God’s work. Our hands. Sunday

Each year Bethany Lutheran joins with thousands of other congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for the annual “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday. ┬áThis is a dedicated day of service as we respond to God’s grace in service and together do God’s work with our hands. ┬áHere are some of the projects we have done in the past:

  • Work with town of West Branch
    • Spread mulch at cemetery and Beranek Park
    • Paint exterior of Bathrooms at Beranek Park
    • Other miscellaneous cleanup
  • Clean outside of homes for elderly parishioners and others in need
  • Pack meals for Kids Against Hunger
  • Make bibs for a non-profit daycare
  • Trim branches along the Hoover Trail
  • Wash windows, pull weeds, and clean out gutters for Families Inc.
  • Various projects around the church property
  • Host a car wash with donations going to support the Backpack Program that sends food supplies home over the weekend for elementary students in our community
  • Make personal care kits for Lutheran World Relief
  • Make quilts to go to a variety of places and people such as the Domestic Violence shelter, Children’s Hospital, Crestview Nursing Home, and Ronald McDonald House.
  • Various projects at the West Branch Public Library including painting and upkeep around the exterior.

Here is a slide show from “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday 2018.

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