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  1. 1. The Voice Online Our Saviour Lutheran Church – Green Bay, WI August 2012 Volume 1, Issue 8 Solitary Refinement On Being Alone…With God By: Pastor Dave Hatch from? Where are they going? in as a mere number in the They are lost in the crowd. mass of humanity. You are  In the stores - Look left and barefoot and dressed in simple, right, up and down the comfortable clothes. Your aisles, ahead of you or behind you at the check-out belongings and obligations are – lots of people. Each of miles away. them, lost in the masses.  At the beach in the You are alone now. summertime – Hundreds It’s quiet. and thousands of folks!  In our living room – Even if we live alone, if we have the television on, we are not really alone, are we? The room is filled with voices and images, ideas, news, thoughts, and constantOne of the Beatles’ famous manmade stimulation.  Is there any escape from thesongs includes the words, “Look crowd, the noises, or theat all the lonely people, where attractions?do they all come from?”  If we were alone, really Except for songbirds, alone, absolutely alone, what whispering pines, and the lap ofCrowds. They are everywhere. might that be like? light waves on a shore, it’s pure On the streets - Cars putt- quiet. putting as they run errands Journey now into your or putt-putting in the rat Are you comfortable being imagination. You are alone. It’s alone? race run to work and back. There are so many people only you at the shore of a little buzzing by in cars through lake, standing in the shade of But you are not alone. You are town at any given moment; some evergreens. No more alone with God. almost countless in number. running the race, pushing Where are they coming -cont’d on page 2- through the crowd, and blending 1
  2. 2. The Voice Online-cont’d from page 1- aches of the body aside and by million on a summer sand faith, be alone with your beach? No you are not, bow yourAre you comfortable with that? Creator-Redeemer. “Come unto head and you are alone withYou are an individual, standing me all you who labor and are your Redeemer. Waiting for analone in the presence of the heavy laden and I will give you elevator along with 10 otherMighty Creator. Talk to Him; rest” Matthew 11:28. Does that people? Think on Him and youthat is prayer. Recall Scripture mean come to worship? Yes, are alone with your Creator.and He is talking to you. Do you right this moment. Does that mean come to the church service Putting our faith into practice ishave anything to hide? They are not just trying to be more loving,not hidden, He sees them and and if you miss it, you must hold your coming for another seven forgiving, or attempting to beHe has seen them all along. Do patient. Those are fruits of faith;you have fear? You stand before days? No. Bow your head wherever you are and be alone they come automatically as wethe One who casts out all fear. grow closer to Christ in our with your God…. You are thenPerhaps this is what Jesus at worship. private devotional life. Puttingmeant when He said to go into a our faith into practice beginscloset and pray. As Matthew 6:6 with the inner self; trustingdescribes, we might go to an Him, talking to Him, listening Come unto me all you who labor to Him, and stepping away fromalone place; not only so we don’t and are heavy laden and I willput our devotional life on the distractions when we are give you rest. alone with Him.display, but that we might bealone with Him and away from Matthew 11:28 If we think faith is knowledgeour distractions. about God, then all we are isThe devotional life of the knowledgeable. Faith is anotherChristian is not an obligation. It dimension beyond not merely a habit. It is It is about being in the presencerelational; just you and your of the Living God by spendingGod, alone. You were alone with time internally, in our ownHim when He made you and you chapel, by quiet faith in the When the congregation gathers, sanctuary of our soul. There, wewill be alone with Him at the that is being alone with your can be alone with God; at peacejudgment. No hiding in a crowd, God also, but in the setting of a with Him, comforted by Him; atthere will be no hoping to be family reunion, of sorts. Group peace with ourselves by Hismissed when He calls your [Corporate] worship is the grace; and from there, at peacename. Let’s get comfortable with power of a community in prayer, with all people. “As much as itHim now, on a personal level. song, and all the parts of depends on you, be at peaceLet’s be alone with Him now. worship. with all people” Romans 12:18.We don’t need to be at the shore Stalled in traffic and in theof a little remote lake to be middle of a crowd? Bow youralone with God. Set reason -cont’d on page 3- head and pray and you are aloneaside, set emotions aside, set the with God. Are you just one of a 2
