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Valley News and Views O Page 7 March llth, 2010 The Pastor's Column Sin separates us from God. It also enslaves. Colossians 1:13 refers to the enslaving "power of darkness". Paul also speaks of the same in Ephesians 6:12 when writing of the principalities, powers, and the rulers of the darkness of this world, which are evil spirits intent upon keeping every human beginning in sin's grip until it destroys us eternally. The answer to our sin problem and its hold on us is not rehabilitation or resolutions to be better. We can change certain behaviors, but we have no ability to free ourselves from spiritual enslavement. To make matters worse, God's justice demands payment for our sins. There is both good news and bad news in this. The good news is that a price for redemption has been set. Before we move further let us note the definition of redemption, which is, "freedom by the payment of a price". The bad news is: the price is too high for anyone to pay, which effectively ensures continued enslavement. No amount of good works, money paid, or resolutions made can s.atisfy the righteous demands of the One whose law we have broken. There is, however, more 00emo- Citiz ', ,: ....... _* en ke, Pembma County Meals It is that time of year again- Flood Season. Potential flooding seems to be the main topic on all the news shows and in the newspapers. Agencies like ours that receive Federal Funding are being asked to share flood related information with our clients. Learn the flood warning system in your community. Identify and practice the safest route from your home to higher ground or a shelter. Keep a stock of food which requires little cooking and no refrigeration because gas and electric services may be disrupted. Keep a portable radio, emergency cooking equipment, and flashlights in working order. Make sure that you have charged batteries on hand for radios and flashlights. Keep first aid supplies and any prescribed medicines needed by members of your family on hand. Keep you automobile fueled. If electric power is cut off, filling stations may not be able to operate pumps for several days. If you are required to evacuate during the night, gas stations may not be open. Store drinking water in closed, clean containers in the event water service becomes interrupted. Keep materials like sandbags, plywood, plastic sheeting and lumber handy for emergency flood proofing. If you require assistance good news. When God saw that we could never pay the price required to free ourselves, He said, "I'll pay". It is here that Jesus comes into the picture. Because God so loved the world He gave his only begotten Son. Jesus came to earth for the express purpose of paying for our sins. The cost was His life and shed blood. On the Cross sin's demands were met. That is what Jesus was referring to when He uttered the words, "It is finished". Your freedom from sin can be gained by accepting Jesus' payment and giving Him all future control of your life. By pastor leroy aufenkamp leaving your home, do not drive or have no family to help you, please contact the city office or the senior center if you would need help in case of an emergency evacuation. If you should decide to voluntarily evacuate before an emergency does occur, please let someone know that you have left your home and where you can be reached- a neighbor, the city office or the senior center. Keep a small bag packed and readily available with a change of clothing, required medication and personal items, in case you need to leave in a hurry. Stay informed and listen to updates from your community leaders. Meals Through Thursday March 1 lth BBQ Chicken, Parsley Potatoes, Squash, Pudding with Fruit and WW Bread-2 Friday March 12th Salmon Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Apricots and WW Bread-2 Monday March 15th Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Lettuce Salad, Tomato, Carrot, Peaches and Garlic Toast Tuesday March 16th Chili, Baked Potato, lello with Pears, and Crackers Wednesday March 17th Swedish Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pudding with Mandarin Oranges and WW Bread-2 Thursday March ]8th Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Cooked Cabbage, Apricots, andWW Bread-2 Friday March 19th Fish, Boiled Potatoes, Stewed Tomatoes, Orange and WW Bread-2 Monday March 22nd Chicken Alfredo with Black Olives, Lettuce Salad with Tomatoes, Mandarin Oranges and Garlic Toast Tuesday March 23rd Egg Salad, WW Bun, Vegetable Beef Soup, and Lime Sunshine Salad Wednesday March 24th Turkey and Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce, Ange Food Cake with Strawberries and WW Bread-2 Thursday March 25th Meatloaf, Baked Potato, Beets, Pineapple Sauce and WW Bread- 1 Friday March 26th Fish, Parsley Potatoes, Squash, Pudding with Fruit and WW Bread-2 All meals served with margarine and 1% milk - Suggested donation is $3.50. Under 60, $6.00. Pembina County Meals and Transportation - 454-6586. Obituary Lawrence J. La Haise, 76 Lawrence J. La Haise passed peacefullyin thepresence of his family on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Meritcare Hospital in Fargo, ND. He was 76 years old. Larry was born March 23, 1933, to Archibald and Emma (De Lorme) La Haise, originallyofMontreal, Quebec and later ofGlasston, ND. He lost his parents to illness at an early age and was raised by Charles and Anastasia Kubesh, a brother and sister from Drayton, ND. He attended school in Drayton, where he played football, and later graduated from the Loras Academy in Dubuque, IA, where he was an ROTC cadet. He attended St. John's University in Collegeville, MN before serving his country as a member of the United States Army, spending 18 months in Germany. In 1957, he met his pride and 'Joy', the love of his life - Joy Woinarowicz. They were married November 3, 