by Julia Snethen & Marge Zink

Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was conducted by Pastor Linda Wansing entitled “Hope” from Luke 1:5-25, 57-80. You are always welcome to join us for worship Sunday at 9 a.m. and Bible study Tuesday morning 9 a.m.

Mt. Zion area was thankful for the much-needed rain Saturday night into early Sunday morning, was good seeing water in the creek.

Wanda Rector is spending Thanksgiving with family out of town.

Howard Peterson enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with Dixie at Truman Lake Manor.

Over at the Robin Siegismund Farm, Belle is happy with the cooler weather. Deer season is over, the one with all the gun shots. Belle is busy making her Christmas list; so far she is working for more treats and a nice fluffy snow. Robin wants the chicken to lay more eggs. The little people are visiting Mabel.

Van and Stephanie Dunlap from Cecil, Al. Marge Zink, Stacy, and Mike Griffith were over for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanksgiving dinner guests were Betty, Kacey and Kelly Teel of Springfield; Brenda Peterson of Richmond; Stephanie and Van Dunlap of Cecil, AL. Howard Peterson visited in the afternoon.

John and Julia Snethen had a nice week with John running his bus route and Julia keeping her hair and doctor’s appointment. Julia and John’s son, Ron, spent a quite Thanksgiving at home. Then on Saturday they went to Knob Noster to Shella’s and had another Thanksgiving. Those present were Cody, Anna and Liam Wright of Stockston; Dusty Mathis and girlfriend of Willard; Breanna Mathis and friend of Knob Noster; Anna’s mother, Judy, of Lee’s Summit; Larry and Romona Vandivier of Warrenburg and Shella’s neighbor Geneva.

Mt. Zion Club will meet Dec. 21, at the Marge Zink home at noon for lunch; no gift exchange.