Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce would like to welcome Pastor Donna Zipp and husband Rodney who will be arriving in Pierce this week from Texas. Pastor Donna will serve Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce as their Pastor, her first service will be Oct. 4 at the 10 a.m. worship. All are welcome to attend, if you are searching for a church, please join us.

Blessings of pets will take place on Sunday, Oct. 4 also at Faith Lutheran Church in Pierce led by Pastor Donna, at 1 p.m. Saint Francis of Assisi is remembered on this day for his rejoicing in the value and beauty animals bring to creation. You are welcome to join in this celebration of the unconditional love pets bring to our lives as you bring your pets for a special blessing.

Social distancing and other safety measures, as needed, are practiced. If you have questions, please call Nancy Maki 208-464-2463.

The Weippe Wesleyan Church will be having a Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 in the church parking lot. The times will be from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For information call: Danita Green at 208-435-4350 or Teri Larson 208-400-0816.

The Hilltop Seniors Congregate Meal Site in Weippe is still closed for sit down meals. However they will be delivering meals and providing grab and go meals. If you are in need of meals please call a head and order and get instructions at (208)435-4553 or (208)827-6925.

Timberline Schools

Homecoming Football Game and Senior Night is this Friday night, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.!

Timberline XC Cross-Country honored their senior teammates, Ethan Jared and Carson Sellers, at the Spartan Invite, on Monday, Sept. 28, held at Deyo Reservoir. Coach Sellers said, “It has been a wonderful experience coaching and working with both these young men.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, Dress up Frat Day -Sophomore Homecoming Assembly for High School at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 1, Dress up Black and Gold Day -Freshman Homecoming Assembly for High School at 11:30 a.m. - Junior High Girls Basketball at Grangeville at 4:30 p.m. - High School Girls Volleyball at Orofino at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 2, High Boys Football Homecoming and Senior Night at Timberline vs. Logos at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 3, XC Cross Country Inland Empire Challenge at Lewiston at 9 a.m.

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA) Update! Graduation for class 20-21 will be a bit different than a normal graduation ceremony due to the COVID-19 issues. IDYCA will hold an online graduation event that will be live streamed from the Academy’s Facebook page on Friday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Only staff and Cadets will be able to attend.

The Deputy Director, Melissa Brouwers has advised that parents DO NOT need to travel to Pierce to pick up their Cadet after the class completion. Cadets will be transported to regional locations where their families will pick them up in keeping with the practices of safety for all involved.

Closed campus remains on going for Class 20-2 which means very limited activities so, we encourage all of our supporters to send snail mail to the Cadets. If you know someone in the class, simply address your letter with their first and last name to the address below.

If you would like to send a note of encouragement for any young person that may not receive mail, please address the envelope to “Any Cadet.” (Youth CAN send and receive mail during Acclimation, and every day until graduation.) Our address is: IDYCA 117 Timberline Dr. Pierce, ID 83546. You may follow the Academy’s Facebook page to see the progress of the class and also achievements from former Cadets. Their Facebook page is NGYCP Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy.

Alpha Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi started their meetings after summer break on Sept. 14 at Cheryl Stenzel’s home.  

The power was off, but that didn’t stop the Sisters from getting together. This years Beta Sigma Phi International theme is “Sisters By Choice”.  

The second meeting of September was hosted by Laura Mason on Sept. 28 at the Pierce Community Center with a light luncheon.  Laura shared some of her 50 years of BSP memories.  In November, it will be 50 years since she joined this International organization for Women.

Open to the public

Pool Tournaments!

Wednesday night’s 5 p.m. at the Elkhorn in Weippe, Fridays 6 p.m. at Miss Lily’s in Pierce and Saturdays, 7 p.m. at The Timber Inn in Pierce. Come join in the fun!

Results for last week are as follows:

Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Elkhorn, first place Ed Dobson, Jack Bowen got second and Buck Jared took third. Friday Sept. 25 at Miss Lily’s, Alan Mee first place, Jake Jared second and Buck Jared third. Awesome job guys! Saturday, Sept. 26 at The Timber Inn; Kathy Wilson-Dill first place, Bud Wilson second and Matthew Hagele third. We kept it in the family boys; you did some good playing last night!

The Pierce Community Center is open! Hours are; Monday -Thursday 3-8 p.m. and Friday’s 1-6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. We ask if your child is not feeling well, that they stay home. If a child comes in with runny nose, fever or coughing they will be sent home immediately. We will be doing our best to keep the Center sanitized and encouraging social distancing as outlined by Idaho Health Dept. Please call the Center with any questions about rental needs you might have (208)464-2443.

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