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Bulletin deadline - 12:00 Noon Tuesday Forms available in the church office. Church events and non-profit articles only. Baptisms are scheduled at non-communion services. Contact the church office. Funerals - Contact the pastor. Marriages - Contact the pastor. Allow 6-9 months for preparation. Couples are encouraged to attend the 5-week pre-marriage classes. Room Request - Contact the church office. Holy Communion – Communion is celebrated every Thursday night, 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sundays – Chapel, 2nd & 4th Sundays - Gymnasium. Those unable to walk forward for communion should alert an usher and be communed at your seat. Should you require grape juice instead of wine, please point to the center of the tray as it comes to you.


LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRY SUNDAY Traditional Worship (Gym) 8:00 am * Contemporary Worship (Chapel) 8:00 am LifeGroups 9:15 am Altar Guild Meeting 9:15 am Contemporary Worship (Gym) 9:15 am Contemporary Worship (Gym) 10:30 am * Traditional Worship (Chapel) 10:30 am Confirmation Parents Meeting 11:45 am ArtFully Alive 12:00 pm CHOSEN/Community Meeting 7:00 pm

MON 2/3

Heritage Girls Lutheran Chorale (SLC/CHP)

TUES 2/4

Primetimers Committee Meeting Primetimers Bible Study Staff Retreat Mean Street Ministries Women of Courage (CFH) Legacy Journey (Chapel) Financial Peace University (SLC)

WED 2/5

Peterson Bible Study Stephen Ministry Training Midweek Confirmation Bridge Team/All God’s Ringers Gloria Deo/Men’s Basketball

THURS Prayer & Praise 2/6 Kindergarten 100th Day LifeLight HOF Rehearsal table SALT the “table” Meal/Worship LifeLight

3:30 pm 7:00 pm 8:30 am 10:00 am 11:30 am 5:30 pm 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm 10:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 8:15 am 8:30 am 9:00 am 3:15 pm 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

FRI 2/7

Men’s Bible Study Mary Martha Executive Meeting Community Meeting

6:30 am 9:00 am 7:00 pm

SAT 2/8

LWML Meeting First Aid Training Worship Set-up in Gym

8:30 am 9:00 am 4:00 pm

SUN 2/9

* Traditional Worship (Gym) Contemporary Worship (Chapel) * Contemporary Worship (Gym) LifeGroups * Contemporary Worship (Gym) Traditional Worship (Chapel) CHOSEN/Community Meeting * communion

8:00 am 8:00 am 9:15 am 9:15 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 7:00 pm



Thursday Evening Service 6:00 Meal & Contemporary Worship (Gymnasium)

Adult Information Class Pastor David Langewisch

Sunday Morning Services 8:00 Traditional Worship (Gym) 8:00 Contemporary Worship (Chapel) 9:15 Contemporary Worship (Gym) 9:15 Education Hour 10:30 Contempo Worship (Gym) 10:30 Traditional Worship (Chapel) NEXT WEEK’S READINGS Psalm: First Lesson: Second Lesson: Holy Gospel:

Psalm 112:1-9 Isaiah 58:3-9a 1 Cor. 2:1-12 Matthew 5:13-20

VISITORS AND GUESTS Welcome! If you would like to learn about the Lutheran Church or become a member, you are invited to our next class on May 2 & 3, 2014 in the Student Life Center/Coffee House. ALTAR FLOWERS Call Carol at 303.988.7550 to order flowers. Prices start at $27.50. RADIO BROADCAST Today’s broadcast is sponsored by Dan & Sandy Clark in view of the Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20. Broadcast is Sunday on KLTT, 670AM at 11am/4:30pm. Cost: $100. COFFEE FELLOWSHIP Coffee is being hosted this morning by Thrivent. Join us for coffee and breakfast burritos in the Sky Room just north of the gym or the Coffee House. Pick up a discount card and “table” cd, too!