  3. 3. August 2012-cont’d from page 2- Lawrence lived in the 1600s. His Get away from the crowd. faith took leaps when heThe Scripture says, “We have concentrated on being, “In The Being alone with Him mightbeen surrounded by a great Presence of God” by communing mean turning off the of witnesses” Hebrews with His Lord wherever he was,12:1. When reading the Find a quiet place in your soul. no matter what he was doing.biographies and writings of That is, he was always “alone Be alone with God, as anChristians who have come and with God”, even when in a individual, just you and Him.gone before us, oh my, can our crowd. Here are a few of his Tell Him everything. Hidefaith take leaps. words… nothing. Be refreshed with HisRegarding the topic of this words of promise. Do this often, Pray, remember what I have daily, multiple times daily, andarticle, “Solitary Refinement”, recommended to you, which is,please meet Lawrence (aka see your faith grow like Jack’s to think often on GOD, by day, beanstalk.Brother Lawrence). He worked by night, in your business, andin a kitchen where other even in your diversions. He is Go into the inner sanctuary ofChristians gathered for meals in always near you and with you; your soul and you will havea place where these other folks leave Him not alone. You would solitary refinement… “And thelived (a monastery). think it rude to leave a friend Peace of God which transcends alone, who came to visit you: all understanding will guard why then must GOD be your hearts and your minds in neglected? Do not then forget Christ Jesus” Philippians 4:7. Him, but think on Him often, adore Him continually, live and * The Practice of the Presence of God: The Best Rule of Holy Life die with Him; this is the being Conversations and Letters glorious employment of a Christian…* of Brother Lawrence (Public Domain) Put your faith into practice. Our Saviour Lutheran Church 120 S. Henry Street Green Bay, WI 54302 (920) 468-4065 Senior Pastor – David H. Hatch Church Office – Michelle Burhite (920) 465-8118 (920) 468-4065 Associate Pastor – Greg Hovland Preschool Director – Christina Scholz (920) 544-3614 (920) 468-3596 3
  4. 4. The Voice Online Official ActsWeddings: Baptisms:Aprille Marie Fameree and Kenneth Logan Patrick MelotteMichael Calewarts Born: February 17, 2012United at Our Saviour on June 30, 2012 Baptized: June 24, 2012 Son of Christopher Melotte and Jennifer Miller Wyatt Joseph Pehowski Born: April 5, 2012 Baptized: June 24, 2012 Son of Steven and Cindi PehowskiMembership Changes:IN:  Jean Shusta, transfer from Hope Lutheran Church, De Pere, WI (LCMS)  Matthew and Cara Newman, transfer from St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church, Hilbert, WI (LCMS)OUT:  Bek Harvey and minor, baptized child, Madison, transfer to Redeemer Lutheran, Green Bay, WI (LCMS)  Brenda Trewartha and minor, baptized children Ethan, Emma and Ella, transfer to Peace Lutheran Church, Green Bay, WI (ELCA) Volume 1, Issue 8 August 2012; ‘The Voice Online’ is published monthly by Our Saviour Lutheran Church. All rights reserved. No portion of this PASTOR DAVE WORKING ON CPE publication may be reproduced without permission.Pastor Dave will be attending classes on Tuesdaysthis coming school year, working towards his Edited by Mark Stone. The opinions expressed inClinical Pastoral Education (CPE) certification. By this publication are not always reflective of thespring, he will have completed one-quarter of this 4- editor’s views.part program. Through this program he will beimproving his skills in pastoral care. Please feel free to contact the Church office with constructive suggestions and/or comments at Thanks to those who have already commented! We are always seeking more congregational input and submissions. 4
