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  1. 1. APRIL 2012 VOLUME I, ISSUE 4 The Voice Online OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH—GREEN BAYPrayer is stronger than steelPastor Dave Hatch Your cell phone is Now see why they say, Christians were the cause ofconstantly communicating “If you have communications, his victory in battlewith the cell towers nearest you have everything.” .you whether you are talking, You have an onboard “The Emperor Cæsartexting or its just in your communication device that Marcus Aureliuspocket. If you are lost and needs no batteries and is in A n t o n i n u s ,your phone is on, you can be constant communication with G e r m a n i c u s ,located, while in the range of headquarters. That device is Parthicus, Sarmaticus,one or more towers. You prayer. Are you using it daily, to the people of Rome,have instant access to help, or just keeping it for and to the sacredand those who need it have emergency backup? Senate greeting: Iinstant access to you. It’s a Here is a very stirring explained to you mylot of technology in a little account of the power of grand design, and whatdevice. As they say, “If you Christians at prayer. The advantages I gained onhave communications, you author is the famous Roman the confines ofhave everything.” emperor, Marcus Aurelius Germany, with much Imagine a platoon in a who came to power in Rome labour and suffering, injungle war zone. An enemy in 160AD. The early Christian consequence of thesniper has one bullet. Who church was being circumstance that Ishould he take out…the persecuted. But in a was surrounded by theplatoon leader, or maybe hazardous military setting, enemy; I myself beingsomeone else in the group? when the Roman “platoon shut up in CarnuntumInitial logic says the leader. leader” was in a bad spot, the by 74 cohorts, nineReconsidering this, new logic Christians engaged their miles off. And thesays take out the radioman. onboard communication enemy being at hand,If you take out the leader, device called prayer, and the scouts pointed outyou lost leadership. If you assisted Marcus Aurelius. He to us, and our generaltake out the radioman, you was a changed man after Pompeianus showedtake out backup. Backup what he saw and us that there was closecould mean the calling for a experienced. Let’s let Marcus on us a mass of arescue, reinforcements, Aurelius tell us in his own mixed multitude ofartillery, bombers, and in words. 977,000 men, whichshort, the rest of the entire Here you can indeed we saw;armed forces. They can all read the Epistle of Marcusbe reached through that Aurelius to the senate, inradioman’s device. which he testifies that the Continued on page three...
  2. 2. THE VOICE ONLINE Page 2 Third Ladies OSLC softball Luncheon likely to season resumesOSLC make another residing in newofficial acts lasting impression home The Ladies Luncheon Our Saviour LutheranBaptisms: has become a staple event Church will be joining the for the past couple years Christian Softball LeagueRiley Kelly Charles and we are looking forward once again this year.Born: October 9, 2011 to seeing you at the third Players will have theBaptized: February 19, 2012 Ladies ’ Luncheon on opportunity to play on aSon of Kelly and Misti Charles Saturday, May 12. The cost is competitive team and/or a $12 per person. This not so competitive team. includes entertainment and Anyone with theBruce Wayne Ashmore III lunch. desire to join the fun thisBorn: January 27, 2012 This year we are very year is asked to contactBaptized: March 7, 2012 happy to host Stage One, a C o a c h D a s hSon of Bruce and Melody group of 16 auditioned (aka Steve Rusch) voices from the student at ruschs@sbcglobal.net orAshmore body of Northeast Wisconsin by phone at (920) 406- Lutheran High School. The 9077. With the unseasona- group will perform at 11:00 bly warm weather, the prac-Temperance Grace Siekmann tices may begin earlier thanBorn: January 16, 2012 a.m. and the luncheon will usual so get on the rosterBaptized: March 10, 2012 follow. now and avoid the rushDaughter of Christopher and Pleas e RSV P to later. The new home for Michelle in the office atCarly Siekmann the league games is (920) 468-4065, by e-mail at Ashwaubenon Sports info@oslc-gb.org or in Complex at 1680 Fernando person during regular officeBrayden Mitchell Brisson Dri ve . T h is com p le x hours (Monday through includes four softball fields.Born: January 12, 2012 Friday from 8:00 a.m. to This complex does not allowBaptized: March 11, 2012 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. toSon of Steve and Hope Brisson pets, so please plan 4:30 p.m.). Checks can be accordingly. made payable to Our Saviour with ‘Ladies’ Luncheon’ written in the memo line. Reservations should be made no later than Monday, May 7.
