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VBC August 1-4, 2022
Calling all kids! Join us for “Boundless: God Beyond Measure,” Bethel’s Vacation Bible Camp August 1-4, 2022. This overnight camp is open to all Bethel kids aged 8-18. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult for overnight stays. Day campers are allowed, but need to provide their own transportation to
Bible Study Immersion: New Testament (Weds)
Pastor Mike is offering a new twelve-week Bethel Bible Immersion class on the New Testament. Classes will be at 10:30am. Bethel Bible Immersion classes take a deep dive into the study of the Bible. Relying on the latest findings in archaeology and scholarly research, Bible Study Immersion: New Testament will clear away centuries of fog
Settler Stories: Workshop w/ Dr. Betty Bergland – June 13
Settler Stories: Workshop w/ Dr. Betty Bergland Monday, June 13, 2022 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Many of us have ancestors from Northern Europe who settled in Wisconsin, Iowa or Minnesota. We often know where in Europe they came from and where they settled. We may not have thought much about whose land this was
Upcoming Sermon Series – May 1-29
Stories have power, and almost nothing captures the power of story better than a good movie. With this in mind, Bethel’s “At the Movies” sermon series will use scenes from Hollywood films to help illustrate God’s story in Scripture. The whole idea of this series comes straight from the methods of Jesus. One quick glance
Friendship Club – June 10
Come join us! Friendship Club Picnic on Friday June 10th at Lakeview Park in Middleton, WI. Entertainment will be the New Horizons Swing Band with Mark Saltzman, Director. Hors D’ Oeuvres at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:15pm and entertainment at 7:00pm A Picnic menu will be served with dessert. Cost will be $11 Cancellation must be
Nancy Giffey Art Show “Teshuvah in the Time of Covid” – Now-June 30
Now-June 30 in the Emmaus Hallway Gallery The title of Nancy’s exhibit is “Teshuvah in the Time of Covid”. In her words, “Teshuvah is Hebrew for Return, a Spiritual Return. Each piece of art is in some way related to a Psalm or Biblical quotation. The pieces are not illustrations: each was inspired by a
Life Together (Young Adults Bible Study) – Suns
Sundays at 11:30am in Rm 120 Bethel’s newest group for young adults! Please join us on Sundays We are more than just a Bible study – we are building a community! Please reach out to Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to learn about the events we are planning in and around Madison.
Grief Group Support – May 3, 10, 17, 24
2-4pm; Rm 200 There are many today who have experienced a loss and who need a space to grieve. That is the purpose of the Bethel Grief Support Group. It provides a place to grieve. Meeting on Tuesdays from 2-4pm now – May 24 in the cozy room called Katie’s Korner (Room 200). John Hueschen,
Community Picnic at Horizons – June 5
It is Community Picnic time! This year the picnic is FREE!! It’s time to gear up for the Bethel Community Picnic on Sun, June 5 at Bethel Horizons starting at Noon. Don’t miss this opportunity as a Bethel family for fellowship and celebration! Please RSVP by May 29 to help us plan how many meals we
Madison Homeless Summit – Sept 8
Sept 8 from 8:30am-5pm Join us for the 2nd Annual Madison Homeless Summit held at Bethel Lutheran Church on Sept 8 from 8:30am-5pm. The topic this year will be Trauma Informed Care. We will have guest speakers and breakout sessions throughout the day. Lunch will also be provided.
Circle of Love Golf Outing – Sept 26
Mon, Sept 26 at Blackhawk Country Club An Event to Benefit Bethel’s Ukrainian Relief. All are welcome! Please encourage your friends and family to participate in this fun event! Circle of Love Golfers and Sponsors: We Need Your Assistance! We are planning the 2022 Bethel Circle of Love Golf Outing at Blackhawk Country Club. The
Once a month Pastor Mike addresses questions from members of the congregation about any and every topic relevant to the life of the church. Please send your questions directly to Pastor Mike at email@example.com. Each month’s Fireside Chat is posted to Bethel’s Facebook and YouTube feeds on the first Tuesday of each month.
Men’s Current Christian Concerns
Men’s Current Christian Concerns continues to meet each Thursday morning in Room 201 at 8:30am. Apr 28: What’s the Fuss? May 5: Overpopulation: Is This a Problem? May 12: The Wisdom of Screwtape May 19: Energy Policy vs. Climate Activism and the Ukraine War May 26: Out of Respect If you have questions, contact Larry Larrabee
Contemplative Scripture Reading – Thursdays via Zoom
Thurs at 9:30am (via Zoom) A time of interactive, contemplative scripture reading. During each 45-minute period, we will read a passage from scripture and reflect on it by way of the ancient practice of lectio divina. This involves engaging the scripture with our minds, imaginations, and hearts – along with good measures of silence and sharing.
Men’s Friday Book Study
The Bethel Men’s Friday Book Study will begin to discuss Our Own Worst Enemy by Tom Nichols on Friday, May 6. It will continue for four weeks. The Men’s Friday Book Study meets every Friday at 8am in Room 120 for one hour. The atmosphere is lively and spiked with humor. If your partner is saying you need to get out
Copies of the 2021 annual report are available here! Hard copies are also available for pickup at the church or can be mailed by request.