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 26, 2017

Categories: News


Sunday, November 26 – Christ the King – Holy Communion (CC)
7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Worship
9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410
11:30am – Take Down Thanksgiving Decorations
5:30pm – Open Gym
Monday, November 27
8:30am – School Chapel
3:30pm – American Heart Association Meeting
7:00pm – Bible Class
Tuesday, November 28
7:00pm – Radio Recording
Wednesday, November 29
11:00am – Bible Class
1:45pm – Hillside Manor Service
3:30pm – Public School Catechism
6:00pm – Bible Study 4 Women
7:15pm – Handbells
Thursday, November 30
10:00am – Bible Information (Membership) Class
6:30pm – Worship
7:30pm – Senior Choir
Friday, December 1
1:30pm – First Friday Communion
Sunday, December 3 – Advent 1
7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Worship
8:30am – Coffee Fellowship by Radio Choir
9:00am – Sunday School / Bible Class
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1410
11:30am – Decorate Church for Advent/Christmas
2:00pm – Advent by Candlelight
5:30pm – Open Gym

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.

MEMORIALS In memory of Meta Behm: $155 for the Window/ Restoration Fund and $25 for the Ladies Aid given by relatives and friends. In memory of Jack Rhodes, Sr.: $100 for Lakeside given by his wife, Judi Rhodes. In memory of Bill Kern: $190 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by Frieda & William Kern and $10 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by Gary Tietz. In memory of Esther Werth: $725 for the General Fund, $90 for the Radio Fund, and $310 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by relatives and friends. In memory of Robert Ganz: $25 for the Window/Restoration Fund given by Ralph & Arletta Trejo.

SHARE CARE FOR SMALL CHILDREN Some parents with very young children are looking to cooperate (take turns) in childcare 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.

QUARTERLY VOTERS’ MEETING will be on Sunday, December 10th, at 11:40 A.M. At this meeting we will adopt the 2018 Ministry Spending Plan (Budget). All voting members are encouraged to attend.

RADIO SERVICE: 9:30 A.M. on AM 1430 WBEV
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 takes a two-week break due to Thanksgiving and the Advent by Candlelight Program. We will resume on Sunday, December 10th.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY will meet on Wednesday, November 29th.They will take a break until January 3rd.

WOMEN OF THE CONGREGATION There is a sign-up sheet in the back of the 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.

AN ADVENT SERVICE will be held on Wednesday, December 6th, at St. John, Juneau. This is a joint service with St. John’s, Good Shepherd, and St. Stephen’s. Please join us for this special service at 6:30 P.M.


  • Sunday, November 26 – No Sunday School
  • Sunday, December 3 – “Samson’s Sins and God’s Mercy”

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.


  • 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
  • CULVER’S NIGHT THANK YOU! Culver’s Care’s Night was a HUGE success. What great fellowship! We were told it is possibly the busiest night they’ve had in a long time. Through Culver’s gift card sales (10% donation), Culver’s Calendar sales (100% donation) and Culver’s Calendar sales (100% donation), and Culver’s sales (15% donation) we received around $1,000!! for school science material. A very special thank you to all who gave their time and effort to make the night a success. God has surely blessed us by giving us each other.

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

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


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