Bethel’s Women’s Ministry provides a variety of opportunities for service and fellowship. The Women’s Coordinating Council oversees this ministry. Women’s Coordinating Council (WCC) is an assembly of the leaders of all of the groups that are a part of the Women’s Ministry at Bethel: our 18 circles, Bethel book women, prayer shawls, women’s archives, blanket group, church ladies, and women’s choir. Click here to be directed to the Women’s Ministry page.
Christian Men's Fellowship - This is your invitation to be a part of Bethel Christian Men's Fellowship! We gather regularly for great fellowship, interesting programs, and a fine lunch. We meet in Borgwardt Hall on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, starting October 1. Coffee is served and a time for visiting starts at 10:30 am. At 11:00 am, we begin with brief devotions, followed by a short business meeting. Next follows a 45 minute program on timely topics led by special guest presenters. Lunch is served at noon, and the cost is $5.00. Join Us! Bring a Guest! Be part of this fellowship of Bethel men. The annual membership fee is just $10.00. Staff contact is Pastor Curt Everson at Bethel, 257-3577, ext. 238.
Christian Men's Fellowship Upcoming Programs for Spring 2014 - PDF Brochure
Restoring Landscape at Faville Grove
Since 1998 Madison Audubon Society has been working to restore the native plant communities at Faville Grove in northwestern Jefferson County. David Musolf, volunteer manager of Faville Grove Sanctuary, will describe the effort and share a photographic presentation of the diversity of native plants included in the sanctuary and the range of habitats that are being restored.
What's Been Happening in Syria?
In September 2013 another US war in West Asia was narrowly avoided. With Prof. Joe Elder, we will look at the background to September 2013, the ways in which the US war was avoided, and the current situation in Syria with its millions of displaced people and refugees.
Global Missions – What's God Doing Around the World?
Successful businessman Dick Hinrichs follows the mantra: "Age is no restriction for going where God calls you. Use the power of the Holy Spirit that you were given to advance the gospel." With extensive international experience, Dick's focus has been on Russian society since the fall of the iron curtain and what God is doing there. Learn how Dick is serving the Lord and what opportunities there may be for you.
Justice, Creativity, and the Role of Elders
The absence of fathers and healthy role models contributes heavily to the criminal justice system. Chaplain John Mix of the Dane County Jail returns to show us the ways people of faith are responding to this reality, and especially the gift of being older than 50.
The Bethel Friendship Club is open to members and non-members. This group is for couples or singles who are 50+. Monthly cost dinners and programs are held on Friday evenings. Contact Sarah Dillman at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The PrimeTimers group was started to help members become better acquainted by providing fellowship opportunities for Bethel couples and singles. This group has focused on members 50 to 70 years old but welcomes members of all ages. Our mission is to get to know one another better as members of the Christian faith and Bethel family, to lift one another up during the joyful times, as well as times in need. Contact Sarah Dillman at email@example.com for more information.
Bethel Camera Club meets monthly on Monday evenings, September to May, and offers informational programs on digital photography and other current topics. It's a place to learn the finer points of taking good pictures, view others' work, and for fellowship. For more information, call Bethel at 608-257-3577.
Current Christian Concerns is a discussion group for men which meets at Bethel each Thursday morning at 7:00 am. to discuss topics from stem cell research to foreign policy (and all in between) within the context of Christian values. All are welcome.