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Worship With Us

With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings and to rise to life again in the ultimate victory over death and Satan; and the Holy Spirit, who creates faith through God's Word and Sacraments. The three persons of the Trinity are coequal and coeternal, one God.

Worship Schedule

We invite all to worship with us at Bethlehem Lutheran Church and to listen to the word of God as Pastor Mark Bertermann presents valuable sermons and life lessons.

Sunday Worship: 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Children’s Ministries (age 3 – 5th): 9:30 a.m. worship area
Confirmation (6th – 7th): 9:40 a.m.
High School (8th – 12th): 9:40 a.m.
Adult Education: 9:40 a.m.

Walking Together at Bethlehem Lutheran

The word "synod" in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod comes from the Greek words that mean "walking together." It has rich meaning in our church body, because the congregations voluntarily choose to belong to the Synod. Diverse in their service, these congregations hold to a shared confession of Jesus Christ as taught in Holy Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions.

Thoughts from Pastor Mark

“Questions”

I love questions! I was with some folks I had just met recently. How did I get to know them just a bit better? You guessed it – questions! I can’t think of way to build a relationship other than by questions.  

I also find it helpful to reflect on questions I ask myself from time to time. I have a collection of them I like to read over to myself. The challenging part is answering them honestly. 

Questions can be helpful, but they can also be annoying and unsettling. Questions can nudge us in directions we need to be going but aren’t. Questions can help us look at our lives in a fresh way. 

I read recently that Jesus asks 307 questions in the four gospels; I believe that includes the inevitable duplicates. Questions were the way Jesus “grabbed” people, stopping them in their tracks and causing them to think, listen, and ponder just who He was.

We invite you to read Pastor Mark's message in full

In His loving arms,

Pastor Mark