Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 2)

The Weekly Note is Pastor Stertzbach’s 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.


2019 Has Begun!

Did you have a happy new year celebration?  In spite of that, the new year has begun.  PTL for all the blessings that He has in store for you in this brand new year!  It is now underway & we are moving forward.  Pastor Seth & I agreed that this past Sunday was a weird Lord’s Day.  Firstly the day began with…

Happy New Year!

I hope your holiday was enjoyable indeed.  It turned c-o-l-d here & we are ready for it to go back to Colorado where it belongs!  We had our “New Year’s Eve Service’ on Sunday night this week.  It was a good service with several notable blessings.  The choir sang an old favorite of theirs, “By Faith.”  It was a dynamic performance singing…

Hallelujah for the Incarnate Savior Who was born!

Last Sunday was a warm celebration for Jesus’ birth.  It was a delightful day although we had a ton of people out of town, over the river, & through the woods.  Still, it was a blessed day particularly in having many of the Bible college kids home for the holidays.  The choir was supplemented by three Bible college students as they sang,…

Special day. Special people. Special blessings.

Sunday was indeed a special day here at Bethel.  We were very low in attendance in the AM service with a lot of our regular people away for one-reason-or-another. But the evening attendance was abundant & overflowing with guests!  J  So that in itself made it a special day, but there were other special things about it too.  One was the extraordinary music of the…

Merry Christmas from all of us at Bethel Baptist!

Last Sunday (December 2nd) was an unusual Lord’s Day for us.  Firstly, the temperature was very cool for us Zonies.  That seemed to me to make the congregation rather drowsy in all of the services of the day.  It affected me the same way.  So I would call it a lazy, drowsy day last Sunday.  But the good thing was that it…