Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church
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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November 26, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 5|
|The Choir||"All Glory Laud and Honor"|
|Hymns||TLH #341; #361; #39 ©|
|The Readings||Christ the King|
|Daniel 7:11-14||In a night vision, Daniel sees Christ, the King, coming in the clouds as King to judge the world|
|Revelation 1:4-8||Jesus is an eternal King, the Alpha and the Omega|
|John 18:33-37||Jesus' Kingdom is not of this earth; He stands on the side of truth|
"Is Jesus a King?"
1. Jesus - A
King from another world.
|The Acolyte||Laura Fuhrmann|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Valerie Harants,
Kellie Erxleben, Brad Schamerloh, Kristie Brown, Alma Miller, Joey Des Jean,
Paul Fuhrmann, Jane Thieme, Paul Des Jean, Nathaniel Hess, Doug Hormann, and
Robin Secaur. We also remember
our first grade teacher, Donna Schieferstein, as well as Toney Bergman who
teaches in the public school in our prayers.
In addition, we also remember Floyd Thieme, our Sunday School
superintendent. May the Lord
continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
rejoice with Shelby Bultemeier and Amy Litchfield
who were married yesterday afternoon at University Lutheran Church at
West Lafayette, Indiana.
May the Lord bless them as they begin their lives together.
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives.
Christian sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Alvina Schroeder
who was called to her heavenly home on Sunday, November 19, and will be
given Christian burial this afternoon.
May the God of all comfort be with those that mourn.
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 Return of Christ."
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).
make plans to attend this year's Advent By Candlelight.
It will be held Monday,
December 4, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and serving beginning at
7:00 p.m. Reservations are due
by November 27. There are extra registration forms in either entrance way
of the church. Questions?
Contact Ann Crosby or Doris Conrad.
are less than 80 cookbooks left and
only 20 "Hints" books available.
If you wish to purchase any for holiday giving, you may wish to do so
soon. Cookbooks are
$8 while the Almanac is $4. The
Morning Glories will have them available at the Wyneken craft show on
Saturday. The cookbook committee would like to close their books by November
30. Please turn in your money and/or the remainder of the
cookbooks to the committee member from whom you received the books.
Please contact one of the committee members (Becky DeKoninck, Karen
Gallmeyer, Mary Gallmeyer, Shirley Hormann, or Sylvia Schuemann).
time for bids to be submitted for Parish Hall custodian, church custodian,
and groundskeeper. Bids
are to be given to one of our Trustees (Dale Heckman, Sean Sielschott, Tom
DeKoninck, or Calvin Buuck) by December
1. Job descriptions
are available. Any
questions, please contact one of the Trustees.
also time to rent out the farm ground.
If you would like to submit a bid, please give it to a Trustee by December 1. Thanks!
MEMBERS: You may pick up the
minutes from the November 7 Council meeting this morning from your slots in
the entrance way of the church. The
next Council meeting is Tuesday,
men's basketball team will face The Crossroad on Monday,
November 27, at 6:00 p.m. at Monmouth.
is Christ the King Sunday. On
this day we especially remember those who have gone to the Kingdom of
Heaven. Following is a list of
those from our church who gone to their heavenly home this year, followed by
a listing of other family and friends who have also entered the Kingdom of
|Donna Birch||Clara Ewell||Clara Hormann||Ervin Schuller|
|Vernon Arden Bowers||Velma Franke||William Hormann||Henry Schuller|
|Elsie Buuck||Anna Fuhrman||Richard Keuneke||Janell Scott|
|Gerhard Buuck||Clara Fuhrman||Sybilla Lahrman||Kay Stoppenhagen|
|Jean Chomey||Otto Fuhrman||Charles Lefeld||Dorothy Temple|
|Bertha Conrad||Albert Gallmeyer||Ernie Muller||Sara Waltz|
|Clarence Conrad||Donald Harley||Esther Nuerge||Walter Waltz|
|Sam Derrow||Rosa Hartmann||Ed Reifsteck||Albert Wyss|
|Kathleen Dreyer||Charles Hileman||Edward Scheumann||Gerald Wyss|
|Melvin Eicher, Jr.||Leah Hileman||Matt Schuemann||Monica Wyss|
|Alex Hormann||Alvina Schroeder|
Decorating Committee will meet on Saturday,
December 2, at 9:00 a.m. at the church.
Morning Glories are now taking a holiday break.
They will resume meeting on Tuesday morning, January 9.
However, they will be participating in the Wyneken craft show on Saturday,
December 2. If you would
like to help or have items which you would like to donate for the show,
please contact Marlene Conrad or Shirley Buuck.
members are reminded that a gym night is being planned for Sunday,
December 3, at Wyneken beginning at 6:30 p.m. Plans for a spaghetti supper before a midweek Advent
service (scheduled for December 13 with serving beginning at 6:00 p.m.) will
also be finalized. Parents, if
you would like to help with the supper, please contact Corbin or Lisa
ushers for December are Nathan Conrad
and Brian Moeller.
