Christmas Dinner: December 17th

Bethel Family it’s almost time for our Christmas meal together! Mark your calendars for December 17th after the morning service to share lunch with your church family. Bring your favorite meat, side, dessert or all three to share in this great time of Fellowship!

Christmas Caroling

Hey Bethel Family… we’re going Christmas Caroling on Dec. 13th! This year we will be caroling for “All” the Tribble Center and they’re super excited about our Bethel Family sharing with them. We will meet at the church at 6:15pm and will leave together to go to the Tribble Center.  So let’s make this a wonderful night of fellowship with these special people with a great turn out. We’ll have candles and hot chocolate for all!

Santa Claus at Bethel!

Santa Claus is coming to Bethel Baptist Church on December 9th 9:30 to 11:30am. He will be giving away free pictures to each child (1per child). There will be hot chocolate and pastries to share. This is a free event and open to the public. Santa will be located in the Fellowship Hall located directly behind the Sanctuary.

Advent Candle Light and Dessert Service

Mark your calendars for December the 6th at 6pm for the “Advent Candle Light and Dessert Service” we’ll be hosting that Wednesday night. Bring your favorite dessert to share with everyone as we come together to light the first candle of Advent and close the service with Christmas songs and candle lights! This will be a wonderful time of fellowship to be shared by all so bring all your friends and family and more importantly, invite a guest!

3rd Annual North Pole Mail Box and Christmas Memory Tree

December 3rd your children can come bring their Santa letters to be sent special delivery to the North Pole. Also, if you’d like to tie a bow or hang a decoration to the tree in honor or memory of your family members in service or a loved one passed away this is the tree to do it on. So let’s get those letters in and this community Christmas Tree decorated with loving memories! Located at 160 Bethel Church Road, Westminster.

Christmas Packets for Prisoners

Just a reminder that Bethel is participating in Christmas Packets for Prisoners this year. We had such a good turnout last year, and hope for a great turn out this year. Below is the approved list of item per the S.C Department of Corrections. Make sure to follow this list! If you buy something not on this list, it will not be able to be sent those in prison. Remember to have them turned in by Wednesday, November 15th!
  • One BLACK ink (only) non retractable pen (no wire clip and no other color pen).
  • One 4- 6 oz. toothpaste
  • One adult toothbrush (factory-sealed, no multi-packs)
  • One 3.2- 6 oz. bar of soap
  • One junior legal or no larger than 5 1/2 “ X 8” writing tablet (no wire bound and no 9 X 12).
  • Five first class Stamp Embossed # 10 envelopes (purchased at US Post Office).
  • Two rolls of candy (LifeSavers, Mentos, BreathSavers type)
  • 1 gallon Ziploc (zipper) bag to place above items in

Men’s Camping Trip at Grapevine

All the men of Bethel are invited to come to this special camping trip! The men will be gone from November 16th-18th.  Please text Joel Davis at 864-973-3395 by November 14th if you are planning to come one or both days. Make sure to bring your own tent and sleeping back. All the food will be provided, including Bennett Satterfield’s Barbecue on Friday Night, and Mike Thrasher’s Breakfast!  Come on out and enjoy this awesome time of fellowship!

Soup and Cornbread Supper

Make sure to save the date for Bethel’s annual Soup and Cornbread Supper on Tuesday, November 21st
at 6pm! We will all gather around in the fellowship hall to celebrate Thanksgiving as a church family. Plan on bringing your favorite soup, cornbread or crackers, or a dessert to this special time of fellowship. Don’t miss this Bethel Thanksgiving tradition!

Men’s Ministry Breakfast on October 27th

The Men’s Prayer Breakfast for October will be held at 6:30 a.m. on October 27th and will feature Kenny Owens to bring our Devotional in the church fellowship hall. Please join us for a great time of fellowship and good food. Please text Joel Davis at 864-973-3395 to RSVP by October 23rd

Trunk or Treat

Come and join us from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m for Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, October 31st. There will also be games and entertainment. We need 15 vehicles to participate in this event. If you are willing to decorate your vehicle and provide candy to give out, please contact Russ Seawright as soon as possible, or the church office. This event will be here at the church, not at West-Oak as in years past. There is a container in the vestibule to receive your candy donations for this special church outreach.