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Bethesda UMC is hosting the Atlanta-Emory District UMW Meeting this Saturday

All ladies are invited to join us at 9:30am in the fellowship hall for the District Spiritual Mission Meeting from 9:30-12:00 this Saturday, August 26th.  The UMW in our District Churches will bring their Mission Projects so that we all can have a visual of what each church is involved in for Missions.  Breakfast will be served.

Safe Sanctuaries and Ignite Student Ministries Service Project

Safe Sanctuaries Volunteer Training- Sunday 8/27 This training is mandatory for all volunteers who wish to serve in Children’s or Student Ministries this upcoming year. 12-1PM. Food will be provided. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall.   Ignite Student Ministries August Service Project Student Ministries is collecting donated bags of dog food and powdered laundry detergent. Everyone is invited to participate in donating the needed items. Students will divide the bags of dog food into 1 cup baggies for the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter and the powdered laundry detergent into smaller baggies for Village of Hope. Please drop off your ...

This Week at Bethesda

Monday – August 21 – 10:00am - Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – August 23 – 5:30pm – Supper - If you do not have standing reservations, please contact the church office by noon on Monday to make reservations for this week.  If you are unable to keep your reservation this week, cancellations must be made by noon today.  Remember, your reservation is a commitment to pay. MENU - Meatloaf, mac and cheese, green beans, rolls, dessert 6:30pm – Student Ministry – Pavilion 6:30pm – Children’s Program – Ed. Building 6:30pm – Chancel Choir – ...

Ignite Student Ministries August Service Project!

From today until next Wednesday, 8/23, Student Ministries will be collecting donated bags of dog food and powdered laundry detergent.  Everyone is invited to participate in donating the needed items. Students will divide the bags of dog food into 1 cup baggies for the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter and the powdered laundry detergent into smaller baggies for Village of Hope.   Donations needed: Dog food Powdered Laundry Detergent Sandwich Size Freezer Ziploc Bags   Please drop off your donated items to Elyse’s office located inside the church offices building. Any questions? E-mail Elyse at youth@bethesdaunited...

Ignite Student Ministries – Sunday 8/20

Back 2 School Bowling Bash @ Brunswick Zone Lilburn Lanes 5:30-7:30 PM Bring $5 for shoes and money for food Drop off and Pick up at Brunswick Zone Lilburn Lanes Address: 3835 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Great Things Happening This Week!

DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE EVENTS! Wednesday night is the last of our summer "Hoe Down" programs.  Thank you so much to Bev Hombroek and the Action Committee for putting this great programs together for us.  Every Wednesday night supper and program will begin on August 23.  This week we have the Contemporary Gospel Choir from Mount Calvary UMC from Lawrenceville coming to enjoy dinner with us and do a 20-25 minute music program sharing some wonderful contemporary gospel songs.  If you do not have reservations, please call or e-mail the church office by noon TODAY so that we know how to prepare.  The menu: fried pork chops, mashed potatoes ...

United Methodist Men’s Breakfast

This is a reminder that this Sunday, August 13th all men are invited to Bethesda UMC Fellowship Hall at 7:30am for a delicious breakfast.  This is a great time to fellowship with the men of the church.  Hope that you will all attend.

This Week at Bethesda

Monday – August 7 – 10:00am - Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday, August 9 - 6:00 - 7:00pm - Youth - Pavilion (Welcome social for our new Youth Director, Elyse Cooke) Saturday, August 12 - 8:00am - BUMC Fit Class - Chapel Sunday, August 13 - 7:30am - Men's Breakfast - Fellowship Hall 8:45am - "The Table" - Contemporary Worship -Chapel 9:45am - Sunday School for all ages 11:00am - Traditional Worship - Sanctuary 12:30pm - Finance Meeting - Fellowship Hall 5:30pm - Youth - Pavilion

This Week at Bethesda

Monday – July 31 – 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – August 2 – 3:30 – 7:30pm – Blood Drive – Fellowship Hall 6:30pm – Choir Practice – Choir Room Saturday, August 5 – 8:00am - BUMC Fitness – Chapel Youth Float Trip (you will be notified of the time) Sunday, August 6 – 8:45am – “The Table” – Rev. John Whatley preaching 9:45am – Sunday School 11:00am – Traditional Worship – Rev. John Whatley Preaching

American Red Cross Blood Drive

August 2nd will be our next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Bethesda United Methodist Church from 3:30 to 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.  All those who donate blood will receive a $5 Target gift card.

This Week at Bethesda!

Monday – July 24 – 10:00am - Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – July 26 – 6:30pm – Choir Practice – Choir Room 6:00pm – Youth Scavenger Hunt – Oakland Cemetery Saturday, July 29 – 8:00am - BUMC Fitness – Chapel Sunday, July 30 - 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 10:30am – Worship in Song – Sanctuary Followed by a church-wide Ice Cream Social – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Youth – Pavilion

Save The Dates

UPCOMING EVENTS  Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00pm – Children’s Popcorn & Movie – Chapel Sunday, July 30 – 10:30am – 5th Sunday Worship in Song – One Service   Followed by a church-wide Ice Cream Social – Fellowship Hall Sunday, August 6 – 8:45 & 11:00am Worship – Rev. John Whatley will be preaching at both services. Wednesday, August 16 – 5:30pm – Fall Kick-Off – Supper and Contemporary Gospel Choir from Mount Calvary UMC Sunday, August 20, 10:30am – Rev. Dr. Tom Elliott, preacher, singer songwriter (guitar, piano, vocals) will be our guest speaker for homecoming this year.  There will be a covered ...

