Bethel Lutheran Church
10181 Finch Avenue Cupertino, CA 95014 (408)252-8500
...that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith...

Join us for Sunday Worship
8:45am (traditional), 10:45am (contemporary)
Complete Worship Schedule

Our Mission
To prayerfully Invite & Welcome people into a relationship with God; Grow & Equip one another as devoted followers of Jesus Christ; Care for & Serve others empowered by the Holy Spirit.
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Holy Week and Easter at Bethel
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Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Apr 17, 7pm
Ponder Jesus’ institution of the Lord’s Supper, his washing of his disciples’ feet, and his betrayal by Judas.

Good Friday Good Friday Apr 18, noon & 7pm
Walk with Jesus and meditate upon his arrest, trial, and death.

Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Hunt[PDF Document] Apr 19, 10am–noon
For children of all ages, at Bethel School Lawn. The egg hunts are as follows:
  • 10:30 3yr olds and under
  • 11:00 4–6yr olds
  • 11:30 7yr olds and over

Easter Easter Sunday Apr 20
Sunrise Service 6:30am at Cupertino Memorial Park (Stevens Creek Blvd & Mary Ave)
Easter Breakfast 8–11am
Festive Service 8:45am & 10:45am with Holy Communion, Choirs and Brass Quartet

Please note, there is no Sunday School or Adult Bible Study on Easter Sunday, 4/20.

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Register now for Vacation Bible School, July 7–11! Read more and register online.

Sign up for a Spring Out & About trip! The next adventure is Hiking at Mission Peak, Fremont, Apr 26. Attend an SF Giants game, May 17. Read more details.

Read Patricia’s “April Ministry News[PDF Document]”. Thanks to our newest volunteers! Bethel still has some great opportunities to serve. Please consider volunteering for one of the remaining openings.

Read Tom Hoegel’s April Facilities Report for updates on current projects.

Each of the Lenten Sunday services featured a short film related to the message of that Sunday. Re-watch the videos or watch videos that you missed.
Mar 9IGNORANCE“One Question”[Offsite Link]
Mar 16PITY“Difference is Normal”[Offsite Link]
Mar 23CARE“Jacob’s Turn”[Offsite Link]
Mar 30FRIENDS“The Body”[Offsite Link] and “Angels on Stage”[Offsite Link]
Apr 6 CO-LABORERS “Simply Magical”[Offsite Link]

NICU Quilt

Admire some of the quilts that Bethel has donated to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Santa Clara Medical Center.

Find the Independent Accountant’s annual Financial Statement for FY2013 under Financial Reports.

Join us for an evening of fondue and fellowship with Bethel moms. We’ll be gathering at Angela’s home at 5pm on Sunday, May 4. We’ll coordinate food items to dip in the cheese, oil, and chocolate so please RSVP to Angela Brown. This event is for moms of every age group (newborn–adult). Friends are welcome too. Hope you can make it!

The Story Our Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study continues after Easter with “The Story[PDF Document]” at 9:55am. Read the class schedule[PDF Document] and reading assignments. It’s never too late to join!

Know your Call Committee! See their names and pictures[PDF Document], and read a summary of their work[PDF Document] to date (Feb 2014).

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6:30am Easter Sunrise Service (Sun, Apr 20)
Out 'n About: Mission Peak Hike (Sat, Apr 26)
First Communion (Sun, May 11)
Art Fair 2014 (Sun, May 18)
Grace Notes Concert (Sun, May 18)


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