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The June Messenger #624

Jun 1, 2020

June 2020 Messenger

From the Pastor
Connected by the Spirit

When Messiah holds its “virtual” coffee hour on Sunday mornings, people get a lot of pleasure out of seeing the faces of those who tune in. Actually, it’s downright exciting. It’s been such a long time since we’ve been able to gather in person that getting a glimpse of someone’s face—even if it is just through a video camera—is powerful. One feels a new level of connection.

During the corona virus pandemic, some people have found new ways to stay connected with family and friends. For example, Barbara and I have found ourselves setting up regular chats with good friends who live in Alabama. Before the pandemic, we used to leave such chats to chance or a special occasion. Now we schedule them weekly as a way to stay in touch and encourage one another. As a result, we have grown even closer to those friends.

The Holy Spirit is the member of the Trinity that is hardest to get one’s mind around. The Spirit is elusive and invisible as the wind. But that makes perfect sense, for the Spirit’s role is not to draw attention to itself but to draw attention to others—to draw attention to Jesus, to what God is doing in the world, to the needs of the world, and to the beauty of creation. The Spirit draws us to get involved, to share our talents, to lend a hand.

In other words, the Holy Spirit is a connector; it’s the divine power that connects our lives to God and to others.

The disciples discovered on the day of Pentecost that the truths about Jesus could be communicated to people of different races and languages. In other words, they found that Jesus was a point of connection with others. The disciples could build bridges to strangers and find ways to work in foreign lands and across cultures. All this is the work of God the Holy Spirit.

Where is the Spirit leading you as we enter the season of Pentecost? The question might be rephrased: Where are you feeling the deepest connections? In what directions are you being drawn by God to others so as to serve, to learn, to make a difference, and to share your life and your talents?

“Now there are varieties of gifts,” writes St. Paul in 1 Corinthians, “but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone…. All these are activated by one and the same Spirit, who allots to each one individually just as the Spirit chooses.”

Faithfully,
Pastor David

In Memoriam

We pray for those who mourn the death of Harold Baum, father of Vikki Hanson and grandfather of Bobby and Jenni Hanson.

Harold, Age 93, longtime resident of Park Ridge, died peacefully at his home on May 16, 2020. He was born December 2, 1926 in Chicago, son of the late Norman and Emma Baum. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years Emily (Chris) Baum (January 2016). He served in the US Army as Staff Sergeant (MP) during World War II and in the US, Army Reserves after his active duty. In his later years, he was able to participate in the highly recognized Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with other United States Veterans. He was honored to be chosen as the 2019 Grand Marshal of the Park Ridge Memorial Day Parade. He graduated from Farragut High School and attended Herzl Jr. College where he ran track. He then transferred and graduated from The University of Illinois, Urbana. His career included working as an Illinois licensed private detective. In Chicago, he worked as an investigation department manager and human resources director for Wells Fargo Protective Services. Harold was a loving, kind, caring, and compassionate man who brought a smile to everyone who met him. For many years he was active at St. Anselm's Episcopal Church. Harold and Chris began coming to Messiah in 1993 when Vikki and her family joined. They enjoyed attending services and children-related programs since Bobby and Jenni attended pre-school and Sunday School. Harold participated in Men’s Brotherhood breakfasts and along with Vikki, was one of our Trunk or Treaters last fall! His hobbies included hunting, fishing, taxidermy, gardening, Sudoku, playing cards and completing 1000-piece puzzles. Over the years, Harold participated in the local American Legion and volunteered for local elections, at grade schools, food pantries, and as a MaineStreamer for the Maine Township Senior Center. He is survived by his children, son Jay (Georgia) Baum, daughter Vikki (Robert) Hanson, grandchildren Jason and Andy Baum, Bobby and Jenni Hanson, and great-grandson Jimmy Baum. Also, his brothers Robert Baum of California and William (Landa) Baum of Texas. He was preceded in death by his brother Norman (Grace) Baum. Harold was also loved and cherished by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Funeral arrangements will be conducted by Cooney Funeral Home 625 Busse Hwy. Park Ridge, Illinois. Interment will be private at Abraham Lincoln Nation Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
We will miss Harold’s caring nature and great smile at Messiah!

We pray for those who mourn the death of Russell Gene Sorensen, the father of Cindy Norberg, grandfather of Natalie and Holly.

