Reaching out locally...

  • Ashland Christian Fellowship Church

    As a member of Central Plains Mennonite Conference, Bethesda has partnered with Ashland Christian Fellowship Church in Ashland, Montana, as a sister congregation.

  • Backpack Program

    Are you interested in participating in the Community Backpack Program at Heartland Community School?  This program helps to alleviate hunger for our local students and provides children with nutritious, easy-to-prepare food items on weekends. This year Bethesda is sponsoring three backpacks. Join the Backpack bunch by sending an email to  to get on the mailing list or contact Jay Dee Janzen at 402-362-0512. Click here for additional details and a list of groceries.

  • Community Garden

    The Board of Service and Outreach works together to plant a community garden. The vegetables raised assisted seven families in the community last year.

  • Grace Children's Home

    Grace Children's Home is a group home serving disadvantaged youth who are temporarily placed outside of their family home. The staff and youth participate in youth and congregational activities. Give Grace Children's Home a call at 402-723-5725 to see how you can make a difference!

  • Prison Ministry

    Bring spiritual and emotional support to women at the York State Women's Penitentiary by giving of your time as a Bible study leader or acting as a mentor. Call Linda Goertzen at 402-723-5749 for additional information.


Bethesda Mennonite Church

930 16th Street PO Box 130

Henderson, NE 68371-0130