which has lifted us from that dust... When all is Alleluia joyfully!
said and done, Christianity is a religion of deeper (submitted to "The Anchor Line" by Pastor Matt)
gladness just because it is a religion of deeper fear
and greater sorrow... The Cross remains the world
climax of divine and human sorrow, ineffably
distant and ineffably close, the sorrow of sin and
the pain of man's long and lonely separation from X X X
So it is good that our Hallelujahs are silent for a
little time... In their stead appear the crown of March 3rd — Second Midweek (1 & 7 p.m.)
thorns, the drops the blood, the way of mourning, Theme: "Gethsemane" (Mark 14:32–52)
the five wounds, and the sound of our hands
March 10th — Third Midweek (1 & 7 p.m.)
driving nails... And on Eastern Morn our returning
Theme: "Blasphemy" (Mark 14:53–65)
Hallelujahs will say that our Lord arose and
ascended into heaven, that He is now the King of March 17th — Fourth Midweek (1 & 7 p.m.)
Glory, who has given us a share in both His Theme: "Denial" (Mark 14:66–72)
suffering and His victory, in His passion and His
power, in His former pain and in His present March 24th — Fifth Midweek (1 & 7 p.m.)
peace. Theme: "Guilty" (Mark 15:1–20)
Alleluia, Song of Gladness (LSB417)
Alleluia, song of gladness,
The Triduum: the 'Three Days'
Voice of joy that cannot die, April 1st — Holy Thursday (1 & 7 p.m.)
Alleluia is the anthem Theme: The Sacrament of the Altar
Ever raised by choirs on high.
In the house of God abiding April 2nd — Good Friday Chief Service (1 p.m.)
Thus they sing eternally. Theme: "Our Day of Atonement"
Alleluia, thou resoundest,
True Jerusalem and free;
Alleluia, joyful Mother,
All thy children sing with thee,
But by Babylon's sad waters
Mourning exiles now are we.
Alleluia cannot always
Be our song while here below;
Alleluia our transgressions
Make us for a while forego;
For the solemn time is coming
When our tears for sin must flow.
Therefore in our hymns, we pray Thee,
Grant us, Blessed Trinity,
At the last to keep Thine Easter
With Thy faithful saints on high;
There to Thee forever singing
April 2nd — Good Friday Tenebrae (7 p.m.) Thanks
Theme: "Reflecting on Christ's Holy Sufferings"
April 3rd — Holy Saturday Easter Vigil (7 p.m.) Thank you to those who helped out in
Theme: "Clothed in Eternal Life" February:
Ushers – Dan Klug, Tim Reinke, Darryll Hillmann,
The Easter Celebration Randy & Michelle Burhite, Troy Schwartz, Dave
Schmidt, David Mellem, Paul Edinger, Paul &
April 4th — Easter Sunrise Matins (7 a.m.) Nancy Mittelstaedt and Bob Carlson.
Theme: "True Hope"
April 4th — Feast of the Resurrection of our Altar Aides –Jody Ebeling, Renee Day, Shirley
Lord (10:00 a.m.) Hendricks, Chris Below
Theme: "Where Are You Looking for Life?"
Greeters – Chuck & Marilyn Sanders, Roger &
Millie Grueb, Ron & Cheryl Waise
Coffee – Nancy Reinke, Sharon Hillmann, Senior
Readers – Christian Dirks
Thank you to Bob and Elaine Carlson who donated
a VCR and DVD player to be used on our rolling
FINANCIAL FIGURES cart TV. We use this unit both in Sunday School
and at Angels of Hope. The current DVD player
January 2010 Totals: $15,539.19 was not functioning consistently. Thank you so
(includes $848.29 Levy reimbursement) much for your kindness.
The high school youth recently held a movie night
2010 average per week: $3,107.84 in the youth room and were able to view it on a
Budget per week: $3,550 BIG screen TV. Thank you to Dave and Mary
Difference: – ($443.00) Mellem who donated the unit to the youth room.
Thank you so much for thinking of us. Hope
Those Who Serve in March
Thank you to the congregation and pastor for your
New sign-up sheets are available in the coatroom. prayers and well-wishes during my hip surgery
Confirmands will sign up for acolyting at class. and recuperation. – Betty VandenLangenberg
Flowers Thanks to everyone for praying for me all these
3/7 Available many months! Many thanks to the church and you
for sending me the weekly bulletins and Friday
3/14 Available updates. It really helped my spirits by keeping in
3/21 Available touch with my church family. – Colleen Cummings
3/28 David & Mary Mellem birthdays
Thank you from the Ladies Guild One funeral for Kristi Magnant.
to every one who supported the 32 regular services and 4 festival services.
