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  1. 1. OUR SAVIOUR THE VOICE LUTHERAN CHURCH LUTHERAN CHURCH- MISSOURI SYNOD GREEN BAY, WIS. V O L U M E 6 , I S S U E 1 8 J U N E 2 0 1 0 Taking care of all four David H. Hatch Emotions, soul, dads, we are called to mind and body. care for them “wholly,” There they are, that is, every component. the four components of a Were we just to feed human. Taking care of them, would that be one and ignoring the enough? Were we to others would be like feed them and listen to keeping air and good their cries when they tread on one tire of our stub their toes, would Savior? Envision a vehicle and ignoring the that be complete? Were comfortable chair in care of the other three. we to add, caring for your home; add to that a Imagine running down their minds by reading quiet time during the Caption describing picture the road with three tires with them and educating or graphic. day. See yourself there, we cared for and them, would something connecting daily to the Find us on the Web! http://www.oslc-gb.org ignoring the fourth one. else still be missing? Savior. Guaranteed, your Yikes! Our whole being How about their soul? faith will grow, your is a gift from God: emo- Consider family prayers life’s foundation will tions, soul, mind and at meal time, prayers at firm-up and your body. All four are in their bedside, reading compass heading will be need of maintenance and from the Bible or clearer; your obstacles constant care. Ignore one Catechism during the will be easier to of them and all of them evening. How about navigate. suffer. reciting the Lord’s Have you been Yet, would you agree, Prayer and the Apostle’s ignoring the care and often we Creed with them, and feeding your soul? There neglect one or more of having them know the is no better time than this these four vital Ten Commandments? very second to turn that components? Which And this goes for around, would you ones do you give us as well. Do we agree? attention to? Which ones compartmentalize the get less or no attention? care of our soul just on How about with Sundays? How about, for the people in our lives, our own soul’s sake, we especially our loved ones set a daily time for and primarily our refreshing our children? As moms and relationship with our
  2. 2. PAGE 2 A Scrip everyone may want to read What is Scrip? proceeds go to Our choice and versatility, Wouldn’t it be cool if a Saviour’s ministries. Scrip is also a great gift bunch of stores would If you have a student at idea for anyone and any give a percentage of their Trinity, NEW Lutheran occasion. What do I have profits to OSLC? They High, Our Saviour’s to do? Just go to the do! That is what Scrip is! preschool or in our youth Welcome Center and buy Scrip looks like program, every time you the Scrip cards for many gift cards, and are the purchase Scrip, 50 percent of the local businesses you same as cash, but the of the profit will go into shop. It is a win-win church benefits. The store your child’s account.* arrangement for everyone. you shop at gives Our This puts your regular How much can Our Saviour a percentage of shopping dollars to work Saviour earn? The sky is what you spend when you for the limit. We invite you to purchase the card. All you ministry. Scrip can be join us in the good habit of do is buy the cards at the used to purchase anything purchasing Scrip at the Welcome Center for the from groceries and fuel to Welcome Center as we all store(s) where you plan to clothing, support the mission! shop, just as if you were toys, entertainment and buying a gift card. The more. Offering freedom of *You must enroll for this program. Details at the Welcome Center. Learn more about the Lutheran OSLC official acts Women's Missionary Baptisms: Trenton James Ramel League or Lutheran Mara Corin Ebbers Born: March 27, 2010 Women in Mission by Baptized: May 9, 2010 Born: December 28, 2009 reading their blog at Son of Joseph and Melissa Ramel Baptized: April 18, 2010 oslclwml.blogspot.com. Daughter of Richard and Leah Meeting minutes and Ebbers Received his/her Crown: any other news from Conner Lawrence Jeffords Pamela J. Koeller the group is posted on Born: January 6, 2010 August 28, 1951 - April 16, 2010 this blog. Ladies are Baptized: May 2, 2010 Funeral service held in Clintonville, encouraged to leave WI on April 19, 2010 Son of Ryan and Jennifer Jeffords messages and guys can do it too! Kaitlyn Lydia Dillenburg Robert ‘Bob’ Clark Born: January 11, 2010 February 10, 1920 - May 9, 2010 Baptized: May 9, 2010 Funeral service held at Our Saviour Daughter of Shane Dillenburg and Lutheran Church on May 14, 2010 Heather Groth THE VOICE
  3. 3. PAGE 3 Messages from the Stewardship Board: Adopt a student through weekly tithing Our Saviour church, is $40,600, or would like to be Lutheran Church about $1,400 per student designated for Trinity supports Christian per year, or $117 per students and the money education for our student per month. will be applied to our children. As such, we Members of the Our obligation to the school. provide financial support Saviour congregation are God has blessed us with a for Trinity Lutheran invited to "adopt a great opportunity to School, which uses our student" by designating provide Christian building, and for N.E.W. additional contributions education to our young Lutheran High School. toward students at people and we joyfully Our annual obligation to Trinity. Write on your return some of our Trinity, which is a giving envelope the blessings for that mission project of the amount of money you purpose. Help avoid the summer