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 we are requesting that if you are unvaccinated, you continue to wear a mask and  stay socially distanced.   Faith Friends Sunday School (during worship service) and the Adult Sunday School classes (after worship service) are also now  meeting in person.

​​​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.

Commission Team Meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 12th at 6:00pm via Zoom. If you are looking for a way to get plugged in to serve the community and share God’s love with others, we’d love to have you join us. 
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92064852637?pwd=eXBrOFdPOEt0c3NxN0NNbUhFQ0J1dz09 Meeting ID: 920 6485 2637 Passcode: 856411.
One tap mobile Call in Info: +1-646-876-9923, ,92064852637#,,0#,,856411# US (New York).


Family Ministry Mtg is scheduled for Thursday, July 15th at 5pm via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94374129023?pwd=VUEyb0wzalBhN2Z5eExiZ0pTUFM2UT09   Meeting ID: 943 7412 9023    Passcode: 691022
One tap mobile  +13126266799,,94374129023#,,,,,,0#,,691022# US (Chicago)

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Sweet Cheeks Diaper Pantry: Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10am - 12N.  Next diaper pantry is on July 17th.  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 6:30 - 8:30 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 office at 317-293-1133 know if you are interested in attending.


"The Third Option:  Hope for a Racially Divided Nation" Book Study -  each month on the 2nd Thursday at 6:30pm will next meet on July 8th 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 onJuly 21st at 6:30pm via Zoom   https://zoom.us/j/96704881202?pwd=MnJ0TFlydFdGSEJGaHNJM2hKcU1vdz09 Meeting ID: 967 0488 1202 Passcode: 143511

Future meetings will be on a Wednesday evening decided upon by the group each month.  


The Bethel Breakfast Club is back in action! We meet once a month at 9:00 am on the first Saturday of the month. On Saturday, August 7th at 9:00 am we will meet at Sunshine Breakfast House and Grill at 5116 West 38th Street. If you plan to join us, please email Mary Bates (jcbmdfb@hotmail.com) or Mary Shambaugh (mjsh9@sbcglobal.net) so we have an approximate number. We always have a nice time chatting and trying new places for breakfast with our Bethel friends.


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.  If you need a mid-week spiritual pick me up, join us during your lunch hour to connect with God, feel the Holy Spirit moving, get uplifted and inspired, and pray for those in need. Prayer changes things!


​​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, August 2nd 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: https://zoom.us/j/94464732412?pwd=S2NIMzZud2xFbzNjaHllVDVDV3diQT09 Meeting ID: 944 6473 2412  Passcode: 743117
One tap mobile  +16468769923,,94464732412#,,,,,,0#,,743117# US (New York)


​​​​Bethel Book Club​ - 4th Monday of the Month at 7pm:  This group meets at at Puerto Vallarta Restaurant (5510 Lafayette Rd). Our next meeting is on July 26th at 7pm and we will be discussing  "The Flatshare" by Beth O'Leary.  Check Book Club under the GROUPS Tab for the upcoming scheduled book reads.


Confirmation Classes are starting up in September for 6th Graders and above and will be held every 2nd & 4th Thursday from 6pm - 7:30pm with a meal provided.  Dates are Sept 9th & 23rd and Oct 14th & 28th, culminating with a celebration during a November worship service.  Please contact the church office at 317-293-1133 if you have a child/youth who would like to participate.  


Bible Study - each month on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 6:30pm - will start back up in the fall.  Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/99543894199?pwd=N3VGcVppR01qSWF2RU4yeC9aQjV0Zz09 Meeting ID: 995 4389 4199 Passcode: 975352.
Or One tap mobile: +1-646-876-9923,,99543894199#,,0#,,975352# US (New York) 


"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. 


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