Bake Sale on Feb 14, both bakers Confirmation time moved to 4 pm for the season
and buyers. The money raised was used to of Lent – if it works, may continue at this time.
purchase bookshelves for the pastor's office. Bible class Sunday morning has a couple week of
Thanks again. Revelation; then studying worship including close
The Men's Club also thanks you for eating 4 vacation days and 4 sick days – thanks to Bruce
spaghetti! for filling in at services.
Bea Siebert relased to WELS.
6 gains – Robert and Tia Splittgerber, Ruth Timm,
Words from the Chairman Olivia Hilke and Jake & Staci Richardson.
1 and 7 pm Lent services; not doing Round Robin;
Spring appears to be coming. The Lent season is
Theme following St. Marks' gospel.
here and Easter is arriving soon. You can see the
signs are Hope. The altar colors have changed.
Trustees' report – The "Bat guy " will be returning
Lenten services are held on Wednesdays at 1pm
to close any holes still remaining. Bruce and
and 7pm. Fellowships exist before each service
Howard repaired ceiling in the fellowship hall to
(11:45am and 6:00pm).
keep the bats contained. Eave covers were put on
last year have done their job or preventing the
The Voters' Assembly on Sunday, February 14th
ground shift which had been causing the
was basically typical. We agreed to participate in
movement the church wall. Furnaces are
Celebrate De Pere again this coming summer. The
functioning better with the fall/spring
Fund Raising Committee will put together a menu
maintenance schedule which costs $500/year.
similar to last year, although we may have to find
Putting bookshelves into the pastor's office using
a new source for ice cream now that all the
funds donated by the Ladies Guild from the bake
Hansen's has appeared to have closed.
Thank you to the Men's Club for having spaghetti
Evangelism – New members breakfast to become
available before the Voters' Assembly. Thank you
a noon potluck. Setting up a schedule for greeting
also to the Ladies' Guild for the desserts and bake
asking each member of the congregation to serve
sale. Both of these were enjoyed by many.
as a greeter.
Mark your calendars for the Spring
Welfare Ministry – restructuring to better target
Church cleanup coming on
the needs of the congregation. Changing shoebox
Saturday, April 17th (this date may
campaign to become a backpack campaign. Also
will look into Living Will program which is being
offered through Rennes Rehab Center.
Mini-Minutes 15 youth attended Camp Lutheran along with 3
chaperones. Youth Gathering Youth attended a
February 14 Voters' Assembly movie re: current issues for girls.
Pastor's report – 18 hospital visits and 29 home
Other topics from the meeting are covered in
various parts of this newsletter.
Chloe Marie Lousie Tymusz, Evelyn Jane Deptula,
Lenten "Lunches" looking for church members who are willing to be
a part of the Meet Our Members feature on our
Web page. This section allows potential visitors to
Light lunches (or suppers if you prefer) will be
"meet" church members and learn a bit about
served at 6 pm before all of the evening Lent
them prior to visiting Hope. The idea behind this is
services. A free will donation will be taken each
that visitors will come to Hope already knowing
week with the group providing the meal
some members. It also puts a friendly face to our
designating how the funds will be used. All
Website. If you are willing to have your picture
members of the congregation and the community
used on the Web please fill out the attached
are invited to the meals.
"Image Usage Permission" form and return it to
the church office.
March 3 – Christians family serving Cream of
Potato Soup w/salads to benefit Lutheran World
Do I need an account to access Facebook and
Relief work in Haiti
March 10 - Available
March 17 – Loppnow Book Study Group
Yes, both Facebook and Twitter require that you
March 24 - Available
have an account with them to access any page on
their network. Both sites provide you with a free
Evangelism account. Maggie Christians will be available after
the 8:00 and 10:30 am services on March 7 & 14
HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH to tour Facebook and Twitter with anyone
Website Q&A interested in seeing Hope's presence on the Web.
The church council approved the new church Am I missing something important because I
Website hosted through Viviti at their February 8 don't have Internet access?
meeting. This change, along with the addition of
an online community, has brought up many No, there is nothing placed on the Web that can't
questions. This article aims at answering many of be found in the monthly Anchor Line, the weekly
these questions. announcements or other church communications.
The Web provides us with one more way of
Is information, such as names, addresses, phone connecting with people. It is just utilizing all
numbers, etc. put out on the Web? avenues of communication.
