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VenedyDecember 14, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL; Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor. 8:30 am – Christmas Eve Practice until the time of Service, 10:00am. 10:00 am Sunday Morning Worship Service, Fourth Sunday in Advent: Isaiah 7: 10 – 17; Romans 1: 1 – 7; Mathew 1: 18 – 25.

10:00am – Sunday December 25, Morning Worship, The Nativity of Our Lord: Isaiah 52: 7 – 10; Hebrews 1: 1 – 12; John 1: 1 – 18.

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL; Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor.

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Services, Fourth Sunday in Advent

Please remember our mission project for November & December is New Athens Home

“It’s not what we have in our life, but who we have in our life that counts”

Our Sympathy to the Borrenpohl and Borgmann family on the death of Jill Borrenpohl Borgmann Thursday December 8th at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, after being in a diabetic coma. Friends paid their respects at the Campagna Funeral Home in Okawville Sunday evening. The funeral was held Monday morning at St. Salvator Lutheran Church with Rev Art Eichhorn officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery.

Cindy McHenry returned to her home in Columbia, MO Tuesday morning after having arrived in the area the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. She was a great help in helping her parents with their Christmas decorations.

Louis Steinkamp remains a patient at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Keep Louis in your prayers.

Steve & Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues – Montreal Canadians hockey game at Scottrade Center Tuesday evening with Jaden Scwartz getting his second goal of the game in overtime, leading the Blues to a 3 -2 victory.

“Treasure the one who thinks of you when all others are thinking of themselves”

Bizarre & Unique Holidays

December 15: Bill of Rights Day

December 16: National Chocolate Covered Everything Day

December 17: National Maple Syrup Day

December 18: Bake Cookies Day

December 19: Oatmeal Muffin Day

December 20: Go Caroling Day

December 21: Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year.

Hugs, Hugs and more Hugs! Can we ever hug too much? God gave us arms so that we could reach out and hug someone. A Hug says ‘I Love You’, I care about you’, ‘You mean the world to me’, ‘You did a great job!’, ‘I’m proud of you!’, ‘You are special’, ‘I’m here for you’, ‘I’m happy to see you’, ‘I think you are terrific’.

Christmas comes softly, silently, sweetly, wrapping it’s loveliness about the world, and once again the most beautiful Message on earth is repeated… Peace on Earth, Goodwill toward Men.