Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church
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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March 25, 2001
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 5|
|Hymns||TLH #377, vv. 1-4; vv. 5-8, vv. 9-10 ©|
|The Readings||God Receives Sinners|
|Isaiah 12:1-6||Salvation is of God|
|1 Corinthians 1:18-31||The means of salvation|
|Luke 15:1-3, 11, 32||Response to salvation|
God Does it Backwards"
1. On the
cross, God brought wisdom out of foolishness.
|The Acolyte||Hank Dahling|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of
His presence in their lives. We
especially remember Joyce
Heckman who will be undergoing testing at the IU Medical Center in
Indianapolis this Wednesday, Jim Baumgartner, father of Lisa Bultemeier,
who is a patient at Lutheran Hospital, and Tom Dafforn, father of Hollie
Hormann, who is also undergoing tests.
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Leonard Bultemeier,
Stanley Fuhrmann, Matthew Gorman, Richard Moellering, Seth Secaur, Emily
Blomenberg, Micki Blomenberg, Angie Buuck, Valerie Jackson, Les Conrad,
Carissa Schultz, and Jodi Svoboda. We also remember our first/second grade
split teacher, Becky Klenke, as well as Kris Blomenberg, one of our Sunday
School teachers, and Toney
Bergman who teaches in the public school in our prayers.
May the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
remember the family and friends of Richard Maloney, Don Gehres'
step-father, who was called to his heavenly home on Tuesday, March 20.
May the God of all comfort be with those who mourn.
will be a DOOR COLLECTION this
morning for WLAB and Worship for Shut Ins.
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 the week is "Forecast of the Future."
wish to thank Cindy Houser for playing the organ this morning.
We appreciate her sharing her gift of music with us.
plans to attend our midweek Lenten service.
Church begins at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Seminarian Jon Smithley's sermon will be "Don't Be Afraid to
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).
Tune in to hear Dr. Dale Meyer's sermon, "Healing Miracles by
Jesus." When illness
strikes, people often pray to God for healing.
Dr. Dale Meyer examines several healing miracles by Jesus to learn
what God's Word teaches about sickness and how we should approach God when
we pray for healing.
you get your pans and dishes back from the Soup & Sandwich Dinner? Are you missing dishes from funeral donations?
Please check the Parish Hall kitchen to retrieve your dishes.
is hosting a seminar on charitable gift planning.
The seminar will be held on Thursday,
March 29, at 9:00 a.m. (with breakfast served at 8:30 a.m.) at St.
John's Bingen Parish Hall. Please
call 219-724-4222 or 1-800-359-9920 to reserve a place for you and a
guest. More information is on
the insert included in today's bulletin.
Lutheran Home is asking for cakes to help celebrate April birthdays. Needed are three chocolate, two white, and two yellow cakes
(disposable pans to bake these cakes in are available from Margaret Buuck)
as well as one angel food cake. If
you are willing to donate, please contact Margaret Buuck at 639-3835.
These cakes need to be
in the church basement by noon on April 10.
Tabea Society will have extra quilting this Wednesday,
a reminder that the LYF will have a gym night on Sunday,
April 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Plans will be made for the Easter breakfast that day also.
Church Council Members:
Minutes from the March 13, 2001 Council meeting can be picked up in
your slots in the entrance way of the church after the worship service
this morning. The next
Council meeting will be held on Tuesday,
plans to attend the LWML Praise Service at Preble on Saturday,
April 7, with
registration at 8:30 a.m. More
information on the praise service can be found on the flier also included
in this morning's bulletin.
date for grounds clean up has been set.
Please bring rakes and shovels with you on Saturday,
April 7, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Stones
and sticks need to be picked up and removed from the lawn as we get ready
for the mowing season.
as we head in to mowing season, any decorations/flowers/plants in the
cemetery that would impede mowing need to be removed.
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Poe Volunteer Fire Department invites you and your family to their
"All-You-Can-Eat" pancake and whole hog sausage brunch
today. Serving began at
9 a.m. at the Poe Fire Station and will continue until 1 p.m.
Bulk sausage will be sold. This
is an AAL Matching Funds Event.
for Life will meet today at
1:30 p.m. at Zion in Decatur. If
you struggle with issues related to abortion and wonder if it is ever
justified, we will be viewing a video that will help you sort it out.
Please come and join us.
Seminary Guild will meet on Tuesday,
April 10, at 1:00 p.m. in Luther Hall.
Those attending are asked to brin items for the "April
Shower" for the benefit of Christ Child Learning Center.
All ladies of the congregation are welcome. Call Janet Hamman at 493-2754 for information.
would like to thank the members of Friedheim for the prayers, cards, and
visits during my hospitalization and recovery.