No, nothing of a sensitive Can't we get rid of the ads on our new site?
nature is put on our Web page
or online accounts. Only first Yes, the ads are gone. The only reason any ads
names are used and only with appeared before is that we were using a free
expressed, written permission. account with Viviti until we made the decision to
The same goes for move to this new Website. Now that we are
photographs and videos. No paying a monthly hosting service fee (like we did
personal addresses, whether email or home with our old site) the ads will no longer appear.
address, are placed on the Web. No phone
numbers are put on the Web that cannot already What is the difference between Viviti and
be found there (such as the church office and Bravenet?
Pastor's phone numbers).
Bravenet was the host for our original Website
That being said, the Evangelism Committee is and Viviti is the host for our new Website.
Bravenet provides HTML code Websites, while "Serve the Lord with Gladness"
Viviti provides Drop and Drag Websites. Bravenet
Young and Young at Heart Women
provides domain name registrations, such as
hopedepere.org, while Viviti does not.
The annual Youth Women and Young at Heart
Retreat is planned for April 10, 2010. The event
Can I safely ignore all this Internet-only stuff?
will be held at Peace Lutheran Church in Eau
Claire and is sure to be filled with wonderful
Yes, by all means, if the Internet
fellowship and praise with your fellow sisters in
is just not your cup-o-tea you
Christ. Please consider joining us as we celebrate
can safely forget about it. There
our theme "Serve the Lord with gladness – Psalm
is nothing placed on the
Internet that you cannot find
out about at church or through
The speaker will be Jan Struck. For more
one of the paper communications that Hope puts
information, contact any of the Ladies Guild
members. A registration brochure and more
information is also available on the bulletin board;
Are we spending more money on this new
registration must be postmarked by March 12,
No, we are not spending any more money with
Viviti than we did with Bravenet. Since Bravenet is www.goodsearch.com
a sister-site to Viviti we were able to transfer our
remaining balance for hosting services to Viviti.
Our old Website cost $9.95 per month. Our new
Website costs $10 per month. Our domain name Search the Web and earn 1 cent for each search.
registration fee will continue to be paid through Designate HOPE LUTHERAN
Bravenet and there is not change in cost with that. CHURCH DE PERE as the cause you
support. Click to GOODSHOP you're
Who do I contact to have information your on-line shopping. Proceeds
added/changed on our Website or online benefit Angels of Hope Preschool.
community? Participating stores are listed in the
website and you can still use other coupon codes.
You can contact Maggie Christians at
email@example.com with any additions or Funds raised in 2010 - $9.51
changes needed for the Website and online Funds raised since we first registered $95.54
Don't forget to complete the questionnaire from
We Need Ice Cream the Stewardship Ministry – some of your
responses will be used for the interest profiles still
We are seeking a new ice cream to come.
supplier for Celebrate De Pere now
that Hansen's is closed. if anyone has The Stewardship Ministry is planning to put
any recommendations. We also need together a listing of members' interests. For
some sort of freezer to use at example, you may be able to find someone else
Celebrate if any one has one we could borrow. who likes to go bowling – or someone who enjoys
local day trips – or someone who likes the theatre
– as well as folks who are interested in activities at cross! Therefore God exalted Him to the highest
Hope. place and gave Him a name that is above every
name, that at the name of Jesus every knee
A few more good people are also needed to serve should bow, in heaven and on earth and under
in the Stewardship Ministry. Contact Matt Dirks, the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus
chairperson, or Elder Bruce Schiefelbein if you are Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
interested or have questions. (vv8-11 NIV)
Stewardship Minute One day every knee will bow before Christ, even
the knees of those who did not believe in Him,
and confess Him as Lord of lords and King of kings.
Jeff Foxworthy says that if you know all four
Those who do not believe will be forced to bow
seasons—almost winter, winter, still winter and
their knees when they see Jesus coming in glory
road construction—you might live in Wyoming. A
and then they will go away to everlasting sorrow.
lot of other people in wintry states might say the
By contrast, our knees will bow in humble
same thing. But in March we observe the
adoration and our voices will proclaim "How great
beginning of spring. As the
trees and bushes bud, the
grass starts to turn green,
Just as the earth comes back to life in spring time,
and the soil takes on a smell
so also we are renewed day by day to live as God's
of new life, we look forward
redeemed stewards who freely and joyfully
to the beginning of a new cycle with warmer
manage all of life and life's resources for God's
weather and a new start for seedtime and harvest.
purposes. This new life is not boring! It is exciting
as we experience God's power in our lives and
Sometimes as God's stewards we may feel that
look for opportunities in which we can manage
stewardship is more of the same old, same old.
our time, talents, relationships and financial
But, just as spring starts a new cycle of life, so also
resources in a way that honors Him and provides
Easter with its joy and celebration starts a new
so many blessings to others and ourselves.
cycle of life for us as God's stewards. During the
reflective season of Lent we look forward to the
Let's "spring" to new life as God's redeemed
joy and celebration of Easter. This is a great
stewards who, in cooperation with and
reminder that we are "Easter people," that is,
encouragement from fellow redeemed stewards,
people of hope. Hope is stronger than memory.
manage all that we are and have to God's glory!
