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Singing A Cappella During Lent

Bethesda will be joining with other congregations in the ELCIC to sing hymns a cappella during Lent.  Singing a cappella during Lent is a suggestion from The Hymn Society of the United States and Canada.  Among the benefits of singing a cappella are: It connects us with the history of the church.  This was the…

Ash Wednesday

When one thinks deeply about it, it is indeed an amazing sight to behold. Babes in arms, infants, children, teenagers, adults and the elderly come before the altar and ash is placed on their foreheads.  As the cruciform ash is put on the foreheads the words, “Remember, from ash you are and to ash you…

Of Snow and Sunshine

The new year breaks with frigid temperatures sweeping across the country. Thankfully, so far, the first days of the new year also were for the most part bathed in bright sunshine and blue skies.  In a symbolic way these two things foreshadow what 2018 holds for most people.  The year stretches before us with its…

Christmas Worship at Bethesda

Bethesda offers the following opportunities for worship during the Christmas season.  We invite you to join us. Sunday, December 24 at 10:30 am – Fourth Sunday of Advent worship with Holy Communion Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight worship with nine lessons and carols enjoy special music Monday, December 25 at…

Christmas Family Social

Bethesda’s Annual Christmas Family Social will be on this coming Sunday, December 17 at 5:30 pm.  The event is one of the highlights of our times together as a church family.  It is also one of the many ways we celebrate Christmas at Bethesda. The Social will be a pot luck affair.  Members are asked…

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