Knowing, Loving, Serving… So the World Will Experience Christ's Love


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Community Thanksgiving Service

Please make plans to gather together for our Community Thanksgiving Service at Kathwood Baptist Church on Sunday, November 24th at 4:00 p.m. In addition to Bethel and Kathwood, other participating congregations include Beth Shalom, Tree of Life, Forest Lake Presbyterian, St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal, and Rehoboth United Methodist.

Make a Difference Day / Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Join us as we fellowship and pack our Operation Christmas Child boxes. We will also have our annual Chili Cook-Off and Potato Bar. You will have a chance to pick the best chili, and donations from all the votes will be donated to Operation Christmas Child. We need entries for the Chili Cook-Off! Bring…

Support the Todd Lutz Scholarship Fund

The Youth and the New Journey Sunday School Class are selling as a fund-raiser for the Todd Lutz Scholarship Fund coupon booklets that are a “Dining and Value Guide”. Businesses such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Stein Mart, Michaels, Old Navy, Hobby Lobby, Hertz, Surge Adventure Park, Royal Z Lanes, and many others are included. All business are in the Columbia and Lexington…

Welcome, new members of Bethel!

At the end of September, we were blessed to welcome new members to our congregation! If you have not done so already, please reach out to them! Invite them to Sunday School, Bible Study, or any other opportunity for fellowship. Also, remember that they have a lot of new faces and names to get to know, so be sure to say your…

Backpack Ministry Donations

We are in need of items for our Backpack Ministry. Zoo Animal Crackers, Veggie Straws, Chex Mix, Cheez-it, and Slim Jims are the items to purchase. You may purchase the item(s) at Sam’s Club or give a check to the office made payable to Bethel UMC. Your love, prayers, and generosity will help feed 35 children over the weekends this school term.…

Operation Christmas Child

During the month of October, we will be collecting items to fill our Operation Christmas Child boxes. We will have collection baskets around the church for you to drop-off your donations. There is a list of approved items on our church bulletin board. During “Make a Difference Day” on November 16th, we will have a packing party to assemble our boxes.