Beyond Bethany Service Day
Beyond Bethany Church Wide Service Morning: April 29, 2017
Love your neighbor as yourself. Mathtew 22:39
Gather your friends and family and join us for Bethany's first churchwide service day, Beyond Bethany, on Saturday, April 29
8:30-9 am - worship, check in
9:00 am - off to service events
Noon - lunch, fellowship, and share stories
Service opportunities will be available for all ages and the nursery will be available for infants.
Children younger than middle school must be accompanied by an adult/parent. Everyone will receive a free t-shirt (guaranteed if registered by April 9), snack and lunch.
To register and choose your service project, please fill out the form below via their highlighted link. Each person participating, including children requiring childcare, must fill out a separate form.
Habitat Tree Planting – middle school and up
Help us plant trees for the three Elkhorn Coalition Habitat homes in Waterloo. We’ll carpool/ride together to the home in Waterloo and back to Bethany for lunch.
Lutheran World Relief – 2nd grade and up (2th-5th grade must be accompanied by a parent/adult)
We’ll be packing health kits, making tie blankets, and assembling quilts to be sent all over the world for crisis relief via Lutheran World Relief. Report to the Gathering Place after worship.
Abide Better Together Campus – elementary and up (elementary must be accompanied by a parent/adult)
We’ll be working on the Better Together Campus in Omaha doing clean up, repairs, ect. We’ll leave by bus from Bethany after worship and be back by noon for lunch and fellowship.
Crochet and Knit – middle school and up
Did you know we give prayer shawls and prayer squares to members that are ill and blankets to those that get baptized? Whether you would like to learn to knit or crochet or are a pro, join us! Report to the Mission Center after worship.
Carol Joy Holling – middle school and up
Because we’ll be working at the Carol Joy Holling camp in Ashland, we are going to skip the opening worship and leave from Bethany at 8 am. We’ll be taken by bus to CJH to work on some landscaping and other projects around camp. We’ll be back by noon to join the rest of the church for lunch and fellowship.
Open Door Mission (Elkhorn) – elementary and up (elementary must be accompanied by a parent/adult)
Help us sort donations at the Elkhorn location. We’ll carpool/ride together to the center in Elkhorn and back to Bethany for lunch.
Open Door Mission (Downtown) – elementary and up (elementary must be accompanied by a parent/adult)
We’ll sort donations at the Timberlake Outreach Center at Open Door’s downtown location. A bus will take us after worship and we’ll be back by noon for lunch and fellowship.
Lawn Projects – elementary and up (elementary must be accompanied by a parent/adult)
We’ll head out to a local senior citizen’s home to do some lawn work. We’ll carpool/ride together and be back to Bethany for lunch.
Preschool/elementary Service Stations – must be accompanied by a parent/adult, middle/high school students are welcome to help the younger ones
We will have multiple service station including making bracelets for Tanzanian children, making May Day baskets for assisted living residents, and more. Snacks and fun stations will also be included.
Assistance Ramp Project – middle school and up
Our Hand’s and Feet group is now specializing in building assistance ramps. We’ll carpool/ride together to the project site and return to Bethany by noon for lunch.
COPE Garden – middle school and up
It’s spring, so it’s time to think about planting gardens. Help us prepare the COPE community garden on the northwest side of Bethany’s property.
Create Homeless Mats for the Homeless
Learn how to use plastic grocery bags to make homeless mats for the homeless. Report to the mission center after worship
Beyond Bethany Childcare – 3 years and under
Childcare will be provided for children 3 years and under in Bethany’s nursery. Children can be dropped off after worship until noon.