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i i // RIPIt[ll, [llll[l/[IVlN00 These 00Th/ngs" by Rev. Wilfred C. Hansen KINGDOM HALL PASTOR AT LARGE JEHO VA H'S WITNESSES Ext e n s i o n Ortonville Sun: 10 a.m. Public Meeting and "A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adver, Watchtower Study. I cheerful heart is a good medicine, but a downcast spirit dries u Tues: 7:30 p.m. Book Study. John Cunningham bones." Proverbs 17:17 and 22. Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Theocratic County Extension Educator I have a copy of a poem by Beverly Anderson. It was sent to Ministry School and Meeting to Help 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 by a reader of this column. On the back there is a brief Us Make Disciples. DATES TO REMEMBER: "Thought you might en this. It made me think of a time when * * * * * Dec. 24 - Courthouse closes at listening and caring friend made an important difference." ARTICHOKE LAKE BAPTIST noon for Christmas Eve You will find this message helpful. Reflect on: (13 miles north of Correil) Dec. 25 - Courthouse closed for "TO MY FPdEND" Pastor Robert Gravley Christmas Day I stood one day at my wits end Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School; l0 Dec. 30 - 4-H Standing Committee Then you came in the door, my friend; a.m. Services. Meetings at Pizza Ranch, Ortonville And just your very presence, brought * * * * * 4:00 p.m. - Achievement, 5:00 p.m. - A ray of light for which I'd sought. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Promotion, 6:00 p.m. - Projects And as we sat and talked awhile, Alban Township Unlimited, 7:00 p.m. - Livestock My frown soon turned into a smile. (6 miles east, 1-112 miles south of Jan. 1 - Courthouse closed for New New hope sprang forth, dispelling fear, Milbank, SD) Year's Day The path ahead became more clear. (LCMS) Jan. 8- 4-H Club Organizational You truly seemed to understand - Vicar Kim Kanitz, 605-623-4281 Leader Training Your spoken word; warm clasp of hand Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Service; 9:30 Jan. 18 - 25th - Annual MN Goat Were what I needed that bleak day. a.m. Sunday School. Breeders Conference at U of MN, St. AndI thanked God you passed my way. Tuesday: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Bible Paul Now, unafraid, with courage strong Class. I face each day with joyous song. * * * * * i And if some day I see a friend Who stands alone, at his wits end, ST. CHARLESBig Stone City,CATHOLICsD I Markets I'll pray that I, to him will be Pastor: Fr. Ray Otto, OSB - The caring friend, you were to me. 605/432-4623 I Office Manager: 6051862-8319 No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.91 MASS SCHEDULE Soybeans ............................ 5.25 12/24/02 Christmas Eve 5:00 PM Corn .............................. .....2.10 12/25/02 Christmas Day 9:00 AM Dec. 24, 2001 t-I 1.1 ry00UX'"a-- notes 12/29/02 Sunday 9:00 AM No. 1 Wheat ...................... 3.03 111103 New Year's Day 9:00 AM Soybeans ........................... 3.93 115103 Sunday 9:00 AM M Corn ................................... 1.70 * * * * * ay the mystery of faith By Joyce Scherer, Lorrayne reported that LIVING HOPE FELLOWSHIP Secretary received $887.22 from 510 Burdiek, Ortonviile unfold to protect and provide President Elayne called an Membership at 104. Phone 839-3021 yOUF fOlTlilyWirh peace. SHOTS informal meeting of the American It was okayed to renew Pastor DavidHomrighausen Legion Auxiliary Gertje Van Lith subscription. " Wed: 7:00 p.m. Bible Study & #229 to order on Dec. 10, 2002. 