Join Lutheran Social Service at the ballpark as the Minnesota Twins take on the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, July 19, 7:10 pm. $30 per ticket on the Home Run Porch. For every ticket sold LSS receives $7.00 to help "strikeout" youth homelessness! To get your tickets, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Vail Place, a local non-profit that provides recovery-oriented services for people living with mental illness and mission partner of Bethlehem, at its 10th anniversary of Tour de Vail! Join us on Saturday, July 16 for a family friendly roll and stroll around Lake Calhoun to raise money, awareness and hope for people with serious mental illnesses. Two hours around the lake followed by food and entertainment. All event proceeds benefit Vail Place. Anyone can participate.
Interested in a trip to the Cascade Mountains of Washington for a week of work and play? Holden Village is a retreat center in an isolated wilderness setting that builds community around worship, work, study, and recreation. Each fall, volunteers are invited to bring their energy and put on work clothes to help prepare the village for winter. In the process, friendships are made, faith is explored, and muscles are stretched. Contact Pastor Kris for more information.
Bethlehem volunteers and donors are invited to join in Community Emergency Service's 40th anniversary celebration on Thursday, June 23. This will also include recognition of Don Rudrud’s retirement from CES. There will be a cookout picnic, building tours and lots of friendly fellowship. RSVP by calling 612.870.1125.
In any progressive nation, citizens must acknowledge all of its past, whether positive or negative, in order to move forward toward the future. In the summer of 1931, our nation had emerged from the conflicts and challenges of World War I and was now gripped by the Great Depression. When an African-American veteran by the name of Arthur Lee returned from World War I and moved his family from St. Cloud to the 4600 block of Columbus Avenue in south Minneapolis, he and his family were not welcomed in the Field neighborhood.
Thanks to all who participated in the recent survey about your attitudes and habits related to the Bible. We had 342 responses, 77% of which were completed online! We'll let you know our findings later this summer when we've had a chance to review the results. Thanks also to the 21 people who participated in face-to-face interviews!
Whether you've sailed all your life, sailed with us before, or have never been on a boat, these trips are a great opportunity for connection and memories of a lifetime. Join Bethlehem members and friends aboard a group of 34- to 49-foot boats where you will learn to sail, make friends, and grow in faith. Each trip boards Thursday night, sleeps aboard and sails Friday through Sunday afternoon.