Jun
21
Thu
BEST: Get Away to the Gardens
Jun 21 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a day visiting three popular garden attractions in Rockford IL.  A description of the gardens is provided below.  We will travel via Bethany       bus (and van if needed) departing at  8 am from Bethany and returning around 8 pm.
 

Cost for the trip is $25 per person which includes transportation, garden entrance fees and a light lunch (dinner on your own). 
RSVP to Laura at laura@bethanycentral.org

Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

Situated along the banks of our beautiful Rock River, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest. The facility is the third largest conservatory in Illinois, offering an 11,000-square-foot plant exhibition area complete with water features, seating areas, and sculptures, all in a tropical plant setting.  The beauty continues outdoors with the Eclipse Lagoon, complete with two fountains and a waterfall, pedestrian bridge, patio areas, and walkway connecting the Conservatory to the Sinnissippi Rose Garden.

 

 

Anderson Japanese Gardens

Anderson Japanese Gardens is an authentic Japanese Garden maintained by the highest standards that touches the souls of our guests. With grace, elegance, and gentle awareness we exemplify the Japanese cultural heritage of respectful humility in service to people of all cultures.

Klehm Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the garden collections including a Hosta Garden, Peony Garden, Rhododendron & Azalea Garden, Contemporary Perennial Garden, Grass Garden, Prehistoric Garden and five Demonstration Gardens. The Demonstration Gardens include a Butterfly Garden, Vegetable Garden, Daylily Garden and two other theme gardens.

On the Arboretum walk  some of the trees you will see include buckeyes, larch, maples, beech, firs, spruce, oaks, pines and many more exotic and unusual trees.

Jun
24
Sun
8:15 am Sunday Morning Service
Jun 24 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am

Worship with us at 8:15am!

Nursery service is available during the 8:15am worship service for all children ages 0-3yrs. Children in Preschool and above worship together with their families in the main worship service.

ABCs and Children’s Sunday School
Jun 24 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am

Adults:

  • ABC’s (Adult Bible Communities) @ 9:45am

Children’s Ministry

Birth to Age 2:

  • Nursery @ 8:15, 9:45 & 11am

Age 2:

  • Nursery @ 8:15 & 11:00am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am

3 year olds:

  • Nursery @ 8:15am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

4 year olds:

  • Nursery @ 8:15am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

Age 5 & Kindergarten:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

Grades 1-4:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am

Grades 5-12:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
Parent/Child Dedication Class
Jun 24 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am

If you would like to dedicate your child or children during one of our Sunday morning worship services, the first step is to attend our parent child dedication class. We meet in the church office at 9:45am, and will cover the Biblical reasons for child dedication, basic parenting principles, as well as an overview of the family resources Bethany has available.

11:00 am Sunday Morning Service
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Worship with us on Sundays at 11am!

Nursery service is available during this service for all children ages 0-2yrs. Additionally, Children’s Church is available during the 11am service for kids 3yrs through Kindergarten.

Jun
25
Mon
The Gospel Institute – Future Things Class
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to get a taste of The Gospel Institute during this minimester!

The Doctrine of Future Things class will explore the Bible’s teaching regarding the yet-to-be fulfilled promises of the biblical covenants, the relationship of Israel and the church, the blessed hope of the Christian, the rapture of the church, the great tribulation period, the second coming of Jesus Christ, the millennial kingdom, the future judgments of God, and the eternal state of both the redeemed and the unredeemed.

Class includes required reading, a written paper and a quiz.  A copy of “Understanding End Times Prophecy” by Paul Benware is necessary ($20).

Jun
26
Tue
Ladies Bible Studies
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Bethany offers several Ladies’ Bible Studies that meet throughout the week.  Studies meet at Bethany Baptist Church unless otherwise noted. 

More information on studies and registration can be found here: http://bethanycentral.org/connect/adults/bible-studies/ladies-bible-studies/

Jul
1
Sun
8:15 am Sunday Morning Service
Jul 1 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am

Worship with us at 8:15am!

Nursery service is available during the 8:15am worship service for all children ages 0-3yrs. Children in Preschool and above worship together with their families in the main worship service.

ABCs and Children’s Sunday School
Jul 1 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am

Adults:

  • ABC’s (Adult Bible Communities) @ 9:45am

Children’s Ministry

Birth to Age 2:

  • Nursery @ 8:15, 9:45 & 11am

Age 2:

  • Nursery @ 8:15 & 11:00am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am

3 year olds:

  • Nursery @ 8:15am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

4 year olds:

  • Nursery @ 8:15am
  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

Age 5 & Kindergarten:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
  • Children’s Church @ 11am

Grades 1-4:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am

Grades 5-12:

  • Sunday School @ 9:45am
11:00 am Sunday Morning Service
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Worship with us on Sundays at 11am!

Nursery service is available during this service for all children ages 0-2yrs. Additionally, Children’s Church is available during the 11am service for kids 3yrs through Kindergarten.