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.............. Illlllllllll ...... II I .......... I lllll Illlllllllll Illlllll Illllllll Illllll Ill l points the way RICHER, FULLER LIVIN( I I II IIIIHIIIIIIIIII II IIII HI IH II HI$11H II Ill IIlllllll I I11 KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'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: 10:30 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 C# 605-237-4701 Sun: 9 a.m. Mass. LIVING HOPE FELLOWSHIP ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick Ave. Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-3021 Pastor David Homrighausen 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 1 st Tues. 7 p.m. Women's tea 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 Milbank, SD First and Third Sunday of Month Holy Eucharist. All other Sundays morning prayer. 9 a.m. - All Services CORRELL UNITED METHODIST Rev. Darrell Boe, Pastor Sun: 8:05 a.m. Church Service. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN Bellingham Pastor Thaine Kister Sun, Aug. 7:9:30 a.m. Joint Divine Service at Trinity w/Communion. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., Bellingham Rev. Thaine Kister Sun, Aug. 7:9:30 a.m. Joint Divine Service w/Communion. 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 Milbank, SD 605-432-6718 Pastor Iva Laudermith Thurs., Aug. 4:7:30 a.m. Bible Study at Park Place. Sun., Aug. 7:9 a.m. Worship; 10 a.m. Coffee/Fellowship. Tues., Aug. 9:5:30 p.m. Adminis- trative Board Meeting and PPRC Meeting. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirscb ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Wed., Aug 3:9:30 a.m. Mass Northridge. Fri., Aug 5:8 a.m. Mass; 9 a.m. Mass - Fairway View. Sat., Aug 6:5 p.m. Mass. Sun.,Aug. 7:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tues., Aug. 2:4:30 p.m. Mass. Wed, Aug. 3:4:30 p.m. Mass. Thurs., Aug. 4:8:30 p.m. Mass. Fri.,Aug. 5:5:30 p.m. Mass. Sun,Aug. 7:10:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Sat., Aug. 6:8 p.m. Mass. !i!!!i! These Weekly Church Notices Courtesy of the Following Firms... Steven G. Winther, DDS FAMILY DENTISTRY Ortonville, MN 320.839.2596 PRO AUTO Quality Used Autos - Complete Auto Body Ortonville, MN 320.839.2911 Essentia Health Graceville Belllngham Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. 320-568-2105 Carlson Drug Your Locally Owned & Operated Ortonville, MN BNKTwoPharmacists 320-839-6102 To Serve You! The OrtonviUe Independent PRINTING ~ NEWS ~ ADVERTISING CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ran Schlimme, Manager , , CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK IHAT UNDERSTANDS CLINTON, MN CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Karen Evenson, Pastor Sun., Aug. 7:10:45 a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Robert Friedrich Vacancy Pastor Tues., Aug. 2:11 a.m. Northridge Bible Study; 8 p.m. Service Broadcast channel 3. Wed., Aug. 3:2:30 p.m. Bible Class. Thurs., Aug. 4: Home Commun- ions; 3 p.m. High Rise Communion; 7 p.m. Executive Board WOT. Sun.,Aug. 7:9 a.m. Divine Service; 10:15 a.m. Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. Trustees; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. Mon., Aug. 8:1 p.m. Quilting. ZION UNITED METHODIST Bellingham Pastor Barb McKewin Wed, Aug. 3:9 a.m. Bible Study; 7 p.m. Worship. Sun., Aug. 7:9 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion. Mon., Aug. 8:9 a.m. Prayer Shawl. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Benjamin Pollack Tues., Aug. 2: Ladies Aid trip to Gary, SD. Sun., Aug. 7:8:15 a.m. Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Marlene Elmstrom Tues.,Aug. 2:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love; 12 noon Elementary Trip to Watertown Aquatic Park. Wed., Aug. 3:9 a.m. Staff; 9:30 a.m. TV Broadcast; 5:30 p.m. TV Broadcast. Thurs., Aug. 4:7 a.m. Prayer 4-20; 10:30 a.m. Northridge. Sat., Aug. 6: 1-3 p.m. Lovgren/Kuechenmeister Bridal Shower. Sun., Aug. 7:9 a.m. Worship-/Com- munion/Shepherd's Communion/In- . stallation of Bd. Members and Officers/KDIO Broadcast; 10 a.m. Fel- lowship. Tues., Aug. 9:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. TRINITY LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bey McNeill Clinton Wed., Aug. 3:11 a.m.-4 p.m. Va- cation Bible School. Thurs., Aug. 4:11 a.m.-4 p.m. Va- cation Bible School; 5 p.m. VBS Pro- gram and Congregational Pot Luck Supper. Sat., Aug. 6:5 p.m. St. Pauli Wor- ship. Sun.,Aug. 7:8:45 a.m. Worship and Coffee Hour. Mon., Aug. 8:9:30 a.m. Sarah Cir- cle. Wed., Aug. 10:9 a.m. Quilting. HOLDEN LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bey McNeill Beardsley Wed., Aug., 3:1-5 p.m. Quilting at Schoons. Sun., Aug. 7:10:30 a.m. Worship. