Venedy – January 31, 2018

Venedy – January 31, 2018

Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL
Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 am – Sunday School
10:00 am – Sunday Morning Worship Service, Fifth Sunday in Epiphany
Isaiah 40: 21 – 31; 1 Corinthians 9: 16 – 27; Mark 1: 29 – 39

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL
Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 am – Sunday Morning Worship, Installation of Church Council
The January and February Project is CHOW, for Okawville schools.

Life is the fabric. What we make out of it is up to us.

Pastor Bill Groennert will lead Bible Study Wednesday, at 10 am, at The Original Springs in Okawville.
The full moon on January 31 will combine three rare lunar events for the first time in 150 years. The Blue Moon, the Super Moon and the Blood Moon.
Susan Wisneski was a dinner guest of her parents, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, on Thursday evening in honor of her Birthday.

The difference between you and a hot pan of brownies is that no one has to wait 10 minutes for you to be cool.

Yea, Yea, Blues win 3 – 1. Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche hockey game Thursday evening. I’m feeling better, I was beginning to think the Blues jersey I gave Steve for Christmas was jinxed.

This Day in History

February 1, 1958 – 1st U.S. Satellite, Explorer 1, launched.

February 2, 1974 – Barbara Streisand’s 1st #1 hit, The Way We Were.

February 3, 1973 – President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law.

February 4, 1957 – 1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale.

February 5, 1971 – Apollo 14 Commander, Alan Shepard Jr., becomes the fifth human to walk on the moon.

February 6, 1928 – 10th Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.

Our Grandson, Ryan Droege, and wife, Kayla returned home Wednesday from a three- week vacation to Africa. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and an African Safari were the highlights of the trip which was beautiful and transformative. I had just read, in South Africa, termites and ants are often roasted and eaten by the handful like popcorn.

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

February – National Heart Health Month.

Feb. 1 – National Freedom Day.

Feb. 2 – Groundhog Day, also Wear Red in Support of Women’s Health Month.

Feb. 3 – Feed the Birds Day.

Feb. 4 – Super Bowl Sunday, Super Bowl 52.

Feb. 5 – National Weatherman’s Day.

Feb. 6 – Lame Duck Day.

Gina Droege was with family and friends at a baby shower for her cousin Aaron & Lauren Sczurko at the home of Andrea & Brian Leas in Edwardsville, Saturday afternoon.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
–– Winston Churchill.

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