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 entrance way of the church. Please worship with us again soon.

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Saints Triumphant

November 14, 1999

+ In Nomine Jesu +

Order of Worship

Page 5

Hymns

TLH #13; #656; & #660

The Choir

"Zion Hears the Watchman"

The Readings

Isaiah 52:1-6
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Matthew 25:1-13

The Sermon

"Children of the Resurrection"
              Luke 20:27-38

The Guest Speaker

Seminarian Kevin Meyer
Sermon Text: Luke 20:27-38 There came to Him some Sad'ducees, those who say that there is no resurrection. and they asked Him a question, saying, "Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the wife and raise up children for his brother. Now there were seven brothers; the first took a wife, and died without children; and the second and the third took her, and likewise all seven left no children and died. Afterward, the woman also died. In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be? For the seven had her as wife."

And Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage; but those who are accounted worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage, for they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the bush, where he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. Now He is not God of the dead, but of the living; for all live to Him."

The Accolyte

Chelsae Armao

+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +

Announcements

We remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Melyssa Bultemeier , Gene Linnemeier, Helma Conrad, Joyce King, Monica Stoppenhagen, Patricia Buuck, Norma Miller, Sue Robinson, Carol Selking, Jason Putteet, Lisa Erxleben, Sharon Franke, and Shelly Kiefer. We also remember, in our prayers, our first/second split class teacher, Rebecca Jackson and also, Adeline Schuller, who teaches at our sister congregation, Bethlehem, Ossian. May the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.

May the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His presence in their lives. We especially remember, in our prayers this morning, Eugene Burger, Anne Hess' father, who is at Parkview Hospital.

We remember in our prayers, our 4th year Seminarian Sean Esterlein, whose grandmother was called into glory, this past week. May the God of all comfort be with those who grieve.

Nomination letters have been sent out; if you do not wish to serve, please contact Pastor Dahling or Dennis Werling, Today.

The AAL will be having their monthly meeting after the service, in the back of the church, Today.

Food, clothes, cars and money are secular symbols of Thanksgiving blessings. Dr. Wallace Schultz explains what makes for a God-pleasing Thanksgiving, using the text Psalm 92:1-4. Hear Dr. Schulz's message, "Real Thanksgivings Focus on God" 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 10:00a.m. on Saturday or on WLYV (1450 AM) at 11:00a.m. on Sunday. Listen to next week's program, "Thanksgiving: Choice or Chance". Many people's thankfulness is directly tied to the chance circumstances that come their way. This program looks at the power of choosing to be thankful in all situations.

Friedheim's Men's Basketball Team will play United Brethren on Monday, November 15, at 6:00p.m. at Monmouth. Contact Steve Conrad, at 547-4597, if you are interested in joining, or if you need any information.

Altar Guild Members: Items being donated for the Thanksgiving display need to be at church by Noon on Wednesday, November 24. We will set up the display at 1:00p.m.; everyone who can help is welcome.

There are still some "Cornfusion" merchandise items available. We have caps, cupcoolers, and yoyos; there is also, a complete size assortment of T-shirts, in sizes Child's Medium through Adult XXXL, in both the "Corn Guy" and Maze logo styles. We also have postcards with a color aerial photo of the entire maze. Why not give a "Cornfusion" variety pack to your favorite in-law for Christmas. You can get your items by contacting Jane Thieme, Carma Conrad, Micki Blomenberg, Melyssa Bultemeier or Judy Werling.

The Trustees will be accepting bids for the Parish Hall Custodian and Lawn and Groundskeeper positions from now through December 5. Please contact one of our trustees, Donald Bultemeier, Calvin Buuck, Roger Buuck or Steve Conrad, if you are interested in bidding or need any additional information.

Advent by Candlelight Attention all ladies! The LWML is planning an evening of devotions, Christian fellowship, and dessert on November 29, which is the first Monday of Advent. This will be a good time to prepare our hearts and minds to welcome the Savior at His birth

You do not need to be an active LWML member to participate; all are welcome to attend. Please prayerfully consider being a part of this joyous event. Guest are also welcome; please register yourself and your guests, as soon as possible. For more information, please contact Doris Conrad or Ann Crosby.

We will also be having a voluntary ingathering for the Crisis Pregnancy Center; you may bring something from the list below with you, on November 29.

1. Infant shirts - 6 to 12 months, in solid colors.
2. Baby bottles- New
3. Booties & socks - newborn to 18 months.
4. All sizes disposable diapers
5. Cloth diapers
6. Baby formula - (Similac w/Iron, is the most used).
7. One piece sleepers - newborn to 18 months.
8. Maternity clothing, tops and jeans.

The Annual Holiday Concert, performed by the Decatur Lutheran Chorale, entitled "With a Gladsome Voice", will be Today at 5:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Decatur. Please attend, and worship the Lord in song.

St. Paul, Preble will be having a Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 20, from 10a.m.-1:30p.m. Crafts, homemade noodles and bake sale items will be available; a lunch of soups and sandwiches will also be served.

ATTENDANCE: Worship Service - 236 with 151 receiving Holy Communion; Sunday School - 48; Monday Night Bible Class - 7; Early Bird Bible Class - 7.

Wyneken News

Christmas Card Monies, for items ordered, are due Tomorrow, November 15; any broken, mistaken, or missing items need to be reported to the school office, as soon as possible.

