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I I II III . ? points the way RICHER, FULLER LIVING KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonviile 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 Correli) Pastor Brian Pearson Sun: 10 a.m. Services. g~g~g* BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Alban Township (6 miles east, 1-1/2 miles south of Milhank, 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 BurdickAve. Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone 320-839-3021 Pastor David Homrighausen Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School; 10:00 a.m. Sunday Worship; 10:30 a.m. Children's Church; 7 p.m. Sunday Night Bible Study. Second Tuesday: 7 p.m. Women's Meet. Second & Fourth Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Kids & Youth meet. Third Wednesday: 7 p.m. Men meet. 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., July 4-Aug. 29:9:30 a.m. Di- vine Service. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., Beilingham Rev. Thaine Kister Sun., July 4-Aug. 29:8 a.m. Divine Service. PEACE EV. LUTHERAN WELS 1501Aspen Drive Milbank, SD Jason Schulz, Pastor Sun: 8:30 a.m. Worship. a.m. Zion Worship. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Wed.,Aug. 11:9:30 a.m. Mass. Fri.,Aug. 13:8 a.m. Mass. Sat., Aug. 14: 3:30 p.m. Dawald/Folk Wedding; 5 p.m. Mass. Sun.,Aug. 15:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JOSEPH'S- ROSEN Tues.,Aug. 10:8:30 a.m. Mass. Thurs., Aug. 12:8:30 a.m. Mass. Sun., Aug. 15:10:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Thurs., Aug. 12:7:30 p.m. Eu- charistic Adoration. Sat., Aug. 14:8 p.m. Mass. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Karen Evenson, Pastor Sun., Aug. 15:10:45 a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAI~I Ortonville Tues., Aug. 10:8 p.m. Service Broadcast ch. 3. Wed., Aug. 11:1:30 p.m. Bible Class. I I I IIIII I II These Weekly Church Notices Courtesy of the Following Firms.. Steven G. 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FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Marlene Elmstrom Tues.Aug. 10:7 a.m. Squares: 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed. Aug. 11:~:30 a.m. TV Broad- cast; 12:20 p.m. Elementary trip to Wa- tertown; 5:30 p.m. TV Broadcast. Thurs.Aug. 12:7 a.m. Prayer 4-20; 10:30 a.m. Northridge Communion; 2 p.m. Fairway View Communion. Sat., Aug. 14:7 p.m. Justice Lee Wittnebel Baptism. Sun.Aug. 15:9 a.m. Contemporary Worship-KDIO Broadcast; 10 a.m. Fellowship. Tues.Aug. 17:7 a.m. Squares: 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. TRINITY LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bev McNeill Clinton Wed., Aug. 11:9 a.m. Quilting; 5 p.m. Education Committee. Sat., Aug. 14:5 p.m. Worship at St. Pauli. Sun., Aug. 15:10:30 a.m. Worship. Wed., Aug. 18:9 a.m. Quilting; 7:30 p.m. Priscilla Circle. HOLDEN LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bey McNeili Beardsley Thurs., Aug. 12:8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Clean-up Day. Sun., Aug. 15:8:45 Worship. Thurs.,Aug. 12:7 p.m. Evang~ ....... : W#~., Aug. 18:1-5 p.m. Quilting at Carlson Drug Your Locall~ Owned & Operated ~Thdfty Ortonoilte, MN llff~' Two Ph .... cists 320-8396102 To Serve You! The OrtonviUe Independent PRINTING ~ NEWS ~ ADVERTISING CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS CLINTON, MN' Schoons. ZION-EIDSKOG-SILOAH LUTHERAN Ortonviile Rev. John Ragan, Pastor Wed., Aug. 11:6:30 p.m. Zion Comm. Meeting; 7 p.m. Zion Council. Sat., Aug. 14: Hansen-Anderson Family Reunion at Eidskog. Sun., Aug. 15:8 a.m. Eidskog Wor- ship; 9:15 a.m. Zion Worship/Holy Communion; 11 a.m. Siloah Worship; 4-7 p.m. Eidskog Ice Cream Social. ZION UNITED METHODIST Bellingham Pastor Barb McKewin Wed., Aug. 11:9 a.m. Bible Study; 6:45-830 p.m. VBS. Thurs., Aug. 12:6:45-8:30 p.m. VBS. Fri.,Aug. 13:6:45-8:30 p.m. VBS. Sun.. Aug. 15:10 a.m. Worship in the Park; VBS Closing; 6 p.m. Em- maus P. Mon.. Aug. 16:9 a.m. Prayer Shawl: 7 p.m. Bible Study. ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Richard Larson. Pastor Tues.. Aug. 10:7 p.m. Deacons Mtg; 8 p.m. Council Mtg. Sun., Aug. 15:9 a.m. Worship. Mobile meals Aug. 9-13: Shar Peterson, Norb Kelzer. Aug. 16-20: Roman and Shirley Karels, Roger and Phyllis Gmenwald. Page 8 PRO IMAGE PARTNERS Puth'ng Your Image First 47 NW 2nd St., Suite #3 Ortonville, MN 56278 Phone: 320-839-2542 Fax: 320-839-2543 info@ProlmagePartners.com www. ProlmagePartners: com Birthdays As taken from the Big Stone Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calen- dar. Tuesday, Aug. 10 Bob Hoel, Dennis Rudolph, George Van Lith, Ruth Hoememann, Isabella Redepenning. Wednesday, Aug. 11 Carol Gerber, Kelly Miller, Tami Jo Schaffer, Michelle Jones Daly, Doris Emde, Sheila Morton, Kadyn Gron- holz, James