slump Summer vacations and not let their summer all of our excellent staff are upon us and that's a giving fall behind. June members and this good thing. We all need and July are always our building in which to our batteries recharged. lowest giving months. It worship, and we thank But while we are fishing, is much easier for our God every day for our sightseeing and camping, treasurer, Gay Pivonka, to blessings. So, please, if the work of our pay the bills when there you are going to be gone, congregation goes on and is a consistent flow of be consistent in your our fixed costs remain, income and not a roller giving so that the mission Take well, fixed. We ask that everyone would coaster-like ebb and flow of cash. We are very of the church can continue. note! prayerfully remember Our Saviour congregation fortunate to have pastors such as Dave and Greg, Changes at the North Wisconsin Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod District Office were placed into effect May 28, 2010. The toll-free number (1-800-322-2421) is no longer in service. Please use the local number, 1-715-845-8241. As of July 30, 2010, the P.O. Box 8064 will no longer be in service, either. Mail may begin to be addressed immediately to: North Wisconsin District Office, 3103 Seymour Lane,
  4. 4. PAGE 4 June 2010 From Pastor Greg Help your teenagers stay connected to God A close relationship with God is both the core of our Christian life and our highest end as human beings. As we learn about God and develop intimacy with him, our faith morphs from a “practice” to a lifestyle. Worship and Bible study not only help us experience God, they strengthen us for life’s daily challenges. When Group Magazine recently surveyed 20,000 Christian teenagers about their priorities, “praying and developing a relationship with God.” was at the top. But many youth ministers were surprised by those survey results. “Kids’ actions communicate something different,” noted one youth minister. “They’re so busy…that it seems the first things to get dropped are the items listed as priorities.” Another wrote, “My teens struggle with prayer, and many tell me a relationship with God is hard, confusing, and at times, not relevant.” Taking time to “Be still, and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:10) is challenging in our always-on- the-go culture. Kids are surrounded by noise—and have a lot of noise in their hearts. Distractions, worries, fears, and hurts often make a relationship with God more difficult, but they also make it more important. Kids look to their parents as examples of how to stay connected to God. If you’ve kept this relationship private, let your teenagers in on ways you stay in touch with God. Also share ways it has sustained you through life’s ups and downs, and assure your kids that the same will be true for them too. Dare 2 Share Ministries president, Greg Stier discusses staying connected through prayer: Prayer is emptied of its power when it’s for public show or word-count dependent. How fancy our prayers Search Institute researchers surveyed more than 7,000 sound doesn’t matter to God; it’s whether or not we kids in eight countries (including America) to gauge how actually believe he will answer our prayers. In James 1:6, teenagers around the world view their relationship with God tells us how a Christian should approach God in God. Some responses: prayer: “But when he asks, he must believe and not 55 percent of teens surveyed say their “spirituality” has grown stronger over the last few years, and 43 percent of U.S. kids doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, say they’re both spiritual and blown and tossed by the wind.” (NIV) religious. We must teach our teenagers to pray in faith. How? By What nourishes teenagers’ showing them how to pray! Every time you pray with spiritual lives? your kids, you have an opportunity to exemplify Nature—87% authentic, faith-filled conversations with God. Remind Listening to or playing music— teenagers of the awesome encouragement prayer 82% brings. When you feel the odds are stacked against you, The influence of parents—76% just imagine the scene in heaven as the Holy Spirit and Spending time helping others—76% Jesus himself are praying for you in that very moment. Being alone in a quiet place—74% Prayer is an unbelievable honor. The way is open The influence of friends—71% through the sacrifice of Christ for us to have direct What activities feed kids’ spiritual growth? access to the supreme power in the universe. Take time Reading books—47% to pray. Make time to pray. Run to Jesus! Kneel by his Praying—44% side and the Spirit’s side at heaven’s prayer bench, and Helping others—44% watch what happens. Attending religious worship or prayer services—40%
