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  1. 1. Volume 22, Issue 34 October 2011 Find us on the Web!The Voice http://www.oslc-gb.org Our Saviour Lutheran Church–Green Bay Wis.Beware of the “fifth column”David H. Hatch What is a “fifth column?” language, we add, “Sin, flesh, sympathizers in Madrid inHave you ever found that you carnal nature, old Adam, etc” 1936 when four rebelmay sabotage your own efforts? Apply those terms to columns were advancing onThat is, have you seen that you yourself. Could it be that we the city. First known use [was“work against yourself?” How is have an “inner-other,” another in] 1936.”it possible for a people to work force living in us that works A “Fifth Column,” inagainst themselves? That is against ourselves, that rebel military applications, may tryalmost a paradox! That would and tries to ruin our efforts? to organize abe like a guy trying to walk and That almost sounds like Doctor “coup” [overturn, upset] intrip himself at the same time! Jekyll and Mr. Hyde! Not me, I the government. Here is a list of am not two-faced! Have you ever read St. Paulsynonyms for the term “fifth When we work against speech in the closing versescolumn:” ourselves, or do something of Romans 7? He speaks “adversary, agent, an contrary to our principles or about a sort of “inner tagonist, archenemy, pull the rug out from under saboteur (A “fifth column”). asperser, assailant, our own intentions, don’t you He calls it by name, shines assassin, attacker, back wonder what causes that? the light on it, and what was biter, bad person, For example, someone a mysterious culprit hiding in bandit, betrayer, goes on a diet but then cheats, the dark basement of our calumniator, competitor, intentionally, and then lives in being is now cornered. His contender, criminal, regret and they are angry at eyes a glowing in the light defamer, defiler, oneself. The examples are and he has a name…“Sin detractor, disputant, endless. They worked against living in me.” “The flesh.” emulator, falsifier, foe, themselves. They sabotaged “The old Adam.” “The guerrilla, informer, their own efforts. carnal inquisitor, invader, Webster’s dictionary nature,” murderer, opponent, describes the term “fifth “the lower opposition, other side, column” as “a group of secret nature.” prosecutor, rebel, sympathizers or supporters of revolutionary, rival, an enemy that engage in saboteur, seditionist, espionage or sabotage within slanderer, spy, terrorist, defense lines or national traducer, traitor, vilifier, borders.” The term’s origin: villain.” In Biblical Name applied to rebel Continued on page 3
  2. 2. P a g e 2 Membership Changes Every household should In: Timothy and Deborah Carpenter have one; does yours?OSLC official – Adult Confirmation SMILE…the longacts Charles and Katrina Steffel – awaited Church Directory is Adult Confirmation & minor chil- waiting to be in your home! dren Taylor, Griffin, Sydney Many of you may haveWeddings seen a message like this backMaila Yang and Tou Thau in June. Many families whoUnited at Our Saviour on Aaron Neiheisel – Adult Confirmation had their picture taken haveSeptember 10, 2011 not yet picked up their copy of Roy and Ruth Delsart, the directory. Copies areBaptisms: Profession of Faith waiting for you at theNoah Jake King Welcome Center at churchBorn: July 1, 2011 Jennifer Damp and minor child with your name onBaptized: August 28, 2011 Nakita, transfer from St. Paul’s it. Additional copies, for thoseSon of Clayton and Jessica King L.C., Algoma, WI (WELS) who did not have their picture taken, can be found near thatZoey Marie LaurentBorn: June 11, 2011 Out: box as well. If you need aBaptized: August 28, 2011 Westley Plinske, Justin Cullers second copy for your office,Daughter of Steven and Anne and Tyler Cullers (minor, please feel free to take anLaurent unconfirmed grandchildren of additional copy. Loyll and Bridget Plinske who Please verify theRosalie Ray Havens were released from membership contact information that is inBorn: April 29, 2011 in March 2011) – correction of the roster section in the backBaptized: September 4, 2011 omission of the directory. If any of theDaughter of Henry Havens and contact information hasAmanda Hawley Alexander and Hanna Lech changed, or if any family (minor, unconfirmed children of members listed are no longerArianna Nicole Timm Cindy Lech who was living at your address, or if youBorn: September 28, 2004 released in March 2011) – have family members whoBaptized: September 11, 2011 correction of omission were inadvertently omittedDaughter of BJ Timm and Jeni from the roster, please provideRolkosky Mara and Harrison Ebbers the correct information to the (minor, unconfirmed children of office by calling (920) 468-Dalton Taylor Timm Leah Ebbers who was 4065 or e-mailBorn: March 13, 2006 released in March 2011) – info@oslc-gb.org. We wouldBaptized: September 11, 2011 correction of omission also appreciate it if you wouldSon of BJ Timm and Jeni Rolkosky provide us with your cell Matthew Jossie, phone number, work phoneDavid Keith Anderson III requested release number and each individual’sBorn: July 30, 2010 email address for our database.Baptized: September 11, 2011 Harold and Tammy Isenberg (and The directory is a greatSon of David Anderson II and children Mason and Taylor), tool for helping to recognize Jeni Rolkosky transfer to St. John’s Lutheran faces and put them together Church, Luxemburg (LCMS) with names. No Our Saviour family’s home should be without one!
