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St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy. Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor. 9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service – Fifth Sunday of Epiphany. Isaiah 58: 3 – 9a; I Corinthians 2: 1 – 12 (13-16); Matthew 5: 13 – 20.

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

The January & February Mission Project is CHOW, for Okawville Schools

Behold how good & how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

Organizations to support:  Sunday February 5 is the Okawville Lions Club BBQ at the Okawville American Legion Home, serving 11 am to 1 pm. February 12 Wurstmarkt sponsored by St Peter’s UCC Okawville in educational building, serving 3 – 7 pm.

Some family & friends gathered at New Memphis Station Thursday evening to celebrate Brian Wisneski’s Retirement.

Something different to check out, Sunday Sunday February 12 at 1 pm, an Indoor BB Gun shoot & Raffle at the Okawville American Legion.

Count your many blessings- As you count your blessings, remember the little ones that money cannot buy. Think of the incredible little things that God sent your way. Your family & friends, Life itself, your dwelling place, the food you have to eat, a reason to get up, memories that you cherish.

For the 50th Birthday of Susan Wisneski, family and friends gathered at the home of Brian & Susan Wisneski Saturday evening for the beginning of a long evening for some. After dinner, some traveled on a bus to various establishments.

“To increase your happiness.. randomly wish for somebody else to be happy.”

This Week in History:

February 1 through 28: American Heart Month. Advocates we all wear red.

February 1, 1898: Car Insurance first issued. Travelers Insurance Company issued the first policy against accidents with horses.

February 2: Groundhog Day, Old belief that if the sun shines on Candlemas Day, or if the groundhog sees his shadow when he emerges on this day, six weeks of winter will ensue.

February 3, 1943: Four Chaplains Memorial Day: Commemorates four Chaplains (George Fox, Alexander Goode, Clark Poling, John Washington) who sacrificed their life belts & lives when the SS Dorchester was torpedoed off Greenland during World War II

February 4, 1959: Lawrence Taylor birth. Hall of Fame football player.

February 5, 1993: Family Leave Bill. President William Clinton signed legislation requiring companies with 50 or more employees to allow employees to take up to 12 weeks unpaid leave in a 12 month period to deal with the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a relative with a serious health problem.

February 6, 1911: 40th President of the US, Ronald Reagan birth.

February 7, 1999: Stardust began it’s 3 billion bile journey to collect comet dust on this date.

Steve & Gina Droege and Stanley & Ora Mae Droege attended St. Ann’s Catholic Church breakfast Sunday morning. They got to visit with Ed & Laura Paszkiewicz, Veronica Liszewski, Nathan Liszewski & Melissa Norman who was visiting from Colorado

Something terrible can happen to you, and yet the day after this something terrible, the sun still rises, and life goes on. And, therefore, so must you.

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