cars & also journeyed south. Everyone from Wisconsin and Gina Droege met at the McHenry home outside of Columbia, MO on Saturday evening. With extra help from Howard’s family, the large truck was unloaded right away. Steve & Gina Droege, David Droege and Stanley Droege returned home on Sunday. Ora Mae Droege stayed until Tuesday to help out. Buster got to stay overnight with Tiffany Droege, Daisy & Reo.

“I’ve learned that… The easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.” Andy Rooney

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

July – National Cell Phone Month

July 28 – National Milk Chocolate Day

July 29 – National Lasagna Day

July 30 – Father-in-Law Day

July 31 – Mutts Day

August – Admit Your Happy Month; National Simplify Your Life Week

Aug 1 – National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Aug 2 – National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Aug 3 – National Watermelon Day

Gina Droege & Veronica Liszewski attended the St. Louis Cardinal vs LA Dodgers baseball game Friday evening.

5 Simple rules for a happier life.

1. Don’t be overly emotional:
Have Faith!

2. Don’t ever give up: Keep Trying!

3. Don’t make things complicated: Keep it Simple!

4. Don’t take things too seriously: Laugh at Problems!

5. Don’t be too grown up: Keep a Childlike Attitude!

On Sunday, Gina Droege was among family for a farewell lunch for her niece Haley Fahrner at the home of Stephanie Fahrner in Freeburg. Haley will be leaving to study in Ireland for a year.

“I’ve learned that… Everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile” Andy Rooney.