Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 19)

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.


August 2, 2015

It was a great day at Bethel yesterday!  Stay tuned if you are interested in the details of why. We had 103 in attendance in the AM & 57 in the PM.  But the richness of the day was in the AM Commissioning Service for Missionaries Jason & Leigha Carpenter just before their departure to Cambodia to serve as full-time missionaries to…

March 29, 2015

Warm greetings from Tucson! Yesterday was not the best attendance we have had nor was it the best offering, but in my not-so-humble opinion, it was one of the best days we have had in a couple of years.  Let me tell you why. 1.   We had visitors in all the services.  That is not always true, but having new folks stokes…

March 15, 2015

This coming Sunday March 22nd begins a five day meeting with Evangelist Barry Webb.  He is a multi-talented servant of God who brings something for everyone.  He & his wife Cheryl are both instrumentalists & vocalists combining their skills into a wonderful musical program.  In addition to that Barry is a puppeteer with a whole castle of friends (& voices) that thrill…

March 8, 2015

Sundays are special to a believer in Jesus Christ.  It is the day that God’s people come apart from the world & gather to encourage, uplift, & rejoice in the Name of Jesus.  This past Sunday was no exception to that here at Bethel.  The congregational singing was vibrant & enthusiastic.  The choir number in the AM was “over the top.”  They…

March 1, 2015

What a blessing! 🙂 Yesterday was a picture perfect Lord’s Day from the weather side of things.  It was about 74 with clear skies & warm sunshine.  But it was also a beautiful day at Bethel from the spiritual side of things too.  🙂  We had 105 in the AM & 59 in the PM.  Evangelist Ben Everson was with us for a blessed…