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KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Ortonville Thomas Wood, Presiding Overseer 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 Correli) (320) 596-2300 Rev. Timothy J. Blackman, Pastor Sunday: Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Worship at 10:45 a.m. 2nd & 4th Sundays: I p.m. Praise Service. 2nd & 4th Thursdays': 7:30 p.m. Bible Study. ***** BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Mhan Township (Missouri Synod) Rev. Robert Behling, Pastor Sunday: 8:45 a.m. Church Service; 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC Big Stone City, SD Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - 605/432-4623 Administrator # 605/862-8319 Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. ***** ASSEMBLY OF GOD 510 Burdick, OrtonviHe Phone 839-3021 Tom Werner, Pastor Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. Sun: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Marietta Steve Olson, Pastor Sun: 9:00 a.m. Worship; 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. ***** ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Nassau Steve Olson Sun: 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 13 miles north on Co. #2, 1-1/2 miles west of CorreH in Artichoke Township ; John Glass, Pastor (507) 532-3113 Sat: 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School; 11:00 a.m. Worship. Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 5 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, Yank'ton, SD, speaker/director Lonnie 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. ***** ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S & ST. JAMES' Ortonville, Rosen, Nassau Father Robert Goblirsch ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Wed., Dec. 2:7:30 a.m. Rosary; 9:30 a.m. Mass - Northridge; 3:30 Reconciliation; 3:15-4:30 K-5 RE; 6 p.m. Youth group supper & meeting; 6 p.m. Choir practice; 7 p.m. Reconciliation; 7-8 RE Classes 6-11. Fri., Dec. 4:7:15 a.m. Rosary; 7:45 a.m. Mass. Sat., Dec. 5:5 p.m. Mass. Sun., Dec. 6:8:30 a.m. Mass. Mon: 7:30 a.m. Rosary; 8 a.m. Mass; 1:30 p.m. Alleluia Prayer Group; 3:30 p.m. Mothers in Christ. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Sat., Dec. 5:7:30 p.m. Mass. ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN Tues., Dec. I: 8:30 a.m. Mass. Thurs., Dec. 3:8:30 a.m. Mass. Sun., Dec. 6:10:30 a.m. Mass. ***** FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonville Daniel L. Hermanson, Pastor Tues: 7 a.m Squares; 8:30 a.m. Day of Love. Wed: 7 a.m. 8th & 9th gr. Confirmation; I0 a.m. Staff; 3:15 p.m. Children's Choir; 5:30 p.m. Dinner Theater practice; 7 p.m. Sr. Choir. Thurs: 12 noon Brown Bag. Sun: 8:15 a.m. Holy Communion; 9:15 a.m. SS, Adult Bible Study; 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion; 11:30 a.m. Special Congregational Meeg; /V00oy the mystery of foirh unfold ro protect and provide yourfamily wirh peace. i These Weekly Courtesy the Come and Worship THE LORD Enjoy the Fellowship Tom's Service, Odessa, MN PRO AUTO We Build Toys for the BgJ Boys. Ortonville, MN . (320) 839-2911 -- U.S. FANCY HONEY ELLINGSON'S INC. ODESSA, MN 56276 BIG STONE COOPERATIVE Clinton Ortonville. Milbank 1-800-325-1132 or (320) 325-5466 i 4 p.m. Dinner Theater practice; a:30 p.m. KDIO Broadcast. ***** NEW LIFE COMMUNITY BAPTIST Ortonville Kory Tedrick, Pastor Tues: 1:30 p.m. Bible Study at Jeanne Berg's. Wed: 7 p.m. AWANA & Kids for Christ; 8:30 p.m. Choir. . Fri: 12 noon Men of Integrity. Sat: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth Bake Sale. Sun: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship; 12 noon Experiencing God, Potluck and Bible Study; 6 p.m. Christmas Banquet; 7:30 p.m. Handbell Christmas