  5. 5. August 2012 September 2012 OSLC Usher ScheduleDay Date Service Lead Usher TeamSun. 02-Sep 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 02-Sep 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 02-Sep 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 06-Sep 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 09-Sep 7:45 am M. Dalebroux Andrew Prescher; Al Brietlow; Barry DalebrouxSun. 09-Sep 9:15 am D. Bitters Robin Williams; Frank Helebrant; Don Schultz; Shelly Williams; Trey BoerschingerSun. 09-Sep 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter AlftThu. 13-Sep 7:00 pm P. Kuehl Bill Baneck; †UN; †UNSun. 16-Sep 7:45 am M. Morgan Vernon Siech; Gloria Morgan; Ralph HoerchlerSun. 16-Sep 9:15 am W. Chamberlain Randy Dyle; Roxanne Dyle; Alex Chamberlain; McKenzie Waniger; Nathan ScholzThu. 20-Sep 7:00 pm B. Clayton Anthony Clayton; †UN; †UNSun. 23-Sep 7:45 am A. Knaus Clarence Ney; Josh VanKauwenberg; Jerry VanKauwenbergSun. 23-Sep 9:15 am D. Wians Lonnie Peerenboom; Todd Korth; Barb Korth; Davis LaMarche; Dan RicherSun. 23-Sep 10:45 am G. Buechner Carmen Leuthner; Lloyd Leuthner; DeVonte King; Rich SpangenbergThu. 27-Sep 7:00 pm C. Arthur Carl Zimonick; Gary Kirchman; Dick ZimonickSun. 30-Sep 7:45 am J. Kielpikowski Chad Kielpikowski; Ron Klumb; †UNSun. 30-Sep 9:15 am R. Vande Hei Walt Juhnke; Tiffany Duff; Brian Duff; Chelsea Vande Hei; Rachel Vande HeiSun. 30-Sep 10:45 am M. Charles Don Larson; Karen Kiekhaefer; Hunter Alft † 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 (920) 857-3014 or email "" receive information on specials as well as One Person’s Trash; sweepstakes entries for bonus points. Another’s Treasure Milk caps - Please bring in the specially markedPlease collect the following items and bring them milk caps from Morning Glory, Kemps, and Kwikto church when you visit. You can collect from Trip as well as the symbol from Kemps Cottageyour own purchases and even ask your friends, Cheese containers. These are three separate butrelatives, and neighbors to collect them for you. similar programs. These are redeemed for cash byMost items can be placed in the containers by the Green Bay Trinity. NOTE: The Kemps programpreschool entrance in the main hallway; other will be ending on November 1, 2012 and all capsitems can be placed at the collection center near need to be redeemed by that date. Please makethe 2nd floor elevator. sure to bring in all of your Kemps caps as soon as possible.Coke reward points - These can be found on thecaps of Coke products as well as on the cardboard Capri Sun pouches - Green Bay Trinity recyclesof multipacks (12, 20, or 24 packs) or Dasani water the empty drink pouches for $0.02 per package.overwraps. Green Bay Trinity will redeem those These are up-cycled into pencil cases…have youpoints for school supplies. seen them in the stores?Box Tops for Education - Green Bay Trinity Empty ink jet cartridges - These can be donated toreceives $0.10 for each one redeemed. The Box either Green Bay Trinity (leave them by the cartTops program offers bonus points with certain in the main hallway) or the OSLC office (place inpurchases, usually connected with Copps. You canalso sign up at to -cont’d on page 6- 5
  6. 6. The Voice Online-cont’d from page 5- for the lawnmower and snow blower. Cans should be dropped through the drop door on the shed anythe church secretary mailbox or on the secretarys time.desk). Cartridges are redeemed at Office Max orOffice Depot for gift cards good toward a future Labels for Education - Place your labels in thepurchase. container by the Preschool entrance. Labels collected are mailed to Camp Luther who redeemsUsed cell phones - Cell phones are recycled for them for various types of merchandise used atCell Phones for Soldiers. The money received from Camp.recycling is used to purchase calling cards for ourmilitary members overseas. Manufacturers Coupons - We send manufacturers coupons to military families overseas who useEmpty prescription pill bottles - Pill bottles are them at the BX. Coupons can be expired up to tworeused and filled for mission trips. Please only months. For more details, please contact Michelleprescription pill bottles; no bottles from liquid in the office at 468-4065. Please help us makemedicine. these packages a blessing to the recipients; our military families serving overseas in Incirlik,Aluminum cans - Cans are recycled by the Turkey.Trustees and proceeds are used to purchase gas 2012 VBS Wrap-up AUGUST MEANS THATHere is a statistical wrap up for our 2012 VBS SEPTEMBER IS COMING!attendance! In a popular children’s game, one person counts to 36 children age 3 ½ - 6 yrs old 20 and then yells “Ready or not, here I come!” If 24 children in 1st – 5th grade you have not heard it yet, you need to know that 28 families that attended were from OSLC ‘here I come’ is exactly what September wants to 3 families that attended were not committed to tell you! any Church home 6 families came from the following other EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES congregations; ABOUND o Spring Lake o Faith Lutheran The Truth Project o Resurrection Lutheran This new class, which begins on Thursday, o Green Bay Community Church September 6, has taken off! We currently have o Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church almost double the amount of attendees than we o Hope Lutheran made room for when the class was first planned! That issue was fixed by changing the room where We had 18 total volunteers the class will meet (Fellowship Hall) and adding a 13 helped full-time; 5 helped part-time 3rd time option (Sundays at 9:15am). There is still 2 volunteers were not members of OSLC room for you…just call the office (468-4065) or 2 families from OSLC housed the Camp Luther sign up at the Welcome Center for the class of counselors your choice. Make sure to take a copy of the schedule so you don’t miss a thing. Next year’s VBS will be held June 24 th – 27th. Thank you to all! 6
  7. 7. August 2012-Educational Opportunities cont’d from page 6- VOLUNTEERAdult Confirmation Classes OPPORTUNITIES HAVE AAdult instruction in the Christian faith will beginon Sunday, Sept. 23 with a Talk ‘n Tour. Classes STRONG PRESENCEwill be held at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday mornings untilNovember 4. There will be a total of 7 classes. All Are You Musically Inclined?members and non-members are welcome to The Praise Band is always looking for talentedattend. Non-members can become members by musicians and vocalists. Drums, keyboard, guitar?Adult Confirmation at a special service on Contact Marlys Brunsting for more information onNovember 18 if they desire; membership after the becoming a member of this dedicated group.class is not required. If you are interested inattending, please RSVP to the church office at The Choir is coming back on September 11.468-4065. Practices are at 7pm on Tuesdays. Contact Judy O’Grady if you are interested in joining…or justLet the little children come to him… show up for practice. If you are unfamiliar withSunday School classes begin on September 23. the Choir, there are two sessions…winter andRegistration forms can be found in the tall spring. The Winter session meets and performsbrochure holder in the office hallway and will be until Christmas…the spring group meets andpublished in the August issue (pgs 9-10) of The performs February until sometime in May.Voice Online. Completed forms can be turned in atthe Sunday school table at the Fall Rally on Monthly Fish FrySeptember 16 or to the church office. Teachers are The ever popular Monthly Fish Fry will be back onalso needed; see related article on page 8 of this September 14. A full schedule of dates can benewsletter. found on a handout at the Welcome Center. Take one home, share one with your neighbors…inviteYouth Confirmation classes begin Wednesday, everyone you know to the best fish fry in town.September 19 at 6pm. Registration forms weremailed to 8th and 9th graders that were enrolled On that note, workers are also needed for the Fishlast year as well as those who are shown at Fry. Please contact Greg Ammerman or Timentering 7th grade for the upcoming 2012-2013 Richter to volunteer or to find out more aboutschool year. If you need an enrollment form, opportunities to serve. Along with volunteers,please contact the office. Along with Confirmation donations of Pepsi and Coke (regular, diet andnights, Youth Nights are returning. Students in caffeine free) products are needed. Coffee (regular6th grade thru high school are welcome after 3pm and decaf) donations are also being accepted.on any Confirmation class night. Students will beable to get help with their homework, play, eat Lambeau Field, the Packers, and a Food Standdinner (for a small fee) or just hang out. The Packers will host ‘Family Night’ on Friday, August 3rd as well as play two home pre-season games on August 16 and 30. The regular season begins at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Sept. 9 followed closely by a game on Thursday night, September 13. Why is this important to read about in a church newsletter? Here’s why… -cont’d on page 8- 7
