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Hope Has No Finish Line

At the age of 11, Grace Bunke – a competitive runner and soccer player – was diagnosed with metastatic osteosarcoma. In an effort to rid her body of cancer, she underwent a leg amputation, multiple surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation, and other treatments. Following her leg amputation and initial cancer treatment, Grace began swimming. Although she only…

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Eight Tips on Facing Fears from a Nine Year Old

We all have those moments when you climb into bed, turn out the light and then, the mind starts to take over. What if… I forgot to do this…Can I really do… Fear, or False Expectations Appearing Real, can be anything for anyone. For my daughter, Ash, it was fear of the dark, of weird…

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Reflecting on 40 Years of the Mt. Bethel Children’s Consignment Sale

This week, something familiar will happen within the yellow walls of Mt. Bethel that has happened almost without fail for 40 years…and it all starts with Wednesday Night Dinner. The delicious aromas and the clatter of silverware in the Fellowship Hall will soon be transformed into a massive showroom of children’s clothing, shoes, toys, books,…

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Beyond “The Sale”

On August 16 and 17, the Mt. Bethel Children’s Consignment Sale (MBCCS) will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Selena McMasters, Mt. Bethel member and former co-chair of the event, gave insight into how the sale shares the love of Christ through volunteering and the donations that impact charities locally and globally: Describe your first experience with…

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The Impact of Youth Choir on My Life

After just graduating from high school and completing my time with Voice of Truth, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on my seven years in this amazing youth choir. So many of my friends, memories, and spiritual highs have been results of deciding to join Voice of Truth in sixth grade. I actually remember…

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We Found Our People

My name is Katie Adkisson. My husband, John, and I have been attending Mt. Bethel for over 12 years, and during that time, we have watched our family grow from the two of us to a family of six! I feel so fortunate that we plugged into a Sunday school class soon after beginning to…

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Where Does the Money Go?

Did you know that all proceeds from the Children’s Consignment Sale go to philanthropies near and far? Here is a list of all the organizations that received funds from our last sale and how they serve women and children. Our next sale will be August 16-17; come be part of our impactful event. What a…

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5 Debunked Myths of Volunteering in MB Kids

“I have to prepare the lessons, and I’m not equipped.” Actually, we prepare everything for you ahead of time! Your lesson will be available for you days in advance, and your cart will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive with all needed supplies. All you have to do is show up physically…

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