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St. Jacob & Marine news for the week of May 11

St. Jacob UCC / St. John UCC in Summerfield 2015-2016 Confirmation Class: These young people were presented to their churches on Sunday, March 13, Confirmed on Palm Sunday, March 20, and took their first Communion on Easter Sunday, March 27. Front row from left are Haylee Petchulatand Ben Prange; back row, Troy Gansmann, Delana Dooley, Lane Sedlacek, Pastor Gary Kniepkamp, Kristen Hill (St. John), Gavin Marti, Sam Prange and Cameron Woods.
St. Jacob UCC / St. John UCC in Summerfield 2015-2016 Confirmation Class: These young people were presented to their churches on Sunday, March 13, Confirmed on Palm Sunday, March 20, and took their first Communion on Easter Sunday, March 27. Front row from left are Haylee Petchulatand Ben Prange; back row, Troy Gansmann, Delana Dooley, Lane Sedlacek, Pastor Gary Kniepkamp, Kristen Hill (St. John), Gavin Marti, Sam Prange and Cameron Woods.

Marine Library to hold book sale

A book sale will be held at Marine Library, located at 202 E. Silver in Marine, on Friday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. — for one day only. Price is 25 cents per book or fill a plastic bag for $2. Money raised from book sale is used to defer operating expenses.

Pamphlet gives info on self-guided history tour of Marine

The Marine Historical Society has selected 10 historic homes (100-plus years old) for a driving tour in Marine. A pamphlet has been made as a guide and for information about these homes. The pamphlets are now available at the Marine Bradford Bank and the Marine Coin Company. The tour can be done at your leisure. The pamphlet is also attached to this story.

Marine Historical Society compling list of veterans

The Marine Historical Society and the Becker-Reding Post 702 American Legion of Marine have combined efforts to honor all veterans from the Marine area. A list of all veterans (living and deceased) is in the process of being compiled. If anyone knows of any veteran from the area, call (618) 972-0725.

Volunteers needed for hot air balloon event

The “Hot Air Balloons Over Marine” Committee of the Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help with the many children’s activities and operations of this grass roots event. To volunteer, contact Bill Weder at 887-2008 or (618) 530-5809.

Marine Community Yard Sales set

The spring community yard sales will will take place Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21.

Sons of the American Legion to host spaghetti dinner

St. Jacob Sons of the American Legion Squadron 665 will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 at the St. Jacob Activity Center. The menu will include spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, bread, salad, tea and coffee. Cost is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 4 to 10; and kids 3 and under eat free. St. Jacob American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will have desserts for sale.

St. Jacob UCC events

Wednesday, May 18: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.

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

A A 8 p.m. in St. Jacob

Saturday, May 21: Wedding at Marine UCC – Pastor Gary officiating

Sunday, May 22: Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.

Worship at St. Jacob 10:15 a.m.

Private Service at St. Jacob after worship

SPAGHETTI DINNER – St. Jacob Activity Center (see poster)

Wednesday, May 25: A A 8 p.m. in St. Jacob

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