Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church

We welcome you to Friedheim.  If you are visiting, please sign one of the guest registries located at either entrance of the church.  Please worship with us again soon.

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Pentecost 10
August 13, 2006

Bulletin Table of Contents

The Order of Service

Page 32

The Hymns

HS ’98 #842, TLH #316, v. 1; #657

The Readings

Bread for the Body

Exodus 24:3-11 Bread is a means of fellowship
Ephesians 4:1-7, 11-16  Bread makes for bodily growth

John 6:1-15

Bread satisfies physical hunger

Sermon

“God’s Generosity” – John 6:11-13

Consider God’s boundless generosity ...

1.       in nature – abundant harvest

2.       in daily blessings – providence, protection

3.       in Christ – riches of grace

The Acolyte

Brittany Franke

+  Soli Deo Gloria  +

We remember our members who are celebrating birthdays this week—Brian Bergdall, Bernice Berning, Ruth Hartmann, Lucy Lichtle, Deb Stevens, Kim Case, Hildegard Kiefer, Dale Heckman, Monica Schaefer, Linda Buuck, Carma Conrad, Dave Conrad, Rich Hartmann, Andrea Jackson, Emil Woerner, Sr., Ed Geyer, Bill Fuhrman, Dave Houser, Irene Kiess, and Dennis Scheumann.  May our loving Savior direct, bless, and guide their lives.

We welcome Aubrie Leigh Krueckeberg, daughter of Todd & Cynthia (Bultemeier) Krueckeberg, into membership through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.  Eric Bultemeier and David Krueckeberg are Aubrie’s godfathers.  We pray that the Good Shepherd will keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious of His lambs.

We welcome Don Jenkins into communicant membership.  Don completed adult instruction on Thursday, August 3.  We pray that the Lord will bless him and his family.

We rejoice with Nathan and Connie (Crankshaw) Bultemeier on the birth of their son, Colton Reed, on Friday, August 4, at Adams Memorial.  We pray that the Good Shepherd keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious of His lambs.

We pray the Lord’s blessings upon Tom & Micki Blomenberg who will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday, August 14.  May the Lord continue to be at the heart of their home and shower them with many blessings.

May the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His healing hand.  We remember in our prayers Irene Bultemeier, Hubert Fuelling, Roz Schamerloh, Waldo Conrad, and Gary Heckman.

We ask for the Lord’s protection for those members in the service--Cam Koldkye, Audra’s husband, deployed in Jordan, Josh Colwell who is stationed in Iraq, and Jacob Stoppenhagen.

Included in this morning’s bulletin is our weekly study guide, “Time in the Word.”  This week’s theme is “Bread from Heaven.”    

Tune in to the Lutheran Hour which 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.   The program is also broadcast at 8:05 a.m. on WZBD (92.7 FM) and then on WFCV (1090 AM) at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

Have you ever tuned in to “Issues, Etc.” that airs LIVE on Sunday evenings from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. on WLYV (1450 AM) in Fort Wayne and on a tape-delay basis on Sunday evenings from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on WFCV (1090 AM) in Fort Wayne? 

Board of Stewardship’s Food for Thought – Even in the midst of hurricanes, which our country experienced only a year ago, God promises to provide for our needs.  “And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19).  He doesn’t promise to provide for our wants, but, because of His promise, we know that He will provide for our food, clothing, and shelter.  Knowing that God is in control and is faithful, we no longer need to be fearful of tomorrow, but, with confidence, we “seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6:33).

Rally Day is one month away (September 10).  Two (or possibly three) teachers are needed to complete our staff for next fall.  Someone is needed to share teaching in the 7th & 8th grade class and a teacher is needed for the 3rd & 4th grade class.  Perhaps, two people would like to share this position, alternating Sundays or months (whatever works best).  Please contact Kim Weiland, Tina Geels, or Pastor Dahling if you would be willing to help out with our Sunday School program.

Don’t miss the opportunity to help with the hot-air balloon!!!  Volunteer sheets for help with the “Lift High the Cross” ministry are included in today’s bulletin.  Please return the sheet to Cindy Wass, Monica Stoppenhagen, or Denise Conrad today.  The balloon will be at Wyneken’s Open House on Saturday, September 9, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. as well as our Rally Day service on Sunday, September 10, for both the morning service and later in the afternoon for a free-flight ice cream social.  Thanks in advance for your help!

The Planning Committee will meet this Thursday, August 17, at 7 p.m. in the church basement.

The Trustees are accepting bids for the rental of the church’s farm ground.  If you would like to submit a bid, please see one of the Trustees (J. D. Nidlinger, Chris Lichtle, Marc Lichtle, or Sean Sielschott) by Sunday, August 27.

Thanks to all of you for your cards and prayers and to you, Pastor Dahling, for your visits and prayers.  All were greatly appreciated.  – Alma Keidel 

The youth group will be selling elephant ears at Poe Days on Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The work will be divided into four shifts of 1½ hours each on each of the two days.  Youth, you are asked to contact one of the counselors (Jerry Bultemeyer, Stan & Tami Stoppenhagen, or Mike & Denise Conrad) and sign up for a time slot.  Thanks!

