We have been following CDC guidelines throughout the pandemic. The CDC recommends, "If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places." https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html
Over 50 people participated at 5 different sites on 9/12/21. Thanks to all who served!
We continue to offer drive-in services on Sundays at 8:20 am and in-person services on Sundays at 10:30 am. This service will also be livestreamed. To join the online service, go to https://www.facebook.com/bethlehem.brainerd/live We also offer in-person services on Wednesdays at 6:20 pm.
Want to help our around the building and grounds? This is the perfect opportunity for you! Gather on October 2 at 9:00 am to do some various tasks like trimming trees and bushes, cleaning windows, polishing pews, and more. Contact Al Gardner for more information or sign up here to give us an idea of how much help we can expect.
Get your creative juices flowing and join the card making team on October 14. Stop by for 30 minutes or the entire time between 4:30 and 8:00 pm. Make cards for members that are shut in or in need of some uplifting words. You can also take handmade cards from the display to the right of the mailboxes. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your favorite stamp sets, paper, or trinkets. Please sign up here if you will be attending; if no one signs up, the event will be cancelled. Contact Cathy Lee for more information.
Partner up with 3-5 people (this is open to non-members as well) and commit to praying with and for one another, the church, and the world for six months. You choose if you'd like to communicate weekly in person, via phone, or via email. Additionally, there will be three large group events on 10/19/21, 1/18/22, and 4/26/22 where we will gather for a meal, a time of learning, and sharing our experiences. Sign up here.
Join us as we "experience the Reign" through engaging the practice of daily scripture reading which takes us through the entire Bible in one year. First, we encourage everyone to find a "bible study buddy" to check in with once a week. Second, join us for five sessions (10/12, 12/7, 3/8, 6/21, and 10/4) from 6:00 - 7:30 pm for a meal followed by an overview of the books we will be reading. Third, you may want to visit www.enterthebible.org. Sign up here.
Drive-in worship: Sunday at 8:20 am
Live-streaming and in-person worship: Sunday at 10:30 am
In-person worship: Wednesday at 6:20 pm
with communion served on the 1st and
3rd Sundays and following Wednesdays
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Year A focuses on the Gospel of Matthew. The semi-continuous Old Testament readings focus on major Genesis narratives, the covenant with Moses, and the establishment of Israel in the Promised Land. The second, New Testament, readings are from Romans, Philippians and 1 Thessalonians.