UMW Bake Sale – Sunday, May 6th

Get ready to smell what's cookin' in the kitchen - taste it too! The UMW ladies are getting recipes out and they are ready to whip up some wonderful desserts for you. Make sure you stop by and pick up your Mother's Day dessert at the UMW Bake Sale, Sunday, May 6th!

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Great Day of Service, Sat. April 28th 8:30 – 12:00

Great Day of Service
We need volunteers to help serve our community in the following ways: Passing out water bottles at Sweetwater and Bethesda Parks Food Drive - collect canned foods for Lawrenceville Co-Op Picking up trash along Bethesda School and Bethesda Church Roads Making Tutus for the Children's Hospital Baking cookies to be taken to the local Fire Stations Sign up sheets are available in the Narthex and Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Jack Tuttle or Judy Wood.

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This Week at Bethesda UMC

Monday – April 16 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Wednesday – April 17 – 5:30pm – Supper (Fellowship Hall) Meatloaf, mac and cheese, mixed vegetables, dessert Servers:  Carole Martin and Becky Mitchell 6:30pm – Adult Bible Study (Back of Fellowship Hall) 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries 6:30pm – Children’s Program 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 8:00pm – Praise Band Practice – Chapel Thursday – April 19 – Bethesda’s Best is postponed  We ...

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events: Sunday, April 8 - 8:45am - The Table - Bev Hombroek preaching - Chapel 9:45am - Sunday School 11:00am - Traditional Worship - Bev preaching - Sanctuary 5:30pm - Ignite Student Ministries - Meet at the Waffle House across the street Monday, April 9 - 10:00am - Prayer Group - Fellowship Hall Tuesday, April 10 - 6:30pm - Agape Circle - Relay for Life Planning - Fellowship Hall Wednesday, April 11 - 11:00am - Outreach Circle - Fellowship Hall Covered Dish lunch - Theresa Bullock has the program 5:30pm - Supper - baked chicken, hash brown casserole, ...

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Horn Lake High School Choir Concert, Friday, April 13th at 7:00pm

Horn Lake High School Choir Concert
Bethesda Family, you do not want to miss the Horn Lake High School Choir Concert that will be on Friday, April 13th at 7:00pm here in our Sanctuary. We are the lucky church that is getting to host this talented group of young people who are touring the Southeast on their choir trip this spring. We shared their accomplishments in an earlier post, but now we are going to share some of their angelic voices. Make sure to invite your friends and family to this concert, and be sure to bring a side dish or two to the potluck dinner in their honor at 5:30pm before the concert.

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Exciting news for Friday, April 13!

Exciting news for Friday, April 13! Bethesda UMC will be hosting the mixed choir (43 singers) from Horn Lake High School in Horn Lake, Mississippi. Free Concert at 7:00 pm Be sure to invite your friends and let's fill our sanctuary to hear these youth sing! Horn Lake High School is located in Mississippi and is just south of Memphis, TN. The choir director works to feed into their musicianship, leadership, academics, and most importantly - their character.  They are on a April 2018 Spring Choir Tour and will be visiting Lawrenceville, April 13. This choral ...

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Holy Week Services and Meals

Wednesday Night the Chancel Choir will practice at it's regular time 6:30pm and the Praise Team at 8:00pm.  However there will not be a supper, youth nor children's programs. Thursday Night you all invited to join us for our Holy Week Supper at 5:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.  We have a wonderful meal planned for you to enjoy:  Pork Tenderloin, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Green Beans, Pineapple Casserole, Sweet potatoes, Norma and Debra's broccolli salad, and rolls.  To top it off we will have homemade desserts:  Carole's Pecan Pies, Cammie Jane's Carrot ...

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Holy Week Services

Everyone is always invited to worship with us here at Bethesda, but especially during this most Holy Week leading us to Easter Sunday. We hope you come join us in celebration this Easter!

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – March 12 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Tuesday – March 13 – 6:30pm – Agape Circle – Fellowship Hall We welcome Chris Church for a program about Freedom From Bondage, Women's Recovery Residence. Donations of toilet paper, paper towels, twin sheet sets, pillows, and comforters are much appreciated. Wednesday – March 14 – 11:00am – Outreach Circle Meet at the Diner at Webb Gin House for lunch, then we will walk over to Dermal Knowledge for our ...

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Candy! Candy! Candy!

