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Church Picnic – August 7, 2022

Our annual church picnic returns out in the community this year. We meet at Hawthorn Glen on Sunday, August 7 from 12-4 pm with picnic potluck lunch, games, and lots of conversations with church family. Sign up available at church – or contact the church office.

Summer 2022 Sermon Series – Doubts

From the Pastoral Note, July 2022 Dear B-B Friends, As a freshman in high school, my basketball coach would start every practice with a quote and would ask us what we thought it meant. For some mysterious reason, one quote has stuck with me almost twenty years later: “Journey over destination.” I’ve become fond of…
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Food Is Free – Summer Update

  Greetings, Bethel-Bethany family! Here’s an update on our Food is Free project from the steering team. Can you play a part? Or a larger part? This community service project, which is currently our most visible mission  outreach, has grown over the past year as word has spread (and/or needs have grown?) and the “cupboard” is regularly…
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Holy Week – 2022

Join us for worship during Holy week. Easter Sunday 6:30 am – Sunrise Worship at Lake Michigan 10:30 am – Worship at Bethel-Bethany

UCCI Church Camp – Scholarship available

The UCCI camps have their summer programming available:  https://ucci.org/daycholah-center/ – 2022 Events – Register Great opportunities for all at Cedar Valley, Daycholah, and Moon Beach. Did you know that B-B gives scholarships?! Scholarship applications for attending camp this summer are considered by our Endowment Committee, and if you’re interested in a scholarship this year, please…
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What Causes Hunger

What Causes Hunger? (adapted from Bread for the World) Worldwide, the number of hungry people has dropped significantly over the past two decades, but 821 million people continue to struggle with hunger every day. Many factors contribute to the state of hunger both in the United States and abroad. The reasons are complex and varied,…
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Our New Sign!

Thanks to a tree branch falling on our old sign, we have a new updated top to our B-B sign – and it is illuminated at night!

Book Discussion – March 27

Just Mercy – Book Discussion – Friday, March 27. Our next all church book discussion is Just Mercy – A Story of Justice and  Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. A memoir of lawyer Bryan Stevenson focused on one of his first cases about defendant Walter McMillian, sentenced  to die for a murder of an 18 year…
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Cookie Pack for Valentines

E&M is hosting another Cookie Packing Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 am. All are welcome to bake a dozen or two cookies and drop off before the Cookie Pack or come on Saturday. Cookies are given to Bethesda COGIC and given out to people in need.