Adult Ministries

Sunday Bible Study

Pastor Dennis has an 11:00am Bible Study class in the front of the sanctuary. The topic is “Experiencing God.”

Bethesda Volunteers

Bethesda Thrift Shop is a store that is sponsored by Bethesda Lutheran Homes based in Watertown, WI and locally operated in the Rapids Mall, Wisconsin Rapids. Bethesda’s mission is to teach and share Christ’s love while providing support and services for people with developmental disabilities. Bethlehem Lutheran has several volunteers who work at Bethesda Thrift Shop. Some volunteers sort, price and place donated items in the store. Others work the register checking out customers. Additional volunteers are always welcome.

Comfort Creators

9Comfort Creators (a quilting group) meets every Monday morning from 9:00 to 11:00am in the church fellowship hall. About twenty four quilts are made each month to send to Lutheran World Relief, Navajo Ministries, the Salvation Army, Katrina Relief and for needy families in our area. Baby quilts are also sent to an orphanage in Africa. The group is comprised of over twenty ladies. Recently, we delivered 27 quilts to Lutheran World Relief.

Women in Missions (WIM)

Our two ladies groups (LWML & Ladies Aid) have now joined together under a new name, “Women in Missions.” By uniting our groups, we hope to bring our goals and talents together to better serve. Women in Missions will meet for regular monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 P.M.Ladies are all invited.

OWLS (Older and Wiser Lutherans)

OWLS is an organization devoted to developing stronger bonds of friendship between the mature members of Bethlehem congregation. This is done through sharing common experiences and conversation, often over lunch. The OWLS group also occasionally travels out of town on sightseeing trips, dinner theaters and to visit other points of interest. OWLS meet approximately once a month. We thank the Lord for our fellowship of older believers.

Prayer Warriors

The Prayer Warriors meet every Thursday morning at 9:00am in the west wing of the church. Anyone with a heart for prayer is welcome to join the group. Our passion is to lift up the needs of others and pray for our church, community, the nation and the world.

Senior Choir

Bethlehem’s Senior Choir consists of over thirty members. The group meets every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30pm during the months of September through May. We sing for Sunday morning service twice a month and also on special church holidays. Choir is a time of fellowship and fun. We love to sing praises to the glory of our Lord. New members are always welcome!