Pastoral Care



Pastoral Care is provided at all Bethany Lutheran Homes Communities. The Pastoral Care department works with local clergy and Roman Catholic priests to meet the spiritual needs of residents of all faith traditions. We have two chaplains who seek the well-being of each resident, both body and soul.

Regular Ecumenical Weekly Worship Services are held in all Communities:
  • Bethany Riverside and The Willows at the Faith and Life Center: Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
  • Bethany On Cass: Sundays at 10:45 a.m.
  • Bethany Heights: Thursdays at 1:15 p.m.
  • Eagle Crest North: Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
  • Eagle Crest North Memory Care: Thursdays at 10:45 a.m.
  • Eagle Crest South: Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Dennis
  • Eagle Crest South Memory Care II: Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Hearten House I: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m.
  • Hearten House II: Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.
  • Hearten House III: Thursdays at 3:00 p.m.
  • The Lighthouse 200 Wing: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
  • The Lighthouse 400 Wing: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Catholic Mass

  • Bethany Riverside and The Willows at the Faith & Life Center: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. with Communion visitation
  • Bethany On Cass: 1st Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. (Communion visitation every Wednesday)
  • Eagle Crest North: 1st Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m. (Communion visitation every Wednesday at 10 a.m.)
  • Eagle Crest South: 2nd Tuesday with Father Apfelbeck and 4th Tuesday with Father Kulas at 11:00 a.m. (Check with Christine regarding Communion visitation)

Rosary

  • Bethany Riverside and The Willows at the Faith & Life Center: Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.

Bible Study (not held in the summer)

  • Bethany Riverside: Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Lisa
  • Bethany on Cass: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Lisa
  • Eagle Crest South: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Dennis
  • Eagle Crest North: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Dennis
  • The Willows: Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Lisa

Other Special Services

  • Eagle Crest South - Faith & Ethics Roundtable: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm
  • Special holiday worship services are also held in each community. Other services such as weddings and funerals are also held upon request.