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

9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service. Isiah 55: 1 – 5; Romans 9: 1 – 5 (6 – 13); Matthew 14: 13 – 21.

10:00 am Sunday August 13th, son of the congregation, Rev. Mark Harris, will be the guest speaker for their 175th Anniversary Special Celebration Service.

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

Sunday, August 6, No Worship Service – Vacation Sunday

The July and August Mission Project is Irvington Food Pantry

As far as I can see, I’m just a speck in eternity, so why sweat anything?

Cindy McHenry arrived in the area Thursday. On Friday, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege and Cindy McHenry motored to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On Saturday they all attended Germanfest at The Henry W. Maier Park downtown Milwaukee. Cindy also visited with friends in the area. They returned to the Venedy area on Sunday afternoon.

Baking cookies and don’t have eggs? Sure, you could ask the neighbor, but half a banana (per egg) works as a great substitute.

Some area residents attended St. Anthony’s Picnic at Lively Grove Saturday evening.

This Week in History

August 2, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Official signing anniversary.

August 3, 1492: Christopher Columbus sails for the New World Anniversary.

August 4, 1900: Louis Armstrong birth anniversary. (some say 1901).

August 5, 1957: “American Bandstand” TV Premiere.

August 6, 1945: Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

August 7, 1990: Desert Shield anniversary.

August 8, 1866: Matthew A Henson Birthday Anniversary: American black explorer. He accompanied Robert E Peary on seven arctic expeditions. A successful 1908 – 1909 expedition to the North Pole on April 6, 1909.

Steve and Gina attended the Smithton Homecoming Parade Saturday evening, Steve marched with the Shriner Brass Band.

David and Tiffany Droege returned home late Sunday evening from a 2 week trip to Australia.

Unique and Special Holidays

August: National Picnic Month; National Smile Week.

Aug. 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.

Aug. 3: National Watermelon Day.

Aug. 4: Chocolate Cookie Day.

Aug. 5: National Clown Day.

Aug. 6: Friendship Day and Sister Day.

August 7: International Forgiveness Day.

Aug. 8: ‘Sneak some Zucchini onto your neighbors porch’ Day – Now that’s nasty.

Don’t forget the 70th Annual Venedy Picnic and Homecoming, Saturday August 12. Good food and entertainment. The Venedy Band plays from 4 – 6 pm.

The Venedy Picnic depends on everyone’s help and support to continue its tradition of success.

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. 

–– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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