Message from Executive Committee
I would like to thank those of you that have continued to support the ministries at Messiah Lutheran Church and Child Care Center through contributions and offerings by mail, Simply Giving, or on the Facebook Page. Expenses continue to be incurred even though services in our sanctuary have been cancelled since March 15, 2020. Payment of Salary, Utilities, and building maintenance have been accomplished during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To help manage these expenses the EC and CCC board applied for and received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This loan was considered an emergency action to give the CCC a chance to reopen when permitted by State and Local government and Health officials. This loan has special terms which allow for "forgiveness" of the loan amount used to pay specific expenses defined by the Small Business Administration. I hope to be able to provide more details about the PPP loan at the next congregational meeting this summer.

The on-line worship services have allowed us to continue to provide spiritual enrichment through song, prayer, readings, and the homily. There are currently no specific dates for the return to in-person worship services at Messiah. The Metropolitan Chicago Synod has been working on Guidelines for returning Safely to In-Person Worship. We will monitor these activities to help restart regular activities at Messiah.

Best Wishes, Paul Holzer

Online Church Services Continue:
As Paul points out in the EC message, we do not have a specific date for the return of in-person worship services. Therefore, we will continue to offer online services.

Online services are recorded and added to our Facebook page and loaded onto our YouTube channel and can be viewed at any time. To access the YouTube channel you can search Messiah Lutheran Church Park Ridge on Youtube.com or type this web address in your browser, https://www.youtube.com/user/holzerp and you will be directed to the Messiah YouTube channel. It is also posted on our Facebook page. Online services are recorded year-round.

We continue to be blessed to have Pastor David and his wife Barbara lead our online worship with the technical direction and editing skills of Paul Holzer. In addition, some of our assisting ministers have added their voices to reading of the scriptures. Plus we’ve enjoyed musical contributions! For more information or to add your voice to worship, contact Pastor David at messiahpastor1605@gmail.com.

Communication With Church & Each Other:
Phone messages, regular mail and email continue to be monitored throughout the week. If you are in need of pastoral care, please leave a message on the church phone or send an email to the church at office@messiahparkridge.org or Pastor David at pastor1605@gmail.com. We will get back to you as soon as we can. Pastor David and the church office are sending out several emails each week to help keep the people of Messiah connected during this time. If you have an email address that you receive messages from church, please be sure to check it regularly so you don’t miss any updates. During this time, we will also use the MemberCaller system to create a mass phone call in which you will receive a pre-recorded phone message. These calls are designed for those who do not have access to the internet or use email regularly.

In addition to communicating with church staff, let’s keep in touch with each other. A phone call, an email, a text or even a note via snail mail can make a difference in someone’s day. Being isolated at home can take a toll on all of us so let’s make sure we check in with each other and stay connected! “With Christ, Reaching Out……..”

A new feature has been added call The Messiah Message Board!
If you have information to share—celebrations, prayer concerns, messages or just news of interest to the people of Messiah—please pass it on to the church office via email (send to office@messiahparkridge.org). We will be updating the Messiah Message Board weekly. Please send news to the office by 5:00 pm on Wednesday.

Virtual Coffee Hour
Throughout the closure of Messiah, members have been meeting every other week for a virtual coffee hour using the video calling platform called Zoom. This bi-weekly gathering are Sundays at 11:00 am and they have proven good food for the soul. The June dates virtual coffee hour will be June 14th and 28th unless otherwise noted. The link and dial-in number changes with each scheduled session and they will be included in The Messiah Message Board email blast.

The following poem comes from Cindy Decker’s brother, Pastor Larry Morris who writes poems and has five published books of poems/prose. He recently retired as a CFO of a dental company in Seattle. He is also a part-time pastor at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church in Kirkland, WA. Larry has given permission for us to use his poems. Many of his poems are on his Facebook page under the name Larry P Morris.

Touching ... by Poet Pastor Larry P Morris

We are all created in one of the most intimate acts of touching.
We are born into the world touching and being touched.
As infants we are held and hugged and patted and burped and tickled and rocked and soothed.
And even at that age we reach out and touch and squeeze and hold.
Our hands are held as we learn to walk.

As we grow we learn how to high five and shake hands.
We fist bump at victories and body bump and even pile on in revelry!
We hold each other in defeats and our tears touch our teammates.

