Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church

We welcome you to Friedheim this morning!  If you are a visitor, please sign one of the guest registries located in either entranceway of the church.  If you are communing with us, please take a moment to complete a communion registration card.  There are cards in either entranceway of the church.  The card can be given to one of the Deacons or placed in the offering plate.  Please come back and worship with us again soon!


Pentecost 2
June 2, 2002

+ In Nomine Jesu +

Bulletin Table of Contents

Order of Worship Page 46
Special Music “As the Dear”
Hymns TLH #239; #370; #394; #409; #410; #564  ©
The Readings Obedience to God’s Word
Deuteronomy 11:18-21; 26-28 Obedience to God’s Word of blessing

Romans 3:21-25a; 27-28

Obedience to God’s Word results from grace

Matthew 7:15-29

Obedience to Jesus’ Word brings security

The Sermon

“The Holy in the Common Things of Life”

God is a part of our daily living when God’s Word is …
1.       placed in your heart.
2.       kept before your eyes.
3.       taught to your children.
4.       written on your property.

The Acolyte 7:30 a.m. – Karly Everett
9:00 a.m. – Spencer Scheumann


We remember our members who will celebrate birthdays this week –Nevin Bultemeier, Alicia Drier, Aaron Bergman, David Brandt, Daniel Linnemeier, Jon Gallmeyer, Mike Selking, Sam Baumann, Denise Conrad, Chase McAllister, Devin Sielschott, Joe Gorman, Jessica Linnemeier, and Kevin Schultz.  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, Blanche Knight, Shirley Drier’s mother, and Tom Dafforn, Hollie Hormann’s father, in our prayers.

We remember in our prayers Delmar & Joyce Heckman who will celebrate their 53rd anniversary this Wednesday, June 5.  May our loving Savior continue to bless this couple.

We thank Hannah (flutist) & Jean Timm (vocalist) for sharing their gift of music with us this morning.  It has enhanced our worship service.

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

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 LYF gym night for tonight has been cancelled because of the construction at Wyneken.  There will be a short meeting following the worship service (9 a.m.) to discuss plans for June.

The men’s softball team has two games this week.  They play Ossian on Tuesday, June 4, and Fuelling on Wednesday, June 5.  Both games are 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.

Get your tickets today for one-half port-a-pit chicken from any 8th grader.  Chicken will be available on Father’s Day, June 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at church.  Tickets are $4.  Friedheim’s 8th graders include Brandon Buuck, Nathan Buuck, Brett Conrad, Lydia Dahling, Alicia Drier, Karly Everett, Joey Gorman, Laura Knipstein, Spencer Scheumann, Cam Thieme, and Sara Werling.

The 8th graders will not be at Scott’s today working at the Pepsi wagon due to a scheduling conflict with Scott’s.

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.

Please take a moment to look at the flier in this morning’s bulletin concerning the LWML’s fitness walk.

Included in this morning’s bulletin is an LWML thank-offering envelope commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.  This offering will not be included with mites, but will be put in an endowment fund and used 50% for units in Indiana and the other 50% will go to the national organization.  You can put the envelopes in the collection plate or give them to Addy Schuller or Marlene Conrad by June 23.  The money will be taken to the District Convention that is being held in Indianapolis June 28-30.  Thanks for your support.

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 LWML Thursday morning Bible class has started their summer schedule.  Instead of meeting weekly, they will meet monthly during June, July, and August.  Their next Bible study will be on June 13 at 9 a.m. at the home of Dorothy Heckman.

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:  8th grade graduation – 170 with 107 receiving Holy Communion; Sunday Worship Service – 209

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 school office will be open mornings only (9 a.m. to noon) during the summer months.

Wyneken Sports

The girls’ soccer played Holy Cross for the tournament championship and came away with the championship.  A special thank you to Matt Knipstein, Brittany Macke, Paul Hockemeyer, Pastor Olson, and Marvin Drier for giving of their time and talents to coach our girls soccer team.


Amount Received

Amount Needed

Home Purpose   May 19



May 26








YTD Received

YTD Needed

Home Purpose






**This includes $10,000 from Lutheran Foundation that is earmarked for specific projects and is not available for home purpose expenses.  You may wish to think of our YTD received as being $104,293.85.


TODAY 7:30 a.m.

Worship Service with Holy Communion

  9:00 a.m.

Worship Service with Holy Communion

  4:00 p.m. LYF meeting
MONDAY 7:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study
TUESDAY 7:00 p.m. Elders’ Meeting
  7:00 p.m. Men’s softball @ Hoagland 
  7:30 p.m. Board of Finance/Trustees Meetings
  8:00 p.m. Council Meeting
WEDNESDAY All Day Tabea Society
  7:00 p.m. Men’s softball @ Hoagland 
THURSDAY 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Market Day Pick Up


June 9 9:00 a.m.

Worship Service (Recognition of Class of 2002) 

June 13 9:00 a.m.

LWML Bible Class @ Dorothy Heckman’s

  7:00 p.m. Wyneken School Board
June 14   Chicken BBQ dinner @ Lutheran Homes
June 15 9:00 a.m. LWML Fitness Walk @ Bethlehem-Ossian

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