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Venedy – October 18, 2017

Venedy – October 18, 2017

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. Isaiah 45: 1 – 7; I Thessalonian 1: 1 – 10;Matthew 22: 15 – 22

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg.

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship Service, A special congregational meeting following services October 22.

8:30 a.m: Sunday, October 29, Celebration of 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

8:30 a.m: Sunday, November 5, All Saints Sunday.

The September and October Project is Hoyleton Ministry.

Saturday, October 21, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Illinois South Conference Annual Meeting at Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville.

Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.

Some members of St. Salvator were busy, busy busy making 1055 apple pies for their Annual Pie Sale Saturday. A big THANK YOU to all the workers and purchasers.

The Washington County U.C.C. Clergy met for lunch Wednesday noon at the Okawville Golf Course.

Decisions, decisions as Rosemary Koenigstein arrived at the home of Ora Mae Droege Wednesday morning for Girl’s Day Out. Ora Mae, Stanley and Steve were surprised as Ora Mae thought Girl’s Day Out was next week! So Ora Mae hurried to get ready where upon Sandy Epplin arrived. Much discussion before deciding on an event for the day. By then it was close to noon so lunch was the first stop of the day at O’Charley’s for free pie Wednesday. Then some Christmas shopping before returning home. A sign of old age for one.

Always exercise on Monday. This sets the psychological pattern for the rest of the week.

Relatives & friends attended a “Let’s toast the bride to be” bridal shower luncheon in honor of Rebecca Moran Saturday at noon in the Venedy Village Hall. Rebecca will become the bride of Garrett Wisher on Saturday, December 9th, at St. Salvator Lutheran Church in Venedy.

This Week in History:

October 18, 1890: John Owens is 1st man to run the 100 yard dash in under 10 seconds.

October 19, 1932: Henry Ford gives 1st radio speech.

October 20, 1979: John F. Kennedy Library dedicated in Boston.

October 21, 1998: World Series, New York Yankees beat the San Diego Padres 4 games to 0.

October 22, 1979: Walt Disney Worlds 100 millionth guest.

October 23, 2001: Apple releases the first I Pod capable of storing 1,000 songs.

October 24, 1861: 1st transcontinental telegram sent ending the Pony Express.

David Droege was on a mixed open team of 12 runners that competed in the Bourbon Chase 200 mile relay in Kentucky over the week-end. They finished 49th out of 245 teams in their division, 103rd out of 396 overall.

Some area residents attended St. Liborius Parish Wurstmarkt, Raffle & Shooting Match Sunday. The wurstmarkt season has begun.

Bizarre and Unique Holidays:

October: National Diabetes Month; Pet Peeve Week

October 18: No Beard Day.

October 19: Evaluate Your Life Day.

October 20: Brandied Fruit Day.

October 21: Sweetest Day.

October 22: Mother-in-Law Day.

October 23: National Mole Day.

October 24: United Nations Day.

Some events coming up:

Molly B at Du Bois, Friday October 27th, for those luck enough to have a ticket.

St John’s UCC, Plum Hill Wurstmarkt, Wednesday November 1.

Republican Century Club Dinner & Rally, Sunday November 5 at Original Springs.

Zion UCC, Addieville Wurstmarkt, Wednesday November 8th. Will be held at the Addieville Community Club.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

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