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Share the Vision – Summer 2017

by Lisa Quinn

Sharing the Vision: Our mission statement calls us to “celebrate and share God’s Love … as an inclusive Christian Church serving the urban and global community.” With that vision in mind, you are invited to Share the Faith, Share the Song, and Share the Love. .   Sharing the Faith: Would you be willing to […]

New Members – Sunday June 4

by Lisa Quinn

If you are interested in leaning more about membership, please talk to Pastor Tim. New members will be received on Pentecost Sunday, June 4 during worship. Join us for an Orientation on Wednesday, May 31 at the Parish House from 6-8pm for people interested in membership or just learning more about Bethel-Bethany’s and the UCC’s […]

Centering Prayer – Lent 2017

by Lisa Quinn

Try a new spiritual practice for Lent – Centering Prayer.   Begin by Choosing your “Sacred Word” What special words have power to lift your eyes to God and your heart to the Spirit? In centering prayer, we use a single word to focus on God and prepare ourselves for the gift of God’s presence. […]

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Worship

by Lisa Quinn

Christmas Eve—Saturday, December 24 6:30 pm Candlelight Worship for all ages. Lessons, lights, Christmas Tableau, and carols. Tableau  participants report at church at 5:45 pm. Christmas Day—Sunday, December 25 Sing Christmas carols with your church family at 10:00am and experience a visit from a Magi.  

Blue Skies of Hope

by Lisa Quinn

Sunday, Dec. 18   Bethel-Bethany has many ways to give to the ministries we support throughout the year. On Sunday, December 18 during worship we’ll gather change and monetary gifts in support of our Food and Shelter Fund and the ministries that we support including: Guest House, St. Ben’s, Friedens Community Ministries, Cathedral Center, Sherman Park/Interfaith Program […]

EPiC Advent

by Lisa Quinn

Join us for our last two nights: Dec 14, 6:30 pm at Albright United Methodist, 5555 W. Capitol Drive Dec. 21, 6:30 pm at Spirit of Peace Lutheran, 5505 W. Lloyd Ave

Community Dinner – October 12, 2016

by Lisa Quinn

Community Dinner and Walk—this Wednesday, October 12, we walk in our neighborhood with Alderman Murphy and city officials at 6 pm and then join for dinner at BB afterwards (if you can’t walk, come to church at 6).  Join your Sherman Park Tri-block neighbors and share concerns and plan for the Make a Difference Day- […]

Rally for Peace

by Lisa Quinn

Since the tragic events in Sherman Park during the weekend of August 12 – 14, members and friends of the church — including UCC clergy and their congregations — have been asking what we can do to help bring “peace” into Sherman Park.  I am (we are) grateful for the outpouring of support for our […]

Common Ground and SPAN

by Lisa Quinn

The B-B Common Ground Core Team invite our members to attend the next Sherman Park Action Network (SPAN) meeting Thursday, July 7th at 6:30 p.m. The group, a Common Ground initiative working to revive Center Street, will meet at St. Joseph’s Hospital in room M102. If you want to learn more about how we can […]