March 14, 2010
Scheduled Events of the Week 3/14 Marilyn Janke
Sunday, March 14th Don Leach
8:00 a.m. Worship Service Richard Nobis
9:15 a.m. Christian Education Hour 3/15 Jeannine Howell
10:30 a.m. Worship Service Jack Asel
12:00 p.m. Orchestra Rehearsal 3/16 Daniel Sabzghabaei
6:00 p.m. Children’s Handbell Rehearsal Abby Weklar
6:00 p.m. CR-Step Studies (men) 3/17 Dennett Delzer 3/19 Carol Brueggemann
7:15 p.m. Compline Prayer Service Jake Camp Matthew Schwolert
Monday, March 15 th Ali Rogers Tammy Mulkey
4:00 p.m. Quilters 3/18 Janice Poole Kristen Darmstedter
7:00 p.m. Church Ministry Council Terry Hooks Jess Tertzakian
Tuesday, March 16 th Curtis Dixon 3/20 Cindy Patterson
7:00 p.m. Stephen Ministry (training)
7:00 p.m. Celebrate Recovery Kathryn & Larry Reynolds
Wednesday, March 17 th March 17th
“Lamb of God” Day @ McDonald’s (2499/3040) Terika & Robert Grogan
10:00 a.m. Mid-Week Refresher Bible Study March 18th
12:00 p.m. Worship Service
6:00 p.m. Congregation Dinner Barb & Scott Eisen
6:15 p.m. Handbell Choir Rehearsal March 19th
7:15 p.m. Worship Service Christian Stewardship
8:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal Through Attendance & Offerings
Thursday, March 18 th 3/3 Lent Service 175
7:00 p.m. Praise Band Rehearsal Offering $ 2,020.10
8:00 p.m. AA 3/7 Early Service 247
Friday, March 19th Late Service 389
9:00 a.m. Bulletin Folders Offering $ 22,483.96
Saturday, March 20 th Sunday School $ 95.93
9:00 a.m. CR-Step Studies (women)
10:00 a.m. Women’s Craft Day Average Weekly Needs $ 23,205.00
Sunday, March 21 (Please note: Needs are for current budget)
8:00 a.m. Worship Service
9:15 a.m. Christian Education Hour Pledge Information as of March 7th
10:30 a.m. Worship Service
12:00 p.m. Young-at-Heart Luncheon Total Amount Pledged $ 3,843,127.00
12:00 p.m. Orchestra Rehearsal Amount Received $ 2,659.50
7:00 p.m. Compline Prayer Service Total Received $ 2,867,443.61
7:15 p.m. Martin Luther High School Concert
6:00 p.m. Sr. High 628 Photos of the building progress
6:00 p.m. CR-Step Studies (men)
and renovations are available at
Maundy Thursday, April 1 Easter Sunday
12 p.m. – Service (with communion) 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service
7:15 p.m. “Is it I?” play (with communion)
7:30 p.m. Breakfast
Good Friday, April 2 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
7 p.m. Tennebrae Service Festival Service (with communion)
Thanksgiving Health Concerns
Beverly Gaus Shaunda Myers, ECM parent
Emma Simone, born to Erin & Christian Winter Jim Woosley, friend of Ann Leclaire
Louis Biar, Jr., Amy Acosta’s father
Mona & Jerry Wilde, Brandy Ramm’s grandparents
Bruce Troutman, John Troutman’s brother Dema Schmidt, Kenny’s mother
Gail Estrada’s mother Kassidy Kerbel, sister of ECM parent Kristin Carver
Earl West, Micah’s grandfather Sydney Clay
General Thomas Edwards, Bryan Edwards’ father
The President and all world leaders Brad, Connie Marks’ son
President Kieschnick and LCMS Dorothy Moore, Lori Pfeil’s aunt
Our armed forces Frankie Zensizk, Anna Braun's grandmother
Diana Hill, Martin & Catherine Ness’ daughter Michael D’Arcangelo, Gail DeBenedictis’ cousin
Solomon & Erin, Karen & Gene's Nygaard’s nephew & niece Anjelica Vazquez, ECM student
Justin Wendorf Chris Kendrick, brother-in-law of Rachel Weklar
Tim Slaughter Paul Heller
Derick Carver and family Nancy Reader
The Rudkin Family Don, Ann Leclaire’s brother
Hans & Ilse Mueller family Betty Pierson
Cancer Barrett Engler, son of a family friend of the Slaughter’s
