Community supper slated for Sept. 24 in Elroy

Posted September 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm

A free community supper will be served from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Elroy United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 125 Royall Ave.

This community supper is offered on the last Wednesday of each month and, according to event organizers, “gives individuals and families a chance to share a meal and build relationships within the community.”

The Millards Prairie HCE Club will assist with this meal.

The public is invited.

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    St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Kendall

    St. Matthew’s Ev. Lutheran Church, South Ridge (rural Ontario)

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    Faith Independent Baptist Church, Ontario

    Jeremiah 9:23,24 — “This saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercises loving kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.”

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    By MICHAEL T. GJEFLE

    Faith Independent Baptist Church, Ontario

    A pig and a hen were strolling quietly down the street when, at a luncheon, they saw a sign announcing “delicious ham and eggs.”

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    The pig frowned. “Yes,” he said. “But your giving requires only a contribution; for me, giving is

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    Contributed by St. John’s Lutheran Church, Kendall

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    Members, friends, neighbors, and the public all are invited to join in. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., there will be youth and adult classes engaging in God’s Word, along with snacks, music and crafts. At 6:30 p.m. Friday, a special family-night program will be held to

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    St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kendall

    St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, South Ridge (rural Ontario)

    Does it ever happen when you are reading something that a phrase, a sentence, or even a paragraph just seems to jump off the page at you? It forces you to stop and reread the section. Maybe you don’t get much further in your reading that day because you are so focused on that statement.

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    A free community supper will be served from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Elroy United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 204 Royall Ave.

    This community supper is offered on the last Wednesday of each month and, according to event organizers, “gives individuals and families a chance to share a meal and build relationships within the community.”

    Helpful Homemakers Club members will provide some of the food for this meal.

    The

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