Community

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. What a blessing it is to give – thank you for your continued support! To learn…

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Families Make the Difference

The following is an excerpt from an article posted by our partner with Faith Bridge: The family who adopted Dmitri and his 5-year-old brother was not prepared to care for them. They were unable to have children when they adopted Dmitri and his brother but soon they had three biological children, two of whom had…

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A Special Carols for Christmas

As a long time Mt. Bethel member, I have been blessed to attend many Carols for Christmas performances. It is an event I have always wanted to encourage our Called to Care foster families to attend to kick off the Christmas season. At the same time, I know as a foster mother how potentially difficult…

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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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A Different Kind of Chef

This is a repost of a blog that ran in July 2016, but we liked it so much we had to share it again!  But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of…

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All You Need Is Love

I have a favorite movie entitled, “Love Actually.” I am not sure how many times I have watched it, but I can guarantee the number would be high. There are probably six different stories going on at the same time in the movie, and they eventually all revolve around love in the end. The opening…

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An Update from the Missions Team

Mt. Bethel Missions has had a major impact on a lot of individuals over the past 10 years. As we work with our partner organizations, we have always tried to get people involved with the partners so the lives of our congregation members can be impacted just as those we serve are impacted. There will…

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