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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December 3, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 15|
|The Choir||"Come Thou Long-Expected
#53, vv. 1-3
|The Readings||The Return of Christ
|Jeremiah 33:14-16||God will send the Messiah to execute Justice|
|1 Thessalonians 3:9-13||Prepare for Christ's return by holy living|
Watch and pray for
the sudden return of Christ
1. Jesus will return - this generation?
|The Acolyte||Alex Lichtle|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
welcome Fred & Tina Geels to the Friedheim family.
They completed adult instruction on November 22.
Their son, Freddie Ray, was baptized on September 10.
We pray God's richest blessings upon them in their new church home.
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Gerhard Werling,
Dawn Miller, Dorothy Heckman, Sara Werling, Marvin Conrad, and Steve Conrad.
We also remember our kindergarten teacher, Rae Fuhrmann, as well as
Kristie Brown who teaches in the public school in our prayers.
In addition, we remember
Rich Weiland, our assistant Sunday School superintendent.
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 Hildegard Kiefer who is a patient at Parkview Hospital.
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 "Preparation for the Lord's
plans to attend our first midweek Advent service this Wednesday,
December 6. Services will
begin at 7:30 p.m. Our
Seminarian, Bob Armao, will deliver the sermon message.
to The Lutheran Hour.
The show airs on Sunday on WLW (700) out of
Cincinnati at 7:00 a.m. and on Van Wert stations WERT (1220) and WKSD
(99.7 FM) at 10:30 a.m. The
program can also be heard on Sunday at 8:05 a.m. on WBZD (92.7 FM) and at
3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on WFCV (1090).
morning eight Pre-K'ers will receive the first pieces of their nativity
sets. These sets are funded by
the Harants family in loving memory of their daughter, Julie.
Receiving their nativities this morning are Jacob Bickle, Becca
Evans, Kolton Everett,
Anna Franke, Freddie Geels, Kayla Johnson, Tia Lee, and Alyssa Strickler.
make plans to attend this year's Advent By Candlelight.
It will be held tomorrow
evening with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and serving beginning at
7:00 p.m. Didn't get your
reservation in? There are just
a few openings left. If you
would still like to come, please contact Ann Crosby by
3:00 p.m. today. Don't
forget to bring your items for the in-gathering for the Adams County Crisis
Center. Needed items include boxed dinners, cake and brownie mixes,
canned meats, snack items, grocery gift certificates, or cash.
Questions? Contact Ann
Crosby or Doris Conrad.
members are reminded that a gym night is being planned for today
at Wyneken beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Plans for a spaghetti supper on December
13 prior to the midweek Advent service will be finalized.
Serving will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Set up will start at 5:00 p.m. Parents,
if you would like to help with the supper, please contact Corbin or Lisa
are less than 80 cookbooks left and
only 20 "Hints" books available.
If you wish to purchase any for holiday giving, you may wish to do so
soon. Cookbooks are
$8 while the Almanac is $4. The
cookbook committee wanted to close their books on November
30. Please turn in your
money and/or the remainder of the cookbooks to the committee member from
whom you received the books. Thanks!
contact one of the committee members (Becky DeKoninck, Karen Gallmeyer, Mary
Gallmeyer, Shirley Hormann, or Sylvia Schuemann).
plans to attend our Budget/Election Meeting on Monday,
December 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the church basement. The following individuals have allowed their names to be
placed in nomination. We thank
them for their willingness to serve.
|Vice Chairman:||Dennis Werling||Evangelism:||Scott Hormann|
|Allen Buuck||Sam Baumann|
|Financial Secretary:||Sylvia Scheumann||Board of Ed:||Phil Franke|
|Shirley Buuck||To be announced|
|Elders:||Tom Blomenberg||Deacons:||Mike Selking|
|Tom Brandt||Mike Conrad|
|Ron Bultemeier||Ryan Linnemeier|
|Jim Bultemeyer||Chris Lichtle|
|Trustees:||Steve Conrad||Foundation:||Don Erxleben|
|Dale Heckman||Larry Hitzfield|
|Sean Sielschott||Jessica Linnemeier|
Eve program parts were distributed during the Sunday School hour last week.
Practice begins in church this morning following the worship service.
Students in Mrs. Bonnie Buuck's class will not practice in church
this morning but will go to the Parish Hall for their class.
Parents, if for some reason your child did not receive a part, please
contact Pastor Dahling or Floyd Thieme.
Thursday morning LWML Bible
class will not meet during the month of December.
