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Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m. (Shortened)





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St. Stephen’s Weekly News: Week of May 15, 2022

Categories: News

Welcome Visitors If you are visiting today, we welcome you in our Risen and Living Savior, Jesus!

  • Please let us know you worshiped with us by introducing yourself to a Pastor.
  • If visiting, please don’t feel obligated to give an offering. St. Stephen’s members express thankfulness to God through their voluntary offerings which then support the congregation’s work.

Gift   We acknowledge with thanks, a gift for the General fund in celebration of Harold & Dorothy Stelter’s 57th Wedding Anniversary.

Memorials   In memory of Roman “Brian” Weisensel , a gift has been given to the Radio fund by family & friends.

Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, May May 15, 2022
Your Future, Christ’s Care
Hymns: CW93 (Red)  145, 168, 170, 426

Sunday, May 22, 2022
This Is the Creed of Victory
Hymns: CW93 (Red)  145, 377, 170, 169

The Festival of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus is Thursday, May 26 (40 days after Easter). There will be a special service that evening at 6:30 which will involve our choirs.

Meditations  The latest issue of this devotional booklet (begins May 29th) is available in the entry and ramp.

Bible Studies

  • Monday / Wednesday Bible Study Monday / Wednesday Study will recess for the Summer months, to resume after Labor Day.  Be sure to take advantage of the Sunday study, which will continue through the Summer.
  • Sunday Bible Class – “Pray, Praise, and Give Thanks: Favorite Psalms of God’s People”
    This Bible study meets on Sunday mornings at 9:10 in the church basement.  “Pray, Praise, and Give Thanks:  Favorite Psalms of God’s People” is a study of nine of the best known and loved Psalms.  Please join us!  Coffee, juice, and treats are served, too!

Spirit Pump Support  Jerry’s Automotive/BP, 700 N Spring St.  (Across from Beaver Dam Food Pride) has a Spirit pump.  When patrons use this pump for gas, Jerry’s donates 2 cents per gallon to a school in Beaver Dam.  The owners of Jerry’s have decided to give the proceeds from this pump to St. Stephen’s school during the month of MAY.  Please consider filling your gas tank in the month of May at Jerry’s at the Spirit pump.

Martin Luther College is accepting applications for many jobs, including Early Childhood Assistant Teacher, Administrative Assistant, Resource Development Manager, Custodian, Baseball Assistant Coach, Volleyball Assistant Coach, and Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach. Interested individuals should apply online at

Luther Prep Summer Camps are in FULL planning mode and we hope to see more of your children join us! We offer Day Camps & Overnight Camps for a variety of sports AND our *new* Phoenix Adventure Camp! Go to for all the details & sign up info!

“Save The Date” You are invited to the Alpha Resource Center’s 2022 Ice Cream Social! Join us on Sunday, July 17th starting at 10:00 am in St. Mark’s Watertown for ice cream, assorted homemade desserts, and fellowship! Please consider volunteering and call 920-261-9207.

A New Bible Information Class is planned for this summer, beginning June 13th at either 11:00am or 6:30pm.  This is a 14-15 session study of Bible teachings; a way to join our congregation or a great review of the truths you may have learned in Catechism Class many years ago.  Speak with one of the Pastors if you are interested or know someone who might be.

PTS Awards Night will be Monday night, May 16th at 6:00pm.  The junior choir/band will perform and awards will be given for extracurricular activities done throughout the school year.

Piano Recital will be held at St. Stephen’s church on Monday, May 23rd at 6:00pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend this event.

End of Year Band Concert will be at St. Stephen’s gym on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend this event.!

Area Church Transitions Pastor Paul Schupmann, from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Juneau, has accepted a divine call to serve as pastor of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Verona. He expects that his family will make that move in the later part of July. Also, Pastor Nottling from Fox Lake and Pastor Hella from Oak Grove have announced their retirements for later this year.  Please keep all our called Pastors, teachers, families, and congregation’s in your prayers in this time of transition!

Assignment of Teachers to Their First Call took place Saturday at Martin Luther College.  A listing of assignments can be found at or at  Assignment of Pastor Candidates from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary will take place Thursday, May 26.  There are currently over 130 Pastor openings (vacancies) in our Synod and about 300 teacher vacancies.  Pray that our Lord would lead more young people to consider and prepare for serving him in the teaching or preaching ministries.


Our Response to God’s Grace in Christ:

Bible Study Participation:   Sunday – 18
Worship Participation:

Thursday, May 5 – 88
Friday, May 6 – 37

Sunday, May 8 – 108 + 168 = 276                   Total: 401



Sunday, May 15

8:00 & 10:00am –Worship

9:10am – Education and Fellowship Time

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

Monday, May 16

6:00pm – Award’s Night

Tuesday, May 17

6:00pm – Church Council

6:30pm – Band Concert

Wednesday, May 18

2:00pm – Hillside Manor Chapel

Thursday, May 19

6:30pm –Communion Worship

7:30pm – Senior Choir

Friday, May 20

1:30pm – Communion Worship

Sunday, May 22

8:00 & 10:00am – Communion Worship

9:10am – Education and Fellowship Time

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430


Seth Dorn
Philip Heyer
Paul Stratman


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