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,t ' ' point00 fho w00-y to RICH[R, [UlI[R [IVINC KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonville Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and Watchtower Study. Tues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic Ministry School and Meeting to Help Us Make Disciples. ***** ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST (13 miles north of Correll) Pastor Robert Gravley Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Services. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Alban Township (6 miles east, 1-1/2 miles south of Miibank, SD) (LCMS) Pastor Kim Kanitz, 605-623-4281 Sunday: 8:00 a.m. Services; 9:00 a.m. Sunday School. Bible classes on the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 9:00 a.m. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD ........ Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - / 605/432-4623 Office Manager: 605/862-8319 Mass Time: Sunday 9:00 a.m. LIVING HOPE FELLOWSHIP 510 Burdlck, Ortonville Phone 839-3021 - Pastor David Homrighausen Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School; 10:00 a.m. Worship; 7 p.m. Praise and Worship. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #25, 1-1/2 miles west of Correll in Artichoke Township Pastor A. Raduly Elder Dennis Lund (320) 596-2117 Sat: 10 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 4 or KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. "The Quiet Hour" WNAX, Yankton, SD, Bill Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Voice of Prophecy" WNAX, Yankton, SD, spe/direet0 nnie Melashenko. 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- Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 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. Larry Kasten Sun: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville . Rev. Marlene Elmstrom, Pastor Nov. 25:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love; 7:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous. Nov. 26:5:30 p.m. TV Broadcast; 7 p.m. Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at United Methodist Church in Ortonville. Nov. 27" HAPPY THANKSGIV- INGS!!. Nov. 30: FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT!!! Nov, 30:8:15 a.m. Worship; 9:15 a.m. SS & Adult Bible Study; 10:30 a.m. Worship; 4:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast; 7 p.m. Ecumenical Play Practice/full cast/first dress rehearsal. Dec. 2:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love; 6 p.m. Circle 1; 7:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Benjamin Pollock, Pastor Sun: 8:15 a.m. Divine Service; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. TRINITY LLrntERAN Walter Twp., ileiHnglmm Pastor James Hesse Thurs: 10:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Worship. Sun: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service; 5 p.m. ACT/Congregation. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN We d: Peter's; 4:15 p.m. 7th-8th Grade Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Worship. Thurs: 9 a.m. Thanksgiving Worship. Sun: 9 a.m.Divine Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. May the mystery of faith unfold to protect and provide your family with peace. 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 The Window Place Custom Built Vinyl Windows 877-224-0745 or 605-432-1835 Milbank, South Dakota Bellingham Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. 320-568-2105 THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE The Ortonville = Independent CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ran Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Man., Nov. 24:8 a.m. Mass. Wed., Nov. 26:9:30 a.m Mass; 5:30 p.m. Mass. Fri., Nov. 28:8 a.m. Mass Sat., Nov 29:5 p.m. Mass. Sun., Nov. 30:10:30 a.m. Mass. Rosary: 7:30 a.m. Man., Wed., and Fri. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tue., Nov. 25:8:30 a.m. Mass. Thurs., Nov. 27:9 a.m. Mass. Sun., Nov. 30:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU. Wed., Nov. 26:7:30 p.m. Mass. Sat., Nov. 29:7:30 p.m. Mass. ***** ZION LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Man., Nov. 24: Newsletter Items Due. Wed., Nov. 26:7 p.m. Zion 40th Anniversary celebration with treats followed by the 8 p.m Zion Thanksgiving Service. Sun., Nov. 30: No Zion Sunday School; 9 a.m. Joint Service at Eidskog. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Man., Nov. 24: Newsletter Items Due. Wed., Nov. 26:6:30 p.m. Eidskog Service followed by finger foods serving by Naomi. Sun., Nov. 30:9 a.m. Joint Service at Eidskog; 10 a.m. Eidskog Sunday School. PEACE EV. LUTHERAN WELS 1501 Aspen Drive Milbank, SD Jason Schulz, Pastor Wed: 4 p.m. Confirmation Class; 6:30 p.m. Choir; 7:15 p.m. Bible Study. Sun: 8:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Nov. 30:10:45 a.m. Worship, Worship Leaddr-Lynn Thomas COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville "Ikdd Dahlgren, Pastor Tue: 7:30 a.m. "Lifeline" Prayer Time. Wed: 9:15 a.m. "Life Words" on KDIO Radio; 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Service. Thurs: Thanksgiving Day. Fri: 9:15 a.m. "'Life Words" On KDIO Radio; 12 noon Men of Integrity (Pizza Ranch). Sun: 9:15 a.m. "Learning for Life"; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service/Children's Church; 6 p.m. Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group. ***** TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Howard J. Jording, Interim Pastor Weds., Nov. 26: 1:30 p.m. LifeLight; 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Service Fri., Nov. 28:1 p.m. Northridge Communion. Sun., Nov. 30:9 a.m. Communion Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. 6th, 7th, 8th Gr. Catechism; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast; 11:15 a.m. 9th Gr. Confirmation. Man.. Dec. 1:6:30 p.m. Board of Ed: 7 p.m. LifeLight; 7:30 p.m. Elders. ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonville Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Wed: 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Service. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Worship; No Sunday School. Man:5:30 p.m. Decorating at the Church. (Come anytime and will break for potluck supper). Mobile meals Nov. 24-28: Norb Kelzer, Bob Meyer, Norm and Gen Davis Dec. 1-5: John and Anna Rothi, Norv and Shirley Beachem, John and Rose Fridgen  r Check out our web site at - ww.ortonvilleindependent.coml "...Think About These Things" Thoughts for life We have all seen how people come together when there is a disaster like a house fire and was thinking we need that urgency in the pro-life issues too. Not everyone has the opportunity to work around young people but we can support the ones who do and give monetary aid at times Any help we can give parents who are dealing with teenagers would be appreciated I'm sure. Reaching further out there are groups like MCCL that always need money. They work largely with changing the laws but get involved in educating youth about abortion. They have people who will travel around the state to speak to groups and would consider speaking anywhere if you can contact them. 612-825-6831 or www.mcci.org Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Harvard Beets; Peach Quick Cake, Raisin Bread Wednesday, Nov. 26 Pork Chop, Boiled Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Sherbet, 12- Grain Bread Thursday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Day Friday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Holiday Monday, Dec. 1 Tuna Hotdish, Peas 'N Carrots, Fruit Sauce, Pickle, Garlic Toast Tuesday, Dec. 2 Ham Balls, Baked Potato, Sr. Cream, Broccoli, Baked Apples, Pumpernickel Rye Senior citizens club news i The Ortonville Senior Citizen Club met at the Senior Center on Nov. 19. Meeting called to order by president Komis and led the group reciting the flag pledge. No birthdays in November. Secretary and treasurer report were approved as read. Old business was copier repair. by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE "I lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence does My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven Psalm I Ortonville is ideally situated. To the east are the fertile western Minnesota. To the west is eastern South Coteau des Prairies. At our doorstep is beautiful Big and the Big Stone Wildlife Refuge. The ever-changing the area nourishes my soul. Over the years I have appreciation of the hills that lie to the west. Love of hills and mountains comes naturally to me. I Was sight of the Cascades and magnificent Mount Rainier. travel west we usually go out of the way to cross the hic tains. _ ,A In the beginning I was not reatly impressed with South I-I .... As you think of your own experience of this area and 5f World Dakota in particular, reflect on the following by Cathleen Ct makes Elk Point, SD. (Blue Cloud Abbey Newsletter, fall, 1992) irsed, tel PRAIRIE SPIRITUALITY I stand at the window and watch a few white clouds, bor November wind, dash across the blue South Dakota sky. eeks out and then disappears as gray storm clouds 10 Y] ave come to spend a few days at Blue Cloud Abbey in east comer of the state. In recent years, this quiet, dictine monastery has become the focal point of Here at Blue Cloud, more than in any other place, I am God is in charge, and I want to incorporate that daily life. Why does this state, with its wide expanse of sky, hold on me? I will never be able to put into words the close relationship between myself, my spirituality and ta, but each time I try, my insight grows deeper. Even though I am conscious of my insignificance I experience a sense of God s love and