  3. 3. … from page one. and famine. For during burned alive. And I five days we had got no further desire, that he and I was shut up by water, because there who is entrusted with the this vast host, having was none; for we were government of the with me only a battalion in the heart of Germany, p ro vin ce sha ll no t composed of the first, and in the enemy’s compel the Christian, tenth, double and territory. And who confesses and marine legions. Having simultaneously with their certifies such a matter, to then examined my own casting themselves on retract; neither shall he position, and my host, the ground, and praying commit him. And I desire with respect to the vast to God (a God of whom I that these things be mass of barbarians and am ignorant), water confirmed by a decree of of the enemy, I quickly poured from heaven, the Senate. And I betook myself to prayer upon us most command this my edict to the gods of my refreshingly cool, but to be published in the country. But being upon the enemies of Forum of Trajan, in order disregarded by them, I Rome a withering hail. that it may be read. The summoned those who And immediately we prefect Vitrasius Pollio among us go by the recognized the presence will see that it be name of Christians. And of God following on the transmitted to all the having made inquiry, I prayer —a God provinces round about, discovered a great u n con qu e rab le an d and that no one who number and vast host of indestructible. Founding wishes to make use of or them, and raged upon this, then, let us to possess it be hindered against them, which pardon such as are from obtaining a copy was by no means Christians, lest they pray from the document I now becoming; for for and obtain such a publish.” afterwards I learned weapon against their power. Wherefore ourselves. And I counsel Wow! This rich account they began the battle, that no such person be is moving! not by preparing accused on the ground Your prayers, alone or in weapons, nor arms, nor of his being a Christian. unison with others, are not only bugles; for such But if anyone be found powerful, but they have the preparation is hateful to laying to the charge of a possible effect of a life them, on account of the Christian that he is a changing witness to those for God they bear about in Christian, I desire that it whom you pray. Remember, “if their conscience. be made manifest that you have communications, you Therefore it is probable he who is accused as a have everything.” that those, whom we Christian, and suppose to be atheists, acknowledges have God as their ruling that he is one, is power entrenched in accused of their conscience. For nothing else than having cast themselves only this, that he on the ground, they is a Christian; prayed not only for me, but that he who but also for the whole arraigns him be army as it stood, that they might be delivered Prayer is stronger armor from the present thirst than steel*
  4. 4. APRIL 2012 Page 4 Special service days and events; April through May 2012Palm Sunday traditional worship Sun. Apr. 1 7:45 a.m.Palm Sunday praise worship Sun. Apr. 1 9:15 a.m.Palm Sunday / children’s pageant Sun. Apr. 1 10:45 a.m.Sunday School Easter egg hunt Sun. Apr. 1 11:45 a.m.Maundy Thursday Thu. Apr. 5 4:00 p.m.Supper served by GB Trinity Thu. Apr. 5 5:00 p.m.Maundy Thursday / foot washing Thu. Apr. 5 5:30 p.m.Maundy Thursday Thu. Apr. 5 6:30 p.m.Good Friday Fri. Apr. 6 12:15 p.m.Good Friday / Seven Words Vigil Fri. Apr. 6 Follows 12:15 pm serviceGood Friday Fri. Apr. 6 7:00 p.m.Easter Sunday / Silent Vigil Sun. Apr. 8 5:00 a.m.Easter Sunday / sunrise service Sun. Apr. 8 6:00 a.m.Easter Sunday / traditional Sun. Apr. 8 7:45 a.m.Easter Sunday / praise Sun. Apr. 8 9:15 a.m.Easter Sunday / traditional Sun. Apr. 8 10:45 a.m.Fish fry Fri. Apr. 13 5:00 p.m.2nd & 3rd graders receive Bible/ Sun. Apr. 29 9:15 a.m.CatechismAdult confirmation Sun. Apr. 29 10:45 a.m.Fish fry Fri. May 11 5:00 p.m.Ladies’ Luncheon Sat. May 12 11:00 a.m.Mothers’ Day Sun. May 13 All DayLast Day of MWF preschool Mon. May 14 8:30 a.m.Last Day of T-Th preschool Tues. May 15 8:30 a.m.Kids’ Only Rummage Sale Sat. May 19 8:00 a.m.Last Day of Sunday School Sun. May 20 9:30 a.m.Servant Sunday Potluck with Sun. May 20 10:30 a.m.Sunday School Ice Cream SocialGreen Bay Trinity school musical Sun. May 20 6:30 p.m.Green Bay Trinity Graduation at OSLC; Thur. May 31 7:00 p.m.during worship service
