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Venedy: December 6, 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 40: 1 – 11; 2 Peter 3: 8 – 14; Mark 1: 1 – 8

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg

Rev. Bill Groennert, 


8:30 am – Sunday Morning Worship Service, 1st Sunday of Advent

5:00 pm – Sunday December 24, Sunday School Christmas Program

The November and December Project is New Athens Home.

Bibles that are coming apart usually belong to the people who are not.

Josh and Tonya Koenigstein of Washington, IL, are the proud parents of a baby boy, Lucas Daniel, born Wednesday, November 29. Lucas weighed 9 lbs, 4 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins big sister, Elaina. Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Christy Koenigstein.

Beautiful weather for the 34th Annual Country Christmas Stroll Saturday and Sunday at Okawville which area residents attended. One of the houses on the Christmas House Tour was in our little town of Venedy, Tom and Lori Segelhorst made our village proud.

Who wrote the song “Here comes Santa Claus”?

Gene Autry.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the Ainad Shriners Brass Band Christmas Party Sunday evening held at The Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.

It takes a heap of cooking to make a house a home.

This Week in History

December 6, 1884 – The Washington Monument is completed.

December 7, 1965 – Chevrolet produces it’s 3,000,000th car.

December 8, 1993 – NAFTA signed into law.

December 9, 1929 – Ginger Rogers makes her Broadway debut.

December 10, 1901 – First Nobel Prizes awarded.

December 11, 1946 – UNICEF Established.

December 12, 1915 – Frank Sinatra born in Hoboken, NJ. Died May 14, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege accompanied Jim and Sue Wenneman to attend the Egyptian Telephone Coop Association Annual Christmas Party Sunday evening at The J and T Caliber Restaurant located at The World Shooting Complex in Sparta.

Unique and Bizarre Holidays

December – Write a Friend Month.

Dec. 6 – St. Nicholas Day.

Dec. 7 – Pearl Harbor Day.

Dec. 8 – National Brownie Day.

Dec. 9 – Christmas Card Day.

Dec. 10 – International Children’s Day.

Dec. 11 – National Noodle Day.

Dec. 12 – Poinsettia Day.

It may sound crazy, but white wine will actually take out a red wine stain.

If you are often sorry for saying a harsh word, you will never regret saying a kind one.

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