Bethlehem Luthern Church
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Lutherans & Catholics - Together in Hope
Study Group - October 1 - November 2
Starting the week of October 1, you are invited to attend a 5-week adult study group to dialogue about the document From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017.
We are offering both a day and evening track for these sessions,
in order to make attendance more convenient for all.
  •  Sunday evenings, 6:30-7:30pm
    Co-facilitators ELCA Pastor Paul Nelson & Catholic Chaplain Deb Forstner
  •  Thursday noon, 12:00-1:00pm
    Co-facilitators Catholic Priest Fr. Alan Wielinski & ELCA Pastor Ben Durbin
The locations of these sessions will rotate between Augustana Lutheran Church, 308 East Douglas in Fergus Falls and Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 207 North Vine St. in Fergus Falls.
Week 1 - Oct. 1 & 5                           Augustana Lutheran
Week 2 - Oct. 8 & 12                         Our Lady of Victory
Week 3 - Oct. 15 & 19                       Augustana Lutheran
Week 4 - Oct. 22 & 26                       Our Lady of Victory
Week 5 - Oct. 29 & Nov. 2                  Augustana Lutheran
To download the study group material "From Conflict to Communion" document click here.
No sign-up is necessary and attendance at all sessions is not required. If you have questions, you may call Deb Forstner at 320-292-1016, or the parish offices of Our Lady of Victory (736-2429) or Augustana Lutheran (736-5308).

Drivers Needed! Would you be willing to give a congregation member a ride to an appointment? We would like to have a list of members who would help with transportation when we get requests at the church office - helping a member plus making it easier to contact someone. If you are willing, please let the office know. Volunteers are much appreciated!

M.O.B. Men of Bethlehem Bible Study Monday’s at 7:00am at Café 116. All are welcome please join us!

Reminder: the 3rd Sunday of the month is Food Shelf Sunday here at Bethlehem. The following items are needed at our local Food Shelf. Donations can be dropped off here at the church. Bar Soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shampoo, Deodorant, Feminine Products, Kleenex, Paper Towels, Hand Wipes, Hand Lotion, Laundry Soap, Dish Soap.

Phone Number Information Update As many people have decided to have only cell phones we no longer have accurate information. Please provide the office with a phone number where you can be reached or information can be left. Thank you for helping us update our database.

Youth Announcements

Volunteers Needed To help with Youth Events We need adult help with youth events including the following:

Help with 4:6 (Fall 2016)
Going on trips
Special Events
Middle School Youth Night (Fall 2016)
9:12 Youth Group (Fall 2016)
Fund Raising
CYF (children, youth, and family) Team

Please let Jenny know if you are willing to help and what area you would like to help with at

New 4:6 Youth Group EVERY WEDNESDAY September-May from 3:30-5:00pm. 4:6 is for youth in grades 4th, 5th and 6th. We will pick them up at school at 3:30 pm (at the high school where the buses pick up) and bring them to church for devotions, games, fellowship, and a snack.  We have a great time, come and check it out! Friends are welcome!!

Middle School Youth Night (6th-8th graders) scheduled a couples time per month from September-May. Middle School Youth join us for games and fellowship. Come and check it out! Friends are welcome.

9:12 (Senior High Youth Group) Wednesday nights September-May from 7:30 pm-9 pm. Join us for fellowship, games, Bible study, cookies, and tons of fun! Come and check it out! Friends are welcome!! All are welcome!

102 West Junius Ave • Fergus Falls MN 56537 • Phone: 218-736-5614