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A “Drop in the Barrel” for the Bethel Food Pantry
The Bethel Food Pantry collects specific items each month that are in high demand, quickly depleted and/or hard to get through food bank resources. Please donate in the barrel located at the top of the stairs on the Worship Level! July: Deodorant August: Shampoo Also, the food pantry can use your paper and plastic grocery bags. Please
Men’s Current Christian Concerns
Men’s Current Christian Concerns meets every Thursday at 7am in the Community Room. July 18 – What’s Next? July 25 – Open to Counterintuitive Ideas?
Blanket Workshop – July 18
Consider joining us at Blanket Workshop! Anyone is welcome to drop in between the hours of 9am-2pm to help tie pre-assembled quilts for Lutheran World Relief. No sewing skills are required! If you can tie a knot you are qualified! We meet in Borgwardt Hall. Join us for this wonderful time of fellowship and mission
Drop-In Summer Choir – July 21 & 30
This summer at Bethel, ALL ARE WELCOME to join together in song for “Drop-In Summer Choir”! Grab a cup of coffee and some friends and family, and we’ll make music for the 9am Worship Service! The Important Details: Sunday, July 21: “Dona Nobis Pacem“ Sunday, July 28 “Down to the River to Pray“ Rehearsals: 8:15am on each Sunday
Victory Choir – July 23
On July 23 we will be singing at Oakwood East. The mission of the Victory Choir is to sing to shut-ins primarily at Nursing Homes once a month and to take a word of encouragement. On the fourth Tuesday of each month at 10:30am, the Victory Choir, consisting of about 25 singers, gathers at a
Parents Night Out and Christmas in July – July 25
5:30-6:30pm – Dinner at Bethel for everyone (we will have gluten-free and vegetarian options) 6:30-9:30pm – Kids enjoy a Christmas in July themed evening with a variety of activities like decorating cookies, games and more. Later in the evening we wind down with a Christmas book given to the Sunday School program by Pastor Margo
Social Justice Book Discussion – July 28
On Sunday, July 28, 10:15-11:15am, the Social Justice Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss our summer read, Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility, in the library. Please join us.
XYZ Christmas in July Sale – July 28
XYZ will be having a Christmas in July sale on Sunday, July 28 in the Emmaus room. We will have lots of Christmas items, cards, and other miscellaneous items. Come take a look and take something home with you!
Horizons 50th Anniversary Campaign Session – July 28
There will be an informal session about the Horizons 50th Anniversary Campaign on Sun, July 28 at 10:15am in the Community Room. Bring coffee, donut holes, and questions!
Horizons 50th Anniversary Activities
Join Horizons in celebrating their 50th Anniversary. Aug 30-Sept 2 Weekend – Plans are underway for a special staff reunion. Oct 19 – Gala to be held in Madison. Learn more about Horizons 50-year journey and the events planned for 2019, check out www.bethelhorizons.org/50th-anniversary
Minecraft for Kids – Aug 11
Love Minecraft? Know someone who does? Join us at the Bethel Minecraft Club! Who: Open to all ages and experience levels. When: Second Sunday of each month from 11am-12pm. Where: “The SHIP” Kid’s Fellowship Area (Room 216) What: Members will create and play in a server that is only for people in the Bethel Minecraft
Community Meal Program – August 12
Bethel volunteers serve the Community Meal at Luke House, 310 Ingersoll Street, once a month. The next serving date is Aug 12. Please bring your food contributions to Bethel’s main kitchen on the Sunday immediately preceding that date OR no later than 10am on the day of serving. Contact: Janet Johnson at 608.274.6745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feed & Read – Aug 19
Join us starting at noon on Monday, Aug 19 to discuss Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gawande. Dr. Gawande, a surgeon in Boston, addresses the issues and realities for people nearing the end of their life. This is a powerful book on a topic that touches all of us. Bring a dish to share or a bag lunch. We’ll
Circle of Love Golf Outing – Sept 16
Save the Date: Sept 16, 2019
Women’s Retreat – October 4-6
October 4-6, 2019 “A Joy to Behold” Come on Friday and stay for the weekend, or just come for the day on Saturday. Art Ventures Retreat Center at Bethel Horizons Registration will open on August 30
Bethel Series Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2020
Join Reverend Jeff Quinto, Bethel Series Executive Director, and his wife Toni on 11 life-changing days in the Holy Land, Jan 14-24, 2020. You will visit Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Jericho, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee and much more You will walk where Jesus walked. You will swim in the Dead Sea. You will dance on a fishing
Vacation Bible Camp 2019
Children ages 3-12 are God’s agent of change, exploring how forgiveness, inclusion, justice, generosity, and compassion are at the heart of our community. Stories, songs, crafts, and exploration in the mornings, swimming and beach fun in the afternoons!