15 Janice made motion, Prayer. '" , ........ q ! present, Larry Roggenbuck spoke to Virginia that we give $25.00 Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School; These Weekly Church Notices, . ,, • usabout putting a page in their annual Children's Hospital, Children's 10:00 a.m. Worship; 7 p.m. Praise  newsletter. Can be about some of what Society in Sioux Falls and and Worship. Courtesy the following firms " we have done throughout the year. It Jaycees Christmas project. * * * * * - needs to be to Larry by October. It carried. ARTICHOKE SEVENTH-DAY , , ..... will come out in November. There were no birthdays so ADVENTIST Secretary's and Treasurer's reports adjourned meeting and 13 miles north on Co. #25, Steven G. Wi/ither, DDS T Ha L F read and approved. Christmas gift exchange and 1-1/2 miles west of Correll in FAMILYDEN:I'ISTRY DISTRIBUTING ' Black Hills Health Care System Hostesses for Jan. 14 meeti Artichoke Township Ortonville, MN 320-839-2596 thanked us for our Christmas gifts be Shirley Voeltz and Gloria Pastor A. Raduly ORTONVI LLI: which they valued at $599.78. The calendar committee Elder Dennis Lund Janice reported she had taken to thank each and everyone (320) 596-2117 PRO AUTO Ortonville cookies to both schools for Education who helped with the delivery • 11:00Sat:a.m.10Worship.a'm" Sabbath School; Quality Used Autos _II'L d e p e I]Lde II.t week. calendars. It is really Sun: 6:00 a.m. WCCO Ch. 4 or Ortonville, MN , (320) 839-2911 KCCO Ch. 7 "It Is Written" speaker: Mark Finley; 6:00 a.m. "The Quiet  CLINTON CO-OP .............. Hour AX Yinton SD,Bill FARRSELEVATOR AS SOCIATION Tucker, speaker; 9:30 a.m. "The Ran Schlimme, Manager Voice of Prophecy" W, NAX, CLINTON, MN PHONE 325-5404 Yankton, SD, speaker/director Lonnie P Melashenko. " • • • • • - .tw==,.=,,.,.,. COOPERATIvEBIG STONE THEClintonBANK THATStateuNDERSTANDS]aI * , • JEsus CHURCH OF CHRIST OF • Ortonv lie. Milbank EDJ_ Clintor LATTERDAY SAINTS 1-800-32.5-1132 or (320) 325-5466 CLINTON __" 716 SW 5th St. • Wiilmar, MN (320) 235-2442 President Elder Grant McKinney ORTONVILLE UNITED NEW LIFE RRRING Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Sacrament METHODIST COMMUNITY BAPTIST Service; 11:30 a.m. Classes. Ortonville Ortonville - May the true spirit of Visitors Center open Sunday- Rev. Larry Kasten, Pastor Ttd Dahlgren, Pastor //  I IN Ill E Cbristmasbringyou Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tue: 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Jim Hasslen. Youth Pastor • • • * * Service. Tue: 7:30 a.m. "Lifeline" Prayer peace and joy, CHRIST EPISCOPAL Sun: 9:30a.m. Worship. Time;4p.m. Christmas Eve'Service. L  / NEW! and may you dwell in Milbank, SD * * * * * Wed: 9:15 a.m. "Life Words" on His light, forever. First and Third Sunday of Month PEACE EV. LUTHERAN KDIO Radio. Holy Eucharist. WELS Fri: 9:15 a.m. "Life Words" 'On With warm wishes for All other Sundays morning prayer. 