Welcome Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz, Lead Pastor

This Sunday, June 24th we welcome Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz as our Lead Pastor.  He will be preaching at both the 8:45am Contemporary Service and the 11:00am Traditional Service.  Immediately following the 11:00am service, everyone is invited to the fellowship hall for a covered dish lunch to welcome Rodrigo and his wife, Kelly and their children: R.J., Natalia, Gabe, and Ben.  Their Story and how they came to Gwinnett. In June 2015, Rodrigo and Kelly Cruz began to hear God’s call to start a church in Gwinnett County, a community that has been called the most ...

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday, June 18 - 10:00am - Prayer Group - Fellowship Hall Wednesday, 20 - 6:30pm - Chancel Choir - Choir Room Sunday, June 24 - Welcome Lead Pastor, Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz 8:45am - The Table - Chapel 9:45am - Sunday School 11:00am - Traditional Worship 12:00pm - Covered Dish Lunch in honor of the Cruz family

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – June 4 – 10:00am-Prayer Group Wednesday – June 6 5:30pm - Wednesday Night Supper - Rolling River Rampage Theme. Special music by Trey Hockman, Worship and Arts Pastor at The Nett Call or e-mail Athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org today for reservations if you do not have standing reservations.  This week's supper is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Menu:  Ribs or chicken, baked beans, slaw, roasted potatoes, bread, smores, strawberries and cake. 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 8:00pm – Praise Band Practice – Chapel Sunday, ...

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This Week at Bethesda

This Week’s Opportunities   Monday – May 28 – Office Closed for Memorial Day Athel will be on vacation Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Isabel Stafford will be in the church office these days from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Tuesday - May 29 - 6:30pm - Nominations Meeting - Conference Room Wednesday – May 30 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 8:00pm – Praise Band Practice – Chapel Sunday, June 3 – 8:45am – The Table – Chapel 9:45am – Children and Youth Trip to Six Flags 11:00am – Traditional Worship – Sanctuary

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Thank You Pastor Dana for your leadership, faithfulness and your heart!

It has come to the time when we must say goodbye to another pastor.  Pastor Dana’s last sermon will be delivered on June 10th.  We will be holding a luncheon following the service to honor her ministry with us.  There will be a basket at the reception for cards, gifts, and anything you wish to leave her.  This will be a sad day for many of us, who have grown from her teaching and guidance.  At a time when we hear about strong women in the world, we have had experience of witnessing one first hand here at Bethesda.  So, let’s all show up and give Pastor Dana the ...

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – May 21 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville 6:30pm - Church Cancel Meeting - Back of Fellowship Hall Tuesday, May 22 - 7:00am - 7:00pm - Election - Fellowship Hall Wednesday – May 23 – 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 8:00pm – Praise Band Practice – Chapel Sunday, May 27 – 8:45am – “The Table”– Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship - Sanctuary

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Pentecost Sunday – May 20, 2018

Join us at Bethesda UMC at 8:45am or 11:00am for Pentecost Sunday, May 20. Let us all come together for fellowship, celebration and worship! Wear RED this Sunday to symbolize joy and the fire of the Holy Spirit!

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VBS Kickoff Dinner – Wednesday, June 6th @ 5:30pm

VBS Kickoff Dinner
All children, pre-school – 5th grade are invited to join us on a Rolling River Journey!  We will go on amazing adventures alongside Jesus, His disciples & friends. We will have Bible stories, music, crafts, outside games, snacks, science experiments and much more. Let’s all take a leap of faith to discover our strength in God and to give us courage in our faith to live His truth each day! VBS Kickoff Dinner! Wednesday, June 6th, 5:30 pm MENU: ribs, baked beans, roasted potatoes, slaw and s'mores for dessert! $3 for children (10 & ...

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Join us this Wednesday night for “Beach Night” Theme Supper & visit with Pastor Rodrigo and family!

This is our last every Wednesday Night Supper until we start back in August except for the June 6 and July 18th suppers.  EVERYONE is invited to come out this Wednesday to enjoy the beach theme and beach type foods:  burgers, hotdogs (chili & slaw), corn dogs, fries, onion rings, sodas, and beacy desserts.  Yummy!  Be sure and make reservations if you do not have standing reservations.  SPECIAL GUESTS again this week will be Pastor Rodrigo, Kelly, R.J., Natalia, Gabe and Ben.  Pastor Rodrigo will be available to answer any questions you may have about becoming ...