  8. 8. The Voice Online-cont’d from page 7- + All lessons are pre-planned for you + All materials and planning are providedWorkers are needed (21 per game) to man a food + Work in teams so you don’t teach every Sundaystand in the Club Section for all games and eventsthrough the end of the season. Workers in the This is so rewarding not only for the youth butstand will run cash registers (take orders, take also for those who teach. Our experienced teachersmoney, and make change), deliver food to the can share with you their many stories of how theycounter (from various stations within the stand) have been rewarded.and prepare food for sales (cooking andassembling brats, burgers, pizza, etc.). To apply please contact: Julie Rusch, Sunday school director (920) 406-9077.Workers must be at least 18 years old, wear blackpants (not capris, shorts, etc.) and comfortable, All who volunteer with youth must submit aclosed toe/closed heel shoes (preferably tennis background check at least once every three; black or close to black (can include other Forms can be found in the tall brochure holder incolors if main color is black). Uniforms consisting the office hallway. Questions about theof a shirt (windbreaker in colder weather), hat and background check can be directed to Michelle inname tag will be provided and must be worn at all the office (468-4065 or Sign-up sheets for all events can be foundat the Welcome Center. All workers must also Fall Rally – September 16complete training by DNC, the concessions A Notice to Board Chairs, Board Members,provider. Committees, and Church MembersIf you have questions or want to sign up, please The Fall Rally is coming up on September 16 andcall Neil Burmeister at (920) 866-9088. this is your ‘here I come’ warning! Please work on Go Pack Go! your board’s display for your presentation table, discuss what to include, who will man the table, etc. This is your chance to shine and let everyone** HELP WANTED ** Sunday school teachers know what your board does and to possibly recruitWant to serve the Lord but dont know how? Want members, so put your best foot forward and beto share your talents and be a part of something prepared.exciting, fulfilling, and rewarding? Looking forsomething fun, easy, and part-time? If you said One 8’ table is set aside for each board. Boards canyes to these questions, then we have the place for share a table or request to be placed near the tableyou! Come join a very special group of people as a of a board with which they share responsibilitiesvolunteer Sunday School teacher. We need Sunday for some events. It is up to you what is availableSchool Teachers for grades pre-kindergarten on your table…sign-up sheets, informationalthrough grade six. handouts, event invitations, etc.What do we need from you? What can we offer? I And there’s a potluck dinner, too! What Lutheranam glad you asked! gathering is complete without lots of food?+ A willingness to share your time with our youth Everyone is asked to bring a dish to pass so get+ Bible knowledge not required out those cookbooks and make your shopping list. 8
  9. 9. August 2012 Sunday School Registration Form / 2012-2013 School Year Sunday School is open to children from age 4 up to, and including, 6 th grade. Classes will begin onSeptember 23, 2012. Please bring your child(ren) with you to the 9:15am worship service. They will be dismissedto their classrooms after the Children’s Message (around 9:30). Sunday School will run until 10:30am, regardlessof when the church service is concluded. Please be patient when picking up your children and allow your child’s teacher time to finish each week’s lesson. Thank You.Family Last Name:Mom’s Name: Dad’s Name:Address: Address (if different)City/Zip: City/Zip:Phone: Phone: (if different)Cell Phone: Cell Phone:*Email: *Email:Step Father: ________________________________ Step Mother: _______________________________Children primarily live with: (Circle One) Mom Dad Both ParentsOur church membership is at (church name/denomination/city) ____________________________________---------------------------------Person to be notified in case of emergency (other than mom and dad):Name: Address:Phone: Relationship:Person(s) authorized to pick up child(ren) after class:--------------------------------I, __________________________, will help support the Christian Learning of my child/children by: Helping with classroom activities Offering transportation for other students if possible Help set up/take down classroom tables/chairs if needed before or after class______Other:Please contact me at (email/phone) ___________________________ to discuss how I can help as noted above.*EMAIL addresses are essential way of communication – we can send you our Parent Updates more efficiently. 9
