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 Events for Fall 2013 - PDF Brochure
November 19 - Army Aviation in Vietnam
Rick Berry enlisted in the US Army and flew UH-1 “Huey” helicopters with the 1st Cavalry Division from May 1967 to May 1968. Up in his aircraft, he was able to take photographs from a very unique vantage point. Mr. Berry will present his photographs and speak on what it was like to fly for his assault helicopter company.
December 3 - Outdoor Life in Norway
This presentation is by Peggy Hager, Senior Lecturer in Norwegian/Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Norway is known for its beautiful nature and outdoor activities. The concept of ‘Friluftsliv’ (Outdoor Life) holds special meaning to Norwegians. This richly illustrated presentation will explore the history and significance of outdoor life in Norwegian culture.
December 17 - Christmas Carols
The Bethel Victory Choir, Lori Poulson and Gary Lewis return to Men’s Fellowship to present our Christmas program. Join the choir in singing the old favorite carols. Lori Poulson will put us into the true Christmas spirit with beautiful solos accompanied by Gary Lewis.
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 email@example.com for more information.
December 13: Madrigal Singers "A Magical Christmas" 6:15pm, Borgwardt Hall. $9/members, $12/non-members. For reservations call Gary Lorenz @ 222-5655.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Nov. 14: "Fission or Fusion?"
Nov. 21: "Madison Bus Station Needs"