THANK YOU Thanks to Kevin Reich who is filling in for Pastor Gary today. Also, thank you to Linda Hoffman for submitting the photo of the ladies at the Fair Hills Retreat.
CHURCH CLEAN UP DAY June 23rd has been designated “Church Clean Up Day”. Come to worship dressed in your work clothes. After a brief break for coffee we’ll hit the spots needing extra cleaning.
VACATION Pastor will be on vacation from June 10th - 17th. Call Pastor Carl Hanson at 218-289-0170 if pastoral care is needed.
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETING The Compassionate Friends, a group for those who have lost children, will meet on Tuesday, June 18th at 7:00 pm in the St Charles room at St. Joseph Parish. For more information, contact Mary Jo Schmitz (253-4160) or Kathy Stich (253-2272).
VBS Mark your calendars! Vacation Bible School at Bethany will be July 22-25.
NEW BISHOP At the Northwestern Minnesota Synod Assembly last weekend, a new Bishop was elected: Rev. Bill Tesch. For more information on the new Bishop, you can visit the Synod website or the Bethany homepage.
AMAZON SMILE You can now donate to Bethany Lutheran Church using Amazon Smile. Be sure you are on the Amazon Smile website (smile.amazon.com) and make your regular purchases. A portion of the sale will be donated directly to Bethany. For more information, see below.
Amazon will make a .5 % donation to Bethany for every purchase you make using the link above. This will not come out of your payment, but out of the Amazon charitable foundation, set up to aid charitable organizations such as ours. Click the above and get started. Please type in "Bethany Lutheran Church, 1315 6th St. NE" when asked to search for the charitable organization. The set up is simple and once set up, you are set to go for future purchases. Thank you! Pastor Gary