Dianne, sister of a friend of John Troutman Houston Boyd
David Widenhofer, friend of John Troutman Lois Juliot, Joy Shehab's mother
Terry Zafiridis, Stepahnie Zafiridis’ father-in-law Nathan Sepeda, Lydia Reyes’ co-worker’s nephew
Roger, Lorri Slaughter’s cousin David Silva, ECM Student
Ritu Kohnke’s mother Duke Wilson
Earlean, Gail DeBenedictis’ friend Laila Kinkead, Paul & Camille Hellers’ granddaughter
Stanley Potts, friend of Amanda Shook Jeff Schweppes, Heidi Banaszynski’s brother
Pastor Harold Meissner, Philip Meissner’s father Paul Shepherd, Steve’s father
Wayne Schmitz, Kelly Hartmann’s uncle Robert Griffith, spouse of work colleague of Ray Ramon
Joe Sisson, Terri Van Strien's brother Kathy DeGreif, grandmother of ECM student
Kevin Barlett, friend of the Van Striens Bill Laidlaw, Renee’s brother
Barbara Ganzer, work colleague of Ray Ramon Blake Duncan
Mardell Fay, Lisa Fay Randall’s mother Greg, Donna Duncan’s friend’s brother
John, friend of John Troutman Janet Condon, Sheryl Edwards’ sister
Jeanne Bradford, Donna Lough’s mother Danielle, Karen & Jerry Leeseberg’s daughter
Pamela Clyde Ann Marie, friend of Deb Skinner
Jo Ortlieb Jerry Reyes, Lydia’s brother-in-law
Silvia, mother of Maggie Haugen’s friend, Becky Trey Lacy
William Kreitsch, Janet Music’s brother Tish Orr, Judy Orr’s sister-in-law
Tristan Dasch Robert Wood
Kirsti, Kimberly Hays’ sister Shirley Milligan, Kayla Meyers’ mother
Karlee, Pattie Smith’s nephew's daughter Barbara Leeseberg, Jerry’s mother
Jim Staples, cousin of Patti MacDougall Beau Miller’s grandfather
Joan Anderson, Mary Benson’s sister Kathy Hougard, sister of Patti MacDougall
Mike Johnson, Tom Parkers’ uncle Charlie Stewart, John’s father
Virginia Kovacs John Camp
Lisa Carle Michael, Ruby & Morris Roberts’ son-in-law
Tom Lohbauer, Christina Ahlfs’ father Patricia Rabjohn, Diane Lasch’s mother
Lyle Corson, Tony Corson’s grandmother Dwight Johnson, Linda Wilson’s brother-in-law
Carole Mae Hilburn, Doris Szopinski’s niece Gene Marvin
Susan, Deb Childress’s Aunt Ken Allen, Shelly Messerli’s dad
Vickie Sterling, Micah West’s grandmother Evan Verfurth, friend of Jayne Sconzert
Doreen Pospisil, Cindy Moen’s cousin Linda Vulpitta, Linda Gronewold’s mother
Jenny Bixler, Lauri Fox’s sister Ralph Siers, Eugene Szopinski’s brother-in-law
Pat Killingsworth, Owen & Kathy Davis’ brother-in-law Milo Berg, Jennifer Camp’s father
Mike Woodruff, Melody Barnhart’s brother Randy Ahlfs
Shaila Hackler’s grandmother
Shawn Jenkins, son of Mary and David Jenkins
Gary Davis, Dede Erickson’s father
Should you have a prayer request please notify: Sandi Troxel, Sue Hillebrand’s sister
Susan Harbinger, Desi Boelte’s sister
John Troutman (972) 462-7496 - email@example.com Marty Hillebrand
Arthur Troiani, Art’s father
Dawn in the Church Office (972) 539-5200
Please note new email address for John Troutman
March 15 The beginning of the Christian church
March 22 Pentecost, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit
the March 29 Growth of the Church in Jerusalem, and opposition
How well do you know your Bible? The "What's the Message?" series of brief Bible studies is designed to help you
learn the major themes at your own pace. In addition to being available at the LoG website, this course is now
also in CD sets. Units One through Four are now available. Each Unit includes the CD's, transcript and study aids
booklets for $10 at the Shepherd's Corner Bookstore in the church office. Supply for immediate delivery is limited.
