Bethel Members and Friends Blog

29 Apr 2012

Bethel Constitution & Bylaws News

The Executive Board of the Council, Pastor Barb and Gene Murray have been working on a revision of the church constitution to align it with that of the ELCA. On June 24th, at the congregational meeting, we will have to vote on these changes. At present, we are looking at e-mailing this constitution to all those who have e-mail and making available hard copies to all others. More information will be coming, but all members need to review and to...

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29 Apr 2012

King Soopers Card Success!

We would like to thank all of you who are using and reloading your King Soopers cards! The easiest fund-raiser we’ve ever done has already brought in over $900! That’s in only 6 MONTHS. Please keep using these cards as we are certainly benefiting from this. We will also be using this for Thrivent matching funds. If you need a new or additional card, please let us know. Even if you didn’t have one before, you can get one now!...

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29 Apr 2012

Easter Breakfast Thanks

The Easter Breakfast was a resounding success! We managed to raise $640. We will use this total to add to our Thrivent total for matching funds. A BIG thank you to all of you in the Bethel family who helped by donating supplies. We didn’t have to buy anything! It is  through the support of this great congregation that the Youth groups do so well! Another BIG thank you goes out to Rich and Laina who oversaw the organization of...

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29 Apr 2012

Second Annual Down and Dirty Clean-up Sunday

It’s time to CLEAN-UP GOD’S HOUSE! We’re going to do it on a Sunday when you are already here to worship! Join us on Sunday, May 6th, 2012. Find the sign-up sheet and tell us what you want to clean Decide at which service you’ll be worshiping Don’t dress up that day, wear your work clothes to worship – comfort! Stay after the first service to eat and clean             OR Stay after the second service to eat and clean...

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29 Apr 2012

Clothing Give-away

Burns United Methodist Church 1095 Newark Street (across from Central High School) Saturday, May 5th, 2012 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon

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22 Apr 2012

Minot, North Dakota Relief Trip

The snows and the rains came in North Dakota last year. In Minot: The flood crest was at 1664 feet (6 feet over its all-time high in 1890) Over 12,000 people were DISPLACED More than 800 homes were DESTROYED 3100 homes were EXTREMELY DAMAGED Sewer and water lines were CRUSHED Over 20 percent of the city is DAMAGED We at Bethel Lutheran Church are joining forces with Lutheran Disaster Response to make a difference this summer. Our hope as a...

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