BLCW NEWS Fall is here and November 22nd is our Thank Offering Sunday. Ladies are asked to bring their Thank offering boxes forward during the first hymn. Following worship service on November 22nd, we will have a BLCW meeting. All ladies of Bethel are invited and we will be social distancing. Beth Van Lengen
Social Concerns Adopt-a-Family Due to COVID, the Social Concerns Committee decided to do the Adopt-a-Family different this year. We will be taking cash donations to use for the Adopt-a-Family for Thanksgiving and for Christmas. All cash donations need to be in by Sunday, November 15th. The donations will be used by the Social Concerns Committee to purchase the Thanksgiving meals and the Christmas gifts. For those of you who still would like to buy a Christmas gift for the Adopt-a-Families, you will still have your opportunity. You can give cash donations to Brooke Paulson, Eileen Lupkes, Sherry Brouwer, or Ruth Zacharias. Thanks in advance for everyone's generosity.
Adult Bible Study: Wednesdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 10:15 am
Operation Cornerstone Status: The Operation Cornerstone committee would sincerely like to thank the entire congregation for their support of this project. The financial contributions have been amazing and we are at $24,583 toward our goal. At this time, we are expecting the tuckpointing to be completed in 2021. As a committee, the objective is to have the resources to fully pay for the project at the point the contractors arrive. This leaves us with approximately $4,000-$5,000 additional funds to secure. Thus, we have turned the corner in successfully raising funds and literally need one more boost to satisfy the debt we will incur. We will keep you apprised of details regarding the start of the work. In the interim, your prayers for our church family and our church needs are greatly appreciated. We are genuinely grateful for your financial contributions and any future donation to this project. Many thanks, The Operations Cornerstone Committee
Church Building Hours
At the October Council meeting, the Council determined that effective immediately our church building will be unlocked (handicap entrance double doors) during the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. daily. If there is an evening activity scheduled, the building will remain open. The last person leaving is asked to turn off all the lights and lock the handicap entrance doors. If you need access to the church when it is locked, please call Terry Drewelow @ 319-464-4499. If he is not available, please call Diane Buss @ 319-415-1583. Thank you.