First Annual Arapahoe Music Festival to be Held October 6

The First Annual Arapahoe Music Festival Benefit Concert will be held October 6 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Bethany Christian Church pavilion at the crossroads in Arapahoe. While admission is free, donations will be gratefully accepted. All proceeds will benefit the Bethany Christian Church rebuilding project.

The event will feature gospel and praise music, oldies and more. There will be food concessions, but those attending are asked to bring picnic chairs and blankets. Please put it on your calendar–you will not want to miss it!

Please check this site for further details: They will be posted as they become available.

Calendar Shows Seasons of the Christian Year

The church calendar now shows a column for “Liturgical Season (Seasons of the Christian Year).” It is left column, headed “LS*.” The asterisk denotes that there is more information at the end of the calendar, where the liturgical season codes that can be found in the column are noted and described, along with liturgical colors. On the calendar, Sundays are highlighted with the color for the current liturgical season.

We Will “Lift Up Our Voices” Sunday, September 9

To replace the hymnals lost in the fire, we will “Lift Up Our Voices” during morning worship service Sept. 9, and place orders for new Chalice Hymnals.

Members and friends of Bethany will be able to designate hymnals ordered to the honor of, or the memory of, whomever they wish. The price of each hymnal is about $20.00.

Please come to worship Sept. 9 and place your order!

Rocky Mount Youth to Visit Bethany September 9

Youth of First Christian Church in Rocky Mount will visit Bethany Sept. 9. During the morning worship service on “Lift up our Voices” Sunday, they will present gifts to Bethany from First Christian, then join Bethany youth for a cookout and swimming at Camp Caroline. Come give a warm welcome to our Brothers in Christ from Rocky Mount!