Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church
We welcome you to Friedheim to worship with us this
morning. If you are a visitor,
please take a moment to sign one of our guest registries which are located in
both entry ways. Please
worship with us again soon.
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October 8, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 5|
|The Choir||"My Faith Looks Up to Thee"|
|Hymns||TLH #7; #425; #352 ©|
|The Readings||The Faith of the Christian|
|Isaiah 50:4-10||The Christian faith endures suffering|
|James 2:1-5, 8-10, 14-18||The Christian faith is expressed in service|
|Mark 8:27-35||The Christian faith confesses Jesus as the Christ|
|Seminarian Jon Smithley, Guest Preacher|
|The Acolyte||Dawn Heckman|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
thank Jon Smithley for delivering this morning's sermon message.
We pray the Lord's continued blessings on Jon and his family as he
continues his studies for the ministry.
welcome John Mark Sedwick and his family to Friedheim.
John is our newest fieldworker.
May the Lord bless him in this new endeavor.
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Mike Heckman, Ashley
Hunkins, Carley Manley, Joyce Heckman, Lucile Stoppenhagen, Tonya Bultemeyer,
Robert Buuck, Rhonda Linnemeier, Cindy Berning, and Mark Buuck.
We also remember one of our Wyneken 6th grade teachers, Dean Wass, as
well as Jan Heimann who teaches in the public school, in our prayers.
Today we also remember one of our Sunday School teachers, Teri
Conrad. May the Lord continue
to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
remember in our prayers Todd Krueckeberg and Cynthia Bultemeier who were
married at the Lord's Altar last Saturday evening, September 30.
We also remember in our prayers Krista Selking and Brock Roseberry
who were united in marriage yesterday afternoon.
May the Lord bless these couples as they begin their lives together.
We also remember Robert and Julie Buuck who are celebrating their
first anniversary on Monday, October 9.
remember in our prayers the family and friends of Janell Scott, Carma
Conrad's sister, who was called to her heavenly home on Thursday, October 5.
May the Lord comfort this family during these most difficult days and
remind them of that great day when they will be reunited with their loved
one in heaven.
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives. We
especially remember Eldora Schuemann who is a patient at Lutheran Hospital
and Johanna Buuck who was a patient at Adams County Memorial Hospital.
rejoice with Wally and Sherri (Buuck) Johnson on the birth of their
daughter, Victoria Rose, on Thursday, October 5.
May the Good Shepherd keep an ever-watchful eye on this most precious
of His lambs.
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 this week is "The Christian and His
to The Lutheran Hour.
The show airs on Sunday on WLW (700) out of
Cincinnati at 7:00 a.m. (Ohio time) and on Van Wert stations WERT
(1220) and WKSD (99.7 FM) at 10:30 a.m. (Ohio time).
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).
are only a few weekends left to work at the maze. Don't miss out on this opportunity for fun and fellowship.
Sign up on the sheets in either entrance way of the church or
call someone on the Staffing Committee - Tim Blomenberg, Leesa
Heckman, or Lester Werling.
LWML will have their Quarterly Meeting this Tuesday, October 10.
The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall.
Everyone is asked to bring an example of Christian art or Christian
jewelry. Election of officers will take place as well as information
given from the SRD workshop.
you purchased our new church cookbook yet?
You may wish to make that purchase soon as there are approximately
350 cookbooks left, with no plans to reorder.
The Helpful Hints Almanac is also be available.
Cookbooks are $8 while the Almanac is $4.
contact one of the committee members (Becky DeKoninck, Karen Gallmeyer, Mary
Gallmeyer, Shirley Hormann, or Sylvia Schuemann).
The cookbooks are also available at the maze.
forget to turn in your nut/candy order form. Extra order blanks are in either entrance way of the church.
Orders are due by Sunday, October 29.
Foods Committee is asking for donations through October.
Coke and Pepsi products (especially Mountain Dew), as well as,
bottled water are needed
along with hot dogs, hamburger, and nacho chips.
Cash donations are also being accepted.
You may bring your donations to church or contact any member of the
Foods Committee - Dorothy Heckman, Denise Conrad, Mary Gallmeyer, or Tami
Stoppenhagen. They would be
more than willing to pick up the items from you.
Thanks in advance for your help.
NOTE FROM OUR TREASURER:
|Balance on hand, October 1, 2000||$166.13
|Expected expenses for September|
|Wyneken (September payment)||$2,967.20|
|Wyneken (October payment)||$11,967.20|
|Decatur Bank & Trust (loan payment)||$300.00|
Department of Revenue
|Indiana District - Sunday School, etc.||$475.33|
|Malecki Music Inc.||$94.92|
|Social Security & Medicare||$344.80|
|Van Dyne Crotty||$43.18|
|Total expected expenses for October||$21,264.96|
|Total needed to meet expected expenses for October||$21,098.83
stay for the Quarterly Voters' Meeting
which will be held following the worship service this morning.
This is your opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process
of our church. Reports will be
given from various boards and committees of our congregation.
