Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church

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. Please worship with us again soon.

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Easter 6, Mother's Day

May 9, 1999

+ In Nomine Jesu +

Order of Worship

Page 5

Hymns

TLH #229, #234, #53

The Readings

The Spirit in the Christian's Life
Acts 17:22-31 The Spirit as an "unknown God"
I Peter 3:15-22 Christians are alive in the Spirit
John 14:15-21 Jesus promises to send the Spirit

The Sermon

"I Will Never Leave You"
John 14:15-21

1. Jesus guarantees the Spirit will come
2.    The Spirit has come.

The Accolyte

Valerie Jackson

+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +

Announcements

We remember those members who are celebrating birthdays this week -- Kay Jackson, Sandy Blomenberg, Jonathon Buuck, Christopher Gormann, Jamie Gormann, Ashley Manley, Floyd Thieme, Anna Crosby, Hubert Fuelling, Bailey Jonathon, Jared Kaehr (his first), Marvin Drier, Stan Stoppenhagen, and Loren Gallmeyer. We also remember our Wyneken Resource Teacher, Kenneth Germann, in our prayers. May the Lord continue to guide direct, and bless their lives.

May the Great Physician be with all of those who are recovering from accidents, illness, and other medical conditions.

Please plan to attend the Ascension Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Pastor's sermon is entitled "Power for Ending and Beginning," Holy Communion will also be observed. There will be an Altar Guild meeting on Tuesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. All ladies of the congregation are welcome to attend this meeting.

Tune into The Lutheran Hour next Sunday. The broadcast time is 7:35 a.m. on WOWO and at 8:05 a.m. on 917 FM

Lutheran Hour Ministries sponsors the "Woman to Woman" program. It can be heard on WLAB (883 FM) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday or 11:00 a.m. on WLYV (1450 AM) on Sunday.

Zion's website is up and running. The address is www.zionfriedheirn.org. If you have the time and the capability, check it out. Please give Marv Drier or Pastor any comments and let them know if there's anything about our congregation that you would like to see published on line.

Our LWML will be taking Education Kits to the ingathering at the International LWML Convention in Minnesota in July. There is a donation sheet and box in the south entranceway as well as more detailed information. Collections will be taken throughout the month of May. Thanks in advance for your help with this project.

The men's softball team is playing on May 10, at 7 p.m. (The opponent and location was not available at the time the bulletin was printed.) Any confirmed male of the congregation may play. Questions? Call Steve Conrad or Kevin Buuck.

The Morning Glories are taking a summer break; however, a workday is being planned for Tuesday, May 18, beginning at 9:00 a.m. to work on getting materials together for rag rugs. You may wish to pack a lunch and come for the day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) or just come for the morning or afternoon. Items needed that day are rotary cutters and mats, scissors, an additional sewing machine, and, of course, willing hands. If you have any old blue jeans you would like to donate to this project, you may bring them to the Parish Hall.

Attention Gardeners!! Are you willing to put out a little more produce this year to help with the truck garden as part of the "Cornfusion" maze project? Your help is needed to make this area of the fundraiser successful. Teri Conrad will be coordinating this project and wants to hear from you about what you can do. Please let her know by calling 724~8464 at your earliest convenience. Thank you in advance for your green thumbs!

Registration forms for the Second Annual Friedheim Open were included in the May newsletter. Take some time to read that information and return your form to Paul Des Jean by June 5.

The annual Bargain Bonanza Extravaganza Garage Sale sponsored by Lutheran Homes and AAL will be held on Thursday and Friday, May 13 & 14, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Southtown Mall. Donations are being received on Fridays (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.) and Saturdays (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) until May 8.

There will be an AAL meeting today following the worship service.

A special thank you to those ladies who volunteered to serve the luncheon and donated items at the Whip Gallmeyer sale which was held on Saturday, April 17. A total of $296 was donated to the Vision 2000 campaign from the sale.

