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  1. 1. Volume 17, Issue 29 May 2011 Find us on the Web!The Voice Our Saviour Lutheran Church–Green Bay Wis.Others are reading your life storyDavid H. Hatch Some folks read books as same is true if you are a husband your book is written, how shallfast as a kid goes through a bag of or a wife, a friend or a neighbor, it read? With the Holy Spirit’sM & Ms. Others chew on a few a co-worker, grandparent, aunt or lead, you decide. What do youbooks like a dog enjoying some uncle. Others are reading your want it to say? Now, go livefavorite bones. book. What do they see? that way! Somewhere, Teddy And more important than .Roosevelt said, “I am a little bit of the conduct of life in your storyevery book I ever read.” is the question, “Who is the main We learn from books. character, yourself or theYour life is like a living book, Savior?” Christ is our Redeemercurrently being written. And as as well as our life-model, ouryou write it, others are reading it, Master Storyteller! We need to Continued on pg. 2especially your loved ones. be reminded that His love at the Parents, take note. Your cross and His rising mean a life In this issue:children are a little bit of what of responsive and responsiblethey read from your life! Maybe living.they become a lot of what they Where is your story Official acts…………………….. Pg. 2read from your life! From the pint going? Are you following or-sized and the super-sized things feeling your way? Think aboutyou do, they are absorbing “how your words and movements A personal thank you……… Pg. 2to live” from your story. before you act on them, before Consider where you go, or you write them on the pages ofdon’t go. If only mom takes the your life history. Five bean salad recipe…….. Pg. 3kids to worship and dad stays Study the differencehome, what kind of a message is between virtues and vice andthat sending? If a person stays pick one, then live it, and your VBS registration……………… Pg. 4out late partying, little readers see book shall be written one waythat. As you handle or the other. Learn thedisagreements, they are reading difference between following May calendar………………….. Pg. 5 your every action. Christ and following self-will. Lead by example. Learn the difference between The examples you worldly desire and inner Usher schedule……………….. Pg. 6 display on the pages contentment that comes in of your life impact Christ. your children When your story is Gym and jam.…………………. Pg. 6 profoundly. The complete and the last page of
  2. 2. P a g e 2 T h e V o i c eOSLC official acts Continued from pg. 1Weddings: St. Paul tells us In the film, “The Last in Philippians 4:9, Samurai,” someone “Those things, which asks how a leadMegan Charles and Eric Rentmeester ye have both learned, character died. TheUnited at Our Saviour on March 19, 2011 and received, and witness replies, “I will heard, and seen in me, not tell you how heBaptisms: do…” Saint Paul died, but how he lived.” meant, as you read And likewise, go andBreckin Robert Wyss from life-story, write live for Christ, and heBorn: January 18, 2011 the same in your own will bless every page of life-story. your story.Baptized: March 20, 2011Son of Skip and Julie WyssBrady Allen HarrisBorn: January 13, 2007Baptized: March 27, 2011Son of Luke and Jennifer Harris A message from Pastor Greg’s parents Servant Sunday to Dear Friends, yet, we feel His presence in recognize OSLC We at the Hovland Jeffs recovery. It will be a household are praising God long road, but we are volunteers with potluck for our friends at Our assured of Gods promise Saviour Lutheran that all will be well for We are celebrating all the Church! Thank you all for those who trust in Him. We volunteers of Our Saviour. Do you the many prayers still will pray for renewed usher, work the fish fries, help with concerning Jeffs recent health and patience during the grounds upkeep, provide office heart surgery. How this experience. Our God is help or serve on a board? You are all comforting it is to know so great! What would we do volunteers and all very valuable to that so many prayers were without Him? the mission here at Our Saviour. As a lifted up for our family Praise God from token of appreciation to all the during this very trying whom all blessings volunteers (servants) of the church, time. Our wonderful flow! Praise Him, all we will be holding a potluck will be Heavenly Father heard creatures here below! on Sunday, May 15, at 10:30 a.m. in those prayers and answered Praise Him above, all the gym. There will be no 10:45 a.m. them with a successful heavenly hosts! Praise service that day. Bring your best dish bypass for Jeff and He Father, Son and Holy added the blessing of peace Ghost! Amen! to serve with a smile to celebrate the in our hearts. gifts and time OSLC servants have We felt the warmth Thank you! provided. of His presence throughout With love in Jesus, the hospital stay and even Jeff and Faye Hovland
