2017 Easter Cross

 Relay for Life – We are currently at $3,700 which is below our fund-raising goal of $6,000. The team will be set up in the breezeway April 23rd and the next two Sundays selling luminaries and purple bows, as well as raffle tickets for the painting by Tommy Fulton and for the Relay for Life quilt.

Bethel is hosting the 2017 Colleton County Rice Cooking Contest which will be held at the church on  Friday,  April 28th.  Entry forms can be found in thhallway outside the church office. If you have any questions, please contact Nina Crosby who is in charge of the contest this year.

FORM and Information can be found:

Epworth Children’s Home -- Do you know that in the last year Epworth Children’s Home gave 150 children a safe and loving place to call home? All this was made possible by people like you who embrace the call to provide for children and families in need. Please prayerfully consider what God is calling you to give to the annual Mother’s Day Offering on Sunday, May 14th.


Graduation Sunday is May 21st. Please be sure to contact the church office or  Tandy Metzendorf with the full name of your high school, college, or graduate school student, their mailing address, and the school they are graduating from. The high school graduates will process into the church at the 11:00 service on the 21st. All other graduates will be recognized during that same service and their names will be listed in the bulletin.

Bethel UMC business cards are available in the Narthex for anyone to distribute around Walterboro. Take as many as you think you can share with others.

The BETHEL UMC 2017 LAY LEADERSHIP listing, can be found here.

volunteers-neededWe need volunteers in the food pantry to bag the food and also volunteers to pick up the food on Wednesday mornings.

If you can help , please call Carol Armentrout or let the church office know.




Edwin W. Peurifoy Scholarship.

The application time for the Spring 2017 scholarship has passed. Please keep an eye out for the next opportunity in the fall.  

Information and forms can be found HERE.



Church Activities & Happenings


The last Sunday’s sermon can be found here.