Concert. Mon: 9:30 a.m. Prayer for the Persecuted Church; 12 noon Women's Lunch Bunch at Pizza Ranch; 7 p.m. Weigh Down (Fireside room). **** =1= , ABIDING FAITH FgEE LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. David Hinrichs, Pastor Wed., Dec. 2:6:30 p.m. SS Christmas program practice. Concludes at 8:30 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. Advent Bible Study. Fri., Dec, 4:7 p.m. Deacon's Meeting; 8 p.m. Church Council. Sat., Dec. 5:7 a.m. Men's Promise Keepers Breakfast. Sun., Dec. 6:9 a.m. Worship with Holy Complunion; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. ***** TRINITY LUTHERAN Walter Twp., BeHingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich Dec. 2:4:15 p.m. Confirmation Class (SP); 7 p.m. Choir. Dec. 6:9 a.m. Holy Communion; 10 a.m. Sunday School. Dec. 8:9 a.m. Bible Study. ***** ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN Bellingham Pastor Robert A. Friedrich Nov. 30-Dec. 5:7:30 or 7:35 a.m. "By the Way" on KDIO radio. Dec. 2:4:15 p.m. Confirmation Classes; 6:15 p.m. ACT. Dec. 6:9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion. Installation of officers; 12:30 p.m. Lutheran Hour, KLQR Dec. 7:9 a.m. Bible Class. Church Notices, following firms THOLE DISTRIBUTING ORTONVILLE i Ortonville Independent - ., CLINTON CO@P FARM EiEVATOR AgSOClATION Ron Schlimme, Manager CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Clinton State Bank THE BANK THAT UNDERSTANDS CLINTON TRINITY LUTHERAN Ortonville . Richard. Boehnke, Pastor Tues., Dec. 1: Circuit Conference, Ortonville; 7 p.m. Board of Education; 8 p.m. Evangelism. Wed., Dec. 2:1 p.m. Northridge Bible Study; 3:30-5 p.m. 9th Gr. Confirmation. Thurs., Dec. 3:1:30 p.m. Quilting. Sat., Dec. 5:9-11 a.m. Children's Service practice. Sun., Dec. 6:8:30 & 11 a.m. Divine Services; 9:45 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class; 9:45 a.m. 6th, 7th, 8th Gr. Catechism; 11 a.m. Radio Broadcast. Mon., Dec. 7:6:30 p.m. Executive Board Women of Trinity. ***** ORTONVILLE UNITED METHODIST Ortonville Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor School; 10:30 am. Worship. EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Ortonville Rev. Shalom Kropfl Tues., Dec. 1:12 noon Deborah Circle's potluck dinner; 1:30 p.m. Cemetery Board. Wed., Dec. 2:3:30 p.m. 9th grade Confirmation; 4:30 p.m. 8th grade Confirmation; 7 p.m. Joint Councils meet at Zion. Sun., Dec. 6:9 a.m. Worship Sen'ice; 10 a.m. Sunday School. ***** TABOR UNITED METHODIST Big Stone City, SD R. Karl Watkins, Pastor Wed., Dec. 2: 7 p.m. Administrative Council. Fri., Dec. 4:12 noon Circle II Christmas party. Sunday, Dec. 6:9:30 a.m. Worship with Communion; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School and Confirmation; 1:30 p.m. UMW. Program: E. Dimberg. Hostesses: L. Nolting, L. Hofhenke and S. Voeltz; 4 p.m. Annual Charge Conference with Supt. Penny Eberhard. Mon., Dec. 7:9:30 a.m. Bible Study at Northridge; 10:30 a.m. Sewing. Birthdays As Taken From The Big Stone American Legion Auxiliary Birthday Calendar Tuesday, Dec. 1 Matt Swigerd, Tom Tobin, Katie Tyson, Floyd Guse, Nick Karels, Lee Schroeder, Ethan Scoblic, Dave Wieman, Robin Ehlebracht Wednesday, Dec. 2 Steven Egert, Dorothy Brown, Dorothy Strand, Tina Jones, Sharyn Cox, LaRae Wellendorf, Laura Kristine Puder, Rosa Schuelke Thursday, Dec. 3 Curt Anderson, Steven Edward Koenen, Jane Gimmestad Hegge, Dan Bogenreif, Ellen Eifealdt, Donna Johnson, Lindsey Strobel, Chastity Braun, Sharon Peterson Friday, Dec. 4 Rose Conrad, Grace Van Hout, Shiree Lindholm Saturday, Dec. 5 Harold McCarthy, Andrena McEwen, Janet Stock,. JohuD. Kelly, " III, Steve Heidgs ........ Sunday, Dec. 6 Richard Strong, Dennis O'Neill, Margaret Hoberg, Jackie Brecke, Breanna Rae Magee, Kathryn Giisdorf Monday, Dec. 7 John Streed, Joe Devenney, Harold Ewing, Elaine Hanson, Tige Ladwig, DeLores Inderieden, LeAnn Hagen, Jason Haley, Kayla Marie Feldt Tuesday, Dec. 8 Oscar Streed, Mark Swigerd, Jean Belgum, Burton Nypen, Benjamin Sellin, Elena Confine Scholberg Thoughts for life Information Provided By Local MCCL Written By Carol Karels There are doctors, nurses, paramedical personnel, technicians, receptionists and security personnel who were providers of abortion but have abandoned it and now believe in the sanctity of life. You know they are forgiven once they turn from their sin and repent but for them the horror of it Wed: 7:30 p.m. Choir practice, lives on. There is a society called "Society of Centurions" that many Thurs: 12 noon Men's Study at . . Hasslens Const; 2 p.m. UMW; 7 join not necessarily to proclaim the p.m. Decorate the church, ills of abortion but for their personal Sat: ll a.m. Church Conference; healing. 10:15 PPRC,toeeting with new Supt. Dr. Philip Ney wrote a book at Ortonvillechurch. explaining how the wounds of Sun: 9:30 a.m. Worship; 10:30 personal abuse often pave the way for a.m. Sunday School. a person to abuse others by practidng ,,,,, abortion. Some even personalize each TRINITY LUTHERAN child they have destroyed. Society of Centurions comes from Odessa the Centurion who stood at the foot of Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor the cross of Christ who suddenly Wed., Dec. 2:4-6 p.m. Catechism became horrified and said "surely, this at Grace; 7:30 p.m. Advent Service at was an innocent man." Pray for these Grace. people as they are healed. Thurs., Dec. 3:1:30 p.m. LWML. Sun., Dec. 6:10:30 a.m. Holy Communion. ***** Senior citizens GRACE LUTHERAN club news CorreH Rev. Edwin Parker, Pastor Wed., Dec. 2:4-6 p.m. Catechism; Lloyd A. Sievers, President 7:30 p.m. Advent Service. The Ortonville Senior Club will Sun., Dec. 6:8:30 a.m. Holy hold their annual Christmas Party at Communion; 6 p.m. Grace Family the Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. Christmas Potluck. 13th.,Doors open at 2:30 p.m. .... * Catered meal served at 5 p.m. sharp. ZION LUTHERAN Sign up sheet at Senior Center. Must Ortonville be signed up by Tuesday, Dec. 8th. Rev. Shalom Kropfl Please call 839-6239 or 839-3555. Wed., Dec. 2:3:30 p.m. 9th grade, Entertainment and lots of fun. Public Confirmation; 4:30 p.m. 8th grade welcome. Please call for details. Confirmation; 7 p.m. Joint Councils nllv.t.nnmmot aF J-- meet at Zion. Sat., Dec. 5: Zion Youth shop for Angel Tree gifts. Sun., Dec. 6:9:30 a.m. Sunday Page 4b 00INDEPENDENT "'... Think About Thesb Things" by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen PASTOR AT LARGE "O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast endures forever! Let the redeemed of the Lord say so. Let thank the Lord for his steadfast love." Selected from Psalm Thanksgiving day is past. Normally we hurry on to Advent Christmas without so much as a backward glance. In fact and Thanksgiving end up combined in such a way that gets lost along the way. Our Thanksgiving was so beautiful decided to hold on to the Thanksgiving experience for a days. Normally we spend holidays alone because of the involved. This year family drove the nearly 1100 miles from Wyoming to be with us. "We're so glad that you're here" ken often and summed up the deepest feelings of our hearts. left on Friday, but the warmth of family love on Thanksgiving linger... Inspired by,the feeling of the moment, our daughter reflection which she read at the Thanksgiving table. It sonal references, but hopefully you will feel the warmth experienced.Thanksgiving is the time to look into our hearts, give thanks for the "steadfast love" which binds us to one well as to God. Reflect on a portion of what Liz wrote: T is for the thanks