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Welcome to Bethel!

Bethel News

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Join us for Adult Bible Study on Sunday mornings! In this six-session small group Bible study, The Reason for God, captures live and unscripted conversations between Tim Keller and a group of people to address their doubts and objections to Christianity. This video study is led by Pastor Ben. Read more!

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Learn about Islam in the next First Wednesday Speaker Series, Nov 2, hosted by Pastor Ben. Enjoy a catered dinner. Read the details! If you plan to come, we really need to know. Please RSVP here[Offsite Link].

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

Supper Club is an excellent way to get to know other Bethel folks while sharing a few meals. A sign up sheet is in the Welcome Zone—or sign up online[Offsite Link]—by Nov 1. If you need more information or want to chat, contact Janice Martinson.

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Bring your kids in costume to Bethel’s Trunk or Treat, Friday Oct 28 6–8pm. This is a family fun event filled with food, games, dancing and more! See our poster,[PDF Document] read all the details[PDF Document] and RSVP online[Offsite Link] to attend. We also need volunteers! Sign up[Offsite Link] to decorate a car/hand out candy, help in other areas.

Sign up for an Out and About trip! Next is Hearst Castle & San Luis Obispo, Nov 5.
More trips are scheduled this fall. Read the details or sign up in the Welcome Zone on Sunday. Contact Molly Schrey for more info.


Take part in our Pay it Forward—Weekly Challenges. Learn about being a Jesus Loving Llama. Sponsor a llama through Heifer International. Read more on our Llama page!

What’s Been Happening

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Watch Bethel’s Jesus Loving Llama video[Offsite Link] and see Where we have been this summer, taking Jesus with us wherever we go, and our little llamas too.

Bethel’s Out ‘n About went to Santa Cruz for a Chardonnay Cruise Sep 17 and San Francisco for Fleet Week Oct 8. Sign up for the next trip!
You can see more of David Lofgren’s Fleet Week photos here[Offsite Link].

4th & 5th grade youth group miniature golfing fun on Sep 18!

On Sep 3–5 Bethel held our Annual Labor Day Retreat at Mt Cross in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The theme was Grace Wins.

The weekend was filled with Fun, Games and Study with Pastor Sarah Sumner-Eisenbraun.
You can see more of David Lofgren’s LDR photos here[Offsite Link].