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 Welcome Desk!
Since 1983, the Madison Watercolor Society has been dedicated to promoting interest in and elevating the stature of watercolor as a unique and lasting form of artistic expression. The Society is committed to providing a supportive environment that encourages the development and enhancement of each member’s technical skill and creative journey. We hope you enjoy exploring the Madison Watercolor Society exhibition and trust that you will appreciate our organization’s dynamic strength as evidenced by the rich diversity of visual voices.
This is a FREE introductory Spanish class by Professor Frittz Lazo, Tuesdays from 6:30-8pm in Room 216. The class is conversational, and we are fortunate to have Mr. Lazo, a long time Bethel member, offering his talent to help English speaking people bridge the linguistic gap to communicate in Spanish.
You are invited to take part in Lutheran World Relief’s “Project Promise” to build Kits of Care. Each fall Bethel participates in this global mission by donating School Kits, Personal Care Kits, Baby Care Kits, and Soap. The Blanket Workshop meets year-round to supply the Mission Quilts that are sent yearly. Kit contents, kit lists and additional information will be available at Lutheran World Relief tables the following Sundays at Bethel: Aug 20 & 27 and Sept 10 & 17. A Saturday service LWR display is planned for August 26.
Join us for an end-of-the-summer performance by Leotha (Lee) Stanley and his beautiful wife, Tamara, on Friday, August 25 at Bethel from 6:30-7:30pm in the Sanctuary. Gather with your family and friends, for an hour long performance of your favorite songs and music presented by Lee and Tamara. Tickets will go on sale at 5:45 at the door.
Please reserve Wed, Aug 30, 1-3:30pm, for our annual volunteers’ gathering. Keep current with food pantry news and learn more about fighting hunger from our Second Harvest Support Coordinator, Sierra Johnson. New people interested in volunteering in the Bethel Pantry are also cordially invited. Light refreshments will be served.
Curious about Bethel’s Remodel Project? Stop by and talk with members of the Bethel Remodel Committee the second Sunday of every month. We’ll be at a table in the Good Shepherd Chapel from 10-11am and welcome your interest in the remodel project. Bring your coffee and let’s chat!
Minutes of the Remodel Committee meetings can be found on the Bethel web site under News or view here.
“God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday is an opportunity to celebrate who we are as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor. The date for the 2017 dedicated day of service is Sunday, Sept 10. Mark your calendars!
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.
Since 2000, Bethel has hosted a small delegation of children from Borodyanka, Ukraine, near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, for six weeks in the summer. During their stay with Bethel families, they receive medical, vision and dental treatment, attend English classes, and go on trips to experience Noah’s Ark and Bethel Horizons.
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