Published on September 18, 2014
Teacher’s Aide Position Available The MDO/Preschool has an oppening for a teacher’s aide. If interested, please contact: Laurie Wyssmann 913-648-2228 Ext. 117. LWML Winter Clothing Drive The women of Bethany’s LWML are collecting winter outerwear during the months of September and October for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church’s Ministry to the Homeless. Adult sizes only. Coats, hats, gloves, scarves, used or new. Please place donations in the coatroom area downstairs. Ques- tions? Contact Susan Parrish at 913-341-1703. Announcements New Sound System at Overland Park campus! Bethany’s Overland Park sanctuary has a new state- of-the-art sound system! Our previous system stopped working last year, and we’ve been leasing portable speakers since. Gifts from members and fundraisers have raised half of the system’s $49,875 replacement cost. For the time being, reserve funds will pay for the remaining cost of the system, but given our aging Overland Park facility, the demands on reserve funds is ever increasing. Please consider donating to help defray the cost of the new sound system. To donate, the pew. Thank you for your support! Guide Book & Directory-Advertising Opportunity We have contracted Guide Book Publishing to pro- duce a Directory for our congregation that will be delivered to your homes annually. This book will be the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of our Church. The book is free. If you own or manage a Update Membership Information Does our Church database have your family membership record correct? Update your record for our annual Guide Book & Directory. Do you want your record published? Please let us know now so that the information in the Guide Book & Directory is Bethany Lutheran School Scrip Card Program Scrip orders give you full value, standard gift cards to stores where you already shop, and a percent- age goes to Bethany! Turn orders into the school or to Pastor Drebes. You can also order online. Contact Sharon Fries for help. firstname.lastname@example.org. Order Dates: Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1. Upcoming Events Grief & Loss Workshop - Congregation Invited – No Cost. September 22, 7 pm. Overland Park Campus, Presented by Crossroads Hospice. The workshop will cover types of loss, symptoms of grief, ways to cope with grief, myths about grief, ways to help those that are grieving, and self care. Contact Pastor Bryan in SWANS (Seniors With A New Spirit) Event - Septem- ber 23, 11:30 am in the Gathering Space at Over- land Park. The Bethany Lutheran School Choir will provide entertainment for this event, and the meal will be catered by Cinzetti’s. Sign up in the church Ministry Fair - Overland Park Campus-September 28 Is God calling you to share your faith, time and tal- ents? This event will showcase all of our ministries & will give you the opportunity to sign up to serve. This event will occur in conjunction with another Family Meal! The BBQ main dish will be provided. Just bring a side dish or dessert to pass. Between 6pm and 7:30pm, you can eat and browse the Ministry Fair. This is an event for all ages! Mini-Marriage Workshop - October 4, 9 am to Noon - Overland Park Campus. This workshop is designed to be the kick off to a weekly Marriage series that will happen on Sunday afternoons from 4-6 pm. RSVP to email@example.com. The cost of the workshop at the workshop. The remaining six sessions will be covered in the subsequent weekly sessions. Lutheran High Golf Outing - October 4, 7 am registration, at Drumm Farms Golf Course in Independence, MO. Call 816-241-5478 to register and for more detailed information. Youth Corn Maze Event - October 4, 7 pm Check the youth facebook group or the youth bulle- tin board outside room 208 (OP) for more information. Big Day of Serving Youth Event - October 11 1 day mission trip to inner city Kansas City, MO. $20 per youth. This includes lunch and a t-shirt. More de- tails to come. Whole Family Service Project - - ger! Join Stilwell United Methodist Church on October 11 at 10 am to pack meals for the hungry. Make a donation or volunteer at stilwellumc.org. Wittenberg English Ministry-Sharing the Experience During the adult education hour at OP on October 12, Tim Reaman will talk about working with Pastors, worship, historic sites, and living in Wittenberg. Lights! Camera! Auction! Bethany Day School will host its Annual Dinner & Auction Saturday, October 18 from 5-9 pm at Lutheran High School, 12411 Wornall Rd. KC, MO. We need your help building our support cast! Join us for an evening of fun, fellowship & fundraising!