Wolf Point Herald

Lustre News - Sept. 18

Once again, and my apologies, I am catching up with late news. As many of you may know, my foster brother, Reno (Baerg) Robinson, 62, died Sept. 2.  Family, classmates and friends gathered together on Monday morning, Sept. 9, for graveside services  at the Bethel Lustre Cemetery for Reno, known as “The Piano  Man,” and a 1970 Lustre Christian High School graduate.

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Virgil and Kathy Rauch are celebrating the birth of their second grandchild. Mavyn Rauch, weighing eight pounds, five ounces. She was born to Micah and Mychiel Rauch Aug. 28 in Bozeman. She joins a two-year-old brother, “little Micah.” Micah is finishing his degree in graphic design and is employed  by the Museum of the Rockies as their graphic designer.

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Kerry and Linette  Uchtman are also getting to know a new little granddaughter. Harmonee Rae, weighing six pounds eight ounces, was born to Eddie Knupp and Lisa Eagle on Aug. 27.

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The Men’s Advance at Beacon Bible Camp will be held Sept. 27-28 with speaker Levi Durfey.

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Gretchen and Bob Shiller and two children of the Minneapolis, Minn., spent a week at the home of her parents, Dwaine and Vivian Wall, visiting and helping with harvest.

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  1. Frank Lenihan spoke at the Gospel Fellowship Church this past Sunday evening, representing Bridges For Peace. The headline was “Israel’s Quest For Peace: A Look At The Historical Causes Of The Modern Arab/Israel Conflict.”

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The students and teachers of Lustre Christian High School enjoyed their annual “R and R day” at Fort Peck this year. The morning was spent in various activities in the park.  After a lunch of hot dogs, chops and brownies, Pastor Mike Kauffold of Wolf Point challenged the students in the area of friends and friendship.

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A prayer walk was held at Lustre Christian High School Sunday evening, Sept. 8. Each year, the teachers make up a list of specific prayer needs and post them in their classroom and, then during the walk, the people that come for the walk can visit each classroom and pray for the students and teacher of that room. The walk ends with a gathering in the library for a joint prayer session.

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A number of community people attended the first of the Mennonite Harvest Festivals which was held at the Community Bible Church in Wolf Point on Sunday. The next Harvest Festival will be held at the Gospel Fellowship Church in Wolf Point. The guest speakers are Rick and Esther Eshbaugh. The MB Harvest Festival in Lustre is scheduled for Oct. 6-8 with speaker Chad Stoner, a pastor from Omaha, Neb.  The last festival will be held at the Lustre EMB Church Oct. 13-15 with Speaker Jesse Sauskojus and Sat7 missionary Dennis Wiens. All festivals are open to the public and everyone is welcome.

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Janine and Michael Conner and children of Denver, Colo., spent last week visiting her parents, Karl and Donna Waitschies, and were able to get involved in the beginning of the harvest. On Sunday, the congregation at the EMB Church were delighted to meet and croon over the newest of the Conner children, a baby sister that had recently joined her two older brothers.