  5. 5. THE VOICE ONLINE Page 5 May usher schedule † UN -Usher needed: If youd like to volunteer as an usher, please contact the lead usher of the group youd like to join. Or, contact Rich Spangenberg at (920) 983-9821 or by e-mail: spangenr.ret@uwgb.eduDay: Date: Service: Lead Usher Team:Thu. 03-May 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 06-May 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 06-May 9:15 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 06-May 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 10-May 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 13-May 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 13-May 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea VandeHei; Rachel VandeHeiSun. 13-May 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 17-May 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 20-May 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 20-May 9:15 am D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerThu. 24-May 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 27-May 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 27-May 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; McKenzie Waniger; Nathan ScholzSun. 27-May 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 31-May 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UN Spotlight on the second Spice of Life Dinner; An Escape through Europe Maps and European flags adorned the tables and décor. Center pieces were donated by Karen Breitlow and table linens and glass wear by Lynn Wians.From left: Shelley Williams, MaryKaminski, Bernice Machut, CarolSiech: The evening’s fine servers.Elisebeth Hovland (left) andCindy Fosheim (right) performthroughout the evening fordinner music. A handful oftalented NEWLHS studentsperformed for the Spice of Lifedinner guests.
  6. 6. APRIL 2012 Page 6The second Spice of Life dinner an international delight The second Spice have happened without the extra giving me the means to turn thatof Life fundraising dinner was a efforts of two very special huge gym into a small intimaterousing success. Good food members of our congregation: space. It truly made the mood a(bruschetta, a spinach, red onion, Avra Juhnke, for her wonderful memorable one.mandarin orange, and kalamata work creating a very intimate and A huge thanks to theolive salad, cheese tortellini with European evening right there in music students of Northeasternchicken and cremini in a our gym, and my wife, Marlys Wisconsin Lutheran High School,homemade spinach Alfredo sauce, Brunsting, for her tireless efforts Elisebeth and Katherine Hovland,and butterscotch pot de crème for in helping me pull off things like Molly Raduenz, Nina Radue anddessert), good wine and great this. Jordan Lloyd as well as theirfellowship all added up to a very But most of all, my thanks director Cindy Foshiem for go to all blessing us with beautiful t h e background music. Lydia Rusch members also deserves a thank you for of the providing childcare to any of the congrega- dinner guests who needed it. tion who Maybe we will get some kids next turned out time, Lydia. in support Larry, this dinner would be of this nothing without you. I appreciate event. I the freedom you give me to be can only creative and do what I love to do. hope that And I can always appreciate a y o u delicious meal. I look forward to enjoyed the next one. t h e – Avra J. Juhnkememorable meal. evening as Special thanks to all the much as I did.people who helped make this — L a r r yhappen, including chefs Greg SegriffAmmerman and Bryan Rao and allthe kitchen workers (DonnaArthur and Julie Hazaert), as wellas to the terrific servers and set-up Wellfolks (Shawn Schmitting, Ryan said Larry. IKaczmerek, Joan Juhnke, Lynn have a fewWians (who also donated the more thankEiffel tower), Shelley Williams, yous to add. IMary Kaminski, Bernice Machut, w o u l dCarol Seich, and Pastor Greg especially likeHovland). to thank Gay And this simply couldn’t Pivonka for
