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  1. 1. Getting Old and Staying Young O u r S a v i o u r L u t h e r a n C h u rc h • G re e n B a y, W i s c o n s i n Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (Vol. 8, Issue 8) August 2009 O Pastor Dave Hatch ld. Worn shoes. Rust. Creaks. Aches. Loss of Prudence. “Do you not find sometimes, as if those memory. Loss of control. Loss of things (troubles) were vanquished (relieved from; independence. Grayness. Over the hill. defeated), which at other times are your perplexity Compounded stress over decades of work and worry. (confusion; hardship; undoing)?” STOP! No more! I get the message! Christian: “Yes, but that is seldom; but they are to me golden hours in which such things happen to me.” We are all getting older. Even the young are getting [http://everything2.com/title/golden%2520hour] older. And the older ones, myself included, know well, we are getting older. Prudence. “Can you remember by what means you find your annoyances (problems and troubles), at times, Is it possible to get old and stay young? as if they were vanquished (removed from you)?” Is it possible to remain young in Christian: “Yes, when I think what mind and thought and, hopefully, I saw at the cross, that will do it; and body too...at least a bit? Sure, there when I look upon my broidered coat are anti-wrinkle creams, face lifts, (new clothing in Christ), that will do pills and programs for a lifestyle of it; also when I look into the roll health and longevity. There are diets (Scripture) that I carry in my bosom, and exercise routines and so much that will do it; and when my thoughts more. But, how about the way we wax warm about whither I am going think, what we believe? Can what we (to Heaven), that will do it.” believe keep us young at heart or at least lessen our age-adding stress? Prudence. “And what is it that makes you so desirous to go to Mount Zion? (Heaven)” In the book, Pilgrim’s Progress, a young woman named, Prudence, asks the traveling man named Christian: “Why, there I hope to see him alive that Christian what keeps his chin up, lightens his load, and did hang dead on the cross; and there I hope to be rid puts a youthful kick back in his step. of all those things that to this day are in me an annoyance to me; there, they say, there is no death; and Here is how the Old English dialog goes (My words there I shall dwell with such company as I like best. (Isa. in parenthesis)… 25:8, [http://everything2.com/title/Isaiah% 252025]; Rev. 21:4, Continued on page 2 1
  2. 2. Continued from page 1 Pastor Dave [ http://everything2.com/title/ received or heard Revelation%252021]). For, to tell from me, or seen in you truth, I love him, because I was me – put it into Received by him eased of my burden; and I practice. And the God of peace will Their Crown am weary of my inward sickness. I be with you.” - Philippians 4:4-9 would fain [http://everything2.com /title/fain] (Happy; glad; pleased; That is the good news that None glad) be where I shall die no more, keeps our souls and minds young and with the company that shall at heart! Oh, and a few other things continually cry, “Holy, Holy, Holy!” help too… Membership Is not this what St. Paul meant • A good movie Changes when he said with this, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: • A board game with friends Rejoice! Let your gentleness be • A trip to the local custard evident to all. The Lord is near. Do stand for a root beer float None not be anxious about anything, but • Taking someone special on in everything, by prayer and a date Weddings petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the • Sending someone flowers peace of God, which transcends all • Dropping cookies off at the understanding, will guard your neighbors, ringing the bell None hearts and your minds in Christ and running out of sight Jesus. Finally, brothers, whatever is Baptisms • Volunteering with the needy true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is • Teaching tadpoles (little lovely, whatever is admirable – if people) to be frogs (adults) anything is excellent or praise- • And on and on Jillian Mary Sieber worthy – think about such things. Born: April 15, 2009 Baptized: