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APRIL BIRTHDAYS
April 3 – Jennifer Spudich
April 8 – Joshua Tillmann
April 8 – Vangie Kuehl
April 9 – Jolyn Damrow
April 9 – Aaron Hesselink
April 9 – Jennifer Czerwinski
April 10 – David Nason
April 11 – Marvalene Wolter
April 13 – Karen Thompson
April 15 – Cindi Trivich
April 16 – Hayley Damrow
April 20 – Jeff Damrow
April 21 – Bruce Liesener
April 21 – Jerry Yauck
April 25 – Joan Otto
April 29 – Evan Euclide
GREETERS FOR APRIL
April 6 – Elvira & Roger Kehl
April 13 – Karen & Joel Radtke
Easter Sunrise April 20 – 6:00 AM
Tom & Marvalene Wolter
9:30am- Dolores Damrow & Hertha Wegner
April 27 – Sue & Allen Runyard

If you can’t greet on your scheduled day,
please call someone else on the list to switch.

APRIL WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES
April 16 – Melvin & Betty Lemke
April 18 – Bruce & Linda Wittnebel
April 20 – Stan & Monica Unertl
April 25 – Chris & Jennifer Czerwinski

MEALS ON WHEELS FOR APRIL
April 3 – Sara Weber
April 10 – Roger Kuehl
April 17 – Roger Kuehl
April 24 – Sara Weber or Paul Wagner

USHERS FOR APRIL
Robin Sterr
Diane Mayhugh
Jesse Damrow
Gerry Guenther
David Nason
Greg Radtke

ELDERS FOR APRIL
Apr 6 - Robbie Sterr
Apr 13 - Pete Williams
Apr 17 - Lance Mueller
Apr 20 - Sunrise: Lorn Mueller
Apr 20 - Robbie Sterr
Apr 27 - Alan Runyard

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
This fall starting September 15th at 8:20 a.m. Pastor Dukovan will continue leading Bible study. The first few Sundays will conclude our study of the Last book of the Bible, Revelation.
Then we will read and study the Gospel according to Matthew. We will look at how the book is organized. You can have the opportunity to learn more about the Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes, our Lord’s parables of the kingdom, His teachings and His passion for us.
So join us as we walk with Matthew.


Can You Lend A Helping Hand?

LCMS World Relief is there in times of tragedy such as what we are currently witnessing in the Philippines. Our Church makes simple quilts that are given to those in need of a little warmth around the world. We need more hands to accomplish this task. Please lend your hand to help this important ministry.
How can you help? Join us when we meet to quilt. Don’t sew? That’s fine; we just need your willing hands. There is plenty of work that does not involve any sewing. Check the Church calendar for meeting times. Don’t have two hours to spare? That’s fine too; come for the amount of time you can. We welcome your help; many hands make light the work.
Can’t join us? How about donating some fabric? We make use of old sheets, pillow cases, blankets, quilts, curtains, tablecloths…anything with some yardage of material. Donated material can be left on the cart in the room next to the kitchen where the freezers are located.
If you would like to learn more about our quilting ministry please consult Vangie Kuehl (920-474-4181), The next scheduled quilting time will be Tuesday, January 14 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Hope to see you there. Thank you for your help!

WANTED: SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
Looking for items such as gift baskets, gift certificates, sports memorabilia, crafts (woodwork, quilts, etc.) or anything appropriate for a silent auction.
Proceeds go to the Ashippun Food Pantry.
Please contact Sherry Sterr 920-650-7050 if you can provide any items.

PLEASE REMEMBER the families in need in our community by donating to the Ashippun Bread Basket. Just pick up an extra item while you are out shopping, and place it in the cart in the Narthex. Current need suggestions are soup, peanut butter, cereal, and canned fruit. Thank you!


A BIG THANK YOU
We would like to thank our church family for supporting us in work for Ashippun Bread Basket by attending the Soup/Salad Lunch and Silent Auction to enjoy eating some delicious soups and salad, bid on the silent auction and receiving some of the items in return, and also by donating desserts.
CHURCH ELECTION RESULTS
Randy Sterr was reelected as President
Pete Williams was reelected as Elders
Allen Runyard was elected as Elder
Dustin Runyard was elected to the Board of Education
Brent Thompson was elected to the Finance Committee
Roger Laubenstein was reelected to the Finance Committee
Gene Schuettpelz was reelected to the Board of Trustees
Jon Radtke was elected to the Cemetery Committee
Congratulations!
Thank you to all who were willing to serve and were not elected into office at this time.
Also, thank you to our outgoing officers- Jerry Weber, Ryan Lauersdorf, Cheryl Radtke.
MEMORIALS
$10.00 Improvement Arline Roeselei
$10.00 Bldg. Jean Zwieg
$10.00 Improvement Laverne Pahl
$20.00 Improvement Phylis Weber
$10.00 Improvement Phylis Weber
$20.00 Bldg. Phylis Weber
$20.00 Bldg. Phylis Weber
$20.00 Altar Guild Phylis Weber
$200.00 Improvement Malinda Schure
$200.00 Bldg. Malinda Schure
$10.00 Bldg Richard Pankow
$10.00 Bldg. Richard Pankow
AN ATHEIST'S VIEW ON LIFE
I will live my life according to these beliefs
God does not exist
It is just foolish to think
That there is a God with a cosmic plan
That an all-powerful God brings purpose to
the pain and suffering in the world
It’s a comforting thought however
Is only wishful...thinking
People can do as they please without eternal consequences
The idea that
I am deserving of Hell
Because of sin
Is a lie meant to make me a slave to those in power
The more you have the happier you will be
Our existence has no grand meaning or purpose
In a world with no God
There is freedom to be who I want to be
But with God
Everything is fine
It is ridiculous to think
I am lost and in need of saving
VERSUS A CHRISTIAN'S VIEW ON LIFE
(Now…read from bottom to top to see a different view.)

JELLY BEAN POEM

Little jelly beans
Tell a story true.
A tale of Father's love
Just for me and you.

GREEN is for the waving palms.
YELLOW is for the sun above.
BROWN is for the soft earth where
People sat hearing of HIS love.

A SPECKLED bean for fish and sand.
RED for precious wine and
BLACK is for the sin
He washed from you soul and mine.

PURPLE'S for the sadness of
HIS family and His friends,
WHITE is for the glory of
The Day HE rose again.

Now that you've heard the story
You know what each color means.
The story of our Father's love
Told by some jelly beans.
So every morning take a bean
They're really very yummy.
Something for the soul, you see
And something for the tummy

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