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Yummy Taste Tests and UMW Cookbook Pre-Sale – June 7th

The ladies of Bethesda United Methodist Women will be hosting a recipe sampling with free taste tests at the June 7th Wednesday Night Supper. Each samples will be made from recipes that will be found in the new cookbook, Feeding the Flock. They will also be taking pre-sale orders for the cookbook. Make sure to order yours! Come ready to enjoy dinner and the music of Larry Holcomb and friends then stop by the UMW table for some great samples and to place your order for this awesome cookbook!  

Lemonade and Cookie Reception – May 28th

In honor of our new members: Lorelei Dodd, Alexandra Dodd, Jared Dodd, and Maddox Pealock We hope everyone will join us for a..... Lemonade and Cookie Reception Sunday, May 28th Following the 11 o’clock service

Bethesda’s UMW Cookbook still needs more of your recipes!

Bethesda UMW is publishing a new cookbook.  We need your favorite recipes!  Got a good recipe for GRILLING....MICROWAVE....CROCK-POT....DESSERTS....SALADS....? Whatever your favorite is we will have a place in the cookbook for it! Instruction sheets/forms are available in the Fellowship Hall along with a box to return them when completed.  Deadline to submit recipes is May 25th. For more information contact: Debra Rogers (djprogers@yahoo.com), Martha Gordon (marthagordon@bellsouth.net), Claudia Dickens (claudiadickens@att.net)

Gwinnett Relay For Life 2017

Gwinnett Relay For Life 2017 may have been a rain-out just a few hours into the event but the spirits of our team were not dampened! We celebrated the survivors on our team and in our church family. Our booth not only brought joy to many through our Crazy Hair styles and Crazy Hat fashions but we raised money to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Super Summer Wednesday Night Supper – June 7

Join us in the Fellowship Hall on June 7th at 5:30 pm as we welcome Larry Holcomb and 'Band of Friends' as they entertain us with their lively Bluegrass music! Bluegrass music is American ‘roots’ music and is a blend rooted in music from the a number of cultures and communities. This blend is all wrapped together to make it upbeat and fun for all ages! June 7th will be and evening of fun for all ages! So.... after our good ol' Southern supper get ready for a toe-tapping great time! Whether you are a first time guest or a member we hope you will call Bethesda UMC your church home. Look for more details on our Super Summer Wednesday ...

Thank-you to the Open Hearts Class for their Acts of Kindness!

Think that sometimes your act of kindness goes unnoticed? Well, think again. People do notice and this time it was definitely appreciated! Keep up those Acts of Kindness members of Bethesda UMC! You are a wonderful part of this community! On Thursday, May 4 amid Teacher Appreciation Week, cookies made by the Open Hearts Class were delivered to the teachers at Bethesda Elementary and all others working there.  We received thank you notes from some of them expressing how much it meant to them and how it brightened their day and week. Here is one such note: Dear Bethesda United Methodist Families, Today was a wet, dreary affair, and a bit on ...

Annual Picnic – June 11 – noon

Join us for fun and fellowship with our Church Family! We will meet at our Pavilion for Bethesda's Annual Picnic on June 11 immediately after the 11:00 service. Invite a friend! Fun for all! Dunking Booth! - Water Slide! - Bring a dish to share! - Bring a lawn chair!  

Holy Week Schedule

  We invite you to join us for one or all of the events and/or services. Holy Week Schedule April 9 – Palm Sunday 10:30am Traditional Worship - Sanctuary April 13 – Holy Thursday – 5:30pm Dinner - Fellowship Hall 6:30pm – Service - Sanctuary April 14 – Good Friday – 11:30am Service - Sanctuary Lunch – 12:00pm - Fellowship Hall April 15 – Eggstravaganza – 2:00 – 4:00pm April 16 – Easter Sunday Sunrise Service – 7:00am – Cemetery Pancake Breakfast – 8:00am – Fellowship Hall Contemporary Worship – 9:00am – Chapel Sunday School for all ages – 9:45am Traditional Worship – ...

Agape Circle UMW Mtg – Tuesday, March 14 – 6:30 p.m.

All women are invited to the Agape Circle meeting to join us in our mission work. We will welcome guest speaker, Sonia Benel who will demonstrate how to make sleep mats out of recyclable plastic bags. She will be talking to us about the ministry at the Village of Hope in Lawrenceville and how these mats are given to the homeless in our area along with other support for their well-being. Please join us for this meaningful program as well as devotion, fellowship, and snacks. We will be meeting in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m. Our Agape Circle UMW business meeting will be after the program/demonstration for those who wish to leave. If you ...

