Pastor Sonja Tillberg, conducting services.
The stained-glass windows were releaded and their frames painted. (Click any one of the stained-glass-window pictures--east, west, or north, in that order--to enlarge it and to see details at the top.)
In February a new elevator in Fellowship Hall was operational.
David Adler, Mark Anderson, Steve Barthel, Peter Bengston, Sue and Tony Cocozza, Bill Cox, Bud Farcher, and Frank Turmo put a new steel roof on the shed. Also the church was reshingled.
Edna Holumzer DeWitt passed away at the age of 84. The following is an excerpt from the March issue of Christ's Beacon, honoring her(1):
Unless otherwise indicated in a footnote, excerpts from church records or from Christ's Beacon are cited in Anderson, Mark J., For All the Saints: Christ's Lutheran Church, Woodstock, New York, 1806-2006 [Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006], Chapter 9. (Close)
RIP, Edna Holumzer DeWitt, 1916-2000. Lifelong member of Christ's Church. Served as Church Council Secretary, on the altar guild, as an usher, president of the "fair ladies," and director of many Christmas pageants.
The following is an excerpt from the November issue of Christ's Beacon:
RIP, Martin Petterson, August 18, 1939-October 15, 2000. Councilman, choir member and friend for many years.
Victoria Langling, as co-founder and general director, continued to administer the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, in partnership with area restaurants and with all the local Christian churches, the Jewish congregation, and the Onteora Teachers Association. According to Langling,
We have learned that there are many who are hungry and come to our church soup kitchen, but we have also learned that many are there for the companionship that comes from sharing a community table. Some early supporters: Barbara and Don Stephens, Carmen & David Adler, Marie Schussler aka "The Cookie Lady," Francis J. Turmo, Joe & Hedi Jorgensen, Nancy Pape, Lois Ostapczuk, Bob Langling, Bob & Carolyn Barrette, Bill & Chris Cox, Lai Look, Dottie & Bob Balzer, Kristen Scialampo, Henry Guendel, Pastor Tillberg,… Pastor Emeritus Walter Kortrey, and all families and spouses who worked with them and/or allow them to keep this commitment.(2)
Quoted in ibid., p. 139. (Close)
The following is an excerpt from the December issue of Christ's Beacon:
Good Neighbors Food Pantry coffers were substantially augmented in November by Make a Difference Day and by the annual Boy Scout drive. Sue Cocozza is the food pantry liaison for Christ's Church.
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Bill Clinton (Democrat) was President. The 106th Congress was in session. A dollar in that year would be worth $1.13 in 2006 for most consumable products.
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