Our Town: Zoar

Herald Correspondent

A number of persons from the area attended the Holland Fireman’s Dine and Dance at Ferdinand on Saturday evening. A large turnout was reported.

A new little miss has been born to Nathan and Sara Durcholz. She was born Feb. 2 , weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and has been given the name Josephine Ellis. Josephine has a big brother, Emmett. The grandparents are Rex and Kim Kamman, Mike and Christi Jenne, Jeff Durcholz and Bill and Christine Widdifield. The great-grandparents are Sharon and the late Herschel Kamman, Betty O’Brien and Patricia Durcholz.

EPIC met Wednesday evening at the church. There were 32 youth and 16 adults who attended. The menu for this week’s supper will be pizza, chips and salad. One of the projects for the evening was creating Valentines for loved ones.

Tim and Cheryl Hilsmeyer attended the National Wild Turkey Federation Convention at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, over the weekend. They visited the vender show, the Bass Pro Shop and Opryland Mills.

A Sunday morning brunch is being planned following the morning worship service at the church.   Proceeds will go to the building fund for the grove. Any monies collected before May 15 will be matched dollar for dollar. The date for the event is Feb. 23 and the menu will be breakfast casserole, sweet rolls and drinks.

Ash Wednesday is approaching and a service is being planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the church. After that evening’s service the churches, Holland UMC and Zoar UMC, will alternate Sunday evening services with the first service to be held at Zoar on March 1.

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