  3. 3. P a g e 3 T h e V o i c e From page 1Paul helps us understand the fifth column NEWLHS asks If we were to take Paul’s him and give him a name, “Sin you to grantwords in Romans 7, and convert living in me” also known asthem into what might appear as “The flesh,” he was off to a wishes for school;an urgent telegraph message good start. studentsfrom a single military The 10 Commandmentscommander from his outpost shown the light to reveal thethat has just been overrun by problem was sin, and the As the 2011-12 school year be-the enemy, that message might Savior was the Mighty Rescuer gins, there are several itemsread something like this… who set Paul free. that we are “wishing” “There is a fifth column Read on in chapter for. Please consider helpingwithin the outpost that I cannot eight where Paul states that he the school by granting one ofoverpower. It has taken me by a can no longer be in charge of these wishes:‘coup’ and overturned my his mind, for it is so prone tocontrol and seized my being taken over again by that * Classroom carpeting - 1/8command (or mind). It is a fifth column. Paul says in room $250, 1/4 room $500, 1/2force bigger that I can handle. Romans 8:6, “his mind must room $1,000, full room $2,000Who will rescue me? I am now be controlled by the Holydying! Send help!” Spirit.” The Holy Spirit came * Digital display board - $250 Now read the actual alive in you in Baptism. Yourwords of Paul in Romans 8, faith needs watering just like * Christian wall hangings -“Although I want to do good, the grass. Keep it alive through $50evil is right there with me. 22 active worship, fellowship andFor in my inner being I delight study of the Word. * Donation toward newin God’s law; 23 but I see In the four free gifts, furniture - any amountanother law at work in me, this concept about “daily acceptedwaging war against the law of doing battle against the fifthmy mind and making me a column” falls under “He walks * Technology needs - anyprisoner of the law of sin at with me”, that is, living the amount acceptedwork within me. 24 What a Christian life. Come to ourwretched man I am! Who will Bible classes to learn more Thank you for sup-rescue me from this body that is about the four free gifts and porting NEW Lutheran Highsubject to death?” how the Word can take deeper School: your ministry to Paul was not only talking root in your faith-walk and Gods young people.about the “salvation” of his conduct. To discuss a possiblebody and soul, but also about It was Luthers inner donation, please contactwanting a rescue from the inner fifth column that brought him Chris Nelson atfifth column that kept causing to a deep need for the grace of NEWLHS - 469-6810.him to sabotage himself. That Christ, as seen through theis, he wanted to stop working Reformation. That rescue ofagainst himself. Christ was His Love. Our Once Paul could identify Response, joyfully serve Thethat culprit, shine the light on One who rescued us!
