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During the month of July, Bethany will be abuzz with young people learning how to make a difference in the world! Our annual Freedom School is now underway until the end of the month. Call the Church Office for more information. 

Summer Worship Hours BeginSummer Worship Hours Begin!
10:00 am

Summer worship hours begin with the July 6th service and end with the August 31st service. During these Summer months, the Bethany family worships together in ONE SUNDAY SERVICE at 10am, with Sunday School and New Members classes taking place at 8:30am. On 1st Sundays during the Summer, persons unable to attend the 10am services will be able to receive Communion in the Hayes Chapel at 9am. Regular 8am and 11am services will resume on Sunday, September 7th.

Annual All-Church Picnic, Summit Field South, South Mountain Reservation
Saturday, July 19th from 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

All members and fellowship circle groups are invited to the annual Church picnic. Bring your lawn chairs and games, and come enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, soda, water, music, fun and games. This is always a really wonderful family outing, so please plan to come and bring your closest friends.

Soda can tops are needed for upcoming arts & crafts sessions with the kids!DON'T THROW THOSE TOPS OUT!

Soda can tops are needed for upcoming arts & crafts sessions with the kids! Please leave them in the Church Clerk’s office.  Sisters Bertha Miller and Maude Young are eternally grateful for your generosity!

BCI's 12th Annual Golf Classic
Monday, July 21st

Bethany Cares Inc.’s (BCI) 12th annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Monday, July 21st.  BCI is Bethany’s principal means of engagement with the Newark community on matters of social service, youth development and education.  It supports an adult literacy program, an afterschool program and the Freedom School, which is the ONLY summer enrichment literacy camp in the city of Newark!  The BCI Board would like to solicit your help in identifying sponsorships from individuals, organizations and corporations.  Sponsorships are essential to meet the event’s fundraising goal.  Please contact Sister Tulani Thomas: tulani@tutusgreenworld.com or Deacon Richard Roper: rw.roper4@verizon.net for more information or to provide referrals. 

Vacation Bible School, August 4 - 15th from 8:30am - 12:30pm
Vacation Bible School
August 4 - 15th
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Calling all youngsters, youth and teens aged 3 to 17! There’s much to learn and lots of fun to be had at Bethany’s Vacation Bible School!  Bring your lunch – we’ll supply the juice and cookies.  VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! Registration forms can be found in Sunday’s bulletin, or you can call the Church office.


Join us in the Dog Days of Summer for an entire month of Jazz with a lineup that will be hotter than the temperatures outside! Worship services begin at 10am each Sunday, with musical ministry provided by the following featured guest Jazz artists:

August 3 - Ruth Naomi Floyd
August 10 - Antoinette Montague
August 17 - Cyrus Chestnut
August 24 - Rhoda Scott
August 31 - Courtney Bryan

The Mid-Week Filling Station - Noon Day Service
Every Wednesday 12:00 noon

Come and join us in the Chapel with praises of songs, scripture, homily and testimonies. Prayers are offered for those in need, including the sick & shut-in. You will hear interesting stories about life experiences shared by all. Come once, and you will become a regular!

Searching for a New Career? Searching for a New Career?

Please be sure to visit the Career Center link here on the Bethany Website.  Whenever we receive information about job openings, we will be sure to post the details on that page. Good luck with your search!!


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