Welcome to Bethel!

Welcome to Bethel!

Bethel News

Carlson Family

Be sure and save the date for Bethel’s annual Labor Day Retreat at Mt Cross: Sat, Sep 2–Mon, Sep 4. Read more and register online![Offsite Link]

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Sign up for an Out ’n About trip! See Marvel Universe Live! on August 19. You can sign up for this trip online[Offsite Link]. Next is a trip to the Oakland Zoo on Sep 9; more trips are planned in 2017. Watch for announcements and sign up in the Welcome Zone on Sunday or on the Out ’n About page.

We will have our next congregational meeting on Aug 20 at noon. You can read the minutes from last February’s meeting[PDF Document] and the proposed 2018 budget[PDF Document] in advance of the vote to approve them.

And celebrate End of Summer Ice/Float Sunday with a rootbeer or coffee float Aug 20 between services. Bring friends!

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Join us Sundays beginning Sep 10 for a new Adult Ed series. Inspired by the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this seven part study is based on Augsburg Fortress’ new study By Heart: Conversations with Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. This video study is led by Pastor Ben. Read the course description and schedule.

Paint and Pinot Night this year is Sep 22 at 6pm in Torvend Hall. Enjoy painting, dinner, and bring your own wine.
Cost: $50 per family, $30 per couple, and $20 per individual.
RSVP: online[Offsite Link] by Sep 11.
Nursery Care available along with kids’ activities and kids’ dinner.

Bethel’s Young Adults group has published a new schedule of events for Apr–Oct. Courtney & Joel hope you will join them for some of them!

Learn about being a Jesus Loving Llama. Be bold for Jesus! Read more on our Llama page!

What’s Been Happening

Vacation Bible School Maker Fun Factory was July 10–14. Over 80 kids signed up and had a lot of fun! Watch this video[Offsite Link] that Pastor Ben put together and these photos that Amanda Laughlin collected.

On Jun 24, Out ‘n About went to Monterey for the Aquarium, Segway tours, kayaking and more.