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!
June: Deodorant July: Toothpaste and Toothbrushes August: Shampoo
“Earthly Harmonies” by Patricia Freres Stinger and Charles Stinger (Now-June 29) – “Earthly Harmonies,” an exhibit of paintings by Patricia Freres Stinger and Charles Stinger, will be on view in the Fireside Gallery from May 1 to June 29. The paintings include landscapes and other related subjects, in oil and in pastel. Charles and Patricia, enthusiastic amateur artists, have been especially captivated by their explorations of Wisconsin since their move here in 2011.
Let’s get together after the 9am service for a chance to visit and play! If weather cooperates we will be heading to James Madison park with our packed lunches (bring your own) and whatever gear you would like to have – hats, sunscreen, frisbees, balls, swimsuits and towels, chairs, blankets…anything! More details as we get closer to June 24. Hope to see you there!
Please join Amy this summer as part of Bethel’s Summer Choir Crazy Fun on Sundays June, 24, July 29 and Aug 19! We will meet at 8:10am in the Choir Room (below the Sanctuary), and learn one song. We will sing during the offertory at 9am worship, from the balcony. No robes or experience required…just your voice, and a willingness to sing and make friends with others!
Save the date! Our next estate sale will be June 27-28 in the Bishops Bay Area. Watch the Sunday bulletin on June 24 for times and location – and bring your friends!
Did you know the Bethel Estate group is the off-shoot of the Bethel Consignment shop which was formerly housed in the Steensland House? For the past 40+ years this group of volunteers, made up of both members and non-members of Bethel Lutheran, have been assisting older adults who are downsizing and those who are closing the estates of deceased loved ones.
Donate blood in honor of Lance Corporal Charles Bertun. Charles “Chas” Bertun was a life-long member of Bethel Lutheran Church, serving many years as a food pantry volunteer and camp counselor at Bethel Horizons. Also a dedicated blood donor, Chas is loved and missed by many. To honor and celebrate his life, please come and donate blood. Non-perishable food items and/or cash donations will be accepted for the Bethel Foodbank. We have 60 spots to fill and you can sign-up online for an appointment, so no waiting in line!
Pat Barry, Bethel’s Church Council President, is scheduling coffee times with people to stop by and talk about with him on the third Sunday of each month. He will be available after the 7:45am worship service until 11am in Good Shepherd Chapel. Stop by to introduce yourself and take this opportunity to get to know your Council President.
Children ages 3-12 can now sign-up for Vacation Bible Camp (VBC). It’s an exciting journey that begins Monday, July 30 (taking the Bethel Horizon’s bus to Dodgeville) and ends with a family picnic on August 2. Day camp and overnight options are available.
Feed & Read will be on vacation during July and August, but will return on Monday, September 17 to discuss ‘Every Note Played’ by Lisa Genova and on October 15 for ‘The Blessing Way’ by Tony Hillerman.
The dates are set for our 2019 Mission/Friendship trip to Puerto Rico; Feb 5-12. We have four condos (on the ocean) and room for 25 travelers. Please sign-up early so we know if we need all four. Contact Sandy Ripp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608.257.3577 x231 if you are interested.
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