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WELCA Trip to Vesterheim in June

On Thursday June 15 WELCA will be taking their first field trip of 2023. We will meet in the parking lot of Cross of Christ to carpool and depart at 9 a.m. for Decorah Iowa to visit Vesterheim, the premier Norwegian-American Museum in the US. Of special interest is the exhibit Dolls: Playing with Identity sponsored by MaryAnn Skifton Thurmer, former resident of Houston and member of Cross of Christ. MaryAnn will meet us there to talk about the exhibit. After our time at the museum we will have lunch in Decorah. Costs: Admission to the museum is $10.00 for seniors or $12.00 for non-seniors; and lunch which will be your choice at a restaurant MaryAnn suggests. All are welcome!!  Please call Karen in the church office (896-3102) to register or sign up on the clip board at church in the Narthex. Deadline for registration is June 1, 2023. Please join us, it will be a fun day, emphasis on fun.



The 2023 Valentine Brunch was a fun break for the ladies who attended. The food was excellent thanks to the men who volunteered to prepare and serve. It consisted of Belgian waffles with strawberries and whipped cream, an egg bake cut like valentines, pork sausage, cranberry juice and coffee. We enjoyed a touch of class!

Taya Evenson entertained us with her beautiful singing accompanied by her Grandma Gayle.

The highlight of the event was Denise's super interesting, educational, and entertaining presentation about her Mom's WWII experiences.

All in all, it was a fun day.

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