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I 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 Brian Pearson 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 C# 605-237-4701 Sun: 9 a.m. Mass. LIVING HOPE FELLOWSHIP ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick Ave. 0rtonviile, 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 Kist.er Sun Aug. 29:10:30 a.m. Divine Service. TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp Beilingham Rev. Thaine Kister Sun Aug. 29:9 a.m. Divine Serv- ice. PEACE EV. LUTHERAN WELS 1501 Aspen Drive Milbank, SD Jason Schulz, Pastor Sun: 8:30 a.m, Worship. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Wed Sept. 1:9:30 a.m. Mass. Northridge. Fri Sept. 3:7:45 a.m. Mass; 10:45 a.m. Mass. Sat Sept. 4:5 p.m. Mass. Sun Sept. 5:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tues Aug. 31:8 a.m. Rosary; 8:30 a.m. Mass. Thursl, Sept. 2:8 a.m. Rosary; 8:30 a.m. Mass. Friday, Sept. 3:9 a.m. Mass. Sun Sept. 5:10:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Thurs Sept. 2:7:30 p.m. Eucharis- tic Adoration. Sat Sept. 4:8 p.m. Mass. ***** CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonviile Karen Evenson, Pastor Sun Aug. 29:10:45 a.m. Worship. TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Pastor Peter Gueldner Tues Aug. 31:8 p.m. Service Bo- Ill II IIII III III I II I I Illll Illll Ill Ill I ii iii i iiiiiiiii i ,! iiiiiiiiiiiij!i !ili!ii i i iiiiiiii! 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 OrtonviUe, MN 320.839.2911 Graceville Health Center 9rofes'siona/Hea/thcare for Your E r~ire Family 88 .748.3981 Beilingham Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. 320-568-2105 Or tonville, MN Two Pharmacists 320-8394102 To Serve You! The Ortonville . PRINTING ~ NEWS ~ ADVERTISING CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ron Schl/mme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank radcast ch. 3. Wed Sept. 1:1:30 p.m. Bible Class. Thurs Sept. 2: Home Commun- ions; 2 p.m. High Rise Communion; 7 .p.m. Executive Board Women of Trin- try. Sun Sept. 5:9 a.m. Divine Service; 10:15 a.m. Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. Trustees; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Benjamin Pollack Wed Sept. 1:9 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. Thurs Sept. 2:1:30 p.m. Ladies Aid. Sun Sept. 5:8:15 a.m. Worship. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST OrtonviUe Rev. Phillip Ostlund Wed Sept. 1:7 p.m. Awana Orga- nizational Meeting; Thurs Sept. 2:9 a.m. Ladies Bible Study. Fri Sept. 3:12 noon Men of In- tegrity (Pizza Ranch) Sun Sept. 5:9:15 a.m. Learning for Life; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; 7 p.m. Youth Group. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Marlene Elmstrom Tues. Aug. 31: 7.a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed. Sept. I: 9 a.m. Staff; 6:30 p.m. Confirmation Interviews. Thurs. Sept. 2:7 a.m. prayer 4-20; 10:30 a.m. Northridge; 4:30 p.m. W/A/M Meeting. Sun. Sept. 5:9 a.m. Worship-Com- munion-Shepherd's Communion- KDIO Broadcast; 10 a.m. Fellowship. Tues. Sept. 7:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. TRINITY LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bev McNeill Clinton Wed Sept. 1:9 a.m. Quilting. Sat Sept. 4:5 p.m. Worship at Pauli. Sun Sept. 5:10:30 a.m. Commun- ion Worship. Wed Sept. 8:9 a.m. Quilting; 7 p.m. Stewardship, Evangelism/Wor- ship and Music Committees; 8 p.m. Church Council. HOLDEN LUTHERAN, ELCA Minister Bev McNeill Beardsley Sun Sept. 5:8:45 a.m, Commun- ion Worship. ZION-EIDSKOG-SILOAH LUTHERAN Ortonviile Rev. John Ragan, Pastor Tues Aug. 31: 2 p.m. Debra Circle; 7:30 p.m. Siloah Council. Wed Sept. I: Naomi Circle. Sun Sept. 5:'8 a.m. Eldskog Wor- ship; 