Monday, July 12, 2010

What is Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services?

Monday after Pentecost 7
July 12, 2010

The Lord be with you,

Bethesda is a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod that has been actively sharing the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord with people who have developmental disabilities and their families since 1904.

Bethesda's Mission

To enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through services that share the good news of Jesus Christ.

Bethesda's Vision

To be the foremost provider of supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Bethesda's Values

  • Christ is preeminent in all that we do.

  • All people are inherently valuable to God and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

  • People are empowered to realize their personal goals through the discovery, development and use of their skills and talents.

  • People direct decisions that affect their lives, positively impact the communities in which they live, and are supported in living life to the full.

  • Our Lutheran organizational identity guides our services and enriches our relationships.

  • Stakeholders contribute to the goals and priorities of the organization through open, honest communication.

  • We are flexible and responsive to needs; faithful in keeping promises; and timely, fair and honest in all dealings.

  • Christian stewardship of all our resources is expected of everyone.

  • Innovation, creativity, learning, and continuous quality improvement are integral to everything we do.

  • Fun and fellowship in the workplace are encouraged.
To learn more about Bethesda you can visit their website at:, or contact:

Earl Bleke
600 Hoffmann Drive
Watertown, WI 53094

Phone: 1-800-369-4636

Blessings in Christ,
Pastor John Rickert

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