Bethesda Archive

Bethesda Board of Directors Elects Executive Committee

December 11, 2018

Officers bring diverse organizational, business and leadership expertise... Read More

In My Life: Celebrating Russell

December 6, 2018

Plainfield, Ill. resident Russell Gotsch could light up any room with his smile.... Read More

I Don’t Have Words, But I Have Happy Tears

November 26, 2018

Kylie Thrives with Supported Employment... Read More

A very special Thanksgiving

November 26, 2018

Fremont, Calif. -- Bethesda Lutheran Communities hosted a holiday feast for family, friends and staff at the Tri-Cities' group home.... Read More

Bethesda Donor Al Troyke to Receive Statewide Recognition

November 13, 2018

Honor to be presented Nov. 13, on National Philanthropy Day ... Read More

A Lifetime of Impact

November 13, 2018

One of Bethesda's longtime donors, Al Troyke, posthumously received the Leave a Legacy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southeastern Wisconsin (AFPSE).... Read More

Making a House a Home

November 7, 2018

Progress Toward Independent Living in Minnesota ... Read More

The Coffee Hour – College for All Abilities

November 5, 2018

St. Louis -- Kristine Leonard, Senior Director of Transition Services and Director of Bethesda College at Concordia University Wisconsin... Read More

What’s your superpower?

October 31, 2018

You are powerful! We are powerful! Self-Determination is powerful!... Read More

SEARCH for jobs helping young adults

October 30, 2018

Watertown, Wis. -- Ben Cramer, 19, is described as a goofy, fun guy who works independently and efficiently as the part-time inventory analyst at the Watertown Regional Medical Center.... Read More

A fa-BOO-lously good time

October 29, 2018

A fa-BOO-lously good time ... Read More

The Coffee Hour: Partnering with Lutherans for Life

October 25, 2018

Mona Fuerstenau, director of partnerships, and Rev. Mike Salemink, director of Lutherans for Life, joined KFUO Radio's Coffee Hour to discuss our new partnership.... Read More

Sky-High Goals

October 16, 2018

A Bethesda College Graduate Thrives in a Meaningful Career... Read More

Celebrating 50 Years of Service

October 12, 2018

Brunch with Bethesda - Texas Edition ... Read More

Life on Her Own Terms

October 4, 2018

See how Niki's job allows her independence ... Read More

Ready to Work

October 1, 2018

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month... Read More

CIO of the Year: Mike Klimkosky

September 21, 2018

Milwaukee -- Mike Klimkosky learned early in his career inside startup companies in the Silicon Valley that innovation breeds rewards when working with technology.... Read More

Project SEARCH

September 20, 2018

Second Year Underway ... Read More

Ministry Consultant Spotlight: Matt Anderson

September 20, 2018

Valuing All People: Bethesda Ministry Consultant Spreads God’s Love... Read More

Bethesda launches Ambassador Program

September 20, 2018

Interested in helping spread the word?... Read More

Support comes in a home setting

September 19, 2018

Watertown, Wis. -- It was a busy time at one of the Bethesda group homes on Wakoka Street on Monday.... Read More

Beaver Dam woman finds satisfaction supporting others

September 15, 2018

FOX LAKE – Amy Lieske of Beaver Dam is making a career out of helping others.... Read More

Bethesda names vice president of retail

September 14, 2018

Bethesda has named Juli Frank its vice president of retail to lead the organization’s 16 thrift shops and donation centers in seven states.... Read More

Tissue box project brings smiles to people we support – and benefits the community

September 10, 2018

It’s always enjoyable to be creative, but it’s even better when creativity leads to benefiting others in the community.... Read More

Juli Frank Named Vice President of Retail for Bethesda

September 4, 2018

Juli Frank Named Vice President of Retail for Bethesda... Read More

Bethesda Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

August 28, 2018

Bethesda Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization... Read More

