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Worship-in-SanctuaryWorship the living God at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames, Iowa–convenient to Gilbert, IA and Nevada, IA.  ALL ARE WELCOME! Discover a service that is right for you . . .

SATURDAY . . . 5:30 pm
Casual/Informal (praise band)
5:00 pm . . . Cafe Bethesda (first Saturday of each month)

SUNDAY . . . 9:00 am
Traditional (organ, choirs)
10:15 am . . . Adult Education Forums, Coffee Fellowship, Sunday School (Sept-May)

WEDNESDAY . . . 6:45-7:15 pm
The central element of Living Water Wednesday programming, this service is for everyone (Sept-May)

Children are welcome! Age-appropriate activities during worship are available in “Busy Bags” located at the main entrance to the Sanctuary. Plus a Children’s Corner is set up in the Commons with coloring books, toys, and a rocker (ask an usher for directions).

Holy Communion is available on the weekends to everyone present. Bread, wafers, wine (red), and grape juice (white) are served. Gluten-free wafers are also available. Empty cups may be placed in the baskets provided.

Guests, we’d like to get to know you! Please write your name on a guest nametag, and fill out a “Welcome/Prayer Request” card in the Saturday bulletin, in the sanctuary hymnal rack, or at the Welcome Center. God has blessed us by bringing us together–may we be a blessing to others as we go forth from worship into the world.

Large-print guides are available—please inquire with the usher. Assistive hearing devices are also available for the Sanctuary.

We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).