Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 20)

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.


March 14, 2016

Hi Everyone & especially … YOU! Yesterday was a special day here at Bethel, not because of special guests, a high attendance, or a huge offering, but it was special because of the presence of the Lord here.  At lunch with my wife, I thanked God for His presence in the Sunday School Hour & the morning service.  I said that I…

March 6, 2016

Warm greetings from Tucson! It has been another beautiful week here in the desert.  The temperatures have been above average.  The sun has been shining constantly.  & It has been lovely.  We certainly do not have anything to complain about in the weather department!   🙂 Today in the AM service we had several visitors!  One was the DIRECT result of the Monday…

February 28, 2016

Greetings again from record breaking warmth in Tucson!  🙂 We have had an excellent winter here.  It has been so warm that the record has been broken a couple of times already.  The sun is shining brightly every day.  This is the best time of the year here in the desert.  🙂 We still have many people who are ill or fighting…

February 14, 2016

Warm greetings from Tucson! It is in the 80’s here in the desert. This is our time of the year. I talked to someone in Ohio this morning who was telling me about the half foot of snow on the ground & the winter cold there. Burr. I do not miss that one little bit. 🙂 I cannot report on the services…

February 7, 2016

Warm greetings from 80 degree Tucson!  🙂 I hope you had a good Super Bowl Sunday at your place.  We surely did.  🙂 Our attendance yesterday was dismal in the Am (81), but everything else was sterling!   There was a vibrant presence of the Holy Spirit; I was surprised that someone did not respond to the Gospel, but then, they still may.  The…