  5. 5. Great Questions PAGE 5 to Ask Your Kids Use these discussion starters to connect with your teenag- ers about connecting with PRAY THAT: God: 1. Your teenagers will keep their relationship with God as a top priority. 1. How close do you usually feel to 2. Your teenagers develop a strong prayer life and dig into God, and why? How do you view God’s Word to grow closer to him. him: as a friend? a Savior? A 3. The relationship your kids develop with God will help them judge? Other? persevere during difficulties and will encourage them to reach out to others. 2. What does it mean to “be still” 4. Your own connection with God stays strong and that you set before God? What makes that a positive example for your teenagers in this area. challenging? Verse of the Month 3. What happens in your life when “The Lord is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth. He you don’t keep in touch with God? the desires of those who fear him; he hears their grants What times and places are best for cries for help and rescues them. The Lord protects all you to pray and why? those who love him.” (Psalm 145:18-20) 4. How does reading the Bible We aren’t the only participants in maintaining a relationship make you feel about God? About with God. Thankfully, he’s in charge of that, too. God gives us a yourself? What are your favorite desire to know him. He reaches out by answering our prayers, verses? meeting our needs, and providing fellow Christians to build up 5. How can we encourage others our faith. Jesus, who has endured human struggles, intercedes as we walk with God? to God on our behalf. And the Holy Spirit lives in our hearts, guiding us to truth and true life. Going Deeper On SimplyYouthMinistry.com, Andy Blanks, Student Life’s resource development director, writes about lessons he learned by setting aside time for teenagers to connect with God When I led my youth group in a “spiritual disciplines” retreat awhile back, I was overwhelmed at the number of teenagers who, when given an opportunity, chose to spend meaningful time cultivating their relationship with Christ. Most teenagers took the time seriously, practicing a mix of some guided Scripture meditation and some in-depth study based on a study guide I had created for them. All in all, it was a great event, a time of spiritual recharging for kids and adults alike. Throughout the weekend, kids came up to me saying how much fun they had praying and listening. The main thing I learned is that the Holy Spirit is capable of moving in the lives of all Christians, even the most non-committed, spiritually distracted teenager. The key is that the Holy Spirit must be given room to move! That was the point of our weekend, to provide intentional room for an encounter. We made the time, and the Holy Spirit came through. I watched life-change happen before my eyes. I also learned that even though I talk the good talk about guiding teenagers deeper into their relationship with God, I had some significant-if-secret hesitations about how a weekend centered on “disciplines” would go over. Well, the kids proved me wrong at every turn. And this is one time I was glad to be proven wrong.
  6. 6. PAGE 6 This page is designed to inform and educate parents and isn’t meant to endorse any music or movie. Our prayer is that you will make informed decisions on what your kids listen to and watch. MUSICSPOTLIGHT Mainstream Artist Christian Artist Background: The 23-year-old dance-pop singer Background: This pop-punk band got its start has made a huge splash on the music scene in a playing in youth group and went on to play youth very short time. In 2009, she sang on Flo Rida’s camps, where they got their name. “Me and hit “Right Round.” Her lone album came out in Jesus” was a No. 1 song on Christian charts and January 2010 and debuted at No. 1 on the won a Dove Award. The band tours frequently, Billboard charts. She’s already played on Saturday opening for bands such as Kutless and Newsboys. Night Live. Albums: Everything Is Different Now (2010), Album: Animal (2010) Expect the Impossible (2008), All Gas. No What Parents should know: Kesha has said Brake. (2005) she’s all about having fun—that if it feels good, What Parents should know: Stellar Kart is one you should do it. Lyrics from her hit “Tik Tok” of many pop-punk bands in Christian music. Their refer to drinking and partying. She sees herself as positive message is a wonderful antidote to the working to empower women, but that’s probably disillusionment of many secular bands in that not the type of power parents want for their girls. genre. What Kesha says: “I wrote every song on this What Stellar Kart says: “The album certainly album so it’s a really accurate description of my has a positive outlook on life and [is] full of hope. life over the last four years. I’ll write about a guy, It's a realization that we can’t make it though this I’ll write about a girl, I’ll write about a bar, I’ll life on our own…but we can do it with God’s help write about an old guy hitting on me…” by allowing him to step in and take control.” Discussion questions: Does Kesha’s life appeal Discussion questions: Do you feel you have to you? Why or why not? What are the dangers control of your life? Why or why not? How do in living for only fun things? How would living you deal with feeling out of control? Read aloud that way make you happier, or not? Explain. Deuteronomy 4:39. What does trying to control Read aloud Matthew 5:1-10. How does Jesus’ our lives say about our faith? How much idea of happiness compare with the world’s idea? responsibility do we have for our own lives? How Is happiness a choice? What can you do to be much control of your life are you willing to hand happier? over to God, and why? Movie: The A-Team (releases June 11); Genre: Action-adventure; Rating: Not yet rated Synopsis: In this remake of the 1980s hit TV show, a group of former soldiers are arrested for a crime they didn’t commit. They escape from prison and become soldiers of fortune, fighting on the side of justice. Discussion questions: Have you ever been blamed for something you didn’t do? How did you react to that? Have you ever wrongly accused someone else? How did it make you feel when you discoveredTtheEtruth? IRead aloud Genesis 39:6-23. How did Joseph react to being falsely H VO CE imprisoned? What were the consequences of his actions? When and how should we fight against false accusations?
