Bethesda’s Best

Bethesda’s Best Seniors - Our February 15th meeting is ready, so mark your calendar, we will meet at noon in the Fellowship Hall for a fun “Game Day” with lunch provided.  Come on and join us for new games, old games and a great time together.  Let’s make the most of 2018!

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2017 Woman of the Year and Man of the Year!

Congratulations to Carole Martin who was named 'Woman of the Year' by the United Methodist Women at their annual Mother-Daughter Dinner.  Carole, daughter of Cleve and Elouise Mauldin, grew up right here at Bethesda UMC.  She and her husband, Felix have two children, Jason (Catherine)  and Camilyn (Chris), and five grandchildren. Carole retired from Gwinnett County School System where she taught at Bethesda Elementary School.  Many of our children had her as their first grade teacher.  Carole has held many positions at Bethesda and has been singing in the Chancel ...

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Feb. 12 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:00pm – Spirit Night at Chick Fil-A on Sugarloaf Parkway Tuesday, Feb. 13 – Agape Circle – Fellowship Hall Wednesday – Feb. 14 – 11:00am Outreach Circle  - Applebee’s on 120 near Gwinnett Medical Center 5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall - This is Ash Wednesday, so if you would like to join us for dinner before the service, just call the church office or E-mail Athel (athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org/770-921-3753.) Menu:  Chicken and Dumplings or Beef Stew, cornbread, salad, ...

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What’s Happening This Week At Bethesda UMC

  Feb. 11 – Father-Daughter Breakfast – Fellowship Hall - Julia Tuttle Speaker -All men are invited to bring their daughters  and daughters, bring your fathers to this event. 8:45am – “The Table”– Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship - Sanctuary 5:30pm – Children’s Choir – Education Building 5:30pm – Ignite Student Monday – Feb. 12 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:00 - 8:00pm – Spirit Night at Chick Fil-A on Sugarloaf Parkway - This is our Valentine Spirit ...

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Lent-Easter Services – Dates and Times

Mark your calendar for all the Lent and Easter 2018 services here at Bethesda United Methodist Church. Attached is a list of all the dates and times for each worship experience. Make sure to come and bring a friend and let's all share the stories of Easter together!

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Father-Daughter Breakfast – Speaker, Julia Tuttle

All men are invited to bring their daughters to the Father-Daughter Breakfast on Sunday, February 11th at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall.  We have a special treat in store for you.  Julia Tuttle, daughter of Jack and Beth Tuttle will be our speaker.  The men will do a country breakfast for you to enjoy.  So make plans to attend this special breakfast.

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Feb. 5 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Feb. 7–9:30am – Preschool Parent Breakfast–Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall - Reservations/Cancellations due by 1:00pm today Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay Menu:  Pork chops, mashed potatoes, gravy, biscuits, crowder peas, dessert Servers:  Becky Mitchell and Martha Gordon 6:30pm – Adult Bible Study – Back of Fellowship Hall 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – ...

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Valentine Dinner and Dance on Saturday, February 17th

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Make your reservations now for our Valentine Dinner and Dance. This is an event for the whole family to enjoy, with food prepared by John and Shannon Mangano and entertainment by Brock Derringer. The price is $10 per person. Children under 10 are $5. The dinner starts at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Reservations need to be turned in by February 14th. You may make your reservation here on our website form, or fill out a paper form in the church Narthex and turn it in during the church service,  email  our church office at church@bethesdaunited.org or ...

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This Week at Bethesda UMC

Monday – Jan. 29 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Jan. 30 –5:30pm – Supper – Fellowship Hall Reservations and/or cancellations must be made by 1:00pm on Mondays.  Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay.  The cost is $7.50 (children under 10 - $3.50) Menu:  meatloaf, mac and cheese, green beans, tossed salad, rolls, dessert 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir Room 6:30pm – Ignite Student Ministries – Pavilion 6:30pm – Children’s ...

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This Week at Bethesda United Methodist Church

Monday – Jan. 22 – 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville Wednesday – Jan. 24 –5:30pm – Supper Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay.  We ask that all reservations or cancellations be made by 1pm on Mondays by calling or e-mailing the church office at 770-921-3753 or athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org.  The price is $7.50/$3.50 for children under 10.    This week's menu:  barbecue, baked beans, slaw, potatoes, bread, dessert 6:30pm - Choir Rehearsal – Choir ...

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Wednesday, January 17th Programs

All activities for Bethesda UMC for Wednesday evening, January 17th  has been cancelled.  This includes: Dinner, Adult Bible Study, Chancel Choir, Children's Program, Praise Team, and Youth.  Be safe and keep warm.

