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  1. 1. MAY 2012 VOLUME I, ISSUE 5 The Voice OnlineOUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH—GREEN BAY WIS.On Christian duty Could there be a better Luther, has a Table of example of “duty” than in the Duties. We could print it here, account below from the but that would be too easy. sinking of the Titanic? Why not search out your A survivor of the Catechism. You will find it Titanic confirmed the often directing you to some of your repeated account that the God given duties! Let’s members of the orchestra joyfully do them, until He calls sacrificed their chances of us home. Pastor Dave Hatch escape by continuing to play as the lifeboats were lowered, Years ago, the word but added the information“Duty” was one of the first that even after theprinciples of character, life majority had beenand conduct. The word swept to theirappears super frequently in deaths, a lone playerthe literature of old. Have we dutifully clung on.forgotten that word and its “There was only onedeep meaning? We seem to musician left,” hehave replaced it with a more said. “He was thegeneral and vague word, violinist and was“responsibility.” Many would playing the air of theagree, “duty” has a sense of hymn “Nearer, Mya moral God given God, to Thee.” Theassignment behind it. notes of this musicResponsibility, by many were the last thing Istreet definitions, is more heard before I wenttask-like. Duty has holiness off the poop (deck)connected to it. Check that and felt myself goingdictionary! headlong into the icy It is has been said, water with thestudy duty. Learn duty. engines andDetect your God assigned machinery buzzingduty. Go and do that duty to in my ears.”the best of your ability until Our Smallthe last moment of your life. Catechism, by
  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 This annual event will The most fun youBaptisms: be held on Saturday, May can have…Aiden Paul Wadzinski 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the …at the ballpark! OnBorn: June 24, 2011 multi-purpose room of Our Sunday nights, theBaptized: March 25, 2012 Saviour Lutheran Church. Christian Softball LeagueSon of Jeremy and Micaela The Northeast will have a new home: theWadzinski Wisconsin Lutheran High A s hw a ub e n on Sp or tsMembership Changes School Stage One Choir will Complex. With four ballIN: perform for the luncheon for fields, the games forBrett and Nicole Messerschmidt, the first time, prior to the Division I and Division IIand unconfirmed minor children, luncheon. can be played at the sameIsabel and Norah, Profession of Please plan to attend time! We will boast theFaith and arrive before 11:00 a.m. same great fellowship as for this wonderful event for before. The schedule ofDeena Schwittay, transfer from Ladies only. The cost is $12 times, dates andTrinity Lutheran, Green Bay, WI per person; reservations opponents will be out soon(ELCA) should be made in person so keep open a few nights with the church office, by and plan to cheer on ourEric Mullen, Profession of Faith calling (920) 468-4065 or by teams. Sorry, no pets are(admitted Dec. 2011 by Adult e-mail at allowed on the grounds soConfirmation in error) leave Fido at home.OUT:Terry Jorgensen, transfer to St. Her name was Terry Pastor Dave HatchJohn’s Lutheran Church, Luxem-burg, WI (LCMS) Her name was Terry Amelse. She became very attached to Our Saviour Lutheran Church and to the Bible and Brunch gangWesley and Lanita Williams, that meets in the Parlor every Tuesday morning. Terry hadtransfer to Our Savior’s Lutheran, attended for several years, but a terminal illness had come to visitMarinette, WI (ELCA) and was determined to stay. Terry became housebound. From the bed in her home where she knew the Lord would come and take her in a few days, OSLC member Terry huddled her telephoneJames and Diane Rusch, transfer close and listened to the greetings from her OSLC Bible andto Calvary Lutheran Church, brunch friends who were gathered in our Parlor. The ladies passedWaupaca, WI (LCMS) the telephone around the room. Within a week from that call Terry had “gone home.” Her funeral would be within 10 days from theReceived their Crown: sound of her joyful voice that day. Terry was ready for the Savior toTerry A. Amelse come and take her home.January 6, 1939 ~ March 18, Perhaps you met Terry. Terry came to OSLC because a2012 friend invited her.Funeral service held on March22, 2012 Continued on page 4
  3. 3. Green Bay Trinity Donate, volunteer, graduates 8th buy at this year’s orts grade students Kid’s Only sale! sh O SLC On May 30, 2012, Our Saviour Lutheran Church’s Donations are being accepted until Sunday, May Sanctuary will be hosting the 13, for this year’s sale to be graduation of five 8th grade held on Saturday, May 19 students from our association from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. school, Green Bay Trinity. Items can includes kid’s The graduation will take place clothes (baby through teen during our normal Thursday and even maternity clothes), service at 7:00 p.m. Everyone toys, games, furniture andFish fries come to is invited to attend this joyous more…anything kid related.a season’s end event. A reception will be Whether or not you donate, held after the event for Green please make plans to come Bay Trinity graduates and and buy; you won’t be Join us on May 11, their families. disappointed in the selection2012 for the last fish fry of the or the prices! To volunteer,season. Although we’ll be please contact Maggie Hinz atback in September, it will be Busy day in the laughterandbless-a long summer without that middle of May or call 265-great food and the wonderful 6432.fellowship opportunities thefish fry can bring. You may not have enough room to put all of the Gear up forWe have many folks to thank day’s events on your calendar vacation Bibleincluding… so just write in ‘church’ and … all of the dedicated leave it at that. On May 20, schoolvolunteers who worked this the children will attend theiryear in the kitchen and dining last day of Sunday school for Make