1501 Aspen Drive KDIO Radio; 12 p.m. Men of a year that's pa©ked Our deepest gratitude 9 a.m. - All Services Milhank, SD Integrity (Pizza Ranch). with good cheer, for your patronage. ,,,,, Jason Schulz, Pastor Sun: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; W'e really appreciate CORRELL UNITED Wed: 4 p.m. Confirmation Class; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service/ your shopping here! METHODIST 6:30 p.m. Choir; 7:15 p.m. Bible Children's Church. Rev. LarryKasten Study. *'*** o'° Bait ,.couE TAx s00..,cE Sun: 8:15 a.m. Morning Worship. Sun: 8:30 a.m. Worship; 9:30 a.m. • * * * * Sunday School. - .... Ortonville, MN Ear/Dikstaal 839-3023 oht Ortonville ZION LUTHERAN ***** Thou s Ortonville TRINITY LUTHERAN Rev. Shalom Kropfl Ortonville for life Tue.,Dec. 24:5p.m. Service. RichardBoehnke, Pastor ill'' 8ri[ 6fA]  t'tSMAJS Sun.,Dec. 29:9a.m. Joint Service Tue., Dec. 24:5:30 p.m. COUNt / , 7" I at Eidskog. Children's Christmas Eve Service; Th Ohio State School Board has • * * * * 7:30 p.m. Candlelight Service. approved teaching creation along with EIDSKOG LUTHERAN Wed., Dec. 25:9 a.m. Christmas evolution. I don't know the history of fi 4 OrtonviHe Day Service (communion). what has happened in that state but Rev. Shalom Kropfl Sun., Dec. 29:9 a.m. Communion there had to have been some dedicated Rev. Mona Gausman Service; 10:15 a.m. Sunday School people working for this charlge. Tue., Dec. 24:4 p.m. Service. and Bible Class; 10:15 a.m. 6th, 7th, There are many things taught in H([''S hoping It oil oacls up to on otrtstonding season Sun., Dec. 29:9 a.m. Joint Service 8th Gr. Catechism; 11 a.m. Radio our public schools which are contrary [Or cal our friozx:ls arml rmlffhtxgrs! at Eidskog. Broadcast. to our Christian beliefs. Some schools .,... • • • • • have school nurses that help a girl CONGREGATIONAL UNITED ABIDING FAITH FREE secure an abortion. AJCCOU- CHURCH OF CHRIST LUTHERAN It wou'ld be an advantage to our Ortonville Ortonville school system if they would.rid Dec. 22:10:45 a.m, Worship, Rev. David Hinrichs, Pastor themselves of their anti-Christian Lynn Thomas - Worship Leader. Tue.,Dec. 24: 5:30 p.m. Christmas teachings. I'm sure all the home lohnson CPA PA Dec. 24: Ii p.m. Christmas Eve Eve Candlelight Service. schooling parents would have their Blair Service. Sun., Dec. 29:10:45 a.m. Service children back in the school plus be   Dec. 29:10:45 a.m. Worship, of Lessons and Carols. doing lots of volunteering. KarenEvenson-WorshipLeader. ST. JOHN'S, ST. JOSEPH'S 233 NW 2rid St. • Ortonville. MN * .''2('--fqBo '=ta9 • * * * * & ST. JAMES' Q/,/AL/TY CLOCK FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN Ortonvflle, Rosen, Nassau REPAIR Ortonville Father Robert Goblirsch Marlene Elmstrom, Pastor ST. JOHN'S - ORTONVILLE Antique • Mantle Dec. 24:3:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Man., Dec. 23:8 a.m. Mass. 400 Day * Anniversary "Service, Communion; 5 p.m, Tue., Dec. 24:9:30 a.m. Mass; 4 Striking" Chiming Christmas Eve Service, Communion. p.m. Music Prelude; 4:30 p.m. Mass. 1 Dec. 25: Christmas.  Wed., Dec. 25: No Mass. CRAIG I1 Dec. 29:9:30 a.m. Worship, Youth Fri., Dec. 27:8 a.m. Mass. Recognition Sunday. Sat., Dec. 28:2 p.m. Wedding RANDLEMAN Dec. 31:7 p.m. New Year's Eve (Hlebichup/Shelstad); 5 p.m. Mass. ORTONWILLE, MN 1 Worship Service. Sun., Dec. 29:10:30 a.m. Mass. • ****  I 1 Rosary 7:30 a.m. Men. and Fri. 320-839-2357 TABOR UNITED METHODIST ST. JOSEPH'S - ROSEN "-"q a Big Stone City, SD Tue., Dec. 24: No Mass. R. Karl Watkins, Pastor Wed., Dec. 25:8:30 a.m. Music Tue., Dec. 24:"7:30 p.m. Prelude;9a.m. Mass. Certified Clockmaker - Watchmaker Candlelight Service. Thurs., Dec. 26:8:30 a.m. Mass. Clock mak Sun., Dec. 29:9:30 a.m. Worship; Sun., Dec. 29:8:30 a.m. Mass. 10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship. ST. JAMES' - NASSAU Call After'h 6 p.m. for Estimates ID • * * * * Tue., Dec. 24:7:30 p.m. Mass. , m Sat., Dec. 28:7:30 p.m. Mass. ***** Page 6c  INDEPENDENT Tuesday,