Memory mostly makes us think about past
failures, unfulfilled promises, frustration and
Don't forget to complete the questionnaire from
disappointment, but hope refreshes us with a new
the Stewardship Ministry – some of your
start, not just at spring time, but for every new
responses will be used for the interest profiles still
During Lent we reflect on the extravagant love of
The Stewardship Ministry is planning to put
Jesus as He went all the way to the cross and
together a listing of members' interests. For
death as the perfect sacrifice for our sins and
example, you may be able to find someone else
who likes to go bowling – or someone who enjoys
chapter two reminds us:
local day trips – or someone who likes the theatre
"Jesus humbled Himself
– as well as folks who are interested in activities at
and became obedient to
death—even death on a
A few more good people are also needed to serve The CCCS scholarships provide them with the
in the Stewardship Ministry. Contact the opportunity to go to school and learn about Jesus'
Stewardship chairperson, or elder if you are love for them. What better way for us to show
interested or have questions. Christian love than to point them to Christ! When
they grow up, they will be able to provide a better
Walking With life for themselves and their families. They will
know that Jesus died for them so they will be able
to go to heaven.
Mission Project: Hearts for Jesus 2010
Our contributions will help children in countries
Each year we open our
like Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Mexico,
hearts to serve the Lord by
Paraguay, Liberia, Chad, Thailand, Bangladesh,
helping others via a Sunday
Haiti and many more. The Sunday School classes
School sponsored mission
were introduced to the mission project on
project, Hearts for Jesus.
February 21. Offerings will be collected from
This year the North
February 21 through March 21 to support the
Wisconsin District's Hearts
mission project, CCCS.
for Jesus mission will help
support the CCCS or Children's Christian Concern
Each class is having a friendly competition to see
who is able to share the most. For each $2.00
donated a little "child character" is added to our
The first C is for children from little preschoolers
bulletin board as we share the love of Jesus
through big kids in high school. The next C is for
around the world.
Christian. We are Christians and we want all of the
children we serve to believe in Jesus as their
There is a display board located behind the Penny
Savior. The third C is for concern. We are
War table giving information regarding the
concerned for Jesus' children because they don't
countries our Sunday school will be focusing on, in
have money to go to school. The last letter is S for
addition to other countries where the CCCS is
society. A society is a group of people who work
active. Thank you to Maggie for her artistic hand.
together to make things happen.
Check out the map and find where in the world
our help and prayers are going.
You are an important part of that society. When
you give money and pray for these children, God
Penny War for Hearts for Jesus
is using you to make great things happen in these
Back by popular demand, the Penny War jars are
located in the narthex. There will have 5 jars, each
CCCS partners with national leaders of Lutheran
individually labeled by group. The Sunday school
churches in 21 countries, serving over 18,000 kids.
will challenge the men of Hope, the women of
They provide scholarships, clothing and school
Hope, Angels of Hope Preschool and the high
supplies to children allowing them to attend
school youth to collect the most pennies. Pennies
school and learn about their Lord and Savior,
add to the total and any silver coins (quarters,
dimes or nickels) will deduct from the total,
should they happen to be placed in the other jar.
The Lutheran Church in each country is
All donations at the end will go to Hearts for Jesus.
responsible for the selection and allocation of
Church Service Participation and Presentation
these funds. Some children have never heard of
On March 21 at the 10:30 am service, the Sunday
school classes will sing and assist in the worship
service, in addition they will give a brief of the cross.
presentation prior to the final hymn. Please let
your teacher or Kim Thompson know by March 14 ATTENTION ADULTS: We are looking for adult
if your child(ren) will not be participating. volunteers to participate in this event. Please let
Kim Thompson know if you would like to
Door Offering – Congregational participation in volunteer.
Hearts for Jesus
Vacation Bible School
A door offering will be held for the Hearts for High Seas: exploring the mighty love of God.
Jesus mission on this day for the congregation to
participate in the project. Please mark your calendar for
August 2 to August 5. If you
Cupcake Sale – Cupcakes with an would like to volunteer please
international flare! contact Kim Thompson. We
love to know your gifts and
On March 21 following both share the enthusiasm by
service, the Sunday school will be selling cupcakes sharing the love of Jesus in a fun filled packed
with international flare — flag cupcakes that is. week.
