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Welcome to Bethel!

Bethel News

Only one service at Bethel, 8:45am next Sunday, Sep 6.
Come join us for contemporary worship at 10:30 at the Labor Day Retreat at Mt. Cross[Offsite Link]. Our guest speaker on Sunday is Pete Schipper who will share ways we can love people and share Christ. All are welcome to stay for lunch and the afternoon activities.

Bethel Bus

When are we going to replace the bus? Please review Tom Hoegel’s presentation[PDF Document] from the Aug 23 Congregational Meeting and consider how you can help!

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Happening Now: a new Adult Bible Study Curriculum on Sunday mornings! Read more.

love God, love people, share Jesus

Attend Bethel’s annual Labor Day Retreat Sep 5–7. The retreat is for the Bethel Community—activities for all ages. The weekend will focus on Bethel’s theme of Love God, Love People, Share Jesus, with practical ways to implement the theme in our every day life. Register online, read more details or contact Susan Leavitt or Tom Hoegel.

Women at Ground Zero

The Twigs of Cupertino, Quota Service Club and Bethel Lutheran Church invite everyone to come to a potluck and talk about “Women at Ground Zero[Offsite Link]” Mon, Sep 14 in the Fireside Room. See the poster[PDF Document] or contact Hella Bluhm-Stieber for more details.

Fun With Faith

Fun with Faith classes begin Wed, Sep 16. After a light dinner at 6:15pm in the Fireside Room classes are from 7–8pm.

Ministry Fair

Come to the annual Ministry Fair, Sun Sep 27 at 10am in the Welcome Zone. Learn about Bethel’s many ministries. Bring friends. There will be food and a raffle. Contact Patricia Myerholtz for more details. (Click for a larger poster.)

Sign up for an Out and About trip! The Earthquakes game on Sep 12 is full. The next O&A event is a tour of the Marine Mammal Center led by Rachel Bergren on Sat Oct 10. More events are scheduled for Fall. Read more details or sign up in the Welcome Zone on Sunday. Contact Jules Kurtz for details.

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Get to know folks at Bethel better—join a Supper Club! Sign up now through Sep 13. Read more or contact Janice Martinson.

At the Summer Congregational Meeting on Sun, Aug 23, we approved the budget[PDF Document] and the bylaw revision for Holy Communion[PDF Document]. The ELCA proposed constitution changes[PDF Document] will be considered at the Feb meeting.

On Aug 15, Bethel held a Campus Workday, BBQ lunch and Pet Blessing. On Aug 16, there was a Retirement Party for our school principal, Marion Abney. Enjoy this sample of photographs from the weekend events.

We are rolling out a new web design, starting with this home page. The new pages are designed to be mobile-friendly. If you have any problems or comments, please send an email to Dave Arnold.

Upcoming Events

Labor Day Retreat Weekend 2015 (Sat, Sep 5)
O&A SJ Earthquakes Game (Sat, Sep 12)
"God's Work. Our Hands" Sunday (Sun, Sep 13)
Bible Study Series: Animate – Faith (Sun, Sep 13)
10:45am Contemporary Worship (Sun, Sep 13)
Women at Ground Zero Potluck & Talk (Mon, Sep 14)
Fun with Faith (Wed, Sep 16)
Fun with Faith (Wed, Sep 23)
Ministry Fair (Sun, Sep 27)
Kid Connection 2015-2016 (Sun, Sep 27)


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