The WHMS of Springdale Friends Church met at the home of Evelyn Schwinn Sept. 6. The meting opened with Evelyn Schwinn sharing "A Lesson in Humanity" and "Belief is All You Need." Those attending sang "Rescue the Parishing," "This is my Father's World" and "Take the Name of Jesus with You." The lesson was on selecting the fabric, written by missionary Brad Carpenter, followed by devotions and prayer. Roll call was "A fool-proof method you use to get rid of a clothing stain." The new programs will be filled out when more members can be present. The Fall Tea will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 20. The guest program will be music. Final plans will be made at the next meeting, on Oct. 4 at Brenda Schwinn's home. The meeting closed with singing of "Blest be the Tie." Evelyn served refreshments to the ladies and children present.
Wayne and Anabel Knapp attended open house on Sept. 10 at the United Methodist Church in McLouth. The youth had a dinner and about 70 people attended. The Knapps also attended the Jarbalo supper on Sept. 9, followed by a concert by Sound Advice and a pie auction. And the couple attended the Rural Electric Cooperative annual supper and meeting Sept. 13 at the McLouth school.
A large number of Springdale residents attended the wedding of Dr. Ray Brown and Terri Holman on Sept. 9 at First Baptist Church in Leavenworth.
Jeanette and Ray Cole had a birthday party on Sept. 10 for their son, Luke, who had turned 9. Jeff Gillaspie was celebrating, too, as it was his 32nd birthday. Others attending were Jenna and Isabella Gillaspie; Ed and Peggy Gillaspie; Evelyn Schwinn; Bill and Carol Cole; Lisa Van Dyke and sons and friend Caleb Kochanowski.
Ed and Peggy Gillaspie and Evelyn Schwinn attended a concert featuring Brian Arnold Sept. 9 at the First United Methodist Church in Leavenworth.
Helen Lohman and Jeannie Coffin traveled to Ames, Iowa, on Sept. 7 and visited some of Helen's friends. They also attended a country-western show and saw Beth Hunter perform. Hunter has performed several times at Annie's Country Jubilee in Tonganoxie. On their way home, they stopped in Jamesport.