Bethel Church believes that it is important to belong to the church family at different levels. In public worship with the larger body, in mid-sized groups, such as Sunday School or special events and also in small groups of 10-20 people of all ages. This gives us opportunities to grow spiritually, both personally and corporately.
We also understand that God is working in each of our lives in different ways. There are several different types of groups going on at Bethel Church.
The following are groups meeting during the season of Lent.
The following groups are studying “Passion” by
Lent Study for 2018 – “Passion” by Mike McKinley
Follow Jesus through the last day of his life in Luke’s Gospel, discovering how that day transforms your every day.
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM
Starts Feb. 20th
Host: Matt & Jasey Olsen
Facilitator: Matt Olsen
Limit: 6 couples (Children welcome)
Wednesdays, 7:00 PM
Starts Feb. 21st
Host: Willy & Joann Gundersen
Facilitator: Willy Gundersen
Limit: 20 people
(Older children are welcome to join the adults)
Sundays, 6:00 PM
Starts Feb. 25th
Host: Dave & Michele Foss
Facilitator: Steve Gundersen
Limit: no limit is set at this time (Children welcome)
The life of these groups are made up of three non-negotiables:
- Eating together (potluck style dinner)
- studying a book of the Bible together and a time of prayer
- mission together (local and international)
The “doing life together” vision for these groups includes group activities and opportunities outside the “meetings.” These groups have no end date, encouraging them to continue to grow and multiply, creating many close-knit communities in Bethel Church, each with an outward vision of God’s Mission in our communities and world.
Currently, there are three active Life Groups:
Sundays (2nd & 4th), 5:00-7:00 PM
Mike & Beth Thorson’s home
Leaders: on rotation / Childcare not provided
Wednesdays (2nd & 4th), 5:45-8:00 PM
Pastor Rich & Karen Iverson’s home
Dan & Rachel Venberg’s home
Leader: Dan Venberg / Children are welcome
Thursdays (1st & 3rd), 6:00-8:30 PM
Doug & Sherry Thorson’s home
Leader: on rotation / Childcare not provided
Please contact Pastor Rich Iverson for more information and how to get connected to a Life Group.
Or fill out the form below
These groups are usually focused on long-term relationship with short-term study topics.View Home Groups
If a seasonal women’s event is coming up, it will be listed below.
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Women's Event - A Mission Heart
Bethel Lutheran Church – Fergus Falls, Fergus Falls Minnesota
If you are interested in joining a Men’s Group, check out the list of groups fill out the form, and Pastor Rich Iverson and/or the group leader will connect with you.
View a list of Men’s Small Groups
We also encourage you to attend on of the Quarterly Men’s Events to meet other men of Bethel Church.