  7. 7. APRIL 2012S’more about Camp Luther Page 7 CAMP LUTHER 2012 CALENDAR – On Sale Now!! The 2012 Camp Luther calendar contains 12 gorgeous photos of Camp Luther taken by photographers competing in our 2nd annual photo contest. Calendars are available NOW, the cost is $5 each, plus $2 for shipping/handling. Send your check to 1889 Koubenec Road, Three Lakes, WI 54562 or order online through the link on the Camp Luther homepage. Quantities are limited, so order today. Calendar months go through January 2013, so you still get almost a full year’s worth!! Thank you to everyone who contributed photos.VOLUNTEER AT CAMP LUTHER! Join us for a GET AWAY WITH THE GUYS FOR A GREATSpring Workbee Weekend, April 27-29 or May 18-20 or WEEK OF FISHING AND GOLF! The retreat is May 15just call to set up another time to volunteer. Workbees -18. 3 nights in a cottage, 7 meals, guest speakers andare great fun for adults and families. Workbee runs from plenty of time for fishing and golfing. Only $135—evenFriday evening through Sunday lunch. It’s FREE, and lower if you come with a group of 4 or more!it’s a great way to give back as a family and help FATHER/SON AND MOTHER/DAUGHTERchildren learn about Christian service. Join us this year! CANOE ADVENTURES! Relish some one on one timeGRANDPARENTS!! When was the last time you with your child this summer and experience an adventurehad meaningful one-on-one time with your grandchild? together in the process. Camping, devotions, fun andSpend that special time away at Camp Luther thissummer at GrandKids Camp, June 22-24 or Aug 10-12. fellowship plus time away from the distractions of life. Join the canoe adventures August 9-12.GET YOUR FOURSOME TOGETHER FOR A YOUTH GROUPS SERVING AT CAMP LUTHERGREAT DAY OF GOLF! The Camp Luther Golf TOGETHER!! This retreat is a perfect service opportunityChallenge is set for June 8 at the Northwood Golf Club for your youth group and is a wonderful way to strengthenin Rhinelander. NEW this year, Competitive Division faith through service. There are fun and meaningful projects toand Hackers Division! Great prizes and lunch provided. complete at Camp, plus devotions and activities lead by CampFree housing at camp. Each foursome is asked to raise Luther staff. Bring your youth group to meet others at the Side$800 for camp. Proceeds to retire the mortgage at camp. by Side Retreat – May 4-5. CHOOSE CAMP LUTHER WITH YOUR You can find more information THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS!! It’s easy and it benefits Camp Luther and Every Kid to Camp! Log on toand register for these events and www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice or call 800-THRIVENT camps at www.campluther.com (800-847-4836) and get started TODAY!! Eligibility is established by Thrivent and by your premiums, account values and volunteer leadership! You simply go online and they doSUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS the rest. THANK YOU for giving to Camp Luther!!OPEN!! Visit www.campluther.com/summer toregister online or watch our video!! Camp Luther JOIN US ON FACEBOOK!!has an exciting summer planned for children K- We now have over 1750 likes12. Registrations are pouring into Camp, so on Facebook, so join us thereregister now to get the village you want on the to hear what’s happening atweek you want. “Witness” from Acts 1:8 is our Camp, to share memories andtheme for this summer!! Struggling financially to spread the word about thethis year? Ask about our Campership program ministry and joy that is Camp(online: Summer Camps: Summer Camp Corner.) Luther.Camp Luther is a ministry of the North Wisconsin District-LCMS. Our mission is to build up the Body of Christ for service to the church andwitness to the world. Camp Luther/1889 Koubenec Road/Three Lakes, WI 54562/877-264-CAMP "Camp Luther is a subsidiary ministry of theNorth Wisconsin District LCMS."