9:15 a.m. Zion Worship/Holy Communion; 11 a.m. Siloah Wor- ship/Holy Communion. ZION UNITED METHODIST Bellingham Pastor Barb McKewin Wed Sept. 1: 9 a.m. Bible Study. Sun Sept. 5:9 a.m. Worship. .Mon Sept. 6:9:30 a.m. Prayer Shawl; 7 p.m. Bible Study. ABIDING FAITH FREE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Richard Larson, Pastor Wed Aug. 25: Sr. High trip to Val- ley Fair. Thurs Aug. 26: St. High trip to Dead Sea Scrolls; 2 p.m. Sew & So; 7 p.m. Prayer Team. Sun Aug. 29:9 a.m. Worship. ***** FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Darrell Boe 803 Roy Street, OrtonviUe, MN 56278 Wed Sept. 2:2 p.m. UMW. Sun Sept. 5:9:30 a.m. Worship Service. It's your bread & butter. Minnesota ! Egg Recall: Salmonella Outbreak Mobile meals Aug. 30-Sept. 3:Rene6 Coi'die, Jim and Kate Heinecke. Sept. 6-10: Arlen and Ardella La- Combe, Virginia Bunting. Illllllll Puffing Your lmage First 47 NW 2nd St Suite #3 Ortonvitle, MN 56278 Phone: 320-839-2542 Fax: 320-839-2543 info@ProlmagePartners, corn www. ProlmagePartners.com As taken from the Big Stone Amer- ican Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calen- dar. Tuesday, Aug. 31 Gloria Arndt, Emily Hinders, Patrick Ketz, Ardith Emde, Trish Hamann, Jadin Haas, Mayme Jurgens, Jeffery Lantis. Wednesday, Sept. 1 Bruce Gloege, Mary Elizabeth Fridgen, Susan Rheingans, Sandra Homan Hanson, Diane Kiernat Rieck, Karl Backstrand, Matthew Streed, Joshua Michael Miller, Brian Voth, Kent Backstrand, Candice Nelson Henningson, Karin Freiwald, Neale Henrich, Hannah Marie Vanderwal, Ponder These Things in 3/aur Yfeart ennis Justison Think of a river flowing gently towards the sea. Like us, every river has its own characteristics and temperament. What happens when it en- counters the sea? For some time at least, the river remains a river, but through some tur- moil, it is gradually absorbed by the ocean. The river becomes less and less, the ocean more and more. This describes quite nicely the spiritual life. When a person is bap- i tized he or she is born of God and puts on Christ. But it is only the,be- i ginning.The river has just now touched the ocean. We have now just been introduced to the Christ. We hear His command to love. We hear His invitation to become "the salt of the earth." We are to surrender to Christ just as the river surrenders to the ocean. Are all those stories in the Gospels just about Jesus and His disciples? No, they are the story of you and me. Can you see yourself in Peter? As long as he looked to his Master, he walked on the water (Matthew 14:22- 33). When his attention drifted to the waves he began to sink. Peter failed the test. He didn't trust. We shouldn't despair however. Failure isn't cause for condemnation. Rather, it is a school for learning to love and trust the Lord. We come to understand that we sink when we look to ourselves or focus on the waves. Our spiritual victory is when we look to Him. The more we do this, the ~ more "salty" we become. We become more like Christ. It takes our whole lives to learn this. Judging others, fear, and hate keep us from love, and keep us from God. This is the spiritual battle ground within each of us. It is as if the river rejects the salt and wants to remain a river. We can be blind to, or become comfortable with, our own evil and prejudice. It prevents us from seeing and desiring Christ. A family was enjoying their day at the beach. The children were mak- ing sand castles and bathing in the ocean. Suddenly, an old lady ap- peared. Her gray hair was blowing in the wind. Her clothes were dirty and ragged. She talked to herself as she bent down from time to time and pick things out of the sand and put them in the bag she was carrying. The parents called the children to their side and told them to stay away from the