Concordia Lutheran High School’s Student Council and Athletic Boosters are planning a Football Kick-Off Festival.  They will be selling Nelson’s Port-a-Pit chicken prior to the Cadets first home game against the Snider Panthers on Friday, August 18 (5 p.m. to game time).  The cost is $5 for one-half of chicken to $9 for two halves.  Reserve your tickets by calling the High School at 483-1102, extension 236.

A benefit golf tournament is being planned to help the family of Wesley Geer.   Wesley was a third-year seminarian preparing for his vicarage when he was called to his heavenly home following a yearlong battle with cancer.  The proceeds will go to Julie Geer, Wesley’s widow, who is awaiting the birth of their child.  The tournament will be held at Cherry Hill on Saturday, September 23, with a 12:30 p.m. check in.  A requested donation of $75 is being asked which will cover green fees, cart, and a catered dinner.  For more information and to register, please contact Nancy Embler at 260-452-2162.

Attendance:  Sunday Worship Service – 222 with 135 HC; Monday Evening Bible Class - 6; Early-bird Bible Class - 10

OFFERINGS LAST WEEK

Last Week’s

Weekly Budget

+/- for the Week

+/- for the Year

Home Purpose

     
$15,398.45 $6,418.94

+$8979.51

-$32,833.73

Missions

     

$290.00

$423.08 -$133.08 -$2,624.88

Wyneken News

Use SCRIP for those summer clearance sales and that back-to-school shopping.  Are some of the stores you usually purchase items from also a SCRIP vendor?  If so, why not consider buying some SCRIP before making that shopping trip?  And, of course, SCRIP can always help you with your everyday needs—groceries, gasoline, etc.  See Kim Weiland, our SCRIP representative, this morning.  You can E-mail Kim at kimw@sgiinc.com and place your SCRIP order. 

It’s back!!!  One of Market Day’s specials this month is a free 4-pack of ChicNSteakes with a $35 purchase.    New items include Italian four-cheese dipper ($6.49) and home-style gravy & beef tips ($11.99).  Specials this month include ChicNSteakes ($11.89), chocolate chip cookie dough ($5.39), French toast sticks ($4.99), ¼ pound beef patties ($10.99), broccoli and cheese stuffed chicken ($13.49), chicken parmesan patties ($10.49), honey BBQ chicken tenders ($12.49), Tropicana orange juice singles ($11.49), flounder del rey ($13.49), potato skins ($6.79), li’l bagel dogs ($7.49), asparagus spears ($10.39), peas ($8.39), mashed potato patties ($5.39), chicken stir-fry kit ($12.99), cheese ravioli ($7.59), chicken bacon ranch sandwich ($10.49), chop house cheeseburgers ($8.99), Philly cheese steak kit ($11.49), single serve meat lasagna ($9.59), tomato basil soup singles ($7.99), Bosco breadsticks ($12.49), cheese stuffed pretzels ($8.59), PB&J squarewiches ($6.69), individual carrot cakes ($9.59), breakfast burritos ($7.29), breakfast pizzas ($8.69), bacon slices ($10.59), and cinnamon rolls ($7.79).  Don’t forget to check out the back-to-school flier included with the order form.  When you order at least $35 in two or more months between September & November, you’ll receive two free seasonings (an $18 value) in December with an order that month of $35 or more.  Please return your order form to Wyneken by Thursday, August 31, or place an online order (www.marketday.com) by noon on Saturday, September 2.  You may pick up your orders on Thursday, September 7, in the school cafeteria between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The first day of classes is Monday, August 21 (half day).  Opening chapel will be held at 8:20 a.m. at St. John’s Bingen.  Lunch will be served with school dismissing at 12:25 p.m.  Students who ride North Adams busses will have bus transportation both to and from school.  Those who ride East Allen busses will need to find a way home that day.

Sporting News

Basketball open gym is held on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m.; three-on-three volleyball on Monday nights.

THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

TODAY

9:00 a.m.

Worship Service (baptism of Audrie Leigh Krueckeberg)
    “Lift High the Cross” volunteer sheets due
  6:00 p.m. Open gym
  7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study
MONDAY 7:00 p.m. Monday Night Bible Class
TUESDAY 6:00 a.m. Early Bird Bible Class
WEDNESDAY All Day Tabea Society Extra Quilting
THURSDAY 7:00 p.m. Planning Committee

NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM

August 20

9:00 a.m.

Worship Service with Holy Communion
  6:00 p.m. Open gym
  7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study
August 21 8:20 a.m.

Opening Chapel at Wyneken (Classes Dismiss at 12:25 p.m.)

  7:00 p.m. Monday Night Bible Class
August 22 6:00 a.m. Early Bird Bible Class
  9:00 a.m. Morning Glories
August 23   September newsletter items due in church office
August 25 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

LYF @ Poe Days

August 26 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. LYF @ Poe Days

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