Hi Everyone, It's Eggstravaganza time of year again...we are in need of candy to stuff Easter Eggs. While you are out shopping this weekend, could you please grab a bag or two of candy to donate. Donation baskets will be located in the Education Building, Fellowship Hall and the Narthex in the Sanctuary and Chapel. I can't begin to thank you for all of the support our Church family gives the Children's Department! May God bless each and every one of you! Lynn Moncrief

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Relay For Life – Join Bethesda UMC’s Team!

Bethesda has a team again this year and it is time to sign up! Our captain is Janice Williams and the name of the team is Bethesda United Methodist Church. The Relay For Life event is always such a fun celebration of life! Please find out how you can join and/or support the team as we work to stomp out cancer! Please contact Janice Williams if you have any questions about how you can support. Click here to view the TEAM page for Bethesda United Methodist Church If the text above does not appear as a clickable link, you can visit the web address: http://main.a...

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Agape Meeting – Tuesday, March 13

Please come out on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 and join Bethesda's UMW Agape Circle as we welcome Chris Church to present a program about Freedom From Bondage, Women's Recovery Residence. They are located in Athens, GA and work with women as they embark on the road to recovery from alcohol and/or drugs. They welcome donations of toilet paper, paper towels, twin sheet sets, pillows, and comforters. If you have any questions, please contact Bev Hombroek.

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Bethesda’s Best – Thursday, March 15, noon

Bethesda’s Best will meet in the Fellowship Hall on March 15th at 12 o’clock noon. Please bring a dish to share for our pot luck lunch. We will have a guest speaker, Ann Gagnir, of the Georgia Public Library Service. Please join us as we continue the New Year and look at other things we want to do and places we want to visit. Let’s make the most of 2018!

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – March 5 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Wednesday – March 7 - 5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall Menu – Hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, onion rings, ice cream bar Servers – Bev Hombroek Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay. 6:30pm – Adult Bible Study – Back of Fellowship Hall 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 6:30pm – Children’s Wonderful Wednesday – Education Building ...

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Read cross America (Dr. Seuss Birthday)

  We have another opportunity to partner with Bethesda Elementary School.  March 2nd is Read Across America Day. If you are ready, willing and able to spread literacy, we have a morning (or afternoon) for you! Bethesda Elementary is in need of adult volunteers who would enjoy reading aloud to our students. We can use ten or more volunteers, but would need to spread times out a bit. A large number of our students are in a duel - language (DLI) program. If you have some Spanish - speaking readers, we have classrooms where they will be most welcome. If Spanish ...

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Easter Eggstravaganza 2018!

Join us at Bethesda United Methodist Church as we welcome our whole community to our Best Easter Eggstravaganza Ever! Saturday, March 24 - 2-4pm Invite your friends and join us as we visit with the Easter Bunny! Toofpik the Clown will be sharing his Balloon Art with everyone! There will be food, games, crafts, blow-up slide and much, much more! Don't forget to bring your Easter basket for the egg hunt!

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Feb. 26 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Wednesday – Feb. 28 – 5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall Menu – barbecue pork, roasted potatoes, Brunswick stew, slaw, bread, dessert Servers –Becky Mitchell and Carole Martin Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay.  All reservations and/or cancellations need to be in on Mondays by 1:00pm. 6:30pm – Adult Bible Study – Back of Fellowship Hall 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion ...

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This Week at Bethesda UMC

Monday – Feb. 19 – Office closed for President's Day 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Wednesday – Feb. 21–2:30–6:30pm–Blood drive – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall If you do not have standing reservations, be sure and e-mail athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org by noon on Monday. Menu – baked chicken, squash casserole, peas, rolls, dessert Servers – Carolyn Beaty and Becky Mitchell Remember that your reservation is a commitment to ...

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Lenten Offering – Change for Change

Make sure to pick up your container from Lynn Moncrief and each day during the Lenten season place your pocket change in it. Beginning Ash Wednesday and ending Easter Sunday we will be collecting your change to help make some changes to people's lives. All funds given for the Lenten Offering will benefit Village of Hope.

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BLOOD DRIVE

The next blood drive is scheduled for Wed. February 21, 2018 from 2:30 to 6:30 in the fellowship hall.  Blood donations are down due to weather related drive cancellations.  So, roll up your sleeve and help save a life.  Please encourage others to give.

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