This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Dec. 18– 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Dec. 20 – 6:30pm – Chancel Choir – Choir Room Sunday, December 24 – Christmas Eve 9:45am – Sunday School 11:00am – Combined Morning Service - Advent/Christmas Eve Worship Service - Sanctuary 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Communion and Candlelight Service - Sanctuary

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With the holidays upon us you will be with friends and family and may have opportunity to catch some funny videos on your cell phone and share them with us.  Come on and help us out so we can have a fun night together on Jan. 10th.  Any questions, just give Athel a call (404-452-5392). E-mail them to athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org  BY DECEMBER 27TH SO THAT WE HAVE TIME TO PUT THEM TOGETHER.  THANK YOU SO MUCH. Here is a list of our categories: children/grandchildren, teenagers, adults - parents/family – church members – friends, and of course pets

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The Angel Three

 The Angel Tree Project this year is for Village of Hope.    Instead of specified gifts, you are free to buy whatever you would like for boys and girls of all ages.  All unwrapped gifts have to be returned to the church by this Sunday, December 17th.   Also we are collecting gloves, hats and socks.   Thank you in advance for donating to this very worthy cause.  For question, see or call Judy Wood.  770-843-5661.

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Dec. 11– 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Tuesday – Dec. 12 – 6:30pm – Agape Circle – Fellowship Hall Wednesday – Dec. 13 – 11:00am – Outreach Circle – Theresa Bullock’s Home 6:30pm – Chancel Choir – Choir Room 6:00pm – Ignite Student Ministries and Children make cookies – Fellowship Hall Saturday, 16 – 8:00am – Bethesda Fitness Class – Chapel 5:00pm – Santa Supper – Fellowship Hall - Everyone is invited to come have hamburgers, chips and ice cream and ...

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Join us for the Advent/Christmas Season

Saturday, December 9– 10:00am - Bethesda Preschool Christmas Play (Sanctuary) Sunday, December 10 – Second Sunday of Advent 8:45am – Contemporary Worship (Chapel) 11:00am – Cantata “Sing Joy to All the World”(Sanctuary) 6:00pm - Youth and Children meet in the Fellowship Hall to bake cookies Saturday, December 16 – 5:00pm – Santa Supper (Fellowship Hall) Hamburgers, chips and ice cream provided by the United Methodist Men Santa will be making his annual appearance for all children to visit with him personally. Sunday, December 17 ...

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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

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Choir Cantata – December 10th – 11:00am

Choir Cantata 2017
  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!

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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.

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Santa Supper – December 16 at 5:00pm

Santa Supper 2017
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!

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This Week at Bethesda UMC

Men's Breakfast this Sunday, December 10th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.  Come enjoy a good ole country breakfast: ham, grits, eggs, biscuits, juice and coffee.  Great fellowship and programs. Monday – Dec. 4– 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Tuesday – Dec. 5 – 10:00am – Joy Seekers – Fellowship Hall Wednesday – Dec. 6 – 6:30pm – Chancel Choir – Choir Room 5:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries - Pavilion Saturday, 9 – 8:00am – Bethesda Fitness Class – Chapel 10:00am – ...

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Star Trip – Children’s Play – Sunday, Dec. 3rd at 11:00 am

Star Trip
Invite your family and friends! Bethesda’s Spread the Word Choir presents STAR TRIP Sunday, December 3rd at 11:00 am Come join us on a trip back in time when all seemed lost and all hope was gone. One lonely night, a bright star shone in the sky leading those searching to a New Born King.

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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”.  To make this evening successful, we really need your help.  If you have any short (1-2 minutes long) videos of yourself, family members, church members or friends that you would like to share, please e-mail them to the church office.  I am sure there will be a lot of videos made during this Christmas season, so help us out by recording some funny stuff and e-mail Athel at athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org.  

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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.

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Events Coming Up In December

EVENTS IN DECEMBER:    December’s Mission Project – The Angel Tree for The Village of Hope will be up this Sunday decorated with Angels.  Each Angel will have a child's name and Christmas gift they would like to receive.  Everyone is invited to stop by and take one or more Angels, purchase the items and return them to the church (return date and other instructions will be publicized later this week. December 3 – 8:45am – Contemporary Worship - The Table (Pastor Dana will be preaching) - Chapel 11:00am – Children’s Christmas Play – Sanctuary - ...

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Coming Up Events

THIS SATURDAY - 10:00am -  We need your help with putting out the Christmas decorations on Saturday.  Thank you in advance.  Claudia Dickens, Worship Chair HANGING OF THE GREENS: Sunday, November 26th at 11:00 a.m. We'll gather for one service the Sunday after Thanksgiving to prepare our sanctuary, and our hearts and minds for Advent and Christmas. Please bring a pot of soup, cornbread or a dessert to share after the service. ADVENT SERIES: The Redemption of Scrooge - Go from "Bah, humbug! to a Blessed Advent and Merry Christmas! Join Pastor Dana on Sunday ...

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Nov. 20– 10:00am – Prayer Group is not meeting today 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Nov. 22 – No Programs Saturday,  Nov. 25 – 8:00am – Bethesda Fitness Class – Chapel Sunday, Nov. 26 – 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Hanging of the Greens Service – Sanctuary 12:00pm – Soup and Cornbread Luncheon – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion 5:30pm – Children’s Choir – Education Building 5:30pm – Adult Bible Study - The ...

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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

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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

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Don’t miss this week’s happenings at Bethesda!

Our Thanksgiving Meal will be this Wednesday, Nov. 15th.  If you do not have reservations, call or e-mail the church office.  athelmorris@bethesdaunited or 770-921-3753. Sunday, November 19th - Blessed to Be a Blessing Celebration Sunday - We will have one service at 10:30am in the Sanctuary.  Immediately following the service, everyone is invited to the Fellowship Hall for lunch provided by the Varsity.  HOWEVER, we need to know you are coming so we have an accurate account.  To make your reservations for this lunch, please e-mail athelmorris@bethesdaunited or ...

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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!

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