Venedy – January 10, 2018
Ora Mae Droege 824-6326
St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy
Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor
9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Morning Worship Service, Second Sunday Epiphany. 1 Samuel 3: 1 – 10; 1 Corinthians 6: 12 – 20; John 1: 43 – 51
St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg
Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor
8:30 am – Sunday Morning Worship. Church Annual Meeting – 1 PM, January 21.
The January and February Project is CHOW, for Okawville schools.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F Kennedy.
Pastor Bill Groennert lead Bible Study, held at The Original Springs Hotel, on Wednesday.
Rev. John Ferdinand Walther Saleska, 87, whom God adopted as his own beloved child at Baptism, now rests with Jesus, where he is waiting with all of us for the Resurrection that God promised him in Christ. Services of hope and comfort for those who grieve were held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Mequon, WI on Tuesday September 19th. John’s Dad was Pastor at St. Salvator Lutheran Church in Venedy from 1930 – 1943. His sister, Lois graduated from Okawville High School in 1944. She was a classmate of Opal Jasper Ruehl, they had remained friends. John and wife, Sallie were in Venedy this past summer for St. Salvator’s 175th Anniversary Service where his son Tim was a guest speaker.
Friends paid their respects to the Esther Palek family at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Nashville on Wednesday morning with funeral services at 11:30am at St. Paul’s with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery. Esther was the mother of Ann Leadendecker of Venedy.
Remember, the only limits you have are on your credit cards.
The 14 day subfreezing stretch ended on Sunday when temperature climbed above 32 degrees.
This Day in History
January 10, 1946: First meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
January 11, 1973: “Designated Hitter” rule adopted.
January 12, 1932: First Elected Women Senator.
January 13, 1910: Radio pioneer and triode electron tube inventor, Lee DeForest, arranged the world’s first radio broadcast to the public in New York, NY.
January 14, 1952: “Today” TV Premiere, hosted by Dave Garroway.
January 15, 1967: First Super Bowl, the Green Bay Packers won the NFL-AFL World Championship Game, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs, 35 -10 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
January 16, 1991: Persian Gulf War begins.
Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues – New Jersey Devils hockey game at Scottrade Center Tuesday evening where Carter Hutton helped the Blues beat the Devils in overtime, 3 -2.
January: National Oatmeal Month.
January 10: Bittersweet Chocolate Day.
January 11: Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day.
January 12: National Pharmacist’s Day.
January 13: Make Your Dreams Come True Day.
January 14: Dress Up Your Pet Day.
January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrated on the Third Monday.
January 16: National Nothing Day.
Gina Droege attended a Baby Shower for her niece, Caitie Fahrner, at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Richmond Heights on Saturday morning. It was a great time with family and friends celebrating the coming arrival of a sweet baby girl.
Hearing about the cold, cold weather, frozen or broken pipes and the many cases of the flu, my thoughts and prayers are with you my readers, if 2018 hasn’t been kind to you.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.