Announcements

Hospital Visits

Hospital Visits-If you, or a family member, are going to the hospital, please call the office and let us know. When you register, please use our Church Code 747. They may no longer call us, but we can ask if anyone is registered. If you have questions call 610-395-3613.

Emergency Church Cancellation Procedures

In the case of inclement weather or power outages, any cancellation information will be posted on the front page of this website. You can also check WFMZ-TV for cancellations. Additionally, we will utilize a phone tree which will update you on the status of our worship services.

In the event worship services are cancelled on Sunday morning, a blended service at 1:00 pm, a contemporary service at 3:00 pm and a young adult service at 5:00 pm on Sunday will be offered, weather permitting.

Help Feed the Hungry in our Neighborhood

Allentown Children's Project/Food Pantry Cupboards are BARE!!!!!

Only the following items are needed:
18 oz. peanut butter
20 oz. jelly
15 oz. - 24 oz. cans tomato spaghetti sauce
15 oz. canned carrots, mixed vegetables, potatoes, beef stew, chili
10.75 oz. cans of soup (vegetable, tomato, chicken rice or chicken noodle)
6.9 oz. boxes of Rice-A-Roni
​7.25 oz. Mac-N-Cheese
Ramen Noodles
15 oz. canned spaghetti
11 - 28 oz. baked beans
15 - 20 oz. all types of fruits
10 - 18 oz. Cereal
instant oatmeal (8 pack individual serving packets)
4 pack pudding cups
6 pack applesauce cups

Thank you for your generosity.

Please make sure the expiration dates are good and the cans are not dented.

Thank you! 

New Announcements

Camp Out VBS at Catasauqua Campus All children ages 3 years through 5th grade are welcome. Please register by using the form located at http://www.bethanyumchurch.com/catasauqua. Pre-registration is requested but not required.
                                 July 21 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
                                 July 22 9:00 a.m. to Noon
                                 July 23 9:00 a.m. to Noon

You are needed! Please look in the Bethany Book this weekend to see how you can help and volunteer your time and talents. Help us grow God's Kingdom.

Bethany Book In each row there is a black binder know as the Bethany Book. Inside you will find special inserts, connection cards, offering envelopes, pens and weekly sign-up sheets for various opportunities and events at Bethany. Please be sure to pass the book down the row for everyone to see.
 

 

Children's Ministry Announcements

Family Movie Night will feature the movie "Moana" at the Wescosville Campus on Friday, July 7 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This will be a Hawaiian themed event so come dressed for a luau! Wear a Hawaiian shirt or a grass skirt. The best costume will receive a prize! Bring the whole family and join us for this summer night of free fellowship and fun!

Iron Pigs The Children's Ministry is sponsoring another night for the entire church at the Iron Pigs games on Friday, July 14th. These are great events for the entire family and includes reserved seating for our congregation. Tickets are $10 a piece which includes a $2 voucher for food or the gift store. Parking is $5. Contact Suzanne Cressman at 484-225-8605 for tickets.

 

Men's Ministry

Men's Breakfast Join us on Saturday, July 15, at 7:00 a.m. in the Carlson Hall at the Wescosville Campus.

 

Missions Announcements

Missionary News Learn what missionaries are doing to share Christ. See the mission binders in Café​ Grace today.

Twice Blessed is our inner city outreach store located at 931 Hamilton St., Allentown, Phone #484-221-8501, in the Caring Place. Twice Blessed is now accepting new or gently used clothing, household items, sheets and towels. We NO LONGER accept TV's or electrical equipment. Also, we cannot accept box springs or mattresses. Please drop off your items at the store Thursday, Friday or Saturday between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Bethany is no longer a drop off place. Thank you all so much for your generosity that allows us to continue this inner city ministry. Please sign up in the Bethany Book or contact Sue LaBelle at 610-737-3346 if you would like to volunteer at the store. For large item pick-ups contact Marci Alderfer at 610-393-7357

 

Small Groups Ministry Announcements

Friday Night Fellowship Join us on July 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Wescosville Campus. We will be having a Stars and Stripes Celebration featuring chicken kabobs for dinner followed by fun and entertaining colonial games. Come out and enjoy great food, music, games, fellowship and lots of fun. It is a great opportunity to meet new people and spend time with friends. Sign up in the Bethany Book or contact Keri Crawford in the church office.

 

Women's Ministry Announcements

Women's Potluck Breakfast Join us on Saturday, July 8, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall at the Wescosville Campus. Doors are open at 8:45 a.m. Bring a dish, bring a friend. Come and hear our speaker, Candace Prewitt as she discusses the topic Spiritual Toolbox.

Bus Trip August 16 Join us as we go to Lancaster to visit Biblical Tabernacle, lunch at Bird in Hand Restaurant and see an afternoon presentation of JONAH at Sight and Sound. It's an $85 all inclusive fee. Contact Marlene at 610-703-4006 with questions and to reserve your spot. Invite your friends for a spirit fun filled day!

Facebook Did you know that the women have a Facebook page? It is a private site where we share prayer requests, give announcements and share our events. All ladies of our church are invited to find us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/BethanyUMChurchwomen

Purls: Join this group of ladies on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Studio, as they stitch prayer shawls, lap robes and baby blankets for those in need. All stitched items are prayed over before giving them to the recipient. Shawls and lap robes are also donated to various nursing homes. This month, they will also be stitching winter hats, mittens and scarves for children in Allentown. ALL knitters, crochet stitchers or want-to-be stitchers are welcome to come at any time. Leader: Denise Morth

 

Young Adults

SPOKEN If you are between the ages of 18-28 you are invited to join our young adult ministry called SPOKEN. This group will meet on Saturday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at the Wescosville Campus.

God, Guide My Family You are invited to join this group for young adults who are married or single parents, as well as their children, on June 29 at 6:00 p.m. Families meet and watch a faith based video on one of the many family topics. During this time the children will play and build relationships with other Christians as well. Please sign up in the Bethany Book if you plan to attend or contact Brittney Lutseo at 484-375-5995.

 

Youth Ministry Announcements

Edge 5th - 12th​ Small Groups will meet this Wednesday, July 5, at the Wescosville Campus.
       5th & 6th​ meet from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
       7th - 12th meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

5th - 12th Plugged In Café Join us on Friday, July 7, for Open Gym Night at the Macungie Campus.
       5th - 8th meet from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
       9th - 12th meet from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

 

Did You Know?

Have you found the ministry where God wants you to serve? Would you like to volunteer at the church but don't know where to begin? For answers to these questions and more, contact the church office at 610-395-3613. 

Saving God's Children Sponsors Contribution envelopes are located at the literature stand near the Information Desk at the Macungie Campus.

Altar Flowers The cost is $20. Please sign up at the Information Desk to reserve your date.

Hospital Visits If you, or a family member, are going to the hospital, please call the office and let us know. When you register, please use our Church Code 747. They may no longer call us, but we can ask if anyone is registered. If you have questions call the church office at 610-395-3613.

 

Special Needs Ministry

Volunteers are needed to help facilitate activities each month and/or provide snacks. If you are interested in volunteering and/or helping on a Saturday night please contact Mimi Ludwig at mlludwig@ptd.net or Paula Dooley at paula@paulasjewelry.com.

Special Needs Prayer List If you would like to add your special needs child/teen/young adult to our prayer list, please contact Paula Dooley at paula@paulasjewelry.com.