Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church
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.
If you wish to commune this morning, please complete a communion
registration card. There are cards
in either entrance way of the church. You
may place the card in the offering plate or give it to one of the Deacons.
Please worship with us again soon.
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September 17, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 15|
|The Choir||"Let Us Ever Walk with Jesus"|
|Hymns||TLH #5; #316, v. 5; #421; #422; #416; #659 ©|
|Theme of the Day||The Crisis of Choice|
|Joshua 24:1-2a;14-18||To serve or not serve God|
|Ephesians 5:21-31||To subject or not subject self to others|
|John 6:60-69||To follow or not to follow Jesus|
|The Acolyte||Amy Erxleben|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Erin Lengerich,
Marvin Stoppenhagen, Marlin Keidel, Tom DeKoninck, Judy Werling, Kathy
Brandt, Michael Buuck, Ashley Fuhrmann, Laura Fuhrmann, Matt Kiefer, Dan
Gallmeyer, Rich Weiland, Rosie Bultemeier, and Mike Robinson.
We also remember our Wyneken 8th grade teacher, Yvonne Schwantz, as
well as, Kristie Brown who teaches in the public school, in our prayers.
Today we also remember in our prayers our Sunday School
Superintendent, Floyd Thieme. May
the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
welcome Nina Marie Secaur,
daughter of Jeff and Robin (Schuller) Secaur,
to our church family as she will be baptized later today.
Serving as godparents are Michelle Edgar and Dennis Schuller.
May the Good Shepherd keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious
of His lambs.
remember the family and friends of Rosa Hartmann who was called to
her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 13, and was given Christian burial
on Saturday, September 16. We also remember the family and friends of Dick Keuneke who
was called to his heavenly home on Thursday, September 14, and will be given
Christian burial tomorrow, September 18.
May the God of all comfort be with those who mourn and remind them of
that great day when they will be reunited with their loved ones in heaven.
also remember in our prayers Don & Shirley Gehres who are celebrating
their 35th wedding anniversary today and Jim & Ann Crosby who will
celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Monday, September 18.
May they continue to receive God's richest blessings.
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives.
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 "Faith in Action." If you have any comments about this program, please contact
pastor or one of the Elders.
children's lives are ruined by the gambling habits of their parents. Don't become a victim of the devil's schemes.
Martin Luther said, "Be occupied daily with God's Word.
Hear Rev. Wallace Schulz's message, "Don't Gamble
with Life," on the The Lutheran Hour.
The show airs on Sunday, WOWO beginning at 7:35 a.m. The show also
airs at 8:05 a.m. on 92.7 FM, and at 3:30
p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on 1090.
Portals of Prayer have arrived. Please
pick up your copy as you leave the worship service this morning.
needs at the maze are ongoing. Make
sure you check your calendars and sign up on the sheets in either entrance
way of the church to work at the maze.
You may also call someone on the Staffing Committee - Tim Blomenberg,
Leesa Heckman, or Lester Werling.
you purchased our new church cookbook yet?
The cookbook committee will be outside of church this morning
following the morning worship service.
This will give you an opportunity to look over the book and purchase
one if you wish. The Helpful Hints Almanac will also be available for you to
look over and purchase. Cookbooks
are $8 while the Almanac is $4. Would
you be willing to take some books to work to sell?
You may sign out some books and then pay for them when they are sold.
Please contact one of the committee members (Becky DeKoninck, Karen
Gallmeyer, Mary Gallmeyer, Shirley Hormann, or Sylvia Schuemann).
The cookbooks are also available at the maze.
NOTE FROM OUR TREASURER:
|Balance on hand, September 1, 2000|| $60.20
|Expected expenses for September|
|Wyneken, adjustment for July & August||$1,313.62
|Wyneken (August payment)||$1,000.00
|Wyneken (September payment)||$11,967.20|
|Decatur Bank & Trust (loan payment)||$300.00|
|Social Security & Medicare||$340.76|
|Van Dyne Crotty||$43.18|
|Total expected expenses for September||$20,681.14
|Total needed to meet expected expenses for September||$20,620.94
loan from Decatur Bank & Trust taken out this summer to become current
with our Wyneken payment was paid off on August 8.
Also an extra $3,000 was paid on our first loan from Decatur Bank
& Trust, leaving a balance of approximately $2,100 on that loan.
to all who helped at the Glenbrook Bazaar.
Without your help manning the booth, helping make the crafts,
donating baked goods, or transporting items, the Morning Glories could not
exist. Sales totaled $968.08 at
this year's bazaar.
Foods Committee is asking for donations through October.
Coke and Pepsi products (especially Mountain Dew), as well as,
bottled water are needed
along with hot dogs, hamburger, and nacho chips.
Cash donations are also being accepted.
You may bring your donations to church or contact any member of the
Foods Committee - Dorothy Heckman, Denise Conrad, Mary Gallmeyer, or Tami
Stoppenhagen. They would be more than willing to pick up the items from
you. Thanks in advance for your
SRD Workshop will be held on Saturday,
September 30, at Faith Lutheran Church in Roanoke.
The church is located at 3416 E
900 N. Registration will
begin at 8:30 a.m. with the opening service starting at 9:00 a.m.
A light lunch will be served with a free will offering will be
accepted. The workshop should
conclude by noon. For baby
sitting or to make reservations, please call Kris Blomenberg at 547-4673 by
next Sunday, September 24.