HAVE YOU HEARD….Something new is here! We are in the process of signing up Lamb of God
members to utilize the new “Our Neighborhood” web site during the month of March. It’s the
perfect place to find church members, events and ministries. “Our Neighborhood” is a perfect
place to connect with other members and serve the Lord. Check out information on the plasma
screens or watch for more information in the announcements in the coming weeks! Visit the
website now at http://log.ccbchurch.com to request your login and secure password.
If you have questions please contact Gail DeBenedictis at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mike Jones at Merlisk@gmail.com.
ALTAR GUILD ALERT We will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 27th for clean-up. Please put
this date on your calendar and bring your smiling face as we do some routine cleaning for the
Easter season. See you there. Charlotte Hughes (940) 725-3230
We are missing about 20 tablecloths. If you took tablecloths home to clean them, please bring
them back soon. They belong in the Bride’s room closet. Thank you for taking the time to
double-check to see if you have the tablecloths.
Women’s Craft Day – Saturday, March 20th 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come to quilt, scrapbook, rubber stamp, or knit. We will have patterns available to make helmet
liners for the troops. BYO lunch or we can order out pizza or subs.
Guys Night Friday, April 9th – Saturday, April 10th
Calling all dudes grades 6-12….join us for a night of Whirlyball, Laser Tag, and Pizza! We will meet
at church on Friday, April 9th to carpool to Plano for a night of fun. Contact Chris Hatton
(email@example.com) or Brandy Ramm (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a registration envelope.
Registration is due March 24th and is $25.
Speaking of Pizza…Turner’s Pizza at Parker's Square has offered Lamb of God Youth Ministry 10% of
purchases between 5 – 7 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of every month starting on March 16, 2010. Just
pick up a flyer at the information desk (or if you don't have a flyer, be sure and mention Lamb of
God). The flyer includes additional information on Turner's Pizza and other discount offers.
The Youth Ministry is continuing to look for ways to improve communication to students and
parents. We are currently sending out email updates on upcoming activities at the beginning of
each month. If you have not received this email and would like to be added to the distribution list,
please send Brandy (email@example.com) your email information. We are also on Facebook at “Lamb
of God Youth Ministry” Or “Lamb of God Flower Mound College Group.”
Big Mac Attach hits Lamb of God Preschool – Wednesday, February 17 th
Lamb of God preschool is teaming up with McDonald’s to raise funds for our program. Beginning
Wednesday, February 17th , the third Wednesday of each month will be considered “Lamb of God”
day at the McDonald’s located at FM 2499 and FM 3040. Just mention “Lamb of God” when you make
your purchase at this location between 11 am – 7 pm and the preschool will receive a portion of the
sale. Don’t forget to mark your calendars and spread the news to all your family and friends.
Our next "Girl's Night Out" will be on Thursday, April 8 from 7 - 9 pm at Distinctions, located at
5870 Long Prairie Road, Suite 100 in Flower Mound. We will be playing "POKENO" and will be
served dinner. There is a $10.00 per person charge which includes a pasta dinner, salad, rolls and
soft drink. The Fellowship Team will provide the dessert. Distinctions will also offer a discount to
those of you who might want to do some shopping after. Please bring a $5.00 wrapped gift. We
will need to provide a head count to Distinctions no later than Monday, April 6th .