Mother Child Banquet – Jan 19 – Memories – New & Old

All ladies are invited to our Mother Child Banquet! Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 p.m. This event is a covered dish dinner Bethesda UMC Fellowship Hall   Ladies please come - you may come alone, you may bring a friend, bring your daughters and your sons - but please come!   After dinner there will be a FUN Fashion Show unlike any fashion show you've seen before! Come for dinner - come for fellowship - come for fun!  

Mother Child Banquet – Jan 19 – Memories – New & Old

Mother Child Banquet ALL women and children are invited! Theme: Memories – New and Old Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 Time: 6:30 pm Bring a Covered Dish to Share! Entertainment after dinner Fellowship Hall Hosted by United Methodist Women

Thank you Bethesda for our wonderful float!

A HUGE "THANK YOU" to all who participated in any way in creating our first ever Christmas float for the first ever Lawrenceville Christmas Parade on December 2, 2016! We definitely had a wonderful a presence in the parade!

Bethesda UMC in the Lawrenceville Christmas Parade! Friday, Dec 2 – 7pm

That's right! Christmas is coming to Lawrenceville! Bethesda UMC is going to have a float in the Lawrenceville Christmas Parade! We are creating a Gingerbread Church for our very first float in Lawrenceville's very first Christmas Parade. Lawrenceville Christmas Parade - Friday, December 2, 2016 - parade starts at 7:00 p.m. in historic downtown Lawrenceville and will end at the Lawrenceville Lawn where there will be lots of fun activities! Come out and see Santa Claus, community floats and Christmas activities. Enjoy the exciting Christmas parade while you sip hot cocoa and cider! Contact Lynn Moncrief, Bev Hombroek, or Robyn ...

UMW Agape Circle Meeting – Tuesday, Nov 15, 6:30

UMW Agape Circle Meeting - November 15, 2016 at 6:30 in the Fellowship Hall We will be making homemade greeting cards for Joy Seekers, Missionaries, Soldiers and for yourself. We will have 27 sets of 9 different cards. All you have to do is bring your imagination and be prepared to glue and stamp your way to a beautiful set of cards! We are asking for a donation for supplies. All ladies are welcome! Please plan to join us for this fun and creative meeting! A couple of examples of what you can make.

Movie Night in the Chapel! This Sunday, October 23

MOVIE NIGHT IN THE CHAPEL Sunday, October 23, 2016 5:00 - Gathering and snacks (bring something to share) 5:30 - Movie begins (pg-13) Chairs will be set up in the Chapel. However, for your comfort you may bring a folding chair if you'd like.      

Movies in the Chapel – ‘The Young Messiah’ – Sunday, October 23, 5:00 pm

Join us for Movies in the Chapel!   The Young Messiah PG-13 --------- 1 hr 51 min Sunday, October 23 5:00 pm - gathering (bring a snack to share) 5:30 pm the movie will begin   'The Young Messiah' tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.

Bethesda’s Great Day of Service – September 24 – 9am – noon

Please join with our Bethesda UMC church family and reach out to our community in this Great Day of Service. Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 9 am to noon.

Bethesda’s Best – Scheduled Events

Bethesda's Best - Scheduled Calendar of Events and Outings for Fall 2016. Orchards....Cemetery Scavenger Hunt....Antiquing....Pot luck....OH MY!! You don't want to miss a single one! Signup sheets in the Fellowship Hall or you may contact Brenda Falkler or Janice Williams.    

Thank You!

Thank you for a wonderful evening at the Bethesda USO Club and Variety Show!

July 6th – Patriotic Wednesday Night Dinner

  Have a wonderful Independence Day celebration on July 4th, but don't forget that the celebration continues.... July 6th - Patriotic themed Wednesday Night Dinner Dinner begins at 5:30 - USO show time is 6:15 Menu: Hamburgers (freshly made, no frozen patties!), hot dogs with all the trimmings, baked beans, fries, onion rings, slaw, desserts Make sure to call or email your reservations to Athel at the church office. It will be a great night full of celebration and fun! Who will be in the show? You’ll have to come to find out who will be on stage! There will be tributes to our nation's defenders as well as fun galore! ...