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Valley News and Views Page 7 September 26th, 2013 Religious people are, at times, the greatest obstacle to a person becoming a true follower of Christ. Jesus expressed this thought in Matthew 23:13. In this verse He rebuked the hypocritical religious group called Pharisees, saying, "...for you lock the doors of the Kingdom of Heaven in men's faces. You won't come into it yourselves, and when others try to come in you won't let them" (Gspd, Beck trans.). Jesus pointedly said the Pharisees were not on a road that ends at Heaven's gates. He had earlier warned, "... except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven" (Matthew 5:20). One commentary noted this about Jesus' Matthew 23 statement-"...theyprevented others from participating in [God's kingdom] because of their false teaching and hypocritical life-styles" (Biblical Library). Nicodemus, himself a Pharisee, but an honest, open-minded Pharisee, confessed to Jesus, "we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him" (John 3:2). Most, however were religious hypocrites who stubbornly held on to their dead and dry religion. They loved their religion more than they loved God. The traditions stemming from their forefathers were far more important to them than God's Word. So when Jesus ignored their traditions, they hated Him. It mattered not that they knew God was obviously with Him. The Pharisees went so far as to warn "that if any man did confess that [Jesus[ was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue" (John 9:22). We must also be careful not to put our love for a belief system ahead of our concern for the spiritual well-being of others. We do not want to be an obstacle. By pastor leroy aufenkamp "Whimsical Wednesday" presentations for October are: Oct. 2nd-Charity Stegman, Pembina County Social Services, Fuel Assistance; TUESDAY OCT. 8TH-REVEL SAPA, OPTIONS- MEDICARE PART D OPEN ENROLLMENT, Oct. 16th Andrea Lang, Senior Companion Program; Oct. 23rd-Dr. Catherine Hengel, Drayton Chiropractic Clinic- Arthritis and Chiropractic Services; Oct. 30th-Rosemary Glenn-her trip to Italy. They all sound interesting- join us! I would like to thank everyone who has donated fresh vegetables and fruits this fall. We have received lettuce, spinach, cucumbers, green and yellow beans, cabbage, tomatoes, zucchini, corn, green and red peppers, beets, cantaloupe, apples, rhubarb and onions. It has all been used in our senior meal pro gram and tasted delicious. Thank you to Mary Hanson, Virginia Pokrzywinski, Allard Soderfelt, Gary Johnson, Dan Rudnick, Rose Altendorf, Janelle Nygard, Darlene Tocchio, Marlys Nelson, Pam Christenson, Margaret Staskivige, Bob Lasch and Dorine Walberg. If I have missed anyone, thank you also. We try to write down donations as people bring them in, so I hope we mentionedeveryone. Several times the fruit or vegetable have come in just before they were on the menu, so we were able to have fresh produce instead of frozen. Other items are added to the meal as extras. Everything is enjoyed by all] Senior Meals Through Monday September 30th Thursday September 19th Tuesday September 24th and Mandarin Orange Sauce Swedish Meatballs, Mashed Salmon Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Friday September 27th Potatoes, Carrots and Creamed Peas and Fruit Cup alisbhry Steak, Boiled Cantaloupe Wednesday September 25th Potatoes, Peas and Carrots, Friday September 20th Roast Turkey in Gravy, Mashed Pineapple and Spinach Salad Meatloaf, Parslied Potatoes, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, with Dressing Mixed Vegetables, Fruit Salad Cranberry Sauce and Rhubarb Monday September 30th and Orange Slice Crisp with Topping BBQ Chicken, Baked Potato, Monday September 23rd Thursday September 26th Baked Beans and Fruit Chicken Cacciatore, Mashed Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Pudding Potatoes, Carrots, and Tropicl Green Beans, Garlic Toast, Fruit Sauce Romaine Lettuce with Dressing All meals served with Whole wheat bread, margarine and 1% milk. Suggested donation is $4.00, Under 60, $6.75. Pembina County Meals and Transportation - Call: 454-6586 Obituary Harvey Odin Anderson, 80 Harvey O d i n Anderson age 80, of Drayton, North Dakota died Thursday, September, 19, 2013 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Harvey was born November 15, 1932 at Drayton, the son of Signe and Edwin (Person)Anderson. He married Lorna Jensen on May 26, 1956 at Skjeberg Lutheran Church, rural Drayton. Harvey attended rural school in Eagle Point Township of Marshall County. He graduated from Drayton High School and attended the University of Minnesota. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in November of 1957. He served at Ft. Carson,CO, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma and in Germany. He was discharged in 1959. Harvey and Lorna made their home on the family farm in Eagle Point Township from 1959 until 1997 when they moved into Drayton. Harvey took great joy in being a lifelong farmer and passed that love on to both his son and grandson. He was the third generation to farm his family's original homestead. He was a lifetime member of the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association, and took pride in the various awards he won for his wheat seed production. He was a member ofalocal community bowling league along with some of his neighbors for nearly twenty years. Harvey served several terms on the church council in various capacities and was a member of Fleece Assembly of God in Drayton. Throughout their marriage, Harvey and Lorna enjoyed traveling to many places throughout the United States and Canada. Harvey is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lama; a daughter, Rochelle Black, Greg Alkofer, Grand Forks, ND; a son, Luther (Cheryl) Anderson, rural Stephen, MN; two grandchildren, Eric and Emily; a sister, Irene Anderson, Nampa, ID; brother, Walter (Wilma)Anderson, Nampa, ID; a sister-in-law, Aina Jane Anderson, Park River, ND and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clifford (Ann) Anderson and Chester Anderson. Funeral services were held Monday, September 23, 2013 in Fleece Assembly of God Church, Drayton, followed by interment in Skjeberg Lutheran Cemetery, rural Drayton. Militaryhonorswere be accorded by the Drayton American Legion. Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp, presided; Marlys Nelson, organist and Lindsey Culver, soloist. Casket bearers were Lon Johnson, Craig Anderson, Larry Anderson, Kyle Jensen, Jay Michalski and Brian Anderson. The Austin Funeral Home of Drayton was in charge of arrangements. ii?ii i!! i!iiiiiil ii!i! iiilil :: : Just What the : Doctor:Should Order Prescribing secure, up,lo-date access to gour medical records. VNt NDHINiorg/consumers t O learn more. "',.[]]David L. Petersen IIAttorney General Practice of Law Emphasizing: Estates and Elder Law Planning, Wills and Trusts, Business Organizations and Services, Agricultura Law, Personal and Farm Tax Services. II 2 North Main Street- P.O. Box 216 Drayton, ND 58225 Phone (701 ) 454-3515 Ernest Bostad, 88 Ernest Bostad, 88, of Drayton, North Dakota passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, Minnesota on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Skjeberg Lutheran Church, rural Drayton. Interment will be in the Skjeberg Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Austin Funeral Home in Drayton on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. In Memory of Stewart Tully March 29, 1922 September 29, 2008 Five years have passed since you left us, But your smiles are with us yet. We will always cherish the memory of you, whom we'll never forget. Our hearts ache with sadness, Our eyes shed many a tear; God only knows how we miss you, at the end of five long years. Love, Wife, Ruth and Daughters, Anna, Susan and Families Travel with a Professionall Carrol T. 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PO Box 1286, Fargo, ND 58107 1-800-343-0093 emall: carrol@Juven WelItD: Drayton Lutheran Parish Pastor Jon Dryburgh 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. at Tisdale .......... ! = =, ,, Teien Evangelical United Methodist Church Related Events and Covenant Church Announcements Pastor Steve Grosz 218-455-3868 Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Family Worship Celebration 10:00 a.m. Fellowship and Refreshments 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Mass Church Pastor Gary Johnson 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 the month, LWML ii  iii iiiiiiii!il iiii!iii i i!ii ;i! i iii i Tuesday Evenings, Video Bible Study -7 p.m. Come join us for a video Bible study on the Old Testament book of Esther, by Beth Moore. The study group meets in the commons area (next to the office) n the Drayton Public School. Wednesdays 7 p,m. Bible Study at Tlsdale Manor conducted by Jon Dryburgh, lay Pasr of the Drayton Lutheran Parish. Everyone Welcome. SL John s Lutheran Church Bible Study Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month .... , i,iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiii;iiiii!!iii( i!iiiiil;:i!i:ii! .... These Announcements Sponsored By KodaBank 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 Attorney '0 ;14'5'.4-'351!5 Drayton Chiropractic 701.454.3555 This Space for Rent 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 I 701-360-3005 Volley News ond Views * PO Box30 Drayton; N,D 58225 70] i30'3005/701"454-6333 Email: