We welcome all who worship with us. If you are visiting us this morning, please take a moment to sign one of our guest registries, which are located in either entranceway of the church. If you are communing with us today, please take a moment to complete a communion registration card. There are extra cards in the entranceway of the church. The cards can be placed in the offering plate or given to one of the Deacons. Please worship with us again soon.
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March 7, 1999
+ In Nomine Jesu +
Order of Worship
The Choir Anthem
|“I caused Thy Grief”|
vv. 1-3; vv. 4-7; #310; #516; #517; #550, vv. 3-4
Light to See
|Isaiah 42:14-21||God turns darkness into light that we may see|
|Ephesians 5:8-14||Christians live in the light of Christ|
|John 9:1-7, 13-17, 34-39||The vision of Christ as Messiah|
is the Light of the World”
1. He brings
people out of darkness into light.
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
We remember those members who are celebrating birthdays
this week --Jeff Bradtmueller, Shirley Witte, Marie Ehner, and Chris Putteet. We
also remember one of our third grade teachers, Jennifer Ackmann, in our prayers.
May the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
We remember in our prayers our
seminarian, Ernie Muller who remains a patient at Parkview Hospital. May the Great Physician be with him and all others in need.
Tune in to The
Lutheran Hour next Sunday. The
program is broadcast at 7:35 a.m. on WOWO and at 8:05 a.m. on 92.7 FM.
Lutheran Hour Ministries sponsors the
“Woman to Woman” program. It
can be heard on WLAB (88.3 FNI) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday or 11:00 a.m. on WLYV
(1450 AM) on Sunday.
Continue to come to our midweek Lenten
services. This Wednesday Simon of
Cyrene (“I was pressed into service”)
will be the focus of the noon service while Mary Magdalene (“I had my life changed”) will be the focus of the 7:30 p.m.
The AAL will be serving refreshments
following the midweek evening service. If
you would be willing to help with this project, please contact Shirley Hormann.
Mark your calendars! Next Sunday, March 14,
is the day for our Soup and Sandwich Dinner. There will also be a craft and bake sale. Included
in this morning's bulletin is a flyer advertising our dinner. Would
you help advertise our dinner by taking this poster to work or to a local
If you are donating items for the craft
and bake sale, please have the craft items to the Parish Hall by Saturday
morning. The bake sale items should
be taken to Wyneken on Sunday morning or be in the church basement by 9 a.m.
Are you willing to donate a salad or
dessert? If so, please contact Sean
or Betty Sielschott (724-3946) for salad donations or Lester or Ruby Werling
(547-4138) for pie or cake donations. Please
let them know today. There is a
sign-tip sheet for salad donations in the entranceway of die church. Thanks!
A special thanks to our Sunday School
children as they again are bringing there Mite offerings for the Vision 2000
The work schedule for the Soup & Sandwich Dinner next week is as
follows: freshmen and seniors are to work 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. while the
sophomore and juniors are to work 11:45 am. to 1:00 p.m.
In addition, Bingen's LYF is having a
lock-in on Friday, March 19, from 7
p.m. to 7 a.m. at Wyneken arid have invited our LYF to join them. You
are to bring pop and snacks. Pizza
will be provided.
There will be a door collection this
morning is for WLAB and Worship for Shut Ins.
The men's basketball team will begin
post-season play tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. at Monmouth. They will be playing
NOTE FROM OUR TREASURER
Checkbook balance. March 1
Estimated expenses for March
Van Dyne Crotty
Loan payment at Decatur Bank & Trust
Social Security & Medicare
Worker Benefit Plan
|Wyneken, March payment||$10,721.25
|Total estimated expenses||$18,798.60
|Total needed to meet estimated expenses||$18,223.83|
There has been sonic interest in
publishing E-mail addresses for members to communicate with each other and
pastor as well as receive information from the church. If you would like to have your address published ill a small
booklet (next year it would be included the membership directory which also
lists home addresses and phone numbers), please type up your E-mail address and
get it to the church office (or to Pastor Dahling).
