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 entrance way of the church. Please worship with us again soon.
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September 26, 1999
+ In Nomine Jesu +
Order of Worship
TLH #537; #441; #46
God's Generosity of
|Isaiah 55:6-9||Generosity of mercy to all who return|
|Philippians 1:18-27||Generosity of Christ in life and death|
|Matthew 20:1-16||Generosity equal to all|
|Matthew 20:1-16||Generosity equal to all|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
We wish to thank our
seminarian, Sean Esterline, for delivering this morning's sermon message. We pray the Lord's blessings upon Sean as he
continues his studies for the ministry.
We remember those members who are celebrating
birthdays this week -- Michelle Knipstein, Dian Witte, Vernon Werling, and Dawn Heckman. We also remember in our prayers this morning our
seventh grade teacher, Marvin Drier, and our
public school teacher, Christine Bultemeier. May
the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
We remember in our prayers this morning Georgianna Alvarez (Addy Schuller's sister) who has finally been released from the hospital and is continuing her recovery at home, May the Great Physician grant health and strength to her and all who are in need of His presence in their lives.
We welcome to the
Friedheim family, Bob and Ruth Armao and their children, Chelsea and Tyler. Bob is a student at the Ft. Wayne Seminary and is
one of our field workers while Ruth is the 3/4 split grade teacher at Wyneken. Chelsea is
an 8th grader at Wyneken while Tyler is in the fifth grade.
They have transferred to us from Calvary in Indianapolis. May the Lord bless them in their new church home.
Included in this
morning's bulletin are cards to order the "Faith Comes By Hearing" Old Testament
on tape. If you are interested in this
program, please complete the card this morning. The Deacons will collect these cards prior to the
end of the church service today.
Not only are we together
hurtling towards Y2K, but also each of us must contend with change in our personal lives. Is there any stability for you? On the basis of 2 Corinthians, Dr. Dale Meyer
speaks about faith. Dr. Meyer's message, "Thou
Who Changest Not, Abide with Me," on The Lutheran Hour. The show airs on WOWO at 7:35 a.m. (8:05 a.m. on
92.7 FM) on Sunday.
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. Listen to next week's program, "Breast
Cancer." Once thought of as a
death sentence, survivors share their message of hope and victory.
Council Members: The minutes from the September 7 council meeting
are in your slots in the entrance way of the church.
You may pick them up as you leave the worship service this morning. The next council meeting is Tuesday, October 5.
Produce of all kinds can
always be used at our "Cornfusion" produce market. We are open through the week as well as on
weekends. Bring your produce to the
"Cornfusion" sight. Place it in the
cooler wagon or on the tables. Call Teri
Conrad (724-8464) if you have any questions.
"Cornfusion" food committee could still use contributions of hamburger, buns
(hot dog & hamburger), pop, and cash. Contact
any committee member -- Tami Stoppenhagen (728-9101), Kris Blomenberg (547-4673), Evie
Fuhrman (639-3158), Dorothy Heckman (547-4497), Janice Buuck (432-9039), or Joy Erxleben
(547-4139). They would also be willing to
pick up your donation.
JETS will meet on Friday, October 1, at 8:00 p.m. at the home of
Mike and Judy Werling. Please bring
drinks and snacks to share. There will be a
trial run of the haunted maze that evening. Going
to a football game first? Drop by after the
game and you will still have an opportunity to be "haunted." All adult members of the congregation are invited
are needed for the flashlights which will be used at the haunted maze. There will be a box in the entrance way of the
church for your donation.
Check your calendars for
open dates to work at "Cornfusion." Workers
are still needed. Just a reminder that the
haunted maze will be open on Friday and Saturday nights beginning on Friday, October 8.
Hours for the haunted maze will be 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The haunted maze will also be open on Sunday night, October 31. Contact any member of the staffing committee
(Ron or Bonnie Buuck, Les or Karen Conrad, Don or Shirley Gehres, or Delmar or Joyce
Heckman) if you can help during the weekends. If
you can help with the haunted maze, please contact Tami Stoppenhagen.
Parents of College
Students: If you haven't given pastor or the church office
your child's campus address, phone number, and E-mail address, please do so today. This
information will be published in the October newsletter for others to be able to contact
your child as well as the church being able to send the newsletter and other information
Youth ushers for October are Drew Stoppenhagen and Josh Miller.
Next Sunday is LWML
Sunday and it will be time to select new "Prayer Partners." Please take a moment to complete the insert
in today's bulletin and place it in the baskets located in either entrance way of the
church this morning or next Sunday morning. Do not take out a name today.
Dear Members of
Thank you for the
cards, phone calls, visits, and prayers on my behalf following my surgery and
recuperation. Your Christian care and
concern was very much appreciated.