  4. 4. V o l u m e 2 2 , I s s u e 3 4 P a g e 4Jesus is the rock of our salvation; here’s a reminderAdeline Grieser Rocks have interested and the Lord brought from the Library. Take one forme all my life. Years ago, when around the world. Amazed at yourself. Take one for aI drove around America with the quantity on the beach in friend in the hospital. Takemy family, I always managed to Algoma, I brought a bag one for a child going away toaccumulate a box of rocks. No home. college. Take one for amatter which beach or forest we First, I painted a few for birthday or anniversary. Takevisited I gathered rocks always myself. Friends saw and asked one and make someonewondering where they had if I’d paint for them and the smile. Simply take one.originated and how old that idea grew until I was painting There was a timemight be. A million years? Five nearly every day. A touch of when I couldmillion? I’d never know, but red, a dab of blue, some green collect rocks myself buttheir timelessness was a and yellow, plus a few arthritis has put a stop tocontinuing fascination. When I comforting words and those trips. I sincerely andmoved to Green Bay 20 years suddenly Jesus Rocks had gratefully thank everyoneago I discovered a huge supply special meaning. It is my who has collected rocks andof rocks in Lake Michigan pleasure to paint them for you brought them toand Green Bay! There they and your family. In case you church. Thank you to all ofwere, thousands and thousands didn’t know, there’s a basket of you! Have a Jesus Rock onof rocks the wind, the waves, Jesus Rocks in the office and in me!A letter from the editor When I decided to take The reason we were able Lastly, I would like toon another big exciting project to eat such elegant food: Larry thank those of you who werefor Our Saviour, I only saw Segriff and wife Marlys, able to join us that eveningendless opportunities. Not only ( K i t c he n ) G r eg (GA) for fellowship, food andin building my experiences as Ammerman, Donna Arthur support for OSLC.an event planner but also have and Bob Reinke. Please stay tuned asanother chance to work with Karen Brietlow and we are already thinkingthe amazing and talented Simply Silk Creations for about what the next Spice ofpeople our of our congregation. donating the gorgeous Life dinner will bring. A big thank you to centerpieces. - Avraeveryone who made the first Lynn Wians for lettingSpice of Life dinner possible. It us borrow her formal flatwarewas a huge success and we are and table linens.in hopes that it will only get The outstandingbigger, better and pay off a few servers: Mary Kaminsky, Carolmortgage payments. The event Siech and Chuck Arthur.would not have been possible To my wonderfulwithout the following people: boyfriend, Shawn, for doing all the heavy lifting.
  5. 5. V o l u m e 2 2 , I s s u e 3 4 P a g e 5 November 2011 Usher ScheduleDay: Date: Service: Lead Usher Team:Thu. 03-Nov 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 06-Nov 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 06-Nov 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 06-Nov 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard ChristiansonThu. 10-Nov 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 13-Nov 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 13-Nov 9:15 am D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerSun. 13-Nov 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 17-Nov 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 20-Nov 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 20-Nov 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; McKenzie Waniger; †UNSun. 20-Nov 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftWed. 23-Nov 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickThu. 24-Nov 9:00 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 27-Nov 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 27-Nov 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 27-Nov 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; Richard Christianson † 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 spangenr@uwgb.edu“The Voice” 2.0 By making changes toour current printing anddistribution methods, thec o n g r e g a t i o n wi l l s a vesubstantial dollars and still getthe church newsletter into thehands of everyone who wantsto read it. Beginning with theJanuary 2012 issue, everyonewill have the opportunity to pickup a hard copy of “The Voice”at the Welcome Center whenyou come to worship or are inthe building for meetings, etc.If you prefer, you can read itfrom the website, easy aspie. An e-mail will be sentwhen it is available on thewebsite and a .pdf will beattached to the e-mail aswell. If you are a shut–in and This photo was taken by Our Saviour’s very own Steveare unable to access the Inter- Rusch at OSLC’s first division I softball game at Fireman’s Parknet, call Michelle at (920) 468- this past summer. The grass is knee high!4065 and we will continue tomail a copy to you each month.
