Blood drive coming up in Ceylon

CEYLON — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon will have its usual 5:30 p.m. services tonight.

Circle of Faith congregations are on summer schedules, with St. Peter Lutheran in Ceylon having Wednesday evening 6:30 p.m. services in July. Waverly Lutheran and Trinity Lutheran in Welcome will have Sunday services at 8:30 a.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran in Wilbert will have its usual 9:30 a.m. Sunday service, and this Sunday it will have a voters meeting following the service.


Tuesday coffee hours for July continue at 8:30 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Ceylon. Ceylon also has Thursday coffee hours from 8:30-10 a.m. in the banquet hall at Legends 2 in Ceylon. Join friends and neighbors for good brew and fellowship.


There will be a Red Cross blood drive in Ceylon from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday in the banquet room at Legends 2. To make an appointment or for more information, call (800) 733-2767, go online at or text BLOODAPP to 90999.

More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day. Give the gift of life; each donation may save three lives.

The next blood drive in Ceylon will be in September.

Check out the Rapid Pass the day you give, it speeds up the process by letting you read the information on your computer.


On July 20, there will be a second auction similar to the Community Day auction held in April. There will be some garage sales in town but there will be no maps available. For more information, contact the auctioneers Mark Howell at (712) 260-9690, Gary Helmers at (507) 236-2921 or Larry Howell at (712) 260-9693.


Welcome Festival will be held the weekend of July 19-21. Garage sales will be held July 19-20; chicken feed for supper on July 19; and a pork chop feed July 20.