The classes will decorate cupcakes with flags from
Haiti, Liberia, Paraguay and Thailand. They will be Youth News
on sale for 1/$0.25 or 5/$1.00. Come support a
great mission and eat your cake too!
Joy … I love that word. I love that word because
Easter Sunday we have a God that loves us so much that we can
feel true joy! God has blessed my life in so many
There will be NO Sunday ways and He has also given me different
School on Easter Sunday, opportunities to serve him. I am blessed to be able
April 4. However, there will to teach at Providence and see joy in 11 little
be an Easter breakfast, an kindergarteners daily. I also have the opportunity
Easter egg hunt and a to work with Junior and Sr. High youth here at
special Easter activity at 9-9:30. Hope Lutheran Hope and share the joy of knowing Jesus with
Youth will be preparing an Easter Breakfast as well them! In leading and taking part in adult Bible
studies, I also get to hear of the joy that others
Journey to the Cross feel as they recognize all God has done for them. I
have friends from various church backgrounds and
A special passport for our Sunday School Students although our views differ on some of the specific
on March 28. Parents, Sunday Schoolers and details of our beliefs there is a distinct unifying
Youth, please be certain to be at Sunday School on point – our love for Jesus and what He has done
March 28 for a special opportunity to prepare our for us. When you share that love for Jesus with
hearts and minds for Easter and Jesus' others, there is a joy that naturally surfaces. Why?
Resurrection. The students will experience the Because we have a God that loves each of us in
road to Calvary and the path to the empty tomb in spite of ourselves. When it gets right down to it
this experiential Easter event that deepens your we all fall short. We all don't make the grade. We
appreciation for the Passion of Christ. Touch, all have weaknesses and temptations that we
taste, smell, see, hear and experience Bible events face. It's a simple fact that we all need Jesus. It is
in real and memorable ways. During Sunday also a fact that His love is for all of us! The Gospel
School, the children will travel to various stations is the core of our faith and that is ultimately what
saves us. Knowing and loving Jesus is what being a So today – if you want to experience Joy… spend
Christian is all about. time with Jesus… share Him with someone else –
and look beyond yourself!
When you center yourself around Christians
regularly, that joy is much easier to see and it also God's Blessings,
becomes infectious. But let's just clarify – joy is Beth
not necessarily happiness. In fact, joy can be felt in
even our darkest moments. That is because true Haiti Youth Service Project
joy comes from knowing and loving our Savior.
Sure there are many things in this life that make Here is a hands on way that you can help the
us happy. We all fall into the trap of thinking that people of Haiti who live in one of the poorest
certain things that this life gives us will be what nations in the world and now have had their world
we need to "find" happiness. Sure a new car, new further impacted with the recent earthquake.
clothes, a vacation…while all that does bring a Come help to prepare medicines and medical
level of happiness it is fleeting. As a parent of two supplies on Tuesday night March 2 from 6:00 PM
small girls I am constantly talking to my children to about 8:30. We will meet at church at 6:00 and
about where true joy comes from. Like all travel to the Friends of Haiti site which is located
children, (I am hoping mine are not the on East Mason. They will be ready for us to assist
exception), they think that if they get that new them with medical preparations for the team of
toy, go on that next trip… the list is endless, that doctors, dentists and volunteers who will travel to
they will then be happy. In response I give them Haiti in April. (a member of Hope will be traveling
this answer - Joy is different. Joy is what lasts. there on April 12-18). Please sign up on the
JOY stands for Jesus, Others, You. When we take bulletin board. All congregation members are
our eyes off self and put them on Jesus we invited to help the youth in this service project.
experience joy. When we look beyond our own
needs and help others - we experience true joy. Princess Day Fundraiser
The reality is no matter how something in this life
looks – true joy can only come from God. Sharing Calling all little princesses! See
that love God has for us with others only increases the registration form in the
our joy! newsletter to invite any 3- 10
year old who would like to be a
Philippians 2: 1-5 princess on March 14 from
12-2:30 PM. Lunch, activities
"If you have any encouragement from being and a special message. $10.00
united with Christ, if any comfort from His donation
love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any
tenderness and compassion, then make my Lutheran Youth Gathering Youth we need your
joy complete by being like-minded, having help to support the Princess Day event.
the same love, being one in spirit and
purpose. Do nothing out of selfish ambition Saturday March 13 we will have lunch at Subway
or vain conceit, but in humility consider in East De Pere at noon and then we head to
others better than yourselves. Each of you church to decorate, prepare games, activities and
should look not only to your own interests, food. Probably until 2:00. Please RSVP to Beth or
but to the interest of others. Your attitude Kim.
should be the same of that of Christ ."
