News from Reynolds

Beulah Venable/Correspondent

Wednesday, Nov. 24, Charles Bellinger arrived at Randy Bellinger's home, Lafayette, Ind. Thursday, Thanksgiving they age with Linda and Joe Kinnett. Charles stayed there until Sunday.

Rockridge wrestling team rebounded from a setback to Monmouth-Roseville. The Rockets topped West Hancock, Illini West, Camp Point Central and Pittsfield on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Aledo.

Dick and Bonnie Curry, Connie and Allan Schnoor, Donahue, Iowa, visited Manor Care in Bettendorf to celebrate the 90th birthday of Jerry Rushton. His wife, Inez Rushton, was present and helped them celebrate. For refreshments they served Whitey's ice cream, Connie's special strawberry cake and also Jerry's favorite angel food. This was Saturday, Dec. 4.

Vickie Ireland and Bonnie Curry attended Sunday, Dec. 4, the annual Christmas Rockridge Choral Concert.

Sunday, Dec. 5, was confirmation Sunday at Reynolds Methodist Church. Confirmands were Max Hess, Kaitlin Hoffman, Lauren Hoffman, Andrea Jahn, Tyler Jahn and MaKenzie Kiddoo.

Tami Clarke was pianist, Bob Brooks played a trumpet solo. The men's chorus sant "Winds Through the Olive Trees." We observed Holy Communion. The Darren Hall family observed the lighting of the Advent Candle.

Sunday, Dec. 12 the Christmas program was held during worship. Wednesday, Dec. 15, will be caroling around Reynolds.

Anita Sedam is recovering from pneumonia. The poinsettias were lovely on the altar.