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KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH&apos;S WITNESSES Ortonville Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting; 10:35 a.m. Watchtower Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Bible Study; 8 p.m. School and Service Meeting. ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST CHURCH Artichoke (13 miles N. of Correll) Pastor Nate Roschen Sun: 10 a.m. Services. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Alban Township (6 miles east, 1-1/2 miles south of Milbank, SD) (LCMS) Pastor Kim Kanitz, 605-623-4281 Sunday: 8:15 a.m. Services; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD Fr Daniel Wolfgram Rectory: 605/862-8485 Office: 605/862-8319 or (2# 605 -237-4701 Sun: 9 a.m. Mass. LMNG HOPE FELLOWSHIP ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick Ave. Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-3021 Pastor David Homrighansen Sun: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship. Mondays 6 p.m. Life's Healing Choices Bible Study. Every other Wednesday 6 p.m. Young Adult Bible Study; Youth Group every other Wednesday at 6 p.m. Men's Bible Study 1st Tues. 7 p.m. Wonen's tfa 3rd Sat. at 10 a.m. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Directions: From Hwy. 12/75 junc- tion, approx. 12 miles east to Co. Rd. 25, turn left (north) about 12 miles, church sign on left. Pastor Michael Jones 507-562-0330 Sat: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study; 11 a.m. Church Service. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 716 SW 5th St. Willmar, MN (320) 235-2442 President Elder Grant McKinney Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sacrament Service; 11:30 a.m. Classes. Visitors Center open Sunday-Fri- day, 7 to 9 p.m. CHRIST EPISCOPAL Mflbank, SD First and Third Sunday of Month Holy Eucharist. All other Sundays morning prayer. 9 a.m. - All Services CORRELL UNITED METHODIST Rev. Darrell Bee, Pastor Sun: 8:05 a.m. Church Service. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN BeHingham Pastor Thaine Kister Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Worship w/ H.C. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., Bellingham Rev. Thalne Kister Tues., Feb. 1: 9 a.m. Bible Study. Wed., Feb. 2:4-6 p.m. Confirma- tion. Thurs., Feb. 3:1:30 p.m. TLA. Sun., Feb. 6: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service w/ H.C. PEACE EV. LUTHERAN WELS 1501 Aspen Drive Milbank, SD Jason Schulz, Pastor Sun: 8:30 a.m. Worship. PARKVIEW METHODIST CHURCH 1101 South Second Street Mflbank, SD 605-432-6718 Wed., Feb. 2:4-5:45 Confirmation. Thurs., Feb. 3:7:30 a.m. Bible Study at Trevett's Car6; 4 p.m. Parish Nurse Board Mtg; 5 p.m. Admin Board Mtg. Sun., Feb. 6:9:30 a.m. Sunday School Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Wor- ship, Communion. ,:#*** ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Wed., Feb. 2:9:30 a.m. Mass. Fri., Feb. 4:7:45 a.m. Mass. Sat., Feb. 5:5 p.m. Mass. Sun., Feb. 6:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tues., Feb. 1:8 a.m. Rosary; 8:30 a.m. Mass. Thurs., Feb. 3:8 a.m. Rosary; 8:30 a.m. Mass. Sun., Feb. 6:10:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU points !he way RIChtER, FULLER LIVINI 00iii00ii il These Weekly Church Notices Courtesy of the Following Firms.., Steven G. Winther, DDS FAMFLY DENTISTRY Ortonville,  320.839.2596 PRO AUTO Quality Used Autos ~ Complete Auto Body 11., MM 320.O3g.291 t Essentia Health Graceville i00llingham Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. 320-568-2105 Carlson Drug Your Locally Owned & Operated Thrifty Oonv,,e.m ||w rwoPhooc,sts 320839-6102 To Serve You! The Ortonville Independent PRINTING ~ NEWS ~ ADVERTISING CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schlimme, Manager . CLINTON, MN PHNE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS CLINTON, MN Thurs., Feb. 3:7 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration. Sat., Feb. 5:7:30 p.m. Mass. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Karen Evenson, Pastor Sun., Feb.6: 10:45a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Pastor Peter Gueldner Tues., Feb. 1: 11 a.m. Northridge Bible Study; 7:30 p.m. Elders; 8 p.m. Service Broadcast Channel 3. Wed., Feb. 2:1:30 p.m. Bible Class; 3:30-5 p.m. 7th and 8th Gr. Confirma- tion. Thurs., Feb. 3: Home Communions; 3 p.m. High Rise Communion; 7 p.m. Executive Board Women of Trinity, Genesis Bible Study. Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Divine Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. 5th and 6th Gr. Cat- echism Class; 10:15 a.m. Youth Bible Class Gr. 7-12; 11 a.m. Radio Broad- cast; 4 p.m. LYF Super Bowl Party. ZION UNITED METHODIST Bellingham Pastor Barb McKewin Wed., Feb. 3:9 a.m. Bible Study. Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Worship. Mon., Feb. 7:9 a.m. Prayer Shawl. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Benjamin Pollack Wed., Feb. 2:9 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. Thurs.,Feb. 3:1:30 p.m. Ladies Aid. Sun., Feb. 6:8:15 a.m. Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonviile Rev. Marlene Elmstrom Tues.,Feb. 1:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed., Feb. 2:9 a.m. Staff; 9:30 a.m. TV Broadcast; 1 p.m. Circle #3; 3:15 p.m. LA/DD; 4:30 p.m. Confir- mation Class #3; 5:15 p.m. Circle #6; 5:30 p.m. TV Broadcast/SP and Con- firmation Supper; 6 p.m. SP, Confir- mation Class #1 and 2; 7 p.m. Senior Choir. Thurs., Feb. 3:7 a.m. Prayer 4-20; 10:30 a.rn. Northridge; 1:30 p.m. Cir- cle #2; 4:30 p.m. W/A/M Mtg. Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Worship-Com- munion-KDIO Broadcast; 10 a.m. Fel- lowship; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School, ADS, Sub Sunday, Super Bowl of Car- ing. Monday, Feb. 7:6:30 p.m. Pre- Planning; 7 p.m. Council. Tuesday, Feb. 8:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 Day of Love. * :,I<  -'g :g TRINITY LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bey McNeill Clinton Wed., Feb. 2:9 a.m. Quilting; 4 p.m. 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation. Sun., Feb. 6:9:30 a.m. Sunday School and Choir Practice; 10:30 a.m. Communion Worship. Wed., Feb. 9:9 a.m. Quilting; 3 p.m. Church Council; 4 p.m. 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation; 5 p.m. Luther League Supper at Clinton Care Center. HOLDEN LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bey McNeili Beardsley Wed., Feb. 2:4 p.m. 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation. Sun., Feb. 6:8:45 a.m. Communion Worship; 10 a.m. Sunday School. Wed., Feb. 9:1-5 p.m. Quilting at Schoons; 4 p.m. 7th and 8th Grade Confirmation. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Darrell Doe 803 Roy Street, Ortonville, MN 56278 ' Tues., Feb. 1:3:30 p.m. Singing at Northridge. Wed., Feb. 2:3:30 p.m. Confirma- tion; 7 p.m. Choir Practice. Sat., Feb. 5:8 a.m. Men's Breakfast. Sun., Feb. 6: Communion; 9:30 a.m. Church; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School. Mon., Feb. 7:9:30 a.m. Bible Study. TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD Iva Laubermith, Pastor Wed., Feb. 2:4-5:45 p.m. Confir- mation. Sat., Feb. 5:4-7 p.m. Annual Pan- cake Feed. Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Worship, Com- munion; 10 a.m. Sunday School/Fel- lowship. Mon., Feb. 7:9:30 a.m. Sewing group/Bible study on Genesis; 6 p.m. Worship Committee. ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Richard Larson, Pastor Tues.,Feb. 1:7 p.m. Deacon's Mtg; 8 p.m. Church Council Mtg. Wed., Feb. 2:5 p.m. Confirmation; 6 p.m. Wings/Pioneer. Thurs., Feb. 3:2 p.m. Sew and Sew; 7 p.m. Prayer Team. 47 NW 2nd St., Suite #3 Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone: 320-839-2542 Fax: 320-839-2543 info@ProlmagePartners, corn w w w. ProlmagePartners. corn Sat., Feb. 5:8 a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast. Sun., Feb. 6:9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion. Mon., Feb. 7:6:30 p.m. Faith. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Rev. Phillip Ostlund Wed., Feb. 2:6:30 p.m. Awana. Thurs., Feb. 3:9 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. Fri., Feb. 4:12 noon Men of In- tegrity (Pizza Ranch). Sat., Feb. 5:6 p.m. Adult Fellow- ship (potluck) Sun., Feb. 6:9:15 a.m. Learning for Life; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; 7 p.m. Youth Group. ZION-EIDSKOG-SILOAH LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. John Ragan, Pastor Tues., Feb. 1:2 p.m. Deborah Cir- cle; 7 p.m. Siloah Circle. Wed., Feb. 2:4:30 p.m. 2nd Yr. Cfrm; 6:30 p.m. I st Yr. Cfrm. Sun., Feb. 6:8 a.m. Siloah Wor- ship/H.C., 9:45 a.m. Eidskog Worship: 11 a.m. Zion Worship. