St. John's Germanfest offers family time, German food, polka dancing
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[October 15, 2012]
The 13th annual Germanfest will be
celebrated at St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln on Oct.
20. Authentic German food will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in
the Fellowship Hall of the church. The Alley Kats Band will furnish
music during the serving time, including polka music for dancing or
Parking for the church is on the corner of Maple and Eighth streets.
Brats, red cabbage, sauerkraut, German potato salad, apple strudel,
German chocolate cake or angel food cake will be served with apple
cider, tea or coffee. A hot dog meal with chips, dessert and drink
is also available.
The St. John Youth Group will offer the same menu at a drive-thru
line, available at the alley alongside the former ALMH east parking
Free delivery in town will be offered with orders of six or more
prepaid tickets. Tickets are available from church members or by
calling Cathy Sanders, 735-5219, or the church office, 732-6957.
Tickets will also be available at Germanfest. Tickets are $7.50 for
the German meal and $350 for the hot dog meal.
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Proceeds will benefit mission projects, which have been the
recipients from the beginning. Missions served have been 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 Church World
Service project after Sept. 11, 2001), Illinois Conference Hurricane
Relief Fund, CROP, Mom and Me Camp, Reinhold Niebuhr Memorial
Plaque, Salvation Army, SHARE, St. John UCC of Chicago (sister
church), St. John UCC Youth Veterans Celebration and Recognition
Dance, and Teddy Bear Project of ALMH.
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