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SENTINEL TRIBUNE AMILY November 16 2011 5 CHURCH SERVICES Westbrook Saturday, November 19 Confessions 5:00 p.m. Churches Mass 5:30 p.m. IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH Westbrook, MN 507-274-5556 Pastor Rob Adams Wednesday, November 16 King's Kids 7:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22 Praise, Prayer, Pie 7:00 p.m. ST. ANTHONY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH Westbrook, MN Father Jeffrey Dobbs, 507-274-5946 Wednesday, November 16 Mass 8:30 a.m. Sunday, November 20 Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Mass 11:30 a.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Westbrook, MN Keith Carey, CLP Saturday, November 19 Worship 3:00 p.m. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH Westbrook, MN Pastor David Danner Wednesday, November 16 Women's BBL St.10:00 a.m. WELCA 2:00 p.m. The Banquet Adult choir rehear.8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 17 Sewing mtg. 10:00 a.m. Sunday, November 20 Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Worship/Comm. 10:15 a.m. Family BBL St. 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22 Text study 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving worship/T 7:00 p.m. TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Westbmok, MN Thursday, November 17 Circle meet 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving worship 7:00 p.m. Walnut Grove Churches WALNUT GROVE CHURCHES CHURCH OF ST. PAUL Walnut Grove, MN Administrator Nancy Hewitt Thursday, November 17 Mass 8:30 a.m. HERITAGE BAPTIST BIBLE CHURCH Walnut Grove, MN Phone 859-2519 Dr. Max D. Younce, Pastor Sunday, November 20 Worship & SS 10:00 a.m. Worship 6:00 p.m. Teen Age Youth Group - Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Radio - Sunday Mornings - 8:00 to 8:30 on K-JOE FM, 106.1 FM Pipestone UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Walnut Grove, MN Pastor Ken Haack Sunday, November 20 Worship 10:00 a.m. Church conference/potluck Wednesday, November 23 Ecum. Serv./St. P 7:00 p.m. TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Walnut Grove, MN Trevor Bailey Wednesday, November 16 Confirmation 4:00 p.m. Choir 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 17 WELCA 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 18 SW MN Jr. High/Willmar Sunday, November 20 Worship/Comm. 9:30 a.m. SS/Coffee 10:30 a.m. ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH Walnut Grove, MN Pastor Timothy Holt Wednesday, November 16 BBL Study 9:00 a.m. Confirmation 6:30 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Worship/Comm. 8:30 a.m. WWC/SO 2:00 p.m. ST. OLAF LUTHERAN CHURCH Walnut Grove, MN Pastor Timothy Holt Wednesday, November 16 BBL Study 9:00 a.m. Confimation 6:30 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Worship/Comm.8:30 a.m. Sunday School9:30 a.m. WWC 2:00 p.m. Young Women 12:10 p.m. CLUB NOTES THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF TOPS LATTER-DAY SAINTS WESTBROOK -- TOPS Branch President Club No. 1336 meets at Ethan Bates Grace Lutheran Church, 507-376-5798 Westbrook, on Monday. 1600 Knollwood Drive Weigh-in from 8:30 - 9:00 Worthington, MN a.m. Former members and Sunday, November 20 new members are always Sacrament mtg. 10:00 a.m. welcome. For more infor- Sunday School/Primary mation, call Helen 11:15 a.m. Amundson at 507-274-5113. Priesthood/Relief Soc./Young Women RSVP Bone Builder 12:10 p.m. WESTBROOK -- RSVP Bone Builder classes meet every Monday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Peterson Estates dining room. VFW Auxiliary WESTBROOK -- VFW Auxiliary will not met in November. Potluck WESTBROOK -- Senior Citizens potluck will be held Monday, November 28 at 12 noon at the Senior Citizens Center. Knitting/Crocheting WALNUT GROVE -- Knitting/crocheting at Oleson's Mercantile Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. No experience nec- essary. Come when you can. Free and open to all. For more informa- tion, call 507-859-2600 or cvariety@redred.eom OTHER CHURCHES JOHNSONVILLE LUTHERAN CHURCH Lucan, MN Trevor Bailey Sunday, November 20 Worship/Comm. 11:00 a.m. STORDEN BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor David Johnson Wednesday, November 16 Prayer mtg. 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Fellowship 10:00 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving Serv./B 7:00 p.m. BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH Storden, MN Pastor Ann Ward Interim Pastor Sunday, November 20 Worship 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving worship 7:00 p.m. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Branch President Don Jones 507-532-3699 1401 E. Lyon Street Marshall, MN Wednesday, November 16 Scouts/Young Women Activity 7:00 p .m. Sunday, November 20 Sacrament Mtg 10:00 a.m. SS/Primary 11:15 a.m. Priesthood/Relief Soc./ Good Samaritan Society Westbrook In Christ's Love, Everyone Is Someone. Your local long-term care provider since 1961149 First Ave, Westbrook, MN 56183 507-274-6155 Greenwood Nursery "Most complete Garden & Landscape Center in S.W. Minnesota" S. 4th Street Ph. 629-3465 Tracy Hwy. 23 Ph. 532-9430 Marshal Knakmuhs Agency 507-659-2154 Walnut Grove, MN 507-274-5962 Westbrook, MN Koblegard Auto 859-2220 Walnut Grove, MN Maynard's, Inc Westbrook, MN 507-274-5555 Sentinel Tribune Westbrook, MN Phone 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 JEFFERS BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Marvin Pederson 507-628-4924 Sunday, November 20 Worship 9:30 a.m. S.S. (all ages) 10:30 a.m. Worship 7:00 p.m. IHM CATHOLIC CHURCH Currie, MN Father Jeffrey Dobbs Sunday, November 20 Mass 9:45 a.m. ST. GABRIEL CATHOLIC CHURCH Fulda, MN Father Jeffrey Dobbs Parish Center 507-425-2369 Saturday, November 19 Mass 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Mass 8:00 a.m. OUR SAVIOR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Dovray, MN Wednesday, November 16 Quilting 8:30 a.m. WELCA 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17 Quilting 8:30 a.m. WELCA 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 13 Worship 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving worship/T 7:00 p.m. OLD WESTBROOK LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Mike Stangeland Wednesday, November 16 The Banquet 3:15 p.m. Thursday, November 17 Sewing Day 8:30 a.m. Sunday, November 20 Worship 9:00 a.m. SS/Choir pract. 10:15 a.m. LL mtg./SO 2:00 p.m. BBL St/HW 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving Eve worship 7:30 p.m. Pie/coffee Meditation] Relaxation WALNUT GROVE -- Free Guided Meditation/ Relaxation Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. at Oleson's Mercantile. Free and open to every- one, ages 10 and above. For more information, contact Sara Wahl at 507-859-2600 or cvarie- ty@redred.com ,,q HIGHWATER LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Mike Stangeland Wednesday, November 16 The Banquet 3:15 p.m. Sunday, November 20 Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. LL mtg./SO 2:00 p.m. BBL St. 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving Eve wor./OW 7:30 p.m. Pie/coffee CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 oR "rROOP By Pastor Rob Adams Giving Thanks America's Thanksgiving tradition is a time to focus on God and His blessings on us and on our nation. In a year that has provided America with more hardships and economic chal- lenges than usual, perhaps it is even more important to focus on God this Thanksgiving and on the good things He has provided in the midst of our difficulties. It is also a year to focus even more on our neighbors and fellow citizens who are hurting, to provide a good Thanksgiving for them as well. Our Pilgrim forebears faced difficult times in the year before their first Thanksgiving in America. Nevertheless, they found reasons to praise God for their survival in a brutal wilderness. The original Pilgrims fled to Holland in 1608 and then to America in 1620 because they were suffering persecution and imprisonment in England for their Biblical faith. Their stay in Holland was short because, although they found spiritual lib- erty there, a disjointed economy failed to provide adequate compensation for their labors, and a degraded and corrupt cul- ture was tempting their children to stray from the faith. Determined to protect their families from these spiritual and cultural dangers, the Pilgrims uprooted their community and sailed for a New Worldin America that offered the promise of both civil and religious liberty. Despite the hardships they encountered in these wanderings, the Pilgrims considered themselves to be "stepping stones" for future generations, whether they lived or died. Their focus was on the future and on faithfulness to God. They misted God to sustain them in good years and bad. The Pilgrims set sail for America on September 6, 1620, and . for two months braved the harsh elements of a storm-tossed sea. Upon disembarking at Plymouth Rock, they held a prayer service and then hastily began building shelters. Nearly half of the Pilgrims who had so joyously disembarked from the Mayflower died before spring after facing an unusually harsh New England winter. Imagine their joy and surprise after that first grueling winter, when an Indian named Samoset approached their depleted colony and greeted them in their own language. He explained to them that he had learned English from fishermen and traders. A week later, Samoset returned to the Pilgrim colony with another English-speaking friend named Squanto. Squanto lived with the Pilgrims, accepted their Jesus as his Savior, and taught them how to live in the New World. Squanto and Samoset helped forge a 50-year-long peace treaty between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. Pilgrim Governor William Bradford described Squanto as "a special instrument sent of God for [our] good ...