THE BETHEL MENNO-NOTES      Vol. 31, No. 29

Hymn Sing With First Mennonite

            All are invited to an informal hymn sing from the new Mennonite hymnal, Voices Together, today, July 18, at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. Come to enjoy favorites, learn new songs, and join voices together in song again! Hymnals will be provided by First Mennonite Church.

            All are invited to attend First Mennonite Church's worship service at 11:00 a.m. today, July 18, at the home of David & Noi H., 40514 610th Ave, Butterfield. Please bring your own lawn chair.

 Welcome Interim Pastor Gene Miller

            You are invited to stay after Sunday School on July 25 for a potluck noon meal to welcome Pastor Gene.

            Let's celebrate by enjoying grilled hamburgers by Jim & Diane D., salads, desserts and chips brought by you! Hamburgers and buns will be provided by the Deacons alng with ketchup, mustard, and pickles. Plan to enjoy a relaxed meal and visiting.  

Swan Lake Christian Camp News

Register today at for the 2021 summer camps: Junior High Camp ~ July 18-23

Senior High Camp ~ July 25-30

Mennonite Mission Network News

            Quito Mennonite Church in Ecuador has planted a community garden to provide food for church members and work for those who are unemployed. Delicia Bravo Aguilar and Peter Wigginton of Mennonite Mission Network request prayers for a bountiful harvest.


Central Plains Mennonite Women’s Retreat

September 18-19, 2021

Swan Lake Christian Camp, Viborg, SD 

Church Family / News & Notes

Birthdays This Week:

          Evelyn S.-July 18                   Betty Lou R.-July 18

            Bob S.-July 18                             Bill J.-July 21

            Jackson S.-July 21                 Richard H.-July 22

Jacob Wieler turned 96 on July 15. Birthday greetings can reach him at: Jacob Wieler, 705-6th Street, Windom, MN 56101.

Bethel Mennonite Church donated the "Circles of stories" quilt that hung in the entryway to the education wing for a year several years ago. It was won in a raffle at the Mennonite Convention in Kansas City. It was donated to the Kansas Mennonite relief sale, and due to sale cancellation last year, sold this year for $1,050.00!!

 Ride By Faith is having an open house Sunday, August 8, 12:00-2:00 p.m. You are invited to come see their new yard, 57928 370th St./Midway Road, Mountain Lake and how God is working!

 Work continues on the annual Membership Book update. If a member of your family has an address different from what is in the last Membership Book, please report this to the church office before the Membership Book is printed. 

 Bethel Church has many Worship & Sew cookbooks left and would like to offer them at a discount. They make great gifts. Pick yours up at the church office for $5.00. All proceeds go to MCC.

 Zoom Information for Sunday morning worship service 9:15 a.m. is:    Meeting ID: 885 9453 1077               Passcode: 154929 

Week ending July 11:  Attendance  97

   Total offering              Earmarked offering        Budget offering 

            $19,389.50           -                   -0-                                =       $19,389.50 

Church Secretary Office Hours: Monday-Thursday ~ 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

                                            Interim Pastor Gene Miller

call or email Pastor Gene or the church office to set up

a visit appointment

cell ~ 330-749-1290

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