Sunday March 14 the Princess Event from 12-2:30.
Youth please confirm you are able to help with
Beth or Kim. Please arrive at 11:00 and then be Angels of Hope Preschool
prepared to stay for clean up.
It is hard to believe we are already talking about
Donations needed. Please check out the sign up
the 2010-2011 school year. The preschool children
list on the bulletin board for Princess Event
have been signing up for their various
kindergarten programs and our preschool
registration is well under way. We still have a few
Senior High Youth
openings in both our three year old and our four
year old programs. Please spread the word about
Secret Mission from February 28 has been
the quality Christian Preschool program we
rescheduled to March 7 at 6:00 PM. Please let
provide for our congregation and community.
Beth know if you will be able to attend.
Information on the preschool can be obtained
online at www.hopedepere.org. Click on the
“preschool” link. A registration form can be
downloaded or picked up on the preschool display
This is event is for all members
table in the narthex. Anyone with questions can
of the congregation. On
contact Gail Thiel at
Saturday March 27 from
3:30-5:30 at Rola Rena. Sign up
on the bulletin board now as we
We celebrated Valentine’s day
are looking to get 30 kids or families. Cost of
in the preschool during letter Ll
skating is $3.50 and skate rental is $1.00 or for
week. We had the opportunity
Rollerblades $2.00. You may bring your own
to show our love for one
skates but they must be clean.
another by exchanging
valentines, but most
Journey to the Cross
importantly we have focused
on some important Bible stories that have talked
On March 28 from 9:15-10:15, we are looking for
about our love for Jesus as our Savior and ways
youth to be tour guides for this event. Are you
that we can show him that love. In “the Ten Men
able to come and assist?
With Leprosy” we talked about the importance of
thanking God for all that he has given us. “The
Easter Chocolate and Seroogy's
Feeding of 5,000” gave us a clear example of how
God can turn a simple act of love into a large
The youth are selling Seroogy's chocolate and
miracle. The children are learning how to be just
coffee. Get your Easter
as giving in their involvement in the Hearts for
Jesus penny war. I wish I could have bottled up
7 oz Butter Fudge Eggs for
their enthusiasm as they talked about how excited
they were at the idea of sharing their money with
4 oz. solid chocolate bunnies
poor children in other countries.
and lambs for $3.20.
The story of “Mary and Martha” is opening our
Hazelnut, Jamaican Me
eyes to the importance of hearing God’s word. In
Crazy and Holiday Traditions
March we will see Jesus heal a blind man and a
deaf man. We will also be witness to his
forgiveness as we listen to the story of Zacchaeus,
Sale runs until March 10 with delivery before
and we will learn about his ultimate sacrifice as
we walk through the Easter story. $5 gift certificate, for your use with any future
order. Flier is at the end of this newsletter.
We will continue to work our way through the
alphabet. The children are growing in their "SHINING LIKE STARS" EXPO – SATURDAY,
mastery of the necessary kindergarten readiness MARCH 6TH 9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
skills. It is thrilling to see how far they have come.
They are also learning some important social skills N.E.W. is hosting the EXPO and it is open to all
that will lead them confidently into their students' grades 3-8. Please check out our web
kindergarten experience. page for information and registration. Questions
can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is a great time of year to stop in and see us. The
preschool children are always excited to have LUTHERAN SCHOOLS WEEK – MARCH 8TH -12TH
people visit. Our door is always open.
8th GRADE PLACEMENT TEST – SATURDAY,
In His Service, MARCH 13TH 9-NOON
Gail Thiel and Kim Thompson
Students do not need to pre-register but do need
NATIONAL DISASTER TRAINING to bring a calculator and be in N.E.W. High School
PILGRIM LUTHERAN CHURCH, GREEN BAY
SERVICE OF HYMNS, PSALMS AND SPIRITUAL
Volunteers will be trained and have pictures taken
SONGS – SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH 7:00-8:30 P.M.
for ID cards on Tuesday, March 16 from 6 until 9
pm at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Green Bay. It is
N.E.W. Lutheran High School choirs will combine
very important for volunteers
with Association Church choirs in lifting up the
for any national disaster (such
word of God in song. Please join us at Faith
as Katrina) to get this training.
Lutheran Church (2335 S. Webster) from
The training includes both the
7-8:30pm for this powerful night of praise.
training and the LERT (Lutheran
N.E.W. LUTHERAN HIGH - FORWARD TO 40!