May 2 & 3 Coffee House


Room 202 Music Room


Room 303


Room 304


Room 214


Chapel Childwatch

SUNDAY SCHOOL North Worship Entrance Children 3 yrs-5th Grade

Nursery open (infants through 3 years) CAMPUS TOUR Join us this morning at 9:30am for a campus tour. Meet at the gym visitor center by the ELC. ALTAR GUILD MEETING Please join us this morning at 9:15am in the Student Life Center for our quarterly meeting. CONFIRMATION PARENTS MEETING A meeting of all 8th grade confirmation parents will be held this morning at 11:45am in the Music Room. FIRST AID/CPR TRAINING If you signed up for the First Aid/CPR training months ago, please join us this Saturday, February 8 at 9am in Nees Hall. Enter through the Childwatch entrance door on the north side of the school (22nd & Wadsworth). Don’t forget to bring the $12 fee.

Bethlehem Lutheran

Pastor DAVID LANGEWISCH Pastor DREW ROSS Vicar MARCUS LANE Vicar TIM WENDELIN Principal MICHELLE FISCHER Director of Discipleship/ELC Administrator SANDY WENDELIN Director of Operations SCOTT BUBKE Director, Student Life Ministry ADAM WINTERHOF Preschool Director SUKE GNAGY Director, Information Technology PAUL BEASLEY Cornerstone Counseling (303-238-7676 x 315) MELISSA MEUZELAAR TIMI SCHUESSLER ---------Web Page: Newsletter Articles by the 15th of the month to: e-mail: School Phone: (303) 233-0401 Fax: (303) 237-4011 School e-mail: Church Phone: (303) 238-7676 Fax: (303) 238-7691 Church Office Hours 8am – 4pm (Mon-Fri.) 2100 N. Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80214 All visitors must sign in at the receptionist area Mon.-Fri. to assure security for the children on site.

PRAYER CORNER                                          

The men and women serving our country The Next Door Project plans and pledges Bob Skeens—cancer Hollis Volzke—pancreatic cancer Gary Schneekloth—cancer recovery Lauretta Herke—dementia Verda Tunstead—ALS Marilyn Kromminga—health issues Wanda Schaefer—stroke recovery Christopher Hayward—pancreatic cancer Filisse Hinley—cervical cancer Heidi Elfton—Alzheimer’s Susan Torgerson—migraine issues Ron Montoya—heart issues Robin Hoflin—healing, family issues Inez Medford—health issues Jan Gager—cancer treatment Julie Apodaca—cancer Wayne Rolf—chemotherapy Shaunna West—kidney issues Lorene Roth—health issues Marilyn Havekost—rheumatoid arthritis Deedra Fry—dialysis Karin Johnson—health issues Debbie Supan—leukemia Jackie Zehnder—cancer Helen Bisset—health issues Ira & Isaac Gibbs—health issues Gail Pearse—cancer Lois (Zehnder) Van Laningham—cancer Margaret Wilch—health complications Tom Marquardt—cancer Nancy Gerber—health issues Elfriede Knowles—dialysis Jack Miller—health issues Mary Lou Pettinger—Lou Gehrig’s disease Rita Uecker—health issues Arlyce Vanness—chronic fatigue syndrome Kati Leasure—AT Whitney Nelson—seizures Loretta (Laird) Grimberg – cancer Sherri Holt – multiple sclerosis

PRAYER CHAIN * * Call 303.238.2849 * *


TNDP Pledged to Date: $2,274,290 TNDP Given to Date: $1,616,512 LIFELIGHT As the New Year begins, we continue our study of Exodus, Part 1. It certainly illustrates what slow learners some people can be! We will begin Exodus, Part 2 on February 13. Register today in the chapel narthex or Sky Room, complete the insert in today’s bulletin, or sign up on-line at

8:00 Gymnasium

8:00 Chapel

9:15 Gymnasium

10:30 Chapel

10:30 Gymnasium

Head Usher: Mike Roseboom

Sid Haugum

Herman Kahler

Lyle Schaefer

Andy Schlager

Assisting Ministers:






