November 23, 2015

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Community Happenings!

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service Wednesday November 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Rippey United Methodist Church hosts the annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service.  The singers from the United Methodist, Presbyterian and St. Brigid’s Catholic churches in Grand Junction are invited to sing in the choir.  A practice will be held downstairs at 6:30.

 Friends of Rippey Breakfast in Rippey December 5, 2015      

The Friends of Rippey will again be providing a "Calendar Day" community breakfast on Saturday December 5, from 8:00 a. m. to noon.  All are invited to attend. A free will offering/donation will be accepted.

 Breakfast casserole, link sausage, fruit cup, cinnamon rolls, juice, milk, and coffee will be served.

 The young people, and those young at heart, will be able to create a "make and take" Christmas craft. The grand finale will be the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus riding in on the Rippey Fire Truck at 10:00.

 Three raffle drawings will be available. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.  The raffles are three meat bundles donated by David and Carol John, and People’s Bank of Rippey.  Raffle tickets are available now from members of the Friends of Rippey.  Individuals do not have to be present to win the raffle.

 This is a project of the Friends of Rippey to provide enrichment for the community.

Rippey United Methodist Church

PO Box 286, 103 West Main St. Rippey, IA 50235
Pastor Paul Burrow
Phone: 436-7731

Adult Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.
Children's Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service is at 11:00 a m.

Every Tuesday: Quilters 9:00 - Coffee and fellowship 10:00 

Wednesday at 7:00: Rippey Choir practice

Thursday November 26 -Thanksgiving day -all church offices closed

Sunday, November 29: Deadline for Toys for Tots to send to Bidwell Riverside and the Blessing Bags will be collected during worship.

Hanging of the greens at Rippey UMC

Monday November 30 - "The Journey" Book Study 7:00 pm at Rippey

Rippey Public Library

Andrea Williams, Librarian
Phone: 515.436.7714

Monday 1:00 – 6:00
Tuesday 1:30 - 5:30
Wednesday 3:00 – 8:00
Thursday 12:00 – 6:00

Events at the Rippey Library in November

After school activities:

Mon. Nov 23 - Thanksgiving Craft to make and take home.

Book sale: Nov 30 - Dec 3 and Dec. 5 during the Friends of Rippey breakfast, which will be held from 8:00 – noon in conjunction with the traditional calendar days held by the banks.

November 30 -The Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees will meet in the library at 6:00 PM for their regular meeting.

Rippey Lions Club Met

 Rippey Lions Club met Thursday, November 19, 2015 for their regular meeting.  A delicious meal was served at 7:00 and a short meeting was conducted, with Dick Bardole, presiding.

 Special guests were Vernon and Alice Fritz and LaVere and Bev Derry.  They shared their experience of being a part of the Honor Flight to Washington DC.

The next meeting will be on December 3, at 7:00.

News in and around Rippey

  On Tuesday, November 17, Jean Borgeson visited with Jack and Dixie Slight in Perry and shared supper with them.  Their anniversary was last weekend and all their children and most of the grandchildren were able to be home to help them celebrate.

 Dixie and Jean attended the second grade program, as they both had grandsons performing.  This year’s program was NUTS! by John Jacobson and John Higgins and was directed by Shaylena Bell and Devin Schroeder. The theme was about the life cycle of a nut. The kids enjoyed the fun songs and actions, but probably the favorite song was, Big Bad Squirrels! It was a crowd pleaser!

 Phil and Toni Roberts spent an enjoyable evening at the Hy-Vee Market Cafe with their son Matthew on Thursday November 19th. It was a belated celebration for Matt's 45th birthday. They all agreed how nice it was to have such a nice selection of eating places to choose from in Jefferson.

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