At Bethel, we strive to connect people to God and to one another. Our Adult Ministry offers a variety of opportunities, based on age or interest, for people to interact with one another and grow in their faith.
Adults of All Ages
Adult Bible Fellowship classes meet at 9:45am and 11:00am on Sunday mornings. The goal of these Bible study classes is to deepen faith and challenge us to serve Christ in real ways in our day-to-day lives.
Discipleship classes meet to discuss different areas of biblical faithfulness and apply Scripture to our lives. These meet for several weeks at a time periodically throughout the year. They are usually offered at both the 9:45am and 11:00am service times.
Life Coaching connects adults of any age with other adults to learn specific skills (taxes, automotive, cooking, etc.) This could be a one-time, short-term, or long-term relationship, depending on need and interest.
Men’s Bible Study meets at 9am on Mondays. This study is meant to help men develop in their faith and in leadership areas.
Our monthly Men’s Breakfast meets on the second Saturday each month from 7:30am-9:00am. We gather for a hearty breakfast, encouraging fellowship, and challenging teaching.
Our annual Men’s Retreat occurs every September at Trout Lake Camps (Converge). At camp we grow closer as men of the church, are challenged to know and love Jesus more, and serve our families and world better. Trout provides many opportunities to enjoy sports and a variety of games.
We offer various events and projects throughout the year. We always have something going on at Bethel or in the Mankato area. Sometimes these are opportunities for fellowship and fun, and sometimes it’s projects to benefit our church, other churches, local non-profits, or individuals in the community.
We offer Precepts Bible studies for women. These classes are offered in the spring and fall, and meet Tuesdays at 9:00am. These are in-depth Bible studies that seek to not only give information, but apply it to life in meaningful ways. Participants must sign-up prior to class start date, and a minimal fee is involved to cover cost of material. Call or text Cindy Hoines at 507-345-8069 for more info.
We host a monthly "Saturday Connections" time to encourage women to connect through fellowship, fun, and various Biblical resources. Saturday Connections meets the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:00am-10:30am.
Soul friends meet Monday evenings from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. We read and discuss books pertaining to women, faith, and the Christian life, and share our life stories and journey toward Jesus with one another.
Our annual Women’s Retreat occurs in September at Trout Lake Camps(Converge). This is a great time to unwind, dig deeper in relationship with Jesus, and get to better know other women apart from the busyness of life and kids for a weekend.
Our Empty Nesters plan fun activities to get to know one another on a personal level.
We host a monthly luncheon for senior adults in order to encourage and support our older adults through fellowship and inspirational teaching. This group meets on the third Wednesday of each month. We also hold several events throughout the year aimed at uplifting and incorporating our seniors.