Monthly Archives: December 2015

January Newsletter

Happy New Year!  The January 2016 Newsletter is now available.  

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Merry Christmas!

Another Christmas Eve is upon us with a bit unusual and unexpected weather I might add. I think it is the first time in my 43 years we were under a tornado watch on December 23. Life is full of … Continue reading

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Christmas Message from Bishop Eaton

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton delivers a Christmas message to all.  You can see it by clicking here.

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Christmas Eve Worship

Worship Times for Christmas Eve 2o15 (Both services are Candlelight services and will include the sacrament of Holy Communion) are 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. This is one of the most cherished evenings in the life of the church.  We … Continue reading

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Confirmation Update

Affirmation of Baptism or Confirmation has concluded for 2015 and will resume on January 6, 2016.  Thanks to all the youth and parents for attending, participating, and providing meals.  Here are a couple photos from last night and I even … Continue reading

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Angel Tree 2015

Wow!  The faithful people of God at Bethany have once again responded to God’s grace and love by reaching out and serving the neighbor.  This is part our mission as God’s people.  Many thanks to Jeni for organizing this.  Below … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Caroling!

Let’s gather together for some Christmas caroling, fellowship, and fun! When:  Sunday, December 20 @ 4:00 p.m. Where:  Meet at the Crestview Nursing Center Lobby Following:  5:00 p.m. Supper @ Mexico Lindo Restaurant

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Christmas Program

Here are photos from an excellent Christmas Program yesterday.  Thanks Amber and children for proclaiming the good news of God to the people of Bethany! [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”10″ gal_title=”Christmas Program 2015″]

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Cookie Walk Photos

The Annual Cookie Walk was held this past Saturday.  Thank you to all the volunteers who put in so much time and effort to make this a success and thanks to all who came out and supported it.  Below is … Continue reading

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News from our Synod

Please find attached the insert from the Southeastern Iowa Synod found in the December issue of The Lutheran magazine.  Copies of the magazine are available at church. Synod News

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