Christmas Eve Service

Follow the lighted luminaries to Bethel's front door!  Join us on December 24 at 7:30 for a beautiful candlelight service complete with the story of the Christ child and beautiful hymns.  It's an experience to carry with you all year long.

 Santa Morning  9:00 AM - Noon

Join with us at Horizon's of Faith UMC, (62nd and Cooper Road) as we unwrap the meaning of Christmas.   Breakfast with hot chocolate will be served.  You can meet Santa, make Christmas crafts and sing Christmas carols with us.   It promises to be a fun time!  

Bethel Breakfast Club (BBC) The Bethel Breakfast Club meets once a month for...?  Did you guess it?  Yes, that's right....BREAKFAST!  Join us when you can at 9:00 am the first Saturday of each month.  We have a nice time chatting and trying new places for breakfast with 10-12 of our good Bethel friends.  The location of our next breakfast is.....​​
Saturday, December 8 - Sunshine House Breakfast and Grill, W. 38th Street​ ​Check The BBC under the GROUPS Tab for upcoming breakfast locations and plan to meet us there!

Bethel Book Club

This group normally meets 7:00 pm the 4th Monday of the month at Puerta Vallerta (between 52nd and 56th Street) on Lafayette Road. Come and have dinner with us as we discuss the book of the month! We are "Indigo Christmas by Jeanne Dams" for our December 17 discussion (one week earlier than usual due to Christmas).  Check the Book Club under the GROUPS Tab for the upcoming scheduled book reads.

Bethel News


Meet Bethel's New Pastor, Sharon Washingon

Pastor Washington brings a church planting experience as the planting pastor of Engage, a new multi-ethnic, multicultural faith community of the United Methodist Church in Indianapolis.  Previously, she served as an Associate Director for Church Development in the Indiana Conference for six years.  She currently also serves Horizons of Faith UMC in a part time capacity.

A native of Wilmington, DE, Sharon loves spending time with family and friends, has a sweet tooth and healthy appetite for adventure and sports - especially basketball.  

She is a disciple of Jesus Christ and her "nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent (her), and from finishing His work."  John 4:34

"Fun"draiser Crop

Come support the "fun" fundraising crop at Bethel!  Scrappers, beaders, stampers, seamstress, painters, card makers and organizers are all invited to work together and independently on projects.  Invite your friends and come and go as your schedule permits.  We have a one day fee of $35.00 or 3 day fee for just $65.00.  Meals are included.  The next Crop is scheduled for January 18-20 2019.   Click here for the updated Craft Crop schedule and Registration Form. 

Reconciling Ministries  

This is a Christian group in Central Indiana who invite all to join our embracing and accepting community that is trying to live out Jesus' commission to judge none and love all.

We will be meeting the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Traders Point Panera Bread restaurant, 6050 W. 86th Street - just west of Zionsville Rd.  

​Please join us and invite friends and family.  For questions call Becke Bolinger 317-965-2901.

A Bunch of Gifts

The Faith Friends Sunday School classes and the Preschool classes at Bethel Early Childhood Academy will once again be presenting a Christmas Play during worship service on December 9.  "A Bunch of Gifts" is a play about many of the gifts that God has given us.  And "YOU" just might be in it too!

AIM Impact​ Program

Check out this exciting new program with us as we learn practices such as strategic goal setting, and team ministry.  It will provide inspirations for us to share and implement  for our church. Click here for informational brochure.  See Video -