  10. 10. The Voice OnlineWe take lots of pictures of all the children throughout the year at various events. By signing below, I give permission foruse of my child (ren)’s photos in a display for the sole purpose of promoting the growth of Christian Education at OSLC.Printed Name: _________________________ Signature:____________________________________ Date: ____________Please complete the following information for each child you are registering to attend Sunday School. If child’s last name ifdifferent than the family’s last name above, please include it below.Name: Age: Male / FemaleDate of Birth: Baptism Date:Grade this school year: Personal Email: __________________-----------------Name: Age: Male / FemaleDate of Birth: Baptism Date:Grade this school year: Personal Email: __________________-----------------Name: Age: Male / FemaleDate of Birth: Baptism Date:Grade this school year: Personal Email: __________________-------------------Name: Age: Male / FemaleDate of Birth: Baptism Date:Grade this school year: Personal Email: __________________-----------------Name: Age: Male / FemaleDate of Birth: Baptism Date:Grade this school year: Personal Email: __________________-----------------** Please list any special learning problems for each child: _______** Please list any special health problems for each child: (Diabetic, Food Allergies, etc.)_____________________________________________________________________________** Other helpful information we should know: 10
  11. 11. August 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayAugust 13: Deadline for articles for The Voice Online 1 2 3 4August 15 at noon: Super Sale Donation Deadline 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 10am Fellowship Hall 12pm Staff Meeting 12:15pm Worship 4pm Dyle / Vargas RentalAugust 18 at 8am: Super Sale Begins 6pm Praise Band 7pm Trad Worship Wedding Rehearsal 3pm Dyle / VargasSeptember 6 and 9: ‘The Truth Project’ – 1st Class 6:30pm Youth Board WeddingSeptember 16: Fall Rally (no 10:45am Service) 7pm P&F Meeting 7pm Youth/Young Adult Bible Study5 6 7 8 9 10 117:45am Trad Worship 9am Super Sale Work 7am Bible Study 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 2pm Spencer /9:15am Worship 9am Bible Study 12pm Staff Meeting 12:15pm Worship 6pm Spencer / Lawniczak Wedding10:45am Trad Worship 9am Super Sale Work 6pm Trinity 7pm Trad Worship Lawniczak Wedding12pm Golf Outing at Registration RehearsalThe Woods 6pm Praise BandTBD Softball Playoffs 7pm Youth/Young Adult Bible Study12 Communion 13 14 15 16 17 18Mite Box Sunday 9am Super Sale Work 6:30am Partisan Primary 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 9am Super Sale Work 8am Super Sale (until7:45am Trad Worship 6pm Church Council Election 12pm Staff Meeting 12:15pm Worship 4pm)9:15am Worship 7am Bible Study 12pm Super Sale 7pm Trad Worship9:15am Bible Study Submission Deadlilne 9am Bible Study Donation Deadline 7pm Packers at Home10:30am Bible Study for The Voice Online 9am Super Sale Work 6pm Praise Band vs Cleveland10:45am Trad Worship 7pm Youth/YoungTBD Softball Playoffs Adult Bible Study19 20 21 22 23 24 257:45am Trad Worship 7pm Board of 7am Bible Study 12pm Staff Meeting 12:15pm Worship 6pm Sauer / Wagner 1:30pm Sauer /9:15am Worship Education 9am Bible Study 6pm Praise Band 7pm Trad Worship Wedding Rehearsal Wagner Wedding9:15am Bible Study 7pm Youth/Young10:30am Bible Study Adult Bible Study10:45am Trad Worship26 Communion 27 28 29 30 317:45am Trad Worship 6pm Trinity Back to 7am Bible Study First Day of School for 12:15pm Worship 11:30 Early Dismissal for9:15am Worship School Night 8am OLM Meeting Trinity 6pm Packers at Home Trinity9:15am Bible Study 6:30pm GBLSA 8:30am 3 y/o Preschool 12pm Staff Meeting vs Kansas City10:30am Bible Study 7pm Stewardship Open House 6:30pm Preschool 7pm Trad Worship10:45am Trad Worship 9am Bible Study Orientation12pm Fellowship Hall 10am 4K Open House 7pm Youth/YoungRental 6pm Praise Band Adult Bible Study 7:30pm PB Meeting
  12. 12. The Voice OnlineOSLC Business DirectoryAdvertisements 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 in the Church office at (920) 468-4065 Please support the sponsors who help support us!Photo creditsMan praying (pg 1) A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for aBrother Lawrence (pg 3) whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small.LCMS cross (pg 8) The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale. Irritated, the teacher reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human; it was physicallySmiley face (pg 12) impossible. The little girl said, “When I get to Heaven, I will ask Jonah.” The teacher asked: “Whatntertainment/ if Jonah went to Hell?” The little girl replied, “Then you ask him.”
