Faithfully Yours - A sobering moment in my life

Neil Strohschein
The Neepawa Banner

I don’t remember how old I was when this happened; but I remember the day very vividly. Two days earlier, we had heard of a traffic accident involving one of our local truckers. He had lost control of his rig on a steep hill, had rolled it and then slid down the hill. The tractor of the unit he rolled was a single-axle GMC tilt cab. When I saw how badly damaged the unit was, I was amazed that he had managed to walk away from that accident with only few cuts and bruises.

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Observation - September 22, 2017

Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner

Very shortly I will go to one of the care homes in town and have a “hymn sing.” The people look forward to this hour of music and singing. Many can not see well enough to read the words, but they know most of the songs by heart. It is enjoyable and rewarding to see a smile or a tap with a foot.

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Faithfully Yours - As we think, so we become

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner

When he first conceived the idea that ultimately became Facebook, not even Mark Zuckerberg could have possibly imagined what it would become in so short a time.
Facebook is, by far, the most widely used means by which people keep in touch with family and friends. It has also become an excellent means of communicating important news and events in local areas. Want to know what’s happening in your community? Log on to Facebook. Someone will have posted something that will tell you what you want to know.

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Church chatter - Sept. 17, 2017

By Lorrie Dyer


Under the leadership of Dan Cowell, 60 children enjoyed a week of Maker FunFactory vacation Bible camp Aug. 21-25. Thank you to the dedicated volunteers from Rivers Baptist and Rivers United who helped make it another very successful camp.

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Any questions?

By Rev. Glenna Beauchamp

Rivers and Oak River United Churches

Jesus didn’t do lectures much. He taught by telling stories and engaging people with their questions. “Who is my neighbour?” someone asked, and Jesus told a story about a Good Samaritan.

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