Lee, Rob Rakow. Thursday, Aug. 12 Karen Strand, Marlys Adolphson~ Garry Swenson, Ryan Behm, Peggy Oslund, James Geier, Jr., Duane Till- n3an, Erik Brandenburger, Chad Hen- neberg, Brooke Anderson, Rachelle Muenchow. Jacob Steven Larsen, Nick Gores, Jaclyn Kay Wiik, Alnora Rawleigh. Friday, Aug. 13 Dan Jackson, Ray Bergeson, Ronda Sellin, Robert Zahnow, Johnathan Hofhenke, Jessica Emde. Saturday, Aug. 14 Pon er T ese Tfiin s in 3/aur J [eart :By Oennis Justison saw a loose pearl in the crevice of a rock on the bottom of the ocean. With great effort, she managed to retrieve the pearl and place it beside her on a.leaf. She knew humans liked pearls. She thought, "They will see this pearl and leave me alone!" Soon, a pearl diver showed up. However, his eyes were conditioned to look for oysters and not pearls resting on leaves. She grabbed the oys- ter, which did not havea pearl inside. His motion caused the real pearl to roll back into the crevice in the rock at the bottom of the ocean. Our religion and our egos have taught us exactly where to look for God. This is why many of us fail to see God at all. We are a fish swim- ming in the ocean searching for the ocean. We are the pearl diver in search of the pearl, but leaving our treasure at the bottom of the sea. St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City is a popular place for peo- ple of all faiths and religions to come and pray, light a candle, maybe even attend Mass. There is a gift shop inside that one may purchase a small memento of their visit. It is a beautiful place to worship the Lord. On the steps outside the church, homeless people and beggars gather hoping to receive something from the worshippers and tourists who come for a glimpse of Christ. It reminds me of the scene at the Temple in Jerusalem when the lame man begged alms fronl Sts. Peter and John (Acts 3:1-10). On the day that I visited, I observed the people and their interaction with the beggars. Their expressions spanned all human emotion from sympathy to disgust. A few opened up their wallets and gave someone a dollar. There was little eye contact. Most people looked away, ignoring the pleas of the poor beggars. One man in a wheel chair, like most of his fellow beggars, didn't re- ceive any money. He was very dirty and old. His clothes were tattered and he smelled. As he made his way across the street towards the park, I tapped him on the shoulder. The look on his face was surprise, shock, almost horror. I reached out my hand. His look melted into warmth and he held his out too. "May the Lord bless you my friend," I said. He didn't let go of my hand, but kept shaking mine vigorously. His grin reached to his two ears revealing about the same number of teeth. He didn't quit smiling. I won- dered how long it had been since someone looked him in the eye or touched him. We spoke for a few minutes. I bought him lunch at a kiosk on the sidewalk. He thanked me, we hugged, and went our way. His smell was on my shirt. My first thought was, "I stink." No! I stopped myself. "This is the scent of God." I recalled the story from the Gospel of Matthew, "In so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me." My experience on the sidewalk was different than in the Church. The priest, as we Catholics believe; put Christ in my hand. On the street, as we also believe, Was an opportunity to shake hands with Christ. Both moments were blessed. Both were holy. Both are evidence that the In- carnation isn't something that happened, but IS happening, every day, everywhere. Loving God and loving neighbor are really one. They go together. What is done inside the church must be done outside, or it is ren- dered meaningless and powerless. We all desire God and the God experience. Church offers the oyster. Do we see the pearl or do we leave only with a meaningless memento from the gift shop? The law of love teaches us to see the pearl, Christ in bur midst. You can only see the pearl with the eye of your heart. Do this I ~i i01'11 see Christ all arund YU and within YU" Peace be with Y~ Brad Sellin, Tami Gangelhoff, Can- ~' dice Ninneman, Taylor Bamhardt, Mrs. O01a Knutson, Ellen Christine 'ii~- Ziegler, ~on. Wiley, i(aylee Snider. David Monroe, Autumn Coady, Nicole Nelson, Amy Adelman, Aubrey Fraasch, Megan Schmidt. :~ -Suaday, Aug. 15 Monday, Aug. 16 ~. Kim Knutson Nelson, Jon Kemske, LaVeme Wiley, Kerry Lyn Mortenson, Curtis Rothi, Sarah MoOre, Andrew Scott Maas, David Kampen, Mark Ninneman, Karla Lindahl, Peter Meyer. Tuesday, Aug. 17 Randy Moore, Samara Parker Eu- gene, Amanda Oslund, Larry Morton, Rachael Geier, Alma Schumaer. Does it matter what you will be doing and believing when the Lord returns? (Adv.) 