Follow along with our video worship services with this week’s worship bulletin: https://2020bulletinpdf.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/2020_09_20_Pentecost+16+(Pr+20)+(COVID-Shortened).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.
Baptism Charles George, son of Dan and Jamie Roen, born
January 19, 2013, was baptized last Sunday here at St. Stephen’s.
Funeral Ramona Klebs was called home to heaven on November 5, 2020, age 90. Funeral service was held November 10, 2020.
Lisa Reschke was called home to heaven on November 7, 2020, age 47. Funeral service was held November 13, 2020.
Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Sermon: Give in Thanks to God who has given so much to you
Hymns: TLH 438, 443, 4
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Sermon: Honor King Jesus
Hymns: TLH 70, 611, 341:1-3, 314:4-5
Video on Facebook and YouTube
- 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.
Blessings abound at St. Stephen’s
The school will be collecting nonperishable foods for a November food drive. Collection containers are put out in the narthex and the ramp so that members of the congregation can bring donations also. God’s Richest Blessings!
Altar Guild Volunteers Needed Altar Guild has had several members “retire” over the last couple years and is looking for new people able to serve. It could be a great husband-wife opportunity for service! Think about it, couples! If interested or have questions, talk with Melody Scott (920-210-8560) or a Pastor.
Snow Shovelers needed are you an individual who enjoys service to the Lord in the form of physical labor? If you are and would be available to shovel snow this winter, please call the office at 885-3309.
Lawn Care & Grounds Thank You Special thank you to Ranee Welch, John Dahl, Mike Schultz, Chuck Staab, Ethan Schulz, Joel Scott & Dale Grulke, members who volunteered hours of their time to cut grass, edge the sidewalk, and keep the flower beds weeded and beautiful this summer.
Lutheran Military Support Group – Veterans Day was observed this week in our nation. LMSG is an organization of WELS vets who know the challenges vets and active duty military personnel face and who strive to offer support – spiritual, moral, emotional. They try to offer guidance and support for our Synod’s military chaplaincy program and to Pastors and congregations near military bases around the country. To find out more, or to get involved, check out www.lutheranmilitary.org.
High Honors at St. Stephen’s Lutheran School in the 1st quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. (97% – 100% Overall)
8th Grade: Lillianne Fister, William Hemling Isabel Lehner, Max Luedtke, Kathryn Schulz
7th Grade: Scarlet Fister
6th Grade: Ella Czarnik, Tristan Kittel
5th Grade: Vivian Fister, Vivian Lichty, Bayleigh Schaefer
Honor Roll at St. Stephen’s Lutheran School in the 1st quarter of the 2020-2021 school year (93%-96.9% overall)
8th Grade: Julia Anderson, Jennifer Bennet, Ruth Dorn, Elena Loest,
John Loest, Alexis Yerges
7th Grade: Leah Dorn, Easton Keil, Austin Yerges
6th Grade: Alydia Bradley, Holly Grebel, Kelin Schmuhl, Taylor Weekes
5th Grade: Quinn Apple, Sydney Bradley, Kashton Craig,
Sevanna Fairbank, Quinn Franke, Micah Larson, Jordyn Schulz, Benjamin Wittnebel
Commendable List at St. Stephen’s Lutheran School in the 1st quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. (90%-92.9% overall)
8th Grade: Aiden Voigt
7th Grade: Gavin O’Brion, Olivia Rodenkirch, Mason Wittnebel
6th Grade: Serena Mittag
5th Grade: Liliana Balleza, Raegan Koltz, Lillian Stephenson,
Keagen Voigt, Lucas Zimpel
Our Response to God’s Grace in Christ:
Thursday, November 5 39 + 22=61
Friday, November 6 21 Total for weekend: 275
Sunday, November 8 58+55+55+25= 193
Sunday, November 15
8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430
Monday, November 16
6:00pm – Church Council Meeting
7:00pm – Bible Class
Tuesday, November 17
6:30pm – PTS Meeting
Wednesday, November 18
11:00am – Bible Class
3:30pm – Public School Catechism
Thursday, November 19
6:00 & 7:00pm – Worship
Friday, November 20
1:30pm – Worship
Sunday, November 22
8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service,