A NOTE FROM OUR TREASURER:

Checkbook balance, May 1, 1999 $109.46
Estimated expenses for May:
Van Dyne Crotty $40.54
Electricity $180.79
Telephone $91.00
Salaries $5,061.00
Students $50.00
Radio $15.00
Social Security & Medicare $251.00
Postage $74.00
Wyneken, (April payment, late) $1,621.25
Wyneken,  (May payment) $10,721.25
Cave Pipe Organ $1,116.00
Indiana District - LC-MS $33.54
Worker Benefits $663.00
Total estimated expenses for May $19,918.37
Total needed to meet May est. expenses $19,808.91

WYNEKEN NEWS

Market Day pick-up date is Monday, May 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Questions? Please visit www.rnarkctday.com or contact Anne Fuhrmann. Mrs. Ackmann, one of our third grade teachers, has accepted a call to Emmanuel/St. Michael and will be leaving our Wyneken family at the end of this school year. She will be missed but we pray God's blessings upon her at her new school.

The School Board is looking for a Pre-K teacher since Mrs. Fuhrmann will be teaching both a morning and afternoon kindergarten next year. All those interested in applying for this position should contact Wyneken (639-6177).

A Fun Day for grades Pre-K through 4th will be held on Friday, May 28. The committee has met once and activities are being planned to make this an enjoyable day for the children. Adult volunteers, parents, grandparents, and special friends) are still needed to help with the various activities as well as help supervise the different groups of children. If you can help, please contact Rae Fuhrmann at the school. One of the activities planned is a "Cookie Walk." If you would be willing to make some cookies for the walk, please contact Corene Scheumann (547-4227).

A reception for Mr. Ken Germann, our learning resource center teacher at Wyneken, is being planned for Sunday, May 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Wyneken gym. Mr. Germann is retiring at the end of this school year and this will be an opportunity for current and former students and their families as well as friends to honor this special teacher. If you would like to make a monetary donation as a gift for Mr. Germann you may put your gift in an envelope marked "Ken Germann Gift: and place it in the offering plate today or turn it in to the school office by Wednesday, May 12.

We are praying for a safe journey for upper classes this week who will he attending field trips: 6th Grade will be attending Outdoor Education at Camp Lutherhaven, 7th Grade will be traveling to Greenfield Village, and the 8th Grade will be traveling to Washington, D.C.

Seventh and eighth grade athletes and their parents are invited to the annual athletic banquet on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. Each family is asked to bring two dishes to share (a main dish and a salad, vegetable, or a dessert dish) as well as their own table service.

Family and friends are invited to enjoy the musical talents of our band members (both beginning and upper grade) at their concert on Thursday, May 20, at 7:00 p.m.

Making travel vacation plans? Why not purchase SCRIP certificates to use for hotel, restaurant, and shopping expenses? See Kris Blomenberg this morning if you wish to purchase some SCRIP.

Soccer News

The Varsity girls' will face Central at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 10, at Wyneken.

ATTENDANCE: Sunday Worship Service - 299 with 150 receiving Holy Communion; Sunday School - 37; Bible Class- 10; Monday Night Bible Class: - 9; and Early Bird Bible Class- 6.

 

OFFERINGS LAST WEEK

Amount Received

Amount Needed

Home Purpose

(4/25) $2,698.42
(5/2)        $5,084.19
$5,010.16

Missions

$410.00 $348.15

YTD Received

YTD Needed

Home Purpose

$71,593.47 $90,182.88

Missions

$6,349.00 $6,266.70

The door collection for the Gideons was $77.

THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

TODAY

9:00 A.M.

Worship Service
10:15 A.M. Sunday School & Bible Class
10:15 A.M. AAL Meeting

MONDAY

7:00 P.M. Adult Bible Class

TUESDAY

6:00 A.M.

Early Bird Bible Class @ Bingen

7:30 P.M. Altar Guild Meeting
WEDNESDAY

8:20 A.M.

Chapel at Wyneken

7:00 P.M.

Choir Practice
THURSDAY

7:30 P.M.

Ascension Service

NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

May 16 9:00 A.M. Worship Service with Holy Communion & Sunday School Recognition
10:30 A.M. Sunday School & Bible Class
11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M Reception for Mr. Germann