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Darrell Boe 803 Roy Street, Ortonville, MN 56278 Sum,Aug. 7:10:30 a.m. Service. TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD Iva Laudermith, Pastor Sun., Aug. 7:9:30 a.m. Coffee/Fel- lowship; 10:30 a.m. Worship. Mon.,Aug. 8:9:30 a.m. Bible Study on Exodus and Sewing Group. *** * :,g ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Richard Larson, Pastor Thurs., Aug. 4:2 p.m. Sew and Sew; 7 p.m. Prayer Team. Sun., Aug. 7:10:45 a.m. Worship. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Rev. Phillip Ostlund Thurs., Aug. 4:9 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. Fri., Aug. 5:12 noon Men of In- tegrity (Pizza Ranch). Sun., Aug. 7:9:15 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., Aug. 2:11 a.m. Zion Broad- cast TV; 2 p.m. Deborah Circle; 5 p.m. Zion Broadcast TV; 7 p.m. Siloah Council. Wed., Aug. 3:7 p.m. Naomi Circle. Sun., Aug. 7:8 a.m. Siloah Wor- ship/H.C.; 9:45 a.m. Zion Wor- ship/H.C.; 11 a.m. Eidskog Worship. IIllllll Ill I PRO IMAGE PARTNERS Puf'ng Your Imoge First 47 NW 2nd St., Suite #3 Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone: 320-839-2542 Fax: 320-839-2543 in fo@ProlmagePartners, com www.ProlmagePartners.com ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC CHURCH 106 3rd Ave PO Box 68 Big Stone City, SD 57216-0068 Sun., Aug. 7:9 a.m. Sunday Mass. Mobile meals Aug. 1-5: Don and Arvene Van Hout. Aug. 8-I2: Kristi Delage. Schedul,s are subject to change. Pie social set at Eidskog Aug. 14 The Eidskog Lutheran Church of rural Ortonville will sponsor their an- nual Pie and Ice Cream Social on Sun- day, Aug. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. Barbecues, hot dogs, chips, home- made pie, ice cream, pop and coffee will be served. (Adv-2) High bridge players High bridge players at the Commu- nity Center on Friday, July 29 were Pearl Pederson and Mel Ehlert. Prairie Five menu Dinner at the Community Center is at 12N, Monday-Friday, and at Lake- side Apts. at l 1:45 daily. Please call the Center at (320) 839-3555 or Lake- side at (320) 839-3304 the day before you wish to eat to reserve a meal. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Free Balance Screening by Big Stone Therapies 10:30 a.m., Kiwanis 12 noon, Cards I p.m., Alanon 6 p.m., AA 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3 Breaded Pork Chop, Creamed Po- tatoes, Peas, Melon Cubes. Cards 1 pm, Afternoon at the Movie: 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' at 1:30 p.m.-S1 movie/refresh- ments. Thursday, Aug. 4 Crispy Baked Fish, Cheesy Pota- toes, Green Beans, Apricots. Vintage Stitchers 10 a.m., Cards 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 Build-A-Burger, Macaroni Salad, Lettuce Salad, Pickle, Fruit Tan. Bridge 12:50 p.m.,Cards 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 Hamburger Goulash, Green Beans, Lettuce Salad, Peach Slices. Cards 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 Breaded Pork Chop, German Potato Salad, Garden Veg. Blend, Melon Cup. Kiwanis 12 noon, Bingo 1:30 p.m., Alanon 6 p.m., AA 8 p.m. lt's your ' bread & butter, . nd'er T/iese Tiiin#s in J/our #leart Dennis Justison "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which someone has found; he hides it again, goes off in his joy, sells everything he owns and buys the field," Matthew 13:44. This is reminiscent of the call to the rich, young man who is told to sell everything he has, give the money to the poor, and come follow Jesus (Matthew 19:16-22). The "world" and our culture think it is silly to give up everything for God, but it is the invisible that is the really real. The Kingdom of God is the ultimate truth of the universe. The games played on Wall Street, Main Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue are just that: games. The pretend world that we see has everything backwards and upside down. The Kingdom of God refuses to obey our rules or logic and refuses to bow down to us. In the first half of life we try to find out who we are and how we fit into this world. We are concerned with our own security, with "my story" and "our story." We spend most of our time trying to get ahead and "make it." It is a necessary part of growing up and maturing. The mis- take most people make is that they think it is the ONLY concern in life. The second half of life is about wisdom and the story of the "I AM." (This is who God told Moses He was in Exodus 3:14, Yahweh, which means "I am.") But we don't get there until the first half of life fails us, until everything falls apart and we see the folly of our thinking. For many people it is a personal calamity. Perhaps a loved one dies or is terribly sick, or it might be a financial collapse or an addiction prob- lem. A