Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine news for the week of March 10

St. Jacob Lions to host special Easter bingo

St. Jacob Lions will have a special bingo on March 19. They will give out 20 hams for Easter. Bingo is held at the St. Jacob Activity Center, located at the intersection of Second and Douglas streets, starting at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food is sold by various organizations during the evening beginning about 5:30 p.m. There will be free popcorn. If there are more than 120 or more bingo players, the payout for the $30 regular games will be $40. For $5, you can play six cards and have an evening of fun and socializing, and you could win a ham. Profits from the bingo are used to support the Lions Club activities, which benefit sight- and hearing-impaired adults and children and local area event activities. For more information, call 644-2378 or St. Jacob Activity Center at 644-LION (5466) on Saturday bingo nights only.

THS to present “Cinderella”

Triad High School will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Knight’s Hall at the high school. The show will be performed over three nights, March 17, 18 and 19. Show time is 7 p.m. each night. Adult admission is $5. Student admission is $3.

Marine Lions to host sausage & pancake breakfast

The Marine Lions Club will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 on at the Marine Lions Club, 406 E. Division St.

Breakfast includes pancakes, homemade whole-hog pork sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and juice. Prices are $8 for adults, $3 for children ages 4 to 12, and children 3 and under eat free. All carry-outs $8.

The Marine Lions Club is part of Lions Club International, with special interest in aiding the blind and deaf. The local club holds fundraising activities, not only for international projects, but also local projects. The Lions Club supports the Gravius Memorial Library, a private library that does not receive any tax money in its efforts to continue offering library services to the residents of the Marine area.

Events at St. Jacob UCC

Upper Room Magazines are available in the Narthex.

Easter Flower Order Forms are available in the Narthex.

The Youth Group would like to invite members of the congregation to join them for two Work Days they are planning at DuBois – Saturdays, March 19 and April 23. Interested members should contact Dawn Zobrist at smdz@hometel.com or 792-4316. Times will be set later.


Saturday: Confirmation pictures and practice 10 a.m.


Next Sunday: Day Light Saving Time begins

Confirmation Presentation Sunday – both churches

Friedens UCC, Troy – Sausage and Kraut Dinner 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Buffet Style – Adults $10, Children 5-10 years – $5,

4 years and under – FREE

Carry outs and Curb Service $10

Tuesday, March 15: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.

St. John Church Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 16: Lenten Meal 6:15 p.m. – Corned Beef / Cabbage

Host: St. Jacob Sunday School Teachers

Bible Study following meal

St. Jacob Sunday School Teachers Meeting 8 p.m.

St. Jacob Church Council Meeting 8:00 p.m.

A A 8:00 p.m. in St. Jacob

Saturday, March 19: DuBois Work Day

Pastor Kniepkamp – Wedding at Wildey in Edwardsville

St. John Trivia Night at Summerfield Lions Club

Palm Sunday, March 20: First Day of Spring

Confirmation Sunday at both churches

Last day to order Easter Flowers

Maundy Thursday, March 24: Meal / service with Communion 6:30 p.m.

Meal – Beef Stew and Biscuits – hosted by St. Jacob Brotherhood

Good Friday, March 25: Easter Flowers will be delivered

Saturday, March 26: Final (until Fall) Fellowship Breakfast 8 a.m.

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