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Orient-Macksburg baccalaureate to be held May 21

Published: Thursday, May 8, 2014 10:49 a.m. CST

ORIENT — A community baccalaureate service honoring the Orient-Macksburg class of 2014 will be held 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Orient United Methodist Church.

Suzi Q, also known as Mary Porter, will be bringing the message to the audience. Suzi Q is a loveable puppet who wins the hearts of folks everywhere with her quick wit and bubbly personality. Suzi travels with gospel ventriloquist, Mary Porter of Guthrie Center. Mary and Suzi have appeared in seven foreign countries, as well as all over the United States.

The public is invited to come and listen to Suzi Q’s message. A time of fellowship will follow the program.

Mary and Suzi Q have been conducting presentations for more than 24 years and give more than 200 presentations annually across the Midwest.

Sponsoring Churches of O-M’s Baccalaureate service include: Macksburg United Methodist, Orient United Methodist, Plymouth Congregational Church, Avondale United Methodist, Carl United Methodist, St. John’s Catholic, Hebron United Methodist, Immanuel Lutheran, Fontanelle United Methodist, Greenfield Gospel Chapel and the First Baptist Church.

For more information or to support the community baccalaureate service with a monetary contribution, contact Brian or Kathy Rohrig, PO Box 155 Orient, IA 50858 or call 641-344-8864.

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