Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 21)

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.


May 15, 2016

Greetings again after the interlude! I have not written for the past two weeks because I was in emergency mode.  Diane & I had gone to BJU for the annual Gospel Fellowship Missions Board Meeting.  While there, my mother called from Ohio that her husband had died & she needed me with her.  So I flew to OH to be with her…

May 1, 2016

Perhaps we should call it “Violin Sunday.” Yesterday was a “no frills” day after the previous Sunday with exotic missionaries form Cambodia.  We did not have the guest musicians with the flamboyance of the unexpected or the flair of a physician’s viewpoint of the ministry, but it was a special & glorious day in the Lord at Bethel yesterday anyway!  Worshipping the…

April 24, 2016

Greetings from the Desert! It is beginning to warm up here as we are having temperatures in the 90’s.  By the time May arrives, it starts getting pretty hot here.  I hope it is warming up where you are, but not as it does here.  We had a good day yesterday here at Bethel Baptist!  We had 101 in the AM service…

April 17, 2016

Praise God from Whom all blessings flow! I hope things were good at your place yesterday.  It was a good Lord’s Day for us here in Tucson.  We had 102 in the AM service.  That was due to a raft of visitors many of which were here to attend the baptismal service.  We had two teenagers get baptized & join the church. …

March 27, 2016

Happy Resurrection Day Report!  🙂 It was a good day here at Bethel Baptist Church yesterday.  The weather was outstandingly perfect!  Our attendance was 117 in the AM service & we had two salvation professions in the AM Children’s Church.  PTL for all of this good news.  🙂 Here is the rest of the report from the rest of the weekend. On Friday night we…