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

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


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

St. Stephen’s Weekly News – Week of November 19, 2017

Categories: News

Sunday, November 19 – Saints Triumphant
7:30am – Worship
9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class
9:00am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410
9:45am – Good Shepherd Pre-school Tour/Open House.
10:30am – Worship
5:30pm – Open Gym
6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study
Monday, November 20
8:30am – School Chapel
1:00pm – Mr. Brennan at Good Shepherd
4:00pm – DC parents trip meeting (FR Group)
5:30pm – Church Council
7:00pm – Bible Class
Wednesday, November 22
11:00am – Bible Class
1:45pm – Hillside Manor Service
6:30pm – Thanksgiving Worship
Thursday, November 23 – No School, Thanksgiving Day
9:00am – Thanksgiving Worship
Friday, November 24 – No School, Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, November 26 – Christ the King – Holy Communion (CC)
7:30am – Worship
9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class
9:00am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410
10:30am – Worship
11:30am – Take Down Thanksgiving Decorations
5:30pm – Open Gym
6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study
10:30am – Worship
6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

HOLY COMMUNION is offered Sunday, November 26th, in all services (individual cups in all services with common cup offered). Communion is also offered on Friday, December 1st, at 1:30 P.M. You may register by card at any time.

BAPTISM Kilian Charles Bartol, son of Matthew and Ashley (Modaff) Bartol, born July 31, 2017 and baptized November 12, 2017.

MEMORIALS In memory of Inez Hemling: $1,145 for the Window/ Restoration Fund, $20 for the Radio Fund, $65 for the Senior Choir, $50 for St. Stephen’s School, given by relatives and friends and $25 for the Endowment Fund given by the Ladies Aid. In memory of Esther Werth: $100 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by her daughter, Jennifer; $20 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by Herbert Grulke.

RADIO SERVICE: 9:30 A.M. on AM 1430 WBEV Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sermon: “Saints of God, In View of Christ’s Triumph, Be Encouraged”

Hymns: 473, 468, 463, 472

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Sermon: “A New World Order and a New World View”

Hymns: 17, 341, 361, 657

NOTE: Radio Taping will be on Tuesday, November 28th at 7:00 P.M. in the Church. The ramp door will be open.

BIBLE STUDIES Sunday study is different than the weekday study. Sundays at 9:00 – “Galatians”. Monday 7:00/Wednesday 11:00: “Job: Faith Put to the Test.”

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY this Sunday at 6:30 P.M. Romans chapter 2.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY A new Bible Study has begun based on the Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast, the Ten Virgins, and the Wedding Banquet found in the book of Matthew. The WELS Commission on Women’s Ministry has made them available at no cost and you will be able to pick up a copy during the Bible Study in the room above the church office where we meet on Wednesdays at 6:00 P.M.

WOMEN OF THE CONGREGATION There is a sign-up sheet in the back of church for any of our ladies who would like to attend Advent by Candlelight. This year’s program will be held Sunday, December 3rd. Registration and gathering will begin at 2:00 P.M. dessert and coffee will be served at 2:30 P.M., and the program, “Take Me to the Manger”, will begin at 3:00 P.M. If you have a seating request or hostess preference, please note that on the sign-up sheet. The last sign-up date is November 26th.

Gentlemen If you would like to participate in the Advent by Candlelight service by helping serve coffee and water to the ladies – there is a signup sheet on the table in the entry and in the ramp. You have been such a great help in the past. Please join us!


  • Sunday, November 19th – “ Samson the Champion”
  • Sunday, November 26 – No Sunday School


We need 20 people or more

Sunday, November 26th, – 11:30 A.M. Take down Thanksgiving decorations – Put up Advent
Sunday, December 3rd – 11:30 A.M. Put up 12 ft. Christmas trees
Sunday, January 14th – 11:30 A.M. Take everything down.

THANKSGIVING We Christians have so many reasons to observe a National Holiday in a spiritual way. The Lord has been good to our nation, our homes, and our church. The works of the Lord are great and glorious; His Name is worthy of praise! Thanksgiving services present an opportunity to offer that praise. Worship on Wednesday evening, November 22nd, is at 6:30 P.M. Thanksgiving Day Service, November 23rd, is at 9:00 A.M. Come and have God’s Word renew your attitude of gratitude to our Maker and Preserver.

SCHOOL NEWS Weather Delays/Closings: Remember to listen to WBEV, 1430 AM or watch Channel 3 or NBC/15 for any school related announcements which usually begin to air about 6:00 A.M. The announcement would be for all schools in Beaver Dam. We will have these announcements on the web site

SCHOOL SECURITY For the safety of our children there have security upgrades all around our building. One change – ALL doors are locked during the school day, even at the church office. To gain entrance to the church, ring the bell or knock loudly. For school business please go to S2 (Flagpole) doors and use the intercom inside the first set of doors.

OPEN GYM for Basketball Sundays 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.

LUTHER PREP Fall Band Concert will be on Sunday, November 19th, at 7:00 P.M.

SHARE CARE FOR SMALL CHILDREN     Some parents with very young children are looking to cooperate (take turns) in child care for little ones during worship services to allow one another some opportunity to fully participate in worship. If you are a parent(s) of little ones (age 1-3) who might be interested in taking part, please put your name and phone number on the sheet in the entry.

 MEDITATIONS The latest issue of this devotional booklet (begins December 3rd) is available in the entry and ramp.

Author: admin_ssbdWELS