All men are invited to the Men’s Breakfast on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of the month at 8:00 am. We meet at Denny’s Restaurant by South Park Shopping Mall, Moline. This month we’ll meet on September 4th and September 18th.
United Methodist Women (UMW)
Unit Meeting: Tuesday, 3 September, 7:00 pm in Wesley Hall
Rebekah Circle meets on Wednesday, September 4th at 10:00 am in the Activity Center. Devotions: Donna Chyma.
Priscilla Circle meets on Tuesday, September 10th at 7:00 pm in Wesley Hall. Hostesses: Judy Pikuza & Sheila Fitts. Devotions: Sheila Fitts.
Circle Duties: Church Activities – Rebekah; Greeters & Sick Calls – Priscilla Circle.
Other Meetings / Activities In September:
Saturday, 14 September: UMW Spoon River District Annual Meeting at East Moline Christ, UMC. Fellowship at 12:30 and Meeting at 1:00 pm.
Sunday, 15 September: Pantry Sunday at Bethel Wesley. You can drop-off your non-perishable items any time in the red wire carts by the pastor’s office or Activity Center kitchen.
Friday, 20 September: Church Women United’s Fall Fellowship, at the Second Baptist Church, 919 6th Avenue, Rock Island. Starts at 9:00 am.
Sunday, 29 September: UMW Sunday – One service at 10:00 am – Lunch served immediately after the service.
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All women welcome to participate in United Methodist Women. We meet quarterly as a group (Unit Meeting), and support two small groups (Circle) which meet monthly.
- Rebekah Circle – first Wednesday of the month at 10 am.
- Priscilla Circle – second Tuesday of the month at 7 pm
Our Bethel Wesley UMW unit participates in District UMW educational programs including workshops and a book-reading program, and supports a variety of mission projects including Cunningham Children’s Home (Urbana IL) and Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House (East St. Louis IL).
We also serve as prayer partners and visitors for our shut-ins, and we provide meals following funerals. We plan a number of fund-raising activities to support our mission work, including an annual Ice Cream Social and a Christmas Cookie Walk.
Angel Child – Christmas presents are provided for children in-need.
Food Baskets – Food baskets are provided for families in need at Easter and Thanksgiving.
Food Pantry – Members provide supplies for the St. Mary’s food pantry.
Meal Site- Members prepare sandwiches and dessert weekly for King’s Harvest. Members also prepare and serve meals at Mt.Zion Church quarterly.
The Share The Care group provides help to members for a number of needs, including shopping, transportation, visitations, etc.
The Chancel Choir leads the music and provides special music for the 10:30 am traditional service. Rehearsals are 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. All teenagers and adults are welcome.
The Praise Band leads the music at the 9:00 am service. Singers and musicians, including drummers and guitar players, participate; other singers and musicians desiring to play contemporary Christian songs are also welcome. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 8:00 pm
The Handbell Choir provides special music throughout the year.