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Festive Christmas events planned at Historic Lenora Church


Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
Posted in All Social Scenes

During the Advent and Christmas Season, festive events are planned at the historic (1856) Lenora United Methodist Church located in the small Fillmore County Village of Lenora. The wood stove with crackle with heat on winter, snowy nights and the oil lamps will glow in the windows as people come in out of the cold to worship and share in the Good News of Christmas. The worship services will lift up some favorite Christmas carols and the services will be filled with beautiful music.

•December 20 at 3 p.m. service designed for children and those who do not like to drive at night. We will focus on the carol: “O Little Town of Bethlehem”.

•December 21st at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. This will be a beautiful service focusing on the carol: “Silent Night” with special music performed by Tom Schramm and Carolyn Freese.

•December 23 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. a beautiful service of Christmas music focusing on “I Wonder as I Wander” sung by Bart Seebach with special music performed by Peter and Stacie Constantian.

People are invited to bring a some non-perishable food that will be given to a local food shelf and a Christmas offering will be received for the work and ministry of caring for the historic Lenora Church. Following all of the worship services, people are invited to the Lenora Fellowship House for Christmas goodies and coffee, hot apple cider and hot chocolate. The Lenora Pioneer Church Society is an official 501c3 non-profit organization and is very happy to offer these beautiful Christmas services for the community. For further information, please contact Rev. Mark Woodward at faitheyota@embarqmail.com or John Goutcher at jiggs13@earthlink.net Everyone is always welcome at old Lenora Church all to the glory of God... Merry Christmas!

Happenings in Henrytown

By Winifred Eiken

Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
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Josh Smith entertained Schultz family Sunday for brunch at Wings in Dorchester, Iowa in honor of his mom, Theresa Newgard’s birthday. Grandpa Gary and Gramma Pat were also guests of the family celebration. Diane Schultz (Mrs. Norman), Pleasant Grov ..... 
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Birth announcement - Maya Marie Olson

Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Social Scenes

Maya Marie Olson was born November 24, 2014 to Matt and Lindsey Olson of Chatfield. Maya weighed 6 lb, 14 oz and was 19.5” long. Grandparents are Bill & Diane Wojtkiewicz of Preston, Glenda Olson of Spring Valley.

Country Coffee Talk

By Jeanette Schmidt

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
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It’s time to put out the welcome mat and set the table for the birds. Winter in Minn. can be a difficult time for us and for our feathered friends with windy days and cold nights. Turns out bird feeding can be very enjoyable and therapeutic for us ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Mila Aryn Topness

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Social Scenes

Mila Aryn Topness Mila Aryn was born October 24, 2014 to Aaron and Erin Topness of Lanesboro. Mila weighed 8 lb 3 oz and was 21 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Betty Ehler, Jim Ehler, and Gene & Vicky Topness.

Christmas musical drama presentation

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
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“Christmas in Egypt” will be presented by the children of the Fillmore Free Methodist Church (in the village of Fillmore) on Sunday morning, December 7 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. About 30 children are participating in this musical drama present ..... 
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Historic Lenora United Methodist Church repairs chancel area

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
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The historic Lenora United Methodist Church is currently undergoing some repair work to the chancel - stage area to replace a few deteriorating floor joists. The floor boards were delicately peeled up to reveal the 1860’s workmanship undergirdi ..... 
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Lions Club Peace Poster winners

Mon, Nov 17th, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Lions Club Peace Poster winners Winners of the Peace Poster Contest sponsored by the Preston Lion’s Club were awarded their prizes November 13. Joe Liew, first place and Ariannah Barrett, third place, are pictured. Second place winner, Liala Vorw ..... 
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Engagement - Olson ~ McQuown

Mon, Nov 17th, 2014
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Michael and Debra Olson, Houston, Minn. announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Starr, to Matthew Jason McQuown, son of James and Nancy McQuown of Blackhawk, SD. Miss Olson graduated from Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minn. with a Bac ..... 
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