Worship Assistants:

Mike Roseboom Phil Lorenzen

Joe Garmatz Bob Quinlan

Don Meyer Rob Sturms

Paul von Stein Randy von Stein

Andy Schlager Nate Schomer


Phil/Carol Lorenzen Tim/Kristy Clark Keith Cowan/Nancy Larson Dan/Patty Gilbertson

Jim/Katie Holbrook Wanda Schaefer Renee Chavez Heidi Biniasz John Brinkman Deb Schmitz Ken Arnold

Dorothy Meyer Chris/Pat Schmidt Martha Rowley

Altar Guild:


Jan Fehr Shelly Carter


Lorraine Albrecht Natalie Herrera Marianna Stuerke



Kristen Rahm


Kristen Rahm Suzann Olsen


Elissa Naas

PRAYER WARRIORS Have a desire to pray for others? Please join us for Prayer & Praise every Thursday morning at 8:15 in the room across from the chapel. Contact Gary Schwartz at 303.918.1167.


STEPHEN MINISTRY Are you grieving, lonely or just want someone to talk with? Maybe a Stephen Minister can help. Call Martha Rowley at 303.425.6971 for a confidential request.

Church Attendance: Last Week—1,124 (communed 726); Visitors—71; LifeGroups—182.

YOUR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS LAST WEEK Sunday, January 26, 2014 Envelope/Loose Offering



Mortgage Reduction




The Next Door Project



The “table” band has recorded a cd which is now available for sale on Thursdays and Sunday mornings for $10 at the burrito tables. Online sales will be available soon. Check it out at

SPECIAL GIFTS: the "table"



Tuition Assistance



Men's Ministry



Portals of Prayer



Memorials (See below)






2014 LENTEN SERVICES This year we will have three Wednesday Lenten services in the chapel — 10am, 5:30pm and 7pm. The Lenten suppers will be held in the gymnasium from 5:30-7pm every Wednesday evening during Lent, as a fundraiser for our youth mission trip to Costa Rica. Please join us for coffee and treats after the morning services in the chapel, or for dinner after the 5:30pm service or before the 7pm service in the evening in the gym. Ash Wednesday is March 5.

2013 Annual Offering Envelope/Loose Offering

Actual $1,872,921

Budget $1,967,000


At Bethlehem we want as many people as possible to experience fullness of life in Jesus.

Variance ($94,079)

THE CONCORDIA CORNER Shaping the Future—Second semester kicks off at Faith Christian Academy with Concordia Courses offered by The Concordia Assn (TCA). This month, TCA begins its development of online high school Bible curriculum. Not only will this be available to Faith, but will also become available worldwide. Looking for a speaker for your ministry group? We’d love to share with you the exciting future for Christian education at the high school level. Email us at table SALT NEEDS DONATIONS Our new LifeGroup that meets on Thursdays before the “table” service is in need of donations for additional Bible study materials for its members. If you have any questions, please contact Jan Fehr at 303.233.4377. NANNY WANTED Member is looking for a full-time nanny to care for their newborn starting in June. They live in the 32nd and Federal area. If interested, please contact Jada ( THANK YOU! Thank you for your prayers on my behalf! I have been told that I am 100% cancer free! God bless you all! Joyce Presgrave VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR COMPASSION SUNDAY If you are interested in helping with this year’s Compassion Sunday, please contact Bob J o n e s a t 303.427.2626 or rmjones54@hotmail. com. NEWSLETTER MAILING TEAM NEEDS YOU If you are interested in serving two hours on one day per month assembling our Fully Alive newsletter for mailing, please contact the church office.