care, not only for the whole universe. The wide expanse of the prairie me, just as GOd'S arms enfold me in love. John rescinded his former motion to repair the copier. A new motion that we buy a new copier made by Elayne, seconded by Gladys. Put to vote motion carried. The Christmas party will be Dec. 17th at the Matador. By show of hands it was decided to order off the menu. Club will pay for member's meal. Election of officers, chairman Inez Larson; vice chairman Earl Komis, secretary Dorothy Hoxtell, treasurer Elayn Fahlgren. A unanimous ballot was cast by Komis for the slate of officers. A gift of $50 in memory of Pat O'Neill was presented to Frances Fridgen for the cancer fund. Lorraine made motion for the gift seconded by Leora. Motion carried. There will be no potluck or meeting in December. Inez received the door prize. Dorothy will serve in January. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Markets No. 1 Wheat Soy Corn. Nov. No. 1 Wheat Soybeans Corn ............................. ; ORTONVILLE SENIOR CENTER DECEMBER 2003 HOURS: 8:30 to 4:30 PHONE: (320)839-3555 A delicious Senior Nutrition Meal is served each day at noon. Join us for a great meal in good company. i4 Zl Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday S Quilting 9am ! Coffee loam Exercise 12N DINI2 Ipm Calds 16 .1 Coffee lOam Ex:iz L2N DINNER 12N Kiwanis 1:15 Whist 6..50 Aianon 5 9:15 Coffee 17 9:15 Coffee loam Exercise 12N DINNER lpm Cards-'500' 24 9:.I 5 Coffee IOam Exercise 12N DINNER ipm Cat-'soO' 9:15 Coffee 9:15 Coffee 10am Exercise loam Excvebe 12N DINNER I 2N DINNF lpm Cards- 12:50 B ".ri Pinochle Build-a -Bm,er, Country Style Oven Browned Rt'bt, Potatoes, Boiled eotatoe. Baked Beans, Smcrkmut, Jello/Topping Birthday Cake 11 lZ  9:15 Coffee 9:.15 Coffee loam  loam Exercise II 2N DINNER 12N DINNE2 lpm Cards- 12:50 Bridge Pinochle Roa Bce.f romat sadatSe, Comm., Panlied Potatoes, M. pot./Gravy, Creen Beans, Coleslaw, Pie Cake 18' 19 : 15 Coffee Hour . 15 Coffee ' loam Exercise loam 2N DINNER 12N DINNI lpm Cards- ! 2:5O Br/d Pinochle - Swi. stc, ttt ror, r'otatoes,  roJ Wax Beans, Gravy, Cookie Apple Z9 Z6 MERRY ,15 COtTee CltISTMASl Om 12N DINNElh' 12:50 Bridge CLOSED and New Fammd TRANSIT BUS Boiled DOES or rUtm, Pot.,  I RUN Ftmit  f." TODAY. CHmSrMsS r: Join us for and treats fro * t. :o o s:o r" Page 4b 00INDEPEHDEHT ,t ' ' point00 fho w00-y to RICH[R, [UlI[R [IVINC KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonville Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and Watchtower Study. Tues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic Ministry School and Meeting to Help Us Make Disciples. ***** ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST (13 miles north of Correll) Pastor Robert Gravley Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10 a.m. Services. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Alban Township (6 miles east, 1-1/2 miles south of Miibank, SD) (LCMS) Pastor Kim Kanitz, 605-623-4281 Sunday: 8:00 a.m. Services; 9:00 a.m. Sunday School. Bible classes on the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 9:00 a.m. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD ........ Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - / 605/432-4623 Office Manager: 605/862-8319 Mass Time: Sunday 9:00 a.m. LIVING HOPE FELLOWSHIP 510 Burdlck, Ortonville Phone 839-3021 - Pastor David Homrighausen Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School; 10:00 a.m. Worship; 7 p.m. Praise and Worship. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #25, 1-1/2 miles west of Correll in Artichoke Township Pastor A. Raduly Elder Dennis Lund (320) 596-2117 Sat: 10 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 4 or KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. "The Quiet Hour" WNAX, Yankton, SD, Bill Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Voice of Prophecy" WNAX, Yankton, SD, spe/direet0 nnie Melashenko. 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- Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 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. Larry Kasten Sun: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville . Rev. Marlene Elmstrom, Pastor Nov. 25:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love; 7:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous. Nov. 26:5:30 p.m. TV Broadcast; 7 p.m. Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at United Methodist Church in Ortonville. Nov. 27" HAPPY THANKSGIV- INGS!!. Nov. 30: FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT!!! Nov, 30:8:15 a.m. Worship; 9:15 a.m. SS & Adult Bible Study; 10:30 a.m. Worship; 4:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast; 7 p.m. Ecumenical Play Practice/full cast/first dress rehearsal. Dec. 2:7 a.m. Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love; 6 p.m. Circle 1; 7:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous. TRINITY LUTHERAN Odessa Rev. Benjamin Pollock, Pastor Sun: 8:15 a.m. Divine Service; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. TRINITY LLrntERAN Walter Twp., ileiHnglmm Pastor James Hesse Thurs: 10:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Worship. Sun: 9 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Divine Service; 5 p.m. ACT/Congregation. ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN We d: Peter's; 4:15 p.m. 7th-8th Grade Confirmation; 7:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Worship. Thurs: 9 a.m. Thanksgiving Worship. Sun: 9 a.m.Divine Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. May the mystery of faith unfold to protect and provide your family with peace. 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 The Window Place Custom Built Vinyl Windows 877-224-0745 or 605-432-1835 Milbank, South Dakota Bellingham Farmers Mutual Telephone Co. 320-568-2105 THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE The Ortonville = Independent CLINTON CO-OP FARMERS ELEVATOR ASSOCIATION Ran Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Man., Nov. 24:8 a.m. Mass. Wed., Nov. 26:9:30 a.m Mass; 5:30 p.m. Mass. Fri., Nov. 28:8 a.m. Mass Sat., Nov 29:5 p.m. Mass. Sun., Nov. 30:10:30 a.m. Mass. Rosary: 7:30 a.m. Man., Wed., and Fri. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tue., Nov. 25:8:30 a.m. Mass. Thurs., Nov. 27:9 a.m. Mass. Sun., Nov. 30:8:30 a.m. Mass. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU. Wed., Nov. 26:7:30 p.m. Mass. Sat., Nov. 29:7:30 p.m. Mass. ***** ZION LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Man., Nov. 24: Newsletter Items Due. Wed., Nov. 26:7 p.m. Zion 40th Anniversary celebration with treats followed by the 8 p.m Zion Thanksgiving Service. Sun., Nov. 30: No Zion Sunday School; 9 a.m. Joint Service at Eidskog. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Man., Nov. 24: Newsletter Items Due. Wed., Nov. 26:6:30 p.m. Eidskog Service followed by finger foods serving by Naomi. Sun., Nov. 30:9 a.m. Joint Service at Eidskog; 10 a.m. Eidskog Sunday School. PEACE EV. LUTHERAN WELS 1501 Aspen Drive Milbank, SD Jason Schulz, Pastor Wed: 4 p.m. Confirmation Class; 6:30 p.m. Choir; 7:15 p.m. Bible Study. Sun: 8:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Ortonville Nov. 30:10:45 a.m. Worship, Worship Leaddr-Lynn Thomas COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville "Ikdd Dahlgren, Pastor Tue: 7:30 a.m. "Lifeline" Prayer Time. Wed: 9:15 a.m. "Life Words" on KDIO Radio; 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Service. Thurs: Thanksgiving Day. Fri: 9:15 a.m. "'Life Words" On KDIO Radio; 12 noon Men of Integrity (Pizza Ranch). Sun: 9:15 a.m. "Learning for Life"; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service/Children's Church; 6 p.m. Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group. ***** TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Howard J. Jording, Interim Pastor Weds., Nov. 26: 1:30 p.m. LifeLight; 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Service Fri., Nov. 28:1 p.m. Northridge Communion. Sun., Nov. 30:9 a.m. Communion Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. 6th, 7th, 8th Gr. Catechism; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast; 11:15 a.m. 9th Gr. Confirmation. Man.. Dec. 1:6:30 p.m. Board of Ed: 7 p.m. LifeLight; 7:30 p.m. Elders. ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonville Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Wed: 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Eve Service. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Worship; No Sunday School. Man:5:30 p.m. Decorating at the Church. (Come anytime and will break for potluck supper). Mobile meals Nov. 24-28: Norb Kelzer, Bob Meyer, Norm and Gen Davis Dec. 1-5: John and Anna Rothi, Norv and Shirley Beachem, John and Rose Fridgen  r Check out our web site at - ww.ortonvilleindependent.coml "...Think About These Things" Thoughts for life We have all seen how people come together when there is a disaster like a house fire and was thinking we need that urgency in the pro-life issues too. Not everyone has the opportunity to work around young people but we can support the ones who do and give monetary aid at times Any help we can give parents who are dealing with teenagers would be appreciated I'm sure. Reaching further out there are groups like MCCL that always need money. They work largely with changing the laws but get involved in educating youth about abortion. They have people who will travel around the state to speak to groups and would consider speaking anywhere if you can contact them. 612-825-6831 or www.mcci.org Prairie Five menu Reservations may be made by calling the Senior Center. When requesting a meal call the Senior Center the day prior to eating