We are back to worshipping in person at 10am on Sunday mornings! We also continue to offer the worship service on Youtube. All are welcome to join us as we celebrate our Risen Savior! No registration is required for in person worship but you must wear a mask and stay socially distanced.   Faith Friends Sunday School (during worship service) and the Adult Sunday School classes (after worship service) started back up in person on April 11th.  

Reconciling Ministries - 1st Monday of the Month, every other month,  at 6:30pm  

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.​  Our next meeting will be on Monday, June 7th at 6:30pm via Zoom.  ALL are invited to talk about what is happening in the local, state and international church when it comes to inviting, including, and supporting all of our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters. Contact Becke Bolinger at 317-965-2901 if questions.
Zoom Link:
https://zoom.us/j/94464732412?pwd=S2NIMzZud2xFbzNjaHllVDVDV3diQT09 Meeting ID: 944 6473 2412  Passcode: 743117
One tap mobile  +16468769923,,94464732412#,,,,,,0#,,743117# US (New York)

​​​OTHER WAYS TO COMMUNICATE AND STAY CONNECTED
1. If you have prayer request or special needs, call into Church office line at (317) 293-1133.   

2.  Join Wednesday noon prayer call.   Dial  1-425-436- 6375 and when prompted enter the access code 729529.

3.  To connect to Facebook, click on the Facebook link found on our Home Page.

4.  Attend church virtually via YouTube on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am.   To access, click on the CONNECT Tab , select Go Live.  Click on the YouTube Box, click on home icon, and then select the YouTube livestream service.   Or if  you prefer joining by telephone, dial 1- 929-205-6099.  Enter meeting ID 924-2418-9751#.  If asked for passcode, enter 862729.

Prayer Conference Call - every Wednesday at 12N
All are invited to participate in our weekly Wednesday Noon Prayer Gathering where you are welcome to pray out loud or silently, whatever you feel lead to do. To participate, call the number (1+425-436-6375) and when prompted, enter the access code 729529. Each week we share prayer concerns and celebrations, and pray for God’s will for our church and the world. Please consider joining this prayer ministry if God is calling you to lift up prayers for a broken world or nudging you to strengthen your prayer life and comfort level. 

The UMW will provide a carry out dinner on Sunday June 6th after church at 11:10 am. For the low price of $7 you will receive a BBQ pork sandwich, Mac and Cheese and a brownie. If  you purchase 5 or more meals the price is $6 a meal. Please RSVP with your name and the number of meals you wish to purchase to the church office via email. To pick up you meals, if  you aren't attending church that day, drive to the back of the church (FLC) and we will bring out your meal(s). If you are attending church, as you leave church you can pick your meal up at the back door. Please pay with exact cash or a check due to Covid precautions. 


Sweet Cheeks Diaper Pantry: Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am - 12N.  Next diaper pantry is on June 19th.  Please let Jean Ellis (j2jellis@att.net) know if you are available to volunteer that day.  


Free Disney Friday Movie Night Friday, July 23rd at 7 - 9 PM in the Family Life Center.  Bethel United Church is having our first free movie night for youth and/or families!! The movie to be shown, Moana,  is entertaining for youth (kindergarten to sixth grade). Parents are also welcome to attend. Admission is free, and we will offer popcorn/water to all youth in attendance. The movie is to be shown 
in the Family Life Center (FLC).  Please let the church officeat 317-293-1133 know if you are interested in attending.


Blessing of the Animals will be on Sunday, June 13th at 12N in the back parking lot.   You are invited to bring your pets to be blessed!

Bible Study - each month on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 6:30pm - will start back up in the fall

We'll meet via Zoom every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm for approximately four months.  

Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/99543894199?pwd=N3VGcVppR01qSWF2RU4yeC9aQjV0Zz09 Meeting ID: 995 4389 4199 Passcode: 975352.  Or you if don’t have access to Zoom or you aren’t comfortable with it, you can call in for Audio Only at One tap mobile: +1-646-876-9923,,99543894199#,,0#,,975352# US (New York)


"The Third Option:  Hope for a Racially Divided Nation" Book Study -  each month on the 2nd Thursday at 6:30pm will next meet on June 10th at 6:30pm via Zoom 

​  https://zoom.us/j/97488125715?pwd=MzBmODdnd2svUTNmaXVSMmpKSjdZUT09   Meeting ID: 974 8812 5715  Passcode: 594073. 

 Or you can Call In  and listen over the phone on One tap mobile:   1-312-626-6799, 97488125715#,0#,594073# 


Wednesday Monthly Small Group: “A Most Peculiar Book” book study on June 23rd at 6:30pm               Future meetings will be on a Wednesday evening decided upon by the group each month.  

Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96704881202?pwd=MnJ0TFlydFdGSEJGaHNJM2hKcU1vdz09  ​Meeting ID: 967 0488 1202   Passcode: 143511

"Fun"draiser Crop - Stay tuned - we'll be back!

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 Crops are currently suspended, but will be back as soon as the COVID-19 situation is contained.  Click here for the updated Craft Crop schedule and Registration Form.   For more information, contact Shelley at 3dsj@comcast.net. 

Bethel Breakfast Club (BBC) - Stay tuned - we'll be back! The Bethel Breakfast Club usually meets once a month at 9:00 am the first Saturday of the month but is currently on hold due to social distancing/COVID concerns.   Once it starts up again, check The BBC under the GROUPS Tab for upcoming breakfast locations!

Bethel Book Club​ - 4th Monday of the Month at 7pm 

This group meets 7:00 pm the 4th Monday of the month at Puerto Vallarta Restaurant (between 52nd and 56th Street) on Lafayette Road. Our next meeting is on June 28th at 7pm and we will be discussing  "Untamed", a 2020 memoir by Glennon Doyle. 

Check Book Club under the GROUPS Tab for the upcoming scheduled book reads.

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