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Our Vision
Bethany Lutheran Church is a
non-judgmental, welcoming family of God. We provide worship and learning, based on God's Word, for all ages. Here you will find joy, enthusiasm, and forgivene

Our Mission
Worship, love, accept - together in Christ's name.

Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther,
Renewer of the Church, 1546

Dear Friends in Christ,
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This Week at Bethany

Today:  March 19th
Third Sunday in Lent
9:00 – SS & Confirmation
9:15 – Coffee Fellowship
9:15 – Adult SS
10:30 – Worship w/Communion
Sunday:  March 26th
11:30 – Potluck
6:00 – Youth Group (HS) at BLC
Monday:  March 20th
Pastor’s Day Off            
Tuesday thru Friday:
Pastor’s office hours ~ 9-12
Tuesday:  March 21st
10:00 – Coffee Time
Wednesday:  March 22nd 
11:30 – Lenten Luncheon at UMC
5:30-6:30 – Lenten Supper
6:30 – Lenten Bible Study
Thursday:  March 23rd
3:30-5:00 – Kid’s Club at FCC & SS Skit and songs
Sunday:  March 26th
Fourth Sunday in Lent 
9:00 – SS & Confirmation
9:15 – Coffee Fellowship
9:15 – Adult SS
10:30 – Worship
11:00AM-1:00PM Laurens Ambulance Fundraiser at SHPC
6:00 – Youth Group (JH) at BLC

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Bethany received the Laurens Pride award for our landscaping improvements in 2015. The folks in the picture are: Front row, left to right: Nancy Wittmus, Elaine Anderson. Back row, left to right: Barb Smith, city administrator presenting the award, Pastor Jerry Wittmus, Eloise Armstrong, Dorothy Smith, Pat Alexander

Bethany Lutheran Church
213 South Harrison Street | P.O. Box 151 | Laurens, IA 50554 | 712-841-2181 | Email Us