Welcome Thank you for visiting us. Here you will find information about Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ravenna, Nebraska and the ministries we offer. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.
Our Mission Bethlehem Lutheran Church is a caring congregation that gladly welcomes all who come to worship. It is our mission to offer preaching and teaching that is centered on the Word of God, that will meet the spiritual needs of every age, and offer encouragement in the faith. Here you will find opportunities for Christ centered worship, Christian education, fellowship with other believers, and service to those in need.
Worship With Us: Sunday 10:30am Divine Service w/Communion 11:45am "What is This?"
A congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
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Quilt Tying Day Friday, April 27th at 1:00pm.
Last Saturday Evening Service will be Saturday, May 5th! Wednesday Evening Services begin May 16th!!
NEED YOUR FEEDBACK! LCMS Re:Vitality Lutheran Revitalization program is offering us the opportunity to do a self-assessment to see how their resources can benefit us. In order to participate, we need you to fill out a simple online questionnaire. We need honest feedback from all types of church goers, especially you! Simply go online at www.lcms.org/survey/revitality and enter congregation code: C754397. Husbands and wives are encouraged to submit their responses separately. The survey window will begin April 8th and conclude April 30th. If you do not have access to the internet, we will provide a hard copy that you may fill out by hand and turn into the church. Thank you for submitting your thoughtful and honest answers! Handwritten surveys available in Narthex. Place completed surveys in enevelope in Narthex. 100th Anniversary • Thank Offering In celebration of our 100th anniversary, we are collecting a special offering over and above our regular church donations. Our goal is $10,000 which we will divide as two gifts: one to Ravenna and one to Heartland Lutheran High School. Yes, pastor will really have his head shaved if we make our goal (the beard, too, if we reach $15,000). Write “Thank Offering” on the memo line of your checks. • Putting together a cookbook for the church. Please submit your recipes. Forms are in back of church. Return completed recipes to box in back of church or drop off at church office. • Sunday, May 6th after church there will be an informational meeting on the upcoming 100th Anniversary Celebration. • Looking for ideas for Thank offering collection for Ravenna.
Voting Members If you are a voting member and have not yet signed gray book in Narthex, please do so. Thank you!
Ascension Day Service Thursday, May 10th at 7:00pm.
Mother’s Day Rolls/Coffee Sunday, May 13th 9:00am-10:15am, Dorcas ladies will be serving coffee & rolls in honor of Mother’s Day. Come join us before church!!
THIS WEEK AT BETHLEHEM Sunday, April 22nd 10:30am Divine Service w/Communion 11:45am Church Safety - Jess Duncan speaking Monday, April 23rd Jessica in office 8-2 8:30am Mission Projects - Diapers/quilts 2:00pm Ladies' Bible Study
Tuesday, April 24th Jessica in office 8-12 Wednesday, April 25th Jessica in office 8-2 3:30pm Midweek 7:30pm Youth
Thursday, April 26th 6:00am Men's Bible Study Jessica in office 8-12 Friday, April 27th Pastor’s Family Day
Saturday, April 28th 4:00pm Private Confession 5:00pm Worship w/Communion Sunday, April 29th 10:30am Divine Service w/Communion 11:45am "What does this mean?"