Here's whats happening at Bethany Lutheran
COME TO WORSHIP -- ALL ARE WELCOME!
Sunday Mornings, 8:30 & 11:00 A.M.
OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE
July 23 - One Service -- 9:00 AM
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
July 17-20, 2017
Friends from Lutheran Lakeside Camp will be back at Bethany this year to lead evening vacation Bible school sessions. It will be a fun-filled week for the kids, Monday through Thursday, July 17–20 from 5:30–8:30 pm. The VBS kids will be singing at our outdoor worship service on Sunday, July 23 at 9:00am. Many thanks to everyone who has been helping with Bible School at Bethany!
MISSION PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
BE A WORSHIP VOLUNTEER
Sundays at our 8:30 or 11:00 Service
Did you know there is a new way to sign up to help as a worship volunteer at our Sunday services? Yes – check it out at www.Sign-up.com! A schedule for summer services (Through Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, September 3) is posted and ready for volunteer sign-up. Follow this link to the Summer Volunteer sheet: http://signup.com/go/QfZrtdC. There are spots for greeters, readers, communion servers, ushers, recorders and projectors. When you sign up it will ask for your email address. An email reminder will be sent to you.
HOME DELIVERED MEALS
Elderbridge Agency on Aging needs help with their meal delivery program, Spencer Home Delivered Meals. Volunteers are needed year round to help with serving, packing & delivery. If you are able and would like help, please call Jean Bolton at 260-9603. Bethany is delivering meals on Thursday and Friday during the month of July. Many thanks to those who have vounteered to help with this effort!
RUMMAGE SALES & BACK TO SCHOOL
Shop for LWR Missions
As you shop the summer rummage sales, look items needed for the baby care kits that we assemble for Lutheran World Relief Missions, such as: size 6-24 months sweaters, sweatshirts-jackets; sleepers (no feet) or pajamas and cotton shirts; diapers, diaper pins, mild bar soap, receiving blankets (lightweight cotton), and hand towels. Also, the “back-to-school” sales will be starting soon. This is a great time to pick up items needed for the project promise school kits. A complete listing of all the kits and items needed for them is available at the Welcome Center. Thanks for your help!
REMINDER TO LET US KNOW
New Procedure at Hospital
JULY "LOVING SPENCER" PROJECT
Postal Worker Appreciation
GARDEN FLOWERS ARE GREAT!
Sign up to provide Altar Flowers
CLAY COUNTY PALS
Be a Mentor Volunteer
FAITH IN ACTION PROJECT
Faith In Action is collecting supplies for Blessing Bags that the youth will take on their mission trip to Denver. If you’d like to help, supplies needed to fill the bags, are as follows: travel size toothbrush, travel size toothpaste, travel size shampoo, travel size conditioner, travel size hand lotion, travel size soap, travel size deodorant, small-pack Kleenex, small hand sanitizer, comb, Chapstick, Band-aids, trail mix, gum, and bottled water. Take a bag, purchase supplies, fill it and return it to church -or- purchase any supplies you choose. Supply list is on our bulletin board in the east wing. Please bring filled bags or supplies to the collection box at the Welcome Center.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
All are welcome!
The men of Bethany host a Bible study each Saturday morning. This time of fellowship and learning is open to young & old. Come for breakfast and Bible study at 7:30am. All men are welcome & encouraged to come. The MOB just purchased a case of new Lutheran Men in Mission Study Bibles. If you are interested in purchasing a study Bible, please talk to Francis Hiemstra or another member of the MOB.
FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS
At Johnson & Fairview Elementary Schools
Spencer School free summer meal program kids under 18 (everyone qualifies) has begun. Meals are served at Johnson & Fairview schools, Monday-Friday, June 5--June 30 and July 10–August 11, breakfast from 8-9am & lunch from 11:15am - 12:30pm.
SOLES FOR SOULS PROJECT
Collecting your used shoes!
Do you have some shoes in your closet that you don’t wear anymore? We are helping “Soles 4 Souls”, a program through Village NW Unlimited in Sheldon, by collecting shoes that have wear left in them. Sneakers, high heels, loafers, dress shoes, flip-flops, work shoes – any kind of shoes. Leave them in the collection box at the Welcome Center. Thank you!
THE BETHANY HERALD
Bethany's Monthly Newsletter
Be sure to check Bethany's calendar for other activities! Calendar