friend or family member commits suicide, your marriage falls apart, or you go bankrupt. In the end we learn what Fr. Richard Rohr teaches, "Your life isn't about you, it's about life." But when we are all focused on me and us, we become terribly frightened when things col- lapse. When life falls apart we try so hard to fix it. We try to apply the rules and logic of the kingdoms of this world to make things better. In the Kingdom of God, up is down, down is up, out is in, in is out, the first are last, and the last are first. We can cling to life as it was, remain stuck in the first half of life, and self destruct, or we can surrender, be transformed, and embrace a new life by leaving everything behind and enter the King- dom of God. Until we truly meet the Holy One, we will be forever trapped in our own little kingdoms, the kingdoms of the world, where we are forever trying to shore up and meet our security needs and "build bigger barns" (Luke 12:16-21). As we grow older, there comes a time when we must give up the charade and give up control, or we will come to the end of our life miserable. We CAN make a choice to be joyful. It begins with sur- render and a falling into the arms and love of God. And Matthew 13:44? Yes, it is the hinge to a doorway to many things. For me, it represents the doorway from darkness to light, despair to joy, knowledge to wisdom, and a world with me at the center and in control to one in which I surrender all control and put the Kingdom at the cen- ter. I had to leave everything behind that I thought was everything. The irony is that what I thought was everything is really nothing. The fancy car, the big house, my own personal empire of whatever I thought was virtuous, is in fact nothing. What I thought was nothing is everything. It is the great reversal of life, of God. And yes, it is painful, but it is possi- ble and it does lead to the joy of God's Kingdom. Jesus describes this life and its joy in the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5-7. What do you need to sell and give away to be happy? Peace be v,t N u. Librarian's Corner By Vicki Grimli The Ortonville Public Library is open Monday -Thursday 11 - 7 p.m.; Friday 12 - 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 - 3 p.m. Make sure you check out the Pio- neerland Library Website to download audio books from Overdrive. If you have questions, please contact us. The summer reading program has concluded for another year. Top reader in the preschool - kindergarten group Was Madeline Lamb; First - Fourth grade was Adam Essington and the 5th grade and up was Rachel Murk. The preschool group read a total of 322.25 hours! The First - Fourth grade read 451 hours! The 5th grade and up read Birthdays As taken from the Big Stone Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calen- dar. As taken from the Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar. Tuesday, Aug. 2 Allen Pearson, Sharon Carlson, Matthew Carlson, Suzanne Gere Pan- sch, Scott Anderson, Norma Frevert, Jerry Parker, Andrew Lien, Don Lun- dell, Jerry Zeiger Wednesday, Aug. 3 Cathy Karels, Nick Hegge, Pat Taffe, Jason Fraasch, Judy Biever, Tyler Stephen Sis, Teresa Bursheim, Mary Jo Kanten, Julie Anderson, Nadean Kovarik, Nikki Rabe Thursday, Aug. 4 Michelle Karges, Larry Benkowski, Sr, Brian Krueger, Sandy Barrett, Doug Olson, Phillip Lundberg, George Lundberg, Kenneth Lee, Bonnie Rothi 115 hours and 37 minutes! Thanks to Laura Lamb for doing the program this year for us. New in General Fiction is Elizabeth Berg's "Once Upon a Time, There Was You". Sharing nothing in common ex- cept their 16 year old daughter, di- vorced parents John and Irene reconnect in the wake of a devastating tragedy and discover things about each other that they had not revealed during their marriage. Also new is Thomas Kinkade's "The Wedding Promise". Liza Martin has booked a June wed- ding, the first major event at her inn, and hopes everything comes together after noticing tensions between the bride and groom. Friday, Aug. 5 Gordon Gloege, John Adams, Mike Iverson, Elizabeth Erin Weekes, Lori Croatt, Jerry Morton, DeAndr6 French Saturday, Aug. 6 Lin Roeder, Debra Teske, Ernest Henneberg, Jr., Chase Edwin Kuefler, Conner John Johanson, Joyce Hamann Sunday, Aug. 7 Julie Marie Strei, Alan Arndt, Dan Christian, Roger Barnhardt, Angie Teske, Hunter Hofhenke, Jan Schmidt Monday, Aug. 8 Louis Brown, Jon Stock, Michele Froelich, Laura S. Marcus, Cara Back- strand Siebigteroth, Lindsay Hansen, Elizabeth Pearl Stern, Rory Knutson, Corey Voth, Daphne Sutton, Lindsey Debra Burdick, Christina Shelstad, Joel Stattelman, Megan Lindahl, Cathy Rademacher, Takara Ehlebracht, Brook Lynn Hoberg Tuesday, Aug. 9 Andrea S. 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