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You are invited – Mother’s Day Tropical Paradise Steak Dinner – 6:00pm, Saturday, May 12th

Bethesda United Methodist Men are hosting a Mother’s Day Tropical Paradise Steak Dinner All ladies and men are invited! Remember....all widows are the guests of the UMM but will still need to make a reservation. Menu: steak or grilled chicken, baked potatoes, bread, & desserts  See Steve Pealock or Bob Luth to make reservations & to pay in advance. The cost is $10 per person. Deadline to rsvp is Wednesday, May 9.

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This Week at Bethesda UMC

Monday – May 7 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Tuesday – May 8 – Agape Circle – Fellowship Hall We will be putting together hygiene kits. Wednesday – May 9 – 11:00am - Outreach Circle 5:30pm – Supper - Fellowship Hall Chopped Steak, baked potatoes, Salad, Chocolate Delight for Dessert Reservations or cancellations need to be made by 1 pm on Mondays. 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries 6:30pm – Children’s Program 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – ...

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You may just be getting "This Week at Bethesda" E-mail that I sent out Sunday.  We have been having technical difficulties with the Website and our E-mails.  We are working on a solution.  Thank you for your patience. This Week’s Opportunities Sunday,  April  29 –  9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – 5th Sunday Worship - Sanctuary Monday, April 30 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Fellowship Bible Study – Universal Joint, Lawrenceville Wednesday, May 2 – 5:30pm – Supper (Fellowship Hall) Baked Chicken, ...

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UMW Bake Sale – Sunday, May 6

The awesome cooks of our Bethesda United Methodist Women are hosting a bake sale on Sunday, May 6th. Give Mom a break and look here to purchase all your dessert needs for your upcoming Mother's Day meal. All proceeds will be used to help fund the purchase of automated external defibrillator (AED) for our church campus.

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Mother’s Day Dinner – All Ladies are Invited! Saturday, May 12th, 6:00pm

Bethesda United Methodist Men are sponsoring their annual Mother's Day Steak Dinner. All ladies and men are invited! Saturday, May 12th at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall See Steve Pealock or Bob Luth to make your reservation and to pay in advance. The cost is $10 per person. Menu: steak or grilled chicken, baked potatoes, bread, and desserts

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Spread the Word Children’s Choir presents ‘The Amazing Grace Race’! Sunday, April 29 – 11:00am

5th Sunday Worship - One Service - Covered Dish Lunch (immediately after service) Bethesda's Spread the Word Children's Choir will present 'The Amazing Grace Race'! Sunday, April 29th at 11:00am Miss Lynn, Mr. Jeff, and the children have worked really hard to make this a fun and meaningful worship event with a great message for everyone. We hope you will join us for worship and support them. Immediately following the service, everyone is invited to the Fellowship Hall for a covered dish lunch. Invite a friend to join to worship and fellowship! Remember to bring a ...

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Great Day of Service – Saturday, April 28th,  8:30am – Noon

Bethesda UMC Great Day of Service Saturday, April 28th,  8:30am - Noon Come join us with our youth-led service in our community. We are starting the day with devotion in Fellowship Hall. Opportunities for all ages and abilities to serve: - Canned food drive begins Wednesday April 25 - Drive up Coffee & a Prayer - Tutu making for Children’s Hospital - Trash pickup along Bethesda School & Church Roads - Baking and delivering cookies to Firemen and Policemen. - Passing out water at Sweetwater and Bethesda Parks

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday, April 23 - 10:00am - Prayer Group (Fellowship Hall) 5:30pm - Fellowship Bible Study at Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday, April 25 - 5:15pm - Supper Menu:  pork chops, mashed potatoes, butter peas, biscuits, dessert We will have supper ready to be served at 5:15 this week so that we can enjoy game night from 6 - 6:30. So come out and enjoy a delicious meal and play Bingo afterwards. 6:30pm - Children's Program (Education Building) 6:30pm - Adult Bible Study (Fellowship Hall) 6:30pm - Ignite Student Ministries (Pavilion) 6:30pm - Chancel Choir ...

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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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