Pastor's Weekly Notes (Page 22)

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 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…

February 23, 2015

Decisions now … decide … destiny forever. She had made a lot of bad decisions in her life.  She was a harlot & known by all of the citizenry in her home town of Jericho as such.  The local ladies avoided her.  They whispered about her & disdained her for her chosen occupation.  Her choices in life were awful almost all of…