June 21, 2009 Whatever you have learned or Pastor Dave Daughter of Thomas and Amy Sieber Nathaniel Jacob Lee Born: November 20, 2008 Our Saviour Lutheran Church Senior Pastor David H. Hatch Baptized: June 28, 2009 (920) 465-8118 Son of Shaun Francois & Angelika Lee Lutheran Church dave@oslc-gb.org Missouri Synod Associate Pastor Greg Hovland Eli Richard Zielinski (920) 544-3614 Born: June 13, 2009 120 S. Henry Street greg@oslc-gb.org Baptized: June 28, 2009 Church Office Michelle Burhite Green Bay, WI 54302 Son of Jason and Mindy Zielinski (920) 468-4065 (920) 468-4065 info@oslc-gb.org Preschool Director Christina Scholz Vol. 8, No. 8, August 2009 The Voice (920) 468-4065 christina@oslc-gb.org (permit No. 59) is published monthly by Our Saviour Web www.oslc-gb.org Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights Trinity School Web www.greenbaytrinity.org reserved. No portion of this publication Trinity School Murphy Baumann may be reproduced without permission. (920) 655-4673 2
  3. 3. Financial Peace University Keep In Comes to OSLC! Touch Financial Peace University is a Proven Success Do you have an email address? life-changing program that Over 650,000 families have Do you get emails from the church? teaches you how to make the right completed FPU with amazing If you have an email address but decisions with your money. You’ll success. On average, they pay off have not been receiving emails be empowered with the practical $5,300 in debt and save $2,700 in from the church office recently, we skills and confidence needed to just 13 weeks. That’s an $8,000 do not have your current email address in our database. Please achieve your financial goals and change in position in just 91 days! contact Michelle at 468-4065 or experience true financial peace! info@oslc-gb.org. Hear Your Powerful. Enlightening. Fun. Change the Way You Think In FPU, you will meet with Voice Each of the 13 weekly Lessons your class each week to watch a of FPU deals with a different topic video lesson and participate in that will change the way you discussion groups that will think about personal finance. change how you think about Do you enjoy receiving The Dave Ramsey teaches about how money. Dave explains how Voice? How can we make The to save money, live on a budget, money really works in a simple, Voice even BETTER that it already communicate about money, easy-to-understand style. You’ll is? Your input is always welcome. eliminate debt, find bargains, and actually have fun as you learn! This newsletter is for you, the experience the joy of giving. members and friends of Our Beat Debt. Build Wealth. Saviour Lutheran Church. • Super Saving Tuesday, Sep 15, The goal of Financial Peace Your suggestions, comments, 2009 6:30 pm University is not just information - input, etc. can be given to Michelle • Relating With Money Tuesday, we’re looking for transformation! in the church office by note (she Sep 22, 2009 6:30 pm Financial management is only has a mailbox in the office hallway) • Cash Flow Planning Tuesday, 20% knowledge and 80% or by email (info@oslc-gb.org). Sep 29, 2009 6:30 pm behavior. We help break the bad All Men - • Dumping Debt Tuesday, Oct 6, habits that rob people of true 2009 6:30 pm financial success. All Girls? • Credit Sharks In Suits Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009 6:30 pm Join Us • Buyer Beware Tuesday, Oct 20, Join FPU by signing up When my daughter, Kelli, said 2009 6:30 pm through the church office (Family her bedtime prayers, she would • Clause and Effect Tuesday, Oct membership is $95), which bless every family member, every 27, 2009 6:30 pm contains essential tools to guide friend, and every animal (current • That’s Not Good Enough you through the class. FPU and past). For several weeks after Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009 6:30 pm Members receive a lifetime we had finished the nightly prayer, • Of Mice and Mutual Funds membership that will allow you Kelli would say, ‘and all girls.’ Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 6:30 pm to attend a class anywhere, • From Fruition To Tuition anytime at no extra charge. As this soon became part of her Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009 6:30 pm Unfortunately, you must be nightly routine, to include this at the • Working In Your Strengths enrolled to attend the classes. end, my curiosity got the best of me Tuesday, Nov 24, 2009 6:30 pm and I asked her, “Kelli, why do you • Real Estate and Mortgages Who Is this Dave Ramsey? always add the part about all girls?” Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009 6:30 pm Dave Ramsey is a personal Her response, “Because we • The Great Misunderstanding money management expert, an always finish our prayers by saying Tuesday, Dec 8, 2009 6:30 pm Continued on back page ‘All Men’!” 3
