Once again, the date is approaching—this year’s Annual Charge Conference will be held at Bethany on Monday, October 22. The Staff Parish Committee will meet with our new DS Jeffry Bross at 6pm followed by the Charge Conference meeting, which will be held in the Sanctuary at 7pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend!

As summer comes to an end, many activities, including Sunday school, choirs, and various opportunities for fellowship pick back up:

  • Choir has started back up.  Practice is every Wednesday evening at 7pm in the Sanctuary.  It is not necessary to be able to read music
  • Sunday school for children is back! Come join us as we start another year of learning about God's love and we can share that love with the world. Registration forms are available in the Narthex at the…

Say goodbye to summer's tropical breezes at the September 14 meeting of Great Agers. Local resident, Dave Seagren will be talking about steel drum music and play some tropical music for us on his steel drum. Plan to arrive between 11:30 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be at noon. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. The main dish and beverage will be provided. Sign up in the narthex if you plan to attend. Hope to see everyone once again after our long summer break.

The first fall meeting of Bethany's women's group, Dorcas Circle, will meet at noon on September 19 in the narthex. All women of Bethany are invited to attend. Questions? Contact the church office at 630-851-8010.

Mark your calendars! Bethany will dedicate the new grand piano in the Sanctuary during the worship service on Sunday, September 9. You’ve been listening to it and singing along with it for the past couple of months. Now join the Bethany family to officially dedicate the new piano to God’s service!

Find our bake sale booth at the Farmer's Market at Aurora Transportation Center on Saturday August 18.  

Youth Group Lock-In

Bethany will host its first Youth Lock-In event on August 10-11. This event is for all youth 6th-12th grade and is FREE.  Bring a friend! The lock-in will begin at 7:00pm…

Do you need a good preschool?  Blessed Beginnings offers preschool programs for children ages 2 and up.  Children do not need to be potty trained to attend.  For information or to take a tour of the school, please contact Kim Reina.  

Registration is now closed for 2018 Vacation Bible School! If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please contact the office at 630-851-8010. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus” and will take place Monday through Friday, July 16-20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children from age 3 to entering 5th grade are eligible to attend. Older children may volunteer to help out with the program (which is just as much fun!). Sign up sheets are available on the table outside the…

June 17 is the last Sunday to sign up for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, a Church social event. We are asking everyone to consider signing up as a family to be a host or a guest. If you are a host, you will agree to open your home to another Bethany family for dinner. You may limit the number of guests you are willing to host. You will find out how many are coming to dinner a week before the event but you will not know who they are until you answer the door on Saturday, June 23. If you would…