New youth pastor at the Evangelical Free Church in Erskine

Erskine School has 134 kids registered, up from last year

Submitted by Pat Kelm Erskine Enquirer

The Erskine Evangelical Free Church has welcomed Austin and Amelia Loewen as the new youth group pastor. Youth group begins on Sept. 17 for Grades 7 to 12.

134 kids are registered at the Erskine School which is up from last year. There are no changes in teachers. School hours are from 8:25 a.m. and dismissal is at 2:50 p.m. with recesses and lunch in between. Volleyball has begun but no schedules have been set up yet. The Parent Council will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 p.m. All parents are welcome. On Sept. 22nd Grade 9 students will be going to Circle Square Ranch for the day.

Sheri Morbeck, school librarian, would like you to join her on Twitter@BookBoss17 where she will have updates on happenings at the library.

Coming up this weekend, from the 15th to the 17th, is the scrapbooking retreat at the Erskine I O O F Hall. Anyone interested can register with me by phoning 403 742 0604 at the post office or 403 742 4561 in the evenings, or Sherry Marshall at 403 742 0602 in the evenings. It’s a fun time with lots of good food so come on out and enjoy yourself.

Coming up on Saturday, Sept. 16th the Buffalo Lake Naturalists will be having a campout. Each person is responsible for their own registration. You can contact

buffalolakenc@gmail.com for more information. On Sunday, the 17th, the club will be meeting at noon for a picnic and hike. Please bring your own lunch and meet in the parking lot in the day use area. Lunch will be followed by a hike.

Their next meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21 in the basement of the Anglican Church. Anyone interested in nature is welcome to attend.

It is so dry everywhere that the County of Stettler has a complete fire ban on along with many places in the province. We certainly need a good rain.

Don’t forget crib at the Seniors Centre on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. as well as games night Thursday nights and Canasta on Friday afternoons. It is not necessary to be a senior to come out and enjoy.

Lots of harvesting is taking place in our region so we wish all the farmers good luck and happy harvesting.

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