Wednesday, December 6, 2017

It's beginning to look a lot like Advent!


December 10: 
  • 10am - Intergenerational Sunday School
  • 11am - Advent 2 Worship

December 17: 
  • 10am - Intergenerational Sunday School - Delivering cards to shut-ins
  • 11am - Advent 3 Worship
  • 5pm - Community Christmas

December 24:
  • 11am - Advent 4 Worship with Holy Communion
  • 7pm - Christmas Eve Service with Pageant & Candlelight 








Monday, October 16, 2017

Halloween Festival

Join us!
Bring:  an outdoor chair & your family in costume
& enjoy roasting and eating hotdogs & s'mores,
playing games,
walking through a Boo! House,
& TRUNK-or-TREAT!
Bonfire, Boo! House & games begin at 5:30, Trunk-or-Treat at 6:30

Ask questions or tell us if you're coming on our Facebook Event site: 
www.facebook.com/events/301546226990641




Monday, October 9, 2017

Homecoming Oct. 22

Join us for
Bethany's Homecoming Service
Sunday, October 22
11:00am
followed by a covered dish lunch

Our guest preacher this year Pastor Dave Keck from St. Mark's in Mooresville.
Pastor Dave is the grandson of Dr. Albert Keck, who served interims at Bethany during a couple pastoral vacancies, and who also worshiped with his wife at Bethany during the summers they stayed in their mountain home.  Pastor Dave's father, Dr. David Keck, Sr. is also a pastor, and was our Homecoming preacher three years ago.





Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Chili Cook-Off





Join us
for our annual
Chili Cook-Off
to benefit the families we sponsor at Christmas
Sunday, October 1
12pm


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

LutherFest

LutherFest

Sunday, July 30, 2017

10am - 5pm

Sneak peek at one of the activities!


What:  A commemoration of the Reformation.  The day will include a worship service that will incorporate elements of the Latin and German Mass (in Latin and German!) from the 16th century; a lunch with German-style fare; and festival of activities with 16th century flare!  You'll also catch a skit about Martin Luther!



Why:  2017 marks the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

You'll be seeing a lot of this symbol!

When:

-  10:00am - Worship
-  12:00pm - Lunch
-  1:00pm - Festival Activities & Games


Who:  You!  See you there!



Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Summer Worship Time Change

Summer Worship: 10:00am

In July and August, there will be NO Sunday School, and Worship will be at 10:00am!

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week
Palm Sunday
April 9 - 11:00am
Liturgy of the Palms/Sunday of the Passion
We wave palm branches and shout "Blessed is the King!" before we read of his crucifixion.


Maundy Thursday
April 13 - 7:00pm
On the night in which he was betrayed, Jesus gave a new commandment: Love one another.

Good Friday
April 14 - 7:00pm
We extinguish candles in a Tenebrae service of readings, contemplating the death Jesus, the Light of the World




Easter
April 16

 Sunrise Service
7:30am
The story of Holy Week and Easter morning will be told through Pageant

Easter Egg Hunt
8:10am

Easter Breakfast
8:30am

Flower the Cross
anytime before 10:00am
Bring flowers to put in the cross (see photo above) anytime between the Sunrise Service and the Holy Communion service. 

Resurrection of our Lord with Holy Communion
***10:00am***
 NO 11am service!