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC CHURCH 106 3rd Ave PO Box 68 Big Stone City, SD 57216-0068 Sun., Feb. 6:9 a.m. Sunday Mass. Birthdays As taken from the Big Stone Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calen- dar. Tuesday, Feb. 1 Jason Adams, Stephanie Stern. Amanda Sue Bergland, Todd Kuefler, Tony Croatt, Joanne Hinders Meyer, Angela Beling, Clara Zeek, Terri Leger, Justin Hanson, Jacob Hansen, Braden Bucher. Wednesday, Feb. 2 Diane Whemtner, Dawn Hughes, Bryan Johnson, Kathy Hasslen, Kyle Mackey, Spencer Neal Streed, Chelsey Swenson, Terry Taylor, Gene Mack, Cara Greger. Thursday, Feb. 3 Dean Hofhenke, Krista Schneider, Annette Leger, Zachariah John Streed, Ashley Bolsis, Heather Granger, Ko- rtni Lynn Arndt, Heather DeJong, Gary Sigler, Kylie Knodel, Neveah Raye Giossi. Friday, Feb. 4 Michael Hudson, Joe Koch, Kristina Harder, Connor Wiik, Andrew Christopher Zumwalt, Debra Inderien Scholberg. Saturday, Feb. 5 Harvey Kelzer, Kelly Brecke, Phyl- lis Streich, Paul Bohlman, Erik Kalberg. Sunday, Feb. 6 Ross Tiegs, Christy McEwen, Scott Roeder, Slim Jurgens, Hannah Jeanne Mathes, Hal Teske, Kenadi Arndt, Erin RaNae Blaufuss. Monday, Feb. 7 Scott Rheingans, Monte Matheson, Saul Andrew Eugene, Brenna Rausch, Megan Aesoph. Tuesday, Feb. 8 Keith Lee, James Russell Leger, Richard Krueger, Missy Petersen Gronholz, Alayna Marie Stenzel, Kar- ley Essington, Ashley Athey, Esmer- alda Dinnel. Mobile meals Jan. 31-Feb. 4: Bob Meyer. Bob and Gretta Yaeger. Feb. 7-11: Bob Meyer, Kristi De- lage. Schedules are subject to change. DEADLINE Deadline for churches is Friday at 12 noon = 00001111 Ponder Tdiese T[itn#s00 your y00Ceart ( U Dennts Justison Last week the anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision to allow abortion was acknowledged by those on both sides of the issue. Driving home from school, I heard the stories of many women as they called the Catholic radio station I was listening to. They shared their pain, fear, sad- ness, and regret. One woman was seventeen at the time of her abortion. After 30 years it still haunts her. She was condemned by her parents. She was a sinner it seems, not for having sex, but for getting pregnant. Her boyfriend pres- sured her to have an abortion. Her parents paid for it. Her church blamed her for it all then ignored her. Our faults and sin, our evil and darkness are li.ke a drop of water in the ocean of God's mercy. One thing we churchy folk need to remind ourselves of is that we all sin. The sin of unforgiveness, or judging others can leave a soul with a hard, unloving heart. I wonder if the cause of abortion in many cases is just that: cold, unloving hearts by people in the woman's life. Any sin is merely a reflection of our pain. Our hearts are ill, which causes spiritual blindness. We're not immoral as much as we are blind. We need a doctor. We need Jesus to heal our souls. I don't like abortion. But 1 love every woman who had one. And I en- courage every woman who has had one to go and sit with the Lord. He i loves you too. He will not hold this against you. As He says in John's Gospel, "I will not reject anyone who comes to Me." We humans in the Church, well, too often we greet people with the eye i of judgment. Jesus won't do that. Our blueprint can be the woman caught in adultery (John 8:1-11). Jesus didn't put the woman on trial and say, "You naughty person. Shame on you." He met her exactly where she was. He loved her exactly where she was. His love set her free and allowed her to love. His love was what she was looking for her whole life. Her heart was full of pain. It became ill. She was looking for love. And she found something that felt better than what she had. But it wasn't the real thing. Jesus showed her the real thing and it changed her. God doesn't love us if we change, He loves us so that we can change. Love changes us, not judgment. The people who accused her and judged her had a worse sin. Jesus is a lot tougher on those who condemn than He is on those who are con- demned. Divine love has nothing to do with being good, being right, or even being holy. Love is God's job description. No matter what we do, God says, "That's what I am willing to work with. That's the mustard seed which I will use to make great things happen." We all do bad things. None of us merit God's love, not one. He in- vites the good and bad alike to the great wedding feast (Matthew 22:10). Father Richard Rohr says it well. "Love alone of all things is suffi- ': cient unto itself. It is its own end, its own merit, its own beginning, and i: its own satisfaction. It seeks no cause beyond itself and needs no fruit outside of itself. Its fruit is its use. ! love simply because I am love.  