  7. 7. VOLUME 6, ISSUE 18 PAGE 7 New charitable giving program from Thrivent Financial From Thrivent Financial representatives Thrivent Choice is a new member-directed giving program that gives members a voice in helping choose where Thrivent Financial for Lutherans distributes a portion of its charitable grant funds. Thrivent Financial members can participate in Thrivent Choice in one or two ways based on their involvement with Thrivent Financial: Thrivent Choice Voting Events: All benefit and associate members (age 16 or older) can “vote” to distribute charitable funds among a short list of national charities (Lutheran and non-Lutheran), one to two times per year. Choice Dollars: About 30 percent of benefit members will be able to help direct Choice Dollars to thousands of Lutheran nonprofit organizations, including Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Eligibility to help direct Choice Dollars is based on a benefit member’s involvement in Thrivent Financial—via their level of fraternal benefit society product ownership (life insurance, health insurance and annuities) or Thrivent Financial volunteer leadership. 80 percent of those eligible for Choice Dollars will be able to direct between $25 and $100, while some may be able to direct as much as $500. Note: Directing Choice Dollars will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Thrivent Choice. Why  To get more members involved in determining how Thrivent Financial distributes its charitable dollars.  To support nonprofit organizations that are important to members.  To highlight Thrivent Financial’s uniqueness as a fraternal benefit society by seeking member input to distribute charitable grant funds. To provide members with a unique benefit of membership. When  April 19 to May 21: First Voting Event for all benefit and associate members  Summer: Choice Dollars launch to eligible members via a direct mail campaign over six weeks. The letters will include eligible members’ approximate designated Choice Dollars for 2010.* (continued on page 10) December: Potential second Voting Event for all benefit and associate members How  April 19 to May 21: Members may vote for their favorite national organization online (Thrivent.com/choicevote) or via business reply card in the spring issue of “Thrivent” magazine Summer: Eligible benefit members may help direct Choice Dollars online or by calling our service center Learn more  Contact the Fraternal Service Center at 800-236-3736 or mail@thrivent.com.
  8. 8. June 2010 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 7a Bible Study 6p Praise Band 8:30a Staff Meeting 5 9a Bible Study 6p Thrivent Charitable 12:15p Brown Bag 3p Olan Mills Portraits, Gift Seminar Worship, Parlor Atrium 7p Traditional Worship 6 Camp Luther Sunday 7 8 9 10 Communion 11 12 7:45a Traditional Worship 5:30p Youth Board 7a Bible Study 6p Praise Band 12:15p Brown Bag 9:15a Praise Worship 7p Elders Meeting 9a Bible Study Worship, Parlor 10:45a Traditional Worship 7p Sweet Monday 7p Traditional Worship 5:30p OSLC 1, John Muir, 7:45p Evangelism Bottom 5:30p OSLC 2, Murphy 2 13 Communion 14 15 16 17 18 19 7:45a Traditional Worship 7p Council Meeting 7a Bible Study 6p Praise Band 8:30a Staff Meeting 9:15a Praise Worship 9a Bible Study 12:15p Brown Bag 10:45a Traditional Worship Worship, Parlor w/Adult Confirmation 7p Traditional Worship 20 FATHER’S DAY 21 22 23 24 Communion 25 26 7:45a Traditional Worship 7p Board of 7a Bible Study 6p Praise Band 12:15p Brown Bag 9:15a Praise Worship Education 9a Bible Study Worship, Parlor 10:45a Traditional Worship 7p Traditional Worship 27 Communion 28 29 30 JULY 1 7:45a Traditional Worship 9a Vacation Bible 7a Bible Study 9a Vacation Bible 8:30a Staff Meeting 9:15a Praise Worship School 9a Bible Study School 9a Vacation Bible 10:45a Traditional Worship 3p Olan Mills Portraits 9a Vacation Bible 6p Praise Band School 7p Fellowship School 12:15p Brown Bag 7p Stewardship 3p Olan Mills Portraits Worship, Parlor 7:30p Trinity School 7p Traditional Worship Board
