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 21, 1999
+ In Nomine Jesu +
Order of Worship
The Choir Anthem
|“Surely He has borne our Griefs”|
TLH #158; #148, vv. 1-4: #309; #376; #386; #367
Life out of Death
|Ezekiel 37:1-3, 11-14||God's Spirit raises a dead people|
|Romans 8:11-19||The Spirit raises us from the death of the flesh to life as sons of God|
|John 11:47-53||Christ raises Lazarus from the dead|
1. The bones
that Ezekiel were victims of violence.
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
We remember those members who are
celebrating birthdays this week – Marlene Conrad, Sara Des Jean, Bonnie
Werling, Lydia Kalthoff, Kent Kiefer, Brian Moeller, Leonard Bultemeier, Stan
Fuhrmann, Matthew Gorman, and Richard Moellering.
We also remember our first/second split class teacher, Becky Klenke, 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 and has
begun his radiation/chemotherapy treatments.
We also remember Rosa Hartmann who is a patient at Adams County Memorial
hospital and Deb Miller who had outpatient surgery last Wednesday.
May the Great Physician be with them and all others in need.
We welcome Sue Ann Richardson to our
congregation. She completed adult
instruction and was confirmed on Wednesday, March 17. We also welcome John & Amy Smithley and their daughter,
Rachel. John is a fieldworker
assigned to us from the Fort Wayne Seminary.
We welcome them in Jesus' name and pray the Lord’s blessings upon them.
We rejoice with Joshua Scheumann and
Jennifer Azbell who were married yesterday at Zion Lutheran Church, Decatur.
May the Lord bless this couple as they begin their lives together.
Continue to come to our midweek Lenten
services. This Wednesday Herod (“I
entertained a prophet”) will be the focus of the noon service while a
thief (“I received the promise of
eternal life”) will be the focus of the 7:30 p.m. service.
Pastor will be attending the LEA
Conference in Indianapolis this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. If you are in need of pastoral care during this time, please
contact Mrs. Dahling at the parsonage and she will direct your call.
We pray for a successful conference.
There will be an AAL meeting today
following the worship service. They
will meet in the back of church.
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 FM) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday or 11:00 a.m. on WLYV
(1450 AM) on Sunday.
The Tabea Society will have extra
quilting this Wednesday, March 24. If
you enjoy quilting, why not come to the church basement and be a part of this
Parents: There will be a short meeting
concerning the LYF's Easter breakfast after the worship service this morning.
Any parents who are willing to help should attend this meeting.
LYF members are reminded that they will need to bring one dozen sweet
rolls for the breakfast on April 4.
A special thanks to Walter Nuerge who
made the bulletin boards that are now in either entranceway of the church.
We thank him for sharing his gifts with us and helping to improve the
appearance of our entranceways.
The Morning Glories are working on a
project that needs buttons (1/2” – 1/4” in size) in various colors.
If you could donate some buttons, you may give them to Marlene Conrad or
Shirley Buuck or drop them off at the Parish Hall.
In addition, if you have any old jeans that you no longer need, please
bring them to the Parish Hall. They
will be used for rag rugs.
Soup & Sandwich Dinner was a big success.
This year's profits from the dinner were $2,903.86 with the craft and
bake sale bringing in another $821 for a grand total of $3,724.86.
We served 503 people. The
committee chairs want to make a special note that due to a couple of generous
donations; all expenses normally incurred were covered.
Thank you again. Because
with all the donations to cover expenses, along with everyone's help and time,
we have been able to put a few more slates on the new church roof.
Mike & Carol Selking
John & Nan Nidlinger
The LLL & LWML Spring Rally will
begin at 3:00 p.m. at Zion in Decatur today.
The Rev. Professor John Saleska of Concordia Seminary will be the main
speaker. At the conclusion of the
program, Zion's LWML will serve a soup and sandwich supper (freewill offering).
Everyone is invited to attend this interesting, inspiring, and spiritual
The LWML Spring Praise Service will be
held on Saturday, April 17, at 9 a.m.
at Peace Lutheran Church in Berne. The
service, “Let Freedom Ring,” will include the Hand-bell Choir from St.