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, Aug. 10 Baked Turkey/Dressing, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, CarrotS, Cranberries, Ice Cream, Whole Wheat Bread. ,, Wednesday, Aug. 11 Cook's Choice", Hotdish, Veg- etable Salad, Peach Cobbler, Assorted Bread. Thursday, Aug. 12 Baked Fish, Augratin Potatoes, Wisc Blend Vegetable, Pudding, Raisin Bread. Friday, Aug. 13 Beef Cubes/Gravy, Noodles, Har- vard Beets, Melon Cup, Whole Wheat, Bread. Monday, Aug. 16 Salisbury Steak, Mashed Pota- toes/Gravy, Cream Style Corn, Fruited Tapioca, Whole Wheat Bread. Tuesday, Aug. 17 BBQ Chicken, Potato Salad, Wax Beans, Peach Delight, W W Dinner Roll. 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. Help Cloan Up Big Stone, Lake II DEPENDENT 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. We have gotten in a lot of new audio books both for adults and for children. Check out the selection. I am sure we have something you would enjoy lis- tening to. Great for those driving va- cation trips. What better way to go than to "read" a book along the way. New in True Crime is Pam Phree and Mike "Darkside" Beakley's "Be- trayal, Murder and Greed: The True Story of a Bounty Hunter and a Bail Bond Agent". Bail bond agent Pam Phree and bounty hunter Mike Beakley have waged a war on crime. A modem Wotday action movie brought to life, these avengers of justice have success- fully worked,together to take down some of the nation's most dangerous fugitives on the lam while, at the same time, fighting the corruption in their own business. New in Health and Beauty is Babe HOpe's "Pretty Plus: How to Look Sexy, Sensational and Successful No Matter What You Weigh". The book reveals the secrets to looking great while carrying 20, 50 or even 100 extra pounds. A good source for making wise choices in all aspects of upgrad- ing your fashion look, from shopping and accessorizing, makeup, casual, ca- reer, formal and intimate dressing, to successfully building a pretty plus style wardrobe that will ~mprove one's self- image immediately and cost-effec- tively. New in Family and Parenting is James P. Krehbiel's "Troubled Child- hood, Triumphant Life". While many people enjoyed a happy, robust child- hood filled with love and support, oth- ers were riddled with painful recollections of hurt, neglect and shame. Repressed feelings centering around a traumatic upbringing are veiled beneath a cloak of "magical il- lusions" that children cling to as they grow up and still seek to gain the ap- proval and validation of their absent and/or abusive parents. iMusings from the Museum By Norm Shelsta On this date in the State of Min- nesota History Files followed by an event from the Big Stone County His- tory Files: Aug. 11, 1900-All 13 of the cars in Minneapolis race from the Hennepin County Cohrthouse to Wayzata to demonstrate to the county commis- sioners the need for better roads. Harry Wilcox amves in Wayzata first, mak- ing the 12 mile run in 42 minutes. Aug. 11,1957-Tragedy struck at the Big Stone County Fair when a midget racer went through the fence and into the crowd, killing one person. In 1979, The First Assembly of God new church building had as its pastor, Herb Adams. Aug. 12, 1940-A tractor truck made by the Minneapolis-Moline Power Im- plement Company receives nationwide attention during army battle maneuvers at Camp Ripley. Soldiers would call it the "jeep." Aug. 12, 1928-Grace Lutheran Church.in Correll was organized. Aug. 13, 1849-Minnesota Terri- tory's first court session is held in Still- water. Reportedly, 0nly one man on the jury wore boots. All the rest had moc- casins. Aug. 13, 1870-There were six houses in Big Stone County with a pop- ulation of 24 persons. Aug. 14,1848-Residents of the land that would become St. Paul, nearly all of whom are squatters, send Henry H. Sibley to a land sale at St. Croix Falls where, as their agent, he formally pur- chases their lots for them. Aug. 14, 1987-Big Stone Lake Lawn Chair Drill Team practices for upcoming parades. Aug. 15, 1933-The Barker-Karpis gang robs South St. Paul's Swift and. Company of its $30,000 payroll. Po- lice officer Leo Pavlak dies in the en- suring shoot-out. Aug. 15, 1934-Work on the $300,000 Dyke road to commence with cooperation of the State Emergency Relief Administration. Aug. 16, 1964-Australia defeats Chile as Minneapolis hosts the Davis Cup tennis tournament. Ang. 16, 1880-Browns Valley Township Post Office is run by Charles Phillips. In 1987 the Gazebo at North- ridge is dedicated and Abiding. Faith Lutheran Church in Ortonville was or- ganized. Aug. 17, 1946-A tornado kills 11 and injures 60 individuals in Mankato and North Mankato, and a second tor- nado injures 200 people in Wells an hour later. Aug. 17,'1934-At the coldest Au- gust Corn Festival (50 degrees F.) Kom King Edward Kottwitz retained his championship by being forced to down only 37 ears. There were 10,000 peo- ple present. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010