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— WELCOME:  We are so excited you visited our website, and hope you join us for worship!  Bethel Lutheran Church is a warm and vibrant congregation full of ministries and activities for all ages.

 

— WHAT TO EXPECT: Our main entrance and parking is on the west side of the property.  Worship times are 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School for adults and children is year round from 9:15a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  We have a professionally staffed nursery during Sunday school and the 10:30 a.m. service, as well as a cry room within our sanctuary.

 

— ACTIVITIES:

Annually: Oktoberfest, Springfest, Gifts & Greens Christmas market, children’s Christmas pageant/service, Easter Breakfast & Egg hunt, Sunday School picnic, Vacation Bible School, Summer mission trip.

 

Monthly: Men’s Bible & Brew meets the 3rdMonday of the month @ The Lagerhaus, 3438 E. Lake Business, Palm Harbor.

LWML: The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League: meets the first weds of each month 10am & 6:30pm. Youth council, Youth Drive outreach events.

 

Weekly: Women’s Bible Study & Women’s quilting rotate on Thursdays at 10 A.M. Life Together Nights/Confirmation/Choir/Advent/Lent are on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 seasonally from Fall- Spring.

 

—WORSHIP:

Both services are identical and authentically unique in the Tampa Bay area. Our sanctuary is a technology/distraction free respite from the week’s bombardment of media and minutia. We rotate a variety of liturgically based worship formats from the Lutheran Service Book, appreciate a wide range of classical music and instruments, & encourage hymnal participation.

 

—SACRAMENTS:

Holy Communion is celebrated in both services on the first, third, and fifth Sundays of each month. All Christians who share in agreement of confession of our Church are welcome to come forward and receive the forgiveness of sin and strengthening of faith via the body and blood of Christ.  Those uncertain are welcome to come forward, cross arms, and receive a blessing by the pastor.

Baptism is made by appointment and with instruction from our pastor.   Any questions regarding baptism, communion, confirmation, joining fellowship or other, please contact Pastor Eichinger.