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.


November 1, 2015

Greetings from Bethel Land!  🙂  The sun is shining here.  The sky is clear.  It is warm & wonderful outside, almost perfect weather in every way.  Wow! Yesterday was another good Sunday at Bethel.  We had 99 in the AM service with a new family back from Neighbor Day!  🙂 Also a different new family who has been coming set up an appointment…

October 25, 2015

Sunny salutations from Tucson, The weather is near perfect here in Tucson right now.  We have mid to lower 80’s in the day & 60’s at night.  That is a beautiful combination with sun shiny days & near-to-none humidity.  🙂  This is of course my favorite time of the year & it usually lasts until April!  🙂  Yesterday at Bethel we had…

September 27, 2015

Greetings from HOT Tucson! It is 101 here today.  I know that some of you have a cooling trend, but it has not got down here in the desert to us yet.  Do you mind sharing?  🙂  As you Yankees are relived when spring time comes after a long hard winter, that is how we feel after a long hot summer!  But…

September 13, 2015

Last Sunday was “Holy Cow Sunday” for us.  How could it be?  🙂 Our attendances were abysmal as we had people gone in all six directions (N-S-E-W-up-down).  We were so thin that Pastor Seth seriously considered not having the choir sing because all the parts might not be covered, but they did sing & it was lovely.  🙂  The offering was the…

August 30, 2015

The summer has ended …. Kids are back in school here in the desert.  Businesses have adjusted to back to normality.  Many folks are adapting to their “school schedule.”  The only exception to this are the retirees.  Since they do not have kids at home or business responsibilities, they are not bound by those hindrances & therefore are still “footloose & fancy…