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VenedyDecember 09, 2015


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

8:30am till 10:00am Sunday School Christmas Program practice

10:00am Sunday Morning Worship Service

Zeph. 3: 14 – 20; Phil. 4: 4 – 7; Luke 7: 18 – 35

7:00pm Sunday December 13 – Christmas Cantata

Sunday December 20: Children’s Christmas practice after church until 12:30pm, then party and lunch

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg,, IL

Rev. Bill Groennert

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service

5:00pm Thursday December 24, Christmas Eve Services

Please remember St John’s Mission Project for November and December is New Athens Home

A nation, as a society, forms a moral person, and every member of it is personally responsible for his society

The St. Libory American Legion Christmas Party was enjoyed Friday evening, a potluck with an abundance and variety of good food, singing of Christmas Carols and the children eagerly awaited the arrival of Santa, who distributed gifts. A good time for all.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues vs Florida Panthers hockey game at the Scottrade Center in St Louis Tuesday evening.

Some area residents attended the 32nd annual Country Christmas Stroll and House Tour on Saturday and Sunday. The weather was great for the event.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege accompanied Jim and Sue Wenneman to the Egyptian Telephone Cooperative Association Christmas Party at the Barrens Winery at Perryville MO Sunday Evening

Somewhere in the flurry of the season, may you find time to dream, time to wonder, time to remember, time to be

Gina Droege along with Paula Sherman, Stephanie Fahrner, Veronica Liszewski and Vicki Unverfehrt spent Sunday in St Charles Mo to enjoy the Christmas activities. It was an enjoyable time even through the sprinkles.

Bizarre and Unique


December: Write a Friend Month

December 10 – Human Rights Day

December 12 – National Ding-a-Ling Day

December 13 – International Children’s Day – Second Sunday in December

December 15 – Bill of Rights Day

December 16 – National Chocolate Covered Anything Day, Had to add this for you chocolate lovers

Don’t forget, St Salvator Choir Cantata “Bethlehem Child” will be presented Sunday December 13th at 7:00pm at St Salvator Lutheran Church in Venedy

Recipe for Christmas Joy

1/2 cup Hugs, 4 tsp Kisses, 2 cups Smiles, 4 cups Love, 1/2 cup Peace on Earth, 3 tsp Christmas spirit, 2 cups Goodwill toward Man, 1 sprig Mistletoe, 1 cup Special Holiday Cheer, 1 med size bag of Christmas Snowflakes(the regular kind won’t do)

Mix hugs, kisses, smiles and love until consistent. Blend in holiday cheer, peace on earth, Christmas spirit and goodwill toward man. Use the mixture to fill a large warm heart, where it can be stored for a lifetime,(it never goes bad!). serve as desired under the mistletoe, sprinkled liberally with special Christmas snowflakes. It is especially good when accompanied by Christmas carols and family get-togethers. Serve to one and all.

The Crowd

You See

Around that Store

Are Burma Shavers

Buying More

Burma Shave

Fire! Fire!

Keep Cool

Be Brave

Just Grab

Your Pants and

Burma Shave

“They’re Off”

He Cried

and Felt His Chin

‘Twas Just Another

Easy Win For

Burma Shave

The Burma Shave signs are gone now, except for one set on permanent display at The Smithsonian.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege and Roger and Debbie Rinder visited at the home of Dean and Delores Rinder Monday Evening

The Miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.