Special Interest:

Help for Those Dealing with Grief

Recent Sermons



Port Isabel Mission trip
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Bethel Preschool


University Lutheran Chapel


Public Worship


Saturday Evening
    Traditional Worship    5:00 PM

Sunday Traditional
  Worship   8:30 AM
Sunday Contemporary
  Worship    11:15 AM

The sacrament of Holy Communion is celebrated at all services on the First, Third, and Fifth Weekends of the month.


Sunday School, 10:00 AM

  • Small Children's opening
  • Youth classes
  • Adult class

See facilities map for classroom locations.

Nursery is provided for children 3 years old and younger during both Sunday worship services and the Sunday School hour.


Gatherings During the Week

  • Ladies Bible Study 9:30 AM Tuesday
  • Men's Study and Game group 7:30 PM Monday evening
  • Men's Bible Study 6:30 AM Friday morning
  • Saturday Evening Bible Study (Sanctuary) 6:00 PM

What Really Matters in our Declining Society


1:
"Doctrine Matters"

So, does what we believe matter if we are sincere? Isn't it more important to be tolerant of other's beliefs than to stubbornly cling to our own? Can I be a Christian and still believe that there are many different ways for people to discover God? Really, does all this "teaching" really matter? In a world where there are many different ways to approach every issue, The Lord only opens one door for mankind, and that is grace through faith in Jesus!

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2:
"Steadfastness
Matters"

Who is weak? Who is simple? Who is dependent and frail and ignorant? According to our world, WE ARE. As our culture quickly secularizes, we are seen as those who are to be most pitied because we are faithful to a Faith which, in their minds, has been completely discredited. But this is as Jesus said it would be.

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3:
"Witness Matters"

In the olden days, when our pastor preached about "witnessing" we all understood it pretty much the same way. "...I need to talk about Jesus with my friends..." While this is still true, witness has changed much in our world. Now all who claim Christ are under examination by the world. Are we authentic? Are we different? Are we holy?

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4:
"Compassion Matters"

So, if the premise is correct, that our world is in moral freefall, then how do we live? With the decline of morals, the love of most grows cold. You see this in the absence of manners, polite norms, and the lack of common courtesy. So who then will be polite? Courteous? Compassionate? Those of orthodox Christian faith will be those who express genuine Christian love.

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Bethel Lutheran Church's Mission is declaring the Gospel to those who do not know Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, calling them into faith, while sharing and strengthening the faith of our members and fellow believers.