Venedy – November 8, 2017

Venedy – November 8, 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. Amos 5: 18 – 24; I Thessalonian 4: 13 – 18; Matthew 25: 1 – 13

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

8:30 am: Sunday Morning Worship Service

The November and December Project is New Athens Home.

Families are like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain the same.

Friends paid their respects to the Ethel Marquard family at the Campagna Funeral Home in Okawville Monday evening. Funeral Services were held Tuesday morning at St. Salvator Lutheran Church with Pastor Art Eichhorn officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery.

Steve Droege participated in the Shriners Fall Ceremonial Saturday afternoon at the Shriners Temple in East St. Louis.

Friends and relatives attended the Sawyer Backs Benefit at the Okawville American Legion Home Saturday. There was a large crowd in attendance.

The Venedy Band held their End Of Year Party at the home of Ron and Glenda Recker on Sunday evening.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St Louis Blues and Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey game at Scottrade Center Saturday evening. What a great win, Blues over the Leafs 6 – 4.

This Day in History:

November 8, 1966: Actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California.

November 9, 1944: Red Cross wins Nobel Peace Prize.

November 10, 1950: Nobel for Literature awarded to William Faulkner.

November 11, 1940: Willys unveiled it’s general purpose vehicle – Jeep.

November 12, 1946: Bank of Chicago, IL instituted the first drive-in banking service in America.

November 13, 1994: Sweden agrees to join European Union.

November 14, 1896: Power Plant at Niagara Falls begins operation.

Some area residents attended the Washington County Home and Community Education Christmas special Monday evening at the St. Peter’s Parish Hall in Okawville. The decoration theme was “Snowmen”, a fun, festive evening.

Steve and Gina Droege, David and Tiffany Droege, Ryan and Kayla Droege and Stanley and Ora Mae Droege were with family and friends at the home of Ed Paszkiewicz for a Birthday Celebration for Ed on Sunday afternoon.

Former members of St. John’s UCC, Johannisburg who remember the piano in the school house, it has found a new home. Ryan and Kayla Droege of Cape Girardeau, MO have given it a new home.

Events This Week:

Zion UCC, Addieville’s Wurstmarkt, Wednesday, November 8. Serving at the Addieville Community Club beginning at 4 pm.

Ladies Night Out, Vendor Show and Quarter Auction, November 11, at the Okawville Community Club. Sponsored by the Immanuel Alumni and Friends Association. Call 618-322-7998.

Sunday, November 12, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Talent in Music Festival beginning at 3 pm at the Church.

Immediately following, at 4 pm, Immanuel Men’s Club Chili and Chicken Soup Dinner. Serving until 7 pm.

If you don’t think every day is great… try missing a few.