About Pastor Sam Nelson

Associate Pastor

Learning from Goldfish

September Greetings Dear People of Bethlehem,   I have recently become a diehard fan of the show Ted Lasso on Apple TV. 

Business as Usual?

Summer Blessings Bethlehem! As the world has continued to open up over the past several weeks I have found my response to

God is not Done

Thursday, April 22nd marked Earth Day.  A day to give thanks for the world in which we live.  A day to marvel

God by Our Side

Easter Blessings Dear People of Bethlehem, This will now be our second COVID-19 Holy Week.  In many ways it feels very

Loving the Rain

I love the rain.  It brings back so many happy memories from my childhood, especially of when I was in high school. 

Advent in a Tumultuous Year

Greetings Dear People of Bethlehem, It’s hard to believe that we are entering into the final month of what has proven to

Happy Anniversary!

Monday June 29th, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the ELCA allowing the ordination of women.  That moment forever changed my life,

Meaning of Repentance

I think that it’s fitting that my article in January was about new years resolutions, and now my March article coincides with

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year Bethlehem! I'd like to begin by expressing my deep gratitude for all of you, and for the generosity of

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