"Raising Children Other People Will Like" - Parenting Nights with Catherine Hickem, family coach and parenting expert - Wednesday nights, January 9 & 16, at 6:30-8:00pm in F011. Age-appropriate childcare for children ages 6 weeks - 5th grade - Reservations necessary when you register online. $10 per couple, register online at http://mtbethel.org/event/parenting-event-raising-children-other-people-will-like/2013-01-09/
Coming Summer 2013: Kingdom Rock - A Family Revival - where families learn to stand strong with God! Parents please join us Monday night, January 14, in B116 at 7pm for a meeting. If you are interested in leading your children into the Kingdom of God and help them stand strong, you will not want to miss this meeting. You can learn about this new family adventure we are having Summer 2013. The dates are July 7-10(Sunday - Wednesday) from 6-8:30pm we will be celebrating our faith through music, worship, stories, activities and missions. You can help us in Children's ministry by joining us as we strengthen our families in faith. For more information, please call Dianne Hylton at 770-971-5074.
Need a listening ear? A Stephen Minister can share God's love to help get through the confusion, stress, hurt, or loneliness. Contact Kibbie Jones 678-560-7230.
The Special Project Committee (SPC) will meet in January as follows:
January 9 - MUST
January 16 - Project Mail Call
January 23 - DNOW for Student Ministry
January 30 - DNOW for Student Ministry
Please join them at 11:30am in B116 each week.
Altar flowers are available to reserve by calling Debi Wyatt at 678-560-2437 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements are $60 each or $120 for both.
The Career Ministry of Mt. Bethel UMC will meet on Tuesday, January 8, at the Mt. Bethel Community Center (4608 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30068). Resume reviews begin at 6:30pm with the presentation at 7:30pm. The topic for the evening will be "Building Your Resume." Your resume is a critical component of your job search. In today's competitive job market you must be able to communicate who and what you are and identify the skills and knowledge that you bring to a prospective job. This session focuses on developing your employment brand and integrating it into new and existing job search materials. There will be plenty of exercises and examples to help you understand and implement this critical step. You will leave with a new sales and marketing approach to your search, plus a process and the tools to successfully position yourself to compete. For more information visit the Mt. Bethel UMC website (www.mtbethel.org/careerministry ) or contact Kibbie Jones at 678-560-7230 /email@example.com.
Nursery, Preschool & Children's Ministries
Mt. Bethel Day Care Center is now enrolling:
Children for the Pre-K class. For prices and tour information, please call Dee Stolz at 678-560-8005.
Special Needs Ministry
Georgia Special Olympics Winter Games | January 25-27 - Venues all over Cobb County. This is a great way to serve as a family! Come volunteer and support the amazing athletes. Contact Kim McGarr for volunteers forms and questions.
2013 Spring Sports: Registration is underway. Register online or in the CAC for:
* Boys baseball, grades K - 3
* Boys and girls soccer, grades Pre-K thru 6 (Pre-K must be 4 years old by March 1, 2013)
* Boys flag football, grades 1 - 7
* Girls Volleyball, grades 4 - 8
* Co-ed T-Ball, Pre-K (must be 4 years old by March 1, 2013)
Youth Basketball - Make up pictures will be Saturday, January 12, from 1-3pm in the Olympia Room of the CAC.
2013 High School Co-Ed Volleyball: Registration is underway. Games begin February 11. Get your team together and register or contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-560-7438 for more information. Registration forms available to print online.
Chair Massage: Wednesdays from 8:30-12:00 in the CAC - Will Graham of "Unseen Touch" is giving relaxing chair massages for $1 per minute - No limit. Stop by or call 770-971-5280 to schedule your time.
Recreation Facebook: Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MtBethelRec. We have posted Fall Sports pictures.
Fitness: Join us for one of our many fitness classes. Now offering Barre Class ($6/class). New session began January 2. Go to www.mtbethel.org/fitness for complete schedule and pricing.
The Dorothy Summerour Circle will meet on Wednesday, January 9, at 9:00am (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE), at the home of Mary and Ed Ettel, 3661 Sope Creek Farm, Marietta, 30067, where we will have our meeting as well as participate in a Mail Call packing session. For more information, please phone Saundra Taylor at 770-952-8521 or Bonnie Andrews at 770-988-0177.
The Lynn Smith Circle will meeting on January 9, at 12pm (noon) in room B109. This circle is a service-oriented group of women mostly age 50 and over. Light refreshments are provided at the meeting. After our business meeting we will have a small project. If you would like more information about our circle, please contact either Barbara Benton at 770-973-2449 or Gayle Hollinger at 770-953-9633. We would love to have you come and fellowship with our members as a guest or new member.
Aloha to Aging
Growing Through Grief - Monday, January 14 at 2:30pm. Come experience an uplifting and interactive approach game show style. Join Sandra Karem of Crossroads Hospice as she shares an engaging program focused on strategies for growing through the grief of losing a spouse or elder loved one. Whether your grief is new or experienced, this program is for you. Please RSVP to 678-439-1177. Meeting held at Aloha To Aging, Inc. 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.
Virtual Dementia Tour - Thursday, January 10 - 10:30-12:00 (30-min. time slots)
The Virtual Dementia Tour, a personal experience for those individuals who would like to better understand the world of dementia. The simulation of dementia will help you better appreciate and care for a loved one with this disease. RSVP by 1/8 to reserve your 30 minute time slot. 678-439-1177 or email@example.com. Please call for location.
Brain Health Game Day Lunch & Learn - Thursday, January 17, from 11:00-1:30
If you are 55+, come learn ways to revitalize your brain while having fun! There will be a healthy lunch served and multiple brain building games and prizes. Limited seating! RSVP by Tuesday 1/15. Cost is $15. Please call for location.
Alzheimer's/Caregiver Support Group Meeting: Monday, January 7 at 10:30am. Open to family members who are assisting an aging loved one both inside and outside of the home. Free respite care is provided for your loved one while we meet, but must call in advance to 678-439-1177. Meeting held at Aloha To Aging, Inc. 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.
Parkinson's Disease Support Group: Parkinson's Disease Support Group: Tuesday, 1/8 at 10:30 a.m. This month's meeting will be open just those diagnosed with Parkinson's to discuss coping strategies for lifestyle changes. Caregivers are welcome to meet for fellowship in another room during program. Program held at Aloha To Aging, Inc., 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.