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Venedy – January 25, 2017

Venedy

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy. Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor. 9:00 am: Sunday School. 10:00 am: Sunday Worship Service: Fourth Sunday of Epiphany. Micah 6: 1 – 8; I Corinthians 1: 18 – 31; Matthew 5: 1 – 12.

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg. Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor. 8:30 am: Sunday Morning Worship Service.

The January and February Mission Project is CHOW, for Okawville Schools.

“Life isn’t always about finding yourself. More often than not, it’s about discovering who God created you to be.”

Mark you calendar, St. Salvator Lutheran Church will be celebrating their 175th Anniversary this year. Their first Special Service will be April 30th. It is the Confirmation Remembrance. Guest speaker will be Professor Tim Saleska of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He is a grandson of a former Pastor of St. Salvator. Immanuel Lutheran School Choir will sing and a reception will be held following the Service.

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Okawville Wurst Markt will be held February 12, 2017, 3 – 7 PM in the Educational Building.

St. John’s U.C.C Johannisburg Annual Church Meeting was held Sunday afternoon. Church Board members are Dan Koenigstein, Linda Blumhorst, Barb Doelling, Gina Droege, Terry Krewinghaus and Bob Meier. Cemetery Board members are Candace Doelling, Geri Doelling and Steve Droege.

“Faith and hope go hand in hand”

This Week in History:

January 25, 1955: United States and Panama sign Canal Treaty

January 26, 1961: “Are you Lonesome Tonight” by Elvis Presley, peaks to #1

January 27, 1888: National Geographic Society organizes in Washington DC

January 28, 1980: 37th Golden Globes: Dustin Hoffman and Sally Fields win.

January 29, 1861: Kansas Admission Day. Became the 34th State

January 30, 1968: Tet Offensive begins, Tet Holiday, the Vietnamese New Year, the day the first major attacks took place.

Pastor Jeff Schwab, pastor at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Okawville, brought his Confirmands to tour St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg Wednesday evening. They also visited at St. Paul’s U.C.C. White Church.

On Tuesday evening, Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues – Ottawa Senators disappointing Hockey game at Scottrade Center.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege visited Thursday afternoon with Melva Doelling.

Family and Friends gathered at Little Nashville Saturday evening in honor of the Birthday of Laura Paszkiewicz, which was actually January 8.

Far a large vase. When you can’t balance it upside down on a drying rack or dish towel for fear it will topple over, use an empty paper towel stand. It let’s in air but keeps heavy pieces secure.

Josh and Tonya Koenigstein and Elaina, Arlene Yerby and Stacy Yerby were guests at the home of Dan and Christy Koenigstein over the week-end and they all attended Evie Koenigstein’s third Birthday, she is the daughter of Craig and Braidy Koenigstein, at Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course on Sunday evening.

The Washington County United Church of Christ Clergy lunch was at noon Wednesday at Trenton House in Trenton.

“Generosity is a condition of the heart, not the wallet.”