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

Worship Service Schedule

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

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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 March 10, 2019

Categories: News

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 signing our guest book in the entryway or a Care Card in your pew and drop it in the offering basket.
  • 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.
  • Introduce yourself to a Pastor, and worship with us again!

Holy Communion will be offered this Sunday in all services. You may register by card at any time or register in person in the sacristy. We ask all guests to please speak with a pastor before communing.

Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Sermon: What Can We Learn from the Temptation of Jesus?
Hymns: 424, 262, 409, 410
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Sermon: It Will Not Be That Way among You
Hymns: 409, 421, 442, 390

NOTE: Radio Taping will be on Tuesday, March 12th, at 7:00 P.M.

In the church. The ramp door will be open.

Thrivent Choice Program:  On March 7th, the Church Thrivent gift for the Window Fund was $3,100.00.  Thank you to St. Stephen’s members / Thrivent clients who designated St. Stephen’s Church for Choice Dollars.

Bible Studies

  • Men’s Sunday Night meets Sunday nights at 6:30pm in the meeting room above church office.
  • Women’s Bible Study Group meets on Wednesday nights at 6pm. Copies of the study are available in the church entry and at study time.
  • Monday/Wednesday Bible Study meets on Monday’s at 7pm and Wednesday mornings at 11am.  This session is a study focused on 1 & 2 Peter

Hospital Reminder Your pastors love to bring God’s comforting Word to our hospitalized members!  All hospitals however, cannot let the church office know unless you call us or ask them to call us. Please do not hesitate to call the church office at 885-3309.

Labels and Boxtops We are continually collecting Boxtops for Education and Our Family UPC labels.  Collection containers are in the church basement or send them to school with the children. Thank you for your donation! 

Address and Phone Number Changes: If your address changes in any way or if you changed to a cell phone please fill out a “Care Card” in the pew and place it in the offering basket or E-mail us at [email protected] with corrections. You can also update your information with the online form at www.ssbdwels.com. Thanks!

Prayer Service During our bible class on prayer last fall, Pastor Stratman talked about how some of our churches have a monthly Prayer Service, a service focused on sharing and bringing concerns to the Lord in prayer.  The prayer service will be held on Friday, March 15th at 1:30pm. The service will also include a short Scripture reading and devotion. The ramp and elevator entrances will be open.

PTS Movie Night PTS invites all members of the St. Stephens and Good Shepherd parishes to our PTS Movie Night at St. Stephen’s gym on Friday, March 15 starting at 6:30 to watch the movie Wreck It Ralph 2. Popcorn and water will be provided. Bring blankets, pillows, and/ or chairs to sit on. Blankets must be placed under chairs to help protect the gym floor. This is a great fellowship opportunity to show others how amazing our school is, so feel free to invite some friends. Hope to see you there.

Lenten Midweek Services “Three Words of Truth” is the theme of our midweek worship for the 2019 Lenten Season. Each service focuses on important three-word phrases from the record of Jesus’ passion and resurrection: “Is it I?” “Love One Another.” “Watch and Pray.” “I Am He.”  “What Is Truth?” “Take Him Away!”  Our pastors will be preaching in rotation with the pastors of St. John’s in Juneau and Good Shepherd in Beaver Dam. Worship services will be at 1:30 and 6:30pm.

LENTEN SUPPERS!  Once again this year there will be a light supper in our church basement before our 6:30 services provided by some of our church organizations. This week our PTS group will be hosting a taco supper.  Serving time will run from 5:15-6:00 pm.

We hope that this will make it easier for our busy families to come for these special worship services as well as give many of us another opportunity to enjoy Christian fellowship with one another.

Pine Car Derby results are in!  Thank you to all the families that participated.   1st place winners were Natalia Klock for speed, Alexis Yerges for design, and JR Klock in the adult bracket for speed.  2nd place winners were Blaine Nettekoven for speed, Timothy Milan for design, and Jay Kroneman in adult bracket for speed.  3rd place was Oliver O’Brion for speed, Austin Yerges for design, and Fred Pingle in the adult bracket for speed.

Here To Help Do you have questions, concerns, or positive comments about St. Stephen’s?  St. Stephen’s Council Members will now be wearing pins to help you identify them.  Please seek them out as they are here to help and serve. 

Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society Spring door offering for special WELS missions projects will be gathered on Sundays March 17 & 24. 

Seth Dorn [email protected]
631-7028
Philip Heyer
[email protected]
887-1117
Paul Stratman
[email protected]
885-6960

Calendar:

Sunday, March 10 – Ushers E      Daylight Saving Time starts

7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Communion Worship

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

Monday, March 11

9:30am – Pastors’ Circuit @ St. Stephen’s, BD

7:00pm – Bible Class

Tuesday, March 12

6:00pm – Bible Study 4 Women

6:30pm – Board of Education

6:30pm – Jesus Cares @ Good Shepherd Church

7:00pm – Radio Recording

Wednesday, March 13Ushers E

11:00am – Bible Class

1:30pm – Lenten Worship

1:45pm – Hillside Manor Service

3:30pm – Public School Catechism

5:00pm – Lenten Supper

6:30pm – Lenten Worship

7:30pm – Senior Choir

Thursday, March 14

6:45pm – Handbell Choir Practice

Friday, March 15

1:30pm – Prayer Service

6:30pm – PTS Movie Night (Ralph Breaks the Internet)

Saturday, March 16

9:00am – Tech Committee

Sunday, March 17Ushers A

7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Worship

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

Author: admin_ssbdWELS

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