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January 4, 2015

Bible Studies back up and running

Both our Sunday Bible study (11:45 @ St. Martin) and our Monday Bible study (10:30 @ Bethlehem, 1767 Plank Rd) are back up and running in the month of January and beyond. Sunday’s study continues with its romp through the Gospel according to Mark, and Monday’s Bible study gives us a chance to dwell in […]

January 4, 2015

Overview of Vitality Assessment Results

A small group made up of members from both Bethlehem and St. Martin received our results from the assessment we took in September. The conversation was thoughtful and respectful, with much gratitude expressed for how much stronger we both are as a result of our covenant relationship (it’s working!!). Short version: Both churches are strong. Our […]

November 30, 2014

Advent Bible Study and Prayer

Advent Bible Study and Prayer

In a season bustling with shopping, cooking, baking, visiting, and general busy-ness, let us come together for a time of quiet reflection on the anticipation of the coming Christ child. Come at 5:30 for a simple soup supper, followed by a Bible study at 6 and a short service of evening prayer at 7 in […]

November 11, 2014

Lifetree Cafe at Immanuel

Did you know that our fellow Webster Lutherans have this cool ministry on Thursday nights? What a wonderful opportunity for conversation around fascinating topics! Check it out: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 131 W. Main St. in the Village of Webster is sponsoring a Lifetree Café every Thursday at 7:00 pm. The fellowship hall is transformed into […]

November 10, 2014

Want to sing in the choir on Thanksgiving Eve?

We will have a joint choir for our Thanksgiving Eve service at Bethlehem this year. It will be led by Amanda Mole at Immanuel. If you would like to sing, come to rehearsals at Immanuel the two Wednesdays prior (12th and 19th) at 7pm. You need not have sung in the church choir before – […]

October 30, 2014

Blessed are…

Blessed are...

I played oboe in my college band, and every year we went on tour. It had long been a tradition that each tour concert finished with an unscheduled performance of the old hymn, Nearer, My God, to Thee. Many years before, when the band had been in Slovakia on tour, the piece had been scheduled […]

October 30, 2014

Vitality Assessment results are IN!

Remember that assessment we took in early September? The Congregational Vitality Assessment? The results are in, and you are invited to come hear about them. A team of people from around our conference who are trained in presenting these results will join us on November 19 at 6:30pm in the sanctuary. This will be a […]

October 26, 2014

Buried in the Backyard: A Chance Discovery of a Late Archaic Encampment

Our neighbor, Ed Harding, only 200 feet from our church property, was putting a fence post one day in his backyard and came across what seemed to be an arrowhead. After sending photos to the NYS Museum and Rochester Museum & Science Center, it was determined that it was a Bare Island projectile point some […]

October 1, 2014

Bible Study on Mark begins Oct 21

Bible Study on Mark begins Oct 21

Our next lay-led Bible study, which will focus on the Gospel of Mark, begins October 19! This is a joint Bible study with our partner congregation, Bethlehem Lutheran Church. This Gospel was written by Mark, a close associate of the apostle Peter, from whom he received the tradition of the things said and done by […]

October 1, 2014

Spiritual Gifts Discovery

Spiritual Gifts Discovery

Do you know what your spiritual gifts are? The Holy Spirit has gifted each of us with particular gifts, joys, and passions, and whether we are aware of this or not, these gifts have influenced us and inspired us to become the people we are, the people God created us to be. Perhaps you didn’t […]

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