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NEWS AND NOTES, May 26, 2019

05.25.19 | Bulletins | by Kim Ehlerding

NEWS AND NOTES, May 26, 2019

WEEKLY CALENDAR Today: 9am 6th Sun. after Easter, Matins Tuesday: 6am Early Bird @ St. John Parish Hall Next Sunday: 9am 7th Sun. after Easter, D.S. III



Today:             9am      6th Sun. after Easter, Matins

Tuesday:           6am     Early Bird @ St. John Parish Hall

Next Sunday:   9am      7th Sun. after Easter, D.S. III


NEWS AND NOTES, May 26, 2019


At St. Paul, Preble


VBS- help needed. St. Paul is responsible for serving two dinners during this year’s VBS. The Ladies Aid has the meal covered for Wednesday. We need parents and volunteers to help with Monday’s meal on June 24th. The menu is simple and all help will be appreciated. The meal is for about 125 people. Please talk with Pr. Yeager for more information.


Youth Gathering. The next High School youth gathering will be on June 9th from 6:30-8:30 at Parsonage 1. Come for fellowship, food, and fun!


Summer Bible Study. Pr. Yeager is starting a Bible Study on the Large Catechism. This will begin Wednesday, June 5th and will continue throughout the Wednesdays of the summer months. This class will meet at 6PM and last for an hour. We have ordered several Catechisms for this class. If anyone is interested in attending Adult Catechesis toward membership in the Church, this class would serve that purpose as well. Please sign up in the narthex if you plan to attend regularly, so we have enough Catechisms for everyone. Thank you.


Sunday School certificates, along with Bibles and Catechisms for our students, will be presented after service on Sunday, June 2nd.


Vacation Bible School. 2019 Miraculous Mission Vacation Bible School

at Wyneken - June 23-27. Online registration for both children and volunteers is open: www.vbsmate.com/wyneken. Vacation Bible School is a high energy week of hearing, singing, and rejoicing in God’s Word! At Miraculous Mission VBS this year, we will learn about God’s miraculous mission to save us! The Bible accounts we will hear of God’s mission for us tell of how God made the universe; His promise of a Savior to Abram; the birth of Jesus, our Savior; Jesus’ death and resurrection; and Jesus’ ascension. Our Key Bible Verse is John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” Registration is open for potty-trained children, ages 3 – entering 6th grade.


Lutheran Night at the TinCaps. Monday, July 22nd. Game time 7:05pm. $10/ticket. St. Paul will collect names and money through July 1st. Speak to Pr. Yeager if you would like to handle this project on behalf of the Church and he would be more than happy to pass it off to you!  


At Wyneken


Congratulations and God's Blessings to our Wyneken Class of 2019 Graduates Allana Ake, Lukas Bobay, Remington Bultemeier, Chase Cornett, Henry Doctor, Sydney Keane, DJ Kitson, Henry Kukelhan, Elijah Laurent, Lucy Lichtle, Leyna Macke, Nevaeh Martinez, Kyle McBride, Claire Nelson, Mackenna Saalfrank, Noah Short, Benjamin Sprague, Skyler Steiner, Ashlyn Walker, Abby Werling, Haleigh Wesley, and Madeline Wilder. May the Lord bless and keep them this summer and throughout their time in High School!


School Cleaning & Cook Out on MAY 28 @ 5:00pm!   All are invited to join us Tuesday, May 28 @ 5pm for an all school cook out!  Help celebrate the end of one school year and prepare for the next as we move furniture, do some light cleaning, and chow down on some tasty food.  We will begin with classroom cleanings and moving furniture into hallways, followed by a cookout with our pastors!  Come for as much time as you are able!  All help is appreciated!  Meat, chips, and beverages will be provided.  Families - bring a dessert or side dish to share if possible. 


SGO donor applications are available on a table in the narthex. Donating to Wyneken via the SGO program not only helps students ad supports our school, but also alleviates St. Paul’s financial obligation toward the School. Donors can also save 50% on their Indiana State taxes. Go to lutheransgo.org for more information on this helpful program.


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.

Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School Board is seeking a part-time maintenance worker to serve 20 hours per week.  This salaried position provides regular maintenance and upkeep for the facilities and equipment at Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School.  Interested individuals should have understanding and experience in basic electrical, plumbing repair, general repairs/upkeep, maintenance, painting and/or equivalent work experience.  Candidates should be able to begin their on-site role at the start of July 2019.  For more information or a full job description, please contact Mr. Andrew Gavrun (school principal) at 260-639-6177 or  .  Applicants should submit resume with cover letter by June 7, 2019.


Teacher Needed.  Wyneken is accepting applications for an additional 1st grade teacher.  It is preferred that all candidates have LCMS synodical and theological teacher training.  Please contact Mr. Gavrun in the school office (639-6177) with any names for consideration.


Wyneken Graduates: As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Wyneken Lutheran School, we recognize the graduates of our school.  This week, the class of 2009.  Caitlain Anderson, Chelsea Bergman, Jacob Bergman, Kyle Freimuth, Ryan Gross, Brett Hormann, Joseph Johnson, Shelby Kiess, Grant Kleine, Braden Korte, Casey Krueckeberg, Katie Linnemeier, Alexis MacDowell, Kyle Macke, Willie Mahlan, Sarah Norder, Nicole Norton, Leah Oetting, Nick Reinking, Emma Scheumann, Nathan Scheumann, Jordan Schroeder, Jamie Schueler, Megan Schueler, Nick Schwartz, Kayla Selking, Mark Shepherd, Maddison Stoppenhagen, Noah Tinsley, Ally Todd.



                                      Sister Congregations


We rejoice with Bethlehem Ossian, as Rev. Samuel Wirgau of Trinity Luth. Church, Iowa Park, TX and Immanuel Luth. Church, Harrold, TX accepted the Divine Call to serve as their new pastor. Rev. Wirgau will be installed at Bethlehem at 3PM on Sat., June 8th. All are invited to attend.