Please RSVP to Terika Grogan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (972) 317-2068
LOG Book Club News... Our next meeting is on Monday, April 12th, 7:00 pm. at Starbuck's on Cross
Timbers Rd., Flower Mound. Any questions, contact Renee at (972) 966-1235 or e-mail at
email@example.com. The following book is our selection for April:
"Until We Reach Home" by Lynn Austin Life in Sweden seems like an endless winter for 3 sisters after
their mother's death and father's suicide. Elin feels the weight of responsibility for her sisters'
welfare, and when circumstances become unbearable, she writes to her relatives in Chicago,
pleading for help. Joining 16 million other immigrants who left their homelands f or America between
1890 and 1920, Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia begin the long, difficult journey. Enduring the ocean voyage
in steerage and detention on Ellis Island, their story is America's story. And in a journey fraught with
hardships, each woman will come to understand her secret longings and the meaning of home.
A VIA DE CRISTO weekend is coming!
So, what’s this Via de Cristo? It’s a three-day weekend that is designed to strengthen your
relationship with your Lord, Jesus Christ – you become aware of His presence and His grace in
your life! Special talks, given by lay persons and by Lutheran pastors, focus on your
relationship with God and His love for YOU and what that means in your daily life. There’s
discussion, uplifting worship, great food, fantastic music! There’s much laughter and fun and
fellowship. LOG member Jim Bingaman is also serving on staff for Weekend #80.
The next Via de Cristo is Thursday evening, April 8 through Sunday evening, April 11.
Deadline for application is 5 p.m. on Monday, March 29.
You can get more information at the Information Desk in the Atrium. There is no cost to you to
attend a Via de Cristo weekend, and your sponsor will look after your kids, your plants, your
lawn – whatever it takes so you get to go. Pray about this opportunity – perhaps God is calling
you to spend a weekend with Him!
“Financial Independence. It is Women’s Work.” is a free educational workshop for women. It will be offered at
Sonoma Grill, 380 Parker Square, on Saturday, April 24 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. The workshop can help women gain
a better understanding of net worth, budgeting and investment principles, as well as family and financial
considerations. It will be presented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans representatives, Yvonne Dean, CFP and Bob
Pangrac, Financial Associate. A complementary lunch will be served. The registration deadline is Wednesday, April
21. To register, contact Bob Pangrac, Thrivent, (972) 401-2080, via the web,
http://thriventpangracworkshop2.eventbrite.com/ or Renee Laidlaw at (972) 966 1235, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call Bob Pangrac.
Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives for securities offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN
55415-1665, 800-847-4836, a registered broker-dealer and investment adviser, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Member FINRA and SIPC.
They are also licensed insurance agents of Thrivent Financial.
The workshop, “Financial Independence. It is Women’s Work.”, is intended only to educate you about financial decisions. It is broad in scope and does not consider your
individual personal financial situation, which is unique. The information and advice may not be appropriate in all cases. No products will be offered for sale.
Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend - April 30 – May 2
Being Married Is … coming home to your best friend each night! Deepen your friendship.
Come enjoy a Marriage Encounter Weekend together.
For information contact Herb & Betty Doller at (972) 780-0920, or visit www.LME-dfw.org
You can still join the
Sharing Hope and Changing Lives “Steps of Martin Luther and
every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Oberammergau”
For more information contact us at tour of Germany (August 5-15).
email@example.com Please talk to Pastor Braun or Linda
for more information.
That’s what Stephen Ministers do. They have gone through 50 hours of training in providing
Christian care so that they can focus on your needs and listen to what you really have to say. For
more information about our Stephen Ministry program at Lamb of God, please contact Pastor Braun,
Pastor Cook, Dick Lasch or one of our Stephen Ministers.
Volunteers Needed for The Passover Seder Meal: The Fellowship Committee would like to
invite you to join us in helping to make the Passover Seder meal a success. We are looking for
help with the following teams:
Food Preparation team: If you like to cook, we have simple recipes for you to choose from.
Set-up/Clean-up team: We will need help in getting the tables set-up and taken down.
Table Setting team: this team is responsible for setting the Seder Plate, special candles, etc.
I would like to arrange a short meeting with all committees involved, the sooner the better, to
explain in more detail what is needed.
If you are interested in helping us, please contact Renee Laidlaw at (972) 966-1235.
Seder Meal – Sunday, March 28 at 6 p.m.
What do a shank bone, parsley and horseradish have to do with Passover? Rev. Ivan Peterson
from the Apple of His Eye Mission Society in St. Louis will show you the connection on Sunday,
March 28 at 6:00 p.m. A free will offering will be taken for the outreach of the Apple of His Eye.
