“Liturgical Dance” featuring insights by Laura Roth
Bethel member Laura Roth will share her experiences with liturgical dance and her creative process behind them. The presentation will also include group discussion on the potential uses of dance in worship and a video clip and other images related to liturgical dance.
Welcome Bishop Candea!
Pr. Susan Candea, who will take office as bishop of the Central States Synod on September 1, will lead a discussion on Synod priorities and will field questions about the work and life of the Synod and the ELCA. She will also be the guest preacher at the 10 am service.
“Migrant Children Seeking Asylum”
Brenda Bredemeier & Kathy Petersen
Both speakers are faculty at UMSL and will share their experiences as witnesses to the plight of migrant children in Homestead, Florida.
“Intergenerational Service Sunday”
Deborah Grupe, Director of Child, Youth & Family Ministries at Bethel
During the education hour for this first “Fifth Sunday of Service, Deb will introduce herself in her new position at Bethel and tell us about the emerging priorities of her ministry. Then participants of all ages will work together on some small care packages for our college students.