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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April 1, 2001
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 46|
|Hymns||TLH #154; #153; #148; #430; #145 ©|
|The Readings||Forecast of the Future|
God will do a new thing for His people
|Philippians 3:8-14||Christians strain forward to the future goal of Christ|
|Luke 20:9-19||Judgment will come to those who reject God's Son|
Consider the truth of the parable --
|The Acolyte||Amy Erxleben|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
of Communion Practice
10:16 calls our eating and drinking of the sacramental bread and
an actual sharing in the body and blood of Christ. As we share this
gift of the Savior, we also seek to be faithful to the confession of the
Apostles' Doctrine, which Scripture says was shared by those who received
the Sacrament of the Altar together. For this reason, we
practice close communion
and ask that guests
desiring to commune
kindly speak with the pastor before the
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives. We
especially remember Jim Baumgartner, father of Lisa Bultemeier, who has
remember in our prayers the family and friends of Clara Hummel, Randy
Everett's grandmother, who was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday and
was given Christian burial yesterday. We
also keep the family and friends of Dr. Alvin Barry, President of The
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, who was called to his heavenly home on
Friday, March 23, in our prayers Dr.
Berry's funeral was last Friday. 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.
rejoice with Mitch & Angie (Miller) Baumann on the birth of their son, Jacob Mitchel, on Friday, March 23, at Lutheran Hospital.
May the Good Shepherd keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious
of His lambs.
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Aaron M. Conrad, Ted
Gallmeyer, Doug Putteet, Velma Buuck, Ben Miller, Rich Scheumann, Nick
George, and Leesa Heckman. We also remember our first grade teacher, Donna
Schieferstein as well as Lisa
Lee, one of our Sunday School teachers, and Kristie Brown who teaches in the
public school in our prayers. May
the Lord continue to guide, direct, and bless 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 the week is "The Nature of God's Love."
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 Bob Armao's sermon will be "Don't
Be Afraid to Do Right."
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, "Oh, God, I Hurt!"
Chronic pain can cause many good people to despair.
At the beginning of Holy Week and our Savior's intense suffering, Dr.
Meyer directs us to Jesus as the source of hope when we seem to suffer
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.
The freshmen are asked to bring one gallon of orange juice to the
breakfast while all other classes are to bring one dozen donuts or rolls to
the Easter breakfast. Set
up time for the breakfast will be announced at gym night.
Lutheran Home is asking for cakes to help celebrate April birthdays. Still needed are two white and two yellow cakes (disposable
pans to bake these cakes in are available from Margaret Buuck).
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 Tuesday, April 10.
for the annual Lutheran Home Card Party are available from Margaret Buuck.
Date for this event is April 18 beginning at 1:30 p.m. and will be
held in Assembly Hall at
Lutheran Home. Tickets are $3.
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 this Saturday,
April 7. with registration
at 8:30 a.m. Layettes will be
collected for the ingathering. A
luncheon will follow the service (a freewill offering will be accepted). Babysitting will be provided if needed. Your prayer request should be submitted to the LWML
plans to attend our Quarterly Meeting on Sunday,
April 8. The meeting will
begin following the worship service.
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. Also 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.
LWML Quarterly Meeting will be held on Tuesday,
April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in
the Parish Hall. One item on
the agenda is working on children's quilts for the convention.
you are placing flowers in church for Easter and did not order flowers
through the Decorating Committee but wish to have this contribution
noted in the Easter bulletin, please contact the church office with the
needed information by Tuesday, April
are a few who have ordered Easter flowers from the Decorating Committee but
have not yet paid for the flowers. Please
do so soon by placing your contribution in the offering plate in an envelope
marked "Easter flowers" or give it to one of the Committee
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.
Thank you for the cards, visits, and Christian care
and concern shown to me following Walter's death.
I also wish to thank the Bereavement Committee for the delicious meal
served after the funeral. A
special thank you to Pastor Dahling for the words of comfort, his visits,
and prayers. May the Lord
bless each of you.
The Lutheran Laymen's League of Zion Lutheran Church, 17434 Schumm Rd., Willshire, Ohio is sponsoring an "All You Can Eat" fish fry. Serving will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.on Saturday, April 7. Matching funds will be provided by AAL. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
Pastor Dahling and his family will be taking a well-deserved (but
short) vacation. They
will leave on Thursday and return on Saturday. We pray for their
safety as they travel. If you are in need of pastoral care during this
time, please contact Rev. Tom Olson at
received word on Wednesday that Kevin Brockburg
has declined our call to serve as principal.
We continue to keep Wyneken in our prayers as they resume the
is on spring break this week.
Round Up will be held on Tuesday,
April 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Northwest Elementary School in
Day 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.
will be closed on Good Friday, April
last meeting of this school year will be held on Tuesday,
April 17, in the school cafeteria at 7:00 p.m.
of East Allen students: There
will be no afternoon bus on Thursday,
April 19. Please make
arrangements for your child to get home that day.
Friends Day will be held on Friday,
April 20. More details will
be available at a later date but mark this day on your calendar.
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.
Kim Weiland after the worship service today, if you wish to purchase SCRIP.
Time for that spring spruce up?
Remember Arnold's Lumber, Home Depot, Lowe's, Menard's, and True
Value and purchase some SCRIP to do some of those home improvement projects.
are in from the fourth quarter, 2000 of the AAL Gift Matching program.
Wyneken received $52,985. Of
this amount, $9,990.48 was credited to Friedheim.
A special thanks to Pastor Dahling and Rich Schwantz as well as the other volunteer coaches who helped us during the wrestling season.
Sunday Worship Service - 251; Sunday School - 59; Bible Class - 25;
Monday Night Bible Class - 8; Midweek Lenten Service - 87
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
The door collection for Worship for Shut Ins and WLAB was $162.00.
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
Worship Service with Holy Communion
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|6-8:00 P.M.||LYF Gym Night @ Wyneken|
|MONDAY||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|
|WEDNESDAY||All Day||Tabea Society Business Meeting & Quilting|
|7:30 P.M.||Midweek Lenten Service|
|SATURDAY||8:00 A.M.||Grounds Clean Up|
|9:00 A.M.||LWML Praise Service @ Preble|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|April 8||9:00 A.M.||
|10:15 A.M.||Quarterly Voters' Meeting|
|6-8:00 P.M.||LYF Gym Night @ Wyneken|
|April 10||Information for Easter flowers due in church office|
|Noon||Cakes for Lutheran Home needed in church basement|
|7:30 P.M.||LWML Quarterly Meeting|
|April 11||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
|7:00 P.M.||Wyneken School Board|
|April 12||8:20 A.M.||
Chapel @ Wyneken
|Noon||Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion|
|7:30 P.M.||Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion|
|April 13||1:00 P.M.||Good Friday Service of Meditation|
Good Friday worship
|April 14||10:00 A.M.||Easter flowers needed at church|
|TBA||LYF set up for Easter breakfast|
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