December 3, 2023
button Remember that DECEMBER WILL BE A MONTH OF REST. Wednesday’s Word: Bible Study classes will resume in January 2024.
button Our THEME for the month of December will be GIFTS FROM GOD. Enter the month with excitement and anticipation as we learn more about what the Bible teaches us about GIFTS FROM GOD.
button Today is SHEPHERD’S SUNDAY! All Bethelites are encouraged to consistently sow into the life of our Pastor as he consistently speaks deliverance, direction, and destiny into our lives. THE INTERCESSORY AND NEW DISCIPLE MINISTRIES will bless Pastor Marable.
button Today is also FIRST FRUIT SUNDAY! Praise God! All Bethelites who have obtained a new job, opened a business, or received a raise are encouraged to sow a First Fruit Seed. Sow according to your faith and watch God provide every need. Remember that the principle of the First Fruit giving teaches us that what you do with the first determines what happens with the rest.
button HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all Bethelites celebrating birthdays during the month of December. Also, a special God bless you to those celebrating WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES – Deacon Victor and Sister Sharon Gotell (December 14th); Brother Robert and Sister Betty Rogers (December 15th); and Brother Marcus and Sister Adriane
Zackery (December 18th).
button Just a reminder that HOLY COMMUNION will be observed next Sunday, December 10th during morning worship.
button 2023 BBC OPERATION HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS will bless our members this year. We will bless families with food baskets and gift cards for Christmas. You can help by bringing nonperishable food items to the church and donating gift cards. A box is in the vestibule to receive all food donations. You can also make a monetary donation using our giving platforms for this effort. Christmas donations should be made by December 17th so we will have them on Christmas Eve. Jesus is the Reason for the Season!
button On Sunday, December 17th, Bethelites are encouraged to wear UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERS during morning worship. Please join in the fun!
button Get Ready! Get Ready! BBC CHRISTMAS/PASTOR MARABLE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023 at the Pike-Lamar Service Facility (210 Chaffin Street, Barnesville, GA 30204) from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Tickets will be available next week and will cost $15.00 per person. Get ready for fun, food, and
button As the holidays approach, please remember the dedication and sacrifice that has been made by our Pastor during the years. Along with celebrating the Christmas season, please remember our Pastor’s Birthday-December 23rd. To show our love for Pastor Marable, all Bethelites are encouraged to sow a $100.00 BIRTHDAY AND CHRISTMAS LOVE GIFT on December 24th. Please give via his CashAPP at $JCMARABLE14, via GIVELIFY (Please indicate that it is for Pastor Marable) or give it during offering at church. Let us make it our business to bless our Pastor as God uses him to bless us. WE LOVE YOU PASTOR!
button Our ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION will be held on Sunday, December 24th during morning worship. REHEARSALS FOR THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION will begin Monday, December 4, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact a Youth Ministry leader- Sister Alyssia Anderson, Sister Demetria Buckner, Sister Asia Carr, Brother Lamont Dixson, Sister A’Ja Johnson, or Sister Amanda Thompson.
button All Bethelites are encouraged to sow a $31.00 sacrificial FACILITY UPKEEP SEED during our period of giving on 5th Sunday, December 31st.
button Our Virtual NEW YEAR’S EVE WORSHIP AND WORD CELEBRATION will be held on Sunday, December 31, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Join us on BBC Facebook Live.
button Bethelites, please remember that when you miss church or as we STREAM our worship celebrations, you can still make your financial contributions. There are three ways to make your contribution. First, you can use the GIVELIFY mobile giving App to make your donations. Secondly, you can mail them to Post Office Box 586, Barnesville, GA 30204. Lastly, you can bring it to church.
button You are invited to connect with Bethel Baptist Church! After connecting, attend NEW DISCIPLE ORIENTATION sessions and learn about the Assurance of Salvation, How to Grow as a Christian, Praise and Worship, Stewardship and Giving, Church Ordinances, and Ministries of Bethel. Become an official member of Bethel as you discover your spiritual gifts! Please contact Sister Brenda Jackson or Sister Mary Jackson for more information.
button If you have CHANGED YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (telephone number, name, address, e-mail, etc.), please send the update to our email at
button Our NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER is 470-526-9095.
Brother Lamont Dixson
Sister Tommie Mary Hardin
Deacon Horace Hightower
The Ballard- Holt Family
Sister Nellie Lyons
Sister Annie Murphy
Brother Jerome Pate
Brother George Smith, Sr.
Sister Gloria Robinson
Sister Clara Walton
Brother Larry Walton