Welcome to Bethel!

Welcome to Bethel!

Bethel News

Come to the Fireside Room for a bowl of soup on Wednesdays in Lent, then stay for mid-week Lenten Vespers service. Soup is at 6:30pm and Service is at 7pm, Feb 21–Mar 21.
Catered soups are:
2/21 Rotisserie Chicken Soup from Boston Market[Offsite Link]
2/28 Butternut Squash Soup from Erik’s DeliCafé[Offsite Link]
3/7 Chicken Vegetable Rice Soup from Erik’s DeliCafé[Offsite Link]
3/14 Tomato Soup from The Melt[Offsite Link]
3/21 Split Pea Soup from Sandi’s Cobbler Cups

During Lent we will shift our focus to the mid-week Lenten Vesper Services held on Wednesday evenings. Take advantage of the “free” Sunday Adult Education time to meet and greet each other in the Welcome Zone.

Lagunitas Beer Sampler

Sign up for an Out ’n About trip! The next trip is Bethel’s 7th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Microbrewery Tour on Mar 17. Read the details and sign up in the Welcome Zone on Sunday or on the Out ’n About page.

Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve breakfast at San Jose Family Shelter, next on Apr 15. Read the details[PDF Document] and contact Patrice Sera for more information or to sign up! Your help, heart and hands are needed!

What’s Been Happening

Bishop Eaton

Don’t forget to check out ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton‘s Q&A[Offsite Link] at the Adult Education Forum, Feb 1, at Grace Lutheran Church[Offsite Link] in Palo Alto.

Bethel held its Congregational Meeting on Feb 4.

2017 Year in Review

Watch Pastor Ben’s 2017 Year in Review[Offsite Link] video.

The new Annual Report[PDF Document] and Ministry Guide[PDF Document] are also online.

Chili Cook-Off logo

Congratulate Rachel Sudarsanam, the winner of Bethel’s 3rd Annual Chili Cook- Off on Jan 26. Pastor Ben and Sue Jacobus finished second and third.