Market Day Orders are due to the school office by Tuesday, November 16. For a Happy Valentine's Day, plan ahead and order $30.00 or more for December, January and February, and be entered in a drawing to win some Valentine steaks or the Valentine dessert of the month. Remember, you must order $30.00 or more each month.

The November Chapel Offerings, sponsored by the 2nd and 6th grade, are once again "adopting a family", through Lutheran Social Services. A donation list was included in the November newsletter, and is also available on the bulletin board outside the school office. Donations can be left in the hallway outside the school office. Thank you, for your generosity in making a Merry Christmas for two families.

Picture retakes are scheduled for Wednesday, November 24; remember your child's first set of pictures must be turned in before their picture will be retaken.

Just a reminder! Your AAL Volunteer Sheet needs to be returned to school by Monday, November 29. All student and family members are encouraged to volunteer, at least one hour, in service to others.

Saturday, December 4, is the day for the 7th Annual Wyneken Craft Show, sponsored by the 8th grade. There are still tables left to rent; if you would like to have a booth at this show, please contact Shelly Kiefer at 547-4327.

The 8th grade will be selling Mike's Carwash certificates for $6.00 each, during the month of November. These certificates would be great stocking stuffers, for that hard to buy for person or as a teacher gift.

The 8th grade will continue to sell the home interior candles for your holiday needs,; through December 4. Friedheim's 8th Graders are: Chelsae Armao, Nathan Conrad, Drew Heckman, Valerie Jackson, Cheryl Kiefer, Jason Miller, Brian Moeller and Megan Schamerloh. Proceeds from this fund raiser will help pay for the 8th grade's Washington D.C. Trip, next spring. A Big Thank you, to everyone who has already contributed toward our fundraisers, thus far.

SCRIP NEWS! Please keep SCRIP in mind for your holiday shopping, and as a welcome gift. Help yourself and our school at the same time; please see Kris Blomenberg after the worship service, and purchase SCRIP today.

Wyneken Sports

Indianapolis Tournament: Congratulations to the 7th and 8th Grade boys basketball teams and cheerleaders for their showing at the Lutheran High School of Indianapolis boys basketball tournament, over the past weekend. Both teams played hard and competitive basketball, and represented their school well. A special congratulations to the 8th grade team, cheerleaders, coaches, parents and fans for receiving the sportsmanship award for the tournament. It was a special weekend.

Special Thanks: We would like to acknowledge and thank Steve McBride for his 18 years of volunteer coaching at Wyneken. He has made a lasting impression on such a large number of our athletes. Thank you, Steve and good luck at Bellmont! You will be missed.

Wednesday, November 17, the Varsity Boy's B Team will play at Emmanuel-St. Michael at 4:15p.m.

Wednesday, November 17, the Varsity Girl's B Team will play the Heritage 7th Grade Team at 4:30p.m.; the Varsity Girl's A Team will play the Heritage 8th Grade Team at 5:45p.m. Both games will be played at Heritage Middle School.

Thursday, November 18, the 5th Grade Boys will play at Concordia at 4:15p.m., and the 6th Grade Boys will play at Concordia at 5:30p.m.

Thursday, November 18, the 5th Grade Girls will play Concordia at 4:15p.m., and the 6th Grade Girls will play Concordia at 5:30p.m. Both games will be played at Wyneken.

Thursday, November 18, the Varsity Boy's B Team will play the Heritage 7th Grade Team at 4:30p.m.; the Varsity Boy's A Team will play the Heritage 8th Grade Team at 5:45p.m. Both games will be played at Heritage Middle School.

Saturday, November 20, the Varsity Girl's A Team will play Bethlehem at 9:15a.m.; the Varsity Boy's A Team will play Bethlehem at 10:30a.m. Both games will be played at Wyneken.

OFFERINGS LAST WEEK

Amount Received

Amount Needed

Home Purpose

$6,101.11 $5,010.16

Missions

$ 632.00 $348.15

YTD Received

YTD Needed

Home Purpose

$172,285.59 $225,457.72

Missions

$12,918.00 $15,576.75

THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

TODAY

9:00 A.M.

Worship Service

10:15 A.M.

Sunday School & Bible Class

10:15 A.M.

Monthly AAL Meeting

MONDAY

6:00 P.M. Men's Basketball @ Monmouth
7:00 P.M. Adult Bible Class

TUESDAY

6:00 A.M.

Early Bird Bible Class @ Bingen

9:00 A.M. Morning Glories
WEDNESDAY

8:20 A.M.

Chapel at Wyneken

All Day

Tabea Society - Extra Quilting

7:00 P.M.

Choir Practice
THURSDAY

9:00 A.M.

LWML Bible Class @ Lucille Stoppenhagen's

NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

November 21

9:00 A.M. Worship Service w/Holy Communion
10:30 A.M. Sunday School & Bible Class

November 22

6:00 P.M.

Men's Basketball @ Monmouth

7:00 P.M.

Monday Night Bible Class

November 23

6:00 A.M. Early Bird Bible Class @ Bingen
9:00 A.M.

Morning Glories

7:00 P.M. Choir Practice

November 24

8:20 A.M.

Chapel at Wyneken

1:00 P.M.

Altar Guild - Thanksgiving Display Setup

7:30 P.M.

Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service
November 25 9:00 A.M. Thanksgiving Worship Service
All Day Tabia Society