Adult Bible Studies
Sunday, May 27 (Memorial Weekend)...join us for an All Together Intergenerational Event at 9:30AM in the Parish Lounge. All ages are welcome and your encouraged to attend as a family.
SUNDAY Morning, Afternoon & Evening:
ALL TOGETHER Bible Discovery! What is ALL TOGETHER? All Together is a time for ALL members of Bethany to come together for intergenerational event. Join us Sunday, May 27 from 9:30-10:30AM in the Parish Lounge for a time of singing, a short devotion and then time to make a family faith tool that you can use at home. ALL ages are welcome and families are encouraged to work together. Our theme will be “Memorials.” See you there!
Making "Community Connections" through Prayer: This group meets 7:30-7:55AM every Sunday in the Conference Room. You are invited to drop in any Sunday and pray silently or from a prayer guide. Consider coming next Sunday...you will be so welcomed! God is powerful and mighty. He asks that we come to Him with our requests. FYI all who worship and all who serve in worship service are prayed for as well. - Pre-service Prayer Group
Lessons of the Day: Every Sunday morning join John Schinnerer at 9:30AM in the Library. This study highlights the readings/lesson of the day.
GriefShare Update: We will be starting another session of our GriefShare support group on Sunday, August 26 in the Conference Room, from 1:00PM – 2:30PM. Please be reminded that GriefShare is a 13 week DVD/discussion based class for those who are experiencing the grief of losing a loved one, or some other major loss in one’s life. Should you know of any individuals who might benefit from a support group of this nature, please pass the word to them, or let me know as I send out postcards of invitation. Thanks in advance for keeping this ministry in your prayers! I am blessed to be able to serve this group as a leader. - Karl Fink,
ReFuel: ReFuel is a worship gathering centered around Song & Supper (the Lord's Supper). ReFuel, as it's name states, is an opportunity to recharge the spirit which is so easily emptied by the daily grind and chaotic world. Weekly ReFuel hits us right when we need that refreshment most, midweek...3 days removed from the last Lord's Day and 4 days until the next Lord's Day.
ReFuel is normally on Wednesdays at 6:30PM and ends at 7:00PM. While the worship components of ReFuel will vary the constants of Song & Supper will remain a source of ReFueling for wearied spirits needing renewal. *PLEASE NOTE...ReFuel will meet until May 23 and then take a summer hiatus...look for ReFuel to resume in October.
Living Way: If you'd like to join us for Living Way, please email Pr. Kevin Kritzer at and he will send you the electronic copy of our study. *Living Way normally begins at 7:00PM, following ReFuel worship...*PLEASE NOTE...Living Way is currently on summer hiatus until the fall.
Men's Morning Bible Study: We meet from 6:00-7:00AM in the Parish Lounge. *If you need to leave earlier for work, no problem! We‘re always looking for new men to join us, so as your schedule allows consider meeting with us as we study God‘s Good Word, fellowship, & pray together. We are in between studies now, having just finished the Book of Exodus. Make plans to join us on Maundy Thursday and see what we have chosen for our next study! Questions on the Men's Study, contact Karl Fink at (562) 421-4711 ext. 19 or email him at .
Women's Thursday Morning Bible Study: We continue with our study, "Life Principles from the Women of the Bible". Some of the women that are covered include Miriam, Rahab, Eve, The virtuous woman, and the bride of Christ. We meet 9:15-11:00AM in the Parish Lounge. This is a great way to learn from the Bible and make new friends. If you have any questions, please call Meg Velez. We hope you can join us! *PLEASE NOTE...The Women's Thursday morning study will end on May 31st and then take a summer hiatus.
Saturday Men's Bible Study & Breakfast: We will meet on Saturday, May 19 from 8:00- 9:30AM in the Parish Lounge, also our June date will be June 16th. We continue our study of the Gospel of John, and all men are welcome! - Karl Fink
Other Study Opportunities:
Read the Bible in 2018! Challenge yourself to read the entire. It will take hard work and discipline, but the benefits are eternal. Just purchase The One Year Bible in a version that is easy for you to read. These books arrange the text of the Bible into 365 daily readings. Each day in The One Year Bible you will find a selection from the Old Testament, one from the New Testament, a portion from the Psalms, and a selection from the book of Proverbs. Each week there will be a study posted on the Bethany blog (www.bethanylutheran.blogspot.com) to help you stay on track and to communicate insights or ask questions. Need more information? Contact Pastor Seth ( ).