old woman. As she passed by, bending down every now and then to pick things up, she smiled at the family. But her greeting wasn't returned. Weeks later, the parents learned that the little old lady had died. They were told that she walked the beach every week picking up pieces of glass or other sharp objects so children wouldn't cut their feet. The woman's love and greeting was rejected. The family rejected Christ in her and treated her with fear and hate. What about me and you? When the river meets the sea, there is turmoil and battle. When we step onto the path that leads to Christ there is also turmoil and a battle. In the Christian life we like to talk about peace,joy, and love. We speak of Resurrection. But getting there isn't all that peaceful. There is a re- jection, a crucifixion. We find ourselves being Peter again, lacking the courage to tell even a young servant girl that he knows Jesus. We are the Pharisee thanking God how good we are, while we look down our noses at tattered, old, and smelly women who pick things off the ground. Jacob Johnson. Surrender. Let go. "Whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it," says Jesus (Mt 16:25). Thursday, Sept. 2 A~/~Jaen we hate, fear, and reject others, we are rejecting Jesus, and real~J Juli Sellin Morris, Michael Barrett, ~[ ~e rejecting our true selves. It is here that We must be Peter again ~ Mark Nypen, Sara Tillman, Pennyk~ listen to the words of Jesus over and over, "It is I. Do not be afraid."/~ Stelling, .Megan Stenzel, Nathan j. ~~ ~ ~ Thompson, Tammy Barrett, Ben ~/ ~ Dorry, Scott Anderson, Greg Peterson, ] Joe Hayashi. [. Friday, Sept, 3 Gloria Danielson, Tara Knoll Heubner, Troy Cox, Michael Felton, By Vicki Grimli ' Jeffery Deaver's "The Burning Wire". Caleb Kill, Laura Brown, Curtis Nel- The Ortonville Public Library isQuadriplegic forensic criminologist son, Arron Parker Raw leigh, Philip open Monday-Thursday 12-8 p.m. and Lincoln Rhyme and his partner, Amelia Charles Blake, Fred Lockwood, Kelly Friday and Saturday 10-3 p.m. Sachs, engage in a two-day race against Stattelman, Brett James Hausauer, Be sure to get your vote in. Sept.1 time when a twisted killer, exploiting Chris Dorry, Carl Oswood, Ka'ssidy is the last day to vote for one of the five the modem world's drive toward sus- Sterling. trips we may be offering as part Of the tainable energy, uses an everyday en- Saturday, Sept. 4 MN Legacy Fund. ergy source as a weapon. Marilyn Dybvig, Joanne Nelson, New in Food History is Rae Kather- New in Religious Fiction is Marta John Rothi, Dennis R. Buescher, Ryan ine Eighmey's "Food Will Win thePerry's "Anna's Return". Ann Beiler Cloos, Frank Zeek, Caleb Sorenson, War". This engaging case study of returns to the Amish community in Patrick Callahan, Alden F riewald, food, conservation, and life during Pleasant Valley from the English world Sunday, Sept. 5 World War I brings alive the unparal- as an unmarried woman with a baby Russell Thymian, John E. Roeder, leled, mostly voluntary efforts made by girl, and must seek the community's Julie Thymian, Patricia Rawleigh; everyday Minnesotans to help win the forgiveness while keeping the baby's Kelly Jo Thymian, Sierra Kellsey war. origin a secret. Dimberg, Holly Wellendorf, MattNew in Espionage is "Robert Lud-New in Romance is Diana Palmer's Green, Wesley Lawrence Rothi, Jack lum,s The Bourne Objective, by Eric "Dangerous". Gentle and compassion- Henry Dragt. Van Lustbader. As he and Russian as- ate 911 operator Winnie Sinclair feels Monday, Sept. 6 sassin Leonid Arkadin relentlessly stalk a connection with FBI agent Kilraven, Derek Rieck, Kenneth Ladwig, each other, Jason Bourne discovers that a merciless man with a haunted past, Dan McMahon, Kaitlyn Marie Smith, Arkadin is a product of Treadstone, the