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May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing unto you,

O Lord, our Rock, and Redeemer.

Amen.

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Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12)

The days between Epiphany (January 6) and Ash Wednesday (this year, February 26) are called the Season of Light. Our worship series for this period is “Son Light” – a study of Jesus’ life and ministry that will focus on the gospels, especially the Gospel of John.

Join us any Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Worship at Bethel is a modified traditional service. Come as you are, and know that all are welcome to seek the Light at Bethel!

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And So It Begins ...

February 9, 2020

Jesus has been baptized by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. John the Baptist has witnessed the Holy Spirit descending on Jesus and has told his followers that the Son of God is among them. Jesus then goes into the wilderness alone where he fasts for 40 days and nights. Satan then appears and tries unsuccessfully to tempt Jesus three times. Satan left, probably not too happy, and angels came down and tended to Jesus.

Today’s scriptures take place after Jesus returns from the wilderness. In beginning his public ministry of delivering the good news, he first goes home … to Nazareth.

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For This Amazing Grace, Give Thanks

For This Amazing Grace, Give Thanks

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