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

Worship Service Schedule (Temporary)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m. (No singing)

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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 December 20, 2020

Categories: News

This morning our video stream will be on YouTube at 8:00 a.m., and on Facebook at 9:00 a.m.

Follow along with our video worship services with this week’s worship bulletin: https://2020bulletinpdf.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/2020_12_20_Advent+4.pdf

Welcome Visitors If you are visiting today, we welcome you in our Risen and Living Savior, Jesus!

  • Please let us know you worshiped with us by introducing yourself to a Pastor.
  • If visiting, please don’t feel obligated to give an offering. St. Stephen’s members express thankfulness to God through their voluntary offerings which then support the congregation’s work.

Funeral Ray Uttech, was called home to heaven on December 5, 2020, age 94.  Private funeral service will be held at a later date.  Lois Pietruszynski was called home to heaven on December 12, 2020, age 89.  Private funeral service were held.   William Michel was called home to heaven on December 13, 2020, age 60.  Funeral services will be held Monday, December 21, 2020.

Baptism Mia Alice, daughter of Matthew & Kaitlyn (Mack) Rechek, born September 9, 2020, was baptized Sunday, December 13, here at St. Stephen’s.  Chase Michael, son of Jacob & Jennifer (Borck) Damask, born September 18, 2020 was baptized Sunday, December 13, here at St. Stephen’s.

Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Sermon: God’s Mystery Revealed
Hymns: TLH 66, 62, 55, 70
Sunday, December 27, 2020
Sermon: Simeon Makes a Graceful Exit
Hymns: CW 41, 78, 577, 80

Sunday worship will be streamed on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ststephensbd/) and YouTube. Go to www.ssbdwels.com and click on “YouTube” and select Worship, Devotions or Bible Study.

Bible Studies

  • Fall Bible Study “Gospel of John”. We are continuing our in-depth study of the Gospel of John. To join us for in-person Bible class, join us Mondays at 7:00pm and Wednesdays at 11:00am. Streaming video isn’t working from the basement, but we are recording the Monday session and putting it on YouTube, Wednesdays at noon. An archive of classes including all the previous chapters are available on Youtube for those who want to review or who haven’t attended and want to catch up and join the study in person or online.

Church Office Holiday Hours The church office will be closed for the holidays – Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan 1.

Welcome, New Members!  Professing their faith and being received into communicant membership at St. Stephen’s this week-end are Steven Bittner and Maynard Navis.  We welcome them and pray for God’s blessings on them through our ministry.

 Join us for
Christmas Eve Services

December 24th 7pm, 8pm, 9pm
&

Christmas Day Services

December 25th 9am & 10am

&

New Year’s Eve Services

6pm & 7pm

 Special Christmas Video

Children’s Christmas Service

Premiers on YouTube

Thursday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m.

Special Radio Broadcast
Children’s Christmas Service
WBEV AM 1430
Thursday, December 24 at 6:00 p.m.,
with streaming audio at www.ssbdwels.com

Annual Report for 2020   Work is beginning on our Annual Report of Congregation Activity for 2020.  Boards, Committees, Organizations who submit reports are asked to submit them to the church office in the coming weeks, preferably by December 31.  The e-mail address for the office is [email protected]  Reports may also be personally delivered or mailed.

Offering Designations Council has designated that offerings given with the Christmas Eve envelope will support WELS missions.  New Year’s Eve envelope offerings will support Lakeside Lutheran High School.

2020 Contribution Statements

2020 Offering Statements can be mailed or emailed to anyone in need of the documentation for tax purposes this year.  Please call the office at 920-885-3309 or email [email protected] to receive a statement.

Our Response to God’s Grace in Christ:

Participation:

Wednesday, December 10     55 + 24=60

Thursday, December 11        27                  Total for weekend: 289

Sunday, December 13       40+52+55+36= 183

Calendar: 

Sunday, December 20

8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship

9:30am – Radio Service,
WBEV 1430

Monday, December 21

6:00pm – Church Council Meeting

Thursday, December 24

7:00, 8:00, 9:00pm – Christmas Eve Worship

Friday, December 25

9:00 & 10:00am – Christmas Day Worship

Sunday, December 27

8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship

9:30am – Radio Service,
WBEV 1430

 

Seth Dorn

[email protected]
gmail.com
631-7028

Philip Heyer
[email protected]
saintstephen.org
887-1117
Paul Stratman
[email protected]
gmail.com
885-6960
Author: admin_ssbdWELS

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