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Pastor’s Weekly Notes

June 10, 2018

Greetings to all across the fruited plain!  It is still hot as a firecracker here in Tucson, but … Tropical Storm Bud in the Gulf of California promises to bring us some relief tomorrow & Saturday & some RAIN!   We have not had a drop since February 28th & we are as dry as a bone which makes flash fires very dangerous here.  So we are looking…

May 27, 2018

Hi there, friend!  Thanks for stopping by again to find out what’s up at Bethel.  I am so glad to chat with you again. Last Sunday our attendance was down as most churches in America.  It was another “holiday weekend.”  (I am getting to hate holidays!  J)   Speaking of this phenomenon, a survey of Baptist churches showed that the average SS teacher in…

May 20, 2018

Greetings & Salutations, Hello from warm Tucson!  It is 95 here today which is still pleasant (except in the direct sun rays.)  It is heading up into the triple digits soon,.  So we are enjoying it while we can.   Yesterday was a most wonderful day here at Bethel Baptist.  We enjoyed the ministry of two choice missionaries who we have supported for…

May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day.  That was the clarion call yesterday.  And it was fitting indeed! We were glad to honor mothers in particular & all women in general yesterday.  The reason for that is that for many women, MD is the saddest day of the year.  Some had a mother that rejected them; some memories of bad relations with a mother or step-mother;…

April 8

Last Sunday was Founder’s Day with Dr. Ed Nelson as our keynote speaker! We were so delighted to welcome back to our pulpit, Dr. Ed Nelson who was the founder of Bethel Baptist.  He is 94 years young now & as vibrant as ever.  J  Although he is not as physically strong as he used to be, he is spiritually resplendent & was…