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Announcements

Around Bethlehem — Soon

Learning Hour

Sunday School

Jerry B will coordinate and teach Sunday School. Please consider signing up to be a classroom assistant. It's fun and rewarding and our children are worth it!

Adult Foums

Will you volunteer to coordinate facilitators for adult forums? Materials and guidance are available. 

Worship Leaders

The new sign-up sheets are available in the Narthex. Everyone is welcome to participate in worship. 

Youth Faith Formation

We meet from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday evenings. Youth in grades 7th - 12th are encouraged to attend. Adults are welcome. We'll share dinner, learn a little about our faith and have fun. Wednesday the 20th, we'll try to wrap-up the 10 Commandments; then take a break until January 24th. Please contact Pastor Jean if you are able to host dinner on this week.

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley

We are looking for a new coordinator for this important shared ministry. Responsibilities include communication with Family Promise; scheduling volunteers to provide meals, to overnight with the families, and to collect the linens for cleaning during our three rotations each year; and being the keeper of the keys and the small fund associated with these duties. 

We also need volunteers for our next rotation which is January 7th & 8th. Dinner on Monday night is covered. Are you willing to provide dinner on Sunday night? Are you willing to overnight with the families on Monday or Tuesday? 

Youth Ski Trip - Saturday, January 20th

Meet at the church at 7 AM. We'll be going to  Red Lodge Mountain near Red Lodge. Let Casey A know if you want to go and whether or not you'd like lessons.

New Member Classes - January / February

We'll hold new member classes Wednesday evenings at 7:30 on January 31st and Febuary 7th. Come, learning about Bethlehem, about being Lutheran, and what it means to be a member. Come, even if you are already a member and want to refresh your memory. We'll welcome new members on Sunday, February 11th.

Around Bethlehem — Recent

Youth Game Night

Eight people attended (including one guest!) and everyone seemed to have a good time. 

Caroling

We visited three of our members who have limited mobility. We weren't able to visit at St John's because of a health restriction. At the risk of sounding sappy, I will share that it was a heart-warming experience. Bethlehem's congregation is richly blessed with the kind of caring that creates community and makes sharing the good news possible.

Birthdate Updates

Thank you to everyone who responded to the request to help us update the church records with birthdate / birthplace information. If you haven't seen it yet, there is a form in your mailbox at church. Our next record-keeping initiative will be to update our baptism / confirmation / membership dates. Look for this in February.

Beyond Bethlehem

Lutheran World Relief Gifts

New catalog available in the Narthex and also online at lwr.org/gifts

Beach Blizzard - Party for the Promise!

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley will hold it's annual celebration on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Radison Hotel & Convention Center, and have invited Bethlehem to become a sponsor. More information at www.familypromise.org.

Upcoming Events

Wed Jan 24 06:00 pm
Youth Faith Formation
 
Thu Jan 25 07:00 pm
WELCA Business Meeting
 
Sun Jan 28
Worship

 

8:30 - 9:20 am First Service
9:30 - 10-20 am Learning Hour
10:30 - 11:30 am Second Service

 

Sun Jan 28 12:00 pm
Annual Meeting/Potluck
As Pastor mentioned before services on Sunday, although the council has worked diligently to prepare for the Annual Meeting, we recognized a process-related issue late Saturday and need to re-group. Stay tuned.
Wed Jan 31 06:00 pm
Youth Faith Formation