  3. 3. V o l u m e 1 7 , I s s u e 2 9 P a g e 3Vacation Bible school is just around the corner! Add this year’s Our Saviour volunteers. Camp areas! If you work andvacation Bible school to your Luther will, again, lead our cannot volunteer during ourcalendar today and check out children in second through scheduled hours, you can helpthe registration form on the fifth grades. Prekindergarten by providing some of thenext page. We invite you to children must be at least snacks and supplies forjoin us Monday, June 27 three years of age by crafts or games. Watch thethrough Thursday, June 30 September 1, 2010 and must weekly announcement sheetsfrom 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 be potty-trained. for details.p.m. Currently VBS is in If you have any Prekindergarten, need of volunteers. Middle questions, please call Donnakindergarten and first grade school and older students Biebel at 468-5547.students will use the (including college age) and“PandaMania” theme led by adults are needed for many Salad ingredients:  Kosher salt  3/4 pound green beans, trimmed and halved  3/4 pound yellow wax beans, trimmed and halved  One 14-ounce can dark-red kidney beans, drained and rinsed  One 14-ounce can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed  One 14-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed  1 bunch scallions, white and light-green parts, thinly sliced  1 red (or orange or yellow) bell pepper, diced Five bean picnic salad  2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, for garnish  2 tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram or oregano leaves (optional)  1 recipe of champagne vinaigrette (listed below) - 1 garlic clove, finely chopped - 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard Vinaigrette prep: Whisk together the garlic, - 1/4 cup champagne vinegar mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, honey, hot - 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice sauce, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Slowly - 2 tablespoons honey whisk in the olive oil until the dressing is - 2 or 3 dashes hot sauce emulsified. Alternatively, you can combine all - 1/2 teaspoon salt the ingredients in a blender or a food - 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper processor and puré until smooth. - 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil  Freshly ground black pepper  Hot sauce Salad prep: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add a generous sprinkling of salt and the fresh beans, and cook until the beans are just tender, about 8 minutes. Drain the beans in a colander, and shock in ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain again and set aside. Place the fresh and canned beans, scallions, bell pepper, parsley, marjoram, and Champagne Vinaigrette in a large bowl, and toss to combine. Season the salad to taste with salt, pepper, and hot sauce.
  4. 4. Our Saviour Lutheran VBS Registration FormMon. June 27 – Thurs. June 30, 2011 There is a registration fee of $10 per child or $20 per family. 9:00am–12:00pm Please return registration forms to the office by Sunday, May 29! (Current PK-grade 5) (One form per family, please) (Three year olds must be 3 by Sept. 1, 2010 and be toilet trained.)Parent / Adult Information:Name(s):_________________________________________________ 1.) Name: _______________________________________________ Grade completed: ________ Birth date: ___________ Age: ________Address:_________________________________________________ Any Food Allergies or other Medical problems: _________________ ________________________________________________________Home Phone:__________________ Alt. Phone:_________________ 2.) Name: _______________________________________________E-mail address:____________________________________________ Grade completed: ________ Birth date: ___________ Age :_______ Any Food Allergies or other Medical problems: _________________Church Membership at:_____________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Volunteers are always appreciated! If interested in volunteering or if you have any questions, please contact Donna Biebel at 468-5547 3.) Name: _______________________________________________Emergency Information: Please list emergency information for thechild(ren) in the event that you are not available. Grade completed: ________ Birth date: ___________ Age:________ Any Food Allergies or other Medical problems:__________________Emergency Contact Person:__________________________________ ________________________________________________________Relationship to Child(ren):___________________________________ 4.) Name: ________________________________________________ Grade completed: _________ Birth date: ___________ Age:_______Home Phone:_____________________ Alt. Phone:_______________ Any Food Allergies or other Medical problems: __________________Family Doctor:___________________ Phone:___________________ _________________________________________________________
  5. 5. May 2011 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday1 Gideons 2 37:45a Trad worship 5:30p Youth board 7a Bible study 4 5 6 79:15a Praise worship (2nd/3rd 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting 11:30a Ladies 7p Sweet Monday 9a Bible studygrade gifts) 7p Elders meeting 7p Choir 6p Confirmation (last 12:15p Brown bag luncheon9:15a Bible study night for Level I) worship9:30a Sunday school 6p Praise band 7p Trad worship 7p Youth movie10:30a SS teachers 7p P&F meeting night: “Despicable10:30a Bible study Me”10:45a Trad worship w/Adultconfirmation6:30p Open gym basketball8 Communion 9 10 11 12 13 14 Mite box Sunday 7p Church council 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting 5p Fish fry 2p Blatchford/Elmer Mother’s Day 9a Bible study 6p Confirmation 12:15p Brown bag 6p Blatchford/Elmer wedding7:45a Trad worship 6:30p Cub scouts (Level II only) worship wedding rehearsal9:15a Praise worship 7p Choir 6p Praise band 5p Fish fry prep9:15a Bible study 7:30p Evangelism 7p Worship service9:30a Sunday school10:30a Bible study10:45a Trad worship w/HolyBaptism