Wednesday Night Youth Group ~
    The Youth Group meets here at Bethel EVERY Wednesday from
    6:30-8:00pm.  

    Wednesday Night Bible Study
    Join us Wednesdays at 7:00pm as we continue our study on the Gospel
    of Mark.

    Friday Night Bible Study
    Join us twice every month on Friday night from 7:30-9:30 pm as we
    study the life and teachings of Jesus from the four gospel accounts.
    Come and have your comfort zone challenged.   See the meeting dates
    at www.crosstraining,us

    Adult Sunday School Classes ~ every Sunday morning at 9:45 am

            NOTE:   No Sunday school      May 19     Northbrook Graduation

  • Biblical Study “The Savior Among Us”.
    Meets in the Fellowship Hall.   Class leader: JoAnn Sz

  • Marriage & Family Enrichment – “You and Me Forever: Marriage in
    Light of Eternity” by Francis and Lisa Chan. Whether you are single,
    dating, or married, this study will help you discover the adventure that
    you were made for and learn how to thrive in it. DVD presented study.
    Class leaders: Ken & Amy Sp.  Meets in the Fellowship Hall.

  • Christian Lifestyle Studies – DVD study with group discussion
    integrating faith into everyday life.  Current study: “He Chose the Nails”
    by Max Lucado. Led by: Charlotte Kr and Rose Fal.  
    Meets in the Fellowship Hall.

    Sunday Classes for Youth

  • Elementary School – led by Cheryl Re.  Meets in the Children’s wing.
  • Middle School – led by Allison Ga. Meets in the Fellowship Hall.
  • High School – led by Veronica Ma. Meets in the Teen Room.



  • May 4   Dinner for Parents
    On Saturday, May 4th at 2:00pm, the teens will learn to prepare a delicious
    meal from scratch.  At 6:00pm their parents and families are invited to come
    and enjoy the meal they have prepared!  See Veronica Ma if you have any
    questions.

  • May 7   Ladies Night Out! ~
    Ladies, join us this Tuesday, May 7th for dinner and a movie with other Bethel
    ladies.  We will be meeting at the Texas Roadhouse (Hall Rd. and Mound
    location) at 5:15pm for dinner.  Afterwards will head across the parking lot to
    the AMC Forum theater for the 7:00pm showing of “Unashamed” starring
    Chonda Pierce, a Nazarene stand-up comedian.  If you would like to join the
    fun, please see Dawn Fo not later than thi Sunday o pay for your movie ticket,
    so that she can preorder seats together.

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.

  • May 10     “48” Night
    Mark your calendar for Friday, May 10th from 6:00-9:00pm for our next “48”
    Game Night!  This event is for students in grades 4 – 8.  Come enjoy some
    food, fun and fellowship with friends!  See Veronica Ma if you have any
    questions.

  • May 14 - Primetimers Historical Underground "Flight to Freedom"
    Tour at the First Congregational Church of Detroit
    Join us on Tuesday, May 14th for a Historic Underground “Flight to Freedom”
    Tour and Lunch at First Congregational Church in Detroit.  We will leave
    Bethel at 8:30am and return around 2:30pm.  The church will give us a
    presentation featuring Detroit’s underground railroad from 1840-1863 that
    enabled many slaves to escape to freedom.  After the tour we will have a hot
    lunch prepared by church members: chicken, spaghetti, coleslaw, cornbread
    and a cookie.  The non-refundable cost is $25.00 per person: tour $10.00
    + lunch $15.00.  Cash or check made out to Karen Vo is due no later than
    Sunday,  April 28th.   Please sign-up at the Welcome Center as soon as possible.

  • May 21  Novel Chicks Book Club
    The next meeting of the Novel Chicks Book Club will be held at 7:00pm on
    Tuesday, May 21st at Mary Ke's home.  This month we are reading Where the
    Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.  Even if you are unable to finish the book,
    come join us for a great time of discussion and fellowship with other Bethel
    ladies. We would love to have you!  Please see Mary if you have questions
    or need directions to her home.

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.



    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.

  • Jun 16-21    Encompass Camp (completed gr. 9-12)

  • Jun 20 - Primetimers Lansing State Capitol & Turner-Dodge House Tours
    Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Thursday, June 20th as we travel to
    Lansing to tour the State Capitol and the Turner-Dodge House.  We will leave
    Bethel at 8:30am and return around 5:00pm.  Watch your bulletins for more
    details and sign up instructions as the date gets closer.

  • Jun 23-28    Base Camp (completed gr. 6-8)

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.



  • Jul 7-11       Champ Camp (completed gr. 3-5) Session 1

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.

