This Week on the Hill - Grace Lutheran Church of Winchester

This Week on the Hill
February 15, 2015
The greeters this week at 8:15 a.m. are Dave and Jan
Olson, Clara Ingles, at 10:30 a.m. is Linda Breaker.
Next Sunday the greeters at 8:15 a.m. are Marian
Rieckmann and Mary Schmidt, at 10:30 a.m. are Linda
Kromm and Jane Moderson.
The acolyte this week at 8:15 a.m. is Camey Hall; at
10:30 a.m. is Lora Korth. The acolyte next week at 8:15
a.m. is Caitlyn Keyes; at 10:30 a.m. Ashley Wisnefske
The cantor this week is Chris Bork. The cantor next
week is Randy Doverspike.
Sunday, February 15—Team 1
8:15 Traditional Worship
9:20 Education Hour
9:30 Adult Forum
10:30 Rejoice Worship
12:00 Ruth’s Pantry Board Meeting
Mon. 9:00-11:30 Ruth's Pantry
4:30-7:00 Ruth’s Pantry
Tue. 8:00 a.m. Weigh-In Group
9:00 Spiritual Gifts Class
4:30 Hand Bell Choir
6:30 The Story
Wed. 11:00 Ash Wednesday Worship
Noon—Lenten Meal
12:30 The Parables of Lent
5:30-6:15 Potluck Lenten Meal
6:30 Worship Service
NO Confirmation
Thur. 6:00 Meals Ministry
Sat. 8:00 Meals Ministry
9:00-5:00 Spiritual Gifts Class
Sunday, February 22—Team 2
8:15 Traditional Worship
9:20 Education Hour
9:30 Adult Forum
10:30 Rejoice Worship
Mon. 9:00-11:30 Ruth's Pantry
4:30-7:00 Ruth’s Pantry
Tue. 8:00 a.m. Weigh-In Group
8:30 Sewing Circle (Day 1 of 2)
4:30 Hand Bell Choir
6:30 The Story
Wed. 8:30-11:00 Sewing Circle (Day 2 of 2)
11:00 Lenten Worship
Noon Lenten Meal
12:30 The Parables of Lent
5:30-6:15 Potluck Lenten Meal
6:30 Lenten Worship
7:00 Confirmation
e-mail: [email protected]
Pastor Dan L. Luett, 594-2015
Todd Repp, Jackie McGinnis, Carol Reichert Organists
Sheri, Office Administrator
Alissa Olson, Financial Clerk and Preschool Teacher
Sue Schwartzbauer, Preschool Administrator
Patti Nelson and Chantelle Beal, PowerPoint Masters
Please watch FOX 11, listen to WEMI 91.9, or look on our website for information about
Grace Lutheran cancellations. If the Winneconne School District cancels classes,
Grace will be closed. As always, use your own judgment to venture out in the case of a
This year for the Souper Bowl, we will be collecting different kinds of
soups. Our goal is to collect 1,000 cans.
You are all invited to join us for Lenten meals! After the 11:00 a.m. Lenten
Service. Soup, sandwiches, and dessert will all be provided for your
enjoyment. Please stop by for lunch and fellowship with friends old and new!
From 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. join us for a Lenten Soup Potluck, bring what you can
or bring nothing! Join us for a time fellowship each Wednesday!
Have you ever wondered how to prepare for Lent? Or, why we should
prepare for Lent? Or, how does the church prepare for Lent? For answers,
please come to a one session class on Sunday, February 15, during the
education hour. We learned some of the above during one of our January Lay
School classes, and thought it worth sharing. We hope to see you there! We
will meet in the dining room. class is being presented by Dave Hoks and Kate
Lenten Services
Wednesday – 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday, February 18 – Receive Justification: The Pharisee and the
Tax Collector
February 25 – Receive the Word: The Sower and the Seed
March 4 – Receive the Treasure: The Hidden Treasure and the Priceless
March 11 – Receiver Mercy: the Good Samaritan
March 18 – Receive Grace: The Workers of the Vineyard
March 25 – Receiver Forgiveness: The Prodigal Son
Join us each Wednesday in Lent at 12:30 p.m. for a Lenten Bible Study. On
Ash Wednesday we will look at the parable of The Pharisee and the Tax
Collector as found in Luke 18:9-14. The tax collector who repents goes home
justified, while the proud Pharisee does not. We, too, who repent are justified
through Christ. See you in the Lounge at 12:30 p.m. on February 18!
Has God given you the gift of Mercy? What about the gift of Exhortation?
Come find out about Spiritual Gifts and how we can use God’s gifts at Grace.
An all day Spiritual Gifts class will take place on Saturday, February 21, 9:00
a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Books are $10 or available to borrow at no cost. Lunch will
be provided, please bring your own beverages and snacks. Please indicate
your desire to attend on a sign-up sheet on the board by the coatroom.
Attention all Families/Young Couples! you looking to meet up with and
spend time with other young people in our church? so, then this is the group
for you! events will be for the whole family, some will be social gatherings for
the adults and some will be service oriented. first meeting will be for the
whole family! us on Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. for some sledding fun
at Fritse Park in Neenah. your own sleds and warm beverages and meet up
with others from Grace! Chris or Sarah Bork for more information or
directions to the park.
People who have completed the Spiritual Gifts class meet monthly to Light
the Fire, keeping the enthusiasm for using our spiritual gifts burning. On
Saturday, February 28, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. the group will gather and review the
gift of Mercy. We will also share how God is showing us ways to use the gifts
He has given us.
Easter Cantata: Believe! Jessica McGinnis has invited us to join her in singing
the Easter cantata Believe. Practices will be held at Winneconne Christian
Fellowship Church on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon on February 28,
March 14. Dress rehearsal will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 28.
The choir will present the cantata at four churches including Grace. The
performance at Grace will be Sunday, April 12, at 2:00 p.m. For more
information, call Jessica McGinnis at 836-2700. Performances will also take
place Saturday, April 4, 6:00 p.m. at Winneconne Christian Fellowship,
Wednesday, April 8, at 6:30 New London Methodist, and Saturday,
April 11, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Peters Church, Larsen.
Attendance: February 8, 8:15 a.m. 47, 10:30 a.m. 93. Wednesday, February
4, 17. The Sunday School attendance was 34.
Usher Team Schedule; February 22, Team 2 — March 1, Team 3 — March 8,
Team 4.
Ruth's Pantry on Monday February 9: Households served - 56; Family
members served - 173; volunteer hours for the week - 123. Our shelves are
almost empty of canned goods. The most needed items are: canned fruit,
canned peas & corn, and tuna. We are very low on brown paper bags, please
bring your extra bags to church for reuse. Thank you for your many blessings
and support of this outreach ministry of Grace Lutheran.
Winneconne Talent Show!!! The Hungry Helpers are teaming up with Feed
My Starving Children to sponsor a talent show on February 27 at 6:30 p.m. in
the Winchester Elementary School. Entries are still needed all High school
and Middle School students, as well as adults are eligible. For more
information contact [email protected]