especially when a shocking revelation Jane Geier, Linda Rothi, Tony Nelson, same secret CIA program that produced about her family's past is linked to his Haley Morton. Jason Bourne, and that Bourne's friend current case--one she is determined to Tuesday, Sept. 7 Frederick Willard has betrayed him. crack. Suzanne Nelson Mueller, Matthew New in Mystery and Detective is Block, Andrew Hinders, Roger Chris- tensen, Peter Austin Read, Lori Sote- beer, Zakaria Kaelin L. Teske, Carlie Musings from the Museum Beth Fox, David Larson, Nathan Pil- latzki, Andria Rabe, Jordan Meyer. 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. 31 Spaghetti, Noodles, Lettuce Salad, Fresh Fruit, French Bread. Wednesday, Sept. 1 Swiss Steak, Seasoned Mashed Po- tatoes, Carrots, Watergate Dessert, Whole Wheat Bread. Thursday, Sept. 2 "Cook's Choice", Macaroni Salad, Sandwich, Assorted Pickles, Fruit. Friday, Sept. 3 Baked Chicken, Mashed Pota- toes/Gravy, Green Beans, Birthday Cake, Raisin Bread. Monday, Sept. 6 Labor Day. Tuesday, Sept. 7 Build-A-Burger, Potato Chips, Baked Beans, Sherbet. 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 Clean Up Big Stone Lake By Norm Sheista tonville, sponsored by the Town and On this date in the State of Min- Farm Club. nesota History Files followed by an Sept. 4, 1908-A forest burns event from the Big Stone County His- Chisholm, causing millions of dollars tory Files: in damage and leaving 6,000 homeless. Sept. 1, 1918-Residents of Hibbing Sept. 4, 1930-One man was killed, begin moving its buildings so that the two injured near Graceville on High- iron ore deposit located beneath the way 6 between Toqua Park and the town can be mined, bridge. Sept. 1, and 2, 1949-Governor'sSept. 5, 1917-In response to anti- Day at the Sweet Corn festival with a draft activity, particularly in New Ulm, carnival on Main Street. In 1874 the the "drafted men of Brown County" first Board of County Commissioners pass a resolution supporting both the established six school districts. United States' entry into the Great War Sept. 2, 1868-Oliver H. Kelley and the draft law itself. orangizes Minnesota's first permanent Sept. 5, 1941-Farmers Union Oil grange, the North Star Grange of St. Company of OrtonviUe became incor- Paul. Kelley had helped found the Na- porated by Griffith, Roelke, Hegge, tional Grange-a political movement Storm and Schwandt. and social organization for farmers-in Sept. 6,1877.The Minnesota Chap- Washington, D.C the year before, ter of the Woman's Christian Temper- Kelley's farm is now a historic site op- ance Union is formed. Temperance erated by the Minnesota Historical So- unions were dedicated to ending drunk- ciety, enness. Sept. 2, 1920-7,500 people attend Sept. 6, 1897-Farmers Coop Grain the Big Stone County Fair-auto races, Company incorporated for $1,500 in aeroplane stunts, "The Flying Circus", Akron Township. Also in 1897 the etc. First Congregational Church was Sept. 3, 1860-The state's first nor- formed in Ortonville. mal school opens in Winona with two Sept. 7, 1885-Minnesota celebrated teachers and 20 students. Normal its first Labor Day. The state legisla- schools were two-year colleges dedi- ture would declare the first Monday in cated to training teachers. Ortonville September a legal holiday in 1893. had one. Sept. 7, 1920-Clinton Public Sept. 3 and 4, 1931-The first Corn S.chools opened for the fall term with Festival was held in Central Park in Or- Estelle Erickson the Superintendent. IiA massive egg recall follows an outbreak of salmonella I hat sickened thousands nationwide. Children, elderly I and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable. If you or a family member were sickened by salmonella and want to talk with an experienced law firm, Tuesday, Aug. 31,2010 INDEPENDENT Page 7