Upcoming Events @ Bethany Lutheran Church
*Dates listed in order of occurrence. Dates and times may be subject to change.
Brianna Esswein Memorial Golf Tournament - Friday, March 16:
We are excited that the day is almost here for our Golf Tourney! For those who have signed up to play, registration opens at 11:30AM at the course with play starting at 1:00PM. Those who have volunteered to help, please be at the course by 11:15AM or so. Those who are just coming for the raffle and dinner, plan to be at the course by 5:30PM or so and you will be able to purchase raffle tickets before the dinner begins. If all goes well, the dinner will start at 6:15PM or when the last golfers are off the course. Thanks to all who are once again supporting our tourney by praying for its success, with donations, and for playing! – Karl Fink ( )
Bethany’s 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt:
This annual event will by “hopping” on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The festivities will begin at 10:00AM with crafts, a short Easter message, egg hunts for different ages (preschool to 4th grade), snacks, and prizes! Start thinking of which “little bunny” you would like to invite!
Ways we would like YOUR help in the Easter Egg Hunt this year:
- Pray for the kids and parents attending, that the seeds of faith will be planted and watered during this event.
- Bake some delicious snacks for those attending.
- Volunteer to help stuff the children’s goodie bags.
- Help the day of the event: hide the Easter eggs, help set up tables, decorate the gym and hunt locations, help families with the crafts, arrange the refreshments, and watch the excitement on the little ones’ faces.
Please prayerfully consider how you can lend a hand and sign up at the Connections Table on Sunday morning, see a member of the Board of Evangelism, or contact Sarah O’Conner by leaving a message with the church office.
Take Me Out To The Ball Game – TWO OPPORTUNITIES:
- Friday, April 20th – Los Angeles Angels host the San Francisco Giants at 7:00PM at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Tickets are $15 each and are in the first few rows of section #510 on the third base side. All fans in attendance will get an Angels Corduroy Hat.
- Tuesday, May 29th – Los Angeles Dodgers host Bethany’s own J.P. Crawford and the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:00PM at Dodger Stadium. Tickets are $20 each and are in the reserved section on the third base side.
Tickets for both games will be on sale in Friendship Square starting March 25th. - Pr. Seth Moorman ( )
Father Daughter Dance
Kings, knights, and squires, the time is upon us yet again for you to escort your princess to the Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, April 21, from 6-8 pm. Tickets cost $12 per family. All ages are encouraged to attend the dance. Gentlemen, dress to impress your princess! At this royal event, you will enjoy light snacks and beverages, grow in your relationship as father and daughter, and dance the night away. For more information, contact Faustino Munoz,
It’s Tea Time - Saturday, April 28 from 11:00AM-2:00PM
Journey to the Rock is our theme for this tea and all our welcome. Author and speaker, Cindy Steinbeck, will share thoughts on her book The Rock Speaks. A delicious full tea/luncheon will be served. There will also be an opportunity drawing with a variety of items being offered. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale in March. We are in need of hostesses for the tables at the tea. Please contact Ruth Lopez or Cindy Stock with questions or to sign up. Hoping you will be able to join us for a wonderful afternoon of food, fellowship and worship. All proceeds will benefit Mission India.
Mission India – Donations needed: We are in need of donations for our opportunity drawing. Some of the previous donations have included gift cards for various places, such as clothing stores, spas, restaurants, amusement parks, etc. Tickets to various theater, musical or sporting events. Also technology items, jewelry, purses, gift baskets or handmade items have been popular. Any of your creative ideas are welcome. Questions or are willing to donate item/s please contact Cindy Stock. We would love to receive your donations by April 21, 2018. *To get Cindy Stock's contact information, please call our church office at (562) 421-4711.
National Day of Prayer Service
Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, announced the theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer (NDP) as “Pray for America—Unity and quotes Ephesians 4:3, “Making every effort to keep unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” He states further that we have to admit America is broken. Division is undeniable. We are to urge all believers to unite in public prayer. Bethany will do that at our National Day of Prayer Service on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:00PM in the Sanctuary.
Mission Alaska – Paint Nite®!
Join us for a fun night out to support the Bethany Lutheran Mission Alaska team! Paint Nite® invites you to create art with friends, guided by a professional artist and party host. Friday, May 18 at 7:00PM - Grab your friends and spend two hours painting and laughing, and flexing your creative muscles.
There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). The event begins promptly at the start time listed above. Please allow extra time to get settled. Cost is $45 and all proceeds benefit Bethany’s Mission Alaska. To sign up go to this link: https://www.paintnite.com/events/barn-door-blossoms-at-bethany-lutheran-church-10063510
Men’s Retreat 2018
Save the date - September 28-30 at Luther Glen Retreat Center in Oak Glen CA. *Theme and cost will be announced at a later date.