  • Jul 14-18     Champ Camp (completed gr. 3-5)  Session 2

  • Jul 17 - Primetimers Portofino's Boat Cruise and luncheon Buffet
    On Wednesday, July 17th, we will meet at Bethel at 9:30am and head to
    Portofino in Wyandotte.  We will begin our outing with a wonderful buffet
    luncheon in their banquet hall.  After lunch there will be a 2 hour scenic cruise
    along the Detroit River.  We will return to Bethel at around 3:30pm.  The cost
    is $35.00 per person (non-refundable).  Please sign up at the Welcome
    Center no later than Sunday, May 26th as the final reservations must
    be made.  Please give your payment to Charlotte Kr and make checks
    payable to her as well.

  • Jul 18-19     Camp Discovery  (completed gr. 1-2)

  • Jul 21-28     Family Camp (all ages)

  • Jul 24 - Annual Camp Meeting Service and Dinner
    Leave Bethel at 3:00 pm on Wednesday. July 24 and return around 10:00 pm.
    Dinner in dining hall at 5:00 pm, $8.00 per person.   Service at 7:00 pm.

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.



    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.

  • Aug 15 - Primetimers Annual Picnic at Bethel
    12:00 noon on Thursday, July 11  at Bethel Church.   Meat and drinks provided.
    Bring a dish to share.    Christian video to be shown.

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.



    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.

  • Sep 15  Money and reservations due for Primetimers Ford Rouge
        Tour on Oct 10

  • Sep 17 - Primetimers Historic Tombstone Tales Tour of Elmwood
    Cemetery in Detroit
    Leave Bethel at 9:00am on Thursday, September 17 and return around 3:30pm
    Guided tour of the oldest historical cemetery in Detroit, free of charge.   Stories
    behind the governors, senators, mayors, Civil War generals, and Detroit's who's
    who that are buried there.  Lunch at (TBD)

    Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
    of Jesus.



    • Oct 4-5  Save The Date ~ Fall Ladies Retreat
      Mark your calendar and plan to join us for a Ladies Retreat on October 4th-5th
      at Water’s Edge Campground in Howell.  This is an amazing time of worship
      and fun!  You won’t want to miss it!  Watch your bulletins for more info as the
      date gets closer.

    • Oct 10 - Primetimers Ford Rouge Tour
      Leave Bethel at 10:00 am in Thursday. October 10 and return around 5:00 pm.   
      Final date is TBD    Lunch place (TBD) Cost ??    Tour 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm,
      $15.00 per person.   New improved tour with added visuals and factory tour.
      Non-refundable - money due Sunday, September 15th

      Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
      of Jesus.

      Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
      of Jesus.



      • Nov 7 - Primetimers Annual Frankenmuth Trip:
        Leave Bethel at 10:30am on Thursday, November 7 and return around 5:00pm.  
        Lunch at Zenders, $10.00 - $12.00 per person.  Shopping in town.

        Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
        of Jesus.

        Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
        of Jesus.



        Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
        of Jesus.

      • Dec ??   Primetimers "Glory of Christmas" Concert at North Ridge
            Church in Plymouth, MI
        Thursday or Friday, December ??   "Glory of Christmas" Concert at North Ridge
        Church in Plymouth, MI    Final date is TBD    Beautiful, very professional multi-
        media production    $25.00 per person.   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

        Join us 7:30-9:30pm as we go through the 4 Gospels, the life and teachings
        of Jesus.
        PrimeTime Date Changes ~
        There have been a few date changes in the PrimeTime summer
        schedule.  Please mark your calendars with these new dates.
          Wed. July 17th – Portofino Boat Cruise and Luncheon
          Wed. July 24th – Campmeeting and Dinner
          Thurs. Aug 15th – Annual Picnic at Bethel

      • Order Your Bethel T-Shirt TODAY!   
        Visit the Welcome Center to see our new design and place your order.  
        Adult sizes are $18 and Youth sizes are $17.  Shirts will be delivered in
        time for Vacation Bible School!

      • Looking Ahead to Summer! ~
        Mark your calendars for this year’s summer camps at Water’s Edge.  Summer
        Camp is a fantastic way to grow in your faith and make lasting friendships with
        others your age from around the district.  Watch your bulletins for upcoming
        registration instructions or visit www.watersedgecamp.org  for more
        information.  As in the past, Bethel will cover ½ of the cost of camp for any
        egularly attending child.
        June 16-21    Encompass Camp (completed gr. 9-12)
        June 23-28    Base Camp (completed gr. 6-8)
        July 7-11       Champ Camp (completed gr. 3-5) Session 1
        July 14-18     Champ Camp (completed gr. 3-5)  Session 2
        July 18-19     Camp Discovery  (completed gr. 1-2)
        July 21-28     Family Camp (all ages)

      • Bethel Library ~ The books in our library will be available for you to take and
               keep or donate until Sunday May 26 at which time they will either be donated
         
            or discarded.  Check them out.   There are some really good materials there.

