Welcome 

Welcome!

     Welcome to the online home of Bethel United Church of Christ.  Bethel has been a vital part of the community that makes up Nebraska City, NE for the past 125 years.  Bethel's faith practice is structured under the faith tradition of the United Church of Christ.  We place Jesus Christ as the sole head of the Church and we strive to emulate his mission and ministry in this time and place.  As a practicing community of faith in the tradition of the United Church of Christ we look to the word of God in Scripture and pray as did Jesus:"...that they may all be one" (John 17:21).  With Jesus Christ as the cornerstone and founder of our Church and the Holy Spirit in our midst, we believe that God has richly blessed us here.  We praise and give thanks to God for his redeeming grace and mercy in and through Jesus the Christ as our Savior.

     If you are looking for a Church home the people of Bethel will welcome you because no matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome!  Come just as you are and receive the welcoming embrace of Christian fellowship.

Pastor Keith A. Valenzuela

 

 

Announcements 

James Herzog Visitation Information

The family will greet friends at a reception celebrating the lives of James and Sharon herzog from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 23rd, at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City.  There will not be a funeral.


Annual Budget Meeting

Our annual budget meeting will be Sunday, October 27th following worship.


NCTC Scarecrow Contest 2019

We are all set for the NCTC Scarecrow contest!  Voting begins October 9th and ends October 31st.  Be sure to cast your vote for Bethel by grabbing a ballot in the church office, or at any of the participating businesses.  A HUGE thanks to Dale and Michelle Francis for all of their hard work to make this happen!


Mid Week Message

Pastor Keith is offering a "Mid Week Message", an audio segment that runs between 1-2 minutes.  It is delivered every Wednesday to your email's inbox.  It is meant to encourage, challenge, and comfort you and get you through the rest of the week!  To receive the message, send an e-mail to pkvalenz@gmail.com and put in the subject line "Please add me".


Pastoral Visits

If you or someone you know would like a visit from Pastor Keith, please call the church (402-873-6218), or send an email to:  pkvalenz@gmail.com.  Communion can be provided as well.


Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ
October 21, 2019
Hope in the Rain
October 20, 2019
Judgy Jesus
October 19, 2019
Please, Please, Please
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