"Lutheran Men of Song," a
25-member men’s choir from Fort Wayne area Lutheran churches, will present a 1½-hour
concert on Sunday, March 14, at 2:30 p.m. at Bingen. The concert consists of a wide variety of songs including
old-time favorites and a short intermission of congregational singing. There
will be a freewill offering.
The St Peter - Immanuel PTL will have
their “All You Can Eat“ fish and tenderloin dinner on Sunday, March 14, at
the Union Township hall from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A bake sale will also be held. Cost is $6 for adults and $4
for children (ages 5-12).
St. John's Lutheran Church Men's Club
will have a fish and tenderloin dinner on Sunday,
March 21, at Wyneken. Serving
will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The
cost is $6 for adults and $3.50 for children (6-12). Carryouts are available.
There will be a half-day of school on Monday,
March. 8. North Adams students will have bus transportation both ways while
East Allen students will need to find a ride home. School
will be dismissed at 11:40 a.m.
Market Day pick-up date is Monday, March 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Questions?
Please visit www.marketday.com or contact Anne Fuhrmann.
Wyneken's Science Fair will be held on Monday,
March 8. There will be an open
house to view these projects from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the gym.
Standard Achievement testing for all
grades will be this week Parents,
please make sure your children are well rested so that they can do their best on
Wyneken is taking bids for lawn care. These
bids need to be submitted to a School Board member or the school office by Wednesday,
March 10. If you have
questions, please contact a Board member or the school. Friedheim's School Board
members are Jim Heckman, Kim Schamerloh, and Stan Stoppenhagen.
Registration forms for the 1999-2000
school year have been mailed and should be returned to the school office by Friday,
31 is the deadline for redeeming “Box
Tops for Education” and the Campbell's “Labels for Education” program. Please
send in your labels as soon as possible. You
can continue to save these items and send them to school even after this
deadline to get a head start on next year. Your
support of this program is very much appreciated.
Just a reminder that Kindergarten Round
Up will be held at Northwest Elementary School on Thursday,
April 6, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A
Fun Day for grades Pre-K through 4th will be held in May (date to be announced
later). Parents are needed to help
plan and run events for this day. If you are interested, please contact the school office for
SCRIP will be available today following
the worship service. Are you
beginning to make travel plans for spring break? American
Airlines as well as the Hyatt, Marriott, Courtyard, Residence and Fairfield Inns
are all SCRIP vendors. See Kris
Blomenberg if you have any questions.
There are two away wrestling meets this
week. On Tuesday,
March 9, Wyneken will be traveling to St. Paul and on Thursday, March 11, Central is the site of the meet. Both
meets begin at 4:15 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Sunday Worship Service -
260; Sunday School - 63; Bible Class - 22: Monday
Evening Bible Class - 6; Early-bird
Bible Class - 4; Midweek Lenten Service (noon) - 14 with 10 receiving Holy
Communion; Midweek Lenten Service (evening) - 85 with 43 receiving Holy
we sit down
At set of sun and count
The things that we have done, and
Counting find one self-denying act, one
Word that eased the heart of one who heard,
One glance most kind. A day Well spent, that fell like
Sunshine where it went then we may count the day well spent.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
The door collection for the Muller
family was $796.
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|Worship Service with Holy Communion|
School & Bible Class
Collection for WLAB & Worship for Shut Ins
|7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
Early Bird Bible Class @ Bingen
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|7:00 P.M.||Choir Practice|
|WEDNESDAY||8:20 A.M||Chapel at Wyneken
Midweek Lenten Service with Holy Communion (C)
|Midweek Lenten Service with Holy Communion (C)|
Bible Class at Marlene Conrad's
|School Board (meets at our Parish Hall)
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|March 14||9:00 A.M.||
|10:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.||Soup & Sandwich Dinner
|March 16||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
Midweek Lenten Service
Midweek Lenten Service
Communion (common cup)
Newsletter items for April in church office
Scheumann/Azbell wedding at Zion, Decatur