sure that June 18room. the year and that means the through 21 is on your calendar … the new faces that annual Ice Cream Social. This for VBS this summer. Ages 3joined us and hopefully will year, the Ice Cream Social will through grade 5 ( for the 2011-be back next year. be part of the “Servant 2012 school year) can come … the ladies who made Sunday” celebration and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.the pies sold each night as a potluck dinner. To allow for for entertainment, crafts,fundraiser. all to join in on the snacks and more. The theme is … the youth who celebration, there will be no ‘Sky-Everything is possibleworked for tips by serving 10:45am service that day. Pull with God’ and Camp Lutherdrinks and helping as out that special “crowd will lead grades 1-5 whileneeded. pleasing” recipe and join volunteers are needed for the … everyone who together with other members pre-kindergarten anddonated soda and other items of OSLC in thanking the many kindergarten groups.used for each month’s event. servants that keep Our Registration forms will be Saviour serving others in the available soon. name of Jesus Christ.
  4. 4. MAY 2012 Page 4Exciting news from GBLSA;Redeemer joins association Terry, from page 2 The Green Bay and after school care, She was one of the regularsLutheran School Association combined fundraising, and at Bible and brunch and thehas exciting news for the in the future, possible ladies wrapped theirupcoming school expanded curriculum and friendship around her like ayear! Redeemer extra-curricular activities. welcoming blanket to aLutheran Church has joined We will keep you updated stranger. Terry had fulfilledthe association. We thank on these opportunities in her occupational duty a fewthe Lord for the successful future communications. years ago as a nurse at onepartnership with Redeemer Please join us in of the local hospitals. Afterin athletics and in praying that God continues retirement she spent time andpurchasing some to richly bless our combined energy looking after hermaterials over the past few ministry of Christian elderly brother, keeping heryears and we pray that God education here in the Green relationships alive andwill continue to bless our Bay area. deepening her faith life.combined efforts in the From the top of a longfuture. list of enviable character Previously Redeemer traits, the moving one wasand Trinity (operated by Terry’s acceptance of her death—the Spirit’s comfort inGBLSA) housed grades K-8 her soul, mind and emotions.on their own campuses. She had told her pastors ofThe 2012-2013 school year the last items she needed towill see that Redeemer and accomplish, her final tasks,Trinity will continue to hold and then she did them. Thatgrades K-4 and the is when the peace came overcombined grades 5-8 will her. It was that inner calmbe held at the Trinity from within her that made thecampus. This expansion “phone call from the Parlor”will result in more so dynamic for those whoopportunities for growth of talked to her that day.the GBLSA beyond each of Terry was with us aour current facilities. The short time, but she made acurrent scenario will be long and lasting impression ofreviewed annually to make faith.accommodations forenrollment and staffing. This will mean thatfamilies of both schools willhave some excitingopportunities available tothem especially in the areasof transportation, before
  5. 5. THE VOICE ONLINE Page 5 June 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. 03-Jun 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 03-Jun 9:15 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 03-Jun 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 07-Jun 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 10-Jun 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 10-Jun 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 10-Jun 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 14-Jun 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 17-Jun 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 17-Jun 9:15 am D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerSun. 17-Jun 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 21-Jun 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 24-Jun 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 24-Jun 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; McKenzie Waniger; Nathan ScholzSun. 24-Jun 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 28-Jun 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNWhat is the purpose of our family? Pastor Dave Hatch Now that is an answers might be. answers? Would they beinteresting question. What did you come up with? much different than the ones Lets imagine a family How about this list? from the family at homeis sitting around the evening -To love each other lapping up strawberrymeal. They are a young -To be kind to our neighbors shortcake? I suspect thehousehold, Mom, Dad and -To teach and to learn answers would be quiteseveral children. Dad looks -To share similar, at least in a broadaround the table after the -To serve form. Lets follow that firstmashed potatoes have been -To encourage question with another one,devoured and the chicken is -To love God shall we? "How can wedown to the bones. He notes How about asking that improve on that list, both ata sense of contentment on question over dessert at your home and at our church?"every face. Mom brings out house this very night? We may be askingthe strawberry shortcake as Now, imagine it is those very questions in theDad asks the group, "What is Sunday morning at church. months ahead, as we all maythe purpose of our family?" The pews are full. During the be participating in a What do you suppose sermon the pastor walks out congregational self-study. Wethe answer would be? How into the audience and asks, will learn about why we aremight the discussion go? "What is the purpose of our here, how the Savior desiresTake a moment and guess family?" What would you us to serve and how we canwhat four or five of the guess would be the various improve our serve.
