Successfully reported this slideshow.



Published on

Published in: Spiritual
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this


  1. 1. JUNE 2012 VOLUME I, ISSUE 6 The Voice OnlineOUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH—GREEN BAY WIS.Aligning Ourselves to True North on High SchoolThe Moral Compass Senior EditionPastor Dave Hatch North never changes, is wrong. The “Webster Learner instantly with a signature. Today,that correct? Yes and no. There Dictionary” defines Moral Com- in some states or localities,are two North Poles. pass as, "something that helps a prostitution is legal. The Cultural 1. ) Th e r e i s t h e person make choices about what Moral Compass points to what“Magnetic North,” the under- is right, effective, etc..." the majority feels, senses, desiresearth magnetic field that attracts Man’s Moral Compass and decides what is their North.the needle on a compass. points to two separate “North The Cultural Moral Compass isMagnetic North, as it is Poles”. inconsistent and unreliable, itsreported, is moving about 40 1.) Like the Earth’s ever- definition of right and wrongmiles per year. It changes moving Magnetic North Pole, change with time and place andcontinually. That means when the Cultural Moral Compass mean different things to differentthe needle on your compass points to a different North at people. Every person and culturepoints to North, it is pointing to different times and changes has some sort of guide that is hisa different location, by forty or depending of the desires, or her Moral miles, each year. It is understanding, senses and vote 2.) For those who followinconsistent and unreliable. of the majority of people or that Christ, God’s Moral Compass is 2.) There is “True of the few in control. For fixed on something like Earth’sNorth,” which is the exact fixed example, President Abraham True North, on unmovablelocation where the earth’s axis Lincoln issued the Emancipation principles, laws, truths, standardsspins, like on the uppermost Proclamation on January 1, and Divine expectations. For thepoint of a spinning child’s toy 1863, as the nation approached Christian, the definition of righttop. This point never moves, its third year of bloody civil war. and wrong never change withperiod. It is unmovable. The proclamation declared "that time and place and are to be People have a all persons held as slaves" within understood b y ever yone, compass too, an the rebellious states "are, and everywhere, as the same. We internal Moral henceforward shall be free." know that True North as the Compass. That Before that date in America, the unmovable Ten Commandments. moral compass Moral Compass of the culture points to what and legal system, declared that is right, and slavery was acceptable. With the points away Emancipation Proclamation, the from what is Cultural Moral Compass shifted, Continued on page 2…
  2. 2. … From page 1. The Cultural Moral Compass is like Magnetic North, it moves. National Geographic says, “Earths north magnetic pole is racing toward Russia at almost 40 miles (64 kilometers) a year due to magnetic changes in the planets core, new research says.” Look at the definition of compass represents the Sin convinces us that if everyone “Moral Compass” again, verities of life, we must is doing something and they call “something that helps a person develop our value system it okay, it must be right. make choices about what is with deep respect for Is our compass heading right, effective, etc.." “true north” principles.” on man’s standards or God’s? If For us, what is that Covey, Stephen R. (2009 off course, if you have lost your “something” to which our -12-02). Principle- way, take that misstep to the Moral Compass points? Is it Centered Leadership cross, apply grace, and follow God’s definition of right and (Stephen R Covey Set) close to Him. wrong, as described in His (p. 94). RosettaBooks - We are not saved by the Word, or the world’s ever A. Kindle Edition. Ten Commandments. Christ died changing definition? All of this said, you are to fulfill them because we could In the book, “Principle invited to observe the world not. Yet, now, after having been Centered Leadership,” author around you, on the street, from redeemed, the Commandments Steven Covey devotes an entire the newspaper, from the evening come alive as our guide to what chapter to the Moral Compass. news on television, and see, is is right, what is wrong, and how Describing witnessing a the world creating their own to love. mugging in New York, he definition of right and wrong? Do you have those writes… Or, are they pointed to God’s commandments memorized yet? True North, His unmovable How about polishing that “They [the gang of principles of right and wrong. compass? muggers] lacked an More so, examine your own life, internal moral compass. are you being guided by what Principles are like a culture says is good and compass. A compass has acceptable, or by God’s a true north that is definition of right and wrong? objective and external, The Scripture is clear; that reflects natural everyone has His law written on laws or principles, as their hearts. But sin in us opposed to values that deceives us, lures us off course, are subjective and convinces us by comparisons internal. Because the and rationalizes wrong as right.