      • VBS Fundraiser ~  Help support this year’s Vacation Bible School program by
        donating your returnable cans and bottles!  There will be a collection spot in the
        foyer next week.  If you prefer, you can also return your bottles and cans to the
        store of your choice and turn in the receipt to the church office.  If you have a
        large quantity of returnables we would also be happy to pick them up at your
        home!  Please see Allison Ga or Wendy Va if you have any questions.   

      • Crisis Care Kits ~Thanks to all who donated Crisis Care Kits.   We
                                 delivered 42 kits to the collection center.  
        In times of devastation and disaster, people are often forced from their homes,
        without even the most basic necessities.  They often find themselves on a cot
        at a community center with nothing but the clothes on their backs.  Crisis Care
        Kits contain items such as shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap,
        washcloths and other hygiene products. The kits also include a small stuffed
        animal for children.  Your generosity makes an incredible difference!

      • Looking to serve?  ~
        You can help meet a need.  Our teens gather at Bethel for Bible study on
        Wednesday nights enjoy fellowship afterward.  A great opportunity is available
        for you to show love and interest in Bethel’s teens by providing snacks and
        spending a little time interacting with them.  You can volunteer one time or
        more.  Simple snacks and drinks are encouraged.  See Veronica Ma for the
        scheduled dates needed and snack suggestions.                    

      • Macomb Feeding the Need ~ Needs Some Help
        Feeding the Need has a constant need for volunteers to sort clothes
        and help with kitchen and clean-up duties.  If you can give a few hours
        of your time to this great ministry, please see Cheryl Becigneul or
        contact the Feeding the Need office at (586) 945-7090.   Also, as
        you clean out your closets this season, please keep in mind that
        donations of clothing, especially children’s, are always gratefully accepted.
        Clearly marked donations can be left in the church coatroom at any time.

      • Youth for Christ ~
        Youth for Christ staff is sharing Bethel's facility on an as needed basis.  
        Continue to pray for this local ministry and it's staff as they reach High School
        age kids for Christ.

      • Looking For A Way To Grow In Your Faith? ~
        Then be sure join one of the Bible studies that take place throughout the week
        in the Bethel fellowship.  You will find them listed in your bulletin each week or
        feel free to contact the office or staff about where you might best connect.  Just
        recently this was heard in one of our Bible studies, "Wow, I have read that
        passage before, but now it is challenging me in a fresh way.  I have been
        praying for more joy and it is a fresh answer to that prayer."  What answers to
        prayer and what steps of growth in your faith are waiting for you in one of our
        Bible study groups? You won't know until you join one and find out.  Get
        connected to one today!

      • L.I.N.K.S.
        LINKS is a program of the Church of the Nazarene.   It is a network of
        personal connections between missionaries and Nazarenes around the
        world.   Missionaries are connected to local churches.  This gives each
        church an opportunity to become personally acquainted with the missionary
        family and feel a sense of involvement with the global mission enterprise
        of the church through regular correspondence from the missionaries,
        updates from their field, and even through deputation services while the
        missionaries and on home assignment.  The missionaries are also
        encouraged, knowing people care and pray for them.   
        Our LINKS missionaries for 2016-2018 are Yao and Mariame DjeDje
        from Mali.  Rev. Yao DjeDje is a pastor on the Cote d’Ivoire South
        District.  Mariame is a nurse aide at the Clinic Ron Farris in Abidjan.  
        They currently reside in Barnako, Mali and Yao assists the Field
        Strategic Coordinator to supervise the church planting, church growth
        and leadership development in 3 countries – Burkina Faso,
        Guinea-Conakry and Mali in West Africa. Please keep Yao, Mariame
        and their ministry in your prayers.   For more info about the LINKS
        program, visit    www.nmi.nazarene.org

      • Northbrook Early Childhood Academy    
        Northbrook offers a professionally staffed center with full-time childcare, 3
        and 4 yr old preschool programs, and before and after school care.   If you or
        someone you know is looking for quality, Christian childcare, please refer
        them to Donna at (586) 598-5112.  Flyers and business cards are available
        from the Church office.

      • Facing Difficulty As A Family?
        In these trying financial times, don’t forget that you are surrounded by a
        supportive church family.   If you find yourself facing a critical situation we are
        here for you.   Do not go without the resources you or your family need when
        there are others in the church can help.   We are committed to handling these
        situations with grace and discretion.   Contact the church office if you are in
        need of assistance.

        teaching, history, theology, mission, funding and current news from around
        the world.

      • Eastern Michigan District Website
        For more information about what’s happening on our district visit
        www.emdnaz.org.   You can find information on the district campgrounds,
        missions and youth.

