ANNOUNCEMENT: Bethel will only hold a 10:30 AM worship service at Bethel Fergus Falls today. All Sunday School, confirmation, ministry activities and other worship services are CANCELLED at BOTH CAMPUSES.

Worship Service

NOTE: Scroll below the worship service for a short video of some questions to ask as a family following the worship service. Also, find a link to a printable kids' bulletin.
Worship online with Bethel on March 29 & April 5
Scroll below the video for many more resources.

March 29, 2020

You can give online or mail your offering to the church office. Thank you!

Family Discussion

Pastor Rich shares some questions related to this morning's sermon to ask as families.
  1. First, Read Ephesians 3:7-13
  2. Make a list of people in your life who have received the gift of telling YOU about Jesus. (And now YOU have received the gift of telling others about Jesus!)
  3. How is God using this time we're in with this pandemic to teach you about yourself? What is he teaching you about himself, about how you live your life, and about what matters?

Online Resources

During these days when our building is empty and people are isolated, we see this as an opportunity to slow down, rest in and draw close to God, care for our neighbors, and grow in our Faith@Home (read about our vision). Below are resources for children and youth, devotionals, recommended media on RightNow Media and other resources as they become available.

Children's Ministry

Strange Things with Jenny

Strange Things (Week One) - Pencil
"Strange Things with Jenny" takes an every day object and uses it to help you learn about God. She might use anything from obscure objects to something you might have at your house. Join Jenny every Wednesday afternoon right here, on Facebook or on Bethel's mobile app to watch these weekly videos.

W.A.L.K. Families by Dave Ellis

Each Monday morning, Mr. Ellis will share a theme for the week and simple ideas for how to study God's Creation. It's all built on a daily walk as a family.
So, what's W.A.L.K.?
  1. W = Wonder
  2. A = Ask
  3. L = Look, Listen & Learn
  4. K = Kingdom (It's all God's)

Q&A for Kids

Each Friday, starting March 27, our pastors and leaders will answer some questions from our kids. This was one of the popular elements of Bethel's MAGNIFY Wednesday Ministry (4th-6th graders).

Youth Ministry

Jr. High Study & Info

Attached is this past Wednesday's study for you to go through with your Jr. High student.
Jr. High Youth Group is suspended for the time-being.

Sr. High Study & Info

Attached is this past Wednesday's study for you to go through with your Sr. High student.
We are currently exploring group video calls within each of the small groups. Small group leaders will be in contact with their students.

Confirmation

Student will complete the weekly lessons at home and continue their learning with our pastors online.
Fergus Falls: Weekly videos by Pastor Rich.
Battle Lake: Meet with Pastor Kevin via Zoom video call.
If Bethel is your church, you are invited to set up a FREE account with RightNow Media. This is a gigantic library of Bible studies, resources and children’s shows!
The following are shows and studies that we recommend for your children and for your own personal devotions and study.
The Bible Made Easy!  Buck Denver and his friends take your children through the WHOLE Bible. Perfect viewing for the entire family—laugh and learn together.
Superbook teaches children timeless moral truths and life lessons through the captivating, Bible-based adventures of two time-traveling children and their robot friend.
Pastor and author J.D. Greear digs into the text of Ephesians verse-by-verse and challenges believers to live out the gospel. If the people of your city, of your school, of your family are going to hear the gospel, it's going to be from your mouth.
With this story of her conversion as a backdrop, Rosaria Butterfield invites us into her home to show us how God can use this same "radical, ordinary hospitality" to bring the gospel to our lost friends and neighbors.
Bethel's High School Youth Group is currently using this video Bible study. Tracing the steps of Jesus and the Twelve through Israel, this study explores the major themes of the Gospel of Mark, and asks: Are we willing to take this journey to embrace discipleship?
In The Art of Marriage, we weave together biblically-centered teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God's design.

The Bible Project

Helping people experience the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus, the Bible Project in an INCREDIBLE resource, offering beautiful videos about every book of the Bible, including teachings on various themes and sections of the Bible. These videos are perfect for personal Bible study, small groups or family devotions!

SENT Devotionals

Bethel pastors and staff will be sharing short devotionals on a regular basis during these times of unertainty and isolation. We hope you are blessed by the Scripture, reflections and prayer.