By Jan Lee Buxengard

Special to The Caledonia Argus

Birthday wishes to Whitney Bingham and Cashton Newgaard on Nov. 20; Karla Bloem, Darlene Quinnell and Matthew Friemann on Nov. 21; Debbie Lawson and Joyce Sanness on Nov. 23; Matthew Schoh on Nov. 25; and Phillip Guillien on Nov. 26.

Wedding anniversaries greetings are extended to Mikal and Amy (Schansberg) Sylling 16 years on Nov. 20; and Gary and Mary Friemann on Nov. 24.

With the COVID-19 restrictions, there isn’t much happening these days. It’s important that you wear a face covering, practice social distancing and be safe when gathering with others.

Wilmington Lutheran Church news:

Thurs., Nov. 19 - W-ELCA day beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the church. The afternoon will include a business meeting, Thankoffering and doing a couple community projects. 

Sun., November 22 – 9:30 a.m. worship service, and the opportunity to express thanks to Pastor Fahey and wish her well in retirement from the ministry.

Wed., Nov. 25 – Thanksgiving Eve. Two options to worship: attend the joint service at St. Luke’s Church in Eitzen at 7 p.m. Social Distancing and masks are requested. You do not need to sign up in advance. The other option is to view a Thanksgiving litany with prayers and readings by Pastor Kris Fahey on Wilmington Lutheran Church MN on Facebook.

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