|9:00 am||Praise & Worship Service
(in Lacy Hall)
|10:05 am||Sunday School|
|11:00 am||Traditional Worship Service|
|6:30 pm||Evening Worship|
760 Hurt Road
Smyrna, GA 30082
Phone: (770) 436-2675
Bethany UMC is an active congregation with a variety of ministries for every member to get involved. Click on the links below for more information about ministries that interest you. Ministries focused on serving others in our community and world can be found in the Community section.
Bethany's worship ministries include both traditional and contemporary worship services, as well as an evening service. We also provide audio and video recordings of our services for home-bound members.
Bethany UMC has a variety of Adult Sunday School classes for learning and fellowship with other members. Each class has their own format and and focus, for adults at all stages of their life, from those just starting out to older adults. Of course, we also have Sunday School classes for Children and Youth.
Bethany offers a variety of programs and activities for children from birth to Grade 5, including Bethany Kids' Connection (our Children's Sunday School programs), Pioneer Club on Sunday evenings, Wonderful Wednesdays during the summer, and special events throughout the year. We also offer programs for members and our community, including Vacation Bible School, Parent's Morning Out, Children's Consignment Sale, and more.
We have a group of very active group of Youth members at Bethany UMC. Bethany Youth participate in Jr. & Sr. High Sunday School, UMYF (Youth Group) on Sunday nights, Bible Study classes, mission work, church fundraisers, and trips to Camp Glisson in North Georgia and Big Stuf Camp in Florida.
Music & Drama
Music is an important part of worship at Bethany UMC. Our Chancel Choir sings hymns and special music during our Traditional worship service, and the Bethany Praise Band performs at our Contemporary Service. We also have Children's and Youth choirs, and a newly formed Drama ministry. Twice a year, our Cancel Choir, Praise Band, and Drama Ministry perform Easter and Christmas Cantatas together.
United Methodist Women
The United Methodist Church has a long history of supporting fellowship and mission work among women in the church through the United Methodist Women (UMW) group. At Bethany, we have several "circles" for women of different age groups and interests.
United Methodist Men
The United Methodist Men (UMM) is a popular group in the United Methodist Church to encourage spiritual growth and fellowship among men in the church. The UMM at Bethany meet monthly to hear various speakers or participate in other fellowship activities.
Walk to Emmaus
The Walk to Emmaus is a 3-day experience for Christians who want to strengthen their commitment to Jesus Christ through an intensive course of study of Christianity and discipleship, followed by small-group meetings for support and encouragement to help participants grow in their faith and serve God.