[who] never left [us] till he died. ,I That summer, the Pilgrims, persevering in prayer and assist- ed by their new Indian friends, reaped a bountiful fall harvest. Pilgrim Edward Winslow expressed the colony's thanks. "God be praised, we had a good increase of com," he said, and "by the goodness of God, we are far from want." [To be continued next week; reprinted from 'The Legal Alert', November 2011, published by the Christian Law Association, Seminole, FL; used by permission] ...... www.ibcwestbrook.org KATHY ~ Listen to the radio-TV-for R updates on weather. Just because it is t'me where you are, it might be a white out(blizzard) 3 miles down BY KATHY PEDERSON the road. Dear Trooper Kathy: I boredom have a problem with my 1. Nuts, energy bars, cere- mother. I really don't think al, raisins, (liquids may she should be driving in the freeze) winter. Is there any way I 2. Choc chips, m&ms can legally take her keys 3. Medicines-tylenol or away for the winter 'extra prescriptions (for an months? extra day or two) Trooper Kathy says: Yes vi. Athletic socks-they and NO. If you are success- don't have to match) ful in having her driving vii. Old pair of boots or privileges revoked, it will be tennis shoes (in case yours forever. Driver and Vehicle get wet or too fancy shoes) services does NOT suspend a viii. Sweatshirt driver's license for Winter ix. Sweatpants Months only. x. Mittens, scarf and hat Here are my TOP TEN xi. Stay in your car if you WINTER DRIVING TIPS go in ditch for you to go over with your DRIVING RULES mother: 6. Slow down-too fast for 1. Make your car safe conditions-drive in control- a. Windshield wiper fluid- 7. Impeding traffic- Just not water because you are comfortable b. Winter tires-more stabil- driving slow-others are not- ity don't make them pass you on c. Oil Change-for winter ice or you will be part of the 2. Starting your trip-(whether crash- long trip or grocery store) a. Vehicles' behind you?- a. Decide if you really put your right turn signal on need to make this trip b. Slow down b. Clean your windshield GRADUALLY completely! Blind spots c. Pull off on the right 3. Carry a cell phone-I didn't shoulder-if it is full of snow say talk on one! you MUST pull over ASAP! 4. Start slow (next intersection...)You are a. Test your brakes NOT to drive to next town- b. Start slower speed on could be 20 miles-(ifit is that roadway-as you become used bad-should you be out to conditions gradually speed there!!!) up d. When ALL traffic has c. Don't use cruise control gone by you, then signal left 5. Winter gear in your car and come back onto the road- a. A small shovel way b. Red or orange- flag or kerchief or scarf-to hang out window if you are in trouble c. A tow rope 9. ROAD CLOSED- means the road is closed-It does not mean you should sneak around on the back roads! 10. EMERGENCY VEHICLES- PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE- look for emergency vehicles. By LAW you must approach them in the other lane of traf- fic if you are on a 4 lane. If you are on a two-lane road- way-one lane each way- you must approach at slow speed so that you will be able to stop. That is 20 mph not 50! a. Emergency vehicles include: police cars-city county and State of Minnesota b. Tow truck drivers c. State, county or city plows d. Fire trucks e. Ambulance Remember, we are trying to keep you safe. Consider how you would like to spend your next 24 hours. Home safe? Or sitting in your vehi- cle in a snowbank? Now YOU decide. Is this trip REALLY necessary! If you have any questions regarding traffic safety and/ or traffic laws, please email her at kathy.pederson@state. mn.us. Sgt. Pederson will not offer advice on specific situations or real events, which involve law enforce- d. A winter kit i. Garbage bag-can be used as a windbreaker ii. Coffee can or ice cream pail-can be used to collect snow and melt for water or dispose of it??? iii. Candles and matches- warmth and light-keeps spir- its up iv. Puzzles, colorbooks, crayons, pencils,deck of cards-something to do v. Food-you won't die of starvation but it helps the ment. CARING FOR A FRIEND, RELATIVE, OR NEIGHBOR S CHILI)?? Call as for in[omatioa and resonrces. Receive a FREE safety kit! SWCCRR SMOC 1106 3rd Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187 507-376-4195 or 800-658-2444. Serving all Families in Region 8 Hidwe~ EarenlkBoer, Stt'CCPa l) .ecter Child Care ~h'~ ~A Resource& l1063rd,Oemte, POBox787 v Referral Network Southwestern Minnesota H, itr&~g/on, M3T 56187 1-800-410-1859 o,po.~.,, o.,,~, so.7.4195~m. ~=. so.7~4JT~ i "Helping Peopl~ Cha~gingI3~" kdebeoC~moc.us * w~.~care.com i 4