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Highlighted Up Coming Events

Walk The Road To Bethlehem With A Small Group

Want to dig deeper? Join a Wednesday Bible Study at 5:30-6:30 pm to watch a video and discuss the world-changing event of the birth of Jesus Christ led by Pastor Stan. The group will meet on four Wednesdays beginning December 1. You may wish to read the companion book The Journey, Walking the Road to Bethlehem by Adam Hamilton which can be ordered on Amazon or by calling the church office (764-0619). Bring a sack supper to eat together at 5:00 for some fellowship before the study!

Join us Sunday Morning’s . . .

   9:00 am – Coffee & Donuts in the Activity Center

   10:00 am –  Worship in the Sanctuary  -and-                    Children’s Sunday School  (Nursery available                for infants/toddlers)

   11:00 am – Adult Sunday School

PANCAKE SUNDAY this month is October 17th, 9:00 am.

Thank you, Pastor Stan!

October is Pastor Appreciation Month in the Methodist Church. We have been blessed by his sharing of God’s words of love, forgiveness and hope. You could share a meal, send a card make a phone call, give a smile. Please take time to share with Pastor Stan what his ministry here at Bethel Wesley has meant to you.

Walk (Or Run) For Cunningham Children’s Home

Saturday, October 9, is the morning to walk or run with fellow Bethel Wesley members to support Cunningham Children’s Home. United Methodist Women are initiating this effort, but all are encouraged to join in the project. There is no fee, but the suggested donation is $25. Please meet at the church at 8:30 a.m. and we will carpool to walk along the river. If it is raining, we will walk inside. Wear your Bethel Wesley shirts and join the fun. There may even be refreshments! CCH is hosting a 5K Walk/Run on October 16 and Beth Hein Jost is entered in this event. You can pledge to her by going to the Cunningham website and following the donation instructions there. All the monies support programs at Cunningham

Fall Festivals

FALL REVIEW – in Cambridge IL at Cambridge UMC and Cambridge Community Hall, Saturday, 9 October, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Breakfast, lunch, bakery, gourmet shop, craft show, ready to bake frozen food and great door prizes. Don’t miss this one!!

FALL FESTIVAL   – at Trinity Lutheran Church (1330 13 Street, Moline).  All ages are invited to Trinity Lutheran Church’s Fall Festival on Sunday, October 17th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

Food Pantry

Remember to bring your donation for the local food pantry!  According to the Feeding America web site, 42M Americans face hunger, including 13M children. YOU CAN HELP!  Bring your donation to church any time during the week or on Sunday morning, and place in the donation cart. We have two donation carts:  one in the Activity Center (near the kitchen), and the other in the narthex (near the office).  Here’s a list of the top 20 food items recommended for donation:  <!–split–>

  • Applesauce
  • Canned beans
  • Canned chicken
  • Canned fish (tuna and salmon)
  • Canned meat (SPAM and ham)
  • Canned vegetables
  • Cooking oils (olive and canola)
  • Crackers
  • Dried herbs and spices
  • Fruit (canned or dried)
  • Granola bars
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Meals in a box
  • Nuts
  • Pasta
  • Peanut butter
  • Rice
  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Soup, stew, and chili
  • Whole grain cereal