In this issue of The Bethelite read about the trip to Germany, 5th Major Sunday: “Water of Life” a celebration of Baptism, winning Old National Bank prize, Bill Zorr Fundraising Concert, Bike-A-Thon thank you, Stephen Ministry, and Chas Bertun Blood Drive. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
Hear the Gospel stories of John The Baptist & The Woman at the Well in a new way, discover what our baptism means to us as Christian’s in today’s world, receive a remembrance of baptism at each service.
Water related activities for all ages
“Baptismal font at St. Peter & Paul Church, Eisleben, Lutherstadt, Germany – Martin Luther’s hometown and the church in which he was baptized in 1483.”
Bill Zorr, a board member of Bethel’s Homeless Ministry, has started a nonprofit that seeks to support musicians as well as local charities. Music Makes a Difference is hosting an event August 18 that will showcase folk musicians Moors and McCumber with proceeds from the event benefiting Bethel’s Homeless Ministry. Tickets to this “Listening Concert” are limited. If interested in attending or supporting the event contact email@example.com.
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.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about our new Interim Pastor Martha Butzier, Steensland House Capstone project, Circle of Love Golf Outing, and the new worship and adult education schedule for fall. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
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.
As I prepare to begin my work among you as intentional interim associate pastor, I look forward to meeting with each and every one of you! I will begin my ministry at Bethel on August 15. I will serve you in this role until Bethel’s future Lead/Senior Pastor and the church council decide it is time to issue a call to a long-term associate pastor.
Please join Amy this summer as part of Bethel’s Summer Choir Crazy Fun on Sundays July 30 and August 13! We will meet at 8:10am in the newly refurbished Choir Room (below the Sanctuary), and rehearse one selection for a half hour. We will sing during the Offertory at 9am Worship, from the balcony. All are welcome to be a part of this joyful singing experience! Just bring yourself and your voice!
James Drews is looking for volunteers for 7:45am and 9am worship times on Sundays to mange the sound system control board. James will provide adequate training to help you know how to turn the microphones on and off at appropriate times, as well as controlling the volume of those microphones. These are the basics, and if you are willing to learn more, he will teach you! Major qualifications are simply a willingness to learn and the reliability to show up when you are scheduled. This is a great opportunity for high schoolers to learn a new skill to take with them moving forward.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about what place Bethel was in the Million Pound Challenge, special thank you’s from Bethel Horizons, Bhutanese, and the Church Council, Caring for Creation, Summer Fun, Update on the Latino Ministry, and a Remodel Update. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
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.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about our summer interns, our newest members at Bethel, Lutheran World Relief Kits for Spring 2017, our youth’s Summer Triple Play, and Pinwheels at Bethel. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
For the summer months of June, July, and August, each Friday the church/office will close at 3:30pm. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the building will lock at 6pm, unless a wedding rehearsal or other extraordinary event is scheduled.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about Pastor Paul N. Svingen’s interim journey, details about the Community Picnic, Bethel staff Lois Landsee and Andre Campbell, the 32nd Annual Bike-A-Thon, Madison Area Jail Ministry, Flamingo Flocking update, Bethel Horizons Bus Trip to Boston, Salem, and Cape Ann, and the Youth Sunday Celebration. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
Help someone find life-changing employment! The Catholic Multicultural Center (1862 Beld St.) is seeking bilingual (English and Spanish) volunteers to assist individuals through its employment search assistance program. Volunteers work one-on-one with job seekers to help with writing resumes, filling out job applications, using the computer for job searches, and more. Training is provided. Volunteers are needed two to three hours a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 9am to 3pm.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about the 3rd Major Sunday – We are the Church: Celebrating Youth & Vocation, flamingo flocking, and 13 Reasons Why (the Netflix original series). Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
Join Bethel Youth (6-12th grade) this summer for a Triple Play of immersion experiences! In this year of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which changed the way we “do church” forever, each event is connected to a core Lutheran belief that…
God’s creation… IS INCREDIBLE
Event #1: Camping ~ June 12-13
Jesus calls us to …SEEK SOCIAL JUSTICE
Event #2: Tues, July 25 @ 9am – 9pm
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