Early Response Team) training.
TUESDAY, MARCH 16TH 6:30 P.M. at NEWLHS.
If you are interested in attending, please contact
Judy in the church office so she can register a
The Board of Directors and Executive Director
number of trainees from Hope. There is no cost
Chris Nelson will address where we have been as
for the training and your name is not needed for
a school ministry, some of our current challenges
registration (only total number attending).
and blessings and where we are headed in the
next 7 years (2017 marks our 40th anniversary)
NEWLHS News and beyond. Please come and share in vision of
enhancing this dynamic school of choice to
ROSATI'S PIZZA DAY - TUESDAY position it for rich blessings for many years to
MARCH 9TH come. Thank you for your tremendous support as
we reach out to our community to help families
Please support N.E.W. Lutheran High School by prepare Christian leaders. Our world needs them
eating pizza!! Purchase pizza or other items from now more than ever! For more information,
their menu and with the attached flyer, 10% of please contact the school office at 469-6810.
your order will go to N.E.W. Lutheran High School.
Dine-in, delivery or pick-up you will also receive a N.E.W.LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE –
APRIL 15 AT 7:00 P.M. Live Auction starts at 7pm. All items are on
Facebook at facebook.com/TasteofTrinity Tickets
Do you have questions about Northeastern are $10 in advance, $15 at the door the night of
Wisconsin Lutheran High School that you would the event. 12 and under are $7 in advance and
like answered? Have you been curious about $10 at the door the night of the event.
N.E.W. but haven't had a chance to visit the
school? Do you have a child that is currently in A New Home for Your Old
6-8th grade? Then you need to come to N.E.W.'s
parent information night for answers in an Computer
informal-no pressure setting.
Team Effect is looking to donate used computers
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED FOR THE 2010-2011 to La Causa, an Milwaukee Public School partner
SCHOOL YEAR school on the southside of Milwaukee. La Causa
had recently built a new computer lab, but all the
Consider opening your hearts and homes to computers were destroyed in the summer
someone from another country while you broaden flooding. If you know of any computers that can
your awareness of the world around you and help be donated to La Causa, please contact Liz Muniz
support Northeastern Wisconsin Lutheran High at 655-2675 or Judy Muniz at 336-9721.
School at the same time. If you are you may be
interested in, please contact Kris Schumacher now Team Effect has the resources to get the
to discuss various possibilities; please e-mail computers back in action. You can find more info
email@example.com or call with questions in Team Effect (a group of students at Wisconsin
469-6810. Lutheran College in Milwaukee) on Facebook.
Thank you for your time and support!
NEWLHS JR. Blazer Football Informational
Meeting GOD IS CALLING
On Thursday, March 18th at NEW Where will you go? There are
Lutheran High School at 6:30pm, more than 200 opportunities
Blazer Head Coach Dick Hasseler available to serve with LCMS
will be leading an informational World Mission, ranging from one
meeting for all 6th, 7th and 8th week to a lifetime? Check out the
grade boys and their parents who are interested in website for more information
playing in a tackle football program. For more www.lcmsworldmission.org/service.
information, please call Coach Hasseler at
Save this Stuff
Taste of Trinity < General Mills Boxtops for Education and
Kemps & Morning Glory milkcaps go to
Trinity Lutheran Elementary School Fundraiser Trinity Lutheran School. They are worth
March 5 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, $.05 each.
120 S. Henry St, Green Bay. < Egg cartons go to Paul's Pantry.
< Campbell Soup labels go to Bethesda
Silent Auction starts at 4:30pm with dinner at 5pm Home. Only the UPC Code with the little
(3 kinds of soup, 3 kinds of salad, bread and point square next to it are needed.
drinks) Performance by the students at 6:30pm. < Plastic and paper bags may be contributed
directly to Christian Outreach or to family time over the Fourth of July!
Bethesda Thrift Shop.
< Empty pill bottles. (must be from Workbees: April 23-25 and May 14-16
prescriptions – not from over-the-counter
medications) Our spring workbees have lots of activity, and help
< Food items for St. Anne's food pantry. to improve and maintain Camp Luther in ways
< Old Portals of Prayer – a box is in the that are invaluable!! Plus you receive free lodging
coatroom. and meals to boot! If these dates don't work with
< Used postage stamps – leave ½ inch your schedule, call our office at 877-264-CAMP to
around the stamp. There is a 3 drawer see if there are other dates when you may be able
container in the coatroom. to help. Be an RV volunteer! Contact Mike "Mutt"
Reick for more information or go to
COMPUTER INK CARTRIDGES campluther.com.