  3. 3. THE VOICE ONLINE Page 3 Alaina Joy Rentmeester THANK YOU Born: February 15, 2012OSLC Baptized: May 6, 2012 Daughter of Eric and Megan TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED USofficial acts Rentmeester Membership Changes WITH THE IN: Chad and Natalie STICKY AND Levanetz, and minor baptizedWeddings: child Elijah, transfer from Fox SUCCESSFULKelley Jean Busch and Thomas Edward Tessmann Point Lutheran Church, Fox PIE-IN-THE-FACE Point, WI (ELCA) United at Our Saviour on Yvonne Moore and FUNDRAISER! April 13, 2012 minor baptized child JohnLisa Marie Smurawa and James Robinson, transfer from Pilgrim - OSLC Youth Horace Nash Lutheran Church, Green Bay, United at Our Saviour on WI (LCMS) April 20, 2012 Received their Crown:Amanda Leigh Richter and Travis Ardis M. Picard John Hetrick December 23, 1922 - March 25, United at Our Saviour on 2012 May 11, 2012 Funeral service held on April 28,Baptisms: 2012.Luke Rudy Levanetz Robert L. PerrinBorn: October 15, 2010 September 24, 1935 - May 5,Baptized: April 22, 2012 2012Son of Chad and Natalie Funeral service held on May 10,Levanetz 2012Sky is the limit at this year’s vacation Bible school There are just a few The theme this year is college age) and adults aredays left to register for this “Sky-Everything is possible needed for many areas! Ifyear’s vacation Bible with God.” Camp Luther will, you work and cannotschool. Registration forms again, lead our children in volunteer during ourcan be found at the second through fifth grades scheduled hours, you canWelcome Center at church while our own volunteers help by providing some of theor can be emailed to you work with the pre- snacks and supplies for(send an email request kindergarten through 1st crafts or games. Watch theto We grade students. PK children weekly announcementinvite you to join us Monday, must be at least three years sheets for details.June 18 through Thursday, of age (as of 9/1/2011) and If you have anyJune 21 from 9:00 a.m. until potty-trained. questions, please call Donna12:00 p.m. Registrations VBS is in need of Biebel at 468-5547.are requested no later volunteers. Middle schoolthan June 4th. and older students (including
  4. 4. Congrats Trey Boerschinger is the grandson of Bob and Fay Boerschiner. He willseniors of graduate from Preble High School on May 31. Trey’s love of cooking will take him to Fox 2012! Valley Technical College for the culinary arts program. His favorite Bible verse is Psalm 23. “...Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me..” Favorite memories of Our Saviour include meeting the many people that have become part of his life. Linzey Bunker is the daughter of William and Lynn Bunker. She graduates from Denmark High School this year. After graduation, she will attend NWTC and study design and graphic technology. Her favorite Bible verse is John 8:12: “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Linzey will always remember the fun times in confirmation class. DaVonte King is the son of Brenda Buechner. He will attend NWTC in fall and then plans to work in a field that involves kids. His favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 6:10-11: “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” He fondly remembers being part of the youth group, the trips taken and the fund-raising, pizza making lock-ins.
  5. 5. JUNE 2012 Page 5 Congrats seniors of 2012! Austin Riley Knurr is the son of Chris and Jeanne Knurr. After graduation from Ashwaubenon High School, he plans to attend St. Norbert’s College and study pre-med. He will work work toward being an emergency room doctor. His favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Special memories for Austin include trips to Camp Luther. Karissa Pomasl is the daughter of Larry and Julie Pomasl. She attended Preble High School. After graduation, she will attend UW-River Falls in the fall, majoring in the pre-veterinarian program. Her favorite Bible verse is 1 John 1:5-9: “This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Her memories of Our Saviour include camping trips to Camp Luther.Anthony Clayton, son of Bryant and Sherilyn Clayton, willgraduate from Ashwaubenon High School. He will be attending a technicalcollege with the goal of becoming a police officer. His favorite Bible verseis Joshua 1:9: "Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not bediscouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Hisfavorite memories of Our Saviour are confirmation classes and helpingwith vacation Bible school.
  6. 6. JUNE 2012 Page 6Congrats seniors of 2012!Rachel VandeHei is the daughter of Randy and ReneeVandeHei. She attended Bay Port High School. After graduation, she willattend UW-Oshkosh but is undecided on a major at this point…maybeeducation or occupational therapy. Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 23:“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down ingreen pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. Heleads me in paths of righteousness for his names sake. Even though Iwalk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for youare with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a tablebefore me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil;my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the daysof my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Memories ofOur Saviour include meeting and making new friends throughout theyears and confirmation class. Luke Richer is the son of Dan and Becky Richer. He will graduate from Bayport High School in June. In fall, he plans to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to study kinesiology and become an occupational therapist. He will also be involved in music…playing in bands around the Minneapolis area. After college, the ideal job offer would bring him to Arizona. The Bible verse that “says it all” to Luke is John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” At Our Saviour, Luke made some good friends that are part of his grown up life. He says that the mission trip to New Orleans was one of the best vacations he has ever taken and he loved playing in the praise band at Our Saviour.Bridget Stiles is the daughter of Jeri and Darold Stiles. She attended Preble High School and will attend the University of Wisconsin- LaCrosse, where she will study to become an occupational therapist. She will be rooming with Elyssa Ammerman, a fellow OSLC member. Her favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 16:3: "Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans willsucceed." Her favorite memories include going to New Orleans for the National Youth Gathering in 2010.