  4. 4. No Testing Involved! Adeline Grieser GOT NEWS? – Adeline, your Roving Reporter is on the hunt for the latest scoop! Call: 468-2061, E-mail: akg12525@att.net OSLC will sponsor the AARP SAFETY DRIVING Though time consuming, her eyes sparkle and her PROGRAM at church on Wednesday, September 9th, smile widens when talking about it – definitely a Labor You Are Unique beginning at 8:30 am. of Love for Marcia. Lyle Sconzert, who has been teaching this program since 1998, will lead the discussion. The course is designed for folks over 55, but will accept anyone interested. The cost is $12.00 for AARP members, $14.00 for non-members, and lasts four hours, covering Consider for a moment the miracle of your life. No a wide range of driving scenarios. If you are interested one who ever lived has had a face, voice or mind quite in signing up, forms are at the Welcome Center and on like yours. The very imprint of your thumb is a mark of the Member-to-Member Board by the office. You are your individuality. You are like a rare and precious gem encouraged to call Lyle at 468-1272 to discuss the that cannot be matched. Psalm 8:4-5 says, “What is man AARP program and sign up. Watch the Sunday bulletin that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you for more information. care for him? You made him a little lower than the Did You Know OSLC heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.” The simple truth is that God created YOU Has a Cradle Roll? because He wanted YOU exactly as you are so He could have a relationship with you. Think about it! Don’t allow minor setbacks or concerns to get in the way of concentrating on what is important – YOU. Set your This program started at Our Saviour in March of heart and mind on things above. Psalm 8-1: “O, Lord, The World is a 2004 with materials provided by Concordia Publishing our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!” House (CPH). OSLC currently has 51 graduates and 75 active participants. The objective of the program is to Changed Place “help parents nurture the spiritual life of their new child.” Parents are often looking for help in directing Because… an infant’s earliest religious training. They want to do something, but don’t know where to find help. This is true before the child begins to talk. Parents are not only their children’s first teachers, but usually their most influential – children learn from examples parents set when they are very young. Michelangelo didn’t say, “I don’t do ceilings.” The Concordia Packet – GROWING IN CHRIST – Luther didn’t say “I don’t do doors.” given to new parents, includes a myriad of beautiful, helpful items, such as a calendar with dozens of stickers to commemorate special events like FIRST Moses didn’t say, “I don’t do rivers.” STEPS, FEEDS SELF, SAYS NO! Included is a Bible Story book, music CD and newsletters regarding child Noah didn’t say, “I don’t do arks.” development. The packet is complete – answering most questions new parents face. Mary Magdalene didn’t say, “I don’t do feet.” Children under one year of age are automatically enrolled in the Cradle Roll program when they are St. Paul didn’t say, “I don’t do letters.” baptized at Our Saviour. Volunteer Marcia Heise- Johnson coordinates this program and is truly involved! Jesus didn’t say, “I don’t do crosses.” 4
