Follow along with our video worship services with this week’s worship bulletin: https://2020bulletinpdf.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/2020_11_22_Last+Sunday.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 Rock Joseph, son of Richard and Justine Banker, born April 16, 2016, was baptized last Saturday here at St. Stephen’s.
Funeral David Voss was called home to heaven on November 11, 2020, age 71. Private funeral service held at later date.
Beverly Gibson was called home to heaven on November 12, 2020, age 84. Private funeral service was held November 16, 2020.
Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Sermon: Honor King Jesus
Hymns: TLH 70, 611, 341:1-3, 314:4-5
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Sermon: Wait Gracefully and Peacefully for Jesus’ Advent
Hymns: TLH 70, 66, 64, 60
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.
Virtual Advent Service Due to COVID, our annual joint area Advent service has become an online event.
It will be available to view on YouTube as of 6:00pm on Wednesday, December 2nd on the WELS-Central Dodge County page.
Tune in to see a special message from our pastors and music from our church choirs designed to prepare our hearts for Christ’s birth.
Membership Change acted upon at the November Council Meeting:
New Member by Profession of Faith:
Jennifer Damask & daughter Zoey
We welcome our new members into our Christian family. May the Lord Jesus bless their membership in our midst.
Quarterly Voters’ Meeting will be on Sunday, December 6th, at 11:45 am. At this meeting we will adopt the 2021 Ministry Spending Plan (Budget), reading of reports, and extending a call for Principal. Meeting will be held in church. All voting members are encouraged to attend.
Meditations The latest issue of this devotional booklet (begins November 30th) is available in the entry and ramp. There are also large print meditations available.
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.
Christmas Decorating: On Saturday, November 28th we will be decorating the Christmas trees in church. Anyone who would be able to help (strong men encouraged to participate), please meet at church at 9:00am. Please wear a mask.
Church Office will be closed next Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.
Our Response to God’s Grace in Christ:
Thursday, November 12 48 + 24=72
Friday, November 13 20 Total for weekend: 253
Sunday, November 15 37+59+41+24= 161
Sunday, November 22
8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430
Monday, November 23
7:00pm – Bible Class
Tuesday, November 24
7:00pm – Radio Recording
Wednesday, November 25
11:00am – Bible Class
6:00 & 7:00pm – Thanksgiving Worship
Thursday, November 26
9:00 & 10:00am – Thanksgiving Worship
Sunday, November 29
8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am – Worship
9:30am – Radio Service,