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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!

A Heart Full of Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who was involved in our July Wednesday Night Gee Haw Variety Show! It was a fun night full of friendship and laughs!

Advent and Go Forth Daily Devotional

Christmas in July? Not quite! We are starting to anticipate the excitement of the season though. United Methodist Women - Agape Circle is beginning work on a 2017 Advent and Go Forth Daily Devotional booklet. We are in need of 35 short stories, poems, favorite scripture, etc. This would allow for a personal daily devotion for each day of Advent through Epiphany. If you have any questions or would like to submit an item please see Bev Hombroek or Martha Gordon. The deadline to submit your item is November 1st. This will allow for the booklets to be typed, edited, and printed so they can be distributed before Advent begins. (December 3, ...

August 16 – Wednesday Night Dinner and Music Program!

Join us on August 16 at 5:30 for a Dickey Doo's catered meal and then at 6:30 enjoy a toe-tapping, hand-clapping music program as we listen to the sounds of Contemporary Gospel music by our guests Pastor Elvira Rogers and the Mount Calvary UMC Gospel Choir! We invite you to have fellowship, dinner, and a great evening of wonderful music! Make sure to call the church office, 770-921-3753 with your dinner reservations. Menu: Fried pork chops, mashed potatoes, gravy, collard greens, cream corn, white beans, biscuits, cornbread, and homemade desserts!

Gee Haw Variety Show – July 12

Don't forget to make your reservations for the dinner and Gee Haw show on Wednesday, July 12! Dinner begins at 5:30 and will be catered by Dickey Doo's - $7 Gee Haw Variety Show starts at about 6:15! The stage is ready and we don't you to miss a thing!  

GEE HAW Variety Show! July 12 Wednesday Night Supper

GEE HAW Variety Show July 12 - Bethesda UMC Fellowship Hall Dinner ($7) at 5:30 - Show begins at 6:15 Please RSVP to the church office. This is a show you don't want to miss! Come and enjoy some of our funniest Bethesda 'Stars.' They will be on stage along with some great music by Logan Nobles. A fun evening of food, fun, and fellowship!

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 – ...