Monday, August 13, 2012


 9:30 am Hospitality Fellowship Hall 
10:00 am Worship Service Fellowship Hall

6:30 pm Finance Committee Parlor

11:45 am Bethany Bowl Fellowship Hall
6:30 pm Habitat For Humanity Barre/Mont. Parlor

8:00 am Rev. Mark @Bagito's

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

 7:00 am Prayer Group Parlor
 4:00 pm Rev. Mark @Three Penny Tap room 

8:00  pm Concert with Erberk Eryilmaz and Gokberk Eryilmaz

9:30 am Hospitality Fellowship Hall
10:00 am Worship 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.

Montpelier Food Pantry - For the month of August we have been asked to focus on collecting Canned Meat. Tuna, chicken, corned beef, ham, even spam. Any and all food will be blessed on August 26 and sent to the Pantry.

Our church is doing good work- The lives and destinies of many people are being helped. Thank you for the generosity of your giving.

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.
What would Bethany be without Hospitality? Sign up sheet is on the Kiosk in the Narthex. Hospitality will be at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall for the month of August.

Berthany Center For The Arts Presents-On Saturday August 18, 2012 - Moretown clarinetist Dan Liptak will join with Turkish musicians pianist Erberk Eryilmaz and clarinetist Gokberk Eryilmaz in concert featuring music by Turkish composers including Erberk Eryilmaz, Ahmed Saygun and others. 8 PM at the Bethany Church. Presented by The Bethany Center for the Arts. Information at 223-2424 ext 224. There is a $20 suggested donation (or pay what you can) at the door. More information on the website.

Has your Summer Cleaning uncovered donations to the Lawn Sale?  Are you wanting a place for them to stay until the lawn sale   We have a Storage Unit available!  Please contact Joanne Hardy at #223-3246 or

Sermons and Worship- If you would like to talk to Rev. Mark about sermons or worship (really anything) but do not want to make a big deal about it, then here are three options.  Wednesday the 15th at 8:00 am he will have breakfast at Bagito's on Main Street and be there for an hour. Thursday at 4:00 pm he will be at Three Penny Taproom working on next Sunday's worship (scripture is Mark 8:22-27) for at least an hour.  Or pick a time and a place and let him know. You can reflect on what was done or what will be done. Or something else.

Please call Melitta Maddox or Esther Farnsworth- if you are going into the hospital or having outpatient treatment, we would like to send you cheer and thoughtful prayers. Melitta – 262-1019, Esther – 225-6006. We also visit sick, homebound or grieving individuals.
We Need Your Help!  The Bethany Bowl is again looking for a cook OR cooks on its second Tuesday of the month. We can be very flexible here.  If you just might like to cook once, that's good, or a couple of times, that's good, too. If someone would care to take on the second Tuesday as a regular mission, that's even more awesome. If interested, you can make the choice. See or call Phyllis Rowell at 476-4277.

BETHANY BOWL- AUGUST 7, 2012  FED 96 HEAD COOK: Phyllis Rowell DISHWASHER: Conrad Rowell  HELPERS: Shelby and Ryan, MHS students, Ann DeVaughn, and  Pete Gomez. The menu included summer bean salad, ratatouille thanks to Tom Lever's huge zucchinis, egg salad thanks to John Hall's hens, fruit salad, assorted desserts and beverages. Baked goods are always welcome at the Bowl. Stop by and visit our community luncheon.

The Prayer Shawl Group- will be meeting on August 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Liz Sykas-Ringgenberg. We've been enjoying making our shawls together and hanging out. Come join us; patterns for both knit and  crochet can be found in the church office. 498-7328 for more info.

School supply drive to support PINS – This year the Barre DCF Office is requesting all kinds of school supplies for students from kindergarten through high school. This replaces our usual collection of filled back packs. The Outreach Board requests help from Bethany members to fulfill this request. Please bring donations on Sunday, August 26.
The 18th Annual Lawn and Bake Sale- will be held on September 15 and 16, 2012. This is a fun and rewarding event to support our many ministries and connect with the local community.  Also needed is someone to head up the lunch grill.  This involves buying supplies (shopping list supplied), organize the cooking and selling.  Thank you to all who have already signed up to help.  More helpers will be needed Sept. 10-17 - - As usual, we need folks to
  •  SORT & PRICE mornings, afternoons, or evenings, 
  • SET UP THE TENT Friday noon 9/14, 
  • work as CASHIER downstairs on both days, 
  • CLEAN UP Saturday at 4, Sunday at 3, and Monday at 9.  
Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board in the hall with many types of positions available. Yes, we will need good bags - but we already have plenty of hangers. DONATIONS of clean items in good working order are welcome 9/11 - 9/13 8am - 8pm, also Monday 9/10 1 - 8pm.  We cannot take donations on Friday 9/14. 
Flyers with all the details are available in the Narthex. This is a perfect way to give back to Bethany and get to know each other better - It's fun and uplifting - and only four weeks away - - JOIN US!