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St. John UCC Germanfest Oct. 15

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[September 26, 2011]  The 12th annual Germanfest will be celebrated at St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln with authentic German food served under tents from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15. The tents will be on the church parking lot at the corner of Maple and Eighth streets. The Alley Kats Band will furnish music during the serving time, including polka music for dancing or listening.

Brats, red cabbage, sauerkraut, German potato salad, applesauce, apple strudel, and German chocolate cake or angel food cake will be served with apple cider, lemonade, tea or coffee. A hot dog meal with chips, applesauce, dessert and drink will also be available.

The St. John Youth Group will serve the same menu at a drive-thru line, available alongside the former ALMH east parking lot at the alley.

Free delivery in town will be offered with orders of six or more prepaid tickets. Advance tickets are available from church members or by calling the office. Tickets will also be available at Germanfest.

Tickets for the German meal are $9, and the hot dog meal is $3.50. Proceeds will benefit mission projects, which have been the recipients from the beginning.

Missions served have been the Austin Bahn fundraiser, Back Bay Mission, Boy Scout Troup 106, Church World Service Disaster Relief Fund, Community Action Food Pantry, Habitat for Humanity of Logan County, Hope From the Rubble (UCC CWS Sept. 11, 2001, project), Illinois Conference Hurricane Relief Fund, CROP, Mom and Me Camp, Reinhold Niebuhr memorial plaque, Salvation Army, SHARE, sister church St. John UCC of Chicago, the St. John UCC Youth Veterans Dance and the Teddy Bear Project of ALMH.

Also featured will be the Market Strasse from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with craft and home show vendors, and a used book sale in the Fellowship Hall of the church.

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