Eligible brands are now HP, Dell, Lexmark,
Brother, Epson, Samsung, Kodak, Sharp or Canon Be a Camp Luther Communicator
ink or toner cartridges. The highlighted brands
were not accepted in the program before, but are Be a "champion" for Camp Luther in your home
now. The recycling rebates are used to offset congregation, promoting its programs and needs.
office expenses (paper/ink/envelopes, etc) in the You could also load up your small group and head
church office. Put these in the middle drawer in to Camp Luther to learn more together. Your only
the coatroom. cost would be $7.25 for lunch, please call ahead so
that our staff can plan a tour for you.
Please remember to check your CAMP LUTHER IS A RELAXING AND BEAUTIFUL
church mailbox in the coatroom GETAWAY!!
each time you are at church. Your
name is above your box. Plan your individual or family getaway at Camp
Luther. Cottages are available this winter for just
$78 per night (two-night minimum stay). Tubing,
cross-country skiing, ice fishing, broomball and
Camp Luther much more are available activities.
ONLINE REGISTRATIONS GRANDKIDS CAMP – JULY 9-11!!
ARE OPEN FOR SUMMER
CAMP 2010!! What a wonderful way to spend some one-on-one
time with your grandchild AND encourage their
You can now register for growing relationship with Jesus! It is a weekend
Summer Camp 2010 at you will treasure for years to come, and the
campluther.com. Register impact will last a lifetime. Don't miss this
soon to ensure your first opportunity with your pre-k or kindergarten-aged
choice week and village at our secure website. grandchild!
And don't forget to bring a friend who has never
been to Camp Luther before, and you will both get CAMP LUTHER GOLF CHALLENGE – June 11, 2010
a 20% discount!! There is something for everyone
this summer – fathers and sons, tweenagers and We are set for another fun day of golf, prizes,
teenagers, those looking to become leaders, laughter and fellowship. Join us at the Northwood
grandparents and grandkids, and those looking for Golf Club in Rhinelander. Each golfer is asked to
raise $200 for Camp Luther and present it as their WATER! The price includes a Noah's Ark unlimited
registration fee that day. Gather a foursome for a pass, lunch, soda all day and a chance to win great
fantastic day of golf that benefits the ministry of door prizes.
Camp Luther! Thanks to a generous donation by
MCL Industries, each dollar contributed will go IMPACT- Hands On Leadership Camp!!
towards Retreat Center debt retirement, which is
now below $500,000!! IMPACT is just one of many learning and camping
opportunities at Camp Luther this summer.
CAMP LUTHER AT BEAVER CREEK RESERVE!! Participants in IMPACT will develop leadership
skills, work as a team, be accountable, and
Camp Luther is coming closer to Western practice these skills to bring leadership and the
Wisconsin! There will be a weeklong youth camp impact of the Gospel to their church and
held at the Beaver Creek Reserve near Fall Creek. communities. Consider IMPACT Leadership Camp
Under the direction of full-time camp staff, it will as you register at www.campluther.com.
be just like regular youth camp with trained
counselors, great activities, in-depth Bible studies, Camp Luther is a ministry of the North Wisconsin
and campfire devotions. Go to campluther.com District-LCMS. Our mission is to build up the Body
for more information about this exciting, NEW of Christ for service to the church and witness to
opportunity. This camp will be offered July 11-16, the world. Contact Camp Luther at 877-264-CAMP
2010 for those who have completed 4-6th grade. for more information on any of the programs or
MEN'S FISH AND GOLF RETREAT May 18-21!
This is a great retreat for individuals or groups.
The retreat offers activities and spiritual growth
Bulletin information is
and includes lodging and meals. (Fishing and golf
due by Wednesdays at
are at your own expense.) Sign up as a group and
8:00 PM. Information
save. Join other men in this time of growth and
for the April 2010
newsletter will be due on Monday, March. 22.
Please put information in the church secretary's
MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY RETREAT! May 28-31.
mailbox, call Judy at 336-9721 or e-mail at
JZeM@aol.com. Please sign any notes in case of
Load up the family for a relaxing and fun retreat at
Camp Luther. The weekend includes activities for
families, as well as time to just relax and enjoy
God's beautiful creation. There are also spiritually
uplifting devotions. What a wonderful way to
bond as a family, explore and find rest. If you
book lodging in the Retreat Center, you will save
25%. Lodging and 7 meals are included in this
fantastic weekend. Go to campluther.com to
DISTRICT DAY AT NOAH'S ARK!
June 28, join North Wisconsin District members of
all ages for family, food, fun and, of course,