Please wear a cross to the workshop and be ready to explain a story
about it. Don't forget to bring
time to select new "Prayer Partners."
Please complete the form enclosed in this morning's bulletin and
place it in the basket in the entranceway of the church.
Remember, do not take a name out of the basket yet.
Please wait until Sunday, October 1.
If you participated in this program last year, it is now time to
reveal your name to your "Prayer Partner."
Although this program is sponsored by the LWML, this is "not for
women only." All adult
members of the congregation are encouraged to participate.
Dear Members of Friedheim,
I just wanted to let everyone know how much I
appreciated the cards and prayers on my behalf following my bypass surgery.
A special thanks to Pastor Dahling and to our Seminary student, Bob
Armao, for their visits and prayers. May
the Lord bless each of you.
congregation is cordially invited to the Ordination and Installation of Paul
Doehrmann into the Holy Ministry next Sunday, September
24, at 2:00 p.m. at New
Hope Lutheran Church, in Ossian. A
reception will follow the service.
Lutheran Church, 3705 S. Anthony Blvd. will rededicate their refurbished
Schantz organ at 4:00 p.m. Dr.
Michael Burkhardt of Tempe, Arizona will lead a special festival of hymn
singing. This program will not
only include familiar hymns but also new and refreshing songs.
Our congregation is invited to come and enjoy this program.
Day orders are due at the school office on Tuesday,
September 19; internet orders are due by noon on September 26. Pick
up date will be Monday, October 2, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
is this Tuesday, September 19. Mid-term
reports will be sent home with the students on Monday, September 25.
day is approaching on Thursday,
September 21; an information packet was sent home
with your child last week.
8th graders are sponsoring another drive-thru chicken barbecue next Sunday, September 24. Chicken
will be sold from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (or until sold out).
The cost is $4 for one-half chicken.
Presale tickets will be available this morning following the worship
service. See Ashley or Laura Fuhrmann.
More chicken will be ordered this time, but by purchasing your ticket
in advance, you will be guaranteed to have chicken available for your family
on the 24th. Thanks so much for
supporting our fund raising activities.
card kits have arrived. If you
have not picked up your child's box, please do so soon as these kits cannot
go home on the bus. The kits
need to be returned to school by September
28. Completed orders should be ready to be picked up by
parent/teacher consultations in October.
Check with any Wyneken student if you would like to purchase items
from the kit but have not yet been contacted by a student.
Annual Fish and Tenderloin dinner sponsored by our band will be held on Friday, October 6, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
A work request schedule for students and parents was sent home on
Monday. Please return this form
as soon as possible.
8th graders are sponsoring the Wyneken Craft Show which will be held on Saturday, December 2. Show
hours are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If
you are interested in renting a booth or want more information, please
contact Anne Fuhrmann at 547-4469. Tables
in the gym and library are $25 each while tables placed in the hallway are
special thanks to all who have purchased SCRIP.
A profit of $5,500 has been realized so far this year.
A new feature has been added to SCRIP.
You can now buy on-line at www.shopandsupport.com
and help support our program. Many
of the same certificates and rebates are available through this new feature. A monthly rebate check will be given to SCRIP when purchases
are made with the stores listed. Questions?
Contact Kris Blomenberg. SCRIP will also be available after the
worship service this morning.
to all who supported and volunteered to work at the book fair. Over $1,000 in free books and cash was raised for the
is needed with sorting and cutting the Campbell's labels.
If you can help, please contact Janice Buuck at 639-3005.
you have an old Wyneken yearbook that you would be willing to donate back to
school? If so, please contact
the school office at 639-6177.
to Lydia Dahling who has been chosen for the lead part in the Ft. Wayne
youth theater's production of "Hey, Ho, Pinochhio."
Great job, Lydia!
teams will be seeing action this week.
The varsity boys' soccer team will play St. Peter on Friday,
September 22, at Kreager 4 at
JV soccer team will play Ascension at Kreager 4 on Wednesday,
September 20, at
4:15 p.m. and Central at Central on
21, at 4:00 p.m.
girls' varsity volleyball (A) team will participate in the Ft. Wayne
Invitational on Saturday, September
23. Time and location to be
girls' varsity volleyball (B) team will play Concordia and Holy Cross on Monday, September 18, at 4:00 p.m.
JV girls' (6th grade) volleyball team faces Bethlehem, Ossian at 5:00 p.m.
at home on Tuesday, September 19.
The sixth graders will also participate in the St. Peter-Immanuel
tournament on Saturday and Sunday,
September 23 & 24, at St. Peter-Immanuel.
Check with a player for game times.
Sunday Worship Service - 287; Sunday School - 61; Bible Class - 14;
Monday Night Bible Class - 8; Early Bird Bible Class - 5.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|9:00 A.M.||Worship Service with Holy Communion|
School & Bible Class
|Noon - 6:00 P.M.||
Adult Bible Class
Early-bird Bible Class
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|THURSDAY||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class @ Doris Conrad's|
Items for October newsletter due in church office
|SATURDAY||Noon - Dusk||Cornfusion Open|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|September 24||9:00 A.M.||Worship Service|
School & Bible Class
|Noon - 6:00 P.M.||
|September 25||7:00 P.M.||
Adult Bible Class
|September 26||6:00 A.M.||
Early-bird Bible Class
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|September 27||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
|September 28||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class|
SRD Workshop at Faith,
|Noon - Dusk||Cornfusion Open|
The Lutheran Hymnal midi files copyright © 1998 Rev. Richard Jordan, used by permission