  13. 13. S’more about Camp Luther COUPLES RETREAT!! Sept 21-23- Couples of every age can benefit from time well spent together. Here is a great weekend to do just that! Enjoy camp or local activities, take part in guest speaker Bible study and learning, enjoy devotions offered by camp staff and cap it all off with a candlelit dinner!! Grow, bond and recharge at the Camp Luther Couples Retreat.LABOR DAY WEEKEND FAMILY RE-TREAT!! August 31-September 3- Plan BRICKS FOR MORTGAGE REDUCTION!! Leave your marknow for a meaningful and relaxing week- as part of the legacy that is the ministry of Camp Luther. Youend with your family at summer’s end. can support the effort to reduce and remove the mortgage andYou can join with other families with the also leave a remembrance on a brick in Camp’s beautifulweekend’s fun activities or open your own courtyard. Your gift of $500 or more makes a difference!! Go totrails to fun and bonding as a family. to learn more.There will be adult and child age-appropriate Bible study sessions to add VOLUNTEER AT CAMP LUTHER! Join us for our fallfaith growth to your new family tradition! Workbee, October 19-21 Workbees are great fun for adults and families. They run from Friday evening through SundayLIVE, LAUGH, AND LOVE LADIES lunch. It’s FREE, and it’s a great way to give back as a familyRETREAT!! Oct 5-7 – Refuel in God’s and help children learn about Christian service. Join us thisWord and the company of other awesome year! Register at at this “just for ladies” retreat. Theschedule is designed to draw you closer to CHOOSE CAMP LUTHER WITH YOUR THRIVENTGod and to each other through a variety of CHOICE DOLLARS!! It’s easy and it benefits Camp Luther andindividual, large group and small group Every Kid to Camp! Log on to There will also be trips to thriventchoice or call 800-THRIVENT (800-847-4836) and getCranberry Fest in Eagle River, a Ladies started TODAY!! Eligibility is established by Thrivent and bynight out, plus walking, biking or your premiums, account values and volunteer leadership! Youcanoeing amid the beautiful fall colors! simply go online and they do the rest. THANK YOU for giving to Camp Luther!!SCRAP, CRAFT AND QUILT! Oct 26-28 JOIN US ON FACEBOOK!!– Women of all ages and crafting levels, We now have over 1850 likesbring your supplies and enjoy time to on Facebook, so join us therecraft, share and fellowship together! There to hear what’s happening atwill be attendees from novice to expert so Camp, to share memories andthere will be much to learn and to teach. to spread the word about theThere will be spiritual growth time as the ministry and joy that is Campdays begin and end and throughout the while you craft. Go to learn more. Camp Luther is a subsidiary ministry of the North Wisconsin District-LCMS. Our mission is to build up the Body of Christ for service to the church and witness to the world. Camp Luther/1889 Koubenec Road/Three Lakes, WI 54562/877-264-CAMP "Camp Luther is a subsidiary ministry of the North Wisconsin District LCMS."