Eve program parts will be distributed during the Sunday School hour this
morning. Parents, if for some
reason your child does not receive a part, please contact Pastor Dahling or
Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran active in the German resistance movement as well
as a theologian, pastor, author, and church leader.
The AAL has made the 90-minute film, "Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace," available to you. There are three copies of this video in the back of church (south entrance way) for you to view at
your convenience. When you take
home a copy of this film, please sign your name to the check out sheet and
then cross your name off when you return it.
contact Kathy Bultemeier or Shirley Hormann.
7th & 8th grade students at St. Peter-Immanuel invites the congregation
to a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday,
December 9, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
A freewill offering will be accepted and will go to support their
trip to Washington, DC in April. The
school is located at the intersection of State Highway 101 and County Road
card money was due last Monday. If
you still have money out, please return it to school tomorrow.
Day orders may be picked up tomorrow,
November 27, in the school lunchroom from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
term ends on Wednesday, November 29.
Reports will be sent home with the students the following week.
poinsettias/wreaths are scheduled to be delivered to Wyneken on December 1. The
8th graders will deliver the items to those who ordered as soon as possible.
Lutheran School's 8th annual Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Woodcrafts, floral arrangements, tatting, quilts, pillows, and
sweatshirts made by area crafters will be offered for sale as well as a
taste tempting "Cookie Corner."
Lunch will be served for a modest price.
The Craft Fair is sponsored by the 8th grade class with all proceeds
to benefit their spring trip to Washington, DC.
contest dates have been set. The
piano contest will be held at Bellmont Saturday,
January 27; the
instrumental contests, at Wayne High School on Saturday,
February 3. Registration
deadline is Tuesday, December 5.
Pre-K (4) through 2nd graders will present "The Little Christmas
Tree" on Tuesday, December 5,
at 7:00 p.m. in the Wyneken gym. All
will be no East Allen County bus in the afternoon on Thursday,
December 7. Parents,
make arrangements for your child to get home that day.
is again adopting two families from Lutheran Social Services "Adopt A
Family" Christmas Program. There
is a listing of needed items for these families on the bulletin boards in
either entrance way of the church. You
may bring your donations to Wyneken or send them with a Wyneken student.
has new vendors. You can now
buy certificates for Steak & Shake ($10 at 10% return), Dairy Queen ($5
at 10% return), Little Professor Books ($10 at 8% return), Texas Road House
($10 at 10% return), DeBrand Chocolates ($10 at 10% return), and Arby's ($5
at 9% return). Just a reminder
that not all SCRIP certificates are kept "in stock" or in the
quantities that you might wish to purchase this Christmas season.
If you want to be sure that you get the certificates you desire,
please have your order to Kris by December
16. (The committee is also
putting an order in on December 2 if
you wish to have your certificates sooner.) The SCRIP
ordered by the 16th will be available by December 20.
See Kris Blomenberg if you wish to purchase some SCRIP today.
a reminder that now as the weather is turning colder, please make sure that
your child is dressed properly for outdoor weather (warm coat, hat, gloves,
etc.). Thanks for your
Hoagland Patriot-ettes Baton Corp will have new member registration on Monday,
November 27, at 5:00 p.m. at the Hoagland Pavillion.
For more information, call Laura Lashure at 483-1324.
5th grade girls will play Bethlehem (Ossian) on Monday,
November 27, at 5:30 p.m. while the 6th grade boys will face Ossian at
6:45 p.m. Both games are at
5th grade girls will play St. Peter at Wyneken on Thursday,
November 30, at 4:15 p.m. The
6th grade girls will play St. Peter at 5:30 p.m.
Decatur Basketball League is now forming for all girls in Grades 5 and 6 who
reside in the North Adams School District.
All games and practices will be held at the Decatur Boys & Girls
Club. A sign up form is in the
office and must be returned to Coach Lou Koning at Bellmont by Monday, December 4.
Sunday Worship Service -
302 with 177 receiving Holy Communion;
Sunday School - 63; Bible Class - 26; Monday Evening Bible Class -
11; Early-bird Bible Class - 5; Thanksgiving Eve Service - 79; Thanksgiving
Day Service - 186.
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|9:00 A.M.||Worship Service|
Sunday School & Bible Class
Men's Basketball @ Monmouth
|7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
Early-bird Bible Class
Chapel @ Wyneken
|THURSDAY||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class @ Lucile Stoppenhagen's|
Decorating Committee Meeting
|9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.||Wyneken Craft Show|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|December 3||9:00 A.M.||
Worship Service with Holy Communion
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|6:30 P.M.||LYF Gym Night|
|December 4||6:30 P.M.||Advent by Candlelight|
|December 5||7:00 P.M.||
|7:00 P.M.||Children's Program (PK4-2nd) at Wyneken|
|7:30 P.M.||Board of Finance/Vision 2000/Trustees Mtgs.|
|8:00 P.M.||Council Meeting|
|December 6||Noon||Midweek Advent Service|
|7:30 P.M.||Midweek Advent Service|
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