The next class will meet on January 4 at 9:00 a.m. at the home of
7th & 8th grade students at St. Peter-Immanuel invites the congregation
to a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday,
December 9, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
A freewill offering will be accepted and will go to support their
trip to Washington, DC in April. The
school is located at the intersection of State Highway 101 and County Road
term ended on last Wednesday and will be sent home with the students on Monday, December 4.
poinsettias arrived last Tuesday evening and are in the process of being
delivered. The greenery
is scheduled to arrive next Tuesday or Wednesday.
(It was delayed due to a snowstorm.)
The 8th graders will deliver the items to those who ordered as soon
as possible. The 8th
graders appreciate the congregation's continued support of their various
contest dates have been set. The
piano contest will be held at Bellmont on Saturday,
January 27; the
instrumental contests, at Wayne High School on Saturday,
February 3. Registration
deadline is Tuesday, December 5.
Pre-K (4) through 2nd graders will present "The Little Christmas
Tree" on Tuesday, December 5,
at 7:00 p.m. in the Wyneken gym. All
are invited. Parents, don't
forget to bring your bake sale items.
will be no East Allen County bus in the afternoon on Thursday,
December 7. Parents,
make arrangements for your child to get home that day.
8th grade cheerleaders are asking for a $3 donation per student (or whatever
you can give) for the faculty/staff Christmas gifts.
Please have the money to school by Friday,
December 8. The
cheerleaders will come to each classroom to collect this money.
PTL is sponsoring an all-school movie, pop, and popcorn on Friday,
December 8, at 1:30 p.m. This
is the students reward from the recent SCRIP contest.
Day orders are due in the school office by Tuesday,
December 19. Internet
orders are due by noon on Wednesday,
January 3. Pick up date is Monday, January 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
is again adopting two families from Lutheran Social Services "Adopt A
Family" Christmas Program. There
is a listing of needed items for these families on the bulletin boards in
either entrance way of the church. You
may bring your donations to Wyneken or send them with a Wyneken student.
new SCRIP order form is included in this morning's newsletter.
Take a moment to look over those participating, complete your order
form, and return it to Kris Blomenberg.
Just a reminder that not all SCRIP certificates are kept "in
stock" or in the quantities that you might wish to purchase this
Christmas season. If you want
to be sure that you get the certificates you desire, please have your order
to Kris by December 16. The SCRIP
ordered by the 16th will be available by December 20.
See Kris Blomenberg if you wish to purchase some SCRIP today.
and associate members of AAL and Lutheran Brotherhood, if you have not yet given a gift for the year 2000, may still give a
monetary gift to Wyneken. Application
forms are in either entrance way of the church. Checks should be made payable to Wyneken Lutheran School and
mailed to the school by December 31,
to all who completed the AAL volunteer forms for the "Let's Have a
Ball" program. Over 4,000
hours of volunteer time were accumulated.
Do you shop at Target? Did you know that if you have a Target Guest Card and designate Wyneken as your school, Target will donate 1% of your purchases made on the guest card to our school. There are application forms at any Target check out lane or apply online at www.target.com.
Can't find a hat, lost a glove, maybe even a jacket? You may wish to check the "Lost & Found" box located outside the school office and see if any of these articles belong in your home. There are also quite a few dishes stored on the shelf above the coat rack by the kitchen. You might want to look if any of these belong in your kitchen.
Christmas break begins on December 20. School will resume on January 3. The school building will be closed from December 20 - 26 for cleaning and waxing.
5th grade boys will play Holy Cross on Thursday,
December 7, beginning at 4:15 p.m.
The 6th grade boys will face Holy Cross at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Worship Service -
244; Sunday School - 64; Bible
Class - 22; Monday Evening Bible Class - 10; Early-bird Bible Class - 5.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
Worship Service with Holy Communion
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|6:30 P.M.||LYF Gym Night|
|MONDAY||6:30 P.M.||Advent by Candlelight|
|7:00 P.M.||Children's Program (PK4-2nd) at Wyneken|
|7:30 P.M.||Board of Finance/Vision 2000/Trustees Mtgs.|
|8:00 P.M.||Council Meeting|
|All Day||Tabea Society
|7:30 P.M.||Midweek Advent Service|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|December 10||9:00 A.M.||
Worship Service (Great "O" Antiphons)
|10:15 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|December 11||7:00 P.M.||
Men's basketball @ Bellmont Middle School
|December 12||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
|December 13||6:00 P.M.||
LYF Spaghetti Supper
Midweek Advent Service
Tabea Society's Christmas Party
@ Lutheran Home
Meeting @ Wyneken
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