Brothers and Sisters of Bethesda Lutheran Church,

Greetings in the name of Jesus! I am Jim Arter, and I will be serving as yourlocal interim pastor.  My responsibilities to you will include emergency visitations, attending council meetings, and presiding at weddings, funerals, and baptisms.  I will also be supporting you and your congregational leadership during your time of transition towads new pastoral leadership.  
I am the full-time pastor of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg, where I have served since 2011.  Therefore, you will likely not see me very often at your church.  However, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time if you require pastoral care.  Your may call me at the First Lutheran Church office, 724-845-7518; or at my home, 724-212-7240.  I can also be reached by email,
I look forward to serving you, as we journey together with Christ into the future.
God's blessings,  
Rev. James V. Arter, III


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