Upcoming Events and Announcements
If Howard County Public Schools are cancelled, then all church activities for that day/and or evening are also cancelled. - See more at: http://www.bethanyum.org/about#WeatherOur offices are closed today. In case of inclement weather, we follow the Howard County Public Schools closings. If schools are closed, our offices are closed and all events at the church are cancelled. ROUTE 1 DAY SHELTER: We are collecting socks & gloves for the shelter for the months of December and January. If you are interested in donating, please place the items on the shelves marked “RT1” in the Mission Central area of Fellowship Hall. The shelter can always use gently used or new hoodies, t-shirts, and tennis shoes. Route 1 Day Shelter is supported solely by volunteer donations, and Bethany UMC plays a vital role in this ministry. Thank you!
STARTINGPOINTE! –Find your place in God’s story! Are you curious about God, Jesus, the Bible, Christianity? Are you just beginning to consider a journey of faith with Jesus? Been away for awhile and looking to re-connect with God? StartingPointe! is a group where you can find your place in God’s story. We are starting 2 groups running February 22-March 29: one group meeting 9:15-10:45 a.m. on Sundays, and a second group meeting 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Learn more at an organizational meeting 10:15-11 a.m. Sunday, February 8. Pick ELLICOTT
Would you like to say goodbye to our departing pastors? Please add these dates to your calendar:
May 24, 8 a.m.—Pastor Martin’s last Sunday in the 8 a.m. service
May 24, 11 a.m.—Pastor Martin’s last Sunday in Emory UMC pulpit
June 6, 1 p.m.—Celebration of Pastor Martin’s ministry and baby shower, Fellowship Hall
June 7, 8 a.m.—Pastor Cathy’s last Sunday to preach at 8 a.m. worship
June 14—Pastor Martin’s last day in the office, and his final time to preach at the 8:55 and 11 a.m. services. Please join us after the 8:55 a.m. service to greet Pastor Martin in Fellowship Hall.
June 28, 8:55 & 10:30 a.m.—Pastor Cathy’s last Sunday in worship. We will be holding a celebration for Pastor Cathy in Fellowship Hall following both services.
Vacation Bible School--June 22-26! Don't miss the fun at our 2015 Vacation Bible School, "G-Force: God's Love in Action." In this mission-focused VBS, kids will experience God's unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and move in and through life with God. Register here: http://2015.cokesburyvbs.com/bethanyumvbs