“Living above worry and stress” sounds great doesn’t it? This is the new bible study being started at “CoffeeBreak,” a multidenominational women’s Bible study group that meets at the Christian Reformed Church each Wed. morning from September through May.
Coffee time and fellowship starts at 9:30, followed by a bible study. “CoffeeBreak” also provides a nursery and a “Story Hour” for the babies and small children of the moms who attend. All materials are provided and there is no cost to attend. Bible knowledge is not necessary.
“CoffeeBreak” starts this year on Wednesday, Sept. 16 with a continental breakfast (coffee, muffins, fruit, etc.) at 9:30 a.m., followed by a time of fellowship, singing, games, and an introduction to “Living Above Worry & Stress,” a Bible study from Women of Faith, which will begin the following Wednesday, Sept. 23.
All ladies are welcome and encouraged to bring a friend!
For more information, please call Geneva at 482-2013 or Betty at 486-3735.
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Cornell Farms would like to remind music lovers across the district that “The Wild Turkeys” will be the headliner for the last barn concert of the season on Sept. 12. The Wild Turkeys have an engaging stage presence and an energetic sound which can best be described as “Swamp-Stomp Country.”
The Wild Turkeys will no doubt fill the Cornell’s barn with a unique brand of country music that will leave those in attendance wanting more.
The opening act for the evening will be the “Ivalls” from Rainy River. This family trio consisting of Heidi, David and Matthew, has enjoyed making music at various functions across the district for several years. The Ivalls’ acoustic sounds cover a wide range of well known tunes, as well as Matt’s original material.
Tickets for the final “Concert in the Barn” will be $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Those interested in purchasing their tickets, can do so at the Fort Frances Public Library, at Greensides Store in Devlin or directly from Cornell Farms at 486-3477.
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Dennis Ogilvie would like to thank everyone who supported his “Project Watoto 2009.” Ogilvie ran 5 K and 10 K runs this summer and took part in a three-week running camp in Mammoth Lakes, California in order to raise money for the orphans in Africa.
Watoto is a non-profit organization that cares for the orphaned children of Uganda, Africa by building villages and raising future leaders.
If you are interested in learning more about this charity or would like to make a donation please take a look at the Watoto webpage (http://www.watoto.com).
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Community members of all ages attended Calvary Baptist Church’s free BBQ on Thursday, Sept. 3 in Emo. The message of the service that followed the meal was: “Is Heaven Real?” which was based on Revelation 21.
Following the message and some lively music everyone went outside to enjoy some ice cream cones in the beautiful evening air.
Thanks to everyone at CBC who helped make the evening so enjoyable.
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A reminder that the Community Country Club, in conjunction with the Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Communities Coalition, will be hosting a “visit to France” on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at the Golden Age Manor in the Common Room from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. If you’ve attended before, don’t forget your passport! If you have not attended the “Country Club” before, this is your chance to learn about another country and visit with friends.
If you have any question, please call Siobhan Booth at 482-2211.
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The next “Country Jam” will be held on Friday, Sept. 18 at the Emo Legion. The musicians and the Emo Legion have been presenting these evenings of old-time music free of charge in order to provide an evening of fun and dancing.
They offer a variety of music ranging from pop to polka, and waltzes to old-time country. So, if you love to dance or just like to sit and listen to some great music please mark this date on your calendar and plan to attend an evening of home-made music and lively entertainment.