In celebrations we hug and kiss and we dance the night away, holding hands and bodies!
In love we kiss and caress and please and laugh and sigh and are at peace, touching.
In grief we hold another’s hand and hug them close and sometimes we sob and our bodies shake together.
We touch from our birth to our death.

Even our faith teaches us that when the waters of baptism pour over us it is God’s touch.
When we take the bread and wine, somehow, we take the presence, the touch of God.
From the human to the holy from the mundane to the mystical touching and being touched is who we are.

How then, do we live when we don’t touch?
When we choose to stand apart?
How do we live when we are afraid to hold a hand or to feel a breath?
How do we live with that sadness, that incompleteness?

We live with the breath of God touching us with each inhale, loving us with each sigh filing us and our lungs with hope for that day when we will again shake hands and dance and hug and hold and be fully human.

Breathe with us, Breath of God.

Author's notes: Sighing with you in these 'no touch days'. Grace and Peace dear friends

From our Missionary

We are well and staying-in-place under the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown which started here in South Africa on March 27.

We had planned to be back in the US this summer for the Summer Missionary Conference and to visit our sponsoring congregations. Due to the pandemic and global travel restrictions the ELCA Global Mission office has canceled all home assignment visits for 2020.

South Africa has recorded the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases thus far (over 22,000 as of May 25) among the ten countries in the Southern Africa region. All of the countries have imposed various kind of lockdowns but are now looking at how to ease some of the restrictions taking into account the need to curb the spread of the virus and to open up their economies.

Our companion churches in the region are sharing updates of how they are being affected and how they are responding to the pandemic. As social and church gatherings are prohibited pastors and congregations are using social media platforms to keep in touch, to share information and present Sunday services, sermons and devotions.

On May 18 Presiding Bishop C. Faindi of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe shared the following information:
“Essential services like health delivery systems, funeral services, food outlets, and public transport are operating. Social distancing and putting on of masks is observed…
Church gatherings are restricted. Church services are conducted on Zoom, Whatsapp and other media platforms… We conduct our Diocesan councils through Zoom or Whatsapp.
COVID 19 deaths have remained low since its arrival, but as winter is coming, the authorities have anticipated a heavy upswing and decided not to lift the lockdown.
The food situation continues to be unbearable. While there are promises to assure people that no one is going to die of hunger, if these are not fulfilled soon, people may starve to death.
However, we have encouraged our members to share what they have with others, and fulfill God’s command. Please continue to pray for us, as we fight the invisible enemy. Be blessed.”

ELCA Global Mission continues to support mission personnel, companion churches, mission outreach and Diakonia/World Hunger development and disaster response projects as much as possible during this difficult and uncertain time.

Leaders of Lutheran churches in the region have expressed their appreciation for the ongoing companionship of the ELCA Global Mission and ELCA Companion Synods and offer their prayers in return.

Thank you for your prayers and support and your participation in God’s mission locally and globally.
Yours faithfully, Rev. Dr. Philip Knutson, ELCA Global Mission Regional Representative – Southern Africa, Johannesburg, May 25, 2020
My blog page address is: https://southernafricanconnections.wordpress.com/
We pray for the continued safety & good health of Pastor Knutson & Family

Music Ministry: A Legacy

Martin Rinkart was a pastor of the Lutheran congregation. He lived during tumultuous times in Germany and experienced firsthand the devastating destruction of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648). Central European governments, using the religious differences between Protestant and Catholic Christians, sought to impose their authority and dominion over others. But the war also brought death, famine, hunger and mounting casualties, as well as exacerbating the transmission of a plague. Nearly a half million Europeans died, mainly from disease and famine.

In the midst of this, Rinkart was serving a congregation in the town of Eilenburg, Saxony. Because Eilenberg was a walled city, military and political refugees seeking security and protection, flooded the town. Over time, armies overran the town three times. and deadly pestilence and famine brought the city to a shadow of itself. According to Wikipedia, “The Rinkart home was a refuge for the victims, even though he was often hard-pressed to provide for his own family. During the height of a severe plague in 1637, Rinkart was the only surviving pastor in Eilenburg, conducting as many as 50 funerals in a day. He performed more than 4,000 funerals in that year, including that of his wife” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Rinkart).

