Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church
Letter from Vicar Luke
--Bible Story Time offers elementary school aged children the opportunity to study the weekly Scripture reading through a format designed just for them as well as participate in community worship with their families. Bible Story Time meets in the Fellowship Hall from 9:00 AM – approximately 9:25 AM; children join their families in worship after the Sermon.
--Sunday Sing n’ Pray offers children and youth of all ages the opportunity to learn about Jesus through music. Sunday Sing n’ Pray meets in the education area of the basement from 10:15 – 10:45 AM.
Wednesday Word and Worship is a community building faith formation and worship experience for all ages. Join us in the Fellowship Hall from 6:00 – 6:30 PM as we read together Scripture and explore how it applies to our community and daily lives. After our time together in the Word, join us for a vespers style worship service.
Holy Communion Classes for 2nd Grade & up are offered during the Lenten season to help children and their families develop a deeper understanding of the communion meal and prepare for a more active role in the church.
Introduction to the Bible classes for 3rd Grade & up are offered weekly for the month after students receive their Bible. With their parents, students in this class explore the Bible and how to create family opportunities to learn together through regular family study.
Prayer Power Classes for 4th & 5th grade & up are offered weekly for the last 5 weeks of the school year. With their parents, students in this explore the many facets of prayer and helping students develop daily prayer practices.
Confirmation classes for 6th-10th grade encourage students to grow and mature in their faith and understanding of God's Word of Promise by exploring God's plan of salvation in Jesus Christ as found in Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism.