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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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 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 today in all services. You may register by card at any time. We ask all guests to please speak with a pastor before communing.

Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Sermon: Change Is Good for Our Body and for Our Life
Hymns: 5, 371, 597, 591
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Sermon: Give in Thanks to God Who Has Given So Much to You
Hymns: 438, 443, 442, 440

Bible Studies

  • 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. All women of the congregation are welcome.
  • Men’s Bible Study meets on Sunday nights at 6:30pm in the meeting room above church office. All men are welcomed and encouraged to join.
  • Fall Bible Study “God’s Grace Learned Through Hard Lessons”. This study will be an overview of the book of Numbers. When hard times come, we can easily give up and feel like God is not with us. However, we will see the rich grace of God given to his people even during very difficult times. We will meet Mondays at 7:00pm and Wednesdays at 11:00am. All are welcome!

St. Stephen’s OWLS will meet for their final meeting and program of the year on Tuesday, November. 12th.  A potluck dinner will be held at 12 noon in the church basement.  The program for the day will be a narrative of Anna Plocher, who was the wife of Johannes Plocher, the first missionary to the Apache people in the 1890’s All members of St. Stephen’s are welcome to join in this interesting program.    We look forward to having you join us.

New Member Welcome this morning at the 9:00 service, we welcome Sarah Werner and family and William & Lori Runke and son, Ryan.  May God continue to bless our outreach!

Decorating For Thanksgiving And Christmas:

20 people or more are needed, please meet at the front of church (ramp door will be open)

  • Saturday, November 23rd, 8:00am – Set up Thanksgiving decorations
  • Saturday, November 30th, 8:00am – Take down Thanksgiving decorations – Put up Advent decorations
  • Saturday, December 7th, 8:00am – Put up/Decorate 12 ft. Christmas trees (strong men encouraged to participate)

Any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Rudy Gaytan at 887-3083.

Seth Dorn

[email protected]
631-7028

Philip Heyer
[email protected]
887-1117
Paul Stratman
[email protected]
885-6960

St. Stephen’s School Veterans Day Luncheon and Program
Our Veterans are invited to a spaghetti luncheon and Veterans Day program on Friday, November 15 from 12:50- 2:00 in the school gym.  The luncheon will begin at 12:50 and go until 1:20pm.  Our program will follow and may go until 2:00pm.  Please RSVP to Miss Geiger at [email protected] or the church office ([email protected] or 885-3309) by Monday November 11.  Let us know if you will attend both the luncheon and program, or just the program.  On Friday when you come, please use the Maple Ave. Church Office entrance and sign in with Anna.  For your convenience there is an elevator there which will take you to the school gym.

Freewill Offering will be taken next weekend for the Lakeside Lutheran A Capella Choir that will be beautifying our 3 services on Sunday.

8th Grade Washington DC Trip Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction will be held Sunday, November 17th from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm in the church basement.  The freewill offering received will help the 8th grade class offset the cost of their trip to Washington D.C. Please join us for a great meal, great fellowship and great cause!  Many silent auction items will also be available.  Come join the fun and support our 8th graders!  Take-out meals will also be available.

Personal Finance Workshop Opportunity On Saturday,
November 16th at 9:30 a.m., Mr. James Price, a former WELS Pastor now working in personal finance, will conduct a “mini- workshop” on personal finance.  His presentation will be about 45 minutes with time following for questions.  He will also be available afterward to generally answer more personal questions/situations, though he cannot give precise advice and planning in this setting.  The “workshop” is open to all.  It will be held in the church basement.

Advent by Candlelight 2019  We are looking for table hostesses for the Advent by Candlelight program, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 8th.  Table hostesses decorate a table and serve dessert and coffee to their guests before the program begins.  Hostesses are a very special part of the program as they help prepare the hearts of their guests for the Advent season.  Join us in hosting the ladies of our congregation and your friends and relatives for another wonderful program.  There are sign-up sheets at both church entrances.

Participation: Our Response to God’s Grace in Christ:

Thursday, October 31:  86

Sunday, November 3:  81 + 218 + 115 = 414

Calendar: 

Sunday, November 10 – Ushers A

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

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

5:30pm – Men’s Basketball

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

Monday, November 11Veterans Day

7:00pm – Bible Class

Tuesday, November 12

12:00pm – OWLS

6:00pm – Board of Education

6:30pm – Jesus Cares Bible Study @ GS

7:00pm – Radio Recording

Wednesday, November 13

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 14Ushers A

6:30pm – Worship

7:30pm – Bible Information Class

7:30pm – Senior Choir

Friday, November 15

1:30pm – Prayer Service

Saturday, November 16

9:30am – Personal Finance Workshop

Sunday, November 17Ushers B

7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Worship- Lakeside A Capella Choir

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

11:30am – Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction

5:30pm – Men’s Basketball

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

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