Sunday, July 11, 2010 ~ Kudos ~ register or to volunteer to help, please call First Presbyterian, Trinity Lutheran, First
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time To Elizabeth Ann Weiler for her 50 Margaret Hahn (392-2627). Christian, First Baptist and St. Joseph - are
faithful years of service as a nun of the Sunday, July 25 fortunate to work together as a Good
Eucharistic Celebrations Adorers of the Blood Christ. (She went American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8am- Samaritan in providing an experience of
Mon. July 12 No Mass to St. Joseph School.) 12PM, in the multi-purpose room. Snacks God’s word within a community. Thanks for
Tue. July 13 3:45PM (Richland Care/Rehab) To the Einhorns for cutting, splitting and and refreshments for all donors. All donors stepping up in helping.
For the Residents delivering wood for the winter months. must present photo ID. Please share the gift
Wed. July 14 3:45PM (Emerald Glen) of life. 2) Today’s “Sock-It-To-Me Sunday” is
To our six young ladies for being another way to be a Good Samaritan for
For the Residents
Thu. July 15 7:45am Anthony J. Stein wonderful candidates for the queen underprivileged children.
Fri. July 16 7:45am Lawrence & Dorothy pageant.
St. Joseph School Notes 3) Our Presbyteral Council meets on Monday
Sat. July 17 5:30PM Larry Volk, Madonna ~ Calendar of Events ~ School Office Summer Hours: Monday, at the usual place—the chancery.
Volk & Mary Ochs Sunday, July 11 Tuesday, Wednesday from 8am-12:00PM,
Sun. July 18 8:00am Beverly Bowers
Liturgy of the Word, 10am Mass. Thursday from 8am-4PM and closed on CALENDAR WINNERS - $25
10:00am Steven VanBlaricum
Tuesday, July 13 Friday. July 5: Donald Kocher (#740)
OUR MONTHLY SPONSORS Liturgy Committee, 5PM. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - July 6: Julietta & Tony Eckstein (#351)
Prayer group, 6:30PM-7:30PM, Room A. School Registration Dates: July 7: Jean Weber (#717)
Bulletins: Don and Edna Brian
Missalettes: Energy Insurance Services Everyone is welcome to attend. Wednesday, July 21: 10am-1PM and 3PM-6PM July 8: Allen Forys (#124)
Wednesday, July 14 Thursday, July 22: 10am-1PM and 2PM- 4PM July 9: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Johnson (#297)
Bulletin deadline, 3PM. Write, type or Please contact the school office if you need to
OUR TITHES FOR JULY 4 make other arrangements.
Envelopes: $8,654.40 (191) Outreach: $269 email all announcements. Let us pray for: Margaret Kocher, Theresa
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Child: $1 (1) Guatemala: $572 (55) Thursday, July 15 Ochs and Virginia Weiler.
Summer Accreditation and Recognition
Peter’s Pence: $105 (2) Rosary, 5:15PM.
Do you have a will? Please include the Church - Highlights: From Diocesan Superintendent
Baptism Class (for parents interested in Tom Posnanski: "The administration and Deepest sympathy to the family of Julia
diocese/parish/school - as a beneficiary. baptism for their child), 7M, Room B. faculty demonstrate ongoing effort to engage Maxine Coan Hawkins. May she rest in the
Saturday, July 17 students in active learning that builds on prior peace of God’s love.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR JULY 18 Finance Council, 7am, Room B.
Genesis 18:1-10a; Colossians 1:24-28; knowledge so that students gain academic
Sunday, July 18 expertise that is measurable and monitored." Quilt Raffle for Smorgasbord: Our annual
St. Joseph Stringtown Parish Annual - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - smorgasbord will soon be approaching.
