Weekly Update: Student Ministry

Hello, friends! I hope you're having a great start to your week and enjoying all the local activities this month has to offer. We had a wonderful lock-in filled with glow sticks, games, a piñata, and plenty of soda and snacks. I also wanted to give a special shout-out and thank you to my volunteers Mark Moncrief, Kendra Skellen, Beth Tuttle, and Jack Tuttle. Jack and Beth also made and provided breakfast for everyone! Our volunteers gave up significant time to be with our students. After the lock-in ended early yesterday morning, we all attended 8:45 worship togeth...

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No Fellowship Bible Study Tonight

No Fellowship Bible Study
Fellowship Bible Study will be cancelled tonight due to scheduling conflicts. We will resume next Monday night. Hope to see you then!

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Join us for Bethesda’s Best

Bethesda's Best will meet Thursday, October 19 at noon in the Fellowship Hall.  We will not be going to Sweet Auburn Market but will have a covered dish and discuss our upcoming trip to Myrtle Beach.  I have lots of info, luggage tags, name tags, etc.  Please  plan to attend this meeting in order to be prepared for packing in just 21 days. Bring a dish to share.  If you are not going on the trip you are still welcome to come eat and fellowship with us. See you Thursday!! Brenda Baf47@aol.com 404-931-4107

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This Week at Bethesda

October is Cancer Awareness Month – We are honoring all Survivors and those currently battling cancer this Wednesday Night, October 18th by inviting you as our guests for Supper.  If you do not have standing reservations, please e-mail or call the church office (770-921-3753 or athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org). We hope that you will join us. Bethesda's Best is meeting THIS Thursday, October 19th at noon in the Fellowship Hall for a covered dish lunch.  We will be discussing and preparing for our upcoming Trip.  Hope that everyone will join us. For more informat...

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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.

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Ignite Student Ministry Update

Good evening! I hope you're having a great start your October and enjoying all the local activities this month has to offer. Things are kicking up here with student ministry and we have lot going on, so please make sure to read this e-mail fully and mark down any dates/times that apply! Our schedule for this week is the following: Wednesday October 11th Ignite Mid-Week 5:30-6:30- Dinner & chill time 6:30-7:30- Opening games, short message & small group Saturday October 14-15th "Best Night Ever" Lock In Drop off: 8 PM, Pavilion Pick up: 10 AM, ...

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Upcoming Events for October

Hi Everyone! Fall is one of my favorite times of the year, the breeze is cooler and the leaves start to change to the most beautiful colors. It is also a time of preparation for the Thanksgiving season. We have so much to be thankful for and I am thankful for our church home. We are truly blessed to be in such an amazing family. Let's start Fall off right by joining together on the special dates: Chick-fil-A Costume Spirit Night! - Monday, October 23, 5:00 - 8:00 pm. Come out in your favorite costume or come as you are! We will have a great meal and fellowship ...

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This Week’s Happenings at Bethesda

Monday – Oct. 9 – Office closed 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Tuesday – Oct. 10 – 6:30pm – Agape Circle – Fellowship Hall Wednesday – Oct. 11 – 11:00am – Outreach Circle – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Supper – Servers: Carolyn Beaty & Michelle Pealock Reservations or cancellation must be in by noon on Mondays.  Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay. Menu: chicken tenders, squash casserole, butter peas, salad, rolls, dessert 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – ...

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What’s Happening This Sunday at Bethesda UMC

This Sunday we continue our sermon series based on "The Shack." We'll be talking about judgment - ours and God's -- and how we can know the heart of God when it comes to judgment. During the Morning Prayer we'll have a special time of prayer to remember the victims and others affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas. We'll also continue praying for all those struggling to recover from the devastating hurricanes of late. If you're interested in learning more about all the exciting changes at the United Methodist Children's Home, join us for the Men's Breakfast at ...

