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LOVELL — On April 10 at the Lovell United Church of Christ, Souper Sunday was held at noon. This was organized by the Youth Group. People brought their favorite soup, chowder or stew for tasting, and the entries were judged for taste, ingredients and imagination. The $5 donation will go to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
On April 16, don’t forget EGG-citement will take place at the Lovell United Church of Christ from 10:30 a.m. to noon. It is free and open to all fifth grade students and under. There will be an egg hunt, door prizes, games, stories and refreshments.
The first ever Easter-themed bake sale for the Lovell UCC Missions Committee will be on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon in the vestry with decorated cookies, cakes, cupcakes, pies, candies and other delectable treats. Proceeds will go to Camp Susan Curtis. Please sign the sign-up sheet in the vestry if you are willing to bake.
Don’t forget the LUCC Thrift Shop is open Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to noon. It is full of a lot of nice things. Volunteers are needed even for just an hour - whatever you can give.
Julie Pratt, age seven, has been over with me after school on March 30 and 31. On April. 1, she spent the entire day due to no school because of the snowstorm. We do crafts, arts, play games and have fun.
Belated birthday wishes to Melvin Peterson, Kathy Feld, Fred Fox, Liz Delmonico and Marc Fuller from April 1 to 3, respectively. Happy birthday to Ruth Hodgkins on April 4, Liz Rowe on April 5, Angela Thomas on April 6, Jacob Morse and Bailey Brooking on April 7, Dave Mason on April 9, Alex Waterman and Sandy Bell on April 12, Allison Thomas on April 13, and Carolyn Carter on April 16. Best wishes to all.
On Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell’s own Norm Hodgkins, a.k.a. Storming Norman, shared his experiences and expertise in weather forecasting and discussion of the changes that have taken place over the years. Norman was connected with the government’s weather service for 32 years and spend the last 17 of those years working in Portland. He showed the audience which weather web sites are the most accurate and reliable. The program was concluded with refreshments and conversation.
Meetings of Boy Scout Troop 155 are held at the LUCC. The Troop’s April agenda includes a community service project of cleaning up the Coldwater and Basin campgrounds with a possible camp out added in. They also have plans to go white water rafting in May. This Troop is starting to plan for summer camp with possibly a new location this year. Adult volunteers are still needed. If you are interested or know of someone who might be, please contact Bob Elliot at 925-1272 or e-mail email@example.com.
Cub Scout Pack 155 still desperately needs volunteers to work with the boys or be part of the Pack 155 committee. Contact John Carter at 928-2080 or Roxanne Fields at 515-2538.
If you have not received the Girl Scout cookies you ordered, contact the girl who took your order or call Linda Libby at 925-3661.
Mark your calendars for May 6, as this is the day Pastor Adison will be installed at the Lovell United Church of Christ.
Palm Sunday worship is April 17, at 10:30 a.m. with the Sunday School palm parade. The theme is “Hosanna! Save Us!”
Maundy Thursday service is on April 21, at 7 p.m. at the LUCC. This will be a service of tenebrae and community and remembering Jesus’ last meal with his disciples
Easter Sunday is April 24, and Sunrise Service is at 6 a.m. at the Sweden Church followed by a potluck breakfast. Family Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. at LUCC with very special music by the choir and bell choir. Alleluia, He is risen!
It was quite a storm on April Fool’s Day. We got eight inches but by evening it was off the trees and the roads were good.
Some friends dropped by the Gendrons and so Julie, Kayla and Jaime had someone to play with.
Russell and Heather went shopping and ran errands on April 2. I stayed home and relaxed and watched the cats.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Frankie Vail who passed away April 1, due to complications.
That is it for now. Please call me at 925-1800 with news updates, happenings, etc.. Till next time, be well and God bless.