State of the Church Meeting – January 29, 2017

by Lisa Quinn

Official Announcement  – State of the Church Meeting Sunday, January 29, 2017 following worship To expedite the meeting, a lunch will be served promptly at 11:30am. The State of the Church Meeting will begin as lunch ends. Approval of the minutes from the November 27, 2016 Congregational “Business” Meeting. Report of the Nominating Committee. (Please […]

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- […]

Choir rehearsals start again

by Lisa Quinn

Join us on Thursday nights at 7pm for choir rehearsal starting September 8. Contact Debbie Cincotta for more information and to let her know your availability for singing on Sundays this fall.

Reviving Peace Conference

by Lisa Quinn

  Sunday September 25 at Plymouth UCC 9am—4pm   lunch included Adults $30, Youth/Student $10 Register at http://www.plymouth-church.org/ The Reviving Peace conference is open to all ages. This conference will provide attendees with opportunities for deeper learning and to make new personal and community connections for Peace Work.  We aim to inspire people from many spiritual […]

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 […]

A Peaceable Kingdom in Sherman Park

by Lisa Quinn

Dear Members and Friends of Bethel-Bethany, To say the least, it’s been a trying time in Sherman Park, the neighborhood where Bethel-Bethany United Church of Christ and its people worship and serve; a community of rich diversity that many love. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been directly impacted by the […]