In the parable of the Good Samaritan, we have an Picnic. Roast Beef and Ham Dinner served Did you know? Our PTO earned Anyone wishing to donate handmade items to
example of stewardship of personal resources used from 11am-3PM. Taking place from approximately $750 with Box Tops for the quilt raffle please contact Carolyn Blank
to serve the good of another. Jesus invites us to see 10am-6PM: Basket stand, country store, Education this year! Please cut out your box (395-2574) by August 1. These can include
everyone in our community, our city, our country, cake stand, food stand, bingo, beer garden, quilting, embroidery, painting, knitting,
tops and bring them to church or the school.
in the world as our neighbor. Stewardship calls on inflatable games, kid’s games and much Thanks to everyone who supports our school crocheting etc. Each year we have a wonderful
us to put our gifts — our very selves — at the more. Raffle drawing at 6PM. Come check in this effort. quilt raffle ticket and would appreciate your
service of others.
out our new parish center! support again this year. Thank you.
~ From the Pastor’s Pen ~
Welcome, New Parishioners! Vacation Bible School, 5:30PM-8PM at Please Note: Anyone using meeting rooms
Please register as soon as you move into our the Trinity Lutheran Church. Come join 1) We are blessed to cooperate with a variety
or multi-purpose room must pick up a key in
parish. Call the Parish Office (392-8181) to the excitement of Hero Head Quarters - of churches for the community Vacation Bible
the School Office during office hours.
receive a new member packet. where kids join forces with God! To pre- School on July 19-23. The five churches -
“Please accept our heartfelt thanks for all Good Samaritan: Though America is
your prayers, visits, cards, flowers and perceived as a rich nation, the irony is that
memorial contributions. We especially there are grave pockets of poverty
appreciated the efforts of the Funeral Dinner everywhere. One such group is the older
Committee and the kindness of Fr. Jerry Americans who have worked all their lives,
Wirth”. - From the family of Julia Hawkins saved for retirement, but suddenly (usually
through medical bills), find themselves
Camp Ondessonk: Did you know that you earning well below the poverty level
can take your family there for a week? They ($14,570). According to the United States
are offering a Fall Family Camp (September Census Bureau, 9.7% of seniors officially live
17-19) and a Mother/Daughter Weekend in poverty. Many states are struggling to find
(October 8-10). You don't have to be "family" ways to assist the elderly poor, but for now,
to attend. It's open to everyone of all faiths- they find help in soup kitchens, local pantries,
not just Catholics. Visit www.ondessonk.com and energy assistance programs. The Good
for more information. (Ask Lori and Addisen Samaritan here last month served an almost
Kilpatrick, who attended Family Camp there record 917 people.
from June 30-July 3, about their experience.)
~ KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS NEWS ~
We are excited to announce to Richland Tuesday, July 13: Euchre game night, 7PM.
County the first MS "Join the Movement" Wednesday, July 14: 3rd Degree meeting
Charity Events for the Awareness & Research night, 8PM. Sandwiches and chips at 7:30PM.
of Multiple Sclerosis to be held on Saturday, Thursday, July 15: 4th Degree social
July 17. All proceeds will benefit the National meeting, 7:30PM, guest speaker, Josh Totten,
Multiple Sclerosis Society. IWA. Note the time change. As of July 1st,
15-mile Bike Challenge - 7:50 am 4th Degree meetings begin on the third
40-mile Bike Challenge - 7:50 am Thursdays of the month. Please bring all
2K & 5K Run/Walk - 8:00 am forms for potential 4th Degree members for
6-mile Family Bike Ride - 10:00 am the Effingham Exemplification to the
Mud Poker Run - 10:30 am meeting.
Street Poker Run- 10:30 am Sunday, July 18: 4th Degree Honor Guard at
Registration is one hour prior to each event. St. Thomas, Newton, 3:30PM.
Forms for all events are available at all local Tuesday, July 20: Pinochle game night, 7PM.
banks in Olney, IL. There will be a BBQ Pork Friday, July 30: Bar-b-cue pork sandwiches
meal, music, auction, 50/50 drawing, and the at the Hall to benefit K of C scholarships.
final playoff poker game from the Mud & Thanks Jim and Thelma Muhs, Sunshine
Poker Runs at 5PM at the Knights of Farms, and Fred Ochs.
Columbus in Olney, IL. Public invited. Meal Attention: 89th Annual Bar-B-Cue Raffle
by donation! Donations may be sent thru Pay- books will be mailed the week of July 12. The
Pal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make checks drawing will be August 29.
payable to: MS "JOIN THE MOVEMENT".