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Mid-Week Lenten Services - Finding Light in Darkness

Wednesdays, 7:00pm March 13-April 10

Finding Light in Darkness

Join us for our mid-week Lenten Services. Our liturgy and music will include Holden Evening Prayer and Taize worship. The 40 days of Lent invites us to walk closer with Jesus while deepening our faith. Part of our worship service will include written reflections from members of our congregation when they were able to find light in darkness.

March 13 - Finding Light in Illness - Reed Hunemuller, Jim Timmer

March 20 - Finding Light in Relationships - Kathy Timmer, anonymous entry

March 27 - Finding Light Through Community - Jody Elliott, Sue Bauer, Patty Nelson

April 3 - Finding Light Through Work - Lisa Nelson, Kathy Cessna

April 10 - Finding Light Through Death - Jeff Hermanson, Lisa Newgard


Lenten Potluck Suppers

Wednesdays 6:00pm March 13-April 10*

Join us for potluck before our 7:00pm Lenten Worship.

*Lasagna fundraiser dinner April 3

All are welcome!


Beer and Hymns

Sunday, March 31, 3:00pm

Join us to sing some favorite hymns, have a beer or soda, and enjoy fellowship with Bethlehem members and friends at Second State Brewery, 2nd and State Streets, Cedar Falls. Snacks also will be served.


Lasagna Fundraider Dinner

Wednesday, April 3, 6:00pm

Members of Bethlehem's Service Mission Council will serve a Lasagna meal. Proceeds will go to the Job Foundation. This local organization for youth is committed to ending financial disadvantage, especially repeat financial poverty. Students earn money for their school grades, behaviors and attendance in school. A free will offering is encouraged. All are welcome!


Æbleskiver Dinner

Sunday, April 28, 5:00-7:00pm

Join us for our annual Æbleskiver Dinner. All are welcome!

Adults - $7

Children (ages 5-10) - $3

Children under 5 - Free

Seniors will be served beginning at 4:30pm.

Sign-up sheets to volunetter or donate Jell-O or dessert bars are in the Church Fellowship Hall.

Proceeds go to the Youth Trip Fund.


Maundy Thursday Worship

Thursday, April 18, 11:30am And 7:00pm

Join us for 11:30am worship with a luncheon following. Please sign up for the luncheon at the church.

Join us for 7:00pm worship when we will celebrate and share Holy Communion with our First Communion class members.


Good Friday Worship

Friday, April 19, 7:00pm

"Objects of the Cross"

This Good Friday drama portrays different witnesses around the cross of Jesus in his final hours.

Those interested in participating in the drama may contact Pastor Audrey, 266-3541.


Easter Sunday Worship

Sunday, April 21

Join us for our 6:30am Sunrise Service

8:30am Traditional Service

or our 11:00am Contemporary Service

All are welcome!


Easter Breakfast

Sunday, April 21, 7:15-8:30

All are welcome to join us for Easter breakfast. Eggbake, cinnamon rolls, and fruit will be served.


Finding Light in Darkness

Sunday Lenten Forum

Join us Sunday mornings, 9:50am, in the Church Library as we journey through our Lenten theme "Finding Light in Darkness."

March 10 - Finding Light Through the Eyes of a Police Office and Campus Minister - Kari Rea and Jon Fry

March 17 - Finding Light Through a Neighbor - Gulsum Kucuksari

March 24 - Guest Preacher Rev. Ramona Bouzard, Wartburg College Campus Pastor, Emeritus

March 31 - Finding Light Through the Eyes of Mental Health - Lutheran Social Services

April 7 - Finding Light Through the Eyes of the Poor - The JOB Foundation


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