NEWS AND NOTES, June 9, 2019
At St. Paul, Preble
June/July Newsletter. Paper copies are in the narthex. Pick one up today.
In Holy Baptism Garrett Paul Strome, son of Samuel and Breanna Strome, receives the Spirit of Christ and adoption into the Church of God this morning. Garrett was born on May 20th. We rejoice together with Garrett, his parents, his sponsors Matthew Gallmeyer, Dan Krinn, and witnesses Nathan and Amy Hirschy, on Garrett’s Baptism day.
Liturgy Note. We have begun our summer schedule and will alternate between the Divine Service and Order of Matins week to week, as has been practiced in the past. But today and next Sunday, we celebrate feasts of the Church—Pentecost, and Holy Trinity. Therefore, we will have the Divine Service both today and next week. Today, after the Opening Hymn, we will follow the Rite of Holy Baptism on p. 268. After the Baptism, the Readings will immediately follow.
Youth Gathering tonight for all High School students from 6:30-8:30 at Parsonage 1. Come for fellowship, food, and fun!
The Large Catechism Study continues to meet 6pm Wednesdays through the summer months (we will skip June 26th because of VBS.) Even if you missed the first session, you are certainly welcome to join us this week. This will be a fruitful and edifying study for all who attend.
Important VBS Information and Dates
Both students and volunteers, please register as soon as possible at www.vbsmate.com/wyneken. We need more middle school and high school volunteers! Contact Pastor Brock with any questions (260-301-1640). Please also note the following important dates:
June 18, 6:30 p.m. - All-Volunteer Meeting at Wyneken (required for all volunteers)
June 22, 3 p.m. - Decorating at Wyneken (come and help!)
June 23, 3 p.m. - Kick-Off Carnival for all ages (inflatables, slip-n-slide kickball, etc.; wear clothes than can get wet and bring a change of clothes for VBS)
June 23-27, 5:15-8 p.m. - Vacation Bible School (Supper served for whole family every night at 5:15 p.m.)
VBS Hoagland Days Parade Float. Please contact Pastor Brock ( ; 260-301-1640) if you would like to participate in the VBS float for the Hoagland Days Parade on Saturday, June 15.
VBS- help needed. We need parents and volunteers to help with Monday’s meal on June 24th. The meal is for about 125 people. They have asked St. Paul, Preble to make Sloppy Joes, Tater Tots, Corn, and Cookies. Please talk with Pr. Yeager for more information.
Lutheran Night at the TinCaps. Monday, July 22nd. Game time 7:05pm. This is a fundraising event for Lutheran Life Villages—RN scholarship fund. $1 from each $10 ticket goes to fund. Ticket includes family night select $1 menu items and post-game fireworks. Deadline to order tickets from Brian and Kelley Todd is Sunday, July 7th, call 639-7291.
FROM PHOTOGRAPHY BY RLH: Members that participated in the Church Portrait Sessions will receive their FREE 5x7 with the delivery of their Directory. This package will be available to pick up in the next few weeks upon arrival. Stay tuned to these announcements, newsletter or Facebook to be notified. Those that did NOT participate and would like to purchase a copy of the church directory [$39], feel free to visit www.photo-rlh.com/stpaul19 or reach out to Rebecca to place your order. 260.639.1014 *10% of this purchase is gifted back to the church.
St. Paul, Preble hosts the service at Adams Heritage next Thursday, June 20th at 11AM. Help is appreciated but not necessary, as the staff moves most of the residents into the hall.
Flowers on the Altar. There is a signup sheet in the narthex for altar flowers. Call an individual responsible for these orders (listed below each month) and they will take care of the order for you. If you would like your flowers placed in honor of a birthday, anniversary, etc., or in memory of a loved one, St. Paul would be glad to indicate this in the bulletin. Just send a quick note to the Church Office or Pr. Yeager. Thanks to all who have adorned the altar with flowers.
SGO donor applications are available on a table in the narthex. Donating to Wyneken via the SGO program not only helps students and supports our school, but also alleviates St. Paul’s financial obligation toward the School. Donors can also save 50% on their Indian State taxes. Go to lutheransgo.org for more information on this helpful program.
SCRIP reminder! Need a gift for a graduate? SCRIP can help! Whether it's fixing up the home or yard, replacing outgrown or worn out clothing, eating out or catching the latest movie releases, "We have Scrip for that!"
Our SCRIP representative is Jennifer Faurote (260-223-1509). A SCRIP order form is also available on the Wyneken website, www.wyneken.org.
Summer Work Days at Wyneken
June 14 - move furniture back into PS - 2nd grade classrooms and move out grades 3 - 6 classrooms - 5:00 pm start
June 22 - work day/painting day - move grades 3 - 7 back into classrooms - 8:00 am start
July 27 - work day/painting day/mulch the playground - 8:00 am start
August 4 - kitchen cleaning day - 2:00 pm start
Please plan on volunteering of your time and talent on these days listed above as you are able - the more people we have the quicker it will go. Please contact Michael Rabel, Christ Caston, Brian Bulmahn, or Mr. Gavrun with any questions. Thank you in advance for your support of the school. Wyneken School Board.
Wyneken Graduates: As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Wyneken Lutheran School, we recognize the graduates of our school. This week, the class of 2011. Lauren Albert, Robert Bergman, Andrew Blomenberg, Joshua Brune, Kamio Gilreath, Kathy Jenkins, Hannah Johnson, Tim Kiess, Brooke Kleine, Taylen Melcher, Meghan Quinn, Jay Scheumann, Garrett Schieferstein, Carissa Schultz, Spencer Shoup ,Ryley Sivits