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PAGE 2. THE PRESS AUGUST 22, 2012 LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD PARK RIVER, N.D. -- The By God's grace and the support abortion site - for 40 consecutive public is cordially invited to attend of the surrounding communities, days and nights. Since 2007, 48 a Dessert Appreciation Luncheon we are able to reach over 300 con- lives have been corrfinned saved commemorating the 25th Anniver- tacts per year that come seeking by faithful vigil, prayer and com- sary of the Pregnancy Help Center help. There are two part time, paid mitted sidewalk counselors. in Park River, N.D Sunday, Sept. staff and the other hours are filled through this campaign. 9. from 1-3 p.m. by the Co-Directors, Board mem- Some 1500 yard signs promPt- The PHC opened its doors in bers and volunteers. The Center ing an end to death by abortion in September of 1987 providing serv- operates a 24 hour, seven days a North Dakota have been issued ices to communities in Northeast- week hotline. All the services at since 2009. The yard signs and 40 em North Dakota and Northwest- the Center are free. The PHC oper- Days for Life billboards are saving era Minnesota. The Pregnancy ates by donations and grants, lives where they are displayed. The Help Center is an inter-denomina- Newsletters go out to over 1500 phone/email prayer-alert reaches tional, non-profit Christian ministry households three times a year to over 1400 households on days operated by a Board of Volunteers. inform our region about issues that when abortions are being per- It is organized to provide persons are facing families and churches in formed in Fargo so that prayer can affected by a crisis pregnancy with the pro-life arena. Some 70 con- go up and minds and hearts free pregnancy tests, peer counsel- gregations & Pastors are contacted changed. We endeavor to have rep- ing and referrals to professionals in the region, with about 4,000 bul- resentatives on the sidewalk every in the fields of health, social serv- letin inserts distributed for Sane- Wednesday on abortions days. ice and law. The PHC is a regis- tity of Human Life month in Janu- Nearly 15-30 pre-bomchildren die tered member of Heartbeat Inter- ary. by abortion in Fargo every week. national, a consortium of The Pregnancy Help Center in- That's equivalent to a kindergarten Pregnancy Resource Centers.vites a nationally known abstinence class every week, or a town the The PHC provides peer and speaker every other year for area group support and immediate prac- high schools (grades 7-12) so that size of Park River every year! A panel of post-abortion ladies tical help through our Carpenter's students of all backgrounds may (PALS) has given over 40 presen- Inn (baby and maternity clothing hear a message dedicated to main- program) with sincere concern and raining and building character and tations since 2009, telling the truth compassionate intervention. We integrity in today's youth, about the devastating effects abor- provide educational outreach with The Center also provides corn- tion had on their lives - and bring- up-to-date information on abortion munity service hours for young ing others into healing by their and its adverse effects to the re- ladies who need temporary super- transparency. Thus far some 2100 gion. Post-abortion ministry and vision for a civil infraction and net- people have heard their message. referrals for healing programs are works with the Gration Develop- It is a privilege to serve the re- offered to the person suffering from mental Center for social roles for gion with these services and we the aftermath of abortion. And their female individuals, wish to express our deep gratitude women who have suffered the loss By God's grace and through to the communities, churches and of an infant through sudden infant specific grants for this purpose, we individuals who provide support death Syndromei miscarriage, still- help coordinate the 40 Days for and encouragement to make this birth or abortion are offered the in- Life ND Campaign. Over 1900 in- ministry possible. We look forward clusion of their baby's names at the dividtmls and congregations across to seeing you on Sunday, Septem- infant memorial site - Project Lit- the state take part in a 24hour ber 9 from 1-3 p.m. to thank you Lamb- in the Park River ceme- peaceful, prayerful vigil outside for your involvement. You are sav- tery. North Dakota's last remaining ing lives! Editor's Note: Due to an error at the printing plant, Page 9 of the Walsh County Press was replaced with Page 9 of the Mouse River Journal in the Aug. 15 issue of the Press. We apologize for any misunderstandings this may have caused. Thanks for reading! Norma J. Gieszler Norma J. Gieszler, age 74 of Park River, ND passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at First Care Health Center of Park River. Norma