OLDER ADULT ANNUAL SEMINAR This year’s Annual One-Day seminar for the Older Adult Ministry will be held on Saturday, February 15 from 9am-3pm at Peace Lutheran Church, 5675 Field Street in Arvada. This year’s guest speakers are: Rachel Simmons, MD who will discuss the “Treatment of Common Skin Conditions for Seniors”; Michelle Rahn will focus on “Aiming Attitude Toward Christ”; Susie Fox founded “Sweet Dream in a Bag”; and “Noah’s Wife Presentation” by Bonnie DeLong. Cost is $10/person and includes lunch and coffee breaks. For information and a registration packet, please call Sharon Hodge at 303.404.9841. Registration deadline is Saturday, February 8. Register early! Limited to 170 people.

PRIMETIMERS Tuesday, February 4—Committee meeting at 8:30am in the Student Life Center. Tuesday, February 4—Bible study at 10am in the Student Life Center. Sunday, February 16—Potluck at 12:30pm in the Chapel Fellowship Hall. Main course is soup. Bring food to go along with soup. Norie Aufdemberge will speak about her recent trip to Cambodia. Tuesday, February 18—Bible study at 10am in the Student Life Center. Tuesday, February 18—Out-to-lunch bunch heads to the Black-Eyed Pea. Bus will run.



This February, LCEF will be giving away more than $5,000 to congregations in the Rocky Mountain District. Help our church win $1,000 by taking the “Young Investors Club Challenge between January 26 and February 16. At the end of the quiz (10 questions long), LCEF will award prizes up to $1,000 to church based on quiz results. Visit to take the quiz.

Lutheran Chorale will present its annual Music Workshop on Saturday, February 8 at 9am at St. Philip Lutheran Church, 7531 S. Kendall St. in Littleton. The Lee Holdridge piece “Hymns Triumphant” is the core of the workshop. All singers are invited to join them in the performance of this piece the following day (February 9) at a 3:00pm concert. No cost for the workshop, breakfast or lunch. To register, call Linda Blandin at 303.973.1161.

LUTHERAN FAMILY SERVICES Roll a Strike for LFS!—Bring your family & friends to this great FUNdraiser on Saturday, March 1st at Brunswick Zone in Westminster. $20 adults, $15 children. Fee includes 3 games of bowling, rental shoes, door prizes, pizza and soda. Register at events. Annual Benefit Gala—”Masked Ball at the Ritz” on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the RitzCarlton in downtown Denver. Join us for a fun evening of dinner, auction and entertainment with comedian Sam Adams. Register at

COSTA RICA FUNDRAISER FOR CHOSEN Do you own a condo in the mountains that you would be willing to donate for a weekend? Or do you have a special talent? How about a certificate for a restaurant or show? Would you be willing to make a gift basket? If so, the CHOSEN high school youth group is looking for you! We will be having a silent auction, meal, and Madcap show on March 14, 2014 to fundraise for the mission trip to Costa Rica. We are looking for donations of silent auction items, jewelry, trips, wine, gift baskets, dinner, movie, certificates, timeshare, business products/ services. We need these items by March 9. Look for ticket sales to start in February. Questions? Please contact Wendi Lodwig at 303.263.3262.

Join a LifeGroup — it’s so easy! Simply pick up a LifeGroup catalog as you leave church and call or email the leader. No Kidding This LifeGroup connects adult couples without children (and older singles as well) giving them an opportunity to meet each other, plan activities together, share their childless life experiences, and pray for one another. Most importantly, be there for each other as we age and, since we don’t have children, be advocates for each other in our later years. We meet once per month. Contact Randy or Sherri Wells at 303.238.5869 or emiliejay@comcast. net. MITE BOX REMINDER Remember the work of local missions like Mean Street Ministry and put $2 in your Mite box. STUDENT LIFE MINISTRIES CHOSEN H.S.—High school youth meet every Sunday night from 7-9pm for activities, biblical teaching and small group discussion. Bring your friends—visitors welcome! RAD MIDDLE SCHOOL—Next 3rd Friday: February 21 from 6-9pm. Join us at 6pm in the Student Life Center! You won’t want to miss it! Call or email Adam Winterhof (303.238.7676, ext.118) or