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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,
The NALC will be centered on four key attributes: Christ-Centered, Mission-Driven, Traditionally-Grounded and Congregationally-Focused Read More . . .

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This Week at Bethany

Today:  May 21st
Sixth Sunday of Easter
9:00 – Sunday School
9:15 – Reception for graduates
9:15 – Adult SS
10:30 – Worship w/Communion, SS songs, Quilts, & Graduates
 4:00 – Laurens Care Center
NO Evening Youth Group
Monday:  May 22nd
Pastor’s Day Off
Tuesday thru Friday:
Pastor’s office hours ~ 9-12
Tuesday:  May 23rd
10:00 – Coffee Time
Sunday:  May 28th
Seventh Sunday of Easter
9:00 - Worship
10:00 – Coffee Fellowship
NO Evening Youth Group

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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