The Apostle Islands is a remarkable part of Minnesota with interesting history, islands to explore and vast, beautiful water to sail. 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. Bethlehem's sailing ministry has scheduled two trips this summer: July 18-21 and September 19-22.
Bethlehem Senior High students traveling to India in summer, 2014 are hosting a car wash on Saturday, June 1, in the Bethlehem parking lot. Come shower our sojourners with your support! The students hope you’ll consider a free will donation for their service, or sign up to sponsor a student, pledging a donation in any amount for every car washed.
Combining the traditional form of a mass with the vibrant energy of bluegrass, Carol Barnett's "Bluegrass Mass" was declared a 'masterwork' soon after its premiere. Join the fun when Bethlehem's celebrated choir partners with one of the finest bands in America. Hear amazing bluegrass with a slice of unique American choral music! Also features choral works of Aaron Copland and other American composers.
Our Habitat project this year is a unique opportunity to be involved in a very high energy efficiency home construction. Despite the nature of this new construction process - volunteers at all skill levels are welcomed and necessary. This project should be a great opportunity to learn new building skills regardless of your experience level. Please consider setting aside a day or two this summer to meet like-minded members of Bethlehem and work on a project that will not only make a huge difference in a families life but also will leave a zero energy footprint in our world!
On Sunday, May 19, the Cherub and Chorister Choirs will sing at Zion Lutheran. Worship starts at 10 am and all Bethlehem families are invited to attend. Meta Carlson, pastor at Zion, and Beth Warpmaeker will create a special family-oriented service. The choirs will perform several of their pieces from this year. Come support our growing relationship with Zion, learn more about the Zoom House ministry, worship in the beautiful Zion sanctuary and cheer on the Cherubs and Choristers. During the past month, the choirs have been collecting household items and money for Zoom House which they will deliver on Sunday. Way to go Cherubs & Choristers!
Spring is here and summer is nearly upon us! Time to dust off your bicycle, tricycle, scooter, or even a good pair of walking shoes and get moving. For the third year, the Minneapolis Bike Coalition is organizing Open Streets events around the city. These community festivals are about getting outside, getting to know your neighbors, and getting moving - whether that's walking, running, skating, biking, dancing, or scooting.
Darby Nelson, born and raised in Minnesota, is a free lance writer and conservation activist. He received his Ph.D. in aquatic ecology at the University of Minnesota and taught biology and environmental science at Anoka-Ramsey Community College for 35 years. Darby loves our lakes and he will share what he has learned about the intricacies of the ecosystems.
How many times have you thought, "I wish my kid(s) would listen to me!" Moms' Ministry invites you to hear from guest speakers Marti and Erin Erickson of MomEnough about techniques that can help your child(ren) manage their behavior. Learn about respectful approaches to situations that call for some form of correction.
Date: Wednesday, May 15 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Location: The Commons
Bring: A parenting partner/friend who would benefit from this topic!