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Matthew Middleton Underwood Baptized on Sunday, September 10th

Underwood Family
Matthew Middleton Underwood was baptized by Pastor Dana in the 11:00 service on Sunday, September 10th. Matthew is the son of John and Dana Underwood and the grandson of Chuck  and Ruth Underwood. Welcome to Bethesda, Matthew! May God's blessings be upon you! 

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Representative from the UM Children’s Home

UMM Breakfast Oct. 8
  United Methodist Children’s Home  – The United Methodist Men have invited a representative from the United Methodist Children’s Home to speak at the breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 8th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.  They will be sharing with us the recent developments of the Children’s Home.  The men have opened this meeting up to everyone who would like to attend. Please let Steve Pealock or Bob Luth know if you plan to come so that they will know how many to expect.

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Oct. 2 – 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Oct. 4 – 5:30 – 6:15pm – Supper Menu:  Dicky's delicious hamburgers with all the trimmings, baked beans, potato salad, fries, choice of apple pie (ice cream) or pumpkin pie (whip cream)  Reservations or cancellations can be made by e-mailing athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org or calling the church office 770-921-3753 today! Servers:  Judson Williams and Pastor Dana 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries ...

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Weekly Student Ministry Update 10.2.17

Happy Monday! Welcome, October! I hope everyone has had a great start to the week. I'm looking forward to the cooler weather that October will hopefully bring us soon! As I woke up this morning and heard the news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas,  my heart became heavy. I instantly think back to living in Orlando when the Pulse nightclub shooting occurred where the amount of suffering and mourning was raw and painful for all, but especially the survivors and the victims' families. It is extremely difficult to process through the amount of hate and violence we see ...

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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!

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Student Ministry Update 9.25.17

Greetings, friends! Happy Monday! I hope everyone has had a great start to the week. I hope you're staying cool despite the fact that fall has "officially" begun and this weather sure doesn't feel like fall! On September 10th we watched “The Shack” as a group with other members of our church family.  The remainder of this month and October, we’ll focus on the topics that surround this movie for our Sunday and Wednesday nights. Some of the discussion topics are: -"I never left you" (God's promises to walk with us, always) -"The storm within" (In the middle ...

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Bethesda United Methodist Church Coffee Mugs

We have a limited number of Bethesda United Methodist Church coffee mugs available to you for $5 each.  They is a dispplay table on the window side of the Fellowship Hall.   Your purchase will enable us to give a mug to first time visitors to our Worship Services beginning this Sunday, October 1.  Each visitor's mug will have a pen with the church's name on it, church brochure, business card for the Pastor, Youth Director and Children's Director, as well as candy.

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Sept. 25 – 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville 6:30pm – Nominations Meeting – Conference Room Wednesday – Sept. 27  – 5:30pm – Supper - To make andor cancel reservations call 770-921-3753 or e-mail athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org Menu:  smoked chicken, roasted potatoes, green beans, rolls, dessert Servers:  Hoyle and Wanda Davis 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion 6:30pm – Children’s Program – Education Building 6:30pm – Adult ...

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Student Ministry Update 9.18.17

Hey there! What a busy week it's been! I hope you've stayed safe as we all jump back into our routines after Hurricane Irma. On September 10th we watched “The Shack” as a group with other members of our church family.  The remainder of this month and October, we’ll focus on the topics that surround this movie for our Sunday and Wednesday nights. Some of the discussion topics are: -"I never left you" (God's promises to walk with us, always) -"The storm within" (In the middle of life's challenges, we must trust God) -"Papa's heart" (God loves us ...

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Sept. 18 – 10:00am – Prayer Group 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville 6:30pm – Nominations Meeting – Conference Room Wednesday – Sept. 20  – 5:30pm – Supper Menu:  Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion 6:30pm – Children’s Program – Education Building 6:30pm – Adult Bible Study – Back of Fellowship Hall 8:00pm – Praise  Band Practice - Chapel Friday - 6:00pm - Children leave for Fall ...

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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!

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