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This Week at Bethesda

Monday – Jan. 15 – Office Closed for MLK 10:00am – Prayer Group – Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – Bible Study – Universal Joint in Lawrenceville 6:30pm – Church Council Meeting – Fellowship Hall Wednesday – Jan. 17 –5:30pm – Supper Remember that your reservation is a commitment to pay.  If you do not have standing reservations you can make them weekly by calling Athel 770-921-3753 or e-mail Athel at athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org.  Weekly reservations and/or cancellations must be in by 1:00pm on Monday. Menu:  Barbecue Pork, roasted ...

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Bethesda’s Best

Bethesda’s Best will meet in the Fellowship Hall on January 18th 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 start the New Year and look at other things we want to do and places we want to visit. Our February 15th meeting is already planned, so mark your calendar, we will meet at noon for a fun “Game Day” with lunch provided.  Let’s make the most of 2018!

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News from Bethesda’s Best

Bethesda's Best Upcoming meetings Bethesda’s Best will meet in the Fellowship Hall on January 18th 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 start the New Year and look at other things we want to do and places we want to visit. Our February 15th meeting is already planned, so mark your calendar, we will meet at noon for a fun “Game Day” with lunch provided.  Let’s make the most of 2018!

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UMW Geographic Mission Study – January 27 – 9am-2pm

All are invited (both men and women) to the UMW Geographic Mission Study:   Missionary Conferences of The United Methodist Church in the U.S. A. When: Saturday, January 27, 2018         9am- 2pm Where: Harmony Grove UMC in Pollard Hall            Speaker: Scarlet Hammersmith Join us to find out what we can do to help these three struggling missionary conferences: Alaska, Red Bird (Kentucky), and Oklahoma Indian conferences. We will take a love offering for the Red Bird Mission. Scarlet Hammersmith, our speaker, was an educator for 20 years which included ...

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Mother-Daughter Banquet – Thursday, January 25th – 6:30 pm

Women of Bethesda you are invited to the 2018 Mother-Daughter Covered Dish Banquet! Thursday, January 25th at 6:30 pm in the Bethesda UMC Fellowship Hall All women are invited! Bring your mother, your daughter, a friend or ALL of them! Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share. A fun evening has been planned by the UMW Outreach Circle! The entertainment will be provided by members of the Aurora Theater.

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You do not want to miss this Wednesday night as we kick off 2018!

Wednesday Night Supper starts back this week.  We have a great menu and program for you to enjoy.  BUT WE MUST HAVE YOUR RESERVATION IN MY NOON TODAY if you do not have standing reservations. Call or e-mail Athel at athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org or 770-921-3753.  We have to let Dicky Doo's know our numbers today.  The menu is fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, butter peas, layered salad, biscuits and desserts: Cammie Jane's red velvet cake, Carolyn Beaty's Chocolate Eclair, coconut cake, strawberry short cake, devil's food cake with seven minute icing, ...

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Opportunities at Bethesda January 2 – January 8

  Wednesday, January 3 – 6:30pm – Chancel Choir Saturday, January 6 – Bethesda Fit – Chapel 10:00am - Volunteers needed to help take Christmas Decorations down - Sanctuary/Chapel/Fellowship Hall Sunday, January 7 – 8:45am The Table – Chapel 9:45am – Sunday School for all Ages 11:00am – Traditional Worship - Sanctuary Monday, January 8 - 10:00am - Prayer Group - Fellowship Hall 6:30pm - Church Council Meeting - Fellowship Hall Our first meeting of the new BUMC Church Council will be January 8th at 6:30pm in the Fellowship ...

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Opportunities for the week of Christmas Sunday, December 24 – Christmas Eve 9:45am – Sunday School 11:00am – Advent/Christmas Eve Worship Service - Sanctuary 5:00pm – Christmas Eve Communion and Candlelight Service - Sanctuary Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 & 26 – Merry Christmas – Office Closed Wednesday, Dec. 27 – 9:00am – 12:00noon Thursday and Friday, Dec. 28 & 29 – Office Closed Sunday, December 31 – 10:00am – Donuts, Fruit and Coffee- Fellowship Hall 11:00am – Worship in Song – Sanctuary - Bev Hombroek will be ...

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Jan. 10th Program Kick-Off – Bethesda’s Funniest Home Videos!

Your 1-2 minute videos are needed! Please email them to the church office at athelmorris@bethesdaunited.org. This is the time to let your family, children, pets, and even yourself have that 1-2 minutes of 'fame'! The more videos we receive the more fun - so please get your videos in soon!    

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