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And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. (Isaiah 12:4 ESV)

Amen.

Holy Week: Maundy Thursday Love Feast Online

Holy Week: Maundy Thursday Love Feast Online

Join us at 7:00 p.m. here online as we observe an old Methodist tradition, the Love Feast, to commemorate Jesus' last acts with his disciples.  If we were meeting together at church, a traditional Maundy Thursday service would include communion. Because we are unable...

Weekly Announcements – April 5-11 2020

Weekly Announcements – April 5-11 2020

It's traditional at Bethel to open our Sunday service with greetings and announcements and to include announcements in the bulletin. For the time being and until we can resume public worship at our church, weekly announcements will be posted on our website and on...

Special Announcement: Holy Week 2020

Special Announcement: Holy Week 2020

The loss of the normal traditions we're mourning brings with it new opportunities. In the past, most were lucky to attend worship services on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. For too many, day-to-day activities would get in the way of Maundy Thursday observances of the...

Announcements – March 29 2020

Announcements – March 29 2020

It's traditional at Bethel to open our Sunday service with greetings and announcements and to include announcements in the bulletin. For the time being and until we can resume public worship at our church, weekly announcements will be posted on our website and on...

Behold, I Am Doing a New Thing

Behold, I Am Doing a New Thing

Isaiah 43:19 - Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Life as we know it seems to be changing at a pace faster than we can sometimes comprehend. For the first time in...

Introducing Methodist Moment

Introducing Methodist Moment

At a recent event here in Holston Conference, one of the activities involved talking about what is needed in order to move the church to a place of Reconciliation and Grace. The group I was sitting with strongly feel that there is a significant need to educate,...