  7. 7. THE VOICE ONLINE Page 7 July 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:Sun. 01-Jul 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 01-Jul 9:15 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 01-Jul 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 05-Jul 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 08-Jul 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 08-Jul 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 08-Jul 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 12-Jul 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 15-Jul 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 15-Jul 9:15 am D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerSun. 15-Jul 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 19-Jul 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 22-Jul 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 22-Jul 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; McKenzie Waniger; Nathan ScholzSun. 22-Jul 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 26-Jul 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 29-Jul 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 29-Jul 9:15 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 29-Jul 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter Alft Congrats seniors of 2012! Josh Berceau is the son of Tom and Tracey Berceau. Josh will graduate from De Pere High School and then plans to attend Winona State University. His favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11: “For surely I know the plans I have for you, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” His memories include all of the fun times like Camp Luther, Noah’s Ark and the car wash. The National Youth Gathering in New Orleans had an impact on his life as well.
  8. 8. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday JUNE 2012 1 2 10:45a Trinity closing 6p 30-Hour famine program ends w/meal 12p 30-Hour famine 6:30p Haiti Speaker 7:30p Justin St. Thomas & the Funky Fresh Fellowship3 H.S. Senior day 4 5 6 7 8 97:45a Trad worship 12:30p Stepping On 6:30a Recall Election 1p Chicks with Stix 12:15p Worship9:15am Praise worship 7a Bible study 6p Praise band 7p Trad worshipw/Holy Baptism 9a Bible study 6:30p Youth board10:45a Trad worship 7p Youth/young adultw/Holy Baptism Bible study6:45p OSLC 1 (F3) 7p P&F meeting6:45p OSLC 2 (F4)10 Communion 11 12 13 14 15 16 Mite Box Sunday 6p Church council 7a Bible study 7p Youth/young adult 12:15p Worship7:45a Trad worship 9a Bible study Bible study 6p Gym rental9:15a Praise worship 6p Praise band 7p Trad worship10:45a Trad worship5:30p OSLC2 (F2)6:45p OSLC1 (F2)17 Fathers’ Day 18 19 20 21 22 237:45a Trad worship 9a Vacation Bible 7a Bible study 9a Vacation Bible 9a Vacation Bible9:15a Praise worship school 9a Vacation Bible school school9:15a Bible study 7p Board of education school 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship10:30a Bible study 9a Bible study 4p Youth night w/ 7p Trad worship10:45a Trad worship 6p Praise band Camp Luther and5:30p OSLC1 (F3) Bible study5:30p OSLC2 (F4) 26 27 28 29 3024 Communion 25 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15pm Worship 5:30pm Fameree/ 3pm Fameree/7:45a Trad worship 6:30p GBLSA meeting 9a Bible study 7p Youth/young adult 7pm Trad worship Calewarts Wedding Calewarts wedding9:15a Praise worship 7p Board of 6p Praise band Bible study rehearsal9:15a Bible study stewardship 6p OLM meeting10:30a Bible study10:45a Trad worshipw/Holy Baptism5:30p OSLC1 (F3)6:45p OSLC2 (F2)
  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 YOUR AD HERE! Senior Pastor– David H. Hatch *Photo credits: (920) 465-8118 Page 1: AAAAAAAABG0/A3tATJzdqZ4/s1600/Compass-image.jpg Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland Page 2: (920) 544-3614 Church Office – Michelle Burhite (920) 468-4065 Vol. 1 No. 6, June 2012; “The Voice Online” is published monthly by Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be reproduced without permission. Preschool Director – Christina Scholz Edited and designed by Avra J. Juhnke. (920) 468-3596 The opinions expressed in this publication are not always reflective of the editor’s views. Please feel free to contact me with constructive suggestions and comments at Thanks to those who have already commented! 120 S. Henry Street I am always seeking more congregational input andGreen Bay, WI 54302 submissions. What do you want to read about? (920) 468-4065 Submissions can be sent to