On Sunday, July 25 the choral group, From Age to Age, under the direction of Andrew Miller, will provide special music at the 9:00 and 10:15 am worship services. The 14-voice ensemble performs advanced a cappella choral music from all periods, with a special focus on composers such as Eric Whitacre, Eric William Barnum and Morten Lauridsen. Join us this Sunday.
Andy Behrendt, Bethlehem Intern 2008-09, was ordained on Sunday, July 11 at Peace Lutheran Church in Green Bay, WI. Following is Andy's thank you which was printed in the ordination bulletin:
A note of thanks from the ordinand
It was a sense of overwhelming gratitude to God that brought me to the moment when I realized I was called to be a pastor, and at this moment five years later as I actually become a pastor, the gratitude is no less overwhelming.
Each month ZOOM House receives many furniture donations for our transitional housing families who typically arrive at ZOOM House with no furnishings. We are in need of additional volunteers to help pick up, deliver, and/or move these furnishings from storage to apartment. Often these deliveries are during the day with occasional evening/Saturday AM availability determined by the availabili
On July 10, Bethlehem will gather as a community to celebrate the life and ministry of Rev. Maynard Iverson who faithfully served this congregation as pastor from 1951 to 1983 and continued to minister to many long after he retired from the office. Even as we grieve this great loss, we do not forget the hope of the resurrection which is ours through Christ Jesus and was the core of Pastor Iverson's strong faith. His ordination into the Ministry of the Word and Sacrament was a tremendous gift to the greater church and he will be missed.
Sometimes we fall into the habit of thinking that people in the Bible are like superheroes; giants in the faith who have figured everything out. But pay attention to their stories carefully and you'll discover that in many ways they are just like us: ordinary people who encounter the extraordinary God.
Join us for worship as we give God thanks and praise for all that God has done and is doing. This week: Dealing with Burnout
The Summer Singers, an a cappella chamber choir, will perform a free concert in the Bethlehem sanctuary on July 22, 7:00 pm. This choir, frequently featured on MPR, has been performing in the Twin Cities since 1986, and have produced four quality recordings to date.
The choral group From Age to Age, under the direction of Andrew Miller, will provide special music at the 9:00 & 10:15 am worship services.
Here are pictures from Pastor Chris and Pastor Beth's recent trip to Argentina. We were invited by the Lutheran Church in Argentina to come and teach about the Purpose Driven Church