Rinkart’s service reminds me today of the doctors, nurses, and first responders risking life and limb to help their neighbors who are ill with Covid-19. Unlike our world, his world did not have access to the vital safety nets of Personal Protective Equipment or researchers seeking ways to fast track pharmaceutical therapies and vaccines or CDC requirements to distance one’s self physically from others. What kept him at the front lines?

A famous hymn may contain some clues. An accomplished hymn writer, Rinkart wrote the text of a well-known hymn that Christians still sing today, “Now Thank We All Our God” (aka Nun Danket Alle Gott, the original German title). Later, Johan Crüger, German composer, penned the melody that we still use today. Rinkart wrote these words in 1636 at a time when the plague was still raging. His words, and later Johan Crüger’s melody, must have caught the minds and hearts of their contemporaries because when the Thirty Years War ended 12 years later, this hymn was widely sung. Remarkably, after nearly 400 years, it still is sung. Here is the first verse of his memorable text:

Now thank we all our God with heart and hands and voices,
who wondrous things has done, in whom his world rejoices;
who from our mothers' arms has blessed us on our way
with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today.

To be clear, I’m not saying that music and hymns were a kind of magical panacea that helped Rinkart face his world. But these words do reflect a conviction that must have placed thanksgiving and praise to God as one of humanity’s essentials in the midst of his culture’s immense struggles.

Rinkart’s legacy continues. Check out an inspiring version of this hymn on YouTube combining choir, orchestra, and organ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rtDfgdyoto

Assistance Ministry

Assistance Ministry is still putting Monday meals on hold. Since the church is still closed and we don’t have a good way of deep cleaning, social distancing, and making sure everyone coming in is healthy, we will wait a bit longer. We know that our guests come for a sense of community as much as for food and we hope that soon we will be able to safely check in with them.

Please continue to keep our guests in your prayers. One way we could all help would be to contribute to the local food pantry.

With thanks, Connie Kaufman

Quilts & Kits
We continue to work at home to prepare items for quilts and kits. Since we don’t know what the coming months will bring, we are not sure if we will be able to assemble our usual offering of kits this year. However, there may be some good sales coming up to help stimulate the economy so if you see any good deals go ahead and grab some items or let us know where the sales are. Even if we don’t assemble kits, we can save the items for next year! The personal care kits contain 1 bath towel, 2 bars of 4 or 5 oz soap, 1 toothbrush, 1 sturdy comb and 1 nail clipper. The school kits contain 4 70-page spiral notebooks, 5 ball point pens, 5 pencils, 1 pair blunt tipped scissors, 1 eraser, 1 pencil sharpener, 1 ruler and 1 box of 24 crayons.
Carol Hrodey & Trudi Handzel


Thanks to Messiah’s Essential Workers!!
We continue to give thanks for Pastor David, Bill Decker, Alaine Wong, Laura,Hauser, Dave Hanson, Karen Black and the CCC staff, and the Executive Committee for keeping things going at Messiah and their continued efforts to bind us together as we weather this storm.

Christian Education
Confirmation
Kyle Hauser has worked hard over the last 3 years to complete his studies. We wish him congratulations even though his confirmation has had to be postponed to the fall due to the pandemic.

Messiah Lutheran Child Care Center
A Note From the Director

Hope this finds everyone well and enjoying your families and this beautiful spring weather. I have to tell you, my garden at home has never received so much attention and I’ve never walked this much either!! Sort of balances off my daily intake of M&M peanuts.

That aside, I want to thank everyone for your support, donations, questions and ideas these past 8 weeks. It’s not an easy time for anyone, but the Messiah family has always worked as a team and we are looking forward to whatever the next phase will be. The next few months will require us to continue cooperating and supporting our school, our children, our families and each other.

So, as we enter these next few weeks, I would like to share the limited information that I have.

Messiah CCC will remain closed until the state allows us and other child care centers to reopen. While waiting for that time, our staff will continue to work on maintaining a connection with families, compiling the children’s school work that has been left at school, cleaning classrooms, completing assessments and preparing for summer.

When we do begin our summer program, we will be following safety practices, many that we had instituted in March.

New government regulations may include masks, class sizes, minimal sharing of rooms or staff, Indoor shoes/slippers, less density at lunch and nap, etc.

Thanks again for all that you do to keep our school moving forward. Stay good!
Karen

For more information on CCC Activities and Programs contact CCC Office at 847-825-3767 or see the website at www.messiahchildcare.com

This Month in Worship

We’re including the scripture readings for June. Once we know when services can resume, we will reach out to Worship Teams.

