Gary Lewis will present a concert of works of J. S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Hermann Schroeder and Max Reger on the 70-rank Schantz pipe organ on Sunday afternoon, Nov 18. Lewis served as Director of Music and Organist at Bethel from 1994 to 2015 and continues to play Bethel’s 9am service. He has played at Overture Hall as soloist and a third of the “Three-for-All” concerts, and also with the Madison Symphony Orchestra. He was a student of Wolfgang Rübsam, Arthur Poister and Margaret Hillis (conducting).
In this issue of The Bethelite read about Potters for Peace at Horizons, Advent & Christmas Schedule, Why Bethel, Grateful for Rally Day, Call Committee Update, Financial Update, Christmas Flowers, and Caring for Creation. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
Come to Room 120 at Noon on Monday, Nov 19 to share lunch and discuss Vintage by Susan Gloss. This novel tells the story of three women living in Madison Wisconsin: one owns a vintage clothing store, one works there, and one is a customer. Vintage is a charming tale of possibility, of finding renewal and hope when we least expect it. Bring your lunch or a dish to share – deli salads are always good. All are welcome. Come and bring a friend.
The Narrative Lectionary is a plan that takes you through the Bible, story by story. Developed by a Lutheran Pastor, this plan keeps you centered on God’s story each week. We will read and study a story each week, following this plan. Bibles welcome but not necessary. Text will be provided each week. Led by Mimi Troutman
In this issue of The Bethelite read about our new Coordinator of High School and Middle School Youth Ministries, Hope House Update, Bethel Constitution Revisions, Many Voices. One Song. One Worship Weekend, Bethel’s Bhutanese Friends Becoming Citizens and Community Ministry Team Update. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
Please join us in prepping Horizons for the colder season! We will meet at Horizons at 9am and will work until 4pm with lunch provided. All ages are welcome! Please dress for the weather Interested in lending us a hand? RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about Many Voices. One Song. (One Weekend Worship), a thank you for all you do at Bethel, Four Harmonies (Caring for Creation and Caring for Social Justice), Chancel Lighting, Circle of Love Golf Outing, Dementia – What Can A Church Community Do? and Bethel’s Food Ministry. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
In this issue of The Bethelite read about God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, New Staff at Bethel, Bethel Seminarian Zach and his wife Rachel Eskesen, Sunday School Starting, Robin Chapman’s “Flowers of the Field” Art Exhibit, Need for more Prayer Shawls, Rally Day, Another Successful VBC, and Lutheran World Relief 2018. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
In this issue of The Bethelite read about new staff members Pastor Roger Black and Karl Grimm, Habitat for Humanity service opportunities, new art display, Updates from the serving ministry team, community team and financial resources team, afternoon musicale with Gary Lewis and Amy Hartsough, farewell party for Jack Westman, giving directly to Bethel from your IRA, Circle of Love golf outing, Lutheran World Relief school kit drive and memorials. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
In conjunction with the upcoming Circle of Love golf outing, which this year will be a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, Bethel is working to provide volunteers to assist with various tasks related to building Habitat homes in Fitchburg. And YOU are invited to help! We are currently seeking people to help on Sat Oct 27. We are hoping to put together a group of eight volunteers for each day. Work will be guided by a Habitat crew leader, and no particular skills are required to help.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about the Amazing Grace Choir, Installation of Our New Bishop, an update from our Worshipping Ministry Team, Bethel’s Circle of Love Golf Outing, Vacation Bible Camp, and the Youth Gathering in Houston. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
A Table for 3 Generations is an effort to increase connection and community between all ages of the Bethel congregation.
What is it?
People who register to be part of Table for 3 Generations will be randomly placed in a cross generational group of 8-12 people (2-4 households) who will agree to meet together for a meal three times during the next year.
UNPLUG & RESET
With a theme of mindfulness and prayer you will learn to have:
• Less stress, more time
• Less clutter, more organization
• More joy in life and a feeling of freedom
• More time for what is important to you
It will be a time to live in the moment and remove the
“should’s” from your life. Overall live a Happier and Healthier life!
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