The Awakened Traveler: A Summer Sermon Series

The Awakened Traveler: A Summer Sermon Series

As the summer season unfolds and many embark on their travel adventures, we invite you to join us for a transformative journey through our new sermon series, “The Awakened Traveler” starting on July 14. This series draws inspiration from key biblical passages—Exodus 13:17-21, John 4:7-40, Revelation 21:22-26, and John 15:1-17—guiding us to deepen our faith…

Confirmation Sunday 2024

Confirmation Sunday 2024

On Sunday, June 2, 2024, a fresh wind of the Spirit blew through our sanctuary in a spectactular service in which twelve talented, articulate, confident young people were confirmed into the Church and made members of Bethesda United Methodist Church. Thanks to Julio Da Silva for the photos in this animated presentation.

General Conference 2024

General Conference 2024

On the opening day of the postponed 2020 General Conference in Charlotte, NC, 751 out of 862 allotted delegates were registered and present. During the opening worship of The General Conference, Bishop Thomas Bickerton, the President of the Council of Bishops, challenged the delegates to work towards “reclaiming, reviving and renewing” the United Methodist Church…

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week and Easter

Passover Seder at Congregation Beth El Join us on March 28 at 7:00 p.m. for an enlightening Seder experience at Congregation Beth El. Our gathering will offer a unique perspective on the Lord’s Supper, delving into how our Jewish neighbors today celebrate seder. Jesus would have observed it before modern Seder traditions emerged in the…

Donations of Children’s Clothing Needed for the BUMC Foster Care Room

Donations of Children’s Clothing Needed for the BUMC Foster Care Room

The BUMC Foster Care Ministry has been actively providing clothing to foster children in need. As a result, we need to restock our supplies before social workers request more garments from us. We offer clothing for infants through teens, up to size 14. We particularly require boys’ and girls’ clothing in sizes 2T, 3T, 4T,…

Black History and American Art

Black History and American Art

Black History Month remains a powerful symbolic celebration and a time for acknowledgement, reflection, and inspiration. This year we welcome the chance to acknowledge, reflect upon, and be inspired by African Americans and the Arts, the theme for 2024. On its webpage, The Association for the Study of African American Life and Culture states, “African…