That is my deepest identity. I am created in and for and because of love. i: I came forth from a God who is love and share in that divine identity. Without love, I will never know who I am, or who God is, or why the uni- i verse was created." i  If you need to talk, send me an e-mail: ponderintheheart@gmail.co. [ Peace be with you. " Librarian's Corner By Vicki Grimli The Ortonville Public Library is open Monday-Thursday 12-8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10-3 p.m. Remember to come to Movie Night at the Library on Tuesday, February 8 as part of the Arctic Fest. We will have sub sandwiches and milk. We will be showing the movie Eight Below as part of the winter theme. Bring a pillow to sit and watch the movie on so you can be comfortable. Please call the library at 839-2494 if you are planning on coming so we can get a count for or- dering the fDod. New in Mystery and Detective is Alexander McCall Smith's "The Charming Quirks of Others". Investi- gating allegations against a headmaster candidate for her alma mater, Isabel un- covers surprising truths that hit close to home and unwittingly upsets the father of her young son. Prairie Five menu The Prairie Five Senior Nutrition Program serves noon meals weekdays at the Ortonville Community Center and Ortonville Lakeside Apartments. The suggested donation for the meal is $3.50. To reserve a meal at the Ortonville Community Center mealsite call 839- 3555. One day advance meal registra- tion is requested or by 8 a.m. the day you want to eat. To reserve a meal at the Ortonville Lakeside Apartment mealsite call 839- 3304. One day advance meal registra- tion is requested by 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1 Ham Loaf, Baked Sweet Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Banana Cake, Multi- Grain Bread. New in Religious Fiction is Tracie Peterson's "Embers of Love". When Deborah Vandermark decides to assist her family's logging business now that she has completed college, her best friend, Lizzie Decker, unexpectedly ac- companies her back home, fleeing a wedding and groom she has no interest in, but Deborah, the determined match- maker, puts her sights on uniting her brother and dear friend in a true love match. New in Romance is Catherine Coul- ter's "The Valcourt Heiress". Return- ing home from the king's service, Baron Wareham finds his castle nearly destroyed by the elusive Black Demon and teams up with the illegitimate but educated daughter of a priest to restore his home, an effort complicated by mysteries about the woman's identity and the Black Demon's agenda. Wednesday, Feb. 2 Pork Chop in Gravy, Escalloped Potatoes, Garden Mix Vegetables, Baked Apples, Raisin Bread. Thursday, Feb. 3 Chicken with Rice, Sliced Carrots, Broccoli Salad, Chilled Apricot Halves, Dinner Roll. Friday, Feb. 4 Lasagna, Green Bean Cuts, Tossed Salad, Birthday Cake, Dinner Roll. Monday, Feb. 7 Italian Spaghetti, Green Beans, Let- tuce Salad/Dressing, Apricot Halves, Dinner Roll. Tuesday, Feb. 8 Pork Roast, Whipped Potato/Gravy, Green Beans, Mandarin Orange Jello, Multi-Grain Bread. This program is administered by Prairie Five CAC, Inc. and made pos- sible in part under the Federal Older Americans Act through an award from the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. GLACIAL LAKES ORTHOPAEDICS Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Seeing patients twice a month at the Ortonville Hospital. Call Lori Larson @ 1-320-839-2502 for an appointment. (605) 882-2630 or 1-800-658-4763 Mallard Pointe Business Park Watertown, SD WE ACCEPT MEDICARE ASSIGNMENT Office Hours Mon. thru Thurs. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 Page 8 00INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb. 1,2011