John's Bingen. A continental brunch
will follow the service and a freewill offering will be taken to cover expenses.
Children are welcome.
St. John's Lutheran Church Men's Club
will have a fish and tenderloin dinner today
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).
Carryout is available.
The Poe Volunteer Fire Department is
also having an “All You Can Eat” pancake and whole hog sausage brunch at the
Poe Fire Station today from 9 a.m. to
Are you beginning to “spring clean?”
Lutheran home/Concord Village and Aid Association for Lutherans are again
having their Bargain Bonanza Extravaganza Garage Sale on Thursday and Friday,
May 13 and 14. Items for the sale can be donated beginning April 23 at
Southtown Mall (articles of clothing and shoes will not be sold). More
information will be included in the April newsletter.
Report cards will be sent home with the
students on Monday, March 22.
There will be no school on Thursday and Friday, March 25 & March 26.
Our Wyneken teachers will be attending a LEA conference in Indianapolis.
Market Day order forms need to be
turned in to the school office by Friday,
March26. Pick-up date is Monday, April 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Questions? Please visit
www.marketday.com or contact Anne Fuhrmann. April is “Dessert Month” for
Market Day. All desserts purchased
will bring extra profits for Wyneken. In
fact, the class which orders the most apple pies this month can choose one
student to compete in a pie eating contest with Mr. Krupski. The winning class
will receive a Market Day treat. When
you order your pie, make sure you write which class you wish to credit your
order for on the comment section of the order blank.
Registration forms for the 1999-2000
school year have been mailed and should be returned to the school office by Friday,
March 26. There will be a $25
late fee for registration forms returned after this date.
There will be no bus service for North Adams students March 29 - April 1 since
this is North Adams spring break. Wyneken's
spring break will conclude with East Allen's spring break
(April 4- 9).
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 call continue to save these items and send them to school even after
this deadline to get a head start on next year.
Thanks for your support!
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 more
Our second year of having SCRIP ended
in February. First year profits
were $7,000 while this year's profits were $20,000.
What wonderful growth! Thanks
to all who participate in this program. This
money has been and will be used for expansion, kitchen renovation, and
educational materials. If you
haven't tried using this program and have some questions, talk to a SCRIP
representative. See Kris Blomenberg
this morning if you wish to purchase some SCRIP.
The wrestling season ended yesterday
with the Senior Tournament at Concordia High School.
Results of that tournament will be in next Sunday's bulletin.
Results from last week's open tournament are as follows: Zach
Stoppenhagen (first), Dan Buuck (fourth), Kevin Heckman (third), Brian Moeller
(fifth), David Mourey (first), Andrew Werling (sixth), Jon Buuck (fourth),
Spencer Scheumann (second), Jacob Lee (fourth), Jon Kiefer (third), Ben Moeller
(second), Jacob Stoppenhagen (sixth), Brandon Buuck (fourth), Nathan Buuck
(third), Cam Thieme (third), Brett Conrad (second), Joey Gorman (fifth).
Girl’s soccer practice (grades 5-8)
will be begin on Tuesday, March 30.
There will also be practice on Wednesday,
March 31. Practice is from 3
p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
ATTENDANCE: Sunday Worship Service -
235; Monday Evening Bible Class -11; Early bird Bible Class - 3; Midweek Lenten
Service (noon) - 17 with 5 receiving Holy Communion, Midweek Lenten Service
(evening) - 95 with 51 - receiving Holy Communion.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|Worship Service with Holy Communion|
School & Bible Class
|10:30 A.M.||LYF Parents Meeting|
|3:00 P.M.||LLL/LWML Spring Rally at Zion, Decatur|
|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)|
|LWML Bible Class at Lucile Stoppenhagen's|
|No School - LEA Conference|
|FRIDAY||No School - LEA Conference|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|March 28||9:00 A.M.||
Palm Sunday Worship Service
|10:15 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|March 31||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
Communion (common cup)
|April 2||1:00 P.M.||Good Friday service of hymns|
Good Friday Worship with Holy Communion (common cup)
|April 3||Set up for LYF Easter Breakfast|