Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church
We welcome you to Friedheim to worship with us this
morning. If you are a visitor,
please take a moment to sign one of our guest registries which are located in
both entry ways. Please
worship with us again soon.
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July 2, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 32|
|Hymns||TLH #27; #360; #541, vv. 3-4 ©|
The Theme of the Day
The Facts about Sin
|Genesis 3:8-15||Humans are accountable to God for their sin.|
|2 Corinthians 4:13-18||Victory over sin through grace|
|Mark 3:20-35||The sin which cannot be forgiven|
|The Children's Sermon|
|The Acolyte||Andrew Werling|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Wendy Riehle, James
Fuhrmann, Linda Conrad, Meri Everett, Mark Jackson, Don Bultemeier, Jarvis
Cale, Sam Conrad, Brian Erxleben, Shawn Kiess, Alex Lichtle, and Dawn
Stoppenhagen. May the
Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives. We
especially remember Esther Nuerge who was a patient at Caylor-Nickel Clinic
this past week but has since returned home.
remember in our prayers Jill Baker and Jason Scheumann who will be married
at St. Mary's this Saturday afternoon.
May the Lord bless this couple as they begin their lives together.
and his family will be returning from their vacation tomorrow. If you are in need of pastoral care, please contact Bob Armao.
please encourage your children to come forward when called to hear the
special message geared to them.
will be a door collection for Lutheran Social Services this morning.
thank Bob Armao for delivering this morning's sermon.
May the Lord continue to bless him as he studies for the ministry.
also thank Carol Bittner for playing the organ for us this morning. May the Lord also bless her as she shares her gift of music
year 4.7 million people in the United States will turn 40.
However, the life that begins at 40 is, in many ways, harder than the
years that came before. Even
though many people fear growing older, in Christ all birthdays can be doors
to a happier future. Hear Rev.
Wallace Schulz's message,
"Facing 40 with a Smile," on the The Lutheran Hour. The show airs on WOWO beginning at 7:35 a.m.
It's also on at 8:05 a.m. on 92.7 FM, and at
3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on 1090 on Sunday.
Council Members: The
minutes from the June 6, 2000 Council Meeting are in your slots in the
entrance way of the church. Please
pick up your copy as you leave the worship service this morning. Remember the next Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday,
July 5, due to the 4th of July holiday.
Vision 2000 Members:
this month and continuing the following months, the Vision 2000 meeting will
begin at 7:30 p.m. Please mark
your calendars accordingly.
men's softball team has one game this week.
They'll face Ossian on Friday,
June 30, at 7:00 p.m. at Decatur.
the maze will be open. The
Foods Committee is asking for donations.
Coke and Pepsi products (especially Mountain Dew) are
needed. Hot dogs and
hamburger (40 lbs.) are also on the request list.
If you would prefer to give cash and let the committee make the
purchase, that would also be helpful. You
may bring your donations to church or contact Tami Stoppenhagen (728-9101)
for her to pick up the items from you. Thanks in advance for your help.
next work day for the maze will be Saturday,
July 8, beginning at 9:00 a.m. On the "to do" list is
assembling the observation deck, putting up awning, putting the sign posts
in the maze, placing the advertising signs, hoeing out the renegade corn,
and a few other things. Remember,
the more willing hands, the less work for all.
the entry area is on grass this year, the idea was to use picnic tables
rather than straw bales for seating. If
you could lend your picnic tables to the maze from August through October,
please let Judy Werling (639-6132)
know as soon as possible. A
group may be needed to build some if enough tables are loaned.
in this morning's bulletin is a study guide ("Time in the Word")
for this week. Please take a
few moments each day to go over this information.
The theme for this week is "The Growth of the Kingdom."
If you have any comments about this new program, please contact
pastor or one of the Elders.
do you remember receiving a mite box? It's
now time to start collecting those mites.
A box will be in the entrance way of the church for the next few
Sundays. You may place your
mites in the box or bring them with you to the next LWML meeting which will
be held on Tuesday, July 18, at
Camp Watcha Wanna Do coed slow pitch softball tournament will be held on Saturday, July 22, at Hoagland with ball games beginning at 11:00
a.m. Additional games and
activities, including a raffle, are being planned for this year. If any one is interested in playing, please contact Kevin or
Dawn Buuck after the worship service this morning.
At least 15 poeple are needed (with an age limit of 13 years or
in mind our Quarterly Voters' Meeting which will be held following the
church services next Sunday, July 9.
Reports from our various boards and committees will be given.
George, our second grade teacher, has accepted the call to St. Paul Lutheran
Church and Christ the King Academy in Tracy, California.
Please keep our school and School Board in your prayers as they look
to fill the positions of principal and second grade teacher.
position of Athletic Director at Wyneken will be opening as of June 30,
2000. The School Board is
presently looking to fill the position.
If you are interested, please contact Jeff Kiess (Bingen) at
728-2154, Jim Heckman (Friedheim) at 724-3186, or John Schueler (Preble) at
547-4677 by July 8, 2000.
Kris Blomenberg or Becky DeKoninck after the worship service this morning if
you wish to purchase some SCRIP. Look
at the hotels, gas stations, and restaurants that are participants in SCRIP
while making your vacation plans.
Great news! Glenboork
gift certificates (with a return of 4%) will be available mid-July.
Just think of the possibilities.
These certificates are good for all
stores at Glenbrook Square and Glenbrook Commons.
Keep this in mind when doing that back-to-school shopping as well as
looking at those end-of-summer bargains.
A special thanks to all who have purchased SCRIP this past year.
A total of $20,500 was donated to our PTL this past school year.
The students of Wyneken are the big winners in this program.
want to go home and cook following our Voter's Meeting on July 9? Our 8th graders have the solution. Enjoy a drive thru chicken BBQ.
Chicken will be sold on the 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the
Meyer's old gas station (across from Wyneken) or you may pick up your
chicken at Friedheim between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Pre-sale tickets ($4 for ½ chicken)
are being sold today. You
may also purchase chicken that day but by purchasing tickets in advance it
will help the class with
planning the amount of chicken to purchase. (Pre-sale tickets are good from
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) See Amy
DeKoninck, Ashley Fuhrmann, Laura Fuhrmann, or Dawn Heckman for tickets.
Your support is appreciated.
car, van, or truck need washed?
The 8th graders can help. Come
to their car wash at the Decatur Wal Mart parking lot on Saturday,
July 15. A free will
donation gets you a clean car. Profits
go to their Washington, DC trip. (At
the time the bulletin was printed, the time of the car wash was not
available. Check with an 8th grader as well as watch next Sunday's
ATTENDANCE: Sunday Worship Service - 216
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
Door Collection: Lutheran Social Services
Trustees/Board of Finance/Vision 2000 Meetings
Men's softball vs. Ossian @ Decatur
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|July 9||9:00 A.M.||
Service with Holy Communion
|10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.||
Drive-thru Chicken BBQ
|10:30 A.M.||Quarterly Voters' Meeting|
|12:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.||Lutheran Homes Ice Cream Social|
|July 11||8:30 P.M.||Men's softball vs. Soest @ Hoagland|
|July 13||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class @ Adele Blomenberg's|
|July 15||Golf tourney at Grey Goose|
|8th grade car wash at Wal Mart|
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