81 results for author: Bev Hombroek


BUMC Funniest Home Videos! January 10th Kick-off for 2018

Bethesda’s Funniest Videos – January 10th is our kick-off for Wednesday Night Dinner and Programs. This year’s theme is “Bethesda’s Funniest Videos”.  We need your help in gathering these. If you have any short (1-2 minutes long) videos of family members, church members or friends, please e-mail them to the church office.  It’s so easy to do a short video on your phone and e-mail to Athel at athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org

Choir Cantata – December 10th – 11:00am

  Please join the Bethesda Chancel Choir as we celebrate the 2017 Christmas Season through verse and song. Our Cantata this year is entitled "Sing Joy to All the World" and will start at 11 A.M. Sunday, December 10th in the Church Sanctuary under the direction of Miles Gaultney. Bring your family and friends for a wonderful start to your Christmas celebrations!

Get Ready for the First Small Group of 2018!

Join us for the FIRST SMALL GROUP STUDY OF 2018! You’re invited to join Pastor Dana in this thought provoking, cutting edge four-week dvd study: Way of Life, A Study Based on The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion Is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian by Brian McClaren. Begins Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Cost for book and Participant Guide: $20. Order through the church office by Wednesday, January 3rd.

Santa Supper – December 16 at 5:00pm

Saturday, December 16 – 5:00pm – Santa Supper (Fellowship Hall) Hamburgers with Santa is provided by the United Methodist Men. Santa will be making his annual appearance for all children to visit with him personally. All are welcome so invite a friend!

Wednesday Night Thanksgiving Dinner

Join your Bethesda UMC Family for this Wednesday's Thanksgiving Dinner! Dinner will be served at 5:30pm Please rsvp to the church office, 770-921-3753 by 11/13/17

November Mission Project

November is all about giving thanks. One way Bethesda UMC is giving thanks is by giving our support to Village of Hope in their Christian outreach ministry to the homeless in our community. We will be collecting food items that will be delivered to Village of Hope the week of Thanksgiving. Items needed: Canned meats, canned fruit and canned pasta WITH pop tops. Also needed are microwave meals. Drop off boxes will be at the entrances of the Fellowship Hall, Sanctuary and Chapel

Bethesda UMC Fall Festival Thank you!

On Sunday, October 29 we hosted our own Bethesda Fall Festival. What a great time - in spite of the cold and wind! Thank you to all who volunteered your time, your gifts and your love of Christ and Bethesda UMC. We are a wonderful beacon of love on this hill!

Thank you to our Bethesda outreach volunteers!

Thank you to our Bethesda volunteers for sharing your time, your gifts, and your love of Christ! On Friday, October 27 an outreach team from Bethesda UMC went to Bethesda Elementary School to help at the Harvest Festival.    

Submissions for Advent Devotional Booklet needed

UMW is creating a 2017 Advent Devotional for Advent and beyond. We need your devotions so we can include them in this booklet. Your devotion will make a difference in someone's day as they read and pray throughout 2017 Advent and beyond. A short personal writing, favorite scripture, or a poem/song - whatever you choose. Please turn in your submission to Bev Hombroek (beverly@multiplebenefits.com) or Ginny Hollum by October 31st.

Advent Devotional – devotions due by November 1st

United Methodist Women's Agape Circle is gathering devotions for an Advent and Go Forth Daily Devotional booklet for each family at Bethesda. We need 35+ short devotions for the booklet. You turn in something original, a poem, short story, or favorite scripture. Please turn in your devotion to Bev Hombroek or Ginny Hollum by November 1st. This year let's give our church family a gift from our heart!

Five-week Preaching and Bible Study Series

Five-week Preaching and Bible Study Series based on the movie, The Shack We invite you to join us for this special series!

Agape Circle Fellowship – All women are invited!

Please join the Agape Circle of the United Methodist Women on: Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Our Special Guest Speaker will be Jan Jones of Village of Hope in Lawrenceville. She will share about the outreach ministries of Village of Hope that are done in the Lawrenceville area. Together let's learn how we can help in this wonderful ministry!

New Sermon Series and Small Group Discussions based on the movie The Shack!

You are invited to join us… Worship with us in a 5-week sermon series based on the movie The Shack Sundays – at 8:45 am and 11:00 am - September 17 – October 15   Small group discussion based on the movie The Shack Wednesdays – 6:30 pm - September 20 – October 18 In the Fellowship Hall   Come enjoy the movie with us Choice of 2 Show times – In the Chapel: Sun, Sep. 10 at 4:00 pm & Sat, Sep 16 at 6:00 pm

Bethesda’s Best – September 14th – Day Trip to Jaemor Farms!

BETHESDA’S BEST Day trip and lunch – September 14th (2nd Thursday of the month) To:   Jaemor Farms and Orchards – Alto, GA then lunch at the Atlanta Highway Fish Market (great seafood, roast beef sandwiches, etc.) Drivers are needed for this outing (gas money will be provided). Please sign up on the list in the fellowship hall or email Brenda Falkler - BAF47@aol.com or Janice Williams - janicewilliams5011@yahoo.com to rsvp or with questions.

UMW Cookbooks are here!

Need to 'Feed the Flock'? No worries.....the UMW Cookbooks are here! They are only $14 and will be make a great gift for a friend and a wonderful addition to your kitchen! Please see Debra Rogers to pick one up today or if you would like it mailed please add $3.25 for shipping!

Celebrating our new D.S. Rev. Dr. Mike Long!

Bethesda celebrates the appointment of Rev. Dr. Mike Long as the District Superintendent of the Atlanta-Emory District of the United Methodist church.  

Rev. Dr. Mike Long – Atlanta Emory District Superintendent – Installation Service

Members and Friends of Bethesda: You are invited to attend the installation service for our new District Superintendent, the Rev. Dr. Mike Long. The service will be August 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Sanctuary of Lawrenceville First UMC, 395 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 .

July 30th – 5th Sunday Worship in Song Followed by an Ice Cream Social

On July 30th Fifth Sunday Worship in Song - combined service at 10:30 in the Sanctuary.  The Praise Team, the Chancel Choir, and the children's choir be singing some of your favorite songs, and Miles will be leading some of your favorite hymns. DESSERT BEFORE LUNCH!  That's right! Immediately following Worship in Song service. Everyone is invited to the Fellowship Hall! Everyone loves ice cream and this is the best time of year to enjoy it with friends.

Plastic Shopping Bags needed

Please continue to collect and donate all your clean plastic shopping bags. These bags are used to create sleeping mats and will be donated to Village of Hope in Lawrenceville. You can place them in the receptacle in the Fellowship Hall or give to Rose Skold, Bev Hombroek, or Martha Gordon. For more information please contact Martha Gordon or Bev Hombroek

UMW Cookbooks – Will Be Here Soon!

Make sure that you get your UMW Cookbook! You can still pre-order from Martha Gordon or Debra Rogers or you can pick one up when they arrive! The books are $14 and are FULL to the brim with great recipes from our wonderful Bethesda UMC cooks!