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NEWS AND NOTES, NOVEMBER 25, 2018

11.24.18 | Bulletins | by Kim Ehlerding

NEWS AND NOTES, NOVEMBER 25, 2018

Weekly Schedule Today: 8am pg. 184 Divine Service 9:15-10am Adult Bible Class & Sunday School 10:15am pg. 219 Matins 11:30am Catechism- Public School Monday: Tuesday: 6am Early Bird Bible Class 7pm Adult Instruction Class and Bible Class Wednesday: 7pm Choir practice Thursday: Friday: Saturday: 9-3pm Wyneken Craft Show Next Sunday: 8am pg. 219 Matins 9:15-10:00 am Sunday school and Bible Class 10:15am pg.184 Divine Service

NEWS AND NOTES, NOVEMBER 25, 2018

 

At St. Paul, Preble

 

  • Altar Guild is in need of someone to fill candles and change paraments for two months out of the year starting in 2019. If  interested please call Kim Ehlerding at 701-8368

 

  • The Ladies Aid Christmas party will be held Thursday, December 20th at 6:30pm.  Please remember to bring your Secret Pal gift and a gift for your spouse.  We wish to invite all those who graciously helped with noodle making and the church bazaar.  Make your reservations no later than Sunday, December 16th by contacting Jan Blum (223-3532), Lynn Brege (547-4256) or Kelly Todd (466-7494).  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

  • Saturday Dec. 1, 9am-3pm
    Location: Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School 
    *Over 70 vendors with crafts, gifts, home decor, Christmas Items all for sale.
    *Cookie Corner where you can purchase a variety of baked goods for the holidays.
    *Lunch served from 11 - 1:00.
    Proceeds go to toward the Class of 2019 Washington DC trip

 

  • Elders and council meeting is Dec 3rd at 6pm and 7pm. Voters meeting on the 4th at 7pm

 

  • Email and Updated Contact Information: if you would like to start receiving email announcements of upcoming events at Preble, please write your email address on the Church Director in the narthex. Also please update any relevant contact information on the Church Directory. 

 

  • Paul Endowment Fund. Do you have an idea on how the St. Paul Endowment Fund can be used for the following items? 1. Missions: Local, regional and world projects. 2. Youth: Support for youth of all ages. 3. Worship and Music: Support for the worship activities of our congregation. 4. Capital Projects: Major renovations and building of new facilities. All members are encouraged to consider potential uses for these funds. Take this time to give it some thought to submit ideas and quotes for any of the items listed above for the 2019 year. In the recent years more than $222,000 has been used to support the above items. Application forms and Bylaws can be found on the table in the rear of the church. Grant applications will be accepted thru January 6th. Any questions call Sue Buuck, Barry Melcher, Ethan Brege, Catherine Faurote or Mike Werling.

 

At Wyneken Lutheran School

 

  • As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, we recognize the graduates of our school. This week we remember the Wyneken graduation class of 1983. Mark Bieberich, David Blomenberg, Tammy Brenneke Carleen Bultemeier, Nevin Bultemeier, Scott Bultemeyer, Thomas DeBolt, Ann Ehlerding, Tina Gallmeyer, Kent Germann, Brian Hartman, Michael Hartman, Jennifer Hazelett, Michael Heckman, Troy Hockemeyer, Robert Keuneke, Trent Kleine, Teresa Melcher, Linda Schieferstein, Mark Schieferstein, Angela Selking

 

  • SCRIP: A new SCRIP representative (volunteer position) is needed  for St. Paul, Preble. Please prayerfully consider your church and school in this capacity.  If  interested,  contact Mr. Gavrun at principal or by phone at 260-639-6177

 

  • SGO Donations. For those donating to our Wyneken School through an SGO, SGO donations will still give the donor a 50% tax credit for their Indiana State taxes. However, the federal IRS will no longer allow such donations to be itemized. Call John Dize at 260-203-4509 or go to

  • Attendance Record. Our Wyneken Parents who attend worship here with their Wyneken children are reminded to initial their column on the special books in the narthex. We have begun another 6 months of record keeping for attendance.  Recall that each family with their Wyneken children must attend at least 14 services at the church to retain their member tuition status.

 

  • “50th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction” We would appreciate your support and partnership with us as we hold our 50th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction.  This special 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 and improve the school’s playground.  We are seeking donations for the silent auction as well as sponsorship.  Your donations are greatly appreciated and are tax deductible.  All donors will be featured in our event program!  For any information call Kari Butcher 260-223-2277 / or Erin Hull 260-580-2709/

 

  • Next Week Readings: Isaiah 64:1-9, I Corinthians 1:3-9, Mark 11:1-10

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Nominations for 2019 Elections:

 

Elders: (choose 1) Ted Buuck    Ralph Ewell

 

Chairman:  (choose 1) Mike Hoffman    Mark Bulmahn

 

Vice Chairman:  (choose 1)   Mike Macke   Nick Nussbaum

 

Recording secretary: (choose 1)   John Schueler   Nick Hoffman

 

Treasurer:  (choose 1)   Jim Brune    open

 

Financial secretary: (choose1) Tim Ehlerding    open

 

School board:  (choose 1)   Micah Borne    open

 

Deacon:  (choose 2)   Dan Bleeke   Jim Reinking   Gary Selking   Nolan Sheumann

 

Trustee: (choose 1) Mike Fruchte    Ed Albert

 

Sunday school superintendent:  (choose 1)   Tim Hoffman

 

 

 

 

Appointed positions:

 

LLL- Ralph Selking

 

Cemetery committee:  Tim Hoffman, Mike Hoffman, Nick Hoffman

 

Lutheran foundation:  Tim Ehlerding, Mike Macke

 

Endowment committee:  Scott Ainsworth, Luke Ainsworth, Ethan Brege, Catherine Faurote

 

Auditor:  Ken Selking, Tom Korte

 

LBI:  Darrel Ehlerding

 

 

 

 

 

                           Nominations for 2019 Elections:

 

Elder:  (choose 1)   Ted Buuck    Ralph Ewell

 

Chairman:  (choose 1)   Mike Hoffman   Mark Bulmahn

 

Vice Chairman:  (choose 1)   Mike Macke   Nick Nussbaum

 

Recording secretary:  (choose 1)   John Schueler   Nick Hoffman

 

Treasurer:   Jim Brune    open

 

Financial secretary:  (choose 1)   Tim Ehlerding   open

 

School board:  (choose 1)   Micah Borne   open

 

Deacon:  (choose 2)   Dan Bleeke   Jim Reinking   Gary Selking   Nolan Scheumann

 

Trustee:  (choose 1)   Mike Fruchte   Ed Albert

 

Sunday school superintendent:  (choose 1 )  Tim Hoffman     open

 

 

 

 

Appointed positions:

 

LLL-Ralph Selking

 

Cemetery committee:  Tim Hoffman, Mike Hoffman, Nick Hoffman

 

Lutheran foundation:  Tim Ehlerding, Mike Macke

 

Endowment committee:  Scott Ainsworth, Luke Ainsworth, Ethan Brege, Catherine Faurote

 

Auditor:  Ken Selking, Tom Korte

 

LBI:  Darrel Ehlerding