Ash Wednesday 2018

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Matt, News | No Comments

The forty days preceding Easter on the church calendar are called, “Lent.” It is a season for considering Christ’s journey to the cross and the great cost of salvation. Traditionally, the church marks the beginning of the season with “Ash Wednesday”, a service of worship where we consider our sin and mortality, and wear a […]

Pizza with the Pastors

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Matt, News | No Comments

This Sunday night, October 29, all are invited to a fun, relaxed evening of conversation and learning about Bethlehem Covenant Church and it’s ministries. “Pizza with the Pastors” goes from 5-6:30pm. There will be Pizza Lucé, beverages, fun, and information. Kids are welcome and childcare is available!

A Pastoral Letter on the End of an Election

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog, Matt | No Comments

As I’ve spent the last few days speaking with many of you about the events of our recent presidential election, I feel the conviction to offer some pastoral words at this moment. I think the one thing everyone can agree on is that no one could have predicted the events that have unfolded in the last 12 […]

A Sermon on Violence and Race

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Blog, Matt | No Comments

I’ve had a few requests for copies of Sunday’s sermon that responded to last week’s shootings and violence. The audio recording will be in the sermon archive soon. Grief and Justice Jeremiah 20:7-13 | Habakkuk 1:2-4, 2:2-5, 12-14 July 10, 2016 When you’re home with a newborn who is a bit of a night owl, you end […]

Summer Community Fun

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Children, Community, Families, Kari, News | No Comments

This summer we are creating space for intentional community. All are invited- we would love to spend time together! Mark your calendar for these dates (more may get added): *Wednesday, June 8– Hanging out with our refugee friends in East Phillips. 6:30pm, 2535 18th Ave S *Thursday, June 23– Grab a lunch and some sunscreen […]

Human Sexuality and Loving Our Neighbors

Posted by on Apr 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Resources for an ongoing conversation… As we continue to pursue our mission to Love God + Love Neighbor, Bethlehem is committed to understanding the needs and challenges of our LGBT neighbors, people with same-sex attractions or orientations within our church, our families, and our community. We’ve been blessed with the help and expertise of Dr. […]

Kids ask Tough Questions (parent night)

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Children, Families, Kari | No Comments

  Our kids have big questions, and sometimes they stump us! (Or we try to quickly brush it off!) Whether our kids are younger or older, they are asking questions constantly and they want legit answers. We would love to create a space for us to learn together and from one another. On Friday, April 8th, […]

Family Communion Workshop

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Children, Families, Kari, News | No Comments

To ensure we have enough supplies, please register your family by clicking the link: Family Communion Workshop Registration On Sunday, November 6th, 2016 we will be offering a Family Communion Workshop during the Sunday School hour (10:50-11:50) in Fellowship Hall. It is geared for kids in Kindergarten and older & their adults. This is an […]

Congo Clinic Project

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Matt, News | No Comments

The Covenant Church and Bethlehem Church have a long history of ministry and friendship in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese Covenant Church is a vibrant African denomination in one of the world’s poorest countries that is even larger than the Covenant Church in America. In 1964 a Covenant Medical Missionary named Dr. Paul […]

Lenten Small Group Series

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Matt, News | No Comments

During the season of lent we’re inviting our church family to join a 5 week series of small groups to read through Tim Keller’s book Prayer and consider ways our prayer life can transform us. There are a number of different small groups open to people of any age meeting different times and places throughout the […]