The JuBellation Ringers, in preparation for the Community Musical Program “Christmas Bells Are Ringing”, have been spending hours at the Knox United Church going through the favourites of the season. The group will be joined with an Instrumental Ensemble, and Community Choir and suitable Christmas narration for two performances. Performances are this Saturday and Sunday at the Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church. See the ad in this issue of The Capital for all the details.

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Knox United Church celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Sunday, November 20, 2016 Knox United Church, in Three Hills, was filled with congregants celebrating 50 years in their present building and 103 years in the community.

Rev. Jeannie Udall gave a very warm welcome to everyone assembled for this special occasion.
Concentrating on a theme of “Past, Present, and Future”, the service included many giving their remembrances of the earlier days and especially of the transition from the “original” church that stood on the same

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“The Finns at Trochu” book launched

“The Finns at Trochu”, a book written by Shirley Adam, tells of the Finnish Community that once prospered between Trochu and Three Hills. In 1905, six Finnish homesteaders came to settle in the area followed by many more of their countrymen. As more Finns arrived in the area to settle they chose land in close proximity to each other resulting in a strong, lively community. They worked hard, played hard and were very intense in their manner.
The Finns built the Finn Hall that soon bec

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Three Hills Library to host Martin Parnell’s ‘Running to the Edge’

On the evening of November 24th, Three Hills Library will host author, speaker and humanitarian, Martin Parnell, for his presentation Running to the Edge. Telling a story that will amaze and inspire, Martin will show how through determination and persistence, one person can affect change, one step at a time. He will also be available to sign copies of his new book.
In 2010, Martin ran 250 marathons and raised $320,000 for the humanitarian organization Right to Play. He has now completed his &ldq

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