we give for family', friends, home, & health For time together For turkey/ H is for Hansen's For home and hearth For hand___.s that tenderly touch and prepare food and play the piano A is for all we have to give thanks for N is for nice weather K is for kitchen with its wonderful smells, warmth from sunshi and stove, laughter and conversation S is for  when we eat our fill and need to rest G is for  of what we have to others I is for the ice cream dad always needs to have before bed. (The world is still OK if we can end the day with ice V is for the violin Phyllis plays and the music in our lives I is for more ice cream! N is for never having to go without laughter and love and and family G is for the igj of love we all give each other. And for "_ig home." HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!! Obituaries Raynold S. Dobak Raynold S. Dobak, 88, of Badge and Army Grayland, WA, died of natural causes Marksmanship Badge. Nov. 6, 1998. He was born to John active service as a and Bertha (Rand) Dobak on Aug. 23, in 1961. He then too' 1910, in Artichoke Township. Washington and fLshed He married Marjorie Lotta Toner for a number of years. in Watertown, S.D. Raynold a6d e- Hi# greatest joys Marjorie had five children, retirement period were On Feb. 10, 1941, he was inducted entire family each summer into the military, Company L, 34th salmon, clamming infantry division. He was in action in seasons, and the North African campaign and Christmas to be with his received a battlefield promotion from Raynoid was preceded first sergeant to second lieutenant in his parents, the landing of Algiers, North Africa. Naomi, the mother of his Later, he was a company conunander Marjorie, his son Tom, for the military police company grandchildren Annette patrolling the Port of Algiers. After He is survived by h World War I1, he returned to the James and Beverly, United States. When the Korean War Lovell, John and started he was on duty at Fort Fred Raunig, and Brian Missoula. His battlefield commission Lacey Wash.; sisters Lilliaa, was restored and be served in Korea Judy, Becky and Barbara.; as an officer, receiving the Bronze Boyd; grandchildren Star, Purple Heart and various other Tom, Rob, Jimmy, medals of honor while serving. In Kelly, Brent, Coty, 1954 he returned to the USA and went Freddy; ,great to Fort Benning, GA; in 1955 be was McKenzie, t.onnor, involved with the National Rifle Team Ashley, Andrea, Alexia and served as a member and coach. Tyler, Cod),, Jordan, He won the following matches: 1956 Lacy, Brady, Taylor and Sixth Army Championship, All Army Funeral services Championship; 1957 Alaska, All Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Army and National Championship; A memorial service 1958-1962 National Championship. Missoula at 11 am. SaturdaY, Healso holds the Minnesota National at Garden City Funeral Ho" Guard Distinguished Markmanship J.M. Morgan Joseph Matthis Morgan, 77, died at Terry Johnson, Eagan; his home in Apache Junction, AZ, J.C. Morgan, Lockp Nov. 29th after suffering rom a stroke sisters: Helen Gronli, iu 1992. Patricia O'Neill He leaves to mourn Ms wife, Pearl Joe was preceded in Ann of 54 years, son Steve and Maria parents, J.M. Morgan Morgan of Aitkin; five daughters: one sister, Rosemary Catherine Hasscamp, North two brothers, William Minneapolis, JoAnne and Steve Paul, RJ. Schuitz, Rodgers, Betty Lou, Hilton His cremated rema Head, SC; Roseanne and Jack burie! in Olivia in Harrison, Lakeville; Dorothy and A Time To Be Thankful! We hope you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. Living in the Big Stone Lake area, we all have much for Brett lacobS which to be thankful. "True to a sacred trust" Larson Funeral Ortonville Graceville Clinton Browns 839-2588 748-7119 325-5215 Tuesday, D ec.