St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School | Beaver Dam, WI | 920.885.3309

Worship Service Schedule

Sunday: 7:30 a.m. • 9:00 a.m. • 10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.

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Church News

I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth. Job 19:25

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of November 5

Calendar Sunday, November 5 – Reformation – Daylight Saving Time ends 7:30am – Worship 8:30am – Coffee Fellowship by PTS 9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class 9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410 10:30am – Worship 6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study Monday, November 6 – LLHS Tech Visit 8:30am – School Chapel 7:00pm – Bible…

From Northwestern Publishing House, ‘A Return to Grace’ DVD, “500 Minutes with Luther” on YouTube

Now Available: A Return to Grace on DVD A Return to Grace: Luther’s Life and Legacy has arrived on DVD and is now available for purchase. During this special Reformation anniversary, this film is a reminder of the guidance and blessings God gave his church five hundred years ago. Further, it is an opportunity for us to share the truth…

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of October 29, 2017

Calendar Sunday, October 29 – Pentecost 21 – Holy Communion (CC) 7:30am – Worship 9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class 9:00am – Worship 9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410 10:30am – Worship 4:00pm – Reformation 500 Service Monday, October 30 8:30am – School Chapel 7:00pm – Bible Class Tuesday, October 31 – Reformation Day…

St. Stephen’s Newsletter – October 2017

  Why did the Lutheran Reformation of the 1500s succeed? There had been other attempts at reform. 100 years before Luther, there was a priest and teacher from Bohemia, John Hus, who was reading the Bible in the language of the people and teaching many things that Luther would be saying a hundred years later….

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of October 22

Calendar Sunday, October 22-Pentecost 20 7:30am-Worship 9:00am-Sunday School / Bible Class 9:00am-Worship 9:30am-Radio Service, WBEV 1410 10:30am-Worship 6:30pm-Men’s Bible Study Monday, October 23-MAP Testing 8:30am-School Chapel 7:00pm-Bible Class Tuesday, October 24-MAP Testing 5:30pm-LLHS 8th Grade Welcome at Lakeside 7:00pm-Radio Recording Wednesday, October 25-MAP Testing 11:00am-Bible Class 1:45pm-Hillside Manor Service 3:30pm-Public School Catechism 6:00pm-Bible Study 4…

Luther Movie: A Return to Grace

We will show the movie A Return to Grace on Tuesday, October 31st, at 6:00 P.M.  We’ll begin with a short devotion and have time for a few questions afterwards.  This is slightly different from The Idea that Changed the World that aired on PBS.  We’ll meet in the church basement. Popcorn will be available….

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of October 15, 2017

Calendar Sunday, October 15-Pentecost 19 7:30am-Worship 9:00am-Sunday School / Bible Class 9:00am-Worship 9:30am-Radio Service, WBEV 1410 10:30am-Worship 6:30pm-Men’s Bible Study Monday, October 16 MAP TESTING 3rd – 8th Grade 8:30am-School Chapel 10:00am-LLHS meets with 8th Grade 3:30pm-IEP Lisa Tennessen 7:00pm-Bible Class Tuesday, October 17 MAP TESTING 3rd – 8th Grade 9:20am-Lions Club Vision Screening K-5…

Altar Guild Meets Monday, October 9, 6:00 p.m.

WHO ARE WE? The Altar Guild is a group of people who keep the chancel area of our church pleasing to the Lord and fit for worship. The organization assists the pastors by preparing everything in the Chancel for the worship services, especially preparation for Holy Communion and clean-up after Communion services, changing of seasonal…

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of October 8

Calendar Sunday, October 8-Pentecost 18-Holy Communion 7:30, 9:00, 10:30am-Worship 9:00am-Sunday School / Bible Class 9:30am-Radio Service, WBEV 1410 6:30pm-Men’s Bible Study Monday, October 9 8:30am-School Chapel 3:30pm-Faculty Meeting 6:00pm-Altar Guild 7:00pm-Bible Class Tuesday, October 10 9:30am-Fire Dept.K-3 4:00pm-B girls volleyball practice 6:30pm-Board of Education 7:00pm-Radio Recording Wednesday, October 11 11:00am-Bible Class 1:45pm-Hillside Manor Service 3:30pm-Public…

This Week at St. Stephen’s – Week of October 1

Monday, October 2 Pastors at Symposium 8:30am  School Chapel 7:00pm [No Bible Class] Tuesday, October 3 Pastors at Symposium 6:30pm  Board of Property and Maintenance Wednesday, October 4 11:00am  [No Bible Class] 1:45pm  Hillside Manor Service 3:30pm  Public School Catechism 6:00pm  Bible Study 4 Women 6:00pm  8th Grade DC Trip Information Night 7:15pm  Handbells Thursday, October 5 11:00am Bible Information (Membership) Class 1:30pm Ladies’…

Mission Festival October 1

St. Stephen’s Mission Festival will be Sunday October 1 in all services. The emphasis this year is on training the missionaries. Our guest speaker will be Prof. Souksamay Phetsanghane from Luther Preparatory School in Watertown. Special music will be provided by the Prep Singers in all Sunday services. The St. Stephen’s Junior Choir will also sing….

Field Testing Worship Materials

St. Stephen’s has been asked by the WELS Hymnal Committee to field test some service materials. This is a privilege for several reasons: In the research that happened over thirty years ago for Christian Worship (yes, it has been that long), the hymnal committee field tested services with The Sampler and other materials to learn…

Worship This Weekend: August 17 & 20, 2017

Worship: The Christian trusts God to provide. God feeds hungry mouths and hungry souls with his gifts of grace. When we bring our problems to Jesus, he will richly supply all we need. Gospel: Matthew 14:13-21, First Lesson: Isaiah 55:1-5, Second Lesson: Romans 8:35-39, Psalm 42-43 Summer Sunday Morning Bible Class: Our Sunday study will…