at 839- 3555 before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Harvard Beets; Peach Quick Cake, Raisin Bread Wednesday, Nov. 26 Pork Chop, Boiled Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Sherbet, 12- Grain Bread Thursday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Day Friday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Holiday Monday, Dec. 1 Tuna Hotdish, Peas 'N Carrots, Fruit Sauce, Pickle, Garlic Toast Tuesday, Dec. 2 Ham Balls, Baked Potato, Sr. Cream, Broccoli, Baked Apples, Pumpernickel Rye Senior citizens club news i The Ortonville Senior Citizen Club met at the Senior Center on Nov. 19. Meeting called to order by president Komis and led the group reciting the flag pledge. No birthdays in November. Secretary and treasurer report were approved as read. Old business was copier repair. by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE "I lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence does My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven Psalm I Ortonville is ideally situated. To the east are the fertile western Minnesota. To the west is eastern South Coteau des Prairies. At our doorstep is beautiful Big and the Big Stone Wildlife Refuge. The ever-changing the area nourishes my soul. Over the years I have appreciation of the hills that lie to the west. Love of hills and mountains comes naturally to me. I Was sight of the Cascades and magnificent Mount Rainier. travel west we usually go out of the way to cross the hic tains. _ ,A In the beginning I was not reatly impressed with South I-I .... As you think of your own experience of this area and 5f World Dakota in particular, reflect on the following by Cathleen Ct makes Elk Point, SD. (Blue Cloud Abbey Newsletter, fall, 1992) irsed, tel PRAIRIE SPIRITUALITY I stand at the window and watch a few white clouds, bor November wind, dash across the blue South Dakota sky. eeks out and then disappears as gray storm clouds 10 Y] ave come to spend a few days at Blue Cloud Abbey in east comer of the state. In recent years, this quiet, dictine monastery has become the focal point of Here at Blue Cloud, more than in any other place, I am God is in charge, and I want to incorporate that daily life. Why does this state, with its wide expanse of sky, hold on me? I will never be able to put into words the close relationship between myself, my spirituality and ta, but each time I try, my insight grows deeper. Even though I am conscious of my insignificance I experience a sense of God s love and care, not only for the whole universe. The wide expanse of the prairie me, just as GOd'S arms enfold me in love. John rescinded his former motion to repair the copier. A new motion that we buy a new copier made by Elayne, seconded by Gladys. Put to vote motion carried. The Christmas party will be Dec. 17th at the Matador. By show of hands it was decided to order off the menu. Club will pay for member's meal. Election of officers, chairman Inez Larson; vice chairman Earl Komis, secretary Dorothy Hoxtell, treasurer Elayn Fahlgren. A unanimous ballot was cast by Komis for the slate of officers. A gift of $50 in memory of Pat O'Neill was presented to Frances Fridgen for the cancer fund. Lorraine made motion for the gift seconded by Leora. Motion carried. There will be no potluck or meeting in December. Inez received the door prize. Dorothy will serve in January. INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Markets No. 1 Wheat Soy Corn. Nov. No. 1 Wheat Soybeans Corn ............................. ; ORTONVILLE SENIOR CENTER DECEMBER 2003 HOURS: 8:30 to 4:30 PHONE: (320)839-3555 A delicious Senior Nutrition Meal is served each day at noon. Join us for a great meal in good company. i4 Zl Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday S Quilting 9am ! Coffee loam Exercise 12N DINI2 Ipm Calds 16 .1 Coffee lOam Ex:iz L2N DINNER 12N Kiwanis 1:15 Whist 6..50 Aianon 5 9:15 Coffee 17 9:15 Coffee loam Exercise 12N DINNER lpm Cards-'500' 24 9:.I 5 Coffee IOam Exercise 12N DINNER ipm Cat-'soO' 9:15 Coffee 9:15 Coffee 10am Exercise loam Excvebe 12N DINNER I 2N DINNF lpm Cards- 12:50 B ".ri Pinochle Build-a -Bm,er, Country Style Oven Browned Rt'bt, Potatoes, Boiled eotatoe. Baked Beans, Smcrkmut, Jello/Topping Birthday Cake 11 lZ  9:15 Coffee 9:.15 Coffee loam  loam Exercise II 2N DINNER 12N DINNE2 lpm Cards- 12:50 Bridge Pinochle Roa Bce.f romat sadatSe, Comm., Panlied Potatoes, M. pot./Gravy, Creen Beans, Coleslaw, Pie Cake 18' 19 : 15 Coffee Hour . 15 Coffee ' loam Exercise loam 2N DINNER 12N DINNI lpm Cards- ! 2:5O Br/d Pinochle - Swi. stc, ttt ror, r'otatoes,  roJ Wax Beans, Gravy, Cookie Apple Z9 Z6 MERRY ,15 COtTee CltISTMASl Om 12N DINNElh' 12:50 Bridge CLOSED and New Fammd TRANSIT BUS Boiled DOES or rUtm, Pot.,  I RUN Ftmit  f." TODAY. CHmSrMsS r: Join us for and treats fro * t. :o o s:o r" Page 4b 00INDEPEHDEHT