'Summer Celebration' features helicopter rides on Saturday
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EMDEN -- Area churches of Hartsburg and Emden
are presenting "Summer Celebration" on Saturday. Sponsors are Emden
Christian Church, Prairieland Christian Church, St. John's Lutheran
Church and St. Peter Lutheran Church.
JAARS Inc., an organization that provides aviation and technology
services for Wycliffe Bible Translators in many remote areas around
the world, will have a helicopter by Luther Field in Emden.
Passenger rides will be available from noon to 6 p.m. A fee of $18
per person covers fuel and insurance costs.
Along with the helicopter rides, the area churches are helping to
provide other fun activities for the entire family, including games,
face painting and a family decathlon.
Pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts and drinks will be
provided by Emden Christian Church and Prairieland Christian Church.
Money raised will go toward church mission trips.
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Activities will culminate at 6 p.m. with a praise and worship
At 7 p.m. there will be a concert by Twilight Fading, a
contemporary Christian band.
The public is invited to come out and enjoy a day of fun for the
[Provided by Blanche Coers]