2017 STEVNE

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Stevne Schedule

NORDFJORDLAG STEVNE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
GREEN LAKE BIBLE CAMP, SPICER, MINNESOTA

Please make plans now to be at the 2017 Stevne as we continue the next 100 years of Nordfjordlag In America! We will meet at Green Lake Bible Camp on Sunday, September 17 with a full day of activities starting at 9:00am.

The following schedule and costs are subject to change.

Schedule

9:00 - 10:30

Registration / Morning coffee hour

11:00

Worship service at the Stave Church

Bridal couple: Martha McCartney and Robert Swanson

Stephanie Henricksen will play her Hardanger fiddle for the bridal march from the church down to the dining hall.

Please Note:

The Nordfjordlag bunad has become quite fragile and in order to preserve it, it will no longer be worn. Martha will be wearing her mother's traditional bunad this year. The board has authorized a new bunad, which is currently being made. Since this is a costly project, we are asking members to consider making a special donation to help fund this project by adding the word "bunad" under the Memorials category and entering an amount to be included in the total.

Thank you in advance for your generosity.

12:00

Noon meal, catered

Afternoon Events:

Business meeting

Presentation: Doug Ohman.

Doug is a well-known Minnesotan who is recognized as a photographer, storyteller and author of books centered on pioneer history. His presentations on topics such as churches, barns, school houses, cemeteries and State Parks have been widely acclaimed.

Afternoon coffee/cookies

Introduction of descendents of founding members.

Entertainment: Nordfjord Songs and Music led by Dennis Sorheim with piano accompaniment by Martha McCartney.

Evening meal:

Catered Dinner served at 5:00

(All of the meals will be catered, including the coffee hours/snacks.)

 

Stevne Registration

Membership dues have been increased but are still at the amazing price of $7 per year.

The cost for all meals, coffee, and all of the day's events is still $25 for members and $35 for guests. This cost covers the entire day, with no reduced rates for events missed. For planning purposes we request that your reservation form be sent in as early as possible. Please note that reservations (or cancellations) must be received by Friday, September 8. We look forward to seeing you at the Nordfjordlag Stevne on September 17 and encourage you to invite family and friends to come also. Everone is welcome to join in on a day of celebrating our Norwegian heritage.

For those who would still like to do something special, there is a section on the reservation page for special donations and/or memorials.

We look forward to seeing you at the Nordfjordlag Stevne on September 17 and encourage you to invite family and friends to attend also. Reservation forms (see link below) or handwritten information can be sent to:

    			Sonia Rache
    			10736 Toledo Court
    			Bloomington, MN 55437
    			(952) 888-8094
    

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Stevne Location

Over the past few years Green Lake Bible Camp has become our stevne home. It is located on the south side of Green Lake, Spicer, MN, just over 1 mile east of Kandiyohi County Road 8. The address is 9916 Lake Avenue South (building on north side of the road) and the Bible Camp Chapel (Stave Church) is located just across Lake Avenue on the south side of the road next to the parking lot.

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