  6. 6. MAY 2012 Page 6Reasons your child should attend preschoolat Our Saviour Lutheran ChurchDear Families, learner for “doing” in a play-based curriculum? As a parent you have a very Please jointough choice to make about • As a result of the program, do the Ouryour child’s preschool you feel your child will develop Saviourexperience. For most children skills to think and investigate, Lutheranpreschool is their first learning about the world C h u r c heducational experience and the around them? youth alonglaunching of their educational with youthcareer which will span the • Is it important that your child from fellowremainder of their lives. I pray attend a pre-k program with circuit churches to raise moneythat, as you make this choice, numerous years of success? for the hungry in Haiti byyou realize that Our Saviour OSLC preschool has more than donating pledges to the 30Lutheran Church preschool is 35 years of experience. Hour for you and we would love The youth will be fastingto partner with you for these •Is it important that your child for 30 hours straight Friday,first educational years. enjoys a highly functional June 1 at noon through If you choose to visit classroom designed to meet the Saturday, June 2 at 6:00 p.m.preschools in the area and you preschool child’s best interests ? If you are a youth andbegin to choose what program would like to raise pledges,is right for your family, please You, as a parent are, a please let Will, Whitney or Avraconsider what each program partner in your child’s growth know. Start taking pledgeshas to offer your child. and development. If you today! If you are someone answered yes to any of these wanting to make a pledge, find• Does it have a warm caring questions you may want to a youth who will be fasting andChristian environment? consider sending your child to is taking pledges. OSLC three – year – and four/ During the famine, we• If the environment five – year – old preschool. will be joined by guest youthdevelopmentally appropriate Please contact Our Saviour director (and Will’s cousin)and are the experience geared today and schedule to visit a Chris Flores and some youthtoward children? classroom. from a group who have travelled to Haiti to show us Will your child be able to Serving the Master Teacher, where the donated money willparticipate in activities that Christina L. Scholz be going. We will also bepromote social, emotional, blessed with live music byintellectual, physical and Justin St. Thomas and thespitual growth? Funky Fresh Fellowship. T h e famine is• As a result of the program, do broughtyou feel confident that your to youchild will become a passionate by:
  7. 7. MAY 2012S’more about Camp Page 7THIRD ANNUAL HAPPY CAMPER 5K TRAILRUN—Saturday, May 26. This is a beautiful andchallenging course through the trails of Camp Luther.You will run along two lakes and up and down manyhills in this exciting, winding course. Join us whetheryou are in it to win it, or just want to enjoy our beautifulCamp Luther!! The Kids Fun Run will follow. Registerby May 12 to receive a free t-shirt! Or you can register GET AWAY WITH THE GUYS FOR A GREATthe day of the event. Register online with Tortoise and WEEK OF FISHING AND GOLF! The retreat is May 15Hare Race Management at, or -18. 3 nights in a cottage, 7 meals, guest speakers anddownload a printable PDF form at plenty of time for fishing and golfing. Only $135— lower if you come with a group of 4 or more!VOLUNTEER AT CAMP LUTHER! Join us for a FATHER/SON AND MOTHER/DAUGHTERSpring Workbee Weekend, April 27-29 or May 18-20 or CANOE ADVENTURES! Relish some one on one timejust call to set up another time to volunteer. Workbees with your child this summer and experience an adventureare great fun for adults and families. Workbee runs fromFriday evening through Sunday lunch. It’s FREE, and together in the process. Camping, devotions, fun andit’s a great way to give back as a family and help fellowship plus time away from the distractions of life.children learn about Christian service. Join us this year! Join the canoe adventures August 9-12. EXPLORER SUMMER CAMP FOR GRADES 1-3!!GRANDPARENTS!! When was the last time you Explorer Camp is designed to ease the transition for campershad meaningful one-on-one time with your grandchild? who have completed grades 1, 2 or 3 to come to Camp LutherSpend that special time away at Camp Luther this on their own before they are ready