Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 2)

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.


October 8, 2017

Greetings from Milwaukee! Yes, I am writing to you from the North this time.  I have a Baptist World Mission Annual Board Meeting at Baptist College of Ministry.  Diane was miraculously able to come along because of the amazing grace of God.  So we are here from Monday until Friday.  PTL, it is a blessing to serve the Lord in this way although it is…

September 24, 2017

Greetings to you! It is so nice to chat with you again via this weekly note.  We had a wonderful day at Bethel yesterday that began with a miracle!  Let me tell you about it & the day that followed.   My wife Diane has been having great pain issues.  She has fibromyalgia anyhow, but she also has several degenerative discs in…

September 17, 2017

Warm greetings from the Sonoran Desert! So how in the world are you?  I trust that you are healthy & encouraged in the Lord.  That is our hope for you after a good Lord’s Day.  In any case, I bring you love & greetings from all the saints here at Bethel.  And please be sure that we thank God for you because…

September 10, 2017

It has been a hurricane hullaballoo, hasn’t it? I sincerely hope that if you were in the path of one of the recent hurricanes that you are sustained & doing OK right now.  The devastation from them has been significant.  My heart goes out to the millions of people who have been affected. Let me bring you up to date about what’s…

September 3, 2017

The holiday weekend report from Bethel Baptist! Yes, it was a holiday weekend, & we also had many people gone for the “last hurray” of the summer.  And it was stifling hot here over 100 degrees again.  But it was a good day in spite of the holiday & the hindrances that sought to impede the work of God here.  PTL for…