Venedy – October 11, 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 25: 6 – 9; Philippians 4: 4 – 13; Matthew 22: 1 – 14.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg
Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor
8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service.
Sunday, October 22, following Services – Special Congregational Meeting.
The September and October Project is Hoyleton Ministry
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.
Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Blake and Serena Wisneski, as your daughter is baptized, may this special day be a wonderful reminder of the blessings you have as parents to love your daughter and prepare her for the special plans God has for her.
Brylee Ann Wisneski was baptized Sunday morning October 8 at St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg by Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor. Godparents are Brandon Wisneski and Jessica Klein. A luncheon followed at the Wisneski’s for family and friends.
Open your bag of chips from the bottom, since most of the flavoring has settled there.
Cindy McHenry of Columbia, MO arrived in the area on Saturday to attend the Baptism of Brylee Ann Wisneski, she returned home on Monday.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
– George Washington.
Gracie came to visit Buster at the home of Steve and Gina Droege on Thursday. Ryan and Kayla Droege stopped on the way back home on Sunday to take pick her up. Hope you feel better, Gracie!
Thursday evening, October 5, did you notice the full Harvest moon? It was particularly special because it happened in October for the first time since 2009.
This Day in History
October 11, 1975: “Saturday Night Live” premiers with guest host, George Carlin.
October 12, 1901: Theodore Roosevelt renames “Executive Mansion”, “The White House”.
October 13, 1792: 1st Old Farmer’s Almanac is published.
October 14, 1978: 1st TV movie from a TV series, “Rescue from Gilligan’s Island”.
October 15, 1977: Debbie Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” goes #1 and stays #1 for 10 weeks.
October 16, 1940: American men are registering for the draft and signing up at a rate of 1 million or more an hour.
October 17, 2006: United States population reached 300 million people.
Those who ordered apple pies at St. Salvator, remember to pick them up Saturday, October 14 from 4:30 to 6:00pm or Sunday October 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tri-County Electric Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, October 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tri-County Electric Association in Mt. Vernon.
Bizarre and Unique Holidays
Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Fire Prevention Week
October 11: Emergency Nurses Day.
October 12: Old Farmer’s Day.
October 13: Friday the 13th.
October 14: National Dessert Day.
October 15: White Cane Safety Day.
October 16: Bosses Day.
October 17: Wear Something Gaudy Day.
There will be a benefit Car Cruise and Poker Run on Saturday, November 4, for 2 year old Sawyer Backs at the Okawville American Legion Home.
Registration begins at 10am and leaves at noon. Mark you calendar if interested.
The Venedy Sportsmen’s Club’s 47th Annual Raffle drawing will be held at Seg’s Place in Venedy on Wednesday October 18 at 8pm.
Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues home opener on Saturday October 7 at Scottrade Center. It was an exciting game as the Blues top the Dallas Stars. The number 4 was the theme for the night as the Blues remembered former Blue Noel Picard who wore the #4. The first goal was scored by #4, Carl Gunnarsson and the score was 4 – 2.
Don’t forget St. Liborius Parish Wurstmarkt and Shooting Match on Sunday October 15th at the American Legion Home, St. Libory. Also a raffle and Country Store with products to take home and enjoy.
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson.