The BUZZ...
News and Current Events for October 12, 2021
Note: We are now emailing the Buzz eNewsletter
once per week on Tuesdays.
Thoughts from Susan
Come Worship with us In-Person!
We ask that masks be worn during all
church in-person events.

Worship ONLINE!
Order of Worship for October 10
Order of Worship for October 17
Congratulations Matt Uselton for
Virginia Region 5 Teacher of the Year
After winning the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award for Bedford County this spring, Matt was put in the running for the regional award. Last week, Matt won 2021 Teacher of the Year for Region 5! On Thursday, October 14, at 10:00 am Matt will be interviewed by a committee who will be determining who is the VA state winner. Please keep Matt in your prayers. He will know by the end of the day on Thursday if he wins this award for the state.
No matter what happens, Matt -
We are SO PROUD OF YOU! Way to go!
Bethlehem United Methodist Men’s Meeting
Friday October 15
The Bethlehem UMM will be meeting on Friday October 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm at Vinny's Restaurant in Moneta. Dinner will be on your own (order off menu). Bob Smith will be giving the program, talking about his career as a subject matter expert in the manufacture and destruction of military propellants, explosives and weapons of mass destruction. The business portion of the meeting will include election of officers. This is also an opportunity to say goodbye to Bart Frankena
and to thank him for all he has done for the UMM!
RSVP by October 13, 2021 by emailing John Wohlgemuth
or text to 301-639-7319. See you there!
Bethlehem United Methodist Women's Meeting
Thursday, October 21
The Bethlehem United Methodist Women will meet Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm in the fellowship hall. Please continue to wear your mask. Our program will be presented by a spokesperson from CATS, Children’s Assistive Technology Service. Their aim is “Giving Mobility and Opportunity to Children”. For those members who wish to donate to this organization, we will have our “Joy Jar” on a table for a free will donation. Our chili drive thru – walk up fundraiser is coming up Sunday, October 24 (see announcement below). Becky Camden will be giving final instructions for this activity. We hope you will be able to attend and support your women’s organization. See you then.
-Sandra Richardson, President
UMW Chili Fundraiser Sunday, October 24
As a fundraiser for local missions, the Bethlehem United Methodist Women are offering homemade chili and beans, a cornbread muffin, and a cookie in a bag for a donation. (Suggested donation is $5.00) This will be offered on the portico for drive thru or walk up. The time will be from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 24, or until the supply is depleted. Come and buy lunch to take home as you support local missions!
EvANGELism Cards
Encouragement and other occasion cards available for your use!
Bethlehem UMC Calendar
  • Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm Children's Ministry Zoom
  • Friday, October 15, 6:00 pm United Methodist Men at Vinny's
  • Tuesday, October 19, 7:00 pm Council on Ministries Zoom
Class Schedule
  • Sundays, 9:45 am, Lectionary Class In Person Room 106
  • Sundays, 9:45 am, Canoeing the Mountains Study Room 112
  • Sundays, 10:00 am, Family School - Fellowship Hall
  • Thursdays, 7:00 pm, Mysteries of the Messiah Zoom
Recurring Events
  • Sundays 8:30 and 11:00 am In-Person Worship
  • Sundays after 1:00 pm or anytime Worship via YouTube
  • Tuesdays 9:30 am Pastor's Bible Study,
  • Tuesdays 10:30 am Prayer Time Zoom - Email for link
  • Thursdays 8:00 am Upper Room at My Way Bakery, Moneta
Contact our Staff:
Pastor, David Lord, 540-292-2312
Associate Minister, Susan Hughes, 540-493-8715
Director of Preschool and Family Ministries,
Maegan Mitchell, 540-243-6291
Administrative Assistant, Karen Carter, 540-297-7957