Announcements


Check back often to see what's happening at Bethany United Methodist Church

Upcoming Events:
  • Revival Fest 2019
    Aug 24th 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Worship Service @ 6:30 pm. Come join the fun! All is free: Food, Games, Crafts, Bounce House and more!
    Featuring the bands: In One Accord, Reverent Heart, and Jeremy McCall Band. Also, Jibber Jabber Ministry Puppets
  • Summer Music Needed
    The choir will be taking a break starting in June thru the end of August. If you would like to provide special music for the 10:30 service-vocals instrumentals, small group. Please contact the office.
  • Team Spirit Weekend
    This year the Worship Design Team is going to have a Team Spirit Weekend. This will be the seekend of August 31st and September 1st. That weekend is the kick-off for high school and college football, soon to be followed by the pros. We encourage you to wear your favorite teams clothing or colors for this weekend.
  • Chancel Choir
    Practice will begin on Thursday, September 5th at 6:30pm. Come sing with us! Lift your voice to the Lord!
  • Handbell Choir
    Practice will begin on Monday, September 16th at 6:00pm. If you are interested in ringing handbells, please contact the office.
  • Evening Bible Study
    A Bible Study class will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 starting July 10th. Please contact the church office if interested.
  • Revival Fest needs:
    Tents, volunteers and donations are needed for the Revival Fest on August 24th. We are looking for volunteers to help set up and break down, work in the kitchen, and man the booths.  We are also going to need some pop-up tents. Also, we are looking for donations of water, drinks, and food. If anyone is able to help us out, please contact the office.
  • Class on The Letters of Paul
    August 27th from 10:00-11:30am and will run for 12 weeks. Please contact the church office if interested.
  • First Fellowship Sundays-A time to connect and reflect
    Beginning February 17 in the Fellowship Hall. Available from 8am - 12:30pm light refreshments will be provided. If you are interested in hosting a Sunday, please contact the church office
  • Food Panty Collection
    Donations needed for August are: canned tuna/chicken. Please place your donations in the marked green containers in the vestibule. Or for monetary donations please place it in a brown envelope and mark it "Food Panty".
  • Prayer Shawls are Available
    If you need a prayer shawl or prayer squares, please contact the church office.  Crocheters needed! Please help us continue Bethany's Prayer Shawl Ministry! Bethany has given away over 550 prayer shawls in recent years crocheted by members of our church. 
  • Alter Flowers
    Many weeks we have flowers on the altar to decorate the sanctuary while honoring or remembering a loved one or a special occasion. If you would like to purchase flowers for a weekend, the cost is $30 for a table top arrangement and $50 for the altar flowers. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the front vestibule, or you can contact the church office. Please let us know by the Tuesday before what you would like placed in the bulletin. 
  • Pictures Needed
    For the 2018 History of Bethany, we are requesting that anyone who has pictures of any church event during the past year(2018) please share them! Please contact the church office.
  • Jr. Chruch (K-6th grade)
    Jr. Chruch will start on Feb 3rd and we are still looking for volunteers who would be willing to help one Sunday or more a month at the 10:30 service on Sundays. Please contact the church office if interested.
  • Disciple I Bible Study
    Would you like to understand more about the Old Testament, and see how it can help in understanding the New Testament? If you are hungry for the Word of God and for fellowship in prayer and study , or as a follow up to the Disciples Path study, Disciple I is for you. The class will be a daylight class, from 9:30 to 12:00 noon, and Part 1-The Old Testament, will begin 8/26/19-12/23/19. Part 2, New Testament, tentative begin dates are 3/16/20-7/20/20 with the same class times. The class is open for 6-10 students. For more information contact the church office. 
  • Help Wanted:
    Nursery Help Needed during the Sunday 10:30 service. 
    We are looking for a Youth Director and Volunteers to help with the Youth Ministry and a Vacation Bible School Coordinator. Also needed are Volunteers to help with Jr. Church at the 10:30 service on Sundays. Please contact the office if interested in any of these wonderful opportunities. Crocheters are needed to crochet the sleeping mats for the homeless. Please contact the office if interested. VBS will be August 4-8 from 6-8:30, volunteers are needed even if only part time.
  • Job Openings:
    Light Maintenance position. We are looking for someone for a light maintenance position. If interested, please contact the office.
  • Cancellations due to weather
    If the services need to be cancelled due to inclement weather, we have a One Call System that will call everyone on the list and let them know. It will also be listed on WTAE, the church website, and the Facebook page. If you are not on the One Call List and would like to be added, please write your name and number on a blue card and place it in the offering plate or contact the church office.