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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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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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Holes in our Holiness

This summer, I witnessed one of the greatest joys. A child checked into KidCity, and as he was walking to his group with his parents, he saw that his volunteer leader was the same person who led his crew for Vacation Bible School the week before. The boy gasped with excitement and said, “Mom! He…

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To Janis with Love

I want to be like Janis. She is known for her smile, her positive attitude, her care, and her compassion.  It’s not just me that thinks this way; literally, dozens of families and hundreds of children, maybe thousands, have experienced God’s amazing grace through the heart and hands of Janis. Janis Caverlee has spent her…

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Spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to the Nations

The original Pentecost was the day the Jewish people celebrated 50 days after Passover, but for  Christians, it is the birth of the church. We are told in Acts 2 that “when the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came…

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