      • Nazarene Missions News
        If you would like to read more about Nazarene Missions from around the world,
        visit www.engagemagazine.com.  Engage is our global missions magazine
        for the Church of the Nazarene. The Holy Spirit is at work all over the world, at
        all times, drawing people into relationship with Jesus Christ, transforming lives,
        healing broken relationships, and redeeming the lost, empowering the found to
        live holy lives. Check back regularly to find out the latest news of what God is
        doing through His people in every corner of the globe

      • Angel Tree
        The Board of General Superintendents have officially endorsed Prison
        Fellowship and the Angel Tree program as a ministry partnership with the
        Church of the Nazarene.    Angel Tree is a  program of Prison Fellowship that
        reaches out exclusively to children who have a parent in prison.
        Through Angel Tree, Prisoners register their children to  participate in
        the program and churches register to participate  in Angel Tree and
        indicate the preferred areas they will serve. Children are assigned to
        the church based on the child location and number of children requested.
        Then volunteers at local churches across America purchase and deliver
        gifts in a variety  of ways and present the gospel message to children in
        the name of their imprisoned parent.
        Find out how you can get involved: Visit, www.AngelTree.org or
        1-800-55-ANGEL (1-800-552-6435).

      • Meijer Rewards
        Bethel Church is a member of the Meijer Community Rewards Program.
        We can earn up to 1% cash back on any purchases that you make at Meijer.  
        All you need to do is go online to www.Meijer.com/rewards to register.  Our
        organization code is 161327.  Once you sign up, you will receive a card and
        key tag in the mail.  Swipe this card each time you make a purchase in the
        store or at Meijer gas stations and your purchase will be credited to Bethel.  
        Contact the church office if you have any questions.

      • Kroger Community Rewards ~
        Do you and your family shop at Kroger? Great news…now you can help the
        Hope Center just by doing your normal, everyday shopping.  Hope Center is
        enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  This program will link
        purchases made with your Kroger Plus Card to the Hope Center and a
        percentage of your purchase will be donated back to them.  If you would like to
        participate, just inquire at the service desk the next time you visit your Kroger
        store or you can also register online at www.kroger.com/communityrewards.
        Thank you for helping to fight the battle against hunger.

      • Church of the Nazarene CLT - Continuing Lay Training

      • Flint Eastside Mission Needs Volunteers
        Flint Eastside Mission Center, Inc. exists to make life better for all the people
        of Flint’s Eastside by bringing available resources in contact with needs.  The
        assistance is a "hand-up" as opposed to a "hand-out."   Visit  www.
        flinteastsidemission.org.

      • Plugged In Online
        Protecting our families today is more vital than ever. Before you head out to
        purchase the latest video game or view the newest movie release, be sure
        to check out www.pluggedin.com for reviews of popular movies, videos,
        music, TV and games from a Christian perspective.  Help shine a light on the
        world of popular entertainment.

      • Focus on the Family
        Focus on the Family provides timely, relevant information and Christian
        advice on marriage, parenting, faith, entertainment, life challenges and social
        issues. www.focusonthefamily.com    

      • Child Sponsorship
        An estimated 22,000 children under the age of five die each day from
        preventable causes.   One  person’s act of love can make a difference.  
        Please consider sponsoring a child through Nazarene Compassionate
        Ministries.  For more information, pick up a brochure at the Welcome
        Center or visit www.ncm.org

        Equip and support ministry teams of local people to use the JESUS Film to
        grow, re-open, and start new churches.  JESUS Film Harvest Partners exists
        to help others fulfill the Great Commission.   “Reach the lost before they’re lost
        forever.”

      • Missions News
        If you would like to read more about Nazarene Missions from around the world,
        visit  www.engagemagazine.com.  Engage is our global missions magazine
        for the Church of the Nazarene. The Holy Spirit is at work all over the world, at
        all times, drawing people into relationship with Jesus Christ, transforming lives,
        healing broken relationships, and redeeming the lost.

      • World Mission Broadcast

        A network of volunteers ready to help with disaster relief.

        Provides the means for medical professionals to serve both in their
        local communities and worldwide.

        Short-term mission trips to help build God’s kingdom through your personal
        involvement.

      • Help Fight Senior Hunger
        The Macomb County Community Services Agency, Senior Nutrition Program
        (Meals-on-Wheels) is inviting you to  volunteer in your community to fight
        senior hunger by delivering meals to Senior Citizens in your community.  
        Volunteers are asked to drive a lunch route, approximately 1-1½ hours, twice
        a month.  Drivers use their own vehicle, but are reimbursed for their mileage.
        The meals are delivered Monday through Friday.   For more information or to
        sign up to help, please call MCCSA, Senior Nutrition Program at
        (586) 469-5228 or sign up online at: www.macombcountymi.gov/mccsa.
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