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Every week Pastor Stertzbach provides a summary of the ministry. This is an update on the services, the attendance, the weather, and other musings of Pastor reflecting how the Sunday services stirred the hearts of the people toward the things of the Lord.

 

April 30, 2017

Happy Monday, It is my joy to visit again with you & bring you up-to-date on Bethel & yesterday’s activities here in the desert.  So hang on.  Here we go.  🙂 The attendance was not that great, but the AM service was sterling!  The congregational singing was vibrant & rich.  I mention that because in many churches the congregation hardly murmurs in…

April 23, 2017

Warm greetings from hot Tucson!  🙂 It is 95 here today which is hot for us for this time of year.  It is “unseasonably warm’ as they say in the desert weather stations.  In any case, it is nice to visit with you today about our services yesterday here at Bethel Baptist. Our attendance in the AM was low.  But … we…

April 16, 2017

It’s cold here! I do not mean in Tucson; I am currently in Whitewater, Wisconsin as I write to you.  Burr, this is like winter for a Zonie like me.  I am at the orientation week for Baptist World missionaries at Camp Joy, but I head home tomorrow to warm Arizona.  🙂 But I know you want to hear about Resurrection Day…

April 9, 2017

Greetings! It is RESURRECTION WEEKEND! This is our time of the year. No one else has the blessed resurrection of their leader like we do of Jesus. PTL for this amazing time. Tonight (Friday) we have a Crucifixion Service to remember all that Christ suffered on the Cross for us with our eyes focused ahead for the celebration of His resurrection on…

March 19, 2017

It is 91 degrees in Tucson today!  🙂  Yesterday we had a good day at Bethel.  Although attendance was more sparse than usual because of the public school holidays, still we had a wonderful day of worship of the Lord together & some credible blessings indeed. In the morning service, the choir performed “I Will Serve You” in a smooth sound about…