Janeen Smith, Pastor ~ 26418 Mountain Highway E, Spanaway, WA ~ 253-847-8801

Bethany Lutheran Church

I am looking for pictures of Janeen’s time at Bethany!  If you have pictures from a baptism, wedding, funeral, or special event, please print it or send it to wendysmitherman@comcast.net.  

Thank you.  

There will be more information coming from council and the picnic planners soon!

 Big thank you to the folks who see things that need to be done and do it!!!  Cleaning up somebody’s 4th of July mess in the parking lot – Kerry & Louise H.  Purchasing a new AED unit – Anonymous member.  Coming to help replace chairs after VBS – several wonderful people.  Folks who clean up after coffee hour.  You are appreciated!

 Stay cool this week.

Find Your Joy!




Happy Birthday to:

Carol S – 10th

Rob A – 12th

Josh W – 14th


Sunday Volunteers:

Altar Guild:  Lisa O

Ushers – Gary C, Paulette V C

Lector -  Karen A

Intercess. Prayer – Rick W

Video – Kristi F

Sound – Cody E


Readings and Psalm

Amos 7:7-15

The sign of the plumb line: God’s judgment on Israel

Psalm 85:8-13

I will listen to what the Lord God is saying. (Ps. 85:8)

Ephesians 1:3-14

Chosen in Christ to live to the praise of God’s glory

Mark 6:14-29

The death of John the Baptist




 July /August Newsletter will be coming soon.  Please send Kristi anything you would like included.


 Row Boat For Sale!  Asking $300 OBO.  Proceeds will be donated toward VBS costs.

See Linda K or the office if interested.


 We may now continue with plastic collecting in room 6.  



 Save the Date:


Celebration of Janeen’s service to Bethany and Retirement   Sunday, August 18   Worship at 10:00

Potluck BBQ Picnic afterwards

Further details to follow

Please contact Kelli B if you would like to help with this event




Upcoming at Bethany:

Worship Each Sunday at 10 am

Choir Will Resume in September

8/18 – Church Picnic, Pastor Janeen’s Retirement Celebration