Bethany Felton UMC is a small town church, whose vision of faith is that of action. We wish to serve those in need in our congregation and our community.
Pastor Mike Koplitz
May the grace and love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be with you and welcome to Bethany Felton church. We are a family oriented welcoming and loving community of disciples of Jesus Christ. I am Pastor Mike Koplitz and would love the opportunity to offer you a hardy welcome. Bethany Felton church is filled with warm, friendly and welcoming people who care about their community both inside and out. Whether you are a believer or if you are seeking to learn about God let us be your pathway. Either way please come visit us and allow us to share God's love with you. We look forward to meeting and sharing God with you.
On Sunday, April 29th we will worship together during a 9:30 am Combined Worship Service followed by a Continental Breakfast. Everyone is invited to join us!!
NEW BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITY: Determining the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of the Church begins on Wednesday, April 11th (please note this is a different start date) 11:00 am in the Lighthouse. This study of the four gospels the narratives will be examined in an attempt to discover what Jesus said about the Kingdom of the Church. The Gospels were written 30 to 60 years after the resurrection of the Lord. This influence of the proto-orthodox church can be found in the Gospels. Using the Pauline letters and the work of Jesus Seminar the study group will attempt to separate the two kingdoms.
FOOD FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN: The Joel Committee is partnering with the Red Lion Community Services by providing some food for the weekends for students that have none. Below is a list of food items we are asking for. Please drop off your donations in the baskets at the back of the church.
Sm Bowls of Cereal
Sm applesauce cups
Sm Jell-O cups
Sm Pudding Cups
Sm boxes of raisins
Microwavable items: ravioli, SpaghettiOs, mac & Cheese
We offer many opportunities for worship, fellowship, service, and discipleship. Here are just a few:
Three to four times per year, the people of Bethany Felton gather donations to prepare a meal for the homeless of York, PA. Along with preparing and serving a hot meal, extra brown bag lunches are made to give to each person. Individuals from across the generations are invited to participate in this meaningful time of service. This ministry has been extended to giving out donations of clothing, blankets and toiletries.
Family Ministry Events
The Children and Family Ministry Team work very hard to provide a family friendly event once a month throughout the year. Please keep an eye on the calendar for these special events, which range from outdoor movie nights to game nights, to roller skating! Each event is planned with families of all shapes and sizes in mind.
Offering an important service to those in need within our community, the Bethany Felton Food Cupboard is always accepting donations of non-perishable items, such as cereal, canned goods, and boxed meals. Frozen turkeys or chickens are a much-appreciated extra blessing!
Bethany Felton Joel Committee supplies meals to needy families in the Red Lion Area School District 1 to 2 times per year, helps with Christmas Gifts, and support the local Servants program.
For more information on these and other ministries, please contact the church office.