New Members Classes
May 29 & June 5
If you’re worshipping at Bethel UM Church, and want to make this your church home, now may be the time to participate in New Members Classes, You are invited to meet with Pastor Bowdle for two classes to prepare for membership. Classes will meet on Wednesday nights, May 29 & June 5, from 6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. each evening. You’ll meet in the pastor’s office in the Ministry Office. Contact Pastor Bowdle at 734-7201 or RevBowdle@fuse.net to register. New members will be received into membership at the Joint Worship Celebration on Sunday night, June 23, at 6:00 P.M., just prior to our 7:00 P.M. Ice Cream Social.
Children’s Camp -- June 4-7
Please mark your calendars for an exciting time at Summer Children’s Camp 2013. Day camp on Wednesday through Friday is open to children finishing Kindergarten through those finishing sixth grade. Overnight camp is open to children finishing second grade up through those finishing sixth grade. Our theme is “The Incredible Race.” Registration forms are available at the church.
Ice Cream Social
June 23 - 6:00 P.M.
The Evangelism Committee would like to invite you on Sunday, June 23rd 7:00-9:00 PM for their Ice Cream Social!, .. and let’s face it, who doesn’t like ice cream? However, if you’re lactose intolerant or you do fall into the .001% who doesn’t like the taste of creamy sugar, not to worry, we’ll have other foods, along with live music and games. There will be something for all to enjoy so begin thinking now about who you want to invite.
Hawaiian Luau on June 29 Aloha!
The Fun and Fellowship Committee wants to invite everyone to a Hawaiian luau, so dig out your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts for this big event! Guy and Linda Marquette are hosting the Luau at their house on Saturday, June 29th from 6-9 P.M. Doug and Melissa Simmons will be roasting a pig Hawaiian style, so all you need to bring is a covered dish to share and a lawn chair. Ukuleles are optional. Hope to see you there!
Vacation Bible School – July 8-12 -- 9:00 A.M. to Noon
The theme for this year’s VBS will be “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.” Plans are already being made for an exciting week of VBS.
Women’s Retreat November 8-10
Girl friends understand the healing properties of laughter, chocolate and a good long shopping trip. We invite you to mark your calendar for November 8-10 and meet us a Higher Ground Retreat Center for a time of Great Fellowship. This year’s theme is “Café Chocolate.” Who doesn’t enjoy chocoloate? When you can combine it with sessions that draw us closer to the Lord, can it get any better? We’ll be drawn closer to Jesus through worship, discussion, quiet reflection, Christian service and more.
Bethel United Methodist Church theme for 2013 is "Sharing Christ Light" by renewing our faith in Jesus Christ as the Light of the World, and our commitment to obey his command that Christians also become the Light of the World.