1960 in Drayton, ND where they started their family and farm. Larry delivered the very first truckload of beets to the American Crystal Sugar factory when it opened its doors in Drayton in 1965. Over his long career, he was well-known for his quality of farming, receiving numerous awards, and was highly respected for his honesty, strong work ethic, and the example he set by the way he lived his life. Lawrencelovedhis Catholic faith, farming, fishing and most of all, his family. He was active in the community, serving on several boards and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He and Joy were recognized for their deep commitment to their faith through the 'Years of Service Award' from the Fargo Diocese. He is survived by his wife, Joy; daughters, Michele (Jeffrey) Bates, Fargo, ND, Melissa (Troy) Asher, Palm Dale, CA; son, Michael (Shannon), Manvel, ND; grandchildren, Elysia, Elle, Elliot, Emma, Lauren; great grandchild, Madeline; sisters, Marian Worthington of Willows, CA and Theresa Corneille of Devil's Lake, ND. He was preceded in death by, his parents; sisters, Emma, Alice, Theresa, Monica; brothers, Gerald, Albert George, Henry; and Charles and Anastasia Kubesh. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 AM, March 11, 2010 at St. Edward's Catholic Church, Drayton, ND. Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday with a 6:30 p.m. rosary and vigil service at 7:00 p.m. in Edward's Catholic Church. Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, ND in the spring. Memorials may be sent to First Choice Clinic in Fargo, ND. Rev. Msgr. Gregory I. Schlesselmann and Rev. Joseph Okogba, presiding; Cantor, Jean Jiskra; Organist, Karen Schumacher; Solo and Violin, Elle Bates; Honorary casket bearers will be Gerald K.uznia, Donald Kuznia, Donald Schuster, Thomas E Kuznia, Peter Brown and Robert DeSautel; Casket bearers will be Elliot Bates, Alan Libbrecht. Nathanial Brown, John Schumacher, Tom Schuster and Keith Zikmund. Austin Funeral Home, Drayton is in charge of the arrangements. Along the Way Continued From Page 4 in my own heart, your lives will be blessed with cherished memories and joy filled days to come. May you take in all the experiences before you as if they were your last and hold onto them like there will never be another so fine. It is our memory and the promise of what is to come that makes life such an unbelievable gift. So enjoy each minute, hold on to the memories, and cherish the time because there may never be another moment like the one you are experiencing in the present. I sincerely express my thanks to my family and friends for making my 90th birthday celebration a memorable occasion. Your attendance at the open house, the many beautiful cards, flowers and gifts were so appreciated. Your acts of kindness certainly put me up on cloud nine. Thank You So Much! Alvina Herseth I would like to thank everyone who sent flowers, cards, balloons and took the time out of your busy schedules to call and visit me while I was recovering from surgery at Altru. Your thoughtfulness and friendship is truly appreciated. Ann Tuttle Severtson The Drayton Cemetery Association would like to thank Drayton Improvemens for their generous donation. The Drayton Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank Andrea Knutson for her years of service. Andrea was a fireman, training officer and Fire Chief. She was the first woman on the department. ThankYou Andie A big thanks to the Drayton Fire and Rescue teams for the quick response and great support during my recent fire call. You all were awesome. Marie Pribula David L. Petersen Attorney General Practice of Law Emphasizing: Estates and Elder Law Planning, Wills and Trusts. Business Organizations and Services, Agricultural Law, Personal and Farm Tax Services. 112 North Main Street - P,O. Box 216 Drayton, ND 58225 Phone ( 701 ) 454-3515 Drayton Lutheran Parish Rev. Peter Schiefelbein Skjeberg Lutheran Church Rural East Drayton Worship 9:30 a.m. Drayton Lutheran Church 209 South Main Street Worship 11:00 a.m. Bible Study, Wednesday Evenings 7:00 p.m. and Friday Momings 10:00 a.m. at Tisdale Manor. Fleece Assembly of God Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp Assembly Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Sunday School (age 2 through adult) 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service 7:00 p.m. Evening Service Teien Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor Steve Grosz 218-455-3868 Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Family Worship Celebration 10:00 a.rn. Fellowship and Refreshments 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages St. Edward's Catholic Church Rev. Fr. Anozie Joseph A. Okogba Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Mass Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Mass Assumption Catholic Church of Pembina Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Mass United Methodist Church Pastor Gary Johnson Joliette Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. Drayton 203 North Main Street Sunday Worship at 10:00 a,m, Broadcast on KXPO 1340am at 10:15 a.m. Humbolt Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. Pembina Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church "Church of the Lutheran Hour" Rev. Bernhard Setter 9:30 a.m. Worship Services 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. First Wednesday of the month, LWML These Announcements Sponsored By Drayton State Bank 701.454-3317 Adamson-Austin Funeral Home 701.454-3333 Dr. Tom Dunham Optometrist 701-454-3340 Larson Semi-Trailer Sales 218-455-3341 Motel 66 Drayton 701-454-6464 David L. Petersen i Attorney I 701-454-3315 I l i This Space for Rentl Northdale Oil 701-454-3342 Drayton Insurance Agency 701-454-3317 Kelly's Country Market 701-454-3811 Ed's Lawn Care 701-360-3256 Valley News and Views 701-360-3005