March 25th, 2018

Martini Lutheran Church     

333 East Moeller Road

New Haven, IN  46774


Office Phone: (260) 749-0014


Church Office Hours:

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am- Noon


Happy Birthday:                                    Happy Anniversary to:                                                          Prayer Families:

Marissa Barger (03-26)                    Rick and Trish Wood (03-29)                                             Dailey Family

Devin DuMont (03-29)                                                                                                                       Dirr Family

Cathy Mettert (03-30)                                                                                                                       Doctor Family



Lenten Service: This Wednesday’s Lenten service will be (March 21st, 2018). This will be the last Wednesday night dinner at 5:30 and service will begin at 6:30. This Wednesday night’s dinner will be provided by the Women of Martini (WAM), they will be serving up a potato bar. Thank you for the meal.


Anne Hess’ 40th Anniversary Celebration:  Please join us on Sunday, April 15th as we celebrate Anne Hess’ 40 years of faithful service to God and the lives that she has touched through her years of teaching.  Her Service of Celebration will be held during Emanuel’s Gathering Service at 10:30am in Central’s Auxiliary Gym.  It will be followed by a celebration banquet at Goeglein Homestead at 12:00pm.  Tickets will be available for purchase after the church services on March 18th, 25th, and April 8th.  They will also be available at Central starting on Monday, March 19th during normal school hours.  Adult Ticket ($17) /Child Ticket (ages 2-10)($11)


Martini Kids Club is looking for a part-time custodial staff; hours are 6 to 8 nightly, Monday through Friday. Contact Jasmen at for more info!!


CALLING ALL WILLING HEARTS! We are looking for people to make Vacation Bible School happen June 25-28 from 6-8pm with supper served each day at 5:15pm.  We will need group leaders, site leaders, and kitchen crew.  If you are able to help, please contact Alyssa Bienz at 409-8832 or Shelia Berning at 755-8041.

Central Gala News: Again thank you to everyone who donate to our gathing party at Martini back in December. If you didn’t get a chance to donated, but still want to, you are more than welcome to drop off anything to the church office. There are forms to fill out for giving that are for tax deduction purposes, if you need one pleaase let me know. The Gala is April 21st, 2018.


CROSS CONECTION NEWS: Need a night out? How about a ton of laughter?  Join the Biblical counseling ministry of Cross Connections on Tuesday, April 17th for our 7th annual “It’s a Spring Thing – a Cross Connections Comedy Event” Fundraiser featuring the hilarious Christian comedian, Jeff Allen! The event will take place at the IPFW International Ballroom from 6pm-9:30pm. Tickets are $100 and include hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and comedy show. All ticket sales, sponsorships and donations will go toward the Biblical Counseling ministry of Cross Connections and our goal of providing affordable, Biblical counseling. To purchase tickets or to sponsor a table of 8, please call Jen Robb at 260-373-0213, ext. 101. You don’t want to miss this exciting event!



It’s a new year with new babies being born here at Martini. Baby baskets will be put together again throughout the year. Any donations of clothing, diapers, baby bathtubs, or any baby items will be greatly appreciated. Cash donations would also be appreciated. Any questions contact Trish Wood. Phone (260)246-4040 or email


Please Mark your calendars:

Martini Lutheran Church Bazaar and Bake Sale, November 10, 2018, 9am-2pm

Light Breakfast and Lunch will be available for purchase, Table Reservations:  Florence Wietfeldt 205-1112, For more information, contact Barb Johnson at 414-0271


Our Activity For Church



Last Sunday

March 18th,2018







Wednesday Service:

General: $

Plate: $

Total CLS since 8/7: $

CLS: $

Memorials: $

Sunday School: $

Family Education Fund: (w/Bingo)













We Remember Those Convalescing at Home or Care Facilities:

Mrs. Lavon Koenig at Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne

  Mrs. Barbara Pape, at home in Fort Wayne

Mrs. Anita Wiese at Woodview Nursing Center, Fort Wayne


We Pray For Our Military Personnel

Please remember in your prayers our military personnel – both members of Martini and the family of Martini members:

Lance Gustin, husband of Chelsea Gustin

Cory Fox, brother of Jeremy Ulery

Shawn Freeman, brother of Dana Ulery

Payton Lafrentz, nephew of Randy and Laverne Lafentz

Stan Grodrian, nephew of Sharon Steinbacher


Cleaning Week 04/01:                                                                Next Week 04/08:  

Lyle Vondran Family                                                                     Lyle Vondran Family


2018 dates have been set:  

Text Box: Before and After School Martini Kids club is currently registering for before and after school 17\18. If you have any questions please call Jasmen at 749-0014. There are discounted rates for Martini Church Members!! 

Registration for summer camp with start on April 1st, 2018
Central Gala – April 21st

VBS – June 25th – 29th

Hog Roast – September 22nd

Church Bazaar – November 10th