Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Trinity Sunday
May 26, 2002

+ In Nomine Jesu +

Bulletin Table of Contents

Order of Worship Page 5
Hymns TLH #237; #250; #244 ©
The Readings The Trinity in Your Life

Genesis 1:1-2:3

Created by God the Father
2 Corinthians 13:11-14 Blessed by Father, Son, and Spirit

Matthew 28:16-20

Commissioned by God to baptized in the name of the Trinity

The Sermon

“The Trinity in Your Life”
Matthew 28:16-20

The Acolyte Alicia Drier


We remember our members who will celebrate birthdays this week –Ramona Black, Derek Schultz, Ruby Werling, Mitzi Cale, Loren Hartmann, Krista Roseberry, Tami Schultz, David Blomenberg, Adam Buuck, Zac Lichtle, Sherri Johnson, and Andrea Johnson.  May our Loving Father continue to direct, bless, and guide them.

May the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His presence in their life.  We especially remember Karl King who is receiving rehabilitation at Markle, Indiana, Virginia Roy, mother of Lin Gorman, and Tom Dafforn, Hollie Hormann’s father, in our prayers.

We welcome Kurt Bradtmueller into our church family.  Kurt has transferred to us from St. John’s Bingen.  May the Lord bless him in his new church home.

We remember in our prayers Clarence & Irene Bultemeier who celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary yesterday and Elfurt and Adele Blomenberg who will celebrate their 53rd anniversary this Wednesday, May 29.  May our loving Savior continue to bless these couples.

Congratulations to Dean & Cindy Wass on the birth of their first grandchild, Grace Marie Caffee, daughter of Joe & Cheryl (Wass) Caffee, on Wednesday, May 22.  May the Good Shepherd keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious of His lambs.

Included in this morning’s bulletin is our weekly study guide, “Time in the Word.”  This week’s theme is “Obedience to God’s Word.”

Tune in to the Lutheran Hour next Sunday.  The show airs on Sunday on WLW (700) out of Cincinnati at 7 a.m. and on Van Wert stations WERT (1220) and WKSD (99.7 FM) at 10:30 a.m. (Remember the time change may affect the times you can hear these programs). The program airs on Sunday at 8:05 a.m. on WZBD (92.7 FM) and again at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on WFCV (1090 AM).

The next LYF gym night will be next Sunday, June 2, beginning at 4:00 p.m.  This will be an opportunity to welcome our 8th graders and to bid the senior class a fond farewell.

There will be a Special Voters’ Meeting following the worship service this morning.  Two items are on the agenda—the transfer of money from the Julie Harants-Sambol Education Fund (interest income) to the assistance of students attending Concordia High School and our financial situation. 

Our men’s softball team has one game this week.  They play Flatrock on Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at Hoagland.

Our church is scheduled to assist the residents of Lutheran Home to their worship service on Sunday, June 23.  We need approximately 12 people to do this.  If you want more information or are willing to help, please contact Margaret Buuck at 639-3835.

Youth ushers for June are Tyler Armao and Craig & Daniel Linnemeier.

Altar Guild for June is Kathy Bultemeier and Joyce Heckman.

Next Sunday two church services will be offered—an early-bird service beginning at 7:30 a.m. and our regular service at 9:00 a.m.  Holy communion will be celebrated at both services.

The LWML continues to collect items for the two in-gathering projects for the District LWML convention.  Items needed for “The Sharing Place” are newborn size onesies, newborn size gowns, receiving blankets, quilt or heavy blanket (crib size), newborn socks or booties, newborn size sweater, small stuffed toy, baby wipes, lotion, or powder.  The “Emmaus Food Pantry” is in need of lite or sugar free foods for diabetics, canned foods with easy open tops or tab openers for the homeless, and all sizes of warm caps and gloves/mittens for the winter season (men, women, or children).  There are boxes in each entranceway for you to place your donation.

There will be an “All You Care to Eat” fish & tenderloin benefit dinner (catered by Ed Fox) this Friday, May 31, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Flatrock gym.  Carry-outs are available.  The cost is $6.50 for adults and $4 for children (ages 6-12). The benefit is for Peter & Sandy Meyer.  Peter is the principal at Flatrock.  His wife, Sandy, has suffered from seizures for many months and recently underwent experimental brain surgery in Cincinnati.  This is a “Helping Hands” event.

Council Members:  The minutes from the May 7 Council meeting are in your slots in the entranceway of church.  The next Council meeting is Tuesday, June 4, at 8:00 p.m.

The Lutheran Home Auxiliary will sponsor a chicken barbecue dinner on Friday, June 14, with serving from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lutheran Homes.  Carryouts are available.  The meal will consist of one-half a barbecued chicken, baked beans, applesauce, cake, and lemonade.  Presale tickets are available from Margaret Buuck for $5 per dinner.  Please contact her by June 6.

Attendance:  Worship Service – 250 with 173 receiving Holy Communion; Monday Evening Bible Class – 9; Early-bird Bible Class - 5   

Wyneken News

Purchase your SCRIP certificates from Kim Weiland following today’s worship service.  Graduations, weddings, and summer vacations are just around the corner.  Think of SCRIP when planning for these events. 

The last chance to order Market Day items for this school year is upon us. Internet orders due by noon on Saturday, June 1.  Pick-up date is Thursday, June 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Thanks to all who participated in this fundraiser. 

The faculty and staff wish the students a Christ-filled and fun summer.  They look forward to seeing you again on

Wyneken Sports

Congratulations to Emily Conrad and Ben Moeller who were named 2001-2002 Christian Athletes of the Year at the recent Wyneken athletic banquet. 

The girls’ soccer team finished second in the league.  If the girls won on Friday, they are in the championship game on Tuesday, May 28, at Kreager Park at 6:15 p.m.  A special thank you to Matt Knipstein and Marvin Drier for giving of their time and talents to coach our girls soccer team.


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**This includes $10,000 from Lutheran Foundation that is earmarked for specific projects and is not available for home purpose expenses.


TODAY 9:00 a.m. Worship Service
  10:30 a.m.

Special Voters’ Meeting

  10:30 a.m. AAL meeting
WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m. Men’s softball @ Hoagland 
THURSDAY 9:00 a.m.

LWML Bible Class @ Doris Conrad’s

FRIDAY 4:30 p.m. to  8:00 p.m.

Helping Hands benefit @ Flatrock


June 2 7:30 a.m.

Worship Service with Holy Communion

  9:00 a.m.

Worship Service with Holy Communion

  4:00 p.m. LYF gym night 
June 4 7:00 p.m. Elders’ Meeting
  7:30 p.m. Board of Finance/Trustees Meetings
  8:00 p.m. Council Meeting
June 5 All Day Tabea Society
June 6 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Market Day Pick Up

The Lutheran Hymnal midi files copyright © 1998 Rev. Richard Jordan, used by permission