June 7th Holy Trinity Sunday
Genesis 1:1- 2:4a   Genesis 1:1- 2:4a   Genesis 1:1- 2:4a   Genesis 1:1- 2:4a

June 14th Second Sunday of Pentecost
Exodus 19:2-8a   Exodus 19:2-8a   Exodus 19:2-8a   Exodus 19:2-8a

June 21st Third Sunday of Pentecost
Jeremiah 20:7-13   Jeremiah 20:7-13   Jeremiah 20:7-13   Jeremiah 20:7-13

June 28th Fourth Sunday of Pentecost
Jeremiah 28:5-9   Jeremiah 28:5-9   Jeremiah 28:5-9   Jeremiah 28:5-9

The Season After Pentecost
Having been taken through the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus, and baptized by the Holy Spirit, the church now emerges into a long season of renewed and deepened discipleship. Pentecost is the longest season of the church year. The season after Pentecost, also called Ordinary Time, begins the day after Pentecost and ends the day before the first Sunday of Advent. It may include 23-28 Sundays, depending on the date of Easter.

From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his ascension to heaven. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room holding Jesus’ apostles and entered each of them, an event which “makes the church the church.”

At his Last Supper, Jesus instructed his 12 disciples to go out into the world to minister and heal the sick on their own. It was at that point that they became “apostles.” Fifty days after Jesus’ death the Holy Spirit descended onto the apostles, making them speak in foreign tongues. In the Bible, “foreign tongues” referred to foreign languages (suggesting the apostles could now go into other parts of the world to preach their message.) This “Pentecostal” experience allowed the apostles direct communication with God, which signaled a major shift in the religious landscape and laid the foundation for what would become Christianity.

Holy Trinity Sunday
Triune God, Triune Church

On this Trinity Sunday, we hear Jesus’ final words to his disciples. They are words of sending, command, and blessing. They include the great promise, comfort, and empowerment: “I am with you always, to the end of the age” (Matt. 28:20).

The rest of Jesus’ message is all about what happens until the end of the age. In the meantime, the church is active in sharing the good news, baptizing, and teaching the way of Jesus. This is done at Jesus’ command and under his authority with people of all nations. The word “nations” doesn’t quite capture the breadth of what Jesus means. The actual term in Greek is more expansive, including all ethnicities and cultures. Instead of a blank, monochromatic sheet of paper, the church is a colorful patchwork quilt of people pieced together, stitched together, and united in the love of Christ.

Today we celebrate that we know God as Trinity. The Trinity serves as a model for the life of the church: God is not one-dimensional, but multifaceted. The Trinity is not monochromatic, but rather a swirling, colorful dance. There is no division in the Trinity, but an indwelling of the Spirit, the gentle authority of Christ, and the blessing of the Father.

In a world that is often polarized and divided, and in which marginalized groups face persecution and strife, we are called as followers of Christ to live beyond borders and division. The church is to be a gathering of peoples made up of every type of human distinction. By gathering all varieties of people into Christ, we live into the embodied reality of our triune God. May we be emboldened to do so, knowing that we are accompanied and empowered by our Savior “to the end of the age.”

A gospel message about Holy Trinity Sunday from Sundays and Seasons.

The History of Father’s Day
Article from www.almanac.com

Though Father’s Day wasn’t made a national holiday until 1972, the efforts of one woman in Washington sparked a movement to celebrate dads long before then.

SONORA DODD AND FATHER’S DAY
The first known Father’s Day service occurred in Fairmont, West Virginia, on July 5, 1908, thanks to the efforts of Grace Golden Clayton. The service was to honor all fathers, especially those hundreds who were killed during a devastating mine explosion in Monongah (just a few miles from Fairmont) the previous year. However, the observance did not become an annual event, and it was not promoted—very few outside the local area knew about it.

In 1909, Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, also was inspired to create a holiday honoring fathers. William Jackson Smart, her father, was a farmer and Civil War veteran that raised Sonora and her five younger brothers by himself after his wife, Ellen, died giving birth to their youngest child in 1898. While attending a Mother’s Day church service in 1909, Sonora, then 27, came up with the idea.