J. Gieszler was born April 14, 1938 in Garrison, ND the daugh- ter of the late Wilmer and Hazel (Page) Hodges. She graduated from Garrison High School and later at- tended Business College in Omaha, Neb. Upon graduation she worked at the Pentagon in Washington. D.C. She later moved back to North Dakota and worked for the Corp of Engineers in Riverdale and a law firm in Garrison. Norma was united in marriage to Larry Gieszler on November 25, 1960 in Garrison. She loved to golf, play cards, fish and attend her son's and grandchildren's sporting events. She was an avid fan of the LIND Sioux Women's Basketball team, attending games frequently with her husband Larry and family friends. Nonrm especially enjoyed driv- ing spud truck during potato harvest for Midgarden Farms. She was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and the Park River American Le- gion Auxiliary. Norma is survived by her husband Larry of Park River, ND; sons: Kevin (Jody); Longview, WA and Shawn (Jan), Bismarck, ND; grandchildren: Ashley, Jessie, Shannon, Marrissa and i Brandon: great grandchildren: Syles= and Colby; brother, Mike (Jane) Hodges, Colorado Springs, CO; sis- ter, Claire (Tom) Fitzgerald, Wash- burn, ND; nephew, Mark (Arlinda) Hodges; sister-in-law: Beverly Hodges and nieces Erin and Aimee Fitzgerald. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Harvey and son Thomas. Funeral services will be Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Park River. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 with a prayer service at 7 RM. at the Tollefson Fu- neral Home of Park River. Friends may also call at the church for one hour prior to the service. Inter- ment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Park River, ND. An online guestbook is available at: www.tollef- The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements. Brad In Loving Memory Brad Korynta December 23, 1976-July 28, 2012 Brad Korynta age 35 of Fridley, MN passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 28, 2012. He is sur- vived by his wife Nichole and 3 year- old son Wyatt of Fridley, Minn his parents, Duane and Judy Korynta, of Coon Rapids, Minn a sister, Denise (Craig) Johnson Cambridge, Minn. and brothers Doug and Greg of Coon Korynta Rapids. Minn. He was preceded in death by his infant son Michael in 2006, uncles Quint Argetsinger, Michael Korynta, and aunt Roseann Johnson, grandparents Ed and Isabel Korynta and Elmer and Mary Ar- getsinger. Funeral services were held on Au- gust 2, 2012 in Coon Rapids, Minn. with a burial at Morningside Ceme- tery. Have a really We can help. Call 284.6333 Pembina Hills Lutheran, Mountain St. Brigid Thursday: 2 p.m. Worship Borg Sunday.: 10:30 a.m. Gardar Saturday Mass: 5 p.m Trinity Lutheran, Edinburg Tue: 9:30 Womens Bible Study 9:15 a.m. Trinity St John's Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pisek Saturday 5:00 p.m St Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ( Sunday 8:30 a.m. Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne Sunday 10:30 a.m. of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday & Friday: 7 a.m. Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Park River Sun: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School/Coffee, 10 a.m. Worship ( Zion Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday.: 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 Sunday School St. Mary's Church Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Good Sam. Center. 5 p.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: 8 a.m. St. Luke's, Veseleyville, 10 a.m. St. Mary's, Park River Sunday: Victory Free Lutheran Church, Park River Sunday: Church @ 11:00a.m, Beth Moore Bible Study 7:00p.m. Wednesday 22nd Grace Free Lutheran Church, Edinburg Sunday: 9 a.m. Church Services / 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Every Thursday: 9 a.m. Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Bethel Baptist Church, Park River worship, 10:45 a.m. Fellowship. Wed: 7:30 p.m. prayer service Our Redeemer's, Fairdale Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m Thursday: 7 a.m. Federated Church Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship (Fordville) 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (Park River). 10:45 a.m. Worship (Park River) Hoff Lutheran Church, Rural Adams Sunday: 9 a.m. Worship Park Center Lutheran Church, Hoople Sunday: Aug. 26 10 am Joel Hylden leading- Cofee and fellowship follow Park River ~ 284-7244 Michigan - 259-2112 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 "True to a Sacred Trust" Hwy. 17 West Park River 284-6086 tolleJkm meralhome, corn Farmers Union Insurance Co. Dwight Byron~Jay Thompson OFFICE: 284-6955 17East. Park River BECOME A CHURCH SCHEDULE SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TODAYt. 301 Co. 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