Ministry Consultant Spotlight: Becky Lindsley

August 23, 2018

Our ministry consultants are out in the community doing great things for Bethesda and the people we support. ... Read More

Growing Independence

August 23, 2018

Bethesda’s personalized services help to teach and support people with disabilities to live independently in our community.... Read More

Exciting Progress Being Made in Minnesota

August 23, 2018

Across the country, Bethesda is leading the way in introducing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lives with more independence.... Read More

Hometown Heroes: Retired Walmart worker volunteers to help others with intellectual and developmental disabilities

August 22, 2018

Retired Walmart worker volunteers to help others with intellectual and developmental disabilities... Read More

The Coffee Hour: Ambassadors further Bethesda’s cause

August 16, 2018

Ambassadors further Bethesda's cause... Read More

Bethesda Auxiliary Announces Student Scholastic and Service Scholarship Winners for the 2018-19 Academic School Year

August 13, 2018

Bethesda Auxiliary Announces Student Scholastic and Service Scholarship Winners for the 2018-19 Academic School Year... Read More

In their own words: Crosspoint teens strengthen faith

August 13, 2018

Through volunteerism at Bethesda, Crosspoint teens strengthen faith... Read More

Bethesda Auxiliary awards scholarships

August 13, 2018

The Bethesda Auxiliary recently announced its Lutheran Student Scholastic and Service Scholarship winners for the 2018-19 academic school year.... Read More

Welcome, Falcons!

August 13, 2018

Bethesda College students on campus Aug. 21... Read More

The Coffee Hour: Wonderfully Made – Resources on Disabilities and Vocation

August 1, 2018

Wonderfully Made - Resources on Disabilities and Vocation... Read More

Bethesda employees give back

July 25, 2018

For many Bethesda employees, working for the organization is more than a job—it’s an opportunity to do something bigger than simply collect a paycheck... Read More

Golf tournament a success

July 25, 2018

Bethesda hosted its 18th annual Bethesda Foundation Golf Tournament on Monday, July 23, to raise money for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.... Read More

In their own words: Crosspoint Community Church volunteers

July 24, 2018

Hear how experiences, grounded in faith, are connecting them closer to Bethesda’s mission.... Read More

18th Annual Bethesda Foundation Golf Tournament to be Held July 23

July 3, 2018

18th Annual Bethesda Foundation Golf Tournament to be Held July 23... Read More

$50,000 Innovation Grant Will Provide New Options for Home- and Community-Based Supports 

June 20, 2018

Funds from Minnesota Department of Human Services will help young adults... Read More

Bethesda Welcomes New Board Members

June 20, 2018

Watertown, Wis. – Bethesda Lutheran Communities today announced the selection of four new members to its Board of Directors, further enhancing the board’s expertise across a wide variety of disciplines... Read More

Bring Your Best

June 20, 2018

Seeking dedicated, enthusiastic people to help us move our mission forward by supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.... Read More

Sue Beythan Named 2018 DSP of the Year for Michigan

June 19, 2018

Honor recognizes support of community living for people with disabilities... Read More

Conference Connections

June 19, 2018

Bethesda is making an impact and connecting at industry conferences and events. ... Read More

Project Angel Heart: People Helping People

June 19, 2018

Bethesda pays it forward for people in need... Read More

Bethesda celebrates graduates

June 18, 2018

Bethesda College recently celebrated ten students as they walked across the stage at Concordia University Wisconsin... Read More

When life is one battle after another, you learn how to fight

June 13, 2018

Trying and failing. Trying and failing. Trying and failing until you want to scream.... Read More

Once-homeless high school grad looking to the future

June 9, 2018

Tristan Simmons now has an education and a job to go along with his newfound home, three of life’s accomplishments that seemed out of reach for the 19-year-old about a year ago.... Read More

Just one of the guys

May 14, 2018

MEQUON, Wis. — Matt "Mattie" Van Eerden has always dreamed of playing professional baseball.... Read More