Within a few months, Sonora had convinced the Spokane Ministerial Association and the YMCA to set aside a Sunday in June to celebrate fathers. She proposed June 5, her father’s birthday, but the ministers chose the third Sunday in June so that they would have more time after Mother’s Day (the second Sunday in May) to prepare their sermons. So it was that on June 19, 1910, Sonora delivered presents to handicapped fathers, boys from the YMCA decorated their lapels with fresh-cut roses (red for living fathers, white for the deceased), and the city’s ministers devoted their homilies to fatherhood.

A NATIONAL HOLIDAY
The widely publicized events in Spokane struck a chord that reached all the way to Washington, D.C., and Sonora’s celebration started its path to becoming a national holiday.
•   In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson and his family personally observed the day.
•   Eight years later, President Calvin Coolidge signed a resolution in favor of Father’s Day “to establish more intimate relations between fathers and their children and to impress upon fathers the full measure of their obligations.”
•   In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed an executive order that the holiday be celebrated on the third Sunday in June.
•   Under President Richard Nixon, in 1972, Congress passed an act officially making Father’s Day a national holiday. (Six years later, Sonora died at age 96.)

Father’s Day Continued

DIFFERENT DAYS FOR DIFFERENT DADS
North America is not the only place where Father’s Day is celebrated.
•   In traditionally Catholic countries such as Spain and Portugal, Father’s Day is observed on March 19, the Feast of St. Joseph.
•   Taiwanese celebrate Father’s Day on August 8, the eighth day of the eighth month, because the Mandarin Chinese word for eight sounds like the word for “Papa.”
•   In Thailand, Father’s Day is celebrated on former King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday, December 5.

Prayer of the People
Those who mourn:
The Hanson Family as they mourn the loss of Harold Baum.
The Norberg Family as they mourn the loss of Cindy’s father, Russel Gene Sorensen

Those who are ill, in recovery, or facing adversity:
The Dumerer Family The Hauser Family Don & Mary Jane Kovach
Trudi & Jim Handzel Bob Kallas Richard Levy
Daniel Kovach Carol Hrodey Marilyn Borgeson Joe & Nick Levy
Maria Raicia (mother of Laura Hauser)
Sonja Snell and Larry Morris (family of Bill and Cindy Decker)
Katie Brandon and Carol Rudy (friends of Dotty Burger)
Russell Sorensen (father of Cindy Norberg) Jessica Saul (daughter of Tim Saul)
Domonic & Leah Mareuccilli Family, Anne Flick (Friends of the Lippert Family)
Teresa & José (aunt & uncle of Cookie Bonilla)
The family of Bonnie Bomhack, Pat & Ted Gradt, Jack & Joanne May, the family of Julian Hernandez, Kathy Nilles (friends and family of the Jensen Family)
Ron, Carol, Margot, Maggie, Steve W., Mary, Bruce, and Terry DeSchepper
(friends of David Swanson)
Ruth Perzentka, George, Gari, the Beierwaltes Family, Pattie & Chris, Aaron, Sandi, & Tom Farley, J.T., & Becky (family & friends of the Handzel Family)
Ed & Toni (friends of Rich Seggeling)

Those who are homebound:
Arlene Baranowski Barb Loverme Dorothy Nagel Eva Thoren      

Those serving in the armed services and first responders:
(those known to us & all those who serve)
Brandon Ajyek Tim David Tyler Daye Jarred Engvall Bobby Hanson
Jenni Hanson Mikey Hanson Andreas Johnson Claudine Ward Jason Koesler
Joey Rosequist Brian Nagel Eric Nagel David Nagel Officer Matt McGannon

Those attending college and graduate school:
Thomas Yager Phil Holzer Nick Levy Novena Christal Haley Lippert Dina Salemi
Arden Sasak Adam Hauser Jake Saul Jessica Saul Christian Travis Ryan Hauser
Kevin Kovach Trygve Jensen

Those who celebrate:
Matthew Seggeling, 6/1 Bennett Nugnis, 6/1 Christine Ruterschmidt, 6/2 Vikki Hanson, 6/3
Susan Bromstad, 6/7 Nancy Boomer, 6/13 Susan Kopij, 6/13 Pat Kovach, 6/14
Natalie Norberg, 6/17 David Divita, 6/19 Barbara Loverme, 6/22 Mary Jane Kovach, 6/23
Michael Yager, 6/24 Floyd Yager, 6/26 Jake Saul, 6/29 Jessica Saul 6/29
Zachary Clauser, 6/29

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