  8. 8. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday APRIL 20121 Communion 2 3Palm Sunday 7p Elders 7p Spring general 4 5 Maundy Thursday 6 Good Friday 7 12p Staff meeting 4p Worship 12p Office closes 2p Gym rental7:45aTrad Worship election 6:30a9:15a Praise Worship 7a Bible study 6p Praise band 5p Supper 12:15p Worship 6:30p FPU 5:30p Foot washing w/ 7 words vigil9:15a Bible Study 8a OLM meeting 7p P&F 6:30p Worship 7p Tenebrae worship9:30a Sun School 9a Bible study10:30a Bible Study 7p Choir practice10:45a SS Lenten NO TRINITY ORPageant PRESCHOOL CLASSES11:45a EasterEgg-stravaganza6:30p Basketball8 Easter 9 10 11 12 13 14Communion 6p Church council 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship 2p Busch/TessmannMite Box Sunday 9a Bible study 3p Youth night 4p Fish fry prep wedding5a Silent Vigil 6:30p Cub scouts 6pPraise Band 5p Busch/Tessmann 5p Fish fry6a Sunrise NO TRINITY OR 7p Choir practice 6p Confirmation wedding rehearsal7:45a Trad Worship PRESCHOOL CLASSES 6:15p Youth board 5:30p Adult9:15a Praise Worship 6:30p FPU Confirmation make up 7p Trad worship10:45a Trad Worship6:30p Basketball15 16 17 18 19 20 217:45a Trad worship 7p Board of education 7a Bible study 12p Staff Meeting 12:15p Worship 3p Smurawa/Nash9:15a Praise worship 8a OLM meeting 3pYouth Night 5:30p Smurawa/Nash wedding9:15a Bible study 9a Bible study 6p Praise Band wedding rehearsal9:30a Sun school 7p Choir practice 6p Confirmation 7p Trad worship10:30a Bible study 6:30p FPU10:45a Trad worship 6:30p Sr. high Bible6:30p Basketball study22 Communion 23 24 25 26 27 28Cinnamon Rolls 6:30p GBLSA 7a Bible study 12p Staff Meeting 12:15p Worship7:45a Trad worship 7p Stewardship 9a Bible study 3p Youth Night 7p Trad worship9:15a Praise worship 6:30p Cub scouts 6p Praise Band9:30a Sun school 7p Choir practice 6p Confirmation10:45a Trad worship 6:30p FPUw/ Holy Babtism 6:30p Sr. high Bible6:30p Basketball study29 Concordia Sunday 307:45a Trad worship9:15a Praise worship Bibles/Catechisms9:15a Bible study9:30a Sun school10:30a Bible study10:45a Trad worshipw/Adult Confirmation6:30p Basketball
  9. 9. THE VOICE ONLINEOur Saviour Lutheran Church; Missouri Synod OSLC business directory Advertisements in the business directory help Our Saviour defray the cost of“The Voice Online” each month. If you would like to advertise please contact Michelle at (920) 468-4065 or by e-mail at info@oslc-gb.org. YOUR AD HERE! *Photo credits: Senior Pastor– David H. Hatch Page 3: http://www.padfield.com/bible-times/roman-army/ (920) 465-8118 images/roman-army-04.jpg dave@oslc-gb.org Page 5 and 6: Shelley Williams Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland (920) 544-3614 greg@oslc-gb.org Church Office – Michelle Burhite Vol. 1 No. 4, April 2012; “The Voice Online” is published monthly by (920) 468-4065 Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights reserved. No portion of this info@oslc-gb.org publication may be reproduced without permission. Edited and designed by Avra J. Juhnke. Preschool Director – Christina Scholz The opinions expressed in this publication are not always (920) 468-3596 reflective of the editor’s views. christina@oslc-gb.org Please feel free to contact me with constructive suggestions and comments at avrajeans@gmail.com. Thanks to those who have already commented! 120 S. Henry Street I am always seeking more congregational input and Green Bay, WI 54302 submissions. What do you want to read about? (920) 468-4065 Submissions can be sent to info@oslc-gb.org http://www.oslc-gb.org