No preschool Preschool – Weidner6:30p Open gym basketball Field Trip15 16 17 18 19 20 217:45a Trad worship 7p Board of 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting 3p Kids rummage 8a Kids rummage9:15a Praise worship education 9a Bible study 6p Confirmation 12:15p Brown bag sale set-up Sale (until 12p)9:15a Bible study 7p Choir (Level II only) worship9:30a Sunday school 6p Praise band 7p Worship service10:30a Servant recognitionpotluck Last day of T/Th Last day of M/W/F6:30p Open gym basketball preschool preschool22 Cinnamon rolls 23 24 25 26 27 287:45a Trad worship 6:30p Trinity school 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting 11:30a Trinity early9:15a Praise worship board 9a Bible study 6p Confirmation 12:15p Brown bag release/Last day of9:15a Bible study 7p Fellowship 6:30p Cub scouts (Level II only; last worship school9:30a Last day of SS10:30a Ice cream social, gym 7p Stewardship 7p Choir banquet class) 7p Worship service10:30a Bible study 6p Praise band Michelle on10:45a Trad worship vacation (NO Scrip6:30p Open gym basketball Sales)29 30 31 Youth Bible study will continue on Sunday evenings through the month of7:45a Trad worship MEMORIAL DAY 7a Bible study May. Beginning in June they will be on the second and third Wednesdays9:15a Praise worship OSLC office closed 9a Bible study of the summer months. Watch the calendar and Facebook for more10:45a Trad worship6:30p Open basketball details!
  6. 6. V o l u m e 1 7 , I s s u e 2 9 P a g e 6 June 2011 Usher ScheduleDay: Date: Service: Lead Usher Team:Thu. 02-Jun 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 05-Jun 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 05-Jun 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; Elyssa Ammerman; Kathy AmmermanSun. 05-Jun 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 09-Jun 7:00 pm HC C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 12-Jun 7:45 am HC A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 12-Jun 9:15 am HC D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 12-Jun 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 16-Jun 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 19-Jun 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 19-Jun 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 19-Jun 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 23-Jun 7:00 pm HC B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 26-Jun 7:45 am HC M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 26-Jun 9:15 am HC D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerSun. 26-Jun 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 30-Jun 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick Zimonick † 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 e-mail Attention all middle school students! Little John the Baptist Christ of the Bay has invited you to a "Therefore, and ran back to the gym and jam! whoever humbles open window to see Where? N.E.W. Lutheran High School himself like this child is Johnny baptizing the When? May 14th from 5:30-9:00 p.m. (or the greatest in the cat in a tub of water. come at 5:00 to go through the calculus kingdom of heaven. She called out, cardboard maze) And who ever "Johnny, stop that! The Cost? $5/person (add $1 if you are going welcomes a little child cat is afraid of water!" through the maze) like this in my name Johnny looked Who’s invited? Middle school youth welcomes me. " up at her and said, "He only (grades 6—8) Matt. 18:4-5 should have thought 5:00pm—Cardboard maze Johnnys mother about that before he 5:30pm—Dodgeball game looked out the window joined my church." Pizza, snacks, fruit along with sodas, and noticed him Knowing water, punch afterwards. "playing church" with scripture can save your Followed by a devotional jam session. their cat. life - in more ways than He had the cat one! Please register and fill out a release form sitting quietly and he with your church youth leader if you plan on was preaching to it. She attending. You can pay at the door. If you smiled and went about are a musician and would like to play in the her work. A while later band, please let your youth leader know. she heard loud meowing and hissing
  7. 7. V o l u m e 1 7 , I s s u e 2 9 P a g e 7 Our Saviour Lutheran Church Senior Pastor– David H. Hatch (920) 465-8118 Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland 120 S. Henry Street (920) 544-3614 Green Bay, WI 54302 (920) 468-4065 Church Office – Michelle Burhite (920) 468-4065 Vol. 17 No. 29, May 2011 The Voice (permit No. 59) 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. Please feel free to contact me with constructive suggestions (920) 468-3596 and comments at Thanks to those who have already commented! I am seeking more congregational input and submissions. Submissions can be sent to What do you want to read about? 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: Envision your ad here!
  8. 8. Our Saviour Lutheran Church Non-Profit Organization120 S. Henry St. U.S. Postage PaidGreen Bay, WI 54302 Permit #59(920) 468-4065 Green Bay, WI ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED May calendar highlights: May 7: Ladies luncheon May 8: Mother’s Day May 13: Last fish fry (until September) May 15: Servant Sunday; all member/volunteer potluck celebration May 21: Kid’s only rummage sale Looking ahead into June: June 5: Senior day at all services – recognition of graduating seniors June 27-30: Vacation Bible school from 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.