Category Archives: Ministries

Angel Tree 2019

Once again Bethany will be participating in the Angel Tree project. We will be using an online signup again this year to get the info out in time for Black Friday shopping. Updates will be made by Jeni periodically as … Continue reading

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Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach Newsletter

Please find attached the latest Newsletter from Pastor Cindy Breed and the ministry of Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. This is a ministry that has touched countless lives over the years.

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Mission Opportunity

Following the snowstorm last winter when Bethany housed 40+ stranded motorists, a small team has felt called to look into this further and how God might use us in future emergency situations to reach out with the love of Christ … Continue reading

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Hope Chest News

April is the time of transition from fall/winter to spring/summer at the HOPE CHEST.  We are now accepting new or gently used SPRING/SUMMER clothing and athletic shoes for all ages. THANK YOU to all who continue to support the Hope … Continue reading

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Angel Tree 2018

Please see the note below from Jeni Schiele. We have been given 5 families this year from WBCSD for the Angel Tree project.  We will be using an online signup again this year to get the info out in time … Continue reading

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Community Service of Unity, Peace, and Healing

Twice a year the churches of West Branch and Springdale that form a partnership known as West Branch Area Religious Council (WBARC) host a Community Service of Unity, Healing, and Peace. This is open to all people of any faith … Continue reading

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God’s work, Our Hands 2018

We had an awesome day yesterday for God’s work, Our hands. We gathered for breakfast and worship and then were sent to do God’s work. We made personal care kits for Lutheran World Relief, quilts for various places and people, … Continue reading

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September Food Pantry Needs

The current food pantry needs has been updated and available by clicking here.

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July Food Pantry Needs

Wow! Thank you faithful disciples of Christ. I had the pleasure of delivering around 25 bags of food to the pantry yesterday. We are making a difference and your generosity was very much appreciated. This along with the birthday bags … Continue reading

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March Cedar County Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

Here is the March schedule for the Mobile Food Pantry that visits West Branch and other Cedar County communities. Click here.

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