Everyone is welcome at Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson, Nebraska.  Whatever your story, your questions, your doubts or your struggles, we're about doing life together in community, being intentional about our growth as people and serving one another and our broader community along the way.  We're REACHING out, GROWING spiritually, and SERVING the Lord and others!

Martha L. Friesen Services...

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021
  • 9:15 a.m. Committal Service @ Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery
  • 10:00 a.m. Memorial Service
  • Coffee & Cookies to follow

Shirley Ratzlaff Services...

  • Monday, September 27, 2021
  • 9:15 a.m. Committal Service @ Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery
  • 10:00 a.m. Memorial Service
  • Lunch Following

Harold Epp Services...

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • 2:15 Committal Service @ Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery
  • 3:00 p.m. Memorial Service
  • Lunch Following

College Student Contact Form

BMC Facility Request Form

BMC Faith Formation Link

If you have Cobalt cable service, watch the Sunday service on channel 3207, listen to KOOL Radio 103.5 FM or tune in to the Livestream.


Sunday Worship Service 9:30 a.m.

Christian Education Hour 10:40 a.m.

Handicap Accessible

The southeast sanctuary entrance is both wheelchair and walker accessible.  

Handicap restrooms are located around the corner from the nursery.


Expect to be inspired by the music, encouraged by the message and reminded that God's grace is present here.  Our newly renovated sanctuary is large, but don't let that intimidate you!  It's filled with warm-hearted people who will welcome you in.

We want you to be comfortable.  If you prefer to wear jeans and a t-shirt, go for it.  If you like dressing up, please do.  We aren't concerned with how you dress.  Worship is about what's in your heart!


September - April

7:00 p.m. Midweek for Children Preschool through Grade 6 (Beginning September 8, 2021)

7:00 p.m. CORNERSTONE for 7th - 8th Grade (Beginning September 8, 2021)

7:00 p.m. High School Bible Study (Beginning September 8, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.)

8:00 p.m. Chancel Choir (September 8, 15, 22, 2021)

Beginning September 29, Messiah Rehearsal  will go from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

with Chancel Choir rehearsal following from 9:00 -9:30 p.m.


Occasional bad weather may necessitate cancelling or postponing activities at church for the safety of our members and staff. Pastors and the Board of Deacons will determine if Sunday services will be cancelled.  Pastors and staff will determine if weekday events or Sunday services at Bethesda should be cancelled/postponed. 

If Heartland Community School is closed or is closing early, Bethesda Preschool will close as well.  Evening events at Bethesda will typically be cancelled or postponed if Heartland is closed.  Stay tuned to the following sites for up-to-date information: 

  • Closing information will be posted on the exterior doors, BMC website, Bethesda youth Facebook page, KOLN-KGIN 10-11 TV Station, KOOL Radio Station (103.5) and Heartland Beat.
  • If you are on our email list we will send you notification of postponement or cancellation.  If you would like to be included on the email list, click here.
  • Junior high and high school youth and parents will be notified by text.
  • You may also call the church office at 402-723-4562.
  • BMC Tornado Preparedness Map