  9. 9. VOLUME 6, ISSUE 18 PAGE 9 July 2010 OSLC Usher Schedule Day: Date: Service: Lead Usher Team: Thu. 01-Jul 7:00 pm J. Boettcher Bryant Clayton; Anthony Clayton; †UN Sun. 04-Jul 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry Dalebroux Sun. 04-Jul 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande Hei Sun. 04-Jul 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich Spangenberg Thu. 08-Jul 7:00 pm HC C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick Zimonick Sun. 11-Jul 7:45 am HC M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph Hoerchler Sun. 11-Jul 9:15 am HC D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey Boerschinger Sun. 11-Jul 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; †UN Thu. 15-Jul 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UN Sun. 18-Jul 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenberg Sun. 18-Jul 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; Elyssa Ammerman; Kathy Ammerman Sun. 18-Jul 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard Christianson Thu. 22-Jul 7:00 pm HC J. Boettcher Bryant Clayton; Anthony Clayton; †UN Sun. 25-Jul 7:45 am HC J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UN Sun. 25-Jul 9:15 am HC D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan Richer Sun. 25-Jul 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich Spangenberg Thu. 29-Jul 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick Zimonick †UN-Usher needed: If you'd like to volunteer as an usher, please contact the Lead usher of the group you'd like to join, or contact Rich Spangenberg at (920) 983-9821or e-mail spangenr@uwgb.edu Without a prayer submitted by Adeline Grieser After being interviewed by the school administration for a job as a seventh grade teacher, Paul nodded thoughtfully and said, “Let me see if I’ve got this right. I’m to fill every moment of their school life with a love for learning, a sense of pride in their ethnicity and modify any disruptive behavior. I look for signs of abuse and censor their dress habits. I’m to wage a war on drugs, check backpacks for weapons and raise their self-esteem. You want me to teach them patriotism, good citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play. I’m to check their heads for lice, maintain a safe environment, offer advice, More of write letters of recommendation for scholarships and encourage respect for the cultural diversity of others. Adeline’s wit can be “My contract requires me to work on my own time after school, evenings and found on weekends grading papers. Also, I must spend my summer vacation working toward the advance certification and a master’s degree. I also have to attend outside faculty meetings and PTA meetings on my own time. I am to be a paragon of virtue, such that my very presence will awe my students cover of into being obedient and respectful of authority no matter where in this the world they may travel. You want me to incorporate technology month’s into the learning experience and relate personally to each student? issue! And you want all this without a prayer?”
  10. 10. VOLUME 6, ISSUE 18 PAGE 10 The Office of Lay Ministry explained From the Stewardship Board For more than five wish to start a quilter’s group; atrium once a month. years, The Board of we can find and invite those  The office can track who is Stewardship has been folks. Likewise, perhaps a shut on what board or visioning and blueprinting a -in needs his/her lawn mowed committee and who is doing special place called the Office and can be connected to a what task or project. of Lay Ministry. This office young person who is in the  Here, members can come will be an information hub for neighborhood. to find where they can the church family, a needs-and  OLM will help the pastors volunteer time or see, and -gifts matching office. The and office staff to secure consider, short-term word “lay” is related to the volunteers for assisting at projects that need to be word “laity” which is the non- funerals, weddings, completed. clergy general church events and to  Much more is to come. members of the track special needs. Exciting? Practical? church. Therefore, in loose  Volunteers may send Helpful? Ministry-centered? terms it means “the office, or birthday cards to shut-ins, Family-like? You bet! hub, from which the members coordinate meal deliveries to Complete? No. Making of the church do ministry.” someone recovering at home, progress? Yes! The OLM has This office will assist in folding bulletins, been “blueprinting” for some eventually offer the following label the Voice for mailing, time now, with the pooling of ministry connections, and help with data entry, etc. minds, seeking outside ideas more:  This will be the place and processing every angle of where a board or committee in this program. We have many  The office will hold a list need of new folks for a special bricks to lay, so to speak. Yet of our member’s interests and project or to serve on the team the OLM has its direction and skill sets so that, if needed, can find foundation. You will hear they can be contacted and assistance in locating members more about this as the months offered an to help. roll by. We welcome your opportunity to serve.  