Join Reverend Jeff Quinto, Bethel Series Executive Director, and his wife Toni on ten life-changing days in the Holy Land, January 29 – February 7, 2018, on The Bethel Series Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
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.
In this issue of The Bethelite read about the good life, hymn-sing & ice cream social, our 6th Major Sunday “Community: God’s Work. Our Hand’s” Sunday, XYZ trips, Vacation Bible Camp, Sunday School starting, Circle of Love in Ukraine, and the Lutheran World Relief collection. Plus lots more. View The Bethelite
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.
“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!
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
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.
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.
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