Bring a friend (Jewish or gentile). For background information go to www.appleofhiseye.org.
For specific questions call the Apple of His Eye at 888-512-7753 or email Rev. Peterson at
Tickets are $5 each (to cover the cost of the meal) (children under 5 are free)
Tickets on sale in the Atrium
The LWML is selling Lilies to decorate the Church for Easter. Linda Wilson will take
orders in the Atrium today and Sunday, March 21st. The price is $8.25 and you can
pick them up after the late service on Easter.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Wilson at (214) 498-5394.
“Before the Enemy Strikes”
Wednesdays during Lent 7:15 p.m.
March 17 th & 24th
Lent Services at Please join the LOG Music Ministry as we prepare
for the season of Lent with Compline services.
Noon and 7:15 p.m.
Compline is an ancient sung prayer service,
6 p.m. Congregation Dinner lasting about 20 minutes that will help prepare
you for the week ahead. The service is by
candle light and all of the music is a capella.
If you have any questions, please contact
Chris Winston at (972) 539-5200 or
Easter Adventure - March 27th 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Join us for an Easter Adventure that includes story time with Miss Brandy,
Craft Time and an Easter Egg Hunt for ages 0-3 years, 4-6 years & 7-10
years. Be sure to bring your Easter basket!
PARENTS: The Easter Bunny needs some help stuffing the Easter Eggs, if
you would like to assist the Easter Bunny, please contact Brandy Ramm.
Adult Game Night at Lamb of God (ages 17 and up) – Saturday, March 27th 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Bring your favorite game and a snack to share! The Fellowship Committee will provide drinks.
GOOD NEWS FOR PARENTS! Babysitting is provided - Reservation for babysitting is required
Contact: Terika Grogan (972) 317-2068 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lamb of God 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Sunday, April 11 at 2 p.m. Shotgun Start
Join us for 18 holes of fun and fellowship at Bridlewood Golf Club! Driving range will be set-up
prior to the tournament kickoff. Contests include Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Straightest
Drive, Putting Contest, etc. Players will receive 20% off in the pro shop the day of our event and a
2 for 1 certificate for a future round of golf. We'll celebrate with a buffet dinner after the
tournament. All proceeds from the tournament go towards scholarships for future church workers.
Pairings of four are forming now! Registration will be held in the atrium March 7, 14, 21 & 28th.
Registration and $100 entry fee must be received by March 28th to hold your spot. Additional
dinner guests $15 each. Contact Susan Trentham at (972) 539-1526 or e-mail email@example.com for
Family Fun Night – Saturday, April 24th 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Mark your calendars now! Family Fun Night is quickly approaching. This is our premier fundraising
event benefitting the preschool and is a wonderful, family-centered evening for all to enjoy. Our
theme for this year is “Under The Sea.”
We’re reeling in the donations and looking for more toward the Silent Auction and sponsorships
(full or partial) of the games and concessions. Do you have a home-based business with products to
share…tickets to sporting or entertainment events…a service you’d like to provide?
This is an outstanding opportunity for your business or group to get its name out.
Contact Teresa Smith (972) 965-9322 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Diane Egger (972) 355-5201 (email@example.com) for more information
LOG Family Camping Weekend – MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
May 7 th – 9th at Hickory Creek Park on Lake Lewisville - RV and tent camping
Look for sign up table in the atrium starting the end of March.
For more information contact:
Greg Johnson (972) 317-7347 or Terika Grogan (972)317-2068
Summer Sunday School June 13th–August 22nd “Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace”
This summer during Sunday school we will take an adventure through EGYPT! Join us as we travel
with Joseph through this Holy Land Adventure! Explore and experience Bible time cultures,
customs, occupations and food. At EGYPT we will learn more about the ONE TRUE GOD!
Look for more information coming soon!
Vacation Bible School June 21 st – 25th “High Seas Expedition”
Jump aboard this summer with High Seas Expedition where we will explore the deep rolling
waters of God’s LOVE!! High Seas VBS is open to all potty trained 3 year olds through 5 th grade.
Registration will open late spring! Look for more information coming soon!