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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December 31, 2000
+ In Nomine Jesu +
|Order of Worship||Page 32|
|Hymns||TLH #121, #123; #95; #97 ©|
|The Readings||The Savior has Come|
|Jeremiah 31:10-13||Rejoice that God has redeemed His people|
|Hebrews 2:10-18||Christ identified with us to save us from sin|
|Luke 2:25-28||The Spirit enables us to see the Savior in the Christchild|
No Other Way"
1. To overcome
death for mankind (v. 14)
|The Acolyte||Laura Fuhrmann|
+ SOLI DEO GLORIA +
remember our members celebrating birthdays this week -- Jacob Bickel, Janice
R. Buuck, Pastor Dahling, Dave Buuck, and Brett Gallmeyer.
We also remember our Wyneken school board, especially those members
serving from Friedheim, Phil Franke, Jim Heckman, and Stan Stoppenhagen, as
well as Dave Miller who teaches in the public school, in our prayers.
In addition, we remember Shirley Drier, one of our Sunday School teachers, in
our prayers. May the Lord
continue to guide, direct, and bless their lives.
the Great Physician grant health and strength to all who are in need of His
presence in their lives. We
especially remember Joyce
Heckman who will be undergoing consultations this week
at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis
as well as Larkanne Griffiths, niece
of Jim Bultemeyer and Rosie Bultemeier,
and Vena Moore, Gary Knipstein's sister, in our prayers.
remember in our prayers the family and friends of Stacey Stoppenhagen, niece
of Jim Bultemeyer and Rosie Bultemeier, who was called to her heavenly on
Thursday, December 28, and will
be given Christian burial this afternoon at St. John's Flatrock.
May the God of all comfort be with those who mourn.
also remember the family and friends of Laura Schultz, granddaughter of
Walter Nuerge and daughter of Roger Nuerge, who was called to her heavenly
home on Thursday, December 28. Funeral
arrangements were pending at the time the bulletin was printed.
May the God of all comfort and strength be with those who mourn.
rejoice with Lin Overhiser and Joe Gorman who will be married tomorrow
afternoon. May the Lord bless
them as they begin their lives together.
also remember Ben and Norma Miller who will be celebrating their 55th
wedding anniversary this Saturday, January 6.
May the God continue to bless this couple.
will be no Sunday School or Bible
Class this morning. Classes
will resume next Sunday.
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 the week is "Anointed with the Spirit."
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).
Financial Secretary, Synodical Treasurer, Friedheim Foundation Treasurer,
and Wyneken Expansion Financial Committee will be taking contributions to be
credited to your 2000 contribution statement until noon,
Auditing Committee & Board of Finance:
The church audit has been set for Sunday,
January 14, at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall basement.
If you have questions, please contact Joy Erxleben, Chairperson of
the Auditing Committee.
and "Hints" books will be available through the Morning Glories or
the church office. Cookbooks
are $8 while the Almanac is $4.
your convenience there are envelopes in either entrance way of church in
which you may place your contribution to the Wyneken Expansion project. Make sure your name and offering envelope number are included
on the envelope.
men's basketball team has one game this week.
On the 2nd, they will play United Brethren at 6:00 p.m. at Bellmont
envelopes were mailed on Thursday, December 28.
If you do not receive your envelopes in a reasonable amount of time,
please contact the church office. Also
remember not to use the 2001 offering envelopes until next Sunday, January
will soon be time to put together the Annual Report.
If possible, please have your reports to the church office by Monday, January 8. Thanks
for your cooperation.
Sunday there will be a door collection for Concordia Seminary.
LWML will have their quarterly meeting in the Parish Hall on Tuesday,
January 9, at 7:30 p.m. All
ladies are invited to attend.
ushers for January will be Matt Knipstein and Josh and
Many thanks to our friends of Zion, Friedheim.
Throughout this past year we have felt your support, been blessed by
your prayers, and overwhelmed by your gifts.
May God continue to show us His continuing love throughout the new
year. God bless you all. -----
The Armao family
break began on December 20.
School will resume on January 3.
and associate members of AAL and Lutheran Brotherhood, if you have not yet given a gift for the year 2000, may still give a
monetary gift to Wyneken. Application
forms are in either entrance way of the church. Checks should be made payable to Wyneken Lutheran School and
mailed to the school by December 31,
Day internet orders are due by noon on Wednesday,
January 3. Pick up date is Monday,
January 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
school was canceled on Tuesday, December 19, the Christmas assembly
(beginning at 12:40 p.m.) and room parties will be held on the first day
back from Christmas break (which should be Wednesday,
January 3, weather
Thursday, January 11, will signal the end of the first
semester of classes. Report
cards will go home with the students on Tuesday,
January 16. There will be
no school on Friday, January 12.
will be no East Allen County busses on Monday,
January 15. Parents, please
make arrangements for your child to get to and from school on that day.
Monday, February 19, will be used as a make-up day.
Classes will be held that day.
Kris Blomenberg if you wish to purchase some SCRIP today.
Remember that J. C. Penney's, Kohl's, and L. S. Ayres SCRIP can be
used to pay off your credit card purchases.
When those after Christmas bills come in, purchase SCRIP to apply to
your charge accounts. Thanks to
all who support this program.
Hot Lunch Committee would like to have all outstanding lunch debts paid in
full for the first half of the school year.
If you have any questions on your account, please contact Darrell
Ehlerding at 547-4229 (in the evening, please) to find out your current
January 3, the varsity
boys (B) will play Holy Cross at 5:30 p.m. at Wyneken.
6th grade girls will play Unity on January
4 at 4:15 p.m. and the 6th grade boys will play Unity at 5:30 p.m. Both games will be at Wyneken.
6th grade girls and boys will play in the Flatrock Tourney on Saturday,
January 6, and Sunday, January
7. Check with a player for
varsity boys and girls (A) will play Emmanuel/St. Michael on Saturday, January 6, at Wyneken.
The girls' game begins at 9:15 a.m. with the boys' game following at
Sunday Worship Service -
317; Sunday School - 63; Christmas Eve Worship Service - 369; Christmas Day
Service - 181 with 98 receiving Holy Communion
OFFERINGS LAST WEEK
THIS WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|MONDAY||12:30 P.M.||Overhiser/Gorman Wedding|
Men's basketball @ Bellmont Middle School
|WEDNESDAY||All Day||Tabea Society|
|THURSDAY||9:00 A.M.||LWML Bible Class @ Marlene Conrad's|
NEXT WEEK AT FRIEDHEIM
|January 7||9:00 A.M.||
Service with Holy Communion
|Door collection for Concordia Seminary|
|10:30 A.M.||Sunday School & Bible Class|
|January 8||7:00 P.M.||Adult Bible Class|
|Reports for Annual Report due in church office|
|January 9||6:00 A.M.||Early-bird Bible Class|
|9:00 A.M.||Morning Glories|
|7:00 P.M.||Elders' Meeting|
|7:30 P.M.||Trustees/Board of Finance Meetings|
|7:30 P.M.||LWML Quarterly Meeting|
|8:00 P.M.||Council Meeting|
|January 11||8:00 P.M||Wyneken School Board|
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