Decorating Committee will meet in the back room off the church basement
(furnace room) following the worship service on Sunday, October 22.
Plans need to be made on decorating the church for this Christmas
Contact Dawn Miller or Dian Witte.
will be a large mite box placed in the south entrance way of the church for
your convenience to place your mite box donations. Also the LWML will distribute mite boxes to the Sunday School
children so that they can be introduced to saving for missions.
haunted maze is now open. The
maze is open, weather permitting, every Friday and Saturday evening from
7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. If
you want to help by being a
"haunter" or help
with the other maze jobs, please contact Tami Stoppenhagen.
old sidewalk slabs in front of the Parish Hall have been removed and are
available to anyone who can use them. Please
pick them up as soon as possible.
circle Thursday, October 26, on your calendar.
The LYF will be hosting a children's Halloween party for Pre-K
through 6th graders. The party
will be held in the Parish Hall basement, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Each LYF member is asked to bring two bags of candy.
The LYF will meet following the worship service on Sunday, October
22, to finalize plans.
LWML and the Concordia Seminary Guild will host "Donation Day" on
Monday, October 16, at the Seminary. All
ladies of the congregation are invited to bring grocery items and clothing
for the Seminary families. You
may also wish to join in tours, be a part of the chapel service, and coffee
hour with the students. Cost of
the noon luncheon is $7. To pay
for your lunch, please send a check to "CTS Women's Guild," Box
403, 6600 N Clinton Street, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
46825-4996 by October 7. For
more information, call Janet Hamman at 493-2754.
Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is offering a new special 7.71% APY rate on
9-month and 18-month term certificates through December 31, 2000; this is a
great opportunity to put your money to work for you and the church at the
same time! Your investment with
LCEF earns you a very competitive interest rate and provides low-cost loans
to build churches and schools through-out the Lutheran Church - Missouri
Synod. Call the LCEF at
1-800-843-5233 for details. This
does not constitute an offer to sell or a request to buy.
The offering is made solely by LCEF's Offering Circular.
will be early dismissal on Monday, October 9, at 12:25 p.m.
North Adams students will have bus transportation both ways while
East Allen students will need to make arrangements to get home that day.
a reminder that Indy room reservations are due on Monday, October 9, if you
plan on attending the basketball tournament in November.
Wyneken Mini 4-H Club will have their awards presentation and ice cream
sundae party on Tuesday, October 10, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the
of students who ride East Allen County busses will need to find
transportation home on Thursday, October 12.
(East Allen has early dismissal that day while Wyneken will dismiss
at 2:45 p.m.)
Wyneken Fall Carnival sponsored by the 8th grade class has been scheduled
for Friday, October 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the gym.
Games, prizes, food, fun, and a silent auction are all part of the
Day order forms are due in the school office on Tuesday, October 17, with
internet orders due by noon on
Tuesday, October 24. Pick-up
date is Tuesday, October 31, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the school
PTL is sponsoring a family skating party on Sunday, October 22, at the Rage
from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission
is $2.50 per person with skate rental an additional $1.50.
8th graders are sponsoring the Wyneken Craft Show which will be held on
Saturday, December 2. Show
hours are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If
you are interested in renting a booth or want more information, please
contact Anne Fuhrmann at 547-4469. Tables
in the gym and library are $25 each while tables placed in the hallway are
can now order SCRIP through our Wyneken web site.
You can E-mail your order to email@example.com
and then pick up your
order on Friday at Wyneken or Sunday at church, paying for your order when
you pick it up. See
Kris Blomenberg to purchase your SCRIP after the worship service this
varsity boys' soccer team begins tournament play this week.
Check a player for game date and opponent.
All games will be played at Kreager Park.
JV soccer team has one home game this week.
They play St. Peter-Immanuel at home on Monday, October 9, at 4:00
5th - 7th grade soccer boys will participate in the Bethlehem, Ossian,
tournament on Saturday, October 14. Check
with a player.
Sunday Worship Service 290 - with 160 receiving Holy Communion;
Sunday School - 62 ; Bible Class - 25; Monday Night Bible Class - 6; Early
Bird Bible Class - 4.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|9:00 A.M.||Worship Service|
|10:15 A.M.||Quarterly Voters' Meeting|
|Noon - 6:00 P.M.||
|MONDAY||7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
Early-bird Bible Class
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|9:30 A.M.||Circuit Pastors Meeting @ Friedheim|
|7:30 P.M.||LWML Quarterly Meeting|
|THURSDAY||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class @ Lucile Stoppenhagen's|
|8:00 P.M.||Wyneken School Board|
|7 PM - 11 PM||Haunted Maze|
|SATURDAY||Noon - Dusk||Cornfusion Open|
|7 PM - 11 PM||Haunted Maze|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|October 15||9:00 A.M.||Worship Service with Holy Communion|
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|Noon - 6 P.M.||Cornfusion Open|
|October 18||7:00 P.M.||Choir|
|October 20||7 PM - 11 PM||Haunted Maze|
|October 21||Noon - Dusk||Cornfusion Open|
|7 PM - 11 PM||Haunted Maze|
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