Acts of Compassion

Produce Table

Produce Table

From May to first frost, if you are a fruit, vegetable or flower gardener you can share extra produce each Sunday. Baked goodies, homemade pickles or jam to share, seeds, plants and recipe ideas are all encouraged. Shoppers can “buy” these wonderful treats by donating...

Brown Bag Ministry

Brown Bag Ministry

Every other month we gather as a community to pack breakfast items for vulnerable seniors who are relying on one meal a day through their local Meals on Wheels program. This not only allows them to have additional food, but allows them to take needed medications in...

Iglesia Luterana Santa Cruz

Iglesia Luterana Santa Cruz

Iglesia Luterana Santa Cruz, located in Santa Maria, began its Hispanic mission outreach in Santa Maria, California in 2002. With partnership and support from individual donors, the local conference of 9 Lutheran churches (to which Bethania belongs), the synod, and...

Christmas Angels

Christmas Angels

Do you enjoy shopping? Buy Christmas gifts of clothing and toys for children from our ELCA Mission church in Santa Maria, Iglesia Luterana Santa Cruz.  Or, shop for children from Bethania Preschool and After School who need a helping hand.   Enjoy wrapping...

Noisy Sundays

Noisy Sundays

Save your change to toss in the bucket for periodic “Noisy Sunday” special offerings for a variety of Social Ministry projects. Coins collected help to “Make Change for the Better”. Contact Us

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

Are you available on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday?   Help Bethania deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound people from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. every 7th or 8th week of the year.   Besides the food, a warm smile and a cheerful greeting do wonders for the...

PACE Universal Scholarships

PACE Universal Scholarships

Help raise funds for scholarships at the PACE Universal School.  This is a locally developed program located in India.  We currently provide full funding for two primary age girls in PACE’s school and two mothers in its literacy/vocational program.  This all-member...

Hike Against Hunger

Hike Against Hunger

Hike Against Hunger is an annual event that happens every April. Participants hike 7 miles from Bethania Church to Nojoqui park to understand the walk many people make daily for drinkable water. Hikers seek sponsors to raise money, and top raisers win prizes! Contact...

Toiletries for Shelter Services for Women

Toiletries for Shelter Services for Women

Finding toiletry bargains when you shop? (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, cosmetics, etc.) Buy an extra one and donate it to the Shelter Services for Women basket in the church entry.  Or collect unopened hotel soaps and notions from your travels and drop them off.  Women...

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