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NEWS AND NOTES, February 10, 2019

02.08.19 | Bulletins | by Kim Ehlerding

NEWS AND NOTES, February 10, 2019

Today 8am 4th Sunday after Epiphany, DS 3pg. 184 9:15-10am Adult Bible Class & Sunday School 10:15am 4th Sunday after Epiphany, Matins pg. 219 Mon. Tuesday: No Early Bird 7pm LBI - Wyneken Wednesday: 7pm Choir Practice Thursday: 7pm Wyneken School Board Friday: Next Sun.: 8am 5th Sunday after Epiphany, Matins, pg. 219 9:15-10:00am Sunday school & Bible Class 10:15am 5th Sunday after Epiphany, DS 3pg. 184

NEWS AND NOTES, February 10, 2019


At St. Paul, Preble


LAST CHANCE FOR CHURCH DIRECTORY PICTURES. Directory photos were taken this week, but you do have one more chance to have your photos taken if you missed out. Please contact Rebecca Hoffman to schedule your session: 260.639.1014. Sessions are scheduled for 10 minute intervals. 

Photography by RLH studio located in Decatur just behind Kroger. 


Photography by RLH  http://photo-rlh.com/stpaul19

971 S 11th Street

Decatur, IN 46733


ADVERTISE IN OUR DIRECTORY. Would you like to advertise your business in the upcoming Directory print? WE are offering ads by simply donating to the SGO's. Ask Rebecca for more information OR visit this website to be guided on how this 50% tax credit works! 


DECATUR LUTHERAN BIBLE INSTITUTE  will continue on the upcoming Tuesday nights, Feb. 12, 19, and 26 at  Wyneken from 7-9:15pm. Presenters are Dr.’s Pless, Gieschen, and Rev. Wietfeldt from CTS-Ft Wayne, and Pastor Yeager, who will present on the Book of Hebrews. The cost is $10 per adult/per course, free for college, H.S., and elem. students


LUTHERAN HOUR PRAYER BREAKFAST Saturday, March 1, 2019 at St Michael Lutheran Church, 2131 Getz Rd, Ft Wayne. Registration 8am. Breakfast served at 8:30am Cost is $7.00 per person: $14.00 per family.  Speaker is Rev Dr. Anthony Cook, Vice Pres., Lutheran Hour Ministries.


From Photography by RLH:

Many Thanks for the participating members that attended this past weeks Church Portrait Sessions! Proofing is well way.  
◙ Options to shop online for your own print orders will be available through the online gallery or we are setting up in person appointments shortly. Stay tuned.

◙ Make up sessions will be held at the Photography by RLH Studio in Decatur through the end of March.  Keep watch on the custom website page for session availability. photo-rlh.com/stpaul19

Or contact Rebecca directly to 260.639.1014.

◙ Out of state members:  Options to send in a professional picture is available for the church directory for $15. Contact Rebecca at the number above to take care of that process. Due to quality...cell phone pictures are prohibited.


SCHOLARSHIP INFO:  Indiana District LWML will be awarding a limited number of $500 scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. These are available to students preparing to be servants of the church on a full-time basis (ministry, teaching, DCE, parish work, etc.) and are enrolled in an LCMS synodical university or seminary for next year.  Forms are available online at our district website: www.lwmlindiana.org. The completed application must be returned to me with a postmark no later than March 15, 2019.  Iris Wittman   Any questions please call 812-549-8276


 WYNEKEN GRADUATES. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Wyneken Lutheran School, we recognize the graduates of our school. 1994.  Matthew Abdon, Corey Augustyniak, Brian Berning, Tricia Bultemeyer, Emily Buuck Lori Caston, Nicole Ewell, Mandi Gaffer, Brett Gallmeyer, Julie Heimann, Crista McBride, John Nidlinger, Christopher Putteet, Christian Robinson, Bradley Schamerloh, Holly Schumann, Jennifer Scheumann, Daniel Schuller


50th ANNIV. GALA AND SILENT AUCTION March 2.  This event helps reduce the number of smaller fundraisers our school does while helping to benefit our students, teachers, and staff through the dollars raised. Portion of the proceeds from this event will be used to help update the school’s playground. We are seeking donations for the silent auction as well as sponsorship. Donations are tax deductible. For any info call Kari Butcher 260-223-2277 / or Erin Hull 260-580-2709/ . Forms for Gala are in the narthex. To sponsor a table and menu fill out and return to Wyneken or contact Kari Butcher.

SCRIP: A new Scrip Coordinator and a new Scrip representative(s) for St. John, Bingen (all volunteer positions) are needed as soon as possible. Please prayerfully consider serving your church and school in this capacity. If interested, contact Mr. Gavrun at Wyneken at   or 260-639-6177. Thank you.

Youth of Preble, Freidheim, and Bingen

ICE SKATING AND CONEY ISLAND. Middle School Youth Event Sunday, February 10. We will meet in the Bingen parking lot at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 10 to carpool to Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink. After skating for a while we will then head to Coney Island for some hot dogs, coney-dogs, cheese dogs, chili, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, baked beans, and pie. We plan to be back to Bingen by about 5:30 p.m. Please let Pastor Yeager know if you plan to participate by Friday, February 8. Parents, consider serving as a chaperone, and let Pastor Yeager know this as well.

MOVIE NIGHT AT CASTON HOME. February 24 5:30-8:30 p.m. Chris and Tina Caston will again host a movie night at their home (1988 E. 900 N.; Decatur, IN 46733). Come and enjoy their incredible home theater! Pizza and popcorn provided. Please note the start time of 5:30 p.m.


SNOW SKIING IN N. MICHIGAN March 8-10. The current plan is to leave from the Bingen parking lot around 5 p.m. on Friday, arrive in Harbor Springs / Petoskey, MI Friday night where we have free lodging at Royce and Shelly Bradbury’s condo as well as Brian and Angela Horning’s house, ski all day Saturday, go to church Sunday morning at Zion Lutheran in Petoskey, and return to Decatur by mid-afternoon Sunday. Total cost will probably be around $100-150 per person for the whole weekend (which seems like a good deal for transportation, two nights of lodging, lift tickets, equipment rentals, and food). We will get more details out soon, but we wanted to include the dates and general details now so interested individuals can schedule it. Please let Pastor Brock know if you’re planning to participate. Again, more information will be forthcoming.