At Bethany Lutheran Church, worship is a celebration of what God has done for us in His Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior—His initiative in our life, His saving events throughout history. Worship is a remembrance, a reenactment-if-you-will, of God's redemptive acts for all people throughout history; it is also a joyful reception through faith, by God's people now, who live to proclaim His redeeming grace to all the world. The Lutheran understanding of "Gottesdienst" or "God's service to us" and "our service to God" are foundational to all that we do in worship. God first comes to us, and we respond in confession, joyful praise, prayer and humble faith.
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The same text will be explored at ALL in-person worship sites on Sunday mornings:
Bethany Lutheran in Long Beach, The Gathering in Long Beach, and Holy Cross in Cypress; and of course on the Live Stream via our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BethanyLutheranLongBeach at 9:30AM Worship Service.
SUNDAY MORNING LINEUP:
- In person worship on the campus of Bethany at 8:00 & 9:30AM and Holy Cross at 11:00AM. Live streamed at 9:30AM. The 9:30AM service will be Live Streamed via our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BethanyLutheranLongBeach and the recording will be available to watch anytime thereafter. Worship theme and preacher same on both campuses.
- Sunday morning study in person on the campus of Holy Cross at 9:30AM; lessons of the day with particular attention to the sermon text.
SUNDAY MORNING RESOURCE LINKS:
Those who believe the following statement to be true are most welcome to receive this sacrament: The Lord's Supper is celebrated at Bethany in the joyful confession that our Lord gives us His very Body and Blood for the forgiveness of sins in this sacrament. God intends this gift for His children who recognize their sin, trust in Christ as their Savior, desire to live for Him alone and join in this joyful confession.
Our Communion Pattern at Bethany for the 8:00AM service is the 1st and 3rd Sundays. For the 9:30AM service, it is the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays (not on a 5th Sunday).
*Contact the church office, (562) 421-4711, if you are in need of our ministry staff to bring communion to your home.
Handicap parking and access to the sanctuary are readily available.
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