  6. 6. Sunday Monday O c t o b Wednesday2 0 1 1 Tuesday er Thursday Friday SaturdayThere is space for workers at the home Packer games this month. Join the Sunday morning Bible studies 1 October 2 at 3:15 p.m. 9:15 a. m. – Being Lutheran/Confirmation 7p Youth movie night October 16 at 12:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. – Hard Questions-The Answers “How to Train Your Dragon”2 3 4 5 6 7 87:45a Trad worship 7p Board of elders 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting9:15a Praise worship 8a OLM meeting 5:30p Youth board 12:15p Worship9:15a Bible study 9a Bible study 6p Knitting lessons 1p GriefShare9:30a Sun school 6p Praise band10:30a Bible study 6:30p FPU 6p Confirmation 7p Trad Worship10:45a Trad worship 7p Choir 6p Sr. Hi Bible study6:30p Basketball 7p P&F meeting9 Communion 10 11 12 13 14 15Mite Box Sunday 7p Church council 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 12:15p Worship 5p Fish Fry7:45a Trad worship 8a OLM meeting 6p Knitting lessons 1p GriefShare9:15a Praise worship 9a Bible study 6p Praise band 4p Fish fry prep9:15a Bible study9:30a Sun school 6:30p FPU 6p Confirmation 6p Fellowship /10:30a Bible study 6:30p Cub scouts 6p Sr. Hi Bible study evangelism meeting10:45a Trad worship 7p Choir 7p Trad worship6:30p Basketball16 17 18 19 20 21 227:45a Trad worship 7p Board of education 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting 6p Oikarinen/Kaufman 1:30p Oikarinen/9:15a Praise worship 8a OLM meeting 6p Knitting lessons 12:15p worship Wedding rehearsal Kaufman Wedding9:15a Bible study 9a Bible study 6p Praise band 1p GriefShare9:30a Sun school10:30a Bible study 6:30p FPU 6p Confirmation 7p Trad worship10:45a Trad worship 7p Choir 6p Sr. Hi Bible study6:30p Basketball 28 2923* Communion 24 25 26 277:45a Trad worship 6:30p Trinity board 7a Bible study 3p Youth night 9a Staff meeting9:15a Praise worship 7p Fellowship 8a OLM meeting 6p Praise band 12:15p worship9:15a Bible study 7p Stewardship 9a Bible study 6p Confirmation 1p GriefShare9:30a Sun school 6:30p FPU10:30a Bible study 6p Sr. Hi Bible study 7p Trad worship 6:30p Cub scouts10:45a Trad worship NO TRINITY CLASSES 7p Choir NO TRINITY CLASSES6:30p Basketball (will alsooccur next week)30 LWML Sunday 31 *YOUTH! You are We will meet at7:45a Trad worship invited to watch church at 2 for a9:15a Praise worship car pool.9:15a Bible atudy the Packer game9:30a Sun school at the De Pere Free popcorn and10:30a Bible study Theater @ 2:45p. soda10:45a Trad worship
  7. 7. V o l u m e 2 2 , I s s u e 3 4 P a g e 7 Our Saviour Lutheran Church Senior Pastor– David H. Hatch (920) 465-8118 Lutheran Church dave@oslc-gb.org Missouri Synod Associate Pastor– Greg Hovland 120 S. Henry Street (920) 544-3614 Green Bay, WI 54302 greg@oslc-gb.org (920) 468-4065 Church Office – Michelle Burhite http://www.oslc-gb.org (920) 468-4065 Vol. 22 No. 34, October 2011 The Voice (permit No. 59) is published monthly by Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights reserved. No portion info@oslc-gb.org 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 ajjoslc@yahoo.com. Thanks to those who have already commented! christina@oslc-gb.org I am seeking more congregational input and submissions. Submissions can be sent to info@oslc-gb.org 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: info@oslc-gb.org 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 REQUESTEDLooking aheadNovemberNovember 5: Youth movie night; movie TBANovember 6: Confirmation examinationNovember 11: Fish fryNovember 13: Confirmation service Youth bowling (watch for more details)November 20: Adult ConfirmationNovember 23: Thanksgiving Eve service; 7:00 p.m.November 24: Thanksgiving Day service; 9:00 a.m.DecemberDecember 3: Youth babysitting fundraiser “Drop-and-Shop” (more details to come)December 4: Voter’s meetingDecember 9: Fish fryDecember 15: Live NativityDecember 18: Sunday school Christmas pageantDecember 24: Christmas eve services; 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 p.m.December 25: Christmas day service; 10:00 a.m.December 31: New Year’s eve service; 6:00 p.m.