Announcements & Events

Visit this page to find emergency cancellation procedures, hospital visit information, and recent announcements to stay up to date on everything going on at Bethany!

Emergency Cancellation Procedures

In the event of an emergency, or weather-related cancellation we will utilize the Bethany app, website, social media channels and bmail to update you on the status of worship services or weekly groups and gatherings.

Hospital Visits

Please contact the church office if you or a family member will be going to the hospital. When you register at the hospital please use Church Code 747. If you have any questions, call the church office at
610-395-3613.

General Announcements

There are many ways to contribute:

  1. Mail or drop off at the office
  2. Online via our app or website – Give.
  3. Text to give – 610-215-7451 – enter code and amount:
    1. Dough2Door = DtoD plus amount
    2. Mac – Worship 2021 = General plus amount
    3. Kingdom Building = KB plus amount
    4. Missions Donations = Missions plus amount

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jennifer Alderson (610)395-3613.

 Volunteers are needed to serve by ushering, greeting, and sitting at the Information Desk for Sunday services and special services.  If you would like to serve in this way, please contact Donna Barnwell at dbarnwell@bethanyumchurch.com   or call the church office 610-395-3613. 

If you would be interested in receiving prayer requests via email, please contact Kathi Frantz at KFrantz@bethanyumchurch.com so you can be added.

Below are the weekly announcements from this Sunday’s Services:

  • New to Bethany Church? We’d love to get to meet you. Fill out a connection card and let us know you’re here!
  • Another great way to get connected with Bethany, is finding a Group Life study that brings you together with others in the church. Visit the group life section of the app to find what studies are happening through the week as well as what is coming up. 

Ministry Announcements

Bethany Group Life
– Please contact Donna Barnwell, Pastor for Discipleship, in the church office dbarnwell@bethanyumchurch.com for information on
different groups and classes at Bethany.
There are women’s groups, men’s groups, zoom groups, in-person groups,
men and women groups, daytime groups, and evening groups. For a list of current
groups, Adult Ministries – Bethany Church
(bethanyumchurch.com)
and look under the Group Life section.

Adult Sunday School Classes are offered every Sunday at the Macungie campus during the Sunday School hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.  You may join a class at any time.

Women’s Ministry News

https://sites.google.com/view/bethany-womens-ministry/home

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

Missions Announcements

Emergency Food Bank
We thank you for your continued support of this ministry. Each week we will post if there is a need for certain items. If you know of any individual/family in need please call our church office. Thank you.
Items needed this week: Canned Chili, Canned Stew, Quiona, Peanut Butter
 
Allentown School Project
Great News!!
We are now sponsoring NewComer Academy. This school is made up of refugee children.
We pack 25 bags everyweek. That means we need 25 of everything listed below.
The list of their needs is:
Canned vegetables and fruit, soup, Mac & Cheese, Pasta/Tomato Sauce, Rice/Beans, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Cereal, Breakfast Bars, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Oatmeal, Juice, Popcorn, Pudding, Granola Bars
Toiletries: Shampoo/Conditioner, soap, toothpaste, deodorant
THIS WEEKS NEEDS ARE: Canned Fruit, Jelly
 
If you do not want to shop, we like to shop at the Grocery Outlet, and could use some grocery cards from there.
Grocery Outlet is located at Tilghman Square Shopping Center
 

Bethany Missions – Please check out the Bethany Missions Page for new and updated mission/missionary news.

If you are visiting for the first time, please stop by the Children’s Desk for information on our ministries and events and receive a welcome gift for your child.

Sunday School: 10:30am. We would appreciate more helpers in each class. We have all our core teachers in place, but could always use assistants or subs.

Please contact Pastor Marleah at mdoyle@bethanyumchurch.com or Brittney Lutseo at blutseo@bethanyumchurch.com if you are interested in serving our children in this way.

Awana  Awana is our mid-week children’s program which will is held at the Wescosville Campus.  There is a family meal from 5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and then Awana runs from 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Ages 2 years through 5th grade.  Register online at www.bethanyumchurch.com.

Classroom assistants are needed.  The classroom assistant would require you to be at Awana each week, listening to the children recite their verses, helping the leader during lesson time and bringing the children down together for game time.

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS AT BETHANY FAMILY NIGHT

Wednesday evenings at Bethany, Wescosville campus, starting at 5:15-6pm chef prepared dinner for the whole family 6:15-7:45pm Awana for children, youth group and adult bible study groups

Information about Wednesday evening adult bible study groups can be found on the Bethany Church App.  Questions about Awana, Youth group, or Wednesday evening adult bible study groups?  Please contact Pastor Marleah or Donna in the church office.

More to Come, Stay Tuned!

We are excited for the season of Operation Christmas Child. You’ll be encouraged to pack your own shoebox and/or RSVP to attend a packing party. Please mark your calendars with the dates on the Church Events Calendar. The packing parties are a great family activity or invite a neighbor to come with you! If you have any questions, please email Julie DiGiacomo at digiajul@hotmail.com

More to Come, Stay Tuned! 

Connect With Us

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  or explore these related pages of our website.