  5. 5. OSLC Youth News Pastor Greg gatherings to see if this is for August you, search “lcms national youth gathering” on YouTube. Youth Our Saviour is planning on Activities sending our youth to attend this “awesome” event. It is for youth The 2010 National LCMS who are at least (1) 14 years old at Youth Gathering the time of the Gathering; OR (2) New Orleans, LA entering their freshman year in high July 17-21, 2010 school at the time of the Gathering; Whitewater Rafting OR (3) will not have turned 21 by Saturday, August 1 Just imagine around 25,000 the time of the Gathering. 8 am we meet at church. Lutheran teenagers and adults in Please sign up ahead of time one location! Planning and fundraising needs to begin now! Registration National Gatherings provide will begin this Fall and historically Disc Golf opportunities for youth and fills quickly. OSLC will have an Wednesday, August 12 adults to boldly come together in informational and planning the name of Jesus Christ to meeting for youth and parents on 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm proclaim, August 19th at Meet at Baird’s Creek Park celebrate, and 7pm. (Ice cream is witness their “But these are written included with the salvation through meeting!) If you National Youth Gathering that you may BELI EVE Him, rejoice in are not able to Informational Meeting (See the the fellowship of t h a t J e s us i s t h e C h r i s t , attend, please article on left side of this page) their church and contact Pastor Wednesday, August 19 be affirmed and t h e S on of G o d , a n d Greg (greg@oslc- 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm nurtured in their t h at b y b e l i e v i n g y ou gb.org) and Youth Room lives as God’s express your people. may have life in his desire to attend the gathering. At the n a m e . ” J o h n 2 0 : 3 1 (N I V) Disc Golf The 2010 meeting, we will Gathering marks be discussing Wednesday, August 26 the 11th National travel plans, costs, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Youth Gathering and the third and fundraising opportunities. Meet at Baird’s Creek Park time New Orleans has been home Heads up, participation in fund- to the thousands of youth and raising activities will be required. adult participants who will gather Brat Fry and Car Wash over five-days for celebration of If you are an adult and would Sunday, August 30 their faith and life in Jesus like to sponsor (or partially Worship & then come help! Christ. The gathering will sponsor) a youth attending this include Christ-centered teen- event, please contact Pastor Greg. applicable presentations, servant events, energetic worship, and Informational Meeting More information at: teen dances at night. If you want August 19, 2009 http://youth.oslc-gb.org to explore past national youth 7:00 pm 5
  6. 6. AUGUST 2009 Church Calendar • Enjoy this last month of Summer before gearing up for the start of school 1 and Sunday school next month. Youth Rafting, Peshtigo • Check out the August Youth Page for great upcoming events for grades 6-12. • The last Super Summer Brat Fry and Car Wash is August 30…bring your dirty car and your empty stomach. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7:45am Trad. Worship 5:30pm Youth Board 7:00am Bible Study 6:00pm Praise Band 12:15pm Brown Bag 5:30pm Packer 9:15am Praise Worship 9:00am Bible Study 7:00pm P&F Worship, Family 10:45am Trad. Worship Meeting Parlor Night, 1:00pm Elders Golf 12:45pm Staff Meeting Lambeau Outing (The 7:00pm Trad. Worship Field Woods) Pastor Greg Vacation Pastor Greg Vacation Pastor Greg Vacation Pastor Greg Vacation Pastor Greg Pastor Greg Vacation Vacation 9 Communion 10 11 12 13 14 15 7:45am Trad. Worship 7:00am Bible Study 6:00pm Praise Band 12:15pm Brown Bag 6:00pm Haase/ 2:00pm Haase/ w/Holy Baptism 9:00am Bible Study Worship, Parmentier Parmentier 9:15am Praise Worship 7:00pm Council Parlor Wedding Wedding 10:45am Trad. Worship 12:45pm Staff Meeting Rehearsal 7:00pm Packers vs. w/Holy Baptism 5:00pm Trinity Registr. Browns, 7:00pm Trad. Worship Lambeau Pastor Greg Vacation 7:55pm Evangelism Field 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 7:45am Trad. Worship 6:30pm Board of 7:00am Bible Study 6:00pm Praise Band 12:15pm Brown Bag 5:00pm Hollenbeck/ 7:0 pm Packers vs. 9:15am Praise Worship Education 9:00am Bible Study Worship, Boettcher Bills, 10:45am Trad. Worship Parlor Wedding Lambeau 12:45pm Staff Meeting Field 7:00pm Trad. Worship 23 Communion 24 25 26 27 28 29 7:45am Trad. Worship 6:00pm Trinity ‘Back 7:00am Bible Study 8:30am Trinity 12:15pm Brown Bag 9:00pm Packers vs. 9:15am Praise Worship to School’ 9:00am Bible Study School Worship, Cardinals with Trinity Night Opening Parlor (Arizona) Teacher 7:30pm Trinity Worship 12:45pm Staff Meeting Rededication School 6:00pm Praise Band 7:00pm Trad. Worship 10:45am Trad. Worship Board 30 Communion 31 DON’T DELAY…ADD THESE EVENTS TO YOUR CALENDAR TODAY! 