VenedySeptember 28, 2016


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St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL; Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor; 9:00 am Sunday School; 10:00 am Sunday Morning Worship Service: Habakkuk 1: 1 – 4; 2nd Timothy 1: 1 – 14; Luke 17: 1 – 10.

Apple pie order deadline is October 2.

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

Please remember our mission project for September and October is Hoyleton Ministries.

Congregational Breakfast will be October 16 after a short Service.

To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of it’s own.

In Celebration of their 35th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, Steve and Gina Droege hosted the following, David and Tiffany Droege, Ed and Laura Paszkiewicz, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, Paula Sherman, Stephanie Fahrner and Gary Collins, and Veronica Liszewski. An enjoyable afternoon was spent at The Pioneer Cabin in Willisville.

David Droege had a busy Saturday, running in two different races. Saturday morning was spent in Valmeyer running the Hills and Hollows 5k (winner!). Saturday afternoon he was in O’Fallon for the Global Brew 2 mile race, winner again. Great job, David.

Some area residents attended the Fall Festival at Nashville over the weekend.

“On rainy days, create your own rainbows.”

Bizarre and Unique Holidays:

September: Baby Safety Month

September 29: Confucius Day

September 30: National Mud Pack Day

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Week 1 – Get Organized Week

October 1: World Vegetarian Day

October 2: Oktoberfest in Germany ends

October 3: Techies Day

October 4: National Golf Day

October 5: World Teachers Day

Farmers had great weather last week for harvest, hopefully Sunday night rain won’t slow them down too much.

October looks like a busy month with Wurstmarkts starting and Oktoberfest. Herman, MO Oktoberfest is every weekend in October. Here are a few other events to attend:

The 40th Annual DuBois Fall Festival and Vintage Market on Sunday October 2nd from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. DuBois Center is the camp and retreat center of the United Church of Christ Congregations. The Venedy Band entertains at 2:30 PM

Share a little time with St Liborius Parish Wurstmarkt on Sunday October 16th at the American Legion Hall from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Besides the dinner other attractions including a raffle, country store, shooting match and trap shoot.

Helpful hints to find true happiness – Keep your promises, especially to kids. Apologize when you are wrong. Forgive others as you would have them forgive you. Be grateful and show appreciation. Accept defeat graciously. do what is right even though it may cost you something. Believe in Joy.

On Monday, Steve and Gina Droege and Ryan and Kayla Droege dined together at Mary Jane’s in Perryville, MO.

“Make a difference tomorrow by being better today.”