During Covid-19, our policy is for all people to WEAR MASKS and SOCIAL DISTANCE for the duration of any worship/fellowship where we are gathered in person!

  
Weekly Devotions



Pastor Dave offers weekly devotions called "Church Where You Are" for individuals and families.  If you are unable to be at worship on Sunday, or if you are simply looking for a weekly family devotional, "Church Where You Are" is located on our Bethel website each week.


Worship on Sunday, December 6

 

Join us THIS SUNDAY (December 6 @ 9:30am) for worship via our Facebook page, YouTube channel or via the LIVE WORSHIP link to the Bethel website. 



Holden Evening Prayer (6:30pm)
Wednesday, December 2




at 7 pm, following the Holden Evening Prayer

Meeting ID: 840 1286 6697
Passcode: 727926 


Celebrate the Christmas Season in Words, Music and Pictures, with 15 local churches. The program runs from December 1 - January 6.


Donations may be made to WATTS or The Winchester Rescue Mission

If you would like to provide a meal, but are uncomfortable entering the shelter, you can do that on the "WATTS Volunteer and Meal Sign Up". Just click on "Provide Breakfast" or "Provide a Dinner"

If you wish to bring supplies, there will be a large tub for drop off outside the Discipleship Hall. All donations should be dropped off by 12/4. If you are donating any perishable items, please drop them off at 5:45 pm on Saturday, 12/5.

Questions?


ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

In lieu of collecting food items for our annual food drive, Karen Shipp is collecting gift cards so that Frederick Co. Social Services can obtain food for the needy, elderly and disabled. The Adult Services worker advised that they hope to put together 23 baskets this year.

The cards can be mailed to Karen Shipp at 113 Proclamation Drive, Winchester, VA, 22603. 
Any questions, please call Karen at 540-667-7677 (h) or 540-664-6465 (c).

BETHEL LITTLE LUTHERANS 
(Infant/Toddler - 4th Grade)
Join us on Sunday, December 6th for a Sunday School "Fun Run" at Bethel Park. 

We will meet at 12 PM and begin with a run in Bethel Park followed by hot cocoa and a short Sunday School lesson on Advent.  Please dress warmly (recommend in layers) and bring a mask. 

WHEELS for WELLNESS

Wheels for Wellness is selling gas raffle tickets as a fundraiser this fall. Tickets are $5.00 for one or $20.00 for five. 
Proceeds benefit Wheels for Wellness. 
 
Don't miss your chance to win $500 in Exxon/Mobil gas cards while helping a worthy cause! 
 
First Prize: $500 Exxon/Mobil gas cards - Courtesy of HN Funkhouser        
The second prize if $100.00 cash.         
Third prize is $50.00 cash.
 
Tickets are available now through December 13th and can be purchased from Karen Shipp or on-line at Wheels 4 Wellness and will be mailed to you.
 
Any questions, please contact Karen at 540-667-7677 (h) or 540-664-6465 (c) or
e-mail (shipp.karen@gmail.com).
 
PARISH NURSE NOTES





WILD WOMEN'S MINISTRY 

The Women's Ministry is resuming the First Friday Fellowship. The next meeting will be December 4 at 9:30 am.  The new location is the Royalicious Bagel Bakery and Deli, 621 W. Jubal Early Drive in Winchester.

Masks are required when not eating. We hope to see you there!

Wild Women DECEMBER Coffee (or Cocoa) Zoom Meetup times

Due to the Holidays happening on Thursday at the end of the month please know we will still meet weekly on Thursday at 8:30am- but the last two weeks we will meet on Tuesday as follows:

Thursday, December 3
Thursday, December 10
Thursday December 17
Tuesday, December 22
Tuesday, December 29

Bring your cup of cocoa  (or coffee) and love for Jesus and join in the conversation and prayers.  We would love to pray for you and your concerns!  All Women are Welcome!

Zoom Meeting ID: 830 3166 2845                 
Passcode: Jesus4U


The Women's Book Club 

December's book is "The Last Letter from Juliet" by Melanie Hudson.
  
Please join us (even if you haven't read the book!)



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Thank you so much for your continued support of mission and ministry at Bethel!
 

To make an offering, please use one of the methods described below:
 
1. Mail to Bethel at 2077 N Frederick Pike, Winchester, VA  22603
 
2. Use the Give Now button on our website.

3. Donate via text, by sending the dollar amount you wish to give, including a dollar sign, (ie: $50/$50.00) to 844-946-2995.
Contact Us: 
Bethel Lutheran Church  
(540) 662-3245
office@bethelwinchester.com
Website: bethelwinchester.com
Office Hours:  The office will be closed until further notice.

All In-person worship services, activities and meetings are canceled until further notice.