Tuesday, June 19, 2012

This Week

This Week At Bethany Church - June 17-24

 10:00 am Worship Service Sanctuary
10:15 am Kid's Activity - Drama and Art with Amy Papineau
11:00 am Hospitality

 6:00 pm Finance Committee Purple Door Room

11:45 am Bethany Bowl Fellowship Hall
7:00  pm  Worship Planning for worship in August

6:30 pm Habitat For Humanity Fellowship Hall
7:30 pm Property Board Library

 9:00 am Deadline for July- August Dialogue 7:00 pm Stewardship Parlor

10:00 am Worship Service Sanctuary
10:15 am Kids Activity-Mandalas with Patty Turley Chapel
11:00 am Hospitality Parlor
4:30 pm Beth Jacobs Fellowship Hall


If you would like to have your announcement printed in next week's bulletin, please have it into the office by 9:00 am Thursday morning.

Announcements- posted on Mondays at 9:00am. www.bethanychurchvt.org

We are collecting Food- for the Montpelier Food Pantry on the last Sunday of the month. Each month the Outreach Board focuses on collecting one type of food (as per request of the pantry). June request is peanut butter and jelly.

Share your love! -Prayer Shawl Ministry is seeking knitters, crocheters and anyone else who is interested. There are shawl patterns available. If you have any questions, talk to Cassandra Brush, or call or email: 498-7328 or cassandrabrush@gmail.com

Has your Spring Cleaning uncovered donations to the Lawn Sale?  Are you wanting a place for them to stay for the summer?   We have a Storage Unit available!  Please contact Joanne Hardy at #223-3246 or joannehardy789@msn.com.

 Summer Nursery Coverage- We are seeking adults and high school teenagers to volunteer in the nursery for the summer months.  There will be a sign-up sheet after church for the next several weeks.
Save The Date - Mark your calendars for the 18th Annual Bethany Lawn and Bake Sale September 15 & 16. We will need many helpers starting September 10. Sign-ups will start soon - don't miss out on your favorite way to help support your church and community. Thank you, Bethany Lawn Sale Committee.
Melitta Maddox and Esther Farnsworth are forming a committee who will send cards and/or visit sick or home bound people and people who have lost a loved one.We would welcome people who would like to be part of the committee. Please call Melitta or Esther if you know of someone who would welcome a visit or a card. Also, if you are going into the hospital or having out patient treatment we would like to send you cheer and thoughtful prayers. Melitta – 262-1019; Esther – 226-6006
During the summer months- the Bethany Choir meets by the piano at 9:15 AM each Sunday.  All are welcome to join us as we prepare an anthem for the 10 AM service.
2011-2012 Pledges - It would be appreciated if your 2011-2012 pledges could be completed before the year end of June 30th.
2012-2013 Pledges - There are still several individuals who have not turned in their pledge information for the coming year. If you have not done so and need a form, you may obtain one in the Church office.

Summer Sunday School- During the summer services, kids at Bethany can participate in some fun activities. Today, June 17, Drama and Art with Amy Papineau. June 24, Mandalas with Patty Turley

Bethany's Last Member Directory- was published in the summer of 2005.  It's time for a rewrite.  Are you interested in being a part of this project?  If so see or call Phyllis Rowell at 476-4277. We welcome ideas.

Bethany Bowl- Tuesday June12, 2012  Fed 96  Head Cook: Cassandra Brush  Dishwashers: Gary Rogers and Conrad Rowell  Helpers: Darlene Colby, Phyllis Rowell, Chris Terry, Pete Gomez, Anne DeVaughn, Zach and Bruce from Barre City Elementary School.  With 13 dozen eggs from the Halls, Cassandra made a super strata with vegetables and ham to which was added the NECI soup,  a green salad with lots of vegetables, cranberry sauce,  and rhubarb from Jim Conneman and of course, great desserts from our Bethany bakers. 

The Church Main Office will be closed June 25-27 & June 29, 2012, as Mark LeGrand will be on vacation.  The ministers will both be in their offices throughout the week - if you need to reach them by phone, dial their extension numbers (Amy - 223, Mark - 226)  when you hear the main message on the answering machine.   Phone messages will be checked daily.  You can also reach the ministers via email (revamyp@comcast.net, revmarkp@comcast.net) or by calling them at home (223-5233).