to stay for a whole week.summer at GrandKids Camp, June 22-24 or Aug 10-12. This weekend program includes activities like: parachute games, swimming, arts and crafts, songs, Christian Growth,GET YOUR FOURSOME TOGETHER FOR A campfire devotions and more! Register them today atGREAT DAY OF GOLF! The Camp Luther Golf www.campluther.comChallenge is set for June 8 at the Northwood Golf Clubin Rhinelander. NEW this year, Competitive Division CHOOSE CAMP LUTHER WITH YOURand Hackers Division! Great prizes and lunch provided. THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS!! It’s easy and itFree housing at camp. Each foursome is asked to raise benefits Camp Luther and Every Kid to Camp! Log on to$800 for camp. Proceeds to retire the mortgage at camp. or call 800-THRIVENT (800-847-4836) and get started TODAY!! Eligibility is established by Thrivent and by your premiums, account valuesSUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS and volunteer leadership! You simply go online and they doOPEN!! Visit to the rest. THANK YOU for giving to Camp Luther!!register online or watch our video!! Camp Lutherhas an exciting summer planned for children K- JOIN US ON FACEBOOK!!12. Registrations are pouring into Camp, so We now have over 1750 likesregister now to get the village you want on the on Facebook, so join us thereweek you want. “Witness” from Acts 1:8 is our to hear what’s happening attheme for this summer!! Struggling financially Camp, to share memories andthis year? Ask about our Campership program to spread the word about the(online: Summer Camps: Summer Camp Corner.) ministry and joy that is Camp 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 MAY 2012 1 2 3 4 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship 5 1p Super sale meeting 7p Youth movie 8a OLM meeting 7p Trad worship 9a Bible study 3p Youth night night 6p Praise band 7p Choir practice 6p Confirmation 6:30p FPU 6:30p Youth board 7p P&F meeting6 7 8 9 10 11 127:45a Trad worship 12:30p Stepping On 6:30a Primary Recall 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship 2:30p Richter/Hetrick 11a Ladies9:15a Praise worship 6:30p Worship Election 3p Youth night 4p Fish fry prep wedding Luncheon with9:15a Bible study committee 7a Bible study 6p Praise band 5:30p Richter/Hetrick NEWLHS Stage One9:30a Sun school10:30a Bible study 7p Elders meeting 9a Bible study 6p Level 2 only wedding rehearsal concert10:30a SS teacher 6:30p Cub scouts confirmation 7p Trad worship 5p Fish frymeeting 7p Choir practice 6:30p FPU10:45a Trad worship 6:30p Sr. high BibleW/ holy baptism NO SCRIP IN PM study6:30p Basketball MICHELLE OUT13 Communion 14 15 16 17 18 19Mite box Sunday 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship 3p Kids Only sale set up 8a-12p Kids OnlyMother’s Day 9a Last day of 3-year- 8a OLM meeting 3p Youth night 7p Trad worship in gym Rummage Sale;7:45a Trad worship old preschool 9a Last day of 4-year- 6p Praise band gym9:15a Praise worship 12:30p Stepping On old preschool 6p Level 2 only9:15a Bible study 6p Council meeting 9a Bible study Confirmation9:30a Sun school 7p Choir practice 6:30p FPU10:30a Bible study 6:30p Sr. high Bible6:30p Basketball study20 21 22 23 24 25 267:45a Trad worship 12:30p Stepping On 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship9:15a Praise worship 7p Board of education 9a Bible study 6p Praise band 6p Couponing class9:15a Bible study 6:30p Cub scouts 7p Trad worship9:30a Last day of Sundayschool10:30a Bible study10:30a Servant Sunday NO SCRIP –brunch and ice cream MICHELLE OUTsocial6:30p Basketball6:30p Trinity musical27 Communion 28 29 30 31 JUNE 1 JUNE 27:45a Trad worship 6:30p GBLSA 7a Bible study 12p Staff meeting 12:15p Worship 30 Hour Famine 30 Hour Famine9:15a Praise worship 7p Stewardship 8a OLM meeting 6p Praise band 7p Trad worship with10:45a Trad worship 9a Bible study Green Bay Trinity 8th6:30p Basketball 6:30p Altar guild Grade Graduation MEMORIAL DAY meeting Office closed NO SCRIP – MICHELLE OUT
  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: draft_lens19083064module156562974photo_1327452378Titanic_Band.jpg Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland (920) 544-3614 Church Office – Michelle Burhite (920) 468-4065 Vol. 1 No. 5, May 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 and Green Bay, WI 54302 submissions. What do you want to read about? (920) 468-4065 Submissions can be sent to