7:30am Brat Fry and Car 5:00pm Board of The office is closed September 7 for Labor Day. Wash #3 Stewardship Fish Fry is back on Friday, September 11. Invite your relatives, friends, and neighbors. 7:45am Trad Worship 9:15am Praise Worship The Fall Rally will be on September 13, including Confirmation Orientation at 10:30 am. 10:45am Trad Worship September 16 at 6:00 pm will be the first night for Confirmation students. Sunday School begins on September 20. Registration forms can be found in the office hallway soon. 6
  7. 7. September 2009 Usher Schedule Day: Date: Service: Lead Usher Team: Thu. Sep. 3rd 7:00 pm J. Boettcher Don Schultz; †UN; †UN Sun. Sep. 6th 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; †UN; †UN Sun. Sep. 6th 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; Elyssa Ammerman; Kathy Ammerman Sun. Sep. 6th 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; †UN Thu. Sep. 10th 7:00 pm HC C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick Zimonick Sun. Sep. 13th 7:45 am HC M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry Dalebroux Sun. Sep. 13th 9:15 am HC D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan Richer Sun. Sep. 13th 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; Rich Spangenberg Thu. Sep. 17th 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UN Sun. Sep. 20th 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph Hoerchler Sun. Sep. 20th 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande Hei Sun. Sep. 20th 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; †UN Thu. Sep. 24th 7:00 pm HC J. Boettcher Don Schultz; †UN; †UN Sun. Sep. 27th 7:45 am HC A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenberg Sun. Sep. 27th 9:15 am HC D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey Boerschinger Sun. Sep. 27th 10:45 am R. Bruhn Rich Ryman; Sue Bruhn; †UN †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) 983-9821 or email spangenr@uwgb.edu Our Saviour Business Directory Advertisements in the business directory help Our Saviour defray the cost of printing and mailing The Voice each month. For more information on advertising in the business directory, please contact Michelle Burhite at (920) 468-4065 or by e-mail: info@oslc-gb.org 7
  8. 8. 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 Financial Peace University Giggles Continued from page 3 LOT’S WIFE The Sunday school teacher was extremely popular national radio to-riches-to-rags-to-riches story. describing how Lot’s wife looked back personality and best-selling By age twenty-six he had and turned into a pillar of salt, when author of The Total Money established a four-million-dollar little Jason interrupted, “My Mommy Makeover. real estate portfolio, only to lose looked back once, while she was In his latest book, a follow- it by age thirty. He has since driving”, he announced triumphantly, up of his enormously successful rebuilt his financial life and now “and she turned into a telephone pole!” New York Times best-sellers devotes himself full-time to Financial Peace and More Than helping ordinary people TIME TO PRAY Enough, Ramsey exemplifies his understand the forces behind A pastor asked a little boy if he life’s work of teaching others their financial distress and how said his prayers every night. how to be financially responsible, to set things right – financially, so they can acquire enough emotionally, and spiritually. “Yes, sir,” the boy replied. wealth to take care of loved ones, live prosperously into old age, “And, do you always say them in and give generously to others. For more information the morning, too?” the pastor asked. Ramsey knows first-hand you can contact Pastor Greg what financial peace means in or go to “No sir,” the boy replied. “I ain’t his own life – living a true rags- www.daveramsey.com. scared in the daytime.”