The 25th annual meeting
for the Indiana District of the Lutheran Laymen's League will be held on Saturday, October 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church,
8540 E. 16th Street, Indianapolis. Keynote
speaker will be Dr. Paul Maier, son of the Dr. Walter Maier (original Lutheran Hour
speaker). Dr. Maier will speak on the
historical events which add to the historical events recorded in Holy Scripture. The theme for this year's convention is "Soar Like Eagles" from Isaiah 40:31. If you have questions, please call Chuck LaVallee
Mid-term reports will be
sent home on Monday, September 27.
Christmas card sales kits
need to be returned to school by Monday, Sept. 27. Expected delivery date is Tuesday, October 26. Please take a little time to show the kit to
friends, family, and neighbors.
The 8th grade parents will be meeting on Tuesday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m. at Wyneken to make final carnival plan.
The band's annual fish
and tenderloin dinner will be held this Friday,
October 1, with serving from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Carry outs will be available. It is
again being catered by Ed Fox. Band parents
(as well as band students) are to work a few
hours that night. Please call the school
office if you have not already signed up to work. Also,
don't forget to bring your desserts (two pies or a 9" x 13" dessert). Come and enjoy a delicious meal!
There will be no East
Allen bus service on Monday, October 4. Parents, you will need to make arrangements for
rides to and from school that day.
Market Day order pick up
is Monday, October 4, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:15
p.m. in the cafeteria.
Scott's grocery stores
are offering bonus box tops for the General Mills "Box Tops for Education"
program as well as a cash reward to the school that collects the most box tops by October
9. Students received a special envelope to
collect the box tops and are asked to collect them and return the envelope to school by Friday, October 8. Members of the congregation can give the box tops
they have collected to any Wyneken student
Everyone is invited to
the Wyneken School Carnival. There will be
games, prizes, food, fund, a silent auction, bake & cake walk, and a moon walk. Mark Friday,
October 15, on your calendar. The
carnival will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and is being sponsored by the 8th grade
Miniature pumpkins (which
will be used for decorating) and old jewelry or trinkets (which will be used for the
treasure table) are needed for the carnival. If
you are willing to donate any of these items, there will be boxes on the front table at
Wyneken. Thanks for your help!
Saturday, December 4, is the day for the 7th
annual Wyneken craft show. There are still
some tables left. If you would like to have a
booth at this show, please contact Shelly Kiefer at 547-4327.
The 8th graders will
again be selling wreaths and poinsettias during the month of October. The delivery of the greenery will be prior to
Thanksgiving with poinsettia delivery shortly after.
Think of your holiday needs and contact any Wyneken 8th grader. (Friedheim's 8th graders are Chelsae Armao, Nathan
Conrad, Drew Heckman, Valerie Jackson, Cheryl Kiefer, Jason Miller, Brian Moeller, and
The results of the SCRIP
contest are in. The first grade class won the
pizza party, with the 1/2 split class second and third grade third. Sales for the contest week were $29,500 which gave
Wyneken a profit of $1,750! Thanks to all who participated by purchasing SCRIP. Everyone wins with SCRIP, especially our kids. If you want to purchase SCRIP today, see Kris Blomenberg after the worship service this
ATTENDANCE: Sunday Worship Service 285 with 145 receiving Holy
Communion; Sunday School - 64; Bible Class - 22; Early Bird Bible Class - 6
The girls participated in
the Flatrock volleyball tourney last weekend. The
varsity girls placed third, while the JV team (6th grade) placed second. Congratulations, girls!
The 5th and 6th grade
volleyball teams will play Holy Cross on Monday,
September 27, at 4 p.m. (5th grade) followed by
the 6th grade game at 5 p.m. Both games will
be played at Wyneken.
The JV soccer team will
play Central at Wyneken at 4:15 p.m. on Monday,
The varsity soccer team
has two games scheduled this week. They face
Zion/Emmaus at Kreager Park on Wednesday, September
29, at 4:15 p.m. and face Suburban Bethlehem on Friday, October 1, at 4:15 p.m. at Kreager Park.
The varsity girls'
volleyball team (B team) will participate in the St. Peter-Immanuel tourney this Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3. Check with a player for game time and location.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|Sunday School & Bible Class|
Noon to 6:00 P.M.
|7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
Early Bird Bible Class @ Bingen
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|Chapel at Wyneken|
|LWML Bible Class @ Lucile Stoppenhagen's|
|JETS at Mike & Judy Werling's|
Noon to Dusk
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|9:00 A.M.||Worship Service w/Holy Communion|
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
Noon to 6:00 P.M.
|7:00 P.M.||Elders & Trustees Meetings|
|7:30 P.M.||Board of Finance Meeting|
|8:00 P.M.||Council Meeting|
|Tabea Society Business Meeting|
7:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
|Haunted maze at Cornfusion|
Noon to 11:00 P.M.