Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2007

Neighbors

September 27, 2007

The De Soto United Methodist Church will have a meeting Sunday following the 10:30 a.m. services for those who assist or those who care to help with the weekly Rotary breakfast. The meeting will last about 90 minutes as the group discusses business items.
Those planning to attend are asked to bring a light lunch.
¢
The finance committee of the De Soto United Methodist Church will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall at the church. The scrapbook committee will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall.
¢
David and Bonnie Hill and their grandson were visitors Sunday at De Soto Baptist Church. Bonnie used to be a teacher in the school district.
¢
The De Soto United Methodist Church's annual bazaar and food fair with crafts, cook books, baked items and canned items will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at the church.
A lunch is served and carryout also is available.
¢
The Heat baseball team was in a tournament over the weekend in Belton, Mo. My great-grandson Hayden Chandler played on the team. They beat the Yard team Saturday, but got beat by them on Sunday and ended up taking third place overall.
Eric Schutte coaches the Heat.
¢
Glen and Ruby Nelson and Jerry and Linda Nalley boxed and sacked up all the clothes left from the church's garage sale. The Nelsons took the items to good will.
¢
The Pleasant Hour Club met at De Soto United Methodist Church Sept. 20 with Marian Russell and Lois Flinn as the hostesses. The program, given by Marian Russell, was on sunflowers and each place setting was decorated with a container of sunflower seeds.
¢
The community had another busy weekend. The VFW Post 6654 had its breakfast Saturday morning and the chili cook-off and art and craft show took place at Zimmerman's barn. The De Soto Baptist Church had its garage sale over the weekend and I was told there were several picnics as well.
¢
October is "National Pastor's Appreciation Month." Don't forget to tell or write your pastor of your church to show your appreciation.
¢
I went to two doctors last week and now I have to do more tests Oct. 1. I also will need to see the eye doctor because I can tell I have some problems there.
¢
The De Soto Baptist Church's garage sale at my house went well. The meteorologist was good to us even if it did rain Friday night.
I appreciate all the people in De Soto who donated items for the sale and those who purchased items. I also appreciate all the workers who served. My daughter, Debbie, made chili for all the workers.
¢
The Brandon Riffel family welcomed a new son this week. We wish to congratulate them.
¢
Holly Opdycke Balch sang a solo Sunday during worship. Following the service, Monica Walker took pictures of different groups for the church's new directory.
¢
Those celebrating birthdays include Edith Riley Owen, Rita Bolay, David Bedford, Evan Calkins, Erin Taylor, Steve Prosser, Curt Allenbrand, Matt Woywod, Bailey Bosworth, Goldie Mead, Maxine Jackson, Ruth Warfell, Wilda Schultz and Rick Lewis.
¢
L.E. and Debbie Kueker are celebrating their anniversary.
¢
Ruth Motzkus, who lives in the Sharon Lane Nursing Center in Shawnee, calls me every day -- sometimes two or three times a day. She needs our prayers now. She will celebrate her birthday next month.
¢
The De Soto Multi-Service Center needs this week include whole kernel corn. Next week, any kind of cereal and pasta food is needed.
¢
Wilma Mann is recovering from her recent surgery. Sally Allen is still having eye surgery. Chester Robin's grandson needs our prayers. Cristy Davis also is on the prayer list and Nichole Yarbrough was able to attend church with her children.
¢
The Wednesday Bible Study group at De Soto Baptist Church meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. The group is discussing the ninth chapter of Romans. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend.
¢
Sympathy goes to the families of Larry Hartshorn, whose services were Monday at De Soto Baptist Church, and to the Elmer Jenks family, whose services were Tuesday at the Bruce Funeral Home in Gardner.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.