In the future, this may be input! Your contact is Richard (Remember the pink inventory where folks may come to Ryman, chairman of the Board forms folks have been filling adopt a space and so maintain of Stewardship. out?) For example, the building. For example, a woodworkers may be needed family may choose to adopt to build benches or some may washing the windows in the Want to knit for the From page 7 homeless? Hats, mittens, gloves, * Our Saviour Lutheran Church and Our Saviour Lutheran scarves are needed. Anyone who Preschool will be available to you for allocation of your Choice wants to knit is welcome to help Dollars. Two programs from which Our Saviour benefited in the us. There are patterns past, GivingPlus and Care in Congregations, have been available; needles can discontinued. ‘Choice Dollars’ voting is Thrivent Financial’s way be borrowed. Lessons to return those dollars to Lutheran churches, schools and other are available. For more Lutheran organizations through direct involvement of the information, call members of Thrivent Financial. Please consider allocating all or Caroline Arndt: 920-469-3140. part of your Choice Dollars to Our Saviour.
  11. 11. VOLUME 6, ISSUE 18 PAGE 11 OSLC Business Directory Advertisements in the business directory help Our Saviour defray the cost of printing and mailing The Voice each month. If you would like to advertise in The Voice, please contact Michelle at (920) 468-4065 or by e-mail: info@oslc-gb.org This could be your ad space! Senior Pastor– David H. Hatch Edited and designed by Avra J. Juhnke Our Saviour (920) 465-8118 dave@oslc-gb.org Please feel free to contact me with constructive suggestions and comments at avrajjuhnke@yahoo.com Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland Lutheran Church (920) 544-3614 Thanks to those who have already commented! greg@oslc-gb.org I am seeking more congregational input and Lutheran Church- Church Office – Michelle Burhite (920) 468-4065 submissions. Submissions can be sent to info@oslc-gb.org What do you want to read Missouri Synod info@oslc-gb.org Preschool Director – Christina about? 120 S. Henry Street • Green Bay, WI 54302 • Scholz Vol. 6, No. 18, June 2010 The Voice (permit No. 59) is (920) 468-4065 (920) 468-3596 published monthly by Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be christina@oslc-gb.org reproduced without permission.
  12. 12. Our Saviour Lutheran Church Non-Profit Organization 120 S. Henry St. U.S. Postage Paid Green Bay, WI 54302 Permit #59 (920) 468-4065 Green Bay, WI ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED A state police officer sees a car puttering “Oh, no, officer,” Clara replied. “I was doing along the highway at 22 mph. Shaking his head, the limit. Exactly 22 mph.” Explaining that it was thinking, “too slow, too slow,” he pulls the driver Route 22, not the speed limit, he saw the elderly over. Walking up to the car he sees three elderly driver relax. “Oh, thank you, thank you!” she ladies in the back seat and two in the front looking exclaimed. Still concerned, the officer asked, pale-faced and scared. “Good morning. May I have “Ma’am, I have to ask if you ladies are okay? These your name?” “Clara.” the driver whispers. Calmly women seem awfully shaken and haven’t said a word the officer says, “Don’t worry, Clara, you weren’t the whole time?” “Oh, they’ll be alright in a minute,” speeding but you should know that driving lower than Clara replied. “We just got off Route 119.” the speed limit is dangerous to you and other drivers.” John was walking along a California beach it but it is hard for me to justify your desire for things deep in prayer. Suddenly, he said out loud, “Lord, of this world. Think of another wish that would honor grant me one wish.” The waves roared and a voice and glorify me.” said, “This is the Lord. Because you have TRIED to John thought, and said, “I wish I could be faithful, I will grant you one wish.” John knelt, understand women. I want to know how they feel folded his hands and said. “I adore Hawaii. Build a inside, what they are thinking about, why they cry for bridge so I can drive there any time.” The Lord nothing. How can I make a woman truly said, “Your wish is too materialistic. Think of the happy?” After a few minutes, the Lord sighed, “Do logistics, the supports needed to reach the bottom of you want two lanes or four?” the Pacific, the concrete and steel. No John, I can do

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