I would also like to thank Pastor for his many visits to the
hospital. The Lord's
blessings be with all. ----- Lydia
pray God's blessings to Emily Norder, our second grade teacher, and Dr.
Cam Nelson who will be married this weekend.
May the Lord bless them as they begin their life together.
remember Kevin Brockburg in our prayers as he has been called to serve as
principal at our Wyneken school. He
currently serves as principal at Our Shepherd Lutheran School in
Birmingham, Michigan. May the
Lord guide him as he contemplates this call.
welcome Keith Dicke to the Wyneken staff as he has accepted the position
of the 7th grade home room teacher. He
will teach 7th and 8th grade subjects as Mr. Drier and Mrs. Schwantz will
share 8th grade home room duties. Mr.
Drier will be coordinating our computer and technology curriculum on a
half-day schedule while Mrs. Schwantz will teach language arts on a
forms for the 2001-2002 school year have been mailed. Forms need to be
returned by Friday, March 30,
to avoid a $25 late fee. For
those enrolling in our Pre-K program, the three-year old class is limited
to nine students; the
four-year old class is limited to twelve students. Questions?
Contact the school office at 639-6177.
spring break will follow the East Allen schedule this year and will be the
week of April 2--April 6.
North Adams students will not have any bus service March
26--March 30, due to the North Adams spring break. Please make
arrangements for your children's transportation to and from school during
Day orders need to be returned by Tuesday,
March 27. Order forms are
included in today's bulletin. Internet
orders are due by noon on April 4.
Orders may be picked up on Monday,
April 9, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
Their cookie dough is on special this month.
first meeting of the Wyneken Mini 4-H program will be held on Thursday,
March 29, from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
Mini 4-H is open to all K-2nd grade students.
Round Up will be held on Tuesday,
April 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Northwest Elementary School in
Contact the school office at 639-6177.
is currently collecting aluminum can tabs to help support the Ronald
McDonald House in Indianapolis. There
are a few cardboard boxes for collection in the entry ways, for your use. You can also bring the tabs to the school office.
This collection will go through the end of the school year.
Thank you for your help.
to Tyler Armao who received a fifth place in the Junior Behavioral &
Social Sciences Division and Alicia Drier who finished in second place in
the Junior Medicine and Health Division at the recent Northeast Indiana
Regional Science Fair. There
were 447 projects entered in the various age divisions by 400 students.
you interested in bidding on the mowing job at Wyneken?
If so, please contact a School Board member (Friedheim's
representatives are Phil Franke, Jim Heckman, and Stan Stoppenhagen) by
the end of the month.
Kim Weiland, our new church representative, after the worship service
today, if you wish to purchase SCRIP or if you would like to know how you
can help. New vendors are Fazoli's with a 10% return and returning is
Schwan's with a 4% return.
from the March 17 Open Tournement held at Concordia High School are
available. Congratulations to
Kevin Schultz, Jordan Buuck, and
Ben Moeller who finished first in their weight divisions,
Joey Gorman and Alex Lichtle who finished second;
Mike Buuck, Chris Gorman, and Spencer Scheumann who finished third;
Henry Dahling and Andrew Werling who
finished fourth; Jonathon Buuck who finished fifth; and James
Gorman who finished sixth.
Results from the Senior Tournament will be listed in next
a reminder that all headgear, washed singlets, and borrowed wrestling
shoes need to be turned in no later than Tuesday,
Sunday Worship Service - 283 with 179 receiving Holy Communion;
Sunday School - 69; Bible Class - 26; Monday Night Bible Class - 8;
Early-bird Bible Class - 6; Midweek Lenten Service - 108
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|10:15 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|Door Collection for WLAB & Worship for Shut Ins|
|1:30 P.M.||Lutherans for Life|
|MONDAY||April newsletter articles due in church office|
|7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
Chapel @ Wyneken
|All Day||Tabea Society Extra Quilting|
|7:30 P.M.||Midweek Lenten Service|
Seminar at St. John's Parish Hall|
(breakfast served at 8:30 a.m.)
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|April 1||9:00 A.M.||
Worship Service with Holy Communion
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|April 2-6||Wyneken Spring Break|
|April 2||7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|7:00 P.M.||Elders Meeting|
|7:30 P.M.||Trustees/Board of Finance Meetings|
|8:00 P.M.||Council Meeting|
|April 4||All Day||Tabea Society Business Meeting & Quilting|
|7:30 P.M.||Midweek Lenten Service|
|April 7||8:00 A.M.||Grounds Clean Up|
|9:00 A.M.||LWML Praise Service @ Preble|
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