This Week at Bethesda

Monday, July 17 10:00am Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 6:00-7:30pm Children's Music Camp (Education Building) Tuesday, July 18 6:00-7:30pm Children's Music Camp (Education Building) 6:30pm "What Makes You Happy" Eric and Robyn's Wednesday, July 19 6:00pm Youth Movie and Popcorn (Pealock's House) 6:30pm No Chancel Choir this week, it has been moved to next Wednesday 8:00pm Praise Team Practice (Chapel) Saturday, July 22 – 8:00am - BUMC Fitness – Chapel Sunday, July 23 - 8:45am – The Table – Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship – Sanctuary 5:30pm – Youth – Pavilion

5th Sunday Coming Up July 30th Followed by an Ice Cream Social

Be sure and mark your calendar for July 30th Fifth Sunday Worship in Song.  We have one combined worship service at 10:30 in the Sanctuary.  The Praise Team and the Chancel Choir will be singing some of your favorite songs, and Miles will be leading some of your favorite hymns. Immediately following the service everyone is invited to the Fellowship Hall to have dessert before lunch.  That's right! We are having a church-wide ice cream social.  Everyone loves ice cream and this is the best time of year to enjoy it with friends.  

Gee-Haw Variety Show

The Stage is Set and the Cast is good to go!  Join us this Wednesday, July 12th at 5:30pm for supper followed at 6:15pm Bethesda's Gee Haw.  Bev Hombroek, Chairperson of the Action Committee has put together a fun night and hilarious program to be enjoyed by all ages. Logan Nobles will be our guest guitarist/vocalist.  Dicky Doo's is cooking up some good ole vittles for the event: barbecue pork, baked beans, Brunswick stew, slaw, and garlic bread.  We will also have fries and onion rings and homemade desserts: Goey Chocolate Cake, Pecan Pies, Peanut Butter Pies, Fresh Strawberry Pies, Mandarin Orange Cake, Lemon Cake, Cookies, and a John Deere ...

This Week at Bethesda

Monday – 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Tuesday – July 11 – 7:00pm – “What Makes You Happy” – Eric & Robyn’s Wednesday - July 12 - 10:00am - "What Makes You Happy" - Fellowship Hall 11:00am - Prayer Group - Fellowship Hall 4:00pm - Youth Cookie Bake - Pavilion 5:30pm - Supper & Gee Haw Variety Show Thursday - July 13 - 6:30pm - "What Makes You Happy" - Hombroek's Saturday - July 15 - 8:00am - BUMC Fitness - Chapel Sunday - July 16 - 8:45am - The Table - Chapel 9:45am - Sunday School 11:00am - Traditional Worship - Sanctuary 12:00pm - Admin Council Meeting - Fellowship Hall 3:00pm - ...

This Week at Bethesda

Wednesday – July 5 – 10:00am – “What Makes You Happy” – Fellowship Hall 11:00am – Prayer Group Thursday – July 6 – 6:00 - 9:00pm - Youth Game Night at the Tuttle’s 6:30pm – “What Makes You Happy” – Hombroek’s Saturday, July 8 – 8:00am - BUMC Fitness – Chapel Sunday, July 9 - 7:30am - Men's Breakfast - Steve Pealock will have the devotional 8:45am – The Table – Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship – Sanctuary 1:00pm - Gee-Haw Cast Rehearsal - Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Youth – Pavilion

Trip to Myrtle Beach

If anyone would like to join the fun group going to Myrtle Beach on November 6-10, please contact Brenda Falkler.   We have very few seats left.  The cost is $499/person with double occupancy. Those of you who have paid your deposits and would like to make another payment, please make checks to Bethesda's Best and mail it to the church office(444 Bethesda Church Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044). Thank you all.  It will be so much fun.

This Week at Bethesda

Tuesday – June 27 –  7:00pm - “What Makes You Happy” – Eric and Robyn’s Wednesday – June 28 – 10:00am – “What Makes You Happy” – Fellowship Hall 11:00am - Prayer Group - Fellowship Hall 6:00pm Youth movie and popcorn at the Pealock’s, 2770 Wyndham Place, L’ville 6:30pm - Chancel Choir Practice - Choir Room Thursday – June 29 – 6:30pm – “What Makes You Happy” – Hombroek’s Saturday, June 1 – 8:00am - BUMC Fitness – Chapel Sunday, July 2 - 8:45am – The Table – Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship – Sanctuary No Youth – Pavilion

Join us in November for a trip to Myrtle Beach Holiday Show Trip and Charleston

Bethesda's Best is sponsoring a trip to Myrtle Beach, November 6 - 10, 2017, Monday - Friday, 5 days, 4 nights for $499 (double occupancy). Price includes: Motorcoach transportation  4 nights lodging  8 meals: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners  Three Evening Shows: LEGENDS IN CONCERT’S CHRISTMAS SHOW, CAROLINA OPRY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, & ALABAMA THEATRE’S CHRISTMAS SHOW  One Morning Show: CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND at the Palace Theatre  Free Time in Charleston, SC  Visit to BROADWAY AT THE BEACH  DICKENS CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center as arranged by your Group Leader  and much more The bus ...