Remember to bring your food pantry items! According to the Feeding America web site, 1 in 8 Americans struggle with hunger. YOU CAN HELP! Bring your donation any time, and place in the donation cart. We have two donation carts at Bethel Wesley: one in the Activity Center (near the kitchen), and the other in the narthex (near coat racks). Here’s a list of the top 20 food items recommended for donation: <!–split–>
Canned fish (tuna and salmon)
Canned meat (SPAM and ham)
Cooking oils (olive and canola)
Dried herbs and spices
Fruit (canned or dried)
Instant mashed potatoes
Meals in a box
Soup, stew, and chili
Whole grain cereal
January is a good time to look over the camping brochure to find the adventure that is right for you. There’s lots of camps to choose from – something for every age. Pick up a brochure outside the office today!
Bethel Wesley men meet at Denny’s (by South Park Mall) for breakfast the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of each month at 8:00 am. This month they will meet on January 2nd and January 16th.
This month’s Fellowship Lunch will be Thursday, 24 January at Noon in the Activity Center. Cost is $5/person. All seniors are welcome!
CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF CHRIST
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service– Monday, 24 December, 4:00 pm.
Bethel Wesley’s Cookie Walk & Bake Sale — Saturday, December 8th, 8:00 – 11:00 am in the Activity Center. Cookies are .25 cents each / $3.00 per dozen. Stay and have a cup of coffee!
The Evans Family will host a Christmas Open House in the Activity Center on Sunday, December 16th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.
The Callahan Family Christmas Recital is Sunday, 23 December at 3:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Don’t miss this special time of music from such a talented family.
UMW Is Selling Pecans. These are high-quality pecans from this year’s crop. Purchase your pecans from Mary Ann Harvey …. $9.00 for a 16-oz. bag.
Purchase Your Poinsettias – $8.00 each. Order forms will be in the Sunday bulletins. The poinsettias will decorate the Sanctuary for our Christmas Eve Service, then you can take your plant home. afterwards.
Angel Child Names will be on the mantle in the Narthex on December 2nd and 9th. Presents need to be wrapped and brought to church by December 9. Thanks!
Bethel Wesley men meet at Denny’s by South Park Mall for breakfast the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of each month at 8 am. This month they will meet on Wednesday’s, December 5th and 19th.
Dine on discounted meals at local restaurants — Coupon books cost $35, with $10 going to Bethel Wesley. See Ray Edlund on Sunday mornings or purchase during the week in the office.
Wednesday’s With Pastor Stan – Join the Pastor every Wednesday at 10:30 am or 6:00 pm. Focus of this small-group study is “Living A God-Pleasing Life!”
Mexican Consulate The Mexican Consulate will be here Tuesday-Saturday, 13-17 November in the Activity Center.
2018 Charge Conference to be held at Bethel Wesley UMC on Sunday, 18 November at 6:00 pm.
Ecumenical Service set for Sunday, 25 November hosted by Pastor Stan and Reverend Grimes of Churches United at 5:00 pm on Sunday, 25 November. A nice group of local pastors will be here and your support of this service is greatly appreciated.
We will be accepting cash for our Thanksgiving Baskets on Sundays November 4th and November 11th. The money will be used to purchase food for filling baskets to be distributed for Thanksgiving.
A sign-up sheet to make sandwiches for Kings Harvest will be in the hallway on the following Sundays: November 11th – 18th – 25th.