December 2022 Newsletter for St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stephensville, Wisconsin

Christmas Decorating at St. Paul’s

On this Thursday, December 8 at 6:00 PM, we will be decorating our church for the Christmas season. We would appreciate any help that we could get in this!

Band Concert at FVL

FVL and FVL Schools Bands will hold their concert in the FVL auditorium on Saturday, December 10 at 11:30 AM. It will also be livestreamed on the FVLHS YouTube Channel.

Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Christmas Concert

The seminary chorus, a 68-voice choir, will present its annual Christmas concert Christmas at the Seminary at 3:00pm and 7:00pm on Sunday, December 11, 2022.

The men’s choir will share the story of Jesus’ birth in songs, carols, and hymns. This concert will be held in the auditorium. Open seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. The 3:00pm concert will be live streamed at and recorded for later viewing at the same link.

The seminary chorus is composed of men studying for the pastoral ministry at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. It is directed by Prof. Aaron Christie and has toured throughout the country in its 91-year history.

Christmas Potluck at St. Paul’s

We will be having our annual Christmas potluck brunch on Sunday, December 18 right after the service at 9:30 AM. All are invited to come. Please remember to bring a dish to pass and a hearty appetite.

Christmas Sacred Concert at FVL

The FVL Choirs invite you to attend their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 18 at 1 PM. The concert is free, and all are invited to join with the choirs as we celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus. It will also be livestreamed on the FVLHS YouTube Channel.

Christmas Eve Service

We will be having a song service for Christmas Eve (with some involvement of our young people) on Saturday, December 24 at 3:00 PM. The theme for this service is “The Puzzles of Christmas.” We will be looking at some of the things that have caused people to be amazed at Christmas. All are invited to come to this special service and to bring along friends who can wonder at the miracles of Christmas along with us.

Christmas Day Service/Hymn Sing

Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year. This year, we will be doing something a little different in this service. We will be having a short, devotional service at 8:30 AM. This will be followed by a Christmas hymn-sing. The people who attend will be able to request their favorite Christmas hymns and carols to sing together. Please be sure to come and enjoy this opportunity to worship and sing together on Christmas!

New Year’s Day Service

We are offering one opportunity for you to join in thanking our God for his blessings and challenges in the past year and to ask for his guidance in the year to come. On Sunday, January 1 at 8:30 AM we will be having communion services to close out our year and begin the new year. You are invited to worship at  this service. We will also be having the same message and communion on the service that will take place on Monday, January 2, at 6:30 PM. This will be a special midweek service, after this, we will cease having Monday services.